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Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

“COWS IN PERIL! BIGFOOT BLAMED! THE TRUTH WILL SHOCK YOU!” This ain’t no Muppet Show. The Ashland theatrical group Puppeteers for Fears newest play, Cattle Mutilation: The Musical, is a hilarious adult horror comedy puppet show that is a must see. It features 10 original songs from playwright Josh Gross, founding member of Puppeteers for Fears, that will leave audiences […]

Vinyl Cleaning Up Image

Vinyl Cleaning Up Image

Vinyl has been under scrutiny by the city of Ashland through some ongoing complaints that range from excessive noise, fighting, and generally disorderly conduct.  The Council has not taken away their liquor license, but advised the Ashland Police Department to keep a close eye on the bar. According to the Council’s report, “The primary complaints involving […]

Teacher by Day, Rock Star by Night

Teacher by Day, Rock Star by Night

Last Friday and Saturday night, Southern Oregon University’s own creative writing teacher, Craig Wright, performed with his band, “The 541 Turnaround,” at the Milagros Fresh Mexican restaurant to celebrate Mardi Gras, and they kicked ass. Craig Wright led on vocals and traded in his short stories for a six string, fender electric guitar. He and his band played […]

Cheap Date: Lace Up the Skates

Cheap Date: Lace Up the Skates

It is that time of year again; when the cool, crisp winter air quickens your step and and the picturesque mountains are dusted with snow. With this winter chill comes all kinds of cold weather activities that are a lifestyle for Oregonians. Among them–Ashland’s outdoor ice skating rink, that was founded in 1996, opened for […]

The Venue is the Thing!

The Venue is the Thing!

  “Even though this community already thrives off of art and culture, we believe that the people are hungry for more. Live at the Armory is going to provide it, and provide it in style”, says Jason Gallagher co-owner of Live at the Ashland Armory. He is most always in one stage of preparation or […]

Oberon’s Turns into a Battlefield

Oberon’s Turns into a Battlefield

L.A. based band The Battlefield took the corner stage in Oberon’s tavern on Wednesday night and adapted to the small bar zaniness that the venue has become known for.  “We love funky little bars,” said Jenny Weaver, in a pre-concert phone conversation.  At the helm of vocals for the group, Jenny also plays tambourine and multiple […]

SOU Hawai’i Club Luau!

Ashland, Ore. – The Southern Oregon University Hawai’i Club is holding its 18th Annual Luau this Saturday, April 19 in the McNeal Pavilion at 5 p.m. Tickets are currently being sold in the Stevenson Union Monday-Friday through April 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $18 for students, $20 for general admission, $13 […]

Shriners Put on Donkey Basketball With Hilarious Results

Close your eyes and get comfortable.  Imagine, if you will, a basketball court full of well-trained donkeys, complete with fragrant donkey waste.  If you are anything like me, laughter has ensued by now.  I was privileged to witness these shenanigans firsthand at the Medford Armory on Valentine’s Day.  Two donkey basketball games and a small […]

Hamfist Coming to OSF This Weekend

On Friday December 6th, bluegrass band Hamfist is coming to the OSF Craft Fair. Hamfist offers a raw, down home style of bluegrass that feels organic. With 7 members and a variety of instruments, the band sounds full and energetic. Fans of real bluegrass are sure to enjoy the show. The performance will be in […]

Review: “Our Town” is Simple, Classic, Good

You can’t put on a production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town without acknowledging – or at least knowing – that it’s a theatrical classic. Director Paul Barnes certainly must be well acquainted with that fact. His production of Our Town is a pure embrace of the qualities which make this play one of the most […]

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