‘I Wish There Could Have Been A Place Like This For Me’
Categories: Author: Date: Monday, March 20 2017
At a March 9 fundraising launch at the former Cascade Presbyterian Church in south Eugene, speakers ranging from Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis and Lane County Board Chairman Pat Farr to philanthropist/activist Tom Bowerman and St. Vincent de Paul Executive Director Terry McDonald exhorted a standing-room-only crowd to give generously to help convert the church into a complex that will provide up to two years of housing and social services to homeless high school students in the Eugene-Springfield area.
Finding Fabric, Frills And… A Keyboard Protector?
Categories: Author: Date: Monday, March 13 2017
What sparks fashion genius? Will it be the satiny paisley? The men’s shirt in earthtone plaid? The paw-printed strapping materials or the Jolly Roger kerchief? If you use a clear plastic keyboard cover, inspiration might even be at your fingertips! Such is stuff Metamorphose fashion designers are starting with this year as they transform materials rejected “as-is” for sale into head-turning creations bound for a runway show on April 22 at the Wheeler Pavillion.
Help provide housing for our community’s homeless students
Categories: Author: Date: Friday, March 10 2017
Goal: To get at-risk kids through high school. We are in the process of purchasing the former church at 3350 Willamette St. in Eugene to convert into rent-free housing for homeless high school students, ages 16 through 18, with the key requirement that they remain in school.
Calling All Artists And Designers: It’s Metamorphose Time!
Categories: Author: Date: Wednesday, March 1 2017
Some people look at discards and see just that. Others see the makings of a new form of Rennaisance art: Items that started their useful lives in one form, fell from favor and got thrown away, and with a little creativity could be stunning again. If you fall into the latter category come aboard for the Metamorphose Upcycled Fashion/Art Challenge!
Chilly Run Draws Warm Hearts For Veterans
Categories: Author: Date: Tuesday, February 21 2017
Newsflash: Truffles Discovered in Alton Baker Park. No use bringing out the sniffer pig. These truffles are native to West Eugene and crop up en masse at Alton Baker Park only once each year, on Truffle Shuffle Sunday. And they have a sound track, which this year included Tasha Farmer's polished rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner."