Mike Birbiglia, a standup comedian from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, is making his mark in the Eugene Community with his “Thank God For Jokes” tour produced by Steve Litman Presents. Eugene will be one of the first cities in his 2014 tour.
Comedian and author John Hodgman has a message for University of Oregon students: “Study hard. Don’t drink hashish all the time. Go easy on the sexting and take fish oil. It’s good for the skin and coat. Live your dreams. Don’t ever forget that you are mortal. That guy you’re seeing is a jerk. You [...]
Recently, Eugene Daily News got a chance to speak with Matrisha Armitage, the drummer for Bajuana Tea. Matrisha is also the head of Grrrlz Rock, a local group dedicated to encouraging children to participate in music and the arts. In this interview, she discusses Bajuana Tea's background, as well as the ins and outs of being married to your musical collaborator.
A Conversation with Tim McLaughlin from Eleven Eyes Nate Gartrell, EDN Eleven Eyes is a local band that plays upbeat, jazz, and also incorporates a modern electronic sound. The Portland Tribune called them “impossible to categorize,” and the six of them combined know how to play at least 20 different instruments. On May 3rd, 2012,