swinging with the stars

Central Oregon Sparrow Clubs presents seventh annual Swinging with the Stars event October 21 at Tower Theatre, 6pm. Swinging with the Stars is modeled after the wildly popular Dancing with the Stars program.  Featuring 10 local celebrities, paired with professional dancers, each couple will dance and compete to take home the People’s Choice Award and…

author author

In 2012 the Author! Author! literary series began with a very lofty goal: Bring some of the brightest literary minds to Central Oregon four times a year to share their books and engage audiences in discussions and thought-provoking ideas regarding their work. Now, five years later and entering its sixth season, Author! Author! has successfully lived…

lux aeterna

(Photo courtesy of Central Oregon Mastersingers) Central Oregon Mastersingers in Concert A celebration of the 20th anniversary of Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, along with other works exploring the topic of “light” by contemporary choral composers including Eric Whitacre, Jonathan Dove, Will Todd and Daniel Elder; featuring guest organist Barbara Baird on pieces by Jean Langlais. Date & Time…

theatre

Culture is everywhere in Central Oregon. From the amazing music embraced by large audiences at the Les Schwab Amphiteatre, the Festival of Cultures in Centennial Park in Redmond, Munch & Music, Music on the Green, Country Music Gathering in Prineville to the small more intimate venues at Old Stone, High Desert Chamber Music, Fat Tuesdays…

at liberty arts

The Liberty Theater, located in downtown Bend, is celebrating its 100th anniversary by announcing a return to its dignified roots with the opening of At Liberty , a year-round dedicated arts space and cultural hub in Downtown Bend. At Liberty will host art exhibitions, serve as an event venue, have a small retail component and…

temperance creek

Pamela Royes, Eastern Oregon author of the memoir Temperance Creek, will visit a writing class in Bend. “The careful examination of a book influences our own writing,” says Sarah Cyr, who will teach the eight-week memoir writing class Royes will visit on October 12. “Sensorial detail, unique punctuation, thoughtful incorporation of research – we absorb…

operabend

Thursday, October 5, 6pm at Seventh Mountain Resort, Bend. Sampling of opera, musical theatre, appetizers and adult beverages for unveiling of 2018 season!  Entertainment by soprano Kari Burgess, bass-baritone Nicholas Boragno, tenor Jason Stein, pianist Scott Michaelson and friends. www.operabend.org