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THUMBS UP

North High senior wins performing arts honor

Ashley Thies, daughter of Linda and Roger Thies, has been named the Performing Arts Student of the Month for February by the Support Hultcenter Operations.

Thies is a senior at North Eugene High School. She plays the bassoon and saxophone and performs with the school pit orchestra and jazz combo and woodwind quartet.

Last year, she performed in San Francisco and at the Western Oregon University Jazz Festival.

SHO makes the monthly award to recognize and encourage participation in music, drama and dance in Lane County high schools.

ENTERTAINMENT

Nanci Griffith - Folkabilly, 7:30 p.m. today, Shedd, 285 E. Broadway. $28.50. (687-6526)

Pacific Rim Gamelan - Music Today Festival, 8 p.m. today, Beall Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave. $5. (346-5678)

Papa Roach, Skindred, F-Ups - Alt-metal, 8 p.m. Tuesday, McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St. $20, $18 advance. (345-4442)

Trio Pacifica - Music Today Festival featuring Victor Steinhardt, Kathryn Lucktenberg and Steven Pologe, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Beall Hall. $9. (346-5678)

Merauder, Hoods, Agents of Man, the Risk Taken - Hardcore metal, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, WOW Hall, 291 W. Eighth Ave. $10, $8 advance. (687-2746)

Benjamin Bagby's ``Beowulf'' - Music Today Festival: Vanguard Concert Series, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Beall Hall. $9. (346-5678)

Eugene Symphony Orchestra - Preview sponsored by Eugene Symphony Guild, noon Wednesday, Studio One, Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street. Free. (682-5000)

Act 1 Festival - Thurston High School Theater Department presents the student-directed festival, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and March 3-5, Thurston High School pocket theater, 333 58th St., Springfield. $6. (988-5350)

Eugene Symphony Orchestra - ``Legendary Film Score: Alexander Nevsky,'' 8 p.m. Thursday, Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center. $15 to $38. (682-5000)

Rogue Wave, Film School, DeVotchKa - Rock, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, WOW Hall. $7. (687-2746)

G. Love and Special Sauce, Matt Nathanson - Hip-hop blues, 9 p.m. Friday, McDonald Theatre. $18, $15 advance. (345-4442)

Kartik Seshadri - Classical music of North India, 8 p.m. Friday, Beall Hall. $10. (346-5678)

Kathryn Claire - CD release, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette St. $1 to $10. (345-8986)

Jeanne Broh, Lou Crist - Standards, blues and jazz, 7 p.m. Friday, Borders, 5 Oakway Center. Free. (345-6072)

Open mike - Hosted by Ron O'Keefe & Friends, 8 p.m. Friday, Coffee Grove Cooperative, 510 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. Free. (942-8847)

Dark Star Orchestra - Grateful Dead redux, 8 p.m. Saturday, McDonald Theatre. $20, $17 advance. (345-4442)

Shatta-I, Big Chiefin', Burtha War BeBe, Santotzin, Rezhogs, NW Connect Drum, EagleThunder Drum, Powwow Dancers, James Greeley - American Indian hip-hop and reggae festival, 8 p.m. Saturday, WOW Hall. $15, $12 advance. (687-2746)

Rob Murtaugh & Friends - Americana and folk, 8 p.m. Saturday, Coffee Grove Cooperative, Cottage Grove. Free. (942-8847)

Sage Francis, Soliloquists of Sound, Jared Paul - Hip-hop, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, WOW Hall. $15. (687-2746)

Maya Love, the #9 Band, Bindaas, Paul & Nancy - George Harrison birthday tribute, 6 p.m. Sunday, Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. Eighth Ave. $6. (338-9333)

ACTIVITIES

"Big Fish, Small Pond" - Performances by Eleven Eyes, LaunchPad and slam poets; benefit for Looking Glass Evaluation and Treatment Center and the Eugene Slam Poetry Team, 8 p.m. Saturday, Cozmic Pizza. $5 to $10. (338-9333)

Cyber Savvy Youth - A free session to help teens and parents learn tips for Internet safety, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Attendance is limited to those of middle school age and older. The session will be led by Nancy Willard. To register, call 682-8316.

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Date:Feb 21, 2005
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