‘Pura Lux Mass’ debuts in Bend

Composer James Knox to lead Cascade Chorale concert

By all measures, James Knox’s teaching sabbatical last year was a success. Make that a … Read more

Ímar blends traditions at Sisters High School

Celtic band plays Sisters Folk Festival concert series

Ímar would have been a very different band if Adam Brown remembered to bring his … Read more

Ruthie Foster returns to Central Oregon

Texas blues and folk singer to play Tower Theatre

Texas blues and folk artist Ruthie Foster, who last performed in Central Oregon at the … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day in Bend, from Ireland to New Orleans

McMenamins hosts annual celebration; Rebirth Brass plays Volcanic

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day and the mountains of snow deposited in Central Oregon over … Read more

G. Love, The Lil Smokies return to Bend

Bands play Crow’s Feet Commons as part of WinterFest

WinterFest will heat up Mt. Bachelor throughout the weekend, featuring gear demonstrations, giveaways, snacks, beverages … Read more

Man Man gets experimental in Bend

Avant-garde rockers to perform at Domino Room

If you really want to get “out there” for St. Patrick’s Day, there’s probably no … Read more

Q&A with photographer Terri Loewenthal

Cabin 8 resident artist presents her works Sunday

Who: Oakland-based photographer Terri Loewenthal will present a Cabin 8 Sunday Show this weekend during … Read more

This week’s cheap eats

Find deals on meals at restaurants throughout Central Oregon. … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 19 — Don Felder (former Eagles guitarist), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. March 19 — … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 3/14 Appaloosa: The Americana band performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, 745 NW Columbia … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

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

Featured artist: April Coppini

Who: April Coppini’s exhibit “The Beauty of Wild Things” is on display through June 23 … 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

‘Climax’

A depraved zombie movie — with a beat

Set in the Paris of 1996, “Climax” opens with a flash-forward to a scene that … Read more

On local screens the week of March 14-20

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 March 14-20

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

Belfry bluegrass showcase to feature Frank Solivan

Mandolinist, with band Dirty Kitchen, helping to expand genre

If you want to know Frank Solivan’s philosophy on playing bluegrass music, get a hold … Read more

Restaurant review: Taj Palace

The Indian restaurant has served downtown Bend since 2003

You know when you’ve dined at a good Indian restaurant. Hours after a meal, scintillating … Read more

The Quebe Sisters Band swings back to Bend

Triple fiddles, sibling harmonies invade Tower Theatre

Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe were barely teenagers when they started The Quebe Sisters Band … Read more

Springfield author’s young adult novels combine history, mythology and adventure

William Ritter joins six other writers for YA festival in Bend

A setback in William Ritter’s teaching career had a positive side. It led to the … Read more

‘Suite Surrender’ takes the stage in Sunriver

Timing is everything with this comedy and its cast

The zany comedy “Suite Surrender,” by Michael McKeever, can be summed up fairly succinctly: When … Read more

Q&A with Bend artist Joanne Donaca

Who: Longtime Bend artist Joanne Donaca is a native Oregonian and a member of the … Read more

Teriyaki Madness to open in Forum Shopping Center

Teriyaki time — A Japanese fast-food restaurant has announced its Sunday opening. Teriyaki Madness will … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 7 — Umphrey’s McGee, with Ghost-Note (hard rockin’ jams), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, midtownbend.com. March … Read more

Umphrey’s McGee will rock Midtown

Hard-rocking jam band brings new music to Bend

Umphrey’s McGee celebrated 20 years of hard-rocking riffs and mind-bending grooves with two albums last … Read more

Mariachi Sol de Mexico returns to Tower

Orchestra celebrates Mexican music legends in Bend

Just two years shy of its 40th anniversary as a band, Mariachi Sol de Mexico … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 3/7 Natty Red Trio: The acoustic band performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, 745 … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

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

Featured artist: painter Sarah B. Hansen

Who: Sarah B. Hansen’s works are part of the Water group show at Tumalo Art … Read more

Cascade Winds Band set to play

Concert includes Hazelman’s ‘Short Ballet for Awkward Dancers’

Cascade Winds concert — Cascade Winds Symphonic Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at … Read more

‘If Trees Could Dream’ reception

Makeup reception — A reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday for … Read more

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