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Chinese New Year Celebration in Jacksonville on Saturday to usher in the Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year Celebration in Jacksonville on Saturday to usher in the Year of the Dragon

The Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association will be ushering in the Year of the Dragon by hosting an all-day New Year’s festival Saturday, Feb. 4, in downtown Jacksonville. The celebration begins at 8:00 a.m. with the Dragon Flight 5K Fun Run, and the main parade will begin at 10:30 a.m., on the corner of Oregon […]

Local Music Calendar – February

Wednesday, Feb. 1 Gene Burnett’s themed open mic – “Love Songs,” 8 p.m. @ The Wild Goose. Open mic with Robbie DaCosta, Aaron Reed & Skyler Squglio, 9 p.m. @ Alex’s.   Thursday, Feb. 2 Robbie DaCosta, 8 p.m. @ The Wild Goose. Pink Slip, 8 p.m. @ Avalon Bar & Grill, $5.   Friday, […]

Artists Wanted: JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden Now Accepting Submissions for 18th Annual “Women With Attitude and Men Who Like Women With Attitude” Exhibition

Artists Wanted: JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden Now Accepting Submissions for 18th Annual “Women With Attitude and Men Who Like Women With Attitude” Exhibition

Artists wanted for the 18th annual “Women with attitude and men who like women with attitude”  juried exhibition during Women’s History Month at the JEGA Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Inc. in Ashland, Oregon’s Historic Railroad District, on the corner of 5th and A Streets. There will be two openings. The art exhibit will begin on the […]

Southern Oregon Skywatchers bring astronomy to the masses

Southern Oregon Skywatchers bring astronomy to the masses

Although there is nothing unusual about gazing up at the sky and pondering the mysteries hidden within the stars, there is something impressive about being able to understand and explore them. The Southern Oregon Skywatchers, an amateur club dedicated to bringing astronomy to the community, give people the chance to indulge their curiosity by participating […]

Live from Alex’s Americana music festival

Live from Alex’s Americana music festival

7:12- “When the music’s over…” The music is done. The cases are packed, the musicians finish the last drops of drinks while they pull on coats and hats, cords are rolled and amps unplugged. For a Sunday afternoon, the day was an undoubted success. Alex’s was packed with standing-room only, and the all-ages aspect of […]

Beats Antique bring their eclectic show to the Historic Ashland Armory

Beats Antique bring their eclectic show to the Historic Ashland Armory

The ever-intriguing trio known as Beats Antique will be bringing their unique blend of music and performance art to the Historic Ashland Armory Tuesday, Jan. 23. The doors open at 8 p.m. with the opening act, Filastine, beginning at 9 p.m. The following biography of the band was provided courtesy of Sacks and Co. and […]

Students volunteer around Ashland as part of MLK Day of Service

Pulling blackberries from the hillsides of Lithia Park didn’t seem the most interesting way to spend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but it was certainly one of the more productive. About 22 Southern Oregon University students volunteered at local organizations in the Ashland community on Monday as part of the SOU Civic Engagement Program’s […]

“State of the N-Word” address raises questions about race, identity, and society

What is the N-word? Why do people say the N-word? Why shouldn’t people say the N-word? What is the history behind the N-word? These and many more questions were addressed during the “State of the N-Word” address Wednesday afternoon in the Hannon Library at Southern Oregon University. In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

Ashland woman makes international students feel at home

Ashland woman makes international students feel at home

Courage, adventurous spirits, and lots of jet fuel were some of the ingredients that made dinner possible Monday night in Susan Koralek’s dining room. The only things missing were red beans and rice, but for international Southern Oregon University students Becky Li and Laura Sosa Ramirez, from China and Columbia respectively, a trip to the […]

Peek @ the week, Jan. 19 – 31

Thursday, Jan. 19 4:30 p.m. SOU Acapella Meeting in SU Arena. 4:30 p.m. Mindfulness drop-in group in SU 314/315. 5-7 p.m. SEVEN Exhibition opening in Schneider Museum, with performance by Hoon Lee from 5-6 p.m. 7 p.m. Annual Stafford Poetry Event in Meese Room of Hannon Library. 7 p.m. Civility: Gang-related crime trends in Southern […]