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Second Annual Exploring Psychedelics to Bring an Academic Focus to a Blurry Topic   Southern Oregon has been somewhat of a psychedelic hotbed in recent years. Groups like the Santo Daime and Native American churches of Ashland have both won Federal Court cases for the right to use psychedelic substances

Monthly queer and ally night, Inside Out, kicks off at The Rocky Tonk Saloon in June Crucial to the very idea of community (and certainly to a thriving one) is a gathering place to bond with the tribe. While many groups throughout the Rogue Valley have defined turf for bonding,

Jeff Whitty Go-Go’s for broke with ‘Head Over Heels’ “This is my new world of outdoor theater,” Jeff Whitty says of the rain pouring down on a gray Ashland afternoon. “The rain and the owls.” The Tony-winning playwright of Avenue Q is hard at work on his new play, Head

Last year saw the debut of an ambitious new event at Southern Oregon University: the Oregon Fringe Festival, a weeklong showcase of all things outsider art, from guerilla theater to beatboxing jugglers to pop-up playgrounds on the SOU campus. The student-run festival is back for its second go and is