‘Going Into Town’ brings NYC to life with art from New Yorker cartoonist

“Going Into Town” by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury, 169 pages, $28)

“One of the greatest things … Read more

Family guide to new movie releases

“THE SNOWMAN” Rating: R for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity. What … Read more

T.S. Monk kicks off Jazz at the Oxford

Drummer pays tribute to legendary pianist father in Bend

When a teenage Thelonious Sphere “T.S.” Monk III wanted to learn to play drums, his … Read more

Kandace Springs opens year two of Riverhouse Jazz

Singer, pianist to blend classic, modern sounds in Bend

Kandace Springs doesn’t seem interested in mincing words, even if others do on her behalf. … Read more

Second season of ’The Good Place’ is silly, smart and unexpectedly deep

What It’s About: At the end of the first season, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) learned … Read more

Demonic convergence in “Evil Dead the musical”

“Join us” as we take a fake-blood bath in 2nd Street’s sixth production

I knew there would be blood. I just didn’t know I’d end up feeling like … Read more

Faith, Hope and Charity, others, growing cold-hardy grapes

The idea of a successful grape harvest in Central Oregon was met with doubts, disbelief … Read more

Restaurant review: Sip Wine Bar

Eatery proves great food can come from small kitchens

When the kitchen is the size of a broom closet — literally! — there are … Read more

Q&A with local musician Doc Ryan

Longtime Bendite reunites bands from last 15 years

Michael “Doc” Ryan has been a fixture on the local music scene since the early … Read more

Q&A with chorus director Christian Clark

Mastersingers new leader to conduct this weekend’s Fall Concert

Who: Christian Clark is the new artistic director of Central Oregon Mastersingers, the premier choir … Read more

SIMO brings psychedelic blues to Volcanic

Guitar prodigy leads namesake trio in Bend

Guitar-slinging prodigy JD Simo picked up his first ax at 5 and spent much of … Read more

Jeffrey Martin plays CD release show in Bend

Portland songwriter to perform at Old Stone

Up until last year, Portland singer-songwriter Jeffrey Martin split his time between teaching high-school English … Read more

MarchFourth returns to the Domino Room

Portland performance art group plays Bend

Portland’s 20-member, music-and-performing-art collective MarchFourth was coming to Bend when it was actually a marching … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Oct. 19 — Taarka, with Hot Club of Bend (roots/gypsy jazz/swing), The Belfry, Sisters, belfryevents.com. … 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: Painter Leigh Anne Boy

Who: Dory Hethcote’s paintings are on display at Franklin Crossing through Oct. 29 Dory Hethcote, … 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

Small bites

Delayed openings — Several area restaurants have delayed their openings (or reopenings) for weeks longer … Read more

On local screens the week of Oct. 19-25

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 Oct. 19-25

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 10/19 Nomads of Bend: Listen and dance to live Balkan, Turkish. Middle Eastern and … Read more

Out of town events

Concerts Oct. 20 — The Aquabats, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF* Oct. 20 — Courtney Barnett … Read more

In ‘Loudermilk,’ a grumpy guru gets sober

As a member in good standing of the Ron Livingston Appreciation Society, I am always … Read more

‘Comedians need a place to experiment’

NEW YORK — In the up-and-down landscape of late-night television, Jimmy Kimmel has lately found … Read more

Jason Alexander’s series hits new notes

LOS ANGELES — “Hit the Road,” the new AT&T Audience Network series from Jason Alexander, … Read more

BendFilm announces 2017 winners

BendFilm announced its 2017 award winners and encore screenings Saturday night. • “Liyana,” directed by … Read more

Family guide to new movie releases

“MARSHALL” Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic content, sexuality, violence and some strong language. What it’s … Read more

‘South Park’ airs a brutal spoof of Facebook, fake news and Mark Zuckerberg

Even for “South Park,” Wednesday evening’s episode had a dizzying array of satiric targets. Facebook. … Read more


HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Origin.” Dan Brown. Doubleday ($29.95) 2. “Sleeping Beauties.” King/King. Scribner ($32.50) 3. … Read more

Plath’s letters reveal a writer split in two

“The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1: 1940-1956” Edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen … Read more

‘The Good People’ offers haunting look at Celtic superstition

“The Good People” by Hannah Kent (Little, Brown, 388 pages, $27)

Foreboding builds from the … Read more

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