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With fall right around the corner, now is the best time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Hiking is the fourth-most popular outdoor activity in the U.S. and it’s an awesome way to take in the sights and sounds of nature while also getting your steps in. Of

The legalization of marijuana has definitely paved the way for more and more instruments and methods of consumption to be found. A lot of people are now using marijuana as a way to help themselves deal with their mental health issues, sleep issues, and even just for recreational purposes. Bongs

Beating drums, stomping feet and rustling skirts will fill the air at One Eleven Theatre Company’s summer camp finale as 80 eager kids perform Moana Jr., the musical adaptation of Disney’s hugely popular movie. Moana, Maui the demi-god, Gramma Tala, Pua the piglet and Hei Hei (“Drumstick” the chicken) will

Are you in love with shortcake? The following recipes will make you drool and fuel your creativity for the next bake day. Who can ever resist the chunky, tangy, and sweet deliciousness that is strawberry shortcake? It doesn’t matter whether you like your shortcake moist or crumbly, this is a

With the help of a personal injury lawyer you could claim for compensation after an accident and get vital support to aid your recovery. This all sounds appealing, and yet if you have never looked for a legal professional of this kind before, you might be worried about what is

Released earlier this year, Loveland features Rick Millward playing each of the featured instruments, short the saxophone and steel pedal guitar. Not quite a one-man band, but pretty darn (multi) talented. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Millward lived in Nashville for years before returning to the west coast. But that

During the pandemic, eating in was the new eating out in terms of popularity. We saw stores sell out of basic staples, which otherwise sat for so long, they eventually needed to be tossed out. You also cooked so much that you discovered you really do like cooking healthy meals

People who love to meditate might not be that interested in possessing earthly belongings, but this doesn’t mean that they don’t appreciate the thought of gift-giving. Like any other individual, they, too, feel loved and appreciated when someone dear to them shows interest in the things they like. Do you

Most of us would start to think about gambling, dice and cards, slot machines, poker table and the glamour that comes with it when we hear the word ‘Casino’. The primary reason for anyone to go to a casino is gambling. However, people can experience that from their home through

Employers are always looking to recruit highly skilled professionals that can solve problems efficiently and effectively. Thus, the CompTIA A+ certification is valuable because it serves as a recognized validation of the fundamental skills in computer software and hardware management. Acquiring it proves your technical worth in the eyes of

The summer season presents the opportunity to get outside and get active. However, many people aren’t sure what the best ways to stay healthy while being outdoors are. Thankfully, there is no shortage of great and creative ideas for families. Here are the top five ways you can help keep

Meditation is a method of training the mind, similar to how fitness is a method of training the body. Meditation is a technique for gaining control of the mind, making it more tranquil and concentrated, and making the meditator more conscious. Meditation’s goal is to stop the mind from racing

When you think of studying abroad, countries like Italy, Spain and England come to mind. Europe is the premiere spot for study abroad students, but Asia poses a unique opportunity to experience new cultures and unforgettable experiences as well. Japan boasts one of the most influential cultures in the world,


As a small boy in Guadalajara, Mexico, guitarist and composer Arturo Ville Cordero remembers spotting the renowned wood artisans from Paracho selling their guitars downtown. “They have long poles, filled with guitars, the little ones at the top, and when I was five I saw one of them and I

The return of Rogue Valley Chorale to live performances is perhaps the most encouraging and stirring indicator that we are finally and fully (?) rebounding from our COVID hibernation and isolation. Sure, a solo singer-songwriter performing in a venue will be and is a welcome return to normal, but consider

Local musician and activist Alice DiMicele has been an established singer and guitarist in the Rogue Valley for more than thirty years. But last year, she had to change her approach, and learn technology to keep performing for her fans. DiMicele shares about her changes over the past year, and

Beyond the Valley

Vikki Gilmore’s latest release “Doubt of My Mind” was written, recorded, and produced remotely in collaboration with Mathieu LeGuerrier, as a creative byproduct of the COVID-19 lockdown. This endearing indie-folk reverie was inspired by the hardship and universal loneliness of a global pandemic, mixed with the anxiety of self-doubt that

Last week, I received an email from Ian Urbina, and it was the first I had heard of his ongoing project The Outlaw Ocean, and the outreach of The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read on for some more information about this exciting effort, and episode 3 of The Weekly Catch,

Within days of Ireland’s lockdown, BBC Folk Award winner and RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards nominee Daoirí Farrell set up a corner of his kitchen as a makeshift stage and began live streaming. There was no plan to make this a regular event but with close to 2k comments and