For PetCam, San Diego-based photographer Chris Keeney hands all artistic control over to an unlikely set of photographic artists, including his dog Fred and cat Alice, as well as chickens, cats, potbelly pigs, cows, and guinea pigs living everywhere from Southern Germany to the Swiss Alps.
Over 200 zombies danced in perfect beat to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as part of the third annual Thrill the World Eugene event under the Washington – Jefferson Bridge Saturday afternoon, with the dance beginning at exactly 3 p.m. in order to be synchronized with dancers in 21 countries globally.
For 33 years, droves of fungi fans have filled Mt. Pisgah Arboretum for the annual Mushroom Festival.
The seemingly endless varieties of fungus displayed on ornate tables inside the arboretum were the focal point of the festival.
Still, hundreds of visitors also got to taste the special mushroom-inspired dishes from vendors, check out the submissions scarecrow contest and hunt through the tables filled with mushrooms and other plants to take home.
Casey Wright was murdered by her ex-fiance in November of last year. Now her friends, family and former co-workers are using her memory to raise money to help others who might be dealing with domestic violence.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Womenspace executive director Peggy Whalen said abusive relationships are more common than people are often aware.