California Honeydrops return to Central Oregon

Band brings old-school soul party to The Belfry

To mangle an old saying, you can’t take the buskers out of The California Honeydrops. … Read more

Q&A with actor Tyson Gerig-Whelchel

Sunriver local stars in ‘I’ll be Next Door for Christmas’

Who: Tyson Gerig-Whelchel is a 13-year-old actor of Sunriver. Tyson plays Rudy in the new … Read more

Scott Oliphant explores sound with ‘The Color Study’

Local engineer releases indie-rock influenced debut

Since relocating to Bend from Austin, Texas, in 2013, engineer and multiinstrumentalist Scott Oliphant has … Read more

Tracorum brings classic rock to Volcanic

San Francisco quartet returns to Bend

San Francisco’s Tracorum, like most modern bands, draws from a wide array of influences: Southern … Read more

Pine Meadow Ranch to host more residencies

Pine Meadow Ranch residencies — For its new residency program, Pine Meadow Ranch in Sisters … Read more

First Friday Gallery Walk returns

Here are a few highlights from the December event

First Friday Gallery Walk — First Friday returns for its final 2018 installment this week. … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Dec. 7 — John Craigie (folk-rock singer-songwriter), with Ben Morrison (of The Brothers Comatose), Domino … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 12/6 Da Chara Duo: The local Celtic duo will perform; 6-7:30 p.m.; free; Va … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Artists’ Gallery Sunriver: Featuring the works of 30 local artists; 57100 Beaver Drive, Building 19, … Read more

Featured Artist: Painter Troy Collins

Who: Impressionist painter Troy Collins’ “A Song for the Season” will be on display at … 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

Small bite: New menu at The Bim Bap Asian Kitchen in Sisters

More news from Central Oregon’s food scene

Asian menu — The Bim Bap Asian Kitchen in Sisters is now serving a pan-Asian … Read more

On local screens the week of Dec. 6-12

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. 6-12

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

Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Douglas team up at Tower

Guitar virtuosos to trade riffs in Bend

Here’s an early Christmas gift for guitar fans. Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, a protege of … Read more

Poets explore womens’ roles and erode stereotypes in new work

Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett to read in Bend from new collections

Award-winning Bend poets Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett believe poetry should not be limited to … Read more

Whitey Morgan brings outlaw country to Bend

Michigan songwriter to play new music at Midtown Ballroom

Bend loves its country music, especially the kind of country music that Flint, Michigan, songwriter … Read more

John Craigie gives back in Bend

Portland folksinger helps homeless youth with Domino Room show

Ramblin’ folksinger John Craigie, who settled (at least nominally) in Portland a few years ago, … Read more

Piano man Arthur Migliazza

Blues, boogie-woogie artist will perform Friday in Sunriver

Pianist Arthur Migliazza possesses a formidable left hand. He is by no means a natural … Read more

Deschutes Public Library announces 2019 A Novel Idea selection

“Rocket Men” by Robert Kurson is the third nonfiction title in the program’s history

Deschutes Public Library director Todd Dunkelberg announced “Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 … Read more

This week’s best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Nov. 24, compiled from data … Read more

Sunriver festival musician bids farewell to stage

Peter Stempe, longtime principal oboe for Sunriver Music Festival, retires

Peter Stempe practices oboe every day. That’s not exactly remarkable for a veteran professional musician, … Read more

‘Miracle on 34th Street’ comes to Cascades Theatre

CTC uses several sources to create new adaptation

If you’re not yet in the holiday spirit, Cascades Theatrical Company is here to kick-start … Read more

Restaurant review: China Doll

Restaurant offers bargains, but food is so-so

Ray Chan, the owner of China Doll in the Crossroads Plaza complex on Bend’s east … Read more

Cocktail Cabaret returns

20th evening of song takes place Tuesday

Cocktail Cabaret’s 20th show — Cocktail Cabaret will celebrate its 20th evening of song with … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Bruce Moon, ‘Paradise’

Artist: Bruce Moon Featured song: “Paradise” Upcoming shows: • AM Clouds at J&J Bar and Grill … Read more

Juju Eyeball comes together at McMenamins

Bend’s Beatles cover band welcomes two new members

Bend’s favorite Beatles cover band just got a little more authentic. After founding guitarist Paul … Read more

The Tower Theatre celebrates the holiday season

Early Christmas shows heat up Bend

If you’re the type who turns on Christmas music as soon as the leftover turkey … Read more

Zion I returns to Bend

Conscious hip-hop act headlines Volcanic Theatre Pub

For more than 20 years beginning in the mid-’90s, Zion I’s MC Zumbi and DJ/producer … Read more

Sci-fi tale to be performed as live radio show

See the ‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ on stage

‘The Day the Earth Stood Still’ — Believe it or not, “Miracle on 34th Street” … Read more

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