What’s Your Passion?

I try to remember to ask people, “What’s your passion?” We all are taught to ask, “What do you do?” Mostly so that we can judge them, put them in a certain box and know if we’re better or worst off then them. I joke and say I ask kids, “What do they want to […]

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Selfie Santa Pictures

Veneta Holiday Bazaar Father Yule John Rakestraw, was Santa at the Veneta, Oregon, Holiday traveling Bazaar. He brought the Holiday cheer to many… from a beautiful newborn (not picture) to a brilliant service dog. The Applegate Regional Theatre made a great stop for shoppers and vendors alike. If you missed out on seeing us this year… there’s […]

Snap That Selfie

Snap Snap, Smile, Say Cheese… Never retake a selfie again with these easy tricks for snapping amazing selfies every time. First… Have someone else take your picture. Turn to your friend, a family member, even a stranger on the street and have them take your picture. Most times it will be better then the one […]

Applegate Regional Theatre

Applegate Regional Theatre | Contact | Get Involved | Audition | Work Parties | Shows | Fun Stuff Applegate Regional Theatre (ART) Center in Veneta, Oregon The grand spirits of the theatre gods are working their magic here in Veneta at the Applegate Regional Theatre, Inc. (ART, Inc.) site. Soon there will be auditions, shows, […]

Santa Claus Should Live in all of Us

Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Father Christmas, Father Yule, Kris Kringle, Santy, or simply Santa… Santa Claus, that brilliant mythical figure, with historical origins who, in many Western cultures, brings gifts to the homes of well-behaved, “nice” children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December). A […]

I Got To Meet Our Lovely Helena, Juliet

I got to meet our lovely Helena, Juliet | We Did Rehearse Most Obscenely & Courageously | Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems | First Night of Blocking… | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his […]

We Did Rehearse Most Obscenely & Courageously

We Did Rehearse Most Obscenely & Courageously | Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems | First Night of Blocking… | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his Text | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live […]

Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems

Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems | First Night of Blocking… | Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, staring Father Yule John Rakestraw | Elizabethan Era Had A Total Different Thought & Thinking Process | The Actor and his Text | Old Fart Goes Back to Doing Live Theatre! Eagles and a Hawk, Great Totems. Last […]