(Artwork above: Santorini Sunrise by Stuart L Gordon) Framed photography, photobook giveaway, complimentary refreshments, and more highlight the kickoff event to be held on Friday, June 1 Eastlake Framing and Stuart L Gordon Photography have partnered to help photo and art enthusiasts “travel the world through photography” through an exhibition that will be staged at…

(Photo above: L-R, Janet Smith and Darlene Cusick courtesy of Janet Smith) Pianists Janet Smith and Darlene Cusick will present a concert of two-piano music on Saturday, June 9 at 3pm in Wille Hall at COCC Campus Center. The concert will feature music by Mozart, Gershwin, Schumann and Milhaud. French horn player L. William Kuyper,…

(Photo courtesy of The Architecture Foundation of Oregon) The Architecture Foundation of Oregon will feature its annual Architects in Schools Exhibit on First Friday, June 1 at the Franklin Crossing Atrium in downtown Bend.  Bend and Redmond area elementary school students will showcase projects developed over the past few months during time spent with architects and…

Central Oregon’s Sixth Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival/Charity Fundraiser to Defeat Multiple Sclerosis is an outdoor ticketed three day festival well-known as a great time for a good cause. The festival will take place July 27, 28 and 29 this summer. Over 20 bands on two rotating stages, with amazing live music variety…

Most Bend residents don’t have Sunriver’s South Bend Bistro on their foodie radar. What a mistake! New owner Laura Meadows has given the tiny bistro a lovely facelift, adding in a bar while lightening up and increasing the dining space. And executive chef Lillian Owen has raised the bar on food that was superb to…

Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing is featuring abstract oil paintings by noted Bend artist, Sandy Brooke, associate professor OSU-Cascades, retired. Brooke notes, What’s Left of the Arctic is a series of abstract oil paintings documenting the current demise of Arctic Sea Ice in the Arctic Polar Region which includes the Arctic Ocean and adjacent…