(Photo | Courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) New this season, High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) will host an inaugural Solo Social during its opening night concert at the Tower Theatre. Recognizing a growing trend of solo individuals purchasing concert tickets, this is an effort to bring together chamber music enthusiasts with like-minded individuals. A…

(Photo | Courtesy of High Desert Museum) Did you know that as a gardener, there’s much you can do to protect our native bee species? Learn more at Bee Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities on Wednesday, September 25. Hear from Dr. Jim Cane, emeritus research entomologist with the USDA Bee Lab in Logan, Utah. He’ll talk…

(Wiener Dog Race 2018 | Photo courtesy of Humane Society of Central Oregon) Humane Society of Central Oregon’s annual Tricycle and Wiener Dog Races is on Saturday, September 21 starting in Downtown Bend at 1:30pm. Be sure to come down and catch the entertaining race heats. 15th Annual Wiener Dog Race The 15th annual Wiener…

(Photos | Courtesy of Bend Brewfest) The Bend Brewfest announced that last month’s three-day beer festival was a great success. Generally, the Brewfest welcomes 30,000 to 40,000 craft beer fans through its gates at the Les Schwab Amphitheater, and this year was no exception. Fans enjoyed more than 200 beers, ciders and wines from around…

(Photo | Courtesy of ReachAnother Foundation) It was just a mere ten years ago that retired identical twin surgeons Drs. Marinus and Jan Koning realized that they might be able to make a real difference in the lives of some of the poorest children in the world. After several trips to Ethiopia and some astute…

(Photo of Artwork at Caldera by 2019 AiR Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulson | Courtesy of the Artists)  We invite all past and current Camp Caldera staff, teaching artists, artists in residence and year-round staff to apply for this two-week December residency which provides an opportunity for revisit the community and warmth that is Caldera while enjoying time…

(Once Upon a River | Photo Courtesy of BendFilm) Opening Night Will Feature The Oregon Premiere of Ski Bum: The Warren Miller Story by Patrick Creadon, Followed by a Reception at 10 Below at the Oxford Hotel Bend, OR – BendFilm announced today the feature films selected to screen in competition at the 2019 BendFilm Festival…