Kendall Knowles, aerialist, head instructor and owner of Central Oregon Aerial Arts (COAA) is quick to point out, “For most of its history, aerial arts has been performance based. There weren’t schools and classes like there are now.” In aerial, performers climb and twist through long pieces of fabric, creating friction by wrapping and unwrapping…

Set for July 21–24 Central Oregon’s Fourth Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival-Fundraiser offers a jaw-dropping variety of renowned musicians from outside Oregon. The theme of this outdoor festival is Variety, with two stages and over 25 bands. The event is an approved charitable fundraiser benefiting the Oregon Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Enjoy…

Don’t have time to take in performances of the National Symphony Orchestra (Washington D.C.), the Colorado Symphony, the Utah Symphony or the Oregon Symphony? Don’t worry, just take a short drive to Sunriver and listen to world-renowned pianist William Wolfram kick off the 39th edition of the Sunriver Music Festival on Sunday, August 7. Highly…

Central Oregon Writers Guild (CowG) is accepting entries for their ninth annual Harvest Writing contest. Contest submissions will close on August 16. The contest is open to residents of Oregon and all current members of Central Oregon Writers Guild. This year, for the first time, the contest will feature three youth categories for those writers…

Harmony4Women announces an early registration for experienced and inexperienced singers who want to learn acappella harmony and participate in the 2016 Harmony4Women benefit concert. The schedule begins August 25 with the meet and greet Singers’ Kickoff Party at the home of Linda Gardner. Educational rehearsals begin Sept 15 from 5:45 to 8:00 pm and continue every Thursday until November…