Signal Ignites 4J Board Meeting

What should have been an ordinary meeting of the Eugene School District 4J Board of Directors quickly turned into tense debate with concerns about public...

Online Extra Letters Feb. 2

Editor’s note: In our Jan. 29 issue, Eugene Weekly suggested rather than have a white woman perform the repertoire of Billie Holiday, a Black artist,...

Eugene’s City Hall Riviera

Eugene is buying a riverfront home.  At a Jan. 30 special meeting, the Eugene City Council voted 7-1, with Councilor Emily Semple dissenting, to purchase...

Witching Hour

Few bands can match the pleasantly violent assault on the ears of The Stooges’ 1973 classic Raw Power. But Frankie and the Witch Fingers can...

A Walk Through Old New England

It’s been a bastion of flowering culture throughout the nation’s history, with Western European threads tied to much of it, and a slice of that...

Lenses of Lane County

“I know people who go to a location specifically with a photo in mind,” says Walt O’Brien, a longstanding member of Eugene’s PhotoZone Gallery. “I...

The Elephant in the Room

By Steven Haiti With all the recent discussions about the crisis of homelessness, I have not seen any acknowledgement of the elephant in the room....

Pegasus Playhouse Takes Flight

“I can’t help but want to create something,” says Scott Frazier-Maskiell, founder and artistic director of Pegasus Playhouse. “I’m addicted to it.” Pegasus Playhouse, a...