Byline: The Register-Guard
North High senior wins performing arts honor
Ashley Thies, daughter of Linda and Roger Thies, has been named the Performing Arts Student of the Month for February by the Support Hultcenter Operations.
Thies is a senior at North Eugene High School. She plays the bassoon and saxophone and performs with the school pit orchestra and jazz combo and woodwind quartet.
Last year, she performed in San Francisco and at the Western Oregon University Jazz Festival.
SHO makes the monthly award to recognize and encourage participation in music, drama and dance in Lane County high schools.
Nanci Griffith - Folkabilly, 7:30 p.m. today, Shedd, 285 E. Broadway. $28.50. (687-6526)
Pacific Rim Gamelan - Music Today Festival, 8 p.m. today, Beall Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave. $5. (346-5678)
Papa Roach, Skindred, F-Ups - Alt-metal, 8 p.m. Tuesday, McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St. $20, $18 advance. (345-4442)
Trio Pacifica - Music Today Festival featuring Victor Steinhardt, Kathryn Lucktenberg and Steven Pologe, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Beall Hall. $9. (346-5678)
Merauder, Hoods, Agents of Man, the Risk Taken - Hardcore metal, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, WOW Hall, 291 W. Eighth Ave. $10, $8 advance. (687-2746)
Benjamin Bagby's ``Beowulf'' - Music Today Festival: Vanguard Concert Series, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Beall Hall. $9. (346-5678)
Eugene Symphony Orchestra - Preview sponsored by Eugene Symphony Guild, noon Wednesday, Studio One, Hult Center, Seventh Avenue and Willamette Street. Free. (682-5000)
Act 1 Festival - Thurston High School Theater Department presents the student-directed festival, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and March 3-5, Thurston High School pocket theater, 333 58th St., Springfield. $6. (988-5350)
Eugene Symphony Orchestra - ``Legendary Film Score: Alexander Nevsky,'' 8 p.m. Thursday, Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center. $15 to $38. (682-5000)
Rogue Wave, Film School, DeVotchKa - Rock, 8:30 p. …