(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…

Sunriver Music Festival’s season, Leonard Bernstein at 100 – A Celebration, kicks off August 10 at the Tower Theatre with a spectacular solo performance by American Pianist Association Winner Drew Petersen performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the Festival Orchestra. “Our audiences have loved seeing young up and coming pianists,” states Festival Executive Director Pam…

Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) is thrilled to announce An Evening with Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai performing together Friday, May 25, at The Belfry in downtown Sisters. These two powerful artists and longtime friends combine award-winning songwriting, stunning vocal harmonies, and effortless musical collaboration to create a truly authentic and organic performance every time they…

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…