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Go to the youtube.com/OregonCenterForTheArts at 4:45pm on May 10, 2021 to watch the video premiere the passage of time… brings together performers from Canada, the U.S., and Mexico for a virtual performance of two works: David Bithell’s Subterranean, a technological exploration of isolation, uncertainty, and the hope for connection –

Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art is announcing its reopening and the opening of their latest exhibition Collecting Cuba: Selections from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on view at the Schneider Museum of Art April 6 – July 1, 2021. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Ashland Independent Film Festival

THIS IS A FREE LIVESTREAM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON youtube.com/OregonCenterforTheArts Alcestis, directed by OCA at SOU professor David McCandless, is an ancient Greek play by Euripides, an unconventional tragicomedy that, according to McCandless is “full of surprises.” In the play, Admetus, King of Thessaly is able to avoid an

Inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Polaroid Stories blends mythology and the real life stories of street kids scraping by on society’s margins. Written by Naomi Izuka, the play is drawn largely from interviews the playwright conducted with runaways, prostitutes, and drug dealers. Director Bria Walker says she picked Polaroid Stories because

Last week, Southern Oregon University announced that the new athletic pavilion will be named after the DeBoer family—as in, the family that founded and owns Lithia Motors. In 1946, in the years before car culture really expanded throughout the United States, Walt DeBoer founded the company. They only sold 14

Southern Oregon University’s Center for the Visual Arts Gallery student Gallery Director Hannah Bakken has a massive job. Rotating five or six exhibits in SOU’s gallery spaces every couple weeks, Bakken sorts through hundreds of pieces of art each month. For the Messenger’s Spring Arts Issue, we sat down with

As the only undefeated team in their division in the nation, the Lady Raiders sit at 15-0 overall and 8-0 in the Cascade Conference as of the second week of January and halfway through this season. Let’s just say they are roaring along with no sign of slowing. Could this

RVM: What is the main goal of the Center for Sustainability? NS: Initially, the idea was to get a farm going, and then we’ll think about what kind of educational efforts we’ll do around the farm. I think the idea was really to inspire students to think about eating sustainably,

In spite of gaining fans and players for decades in America, soccer is still, somehow, not “America’s pastime.” But that may be changing. National monthly polling by Luker On Trends has tracked the surging popularity of soccer; according to their data, pro soccer has become the second favorite sport of

When many people think of wrestling, images of red-faced ranting, flying chairs and other lowest-common-denominator theatrics come to mind, like a Trump press conference with spandex. Yet the “strictly for entertainment” televised junk food bears no relation to the sport with a history stretching back to Homer’s The Iliad. Wrestling’s