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Technology meets art in annual daVinci Days
CORVALLIS - A festival that blends music, entertainment, creative contests, exhibits and hands-on activities in an oh-so-da-Vinci way will take over the town today through Sunday.
The da Vinci da Vinci Surgery A surgical robot for performing certain surgeries–eg, mitral valve repair and laparoscopic procedures–eg, cholecystectomy and gastric ulcer repair. See Laparoscopic surgery, Robotics, Surgical robot. Days festival celebrates the crossover of art, science and technology.
The human-powered Kinetic Challenge, a race among kinetic sculptures kinetic sculpture
Sculpture in which movement (as of a motor-driven part or a changing electronic image) is a basic element. Actual movement became an important aspect of sculpture in the 20th century. , is back. Some judging happens today, with different types of races Saturday and Sunday.
Art will be on display all three days, including so-called unidentified flying art. Local zydeco zydeco (zī`dĭkō'), American musical form originating among the African-American Creoles of Louisiana. Drawing on elements of traditional Cajun music as well as jazz, country and western, and blues, it is characterized by French lyrics, dancers might be interested in a 9 p.m. performance today by Grammy winner BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet.
There is also a glass show at the Arts Center and an Art Village at the Arts Center Courtyard, which includes demonstrations.
The festival is open today from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Three-day admission is $15 for those 13 and older, $10 for children ages 6 to 12. One-day admission is $10 for those 13 and older and $5 for children ages 6 to 12.
Admission is free for children 5 and younger.
Most events are on the Oregon State University Oregon State University, at Corvallis; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1858 as Corvallis College, opened 1865. In 1868 it was designated Oregon's land-grant agricultural college and was taken over completely by the state in 1885. campus or along Madison Avenue Madison Avenue, celebrated street of Manhattan, borough of New York City. It runs from Madison Square (23d St.) to the Madison Bridge over the Harlem River (138th St.). In the 1940s and 50s, some of the major U.S. near downtown. The main gate is at Madison Avenue and 11th Street.
For information, visit www.davinci-days.org or call (541) 757-6363.
Singer-songwriter plays it for laughs on Saturday
Sean Morey Sean Morey may refer to:
"I don't think we should give free room and board to criminals," Morey says on a YouTube.com video that says it was part of the Bob and Tom show. "I think they should have to run 12 hours a day on a treadmill and generate electricity."
Tickets for Morey's 8 p.m. show are $15, available at Ticketweb.com outlets.
- The Register-Guard