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The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has asked the city of Ashland to remove a broken fountain and a cement planter from a small plaza in front of the Black Swan Theatre downtown where panhandlers often gather.
The 25th annual Cuba Caravan will be in Ashland for events beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at First Presbyterian Church of Ashland, 1615 Clark Ave. The annual caravan, which collects donations and delivers them to Cuba, is organized by Pastors for Peace.
"I tend to over-think things," Wright says. "I realized a few months ago that it's all about the songs.
Told through soul-stirring rock 'n' roll music, "Family Album" is the story of middle-aged rocker Heimvey and his hip and influential, but relatively low-income, band.
THE SPIRITUAL HEALER: Dennis Powers will present the story of Susie Jessel, right, who set up a healing practice in Ashland in 1931 and became a nationally recognized healer and magnet for people suffering from debilitating conditions.
Drummer Max Malcomb and guitarist J.D. Brooks play rock, R&B and blues as The Suaves.
The Writers Resource Center will hold a workshop on how to write your life story from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the conference room next to the He Brews It coffee shop, 1745 Enterprise Drive.
Four artists with widely different styles are finalists in an effort to create a $100,000 public art piece for a prominent location in downtown Ashland.
Maria Modica has spent the last 18 months seeking out homeless dog owners, providing them dog food, collars and leashes and transporting pooches to and from veterinarians as part of her nonprofit, Tail Waggers Rescue.
Contemporary figurative paintings by Ashland artist Andy DeWeerdt will be displayed Friday and Saturday, July 11-12, at Belle Fiore, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Southern Oregon University will host two weekend open houses to showcase organizations that strive to keep older adults intellectually stimulated and socially connected.
Handweavers Guild: The Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. The meeting is for beginners to experienced weavers.
Triple-digit temperatures and possible thunderstorms are expected in Jackson County today, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory and red flag warning because of possible wildfires.
Ashland has long been a magnet for alternative healers - including Susie Jessel, a nationally famous spiritual healer in the early to mid-20th century.
The Ashland Chautauqua begins its twenty-second annual session in Ashland today and will continue every day until July 17 inclusive.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:17 am
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