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Catherine Kelley

Catherine Kelley

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

Photographer Ezra Marcos Ayala loves to capture the spirit of people. His compassion is palpable, pulling one behind his camera lens to see the world from his eyes, a world of color and diversity. When the call went out for submissions to Oregon Humanities’ online multimedia project, This Land, Ayala