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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.

Jan. 5-6, 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. 5, David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 6-9 p.m.; Jan. 9, Jesse Kennemer, eclectic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Jan. 5-6, Saucy, rock, pop, country, funk, R&B, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

COCINA 7 TAQUERIA, 132 Blodgett Road, Williams, 541-846-6666. Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m. No cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Jan. 5-6, live music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., no cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Jan. 19, Fortune's Folly, dance rock, p.m.-midnight. No cover.

HERB'S LA CASITA, 515 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-476-1668. Fridays and Saturdays, Sights and Sounds DJ, modern dance music, in the Vault, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover; Thursdays, karaoke 3-7 p.m., no cover.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Jan. 5-6, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Jan. 5, Starvation Heights, adult contemporary, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 6, Mercy Duo, acoustic rock, blues, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

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. Jan. 4, David Modica, acoustic rock, blues, jazz, folk guitar, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Jan. 5, LunaVolta, rock, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Jan. 6, American Sideshow, rock, punk, and DJ Patriot, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Jan. 7, blues jam with Dave Vestnys, 4-7 p.m.; No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Jan. 5, Relative Soul, acoustic soul, folk, blues, 8-11 p.m., no cover; Jan. 24, Paint Night, 6 p.m., $45, advance registration at squareup.com.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nightly, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; Jan. 8, Paint Night, 7 p.m., $45, advance reservations.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. Jan. 5, Wiz Krissa, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Jan. 6, Guppy, acoustic duo, 6-9 p.m.; Fridays, Jay Barley, acoustic, 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. 18, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. March 7, Travelin' McCourys, bluegrass, country, $20 advance, $25 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820.

Jan. 4, Albert the Cannibal, Mandala, Doves & Vultures, Source of All Sorrows, 7 p.m., $5; Jan. 5, Low Hanging Fruit, with Lokahi and ZenAware, 7-10 p.m., cover; Jan. 7, Mac Lethal with seven DJs, 9 p.m., $15 advance, $20 door; Jan. 9, The Elephant, Panoramic, The Expos, Casey & Jerry, 7 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. Jan. 4, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 7-9 p.m.; Jan. 5-6, Rogue Suspects Trio, rock, blues, funk, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 11, Lee Stewart, acoustic, 7-9 p.m.No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Jan. 6, Hog Wild, rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Jan. 12, Petunia & The Vipers, Americana, jazz, roots, 9 p.m., $10; Jan. 19, The Juniper Berries, dream pop, rock, 9 p.m., $5.

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. Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Jan. 5-6, Comedy Night with opener Mike Masilotti and headliner Andrew Sleighter, 9-10:30 p.m. $10, karaoke after comedy.

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

GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Sundays, karaoke, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Jan. 5, Rock Candy, rock, blues, 8 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 6, Souliverse, 10-piece soul funk, R&B, 8 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 9, Ashland Blues Society jam hosted by Nancy Mac Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. Jan. 5, Sweetgrass, original roots music, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Jan. 6, Jim Lesher and Western Express, country, country rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Jan. 5, Fogline, country, with singer-songwriter Jake Anderson and roots-rocker Jon Martin opening, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Jan. 5, Jon Galfano & The Stormchasers, classic rock, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

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

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Jan. 8, Rusty Jackson, classic country, rock, originals, 8-11 p.m. Cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Jan. 5, Rodeo Flyer, country, Americana, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Jan. 5, Raise, instrumental, 9-11 p.m.; Jan. 6, The Elephant, 9-11 p.m.; Jan. 11, Sunny, 7-8 p.m.; Sundays, The Corner Boys, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Jan. 5-6, live music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam night, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Jan. 5-6, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; Jan. 25, Demun Jones, country, 7:30-10:30- p.m., $10, tickets at universe.com; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, blues, 8-11 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Thursdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. Jan. 6, The Brothers Reed CD Release Party, acoustic indie folk pop, 8-11:30 p.m., $12 advance, $15 door.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. Jan. 4, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 5, David Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 6, karaoke, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 7, Jim Quimby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, 8-11 p.m.; Kan. 8, Blue Notes, 8-11 p.m; Jan. 9, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-Stars, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 10, Q&A Duo, 8-11 p.m.; Jan. 11, Craig Martin and Family, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900.Jan. 4, Jeff and Jeffri, variety acoustic guitar and vocals; Jan. 5, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, R&B, contemporary; Jan. 6, TJ Elton, acoustic guitar and vocals; Jan. 7, Phoenix Sigalove, Native, folk, blues, rock; Jan. 10, Dave Pinsky and Phil Newton, acoustic blues; Jan. 11, Paul Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz. Music is 5-7 p.m., unless noted No cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Jan. 5, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; Jan. 10, Millward Trio, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

Music

Josephine County

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-779-8145. Jam for acoustic musicians. Admission by donation.

TALIA ROSE AND HER EMERALD FIRE HARP, 1 p.m. Jan. 7, Unity Church, 1027 S.E. M St., Grants Pass. Musical guided meditation to bring in the new year. $10-$20, sliding scale, unemployed, low-income and children welcome by any donation.

COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

THEO CZUK, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Singer songwriter from Springfield. $15.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 18, 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.

ANDY HACKBARTH, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199 Classical, Spanish, finger-style guitarist pays tribute to Andres Segovia through instrumental selections and short stories about his life and work. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Stickup Kid (indie rock from San Jose), Everyone Leaves ( angst rock from Ohio), Save Face (emo rock from New Jersey), Everett (indie rock from Medford)., Motions (indie emo from Medford), All ages, $8, at the door.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Jan. 21, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400. Electric violinist and composer Tracy Silverman joins the orchestra to perform his "Love Song to the Sun," plus works by Leonard Bernstein and Tchaikovsky. Tickets, $15, $22, $30, $37, $43. $15 for youth 6-22.

COMMUNITY MUSIC NIGHT, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 21, Bridgeview Community Church, 5181 Holland Loop Road, Cave Junction, 541-592-3923. Acoustic music jam. Free.

Jackson County

BROADWAY'S GUIDE TO A HAPPY NEW YEAR, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 5-6, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Meghan McCandless, Myrna Cann and Maisie Rose sing songs to navigate the new year ahead. $25 general, $10 youth, up-front party tables for four are $160 including two bottles of wine.

JORDAN WALKER, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 12, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Singer-songwriter performs healing poetry and guitar, with local musician Sage opening. $10.

RAILROAD EARTH, 9 p.m. Jan. 16, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-7001, liveatthearmory.com. Rock 'n' roll, for 21 and over only. $25 advance, $30 door.

LEANN RIMES, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Acoustic modern country, contemporary pop. $44, $50, $56,

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, SOU Music recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave. Medford, 541-708-6400. Electric violinist and composer Tracy Silverman joins the orchestra to perform his "Love Song to the Sun," plus works by Leonard Bernstein and Tchaikovsky. Tickets in Ashland, $41-$60, in Medford $20-$53, $15 for youth.

CLASSICAL DUET CONCERT, 2 p.m. Jan. 21, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1665. Classical guitarist and flutist play music by Astor Piazzolla, Jose Luis Merlin, Francois Borne and others. Free.

FIVE FOR FIGHTING WITH STRING QUARTET, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik performs his hits with a string quartet. $29, $32, $35 general, $20, $23, $26 youth.

THREE DOG NIGHT, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Singer-songwriter John Ondrasik performs his hits with a string quartet. $56, $$62, $68.

CUARTETO LATINOAMERICANO, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, www.chambermusicconcerts.org. Mexican-based group plays music by Brouwer, Mignone, Villa-Lobos. $33 and $38, $5 for full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

On Stage

Josephine County

"BULLSHOT CRUMMOND," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 19-Feb. 4, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. A dashing WWI ace fighter pilot must save the world from a dastardly adversary and win the heart of a young lady. Tickets $15.

Jackson County

TWO ON TAP, 3 p.m. Jan. 7, North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keeneway Drive, Medford, 541-734-4116, jcconcerts.org. Song and tap dance duo perform with Broadway flair. $25.

"THE CAPITOL STEPS" 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Musical satire on Washington D.C. and the Congressional experience. $32, $35, $38.

"SYLVIA," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 19-Feb. 11, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. A stray dog becomes a bone of contention between a husband and wife, until they learn to compromise. Tickets $25 general, $20 seniors, $18 students and children.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Feb. 23-Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility," "Destiny of Desire" and "Henry V." Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Child's Play

Josephine County

W.I.L.D — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject,org. Outdoor experience for children to develop physical and social skills, love and respect for woodlands. By donation. Contact to register. Also Feb. 4. Feb. 18, March 4, March 18.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Jan. 10, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Learn to grow plants through indoor gardening and hydroponics. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 20, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. For children with special needs, with visits with Canine Angels, followed by open swim. Free.

BABY RHYME TIME, 11 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Grants Pass Branch Josephine Community Libraries, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass., 541-956-2059, 541-474-3101, ext. 232. Parents and babies up to 2 years old meet for storytime and playtime with others. Free.

FAMILIES AT PLAY, 1-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Illinois Valley Library, 209 W. Palmer St., Cave Junction, 541-592-4778. Storytime and play time for toddlers, preschoolers and older children, parent support group. Free; parents must stay with children.

Jackson County

KID TIME DISCOVERY EXPERIENCE, 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 sciences. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For January: Yovette Bronson at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Joan Ririe and Peggy Older at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass," multi-paneled exhibit exploring slavery and abolition through the eyes of the 19th-century man, through 31; new mosaic paper and glass art by Bebe Keith, ongoing.

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.

MA MOSA'S, 118 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0236. "Oregon Coast Trail," realistic landscape paintings by Kristen O'Neill, from photographs taken by Peter Miller, through Jan. 4.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Angels Among Us," artwork and gift items by guild artists, through Jan. 27.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "The Geometry of Fear," drawings and paintings by Paul James Cunningham, evoking The Festival of Britain circa 1951, new ways of looking at art, architecture, music and technology, through Jan. 28.

Jackson County

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

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 19, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

AMERICAN TRAILS, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2553. Pueblo Storyteller Pottery, through January.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. Paintings by Alexis Wilson, a Phoenix High School senior, through January.

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," work by gallery artists with no matts, no frames, and "Sat It In Six," calligraphy art that tells a story in six words, by members of the Calligrapher's Guild, Jan. 5-Feb. 25.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Public Land Grab," work by Bobbi Murphy, "Walls of Ruin" by Patrick McKechnie, through January, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND NATURAL MEDICINE, 180 Lithia Way, Suite 103, Ashland, 541-414-7230. "Africa, Fashion and Photography," African garments and photographs from the Selous Game Reserve in southwest Tanzania, by Jennifer Jensen, through January.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. ""Of the Body," camera cna clay exploring body politics by Haley Summerfield; "Illusion," exploring emotions by Angie Wallace; "From Within," abstract portraits by Dewy; "Framily," black-and-white photography exploring connection and intimacy by Sherry Amoore; "Interaction," photographs exploring emotions and intimacy by Madelines Scannell; "Figure Forms," multi-media works of a live model from figure painting and drawing methods class members, Jan. 19-Feb. 14.

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

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "An Artist on the Less Traveled Road," photography by Ravindra C. Vasavada, through Jan. 5; "Human Connection," figurative paintings by Karen Staal, Jan. 5-Feb. 16; "Rogue Impressions and Beyond," paintings by Silvia Trujillo, Jan. 6-Feb. 2

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Between the Beginning and the Middle" by Anna Gray and Ryan Paulsen; "Transcending Myths" by Maria de Los Angeles; "Social Justice Continued" by Betty LaDuke; "Fierce Last Stand" by Storm Tharp, Jan. 19-March 17.

Literary

Josephine County

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. Jan. 9, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-441-2955, writerkate@mail.com. Bring writing sample. No membership fee, donations welcome.

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 12, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme "Friday." Free, donations welcome.

ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 13, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

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 TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 4, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Ellie Alexander presents her murder mystery novel, "Another One Bites the Crust." Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 9, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group reads "Memory Man" by David Baldacci. Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Sharon Bauer presents "Life Eternal Love Immortal: A Medium Touched by Love." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 16, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. James Anderson presents his novel "Lullaby Road." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. Jan. 18, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Victoria Leo, author of "101 Healthy Meals in 5 Minutes or Less." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 3 p.m. Jan. 21, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Local authors, Dr. Robin Miller and Dave Kahn, present their book "Healed."

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan 31, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Bucket Nut" by Liza Cody. Free.

WINTER READS PROGRAM, through Feb. 14, Jackson County Libraries, 541-774-6996. Adults use reading log to record books they read or listen to, to be entered in drawing for prizes. Free.

Misc.

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY DANCE, 7:30-11 p.m. Jan. 5, Candela Dance Studio, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. West coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m., no partner needed. Admission $8, or $5 with a potluck dish to share.

FILM SCREENING, 7 p.m. Jan. 12, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway, Williams, williamscommunityforestproject.org. Showing of the comic allegory "The Gods Must be Crazy." Free, with popcorn; donations welcome.

WINTER PEACE SPIRAL, 2-4 p.m. Jan. 21, Unity Church, 1027 S.E. M St., Grants Pass. Walk a cedar spiral, light a candle, pray for peace accompanied by harp music. Suggested donation $10-$20; money to be donated to Unity Church of Grants Pass.

"NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS," through Jan. 31, Grants Pass Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Multi-paneled exhibit explores slavery and abolition through the eyes of the 19th-century man. Free.

Jackson County

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, Jan. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Getting Oregon Out of the Mud," the first in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

WILD TRIBAL MEDICINE DANCE, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Ecstatic dance with Totem. Cover.

ASHLAND ROTARY CENTENNIAL ICE RINK, through Feb. 19, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-9189, parks.ashland,or.us. Call or go online for rink event schedule. $3.50-$4 for skating, $5-$5.50 for hockey, $2.50 skate rental.

Douglas County

CHALLENGE OF THE CHAMPIONS BULLRIDING, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Jan. 19-20, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-580-8901, 360-967-2337. Bullriders, bucking bulls, rodeo clowns. $14 advance, $17 door, free for ages 5 and younger.

BRIDAL BLISS WEDDING SHOWCASE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-673-5621, www.dcbridalbliss.com. Wedding exhibitors, fashion show, wine and beer tasting, food sampling, give-aways. Admission $6.

Casinos

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Brothers Reed Quartet, Jan. 10-14; Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 27; Super Bowl Party, Feb. 4; The Righteous Brothers, Feb. 10; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Keith Sweat, Jan. 13; Ann Wilson of Heart, Feb. 10; Lunar New Year Concert, Feb. 17; The Clairvoyants, March 31.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jan. 19-20; King of the Cage, Feb. 3; Roots & Boots Tour, Feb. 23-24; Tyler Henry, March 10; Rodney Carrington, May 18-19.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Creedence Revelation with Randy Linder, CCR tribute, Jan. 20; Burns Night Celebration and Dinner, Feb. 2; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 12-14; Super Bowl Tailgate Party, Feb. 4.


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