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It’s Winter Time in Ashland!

It's winter time here in Ashland.... Ashland is most well known for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Independent Film Festival and beautiful Mt. Ashland. However, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival doesn't open until February 17th, the Film Festival doesn't start until April and Mt. Ashland is temporarily closed until we receive more snow! So you may [...]

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Stratford Inn and the “B” team up to clean up Siskiyou Blvd

If you have visited Ashland you have traveled on Siskiyou Blvd; this street runs all the way through our town to connect us to the rest of Southern Oregon. Stratford Inn and Boulevard Coffee teamed up to improve our part of Siskiyou Blvd with our latest landscaping project! Both businesses love Ashland and want to [...]

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Our Green Initative

At the Stratford Inn, we take our commitment to the environment seriously. That's why we are the only hotel to have been recognized by the City of Ashland's Green Business Program. Our eco-friendly efforts include: Toiletries: It's estimated that between 1 to 1.5 million partially-used bars of soap are discarded from hotel rooms every single [...]

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Stratford Inn & the “B” Get Transformed into Geo-models

Check out these 3D models of the Stratford Inn and Boulevard Coffee! In a process called geo-modeling, real-life buildings are modeled in 3D and displayed on Google Earth. These models of the Stratford Inn and Boulevard Coffee were created by an Oregon engineer named Dave Reichert. You can rotate them and zoom in to see [...]

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The Image Project

In an era when we must learn to live differently, a "long view" is required. It helps us see the consequences of choices made or avoided. Choices that continue to arise in different guises. The mission of the Imagine Project is to help provide a "long view." Historic places are a lens for taking this [...]

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Ashland Natural Lithia Water

In downtown Ashland, near Lithia Park, in a small plaza across from City Hall, stands a statute and a public water fountain for the local Lithia water. A mineral water that people once tried in vain to market as having healing properties. It is sulphury and minerally and effervescent, overall quite interesting. Most people do [...]

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2012 Ashland Independent Film Festival

On April 16th, after five days of packed theatres, the Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) wrapped up its eleventh year. Each spring, filmmakers and film lovers gather in Ashland to view more than eighty films, including documentaries, features, shorts, and student films. In addition to the film screenings, which take place at Ashland’s historic Art [...]

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Going-Ons in Ashland

When the Oregon Shakespearean Festival in Ashland first dangled fine drama before an audience in 1935, boxing matches were staged, just in case Shakespeare couldn't draw a crowd. Now the Shakespeare festival in Ashland, about 300 miles south of Portland, is the one of the largest in the country, attracting more than 100,000 people a [...]

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Fall in Love with Ashland

It’s that time of year again. No, not taxes…yet. That comes later. It’s the gorgeous season of Fall. You know, the time of year when the trees change from their humdrum greens into red, orange and gold colors that just dig into your eyeballs whenever you look outside. Really, it’s not that bad. They don’t [...]

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Oregon ShakeSpeare Festival 2013 Season

2013 SEASON AT A GLANCE ANGUS BOWMER THEATRE THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by William Shakespeare (February 15 – November 3) Director: David Ivers MY FAIR LADY Book & lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; music by Frederick Loewe (February 17 – November 3) Director: Amanda Dehnert TWO TRAINS RUNNING by August Wilson (February 16 – [...]

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