(Ron Shelton, Bull Durham | Courtesy of BendFilm) Festival season is here and we couldn’t be more excited! We’re bringing a sports-and-film-fan-favorite, Ron Shelton, to BendFilm Festival Oct. 10-13. Shelton will screen Bull Durham and participate in a panel discussion for filmmakers, festival goers and you! Additionally, BendFilm is honored to have been selected this year as…

(Aesir Norweigan Fjord, Around the Bend | by Janet Rawlings) Artist Janet Rawlings will be showcasing her work at Cascade Sotheby’s downtown Bend office beginning August 2 with the First Friday Art Walk through the end of the month. Rawlings is a self-taught, award-winning fine artist who has maintained an interest in art throughout her life….

(Image | Courtesy of Deschutes Public Library) Starting August 1, Deschutes Public Library customers will have 34 additional hours each month during which time they can access library buildings and services. The increased hours — which include earlier opening and/or later closing times at various libraries in the district — will allow customers of all…

The Deschutes Pioneer Association and the Deschutes County Historical Society invite the public to view the Oregon Vietnam Veteran’s Traveling Memorial at the Deschutes Historical Museum on August 3-4. Created by the Umpqua Valley Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America, the Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall consists of six panels that constitute a 24-foot-by-8-foot wall,…