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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

THE COPPER MUG COCKTAIL LOUNGE, 1320 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-295-8679. March 14, Comedy Night with Freeway Farrell, featuring Mike Spark, Bryan Bixby, Ty Boice, Bridget Bennett and Justin Jean Talbot, 7-9:30 p.m., $5 advance reservations.; Thursdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m., on heated, covered patio. No cover.

OLD BARN TAVERN, 2039 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-0222. Thursdays and Saturdays, karaoke, 7-10:45 p.m., outdoors. No cover.

THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. March 5, DJ Rizlo with Sine Language and Kuhl, 8-11 p.m.; March 6, Dawna Crocker, acoustic variety, 8-11 p.m.; March 12, DJ Lion-O, 8-11 p.m. Music is on the heated patio, no cover, reservations required.

Jackson County

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. March 9, open mic hosted by Robbie DaCosta, 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, Pub Trivia, 7 p.m. No cover.

GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. March 5, Hog Wild, rock, 7:30-10:30 p.m., $10, advance reservations; March 6, The Roadsters, modern and classic country, classic rock, oldies, 7:30-1:30 p.m., $10, advance reservations; March 11, Jon Martin, acoustic variety, 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover.

JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. March 6, Arthur Buezo, acoustic Americana, 7-10 p.m., no cover; March 12, Soul of Wit, stand-up comedy with Carl Lee, Trenton Davis, , 7:30 p.m., $15 at the door, limited seating; Tuesdays, open mic and jam, 8-11 p.m., no cover.

WALKABOUT BREWING COMPANY, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. March 21, Buddy Paprock, classic rock, indie rock, pop, 3-5 p.m.; March 28, Jen Ambrose and Jon Galfano, classic rock, pop, 3-5 p.m.; April 4, Dan Nickels, 90s rock, indie rock, 3-5 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

AUGUSTINO ESTATE VINEYARDS, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-1881. March 6, David Cahalan, acoustic variety 1-4 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. March 4, Shine Swing Duo, 1920s-1950s swing jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 5, Blades of Grass, bluegrass, country, Cajun, swing jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 6, Not Too Shabby Jazz Duo, jazz, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; March 7, Tim Church classical jazz, Brazilian, Broadway, 5-7 p.m.; March 10, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, 5-7 p.m.; March 11, Jon Galfano, acoustic variety, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. March 5, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m., outside. No cover, reservations suggested.

HUMMINGBIRD ESTATE, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-930-2650. March 6, Dayton Mason, gypsy jazz, 3-5 p.m. Music is outdoors, no cover, reservations suggested.

NAUMES SUNCREST WINERY, 1950 Suncrest Road, Talent, 541-608-1755. March 7, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 2-5 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

PLATT ANDERSON CELLARS, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 206-714-3345. March 6, Robbie DaCosta and Tom Stamper, blues, 6-8 p.m., limited seating, advance reservations. No cover.

RELLIK WINERY, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point, 541-499-0449. March 5, Julie and Mike, variety, 5-7 p.m.; March 6, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic variety, 4-6 p.m.; March 7, Dennis Konecny and Ryan Johnson, rockabilly, pop, old and new country, 4-6 p.m. Music is outside, no cover, reservations recommended.

ROXYANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. March 6-7, Nick Garrett-Powell and Greta Gardiner, acoustic variety, 3-5 p.m. No cover, call for reservations. March 17, Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, reggae, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover, reservations recommended.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. March 10, Adam Gabriel, acoustic variety; March 13, Holly Gleason, urban folk. Music is 6-8 p.m. No cover, reservations suggested.

STONERIVER VINEYARD, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent, 541-631-9583. March 6, JustaDuo, light rock, pop, 2-4.m., on the lawn, weather permitting. No cover, call for reservations.

MUSIC

Josephine County

ALCYON MASSIVE: LIVVE FROM THE HIVVE, 7 p.m. March 5, livestream from The Hivve, Grants Pass. Hip hop meets reggae. Free, on The Hivve Facebook page.

SUGAR BEATS: LIVVE FROM THE HIVVE, 7 p.m. March 12, livestream from The Hivve, Grants Pass. Future funk duo. Free, on The Hivve Facebook page.

"AT HOME," ST. PATRICK'S DAY IRISH CONCERT, all day March 17, online, through the All-Ireland Cultural Society of Oregon, oregonirishsociety.org. Irish dancers, Irish bands, bagpipes, songs and an Irish-themed puppet show for kids. Free.

SARAH DION BROOKS: LIVVE FROM THE HIVVE, 7 p.m. March 19, livestream from The Hivve, Grants Pass. Singer-songwriter performs original music and songs that span the decades. Free, on The Hivve Facebook page.

THE GARLAND POOL: LIVVE FROM THE HIVVE, 7 p.m. April 2, livestream from The Hivve, Grants Pass. Fred Pool blends folk, rock an other musical elements. Free on The Hivve Facebook page.

Jackson County

SOU PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES, 7:30 p.m. March 4, online through Oregon Center for the Arts, oca.sou.edu. An evening of music for smaller ensembles, including the premier of Bryan Jeffs' piece "Kennedy Scribbles" and Left Edge Percussion performing the first movement of "Stress & Flow" by Alejandro Vinao. Free.

SMETANA TRIO, 7:30 p.m. March 5, streamed from Prague, Czech Republic, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.com. Violinist, cellist and pianist perform works by Beethoven, Vitezslav Novak and Dvorak. Tickets $20 general, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

SOU MUSIC STUDENTS' FRIDAY MUSIC SHOWCASE, 12:30 a.m. March 6, online through Oregon Center for the Arts, oca.sou.edu. A weekly showcase of SOU music students, faculty and guests. Free.

QUARTETTO DI CREMONA, 7:30 p.m. April 16, 3 p.m. April 17, streamed from Genoa, Italy, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.com. String quartet; Friday's concert features Puccini, Verdi and Beethoven; Saturday program is Webern, Mozart and Schubert. Tickets $20 general, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders.

ON STAGE

Josephine County

"POSTMORTEM," 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 10-25 Barnstormers Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.com. Ken Ludwig's murder mystery thriller in which an eccentric actor, known for his long-running portrayal of Sherlock Holmes, tries to solve a mystery at his Connecticut mansion. To be livestreamed, with limited in-house seating, if possible. Livestream tickets $15 for one-two viewers, $30 for three-four viewers, $50 for five or more viewers.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER, 6 p.m. Saturdays, Cynthia's Home Sweet Home, 1038 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-5953. Interactive, outdoor murder mystery dinner theater. $30 per person for show and five-course meal; reservations required.

Jackson County

"TRAVELING THROUGH BROADWAY," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays, March 5-21, Ghostlight Playhouse, 115 E. Main St., Medford, 541-690-8810, randalltheatre.com. Concert-style revue of music from Broadway shows, with both in-person and streaming options. In-person tickets $40 for a table of four; streaming free for subscribers, $15 per household for nonsubscribers.

"AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. Sundays, March 19-April 4, Collaborative Theater Project, 541-779-1055, ctpmedford.org. Phileas Fogg and his valet attempt to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon. Live performances open to no more than 25 attendees, $25 by phone only. Online streaming dates to be announced.

"JULIUS CAESAR," through March 28, streaming through Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of 2017 production of Shakespeare's political thriller about what happens to powerbrokers when their motives and means lead to unexpected consequences they cannot control. $15 or three OSF shows (with "Manahatta" and "Snow in Midsummer") for $40.

"MANAHATTA," March 29-April 25, streaming through Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of 2018 world premiere about the consequences of commercial exploits and attempted eradication of Native American people. $15 or three OSF shows (with "Julius Caesar" and "Snow in Midsummer.") for $40.

RHYTHM OF DANCE, online, through March 31, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Irish dance production. $20.

"THE SPITFIRE GRILL" 1 and 8 p.m. most days, through April 18, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902. oregoncabaret.com. A heartfelt musical about the healing wounds of the past and finding your chosen family. Tickets $39 and $43.

"SNOW IN MIDSUMMER," May 3-30, streaming through Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, 800-219-8161, osfashland.org. Video of 2018 production of the interweaving of two stories - a young woman who curses her city from beyond the grave, and a wealthy businesswoman who must face the parched, locust-plagued city. $15 or three OSF shows (with "Julius Caesar" and "Manahatta") for $40.

CHILD'S PLAY

Josephine County

KINDERMUSIC IT'S YOUR LUCKY DAY PLAYDATE, 11 a.m.-noon March 13, 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. March 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.

MONTHLY CRAFT KITS FOR CHILDREN, noon-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Josephine Community Library branches, 541-476-0571, josephinelibrary.org. New kits available for pick up each month at all four branches, Grants Pass, Cave Junction, Williams and Wolf Creek, while supplies last. Free.

Jackson County

VIRTUAL SATURDAY STORYTIME, 11 a.m. March 6, online through Barnes & Noble, BN.com/storytime. Reading of "The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter. on Barnes & Noble Facebook page or YouTube channel. Free.

VIRTUAL SATURDAY STORYTIME, 11 a.m. March 13, online through Barnes & Noble, BN.com/storytime. Reading of "Milo Imagines the World" by Matt De La Pena, on Barnes & Noble Facebook page or YouTube channel. Free.

SPRING STORYWALK: "PLANT THE TINY SEED," 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, March 17-24, William Mott Memorial Park, Central Point, 541-664-3228, jcls.org. Stroll through the park while reading the pages of "Plant the Tiny Seed" by Christie Matheson placed along the fence near the park's wetlands. 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. "Once Upon an Artistic Adventure," colorful watercolors by Judy Crum, through March.

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. "Oregon Coast," paintings exploring the Oregon Coast Trail, by Kristen O'Neill, through March 26.

Jackson County

ART & SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Light Made Water," oil paintings by Morgan Sobel, through March. 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 gallery artists, ongoing.

ART PRESENCE ART CENTER, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759, art-presence.org. "Woodcraft," handcrafted wood works by members of the Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild, March 5-28; a collection of new works by gallery members, through March 28. Both can be viewed in person and via virtual tour on gallery's website and Facebook page.

ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Artist Members Exhibition, through March.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY, 89 Oak St. Ashland, 541-488-2562. "Novellas," narrative art by women for Women's History Month, including drawings and sculpture by Ondrea Levey, paintings by Stacey Dressen McQueen and Bobbie Jansen, mosaic sculpture by Laurie Gadbois and printmaking by Noriko Sugita, through March 27.

ROGUE GALLERY, 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, 541-772-8118. "Minimal/Maximum," photography by Tom Glassman and Bruce Bayard, through March 19; "From the Emerald Isle: Celtic Art Exhibit," artwork about all things Irish, through April 9; new work in a variety of media by gallery members, through April 9.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street, Ashland, 541-552-6245, sma.sou.edu. "What Needs to Be Said: Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts," through March 6, online only.

LITERARY

Josephine County

VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB, March 5-31, through Josephine Community Library Facebook group, josephinelibrary.org.

Weekly discussion group reads "The Mermaid from Jeju" by Sumi Hahn. The first set will be posted on March 5.

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 participate.

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

CASSANDRA CLARE, 3 p.m. March 5, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Author discusses "Chain of Iron." Tickets $31.86 at bncassandraclare.eventbrite.com.

WALTER ISAACSON, 4 p.m. March 9, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Author discusses "The Code Breaker." Tickets $42.62 at bnwalterisaacson.eventbrite.com.

MEDFORD LIBRARY BOOK CHAT, 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 9, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Book discussion group reads "Timeline" by Michael Crichton, via Zoom. Free.

JESSE TYLER FERGUSON & JULIE TANOUS, 4 p.m. March 10, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Authors discuss "Food Between Friends." Tickets $42.62 at bnfoodbetweenfriends.eventbrite.com.

NNLM READING CLUB PRESENTS... AMY BYER SHAINMAN, noon-1 p.m. March 11, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Network of the National Library of Medicine Reading Club features author of "Resurrection Lily," via Zoom. Free.

IMBOLO MBUE, 4 p.m. March 11, online through Barnes & Noble national Facebook page, 541-858-0203, https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2771. Author discusses "How Beautiful We Were." Free.

E.A. LUETKEMEYER, 5 p.m. March 12, online through Art Presence Art Center, 541-941-7057, art-presence.org. Author reads from his book, "Penitentiary Tales: A Love Story" online via Zoom. Free, registration required.

GOLD HILL LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. March 19, jcls.org, 541-855-1994. Book discussion group reads "Tell Me More" by Kelly Corrigan, via Zoom; free, advance registration.

RANDOM FANDOM: GALLAGHER GIRLS, 12:30-1:30 p.m. March 20, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group explores the world of Ally Carter's Gallagher Girls series, via Zoom. Free.

TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 3-4 p.m. March 20, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "From the Desk of Zoe Washington" by Jenae Marks, via Zoom. Free.

BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 3-5 p.m. March 23, jcls.org, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America" by Richard Rothstein, via Zoom. Free.

FAIRS/FESTS

Jackson County

OREGON CHEESE FEST-TO-GO, 5 p.m. March 13, oregoncheesefestival.com. Virtual cheese tasting via Facebook, with a pre-ordered tasting kit featuring more than 5 pounds of Oregon cheese, Bitner's Kitchen preserves, homemade crackers and chocolate in a reusable tote; kits are $95, picked up from Rogue Creamery in Central Point March 11-12, but must be ordered in advance online.

20TH ANNUAL ASHLAND INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, April 15-29, online at ashlandfilm.org; and in person June 24-28 outdoors at ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, Walkabout Brewing Company and Schneider Museum of Art, in Ashland, 541-488-3823, ashlandfilm.org. Approximately 100 new independent features and short films, with an emphasis on the subjects of activism and the arts, with Q&As, virtual parties and mixers. Tickets range from free-$10, discounts for members, seniors, students and financial hardship.

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. Month themes are "St. Patrick's Day" and "Mad for Plaid." Free.

SOUTHERN OREGON FLEA MARKET, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 20, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, 541-259-5986. Up to 75 vendors. Free admission.

Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY SPORTSMEN'S & OUTDOOR RECREATION SHOW, through 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.

BINGO, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Rogue River Community Center, 132 Broadway St., Rogue River, 541-582-0609. Regular games and specials with prizes, limited to 50 people.

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

CELTIC CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. March 17, online, through Rogue Gallery; Irish music, a "Danny Boy" singing competition with $50 award, art exhibit; log on at roguegallery.org/celtic2021. Free.

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

SILENT ART AUCTION, through March 31, Art du Jour Gallery, 123 E. Main St., Medford. Silent auction of art by local artists, to benefit Habitat for Humanity, and unsold art will be donated to Almeda Fire victims. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

"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. Ryan Phillip Miller, March 5-7; Doubleshot Duo, March 10-11; Eddy Ross Trio, March 12-14; Bill Engvall, March 27; Tattoo Expo, April 30-May 2; RV Resort Rally, May 28-30; Bites, Blues & Brews, June 26; Midget Wrestling Warriors, July 17; Josh Turner, July 31; Larry the Cable Guy, Sept. 17.

Portland area

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

Oregon coast

CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, March 5-6; UFC 259 Viewing, March 6.

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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