Collie Buddz returns to Domino Room

Bermudan-American reggae singer plays Bend

Bermudan-American singer Collie Buddz is coming around to Bend again. The reggae/dancehall artist best known … Read more

G Bots and the Journeymen drop debut album

Bend band plays release show at Volcanic

In April, local band G Bots and the Journeymen were faced with a challenge: record … Read more

Review: London label picks up ‘Radiance of Resistance’ soundtrack

Colten Tyler Williams creates haunting yet uplifting score for documentary

“Radiance of Resistance” — a documentary created by local filmmakers Jesse Locke and Jesse Roberts … Read more

Q&A with curator Johanna Blume

Who: Johanna Blume is assistant curator of Western culture at the Eiteljorg Museum of American … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars” by Seth Fishman, illustrated by Isabel Greenberg If … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming Concerts Dec. 14 — Todd Haaby and Sola Via (nuevo flamenco guitar), Tower Theatre, … Read more

The Roof Rabbits play Spoken Moto

Local punk supergroup prepping debut album

Though the live music usually never stops in Bend, for local musicians at least, winter … Read more

A hip-hop holiday fashion show in Bend

HardChords to perform at Santa Baby bash at Astro Lounge

Fashion and hip-hop collide with Christmas cheer at the Astro Lounge on Saturday for the … Read more

‘A Tower Christmas’ returns to Bend

Entertainment includes 14-piece Tower Big Band

“A Tower Christmas” — The Tower Theatre’s annual holiday show returns with 7 p.m. performances … 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: Glass artist Jeff Thompson

Who: Jeff Thompson’s glass work is on display at Hood Avenue Art through Monday. Jeff … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Artemis,” Andy Weir 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. “Lincoln … Read more

Happy hour specials

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

This week’s cheap eats

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

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

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

Cafe Sintra reopens as Sintra, a Portuguese dinner house

More news from Central Oregon’s dining scene

Portuguese food — Renovated and rebranded, Sintra (formerly Café Sintra) reopened Friday as a Portuguese … Read more

Floral, sunny rosé fights winter’s chill

Several years ago, the sky ablaze with early-evening sunlight, a formidable selection of rosé bottles … Read more

On local screens the week of Dec. 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 Dec. 14-20

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 Dec. 14 — Jay-Z; Moda Center, Portland; Dec. 15 — The Barr Brothers, … Read more

Thursday 12/14 The Cascade Horizon Band: Central Oregon’s senior band will perform traditional holiday favorites … Read more

Netflix holiday movie sparks a controversy

In mid-November, Netflix gifted the world “A Christmas Prince,” a feel-good and also truly bonkers … Read more

‘The Crown’ is best enjoyed in small doses

Last year I enthusiastically described Peter Morgan’s “The Crown” with the word “scrumptious.” Season 2 … Read more

Golden Globes nominations a diverse list

LOS ANGELES — Golden Globes voters nominated a wide mix of movies on Monday, pulling … Read more

Hallmark’s 30 days of Christmas movies

Consider the Hallmark Channel in December. No, but really. “I cannot stop watching the Hallmark … Read more

Netflix writes accused actor out of show

NEW YORK — Netflix said Tuesday that it has written actor Danny Masterson out of … Read more

Parents’ guide to movies

‘I, TONYA’ Rating: R for pervasive language, violence, and some sexual content/nudity. What it’s about: … Read more


Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Dec. 3, compiled from data … Read more

Apocalypse, imagined by … Nora Roberts

“Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s. 432 pages, … Read more

‘Ikigai’ could boost your happiness

“Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life” by Hector Garcia and Francesc … Read more

Actors took honest approach to true crime

LOS ANGELES — Scott Foley’s approach to acting starts the same way no matter the … Read more

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