Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show(SOQS) announces theme and major sponsors for the 42nd annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show which will take place Saturday, July 8. SOQS Sunday will be held on July 9 at FivePine Lodge and Conference Center. Storytellers is the theme of this year’s show and the 2017 poster created by Sisters’ artist, Dan…

Singer-songwriter-satirist Roy Zimmerman will bring his “funny songs about ignorance, war and greed” to Bend’s Volcanic Theatre Pub Wednesday, June 7. The show is a benefit performance for KPOV High Desert Community Radio. For the past two decades Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for peace and justice on stage, on radio…

The Northwest Civil War Council will present a full Civil War reenactment at The House on Metolius Meadow, May 20-21. The reenactment and living history camps include over 300 Civil War reenactors presenting living conditions and circumstances of the 1860s, as well as battle reenactments. This is the only event of its kind in Central…

Deschutes Public Library presents the 14th annual celebration of A Novel Idea…Read Together, the largest community read program in Oregon. A Novel Idea brings together thousands of Deschutes County residents to read, discuss and attend a variety of free cultural and author events at the Library’s six branches and at partnering businesses. With this year’s…

Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Suite 1. www.alledarealestate.com Featuring the work of artist Danny Hughes. Each Hughes painting is created using old, antiquated pages from a collection of books from around the world. He then takes pieces of paper that have been aging outside, in the elements, for over eight years. He layers…

(Photo courtesy of Art in the High Desert) AHD’s National Ranking Climbs Art in the High Desert (AHD) has done it again. Thanks to the growing public support this annual juried arts show/sale has received its highest ranking yet from the Art Fair Sourcebook—10th in the nation (out of over 600 shows) based on exhibitor…

  Art in the Atrium at Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin Patricia Martin-Freeman and Lloyd McMullen in Pentimento – Literally. Pentimento, from Italian, means the emergence in a finished artwork of earlier images that have been painted over. In their exhibition, Freeman-Martin and McMullen explore that effect, literally, by working over existing paintings: their own…