Ann Patchett visits Bend


With Lou Reed, any interview could be a battle

‘Negatives’ is a new lens on China’s blurred history

’The Sellout’ is a sharp satire on race in America

Former N.Y. Times editor inks book deal

The earliest roots of the paperback

TV spotlight “Madam Secretary” 8 tonight, CBS

Tea Leoni finds balance in work and life

Oscars hosts: Why everyone is wrong for the job

TV spotlight “Battle Creek” 10 p.m. Sunday, CBS

’Battle Creek’ looks familiar, feels different

Telluride MountainFilm Tour comes to Bend

Restaurant review: Bad Wolf Bakery

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin brings tobacco in from the cold

Bend theater opens dark suspense play

Country time with Cahalen Morrison

Ready to roar

‘American Idol’ alum plays Bend show

Bend art show hits social, political and musical notes

Metal shows invade Bend

music in brief

More live music in Bend

Willy Porter returns to Sisters

Album review: Sonny and the Sunsets

Album reviews

Restaurant news

Bend chef gets James Beard Award nomination

brew news

Central Oregon drinks briefing

Arts briefs

Art Exhibits

Two “Guys & Dolls” runs in Oregon

out of town

’Dancing with the Stars’ card filled

TV spotlight “The Jack and Triumph Show” 11:30 p.m. Fridays, Comedy Central

Triumph continues rude comic adventures

TV spotlight

The hardest-working ‘lazy’ actor in town

A musician’s memoir, minus the music

Discovered Dr. Seuss book out in July