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May 25, 2024

Sage on Stage

Sage on Stage

Sage on Stage: Moving from center stage to offstage

Jessica Sage: Actors who direct know that an actor’s most crucial role onstage is to reveal a truth to the audience. Directing allows for a more significant role in shaping the overall creative vision of a project, and it challenges artistic boundaries.

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Sage on Stage

Sage on Stage: Why ‘break a leg’?

Sage on Stage: In which we find out what both Abraham Lincoln and Sarah Bernhardt might have to do with the “break a leg” saying — and tricks actors use to memorize lengthy scripts.

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Let’s talk: Collaborative conversation coaching order of the first Law Day

Local high school students relished their deep dive into navigating some of the thorniest political issues of our time at the first-ever Southern Oregon Law Day on Thursday at Southern Oregon University. The half-day event, held at Stevenson Union on the SOU campus, featured a number of experts in their respective fields, as well as opening remarks by Rep. Pam Marsh, D-Ashland, and closing remarks by Sen. Jeff Golden, D-Ashland.

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OSF veteran depicts an actor’s haunting life in new novel

“Harriman’s Ghost” tells side-by-side stories of the life of the fictional Ben Harriman, a revered film and television star, and Janet Cooper, ghost writer of Harriman’s official biography. In “Harriman’s Ghost,” she is goaded into writing another book that unveils the truth about the actor’s troubled life.

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‘Beautiful Music in the Park’ returns Saturday for its next season

True to its name, the nonprofit organization Beautiful Music in the Park will bring, well, beautiful music to Lithia Park again this year, the second season for the program founded by longtime park cello busker Daniel Sperry, starting Saturday, May 25. The piano quintet “Friends of Flare” is set to play from 11 a.m. to noon on the small field past the lower duck pond, affectionately nicknamed the “cello lawn” after Sperry’s frequent busks.

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