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Seeing artists in their natural habitats is a bit like watching exotic wildlife in BBC’s Planet Earth series, or seeing a beautifully choreographed dance for the first time. The Ashland Gallery Association and local artists are offering a unique view into the creative worlds of art in their homes and

Rogue River—beautiful. Add art—magnificent. Add music and it becomes Art Along the Rogue. Like a skilled restoration painter, this event takes local natural beauty and enhances it with music and lots of chalk. The madonnaras (street painters) will use a temporary medium to turn ordinary city streets into a bountiful

Like any organically grown business, like every seemingly overnight success: By George Creamery has been years in the making—and like anything that comes from the heart: there’s a story to be told beyond bottom lines, branding, and your basic cheddar. It was a crisp autumn night in the capital of

With large corporations taking up most space in grocery stores, it’s easy to forget the array of local farms in the Rogue Valley—and that local farms are more than beautiful wedding venues. They provide some of the most wholesome products people can buy, as opposed to the mass amount of

It is a simple economic reality: Wine-drinkers in Ashland and Grants Pass can only consume so many glasses of Quady North Syrah or Troon’s Riesling. Although the wine industry in southern Oregon has been growing in numbers of vineyards and production—and steadily increasing the number of visitors to the region—to

On a sunny, albeit smoky day, kayakers, rafters, and paddle boarders work hard, though they’re not all staying dry. Spectators gather to watch them flip over into the whitewater, soar through rapids, and work as a team. In its sixth year, the King of the Rogue whitewater rafting competition will

If there is such a thing as a miracle product, hemp would be a suitable contender for the title. According to Kit Doyle of Murphy Hemp Company, “It solves some of the world’s greatest problems. From biodegradable plastics, food, fiber, and natural medicine. [Hemp] has the ability to bring wealth

“A micro-dose is generally considered to be one-20th to one-10th of a recreational dose,” according to an article published by The Cut titled “Microdosing’s Micromovement.” “If someone’s seeing things, he or she has taken too much. Most people micro-dose mushrooms or LSD, but other drugs have also become popular of

Have you ever seen a retro trailer on the highway and wondered (or envied) where they were going? Chances are they may have been on their way to a rally, or into the woods to glamp (camping in style, and/or with amenities). The second annual Rally on the Rogue will

Summertime seems to be when we bring out our biggest boasts. Hot dog and pie eating contests. Watermelon seed spitting. And, since 1953, a chance to see whose rooster can crow the loudest. In its 65th year, the Rooster Crow Festival has become a beloved and steady event in Southern