I know what you’re thinking…”An opera about Zombies”?  Yes, it’s an opera with Zombies through November 6 at Pinckney Center at COCC..It’s also a serious piece of music with some top-notch singing. OperaBend continues its tradition of presenting first-class singers with, in this case, a talented local composer’s music.  This opera has great vocal melodies…

The Oregon Historical Society and Newspace Center for Photography are partnering to offer a low artist residency and exhibition opportunity in support of one image-based project that critically examines issues pertinent to Oregon, with a focus on collective histories, identity formation, and the politics of place. The project will connect historic imagery with contemporary culture,…

BendFilm announced its award winners in 16 categories at the festival’s awards ceremony, held at Father Luke’s Room at McMenamin’s Old St. Francis School. Best of Show, presented by Founding Festival Sponsor, Brooks Resources, was given to filmmaker, Erica Fae for To Keep the Light, a unique film with a fascinating lighthouse-keeper heroine who is…

The Spanish word mustengo means “ownerless beast” and aptly describes the free-roaming and iconic mustangs of the American West. Unharnessed and running wild, mustangs represent strength, freedom and endurance. These attributes will serve as inspiration for writers to let their prose and poetry loose during a three-day Nature Writing Intensive with local author and poet…

Click to read PDF, or scroll down for web story. BendFilm Presents Documentaries, Feature Films & Shorts on October 6-9 with Notable Independent Filmmaker John Sayles & Actress Maggie Renzi by MAGDALENA BOKOWA, AE Feature Writer In this fast paced world that we find ourselves in, choosing a film to relax and unwind to at…