Are You In Or Are You Out?

If five beach bums tried to surf their way to the classic California rock sound (The Doors, The Byrds, etc.) but instead got lost in a cloud of pot smoke and found themselves at a goth house party, you would end up with something like The Growlers. The Growlers are from Orange County; they like a little reverb on their guitars; there’s a little bit of dark soul in their sound; and they do look and act baked much of the time, but that’s where the similarities to those other bands end.  Continue reading 

30 Years of PIELC

Tell your friends “I’m going to spend the weekend at a law conference” and they’ll figure you are in for a really horrible couple days. But when it comes to the UO’s Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC), attendees are actually in for some fun and excitement.  Continue reading 

Production Value

It's not surprising that theater-goers in Eugene don't immediately think of Pleasant Hill Community Theatre when considering local productions. But many Pleasant Hill residents don't think of it either, and that's something PHCT board president Michael Stearns would like to change. Continue reading