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Sitting with Chekhov

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, slider File | 0 comments

With Randall Tosh and R.S. Stewart  photos by Michael Swanson Bluecatz Studio Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904) was a Russian doctor and...

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Truth in Comedy

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, slider File | 0 comments

A Bench in the Sun, at Brush Creek Playhouse, is a funny but flat look at senior life. For those of you unfamiliar, Brush Creek is the...

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Torres-Cross is presenting

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, slider File | 0 comments

Salem is fortunate to have a number of great galleries where local artists can display their work.  We are even more fortunate that some ...

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SW Art Picks

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment | 0 comments

The Gathering Spot 106 N. 1st. St. Silverton 503-874-4888 Linda Jacobson New Work Award-winning local multi media artist Linda Jacobson...

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Haiku is Blooming. Gesundheit. by Hal Mathew

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment | 0 comments

Little did I know that while being trained as a journalist, I was also being trained to write haiku poetry. When I was promoted at age 24...

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Salem Playback Theater captures life’s essence

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment | 0 comments

Salem has nothing else like it. Imagine a performance where the actors create original theater every instant of the evening.  Where the...

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Poet Laureate to read at  Salem Library

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment | 0 comments

“I want light, high morning light, and a breeze. And heat, full heat that flutters.” From “Full Heat that Flutters,” The Brink Half way...

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Pentacle Razzle Dazzles with Young Frankenstein 

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, slider File | 0 comments

Pentacle Theatre’s production of Young Frankenstein is a fast-moving, high-spirited farce that teases and delights the audience. The...

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For the Fun of Art

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, slider File | 0 comments

Are you the kind of person who sometimes thinks the old masters are a little stale and might be “improved” with a bit of humor?  Would you...

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