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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 6-7, 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 6, David Modica, acoustic guitar, 6:30-9:30 p.m.; April 8, Sunday brunch with the piano bar sounds of Nick from Nowhere, 11 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 6- Fogline, modern country, 9 p.m.- 1 a..m., $3; April 7, Anthony Cusenza and The Cultivators, reggae, rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover; 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 6, The Living Room Sessions, songwriters' circle hosted by Jeremy James Meyer, 6-9 p.m.; Thursdays, open mic, 7 p.m., sign-ups start at 5 p.m. No cover. April 20, Indubious, 7 p.m., all ages, $20 at brownpapertickets.com.

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DOUBLE TAPS TAPROOM AND CRAFT SPIRITS, 945 N.E. D St., Grants Pass, 541-603-0985. April 6 open mic with Luis Perez, 6-9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Trivia Night, 6-7:30 p.m. No cover.

THE G SPOT, 24099 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5220. April 7, McTuff, jazz featuring Skerik, 9 p.m.-midnight, $15; 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 6-7, Flat Patty, alt metal rock, 8:30 p.m.-midnight. No cover.

THE HAUL, 121 S.W. H St., Grants Pass, 541-474-4991. April 5, Landon Wordswell., hip hop from Eugene, with Gonzo, Phil Kilmer, 8-10:30 p.m., no cover; April 6, The Distilled-Spirit Rebellion, backwoods, country rock album release, 8 p.m.-midnight, $10, includes CD; April 7, Verbs & Nouns, blues, jazz, roots fusion, 7-10 p.m., Marv Ellis dance party, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., 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.

JD'S SPORTS BAR AND BREWERY, 690 Redwood Highway, Grants Pass, 541-471-0383. April 6-7, Saucy, eclectic rock, funk, blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

THE LAUGHING CLAM, 121 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-479-1110. April 6, Jim Lesher & Western Express, country, country rock, 7-10 p.m.; April 7, Steve Krisa, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-9 p.m. No cover.

MCGREW'S, 33105 Redwood Highway, O'Brien, 541-596-2202. April 6, Brian Risling and Airtight Alibi, funk, fusion, rock, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; April 7, Medicinal Purposes, folk, blues, country rock, 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 5, Brother, tribal, Celtic, mongrel, 9-11 p.m.; April 6, Object Heavy, soul, funk, R&B, blues, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; April 7, N.O.X., hip hop with Druzy and Rukus, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; April 8, open mic with Ambur Rose, 8-11 p.m.; April 10, Rizlo Rinseout, beats and freestyle, 8-11 p.m.; April 12, Parole Denied, country punk, Ghost Town Rebellion, grit rock, 9-11 p.m. No cover.

STITCHES BAR & GRILL, 670 Fruitdale Drive, Grants Pass, 541-244-1961. Nightly, karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover.

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

THE WHAMMY BAR, 1620 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, 541-479-0910. April 5, open mic jam, 8-11 p.m. No cover.

WILD RIVER BREWERY AND PIZZA, 249 N. Redwood Highway, Cave Junction, 541-592-3556. April 6, Guppy, folk, Americana, 6-9 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, doors open at 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. $10; April 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. 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. 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 7, Relevant References, rock, 8 p.m., $5; April 8, Mothersound, Gigantes, Southwest Royal, 6 p.m., $5.

BELLA UNION, 170 W. California St., Jacksonville, 541-899-1770. April 5, Derek Dion, singer songwriter, 7-9 p.m.; April 6-7, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 8-11 p.m.; April 8, Bob Haworth and John Hollis, vintage folk, cowboys tunes, originals, 5-7 p.m.; April 12, Seth Hansson, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m. No cover.

THE BLACK SHEEP, 51 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-6414. April 6, Curtain Climbers Aerial Arts and Performance Company, 9 p.m., $5; April 7, Danielle Kelly Soul Project, 1950s and '60s soul, 9 p.m.-midnight; April 8, Swift Pony, acoustic folk, Americana, Celtic, 9 p.m.-midnight; 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.

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

April 7, Scott William Perry, country, 8:30 p.m.-midnight; Wednesdays, open mic, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

BRICKROOM, 35 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6030. April 6, Headwaves, dream pop, indie rock, 9 p.m. $10; April 7, Chiringa, Latin rock, 9 p.m., $5; April 13, Gill Landry, blues folk, 9 p.m., $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

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 6, Medicinal Purposes, folk, blues, country 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 6-7, Comedy Night with opener Jill Maragos and headliner Jack Willhite, 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 5, Mark Hummel's Golden State Lone Star Blues Review, blues, 7-10 p.m., $20-$25, tickets at ashlandblues.org; April 6, Daniell Kelly Soul Project, 1950s and '60s soul, 8 p.m.-midnight, no cover; April 7, Holus Bolus, one-man psychedelic groove-rock, 7-9 p.m., no cover; April 12, Hunks Male Revue, 8-10 p.m., $25 advance, $35 door, $50 VIP, tickets at bit.ly/2A02E3B.

HABANEROS, 142 N. Front St., Medford, 541-779-9770. April 6-7, Blowin' Smoke, modern country, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. No cover.

HEARSAY, 40 S. First St., Ashland, 541-625-0505. April 8, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

THE HOMESTEAD PUB , 119 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-299-0644. April 7, The Roadsters, country, pop, classic rock, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

HOWIEE'S ON FRONT, 16 N. Front St., Medford, 541-773-5767. April 6, Frankie Hernandez Band, soul, funk, rock reggae, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; April 7, Ideasteam, 10-piece funk, 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 7, Southern Oregon Humane Society Fundraiser, with dinner, silent auction, $30, call for reservations; 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 6, Robbie DaCosta Band, rockabilly, 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. April 6, Trophy Beats, live DJ, 9 p.m.-midnight; 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 7, Nasalrod, punk, with PX-15, Spicy When Naked, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5; April 9, Blind Mountain Holler, dark Americana from San Diego, and Ruby Blaze, acoustic, 8:30 p.m., cover; April 11, Benny Bassett, original acoustic rock, with opener, 8:45-11:45 p.m., cover.

LA BAGUETTE MUSIC CAFE, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855. April 5, Joanne Rand, folk, 7 p.m., $10, tickets at brownpapertickets.com; April 7, Thor Polson Trio, modern jazz, standards, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; April 11, Bread & Jam, jazz, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.;

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 6, Nothing But the Blues with Jen Ambrose, blues, light rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

OBERON'S RESTAURANT & BAR, 45 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-708-6652. April 5, Benny Bassett, acoustic rock, 8 p.m.; April 6, The Colin Trio, soul, funk, blues, 9 p.m.-midnight; Sundays, Corner Boys, Irish, 6-9 p.m.; April 8, Reverend Hylton, songs of life experience, 9 p.m.; Mondays, open mic, 9 p.m.;April 11, Vincent Randazzo and Co., California folk-rock, 8-10 p.m. No cover.

PIER 21, 841 Stewart Ave., Medford, 541-776-3263. April 6-7, Rickishane, 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 6, Moonshine Bandits, country soul, 7-11 p.m., $18 advance at redlightpro.com, $22 door; April 7, 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 6, Blackmarket Comedy, 8-10 p.m.; April 7, The Maybe Sometimes, Americana roots, 9-11 p.m.; Mondays, Robbie DaCosta and Friends, rockabilly, rock, 7:30-10 p.m.; Tuesdays, karaoke, 9-11:30 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 5, Garcia Birthday Band, celebrating the Grateful Dead, 9 p.m., $12; April 19, Diggin Dirt, eight-piece lues, rock, reggae from Humboldt County, 9 p.m.-midnight, $10 at diggindirtband.com.

WALKABOUT BREWING, 921 Mason Way, Medford, 541-734-4677. April 6, Wonder, acoustic guitar and vocals, 7-9 p.m.; April 10, Trivia Night, 6-8 p.m. No cover.

WILD GOOSE CAFE & BAR, 2365 Ashland St., Ashland, 541-488- 4103. April 5, Jimmy Pinwheel Band, 7 p.m.; April 6, Dave Scoggin Duo, 6-8 p.m., karaoke, 8:30-11 p.m.; April 7, karaoke, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; April 8, Jim Quinby, 6-8 p.m., Little Thom's open mic, 8 p.m.; April 9, The Blue Notes, 7-10 p.m; April 10, Justin Gordon and the AAA All-Stars, 8-11 p.m.; April 11, Q&A Duo, 7-10 p.m.; April 12, Craig Martin and Family, 7-10 p.m. No cover.

WINERIES

Josephine County

SCHMIDT FAMILY VINEYARDS, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, 541-846-9985. April 6, Ellipse, contemporary and classic rock, 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 6, April 6, Bonfire Friday with Doug Warner, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m., no cover.

BELLE FIORE WINERY, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland, 541-552-4900. April 5, Hollis Peach, folk duo, 6-8 p.m.; April 6, Not Too Shabby, pop, blues, contemporary, 6-8 p.m.; April 7, T.J. Elton, acoustic guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; April 8, High Tea, with luncheon, wines, harp music, 3-5 p.m., $35-$45, reservations required; April 8, Savanna, classic country, folk-rock, originals, 5-7 p.m.; April 11, Peter Herzog, backporch blues, 5-7 p.m.; April 12, Turnipseed Trio, New Orleans jazz, 6-8 p.m. No cover, unless noted.

CLIFF CREEK CELLARS AT THE VINEYARD, 1015 McDonough Road, Gold Hill, 541-855-5330. April 7, artist reception with Cheryl Johnson, 1-4 p.m. No cover.

DANCIN' VINEYARDS, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford, 541-245-1133. April 6, Jeff Kloetzel, acoustic guitar and vocals, 5:30-7:30 p.m., no cover.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE, 17 N. Main St., Ashland, 541-482-3377. April 6, First Friday reception, with music by Rick Millwood and art by Arianna Badizadegan, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sundays, Sunday Funday, with games and tastings, 3-7 p.m.

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.

KRISELLE CELLARS, 12956 Modoc Road, White City, 541-830-8466. April 7, Mike Brons, acoustic guitar and vocals, 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.

ROXY ANN WINERY, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford, 541-776-2315. April 6, Robbie daCosta Band, rockabilly, blues, 6-8 p.m., $5-$7; April 11, live music, 6-9 p.m., no cover.

SOUTH STAGE CELLARS, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville, 541-899-9120. April 7, Adam Gabriel, guitar and vocals, 6-8 p.m.; April 11, The Brothers Reed, acoustic indie folk pop duo, 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

PETER ASHER & ALBERT LEE, 8 p.m., April 6, Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass, 541-471-1316, roguetheatre.com. Acoustic duo, for 21 and over only; $25; by phone, online or in Grants Pass at Oregon Outpost, The Music Shop, FireRiver Music.

BELLS OF GRANTS PASS, 4 p.m. April 7, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fifth Street and Evelyn Avenue, Grants Pass, 541-761-2899. Handbell concert of music from around the world, introducing the Gloria Deo Homeschool Choir. Admission by donation.

JOANNE RAND, 7:30 p.m. April 8, Takilma Community Building, 9335 Takilma Road, Takilma, 541-592-3386, spiral@spiralliving.org. Psychedelic folk revival. $10-$20, sliding scale, with desserts for sale, to benefit Spiral Living Center's Illinois Valley Gleaning Project. Get tickets by email or at the door.

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.

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.

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.

Jackson County

MARK HUMMEL'S GOLDEN STATE-LONE STAR REVUE, 7 p.m. April 5, Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford, www.ashlandblues.org. Blues supergroup — with Mark Hummel, Rusty Zinn, Mike Keller, Wes Starr and RW Grigsby — plays to benefit Ashland Blues Society, $20 blues society members, $25 nonmembers.

JOANNE RAND, 7 p.m. April 5, La Baguette Music Cafe, 340 A St., Ashland, 541-482-0855, brownpapertickets.com. Psychedelic folk revival. $10; tickets online and at the door.

ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION, 7:30 p.m. April 5, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Southern rock band's hits include "So Into You" and ""Imaginary Lover." $25 and $35, benefits Use Your Gift Foundation.

KIRTAN CONCERT, 7:30-10:30 p.m. April 5, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. With David Newman Dura Sad and Friends, $20, pre-paid at brightstarevents.com.

DAVID JACOBS-STRAIN & CHRISTOPHER WORTH, 8 p.m. April 6, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Oregon roots music, with Emily Turner opening. $10-$20, sliding scale.

"PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG," noon-1 p.m. April 7, Rogue River Library, 412 E. Main St., Rogue River, 541-774-8679. Tim Holt shares life and music of Pete Seeger, with audience sing-along. Free.

TIM HOLT, 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 7, Eagle Point Library, 239 E. Main St., Eagle Point, 541-774-8679. Musician shares American roots music of John and Alan Lomax. Free.

FIRE AND RAIN: THE MUSIC OF JAMES TAYLOR & CAROL KING, 7:30 p.m. April 7, Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3000, craterian.org. Jim Witter and Giselle Sanderson perform music of prolific singer-songwriters from the 1970s. $32, $35, $38 general, $22, $25, $28 youth.

CHAD WILKINS, 8 p.m. April 7, Jackson Wellsprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland, 541-482-3776. Rootsy, progressive singer-songwriter. $10. Optional vegan meal served at 7 p.m. is additional $10.

TIM HOLT, 2-3 p.m. April 8, Jacksonville Library, 340 W. C St., Jacksonville, 541-774-8679. Musician shares history of American folksong and music of Woody Guthrie, Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips and others, with audience sing-alongs. Free.

ORGAN RECITAL, 3 p.m. April 8, SOU Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland, 541-552-6348, oca.sou.edu. Isabelle Demers of Baylor University plays a variety of music, from Bach, Buxtehude and Mendelssohn to John Williams. $10 general, $5 seniors, free for full-time students.

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.

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.

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.

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

OLD TIME RADIO PLAYERS, 7 p.m. April 6, 2 p.m April 7-8, Floral Building, Josephine County Fairgrounds, Grants Pass, 541-659-7723. Vintage radio skits, ""The Screaming Woman" and a comic skit from "the Fred Allen Show," plus musical entertainment and refreshments. $12 with advance reservation, $14 door.

"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL," 7 p.m. April 6-7, 2 p.m April 8, Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, Eighth and Olive streets, Grants Pass, 541-450-9778 oneeleventheatrecompany.com. A young woman falls in love with a grisly and fearsome monster. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, $8 kids 8 and younger; tickets online, at Oregon Books and at the door.

"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 $15.

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

"SPOTLIGHT ON TINA TURNER & JANIS JOPLIN,," 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 6-22, 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; $20 preview 8 p.m. April 5.

"PARKHURST: FREEDOM FROM DEATH," 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, April 7-29, 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.

"ROMANCING THE WEST," 6 p.m. April 8, Jacksonville Inn, 175 E. California St., jacksonville, 541-299-7829. Multi-media documentary-concert dinner show explores 240 years of history of the American West. Dinner 6 p.m., show 6:30 p.m. Tickets $48.

"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

"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.

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.

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

GRANTS PASS GENERALS FOOTBALL CAMP, 10 a.m.-noon April 7, Grants Pass High School, Ninth and A streets, Grants Pass, generals9man.com. Age and skill level appropriate training, weight lifting, strength training, instruction, for kids in third through eighth grades. Free.

YOUNG MASTER GARDENERS, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:45 p.m. April 11, Josephine Community Library, 200 N.W. C St., Grants Pass, 541-476-0571. Kids learn about worm composting, how worms benefit the soil. Free; morning program for 5 and younger, afternoon for 6 and older.

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,

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. April 6, 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 March: Carol Ransom at Umpqua Bank, 1670 Williams Highway; Barbara Newland 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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m April 6, with red blend wine sampling by Summit Distributing and guitar music by David Modica.

BOUTIQUE BANDIT, 227 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-508-1437. Pen and ink wildlife drawings by wildlife biologist Amanda Holland, through April. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6, with a chance to meet the artist.

CANDELA DANCE STUDIO, 122 N.E. F St., Grants Pass, 541-291-7900. First Friday Live Dance Party and Potluck, 7:30-11 p.m. April 6, with west coast swing lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30-11 p.m. Admission $8, or $5 with a potluck dish to share.

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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6, with palette knife demonstrations by the artist.

GLASS FORGE GALLERY AND STUDIO, 501 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-955-0815. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6 with glass-blowing demonstrations, paintings and original art by Dorae Bowen, Climate City beer tastings, and a raffle.

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, April 6-May 25; exhibit sponsored by Redwood Nursery. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6, with a chance to meet the artist.

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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6.

REBEL BRICKS, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, 541-244-1933. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6, with summer camp sign-ups.

ROGUE INNOVATION HUB, 2143 S.W. Fourth St., Grants Pass, 541-956-7494. Open for First Friday Liver, 5-9 p.m. April 6, with Blue Zones T-shirt give-aways.

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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6.

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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6.

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. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m. April 6.

WILD ROGUE EMPORIUM, 202 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass, 541-479-0220. Open for First Friday Live, 5-9 p.m April 6, with mixed metal jewelry by Kimberly Carmen, tastings of Compendium Trail Mix, made in Portland and Tussie Mussies handmade goats milk soap.

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. April 6, 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, April 5-29.

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, April 7-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, April 6-20.

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, April 5-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, April 6-20;

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, April 11-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

AUTHOR TALK, 2-3:30 p.m. April 5, Countryside Village, 1700 Kellenbeck Road, Grants Pass, 541-476-7665. Author Carol T. Beers discusses and reads from her newest book "Over the Edge," answers questions about writing, finding a publisher and finding inspiration for writing. Free.

CHRISTIAN WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP, noon-1 p.m. April 10, All the World Christian Center, 237 S.E. G St., Grants Pass (use door between the cleaners and the church), 541-218-0763, writerkate@mail.com. Writers share their writing. No membership fee, donations welcome.

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. 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.

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 READING, 7 p.m. April 5, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Jerry Martien reads from his collection "Earth Tickets" and Pepper Trail reads from his collection "An Empty Bowl." Free.

AUTHOR EVENT, 10 a.m. April 7, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. Beckie Elgin presents her book "Journey: The Amazing Story of OR-7, the Oregon Wolf That Made History." Free.

BOOK CLEARANCE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 7, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-779-3246. Used books, DVDs, CDs for sale.

BOOK SALE, noon-4 p.m. April 7, Ruch Library, 7919 Highway 238, Ruch, 541-899-7438. Used books, DVDs, CDs for sale.

AUTHOR EVENT, 11 a.m. April 8, Barnes & Noble, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, 541-858-0203. J. Crocket presents his novel "Nostalgic Blood: The North Koreans are on the move…and their spies are among us." Free.

POETRY READING, 7 p.m. April 9, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Barry Kraft reads some of his favorite poems, including works by W.H. Auden, Elizabeth Barret and Robert Browning, Carol Ann Duffy and Kenneth Koch. Free.

SECOND TUESDAY BOOK CHAT, 5:30 p.m. April 10, Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, 541-774-6415. Book group discusses "Orphan Train" by Christine Baker Kline. Free.

GOLD HILL WRITER'S CRITIQUE GROUP, 5-6 p.m. April 11, Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles St., Gold Hill, 541-855-1994. Writers of any genre share works in progress. Free, registration required.

AUTHOR TALK, 7 p.m. April 11, Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, 541-488-0029. Stephen Most presents his book "Stories Make the World: Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary." Free.

PHOENIX LIBRARY BOOK CLUB, 2 p.m. April 12, Phoenix Library, 510 W. First St., Phoenix, 541-535-7090. Book discussion group. Free.

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.

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.

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. meets fourth Tues

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.

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

FAIRS/ FESTS

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; general public ticket sales start April 1.

MISCELLANY

Josephine County

SPRING CLOTHING FAIR, 9 .m.-2 p.m. April 7, Evergreen's Bear Hotel, 2101 N.E. Spalding Ave., Grants Pass, 541-476-3877. Women's and men's clothing and accessories, shoes, purses, outerwear, formal wear, to benefit the Women's Crisis Support Team.

ROGUE RIVER WATERSHED FISH MIGRATION FESTIVAL & MIGRATORY 5K RACE/RUN, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7, North Middle School, 1725 N.W. Highland Ave/, Grants Pass, 541-423-6185. Hands-on activities to learn about watershed stewardship. nature walk, storytelling, fly tying and casting, exhibits by local environmental and conservation organizations. Race is at 11 a.m., costumed kids dash is at noon. Free.

KERBYVILLE MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7, Kerbyville Museum, 24195 Redwood Highway, Kerby, 541-592-5252. Two new exhibits, raffle for kids. Admission $6 adults, $4 seniors, veterans and spouses, $10 families.

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, through April 14, throughout Grants Pass, 541-218-9974. Collection of items for less fortunate children Josephine County; drop offs at: Albertsons, Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique, Evergreen Federal Bank, Fred Meyer, Eco Tots Boutique, First Interstate Bank.

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.

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.

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

HISTORY LECTURE SERIES, noon April 4 Medford Library, 205 S. Central Ave., Medford, noon, April 11, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, 541- "Goldmines to Protect Woodland Trails: Protecting Historic Jacksonville's Natural Heritage," the fourth in a year-long history lecture series called "Windows in Time." Free.

PEAR BLOSSOM BABY CONTEST, 9:30 a.m. April 7, Macy's, lower level, Rogue Valley Mall. Medford, 541-773-6499. Contest for babies 5 to 15 months, with winners in six categories, who will ride in the Pear Blossom Parade on April 14. Entry fee $10 per category; get entry forms in advance,

GEM AND MINERAL SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8, Jackson County Expo, Central Point, 541-664-6081. Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society presents gems, rocks, minerals, jewelry and other items. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors, free for kids under 6.

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.

CASINOS

Douglas County

SEVEN FEATHERS CASINO RESORT, Canyonville, 800-548-8461. UFC 223 viewing party, April 7; 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 11-13; 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 Co7ast, May 11-12; Comedy on the Coast, June 8-9; Happy Together Tour, June 20-21; Rodney Carrington, Aug. 3-4; Surf City Car Show and Playground Show & Shine, Aug. 25; Surf City Soundoff, Aug. 25-26.

MILL CASINO, North Bend, 800-953-4800. The Spinners, April 14; 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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