Baker City gets a taste of Wonka

Wonka

BAKER CITY — Charlie Bucket is starving. Every day he walks past the famous chocolate factory of Willy Wonka, his empty belly yearning for the sweet confections created behind those closed gates. Then a contest is announced: Willy Wonka has hidden five golden tickets in the wrappers of his candy bars — only five out of 50 million. Mr. Wonka […]

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EORT doubles up on one-act plays

One Acts

BAKER CITY — Two comedies highlighting different phases of life will be presented during two weekends in Baker City. The plays are presented by Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre. Both are one act. The first is “Oh Baby,” designed in the style of a 1950s sitcom. “It’s pretty much a slapstick comedy,” said Director Scot Violette. He’s presenting the play in […]

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Drama at a ‘Bus Stop’ diner

Bus Stop

BAKER CITY — Four years after “Bus Stop” performances were canceled, Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre is again bringing this play to the stage. “We’re doing this in honor of Schyler,” said Scot Violette, director. Schyler Miller starred as Bo Decker in the rendition of “Bus Stop” four years ago. Miller was battling leukemia at the time, and he lost the […]

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QUICK TAKES: Feb. 7, 2018

Quick Takes

LG Brewskis presents Shannon Gray UNION — Musician Shannon Gray will perform at LG Brewskis  at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. The Baker City artist has described her music as being influenced by folk and blues. For more information, find “Shannon Gray – music” on Facebook. To listen to her tracks, visit www.soundcloud.com/shannon-gray-916926030.  For more about LG Brewskis, which regularly hosts […]

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QUICK TAKES: Jan. 31, 2018

Shakespeare

Cook Memorial Library hosts Teen Movie LA GRANDE — Cook Memorial Library’s free Teen Movie will be held at 4 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Community Room. Teen Movie is open to anyone in middle or high school. Call 541-962-1339 or visit the library or its social media pages for the current movie title. HQ hosts Misty Mouth,  Correspondence School […]

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