Biz Beat 4-7-2016

 • Café Soriah at 384 W. 13th Ave. has expanded into the former dress shop next door, adding another dining room with 40 more seats. Owner Ib Hamide tells us Soriah plans to open for lunch Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays starting April 13,  from 11:30 am to 2 pm. The lunch menu will bring back much of what  Hamide served at Casablanca when it was in the 5th Street Public Market, he says, including falafel, shawarma, tabbouleh, hummus “as well as a few interesting and popular additions to complement the Mediterranean menu.” 

The Power of Email Marketing is the topic of a free workshop at 6 pm Thursday, April 7, at the Eugene Public Library downtown. Workshop leader is Carol Infranca, an award-winning print and broadcast journalist and marketing specialist. Sponsored by SCORE, Constant Contact and the library. Call 682-5450.

• Midori, the world-renowned educator and writer on sexuality, will be teaching her hands-on workshop “Rope: Control and Dominance Moves,” at 7 pm Wednesday, April 13, at 1645 W. High Street. The workshop is sponsored by As You Like It: The Pleasure Shop, which tells EW that Midori “is motivated by helping people create authentic and intimate relationships while emphasizing self actualization, shame reduction, acceptance and justice.” She is the author of The Seductive Art of Japanese Bondage, Wild Side Sex and Master Han’s Daughter. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  

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