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

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

Peter Rowan, Los Texmaniacs join Sisters Folk Festival

Della Mae, Lindsay Lou, Polecat, more also announced

Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce featuring Los Texmaniacs will be one of the … Read more

Hieroglyphics returns to Domino Room

Hip-hop collective celebrates 20 years of ‘Third Eye Vision’ in Bend

Oakland, California, rap collective Hieroglyphics — featuring Del the Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino … Read more

Slaid Cleaves returns to The Belfry

Texas singer-songwriter brings new music to Sisters

Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves has spent most of his life as a dedicated student … Read more

‘John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum’

The most outlandish, entertaining chapter in ultraviolent franchise

Not to minimize the stylish, creative, imaginative directing flair by Chad Stahelski and the classic … Read more

Cascade Chorale goes country

‘Fundriser’ concert includes covers of Dylan, Denver and Eagles

Cascade Chorale will kick off its ‘fundriser’ campaign amid a tribute to Zac Brown, Bob … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owens 2. “Circe,” Madeline Miller 3. “Normal … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 16 — The Subdudes (swamp-rock), Tower Theatre, Bend, May 16 — Mexican Gunfight … Read more

Thursday 5/16 Stacie Johnson: The local rock artist will perform; 5-7 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha … 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: Debra Millette

Who: Painter Debra Millette’s works are on display through June 2 at Franklin Crossing. Pacific … 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 May 16-22

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 16-22

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

Central Oregon breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries

Trying to find one of Central Oregon’s breweries. Maybe you prefer wine, hard cider or … Read more

Restaurant review: Solomon’s

Northwest-focused dinners with a view at Tetherow

Everyone loves a restaurant with a view. In greater Bend, there are a small handful. … Read more

Bend’s Alovitiman blends traditions on new album

Eastern European folk meets funk, rock at Volcanic Theatre Pub

It’s taken Alovitiman the past 2½ years to find a niche in the Bend music … Read more

Harvard professor and best-selling author to speak in Bend

Robert D. Putnam will discuss impact of growing opportunity gap on American youth

Respected author and scholar Robert D. Putnam uses empirical data and poignant testimonies to explore … Read more

Pete Kartsounes releases album at Brown Owl

Bend songwriter to play venue’s three-year anniversary party

Pete Kartsounes was in Kauai, Hawaii, in January of last year when he received a … Read more

Q&A with author Nathaniel Brodie

Who: Portland-based author Nathaniel Brodie was announced this week as the winner of the 2019 … Read more

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs to play Volcanic

Montana newgrass band brings new music to Bend

Bozeman, Montana, newgrass/rock hybrid Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs formed in 2013 and has … Read more

Metal shows take over Bend

Osatia headlines The Capitol; Carnifex rages at Domino Room

Metalheads, rejoice: You can mainline all the curdled screams, detuned riffs and rapid-fire blast beats … Read more

EASTGHOST brings new music to Domino Room

Portland electronic producer will expand on genre in Bend

Portland-based producer EASTGHOST, a member of the music collective STYLSS (Stop Taking Your Life So … Read more

‘Passages’ dance performance in Bend

Bend Dance Project — Dance styles including ballet, belly dance and more are on the … Read more

Artists talk in Sisters

Pine Meadow artists talk — Pine Meadow Ranch will host its first 2019 Creative Round-up … Read more

‘Judge Torres’ comes to Bend, Redmond

“Judge Torres” — “Judge Torres,” a play by Salvadoran playwright Milta Ortiz about Xiomara Torres, … Read more

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