All About Beaujolais

Exploring the many faces of France’s popular bistro wine

France’s Beaujolais region, stretching along the west bank of the Saône River south of Burgundy, … Read more

‘Law & Order’ franchise looks at true crime

LOS ANGELES — All of the “Law & Order” franchise have featured plots and storylines … Read more

The Shins return to Bend

Indie rock band brings ‘Heartworms’ to Athletic Club

Earlier this week, The Shins frontman James Mercer was actively juggling his work and home … Read more

Rankin’ Joe to perform in Bend

Reggae DJ to toast at the Domino Room

Simmer Down Sounds continues to book not just the most recognizable names in reggae, but … Read more

Gov’t Mule brings ‘Revolution’ to Bend

Southern jam band to perform at Century Center

Gov’t Mule started life in 1994 as a hard-rocking power trio, a side project to … Read more

Good news for Bendites who love Modest Mouse

Indie rock band returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

It has been almost a decade since Modest Mouse last performed at Les Schwab Amphitheater, … Read more

Joe Nichols to perform in Bend

Country singer brings new music to Midtown Ballroom

Joe Nichols’ career has been seemingly built for the long haul. After a false start … Read more

Melvin Seals returns to Bend

Organist brings JGB to Domino Room

Melvin Seals, the long-standing keyboardist for late Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia’s eponymous solo band, … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Sept. 21 — Gov’t Mule (Southern rock/jams), Century Center, Bend, bendticket.com. Sept. 21 — Cedar … Read more

Pickin’ & Paddlin’ rescheduled in Bend

The Pitchfork Revolution headlines at Tumalo Creek

We’ve had a lot of show casualties recently due to the pervasive smoke from this … Read more

Press On cancer fundraiser returns to Bend

Third annual event features music, silent auction, fun run

Since starting in 2015, Press On: Moving Lives Through Cancer has raised roughly $20,000 for … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Greg Botsford, ‘Gypsy Blue’

Artist: Greg Botsford Featured song: “Gypsy Blue” Upcoming shows: • G Bots and the Journeymen at … Read more

Q&A with filmmaker Kyle Eaton

Oregon native filmed “Shut Up Anthony” in Sunriver

Who: Kyle Eaton is the writer and director of “Shut Up Anthony,” an independent comedy … 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: Bend illustrator Katie Culbertson

Who: Katie Culbertson’s artwork is on display at Townshend’s Bend Teahouse through Sept. 30. Katie … Read more

Sewing class seeks students

QuiltWorks launches nonprofit Sew Teach Me

Learn to sew — Bend quilt shop QuiltWorks has launched a new nonprofit, Sew Teach … 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 bite

More news from Central Oregon’s food scene

South of the border — Lucy’s Taco Shop, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary in … Read more

On local screens the week of Sept. 21-27

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 Sept. 21-27

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 9/21 Nomads of Bend: Listen and dance to live Balkan, Turkish, Middle Eastern and … Read more

Muslim Emmy wins show academy progress

LOS ANGELES — Two Muslim men, on prime-time TV, clutching shiny metal objects close to … Read more

Sisters Folk Festival offers partial refunds

2018 educational programs, festival to go on as planned

The Sisters Folk Festival organization will offer a 35 percent refund to all 2017 festival … Read more

‘Vietnam War’ will break your heart, win your mind

“The Vietnam War” begins in reverse. After a brief introduction, there’s a sequence of familiar … Read more

Soon-to-be favorites coming this season

While a new season always offers its usual crop of familiar faces in new places … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “The Case of the Missing Tiger’s Eye” by Walker Styles Rider Woofson, dog … Read more

Parents’ guide to movies

“AMERICAN ASSASSIN” Rating: R for strong violence throughout, some torture, language and brief nudity. What … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Sept. 10, compiled from data … Read more

‘Forest Dark’ mirrors author’s failed marriage

“Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss (Harper, 304 ages, $27.99)

Nicole Krauss has serious doubts about … Read more

Art Garfunkel opens up

“What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man” by Art Garfunkel (Knopf. … Read more

Trevor Noah’s contract extended into 2022

While it will be several more years before America chooses its next president, Comedy Central … Read more

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