Brewfest to feature more than 140 craft beers

Bend’s biggest beer bash returns to the Les Schwab Amphitheater Thursday through Saturday. This year’s … Read more

Josh Groban builds ‘Bridges’ to Bend

Operatic pop singer makes Les Schwab Amphitheater debut

To paraphrase Walt Whitman: Josh Groban is large, he contains multitudes. There’s the Groban heard … Read more

Q&A with director and choreographer Michelle Mejaski

Who: Longtime Bend dancer, instructor and choreographer Michelle Mejaski returns to Drake Park as director … Read more

New book revisits newspaper’s Supreme Court battle

“Justice in Plain Sight” explores legal fight over First Amendment rights

It’s easy to take for granted that members of the public can learn the details … Read more

‘Good Boys’

Raucous film hilariously captures sweet, sour middle school moments

Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg’s raucous tweenage comedy “Good Boys” dives into the sordid, silly … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 15 — Cash’d Out (Johnny Cash tribute), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, munchandmusic.com. … Read more

Melodic hardcore group Time Keeper plays Domino Room

Love Craft Collective works to bring underground music to Bend

Sound engineer Garrett Drake moved to Bend in 2016 and started working sound at the … Read more

John Butler Trio returns to Athletic Club

Australian roots rocker brings ‘Home’ to Bend

Australian roots rocker John Butler will return to the Athletic Club of Bend with his … Read more

Bourgeois Mystics bring art funk to Volcanic

Austin band will get weird in Bend

Perhaps it’s best to let Austin, Texas, group Bourgeois Mystics describe themselves, via their Facebook … Read more

Precious Byrd plays benefit for Bethlehem Inn

Bend emergency shelter close to completing capital campaign

The Bethlehem Inn, Bend’s community-supported emergency shelter, this year celebrates 20 years of providing shelter, … Read more

Music & more at local night spots in Central Oregon

Thursday 8/15 Munch and Music — Cash’d Out: The Johnny Cash tribute band performs; 5:30 … Read more

Featured artist: Royal Nebeker

Who: Works by Royal Nebeker will be displayed during “The Night Window” exhibition At Liberty … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “All Jefferson County” featuring work from artists throughout the county; through August; … 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

On local screens the week of Aug. 15-21

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 Aug. 15-21

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

Feedback: The B-52s help Bend dance this mess around

New wave band celebrates 40 years at Les Schwab Amphitheater

That sound you may have heard wafting from the Old Mill District on Saturday night … Read more

Restaurant review: Wild Ride Brewing Food Carts

Wild Ride Brewing in Redmond hosts 4 food trucks — this taste of the Caribbean is not one to miss

Zoë Ditmore was born and raised on the Caribbean island of Barbados, a nation so … Read more

Big Head Todd goes big at Bigstock

Colorado roots rockers headline benefit for Oregon Adaptive Sports

There’s a telling quote from Big Head Todd and the Monsters frontman Todd Park Mohr … Read more

‘Twelfth Night’ performed in the great outdoors

‘Twelfth Night’ performed in the great outdoors in a new time period

It’s almost a given theater companies staging a William Shakespeare play will get creative with … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “My Great Outdoors Book: The Kids’ Guide to Being Outside” by Josie Jeffery, … Read more

Lindy Gravelle offers humor, heart on ‘Older & Bolder’

Central Oregon singer-songwriter releases 10th studio album

A note before diving into this review: Central Oregon musician and producer Matt Engle, owner … Read more

Q&A with violinist Isabelle Senger

Who: Isabelle Senger is a Bend-based musician, teacher and the founder and executive director of … Read more

George Clinton plays final Bend show at Oregon Spirit Distillers

Parliament Funkadelic mastermind to retire this year

Bend, Friday will be your last chance to see the Godfather of Funk perform live. … Read more

The Supersuckers rock Munch & Music

Seattle trio returns to Bend following 30th anniversary

Fresh off a multiyear, 30th-anniversary tour, which landed at Volcanic Theatre Pub in July 2018, … Read more

Avett Brothers return to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Folk rock group gets ‘Closer Than Together’ in Bend

North Carolina folk rock darlings The Avett Brothers brought “True Sadness” to Les Schwab Amphitheater … Read more

Buffalo Gals return to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Showcase will feature women songwriters in Bend, beyond

The second edition of Buffalo Gals — a showcase for women songwriters in Bend, Portland … Read more

MovieMaker dubs BendFilm ‘cool’

BendFilm among coolest in world — MovieMaker Magazine has included BendFilm Festival in its 2019 … Read more

‘Brian Banks’

The powerful story of a man falsely accused of rape

Alfred Hitchcock was famously obsessed with the innocent man, falsely accused. In “To Catch a … Read more

Featured artist: abstract printmaker Adell Shetterly

Who: Abstract printmaker Adell Shetterly’s exhibition “A Sense of Place” is on display through Aug. … Read more

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