Restaurant review: Kebaba

Authentic Middle Eastern flavor on Bend’s west side

To speak of Middle Eastern cuisine is to say a mouthful. So when a server … Read more

John 5 brings instrumental mix to Bend

Guitarist performs with The Creatures at Domino Room

John 5 likes to turn his shows with The Creatures into a game. “Because we … Read more

Age no obstacle for Redmond novelist

Milree Latimer publishes debut novel at 78

Milree Latimer always loved to write, but with a busy and fulfilling career in Ontario, … Read more

Mastersingers to perform in Bend

Choir will sing ‘Classical Treasures’ this concert weekend

When Central Oregon Mastersingers director Christian Clark was mapping the choir’s 2017-18 season, he decided … Read more

Uriah Heep to play Tower Theatre

Progressive rock survivors bring classics to Bend

Uriah Heep may not be the household name its hard-rocking British contemporaries Led Zeppelin or … Read more

Central Oregon Guitar & Gear Swap returns to Bend

Sunday Guitars hosts instrument sale at Bend Factory Stores

The Central Oregon Guitar & Gear Swap Meet makes its triumphant return Saturday. Gear-hungry musicians … Read more

Bend shops celebrate Record Store Day

Exclusive titles, live music at Recycle, Ranch

Music fans are a bit spoiled in Central Oregon. In addition to enjoying a concert … Read more

Rebirth Brass Band returns to Domino Room

Eight-piece group brings taste of Tremé to Bend

On Saturday, Beyoncé took the stage for her marching-band-heavy headlining set at Coachella Valley Music … Read more

Volcanic Theatre Pub returns to planet Peelander

Japanese ‘action comic punk band’ brings theatrical show back to Bend

If you happen to wander over to Volcanic Theatre Pub on Sunday and find grown … Read more

On local screens the week of April 19-25

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

Upcoming concerts

April 19 — John 5 & The Creatures (eclectic guitarist), Domino Room, Bend, April … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 4/19 Griff Marshall: The singer-songwriter performs original songs and covers with special guest Lola; … Read more

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ auditions

Musical production will replace annual Shakespeare in the Park

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ —Theater in the Park, formerly Shakespeare in the Park, is broadening its … 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: Maine painter Jessica Ives

Who: Jessica Ives artwork is on display at Peterson-Roth Gallery through April. Jessica Ives is … 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

Movie times for the week of April 19-25

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

Women craft beer for a cause

Doyenne Collaboration Ale on tap at Bridge 99

Saturday, April 7, was National Beer Day, celebrating the date in 1933 when the Cullen-Harrison … Read more

Restaurant Review: Applebee’s

The Redmond Applebee’s is like so many others

Applebee’s is one of those restaurant chains that lures clientele with its predictability. If you’ve … Read more

Q&A with storyteller Lawrence Howard

‘Armchair Adventurer’ returns armed with new tale

Who: As has turned into a spring tradition, speaker and storyteller Lawrence Howard returns to … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Martin Rising: Requiem For a King” by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian … Read more

Entertainment news in brief

‘Wheel of Fortune’ blunder proves costly An ill-fated “Wheel of Fortune” contestant learned the hard … Read more

Dandy Warhols show changes venues in Bend

Alternative rock band will now play at Oregon Spirit Distillers

The Dandy Warhols and Floater show scheduled for June 22 at the Century Center has … Read more

Pianists celebrate cross-sections of genres at Tower

Sunriver Music Festival’s showcase returns for second year

Tanya Gabrielian isn’t sure what to expect when she performs at the Sunriver Music Festival’s … Read more

Reggie Martinez brings more variety to Bend venue’s entertainment

From Madhappy to The Capitol

Booking entertainment in Bend is often a balancing act. Just ask Reggie Martinez, who since … Read more

Adventure Medics hosts Kegger for the Cure

Pediatric Foundation benefit includes music, Ping-Pong, more at 10 Barrel

It’s time to roll out another Kegger for the Cure. Bend-based firm Adventure Medics, which … Read more

Marty O’Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra back in Bend

Rootsy psych-rockers get stereoscopic at Volcanic Theatre Pub

As a music journalist, you get to read some weird things in musician and band … Read more

Crowder brings folktronic worship music to Bend

Christian songwriter brings ‘American Prodigal’ tour to high school

Since disbanding his eponymous group in 2012, contemporary Christian songwriter David Crowder has uprooted his … Read more

Upcoming concerts throughout Central Oregon

April 12 — The Drunken Hearts (Americana), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, April … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 4/12 Eric Leadbetter: Americana and folk; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, 745 NW Columbia … 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

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