(Split (diptych), oil on framed hardboard, 24”x29.5” by Darren Kling) Darren Kling is regionally known as the sole proprietor of Big Sky Balloon Co. and somewhat famously known as the first person to fly over Glacier National Park in a hot air balloon. As a balloonist, Darren has been flying low and high for 27…

(Ka’ila Farrell-Smith’s A Lie Nation, Alienation opens Thursday, July 9. | Photo courtesy of At Liberty) Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (American, Klamath, Modoc) presents ​​A Lie Nation, Alienation, opening Thursday, July 9 in the historic At Liberty Theater. Farrell-Smith is a contemporary Klamath Modoc visual artist based in Modoc Point, Oregon. The conceptual framework of her practice…

((L to R) Sondra Holtzman, Kim Stafford and Ellen Waterston | Photos courtesy of PLAYA) Join Playa for special online programming. Sunday, July 26 at 4:30pm, a special PLAYA Presents will feature readings by Kim Stafford and Ellen Waterston and music by Hunter Noack. On three weekends in August, online Master Classes that use the…

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), which includes the Oregon Main Street Network and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), has awarded $615,000 in federal grant funding for the preservation of historic theaters.   Eight theater projects were selected in a competitive grant process. Dallas Downtown Association, for roof, masonry, and other repairs on the Dallas…

(Images | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library) Times have changed, but what hasn’t changed is Deschutes Public Library’s commitment to a fun summer reading program. During the months of July and August, Summer with the Library incorporates the popular Beanstack app, with physical activities and reading challenges to do outside and around the house. Library…