writing

Nominations of Oregon writers will be considered through January 13, 2018. The Oregon Poet Laureate Program is now accepting nominations for the state’s next poet laureate. Over the course of a two-year-term, the poet laureate fosters the art of poetry, encourages literacy and learning, addresses central issues relating to the humanities and heritage, and reflects…

peter wiley

High Desert Chamber Music continues its landmark 10th anniversary 2017-18 season, presented by Mission Building & Renovation, with a Master Class with celebrated cellist Peter Wiley. This event will take place on Saturday, December 9, 10:00am-12:00pm at Bend Church. Following his performance in the HDCM Concert Series on Friday evening, December 8, this event is…

leslie knight

(Photo courtesy of COSA) “You will play the violin,” said her mother. Thus began the string-focused life of Leslie Knight, violist in Central Oregon Symphony. In all fairness, the violin was convenient as it had belonged to her grandfather who was living with the budding musician. As early as second grade, Leslie was playing that…

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Pollywog Arts Benefit Art Gallery The Redmond Proficiency Academy (RPA) student-run nonprofit organization, Pollywog Arts, will host their second annual benefit gallery on Friday, December 1, at 6pm, at Willow Lane Artist’s Creative Space, 400 SE Second St. in Bend, Oregon. The gallery will benefit NeighborImpact and local student and teacher artists from RPA. Media…