Restaurant review: Bronx Born Pizza

Pizza joint puts Bend in a New York frame of mind

“Bronx Born” is not just a name. Thomas Schiffer was born and raised in the … Read more

Upcoming concerts

May 24 — J Meast, Savage Watson, Amity Kane, Just Joe, Ese Chango, Stevee Hutch … Read more

Larry and His Flask kick off tour at Volcanic

Roots-punk band plays West Coast, Europe ahead of new album

The Flask is back in (and out of) town. The roots-punk quintet and elder statesman … Read more

The Pitchfork Revolution ‘On Tap’ for Memorial Day

Bluegrass band plays new food-truck pod in Bend

Bendites (well, most Bendites) like to listen to their live music anywhere and everywhere, including … Read more

Immersion Brewing turns 2 in Bend

Company Grand, Just Cuz, more play anniversary party

Immersion Brewing will mark its second anniversary this weekend. The pub, known for its brew-it-yourself … Read more

Keith Greeninger, Dayan Kai return to Sisters

Folk festival regulars get back to nature at The Belfry

Singer-songwriters Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai have collaborated for close to 20 years, criss-crossing the … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters and other venues

Thursday 5/24 One Mad Man: The solo instrumentalist performs; 7-9 p.m.; Spoken Moto, 310 SW … Read more

24Seven returns to 2nd Street Theater

Local theater talents create seven new shows in just a day

Organized but entertaining chaos will reign at 2nd Street Theater on June 2 when 24Seven … Read more

‘12 Angry Men’ at Deer Ridge

Submit a background check by May 30 in order to attend

‘12 Angry Men’ — Inmates at Deer Ridge Correctional Institution will perform the play “12 … Read more

Burnt Snowflakes in Bend

Area improv troupe brings its new show to 2nd Street Theater

Who: Jake Woodmansee is a longtime Bend comedian, actor and improv artist. On Friday and … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon art galleries this week

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring artwork by Richard Macy and Edward Heath; through May; 185 SE … Read more

Tumalo jewelry maker lands journal cover

Jewelry maker Jim Dailing — Central Oregon jewelry maker Jim Dailing is featured on the … 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

Small bite

Into the Boneyard — The long-awaited Boneyard pub is getting closer to reality. Although general … Read more

SMaSH Fest returns to Bend

Signature Central Oregon Beer Week event takes place Saturday

Unless you’ve been lagering beer in a cave recently, you are probably aware that Central … Read more

On local screens the week of May 24-30

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 May 24-30

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

Ray LaMontagne kicks off Les Schwab shows

Amphitheater slates busiest season yet in Bend

It’s easy to peg Ray LaMontagne as a retro artist. Almost everything about the Maine … Read more

Lettuce to headline Newberry Event

Cold War Kids at Oregon Spirit Distillers also announced

This week in show announcements, it’s fusion and funk and indie rock (oh my). Read … Read more


Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 13, compiled from data … Read more

‘Stray City’ is poignant tale of identity in Portland

“Stray City” by Chelsey Johnson (Custom House, 416 pages, $25.99)

It’s 1998 in Portland, and … Read more

Entertainment news in brief

Alleged misconduct by host of ‘Catfish’ “Catfish” host and executive producer Nev Schulman denied accusations … Read more

Central Oregon breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries

Breweries • 10 Barrel Brewing Co. – Eastside: 62950 NE 18th St., Bend; 541-241-7733 or … Read more

Central Oregon recreational cannabis dispensary directory

Recreational Dispensaries • 5th LMNT: 63552 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-408-9058 or • … Read more

The Posies play anniversary show at Volcanic

Seattle alt-rockers celebrate 30 years with tour, album reissues

Thirty years ago, as grunge was taking over Seattle, The Posies were the odd band … Read more

Central Oregon Symphony Spring Concert includes a Tchaikovsky classic

Seattle trumpeter Allen Vizzutti to perform “Snow Scenes”

Michael Gesme — music director of Central Oregon Symphony, in performance Saturday through Monday at … Read more

Six years of Metalfest in Bend

Event unites underground bands from Northwest, beyond

Change is inevitable, especially in the music world, and especially in Bend, where the population … Read more

See nature differently by journaling

Sketching, notes may increase outdoor enjoyment

Many people live in or visit Bend because of the abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. As … Read more

Restaurant review: Toomie’s Thai Cuisine

After 23 years in business, restaurant is still going strong

When I last reviewed Toomie’s Thai Cuisine seven years ago, I deemed the restaurant overpriced, … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Kylan Johnson, ‘Biding Time’

Artist: Kylan Johnson Featured song: “Biding Time” Upcoming shows: • 6 p.m. June 1 at Astro … Read more

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