Charley

Thursday, July 21 Get a first view of the beautiful and unique Western art selected for this year’s Art of the West exhibition during the opening reception. Meet some of the contributing artists, watch demonstrations by local artists Sharon Engel and Norma Holmes and enjoy the folksy-jazz sounds of Alicia Viani and Mark Karwan. Come see the…

bella aca

Bella Acappella, Bend’s local 29 member barbershop chorus, recently participated in a regional competition in Reno, Nevada. Competition consisted of choruses throughout most of Oregon (excluding Portland), northern California, parts of Nevada and Hawaii. Bella won a second place medal for Division A Small Chorus. Since being chartered in 2012, for the last three years,…

aerial arts

Kendall Knowles, aerialist, head instructor and owner of Central Oregon Aerial Arts (COAA) is quick to point out, “For most of its history, aerial arts has been performance based. There weren’t schools and classes like there are now.” In aerial, performers climb and twist through long pieces of fabric, creating friction by wrapping and unwrapping…

newbrry

Set for July 21–24 Central Oregon’s Fourth Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival-Fundraiser offers a jaw-dropping variety of renowned musicians from outside Oregon. The theme of this outdoor festival is Variety, with two stages and over 25 bands. The event is an approved charitable fundraiser benefiting the Oregon Chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Enjoy…

quilt show

Each summer in August over 200 brightly colored quilts go on display in The Village at Sunriver. The 2016 Sunriver Quilt Show and Sale on Saturday, August 6 marks the 28th season of the event presented by the Mountain Meadow Quilt Guild members at The Village at Sunriver. The group consists of more than 125…