Monthly Archives: November 2010


…to Bob for setting up this website, and to all the readers and others who made the evening so successful.

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2010 Magic Barrel stats!

All right, Barrellers and Barrellerinas, here are some totals (excluding book sales) from the 2010 Magic Barrel, held on October 22 at Corvallis High School theater: Donations at the door  – $1,794 Donations at the treat tables – $229 Total … Continue reading

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Hunger in Oregon

Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to complement and aid the work of the Oregon Hunger Task Force in strengthening Oregon’s families and communities. Here’s an excerpt from their web site, detailing the … Continue reading

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Magic Barrel: What’s that name all about?

From Jana Zvibleman’s 2006 introduction to the Magic Barrel Leo Finkle and Pinya Salzman were two European Jewish immigrants in New York City. They were the protagonists in a short story titled The Magic Barrel. So, our evening here tonight … Continue reading

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