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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

ALIBI TAVERN, 1220 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-2854. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

ART'S RED GARTER, 126 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-4222.

Fridays and Saturdays, DJ and karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Jan. 13, Nick from Nowhere, piano, 11 a.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Jan. 11-12, Saucy, classic and contemporary rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Jan. 13, Second Sunday folk circle jam, acoustic Americana variety jam, 3-5:30 p.m., no cover; Tuesdays, Salsa/Bachata Party, 7-9 p.m., with Latin dance lesson at 7 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m., no partner necessary, $5.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5 p.m., no cover.

DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8475. Jan. 24, The Tipsy Paintbrush, 6:15 p.m., $40, reservations required; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

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G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Jan. 11-12, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover. Jan. 20, Paint and Sip, $40, sign up at 541-450-1284

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Jan. 10, Zeta (from Venezuela), Vampirates (Nevada), Steaksauce Mustache (Oregon), Crushed (New Mexico), experimental rock, 7-10 p.m., $8.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Jan. 11-12, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Jan. 11, Broadway Phil and the Shouters, blues, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 12, Over The Moon, acoustic blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Jan. 11, The Fireflies, 8-11 p.m., $5.

MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head or David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30- 8 p.m. No cover.

SHENANIGANS AT HERB'S, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Jan. 11-12, Sights and Sounds Unlimited DJ Series, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday-Wednesday, karaoke 8 p.m.-2 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., hip hop DJ Niko, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Jan. 10, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz guitar, 9-11 p.m.; Jan. 11, Lost Ox, rock, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 12, Latin Dance Night with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Jan. 13, open mic hosted by Ambur Rose, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 17, DJ FiNaTTiK, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Jan. 11, Jenn Ambrose, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Jan. 12, Dale Hopper, classic country, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Jan. 11-12, Comedy Night, with Grant Lyon and Sam Demaris, doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $7 advance, $10 at the door; Jan. 17, acoustic bluegrass Americana jam, 6-9 p.m; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Jan. 10, Adam Gabriel, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.; Jan. 11, Bustin Out, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 12, Rogue Suspects, rock, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 17, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Jan. 11, The Juniper Berries, experimental pop from Ashland, and The Shifts, indie garage rock from Eugene, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Magic Night, 6-9 p.m., Blades of Grass, acoustic bluegrass, 9-11 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Jan. 12, Rock Candy, classic rock, blues, soul, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Feb. 1, The Brothers Reed, acoustic Americana, 9 p.m., $10; Feb. 2, Jeffrey Martin, singer songwriter, 9 p.m., $10.

CALLAHAN'S MOUNTAIN LODGE, Interstate 5 Exit 6, south of Ashland, 541-482-1299. Saturdays through Wednesdays, Ken Hart, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, John Hollis, guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

CATTLEMEN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Jan. 11, After the Rain, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Jan. 11-12, Comedy Night with opener Nigel Larson and headliner Carl Wolfson, 8 p.m. $10.

THE EDGE NIGHTCLUB & PATIO, 25 S. Riverside, Medford. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10 p.m. No cover.

4 DAUGHTERS IRISH PUB, 126 W. Main St., Medford, 541-779-4455. Saturdays, Jug of Punch, Irish music, 4-6 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Jan. 10 Latin Night, bachata class, 8 p.m., social dance, 8:30-10:30 p.m., $7; Jan. 11, The Rogue Suspects with Jenni and Shae, rock, funk, blues, 8-11:30 p.m.; Jan. 12, The Roadsters, classic rock, country, 8 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 15, Ashland Blues Society jam with Karen Lovely and Ben Rice, 6-9 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Jan. 11, The Bouray with One-Man Bandit opening, 9 p.m.-midnight; Jan 12, Latino Night with DJ Coco, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Jan. 12, Crossing Gate, country, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Jan. 12, Flat Patty, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

IPUB, 137 E. Main St, Ashland, 541-482-8572. Wednesdays, karaoke, 10 p.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Jan. 11, Anthony Cusenza Band, rock reggae, roots, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

JEFFERSON SPIRITS, 404 E. Main St., Medford, 541-622-8190. Sundays, open mic with The Robbie DaCosta Trio, blues, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. Jan. 12, John Mazzei Jazz Trio, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Jan. 16, Bread and Jam, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

LUNA CAFE & MERCANTILE, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-482-3372. Jan. 13, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, jazz, 4-6 p.m.; Jan. 16, David Cahalan, acoustic, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Jan. 13, Sundae and Mr. Goessl, jazz, 8-10 p.m.; Fridays, The Corner Boys, traditional Irish dance music, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Jan. 11-12, The Beau Berry Band, classic rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays and Thursdays, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., no cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Jan. 25, Son Ravello, acoustic singer songwriter, 8-10 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Thursdays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE URBAN CORK, 330 N. Fir St., Medford, 541-500-8778. Jan. 13, cooking class with Tim Keller, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., $40, reservations required; Jan. 18, Rick and Nicole, acoustic rock, 5-7 p.m., no cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. Jan. 10, Jon Galfano with Rick Bolz, acoustic light rock, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover. Jan.17, Mercy Duo, blues, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Jan. 10, Craig Martin and Friends, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 11, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Jan. 12, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Jan. 13, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., open mic, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 14, Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 15, Fredericks and Warner, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 16, Wild Goose Chase Trio, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 17, Margo Cillker Band, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Jan. 11, Lady & The Tramp, rock, blues, standards, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Jan. 10, Son Ravello, folk, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Jan. 11, Stolen Moments, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Jan. 12, Bishop Mayfield and Friends, funk, R&B, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Jan. 13, David Cahalan, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-7 p.m.; Jan. 16, Hollis Peach, folk, 5-7 p.m; Jan. 17, Dayton Mason, gypsy swing, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Feb. 14, Winemakers Dinner, 6 p.m., call for price and reservations.

EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Jan. 26, Crab Feed, 4-7 p.m., $80-$85, reservations required.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. Jan. 11, Rogue Rage Duo, Delta Blues, 5-7 p.m; Jan. 12-13, Lee Stewart, acoustic guitar and vocals, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. Jan. 12, Band du Pays, swing lesson 7 pm., music 7:30-9:30- p.m., $10; Jan. 13, Jeff Stanley, acoustic guitar and vocals, 4-6 p.m, no cover; Jan. 19, Stellar Studded Evening, with Danielle Kelly Soul Project, Motown, soul, R&B, Asian-inspired appetizers, keepsake fortunes and wine, 8-11 p.m., $25 singles, $45 couples.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Jan. 11, live music, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Jan.18, Rock Candy with Tina Brandley, rock and blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Jan. 20, open mic hosted by Rick Millward, 2:30-6 p.m. p.m., no cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

211 FLY, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N,.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Original rock band from Southern Oregon plays progressive rock, southern rock and blues. $15.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 17, Wild River Pub, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-476-5426. Folk, bluegrass, old-time, country, jam session for pickers and singers of all levels. Free.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "Winter Songs" program features seasonal music with piano accompaniment. Suggested $10 donation.

MICHAEL NESMITH, 8 p.m. Jan. 19, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Formely of The Monkees. $35 general, $45, $55 reserved; $185 general admission meet-and-greet, $205 reserved meet-and-greet.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "Winter Songs" program features seasonal music with piano accompaniment. Tickets $15, available after Jan. 2.

DERIK NELSON & FAMILY, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Siblings Derik, Riana and Dalten perform unique arrangements of popular songs, for Josephine County Community Concert Association. Tickets by subscription; call for availability.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pas, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Pianist Jeffrey Biegel performs Christopher Theifanidis' Piano Concerto No. 2, plus "Finlandia' by Sibelius and Ralph Vaugh Williams' Symphony No 5. Tickets$15-$45, $15 for youth.

SEPIATONIC, 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316. Vaudeville-inspired dance and electro-swing music, with Intuitive Compass opening, for 21 and over only. Tickets $20.

Jackson County

PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY AND SONG, 1:30 and 3 p.m. Jan. 13, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. David Gordon shares tunes and tales of Stephen Foster. $5, reservations required.

THE TEMPTATIONS, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Kimmel Performing Arts Center, Kids Unlimited Academy, 821 N. Riverside Ave., Medford, www.kuoregon.org. Motown legends perform for all ages. Tickets $80 general, $200 VIP with five-course dinner and Red Lily Vineyard wines. Proceeds benefit Kids Unlimited.

JOSH TURNER, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Bi-Mart Amphitheater, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Country, with Mo Pitney opening. Tickets $25 general admission floor, $35 general admission bleachers, $45-$55 reserved.

COMMUNITY DRUMMING CIRCLE 6-7 p.m. Jan. 18, Applegate Library, 18485 N. Applegate Road, Applegate. Open to the public; bring a drum if you have one. Free.

KAREN LOVELY BAND, 8-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Post-women's march blues concert for ages 21 and over only. $20 advance, $25 door.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 MINUTES, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. The Jordans perform organ and multi-media concert featuring global repertoire by native composers. $10 general,, $5 seniors, free for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS, 8 p.m. Jan. 22, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Progressive bluegrass. $25 advance, $30 door.

ROSANNE CASH, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Multi Grammy Award-winner performs new material and songs from her upcoming musical "Norma Rae." Tickets $43, $46, $49.

BOHEMIAN TRIO, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Artistic Piano Gallery, 1390 Biddle Road, No. 107, Medford, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumuiscproject.com. Piano, cello and saxophone perform Latin American music with cosmopolitan methods. $25 general, $20 Siskiyou Music Project members, $10 youth.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Pianist Jeffrey Biegel performs Christopher Theifanidis' Piano Concerto No. 2, plus "Finlandia' by Sibelius and Ralph Vaugh Williams' Symphony No 5. Tickets in Medford $15-$53, tickets in Ashland $36-$60; $15 for youth.

ENSEMBLE 4.1, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano play compositions from Romantic and Modern periods. $35-$42,m $5 for full-time college students,children and Oregon Trail Card holders, $20 for ages 19-35.

SAGE THE GEMINI, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Rap, with Raymond McMahon. $20 advance, $25 door.

SAN FRANCISCO ADLER FELLOWS GRAND OPERA CONCERT, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 800-901-7173, 541-261-5776, bravaopera.com. San Francisco Opera resident artists perform works by opera's greatest composers. $25 adult reserved, $5 students.

CRATERIAN MUSIC HALL: MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-2, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Local musicians pay tribute to the blues, funk and rhumba boogie of the Big Easy. Tickets $28.

TURKUAZ, 8 p.m. Feb. 5, Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-944-2844, liveatthearmory.com. Funk, alt rock, R&B, with Object Heavy opening, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door; sold at Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford.

DAVID FINCKEL AND WU HAN, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Cellist and pianist perform program titled "The Unfolding of Music," with music by Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Debussy and Britten. Tickets $44-$53, $5 for children, full-time university students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, First United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-236-2566. Students 8 and older present winter concert. Donation.

Northern California

AUDIOPHARMACY, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336, dnaca.net. Reggae, conscious hip hop with instruments, turntables and electronics. Tickets $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"PLAY ON," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m Sundays, Jan 18-Feb. 3, with 7:30 p.m. shows Jan. 24 and 31, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Farce about a community theater staging a play despite ongoing interference from the author. Tickets $15; Jan. 17 preview is $5, Jan. 24 is pay-what-you-can night.

DINNER TO DIE FOR, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations required.

Jackson County

"SPOTLIGHT ON CREDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 11-Feb. 3, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, camelottheatre.org. Music and story of 1960s-'70s American rock band. Tickets $20 for Jan 10 preview, $28-$36 general admission, $10 students, $20 rush tickets 10 minutes before curtain, as available.

"THE WIZARD OF OZ," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical touring production based on the 1939 film. Tickets $50, $56, $68.

"THE GLASS MENAGERIE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 18-Feb. 10, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Tennessee Williams memory play about an aspiring poet who supports his mother and sister.Tickets $25 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; Jan. 17 preview is $15, opening night gala begins at 6:45 p.m. with appetizers and beverages.

"LATE NIGHT CATECHISM LAS VEGAS: SISTER ROLLS THE DICE," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Las vegas night, with lessons on gambling, showgirls, magicians and drive-through marriage chapels. Tickets $32, $35, $38 adult, $22, $25, $28 youth and students.

"PRUFROCK'S WORLD," 5:30 and 8 p.m. Jan. 19 and Jan. 26, 2 and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 20 and Jan. 27, Oak Street Dance Studio, 1287 Oak St., Ashland, brownpapertickets.com. British actor John Rainer gives insight into the life of T.S. Eliot's character J. Alfred Prufrock during his journey to the dark night of the soul. $20 general, $10 students.

"BEEHIVE" 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturday, 1 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 31-March 31, with 8 p.m. shows Mondays starting March 11 and Wednesdays starting March 20, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Celebration of 1960s female empowerment, with music by Janis Joplin, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. $25-$39.

BRIAN REGAN, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Stand-up comedy. Tickets $44, $47, $50.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, March 8-Oct. 27, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2019 season begins with: "As You Like It," March 8-Oct. 26; "Hairspray," March 9-Oct. 27; "Cambodian Rock Band," March 9-Oct. 27; "Mother Road," March 10-Oct. 26. Dates, times, ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

"FADING GRAY," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 31-Feb. 24, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. During American Civil War, a Confederate soldier and a Union soldier form an unlikely bond. $6-$13.

"MY WHAT A CIRCUS — OR KEEP YOUR BIG HANDS OFF MY BIGFOOT, 6 p.m. Feb. 7-19, Feb. 14-16, 44 p.m. Feb. 10, Feb. 17, Grand Victorian Theatre, 828 N. Old Pacific Highway, Myrtle Creek, 541-863-5000. In this melodrama, a damsel, a villain, a hero, a black widow and a bigfoot meet in the woods, with prizes and audience participation. Feb. 7-10 is show only, tickets $25; Feb. 14-17 is dinner and show, tickets $45; Feb. 14 is sold out.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 20, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3 and 17, April 7, Williams, contact info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass branch library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-956-2059, 541-301-1537. Parents and babies up to 24 months meet for nursery rhymes and playtime. Free.

Jackson County

KID TIME CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 106 N. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-9922, www.kid-time.org. Interactive exhibits and classes that promote imagination and cooperative play. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6-$10.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2; admission $2 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Feb. 1, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For January: JR Raysin, at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St., and Major Art & Framing, 1951 Redwood Ave.; Kathleen Headley at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Black, White & The Blues, preview of work being auctioned at the museum fundraiser, Jan. 23-Feb. 22.

ILLINOIS VALLEY FINE ARTISTS, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Rogue Community College Belt Building, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-6351. Artists work in all media, with Gene Drake available for lessons.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Freedom," artwork exploring the question of art's power to affect lives and the world, through January.

Jackson County

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 18, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Feb. 1, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Indigenous arts and crafts, Native American jewelry and wildlife art, ongoing.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Small Works," small scale work by gallery artists, Jan. 2-27.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Naked Art," unmounted, unframed work by gallery artists, and "Haikus," members of the Calligraphers Guild show beautifully rendered haiku, through Feb. 24.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. Jan. 27, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Monthly program in which local artists discuss the evolution of art and present digital photos of their work. Jan. 27 is oil painter John Eastman.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Travel Journaling with Watercolor," paintings by Darlenee Southworth, through January.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. "Winter Wonders," holiday gift show.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "It Doesn't Look Like Paradise," paintings by Cara Despain using carbon from burnt debris for California wildfires; "Sculpt It," 3-dimensional work by SOU sculpture class; "Don't Say Your Heart's Not In It," mixed media by Jae Lamar; "Sadhana," ink compositions by Patrick Winfield Vogel; "Medford Photography Collaboration," images by more than 30 local models and photographers, Jan. 10-24.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "East Meets East," traditional show celebrating the start of the new year in many Asian countries, plus opening of new addition with small furniture, artwork and Oriental furniture, antiques and icons, through January.

GALT GALLERY, 40 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-625-4014. "Animals of the Spirit," through January.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Bittersweet: Yosemite 20 Years Later," images by Bobbi Murphy, through January.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Awake, Dreaming in the Garden," woodcuts and screenprints by Amy Godard, through Jan. 11; "Capturing Beauty," traditional oil paintings by Sheri Dinardi, Ilene Gieger-Stanfield and David Terry, Jan. 11-Feb. 22.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. New work by Ann Di-Salvo and Bruce Bayard, ongoing.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Paintings and mixed media work by Selena Jones and Dave MacGougan, through Feb. 7.

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg, 541-957-7007. The Joe Burgess Collection of vintage and replica bicycles, tricycles and pedal toys from 1870s through 1970s, through January 2019. Admission $8.

LITERARY

Josephine County

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 11, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. on the subject of "Jackson County." Free, donations welcome.

GREAT BOOK GRAB, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 13, Grants Pass Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Free books for the taking, open to library members and nonmembers. Free.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Feb. 5, third floor Creation Room, Cascade Spring Meadow, 1357 Redwood Circle, Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com, www.aimforwriters.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Feb. 12, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-479-5948, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share their writings. No membership fee, donations welcome.

JOY LUCK BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. first and third Thursday, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Long-time book discussion group reads and discusses one book per month; fifth Thursday is a no-host lunch outing.

Jackson County

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Jan. 10, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Octavio Solis, author of "Retablos — Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border," reads from his memoir. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon Jan 12, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. Jan. 14, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Eugene Register-Guard columnist Bob Welch presents "The Wizard of Foz: Dick Fosbury's One-Man High-Jump Revolution." Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Jane Battenberg, author of "Change Within, Change the World," reads from her inspirational book. Free.

GOLD HILL BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 18, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Radium Girls" by Kate Moore. Free.

AUTHOR TALK 2-3 p.m. Jan. 20, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Ashland author Ellen Gardner shares from her novel "Side-swiped: A Motorhome Adventure." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 22, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism" by Robin Diangelo. Free.

AUTHOR READING, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Susanne Severeid, author of "Mocha Musings: Reflections on Life, Love and Chance Encounters," reads from her collection of essays. Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group. reads "Tangerine" by Christine Mangan. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Feb. 5, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Readers share about what they're reading.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group reads Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. Feb. 14, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

SISKIYOU FILM FESTIVAL, 4-9:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-488-5789, kswild.org. Films about environmental challenges on local, regional and global scale. $15 advance, $20 door.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. Jan. 17, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-890-3015, thehearthgp.com. Storytellers share on the theme "Lessons Learned," lifelong learning never ends and sometimes we learn things when we least expect it. $5 at the door, to benefit Josephine County Youth Foundation.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Showing of "Incredibles 2." Free; bring pillows and blankets.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5369. Speakers and music on the theme "Why We can't Wait." Free.

Jackson County

OREGON TEMPRANILLO CELEBRATION GRAND TASTING, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 20, Ashland Hills Hotel and Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, oregontempranilloalliance.com. Sample tempranillo from around the state, with tapas and desserts. Tickets $50, includes logo souvenir wine glass.

ULTIMATE BRIDAL SHOW, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25 (VIP only), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 26, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, theultimatebridalshow.com. Wedding professionals (venues, photographers, fashion, DJs) help brides-to-be plan their weddings, with food tastings, raffles. $4-$10 advance, $5-$15 at the door.

INDOOR EXTREME ENDUROX, 7 p.m. Jan. 25-26, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, attheexpo.com. Extreme racing, with men's and women's events, endurocross and superenduro races, riders in uniform, boys and girls events. Advance tickets, $19 Friday, $22 Saturday, $29 both days; at the door tickets are $20 and $23; tickets at vlcpresents.com.

TOAST TO THE WILD, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26, Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites, 2525 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-476-0222, wildlifeimages.org. Wine and beer, savories and sweet, up-close animal encounters, music by Mercy, to benefit Wildlife Images. Tickets $115 members, $125 nonmembers.

SOUTHERN OREGON HOME SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb.. 15-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 17, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-773--2872, buildso.com. Vendors and exhibits covering all stages of building, remodeling, landscaping and decorating a home, with demonstrations, advice, seminars. Admission $5, free on Friday between 10 a.m. and noon; free for kids under 12.

Douglas County

BURNS NIGHT, 5 p.m. Jan. 19, Roseburg Country Club, 5051 W. Garden Valley Blvd. Roseburg, 541-391-2942. Semi-formal banquet with Celtic music, poetry readings, bagpipe music, no-host bar, silent auction and raffle. Tickets $40, at While Away Books in Roseburg or by calling before Jan. 16.

CHALLENGE OF THE CHAMPIONS BULLRIDING, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-580-8901. Bullriders ride bulls. $14-$17.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12; Any Clawson, through Jan. 13; Folsom Prism, a modern look and tribute to Johnny Cash, Jan. 16-20; Redwood Son, Jan. 23-27; Nate Botsford, Jan. 30-Feb. 3; Pickleball Championships, Feb. 6-10; Bret Michaels, Feb. 16; CageSport 57, MMA fighting, May 11; karaoke, Mondays and Tuesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Northern California

ELK VALLEY CASINO, 2500 Howland Hill Road, Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1020.

RAIN ROCK CASINO, 777 Casino Way, Yreka, California, 530-777-7246.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Brian McKnight, Jan. 19; Super Bowl Party, Feb. 3; Engelbert Humperdink, Feb. 9; UFC 234 Viewing Party, Feb. 9; Kevin and Caruso's Magique, March 9; Johnny Mathis, March 30; The Isley Brothers, April 6; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Coastal Carvers Artistry in Wood Show, Jan. 19-20; Josh Turner, Jan. 18-19; King of the Cage, Feb. 2; Comedy on the Coast, Feb. 8-9; Gary Allan, Feb. 22-23; Grand Funk Railroad, March 29-30; Comedy on the Coast, March 22-23; Cheech & Chong, April 26-27; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Petty Fever, Tom Petty tribute, Jan. 19; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; Trivia Night, Tuesdays and Thursdays; lounge entertainment, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529.


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