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The list of featured artists at the Studio at Living Opportunities is long and diverse. Founded in 2004, the Studio was to benefit people with disabilities. Between then and now, the Studio has showcased art by multiple artists, founded a music department, is forming a band, and added drama to

  by Jordan Marie McCaw   In a quaint, ornate frame is an embroidered bouquet of flowers. In another is an embroidered human heart with flowers blossoming forth. The artwork is detailed, vulnerable, and created by local artist Chloe Lindgren. Lindgren recently launched an online store where people can view

Rogue Valley Messenger: These are “based on true life,” correct? I mean, this isn’t open mic, just allowing people on stage, but you’ve scripted the stories?  Josh Gross: No, it’s not an open mic. That would be insufferably navel-gazing. The Lithia Water Diaries is a scripted play; thirteen interlinked monologues, each a fictional

On Monday, February 11, 2Hawk will invite members into its spacious kitchen to learn how chocolate and wine pair best together. The class will be taught by Owner of Lillie Belle Chocolates Jeff Shepherd, who has a long career with savory and sweet foods.

In spite of hardships and setbacks, Randall Theatre has marched on, and now reaches its tenth year of performances in a new, sweet location, smack in downtown Medford.

Sometimes relatives you haven’t seen in a while cram every story from the previous year into the precious time they have with you over Christmas dinner. Right? Well, Every Christmas Story Ever Told is sort of like this, but less annoying, more entertaining and nobody goes home hungry. Not if

Art is represented in many mediums, but something we so often overlook is how far down an artist dug to realize art. “As an artist, that’s what I do; I dive deep within to create something, and then I share it with others,” says local artist Marigny Goodyear. On Oct.

Not that long ago tattoos were a taboo subject only unruly young adults participated in, or at least that was the stereotype. Today, ink knows no demographics.   For Benja Zohara, owner and tattoo artist at Universal Rites Tattoo in Ashland, tattooing was a natural way of life. Growing up

Liberty Arts in Yreka is a hidden gem, with 10 years of success and a very dedicated following. Their art is so strong, openings typically draw 150 patrons. Investing in a 40-minute drive will lead to the best California contemporary art north of the Bay Area. Liberty resides in the

Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars expects to dazzle another sold-out audience with talent and heart this year at its annual fundraising event on November 10 sponsored by Newswatch 12 and Banner Bank. But, what makes a Rogue Valley star shine? Is it the biggest personality? Is it the most