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Posted at 11:01 PM

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's announcement that it has commissioned playwrights to render 39 of Shakespeare's plays into more modern English has predictably ignited a debate whose ferocity is perhaps exceeded only by the "who wrote Shakespeare" controversy. We advise deep breaths and calm thoughts. The festival's "Play On!" project will span three years and employ 36 playwrights, each paired with a dramaturg — a specialist in the history and context of plays — to...

Posted at 11:01 PM

Language is key to the Bard Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch was simulcast from the National Theater in London on Thursday night, and the Tinseltown Theater was packed with Shakespeare aficionados, I among them. During the...

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Updated at 9:03 PM

The city of Ashland has set a "listening session" to gather information and comments about the situation with transients in downtown areas, which reportedly has increased through the summer. Most of the people lingering in the Plaza area...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 8:34 PM

The City Council will be addressing issues involving downtown behavior at a series of meetings in the next month. Everyone has the right to feel safe, regardless of who they are, and every Ashland business should have the opportunity to succeed...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 8:10 PM

The city of Ashland became a non-voting municipal member of the Ashland Amigo Club this year, paying $2,000 a year in membership fees to help support Amigo Club activities, especially those related to the annual Fourth of July visits to Ashland...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 7:50 PM

A car-theft and burglary suspect released from jail last week is back in lockup after Ashland police found him asleep in a stolen car with a stolen gun.  Ashland police Chief Tighe O'Meara said Jacksonville resident Joshua Christopher...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 7:36 PM

Would we rather hear “wherefore art thou, Romeo?” Or would we be more engaged with Shakespeare if we heard “why do you have to be who you are?” Let’s face it: there is a gulf of understanding about what...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 6:21 PM

After living in a Ugandan village for the last year and a half, helping train teachers, operating a clinic, and planting papaya trees, Nicole Van Seters is back in Ashland with visions of marketing a colorful line of African-themed clothing, with...

Updated Oct 19, 2015 at 3:41 PM

ASHLAND — Two Ashland residents have been displaced from their home after cooking oil on a stove caught fire and belched black smoke throughout the residence.  Ashland Fire & Rescue Battalion Chief Dana Sallee said the...

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