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Ashland calendar, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Thursday, Nov. 19

'Spotlight on Carole King': This musical revue, written by and starring Gayle Wilson, features 22 of singer and songwriter Carole King's '60s hit songs. Musical arrangements are by Brent Olstad. The show runs through Nov. 22 at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $26 at camelottheatre.org, by calling 541-535-5250 or at the box office.

'Seagull': A new version of Russian playwright Anton Chekov's "The Seagull," written by Libby Appel and directed by Jackie Apodaca, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21-22, in the Center Square Theatre at Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $21, $18 for seniors and $6 for students, and available by calling 541-552-6348 or online at oca.sou.edu/box-office.

Hearts and Spades: Adults 50 and older are invited to play card games at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave. Donations are accepted. Call 541-488-5342.

Globe Saxophone Quartet: Rhett Bender, Jennifer Turpen, Scott Turpen and John Bleuel will perform classical, jazz and world music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland.  Admission is $10, $5 for seniors and free to full-time students. See www.oca.edu or call 541-552-6348 for information. 

Danielle Kelly & Paul Turnipseed: The vocal and guitar duo will play a mix of jazz standards and popular songs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

DEJOLIS: The debut of the new Quebecois band — Lisa Ornstein on fiddle and vocals, Josie Mendelsohn on vocals, guitar, keyboards and banjo, and Dejah Leger on vocals, piano and keyboard — will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Headwaters Room of the Geos Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $15 to $25 at the door. Call 541-301-5306 or email kccarr@gmail.com for information.

Hot Buttered Rum: The San Francisco progressive bluegrass band will perform at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St. Outlaw bluegrass band Poor Man's Whiskey will open the show. Tickets are $20 in advance at liveatthearmory.com, $25 day of show. Open to 21 and older.

Author Talk: Mari Gayatri Stein will discuss "Out of the Blue Valise," her novel about a woman diagnosed with cancer who goes on a fantastical, "Alice In Wonderland"-style journey, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.

Friday, Nov. 20

Southern Oregon Blue Skies Fundraiser: Midnight Party Band will perform blues, rock, funk and country from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Jackson WellSprings, 2253 Highway 99 N., Ashland. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted. Call 541-708-0339.

Resonant Rogues: The North Carolina gypsy jazz, folk and blues band will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at at the Public House, 258 A St., Ashland. Call 541-488-9128 or see theresonantrogues.com.

Jeff Kloetzel: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform an acoustic mix of rock, folk and soul — along with original music from his "Long Time Coming" album — at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

SOU Percussion Ensemble: Percussion Ensembles at Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University will present "All the World's a Drum," directed by Terry Longshore, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the Music Recital Hall on the SOU campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for students, and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/boxoffice, by calling 541-552-6348 or at the door.

Globe Saxophone Quartet: Rhett Bender, Jennifer Turpen, Scott Turpen and John Bleuel will perform classical, jazz and world music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the ballroom at Bigham Knoll, 525 Bigham Knoll, Jacksonville. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and kids 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the Britt box office, 216 W. Main St., or by calling 541-773-6077.

Friday Words & Wine: Local author Sharon Dean will read from her new mystery "Death of the Keynote Speaker" at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Weisinger Family Winery, 3150 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Snack plates can be pre-ordered by calling 541-488-5989. See www.weisingers.com.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink Grand Opening: Celebrate the seasonal opening of the ice rink at 95 Winburn Way across from Lithia Park with festivities from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Activities include skating to DJ music, Southern Oregon Figure Skating Club performances, visits with mascot Chilly the Snowman, ice sculpting by Roger Butterfield. Skating is $3 and $2.50 to rent skates. Kids 5 and younger skate for free. For information, call 541-488-9189 or see www.ashland.or.us/IceRink.

Rod Petrone: The jazz and classical guitarist will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

SyZyGy Ensemble: Lisa Nichols, flute, Marla Kasdorf, clarinet, Aaron Moffatt, violin, Scott Miller, cello, and Mikiko Petrucelli, piano, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and are available at the door. See www.nacusasor.org or call 541-772-4022 or 541-778-9470 for information.

Chris Smither: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased online at stclairevents.com, Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or by calling 541-535-3562. Tickets will be $28 at the door, $10 for ages 12 through 17 and free kids 11 and younger.