The News-Review, Page 3Roseburg, Oregon, Currents—Thursday, February 23, 2012
Greatest of theGrape pours on
The 42nd annual Greatest of the Grape will take placeMarch 3 at Seven FeathersCasino Resort.The event will feature foodand wine pairings from 28Oregon wineries, including 21from the Umpqua Valley. Thir-teen local caterers or restau-rants will also be on hand.Wine judging will be doneby three professional wine judges who did a blind tastetest Saturday. Winners will beannounced during the event.Those who attend can alsovote in a people’s choiceaward category.Tickets to the event are $75per person. Tickets are avail-able online at www.umpqua-valleywineries.org.Information: 541-673-5323.
SMARTmarks 20 years of education
Start Making a ReaderToday will celebrate its 20thanniversary on March 4.The Douglas County chap-ter will host a fundraiser fea-turing wine, hour d’oeuvres, asilent auction and raffle.The event will go from 4 to6 p.m. at the Danny LangTeaching, Learning and EventCenter, Umpqua CommunityCollege, 1140 Umpqua Col-lege Road, Winchester.The cost is $15 per person or$100 for a table of eight.Information: 541-672-6477.
Nova Scotia Country Hall of Fame band the Spinney Broth-ers will perform Tuesday at theCenter for Spiritual Living.The four-member band per-forms an array of acousticbluegrass songs.The group will appear from7 to 9 p.m. at 1949 S.E.Stephens St., Roseburg.Asocial hour will precedethe concert with local bandMoonglow performing. Winetasting and finger food areincluded with admission.Tickets are $18 in advanceand $20 at the door. Advancetickets can be purchased atCharley’s BBQ, 812 W. Har-vard Ave., Roseburg.Aportion of the sales willbenefit the Roseburg BluegrassAssociation.Information: 541-537-1031or www.spinneybrothers.com.
Journeyin Artopens at Gallery7
Artist Vinita Pappas willopen a fine art exhibit atGallery 7 inside Seven Feath-ers Casino Resort.The new exhibit is titled“Journey in Art.” The showfeatures abstract works of oiland acrylic paintings on can-vas. Organizers say the worksdepict a sense of explorationand possibilities.An artist’s reception will beheld from 5 to 7 p.m. March 3in the resort’s Kabi CageLobby, 146 Chief MiwaletaLane, Canyonville.“Journey in Art” will hangfrom March 3 through May 30.Information: 541-839-1111.
Concert featuresRHS student
Roseburg High Schoolpianist Boni Yraguen will bethe featured artist for theYoung Soloist Concert Tues-day at the First PresbyterianChurch of Roseburg.The Umpqua CommunityCollege Chamber Choir andUmpqua Chamber Orchestrawill also be featured.Yraguen will represent Ore-gon as the 2012 DistinguishedYoung Woman state represen-tative in June. She has main-tained a 4.0 GPA, participatesin swim team, track, Key Club,Link Crew and the NationalHonor Society.The event starts at 7:30 p.m.at 823 S.E. Lane St., Rose-burg.Admission is $7 per personor $15 per family.The event is presented bythe Umpqua Community Col-lege Fine and Performing ArtsDepartment and the UmpquaSymphony Association.Information: 541-440-4693.
Mysterydinner onlast weekend
The Grand Victorian is host-ing a final weekend of its Mys-tery Dinner Theatre.The production is titled“Mystery at Shingle TownSaloon” and was written byPamela Shepherd.Each production has a menuthat includes a selection of prime rib or garlic chickenbreast, baked potato and roast-ed vegetables.Tickets are $39 per person.Shows are at 7 p.m. Fridayand Saturday and 5 p.m. Sun-day at 828 N. Old PacificHighway, Myrtle Creek.Information: 541-863-3011.
‘Anything Goes’leaves port
Roseburg High School’sPerforming Arts departmentwill present “Anything Goes”tonight through Saturday at theRose Theatre on campus.“Anything Goes” is a 1930smusical comedy. The action isset on a cruise liner boundfrom New York to London.Stowaway Bill Crocker isattempting to steal the affec-tion of heiress Hope Harcourtfrom her fiance, Lord EvelynOakleigh. Crock finds assis-tance from passengers on theship during his campaign.Music in the performanceare original works by ColePorter including songs “I Get aKick Out of You” and, heavenknows, the title tune.Performances start at 7nightly at 400 W. HarvardAve., Roseburg.Tickets are $9 for generaladmission and $8 for studentsand seniors. Tickets can bepurchased at While AwayBooks and the box officebefore the performance.Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cruso serenadesat HenryEstate
Multi-instrumentalist andcomposer Carolyn Cruso willperform at Henry Estate Win-ery for Serenade In the TastingRoom. The event features winetasting backed by Cruso’smusic on Saturday.Cruso performs primarilyoriginal folk music featuringthe hammered dulcimer, flute,guitar, whistle and vocals. Shehad produced eight CDs andtoured around the United
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Works by artist Vinita Pappas, including this painting, ‘Restless Intuition,’is displayed atSeven Feathers Casino Resort through the end of May.See this page for details.