In ‘Midnight, Texas,’ outcasts find refuge

PASADENA, Calif. — Aliens aren’t always little green men with enormous eyes and pot bellies. … Read more

Restaurant review: Bos Taurus

Steakhouse brings high-end beef to downtown Bend

Bend has never seen a restaurant like Bos Taurus. The fashionable steakhouse in the heart … Read more

Cascade Cycling Classic returns

Multi-stage race includes popular Downtown Criterium

Cyclists from across the globe come together this week for the annual Cascade Cycling Classic, … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Jason Schweitzer, ‘Foolish’

Artist: Jason Schweitzer Featured song: “Foolish” Upcoming shows: • Natty Red with Andy Jacobs at The … Read more

Hooten Hallers return to Bend

Punk-blues trio plays Volcanic Theatre Pub

Missouri’s punk rockin’ blues trio The Hooten Hallers are set to return to Volcanic Theatre … Read more

Hannah Mayree, Shireen Amini play Bend house show

Songwriters to perform, lead circlesinging at The Acorn

Here’s a show off the beaten path, but you’ll have to work for at least … Read more

JaSkaMon plays Sunriver Resort

Band brings homegrown reggae to concert series

Had enough reggae? No, of course you haven’t, Central Oregon. Some big names are coming … Read more

Q&A with ballet dancer Josh Deininger

Professional dancer stars with wife in ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Who: Ballet dancer Josh Deininger stars alongside his wife, Elizabeth Voiles, in Central Oregon School … Read more

Featured artist: Sculptor Christian Burchard

Who: Christian Burchard’s work is on display at Peterson-Roth Gallery through July. Born in Germany, … Read more

Caldera Arts Center offers tours

RSVP to see summer arts camp in progress

Caldera Camp tours — It’s never too late to go to summer camp. Caldera, located … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 20 — Jack Johnson (sunny folk-rock), Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, July 20 — … Read more

Busy week ahead at Les Schwab Amphitheater

Jack Johnson, Avett Brothers, Diana Krall headed to Bend

Les Schwab Amphitheater’s concert season kicked into high gear this month — so far we’ve … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon art galleries this week

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring photography by Edward Heath; through July ; 185 SE Fifth St., … 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

‘GIRLS’ set it off

Gal pals get raunchy, hilarious in reunion romp

Perfecting the raunchy, randy, female-driven comedy can be a tall order. “Bridesmaids” showed it could … Read more

by land, by sea, by air

Nolan creates stirring images in ‘Dunkirk’

With a bare minimum of dialogue, and a brutal maximum of scenes depicting near-drowning situations … Read more

space heroes feel miscast

Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ is richly rendered but loses its story thread

At the age of 10, visionary French film director Luc Besson fell in love with … Read more

Movie times for the week of July 20-26

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

brilliant portrait of an artist

Life was cruel to Maud Lewis from the start. She was born in poverty in … Read more

Out of town events

Events close to Central Oregon

Concerts July 20 — The Avett Brothers, Britt Pavillion, Jacksonville; or 800-882-7488. July 20 … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 7/20 Munch & Music: Ozomatli: The six-piece band plays Latin and rock music; 5:30 … Read more

Ozomatli returns to Bend

L.A. band brings multicultural stew to Munch and Music

To hear Ozomatli’s influence on modern pop music, turn on the radio. “I think the … Read more

Film scramble returns to Bend

Filmmakers vie for slot at BendFilm Fest in October

The name conjures chaotic imagery: The 72 Hour Filmmaker Scramble. As the annual event’s name … Read more

‘Raven’s Home’ banks heavily on nostalgia

“Raven’s Home,” the sequel to “That’s So Raven,” is the latest cookie cutter family-friendly situation … Read more

Cork & Barrel returns to Bend

17 regional wineries featured at annual event July 20-22

It’s time again for the biggest annual wine event on the Central Oregon calendar. Cork … Read more

Who will win the ‘Game of Thrones’?

“The Great War is here.” So declares Jon Snow (Kit Harington) in the seventh — … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “They All Saw a Cat” by Brendan Wenzel This 2017 recipient of the … Read more

Nastiness in ‘Ozark’ proves irresistible

San Francisco — If you’re looking for something to restore your faith in humanity, television … Read more

‘Preacher,’ ‘The Strain’: smart summer TV

Television hasn’t always had a summer silly season the way the movies have, but with … Read more

Parents’ guide to movies

“WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES” Rating: PG-13 for sequences of sci-fi violence and … Read more

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