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Zoé La Terreur and Nic Temple – June First Friday Music

June 7th at Ashland Art Center Music begins at 5:30 pm. Zoé La Terreur and Nic Temple met in 2017, in Ashland, Oregon. After a first beautiful collaboration in a fundraiser, they decided to form the duo Purely Blue. They both have a formal training in classical music and also enjoy exploring different styles, such […]

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Ashland New Plays Festival presents THE GUN SHOW by E.M. Lewis

What: Ashland New Plays Festival presents THE GUN SHOW by E.M. Lewis When: Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15, 2019, at 7:30 pm Where: Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland Tickets: $25, available onlineor at the door, subject to availability

Taking Aim at the Gun Debate: Can we have a conversation about this?

A defaced road sign from rural Minnesota.

Ashland New Plays Festival will present a special two-night full production of The Gun Show by award-winning playwright E.M. Lewis at 7:30 pm on June 14 and 15 at the Bellview Grange in Ashland, featuring Andrew William Smith and directed by Lisa Velten Smith. Tickets are $25, available online or at the door, subject to availability. A conversation with the audience about personal experiences with guns will follow the performance.

“I am here to tell a public story and a private story. A story about guns in America and a story about my own experiences with guns in America.”

And so begins the riveting one-hour play. Lewis tells her story with raw honesty and gives audiences important insight into the nuances of America’s

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Calling all Rogue Valley Young Artists, Ages 5-18

The Ashland Art Center & Sanctuary One Present “The Year of the Pig” Youth Art Show! This exhibit will represent art work about pigs and our thoughts, feelings, and relationships with the animal itself and/or their attributes (eg: smart, fun, clever). All work submitted will be displayed at the Ashland Art Center on June 23rd […]

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Ascend 2019

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Ascend 2019 Coming this June 17-21 in Ashland, Oregon is an opportunity for young artists and musicians to be inspired and challenged to develop excellence in their artistic and musical giftings! Do you have a child or grandchild 15-30 years old who are endeavoring to reach higher heights in their craft? Come and experience moving presentations from a variety of inspiration speakers and in-depth teaching from 12 top professionals in their field, like Frank Ordaz who has years of experience working for Lucas Films on sets such as the original Star Wars. This just may be the perfect opportunity for life-altering inspiration! Sponsored by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation and hosted at The Story church in Ashland, get in on Ascend 2019, a VERY AFFORDABLE four-day Artist & Musician Conference. Registration deadline is June 1 — visit our event website for details and registration! https://www.ascend2019.com/

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A Taste of Ashland 2019

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A Taste of Ashland April 27th & 28th 12pm to 4pm Celebrating our 30th year, this is the Ashland Gallery Association signature fundraising event!

A Taste of Ashland is on Saturday and Sunday, April 28th and 29th from 12pm to 4pm.

Foodies and wine connoisseurs, local and traveled, follow a map to 17 galleries, viewing art while discovering Ashland’s best restaurants, the region’s best wines, and more. For a complete list of pairings go to www.atasteofashland.com

A Taste of Ashland is unique because each gallery, winery, and restaurant are meticulously matched, working together to create unique pairings so attendees experience a delight of senses, says Gretchen W. HartTown, Event Coordinator for 2019 A Taste of Ashland. “We are excited to celebrate our 30th year! This event really showcases the talent in our region! The stroll through the inspired works of internationally renowned artists, while experiencing the pairings of our region’s

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Gene Black & Bret Levick at Platt Anderson Cellars

Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Platt Anderson Cellars (located in Ashland Art Center). Gene and Bret will be playing some of your fave tunes, including orignals. Great Music/Great Wine… see you there!

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Artists and Inspiration

That Stuck Place Collage Artist Susanne Petermann recently wondered what other artists do when inspiration isn’t forthcoming. Here are some tips from a few Ashland Art Center studio artists, on what they do when they get stuck: Susanne Petermann: Working on a collage, I often reach a point that one friend of mine used to […]

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Pretty in Pink

This post if proof that role of artist-business-blogger-marketer-shipper-packer-traveler-sales is one role too many. If I had remembered and was organized enough, I would have posted this BEFORE the Pretty in Pink Art Reception…not a day and a half AFTER. Ooops. (Event on Friday night was lovely, it was pink, there was cake, wine, lots of […]

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Thank you Sanctuary One: Our March Community Sponsor

Meet Sanctuary One staff and volunteers at the Art Center on First Friday, March 1 and find out more about the upcoming “Year of the Pig.” celebration. Ashland Art Center is partnering with Sanctuary One for this fun-filled event in June, a special day to help animals and support local artists too! Sanctuary One: People, […]

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Thank you Sanctuary One: Our March Community Sponsor

Meet Sanctuary One staff and volunteers at the Art Center on First Friday, March 1 and find out more about the upcoming “Year of the Pig.” celebration. Ashland Art Center is partnering with Sanctuary One for this fun-filled event in June, a special day to help animals and support local artists too! Sanctuary One: People, […]

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