Arts & Ent.

Book Review: Books on Wildfires by various authors

The pictures are terrifying and heartbreaking.
That’s no cozy fire in any of them. No, what you see makes you want to flee, no matter where you sit when you see the photos. If a wildfire happens in your area, what do you do? How do you keep your family safe? Reach for these great books and start learning…

A night of opera from KHT

By LYNDON ZAITZ Of the Keizertimes Opera is coming to Keizer. Keizer Homegrown Theatre (KHT) will present An Evening of Opera with four local singers opening on Friday, Sept. 8.  Local artists Bethany Staats, Stacia Purdy, Michael Merrill and Simon Staples will perform 16 arias and duets. They will be[Read More…]

State Fair brings fun for everyone

By MADI LIETZ Of the Keizertimes It’s the Pavillion’s busiest time of year. On Friday the Oregon State Fair begins. Aug. 25–Sept. 4 is the Oregon State Fair. Oregonians will enjoy the usual fair rides, food, live music, vendors, and various activities. Many people come to the fair for its[Read More…]

Book Review: “How to Be Remembered” by Micheal Thompson

Better write yourself a note. That’s the only way you’re going to remember anything anymore. If it ain’t written down, it doesn’t exist. Tie a string on your finger, clip on a clothes pin, set a timer somewhere, whatever works to jog your memory is what you do. But in the new book “How to Be Remembered” by Michael Thompson, the forgetting runs much deeper.