The Avett Brothers will return to Bend

Les Schwab Amphitheater announces first show of season

Folk-rock titans The Avett Brothers are coming back to Bend. The North Carolina band will … Read more

Restaurant review: Crux Fermentation Project

Popular Bend brewpub doubles capacity, improves menu

Since it opened in June 2012, Crux Fermentation Project has been among the most successful … Read more

Feeling Gravity Brewfest’s pull

McMenamins hosts sixth annual event Saturday in Bend

In the depths of winter, cold days and long nights call for something extra, something … 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

Amsterdam makes strong return with ‘Crush’

Bend rapper drops first album in five-plus years

Bend-based rapper Amsterdam — born Gabriel van Eikeren and known for his work with The … Read more

The Infamous Stringdusters graduate to Midtown

Grammy-winning newgrass band returns to Bend

When progressive bluegrass quintet The Infamous Stringdusters last played Bend in March, it had just … Read more

Non-Profit Tunes returns to Spoken Moto

Invitational event kicks off benefit shows in Bend

After changing venues three times last year, the Bend Song Exchange’s Non-Profit Tunes benefit shows … Read more

Red Light Productions is now 1988 Entertainment

Promoter changes name after pushback from national management company

Bend-based concert promotion company Red Light Productions is now 1988 Entertainment. Local musician and promoter … 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

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Jan. 17 — Rod DeGeorge Guitar Gods Review (classic rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 1/17 Griff Marshal: The local musician will perform; 6 p.m.; free; Crow’s Feet Commons, … 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

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

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

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

Small Bites: A James Beard Foundation fundraiser, Mo’s Egg House opens in Redmond

James Beard dinner — Chef Joe Kim, co-owner of downtown Bend’s 5 Fusion & Sushi … Read more

On local screens the week of Jan. 17-23

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

Movie times for the week of Jan. 17-23

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

The Yawpers channel blues, punk, World War I in Bend

Denver trio returns to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Denver, Colorado, trio The Yawpers — known for making huge, punk-inflected Americana noise on two … Read more

The Cutmen’s soul-jazz heals souls in Bend

Long-running octet will play High Gravity Brewfest at McMenamins

Jason Jackson and the rest of The Cutmen believe in the healing power of music … Read more

‘Downton Abbey’ is reopening, but not yet

Q: I’m excited to be seeing ads for the “Downton Abbey” movie. When is that … Read more

4 books inspired by the American West

Here’s a look at new and noteworthy titles on the theme of the American West … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Jan. 5, compiled from data … Read more

How they got that ‘Londony’ look in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

When Dick Van Dyke visited, or rather revisited, Cherry Tree Lane for “Mary Poppins Returns,” … Read more

Restaurant review: Red Martini Kitchen & Cocktails

Business is thriving after midsummer changes

The departure of an executive chef can be traumatic for a fine dining restaurant. When … 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

New year, new music from Central Oregon musicians

Six anticipated albums from local artists in 2019

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to listen to more local music, you … 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

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Jan. 10 — Portland Cello Project (playing Radiohead’s “OK Computer”), Tower Theatre, Bend, Jan. … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 1/10 Songwriters Open Mic: Original works can be performed by anyone with a song … Read more

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