Nonprofit book sale rebounds after disaster

Friends of the Bend Libraries’ book sale relaunches Saturday and Sunday in new location

The quarterly book sales run by nonprofit Friends of the Bend Libraries will be reborn … Read more

Q&A with show juror Heather Vihstadt

Juried, annual exhibit ‘Art in the West’ returns Friday

Who: Heather Vihstadt, director of development at the nonprofit High Desert Museum, also serves on … Read more

Tentareign releases double album at Volcanic

Bend hard rock trio plans more new music to follow

Bend hard rock trio Tentareign entered the studio about a decade ago to record follow-ups … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

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Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

July 18 — Brett Dennen (folk-pop), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, munchandmusic.com. July 18 … Read more

Jelly Bread returns to Sisters

Country-funk-soul hybrid plays Sisters Saloon series

It’s no wonder Reno’s Jelly Bread has become a Central Oregon fixture over the years. … Read more

Brett Dennen plays Munch & Music

Folk-pop singer-songwriter returns to Bend

It’s been a little longer than usual since Bend has heard from folk-pop songwriter Brett … Read more

Micky and the Motorcars play Seventh Mountain

Texas band brings alt-country sound to Bend

Before one set of Braun brothers visits Bend, the city will welcome another set at … Read more

Video game music goes live at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Kirby’s Dream Band, The Runaway Four, DreamReaper to play Bend

Leave it to Volcanic Theatre Pub to veer from the beaten paths of roots rock, … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 7/18 Makaila Cummings: The folk-pop artist performs; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha Taproom, 1125 … Read more

Elisha David pays tribute to Oregon on second album

Bend songwriter evokes state’s natural beauty with intricate soundscapes

Elisha David’s story is a familiar one in Bend. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist moved … Read more

Featured artist: Painter Marc R. Hanson

Who: Painter Marc R. Hanson’s work is a part of the three-person show “Summer Rhapsody” … Read more

Gallery openings and exhibits in Central Oregon

Art Adventure Gallery: “Corazon de Mexico” features works by Laurie Balmuth; through July; 185 SE … 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

‘The Lion King’

This ‘Lion King’ rules and roars

It’s no small feat to deliver entertaining and innovative live-action takes on animated treasures that … Read more

On local screens the week of July 18-24

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 18-24

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

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is worth the wait

Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show will draw 10,000 quilters and fans

Quilter Stef Hinton has some advice for anyone attending the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show for … Read more

Restaurant review: Terrebonne Depot

Dining in the shadow of Smith Rock

Smith Rock State Park is a favorite getaway for Central Oregon residents and visitors alike. … Read more

Catching up (again) on Central Oregon music releases

Check out recent albums from Maxwell Friedman Group, Leadbetter Band, more

The hits keep coming from Central Oregon artists. It’s been a little longer than a … Read more

Recommended reading from Central Oregon librarians

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin Enchanting illustrations in this … Read more

Bend Summer Festival offers fun for everyone

As we dry out from a particularly stormy end to June, it’s time to fully … Read more

Q&A with A6 artist Carolyn Platt

Who: Carolyn Platt is a Sisters-based printmaker who specializes in monotype prints. “Basically I’m moving … Read more

Petty Thievery free-falls into Bend

Tom Petty tribute kicks off Munch & Music

This is outdoor music season in Bend, and Thursdays at Drake Park are about to … Read more

Red Elvises bring Siberian surf-rock to McMenamins

Multicultural rock ’n’ roll band returns to Bend

Expect the unexpected when the Red Elvises return to Bend to play McMenamins Old St. … Read more

Diggin Dirt gets gritty at Volcanic

California funk band returns to Bend

If you like your funk with an extra dose of grit, get ready for Diggin … Read more

Slightly Stoopid brings the groove back to Bend

Matisyahu, Tribal Seeds, HIRIE join reggae-rockers at Les Schwab

The Bend music scene is used to seeing artists fall in love with the city … Read more

‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’

Beautiful and melancholy tale of haves and have-nots in San Francisco

A little black girl is in no particular hurry to get to school, because after … Read more

Featured artist: Danae Bennett-Miller

Who: Danae Bennett-Miller’s exhibition “Seeking the Nature Within” is on display at Tumalo Art Co. … 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

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