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Many entertainment venues are closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Some events are being held online. Others are subject to last-minute scheduling changes due to ever-changing measures to help control the spread of the coronavirus.

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MUSIC

Josephine County

JONNY LANG, 8 p.m. Jan. 27, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Blues, for 21 and older. $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND, 8 p.m. March 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Blues rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

MARC COHN, 8 p.m. April 21, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Ticket information not available.

LOS LOBOS, 8 p.m. April 23, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Tejano rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45.

DAVID ARCHULETA, 8 p.m. May 7, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. "American Idol" runner-up sings pop, for 21 and older. Tickets $30 general, $35 and $40 reserved.

DAVE MASON, 8 p.m. June 8, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Classic rock, for 21 and older. Tickets $45 general, $55 and $65 reserved.

PIGS ON THE WING, 8 p.m. Oct. 9, 2021, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Pink Floyd tribute band performs 1975 "Wish You Were Here" album and other music from the Roger Waters era, for 21 and older. Tickets $25.

Jackson County

WOMEN OF BROADWAY, 5 p.m. Dec. 5, livestream, via osfashland.org. Vanessa Williams performs Broadway showtunes, pop songs, personal stories, broadcast from the Schubert Virtual Studios in Manhattan. Tickets $30, proceeds benefit the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

— CANCELED — "A CHRISTMAS TOGETHER," A TEEN MUSICAL THEATRE OF OREGON HOLIDAY CONCERT, 3 p.m. Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-12, Dec. 18-19, 3 p.m. Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org.

THE MODERN GENTLEMEN, 7 p.m. May 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Four-part harmony. $30-$35.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec19, 2 p.m. Dec. 20, livestream through Barnstormers Theatre, Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Heartfelt and touching comedy about the importance of family during the holidays. Tickets for livestream are $15 for one-two viewers, $30 for three-four viewers, $50 for groups of five or more.

"THE NUTCRACKER BALLET," streamed online, Dec. 16-Jan. 3, 541-476-4641, gpnutcracker.org. Stillpoint Productions' popular holiday show featuring local dancers is filmed for viewing online. Streaming available from midnight Dec. 16-11:45 p.m. Jan. 3; cost is $20 for a 48-hour rental.

Jackson County

"I DO! I DO!," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Dec. 4-20, 541-632-3258, randalltheatre.com. Livestream musical about love and marriage. $15 per household.

THE HAMAZONS: A COMPLETELY IMPROVISED HOLIDAY CLASSIC, 7 p.m. Dec. 5, online, hamazons.com. An unscripted tale inspired by classic films such as "It's a Wonderful LIfe" and

Miracle on 34th Street," filmed in front of a live audience in 2017. Free, donations welcome. Get link starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at hamazons.com.

"THIS IS WHO I AM," 1 p.m. Dec. 13, Dec. 20, Dec. 26-27, Dec. 31 and Jan. 203, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15-19, Dec. 22-23, Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2, performed and broadcast live, woollymammoth.net, 202-393-3939. An estranged father and son reunite over Zoom. Tickets $15.99 per individual, $30.99 per household. (Previews are at 1 p.m. Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and Dec. 10-12; tickets are $5, use code EVERYONES.)

— CANCELED — "SCROOGE IN ROGUE," Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com.

— CANCELED — "SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE CHRISTMAS GOOSE," Collaborative Theatre Project, Medford, 541-779-1055.

— CANCELED — "'TIS THE SEASON," Collaborative Theatre Project, Medford, 541-779-1055.

AN R-RATED MAGIC SHOW, 8 p.m. April 9, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Grants Freeman presents raunchy comedy and magic for ags 18 and older. Tickets $26, $34, $42.

COLIN MOCHRIE PRESENTS: HYPROV: IMPROVE UNDER HYPNOSIS, 7:30 p.m. May 1, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Comedy and hypnosis. Tickets 30-$48.

Douglas County

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL," 7 p.m. Dec. 18-22, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Bob Moreland portrays Ebeneezer Scrooge reading the Dickens classic story — five staves in five days on UACT'S Facebook page. Free.

"'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS," 7 p.m. Dec. 24, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Mrs. Claus reads the timeless children's story on UACT'S Facebook page. Free.

CHILD'S PLAY

Jackson County

PINE STREET BOOK READ CHALLENGE, noon-4 p.m. Dec. 5, downtown Central Point, 541-664-3228. Read "It's Christmas, David," by David Shannon depicted in storybook pages displayed in the windows of downtown businesses. Free.

ART

Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Holiday Creations,." hand-crafted ornaments by gallery artists, Dec. 3-31.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Open for glass-blowing demonstrations. Call to schedule.

GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290, gpmuseum.com. Annual Membership Exhibit, work by 60 artists, through Dec. 18, online only.

Jackson County

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Cradles Rock," original miniature oil and watercolor paintings by Jenay Elder, Charlotte Peterson and Judy Richardson, through Jan. 2, with artist talk 3-7 p.m. Dec. 4.

ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. "Season of Cheer," holiday treasures show, through Dec. 27, get virtual tour online. "Angels Show," Dec. 3-27.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Work by gallery artists, through December.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "Out of Africa, Out of Ash," photography by Judy Benson La Nier, who was burned out of her home studio by the Sept. 8 Almeda Fire, plus items for holiday gifts, through December.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. Original new work by Betty LaDuke and end-of-the-year Gallery Artists Salon, through Dec. 24.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART, 280 E. Hersey St., Ashland, 541-482-1983. Work by gallery artists, including paintings and fine art prints by Thomas Houston, chine colle etchings by Yugi Hiratsuka, aquatint etchings by Stephen McMillan and paintings by Erin Lee Gafill, ongoing.

PROJECT SPACE, 106 Talent Ave., Suite 5, Talent, 541-621-7767. Landscape paintings by Sarah F. Burns, through December.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. New work by gallery artists, through Dec. 18; "Winter's Tale," artwork by Rogue gallery staff, and "20/20 Hindsight," annual Members' Exhibition, through Dec. 22.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "John Brown's Vision From the Scaffold, Part 2," paintings by Daniel Duford, "Sacrifice," paintings by Elizabeth Malaska, and photos from Mark Tribe's 24-hour film on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, through Dec. 10; admission free, suggested $5 donation.

STUDIO AB, 621 A St., Ashland, 541-482-2253. Charcoal, pastel and graphite pieces by Ann DiSalvo and photo-based digital collage by Bruce Allen Bayard, ongoing.

Douglas County

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. Studio Art Quilt Associates, works by Cindy Kenagy and Diane Williams, paintings by Judy Hoiness, "Fibers," from quilters summer class, installation by Roberta Lavadour, through Dec. 24.

THE ART GALLERY AT UCC, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 541-440-4692. "UCC Annual Student Art Show," virtual exhibition of 62 works by 46 Umpqua Community College students; go to umpqua.edu/art-gallery for link to the showcase.

LITERARY

Josephine County

ROGUE WRITERS, 5-7 p.m. every other Thursday, Grants Pass, 541-660-6150, cpitts2575@charter.net. Peer writing group, open to all levels. Call for meeting date and location. Free.

Jackson County

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads a book to be determined, via Zoom. Free.

RESILIENT READS: A BUSINESS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, noon- 1 p.m. Dec. 16, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Small business owners share new ways of doing business, via Zoom. Free.

ROGUE READS: GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 18, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

RANDOM FANDOM, 12:30-:30 p.m. Dec. 19, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Celebration of books by American author James Riley, "Story Thieves" and "Half Upon a Time,", via Zoom; free, advance registration.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Dec. 19, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "If You Come Softly" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dec. 22, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "New Power" by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms, via Zoom. Free.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Jan. 5, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

EAGLE POINT FRIENDS BOOK CLUB, 2-3:15 p.m. Jan. 5, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonassson, via Zoom. Free.

Douglas County

10 MINUTE PLAY WRITING CONTEST PRODUCTIONS, Jan. 8-10, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Presentation of the four winning submissions for the online play writing contest.

FAIRS/FESTS

Josephine County

ROGUE WINTERFEST — VIRTUAL GALA & GRAND AUCTION, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, online, roguewinterfest.org. A selection of elaborately decorated holiday trees designed by local artists is available for bidding.

COMMUNITY NATIVITY FESTIVAL, Dec. 4-31, online, gpcommunitynativityfestival.org. A short film showing Nativity sets from around the world is available on YouTube. Get link at the Nativity Festival website. Free.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — VIRTUAL VISITS WITH SANTA, 6 p.m. Dec. 5-6, online, roguewinterfest.org. Two 30-minute recorded shows with Santa and friends leading festive crafts, stories and entertainment. Free; get link at Rogue Winterfest website.

ROGUE WINTERFEST — VIRTUAL SILENT AUCTION, through Dec. 6, online, roguewinterfest.org. Online bidding for unique experiences and items.

Jackson County

FESTIVAL ON THE PLAZA, 4-8 p.m. Dec. 10-13, Dec. 17-20, Medford Center Plaza, 711 Medford Center, Medford, 510-882-9929. Outdoor stage performances with dancers, carolers, magicians, acrobats and more, with decorated kiosks. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

CHRISTMAS CRAFT BAZAAR, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5948, 541-582-1640. Christmas table runners, blankets, quilts, stained glass ornaments. stuffed Christmas bears, candles, pillows and other gift items; proceeds go to Samaritan's Purse, Angel Tree and JOE's Place.

HOLIDAY EVENT, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 5, downtown Cave Junction, 541-592-3326. Walk or drive-thru to see holiday lights and decorations, then drop by the Illinois Valley Visitors Center, 201 Caves Highway, for photos with Santa and for a gift and goodie bag. Free.

CHRISTMAS ON THE MIDWAY, 5-10 p.m. Dec. 5-Jan. 1, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-3125. Drive-thru viewing of decorated buildings and trees, with a live manger scene and Santa visits on Saturdays. Free.

FORT VANNOY FARMS COMPETITIVE LIGHTS DISPLAY, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 16-27 (closed Dec. 24-25), Fort Vannoy Farms, 5791 Lower River Road, Grants Pass, 541-479-3765, fortvannoyfarms.com. Drive-thru holiday lights experience, voting for favorites. $5 per car; homemade hot chocolate, hot cider and sweet treats for sale at entrance.

LAST-MINUTE GIFT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 19, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-3215. Vendors sell Christmas gift items. Free admission.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA CEREMONY, noon, Dec. 19, IOOF Cemetery, 2131 N,E. Foothill Blvd., Grants Pass, wreathsacrossamerica.org. Welcome, presentation of colors, national anthem, invocation, tributes, benediction, laying of wreaths. Free.

— CANCELED — BINGO, games at noon Sundays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Arts & Crafts Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-415-9000, 541-476-3215. $10 buy in.

Jackson County

HOLIDAY MARKET, noon-6 p.m. Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 5, online, 541-774-8270, attheexpo.com. Local business owners sell products and services, online only.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 12, Rogue Gallery, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. Art projects, art scavenger hunt for families; children must be accompanied by an adult; free, materials provided, advance registration.

Portland area

ZOOLIGHTS, through Jan. 10 (except Dec. 25), Oregon Zoo, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Portland, 503-226-1561, oregonzoo.org. Drive-thru holiday displays with more than 1 million lights. $40-$65 per car; tickets must be purchased online in advance.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 9.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. New Year's Eve Celebration, Dec. 31; Ken Jeong, March 13.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Festival of Trees, virtual showcase and auction, Dec. 10; Comedy, Fridays and Saturdays.

THREE RIVERS CASINO, Coos Bay 541-808-9209.

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

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.


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