BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Dub poet from Jamaica Jamaica (jəmā`kə), independent state within the Commonwealth (2005 est. pop. 2,732,000), 4,232 sq mi (10,962 sq km), coextensive with the island of Jamaica, West Indies, S of Cuba and W of Haiti.
plans two local readings
Mutabaruka Mutabaruka (b. 26th December, 1952, Rae Town, Jamaica as Allan Hope) is a Jamaican dub poet. His name comes from the Rwandan language and translates as "one who is always victorious." His 1983 release "Check It" was released on Chicago Blues label Alligator Records. , Jamaica's revolutionary dub poet, will hit Eugene with a couple of readings today.
He'll sign books - including his latest, "Next Poems/First Poems' and give a sample performance from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St.
Then at 6 p.m. he'll head to Cozmic Pizza, 199 E. Eighth Ave AVE Avenue
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Annual Pioneer Quilters
show opens on Saturday
CORRECTION (ran 4/16/2005): Beth Chin is the organizer of a quilt project preserving memories of women who were in Japanese-American internment internment, in international law, detention of the nationals or property of an enemy or a belligerent. A belligerent will intern enemy merchant ships or take them as prize, and a neutral should intern both belligerent ships that fail to leave its ports within a camps during World War II. She will be a guest speaker during this week's Unbroken Thread Quilt Show, where the quilt will be displayed. The description of Chin's project was omitted from a story published on Page 15 of Friday's Ticket.
For the 29th year, the Lane County Historical Museum, 740 W. 13th Ave., will be covered in quilts.
A record-breaking 130 quilts will be on display for eight days, beginning Saturday. The 29th annual Unbroken Thread Quilt Show, presented by Pioneer Quilters and the museum, will feature quilting quilting, form of needlework, almost always created by women, most of them anonymous, in which two layers of fabric on either side of an interlining (batting) are sewn together, usually with a pattern of back or running (quilting) stitches that hold the layers presentations, videos and guest speakers.
Organizer of that quilt project, Beth Chin, will speak about the quilt at 1 p.m. on Saturday. The show runs from Saturday through Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. , April 26, but is closed on Monday. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and both Saturdays. Hours both Sundays will be from from noon to 4 p.m.
A week's pass is $10, or single-day admission is $4. For information, call the museum at 682-4242.
Natural history museum
explores Lewis and Clark
The University of Oregon's Museum of Natural and Cultural History will host a Lewis and Clark Family Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The day will offer an in-depth look at the expedition through a variety of events, including scientific exhibits and a film showing the American Indian American Indian
or Native American or Amerindian or indigenous American
Any member of the various aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere, with the exception of the Eskimos (Inuit) and the Aleuts. perspective.
Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for youths and seniors and $8 for families. The museum is located at 1680 E. 15th Ave.
- The Register-Guard