BendFilm and OUT Central Oregon announced their partnership on a new film series, Out in Focus, aimed at increasing access to films that highlight diversity and inclusion. Screenings will focus on establishing a greater depth of culture within Central Oregon and provide space for meaningful discussions related to the identity of LGBTQ+ and other marginalized…

(Photo | Courtesy of Stage Right Productions) Stage Right Productions presents Jason Andrews, from television’s Penn & Teller’s FOOL US and eight-time Guinness World Record holding juggler Niels Duinker will tour their Comedy Variety Show direct from Las Vegas to communities on the West Coast in the month of February. Andrews’ Bend performance will take…

(Robert Barber painting | Photo Courtesy of COCC) The flower-themed paintings and sketches of Robert Barber, president emeritus of Central Oregon Community College (COCC), are exhibiting at the Bend campus’s Barber Library Rotunda Gallery from February 27 to March 27. An opening reception for “In Full Bloom” is scheduled from 5-7pm on Thursday, February 27….

(The Delgani String Quartet | Photo by Mike Bragg) (DanceAbility International | Photo by John Watson) This April, the “wonderfully tuned” (Eugene Scene) and “exhilarating” (Oregon ArtsWatch) Delgani String Quartet partners with DanceAbility International and their Guggenheim Award-winning Artistic Director Alito Alessi in offering Body of Sound, a performance with purpose. The touring production features…