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Music on the Half Shell, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy return to Roseburg on Tuesday (1)

June 28, 2015 — 

The last time Big Bad Voodoo Daddy visited Roseburg, more than 8,000 people stopped by the Nichols Band Shell at Stewart Park to watch the retro-swing band jump and jive. …

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Celebrating culture: Myriad musical acts accompany arts festival offerings (2)

June 24, 2015 — 

As Michael Mendenhall takes the stage this weekend at the Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival, first with a blues band and later with a jazz ensemble, he can thank his …

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Extension Spotlight: They’re not your Momma’s veggies (3)

June 24, 2015 — 

It’s summer time, and summer time means Veggie Time! Yipee!If you are like most of the people in our community and county, you probably have a garden. It might be …

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Roseburg’s ‘Movies in the Park’ continues Friday (4)

June 24, 2015 — 

Roseburg’s Parks and Recreation Department will show another movie at the Stewart Park Band Shell on Friday.This week’s film is “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” a movie adaptation …

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Brews Review: Entertaining with beer (5)

June 23, 2015 — 

This month I asked Brewers Guild member Karen Weese, our go-to girl for party planning, to share some thoughts on doing a successful beer tasting party.K: With the recent explosion …

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Oakland Community Theater’s ‘The Rustlers of Red Rock’ opens Friday (6)

June 17, 2015 — 

At one point during “The Rustlers of Red Rock,” a character tells his captor that his horse’s shoes are untied. The other character, an oafish ranch hand, looks down while …

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Artist reception at Fisher’s Flowers on June 26 (7)

June 17, 2015 — 

Local art gallery and flower shop Fisher’s Flowers will be hosting a reception for the artists of their latest pieces. Bend artist Judy Hoiness will display her work “Impressions of …

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The Delgani String Quartet to play Delfino Winery on June 27 (8)

June 17, 2015 — 

The Delgani String Quartet, a nonprofit organization that has recently performed at local benefits for the Eugene Symphony Orchestra and the Oregon Mozart Players, will take the stage at Delfino’s …

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Elkton Butterfly Run and Garden Celebration set for June 20 (9)

June 17, 2015 — 

This year’s Elkton Butterfly Run is set to take off on Saturday. The colorful, family-friendly 5K fun-run-and-walk will start at 10:30 a.m. at the Elkton Community Education Center, 15850 Highway …

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Freed Estate Winery’s Summer Celebration coming Saturday (10)

June 17, 2015 — 

Freed Estate Winery will host its Summer Celebration Saturday, complete with hula dancers, rock music and wine tasting.A Hawaiian-style lunch, served by Smokehouse Catering at noon, will be available for …

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Roseburg’s ‘Movies in the Park’ continues this Friday (11)

June 17, 2015 — 

Roseburg’s Parks and Recreation Department will continue to show movies at the Stewart Park Half Shell on Fridays throughout the month.This Friday’s film is “Penguins of Madagascar,” a spin-off of …

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Farm to Fork: Bella Rosa features Tuscan garlic (12)

June 16, 2015 — 

Nestled in the hills on the outskirts of Roseburg, Bella Rosa Tuscan Ranch is offering the traditions of Italy to our local tables.Rowe and Diane Scolari, by way of Santa …

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Extension Spotlight: Danger zone food temperatures are cumulative (13)

June 9, 2015 — 

As the first day of summer rapidly approaches, many of us are gearing up for the warm weather traditions of picnics, family reunions, and barbecues. These activities give good reason …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: (14)

June 8, 2015 — 

Food lovers are often mocked for taking pictures of what we’re about to eat. It’s difficult for a non-foodie type to see any purpose in visually documenting a meal. For …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: Aprons and Asparagus (15)

June 8, 2015 — 

I grew up believing that “how you dress affects how you act and how you act affects everything.” For church, I put on my “Sunday Best,” because it helps me …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: Tracker points the way toward better options (16)

June 8, 2015 — 

For me, 2014 will go down in my journal as a year of tracking. With the help of my smartphone and several free apps, I was able to gather data …

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Notes From a Local Kitchen: Protect your brain with greens, fruit (17)

June 5, 2015 — 

U-pick season got off to an early start this year with local strawberries ripe and ready in mid-May, the earliest ever, according to Kruse Farms. I’m busy cleaning out my …

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Chitwood Studio of Dance to perform at UCC on June 17 and 19 (18)

June 3, 2015 — 

Chitwood Studio of Dance is set to perform its 46th annual recital on June 17 and 19 this year. The event, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will be held at …

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Umpqua Singers to close 2014-15 season Friday with new musical (19)

June 3, 2015 — 

This Prometheus rocks.The Umpqua Singers will close their 2014-15 season on Friday night with a performance at Centerstage Theater at Umpqua Community College of “Prometheus — An Epic A Capella …

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Belly dancing competition returns to Seven Feathers on June 13 and 14 (20)

June 3, 2015 — 

The Belly Dancer USA competition is returning for its 32nd year.The two-day competition, which pits about a hundred dancers on stage to vie for the people’s choice awards, will return …

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