Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow” by Jessica Townsend Move over Harry Potter, … Read more

Q&A with weaver Linda Davis

Who: Linda Davis is a Central Oregon artist taking part in “Color Gone Wild,” a … Read more

Swatkins & The Positive Agenda debut in Bend

Portland sideman takes spotlight in new project

Keyboardist Steveland Swatkins — born Steve Watkins — loves sideman work. It’s what he’s built … Read more

Trio of jazz legends plays Riverhouse

George Colligan, Buster Williams, Lenny White in Bend

Riverhouse Jazz returns for its first shows of 2018 this Friday and Saturday, featuring a … Read more

Benefit slated for Dr. Green Dreams frontman

Local musicians come together to help one of their own

Toward the end of last year, local punk/funk/everything-in-between trio Dr. Green Dreams was supposed to … Read more

The Lique mixes genres at McMenamins

Las Vegas live hip-hop quintet plays Bend

Las Vegas quintet The Lique is one of those bands that requires at least 10 … Read more

Review: The Brothers Reed’s ‘Three’ seeks out musical left turns

Ashland duo and Bend regulars drop new album

Ashland’s familial, folk-rocking duo The Brothers Reed — that’s Aaron and Philip — have been … Read more

Featured artist: Acrylic painter Dorothy Holmes

Who: Dorothy Holmes’ paintings are on display at The Oxford Hotel through Feb. 23. Dorothy … Read more

Multimedia feast ‘Tesla’ performs at Tower

‘Tesla: Light, Sound, Color’ — The Tower Theatre will host the Eugene-based Harmonic Laboratory, which … Read more

This week’s cheap eats

Find deals on meals at restaurants throughout Central Oregon. … Read more

Happy hour specials

Drinks and nibbles that are easy on your wallet … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Jan. 11 — The Groove Cabin (prog rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon art galleries this week

Artists’ Gallery Sunriver: Featuring the works of 30 local artists; 57100 Beaver Drive, Building 19, … Read more

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

Food critic John Gottberg Anderson’s reviews of Central Oregon eateries, at a glance … Read more

Small bite

More news to suit your culinary tastes

Wine awards — Five area restaurants have been named winners of the 2018 Oregon Wine … Read more

‘The Post’

Spielberg casts his glow over a brave newsroom in the 1970s

Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is the “Field of Dreams” of newspaper movies. That’s right. It … Read more

On local screens the week of Jan. 11-17

Synopses and short reviews of films showing now (or soon) on Central Oregon screens

Details of special screenings and mini-reviews of movies playing now (or soon) on Central Oregon … Read more

Movie times for the week of Jan. 11-17

A full week of movie times for screens in Bend, Redmond, Sisters, Madras and Prineville. … Read more

Out of town events

Events close to Central Oregon

Concerts Jan. 14 — Wolf Parade, McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland; etix.com. Jan. 17 — LeAnn … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 1/11 Jason Graham AIR: A public spoken word performance by Pioneer High School students … Read more

‘Molly’s Game’

Sorkin’s directorial debut is worth the ante

Molly Bloom’s 2014 memoir “Molly’s Game” was more of a tell-some than a tell-all. In … Read more

Central Oregon breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries

Breweries • 10 Barrel Brewing Co. – Eastside: 62950 NE 18th St., Bend; 541-241-7733 or … Read more

Theater, opera, visual art, film and more in store for 2018

Central Oregon arts outlook

Judging from the offerings area theaters, fine art galleries and other arts organizations have planned … Read more

Tuning in to 2018

Recordings and concerts to look forward to in new year

Last year was a big one for music in Central Oregon. Among the highlights: Deftones … Read more

Literary look ahead: What’s in store for 2018

Plenty of reading material awaits book lovers in 2018

It’s time to turn the page on 2017 and see what we have to look … Read more

Chef Darrin Hauser resurfaces at Bend Golf & Country Club

Private to public with glitches

The best thing about enjoying dinners in the Bend Golf & Country Club’s Cascade Room … Read more

Beer experts reveal New Year’s goals — about beer

With the New Year upon us once again, it’s time to shake off the trappings … Read more

Q&A with photographer Joshua Langlais

Who: A week after arriving in Bend from Portland, Maine, in December 2016, photographer Joshua … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Jan. 4 — Oregon Fryar (roots), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Jan. 10 … Read more

Punk rock takes over Silver Moon

Poolside Leper Society, Chupra-Cobra rage in Bend

Local punks Poolside Leper Society, hot off opening for former Misfits singer Michale Graves at … Read more

Helga, AM Clouds rock Spoken Moto

Surf-punk, power pop double bill in Bend

Sick of the holiday music and celebrations? Craving a show without an agenda? Good old … Read more

Downtown tunes for your First Friday

Local musicians rock gallery walk in Bend

’Twas the week after New Year’s and all through Central Oregon, music lovers were faced … Read more

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