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June 13, 2024

Curtain Call

Curtain Call

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! An ABBA fix

“Spotlight on ABBA” is playing at Camelot through Sunday, May 26. At matinee and evening concerts, four talented Rogue Valley singers perform the Swedish group’s popular songs — timeless music that transcends generations and cultures.

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Curtain Call: ‘Smote This’ tells a seriously funny story

Curtain Call: Playing at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Thomas Theatre on select dates now through May 12, “Smote This” weaves a web of stories and tangents about an undocumented Black child growing up during a time of racial unrest, an immigration crisis and the drug war.

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Curtain Call: Ashland woman helps build confidence for women who lose their hair to cancer

Curtain Call: Virginia Carol Hudson develops a unique attachment to her clients, but especially the women who lose their hair from chemotherapy after a cancer diagnosis. As they struggle with their treatments while balancing family and work life responsibilities, she helps them achieve some sense of normality by creating and designing beautiful, natural-looking wigs for them.

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Poetry Corner: Haiku, please

Poetry Corner: It’s haiku and beyond, proving once again, if proof were needed, that Ashland, Oregon, is the nursery of poets. Elaine Maveety and Jim Flint find beauty in subjects from the natural world to Burma Shave, and each has its own particular poetic charm.

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‘Pride and joy in my heart’: SOU ceremony celebrates Juneteenth

On the warm bright morning of Tuesday, June 11, around 50 people gathered on the lawn by Churchill Hall at Southern Oregon University for a Juneteenth celebration. The celebration of Juneteenth occurs because emancipation was not enforced in states held by the Confederacy until more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1, 1863.

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President Bailey leads SOU contingent to American Samoa

More than 100 students from American Samoa have enrolled at SOU over the past four years. The SOU trip is a part of the university’s annual efforts to show up for students and their families, and provide an in-person orientation for new students as they gear up for their first term at the Ashland campus.

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