Eclipse-themed literary events in Central Oregon

Recommended eclipse-themed reads

The first solar eclipse I can recall occurred when I was around 6 years old. … Read more

Alan Munde, Adam Granger team up in Bend

Bluegrass giants to perform at The Old Stone

If you’re craving some real, honest-to-goodness bluegrass, head to The Old Stone on Saturday and … Read more

Solar talk in Sunriver

Sunriver Music Festival hosts Great Hall event

Sunriver Music Festival — Though the classical music series kicked off its 40th season last … Read more

Q&A with printmaker Pat Clark

Artist the juror of “Lunar” show at Bend Art Center

Who: In 2007, Pat Clark founded Atelier 6000, the nonprofit printmaking studio and gallery now … Read more

“Peter and the Starcatcher” opens in Bend

Sailors, orphans and pirates collide in charming ‘Peter Pan’ prequel

Ahoy, mateys! It’s time to set sail for Cascades Theatre, where the rambunctious “Peter and … Read more

Featured artist: Ceramic artist Lillian Pitt

Who: Lillian Pitt’s ceramic artwork and jewelry is on display at Indian Head Casino through … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 17 — Watkins Glen (classic rock), Crow’s Feet Commons, Bend, parallel44presents.com. Aug. 17 — … Read more

Shakespeare in Drake Park

Early Bard drama “Titus Andronicus” on tap for Bend

Shakespeare in the Park — Portland’s Northwest Classical Theatre Company brings the William Shakespeare drama … Read more

Known to Collapse gets arty in Bend

San Francisco collective performs at Astro Lounge

If we’re all products of our experience, then Alabama transplant and songwriter Kevin Lehner has … Read more

Tony Smiley loops back into Bend

One-man-band returns to McMenamins

Congratulations: It’s Wednesday, and you’ve (hopefully) survived the eclipse and, more to the point, the … 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

Restaurant review: 10 Barrel east

East-side location dazzles with gourmet pub fare

Executive chef James Ludwicki created a fine pub menu at the original 10 Barrel Brewing … 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

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

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

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’

Jackson and Reynolds are good together in pleasing action movie

Well, it’s August. These are the doldrums. The summer, as a movie season at least, … Read more

On local screens the week of Aug. 17-23

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 Aug. 17-23

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

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Frank Cottrell Boyce In this quirky, … Read more

Zeke Beats debuts in Bend

Producer, DJ blends styles at The Capitol

Zeke Beats isn’t like most electronic music producers. He’s not like most DJs, either. That’s … Read more

Sunriver Music Festival celebrates 40th year

Classical music series opens in Bend Saturday

Like so many eclipse chasers, classical music lovers have long had August 2017 blocked out … Read more

Restaurant review: Solomon’s

Tetherow restaurant’s name honors pioneer

When Tetherow decided last spring to make changes to the food-and-beverage side of its resort … Read more

DeLille and Brian Carter Cellars release new wines

One of the best things about visiting my college friend, Bruce, in suburban Seattle is … Read more

Review: Gonzo ups energy on ‘Slideshow’

Band plays final Bend show ahead of move to L.A.

Even with its burgeoning scene and larger-than-average number of local, working musicians, Bend is still … Read more

Q&A with actor Simeon Purkey

Bend man stars as Willy Wonka in upcoming production

Simeon Purkey stars as the title character in Thoroughly Modern Productions’ “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka,” … Read more

Sunriver Art Fair returns

Highly ranked fair opens Friday

Sunriver Art Fair — More than 70 artists will display and sell their fine art … Read more

Funk’s Solar Obscuration Celebration changes hours

Decemberists member curates eclipse festival in Sisters

Funk’s Solar Obscuration Celebration — the solar eclipse festival hosted by The Decemberists’ Chris Funk … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 10 — Pigs on the Wing (Pink Floyd tribute), Munch & Music, Drake Park, … Read more

Pigs on the Wing returns to Central Oregon

Pink Floyd tribute to play Bend’s Munch and Music

It looks like Bend once again needs some education from Portland’s favorite Pink Floyd tribute … Read more

New Breed Brass Band plays Bend

New Orleans upstart blends genres at McMenamins

Just a few days into its West Coast tour last July, New Orleans upstarts New … Read more

Hard Fall Hearts return to Bend

Delta Bombers cancel, but show goes on at Volcanic

In a rare case of a cancellation being good news, Las Vegas rockabilly quartet The … Read more

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