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Catherine Kelley

Catherine Kelley

Coming in like a typhoon, singer/songwriter/performer/author Storm Large rings in the holiday with some kick ass. On December 30, Large will perform her Holiday Ordeal concert at the Craterian Theater, debuting one particularly special tribute. “I wrote a rock and roll song called ‘Christmas In The Hotel’,” she explains, a

To a ski resort, “green” isn’t necessarily a good word. It can mean a lean year and patches where the snow is gone and the grass is showing. But in a 21st century, post-Al Gore framework, “green” also can mean something completely different: A sustainable business model and environmentally-friendly practices

It takes a village to raise a café and that’s exactly what’s taken place at the Medford Food Co-op with the opening of their new venue, The Café. “It’s be a very eclectic mix of different flavors, culturally, all from scratch and we’re featuring as much local and organic foods

  After thirteen years fighting for an end to the Iraq war and the rights of military personnel and their families, author and advocate Stacy Bannerman has come to embrace a much wider, deeper perspective of her journey and the welfare of the planet we live on. “The war on

It began in 1979 when a group of friends decided to get together weekly and paint outdoors. Today, 38 years later, this collection of artists known as the Artists’ Workshop of Southern Oregon still answers the call to paint “en plein air.” “It’s French, meaning you paint out in the

In war torn Syria, one mother fights to stay in her home, another aims to flee. Both become entangled with one another’s struggles. From the onset, after a sniper’s bullet rips down the hopes of young mother and wife, Halima, played by Diamand Abou Abboud, the story races through several

In the low-to-no-budget world of independent movie making filmmaker Gary Lundgren realized early that it’s patience and resilience that shield the seed of a story. “Often it feels like broke filmmakers trying to get something made,” says Lundgren, writer and director of the award-winning short, Wow And Flutter, and full-length

  As summer fires and smoke dissipate here in Southern Oregon its back to hiking its picturesque trails, and fall hikes are like walking through nature’s art. If it’s the autumn hues of golds and reds you’re after ample color can be found in these three nearby day-hikes. Grizzly Peak

While you’re gazing at the solar eclipse on August 21, don’t forget to take a look around you. With its simplistic nature alone, this celestial event is expected to unite millions around the globe in reverent awe.   The last total eclipse viewable to Americans was 38 years ago and

With the cannabis controversy wilting away, this multi-billion dollar business is stirring up a potpourri of business ventures. From software development, delivery services and cuisine connoisseurs, the weed industry is sprouting new and innovative entrepreneurs every day. These three Southern Oregon businesses have caught the wave being felt around the