Entertainment Briefs

Old-Time Fiddlers Association plans jam

January 21, 2015 — 

The Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers Association will host its annual state jam, a special event, this weekend at the Sutherlin Community Center.

The open jam will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 24 at 150 S. Willamette St., Sutherlin.

Musicians welcome. Acoustic instruments only.

There is no charge to attend.

National Theatre Live presents ‘Treasure Island’

January 21, 2015 — 

Umpqua Community College will again host screenings of National Theatre performances from London.

“Treasure Island” will be shown over the weekend at UCC’s Centerstage Theatre, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester. Showtimes are 11 a.m. Jan. 22, 7 p.m. Jan. 23 and 25 and 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

The play, based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s high seas adventure tale, is the Bryony Lavery adaptation.

Tickets:$12 adults, $10 seniors and UCC staff, $8 UCC students and kids younger than 18.

Information: 541-440-4694.

Douglas County Youth Orchestra sets concert

January 21, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Youth Orchestra will perform its annual winter concert next week in Roseburg.

The ensemble, consisting of 115 local children, will perform at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at the First United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave.

The orchestra is conducted by Jenna Cooksey.

There is no charge to attend.

Information: 480-452-2936.

Artist to speak at lunch event at UCC

January 15, 2015 — 

Umpqua Community College hosts a Eugene artist this weekend.

Mika Boyd will discuss her “site-specific” show, “be-longing” in a brown bag lunch at noon Jan. 16 in Room 26 of the Fine Arts Building at UCC, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

A reception will follow at 1 p.m. in the Art Gallery.

Boyd’s work is said to explore “humanness in absurdity and futility through laborious processes” and give meaning to meaninglessness.

Cost: Free.

Information: 541-440-4692.

Audubon Society raptor trip set

January 14, 2015 — 

The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society hosts its annual Raptor Field Trip, formerly the Raptor Run, next week around Douglas County.

Master birders Dale and Elva Paulson will lead the trip to spot the carnivorous birds in their native habitats. The group will meet at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 24 at the parking lot of the Roseburg Bureau of Land Management office, 777 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd.

Bring binoculars, lunch and a spotting scope, if possible. There is no charge to participate.

Information: 541-673-0872.

More National Theatre Live shows set next weekend

January 14, 2015 — 

Umpqua Community College will resume hosting simulcast broadcasts of National Theatre performances from London next week in the Centerstage Theatre.

A National Theatre Live broadcast of “Treasure Island” will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 22 at the theater, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

Encore showings will be held at 7 p.m. Jan 23 and 24 and at 2 p.m. Jan. 25.

The high seas adventure play is based on a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson about murder, treasure and mutiny.

Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors and UCC staff, $8 UCC students and kids younger than 18.

Information: 541-440-4694.

Elkton center plans 1950s-themed “Diner Dinner”

January 14, 2015 — 

Starting Jan. 15, the Elkton Community Education Center hosts a series of monthly dinners to raise money.

Today at 6 p.m. the center will prepare a 1950s-themed “Diner Dinner” at the ECEC, 15850 Highway 38 in Elkton. Each meal comes with a beverage and dessert.

Upcoming dinners include a Valentines Dinner Feb. 12 and a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner March 12.

Cost: $10 or $5 for children.

Information: 541-584-2692.

Fisher’s Flowers hosts artist reception

January 14, 2015 — 

Fishers Flowers & Fine Art will host an exhibit reception this weekend at its in-store gallery at 638 W. Harrison St., Roseburg.

The free reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16.

The show includes work by oil painter Andrew Duclos from his “Synthesis” collection, and oil painter Lisa Joyce-Hill’s “Emotion” show.

Information: 541-672-6621.

Winter concert set for youth orchestra

January 14, 2015 — 

The Umpqua Valley Youth Orchestra will hold its annual winter concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jacoby Auditorium on the campus of Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

Approximately 115 young musicians will take part. The orchestra will perform selections from Peter Warlock and John Williams.

Cost: Free.

Information: 541-643-5035.

Birders head to Ford’s Pond

January 7, 2015 — 

The Umpqua Valley Audubon Society will take another trip to Ford’s Pond in Sutherlin to view birds in their native habitat.

The trip is planned for 9 a.m. Jan. 10 at the pond off Church Road. The group meets at 8:30 a.m. at the Roseburg office of the Bureau of Land Management, 777 N.W. Garden Valley Blvd. The trip will last approximately two hours.

Bring binoculars, a scope, water, snacks and wet-weather clothing.

Free and open to the public.

Information: 541-673-5172.

Sax player plays civic center

January 7, 2015 — 

The North Douglas Performing Arts Council is bringing a saxophonist to the Drain Civic Center for this month’s musical performance.

Eugene musician Paul J. Biondi plays at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Drain Civic Center, 205 W. A St., Drain.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale.

Tickets: $5.

Information: 541-680-9679.

Pro wrestling returns to Elks

January 7, 2015 — 

Douglas County’s Power Pit Pro Wrestling hosts a night of locks, holds and flips this weekend at the Roseburg Elks Lodge.

The wrestling event starts at 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at 749 S.E. Jackson St., Roseburg.

PPPW Champion Ike Van Dyke will defend his title against challenger Erik Hanson. The fight card includes wrestlers Buddy Highway, Badd Blood, Adan Reyes, Psymon, Coach Mike Jones, Zack Winters and Tower.

Concessions will be sold.

Tickets: $10-$13 in advance, $12-$15 at the door.

Information: 541-680-8296.

Swing dancing in Roseburg planned Jan. 17

January 7, 2015 — 

The Ralph Patterson Dance Studio in Roseburg will host a night of swing dancing next weekend.

The Douglas County Swing Club will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 17 at the studio at 865 S.E. Court Ave., Roseburg.

Learn the styles of the Big Band era, including East Coast, the Charleston and the Lindy Hop.

Tickets: $6 or $10 for couples.

Twelfth Night shows set this weekend in Roseburg

January 7, 2015 — 

This weekend the Vintage Singers perform two “Twelfth Night” shows to commemorate the conclusion of the winter holiday season.

The local chorus sings at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 and 10 at the First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane Ave., Roseburg.

The concerts will include selections from Resipghi’s “Laud to the Nativity,” Benjamin Britten’s “Ceremony of Carols,” and Renaissance music and spirituals. Special guests include Haute Aire flute choir and clarinetist David Morrison.

Tickets: $7 or $15 for families.

Information: 541-430-8485.

Yoncalla Historical Society launches book

January 7, 2015 — 

The Yoncalla Historical Society will celebrate the release of its second book with a book signing event this weekend.

Editors and contributors will sell and sign copies of “Yoncalla Yesterday Revisited” from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Birch Street Church, 175 Birch St., Yoncalla.

Information: Yoncalla_Historical@yahoo.com.

Folk performer to play Jacoby

January 7, 2015 — 

The concert series Live on Stage Roseburg! presents the folk music show “Those Were the Days” later this month at Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

William Florian, formerly of the New Christy Minstrels, performs at 2 p.m. Jan. 18.

Florian and his sister, Nanette, have performed across the country since the early 1970s. His show, “Those Were the Days,” features storytelling and classic songs from the 1960s and ’70s.

It’s the third concert of the 2014-15 season for the organization.

Tickets: $30 for adults, $15 for students.

Information: visit RoseburgCommunityConcerts.org or call 541-643-8046.

Folk performer Florian to play Jacoby Auditorium

December 31, 2014 — 

The concert series Live on Stage Roseburg! presents the folk music show “Those Were the Days” later this month at Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

William Florian, formerly of the New Christy Minstrels, performs at 2 p.m. Jan. 18.

Florian and his sister, Nanette, have performed across the country since the early 1970s. His show, “Those Were the Days,” features storytelling and classic songs from the 1960s and ’70s.

It’s the third concert of the 2014-15 season.

Tickets: $30 for adults, $15 for students.

Information: visit RoseburgCommunityConcerts.org or call 541-643-8046.

Movie listings for Jan. 1-9

December 31, 2014 — 

For today through Jan. 9

Garden Valley Cinema,

1750 N.W. Hughwood Court, Roseburg

541-672-7272

Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death, PG-13 — Forty years after the first haunting of Eel Marsh House, a group of evacuated children from WWII are brought there, awakening the darkest the house has to offer. Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, Leanne Best. New

Top Five, R — A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality TV fiancee talks him into broadcasting their wedding on a television show. Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union and Cedric the Entertainer.

Into the Woods, PG — A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classical fairy tales to reverse the curse on their family tree. Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp and Daniel Huttlestone.

Unbroken, PG-13 — After a near fatal plane crash during World War II, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft in the Pacific Ocean until he’s rescued by the Japanese Navy and placed in a prisoner of war camp. Jack O’Connell, Finn Wittrock, Jai Courtney and Garrett Hedlund.

Gambler, R — Lit professor and gambler Jim Bennett’s debt causes him to borrow money from his mother and a loan shark. Further complicating his life is his relationship with his students.

Annie, PG — A foster kid sees her life change when a tycoon/mayoral candidate makes a thinly veiled campaign move to take her into his life. Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis, Cameron Diaz and Bobby Cannavale.

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, PG — Larry spans the globe, uniting new characters and old favorites in an attempt to save the magic of the museum before it disappears. Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Rebel Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Mickey Rooney and Dick Van Dyke.

Wild, R — A tale of one woman’s 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way of dealing with a recent catastrophe in her life. Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, W. Earl Brown and Thomas Sadoski.

Hobbitt: Battle of the Five Armies, PG-13 — Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants, as well as keep the dragon Smaug from destroying Middle Earth. Martin Freeman, Ian McKellan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Cate Blanchett and Richard Armitage.

Exodus: Gods and Kings, PG-13 — A defiant leader, Moses, rises up against the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 on a monumental journey out of Egypt. Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley and John Turturro.

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, PG-13 — After destroying the games, Katniss goes to District 13 where she meets President Coin and is persuaded to become the face of the rebellion. Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore.

Big Hero, R — The story of a special bond that develops between a large inflatable robot named Baymax and prodigy Hiro as they form a band of high-tech heroes. Featuring the voices of Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daman Wayans Jr. and Maya Rudolph.

String quartet Tesla plays UCC

December 31, 2014 — 

Next week, the Umpqua Symphony Association presents a performance by the string quartet Tesla at Umpqua Community College.

The classical ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8 in the Centerstage Theatre at UCC, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

The group, formed at Juilliard School in 2008, will perform works by Bartok, Dvorak and others.

An educational workshop for members of the Douglas County Youth Orchestra will be held at 4 p.m.

Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $5 students and $40 for families.

Information: 541-863-2102 or email info@umpquasymphony.org.

Sax player plays Drain Civic Center

December 31, 2014 — 

The North Douglas Performing Arts Council is bringing a saxophonist to the Drain Civic Center for this month’s musical performance.

Eugene musician Paul J. Biondi plays at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Drain Civic Center, 205 W. A St., Drain.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale.

Tickets: $5.

Information: 541-680-9679.

Pro wrestling event coming to Elks Lodge

December 31, 2014 — 

Roseburg’s Power Pit Pro Wrestling will hold another event next weekend.

Fisticuffs commence at 4 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Roseburg Elks Lodge, 749 S.E. Jackson St.

PPPW Champion Ike Van Dyke defends his title against challenger Erik Hanson. The fight card includes wrestlers Buddy Highway, Badd Blood, Adan Reyes, Psymon, Coach Mike Jones, Zack Winters and Tower.

Concessions will be sold.

Tickets: $10-$13 in advance, $12-$15 at the door.

Information: 541-680-8296.

Call out for local artists

December 31, 2014 — 

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association has put out a call for artists for a juried contest with a $1,000 top prize.

All artists from the Pacific Northwest are eligible to enter the ArtWorks NW Juried Art Show contest. The 2015 PhotoWorks NW contest has been incorporated into ArtWorks NW.

Artists may submit up to three examples of original artwork. Entries must be ready for display upon submission. The deadline for submissions is March 6.

This year’s juror is Portland artist Marie Watt. In total, $2,000 will be awarded to the top four finishers.

Entry fee: $30 for non-UVAA members, $25 for members

The exhibit opens with a reception the night of May 9. It ends June 28.

Information: UVArts.com/Call-For-Artists/ or call 541-672-2532.

Juried art contest offers $1,000 prize

December 23, 2014 — 

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg has put out a call for artists for a juried contest with a $1,000 top prize.

All artists from the Pacific Northwest are eligible to enter the ArtWorks NW Juried Art Show contest. The 2015 PhotoWorks NW contest has been incorporated into ArtWorks NW.

Artists may submit up to three examples of original artwork. Entries must be ready for display upon submission. The deadline for submissions is March 6.

This year’s juror is Portland artist Marie Watt. In total, $2,000 will be awarded to the top four finishers.

Entry fee: $30 for non-UVAA members, $25 for members

The exhibit opens with a reception the night of May 9. It ends June 28.

Information: UVArts.com/Call-For-Artists/ or call 541-672-2532.

Fiddlers to host jam session in Sutherlin

December 23, 2014 — 

The local chapter of the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association will host an open jam session Dec. 27 at the Sutherlin Grange, 851 Comstock Road, Sutherlin.

The jam starts at 3 p.m.

All musicians are invited to attend. Bring acoustic guitars, banjos, fiddles, accordions, mandolins and other instruments.

Free.

Information: 541-672-6929.

Folk performer William Florian to play Jacoby

December 23, 2014 — 

The concert series Live on Stage Roseburg! has announced that next month the folk music show “Those Were the Days” comes to Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Winchester.

William Florian, formerly of the New Christy Minstrels, performs at 2 p.m. Jan. 18.

Florian and his sister, Nanette, have performed across the country since the early 1970s. His show, “Those Were the Days,” features storytelling and classic songs from the 1960s and ’70s.

It’s the third concert of the 2014-2015 season.

Tickets: $30 for adults, $15 for students.

Information: visit RoseburgCommunityConcerts.org or call 541-643-8046.

Festival of Lights open through end of December

December 23, 2014 — 

The Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights remains open through Jan. 1 at River Forks Park, 6 miles west of Roseburg.

More than 90 animated holiday light displays light up the night, and the world’s tallest wooden nutcracker overlooks the drive-through route.

Hours are 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The cost is $10 per vehicle.

Information: umpquavalleyfestivaloflights.com.

Melrose church hosts night of Christmas carols

December 17, 2014 — 

The Melrose Community Church will host a night of Christmas carols Sunday.

The Community Christmas Carol Night starts at 6:30 p.m. at 3918 Melrose Road, Roseburg.

Attendees will sing classic Christmas songs together, and listen to songs sung by the Melrose Community Church Choir, Children’s Choir and Men’s Ensemble.

Free admission.

Information: 541-672-4522.

Timber Toyland Parade to feature night lights

December 17, 2014 — 

The Timber Toyland Electric Light Parade is coming to Sutherlin’s Central Avenue Saturday.

The parade starts at 7 p.m. It travels along Central Avenue, ending at the Sutherlin Community Building, where prizes will be awarded. Line-up starts at 5 p.m.

During the parade, the Calapooia Reflections Museum will hold a holiday open house. The museum, at 113 W. Central Ave., will give away hot chocolate, cider and candy canes.

Free to attend.

Afternoon of classical music set for church

December 17, 2014 — 

This Sunday the Umpqua Symphony Association hosts an afternoon of classical music by the Oregon Mozart Players.

The “Candlelight Baroque” matinee starts at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 823 S.E. Lane St., Roseburg. Ensembles will perform concertos and symphonies by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach and Vivaldi.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $5 for students and $40 for families.

Information: 541-863-2102 or email info@umpquasymphony.org.

Roseburg’s Festival of Lights ongoing

December 17, 2014 — 

The Umpqua Valley Festival of Lights is open now through Jan. 1 at River Forks Park six miles west of Roseburg.

More than 90 animated holiday light displays light up the night, and the world’s tallest wood nutcracker overlooks the drive-through route. The Holiday Village has Santa and children can pose for pictures.

Hours are 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The cost is $10 per vehicle.

Information: umpquavalleyfestivaloflights.com.

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