Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Monster Boogie” by Laurie Berkner, illustrated by Ben Clanton Children can wiggle around … Read more

Soweto Gospel Choir blends spiritual traditions in Bend

South African group performs Nelson Mandela tribute at Tower

When South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir won its first Grammy in 2007, Nelson Mandela shared … Read more

David McCallum is staying with ‘NCIS’

Q: Is it true that David McCallum is leaving “NCIS”? ­— Pete Douglas, Providence, Rhode … Read more

Best-sellers for the week ending Oct. 6

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Oct. 6, compiled from data … Read more

Teen drama ‘All American’ explores privilege

A teenage soap opera with sports, the CW’s “All American” is a sort of “Friday … Read more

Entertainment news in brief

‘Late Night’ to air live election coverage Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” will also be going … Read more

The curtain rises on BendFilm 2018

In its 15th year, festival honors independent films and filmmakers with screenings, parties and awards

The curtain opens on BendFilm Thursday. Are you ready? Over the course of the next … Read more

Travis Ehrenstrom Band surfaces in Bend

Local jam/fusion band to play McMenamins

The Travis Ehrenstrom Band was missing a member just minutes before its set at this … Read more

Agent Orange brings darkness to Domino Room

Surf-punk founders join Guttermouth in Bend

Surf-punk originators Agent Orange will return to the Domino Room on Sunday after a triumphant … Read more

Brandon Prinzing continues to evolve on ‘Hear This’

The Old Revival will play release show at Domino Room

Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival: ‘Hear This’ self-released Last year, Bend songwriter and former … Read more

Dale Watson, Wayne Hancock team up at Volcanic

Old-school artists bring Ameripolitan music to Bend

The term “old soul” seems ready-made for Texas songwriter Dale Watson. For close to three … Read more

Poor Man’s Whiskey returns to Sisters

4 Peaks favorite brings ‘Juniper Mountain’ to Belfry

Central Oregon favorite Poor Man’s Whiskey flies back into The Belfry to kick off the … Read more

Carnage the Executioner gets loopy in Bend

Minneapolis rapper, beatboxer returns to The Capitol

Minneapolis rapper Carnage the Executioner, born Terrell Woods, gained attention on the Twin Cities scene … Read more

Vote on Where to GO! in Central Oregon

We want to hear from you — GO! Magazine’s reader’s choice nomination round for Where … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 10/11 Toast and Jam: The acoustic folk-rock duo performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, … Read more

Featured Artist: Patricia Clark

Who: Patricia Clark’s “Water Table: Sketches” are on display at the Central Oregon Community College … Read more

Happy hour specials

Drinks and nibbles that are easy on your wallet … Read more

This week’s cheap eats

Where to get good eats for the week

Find deals on meals at restaurants throughout Central Oregon. … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Transcription,” Kate Atkinson 2. “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,” Hank Green 3. “Lethal … Read more

On local screens the week of Oct. 11-17

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

Movie times for the week of Oct. 11-17

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

Central Oregon breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries

Breweries • 10 Barrel Brewing Co. – Eastside: 62950 NE 18th St., Bend; 541-241-7733 or … Read more

Central Oregon recreational cannabis dispensary directory

Recreational Dispensaries • 5th LMNT: 63552 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-408-9058 or fifthlmnt.com • … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Sept. 29, compiled from data … Read more

Entertainment news in brief

Mischa Barton to join ‘The Hills’ revival Mischa Barton is going from “The O.C.” to … Read more

A theological discourse in ‘God Friended Me’

“God Friended Me,” the show attached to the most dreadful title of the fall season, … Read more

‘The Addams Family’ comes to Bend

The ghoulish clan gets the musical treatment at 2nd Street

Just in time for the witching season, “The Addams Family” descends on 2nd Street Theater … Read more

Restaurant review: Cuban Kitchen

Caribbean flavors are reminiscent of Little Havana

Cuban is not a style of cuisine widely known in the Pacific Northwest. Sometimes described … Read more

Nominate your favorites for the 2019 Where to GO! in Central Oregon

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Herb Alpert, Lani Hall bring a taste of honey to Bend

Tijuana Brass trumpeter, Brasil ’66 singer team up at Tower

There is no separating Herb Alpert from his trumpet. That became clear about halfway through … Read more

Maria Semple kicks off new Author! Author! season

Novelist and TV writer headlines opener for popular literary speaker series

The seventh season of the Deschutes Public Library Foundation’s Author! Author! speaker series will kick … Read more

Dirty Dozen Brass Band will give Bend a workout

Seminal New Orleans group headlines Fall Festival

Roger Lewis knows New Orleans music — and New Orleans cuisine. Both came up early … Read more

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