Beauty is in the budget?
BY JERRY DIETHELM
Tips from a master for aspiring humor writers
BY SALLY SHEKLOW
Handy vs. Green
Challenger may bring big change to county
BY ALAN PITTMAN
THURSDAY MAY 15
THE ASTORIA Texas Hold 'Em—7
AXE & FIDDLE Lincoln Crockett & Chris Kokesh—8; Bluegrass
THE CITY DJ Simy—10; 80s, techno, reggae
Loud, Hypnotic Musings
Triple metal crown
BY NICK DEMARINO
BY GUSTAVO ARELLANO
Un-Damming Elk Creek
Controversial Rogue River dam to make way for salmon
BY CAMILLA MORTENSEN
All exhibits free unless otherwise noted.
Art of Glass Glass art by Noni Lundy, through June 26. An opening is 6pm Friday. 9am-5:30pm M-F; 9am-4pm Sa. 790 Blair.
Backstreet Gallery Watercolors by Susan Weathers, through June 30. 11am-5pm W-Sa. 327 Laurel St., Florence.
SMACKED BY REALITY
Cops at the Crossroads
The Gang of 9 makes an ugly, arrogant return
by Jerry Diethelm
Dancing In a Candy Store
Architecture dean loves possibilities of both gown and town
By Suzi Steffen