Arts and Entertainment

Rally at the Border Blues Fest set for influx of motorcycle riders

OROVILLE – Oroville comes alive this weekend with bikes, blues and booze as the 14th annual Run for the Border charity motorcycle ride arrives just in time for the Rally at the Border Blues Fest and spring barrel tastings at local wineries.

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Local knife maker Salem Straub featured on History Channel

TONASKET – Salem Straub of Tonasket has been making knives for about twelve years, and will be featured on the History Channel’s ‘Forged in Fire’ Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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LA production company seeks off-grid family near Oroville

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles Production Company is seeking families for what they describe as an authentic documentary about people who call the most remote areas of America home.

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Missoula Children’s Theatre starts auditions Nov. 9

OROVILLE – The audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate’ will be held on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3:05 in the Oroville High School Commons.

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LA couple goes ‘unplugged’ in Okanogan County for TV show

OROVILLE – Whether you call it living off the grid or going unplugged, a LA couple got a taste of it in three different locations in Okanogan County for the new television show, Unplugged Nation.

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Fun films and fun times – Tumbleweed Film Fest returns for sixth year

OROVILLE – The sixth annual Tumbleweed Film Festival returns to Oroville July 30 to Aug. 1, bringing plenty of great short films and good times, as it turns local venues in the area into film theaters for a night.

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Take a trip around the world with the Tumbleweed Film Festival

OROVILLE – The sixth annual Tumbleweed Film Festival covers three nights of different short films from around the world starting Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 1. Over the three nights, which take place at four different venues around Oroville, 40 American and international short films will be presented.

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Oroville graduate Laura James wins her second Emmy

Seattle-based videographer wins award for work on “Solving the Mystery of Dying Starfish” SEATTLE – Videographer Laura James, a 1900 graduate of Oroville High School, recently won her second television Emmy® Award in Environmental Feature/Segment in the Northwest Region of the U.S. for her underwater video work on Solving the Mystery of Dying Starfish. The [...]

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Osoyoos Lake serves as ‘beautiful’ backdrop for Rally at the Border Blues Fest

OROVILLE – They may have left singing the blues, but no one who attended last Saturday’s Rally at the Border Blues Fest left unhappy. Between 350 and 400 people attended the festival, now in it’s second year. An increase in attendance by more than 100, according to organizers. Visitors came from as far away as Vancouver BC, Seattle and Twin Falls Idaho.

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Slideshow: 2015 May Festival

Oroville’s 2015 May Festival

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