Sustainability Month: How SOU is Encouraging Alternative Ways of Transportation

Image Credit: Dakota Runyon-Trapp As part of sustainability month, SOU had hosted a Bike and Bus event on October 20th. SOU hosted the event alongside Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) to promote increased use of biking, busing, and carpooling as…

Play On Podcasts: “Pericles” Starring Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant, Johanna Day

Play On Podcasts, a new scripted fiction podcast series presented by Play On Shakespeare in partnership with Next Chapter Podcasts, announces Ellen McLaughlin’s “Pericles”, directed by Lisa Rothe. Cast includes Keith David, Kathleen Chalfant, Johanna Day and Many More. First…

A Sit Down with Antoinette Abbamonte, Star of Ashland Independent Film Festival’s “Since August”

Photo courtesy of Antoinette Abbamonte The 20th Ashland Independent Film Festival kicked off earlier this month, with one movie shining bright among the others. “Since August” is a film about grief, life, forgiveness, and the strength of the human spirit…

“Summertime” Brings Poetry to the Big Screen at the Ashland Independent Film Festival

Photo courtesy of Good Deed Entertainment “And you’ll say it’s because I was raised the ‘Asian way’, well you’re dead wrong. It’s because I studied instead of sleeping, my parent’s palms they kept on bleeding, just so I could keep…

20th Ashland Independent Film Festival Releases Full Lineup of 100 Indie Films and Events

Photo courtesy of Ashland Independent Film Festival The 2021 Festival is a “Double Feature” with Online Screenings in April and Live Outdoor Screenings in June Ashland, Oregon — The Ashland Independent Film Festival released the complete schedule for its 20th…

Play On Shakespeare Announces Spring 2021 Season

All photos courtesy of Play On Shakespeare Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their spring 2021 season. Play On Shakespeare’s mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare’s plays…

Dive into OSF’s First Holiday Production with OSF Favorite: John Tufts

Photo by Oregon Shakespeare Festival Last month the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) announced the schedule for its 2021 season, all featured online until fall, when live performances will recommence and continue through December. It’s their very first combined onstage and…

Ashland Earns Eighth MovieMaker Honor

Photo courtesy of the Digital Cinema Program Ashland does it again: MovieMaker magazine added Southern Oregon University’s hometown to its 2021 list of Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker. This designation marks the eighth consecutive year that the national magazine…

African American Shakespeare: Past, Present, Future

The history of Shakespeare and race is a complicated one. Often, Shakespeare’s immense portfolio has a hidden or even obvious stigma against BIPOC performers. Shakespeare has long been viewed as part of the white “cultural identity”, which somehow limits it…