(Photo above courtesy of BendFilm) 16 Films Received Awards Including Nancy Schwartzman’s Feature Documentary  Roll Red Roll Which Won $5,000 for Best In Show BendFilm announced today 16 films and filmmakers awarded jury prizes at the 2018 BendFilm Festival. BendFilm created two new film categories this year to recognize impactful environmental or outdoor adventure focused stories…

(Photo above: Treaty between the United States and the Tribes of Middle Oregon, signed June 25, 1855. National Archives, Washington, D.C (NAID 299798)) Original Treaty from the National Archives in Washington, D.C. celebrates Museum’s 25th anniversary The Middle Oregon Treaty of 1855 Display — six pages of the original Treaty that established the Warm Springs Reservation…

(Photo above from Leave No Trace by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini) Granik and Rosellini Awarded Inaugural (indie) Women of the Year Award & 4 Film Retrospective During the 15th annual BendFilm Festival, BendFilm will screen Leave No Trace and Winter’s Bone back-to-back on opening night with an on-stage discussion and award presentation. They announced…

(Artwork courtesy of Artists’ Gallery Sunriver) You are invited! Mark your calendars for a night of fun, community and giving. The Artists’ Gallery is celebrating the Generosity of Central Oregon with food, wine, beer, raffles and live music on October 19 from 4-7pm. Sponsors for Local’s Night include First Interstate Bank and Sunriver Brewing Company….

(Artwork above: Old Mill District Sunflowers by Joanne Donaca) The Oxford Hotel presents Joanne Donaca’s oil paintings of Oregon landscapes through October 26. A native Oregonian and noted Central Oregon artist, Joanne Donaca recalls the influence of women in her family on her fascination with art. Her paternal grandmother, an expert in embroidery and crochet, began…