Restaurant review: Longboard Louie’s

Eatery offers “Mayan Hawaiian” at two locations in Bend

Nearly eight years have passed since I last reviewed one of Bend’s most popular fast-food … Read more

Bend author recalls his life on skis

Ski writer Peter Shelton merged his passions and his career

Bend author Peter Shelton is one of the lucky few able to make a living … Read more

Greyhounds run back to Volcanic

Texas duo brings old-school soul to Bend

The members of Austin, Texas, soul duo Greyhounds often get asked about their spaceman. Or … Read more

Q&A with performer Sam Albert

Sam Albert, of Bend, has performed sketch comedy with Second City, taught improv classes and … Read more

Life is a cabernet

The Bledsoe Family expands beyond high-end Doubleback

Drew Bledsoe is committed to excellence. During a long career as one of the country’s … Read more

Belfry celebrates fifth birthday

Poor Man’s Whiskey, Mexican Gunfight play Sisters venue

Sisters musician Benji Nagel moved back to town in 2012, right around the time The … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 16 — Three For Silver (folk/rock/swing), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, Nov. … Read more

Fruition returns for Apres Ski Bash

Newgrass band plays Crows Feet Commons

A little cold weather isn’t going to keep Bendites indoors, especially when there’s skiing and … Read more

Caraoke for a Cure finals set at Silver Moon

Competition raises funds for American Cancer Society

The second Careaoke for a Cure competition, a benefit for the Bend chapter of Relay … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Terence Neal Barham, ‘Something Like This’

Artist: Terence Neal Barham Featured song: “Something Like This” California native, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Terence … Read more

A magical evening at the Tower

Illusionist Vitaly Beckman to make his first Bend appearance

Get ready for an evening of wonder at the Tower Theatre on Friday, when illusionist … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon art galleries this week

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring “Tamanwit: A Community of Warm Springs Artists Exhibit”; through November; 185 … Read more

Featured artist: Glass artist Rita Dunlavy

Who: Rita Dunlavy’s glass work is on display at Red Chair Gallery through November. Rita … Read more

Reader’s Theater event in Prineville

Ochoco Players offer evening of favorite scenes

Reader’s Theater — Ochoco Players Community Theater presents an evening of favorite scenes from some … Read more

Radio variety show live in Bend

High Desert Home Companion to raise funds for KPOV

Variety show — KPOV-88.9 FM will offer up an evening of old-fashioned entertainment with High … 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


A fresh dose of kindness

“Wonder” is the story of Auggie (Jacob Tremblay), a young boy with a genetic facial … Read more

On local screens the week of Nov. 16-22

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 Nov. 16-22

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 11/16 Lindy Gravelle: The singer and pianist performs originals and country and pop covers; … Read more

Out of town events

Concerts Nov. 16 — Hamilton Leithauser, Wonder Ballroom, Portland; TF* Nov. 17 — Winter Jam … Read more

GO! crew picks best Central Oregon brew pub mac and cheese

Central Oregon breweries offer original variations of mac and cheese

Ooey, gooey, creamy, delicious macaroni and cheese is not just kids’ fare anymore. Once a … Read more

Jethro Tull to perform June 8 at Les Schwab

Act is first announcement for Amphitheater’s 2018 season

Get ready for some flute solos, Bend. British progressive blues rockers Jethro Tull will perform … Read more

From blues to bluegrass: Sam Bush hits Bend

‘Father of newgrass’ plays Tower Theatre

Give Sam Bush a call, and if you get his answering machine, you’ll be greeted … Read more

Cocktail Cabaret offers ‘Animation Celebration’

Cast of musical theater vets includes Ryan and Kara Klontz

Like so many superheroes of song, a bevy of local singers will join forces Monday … Read more

Restaurant Review: Roszak’s Fish House (and Prime Rib)

Roszak’s draws a steady clientele of long-time regulars

The food was average at best. Service, while very friendly, tended toward inconsistent. The faux … Read more

Ale Apothecary and GoodLife get together to make Brett Lager

Good neighbors make good beers in Bend

October was a good month for GoodLife Brewing Company. The month started with a gold … Read more

Curtis Salgado returns to Tower Theatre

Blues belter back on road after heart surgery

There’s not much that can keep Portland blues belter and “Blues Brothers” inspiration Curtis Salgado … Read more

Everybody knows this is Church of Neil

Annual fundraiser keeps on rockin’ in Bend

The Church of Neil is going overground this year. Most years, Bend’s best-kept local music … Read more

Tango Alpha Tango returns to Volcanic

Foxy Lemon, North by North, AKA Faceless round out bill

Portland riffmeisters Tango Alpha Tango will return to Bend on Saturday to head up a … Read more

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