Loving tribute also explores Bears Ears National Monument debate

Rebecca Robinson and Stephen Strom’s books show beauty, divisions and common ground within Bears Ears

Journalist Rebecca Robinson and photographer Stephen Strom didn’t set out to take a deep dive … Read more

Q&A with comedian Jeremiah Coughlan

Who: Stand-up comic Jeremiah Coughlan mines material from his everyday life, his work and his … Read more

Eli Young Band, Tal Wilkenfeld announce Central Oregon shows

Lineups for Newberry Event, Suttle Lodge series revealed

Check out this week’s notable concert announcements for Central Oregon: • The Eli Young Band will … Read more

Jess Ryan Band, ¡Chiringa! play SMaSH Fest in Bend

McMenamins festival celebrates beer, local live music

As should be painfully obvious to anyone reading these pages by now, Bend loves its … Read more

The Rainbow Girls return to Central Oregon

Folk trio to perform at The Belfry

Late last year, California folk trio The Rainbow Girls recorded a raw, stripped-down cover of … Read more

Long Tall Eddy brings alt-country to Spoken Moto

New Bend duo features former JuJu Eyeball guitarist

Paul Eddy, co-founding guitarist and vocalist of local Beatles cover group JuJu Eyeball, is back … Read more

Artists reception

Betty Gray Gallery hosts exhibit of animal paintings

Animal art exhibit in Sunriver — The wildlife and domestic animal works of a trio … Read more

High Desert Museum receives NEA grant

Grant to fund new position — The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded $1.2 … Read more

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

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 23 — Night Glitter (synth-pop), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, volcanictheatre.com. May 24 — Rainbow … Read more

Thursday 5/23 Bill Powers: The Americana musician will perform; 5-7 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha Taproom, … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “Community Read Exhibit,” featuring works inspired by Noah Strycker’s book “Birding Without … Read more

Featured artist: contemporary artist Holly Rodes Smithey

Who: Holly Rodes Smithey’s work is on display at Peterson-Roth Gallery through May. Contemporary mixed-media … 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

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

SMALL BITE: New restaurant opens at Prineville’s Meadow Lakes Golf Course

Comfort food — Ron’s Comfort Food Café is the new restaurant in the clubhouse at … Read more

food cartography

Stationary 1. A Broken Angel: Vegan comfort food, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and … Read more

On local screens the week of May 23-29

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 May 23-29

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

Everything under the ‘Night Skies’

Sisters’ artist Paul Alan Bennett adds songwriter to his creative C.V.

At 69, Paul Alan Bennett — visual artist, improv performer, choir member, songwriter, author — … Read more

Life (and live music from) After Funk in Bend

Toronto band makes Volcanic Theatre Pub debut

“Santa Barbara,” the title of Toronto group After Funk’s third release and first full-length album, … Read more

Q&A with sculptor Danae Bennett-Miller

Who: Danae Bennett-Miller is a bronze sculptor and printmaker. In early April, her three-antelope-and-an-elk sculpture … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “The Undefeated” by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson This is the most … Read more

Video game produced at Bend Studio receives 3-star review

‘Days Gone’ is too slow paced, reviewer says

“Days Gone” is defined by a number. It’s the time that the protagonist, Deacon St. … Read more

An American Forrest lives cowboy life on new album

Country singer-songwriter to play Pronghorn Resort in Bend

Country singer-songwriter Forrest VanTuyl, who performs as An American Forrest, revels in his second life … Read more

Bend composer Chris Thomas’ ‘Malheur Symphony’ makes local debut

From Mahler to Malheur

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 188,000-acre area about 160 miles east of Bend, is … Read more

Need a lawn mower beer? Try an American cream ale

Spring has sprung in recent weeks, and the return of warm weather means the return … Read more

1969: COCC’s IBM computer used to track two satellites

Compiled by the Deschutes County Historical Society from archived copies of the Bulletin at the … Read more

Looking for something fun to do?

Editors picks for May 19-23

Sunday 5/19 Central Oregon Flea Market: The market will have vintage and new items, antiques, … Read more

National Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, May 11, compiled from data … Read more

The PPP turns 43

Race schedules, course maps, past winners and more for the PPP

Besides the longer days and allergies, the Pole Pedal Paddle is one of the major … Read more

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