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Friday, April 13

beth baker: Cabaret singer Beth Baker will perform "Broadway, Blues and Beyond," her third benefit for the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $25, $20, $15 for the concert and $25 for the after-concert party at Rogue Gallery. Call 779-3000.

amadeus trio: The Amadeus Trio will perform with clarinetist Jon Manasse, dancer Suzee Grilley and narrator Barry Kraft at 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Southern Oregon University's Music Recital Hall, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $26/$30 and $5 for students. Call 552-6154.

laurie lewis: Grammy Award winners Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance, $22 at the door, $10 for youth 12-17 and free for children under 12 with a paying adult. Call 535-3562.

marimba concert: Students of Jan Christensen, Mwedzi Wagara Marimba Studio, will perform a marimba concert with the joyful dance music of Zimbabwe from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Pioneer Hall, Ashland. Children in the four participating bands are from 9-16 years old and attend various schools in Ashland. They are raising money to have a set of marimbas made for a primary school in Zimbabwe.

They Made Me Do it: DJs NAHA, Switch Mistress, Therein, Codename, Demon, and TZA will perform at a concert party called "They Made Me Do It" from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the Roller Odyssey building, 2425 S. Pacific Hwy., Medford. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Partygoers in themed costumes will receive pre-sale prices at the door. Visit myspace.com/eventcenter or www.roguetekno.org. Find tickets at brownpapertickets.com or at the Roller Odyssey building.

Saturday, April 14

s. Or. repertory singers: The Southern Oregon Repertory Singers will present "Land of Heart's Desire," featuring music written for the group by Craig Kingsbury. The concert will be presented twice: at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at Southern Oregon University's Music Recital Hall, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. There will be a pre-concert lecture for Sunday's performance at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the door and at Paddington Station and Music Coop, Ashland; Grocery Outlet, Medford, online at www.repsingers.og; or by phone at 552-0900.

spotlight on the andrews sisters: Camelot Theatre Company will present "Spotlight on The Andrews Sisters "¦ a Little Biography and a Lot of Music!" Featuring Livia Genise, Priscilla Quinby and Gayle Wilson at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14 and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. General seating tickets are $18 and are available at Evergreen Bank branches in Grants Pass, Rogue River and Medford. Reserved seating is $20 and is available only through the Camelot Theatre box office, 101 Talent Ave., Talent; at CamelotTheatre.org, or by calling 535-5250.

Sunday, April 15

celebrating state soloists: Craterian Performances will present the sixth annual free concert featuring the Jackson County winners of the District 8 solo music competition at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Call 779-3000.

Monday, April 16

Arlo guthrie family: The Guthrie Family Legacy Tour will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. See www.roguetheatre.com or call 471-1316.

Tuesday, April 17

alberto Ríos: The Chautauqua Poets & Writers group will celebrate National Poetry Month by presenting an evening of poetry with award-winning poet and author Alberto Alvaro Ríos at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in Ashland High School's Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Tickets are $10.

Friday, April 20

luna nova quartet: The Siskiyou Institute Spring Concert and Workshop series will begin its season with the Luna Nova String Quartet at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Old Siskiyou Barn, Ashland. The concert will be followed by a master class on Saturday morning at 11 a.m. Tickets for the concert are $20. Student discounts are available. For reservations and more information call 488-3869.

Saturday, April 21

rogue valley symphony: Van Cliburn winner Joyce Yang will perform with the Rogue Valley Symphony for its season finale performances. Concert will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland; 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Grants Pass High School Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. There will be a pre-concert talk by Pat Daly, one hour before each performance. Tickets are $27-$44 depending on the venue and $5 for students. Call 552-6398.

Sunday, April 22

music at st. mark's: Richard Fuller, forte pianist, and Maria Bader-Kubizek, violin, will present a free concert of music for forte piano and violin at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, corner of Fifth and Oakdale in Medford. The program features selections written by the Mozart family — Leopold, Wolfgang Amadeus and Franz Xaver. The program will be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall hosted by the Church Youth Group, which is raising money for its pilgrimage to Spain in June. Call 858-8037.

mcnarda duo: Ronn McFarlane with the Mignarda Duo Sunday will perform Uncharted Waters at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at The School House Retreat and Cultural Center, 8448 Wagner Creek Road, Talent. Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. Children under 12 are admitted free. See www.schoolhouseretreat.com.

barnstormers theatre: 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass. Box office hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. See www.BarnstormersGP.org or call 479-3557.

the dresser: Russell Lloyd directs the drama by Ronald Harwood. In war-torn Britain aging actor "Sir" struggles with his lines and his sanity while his devoted dresser Norman is there to tend to him and generally ensure that the show does go on. The play runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays April 27 through May 13. There will be a "Pay What You Can Night" at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3. The box office opens Thursday, April 26, from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and noon to 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors (60 and over) and students (17 and under). Groups of 10 or more are $10 per ticket.

CAMELOT THEATRE COMPANY: 101 Talent Ave., Talent. See www.CamelotTheatre.org or call 535-5250.

Man of la mancha: Livia Genise directs the musical by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion plays at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through April 15. The show, based on the novel "Don Quixote" by Cervantes, tells the story of an aging knight with the impossible dream to see things not as they are, but as they ought to be. Tickets are $19 for adults and $17 for students and seniors.

Children's musical theatre of oregon: Crater Performing Arts Center, Crater High School, 655 N. Third St., Central Point. See www.cmtoregon.org or call 778-3365.

high school musical: CMTO is the first theatre company in Oregon to be granted the performance rights to the Disney musical. The production features more than 35 performers ages 12 to 17. The show runs at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays until April 21 with additional 1 p.m. matinee performances on Saturday April 14 and 21. Tickets are $13 for adults, $11 for youth under 12 years of age. Tickets are available on-line at CMTO's Web site and at Loose Ends Hair Styling, Ashland; and in Medford at Dirty Dogz Pet Care and Medford Music.

north medford high school: 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford.

Seussical: The musical adaptation of the works of Dr. Seuss draws largely from the two tales of Horton the Elephant, but has characters, events and plot elements from 17 Seuss stories, all adapted into a roughly two-hour long show by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (with some additional conceptual input from Eric Idle). The show runs at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 through Saturday, April 28. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.

OREGON CABARET THEATRE: The dinner theater is at First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. OCT offers gourmet dining and brunch with advance reservations. Appetizers, desserts and beverages are also available without reservations. Sunday matinee brunch also is available. See www.oregoncabaret.com or call 488-2902.

western civilization, The Complete Musical (abridged): Highlights from the Dark Ages to the Information Age are presented in a 90-minute irreverent and satirical musical. The show opens at 8 p.m. Friday, April 13, and runs at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays with Sunday brunch matinees at 1 p.m. through June 3. Tickets are $19-$29.

OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. See www.osfashland.org or call 482-4331.

  • AS YOU LIKE IT: Guest artist J.R. Sullivan directs William Shakespeare's comedy about love and loyalty. The show plays through Oct. 28, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.
  • THE CHERRY ORCHARD: Artistic Director Libby Appel directs her new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's classic about a family who must face the loss of their home. The show plays through July 8, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.
  • gem of the ocean: Timothy Bond directs August Wilson's depiction of the African-American experience in the 1900s. The show plays through Oct. 27, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.
  • ON THE RAZZLE: Laird Williamson directs Tom Stoppard's farce based on "The Matchmaker." The show plays through Oct. 28, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre.
  • RABBIT HOLE: James Edmondson directs David Lindsay-Abaire's new drama about a family dealing with grief over the death of a young child. The show plays through June 22, in the New Theatre.
  • tracy's tiger: Penny Metropulos directs the new musical based on William Saroyan's novella about an optimistic young man, his ideal girl and two invisible tigers. The show plays through Oct. 28, in the New Theatre.

OREGON STAGE WORKS: 191 A St., Ashland. Tickets are available at Grocery Outlet, Medford; The Music Coop, Ashland; and at the door. See www.oregonstageworks.com or call 482-2334.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: Peter Alzado directs a dramatization of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning story of one principled man's stand against ignorance and prejudice as seen through the eyes of his young daughter. The show plays at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 22. Tickets are $17 for adults, $10 for students.

south medford high school: 815 Oakdale Ave. Medford. Call 842-1416.

peter pan: South Medford High School's Theatre Arts Department will present the classic children's story by J.M. Barrie. Wendy, John, and Michael fly into the night sky with Peter to a magical land of mermaids, fairy dust, Captain Hook and his pirates. Student performers will soar through the air with the professional flight company of Flying by Foy. The show runs at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29. Tickets are $9 general admission and $5 for students, seniors and children.

stardust repertory theatre: 424 S.W. Sixth St., Grants Pass. Call 472-9614.

the farndale avenue housing estate townwomen's guild dramatic society murder mystery: Robert Watt directs the comedy. The show runs at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, through April 15. Tickets are $15 general admission and $12 for seniors 65 and older.

Arlo Guthrie will bring his personal brand of musical virtuosity along with members of his family to Grants Pass on Monday, . See listing on this page.