Out & About: Scary Good Fun

This weekend, you can get into the Halloween spirit by visiting haunted houses, coming face to face with life-like dinosaurs, and even helping fight hunger while you’re at it. Titans of Terror Nightmare Chamber at the Randall Theatre, Medford Come face to face with the most terrifying characters ever immortalized on the big screen. Freddy … Continue reading »

Tourism Season Begins in Southern Oregon

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — With the Britt Festival kicking off, the Shakespeare Festival beginning its outdoor season, and several other events continuing this weekend across the Rogue Valley, tourism season is in full swing. This weekend, the Britt Festival’s summer concert season begins, but people are already arriving in Jacksonville, many of them from out of … Continue reading »

Britt 2013 Classical Festival

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Tickets are now on sale for the Britt Classical Festival. The three week schedule will begin August 2. What makes this year different is that the Classical Festival will serve as an audition for the three finalists for Britt’s next music director and conductor. In Britt’s 50-year history, there have been just … Continue reading »

Former Britt Music Directer Dies

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The former director of the Oregon Symphony and a music director for the Britt Festival has died. James DePriest passed away Friday at the age of 76. He led the Britt Music Festival from 1988 to 1992, and was one of the few black conductors to achieve international fame. He directed many … Continue reading »

Out & About: Rock of Ages and Weddings

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend, a hit Broadway musical is bringing back the big sounds and big hair of the 1980′s and everything you need to plan the perfect wedding is all under one roof. Rock of Ages Craterian Theater Pull on those leg warmers, turn up the boombox and shake loose that mullet. Everything … Continue reading »

Out & About: Wedding Extravaganza

MEDFORD, Ore. — In this week’s Out and About: where you can experience ancient Chinese music and martial arts and how you can get that big Broadway feeling right here in Southern Oregon. On Saturday night, the Craterian Theater in Medford presents Neil Berg’s “101 Years of Broadway, Song and Dance”. This year, this dynamic … Continue reading »

Out & About: ScienceWorks and Camelot

ASHLAND, Ore. — From the arts to the sciences, there is a little of everything going on this weekend. It’s the classic tale of music, love and life on Broadway. Camelot Theatre in Talent is extending the run of its current musical production of “42 Street”. This Tony-award winning musical is the quintessential celebration of … Continue reading »

Out & About: Christmas On Stage

Scrooge, A Magical Musical Randall Theatre, Medford ‘Tis the season for classic holiday tales and musical theater and this weekend there is no shortage of opportunities for both. At the Randall Theatre of Medford it’s a trip back to the Victorian London of Charles Dickens in “Scrooge, A Magical Musical”. Scrooge’s journey to redemption has … Continue reading »

Music Director Candidates For Britt Fest

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Britt Festival announced there are three finalists for the position of Music Director and Conductor of the Classical Festival. Each candidate will spend a week in residence with Britt next August, and conduct two concerts with the Britt Orchestra. The finalists are Mei-Ann Chen, Teddy Abrams and David Danzmayr. Mei-Ann Chen … Continue reading »

Out & About: Christmas Celebrations

The Medford Armory is transformed into a winter wonderland this weekend and characters from last year’s hit show at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre are reuniting with a new show featuring some classic holiday songs. Cabaret Theatre The marvelous Wonderettes, featured in last summer’s hit show at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre, are back with a show … Continue reading »

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