Community concert brings together performers from across Northeast Oregon


LA GRANDE — The annual concert of Händel’s “The Messiah” is a community performance in the truest sense. The musicians come from across Northeast Oregon and from varying religious backgrounds. Marie Rampton, who helps organize and promote the community concert, said the show appeals to audiences of all beliefs: from Christians to agnostics to atheists. She said there is even […]

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QUICK TAKES: Dec. 13, 2017

Polar Express

‘A Little Christmas Spirit’ continues at theatre BAKER CITY — Eastern Oregon Regional Theatre is presenting a family holiday show called “A Little Christmas Spirit.” It will run Dec. 15-17 and Dec. 21-23 (note the last run is Thursday through Saturday). Showtimes are 7 p.m. except for Sundays, which are 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 for EORT members, and […]

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Quick Takes

Call to artists for 2019 Crossroads exhibition BAKER CITY — Crossroads Carnegie Art Center is seeking proposals for the 2019 Featured Artist Exhibition Program in the Main Gallery. The center is seeking quality art by emerging, mid-career and established artists from the local Eastern Oregon region and larger Pacific Northwest region. “We strive to show a broad and diverse range […]

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Creepy, kooky and relatable


ELGIN —  They’re creepy and they’re kooky, but they’re also a family much like any other. That’s the idea behind the Elgin Opera House’s production of “The Addams Family,” a macabre musical comedy. The play, based on the characters originally created by cartoonist Charles Addams, follows Wednesday’s coming of age and her family’s coming to terms. “I feel like (Wednesday’s) […]

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