hotel domilocos

Poet and author Ellen Waterston announces released her fourth poetry title, Hotel Domilocos, published by Moonglade Press. A launch party on Thursday, June 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bend, will celebrate the release with a reading, signings and refreshments. Books will be available for purchase. To reserve, email info@mmccompanies.org.

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High Desert Museum / Waterston Desert Writing Prize Co-Sponsor Workshop Acclaimed creative writing teacher and author John Calderazzo, Emeritus Professor at Colorado State University, will conduct a free creative writing workshop titled “How to Find the Stories That Float Around Us All the Time, Everywhere,” Wednesday, June 28, 3-4:15pm at the High Desert Museum, Bend. The…

nakeem

(Photo above: Winner Naseem Rakha | courtesy of The Writing Ranch) Three finalists will be recognized for desert nonfiction projects June 28 at High Desert Museum. Naseem Rakha of Silverton, Oregon has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Waterston Desert Writing Prize. Her winning proposal, Searching for the Soul of Creation, was chosen…

sff americana youth

Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) is celebrating the completion of the 2017 Americana Project music release, We All Wander and the completion of hand-made guitars and ukuleles through the Americana Luthier Program. On Wednesday, June 7, students of the Sisters Americana Project are releasing their 14th full-length record, “We All Wander,” with songs written and recorded…

sam stubblefield

ScaleHouse welcomes 2015 Bend Design Conference Speaker and Seattle-based experiential artist, Sam Stubblefield, for a presentation and discussion about his current exhibition at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Plus, get a sneak peek at 2017 Bend Design Conference speakers and be the first to get an Early Bird Pass for the 3rd annual Bend Design Conference, October…