5 picks for things to do
‘A Tribute to the Life and Music of Frank Sinatra’
A singer who redefined popular songs, Frank Sinatra always did it his way. David King-Gabriel stars in this scripted musical revue backed up by Brent Olstad on keys, Daryl Fjeldheim on sax, Steve Fain on bass and Steve Sutfin on drums. Look for memorable songs “That Old Black Magic,” “Luck Be a Lady,” “That’s Life” and others. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, and Sunday, March 25, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Tickets are $20 and are available at liviageniseproductions.org or Paddington Station in Ashland.
Patti Moran McCoy
Jazz and blues artist Patti Moran McCoy and her band — Sean McCoy on percussion, Theresa McCoy on keys, drummer Denny Massoff, bassist Adam Boyd, guitarist Nick Garrett-Powell and singers Gabe and Kelly McCoy — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/3327301 or Music Coop in Ashland. Tickets wil be $30 at the door.
Alt-rock and funk band Fortune’s Folly was named Best Band in 2017 by Eugene Weekly’s Readers’ Poll. The group performs at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Brickroom Gathering House, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. Cover is $7. See brickroomashland.com.
International performance artist Steven Vanhauwaert will play piano concertos by Schumann, Schubert, Liszt, Chopin and Debussy at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the Sjolund Auditorium at North Medford High School, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at jcconcerts.org or by calling 541-734-4116.
Securities trader and Delaware Indian Jane Snake finds herself torn between worlds when her work brings her to Manahatta, the home of her Native American ancestors in OSF’s premier of playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle’s drama. Nagle is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and a partner at Pipestem Law, a firm specializing in sovereignty of native tribes. The show previews at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, and 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, opens at 1:30 p.m. April 1 and runs through Oct. 27 in the Thomas Theatre. See osfashland.org or call 800-219-8161 for showtimes and tickets.