Day: November 10, 2017

‘Heaven can wait’ but only through Nov 19

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Keizer Homegrown Theatre hopes to highlight the absurdity of Heaven Can Wait, the story of a boxer who arrives in the afterlife 60 years early and in order to return to earth must take up the body of a nefarious millionaire. “We are taking a 1930s play that was unabashedly sentimental and giving it a twist where we recognize the absurdity of the situation far more specifically than it was recognized in the original,” director Linda Baker said. “The absurdity of it all is really the thing.” The play runs November 10-11, 17...

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McNary not content after first playoff win since 2013

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary head football coach Jeff Auvinen looked out at the Celtics five league and two state championship banners and told his team how much fun it is to practice on Thanksgiving. McNary had just won its first playoff game since 2013 but the Celtics aren’t satisfied. In order to continue its postseason run and get to Thanksgiving, McNary must first knock off defending state champion and No. 3 West Linn on the road Friday, Nov. 10. “I think we’ve got a great game plan,” Auvinen said. “I think the kids are excited. I...

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