(Photo courtesy of Tower Theatre) CATS the Musical – Oregon Premiere! September 14-22 the nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation and Thoroughly Modern Productions invite you to the Oregon Premiere of CATS the Musical! Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, CATS is one of the longest-running and most revered shows in musical…

(Artwork above: Phoebe at Bluebird by Ian Factor) Franklin Crossing features Ian Factor’s paintings, The Baristas of Bend, August 30 to September 30. The artist will attend the public opening on September 7 from 5-8pm. On Friday, September 14 from 4-7pm, Factor presents a live, portrait painting demonstration in the Franklin Crossing Atrium. He will…

(Photo above courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Folk & Americana Musicians Entertain in Sisters The Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) runs September 7-9. Performers represent an ever-widening sample of Americana and Folk music. Organizers came back strong after last year’s cancellation due to smoke from nearby fires. Creative Director Brad Tisdel and the SFF Talent Committee…