Traveling through wine countries a bar at a time

You can go wine tasting in the Oregon countryside, or you could start in downtown Salem, head west to Monmouth and end the night in Corvallis. All three cities are lucky to have their own wine bars, where people can […]

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Aces Up Poker Club will host big names in the poker world in May

Odds are Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, Tristan "Cre8ive" Wade and Tom McEvoy spend most of their time in Las Vegas and other fantastic gaming destinations. On May 21st


Call to artists for Keizer Iris Festival and Roots and Rhythms Summer Festival

Artists are invited to create "All Things Iris" for the Keizer Art Association's art show this May, the month of the Keizer Iris Festival. Works featuring any interpretation


From rock to hip hop, Salem artists are looking to flourish

The Cherry City is often in the shadow of its big brother to the north. When a creative type bails, they usually trade their cherry affection for something


Creating a greener valley

Marion County is increasingly sponsoring services that help people reduce their impact on the environment. They're providing the options to compost food scraps, properly dispose of prescription medications,


Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto to speak at Linfield College

Linfield College in McMinnville invites a Nobel Laureate every year, and on April 14, Sir Harold Kroto will present his lecture “Science, Society and Education in the 21st


Chefs unite to help Liberty House

The ninth annual "Chefs for Liberty House" will feature five local award-winning chefs, a silent auction and live music by the Bill Hughes Jazz Trio. The event will


Roller Derby Anonymous begins recruitment for volunteers, skaters

"I'm addicted to roller skating," says Roller Derby Anonymous (RDA) President Summer Pommier ("Summer Bee"). She says the group's name was partly inspired by motorcycle clubs and partly



Local artist Danielle Baca is creating a "memory wall" to honor the Coffee House Cafe on the last day of its existence, March 31st. The idea is to


Cherry City Music Festival to rock socks in Salem

Salemites have a chance to check out almost 100 bands from the Cherry City and surrounding areas over three days of non-stop music, April 7, 8 and 9.

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