Poetry Writing Workshop with Toni Hanner

Roving Park Players Presents THE RIVALS

FOUR MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: Can a person be his own worst enemy?  Find out as the Roving Park Players take you on a madcap 18th-century romp among the pouty and privileged in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s rowdy satire, THE RIVALS. Witness forbidden love, betrayal, mistaken identity, hurt feelings, bad grammar, women who read too much, and more!

Performances in the parks June 15, 16, 17 & 18: June 15 & 16 @ Petersen Barn Community Center , 870 Berntzen Rd, Eugene, 97402 / June 17 & 18 @ Maurie Jacobs Park, End of Fir Ln (off River Rd), Eugene, 97404 / FREE ADMISSION – ALL SHOWS at 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine! (Canopies Provided) / Call 541-686-2738 or 541-914-2374 for more information.

Lane Literary Guild – Annual Meeting & Picnic

The Annual Meeting and Picnic of the Lane Literary Guild will be held at Lamb Cottage in Skinners Butte Park, 520 Jefferson Street SE, Eugene OR, at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Eugene Poetry Foundation at Barnes & Noble

Matador Review Seeks Submissions

Matador Review is currently accepting work for the Fall 2017 issue. Their call for submissions will end on August 31. Matador Review is an online literature and art quarterly based in Chicago, Illinois. They publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, creative non-fiction, and visual art. They call themselves an “alternative” magazine; that is to say: “Our purpose is to promote work that is thought-provoking and unconventional. We believe that every work of quality art has a home where it belongs, and for the ‘alternative’, Matador Review is a home.” Submission information can be found at: http://www.matadorreview.com/submissions

Rhonda Zimlich Publishes Horror Story

Rhonda Zimlich’s story “Ignorance Is” will be published in Ink Stains Anthology, v. 6, which will be out in January 2018.  Ink Stains Anthology is a horror-themed journal featuring both new and established authors (http://www.darkalleypress.com/inkstainsanthology/).  “Ignorance Is” is a Frankensteinesque story depicting an abusive relationship. Its protagonist is a woman with prosthetic wings.

Roving Park Players – Auditions

The Roving Park Players welcome young and old to AUDITIONS for our August production of the original melodrama, MISS BUNNY BUNTING’S BONAFIDE BELLES or THE TRAIL OF THE TENEBROUS TIARA. A Daring Damsel! A Helpful Hero!  A Harried Headmistress! And, of course, the Vilest of Villains!  Throw in some Stalwart Students and a Hidden Headpiece as Oregon marches for Votes for Women!  Join The Roving Park Players for the reckless, rollicking fun of this original melodrama.

All levels of experience are encouraged to audition! Seeking 15 + players, aged 12 and up, for numerous delightful roles! (Check out the character list at  rovingparkplayers.org). Be prepared to read from the script. * Additional audition time can be scheduled as needed.

Saturday & Sunday May 20 & 21, 2–4pm

at Good Samaritan Center, 3500 Hilyard St., Eugene 97405

[Show performs in the parks August 10, 11, 12, 13 & 17, 18, 19, 20.]

Call 541-735-7184 or email  danetteska@gmail.com for information.