By Eugene Magazine

It’s time for a new Art Walk, plays about beautys (Sleeping Beauty and Beauty and the Beast represented this week!), along with Czech composers, and much more. 

November 4
First Friday Artwalk
| Pick up your ArtWalk guide at Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl St.) and take a self-guided tour of the galleries and art venues of Downtown to discover the latest in Eugene’s art scene! ArtWalk is always free. Please bring a mask in case certain venues request you to wear it. lanearts.org

Through November 4
Maude Kerns Art Center Presents Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Exhibit
| The Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the 29th annual Día de los Muertos Exhibit with artwork, community altars, and a special Day of the Dead Gift Shop. mkartcenter.org

Nov 4 – 6
Upstart Crow’s “Beauty and the Beast JR”
| Upstart Crow Youth Theatre (UCYT) is a theater program for youth ages 4 to 18. “Beauty and the Beast JR” tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. Lane Community College’s Ragozzino Performance Hall. ucyt.org

Nov 4 – 6
Eugene Ballet’s “Sleeping Beauty”
| Toni Pimble’s “The Sleeping Beauty” is the ethereal tale of true love’s first kiss brought to the stage with the power and stamina of classical ballet. Grand sets, intricate costumes, Tchaikovsky’s powerful score, and a cast of beloved characters make this one of the greatest ballets of all time. eugeneballet.org

Nov 5 & 6
ArtChics 18th Annual Art Sale and Benefit
| For many devoted ArtChics fans, this annual sale marks the beginning of holiday festivities, providing a chance to buy local, hand-made goods, to see old friends and to support local arts and culture. The ArtChics are a local art group of 8 women artists who have been gathering, playing, and encouraging each other for 21 years. 2714 University St. artchics.com

Nov 4 – 13
University Theatre’s “She Kills Monsters”
| When Agnes Evans loses her teenage sister Tilly in a car accident, she discovers that her sister was a powerful Dungeons & Dragons​​​ paladin commanding a fierce group of warriors. The only way Agnes can reconnect with her sister now is by immersing herself in Tilly’s imaginary world filled with vicious ogres, fantastical monsters, and a multi-headed dragon. The question is: will Agnes have what it takes to survive the journey and reconnect with her estranged sister? Tickets are free for UO students. University Theatre. uoregon.edu

Nov 6 & 7
Michael Anderson & microphilharmonic: Dvorák, Janácek & Svoboda
| Michael Anderson and the micophilharmonic present an afternoon that features the music of Czech composers. This is part of The Shedd’s Free Classical Music Tickets for Youth program. theshedd.org/DvorakJanacek

Through November 26
Karin Clarke Gallery’s “Icons of Nature”
| Enjoy new and original work by Eugene artist Olga Volchkova. “Icons of Nature” is a continued exploration of Volchkova’s love of plants, celebrating their magical, historical, and beneficial qualities. Meet Volchkova on the First Friday Artwalk, November 4, 5:30-7:30 pm. karinclarkegallery.com

Through November 6
OCT’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”
| Hailed as one of Off-Broadway’s most original rock musicals and winner of multiple Tony Awards, “Hedwig And The Angry Inch” hits the stage at Oregon Contemporary Theatre this fall. Oregon Contemporary Theatre https://www.octheatre.org/hedwig 

Through November 26
Art in the Time of Enlightened Rule: Woodblock Prints From the Meiji Era (1868-1912)
| The Meiji Era (1868-1912) marked the transition of Japan from an isolated feudal society to a modern, industrialized nation and an emergent great power influenced by Western ideas. Some of the most noted artists include Yoshitoshi Tsukioka (1839-1892), Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) and Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912), and White Lotus is delighted to showcase their depictions of this era of Enlightened Rule. wlotus.com

Through December 18
“Many Wests” — The American West with the Smithsonian American Art Museum
| This exhibition presents an opportunity to examine previous misconceptions, question racist clichés, and highlight the multiple communities and histories that continue to form this iconic region of the United States. The exhibition is organized jointly by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and four nationally accredited art museums located in some of the fastest growing cities and states in the western region of the United States. Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, jsma.uoregon.edu

Ongoing
JSMA Virtual Tours & “A Minute Exhibit”
| Explore 13 JSMA exhibitions from your home in a series titled “A Minute Exhibit.” Occurring daily. jsma.uoregon.edu/minuteexhibit