Summer Events Bring in Business

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Friday night, the duo Montgomery Gentry performed for thousands at Britt fest. Shops and bars in Jacksonville benefit when the Britt festival is booming. When the smoke blanketed Southern Oregon last year, the crowds and their cash stayed away. The Britt Fesstival in Jacksonville and Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, combined with the growing … Continue reading »

Students Rehearse for Shakespeare Play

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the 12th straight year, students at Orchard Hill Elementary are preparing to put on their own Shakespeare festival. On Wednesday, 5th graders practiced for their version of the Comedy of Errors. The director says he picks the play based on what is happening at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that year. The … Continue reading »

Actors Fundraise for HIV and AIDS

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group of actors is adding a new addition to this year’s Daedalus Project. The Daedalus Project has been going on for 26 years as part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  It’s raised $1.3 million throughout the years.  One hundred percent of it’s profits go towards organizations for HIV and AIDS around … Continue reading »