Out & About: Halloween and OSF

This weekend is your last chance to see a performance at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. There are plenty of seats still available to the remaining plays – including Coconuts, Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, Water by the Spoonful and a Wrinkle in Time. If you were hoping to catch “The Great Society” you’ll have to … Continue reading »

Out & About: Monster Dash & Flashdance

MEDFORD, Ore. — The cast from the Crater Renaissance Academy of Drama heads out to Hanley Farm to spook and scare you. Families can wind their way through a haunted hamlet complete with interactive, very talkative scarecrows and other kids-friendly creepers. Look for apple bobbing, scary movies, and music the event is Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading »

Out & About: Sept. 12-14, 2014

There are several good reasons to get out and about this weekend. Eat Local Week Several restaurants are preparing for this weekend and the rest of the week. It’s the 10th year thrive has put on the event which raises awareness about the benefits to you and your community if you eat locally. There is … Continue reading »

Out & About: Sept. 4 – 7, 2014

Hunter Auction You could be the proud owner of artifacts from around the world, or even an elephant, grizzly bear, or polar bear, because the estate auction of local Hunter Arthur B. Dubs is this weekend. The items will be up for preview at the Jackson County Expo this Friday, then the auction takes place … Continue reading »

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 »

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