Restaurant review: Madaline’s Grill

At 15, Redmond institution still serves solid Mexican and American cuisine

To understand how long Madaline’s Grill has been a fixture in Redmond, one need only … Read more

Deschutes releases Hazmat Munich Dunkel Thursday

The beer is a result of brewers working pros

Thursday evening, Deschutes Brewery is hosting a release party for a specialty beer that was … Read more

Phillip Phillips returns to Bend

‘American Idol’ winner brings new music to Athletic Club

Since winning the 11th season of “American Idol” in 2012, folk-rocker Phillip Phillips has forged … Read more

Bend bands unite for Hurricane Harvey benefit

Dr. Green Dreams hosting event at M&J Tavern

The Bend music scene will rally Friday at M&J Tavern to help families in Houston … Read more

Review: Problem Stick drops noisy debut in Bend

‘Wrecked rock’ band plays Volcanic Theatre Pub

After 12-plus years of making noise in Bend’s underground scene, noise-rock band Problem Stick will … Read more

Q&A with actor Erik J. McGinnis

Young Bend actor will soon move to New York

Who: Erik J. McGinnis, a staple on Bend stages the last several years, stars as … Read more

Paint and sip in Sisters

Hood Avenue Art hosts Vino Van Gogh class

Vino Van Gogh — Artist Katherine Taylor will lead Vino Van Gogh, a paint-and-sip class, … Read more

High Desert Mural Festival returns

See outdoor works in Bend’s new mural zone, Midtown Art Alley

Mural Festival — In its second year, the High Desert Mural Festival will bring a … Read more

Caldera hosts international musicians

OneBeat features 25 artists from 17 countries

Cultural ambassadors — Caldera Arts Center near Sisters will host OneBeat this fall as part … Read more

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

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

Rockin’ Dave’s celebrating 10th anniversary

More news from the Central Oregon dining scene

Pig and jig — David Flier, owner of Rockin’ Dave’s Bistro & Backstage Lounge, is … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Sept. 14 — Brotha Lynch Hung, with TNC 9ER (hip-hop), Domino Room, Bend, Sept. … Read more

Last Giant to rock hard in Bend

Portland trio plays Spoken Moto with Goodbye Dyna

Portland’s Last Giant is everything a power trio should be: minimalistic, visceral, energetic and most … Read more

Northside Rockfest brings metal to Bend

Kleverkill, Ditch Digger, MLSD play outdoor event

In need of a good headbang or mosh pit? Northside Bar & Grill will present … 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

Featured artist: Fiber artist Stephanie Stanley

Who: Stephanie Stanley’s fiber art pieces are on display at Red Chair Gallery through September. … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Glass Houses,” Louise Penny 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. … 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


Jennifer Lawrence hosts the houseguests from hell

It’s the houseguests from hell in writer-director Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, the bonkers “mother!” starring … Read more

On local screens the week of Sept. 14-20

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 Sept. 14-20

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

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 9/14 Harmony 4 Women Potluck Reunion: A potluck reunion for singers with Bella Acappella … Read more

Out of town events

Concerts Sept. 14 — Hank Williams Jr., Moda Center, Portland; Sept. 15 — Corbin … Read more

Pete Kartsounes returns to McMenamins

Songwriter discusses recent move to Bend, new music

Singer-songwriter Pete Kartsounes calls it an “addiction with nature.” A quick glance at his 23-year … Read more

Valerie Geary pens psychological suspense

Portland author’s sophomore novel explores obsession and loss

In 2014, Valerie Geary had been writing what she hoped would be the successor to … Read more

Restaurant review: French Market

Riverside Drive’s new eatery brings a touch of Europe to Bend

The French Market is a charming new addition to Bend’s ever-broadening selection of restaurant options. … Read more

Sustainable vines

Cline Cellars takes an organic approach to growing grapes

The Mourvèdre and Carignane grapes are not widely known by casual wine drinkers in North … Read more

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater visits Bend

Workshop participants invited to join evening performance

On the heels of its well-received performance at the October 2016 Bend Design Conference, Portland-based … Read more

Q&A with mural fest founder Douglas Robertson

2nd annual event bringing color to Midtown, Makers District

Who: Douglas Robertson is the founder and director of the High Desert Mural Festival, entering … Read more

Jazz at the Oxford returns in October

T.S. Monk, China Forbes, Peter Erskine, more slated

The son of a piano great, two powerhouse vocalists, a drumming legend and a tribute … Read more


Gorgeously terrifying interpretation of Stephen King’s novel

Closing your eyes won’t work. If you close your eyes during the scariest scenes in … Read more

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