Restaurant review: Fix & Repeat

Box Factory eatery supports athletes with the environment

As anyone who reads this weekly column knows, I am not a vegan. Neither am … Read more

The Brevet returns to Volcanic with new material

Epic Americana quintet goes rock on upcoming ‘LEGS’ album

When musicians form a new band, usually one of the first goals is live performance. … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Mr. Monkey Bakes a Cake” by Jeff Mack Mr. Monkey, the eponymous hero … Read more

Q&A with improv performer Aaron Mitchel

Who: Aaron Mitchel is the mind behind Untitled Improv Company, which he co-founded with Chelsea … Read more

Steve Miller, Peter Frampton return to Bend

Classic rockers come alive at Les Schwab Amphitheater

Last summer, two classic rockers walked into an amphitheater in Bend and showed the crowd … Read more

Altan brings Irish sounds to Fir Street Park

Traditional band concludes Sisters Folk Festival series

The Sisters Folk Festival organization recently announced it received a grant from the Oregon Cultural … Read more

Uada, Wormwitch rage at Third Street Pub

Black metal bands share bill in Bend

Third Street Pub continues to be the metalhead Mecca of Central Oregon thanks to Coma … Read more

Groove with Groovasaur at Astro Lounge

Bend’s newest fusion band making noise on scene

Groovasaur is the “musician’s musicians” band. It’s right in the instrumental quartet’s Facebook bio, which … Read more

Bob Sheppard returns to Jazz at Joes

Saxophonist to kick off series’ 12th season

Los Angeles-based tenor saxophonist Bob Sheppard will kick off the 12th season of Jazz at … Read more

Featured Artist: Painter Jean Vertefeuille-Cutler

Who: Painter Jean Vertefeuille-Cutler’s exhibition “Nature’s Wild World in Light and Texture” is on display … Read more

‘Crazy Rich Asians’

Swoon-worthy romance a feast for the eyes, emotions

“Crazy Rich Asians” is a crazy big deal. It’s the first big Hollywood studio movie … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 16 — Altan (Irish folk), Fir Street Park, Sisters, Aug. 16 — Super … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 8/16 Munch & Music: Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond tribute band will perform, Company … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon art galleries this week

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring works by Thomas Zalewski; 185 SE Fifth St., Madras; 541-475-7701. Artists’ … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “There There,” Tommy Orange 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. … 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

Small bite

Poke Row brings Hawaiian flavor to NorthWest Crossing

NorthWest Hawaiian — Poke Row, a new enterprise of the team behind the award-winning 5 … Read more

On local screens the week of Aug. 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 Aug. 16-22

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

Munch & Movies canceled

Popular outdoor movie series in Bend had run since 2003

After 15 years, the popular Munch & Movies outdoor movie series held on Friday evenings … Read more

Restaurant review: Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen

More than just a bakery, Foxtail thrives in its new location

Sweet and savory. That balance is what makes the newly reborn Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen … Read more

Bend rocks the reggae this week

Sunny sounds hit the city from Jamaica, California and beyond

Bend, it’s time to get irie. The reggae revival returns to the city with a … Read more

Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival launch tour in Bend

Former Corner Gospel Explosion guitarist stands up for rock ’n’ roll

Brandon Prinzing knew his songs needed a loud rock band. So when he released an … Read more

Q&A with clarinetist Benjamin Lulich

Who: Musician Benjamin Lulich was born in Portland and grew up in Central Oregon from … Read more

Rising seas inspire book of lyric essays

Elizabeth Rush examines tough choices faced by coastal communities in peril

Rhode Island author and journalist Elizabeth Rush decided in 2014 she wanted to tell the … Read more

Amos Lee’s new moon rises over Bend

Singer-songwriter returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Philadelphia songwriter Amos Lee has always combined genres within what could collectively be called “roots … Read more

Joe Russo and company get Dead (almost) in Bend

Grateful Dead cover band plays Athletic Club

If you’re a Deadhead, you’re probably already sold on the Joe Russo’s Almost Dead show … Read more

Bruce Hornsby headlines ninth Bigstock

Private concert benefits Oregon Adaptive Sports

Bigstock, Oregon Adaptive Sports’ annual private concert and fundraiser, returns for its ninth year Saturday … Read more

Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams return to Sisters

Honky-tonk rockers perform at Angeline’s Bakery

Texas-born, Denver-based singer-songwriter Halden Wofford returns to Sisters, this time to rock and honky-tonk Angeline’s … Read more


Spike Lee’s best and most necessary movie in years

Among Spike Lee’s prodigious filmmaking talents, opening sequences are perhaps his most distinctive. The introductory … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 9 — Amos Lee, with Bailen (soulful folk), Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Aug. … Read more

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