Los Lonely Boys return to Bend

‘Texican rock ’n’ roll’ brothers keep jamming through adversity

Whether Los Lonely Boys is a one-hit wonder may just depend on whom you ask. … Read more

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show returns

Tour leader calls it a ‘bucket list’ event for U.K. quilters

When the 43rd annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show gets underway Saturday, British quilter Judi Mendelssohn … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Pie Is for Sharing” by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard, illustrated by Jason Chin In … Read more

Soak up the Bend Summer Festival

The annual summer kickoff shines downtown this weekend

For 28 years, Bend Summer Festival has been the unofficial kickoff of the season in … Read more

Q&A with actor and director Maia Denzler

19-year-old makes directorial debut with ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Who: Maia Denzler, 19, is a Bend High graduate, actor, costume designer and equestrian archery … Read more

Tough choices await music fans at Bend Summer Festival

29 acts to play on three stages throughout weekend

The season of ubiquitous street festivals is underway in downtown Bend, and one of the … Read more

Music in the Canyon returns to Redmond

Too Slim & The Tail Draggers kick off shows in American Legion Park

Music in the Canyon, Redmond’s free summer concert series in American Legion Park, almost disappeared … Read more

Mykal Rose returns to Bend

Former Black Uhuru singer performs at Domino Room

Marley is still the go-to name when it comes to mainstream reggae recognition, but Black … Read more

Spoken Moto marks two years of bikes, brews, music in Bend

Helga, Guardian of the Underdog, more to play event

Over the last two years, Spoken Moto — the combination bar/coffee shop/purveyor of vintage motorcycles … Read more


Johnson pulls off gritty performance

The hardest-working man in showbiz, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson debuts his third blockbuster action flick … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 12 — Mykal Rose (reggae), Domino Room, Bend, bendticket.com. July 12 — The Romantics … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theatres, other venues

Thursday 7/12 Precious Byrd: The local rock band will perform as part of the Music … Read more

Exhibits in Central Oregon galleries this week

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring works by Thomas Zalewski; 185 SE Fifth St., Madras; 541-475-7701. Artists’ … Read more

Featured Artist: Abstract painter Mark Edward Fuller

Who: Painter Mark Edward Fuller’s “New Coordinates” is on display at Franklin Crossing through July. … Read more

Central Oregon eateries, at a glance

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

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “There There,” Tommy Orange 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. … 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

Small bite

ZPizza Tap Room opens in Bend

Pizza and beer — The ZPizza Tap Room opened this week at the new Best … Read more

On local screens the week of July 12-18

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 July 12-18

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

Pizza roundup is a slice of deliciousness

GO! searches for Central Oregon’s best pizza by the slice

The GO! team put back on their foodie hats (and elastic waisted pants) for some … Read more

Restaurant review: Jody’s Drive-In, La Posada and Rimrock Taphouse

Three hidden gems on Highway 126 in Redmond

The average Bend resident, I suspect, knows a limited section of Redmond — U.S. Highway … Read more

Red, white and brew

If it’s colorful holiday beer you seek, there’s a brew for that

The Fourth of July as a feasting holiday is known for “cookout food” such as … Read more

Author’s dark and moving fiction is rooted in reality

Rene Denfeld calls on personal and professional experiences in her latest novel

In her second novel, “The Child Finder,” Portland author Rene Denfeld doesn’t sugarcoat the trauma … Read more

At Liberty hosts Bill Hoppe exhibit

Show spans career of Bend artist and COCC professor

At Liberty Arts Collective will host a July exhibit of abstract works by Bend artist … Read more

Two amigos get wild and crazy in Bend

Steve Martin, Martin Short bring variety show to Les Schwab

Martin Short couldn’t help but throw another barb at Steve Martin during a recent joint … Read more

Low Cut Connie brings old-school vibe to Bend

Obama-, Elton John-touted band will open for Social Distortion

Low Cut Connie frontman Adam Weiner is used to winning over crowds. His band’s energetic … Read more

First Friday returns to Bend

Monthly gallery walk features art openings, wine and more

First Friday — With summer well underway, all signs point to a First Friday Gallery … 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

New on DVD & Blu-ray

Movies released the week of July 3

“Blockers,” “Beirut,” “7 Days in Entebbe,” “Finding Your Feet,” “Borg vs. McEnroe,” “Journey’s End” and … Read more

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