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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.

April 13-14, 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. April 13, Josh Gibson, blues, reggae, 6:30-9 p.m.; April 15, Sunday brunch with music by David Modica, acoustic guitar, 11:30 a.m. No cover.

CASA AMIGA, 200 McDonald Lane, Grants Pass, 541-956-8602. April 14, Howard Hori, easy listening light rock, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. April 13-14, Midnight Express, classic 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. 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. April 20, Spring celebration, 4 p.m., with roots reggae by Indubious, 7 p.m., outdoor show for all ages, $20 at brownpapertickets.com; 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, 541-603-0985. April 18, Steve Keim, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m.; April 20 open mic with Luis Perez, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. April 14, Guppy, Americana, 8-11 p.m. $5; April 17, Jen Ambrose, contemporary looping, 8-11 p.m Thursdays, open mic with B Wishes, 7-11 p.m., no cover; Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 9 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. April 13-14, Hot Gossip, vintage rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. April 14, Great Electric Quest, rock, classic metal, 9 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.

IRON OAR, 915 Galice Road, Merlin, 541-479-3881. Saturdays, pool tournament, 7 p.m., $6 entry.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. April 13-14, Wild Side, '80s rock metal, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. April 13, Catchin' Eddies, eclectic covers, 7-10 p.m.; April 14, Lady & The Tramp, blues, country, rock, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. April 13, Frankie Hernandez Band, funk, Latin, reggae, 9 p.m.-midnight, $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.

THE SMOKING DUCK, 18252 Redwood Highway, Selma, 541-597-2021. Tuesdays, Tuesday Bluesday, open mic hosted by Dusty Jones, 9 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. April 12, Parole Denied, country punk, Ghost Town Rebellion, grit rock, 9-11 p.m.; April 14, Latin Dance Night, with DJ Fluffy, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 15, Local Boys Jam,hosted by Eric Maynard, 8-11 p.m.; April 19, DJ Funattick, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. April 13, Gary Margason, acoustic guitar and vocals, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. April 16, Poker Night, Texas Hold'em, 5:30 p.m., $25. buy in, limited seating.

TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541- 592-5358. April 13, Ross Welcome, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. April 19, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. April 14, Dale Hopper, old-time country, 6 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. April 13-14, Comedy Night, with Susan Jones and Bahiyyih Mudd, doors open at 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $10; April 16, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-9 p.m.; April 19, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover., unless noted.

Jackson County

APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. April 18, Polyrhythmics and Ghost Note, eight-piece funk, soul and psychedelic rock band, $20 advance, $25 door; April 25, Cali Kid, classic rock, swamp blues, roots, soul, $18 advance, $20 door.; April 29, Shook Twins, folk duo, $20 advance, $25 door; May 1, Pink Talking Fish, hybrid tribute fusion of music by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish, $10 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.

April 16, The Home Team, The Second After, 7 p;.m., cover; April 17, Outlier, Words from Aztecs, Your Hands Write History, Death Eater, metal, hardcore, 6 p.m., $5

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. April 12, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m.; April 13-14, Not Too Shabby Duo, jazz, blues, R&B, contemporary, 8-11 p.m.; April 19, Pete Herzog, backporch blues, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. April 13, Buckle Rash, outlaw country rock, with Craig Wright opening, 9-11 p.m., $10; April 14, Blender, psychedelic jam, 9 p.m.-midnight, $3; April 15, Doug Warner, acoustic blues, 7-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, open mic with Robbie DaCosta, 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Thursdays, dart tournament, 7:30 p.m., game night, 8 p.m.; Sundays, Celtic music, 2-5 p.m. No cover., unless otherwise noted.

BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252.

April 14, Saucy, rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. April 13, Gill Landry, blues folk, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.; April 20, Skyzoo with Landon Wordswell, rap, hip hop, 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. April 13, Flat Patty, hard rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. April 13-14, Comedy Night with opener Bahiyyih Mudd and headliner Steven Briggs, 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. April 12, Hunks Male Revue, 8-10 p.m., $25 advance, $35 door, $50 VIP, tickets at bit.ly/2A02E3B; April 13, Noisy Neighbor, classic rock, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; April 17, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, big band, swing, 7-9 p.m.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. April 21, The John Dough Boys, folk punk, rock bluegrass, with Gene Burnett opening, 9 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. April 14, Rickishane, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. April 13, The Ghost Town Rebellion, outlaw Americana rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 14, The Cultivators, Americana, folk, alt-country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesdays, Trivia Night, 7-10 p.m.; Thursdays, 1980s DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

J'S BISTRO, 258 A St., 3B, Ashland, 541-488-6982. April 13, Danielle Kelly and Paul Turnipseed, jazz, 6-8 p.m., no cover, reservations suggested; April 28, The Drag Menace, dinner buffet 5-7 p.m., drag show, 7:30 p.m., $25, reservations required.

J'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. April 13, Hecktic Week, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

JAMMIN' SALMON, 6401 Rogue River Highway, Rogue River, 541-299-0888. Wednesdays open mic with Jack Hopfinger, 6-9 p.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.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. April 14, Electric Funeral, Warriors of Light, acoustic metal classic revue, 9 p.m.- midnight, $5; April 19, Tr3alBoPL, CDirt, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. , $10.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. April 13, Latin Jazz Collective, Latin jazz, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; April 14, Doug Warner, blues, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 18, La Baguette House Band, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No cover.

LOFT BRASSERIE, 18 Calle Guanajuato, Ashland, 541-482-1116. April 19, Flat 5 Flim Flam, five-piece modern acoustic swing, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. April 13, Jim Friend, light rock, pop, country, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. April 14, A Night of Zoofunkyou, blues, soul, funk 8 p.m.; April 15, The Clearwings, rock, folk, 9-11 p.m.; April 19, Farmhouse Odyssey, progressive rock, jazz fusion, 9-11 p.m.; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. April 13-14, Hog Wild, rock, soul, blues, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, open jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. April 13-14, DJ dance music, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 21, Darryl Worley Unplugged, country, 7:30 p.m., $15 advance at universe.com, $20 door; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. April 13, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 8-10 p.m.; April 15, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 8-10 p.m..; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, rock, 7:30-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 p.m.; Fridays, trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. April 15, Green Mountain Guild, folk, jazz, soul-inspired pop, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. No cover.

THE TALENT CLUB, 114 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-2721. April 19, Diggin Dirt, eight-piece blues, rock, reggae from Humboldt County, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10 at diggindirtband.com.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. April 12, Craig Martin and Family, 7-10 p.m.; April 13, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; April 14, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 15, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8-11 p.m.; April 16, Wild Goose Chase Trio, 7-10 p.m; April 17, Fredericks and Warner, 8-11 p.m.; April 18, Jack Fischer, 7-10 p.m.; April 19, Gayle Wilson Trio, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

PLAISANCE RANCH, 16955 Water Gap Road, Williams, 541-846-7175. April 27, Wine Down with music by Snake Fat, blues, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. April 13, Lady and The Tramp, Janeen McGinnis and Dave Vestnys, rock, jazz, blues, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

SERRA VINEYARDS, 222 Missouri Flat Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9223. April 14, Budbreak Party, food, music, pairings, tastings, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; May 13, Mother's Day brunch, $35-$39 adults, $19 children, reservations required.

TROON VINEYARD, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9900. April 14-15, wine Club Release, with music by Michelle LeComte and Tim Wallace, jazz, standards, 1-5 p.m. Members only.

Jackson County

AGATE RIDGE WINERY, 1098 Nick Young Road, Eagle Point, 541-830-3050. April 20, Bonfire Friday with Mark Hill, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. April 12, Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz; April 13, Rod Petrone, jazz guitar; April 14, Stolen Moments, jazz; April 15, Tim Church, classical, jazz, Brazilian, Broadway, 5-7 p.m.; April 18, Doug Warner, Americana, 5-7 p.m.; April 19, Jeff and Jeffri, variety. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. April 26, Shae Celine and Don Harriss, jazz, standards, blues, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m. No cover.

GRIZZLY PEAK WINERY, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, 541-482-5700. April 13, Molly's Revenge, acoustic Celtic trio, 7-9 p.m., $20, at the door; April 23, The Lasses and Kathryn Claire, Celtic and American folk music, acoustic roots, 7-9 p.m., $20, at the door; May 1, Dylan Foley, Irish fiddle, 7-9 p.m., $20, at the door.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. April 21, Sonido Alegre, flamenco 1-4 p.m. No cover.

PASCHAL WINERY, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-535-7957. April 13, Band du Pays, swing, dance lesson 7 p.m., music 7:30 p.m., $10; April 20, art opening, 6-8 p.m., no cover.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. April 13, TC & The Reactions, R&B, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; April 18, Mercy, rock, blues, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. April 14, Holly Gleason, guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

VALLEY VIEW WINERY, 1000 Upper Applegate Road, Jacksonville, 541-899-8468. May 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

MUSIC

Josephine County

KOFFIN KATS, 8 p.m., April 12, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Psychobilly, for 21 and over only, with Goddamn Gallows, and Against the Grain; $20; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

PAUL MCDERMAND, 7:30 p.m. April 13, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-479-2199. Music of the islands, Latin America, surf music on steel drums, marimba, vibraphone, joined by guitar, bass and drums. Tickets by subscription only; call for availability.

ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. April 19, 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.

AIREENE ESPIRITU, 7 p.m. April 20, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Americana folk singer from California, with Latin/African rhythms, folk and bluegrass pickings and gospel influences. $15.

420 GREEN CARPET AWARDS, April 20-21, Smoke on the Water, 2700 Lakeshore Drive, Selma, 541-597-2277. Two-day music fest includes Rogue Underground, 3 Ring, Funk Dub, The Cultivators, Ripple Effect, Dos Tacos and dozens more. Admission $5; tent and RV camping available for additional fee.

BLAZE AND PRAISE 420 FESTIVAL, April 20-21, Pacifica, 14643 Water Gap Road, Williams. Two-day music fest includes 2Mex, Mista Chief and Rising Buffalo Tribe, Irae Divine, Fyah Harp and the Judah Warrior Band, Apaulo 8 and dozens more, plus vendors, food. $20 per day, includes camping.

ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. April 21, Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Hearts Like Lions (alternative from Long Beach), Stickup Kid (rock from San Jose), Everett (rock from medford), Haven Yates (indie from Medford). All ages, $10, at the door.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. April 22, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400, rvsymphony.org. Vocalists join orchestra to perform Ethan Gans-Morse's "How Can You Own the Sky," a symphonic poem honoring Native wisdom, with original poetry and dancers, plus Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. $20, $27, $35, $42, $48, $15 youth.

ALICE DIMECELE, 7:30 p.m. April 24, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557. Acoustic folk-funk-jazz-folk stew. $15.

SARA AND KENNY, 7 p.m. April 27, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Classical jazz-folk fusion from Wisconsin. $15.

THE DISTILLED-SPIRIT REBELLION, 7-11 p.m. April 27, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-0795. Honky tonk cosmic country rock band celebrates release of debut CD "Backwoods Blend." $5 cover, $10 with CD.

WILLIAMS WORLD MUSIC CHOIR, 7 p.m. April 28, Williams Grange, 20100 Williams Highway; 4 p.m. April 29, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-613-4572. Songs from around the world to praise, honor and remind people to protect water. Suggested donation $5-$20, free for kids under 12; no one turned away.

LOS LONELY BOYS, 8 p.m., April 28, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tex-Mex rock, funk, blues, for 21 and over only. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

THE REUNION BEATLES FANTASY TRIBUTE, 8 p.m., May 3, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tribute to the rock reunion of all time, for 21 and over only. $20 general, $30 and $40 reserved; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. May 5, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 W. Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-592-2981. "To Carnegie Hall & Back" program, features the music of Ola Gjeilo, with piano and string orchestra. By donation.

JAZZ FEST, 5-6:30 p.m. May 5, Grants Pass High School Commons, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-0641, www.gphsband.org. Dinner and show, silent auction and raffles, to benefit Grants Pass High School Band. Concert features University of Oregon Green Garter Band, SWOCC Combo, RCC Jazz Band, Rogue Gold and GPHS jazz bands. Dinner only $10, show only $15 adults, $10 students and seniors, dinner and show $25 adults, $20 students and seniors.

3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. May 6, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-592-2981. "To Carnegie Hall & Back" program, features the music of Ola Gjeilo, with piano and string orchestra. $15; tickets at Oregon Books and at the door.

Jackson County

THE GRYPHON TRIO, 7:30 p.m. April 13, 3 p.m. April 14, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Friday concert features Latin and jazz-influenced songs with soprano Patricia O'Callaghan, Saturday is works by Beethoven, Wijeratne, Mendelssohn. $33 and $38 general, $5 full-time students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS, 1-3 p.m. April 14, Roxy Ann Grange, 1850 Spring St., Medford, 541-779-8145. Acoustic music jam for all ages. Admission by donation.

THOR POLSON & THE ED DUNSAVAGE TRIO, 7 p.m. April 14, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Pianist and local trio pay tribute to Wes Montgomery and the Wynton Kelly Trio. Sold out.

STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT, 7:30 p.m. April 17, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

SAVANNA DUO, noon-1:30 p.m. April 18, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Bluegrass, blues, county, songs from the '50s and '60s, originals. Free.

TUTUNOV PIANO SERIES, 7:30 p.m. April 20, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Pianist Peter Serkin performs works by Mozart, and Bach. $20 reserved, free for full-time students.

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. April 20-21, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400,, 541-779-3000, rvsymphony.org. Vocalists join orchestra to perform Ethan Gans-Morse's "How Can You Own the Sky," a symphonic poem honoring Native wisdom, with original poetry and dancers, plus Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. $20, $30, $36, $41, $47, $53, $15 for youth.

STARS ON STAGE: CELEBRATING STATE SOLOISTS, 7 p.m. April 22, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Jackson County winners of the District 8 solo music competition perform. Free.

ELIAS ALEXANDER, 7:30 p.m. April 22, The Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-301-8018, brownpapertickets.com. Ashland native premiers his new cycle of songs, rooted in soul, funk and folk, exploring themes of struggle and hope, with Matthew Krimemlan, Adey Bell, Paul Turnipseed, Sabrina Valenzuela and Garret Baxter. $18 advance, $20 door, $10 student and low-income, free for under 18. Tickets at Music Coop or online.

SOU PIANO STUDENTS SHOWCASE, 7:30 p.m. April 23, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

REGGAE AT THE SPRINGS, 6-10:30 p.m. April 25, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Music by Lambsbread, Arkaingelle, Zahira, Mista Chief, Rising Buffalo Tribe and guests. $10 advance, $15 door, 12 and younger get in free.

GRANGER SMITH, 8 p.m. April 25, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Country. $25, all ages; tickets at The Music Coop in Ashland, Immortal Spirits in Medford and online.

AFROMAN, 9 p.m. April 28, Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland, www.liveatthearmory.com. Rap, with pro-marijuana themes, with Belico $adboy and Bremer Josia. $25 advance, $30 door; at The Music Coop, Immortal Spirits and online.

KEN PEPLOWSKI AND EHUD ASHERIE, 7 p.m. April 29, Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland, 541-488-3869, siskiyoumusicproject.com. Clarinetist and pianist perform jazz. $25 general, $20 members, $10 students.

Northern California

LION BEAR FOX, 7:30 p.m. April 28, Crescent Elk Auditorium, 944 G St., Crescent City, Calif., 707-464-1336. Blues, pop, folk trio $12-$18.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"RED GOLD," 7 p.m. April 13-14, Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave., Cave Junction, 541-649-2333. Original post-apocalyptic dance-theater tale about learning to grow again set in the Illinois Valley and starring 50 kids from first through 12th grades, put on by RiverStars Performing Arts. Admission is pay-what-you-can.

"25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 13-May 6, Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Musical in which six tweens vie for spelling championship of a lifetime with hilarious results.Tickets $20.

AUDITION NOTICE, 7 p.m April 24, 8:15 p.m. April 25, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 129 N.W. E St., Grants Pass, 541-292-6310, tat.shakti-moon.com. Auditions for three men, age 55 and older for the original comedy "The Feminist's Three Man Play" by Wolfgang Nebmaier., put on by The Archetypal Theatre. Performances are May 31-June 10 in Grants Pass.

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

"CABARET," 7:30 p.m. April 12, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. In 1931 Berlin, citizens escape the ever-darkening reality of the Nazi rise to power in the tawdry Kit Kat Klub. $50, $56, $62, $68.

"JEKYLL & HYDE," 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 13-29, Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Musical about two men — a doctor and a madman — and two woman — both in love with the same man with a dark secret. $22 reserved, $17 Thursdays, pay-what-you-want at the door, as available.

"HIMSELF AND NORA," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, April 13-May 13, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, www.ctporegon.org. Musical reveals the private life of James Joyce and the untold story of his lifelong love and muse. Tickets $28 general, $22 seniors, $18 students and children; April 12 8 p.m. preview is $15.

"THE BOTTLE TREE," 7 p.m April 15, Black Box Theater, Southern Oregon University, Ashland. Dramatic reading of Beth Kander's play exploring gun violence, school shootings, followed by discussion. Free, admission on a first-come, first-served basis.

"MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 15, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. Recreation of the night Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley met at Sun Records in Memphis for one of the greatest jam sessions ever. $22-$36.

"SPOTLIGHT ON TINA TURNER & JANIS JOPLIN," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 22, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Music and career of two top rock 'n' roll icons, with live band and narration. $26-$32.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, through Oct. 28, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2018 season opens with "Destiny of Desire" through July 12; "Henry V," "Manahatta," through Oct. 27; "Othello," "Sense and Sensibility," through Oct. 28. Up next: "Oklahoma!" April 22-Oct. 27. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

"ONCE," 8 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Sundays, through April 27-July 1, 8 p.m. Wednesday shows start in June, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A Dublin street musician is about to give up his dream when a woman takes a sudden interest in his love songs. $25-$39.

"PARKHURST: FREEDOM FROM DEATH," 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 29, Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way, Ashland, contact 541-646-2971, ashlandcontemporarytheatre.org. One-woman play by Jeannine Grizzard looks at British suffragette Emmeline Parkhurst, her personal battles and commitment to women's suffrage. Tickets $15; sold at Paddington Station in Ashland Grocery Outlet in Medford and online.

Douglas County

"THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 22, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Three actors act through all 37 of Shakespeare'splays in two hours, hilariously and irreverently. $6-$13.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

W.I.L.D. — WILDERNESS INTEGRATED LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT, 1-4 p.m. April 15 and 29, June 3 and 24, July 15 and 29, Aug. 19, Williams, info@williamscommunityforestproject.org. Outdoor educational program for children. By donation.

SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon, April 21, 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.

HEALTHY KIDS DAY, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 21, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, recreational swimming, inflatable obstacle courses, rock climbing, healthy snacks, arts and crafts, fire truck, police car and ambulance to explore, give-aways. Free.

FAMILY FUN CAMP, 5:30 p.m. April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31, Boys & Girls Club, 203 S.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1923, randy@begreat4kids.com. For kids 10-14 and parents, with dinner, classes geared toward family dynamics, management and communication. Free, free child care offered,

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. May 9, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids explore the world of bugs and those that are helpful to the garden. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Games, activities for toddlers, preschoolers and older children. Free; parents must stay with children.

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.

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.

YOUTH SKILLS PROGRAM, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays, Grants Pass, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays in Williams, 707-481-3403, thesharpeningstone.com. Wilderness education for ages 7-9 and 10-13, with games and activities to help youth experience nature. $30 per student per day; registration in one-month blocks only.

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. Events: April 14, Ashland Independent Film Festival Family Day, April 14; April 28, Pterosaurs: Ancient Rulers of the Sky, exhibit opens. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; admission $10-$12, free for kids under 2, $2 every first Sunday.

ART

Josephine County

FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. May 4, downtown Grants Pass, 541-450-6180, www.facebook.com/grantspassfirstfridaylive. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free. See art listings below for individual venues.

ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For April: Jackie Mauritz at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Sharon Garland at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.

BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Colorful acrylic landscapes with a hint of impressionism by Catherine Wiley, through April.

BOUTIQUE BANDIT, 227 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-508-1437. Pen and ink wildlife drawings by wildlife biologist Amanda Holland, through April.

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. Plein aire paintings of Southern Oregon landscapes by Cheryl Williams Dolan, through April 30.

GRANTS PASS BRANCH LIBRARY, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. New mosaic paper and glass art by Bebe Keith, ongoing.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Where Art and Nature Meet," ceramic sculpture installation that references structures found in nature, by Jenni Ward, through May 25; exhibit sponsored by Redwood Nursery.

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.

PAIN 2 PERFORMANCE, 111 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-916-8350. "Birds of My Neighborhood," monoprints of owls, sandpipers, ravens and other feathered friends by Stan Fullerton, through April.

ROGUE ROASTERS, 610 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6134. Carved wood paintings by Cate Battles, through April.

THE SHOPS @ SIXTH &G, 245 S.E. G St., Grants Pass. Cerebral, thoughtful paintings and studies by Allen Smith from inspirational source material, through April.

SOUTHERN OREGON GUILD GALLERY, 24353 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-659-3858. "Hearts & Hopes," through April 20.

UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, www.untitled2gallery.com. "The Neighborhood Beat: True Art Stories," wacky, colorful and insightful paintings, drawings, prints and mixed media works by Stan Fullerton, with an Art Beat magazine to accompany the exhibit, through April.

VINTAGE OUTLET & CONSIGNMENTS, 117 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. "Global Goods," artisan created goods from and inspired by exotic locales, including shoe forms covered with Kantha Quilt remnants, brick molds and printing blocks, through April.

WISEMAN GALLERY, Rogue Community College, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-956-7481. RCC Art Department Faculty Exhibit, works in paintings, drawing, mixed media, ceramics and metals by Karl Brake, Dana Bussell, Pat Enos, Jennifer Eufusia, Ted Helard, Irene Kai, Carl Seyboldt, Zeno Thanes, through May 3.

Jackson County

ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. May 4, downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. April 20, 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, ongoing.

ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-326-6960. "Through the Eyes," watercolor and ink paintings by Lori Taylor, through April 29.

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. "The Poet's Palette," artworks celebrating National Poetry Month, through April 29.

ART SALON, 2 p.m. April 29, 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. April 29 is Carol Ingram; May 27 is Claudia Law.

ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "Things That Go Together," oil paintings by Terry Frosini, work by Melody Blore and photographs by Debra Harder, through April, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Weavings and textiles by Angelique Stewart, acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne, hand-dyed scarves by Connie Simonsen, through April.

BERRYMAN GALLERY, at the Craterian theater, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Collected Stories," mixed media collage paintings by Arlene Warner, through May 22.

CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Past, Present, Future," works in paint, paper and tulle by Dewy; "Affinity," photography by Sherry Amoore; "It Hurts, Until is Doesn't," an exploration of grief, death and the mother-daughter relationship by Reba Crawford; "Art Through Learning," combinations of four different levels of art and three mediums, by Kendal Cermak; "Untitled," abstract landscapes by Madelyn Zarraonandia; "Climate Change Contemplations," a contemplation of the impact of climate change on individuals, society and the planet, by Sierra Burt, through April 20.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Artist as Poet," through April.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Nature Perceived," Pacific Northwest abstract impressionist landscape paintings by Randall David Tipton, through May 1.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Plein aire chalk pastels and watercolors by Thomas M. Houston, through April.

NIMBUS, 25 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3621. Artwork by Linda Lamore, plus contemporary paintings, glass, wood, ceramics and jewelry by gallery artists, ongoing.

THE PHOTOGRAPHERS' GALLERY, 357 E, Main St., Ashland, 541-482-2772. "A Viking's Paradise," images by Deb Harder, through April.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Artist Teen Mentoring Project Best of the Best High School Art, more than 100 works by area high schools, including Grants Pass, Hidden Valley, Illinois Valley, North Valley, Rogue River, through April 20.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "The Animated Image," digital and stop-motion animation by Matt Bollinger, Chris Doyle, Rick Silva and Stacey Steers, in collaboration with the Ashland Independent Film Festival, through May 12.

SHEPHERD'S DREAM, 629 A St., Ashland, 541-708-5439. "Rogue Impressions and Beyond," paintings by Silvia Trujillo, through April.

STUDIO A.B, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Long-pose pastel portraits by Ann DiSalvo and large-scale digital images by Bruce Bayard, through April.

STUDIO 151, 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, studio151ashland.com. "Birds, Buddhas, Books and Snakes," through April.

Douglas County

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. Sculpture and photographs by Katie Steinberg, through May 4.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "Cultural Abstractions," work by Native artist Joe Feddersen, "Culture is Prevention," work by youth of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, "Heat Wave," art quilts by members of High Fiber Diet, "Majesty," paintings by Tamara English, through April 27.

LITERARY

Josephine County

POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. April 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems. on the theme "River Travel." Free, donations welcome.

ECKANKAR BOOK DISCUSSION, 10:30 a.m. April 14, Grants Pass Branch Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-7648. Ongoing study of "Wisdom of the Heart" 3.

AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. May 1, Brookdale Independent Living, 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 p.m. May 8, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-4218-0763, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share their writing. 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 TALK, 7 p.m. April 12, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Beverly Gray presents "Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How the Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 13, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Susie Herrick presents "Your Story is Your Power: Free Your Feminine Voice." Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon April 14, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 14, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Local author Richard Seidman presents his novel "The Secret of Ebbets Field." Free.

BIG LIBRARY READ BOOK DISCUSSION, 2-3 p.m. April 15, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6412, jcls.org. Digital book club discusses Jennifer McHaha's "Flat Broke with Two Goats." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, noon-1 p.m. April 16, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6996. Peter Gibb presents "Discovering Your Story: the Joy of Mindful Writing." Free.

BIG LIBRARY READ, through April 16, Jackson County Library System, 541-774-6412, jcls.org. Digital book club reads Jennifer McHaha's "Flat Broke with Two Goats," with book discussion 2-3 p.m April 15 at the Ashland Library.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 19, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Antoinette Kennedy presents "Far From Home: A Memoir." Free.

BOOK SALE, 1-4 p.m. April 20, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228.

POETRY READING, 7:30-8:30 p.m. April 20, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Linda Millemann reads from her most recent book "And These Few Precious Days." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 21, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Children's author Laura Doyle presents "My Child, As You Grow Older." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3 p.m. April 22, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Peter Gibb presents "Discovering Your Story: the Joy of Mindful Writing." Free.

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. April 23, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Janice Rubin reads from her "Tin Coyote" and Leah Stenson teads from her "Everywhere I Find Myself." Free.

AUTHOR TALK, 7-8 p.m. April 23, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Kathleen Toomey Jabs shares form her book "Black Wings: A Mystery." Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 24, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker" by Katherine J. Cramer." Free.

SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. April 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group reads "Claire Dewitt and the Bohemian Highway" by Sara Gran. Free.

WRITERS GUILD OF ROGUE RIVER, 10 a.m.-noon April 28, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-321-5215. Writers of all genres write and critique one another. Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 2 p.m. April 28, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Tom Romano presents his children's ghost story "The Watcher in the Lighthouse." Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. May 1, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. May 8, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. May 9, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Writers of any genre share works in progress. Free, registration required.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. May 10, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

FAIRS/ FESTS

Josephine County

EARTH DAY FESTIVAL, noon-2 p.m. April 19, Rogue Community College Student Center, 3345 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, egiesen@roguecc.edu. Information booths from local environmental groups, RCC chemistry students present their studies of environmental topics, guided yours of campus's arboretum and rain garden, recycling of electronic items, clothing sale, free lunch.

JOCO HOME AND RECREATION SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 22, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-773-2872, buildso.com. More than 120 home improvement, landscaping and recreation exhibits, with product demonstrations and samples, interior and exterior vignettes, expert advice. Admission $5.

SAFETY FAIR, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28, Grants Pass Shopping Center, Grants Pass, 541-690-4530.Car seat safety checks, kids ID kits, fire, rescue and police, free bike helmets, bounce house, face painting, crafts. Free.

Jackson County

ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, April 12-16, various venues in Ashland and Medford, 541-488-3823, ashlandfilm.org. More than 120 films, plus art exhibits, filmmaker talk-back panels, children's programs, film discussions. Film prices, $6-$14; opening night bash $30, awards celebration $75.

PEAR BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, April 13-14, downtown Medford, 541-840-7209. Smudge Pot Stroll, 5-9 p.m. April 13; Pear A Fare, 3-10 p.m April 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14; Street Fair, noon- 10 p.m. April 13, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14; Pear Blossom Run, 7 a.m. April 14; Parade, 11 a.m. April 14,

ROGUE VALLEY EARTH DAY, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, ScienceWorks Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, roguevalleyearthday.net. Exhibits on environmental, sustainability, conservation and energy topics, earth-friendly crafts and games for kids, entertainment, food concessions. Free.

OREGON FRINGE FESTIVAL, April 24-29, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, oregonfringefestival.org. Edgy performances and interactive arts activities in alternate spaces during the week. See website or Facebook page for complete schedule.

MEDFORD COMIC CON, 11 a.m.-4 p.m April 28, noon-4 p.m April 29, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, jcls.org. Workshops, vendors, panel discussions, hands-on activities. Free.

Douglas County

EARTH DAY AND ENERGY FAIR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, event on Facebook. Booth and exhibits on environmental, conservation, sustainability, energy topics, native plants and trees, fashion show, raffle, live music. Free admission.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

THE HEARTH, 7 p.m. April 12, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 503-860-1574, 541-890-3015. Six storytellers share on the theme "Live Long and Be Happy," with music by Miriam Roberts and Jocelyn Schmidt. $5 at the door, to benefit the Grants Pass Museum of Art.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE GYMKHANA, 8 a.m. April 14, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Events include speed barrels, pole bending, figure 8 key hole, Texas barrels. Events are $8 each or $35 for all five; admission is free for spectators.

MARCH FOR SCIENCE, 10:30 a.m.-noon April 14, Riverside Park, 304 E. Park St., Grants Pass, rogueindivisible.org. Advocates and scientific organizations march to send message to political leaders.

COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 14, Albertsons, 1690 Allen Creek Road, and Fred Meyer, 1101 N.E. Grants Pass Parkway, Grants Pass, 541-218-9974. Celebration of collection of supplies for new mothers in need.

SPRING TEA AND FASHION SHOW, 1-3 p.m. April 14, Evergreen's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 5410476-1230. Presented by the St. Anne Catholic Church Altar Society,

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS BANQUET & AUCTION, 5 p.m. April 14, Parkway Christian Center, 229 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, 541-237-8010, grantspass.royalfamilykids.org. Dinner, silent and live auctions, to benefit Southern Oregon foster kids. Tickets $25.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF'S MOUNTED POSSE HORSE SHOW, 8 a.m. April 15, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-660-5767. Free for spectators.

ROUGH STOCK RODEO, 7:30 p.m. April 20-21, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-944-7408, afronttickets.com. Bareback riding, saddle bronc, girls barrel racing, bull riding. $13 advance, $15 door, free for 8 and younger Friday, free for 5 and younger Saturday.

GEM & MINERAL SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m April 27-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 310-675-6771. Dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, artisans, kids games, family activities, silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Free admission Friday, $2 adults, $1 students and seniors, free for 1 and younger on Saturday and Sunday.

JOSEPHINE COUNTY ARTISTS' ASSOCIATION SPRING SHOW, noon-3 p.m. April 30, Grants Pass Golf Club, 230 Espy Road, Grants Pass, artjcaa@yahoo.com. Luncheon and art critique, with judging by Stefan Baumann. Tickets $20 for buffet and critique, judged work is $5-$10; ticket reservations by April 10.

DINNER FOR THE DOWNS, 5-9 p.m. May 5, Event Center at the Lodge at Riverside, 940 S.E. Seventh St., Grants Pass, 541-507-1669, southernoregonhorseracing.org. Catered meal, no-host bar, silent and live auctions, raffle, to raise money for the Southern Oregon Horse Racing Association. $68, casual elegant dress; tickets at Umpqua Bank locations in Grants Pass and online.

MOTHER' DAY TEA, 3-5 p.m. May 12, Evergreen Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-5154. Tea and snacks with quartet music, best hat contest, flower arrangements for purchase. Tickets $25; benefits Rogue Valley Humane Society.

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13, Wildlife Images, 11845 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-0222. Buffet, champagne, chocolate fountain, family games, animal encounters, photo opportunities. $40 Wildlife Images members, $45 nonmembers, $22 children 6-12.

CAVE TOURS, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays, Oregon Caves National Monument, 19000 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-2100, www.recreation.gov. Ninety-minute tours for up to 15 people, $10 adults, $7 ages 15 and younger; reservations recommended.

Jackson County

COMMUNITY BIKE SWAP, noon-2 p.m. April 14, The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-552-2264, rvtd.org/bikeswap. Buy or sell working-condition bicycles and related equipment. Admission $1.

A TASTE OF ASHLAND, noon-4 p.m. April 28-29, downtown Ashland, 541-488-0178, atasteofashland.com. Seventeen galleries pair food and wine from local vendors with art displays. $55 Saturday only, $45 Sunday only, $65 both days.

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon May 2, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, May 9, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541- "The Civil War (With Its Effects) Comes to Southern Oregon," the fifth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

Douglas County

QUILT SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 22, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg,, 541-391-3567. Judges and exhibited quilts on the theme "Dreaming of Diamonds," plus quilt raffle, vendors, classes and workshops, store, cafe. Admission $8.

GLIDE WILDFLOWER SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28-29, Glide Community Center, 20062 N. Um,pqua Highway, Glide, glidewildflowershow.org. More than 600 species of native flowers, shrubs, grasses, ferns, lichens, mosses, displays of noxious weeds, medicinal; plants, natural dyes, photos of rare and endangered plants, flora books and guides for sale. Suggested donation $3.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Amy Clawson, April 12-15; Hard Days Night A Tribute to the Beatles, April 25-29; Charlie Daniels Band, April 28; CageSport 51, May 5; RV Rally and Guaranty RV Showcase, May 25-27; Kansas, May 26; Bites, Blues & Brews, June 16; karaoke, Tuesdays.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. Montgomery Gentry, April 14; Spring Wine & Spirits Fair, April 21; Loverboy and Berlin featuring Terri Nunn, May 5; RV Palooza, May 10-13; Little River Band, May 19; Australia's Thunder From Down Under, June 1-2; Roll the Dice car Show, June 16; Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone, June 30; Rally in the Valley, July 28.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Charlie Daniels Band, April 20-21; Comedy on the Coast, April 27-28; Tesla, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, May 11-12; King of the Cage, May 26; Comedy on the Coast, June 8-9; Happy Together Tour, June 20-21; Frankie Valli and The Four Season, June 21-22; Comedy on the Coast, July 6-7; Rodney Carrington, Aug. 3-4; Comedy on the Coast, Aug. 3-4; Surf City Car Show and Playground Show & Shine, Aug. 25; Surf City Soundoff, Aug. 25-26; UB40, featuring Ali Campbell, Astroi and Mickey, Sept. 14-15;

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. The Spinners, April 14; Merrill, April 27-28; BBQ Blues & Brews on the Bay, May 26-27; South Coast Clambake Music Festival, March 8-11; BBQ, Blues & Brews, May 26-27; Comedy Night, Wednesdays; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

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


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