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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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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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 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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‘Devil Boys from Beyond’ delightfully absurd

Devil Boys

LA GRANDE — Featuring campy dialogue and eerie otherness, “Devil Boys from Beyond” is seemingly ripped from classic 1950s science-fiction horror flicks, but there are a few notable distinctions. Overt sexuality makes up most of the play, as “everyone knows aliens like to party.” The line, delivered by news photographer Gregory Graham (played by Sam Shown), doesn’t begin to explain […]

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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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