Play On Shakespeare Announces December 2020 Calendar of Events

Further Collaborations, Partnerships and a New Web Site Will Arrive in Early 2021 Photo 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 December 2020 calendar (below). Play On…

The Shutdown from a Hospitality Worker’s Perspective

Photo by Claire Grant Ashland is a hospitality town. With the Oregon Shakespeare festival bringing thousands of tourists in and out of this small town every year, we have developed an astounding infrastructure to support the tourism that keeps Ashland’s…

Ashland Memes: The Story Behind its Suspension and Re-Creation

Photo Courtesy of Ashland Memes With a little over a year on Instagram, Ashland Memes has gained a large following of more than 7,000 followers, including some larger local businesses. However, their recent activity caused the suspension of their original…

Here’s How to Have Fun and Stay Safe During This Spooky Season

Photo by Autumn Micketti We may have to cancel our big Halloween bashes, but that does not mean Halloween is canceled. There will still be spooky movies, tasty treats, and costumes galore. And with tips and tricks from the Center…

Need Some Extra Support? SOU Offers Support Groups for Students

Photo by Eli Khoronov Handling school while maintaining personal balance is a difficult task. Students are stressed more than ever due to the COVID-19 and the recent fires in the area. The stress and burden of everything can weigh you…

2020 Monster Dash Goes Virtual to Fund Education in Ashland & Phoenix-Talent Schools

ASHLAND, OR – For the 12th year in a row, the Ashland Monster Dash invites ghosts, ghouls, super heroes and monsters to run in support of local education. This year’s event has gone virtual, and is a collaboration between the…

It Takes a Village to Make an Album: An Interview with The Weepies

Photo by The Weepies I first heard the heart-wrenching harmonies of The Weepies when I was in middle school and a friend of mine played their song “World Spins Madly On”. I was immediately struck by how the real-life couple’s…