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At an Old Time Radio Players show in June, Daniel Wallace, in gray, plays Hercule Poirot in a mystery with Willow DePew and Chris Kane, right, as other cast members wait for their turn at the microphone. The company puts on another vintage radio show this weekend.

CONCERTS

BRITT BITS: This week at Britt Festivals in Jacksonville: Dispatch, 6:15 p.m. today, $29-$46; Brandi carlile, 7 p.m. Friday, $33.50-$59.50; Britt Kids Concert, 10:15 a.m. Saturday, free. Contact 800-882-7488, brittfest.org.

ACOUSTIC DUO: Danika and Jeb, 7 p.m. Friday, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St. $15; 541-479-3290.

WORLD FUSION: Beats Antique, 9 p.m. Friday, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. $25; 541-488-7001.

ALT ROCK: The Evening Shades, 6 p.m. Saturday, Wilderville Store, 7845 Redwood Highway, Wilderville. $6; 541-476-3924.

SPEED METAL: Anthrax, 8 p.m. Saturday, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. $25-$30; 541-488-7001.

FOLK: The Shook Twins, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. $25; shooktwins.bpt.me.

ON STAGE

VINTAGE RADIO: Old Time Radio Players, 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m Saturday and Sunday, Josephine County Fairgrounds. $12-$14; 541-659-7723.

MUSICAL: "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m Sunday, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets. $7-$15; roguemusictheatre.org.

EVENTS

FAMILY FUN: Kids Care Fair, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive. Free; 541-479-2639.

LITERARY: Local Author Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oregon Books & Games, 150 N.E. E St. Free; 541-476-3132.

FUN FOR MOMS: Family Faire, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave. Free.

FAMILY FUN: Showing of "Coco," dusk, Riverside Park, Seventh and Park streets. Free; 541-471-6435.

CRITTERS: Open Campus, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road. $7-$14; 541-476-0222.

ALBUMS

Dropping Friday:

ALICE IN CHAINS: "Rainier Fog"

THE DEVIL MAKES THREE: "Chains are Broken"

INTERPOL: "Maurauder"

JUSTICE: "Woman Worldwide"

BOOKS

Released Tuesday:

JOHN FLANAGAN: "The Red Fox Clan"

WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER: "Desolation Mountain"

JAMIE MCGUIRE: "From Her to You"

CARLA NEGGERS: "Impostor's Lure"

KARIN SLAUGHTER: "Pieces of Her"

VIDEO

Released Tuesday:

"DEADPOOL 2": Cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to become Mayberry's hottest bartender, while coping with his lost sense of taste and traveling around the world for adventure in this sequel. R

"FIRST REFORMED": A Dutch Reform church pastor (Ethan Hawke) has a crisis of faith as he counsels a radical environmentalist on behalf of the man's wife (Amanda Seyfried) in this thriller. R

"GOD'S NOT DEAD: A LIGHT IN DARKNESS": A pastor tries to deal with his church burning down, and being forced to fight to have it restored, a fight that brings estranged brothers together. PG

"SHOW DOGS": Animated feature about a lone-wolf Rottweiler and police dog (voiced by Ludacris) and his new FBI partner (Will Arnett) who investigate the kidnapping of a baby panda — with a little help from their friends. And a Rott makeover. PG

UPCOMING: Due Aug. 28 are "Book Club," "Mary Shelley," "RBG," "Upgrade."


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