Boise-bound musicians perform free in La Grande


LA GRANDE — Each year around this time, La Grande welcomes many traveling musicians on their way to perform at the massive Treefort Music Festival in Boise, Idaho. With support from local businesses, HQ will open its doors for three nights of cover-free music from some of the hottest emerging musicians on tour today. Catskills, La Grande’s own Treefort participating […]

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QUICK TAKES: March 7, 2018

Quick Takes

‘Romeo and Juliet’ show set to music of Queen BAKER CITY — The Baker High School drama department will present Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” — set to the music of Queen — on March 9 in the BHS commons area. This will be a dinner theatre experience, with dinner (pasta alfredo) served at 6 p.m. followed by the play at […]

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QUICK TAKES: Jan. 31, 2018


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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QUICK TAKES: Dec. 6, 2017

Korean film

Music lovers can enjoy four bands in one night LA GRANDE — HQ, 112 Depot St., La Grande, will host four bands on Dec. 15. Mise (Cooper Trail), Joseph Hein, Catskills and Cig Juice will perform. Music will begin at about 8 p.m. There will be a cover charge of $7 for this 21+ event. Baker High choral and band […]

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QUICK TAKES: Nov. 22, 2017

Holiday tickets

Observer subscribers get discount for Holiday Music Festival tickets LA GRANDE — Tickets for the annual Holiday Music Festival at Eastern Oregon University, sponsored by The Observer, are now available. The Observer, 1406 Fifth St., has 50 tickets for each night of the concert, Dec. 2-3. Subscribers can purchase these tickets for a $2-off rate until supplies run out or […]

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Film Festival packs in variety

Film Festival

LA GRANDE — The genres, lengths and subjects of selections aren’t the only sources of variety during this year’s Eastern Oregon Film Festival. There will also be several types of events beyond film screenings. First, there will be an after party each night of the festival, Oct. 19-21. The party will feature a beer garden provided by Side A Brewing […]

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