Air Guitar World Championships to resume in August 2022

Air guitarist photo courtesy iStock The annual Air Guitar World Championships attract visitors from around the world to Oulu, Finland, every year. But with the ongoing COVID pandemic and travel restrictions, the organizers decided to postpone the competition until 2022. Despite the delay, "Air guitar will nevertheless be present in August in Oulu," a statement … Continue reading Air Guitar World Championships to resume in August 2022

Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Hand-dipped ice cream from a previous Oregon Country Fair in Veneta, Oregon (photo by Ben Nieves) For the first 49 years of its existence, the Oregon Country Fair drew thousands of people to a large field west of Eugene to enjoy live entertainment, food, and crafts. Last year, the fair celebrated its 50th anniversary by … Continue reading Oregon Country Fair to host a virtual event for second year in a row

Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

Billie Holiday (photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons) On April 3 at 7 p.m. Pacific time, the the Alberta Rose Theatre is hosting its 14th annual tribute to jazz vocalist and songwriter Billie Holiday, nicknamed "Lady Day". This year, the tribute is streaming due to safety concerns and state restrictions from the COVID pandemic. The featured performers … Continue reading Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

Tied in Knots audio drama podcast portrays challenges of marriage

Starting Valentine's Day weekend, the Burnt Thicket Theatre began posting original audio plays about the challenges of marriage. Each play, which runs 15 to 30 minutes, tell these stories in a funny, gritty, and inspiring ways. The Kindling Box, the first play by Jeany Van Meltebeke, posted Friday, February 12. It's about a couple trying … Continue reading Tied in Knots audio drama podcast portrays challenges of marriage

Watch classic stage performances from home courtesy The Little Theatre of Walla Walla

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Watch free recorded live stage performances of classic works from the comfort of your home at the Little Theatre of Walla Walla's Live Performances from the Vault page. Currently 10 performances are available, such as Rent, West Side Story, Les Miserables, and The Hunchback … Continue reading Watch classic stage performances from home courtesy The Little Theatre of Walla Walla

Stanwood’s Lights of Christmas ignites holiday cheer with activities for all ages

Colorful reflections of lights and swan on a frozen pond at The Lights of Christmas festival in Stanwood, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Every December, Warm Beach Camp in Stanwood transforms into a 15-acre holiday park with light displays totaling more than a million lights. But there’s much more to The Lights of Christmas festival … Continue reading Stanwood’s Lights of Christmas ignites holiday cheer with activities for all ages