1919: Bend without phone service while operators on strike

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

National Bestsellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Saturday, July 13, compiled from data … Read more

Restaurant review: Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar

A wee bit o’ Ireland

A long time ago, the building that is home to Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar … Read more

‘Cattle Mutilation: The Musical!’ visits Bend one night only

Looking for something different? This sci-fi musical has Bigfoot, aliens

When Puppeteers for Fears launched in Ashland in 2015, more than one grateful citizen stopped … Read more

Melissa Etheridge brings medicine to Sunriver

Singer-songwriter returns to Central Oregon

When the going gets tough, Melissa Etheridge turns up the guitar. After the soulful experimentation … Read more

Q&A with show juror Heather Vihstadt

Juried, annual exhibit ‘Art in the West’ returns Friday

Who: Heather Vihstadt, director of development at the nonprofit High Desert Museum, also serves on … Read more

Tentareign releases double album at Volcanic

Bend hard rock trio plans more new music to follow

Bend hard rock trio Tentareign entered the studio about a decade ago to record follow-ups … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

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Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

July 18 — Brett Dennen (folk-pop), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, munchandmusic.com. July 18 … Read more

Jelly Bread returns to Sisters

Country-funk-soul hybrid plays Sisters Saloon series

It’s no wonder Reno’s Jelly Bread has become a Central Oregon fixture over the years. … Read more

Brett Dennen plays Munch & Music

Folk-pop singer-songwriter returns to Bend

It’s been a little longer than usual since Bend has heard from folk-pop songwriter Brett … Read more

Micky and the Motorcars play Seventh Mountain

Texas band brings alt-country sound to Bend

Before one set of Braun brothers visits Bend, the city will welcome another set at … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 7/18 Makaila Cummings: The folk-pop artist performs; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha Taproom, 1125 … Read more

Featured artist: Painter Marc R. Hanson

Who: Painter Marc R. Hanson’s work is a part of the three-person show “Summer Rhapsody” … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “Corazon de Mexico” features works by Laurie Balmuth; through July; 185 SE … 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

On local screens the week of July 18-24

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

Movie times for the week of July 18-24

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

1969: Black Butte Ranch site plans submitted to Deschutes County

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

Looking for something to do this week?

Editor’s picks for July 14-18

Wednesday 7/17 30th Annual Oregon High Desert Classics: The annual event will include Hunter Derby … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin Enchanting illustrations in this … Read more

Catching up (again) on Central Oregon music releases

Check out recent albums from Maxwell Friedman Group, Leadbetter Band, more

The hits keep coming from Central Oregon artists. It’s been a little longer than a … Read more

Restaurant review: Terrebonne Depot

Dining in the shadow of Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park is a favorite getaway for Central Oregon residents and visitors alike. … Read more

Bend Summer Festival offers fun for everyone

As we dry out from a particularly stormy end to June, it’s time to fully … Read more

Q&A with A6 artist Carolyn Platt

Who: Carolyn Platt is a Sisters-based printmaker who specializes in monotype prints. “Basically I’m moving … Read more

Red Elvises bring Siberian surf-rock to McMenamins

Multicultural rock ’n’ roll band returns to Bend

Expect the unexpected when the Red Elvises return to Bend to play McMenamins Old St. … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

July 11 — Petty Thievery (Tom Petty tribute), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, munchandmusic.com. … Read more

National Bestsellers

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

How American music became both a reflection, instrument of change

“Songs of America: ­Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation” By Jon Meacham … Read more

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is worth the wait

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show will draw 10,000 quilters and fans

Quilter Stef Hinton has some advice for anyone attending the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show for … Read more

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