‘The Young Cherokee’ shares Native American culture


BAKER CITY — Baker City youth have learned a bit about Native American legends as they’ve learned their lines for “The Young Cherokee,” the latest production by Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre’s youth program. This story follows “The Chosen One,” a young Cherokee boy who goes on his vision quest. Through his eyes, the audience learns about Cherokee myths and legends. […]

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Mourning and comfort


LA GRANDE — The themes of loss, mourning and comfort are no less universal today than they were when Johannes Brahms composed his “Requiem” 150 years ago. “Everybody’s definitely going to be feeling loss,” said Patty Sandoz, Grande Ronde Symphony Association’s director. “And there are also these wonderful moments and movements of hope throughout Brahms’ ‘Requiem.’” Johannes Brahms, one of […]

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Art Center East celebrates with music and movie

the goddess project

LA GRANDE — An upcoming concert and movie will help Art Center East ring in National Women’s History Month March 11. Singer-songwriter Madeleine Grace has been described as creating “soulful, contemporary folk songs,” as she switches between ukulele and guitar. “Madeleine Grace might be described as a traveling troubadour,” the press release for the event stated. The singer has performed […]

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A new album with a familiar sound


BAKER CITY — The first notes sound like an Elvis song. Or is that a country tune? A combination, is the answer, as the musical style of country blues permeates through the newly released album by The Channel Cats, a local band that has played around Baker County for years. The band’s album release party is set for 8 p.m. […]

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‘Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’


ELGIN — Meegan Andersen’s parents were pastors, so she’s well-acquainted with the biblical story of Joseph. She’s less familiar with narrating the musical, “Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The actor, who usually plays character roles, said being a narrator is very different. “It’s not as challenging acting-wise,” Andersen said. “It is challenging, though, to be present in every moment. […]

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