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

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NIGHTLIFE

Josephine County

CLIMATE CITY BREWING, 509 Southwest G Street, Grants Pass, 541-479-3725. Feb. 7, Be Mine Drag Lunch, 3-5 p.m., $20, includes drag show and limited lunch menu, call for reservations.

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. Feb. 14, Comedy Night: A Love Roast, with Freeway Ferrell, Nick Meier, Autumn Cummings, Kenzie McKillip and Nick Makar, 7 p.m., on heated patio, $5, limited to 50 people; Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m., on heated patio., no cover.

Jackson County

BRICKTOWNE BREWING COMPANY, 44 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-973-2377. Tuesdays, trivia, 5:30-7 p.m., outdoors. No cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Tuesdays, digital open mic, 8-11 p.m., no cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. Feb. 14, live music, 3-6 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. Jan. 29, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside; Feb. 5, David Cahalan, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; Feb. 12, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; Feb. 14, Paul Turnipseed, jazz, 4-6 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. Feb. 13, Shine Swing Duo, jazz, swing, 3-5 p.m., outdoors. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. Jan. 29, Charles Guy, jazz, 5-7 p.m.; Jan.30, Jared Gutridge, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; Jan. 31, Not Too Shabby, jazz, blues, R&B, 4-6 p.m. Music is outside, no cover, reservations recommended.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Jan. 30, Aaron Reed, folk, Americana, 3-5 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. Jan 30, JustaDuo, light rock, pop, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

TRIUM WINES, 203 E. Main St., Talent, 541-625-9100. Jan. 29, Sundog Duo, variety, 5-7 p.m., on covered patio; Feb. 14, Carla Bauer, 3-5 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

MUSIC

Jackson County

BEST NORTHWEST MARQUEE SESSIONS: THE BROTHERS REED, 6-7 p.m. Jan. 29, from the Holly Theater, Medford, on The Best NorthWest Facebook page. A livestreaming concert of acoustic indie folk pop music. Free.

"NEW YEAR, NEW US — A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO NEW BEGINNINGS," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29-30, Feb. 5-6, 2 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, livestream through Randall Theatre Company and Ghostlight Playhouse, randalltheatre.com. Ella Diaz, Brianna Gowland, Jessi Shieman and John Wing perform tunes from Broadway and beyond. Tickets $15 per household for nonsubscribers, free with subscription to Ghostlight Playhouse's Best Seat Club.

BEST NORTHWEST MARQUEE SESDANIELLE KELLY SOUL TRIO, 6-7 p.m. Feb. 5, from the Holly Theater, Medford, on The Best NorthWest Facebook page. A livestreaming concert of vintage and neo soul music. Free.

KATERINA ZAITSEVA, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, online through Oregon Center for the Arts, oca.sou.edu. Pianist presents livestream concert, with music by Mozart, Chopin, Schubert and Liszt, as part of the Tutunov Piano Series. Tickets $20.

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

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER, 6 p.m. Jan. 30, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive murder mystery dinner theater. $30, reservations, face masks required.

Jackson County

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 ages 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

10-MINUTE PLAY WRITING CONTEST WINNING PRODUCTION SHOWCASE, 7 p.m. Fridays in January, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. New 10-minute plays from UACT's October playwriting contest, directed, performed and filmed on UACT's Facebook page. Jan. 29: "Wrecked" by Chris Davidson. Free.

ONLINE AUDITIONS, Jan. 30-Feb. 6, online through Umpqua Actors Community Theatre, Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. Auditions for "Help Desk," a comedy featuring customer service calls that spiral into absurdity for both customer and employees. Up to 20 performers ages 16 and older required. Production will be rehearsed and performed online.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

KINDERMUSIC SHAKIN' OFF THOSE WINTER BLUES PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Jan. 30, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com/Playdates. Class is full. Interactive music, dance and play class for ages 18 months to 7 years, with a participating adult; includes a craft and a Kindermusic CD and instrument for each child. $20 per child, $5 per sibling, advance reservations online.

HOW TO SPROUT A READER, 10:30-11 a.m. Feb. 18, online through Josephine Community Library, 541-476-0571, josephinelibrary.org. Virtual storytime for ages 5 and younger, and tips on how to lead your own at home. Free; register by phone or info@josephinelibrary.org.

KINDERMUSIC LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon Feb. 20, Music4Kids Learning Center, 141 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-582-0123, www.music4kids.com/Playdates. Class is full. Interactive music, dance and play class for ages 18 months to 7 years, with a participating adult; includes a craft and a Kindermusic CD and instrument for each child. $20 per child, $5 per sibling, advance reservations online.

Jackson County

VIRTUAL SATURDAY STORYTIME, 11 a.m. Jan. 30, online through Barnes & Noble, BN.com/storytme. Reading of "Eyes That Kiss in the Corners" by Joanna Ho, on Barnes & Noble Facebook page or YouTube channel. Free.

VIRTUAL SATURDAY STORYTIME, 11 a.m. Feb. 6, online through Barnes & Noble, BN.com/storytme. Reading of "All Because You Matter" by Tami Charles. on Barnes & Noble Facebook page or YouTube channel. Free.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN OREGON, 413 W. Main St., Medford, 541-772-9922, kid-time.org. Digital programs, storytimes, music, activities. Free.

SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, scienceworksmuseum.org. Video demonstrations of science-related topics, downloadable science projects and activities to do at home, livestream science education programs, science news segments. Free.

ART

Josephine County

GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "Celebrate the Light," featuring crystal sun catchers by Mary Wertz and photography by Adam Marland, through Jan. 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, visit gpmuseum.com. Annual membership show, featuring work by more than 50 artists; museum is closed, but art can be seen virtually via the museum website.

Jackson County

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Why We Paint," small artworks with written comments by gallery artists about their first inspirations, through Feb. 27; COVID-safe reception, 2-7 p.m. Feb. 5, by appointment, with guest artist Cilette Swan with jewelry creations in silver and stone. Exhibit also can be seen on the gallery's website and YouTube channel.

ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Artwork by Susie Lee and Doug Staples, through Jan. 31.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. Work by gallery artists; also viewed on gallery's website and Facebook page.

GALLERIE KARON, 500 A St., Ashland, 541-482-9008. "East Meets East — The Year of the Ox," through Jan. 31.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Novellas," narrative art by women for Women's History Month, by gallery artists plus Ondrea Levey and Stacey Dressen McQueen, Feb. 18-March 27.

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. Paintings by Sarah F. Burns and Julian Bell, through January.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Minimal/Maximum," fine art photography by Tom Glassman and Bruce Bayard, and "Baldassare's Italio Gardens," plein-air paintings by Susan Austin, Katy Cauker, Susan DeRosa, Kim Faucher, Claire Harkins, Susan Keilling and Jean Mailander, through Feb. 19.

LITERARY

Josephine County

WINTER READING CHALLENGE, through March 31, Josephine Community Library, 541-476-0571, josephinelibrary.org. Track time spent reading through Beanstack to earn badges and collect raffle tickets for prizes, such as gift cards and books. Free, must register to particpate.

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

CICELY TYSON, 4 p.m. Feb. 1, online through Barnes & Noble, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Award-winning actress discusses her new memoir, "Just As I Am," in conversation with Tyler Perry, $35.91, includes admission and a book, sign up at bncicelytyson.eventbrite.com.

BOOKS@NOON, noon-1 p.m. Feb. 2, online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Readers share about what they're reading, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

JULIA CLAIBORNE JOHNSON, 4 p.m Feb. 2, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Author discusses her new novel "Better Luck Next Time." Free.

EAGLE POINT BOOK CLUB, 2-3:15 p.m. Feb. 2, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

CHANG-RAE LEE, 4 p.m Feb. 3, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Novelist discusses his new book My Year Abroad." Free.

ALEXANDRA BRACKEN & VICTORIA AVEYARD, 4 p.m Feb. 4, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Authors discuss Bracken's young adult novel "Lore." Free.

ROGUE READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 7, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Discussion of "Red at the Bone" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

ADAM GRANT, 4 p.m Feb. 8, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Author discusses his book "Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know." Tickets $35.67, with signed bookplate.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta" by Richard Grant , via Zoom. Free.

ROGUE READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 4-5 p.m. Feb. 11, jcls.org, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Discussion of "Brown Girl Dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

WINE & WORDS, 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group features local authors and local wines; this discussion centers on "Lucy Lied" by M.J. Daspit. Free.

CHRISTIN LORE WEBER, 5 p.m. Feb. 12, online through Art Presence Art Center, 541-941-7057, art-presence.org. Upper Applegate-area author reads from her new novel "No Way But This," online via Zoom. Free, registration required.

ROGUE READS TEEN BOOK CLUB, 4-5 p.m. Feb. 16, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Discussion of "If You Come Softly" by Jacqueline Woodson, via Zoom. Free.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Jan. 19, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Afterlife" by Julia Alvarez, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

RANDOM FANDOM: THE STORIES OF KASIE WEST, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 20, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Discussion group looks at West's love stories, characters, themes and what comes next, via Zoom. Free.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. Feb. 20, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Out of the Easy" by Ruta Septys, via Zoom. Free.

JACQUELINE WOODSON, 4-5 p.m. Feb. 21, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Best selling author discusses her work, via Zoom. Free, registration required.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 23, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Injustices: The Supreme Court's History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted" by Ian Millhiser, via Zoom. Free.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

FRONT PORCH QUILT SHOW, online, ongoing, msquilters.com. Members of the Mountain Stars Quilters Guild show quilts, with a different theme each month. January themes are "Winter Wonderland" and "Something Blue"; February themes are "Valentine's Day," All Things Hearts" and "Something Red." 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

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon-1 p.m. Feb. 3 online, 541-774-6996, jcls.org "The Hidden Demographic: Women and Children Agriculture Workers in Oregon, 1920-1970," second in a monthly, year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

CHINESE NEW YEAR, Feb. 13, online through socca.us. Celebrate the year of the ox with live presentations by San Francisco's Asian Art Museum, everyday life stories of early Chinese Oregonians, interactive family program with magician and balloon twister Perry Yan; these require advance online registration, open now until enrolmment is full. Instant access program — no registration required — include cooking demonstration, children's show, healing arts of tai chi and qi gong, local gold mining history and more; get schedule at socca.us.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS ART DAY, noon-2 p.m. Feb. 13, 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.

WILD & SCENIC SISKIYOU FILM FESTIVAL SILENT AUCTION, 12:15 a.m. Feb. 19- 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, online at siskiyioufilmfest.org. Bidding for outdoor gear, local experience packages, wellness services, overnight adventures, private hikes and more.

WILD & SCENIC SISKIYOU FILM FESTIVAL, 6 p.m. Feb. 26, online at siskiyioufilmfest.org. Award-winning films about nature, community activism, conservation, water and other environmental topics. Tickets $15 singles, $30 group.

JACKSON COUNTY SPORTSMEN'S & OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOW, Feb. 26-March 4, plus March 12-31, online at exposureshows.com. Digital exhibitors, attractions, speakers covering the outdoor recreation industry, from boating, camping and hiking to hunting, fishing and climbing, to outdoor clothing and gear to guides and lodges. Free; links to the show will be posted on the website on opening day.

"TALKING BACK: SPEAKING TRUTH," through March, osfashland.org. Six-part web series explores the growing movement for justice in American regional theater. Episode 1, available now; Episode 2, available Jan. 24; Episode 3, available Feb. 7; Episode 4, available Feb. 21; Episode 5, available March 7; Episode 6, available March 21. Free.

"ASH LAND," online, osfashland.org. Short film about a Black woman who has turned her back on herself. Free, visit osfashland.org and click on "Now Playing."

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. The Guess Who, Jan. 30; Jessie Leigh, Feb. 3-4; Dave Hank Duo, Feb. 5-7; The Brothers Reed, Feb. 10-11; Rekless Kompany, Feb. 12-14; 98 Degrees, Feb. 13.

Portland area

SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977.

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Job Fair, Jan. 26-27.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800.

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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