One of the Rogue Valley gay communityís best-known events of the year, the Black & White Ball, is set in Ashland tonight.

Itís set from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. The event is a fundraiser for the Abdill-Ellis Lambda Community Center Association.

The band Blue Lightning plays from 8 to 10 p.m. at the dance, and DJ Jes of Sights & Sounds Unlimited will spin vinyl from 10 p.m. to midnight.

Tickets cost $25, $10 for students and seniors with identification.

Details: 488-6990.