Jazz Festival Kicks Off

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Jazz Festival kicks off Friday, drawing 14 bands from all over the country. Some folks were starting the celebration early Friday afternoon, warming up the dance floor for tonight’s shows. Organizers say this event isn’t only for jazz fans. It’s for music fans, and dance fans, of all ages. “Every … Continue reading »

Out & About: Halloween Preps

Halloween is still three weeks away but some familiar spooky villains are making an early appearance and local fall festivals are kicking into high gear. Start your countdown to Halloween with one of the most infamous of spooky villains. Dracula Randall Theatre Randall Theatre of Medford presents “Dracula”. This original adaptation of the Bram Stoker … Continue reading »

Project Trio Visits School

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An innovative trio is putting a new twist on chamber music. It’s where Beethoven meets beat-box. Greg Pattillo, Eric Stephenson and Peter Seymour are “Project Trio”. Three classically trained musicians who now play a high-energy mix of classical, jazz, hip-hop and rock. The group is here as part of the Britt … Continue reading »

Out & About: The Beginning of Fall

The coming days are full of activities to get you in the mood for fall. Art Along the Rogue Angry Birds are coming in for a landing in Grants Pass. It’s all part of this year’s Art Along The Rogue street painting and music festival. A 3-d illustration of the popular on-line game is being … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Numbers Are In For 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Britt Festival season is over, and organizers say their success has them looking forward to next year. Festival officials say this year’s concert series met their goals, including ticket sales. Average attendance for the shows was higher than the festival saw in 2011, even with 3 fewer shows this season. Organizers … Continue reading »

Out & About: Oktoberfest

October is still a few days away, but that’s not stopping some local celebrations. Fall is in the air and so are Oktoberfest celebrations, and critically acclaimed films from around the world are taking to Ashland movie screens. Oktoberfest, Frau Kemmling Schoolhaus Brewhaus On Saturday, taste a slice of Germany at the 5th annual Oktoberfest at … Continue reading »

Hollywood Comes To Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. – A feature-length film will be shot in Southern Oregon and along with the lights, camera and action comes big bucks and local jobs. The independent drama, “Night Moves” is expected to start filming in Medford and Ashland next month. The production crew will bring a lot more than just big stars like … Continue reading »

Out & About: The Start of Fall

If you’re looking to get in the swing of fall, there are several events this weekend that could get you in the right spirits. Jackson County Harvest Festival For more than 20 years the Harvest Festival in Jackson County has highlighted the bounty Southern Oregon offers and this year is no different; it’s a grape … Continue reading »

Out & About: September 14-16, 2012

Spotlight on Linda Ronstadt She is known as the “Queen Of Rock” and now her life and trailblazing musical career is in the spotlight. The Camelot Theatre Company in Talent presents “Spotlight On Linda Ronstadt”. From rock to country to Broadway and jazz, the versatile singer’s smoky voice haunted fans for decades. Now Laurelia Derocher … Continue reading »

Out & About: First Friday Artwalk

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland is the place to be for an eclectic mix of visual delights, intimate music and tasty treats and it’s a tribute to American show business cabaret-style Friday night, make plans to spend a cool summer evening at Ashland’s First Friday Artwalk. Stroll the galleries and bistros of Ashland’s historical downtown and … Continue reading »

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