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Filmmaker Jamie Howell is set to teach a Spring Break Film Workshop March 25 to Central Oregon high school students who are participants in Caldera’s year-round Youth Program. Over three days, Howell will guide the students through every step of the filmmaking process, from concept to final cut. This will include conducting interviews with artists…

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Thursday, March 23, the final show in the series, will feature the emotive and beautiful singing of two outstanding singer-songwriters; Canadian Rose Cousins and Nashville-based Caitlin Canty. A native of Prince Edward Island, Rose Cousins lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is celebrating the much-anticipated CD release of Natural Conclusion, after working with Grammy award-winning…

larhonda

(Photo above: LaRhonda Steele | courtesy of Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse) King Louie’s Portland Blues Revue assembles a “who’s who” of blues stars with Andy Stokes…Lisa Mann…LaRhonda Steele….Louis Pain…Peter Dammann…Edwin Coleman…Renato Caranto…and special guest Danny Armstrong. Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz announce the sixth weekend of its seven-month jazz series, presenting a special performance e of blues…

playa presents

PLAYA Presents on March 18 from 1-4pm. This free and family friendly event begins with an open studio tour, readings and light reception and closes with an outdoor excursion and poetry workshop. Featured residents include Sarah Klein (animation, Calfornia), Jack Stone (painting, California), Diana Jeon (photography, Hawii), Carol Newborg (installation, California), Kristin Berger (poetry, Oregon), Scot…

sara gazarek

The 7th Annual BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford series will close with a set of shows featuring Sara Gazarek with New West Guitar Group. Gazarek’s translucent voice, excellent pitch and supple sense of time perfectly complement the laid-back virtuosity that has established New West Guitar Group’s reputation as guitar ensemble pioneers. Tickets for Saturday evening…

a6 sandy

(Photo above: Board member Sandy Anderson shares one of A6’s fine press books, a collaboration involving a typographer, book binder, writer, letterpress artist, and several A6 printmakers | courtesy of A6) Do you believe in the power of art? We do. Every day, we see how art opens people up to new ways of seeing, understanding and creating….