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Galleries: A listing of current shows (1)

July 29, 2015 — 

Submit your info and art to tbrynelson@nrtoday.com to be featured in the bi-weekly galleries section.CALAPOOIA REFLECTIONS MUSEUM — 113 W. Central Ave., Sutherlin. On display are old film cameras, carnival …

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Robert Cray to play the Half Shell on Tuesday (2)

July 29, 2015 — 

Georgia-born blues legend Robert Cray is set to play at Music on the Half Shell at Stewart Park on Tuesday.The five-time Grammy Award winner will make his third appearance at …

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Wild Rose Vineyard hosting artist reception Saturday (3)

July 29, 2015 — 

Wild Rose Vineyard, 375 Porter Creek Road, Winston, will host an artist reception Saturday for photographer Linda Shingler. The reception will go from 1 to 5 p.m. at the winery …

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Hitting the high notes while singing the blues (4)

July 28, 2015 — 

mYRTLE CREEK — For Tim Hall, a musician from Gig Harbor, Washington, nothing soothes the soul quite like writing music — even when the music in question is the blues.“The …

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Music and merriment provide potent mix in ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ at UCC (5)

July 24, 2015 — 

What a luxury it must seem for a theater company to contemplate the possibilities posed by a Cole Porter production such as “Kiss Me, Kate.”The music alone, so varying in …

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UCC’s Oregon Musical Theatre Festival heats up (6)

July 23, 2015 — 

Few songs seem better suited to this year’s Oregon Musical Theatre Festival than the Cole Porter classic “It’s Too Darn Hot,” not least because the “Kiss Me, Kate” cast performing …

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Local music promoter retiring with 6-band celebration at Delfino Winery (7)

July 22, 2015 — 

Five bands will play at Delfino Winery on July 30 to honor the retirement of local musician and music promoter Shasta Ray. The event, titled “Thanks for the Memories,” will …

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Riverbend Live! Youth Theater to stage ‘The Wizard of Oz’ on Friday and Saturday (8)

July 21, 2015 — 

The Riverbend Live! Youth Theater will take audiences over the rainbow on back-to-back nights with stagings of the classic L. Frank Baum story “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”The musical follows …

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California Guitar Trio to play Half Shell on Tuesday (9)

July 21, 2015 — 

Nichols Band Shell and the Music on the Half Shell concert series will play host to California Guitar Trio on Tuesday. California Guitar Trio, or CGT as the group is …

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Farm to Fork: Deb’s Garden features unusual varieties (10)

July 21, 2015 — 

One could say that “life happened” when Dave and Debbie Gilding came across Douglas County in 1988. They were visiting the southern Oregon Coast, looking into employment opportunities, when a …

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After-hours show at My Coffee and Wine tonight (11)

July 17, 2015 — 

Two Seattle-based pianists and songwriters will be playing an after-hours show at My Coffee and the Wine Experience tonight. Aaron English and Jessa Young are coming to Roseburg to perform …

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Jonatha Brooke to take the stage tonight at Riverbend Live! (12)

July 17, 2015 — 

Folk-rock singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke will be performing at Riverbend Live! tonight. The Massachusetts-born performer will take the stage at 7 p.m. at Riverbend Park, 243 Thompson Ave., Winston.Brooke began playing …

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Reggae takes root in Glide this weekend at music fest (13)

July 15, 2015 — 

The Glide Area may be home to teeming forests, rolling hills and various species of wildlife, but reggae bands don’t often appear on the landscape.One is far more apt to …

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Local authors meet for Poetry and Prose in the Garden on July 18 (14)

July 15, 2015 — 

Poetry and Prose in the Garden, during which local authors read poetry, fiction, nonfiction and sing, will be held at River Forks Park on July 18. The event will begin …

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Canes and Casks: Some like it hot (15)

July 14, 2015 — 

We are in the middle of a heat wave in Southern Oregon. June was the hottest month on record for both Roseburg and Medford, according to the National Weather Service. …

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Extension Spotlight: Go “Dutch” this summer (16)

July 14, 2015 — 

Outdoor cooking season is in full swing and we love our smokers and grills. And who doesn’t enjoy a campfire meal? For another dimension, try outdoor Dutch oven cooking. No …

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‘Ties That Bind’ bounds onto UACT stage (17)

July 8, 2015 — 

At a pivotal point in one of the plays debuting at Umpqua Actors Community Theatre this weekend, a character remarks to his mistress, “If only we could go back and …

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Ye Olde Art Shoppe to host artist reception July 18 (18)

July 8, 2015 — 

Ye Olde Art Shoppe will celebrate its latest galleries from Ginger Clarke with an artist reception on July 18.Starting at 10:30 a.m., attendants can meet with Clarke and observe her …

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UVAA’s ‘Annual Members Show’ kicks off July 17 (19)

July 7, 2015 — 

Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s “Annual Members Show” — described as “one of the most diverse and cherished exhibits that UVAA puts on display each year” — is set to kick …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: Easy Kalua Pig is a no-worry meal for family gathering (20)

July 7, 2015 — 

Have you got a crowd to feed? I’ve got the dish for you! We recently had a mini family reunion of sorts. My brother and his wife, just home from …

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