Entertainment

2020 Britt Festival Orchestra lineup announced

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – The curtain has lifted and the Britt Festival has just released this summer’s upcoming orchestra lineup. The first performance is July 28 and the program runs through August 16th. Some of the highlights include a musical celebration of Beethoven’s …

Travel trends: short trips rule

(NBC News)  Many Americans will be taking some very unique vacation trips this year.  Unique not only in where they’ll go or how they’ll get there, but also who plans the vacation. For turning 50 this year, former TV news producer Allison …

Holiday haunt opening this weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s the last weekend before Christmas and if you’re still looking for Holiday festivity, the Randall Theatre Company has you covered. This weekend the company is putting on its very first Slay Ride Holiday Haunt. Robin Downward, artistic director, …

Giving the gift of an experience

(NBC News) — Time is running out to take care of holiday errands, but there is a new trend of gift-giving that doesn’t involve any wrapping paper. A new report from market research firm Mintel shows half of Americans prefer experience gifts …

Hallmark Channel responds to same-sex ad controversy

(NBC) – The Hallmark Channel has reinstated ads featuring a same-sex couple that were originally pulled from the cable network. The four ads, from the wedding planning company Zola, feature a lesbian couple celebrating their marriage. Late last week, Hallmark executives decided …