The beauty of Autumn, a bit of a slow down in activities, and two new artists at the Artists Gallery in Sunriver make for good reasons to stop by and enjoy some food, drink, laughter, and art at the gallery’s Second Saturday Celebration. Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 10, 4 to 6pm. While you…

NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is an annual writing event where participants aim to complete a 50k novel in a month. It takes place every November and around 400,000 eager writers from writing communities across six continents will be doing their best to hit a daily word count. Not everyone who takes part in NaNoWriMo wants…

(Photo courtesy of Tower Theatre) Monday, November 26 at 7:30pm The Travelin’ McCourys will set fire to the stage with their arsenal of burning bluegrass. The performance is presented by the nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation and promises to be overflowing with inventive bluegrass and stellar musicianship. The McCoury brothers were born into the tradition, and…

(Photo courtesy of HDCM) High Desert Chamber Music’s 11th season, brought to you by Mission Building and Renovation, continues with resident group, the Crown City String Quartet. This group has been featured every season since High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) was founded in 2008. Based in the Crown City—Pasadena, California—the members have worked together in…

(Artwork above: Ripple Effect by Rochelle Rose-Schueler) The Little Stone Project took place last year over four days in November.  Local artists and art enthusiasts joined director, Sophia Kruz for a screening of her award-winning documentary film Little Stones, art lectures, free art workshops, and an art symposium. As part of the project, Schueler designed a large-scale…

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Most artists see the world a little differently than the rest of us. With Bend surrealist painter Carol Connett, that’s an understatement of massive proportion. In Carol’s work, a waterfall flows from a tiger’s mouth, a buck sports an evergreen rack (think branches) and a desert-scape body, while a human melds into a tree trunk,…

(Artwork above by Joanie Callen) Joanie Callen takes you on a magical mystery tour through an explosion of color and light. As whimsical creatures come to life, experience an expansion of the fantasy in your mind. Contemplate the colors and reflections from stained glass windows in cathedrals in Europe. See vibrant colorful creatures happily dancing…