‘The Snow Queen’ auditions

‘The Snow Queen’ auditions — Missoula Children’s Theatre will hold auditions for “The Snow Queen” … Read more

BEAT presents ‘Honk! Jr”

Youth production opens Friday at Summit High

“Honk! Jr.” — BEAT Children’s Theatre will present “Honk! Jr.” opening Friday at Summit High … Read more

Operaganza! at Aspen Hall

“Operaganza!” — OperaBend will host “Operaganza!” a three-course dinner with wine and entertainment by performers … Read more

Oregon Guitar Quartet at the Tower

High Desert Chamber Music hosts Valentine’s Day concert

Oregon Guitar Quartet — High Desert Chamber Music will host the Oregon Guitar Quartet at … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “Young at Art,” featuring artwork from Madras High School students, through February; … Read more

Featured artist: Painter Paul Alan Bennett

Who: Painter Paul Alan ­Bennett presents pieces from his upcoming publication “Night Skies” on display … Read more

Bend is the vocal point

A Cappella Festival returns to Tower for fourth year

Coldplay DID NOT make me cry. It was the video for Naturally 7’s COVER of … Read more

Q&A with producer Marieka Greene

Production team presents ‘The Vagina Monologues’ in Bend, Madras

Who: Marieka Greene is an elementary school teacher and co-producer with Jenni Peskin, Teafly Peterson, … Read more

Area arts organizations receive grants

The Deschutes Cultural Coalition — Funded by the Oregon Cultural Trust, the recipients of its … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

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

Featured artist: Paige Rajnus

Who: Printmaker Paige Rajnus’ exhibition, “Held Together,” is on display through March 31 at Townshend’s … Read more

BendFilm: It’s not just for October

Nonprofit independent film festival expanding events

The nonprofit BendFilm is known primarily for its independent film festival each fall at venues … Read more

Q&A with comedian Jake Woodmansee

Local lore, libations collide in ‘Hammered History’

Who: Jake Woodmansee is a Bend comedian and actor taking part in Hammered History at … Read more

New York Philharmonic violinist Michelle Kim offers master class

Renowned soloist visits Bend in March

Michelle Kim master class — High Desert Chamber Music is accepting applications to perform in … Read more

Copeland Gallery opening party

New Sunriver space features fine art images of nature

Copeland Gallery opens in Sunriver — While First Friday Gallery Walk is a sure-bet option … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon galleries this week

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

Featured artist: Abstract painter Valerie Winterholler

Who: Abstract painter Valerie Winterholler’s works are on display at Peterson-Roth Gallery through February. A … Read more

Rick Bartow retrospective comes to Bend

‘Things You Know But Do Not Understand’ opens Saturday

A touring exhibit of paintings, drawings and sculptures by renowned Oregon artist Rick Bartow opens … Read more

‘West Side Story’ is an American classic

It’s Sharks vs. Jets at the Tower Theatre in Bend

Whether you’re Team Sharks or Team Jets, one thing is certain about “West Side Story”: … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon galleries this week

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

Featured artist: Randal Leigh

Who: Randal Leigh’s “Parietal Art and Petroglyph Suite” is on display through Sunday at Franklin … Read more

Intro to Improv

Rhonda Ealy of Triage leads six-week class

Intro to Improv — Rhonda Ealy of Triage, the in-house comedy improv troupe at Cascades … Read more

Whitney E. Nye gives art talks

Bend artist to speak twice Thursday

Artist Nye to speak — Sculptor, painter and mixed-media artist Whitney E. Nye will discuss … Read more

Caldera Open Studio

See what the January artists in residence have been working on

Open Studio — Each winter, Caldera, an arts camp near Sisters, hosts monthly artist residencies, … Read more

Q&A with comedian Amanda Lynn Deal

Portland comic performs this weekend in Bend, Redmond

Who: Portland comedian Amanda Lynn Deal has studied sketch comedy with Second City in Chicago … Read more

Enjoy all ‘Four Seasons’ with Neave Trio

Concert program includes Piazzolla’s ‘Las Cuatro Esaciones Porteñas’

High Desert Chamber Music continues its 2018-19 season when it hosts the Bend debut of … Read more

Q&A with actress Kimberly Richards

Former aerialist returns to Bend as nun in ‘Late Nite Catechism 2’

Who: Actress Kimberly Richards plays Sister, a Catholic nun, in “Late Nite Catechism 2: Sister … Read more

‘All New People’ at 2nd Street

Zach Braff play gets staged reading treatment

“All New People” — Catch a staged reading of “All New People,” a play by … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon galleries this week

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

Featured artist: Whitney Nye

Who: Visual artist Whitney Nye’s exhibition “SIFT” is on display through Feb. 23 At Liberty. … Read more

‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ weaves a deadly web

The first of two musicals in second half of CTC season

“Kiss of the Spider Woman” opens Thursday at Cascades Theatre in Bend. The first of … Read more

Q&A with actress Kit Foreman

Who: Kit Foreman is a Bend actress reprising her role as a fighter pilot turned … Read more

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