Crown City

The High Desert Chamber Music 2016-17 season, presented by Mission Building & Renovation, concludes with the annual return of Central Oregon favorites the Crown City String Quartet. As resident string quartet, this year marks their eleventh appearance in Central Oregon over the past nine years. Founded in 2007, their performances have been praised as “sublime”…

Hans van den Houten book cover

Hans van den Houten explains, “It has taken a long time, but I finally have put my memoir together, telling the story of my first year in Africa with Royal Dutch Shell.” During his first year as an international employee of Royal Dutch Shell, Hans was sent to Congo Léopoldville for his first assignment. The…

Daughters of forrest

Each year, the World Muse Conference inspires social change for women and girls. As a fitting prelude to the 5th conference, March 2-5, BendFilm, World Muse and Director Samantha Grant will present the moving 2016 festival documentary Daughters of the Forest. February 8 at 6:45pm // McMenamins Old St. Francis // $12 or $7 for Members Daughters of the Forest (54 min) tells…

Charley

Thursday, July 21 Get a first view of the beautiful and unique Western art selected for this year’s Art of the West exhibition during the opening reception. Meet some of the contributing artists, watch demonstrations by local artists Sharon Engel and Norma Holmes and enjoy the folksy-jazz sounds of Alicia Viani and Mark Karwan. Come see the…