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Klamath Bird Observatory Bird Walk, 3/3/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 28th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Klamath Bird Observatory guides bird walk at Emigrant Lake [caption id="attachment_2041" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Titmouse, photo by Ellen"]Birding Klamath[/caption] When: Sat, March 3, 8am – 12pm Join KBO contractor, volunteer and local bird expert Frank Lospalluto for an exploration of the habitats at Emigrant Lake. This popular local birding spot hosts wintering ducks and shorebirds, as well as Bald Eagle, Osprey, and, if we’re lucky, Golden Eagle. We’ll also look for woodpeckers, Oak Titmouse, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, many wintering sparrows, and other birds that inhabit the unique oak woodland and shrub habitats surrounding the lake. Meet at 8:00 am at the Northwest Nature Shop in Ashland. Limited to 15 participants. To register, call 541-482-3241.

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Siskiyou Field Institute: Introduction to Bryophytes, 3/24 & 3/25/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts) are tiny but important components of Pacific Northwest ecosystems. The Klamath/Siskiyou bioregion supports an amazing diversity of these fascinating non-vascular plants. In this class, students will learn about the basic biology and ecology of bryophytes, and will also learn to identify common species in the field. Class time will be divided between lectures, lab, and field trips. Date: March 24th and 25th, 2012  Location: Deer Creek Center, Selma, OR Instructor: Scot Loring Tuition: $100 Naturalist Certificate Click here to sign up for this Siskiyou Field Institute class.

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Camelot Theater “Gypsy”, 3/21 thru 4/22/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 21st, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gypsy plays at the Camelot Theater in Talent Oregon -- March 21 - April 22 [caption id="attachment_2008" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Gypsy at the Camelot Theater, Talent Oregon"][/caption] Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Arthur Laurents, suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. This Tony Award winner is a gripping story of one of the most frightening aspects of show business: the stage mother! The story starts in Seattle with Mama Rose pushing her two daughters into Uncle Jocko's Kiddie Show. June, her mother feels, is the most likely to become a star. Louise is plain and quiet and stands meekly in her sister's shadow. Along the way, Rose meets Herbie, a theatrical agent, and hires him as their manager. (more…)

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ePublishing Mystery and Crime Fiction, 3/18/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1974" align="alignright" width="150" caption="ePublishing Workshop"][/caption] Ashland Mystery Readers Group sponsors an ePublishing workshop on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 12-4 at the Ashland Public Library, Ashland, OR Join mystery readers and writers to find out about the ins and outs of ePublishing. From editorial and marketing, to production, you'll learn about ePublishing from successful Pacific Northwest authors and expert publishers working right here in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon. (more…)

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Author, LJ Sellers presents “The Sex Club” at Bookwagon, 3/17/12 6pm

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 20th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1970" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Ashland Mystery Readers Group"][/caption]At the Bookwagon, Saturday March 17, 2012 6pm LJ Sellers printed The Sex Club in 2007. It was a controversial thriller that opened with the bombing of a birth control clinic, a young woman dead in a dumpster and, as Sellers says, a Bible study group that shared more than Good News. Who knew that Sellers’ first quiet effort would be followed by a series so successful that she can now write full time. For more information go to Ashland Mystery Readers Group

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Oregon Cheese Festival, 3/7/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 17th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rogue Creamery Cheese
Join us for the 8th Annual Oregon Cheese Festival at the historic Rogue Creamery on the Artisan Corridor in Central Point.
When: Sat March 17 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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5th Annual Ashland Fly Shop Gear Swap and Sale, 3/3 & 3/4/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 9th, 2012 | 0 Comments

[caption id="attachment_1696" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Fly Rods for Sale"][/caption] Calling all Fly Fishing enthusiasts! This is an excellent opportunity to get into some great used gear at great prices! Event begins at 10 am and as in previous years there will be goodies & coffee on hand. Will Johnson says he's got quite a few rods to put out from Sage, Redington & more as well as reels from top manufacturers. Gear bags, fly tying materials and tools, and loads of fly lines - spey & single hand, fly boxes, travel tubes, clothing. (more…)

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SOU Theater: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 3/1 thru 3/11/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: February 1st, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare Hoping to elope, imperiled lovers Hermia and Lysander flee to the forest of Athens, pursued by Hermia’s jilted fiancé Demetrius and his pining ex-girlfriend Helena. Hi-jinks ensue when the four cross paths with feuding fairy royalty, a mischievous sprite named Puck, and a troupe of overmatched amateur thespians, (mis)led by a vainglorious ass named Bottom. Director: David McCandless For more details www.sou.edu/theatre/raccoon.html in Ashland Oregon theater

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So. Oregon Repertory Singers: Mozart and More, 2/14/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: January 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozart and More [caption id="attachment_1309" align="alignright" width="300"] Live music in Ashland Oregon[/caption] Sun., Feb. 12, 2012 - 3:00pm SOU Music Recital Hall, S. Mountain Ave., Ashland Free pre-concert lecture 2:00 pm Mozart & More is this year’s homage to the music of Mozart, and to one of his most important musical influences, Georg Friederich Handel. Highlighted works will include two Handel pieces written about the crowning of Solomon: Coronation Anthem #1 from Zadock The Priest, which has been performed at the coronation of every English monarch since its composition, and portions of From the censer curling rise, from the oratorio Solomon. (more…)

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SOU Theater: Raccoon Earns His Stripes, 2/24 thru 3/11/12

Posted by:Ellen | Posted on: January 24th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Raccoon Earns His Stripes by Brent Florendo For the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest, winter is the time for stories. Brent Florendo’s highly interactive play brings to the stage the ancient folklore of the Wasco tribe of the Columbia River Basin and Cascade mountains as told to him by his mother, Alice. Raccoon finds that everything in his world is alive and its inhabitants help him learn about their inherent interdependence with humor, song and dance. Director: Chris Sackett For more details www.sou.edu/theatre/raccoon.html in Ashland Oregon theater

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