(Artwork above: Not One More by Mary Medrano) The Oxford Hotel presents Mary Medrano’s colorful acrylic paintings Feathers and Tails, continuing through December 28. The hotel invites the public to the champagne opening on First Friday, December 7 from 5:30-7:30pm. Medrano notes that painting is her favorite method of storytelling. She adds, “It’s also effective…

(Photo courtesy of Bend Art Center) Fiery. Adventurous. Murderous. Come explore the dramatic life and untimely death of Italy’s great Baroque artist, Caravaggio. In the midst of the Catholic Reformation, Caravaggio’s immense talent helped reinvigorate the Church. His shocking spin on traditional religious subjects, combined with his bold realism and dramatic chiaroscuro, earned Caravaggio noteriety…

(Artwork above: Big Horn Ram by an Inmate of the Oregon Correctional Institute) Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing, First Friday, December 7, 5-8pm exhibits artwork by inmates of Oregon correctional institutions with sales benefiting the Ugandan orphan children of Otino Waa Children’s Village. The exhibit continues through December 28. In 2002, Carol and Bob Higgins,…

(Photo above courtesy of Tower Theatre) This December the Tower Theatre Foundation and Bend Radio Group invite you to Christmas Movie Nights! Join us for holiday laughs, costume contests, seasonal sentiments, a toy drive, and—of course— classic Christmas films. On Friday, December 7 watch nine interwoven holiday stories examine the one emotion that connects us…