Cai Emmons to discuss her atmospheric new novel in Sunriver

In ‘Weather Woman’ a woman discovers she can control the weather

Eugene writer and 2003 Oregon Book Award winner Cai Emmons has been fascinated by weather … Read more

‘Magnificat’ rejoices at the Tower

Mastersingers will also perform carols, singalongs

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, as the song goes, and that’s … Read more

Red Fang to take a bite out of Bend

Portland hard rockers to perform at Domino Room

Metalheads (and rock ’n’ roll fans in general), rejoice: Red Fang is finally coming to … Read more

Q&A with comedian Cody Parr

Stand-up comic sits down for Dec. 21 “Die Hard” reading

Who: Stand-up comedian Cody Parr will portray John McClane in a staged live reading of … Read more

Volcanic acting, directing workshop

Theater pub owner to lead masterclass ‘Character & Conflict’

“Character & Conflict” workshop — Bend actor, director and filmmaker Derek Sitter will lead “Character … Read more

Starry Nights returns to Sisters with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt

More shows announced: Wynonna Judd, Umphrey’s McGee

Looking for stocking stuffers for music fans? Check out these recent Central Oregon show announcements: … Read more

Bend musicians unite for Camp Fire relief

Volcanic Theatre Pub to host fundraiser

The Central Oregon music community will come together Friday at Volcanic Theatre Pub to help … Read more

Down North plays Winter Blues Ball in Sisters

Belfry show will benefit Heart of Oregon Corps, Habitat for Humanity

The Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival — The two-day, blues-oriented music festival launched in August … Read more

Grab-and-Go Gift Sale

Bright Place Gallery to hold convenient one-night sale

Grab-and-Go Gift Show — If you’re still looking for something handmade and aesthetically pleasing for … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Dec. 13 — Logan Mize, Keeland Donovan (country), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, volcanictheatre.com. Dec. 13 … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 12/13 Cascade Horizon Band Holiday Concert: The 60-member concert band will perform holiday favorites; … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Shonna Lyn, ‘First Light’

Artist: Shonna Lyn Featured song: “First Light” Pianist and songwriter Shonna Lyn Cunningham, who performs … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: Featuring works by John Scheideman, Sharon Bean, Pat Dinsmoor and Edward Heath; … Read more

Featured artist: painter Jill Neal

Who: Painter Jill Neal’s works are on display in her gallery, the Jill Neal Gallery … Read more

This week’s cheap eats

Where to get good eats for the week

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: New restaurant in Old Mill District

More news from Central Oregon’s food scene

New this winter — The Boxwood Kitchen & Supper Club is completing work on a … Read more

Movie times for the week of Dec. 13-19

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

Restaurant review: Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill

Restaurant offers food, drink and dancing in northeast Bend

If you’re a fan of country music artists like Blake Shelton, Tracy Lawrence and Lady … Read more

Scott Oliphant explores sound with ‘The Color Study’

Local engineer releases indie-rock influenced debut

Since relocating to Bend from Austin, Texas, in 2013, engineer and multiinstrumentalist Scott Oliphant has … Read more

Q&A with actor Tyson Gerig-Whelchel

Sunriver local stars in ‘I’ll be Next Door for Christmas’

Who: Tyson Gerig-Whelchel is a 13-year-old actor of Sunriver. Tyson plays Rudy in the new … Read more

Tracorum brings classic rock to Volcanic

San Francisco quartet returns to Bend

San Francisco’s Tracorum, like most modern bands, draws from a wide array of influences: Southern … Read more

Devon Allman, Duane Betts share Tower stage

Next-generation Allmans bring new music to Bend

Devon Allman, Duane Betts and Berry Oakley Jr. talked about playing in a band together … Read more

Poets explore womens’ roles and erode stereotypes in new work

Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett to read in Bend from new collections

Award-winning Bend poets Judith Montgomery and Carol Barrett believe poetry should not be limited to … Read more

California Honeydrops return to Central Oregon

Band brings old-school soul party to The Belfry

To mangle an old saying, you can’t take the buskers out of The California Honeydrops. … Read more

Piano man Arthur Migliazza

Blues, boogie-woogie artist will perform Friday in Sunriver

Pianist Arthur Migliazza possesses a formidable left hand. He is by no means a natural … Read more

John Craigie gives back in Bend

Portland folksinger helps homeless youth with Domino Room show

Ramblin’ folksinger John Craigie, who settled (at least nominally) in Portland a few years ago, … Read more

Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Douglas team up at Tower

Guitar virtuosos to trade riffs in Bend

Here’s an early Christmas gift for guitar fans. Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, a protege of … Read more

Whitey Morgan brings outlaw country to Bend

Michigan songwriter to play new music at Midtown Ballroom

Bend loves its country music, especially the kind of country music that Flint, Michigan, songwriter … Read more

Pine Meadow Ranch to host more residencies

Pine Meadow Ranch residencies — For its new residency program, Pine Meadow Ranch in Sisters … Read more

First Friday Gallery Walk returns

Here are a few highlights from the December event

First Friday Gallery Walk — First Friday returns for its final 2018 installment this week. … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Dec. 7 — John Craigie (folk-rock singer-songwriter), with Ben Morrison (of The Brothers Comatose), Domino … Read more

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