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Public Art workshop presented by Oregon Center for the Arts

GOING PUBLIC: Creating Art for Public Spaces –

Public Art workshop presented by Oregon Center for the Arts with support from the City of Ashland Saturday, April 21st 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meese Auditorium, located in the Art Building at Southern Oregon University 555 Indiana Street, Ashland OR

To register:

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General Directions:

555 Indiana Street, Ashland, OR 97520. Located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Indiana Street on the Southern Oregon University campus. The Art Building and Meese Auditorium at Southern Oregon University are most directly accessible off of Interstate 5 at Exit 14, the southern Ashland exit.

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Ashland New Plays Festival announces 2018 season

The Luckiest People cast at ANPF 2015, ANPF archives

Celebrating Past Winners and Welcoming the New: Ashland New Plays Festival announces its 2018 season

Ashland New Plays Festival is pleased to announce its 27th season of staged play readings showcasing new theatrical works, along with a program of talks with theater professionals.

ANPF’s flagship annual Fall Festival Oct. 17-21 will unveil four new plays in staged readings by casts of professional actors. The plays will be selected from 400 entries currently being read by local volunteer readers, with the final decisions to be made in June by ANPF artistic director Kyle Haden. They will be performed at Ashland’s Unitarian Center.

In carrying out its mission to support new works for the stage, ANPF is “working to develop underrepresented voices in theater, including women and playwrights of color,” said Haden. The 2018 season opens Sunday, March 25, with a staged reading of Meridith Friedman’s Your

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Contemporary Translation of Edward III by Ashland New Plays Festival

Understanding Shakespeare through a Modern Verse Translation:

A contemporary playwright translates Edward III for today’s audiences, to be performed as a dramatic reading March 27 in Ashland, Oregon

By Kara Q Lewis

Afternoon light filters over the laptop of playwright Octavio Solis, who focuses on the screen, puzzling out ways to decipher a difficult verse from William Shakespeare’s play Edward III. After getting sick two weeks earlier, Solis began working from bed. His wife teases him about not using his brand new writing studio. He works intensely and relentlessly: “I get obsessive about it,” he says, “I work on it ‘til 1 or 2 in the morning and then it’s the first thing I do when I wake up.” He continues:

“I’ve enjoyed every second of it. It taps into the part of my brain that likes puzzles. I’m decoding something really intricate and

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Mosaic Invitational Exhibit is Open!

The Mosaic Invitational is open in the Thorndike and Retzlaff Galleries on the Southern Oregon University Campus Oregon Center for the Arts through October 16. Scheduled hours are M-F 10-4 with extended hours during the CMA Summit weekend (October 1-4). Come join us on First Friday Art Walk for a special artist reception on October 2, 5:00-8:00 PM.

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SOU Churchill Hall: Day Seven of 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Yesterday (day 7) my husband Robert and I went to nearby Ashland, OR on an errand. We thought it would be fun for me to do a watercolor study of something at Southern Oregon University (SOU). I chose “Churchill Hall” which we used to call the administration building. You see, some thirty years ago my […]

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Summer Session Print Studio Monitor and Artist in Residence Awarded

We are very excited to welcome Heather Graham and Shannon Yost to the Art Center community! These two amazing artists are part of our up-and-coming Print Studio. You will see them both working in the Print Studio and offering open lab times for experienced printmakers who want some extra support while they work. Awarded the […]

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