Fort Vine front couple to perform at JaxDog LA GRANDE — The front couple behind Fort Vine, a New York City-based indie band, brings their happy grooves to town during a stop on their U.S. tour this month. Trevor Tunison and Nyna Nelson will perform May 30 at JaxDog Café & Books, 1118 Adams Ave., La Grande. The free show […]

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QUICK TAKES: May 2, 2018

Nika Blasser

‘Romeo and Juliet’ in the park on May 4 BAKER CITY — The Baker High School drama department will present “Romeo and Juliet” (with a modern twist) at 7 p.m.  May 4 in Geiser Pollman Park. Attendance is free, but donations will be accepted. Proceeds will help fund a play called “The Loser’s Club,” which focuses on anti-bullying and will […]

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QUICK TAKES: April 25, 2018


Community Choir performs three concerts BAKER CITY — Baker Community Choir will perform April 27-29 at the Baker Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St., Baker City. Concert times are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. The Baker Valley Children’s Choir join the performances on Friday and Saturday. Donations will be accepted at the door. Proceeds support the Children’s […]

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QUICK TAKES: April 18, 2018


Long-distance hiker shares European travel experiences LA GRANDE — Veteran long-distance hiker Rick Bombaci will present a slide show about recent travels in Europe, where he hiked a thousand miles in three spectacular locations: the Scottish Highlands, the Tour du Mont Blanc in the French Alps and the Pyrenees, which divide France and Spain. He said he was looking for […]

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QUICK TAKES: April 11, 2018


Mike Surber plays solo show Friday in Baker BAKER CITY — Mike Surber will play his solo act, “Dear Mr. Henshaw,” starting at 8 p.m. April 13 at AJ’s Corner Brick Bar and Grill, 1840 Main St. There is no charge for admission. “I play drums with my feet while playing guitar and harmonica, so it’s got kind of a […]

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QUICK TAKES: April 4, 2018

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Murals to be unveiled Friday (pictured above) BAKER CITY — Two murals by Megan McGuinness were installed at the Royal Building at Court Plaza on March 30, and these works of art will be unveiled at 6 p.m. April 6. The event is open to the public. The artist and members of the Baker City Public Art Commission will be […]

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QUICK TAKES: March 28, 2018

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Pendleton Whisky Music Fest Go! magazine is giving away three pairs of tickets to the 2018 Pendleton Whisky Music Fest, featuring Blake Shelton, Pitbull and more. Click here for contest details. You Knew Me When to perform at Ten Depot St. LA GRANDE — It’s been six years since the husband and […]

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QUICK TAKES: March 21, 2018


Seattle songwriter to perform at Side A LA GRANDE — Jill Cohn is currently on tour in support of her latest release, “Heartstrings Touching Ground.” Cohn, who said she hasn’t visited La Grande in many years, is eager to maker her return on March 23. The concert will start at 7 p.m. at Side A Brewing, 1219 Washington Ave., La […]

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