How One Love Story Changed History

America's first Elizabethan theatre is in the heart of Ashland Oregon. Antony and Cleopatra were pretty much the Brangelina of ancient times, only a whole lot more dramatic. In this tragedy—written by none other than Shakespeare himself around 1608—Mark Antony (no, not that Marc Anthony) and Cleopatra fall in love. Simple enough, right? [...]

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The Ashland 4th of July Parade

The theme for this year’s Fourth of July parade here in Ashland was “Freedom to Learn”. The parade starts out as it has for many years…the F-15 Eagle fighter jets fly over downtown to awe the over 20,000 people who showed up. Although the weather was warm, it didn’t stop locals and visitors from lining [...]

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Top Ten 4th of July Celebrations

Fireworks, barbeques, parades, and live music—no other holiday spells summer fun quite like the 4th of July. Although you could just as easily celebrate America's birthday by watching the festivities on TV or setting out some lawn chairs and a grill in your backyard, some Independence Day celebrations are worth the trip, especially if they're [...]

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On the Eleventh Day of Christmas…

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me... 11 trips to the indoor pool or spa, 10 Neutrogena amenities, 9 trips to the continental breakfast, 8 books from the Shakespeare Library, 7 Taste of Ashland Packages at the Stratford Inn, 6 Golf Packages at the Stratford Inn, 5 Ski Packages at [...]

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On the Twelfth Day of Christmas…

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me... 11 trips to the indoor pool or spa, 10 Neutrogena amenities, 9 trips to the continental breakfast, 8 books from the Shakespeare Library, 7 Taste of Ashland Packages, 6 Golf Packages, 5 Ski Packages, 4 Family Fun Packages, 3 Date Night Packages, 2 [...]

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24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

On January 17th Ashland residents of all colors and backgrounds assembled for the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Held at the Historic Ashland Armory, and put on by a slew of community members, SOU staff, faculty and local performers, the day was a celebration of diversity. Upon arriving at the armory I found [...]

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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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