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Heather Metz

Heather Metz

  The only Porchfest Music Festival in Oregon takes attendees on a blast into the past to a time when friends became family over a glass of sweet tea, as the afternoon air was swirling with the harmonious notes of a fiddle’s strings and the summer sun had just risen

A primal aspect of childhood is “playing pretend” and Ashland Children’s Theatre (ACT) sets just the right stage for kids in the Rogue Valley to just do that. Whether a round of “Half the Time,” where three individuals act out the same scene over and over, each time being only

Spring has sprung, and in the Pacific Northwest that means time to get outdoors. Here in the Rogue Valley we are spoiled by the amount of beauty that surrounds us. Below are some local trails to try out, the best part is they are already beginning their seasonal blooms. Upper

One Man Dies a Million Times paints a bleak picture of humanity at it’s most raw. In a post apocalyptic world, people reveal their true selves when faced with cold and hunger. In turn two young scientists, Alyssa (Alyssa Lozovskaya) and Maksim (Maksim Blinov) learn what they themselves are capable

How far would you go for someone you love? 12-year-old Alicia (Tayler Buck) takes this test as we see her innocence begin to slip away in Princess of the Row. In this tale of the ultimate role reversal we see a young girl’s profound love for her father, a father

Love Shakespeare for his knotted plots of romance? Pair that with a good old case of hidden identity? Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s As You Like It is your cup of tea. Opening March 8 in the Angus Bowman Theater to a full house, the intimate atmosphere allowed the audience to feel

Whether dreaming of a summertime county fairs or harboring big-track NASCAR dreams, go-karting is a gateway activity—and a great indoor escape from the cold, rainy weather 50,000 square foot track. Located on Lars Way, off of Sage Road just beyond Keller Supply Company, Rogue Karting opened their 50,000 square foot