On February 17, the Central Oregon Center for the Arts Executive Board announced a plan to build a regional, visual and performing arts center, aptly named the Central Oregon Center for the Arts (COCA), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Included among the many amenities envisioned for this comprehensive and flexible arts center are the following: a…

(Piano Showcase Talent Mac Potts) (Piano Showcase Talent Michael Allen Harrison) (Photos | Courtesy of Sunriver Music Festival) The fourth annual edition of Sunriver Music Festival’s Piano Showcase: From Bach to Boogie to Jazz continues celebrating the versatility and virtuosity of the piano with four world-class pianists sharing the spotlight for two days at Bend’s…

(Photo | courtesy of Sunriver Music Festival) One of the premier dance bands in the Pacific Northwest, Blue Skies Big Band will help you swing into Valentine’s Day with your special person at Sunriver Music Festival’s annual Valentine’s Dinner & Concert, Friday, February 14 in Sunriver’s historic Great Hall. The evening begins with a hosted…

(Ben Ives) We are so happy to announce that our 2019-20 season started with the very successful holiday show, Nutcracker, which was presented at the SHARC to an enthusiastic audience for five performances and included a dinner by South Bend Bistro and silent auction at the opening night gala. In other news, we are very…