Restaurant review: Mi Cantina

Chef Roberto Cardeñas adds a bar and grill in Redmond

If there’s one thing that Roberto Cardeñas appreciates as much as fine food, it’s good … Read more

Boneyard’s Creepy Dunkel

Dunkelweizen is rare among American brewers

Bend’s Boneyard Beer is best known for its flagship RPM IPA, and has earned a … Read more

Josh Ritter makes Central Oregon debut

Literate songwriter plays Sisters Folk Festival’s winter series

Dissatisfaction has been a driving force in Josh Ritter’s career. The Idaho-born songwriter, novelist and … Read more

Author! Author! presents Mary Roach in Bend

Writer uses formula of science and humor in her books

Best-selling writer Mary Roach will be the first to admit that a bachelor’s degree in … Read more

Warm up with some winter shows

Pennywise, John Kadlecik, Trauma and more headed to Bend

Dave Matthews Band is just the tip of the iceberg (granted, a very big tip) … Read more

Corner Gospel Explosion hosts variety show in Bend

First installment to feature local group Seed Ling

In its two-piece format, Bend’s Corner Gospel Explosion has pushed the edges of its danceable, … Read more

Volcanic is back with busy week in Bend

That 1 Guy, The Brevet slated to perform

Volcanic Theatre Pub is back to its usual busy self after a slow start to … Read more

Joe Rohrbacher wins Oregon Music Education Association award

Just Joe’s owner recognized for contributions to student music

Joe Rohrbacher, owner of Just Joe’s Music and mastermind behind the long-running Jazz at Joe’s … Read more

Review: Alovitiman rocks Balkan folk on debut

Bend world quartet blends traditional, modern sounds

Instrumental world music quartet Alovitiman is the brainchild of former Necktie Killer saxophonist Nate Giersdorf, … Read more

Q&A with painter David Wachs

Who: Painter David Wachs is both a longtime resident of Central Oregon and an avid … Read more

Out of town events

Concerts Jan. 19 — The Sherlocks, Bunk Bar, Portland; merctickets.com. Jan. 20 — St. Vincent, … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Jan. 18 — Streetlight Moon (classic rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Jan. … Read more

Thursday 1/18 Griff Marshall: The folk singer-songwriter performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 … Read more

Winter Studio Sale in Sisters

Winter Studio Sale — Beginning Tuesday, Hood Avenue Art, 357 W. Hood Ave., in Sisters, … 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: Woodworker Justin Nelson

Who: Justin Nelson’s woodwork is on display at Red Chair Gallery through January. Justin Nelson … 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

More news from Central Oregon’s dining scene

Brewpub renovation — 10 Barrel Brewing has closed its west-side Bend pub for a two-month … Read more

Movie times for the week of Jan. 18-24

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

On local screens the week of Jan. 18-24

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

‘Radiance’ heats up Cascades Theatre in Bend

Alan Alda play pays tribute to Marie Curie

In addition to his TV and film credits, multitalented actor and writer Alan Alda found … Read more

The Reverend Horton Heat plays in Bend

It’s a psychobilly freakout in Bend!

If you think The Reverend Horton Heat peaked sometime in the ’90s, Jim Heath has … Read more

Restaurant review: Silver Moon Brewing

Renovated brewpub has upgraded on every level

As long as the food is good, nothing will stop me from returning to a … Read more

Shakespeare learns the art of ‘Equivocation’ at 2nd Street Theater

To be or not to be a propagandist?

With “Equivocation,” playwright Bill Cain imagines a scenario in which William Shakespeare, known for comedies, … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow” by Jessica Townsend Move over Harry Potter, … Read more

Q&A with weaver Linda Davis

Who: Linda Davis is a Central Oregon artist taking part in “Color Gone Wild,” a … Read more

Swatkins & The Positive Agenda debut in Bend

Portland sideman takes spotlight in new project

Keyboardist Steveland Swatkins — born Steve Watkins — loves sideman work. It’s what he’s built … Read more

Trio of jazz legends plays Riverhouse

George Colligan, Buster Williams, Lenny White in Bend

Riverhouse Jazz returns for its first shows of 2018 this Friday and Saturday, featuring a … Read more

Benefit slated for Dr. Green Dreams frontman

Local musicians come together to help one of their own

Toward the end of last year, local punk/funk/everything-in-between trio Dr. Green Dreams was supposed to … Read more

The Lique mixes genres at McMenamins

Las Vegas live hip-hop quintet plays Bend

Las Vegas quintet The Lique is one of those bands that requires at least 10 … Read more

Review: The Brothers Reed’s ‘Three’ seeks out musical left turns

Ashland duo and Bend regulars drop new album

Ashland’s familial, folk-rocking duo The Brothers Reed — that’s Aaron and Philip — have been … Read more

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