Saturday, July 1, 1-4:30pm, 2pm presentation in Schoolhouse Finding the pioneer spirit, Jane Kirkpatrick’s writing truly makes her readers stop and realize how important our faith and friendships, relationships are in life. For fourty years, Kirkpatrick has opened the door to create stories with history in places we know in Central Oregon. She relates, with…

The Writing Ranch announces three creative writing opportunities in the upcoming months: Writing Wild Horses, Writing for the Health of It, and the Eighth Annual Creative Writing Retreat in Mexico October: Writing Wild Horses A special three-day Nature Writing Intensive is being offered October 17-19, 2016 by the Writing Ranch in conjunction with the High Desert…

Luhring Augustine Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room New Museum 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002 June 22 – September 18, 2016 Luhring Augustine congratulates Simone Leigh on her forthcoming solo exhibition and residency at the New Museum in New York. Simone Leigh: The Waiting Room will consider the possibilities of disobedience, desire, and self-determination as…

As part of the international recognition of the Season of Nonviolence, several community organizations are joining Central Oregon Community College and Building Common Ground in hosting book conversations on Claude M. Steele’s “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do.” The conversations will span a period of four to six weeks beginning…

To honor the work of nonviolent social justice advocates advocates during the Season of Nonviolence, the Central Oregon Community College Foundation’s Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program and the college’s Multicultural Activities program are sponsoring two talks by john a. powell on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center, on the COCC Bend…

“Know Space” at Deschutes Public Library throughout January December 15, 2015 (Bend, Oregon) — Space: the final frontier. Explore both outer and inner space during Deschutes Public Library’s “Know Space” series in January. Have a close encounter with a space movie, wrap your brain around the complexity of black holes, learn how to straighten up…