Collie Buddz returns to Domino Room

Bermudan-American reggae singer plays Bend

Bermudan-American singer Collie Buddz is coming around to Bend again. The reggae/dancehall artist best known … Read more

G Bots and the Journeymen drop debut album

Bend band plays release show at Volcanic

In April, local band G Bots and the Journeymen were faced with a challenge: record … Read more

Review: London label picks up ‘Radiance of Resistance’ soundtrack

Colten Tyler Williams creates haunting yet uplifting score for documentary

“Radiance of Resistance” — a documentary created by local filmmakers Jesse Locke and Jesse Roberts … Read more

Q&A with curator Johanna Blume

Who: Johanna Blume is assistant curator of Western culture at the Eiteljorg Museum of American … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars” by Seth Fishman, illustrated by Isabel Greenberg If … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming Concerts Dec. 14 — Todd Haaby and Sola Via (nuevo flamenco guitar), Tower Theatre, … Read more

The Roof Rabbits play Spoken Moto

Local punk supergroup prepping debut album

Though the live music usually never stops in Bend, for local musicians at least, winter … Read more

A hip-hop holiday fashion show in Bend

HardChords to perform at Santa Baby bash at Astro Lounge

Fashion and hip-hop collide with Christmas cheer at the Astro Lounge on Saturday for the … Read more

‘A Tower Christmas’ returns to Bend

Entertainment includes 14-piece Tower Big Band

“A Tower Christmas” — The Tower Theatre’s annual holiday show returns with 7 p.m. performances … 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: Glass artist Jeff Thompson

Who: Jeff Thompson’s glass work is on display at Hood Avenue Art through Monday. Jeff … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Artemis,” Andy Weir 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. “Lincoln … 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

Cafe Sintra reopens as Sintra, a Portuguese dinner house

More news from Central Oregon’s dining scene

Portuguese food — Renovated and rebranded, Sintra (formerly Café Sintra) reopened Friday as a Portuguese … Read more

Floral, sunny rosé fights winter’s chill

Several years ago, the sky ablaze with early-evening sunlight, a formidable selection of rosé bottles … Read more

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Another worthy chapter in the franchise

One of the things I love about the “Star Wars” franchise is how they’ve always … Read more

On local screens the week of Dec. 14-20

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 Dec. 14-20

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

Out of town events

Events close to Central Oregon

Concerts Dec. 14 — Jay-Z; Moda Center, Portland; ticketmaster.com. Dec. 15 — The Barr Brothers, … Read more

Thursday 12/14 The Cascade Horizon Band: Central Oregon’s senior band will perform traditional holiday favorites … Read more

Golden Globes nominations a diverse list

LOS ANGELES — Golden Globes voters nominated a wide mix of movies on Monday, pulling … Read more

Restaurant review: Wild Oregon Foods

Elk, bison on menu of upscale deli

Christmas shopping can be a grueling task. Hours of scouring display shelves, sorting through tables … Read more

Move to Summer Lake spurs poet’s creativity

Former Bend poet John Martin to headline Second Sunday

Poet John Martin left Central Oregon 11 months ago to begin a new job as … Read more

X-Hop beers on tap at Worthy Brewing

Experimental tasting series returns to Bend brewery

Worthy Brewing Co. continues to provide one of the more interesting brewery destinations in the … Read more

¡Chiringa! leads hurricane benefit for Puerto Rico

Local Latin dance band to celebrate island’s culture

Shireen Amini has long used her music to bring Puerto Rican and Latin culture to … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Dec. 7 — The California Honeydrops (soul/roots), Domino Room, Bend, bendticket.com. Dec. 7 — Lee … Read more

Blizzard of shows announced in Central Oregon

4 Peaks holiday sale, Sisters Folk Festival winter series and more

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for show announcements in Central Oregon. Take a … Read more

Lee DeWyze to play Astro Lounge

‘American Idol’ brings new songs to Bend

Lee DeWyze was making a name for himself in the Chicago area long before “American … Read more

Ben Sollee plays (and bikes) in Bend

Cellist, songwriter brings new band to Volcanic Theatre Pub

About two years ago, Kentucky singer-songwriter and cello virtuoso Ben Sollee was supposed to play … Read more

California Honeydrops get soulful at Domino Room

Band brings horn-heavy sound to Bend

Over the last decade, The California Honeydrops went from busking in subway stations in Oakland, … Read more

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