Animal House

Graduate Hotels / AJ Capital Partners

Last year we reported on AJ Capital Partners in Chicago buying the Hilton Eugene for $80 million, one of the biggest real estate deals in city history.

Now the building has re-opened as a Graduate Hotel…a chain that models its look on local history and culture.

Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce

Last month, we reported on the 40th anniversary “Animal House” celebration, including Cottage Grove’s attempt to reclaim the record for World’s Largest Toga Party.  KLCC’s Brian Bull has an update.

(Alec Cowan/KLCC)

This weekend, thousands of people gathered in Cottage Grove to try to reclaim the world record for most people in togas.  As KLCC’s Alec Cowan reports, the effort was just one of many events marking the 40th anniversary of a comedy film shot in Oregon.

Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce

It’s been 40 years since the landmark comedy film “Animal House” was released. This weekend, commemorative events are happening in Eugene and Cottage Grove, where many scenes were shot. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Animal House of Blues

Aug 22, 2014

Animal House of Blues is a documentary film that focuses on the making of the original Animal House in 1977. Filmmaker Katherine Wilson joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios, for conversation and previously unreleased music from Curtis Salgado and John Belushi.