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    GOT THE TUESDAY BLUES? Here's the antidote: a night with the Ashland Blues Society's house band, made up of Mark Howard on harmonica, David Pinsky on guitar and vocals, Tom Freeman on drums, Bill Fischer on bass and Robert Ogle on guitar. They'll be jammin' from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Little Brown Jug, 104 S. Pacific Highway, Talent. You can join in or just sit and listen, all at no charge.
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    "WE'VE GOT SOME BEANS and some good cornbread ..." We don't know whether Lyle Lovett will sing our favorite of his songs tonight, but this much is sure: He'll be burning down the house with John Hiatt at 7:30 p.m. at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $72, $75 or $78 and can be purchased online at www.craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
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    "A GOOD BOOK HAS NO ENDING," says R.D. Cumming, and we quite agree. Find one that lives on at the Friends of the Applegate Branch Library's annual book sale, set for 2 to 6 p.m. at the Applegate library, 18485 N. Applegate Road. Call 541-846-7346.
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    IT'S ALL ABOUT WOMEN during an open house at the La Clinica Women's Health Center, 910 S. Central Ave., Medford. It's from 5 to 7 p.m., it's free, and you'll find information about the center's services and meet its staff. La Clinica employs certified nurse midwives who deliver in all three area hospitals, provides gynecological care and it is home to the region's only site for Centering Pregnancy, a group approach to prenatal care. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call La Clinica at 541-535-6239.
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    FINANCIAL AID is a maze best traversed armed with information. You can ask plenty of questions during "Financial Aid 101," a presentation by Rogue Community College. It'll run from 3 to 5 p.m. at the RCC/SOU Higher Education Center, 101 S. Bartlett St., Room No. 214. A panel of officials from RCC's financial aid department will answer questions. The evening is sponsored by the Associated Student Government of RCC. The event is free and open to students and prospective students.
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    "THE HELLENISTIC KINGDOMS." Historian Ean Roby will discuss the era following Alexander the Great's reign from noon to 1 p.m. in the Large Community Meeting Room of the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. Call 541-774-8679.
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    "PAT AND MIKE," Katharine Hepburn's favorite of the nine movies she made with Spencer Tracy (says imdb.com), will show from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Central Point library, 116 S. Third St. Hepburn plays a golf star whose financé wants her to forget the whole thing and get married. Typical man, at least in this 1952 comedy. Look for this blooper: Mrs. Beminger's lips don't move when she says, "Why, a phonograph," according to imdb.com. For more information about the movies at the library, call 541-774-6407.
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