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Ashland OR News, November 13th, 2013

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Ashland OR News, November 13th, 2013

Welcome to our weekly Wednesday blog feature – the Ashland OR news round-up! Simply read the Twitter-like tidbits for a quick review of what’s happening in town, or click on the links for access to the full articles. Without further ado…

We start off this edition with our own What to Do in Ashland article from Monday. As always, there are lots of options to “keep us busy, entertained, educated and enchanted”. LINK

The Daily Tidings brings us our second news item today, which describes the 2nd annual “Art Inspires Ashland” event at the Ashland Art Center this Friday and Saturday. The event is structured much like the TED talks and will feature 3 different artists from different artistic backgrounds, including a filmmaker, a painter and a musician and author. LINK*

Speaking of TED style talks, the SOU Women’s Resource Center is hosting a day long, interactive event involving workshops, presentations and performances by students, staff, faculty and community members this upcoming Monday. The event will celebrate and explore intersectional feminist practice, research, activism and creativity. LINK

We recently posted our first “photo blog” from a trip in late October to Portland, the Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls. Take a peek if you would like to see some of our photos from the trip from Ashland to Portland. LINK

In what is this world coming to news, an explosive device was detonated this morning outside of the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office. Thankfully, no one was hurt and the fire did not spread to any of the nearby buildings. LINK

This oenophile has decided to name Oregon as the wine region of the year! LINK

Congratulations to 2013 Top Chef winner Dustin Farley of Larks Restaurant and 2013 Best Dessert Chef Terra Sharp of Larks Restaurant! And congrats to Larks for the clean sweep! LINK

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