(Poster | Courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) is celebrating the release of the 2019 Americana Project music release, There and Back, and the completion of 40 hand-made guitars and ukuleles through the Americana Luthier Program. On Wednesday, June 12, students of the Sisters Americana Project, led by Rick Johnson, will be…

For anyone who enjoys mysteries and the Pacific Northwest, this is a great story—four murders, none by a serial killer but all linked to a beautiful pond in the heart of Bend, and to Sarah Chatham, a successful Portland attorney who thought she was coming to Bend to retire. Are the killers long gone or…

(Yuki Nagase Sculptures. The natural basalt stone sculptures on the Oregon State University – Cascades campus were created by artist Masayuki Nagase. Wind, water and the natural environment inspired his work, which were commissioned by OSU-Cascades through the Oregon Arts Commmision’s Percent for Art program | Photo courtesy of OSU-Cascades)   A trio of natural…

Crescendo Bendo Student Showcase, featuring Cascade School of Music’s performance ensembles plus Rising Star and Fortissimo winners, culminates a remarkable year of musical growth. Come enjoy fantastic performances from impressive rock, jazz, and Irish bands, cello, percussion and vocal ensembles, along with soloists on piano, harp, guitar and more, all comprised of student performers with…