First Friday

Bend Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. Rotating exhibits of work by the 100+ members of the SageBrushers Art Society.   Don’t miss this opportunity to see paintings by these outstanding local artists. Thru July. Blue Spruce Pottery 20591 Dorchester E. 541-382-0197, bluesprucepottery.com Beautiful handmade stoneware for baking, cooking, serving and beautifying your home….

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Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave, Suite 1. www.alledarealestate.com Featuring Jerry Dame, fine artist. www.jerrydame.com Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin St. Abstractions featuring Joellyn Loehr, oil paintings, and Holly Rodes Smithey, metal sculpture. Loehr earned a BFA from the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland and soon appeared in numerous…

Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. Rotating exhibits of work by the 100+ members of the SageBrushers Art Society. Don’t miss this opportunity to see paintings by these outstanding local artists. Thru June. Blue Spruce Pottery 20591 Dorchester E. 541-382-0197, bluesprucepottery.com Beautiful handmade stoneware for baking, cooking, serving and beautifying your home. All…

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Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave, Suite 1. www.alledarealestate.com Featuring Jerry Dame, fine artist. www.jerrydame.com Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing, 550 NW Franklin St. Sondra Holtzman’s Seasons of the Earth — the exhibit of original rust prints of found objects. Holtzman, an aficionada of discarded gadgets discovered in deserted places, often visits ghost…

HDM 35

A visionary’s dream to create a world class museum blossoms in the High Desert The High Desert Museum will mark its 35th anniversary with a party and presentation on May 12. Diversity in the Desert: A Community Celebration will feature live music, appetizers, kids’ activities, demonstrations at the Lazinka sawmill and special presentations by guest…

Cindy Briggs Painting Abbey de Senanque in Provence

Seeing the spring awaken in Provence, Bend Artist Cindy Briggs spent February through April painting landscapes, villages and markets near her home base of L’Isle sur la Sorgue. Cindy shared, “I taught my first workshop in Provence and it was a full circle experience to return. Upon arrival the trees were barren and it often…

Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging for CinemaCon) Colin Farrell poses with the 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films program winners Tom Teller (Center) and Julian Conner (Right) at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Coca-Cola and Regal announced the winner of the 2017 Coca-Cola and Regal Films student filmmaker program. Students Tom Teller (Bend) and his colleague Julian Conner (Mill Valley, California) from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University. Coca-Cola has been supporting young filmmakers with their student filmmaker program that grants the winning…

Mulan is played by Maia Denzler

Do you know why professional Chinese Opera performers are known as Children of the Pear Garden? The young actors at BEAT Children’s Theatre do! As part of their current production of Disney’s Mulan Jr., this group of talented people are learning all about Ancient China, the history of Chinese theatre and music and themes that…