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…

spotlight chamber

(Photo: (L-R) Spotlight Chamber Players John Fawcett, Amy Wheeler, Mateo Garza, Nicolas Oncken, Hannah Ortman and Julian Simmons | courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) announced the following students were selected for this year’s Spotlight Chamber Players program: John Fawcett (viola), Mateo Garza (violin), Nicolas Oncken (violin), Hannah Ortman (violin),…

china forbes

(Photo above: China Forbes by Autumn de Wilde) Through March world-class jazz comes to the OXFORD hotel’s intimate jazz ballroom located in the heart of downtown Bend. Curated by jazz artist Patrick Lamb of Patrick Lamb Productions, begin the year with Pink Martini’s lead singer, China Forbes, followed in February by the funky, groovy A Tribute to…

valentines day

It is not too early to polish up your dancing shoes and reserve a spot at Sunriver Music Festival’s Tenth Annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance and Concert, Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30pm in Sunriver’s historic Great Hall. “This has always been one of our most popular events,” explains Festival Executive Director Pam Beezley. “While it may…