Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden Ollie is dealing with the death of her … Read more

Q&A with artist Kaycee Anseth

Bend artist aims to paint mural in Franklin underpass

Who: Kaycee Anseth is a Bend artist known for her unique wildlife collages as well … Read more

Rebelution brings reggae to Les Schwab

California band joins Collie Buddz, DJ Mackle, Durand Jones

You say you want a revolution, well you know, The Beatles can help you out … Read more

John Mayall returns to Tower Theatre

Bluesbreakers founder brings new music to Bend

Not even pneumonia can keep John Mayall from singing the blues. The founder of British … Read more

Drum and Guitar Shop hosts workshops in Bend

Bend musicians Rod DeGeorge, Karl Lindgren share skills

Musicians looking to polish their skills can head to The Drum and Guitar Shop for … Read more

‘Free Congo’ opens in Bend

“Free Congo” — Ovation Performing Arts presents “Free Congo,” a new musical directed and choreographed … Read more

Featured artist: Faith Holly Hall

Who: Pastel and watercolorist Faith Holly Hall’s works are on display at Sage Custom Framing … 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 in Central Oregon

June 20 — John Mayall, with Tommy Odetto (blues-rock), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. June 20 … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 6/20 Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Jam: A group of seasoned musicians will help new … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “Homegrown” features works by Richard Thompson; through June; 185 SE Fifth St., … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens 2. “City of Girls,” Elizabeth Gilbert … Read more

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

Food critic John Gottberg Anderson’s reviews of Central Oregon eateries, at a glance … Read more

On local screens the week of June 20-26

Details of special screenings and mini-reviews of movies playing now (or soon) on Central Oregon … Read more

Movie times for the week of June 20-26

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

Billy Strings gets intense at 4 Peaks

Bluegrass prodigy co-headlines annual Bend festival

Billy Strings has had a lot of opportunities to learn from his musical heroes, but … Read more

The Roots rock hard in Bend

Hip-hop band delivers nonstop jams in Les Schwab debut

The Roots are the hardest working band in show business. Yes, that’s a cliché. It’s … Read more

Going behind the music licenses in Bend

Performing-rights organizations, venues clash over copyright compliance

M&J Tavern owner Rick Whittemore does not remember exactly when the business started hosting live … Read more

Boss Rambler Beer Club joins Bend brewing scene

Boss Rambler Beer Club quietly appeared on the scene last year, founded by alums of … Read more

Bodies of Prineville hotshots returned to families after 1994 fire

Compiled by the Deschutes County Historical Society from archived copies of the Bulletin at the … Read more

Red Chair welcomes new artists

Member-run gallery in Bend boosts roster by five

If you’re a regular reader of GO! Magazine, you may recall our December 2018 article … Read more

Restaurant review: The Podski

The Arizona Avenue food-cart pod has hit its stride

As a boy growing up in Connecticut, Rich Wisniarski looked forward every year to Wigilia, … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

June 13 — Groovasaur (instrumental rock/fusion), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. June 14 … Read more

National Bestsellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, June 8, compiled from data … Read more

Food, drink and festivities await at Bite of Bend

Foodies, assemble! This weekend local and regional restaurants, food carts, distilleries and more will gather … Read more

Munch & Music, Music in the Pines announce artists

Free concert series return in Bend, La Pine

A couple of late announcements for summer concert series rolled in last week. Read on … Read more

AUSTN comes home to Bend

Singer-songwriter, 16, plays EP release at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Austin Brown moved to Los Angeles to become an actor about two years ago. He … Read more

Looking for something to do June 16-20?

Editors picks for Sunday through Thursday

Sunday 6/16 Rendezvous with Risk: A Literary Festival: Nationally-recognized storytellers and Oregon-based artists will discuss … Read more

Maxwell Friedman Group goes ‘Beyond Neblar’ in Bend

Hammond artist releases debut live album at Crux Fermentation

Maxwell Friedman wrote the song “Neblar” when he was 12 or 13, but the concept … Read more

Featured artist: Marigny Goodyear

Who: Marigny Goodyear’s series “A Lovely Mess” will be on display at Legum Design through … Read more

Bend wants more of The Roots

Hip-hop band to make Les Schwab Amphitheater debut

The Roots, the Philadelphia band that almost single-handedly popularized the concept of a live hip-hop … Read more

The Offspring do Americana their way in Bend

Punk hit-makers to play acoustic show at Midtown Ballroom

Quick, name an Offspring song that might translate well to acoustic instruments. “Dirty Magic,” maybe? … Read more

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