Dub poet from Jamaica
plans two local readings
Mutabaruka, 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., for a spoken word performance. Admission there is $10, or $30 with a signed book and a photo.
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 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 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, 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 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