(Artwork above: Watercolor by Jennifer Ware) Check out our complete listing of exhibits, artist talks and appearances, galleries and shows during this month’s First Friday in Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District. Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin St. Franklin Crossing features Ian Factor’s paintings, The Baristas of Bend, August 30 to…

(Photo courtesy of BendFilm) BendFilm to Screen Leave No Trace and Winter’s Bone Back-to-Back on Opening Night with On-Stage Discussion and Award Presentation BendFilm announced today plans to celebrate the directing, writing and producing team Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini for their 15-year, four-feature filmmaking partnership, independent vision and invaluable contributions to the film community…

(Photo courtesy of OSU Extension) Learn how to safely use a pressure canner at an Oregon State University Extension public workshop. Participants will learn how to prepare smoked fish, meat, poultry and vegetables for pressure canning. The food preservation workshop will be on Tuesday, September 11, 8:30am to 2:30 PM. The cost of a workshop…

Inside the Friend’s of Redmond Library BOOKSHOP Different from other Deschutes Public Library Branches, the Friends’ BOOKSHOP in the Redmond Library is a fully functioning, 1000 square foot used bookstore space. Inside the Friends’ BOOKSHOP volunteers’ sort, shelve and sell “Like New” and used books in a variety of subject areas for public consumption! The…

Third Seven on Saturday, September 1 from 2-6pm Catch the September 1 concert featuring the very talented composer and performer, Billy Mickelson. To sample a live recording of Third Seven taken from a past performance at TedX, click here . Warm up Sounds by Greg Jordan: 2-3pm Live performance by Third 7: 3-6pm Tickets are…