dpl writing workshop

Robust offerings to serve writers of all levels and genres Best-selling author Stephen King is often asked how one could become a better writer. Two of his commonly shared beliefs are to take your writing seriously and to write consistently. Writers in Central Oregon have expanding opportunities to heed King’s advice thanks to Deschutes Public…

backcountry film

(Photo above: Below 0 | courtesy of Winter Wildlands Alliance) 14 years of Winter Celebration Grab your winter adventure list and goggles to tune into a night of human-powered winter celebration at the 14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival.  Mark your calendars for two screenings February 2 at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend at 6pm…

riverhouse jazz

(Photo courtesy of Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz) Our fourth weekend of world-class jazz is this weekend, January 12-13, featuring a killer trio of jazz heavyweights – George Colligan, Buster Williams and Lenny White Trio. Two legends, bassist Buster Williams (Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Bobby McFerrin, Sonny Fortune), and drummer Lenny White ( Miles David, Chick Corea’s Return…

art at the oxford

The Oxford Hotel celebrates the New Year presenting Dorothy Holmes’ acrylic paintings of fanciful women and colorful abstracts opening January 1, 2018.  Holmes will attend the champagne opening on First Friday, January 5, 2017, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Dorothy moved to Bend and began Tall Girl Studio in April 2014.  With talent both for…