(Image | Courtesy of COCC) The story of how an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador ultimately became an Oregon judge is the inspiration for Judge Torres, a bilingual play showing at Central Oregon Community College (COCC) at 6pm on Thursday, May 16, in Pioneer Hall’s Hitchcock Auditorium. Tickets are $10, available at cocc.edu/mcc-events. Xiomara Torres arrived…

BendFilm announced the purchase of the beloved Tin Pan Theater to expand its rich tradition of programming the best independent, foreign, and leading-edge films. BendFilm has been steadily increasing its year-round offerings in response to community demand for more independent cinema. In addition to the cutting-edge programming, the Tin Pan already showcases, BendFilm will add…

(Just Passing Through, 2018, mixed media on Evolon, 33 x 50 inches by Dawn Emerson) Central Oregon artist Dawn Emerson will exhibit Just Passing Through in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from April 8 to May 30. Emerson uses mixed media, printmaking and pastel to create dynamic and colorful compositions that…

(Heart Flower by Marigny Goodyear) As seen on HGTV, artist Marigny Goodyear will debut her series titled, A Lovely Mess, at Legum Design in Bend. This solo show will open at 5pm on Friday June 7, 2019 as part of the First Friday Art Walk, and will be open to the public through the months…