New York Times best-selling author to speak in Sisters

J. A. Jance’s mysteries still fresh after 59 novels

Don’t make Tucson-based mystery series author J. A. Jance mad unless you want to show … Read more

Review: Wall-to-wall riffs dominate Gravewitch’s ‘Forgotten’

Bend metal band releases demo while prepping debut album

Bend thrash/black metal group Gravewitch has been suspiciously quiet this year, playing only one show … Read more

Q&A with storyteller Will Hornyak

Will tells ‘Waking Finn Mac Cool’ story Saturday in Bend

Who: Portland storyteller William Hornyak will present “Waking Finn Mac Cool: Tales of Ireland’s Greatest … Read more

The Damn Truth to rock Volcanic

Montreal band brings fiery riffs to Bend

Rock ’n’ roll is littered with legends of the unbelievable variety, from Ozzy Osbourne biting … Read more

Insane Clown Posse brings horrorcore to Midtown

Face-painted hip-hop duo returns to Bend

It’s rough out there for a Juggalo in 2018. Juggalos — AKA the fanbase of … Read more

Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival announces acts

Rusted Root duo cancels Tower show

Show announcements in Central Oregon this week: • Sisters Folk Festival will get some bluesy company … Read more

Taylor Eigsti plays Riverhouse Jazz

New York City pianist leads quartet in series’ penultimate shows

Don’t mourn the loss of Riverhouse Jazz just yet. There are still two more acts … Read more

Kids Drama Camp in Sunriver

Auditions will be held April 21

Kids Drama Camp — Sunriver Stars Community Theatre, which has provided entertainment in Sunriver for … 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

Upcoming concerts

March 22 — George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (P-funk), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, March 22 … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 3/22 Natty Red: Soulful acoustic music from Nat Berliner and Jason Schweitzer; 6-8 p.m.; … 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: Jewelry artist Karen Evans

Who: Karen Evans’ jewelry is on display at Hood Avenue Art in Sisters through April … Read more

Central Oregon restaurant news

New pizza joint opens in Bend, Sisters restaurant under new watch

Pizza felons — Bronx Born Pizza has opened on Bend’s west side with the tag … Read more

On local screens the week of March 22-28

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 march 22-28

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

George Clinton gets P-Funky at Midtown

Parliament-Funkadelic brings the Mothership back to Bend

Parliament-Funkadelic fans are seeing a lot more of George Clinton these days. It’s not as … Read more

A font of delicate, fruity flavors

Sour barrel beer Pyka named for creator Bryon Pyka

10 Barrel Brewing Company’s latest limited-release beer, Pyka, is a blended harmony of fruit, mixed … Read more

Amos Lee announces Les Schwab show

Soulful folk singer returns to Bend in August

Amos Lee will return to Bend this summer. The soul-inflected folk singer-songwriter will perform at … Read more

Restaurant review: Cork Cellars Wine & Bistro

Popular Cork Cellars now serves bistro-style meals

Make no mistake: Cork Cellars is still Sisters’ premier wine bar. But the wine retailer, … Read more

Fairy tales get remixed in ‘Merry Spinster’

Mallory Ortberg, co-founder of the dearly departed feminist website The Toast, Slate’s “Dear Prudence” and … Read more

A font of delicate, fruity flavors

Sour barrel beer Pyka named for creator Bryon Pyka

10 Barrel Brewing Company’s latest limited-release beer, Pyka, is a blended harmony of fruit, mixed … Read more

Q&A with Bend painter Susan Luckey Higdon

Who: Susan Luckey Higdon is a Bend painter whose landscape and wildlife — notably fish … Read more

Peter Yarrow, ‘Lonesome Traveler’ rescheduled

Folk singer and concert show headed to Tower in June

Peter Yarrow and the “Lonesome Traveler” concert show has been rescheduled for June 6 at … Read more


Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, March 11, compiled from data … Read more

Lindsey Webster to drop new album in Bend

Soulful singer up next at Jazz at the Oxford

Lindsey Webster had already shared a stage with Amy Helm and Donald Fagen and performed … Read more

Yonder Mountain String Band comes back to Bend

Progressive bluegrass act brings new lineup to Midtown

When founding mandolinist Jeff Austin left Yonder Mountain String Band in early 2014, the band … Read more

Elizabeth Strout found success by returning to her roots

Pulitzer Prize winner headlines final 2017-18 Author! Author! event in Bend

Elizabeth Strout’s parents — a college professor and a high school teacher — didn’t allow … Read more

Musical highlights for St. Patrick’s Day in Bend

Put down the green beer and check out some shows

Break out the fiddles and bagpipes — Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, and there are … Read more

Lukas Nelson, Promise of the Real return to Oregon

Country-rock band plays free show at Crow’s Feet Commons

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real have kept busy since headlining the fifth annual … Read more

Joanne Shaw Taylor gets wild in Bend

British blues guitarist to shred at the Domino Room

Joanne Shaw Taylor has been defying blues stereotypes since 2002, when the then 16-year-old British … Read more

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