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Photos: Justin Timberlake's world tour hits Seattle

Photos: Justin Timberlake's world tour hits Seattle
Thousands packed Key Arena in Seattle, WA for Justin Timberlake's 20/20 Experience World Tour. Timberlake is touring behind his latest solo album The 20/20 Experience. January 17th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis to play NFC title game's halftime show

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis to play NFC title game's halftime show
Macklemore battled the cold, rain and wind at last weekend's Seahawks game. Now, he'll perform with Ryan Lewis when the Hawks take on the Niners this weekend. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Who else could possibly perform at the halftime show of this weekend's NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field but the city's most beloved hip-hop duo, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis? 

Further bus visits Oregon campus as part of new Ken Kesey documentary

Further bus visits Oregon campus as part of new Ken Kesey documentary »Play Video
Magic bus

Zane Kesey, son of Oregon author Ken Kesey, brought “Further II” to the University of Oregon campus on Thursday.

The bus is the second of the two colorful International Harvester school buses purchased by his father. Ken Kesey drove the original “Further” bus across the country on his famous 1964 psychedelic excursion captured in Tom Wolfe's "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test."
 
The event was in conjunction with the new Oregon Experience documentary “Ken Kesey” airing on Monday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on OPB TV. The documentary premieres Thursday night at the McDonald Theater in downtown Eugene.

What a difference a snowflake can make

What a difference a snowflake can make
The $1,000 winning ticket that actually won $100,000

David Lane thought he'd won $1,000 with an Oregon Lottery Cash Flurries Scratch-it ticket.

He filled out his claim form and mailed the ticket off to Lottery headquarters in Salem.

Then the call came from a Lottery employee: Lane had incorrectly filled out the form.

Free tickets to premiere of Kesey documentary

Free tickets to the premiere of a new documentary on Ken Kesey become available Wednesday morning at 9 a.m.

Oregon Public Broadcasting will premiere “Ken Kesey” as part of their Oregon Experience television series on Thursday, January 16, in the McDonald Theatre.

Sherlock Holmes at OMSI: Exhibit ends Jan. 5

Sherlock Holmes at OMSI: Exhibit ends Jan. 5 »Play Video
The adventures of his dear friend Holmes, are chronicled here at Dr. Watsons desk. (Photo by OMSI Press)

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s (OMSI) latest feature exhibit is far from ordinary. After the conception of the idea two years ago, the interactive Sherlock Holmes exhibit held its grand opening at OMSI.

Photos: Boise woman's tiny house

Photos: Boise woman's tiny house
Boise resident and architect Macy Miller is getting national attention for her tiny house in downtown Boise. The 196-square foot, $11,400 micro house was featured on Yahoo.com this week. The home features radiant-heat floors, a king-size bed, living room, washer and dryer and a kitchen. Photo courtesy of Marc Walters Photography
Boise resident and architect Macy Miller is getting national attention for her tiny house in downtown Boise. The 196-square foot, $11,400 micro house was featured on Yahoo.com this week.

Tablet computers and kids: What are the pros and cons?

Tablet computers and kids: What are the pros and cons? »Play Video
Kids are using tablet computers more and more. But is there a downside for a child's development?

Kids are using tablet computers more and more, but health experts worry about the activities tablet time is replacing.

Young children miss out on tactile and interactive learning experiences and doctors say older kids are also losing out on social development when too much time is spent playing with electronics. 

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Movie theaters a popular destination on Christmas Day

Movie theaters a popular destination on Christmas Day »Play Video
"The Wolf of Wall Street" is one of the films in wide release on Christmas Day

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Some people had nothing else to do.

"No kids, so it gives us something to do," Brandie Robertson said. "Boring at the house."

"The only thing I could come up with to do," Wayne Lehman said. "There's nothing really open."

Others call it an annual tradition.

Whatever the reason, movie theaters are popular destinations on Christmas Day.

"We always do it," Penny Englert said. "It's tradition. This is more fun get out meet people and listen to people be happy."

"There's not a lot of stuff going on and it's sort of a tradition of ours to go see a movie on Christmas day," Aaron Douglas said.

Movie theaters keep busy, with anticipated films like "The Wolf of Wall Street" opening to audiences on Christmas.

'Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus'

'Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus'

The response penned by veteran journalist Francis Pharcellus Church of The New York Sun to 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon in 1897 remains an enduring Christmas classic about one of the most elusive interview subjects on Earth.

Stumptown SantaCon: 'Getting random people together and being ridiculous'

Stumptown SantaCon: 'Getting random people together and being ridiculous' »Play Video
Mr. and Mrs. Claus take a break from the SantaCon festivities. (Photo by Guru Amar Khalsa)

An array of Santas and Santa’s helpers danced their way around the scene, paying homage to both the endless numbers of amazed pedestrians and the bustling bar behind them.

Stumptown’s SantaCon left an impression on downtown Portland.

'Shrek the Musical' at Actors Cabaret in Eugene

'Shrek the Musical' at Actors Cabaret in Eugene
Mark VanBeever portrays Shrek

"Shrek the Musical" is showing at the Actors Cabaret in Eugene for those looking for entertainment this December. The show began in November and continues through Dec. 21.