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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. Dec. 30-31, Willie and The Poor Boys, rockgrass, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m., with a New Year's Eve party on Saturday; Wednesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. Jan. 6, Matt Combe, acoustic guitar, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• CEDARWOOD SALOON, 1345 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-6160. Jan. 6-7, 100 Watt Mind, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, open jam with AJ, 7-11 p.m. No cover.

• THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. Wednesdays, karaoke with Jammer Dave, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• G STREET BAR AND GRILL, 125 S.E. G St., Grants Pass, 541-956-5427. Jan. 6, Fortune's Folly, female-fronted alternative rock from Eugene; Jan. 7, The Evening Shades, indie rock, pop, progressive; Jan. 12, Proclaimer, Your Hands Write History, Serpent Tongue, Bears Among Men, metal. Music is 8:30 p.m.-midnight, no cover.

• THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. Jan. 6, The Rebeltones and Parole Denied, rock, 8 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, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; daily, karaoke in Shenanigans, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover.

• HEROES AMERICAN CAFE, Grants Pass Shopping Center, 943 S.W. D St., Grants Pass, 541-291-9295. Wednesdays, Steve Keim, acoustic eclectic folk, folk rock, rock, 5-7 p.m. No cover.

• JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. Jan. 6-7, Soul Food, R&B and blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. Jan. 6, Jim Lesher & Western Express, country, 7-10 p.m.; Jan. 7, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

• MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. Jan. 6, Rosie Wittman and Dawna Crocker, acoustic, 8 p.m.-11 p.m. No cover.

• MUG SHOTS, 145 N.E. Mill St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6212. Fridays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 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.

• RASCALS BAR & GRILL, 20275 Williams Highway, Williams, 541-846-9303. Jan. 13, karaoke, 8 p.m. No cover.

• RIVER'S EDGE, 1936 Rogue River Highway, Grants Pass, 541-244-1182. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Scott Head, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m. No cover.

• THE SOUND LOUNGE, 225 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0712. Jan. 6, The Elevators, funky rock trio, 9-11 p.m.; Jan. 7, Refresh — DJ Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; Jan. 8, Blues Jam, with Dave Vestnys and Phil Newton, 4-7 p.m. No cover.

• SPEAKEASY TAPROOM & WINE BAR, 208 N.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-450-4248. Tuesdays, salsa dancing, lesson 8:30 p.m., $5, open dance 9:30 p.m., free; Wednesdays, Pints and Paints 6:30 p.m., $40-$45; No cover, unless noted.

• STITCHES! BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Jan. 6, live jam, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 7, Willie & the Poor Boys, rockgrass, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Jan. 8, magician, 7 p.m., $10; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

• TAYLOR'S COUNTRY STORE, 202 S. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-5358. Jan. 6, Steve Berg, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-8:30 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. Jan. 7, Tim Mitchell, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays, open mic, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• WILD RIVER PUB, 533 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4456. Jan. 19, acoustic jam, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

Jackson County

• APPLEGATE RIVER LODGE, 15100 Highway 238, Applegate, 541-761-9353, www.liveatthegate.com. Jan. 25, Gipsy Moon, innovative folk, and Kitchen Dwellers, bluegrass, $20 advance, $25 door; Feb. 13, Skerik's Bandelabra, punk jazz, $13 advance, $15 door; Feb. 15, Monophonics, soul, $17 advance, $20 door; Feb. 21, Bluegrass Festival — Grateful Ball, with music by Jeff Austin and The Travelin McCourys, $33 advance, $35 door; Feb. 22, Danny Barnes, banjo, and Dead Winter Carpenters, Americana roots rock, $27 advance, $30 door; March 6-7. California Honeydrops, R&B, funk, soul, $27 advance, $30 door; March 15, Quick & Easy Boys, rock trio, Yak Attack, electronica, $17 advance, $20 door; March 29, Grant Farm Band, American roots, $13 advance, $15 door; April 3, The Werks, psychedelic rock, and Brothers Gow, funk-rock improv, $12 advance, $15 door. Doors open at 8 p.m., music at 9 p.m., unless otherwise noted; tickets at the door or online.

• BAMBOO ROOM AT KING WAH'S, 1182 Court St., Medford, 541-772-1820. Jan. 7, The Human Experience Tour, with Watzreal, Unlearn the World, J-Scribe, Rayven, Myrrhlin, Sledge & Bosd, DJ draft, 9:45 p.m.-1 a.m. Cover.

• BLACK SHEEP PUB AND RESTAURANT, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. Jan. 6, Curtain Climbers Aerial Dance Company, 9-11 p.m., $3; Sundays, Celtic music jam, 2-5 p.m., no cover.

• BOOMTOWN SALOON, 105 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-702-2252. Jan. 7, Hog Wild, rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. Jan. 6, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop, with King Roy Wing opening, 9 p.m., $10; Jan. 7, Fortune's Folly, alternative rock, 9 p.m., $5; Jan. 14, Jive Coulis, rock, blues, funk, 9 p.m.,$5; Feb. 10, Young in the City, indie rock, 9 p.m., $10 presale; Feb. 20, Parsonfield, folk, bluegrass, 9 p.m., $7 presale.

• 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.

• CATTLEMAN'S, 108 Depot St., Rogue River, 541-582-1631. Jan. 11, Jam with Brett, 8 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke, 8 p.m., no cover.

• CHADWICKS PUB AND SPORTS BAR, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-770-1234. Jan. 6-7, Comedy Night with opener Ryan Reaves and headliner Derek Richards, 9-10:30 p.m., $10, karaoke after comedy.

• GRANITE TAPHOUSE, 23 S. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-5055. Saturdays, DJ dance music, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m.

• GRAPE STREET BAR & GRILL, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, 541-500-8881. Jan. 6, Tina N The Mix, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 7, Bishop Mayfield, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Jan. 10, Ashland Blues Society Jam, 6:30-9:30 p.m. No cover.

• HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. Jan. 6-7, Beau Berry Band, rock and blues, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

• THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. Jan. 7, Midnight Party Band, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a,.m. No cover.

• HOWIE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. Jan. 7, AKA Faceless, Juniper Berries and Slow Corpse, 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'VILLE TAVERN, 125 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1170. Jan. 6, Impulse Control, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight; Tuesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

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

• JOHNNY B'S ROCKIN' DINER, 120 E. Sixth St., Medford, 541-773-1900. Jan. 5, Country Lips and Johnny Law. Shows at 9 p.m. Cover charges vary.

• THE LITTLE BROWN JUG, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent, 541-535-3447. Jan. 10, Southern Oregon Jazz Orchestra, big band, swing, 7-9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• LIVE @ THE VILLAGE MEDFORD CENTER, 551 Medford Center, Medford, 541-946-8907. Jan. 6, Incognito, light rock; Jan. 7, Leonard Griffee Blues. Music is 6:30-8:30 p.m.

• MORRTON'S, 980 Phoenix Road, Medford, 541-772-3154. Jan. 6, David Pinsky and Phil Newton, blues, 8-10 p.m. No cover, all ages.

• OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. Jan. 7, John Johns, 9 p.m.-midnight; Thursdays, Oberoke karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Sundays, Dan Engle and Friends, 6-9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

• PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. Jan. 6-7, Gypsy Gillis, rock, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursdays, karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover.

• ROCKY TONK SALOON & GRILL, 333 E. Main St., Medford, 541-973-2887. Jan. 6, DJ dance music, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Jan. 7, Matt Borden Band, country, 9:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Fridays, free line dance lessons, 7-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 8 p.m., no cover.

• SMITHFIELDS PUB & PIES, 23 S. Second St., Ashland, 541-482-7437. Tuesdays, karaoke, 9 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, Trivia, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

• STANDING STONE BREWING COMPANY, 101 Oak St., Ashland, 541-482-2448. Jan. 10, Pints with a Purpose, benefit for the Alzheimer's Association, 5-10 p.m.; Jan. 18, Brewer's Dinner, five-course meal with beer pairings, 6 p.m., $75, advance reservations, 541-261-0021.

• SWING TREE BREWING CO., 300 E. Hersey St., Suite 7, Ashland, 541-690-6218. Jan. 5, Garrett Baxter and Jack Radsliff, standards, Motown, originals, 7-10 p.m., $5; Jan. 6, The Elephant, old and new rock, 6-9 p.m. , no cover.

• TOUVELLE LODGE, 9367 Table Rock Road, Central Point, 541-826-4855. Jan. 8, Perry Road, contemporary and vintage country and rock, 2-6 p.m. No cover.

• THE TROPHY CLUB, 812 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-772-4131. Saturdays, karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

• THE WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488-4103. Fridays and Saturdays, karaoke, 8-11 p.m.; Sundays, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's Open Mike, hosted by Dave Hampton, 8:30-11:30 p.m. No cover.

Wineries

Jackson County

• BELLE FIORE WINERY, 955 Dead Indian Memorial Road, Ashland, 541-552-4900. Jan. 6, Savanna, classic country and western, '60s and '70s folk, originals; Jan. 7, Lee Stewart, acoustic,m 1-3 p.m.; Jan. 7, The Rogue Suspects, rock, funk; Jan. 8, Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, noon-2 p.m.; Jan. 8, Joe Cohoon Trio, jazz, 5-7 p.m.; Jan. 11, Ed Dunsavage, jazz guitar; Jan. 12, Jeff Ramsey Duo. Music is 6-8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. No cover. Jan. 12, Winemaker Dinner Series, five-course pairing, 5:30-8 p.m., $65-$75, reservations required.

• EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Jan. 6. Jon Galfano, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

• EDENVALE WINERY, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford, 541-512-2955, ext. 2. Sunday brunch, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Sundays through Jan. 8, $25, reservations; cooking classes with chef Doug Todd, 6-8 p.m. alternate Tuesdays, $55-$65 per session, reservations required; schedule: Jan. 10 (butternut squash ravioli), Jan. 24 (boeuf bourguignon), Feb. 7 (moussaka and dolmas).

• ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. Jan. 6, Jeff Kloetzel and Jeff Stanley, pop, rock, folk, contemporary, 6-8 p.m.; Jan. 11, The Brothers Reed, acoustic folk pop duo, 5:30-7:30 p.m. No cover.

Music

Josephine County

• ALLISON SCULL & VICTOR MARTIN, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6, Barnstormers Theater, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass, 541-479-3557, barnstormersgp.org. Fusion of jazz, folk, blues and funk with guitar, saxophone and vocals, from Dunsmuir, Calif. Tickets $15.

• OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS JAM, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 7, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-488-3593. Acoustic music for listening and dancing. Admission by donation.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Jan. 9 Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Silver & Gold and Overslept, indie rock from Colorado, Everett. $7 suggested donation.

• MATT AND JOSIE MINIKUS, 5 p.m. Jan. 15, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, 541-476-6313. Husband-and-wife team perform reverent contemporary folk on guitar, piano and vocals. Free.

• ROCK CONCERT, 6-10 p.m. Jan. 15 Eaden Ballroom, 244 S.W. K St., Grants Pass. Music by Short Stories, pop punk from San Diego; Creekside, alternative from Chico; Citysick, emo/indie from Chico; Michah McCaw, acoustic from Medford; Source of All Sorrows, hardcore from Medford. $7 suggested donation.

• ACOUSTIC JAM, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 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.

• 3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 21, Immanuel United Methodist Church, 200 Watkins St., Cave Junction, 541-479-6577, www.3RiversChorale.org. Ensemble presents "Missa Gaia," in celebration of Mother Earth, featuring the music of Paul Winter, plus songs in Hebrew, Swahili, Zulu and Latin, with accompaniment by pianist and the Oregon Little Big Band. Admission by donation.

• 3 RIVERS CHORALE, 3 p.m. Jan. 22, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-6577, www.3RiversChorale.org. Ensemble presents "Missa Gaia," in celebration of Mother Earth, featuring the music of Paul Winter, plus songs in Hebrew Swahili, Zulu and Latin, with accompaniment by pianist and the Oregon Little Big Band. $15 general, $5 youth under 12; tickets sold at Oregon Books.

• ROBERT EARL KEEN, 8 p.m. Jan. 21, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, www,roguetheatre.com. Bluegrass, for ages 21 and over only. $35.

• LARCENY HEART, 7-9 p.m. Jan, 27, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Original and classic acoustic music. Free, donations welcome.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 3 p.m. Jan. 29, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-708-6400. Pianist Alon Goldstein joins the orchestra to perform Bela Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3, plus works by Marian Lejava and Antonin Dvorak. Tickets $15, $22, $30, $37, $10 for youth, $5 for Oregon Trail Card holders.

Jackson County

• MONARCHS 'N MUSIC, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 7, Jackson County Extension, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point, 541-531-6781, glenn.risley@yahoo.com. Dinner (bring utensils, dishes, glassware), Americana and blues music by Kelly's Lot Duo. Suggested donation $20-$50, to benefit Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates. RSVP by Jan. 2 by phone or email.

• PIONEER HISTORY IN STORY & SONG, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-245-3650. Troubador David Gordon spotlights "Stephen Foster: Making Music American." Admission $5; proceeds help maintain and preserve historic Jacksonville.

• NOKIE EDWARDS AND THE Hitchhiker BAND, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Rock guitarist, 81, is former leader of the Ventures. $25, $30, $40.

• BRENTANO STRING QUARTET, 7:20 p.m. Jan. 20, 3 p.m. Jan. 21, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6154, chambermusicconcerts.org. Program of music by Haydn, Kurtag, Beethoven, Medelssohn. $33-$38.

• ALON GOLDSTEIN, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Pianist performs for the Tutunov Piano Series. $20 general, free to students.

• ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-708-6400. Pianist Alon Goldstein joins the orchestra to perform Bela Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3, plus works by Marian Lejava and Antonin Dvorak. Ashland tickets $36-$55, Medford tickets $15-$48, youth tickets $10.

• SOUTHERN OREGON JAZZ ORCHESTRA, 8-10 p.m. Feb. 1, Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford, sojazzorchestra.com. Sixteen-piece big band. Free.

• VALENTINE GALA, 6 p.m. Feb. 11, Inn at The Commons, Medford, 541-690-3853, www.brittfest.org. Dinner and show, with music by vocalist Morgan James and Britt Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams. $125-$150 per person; benefits Britt Orchestra season.

• LYLE LOVETT AND JOHN HIATT, 7:30 p.m. March 10, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Singer-songwriters join forces for an intimate show. $72, $75, $78.

Douglas County

• DOUGLAS COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA, 7 p.m. Jan. 31, First United Methodist Church, 1771 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-236-2566. Classic and contemporary music. Free.

Willamette Valley

• HI FI MUSIC HALL, 44 E. Seventh St., Eugene, hifimusichall.com. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• HULT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, Seventh and Willamette, Eugene, 541-682-5000, www.hultcenter.org. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• JOHN G. SHEDD INSTITUTE FOR THE ARTS, 868 High St., Eugene, 541-434-7000, www.theshedd.org. Live concert venue. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• MCDONALD THEATRE, 1010 Willamette St., Eugene, 541-345-4442, www.mcdonaldtheatre.com. Live concert venue. Get schedule and ticket information online.

• MATTHEW KNIGHT ARENA, 1776 E. 13th St., Eugene, 541-346-4461, www.matthewknightarena.com. Get schedule and ticket information online.

Klamath County

• ROSS RAGLAND THEATER, 218 N. Seventh St. Klamath Falls, 541-884-5483, www.rrtheater.org.

Portland area

• ALADDIN THEATER, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., Portland, 503-234-9694, www.aladdin-theater.com. Check listings for details.

• ARLENE SCHNITZER CONCERT HALL, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, contact 503-248-4335, www.portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall. Check listings for details.

• CRYSTAL BALLROOM, 31332 W. Burnside St., Portland, 503-225-0047, www.mcmenamins.com. Check listings for details.

• MODA CENTER, 1 N. Center Court, Portland, 503-235-8771, www.rosequarter,com. Check listings for details.

• OREGON SYMPHONY, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, southwest Broadway and Main, Portland, 503-228-1353, www.orsymphony.org. Call or go online for concert schedule, tickets.

On Stage

Josephine County

• 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. ok 12/2016

Jackson County

• "THE ODD COUPLE," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6-7, Jan. 13-14, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Neil Simon comedy about mis-matched roommates. $18.

• "SOUTH PACIFIC," 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Jan. 8, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. Two parallel love stories set on an island paradise during World War II. Tickets $18-$36, rush tickets (10 minutes before curtain) are $18.

• "SPOTLIGHT ON BILLY JOEL," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 12-29, Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent, 541-535-5250, www.camelottheatre.org. The life and music of pianist, singer, songwriter and composer Billy Joel through music and narration. $22-$33.

• "FAME — THE MUSICAL," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. The successes, failures, elation and fear of a group of aspiring students at the New York High School of Performing Arts. Tickets $46, $52, $58.

• "DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 20-Feb. 5, Collaborative Theatre Project, 555 Medford Center, Medford, 541-779-1055, ctporegon.org. A parody that imagines characters from the "Peanuts" comic strip as teenagers. $20 general, $15 children, students and seniors; Jan. 19 preview is $15.

• "PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES," 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, Craterian Theater, Medford, 541-708-6400, craterian.org. Workers at a North Carolina gas station and good-natured waitresses make music celebrating the simple joys in life. $36, $39, $42.

• "NOISES OFF," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 10-April 9, plus 8 p.m. Feb. 14, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, First and Hargadine streets, Ashland, 541-488-2902, theoregoncabaret.com. A classic door-slamming farce set behind the scenes of a new stage show. $22-$36; Feb. 9 preview is $22.

• OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Feb. 24-26, Ashland, 541-482-4331, www.osfashland.org. The 2017 season opens with "Julius Caesar," (Feb. 24-Oct. 29); "Henry IV, Part 1" (Feb. 25-Oct. 28); "Shakespeare in Love," (Feb. 25-Oct. 29); "Mojada," Feb. 26-July 6. Dates, times and ticket prices vary.

Douglas County

• "VINCENT," 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 26-Feb. 19, Betty Long Unruh Theatre, 1614 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-673-2125, www.uact-theatre.com. One-man show looks into Vincent van Gogh's life and art, with projections of his paintings. $5-$12.

Willamette Valley

• HULT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, Seventh and Willamette, Eugene, 541-682-5000, www.hultcenter.org. Get schedule and ticket information online.

Portland area

• ARLENE SCHNITZER CONCERT HALL, 1037 S.W. Broadway, Portland, contact 503-248-4335, www.portland5.com/arlene-schnitzer-concert-hall. Check listings for details.

• ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE, 1516 S.W. Morrison St., Portland, 503-241-1278, www.artistsrep.org.

Klamath Falls

• ROSS RAGLAND THEATER, 218 N. Seventh St. Klamath Falls, 541-884-5483, www.rrtheater.org.

Child's Play

Josephine County

• YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. Jan. 11, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Program looks at indoor gardening, hydroponics, plants to grow in winter for fun or food. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older, registration required for after-school session.

• SENSORY FRIENDLY GYM, 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 14, 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.

• INDOOR PLAY GROUP, 10-11 a.m. Mondays, 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 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Grants Pass Branch Josephine Community Libraries, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass., 541-956-2059, 541-474-3101, ext. 232. Parents and babies up to 2 years old meet for storytime and playtime with others. Free.

• PRESCHOOL PLAY TIME, 9-11 a.m. Mondays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Physical activities and sports for kids 3-4. Free; parents must stay with children.

• SHALLOW WATER PLAY HOUR, 10-9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Youth ages 3-5 and their parents play water games, swim. $5 per family for nonmembers, free for members.

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

Jackson County

• PIRATES AND PRINCESSES BALL, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8678. Family event with games, dancing, crafts. Free.

• 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 $4-$8.

• SCIENCEWORKS, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6767, www.scienceworksmuseum.org. Exhibits and activities related to energy, anatomy, chemistry, perception, motion, engineering, other sciences. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission $8-$10, free for kids under 2, $1 every first Sunday.

Art

Josephine County

• FIRST FRIDAY LIVE, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 6 downtown Grants Pass, grantspassport.com. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART IN THE COMMUNITY, members of the Josephine County Artists' Association show their paintings. For January: Roberta Lightfoot at US Bank, 400 S.W. Sixth St.; Carol Ransom at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway.

• BOHEMIAN BAR & BISTRO, 233 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-471-7158. "World Peace," plasma-cut steel work by Tommi Drake, through Jan. 31. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 6, with music by Matt Combe at 6 p.m..

• CANDELA DANCE STUDIO, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. Open with a First Friday Live Dance 7:30-11 p.m. Jan. 6 with west coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Admission $8.

• ECO TOTS, 131 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-660-3331. Open for First Friday Live, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

• GALLERY ONE AT THE MUSEUM, 229-B S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1218. "June in January," an open house with summer-themed art and a chance to meet the artists, light snacks and punch, recorded summer-themed music, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

• GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. "Black, White & The Blues," artwork being auctioned off at the annual Black, White & the Blues art auction and dance party, Jan. 17-Feb. 9.

• GRANTS PASS VINTAGE OUTLET AND CONSIGNMENTS, 124 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7540. Early work of James Condos, through January. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 6.

• 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.

• REBEL BRICKS, 229-A S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1933. Open for First Friday Live, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

• RITA'S LIMITED EDITION, 121 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-295-7277. Open for First Friday Live, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

• UNTITLED 2.0, 119 S.E. Sixth St., Grants Pass, untitled2gallery.com. "Proto-Fetishist Paintings" by Paul James Cunningham, abstract expressionist paintings by Philip Hughes-Luing, through Jan. 31. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. Jan. 6, with a salon discussion with Cunningham and artist reception for Hughes-Luing.

Jackson County

• ASHLAND GALLERY WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6 downtown Ashland, 541-488-8430, 877-PLAN-ART. Artists' receptions at downtown galleries.

• THIRD FRIDAY ART WALK, 5-8 p.m. Jan. 20, throughout Medford. Local galleries and businesses hold receptions for art viewers. Free.

• ART AND SOUL GALLERY, 247 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-9006. "Winter Expressions," 15 artists share visual inter[retations of winter — landscapes, interior scenes, abstracts — in watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, Jan. 6-30; reception 5-8 p.m. Jan. 6.

• ART DU JOUR GALLERY, 213 E. Main St. Medford, 541-770-3190. Work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ARTISAN EYEWORKS, 180 Lithia Way, No. 103, Ashland, 541-414-7320. Photographs by Darcie Sternberg, through January.

• ART PRESENCE, 206 Fifth St., Jacksonville, 541-899-3759. "Naked Art Show," art with no matts, no frames, Jan. 6-Feb. 26; reception 1-3 p.m. Jan. 7.

• ASHLAND ART CENTER, 357 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-301-5975. "A Panoramic Point of View," photography by John Kirk, through January; plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

• ASHLAND ART WORKS, 291 Oak St., Ashland, 541-488-4735. Pottery by Bonnie Morgan, woven scarves, table toppers and other fabric art by Angelica Stewart, through January.

• CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, Art Building, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, 541-212-0292. "Movement of the Hand or memory of Touch," video installation of digital images by Chelsea Couch, in which the artist's body becomes an instrument that probes its own edges, Jan. 13-Feb. 24.

• EDENVALE ENOTECA, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. Mixed media paintings by Cammy Davis, through Jan. 30.

• HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING, 280 E. Hersey St., No,. 11, Ashland, 541-482-1983. Peanuts original animation art, plus work by gallery artists, ongoing.

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

• SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART, Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Avenue, Ashland, 541-552-6245, www.sou.edu/sma. "Art on Paper: 10 Women Artists" works of 10 internationally renowned female artists, through Jan. 7.

Douglas County

• GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. "Umpqua Plein Air Traveling Exhibit, award-winning paintings from Umpqua Plein Air 2016, through Jan. 7.

• UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg, 541-672-2532. "A Radical Light," group exhibit; "A Good Distance," works by Laurie Danial; "Art Quit," group exhibit; "Young Impressions," works by Douglas High School students; "Horizon Lines," works by Clairissa and Colby Stephens, Jan. 13-March 10.

Literary

Josephine County

• CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 10, All the World Christian Center, 239 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church)., 5410-439-5948. Bring a current writing project. No membership fee, donations welcome.

• BOOK SIGNING, 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Oregon Books, 150 N.E. E St., Grants Pass, 541-476-3132. Timothy Zahn gives a presentation on the Star Wars universe and signs copies of his Star Wars books. Tickets $5, available in advance and at the door; ticket becomes a store credit at the event.

• POETRY SHARING, 7-9 p.m. Jan. 13, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Read or listen to poems, on the theme

"Down the road.". Free, donations welcome.

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

• SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONVERSATION & BOOK SIGNING, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 22, Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. In "Windows of the Heart," artist Barbara Kostal shares her metaphysical journey through life in 44 abstract, nature-inspired paintings paired with personal essays by Diana Coogle. Free.

• AUTHOR INNOVATIVE MARKETING, 2:30-4 p.m. Feb. 7, Rogue Valley Retirement, 1001 N.E. A St., Grants Pass, 541-643-9289, doranne@yourbodybook.com. Authors work together to promote their craft, increase public awareness, expand readership, increase sales.

• 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

• POETRY APPRECIATION, 5-6 p.m. Jan. 9, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Ernie Caswell leads poetry reading and discussion. Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CLUB, 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "All the Light we Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Free.

• SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book discussion group. Free.

• BOOK EVENTS, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Jan. 12, Victoria Leo, author of "Journey Out of SAD: Beat the Seasonal Blues Now," 7 p.m.; Jan. 16, Dawn Lemanne, co-author of "N of 1: One Man's Harvard Documented Remission of Incurable Cancer Using Only Natural Methods," 7 p.m.; Jan. 17, Emily Robbins, author of the novel "A Word For Love," 7 p.m.; Jan. 18, Winona LaDuke, author of "The Chronicles of Winona LaDuke," 7 p.m. Free.

• EXPLORATIONS OF AGING BOOK GROUP, 2-3:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group, facilitated by Gaea Yudron. Free.

• THIRD THURSDAY LIBRARY BOOK GROUP, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St., Central Point, 541-664-3228. Readers share about their favorite books. Free.

• BOOKS ON SATURDAY, 10-11 a.m. Jan. 21, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-8679. Book discussion group. Free.

• BRAIN BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP, 1:30-3 p.m. Jan. 24, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Book discussion group reads "Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else" by Chrystia Freeland. Free.

• SISKIYOU SLEUTHS BOOK GROUP, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996. Mystery discussion group. Free.

• ADULT WINTER READS PROGRAM, through Feb. 14, Jackson County libraries, 541-774-6996, jcls.org. Use Reading Log to track books read for prizes and rewards. Free.

Fairs, Fests

Jackson County

THC FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 22, Jackson County Fairgrounds, Central Point, www.thcfair.com. Hemp and cannabis-related information and vendors, horticultural/grow shops, medical dispensaries, edibles, hemp products, workshops on growing, harvesting, medicinal uses, legislation, for those 21 and older only. Admission $15 for the weekend, $10 for military.

Portland area

• FERTILE GROUND FESTIVAL, Jan. 19-29, Portland, www.fertilegroundpdx.org. Dozens and dozens of new artistic works, including theater, dance, circus, clown, music, animation, multidisciplinary arts at 44 venues across the city. Festival pass $50; individual event tickets available online.

Misc.

Josephine County

• THE HEARTH: REAL STORIES BY REGULAR PEOPLE, 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Bethany Presbyterian Church, 741 N.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 503-860-1574. Theme is "Leap of Faith," with stories by Naomi Bell, Craig Dent, Helen Jucevic, Lily Kaplan, David Kennedy and Janet O'Donovan, and music by Doug Brons and Tiny Heart Folk Band. Suggested $5 donation.

• FILM SCREENING, 7 p.m. Jan. 20, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-476-2373. Documentary "I Wish I Was That Bird" follows Grants Pass resident James Condos as he overcomes the daily challenges of mental illness. $5; sold at Options for Southern Oregon, Oregon Books & Games and at the door.

• FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 21, Grants Pass Family YMCA, 1000 Redwood Ave., Grants Pass, 541-474-0001. Showing of "The Secret Life of Pets," with popcorn and water supplied; bring own pillows and blanket. Admission one can of canned food or $3 per person; benefits ROC food pantry.

• ART AUCTION, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 27, Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-704-8919, securingoursafety.org. Showcase of art by local artists, with auction, music, food, wine tasting. $25, supports Securing Our Safety.

• BLACK, WHITE & THE BLUES, 5 p.m.-midnight Feb. 11, Grants Pass Toyota, 375 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-3290. Live music, live art auction, silent auction, no-host bar, to benefit Grants Pass Museum of Art. Music is by Lloyd Jones Band and Terry Robb. Tickets $75, table of eight for $525.

Jackson County

• HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon, Jan. 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541-774-6996, 541-773-6536. "Writing the Great War: Southern Oregon Letters and Stories from WWI," the first in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

• WINTER WINE EVENT, 1-4 p.m. Jan. 14, Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-2062. Sampling of culinary creations, wine tasting, music by East Main Band. $15, includes logo wine glass, $10 for wine members (who can get in at noon).

• ASHLAND ICE RINK, 95 Winburn Way, Ashland, 541-488-9189, 541-488-5340, www.ashland.or.us/icerink. Open through Feb. 26, times vary. Admission $3.50-$4; skates $2.50 per pair.

Douglas County

• CHALLENGE OF THE CHAMPIONS BULLRIDING, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Roseburg, 541-580-8901. $13 advance. $16 door.

Klamath Falls

• BRIDAL SHOW, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 14, Running Y Ranch Resort, Klamath Falls, 541-550-5500, www.runningy.com. Wedding planning vendors, door prizes, wine tasting, beer tasting and bachelor party planning for guys. Free.

Casinos

Douglas County

• SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-772-5425. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 7-8; lounge entertainment, ongoing.

Portland area

• SPIRIT MOUNTAIN CASINO, Grand Ronde, 800-760-7977. UFC 207 Smokey Robinson, Jan. 14; UFC 208 Viewing Party, Jan. 21; Lunar New Year Concert, Jan. 28; Super Bowl Viewing Party, Feb. 5.

Oregon coast

• CHINOOK WINDS CASINO, Lincoln City, 888-244-6665. Comedy on the Coast, Jan. 6-7.

• MILL CASINO HOTEL, North Bend, 800-953-4800. Burns Night Celebration and Dinner, Feb. 4 lounge entertainment, ongoing.

• THREE RIVERS CASINO, Florence, 541-997-7529. Justin Shandor as Elvis, Jan. 13-14; UFC 208 Viewing Party, Jan. 21; Super Bowl Tailgate Party, Feb. 5; Death By Dessert, Feb. 11; UFC 209 Viewing Party, Feb. 11; So You Think You Can Sing, Wednesdays.


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