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January 7
Dead Winter Carpenters at McMenamins
Emerging from Northern California’s fertile music scene, Dead Winter Carpenters is a rollicking, high-energy, roots-bluegrass infused five-piece band from North Lake Tahoe, CA.
Location: 700 NW Bond St Bend, OR 97701


January 8
Bend Comedy at Summit Saloon
Bend’s most talented comedians make up the best comedy showcase in Central Oregon, starting at 8pm.
Hosted by: Ryan Traughber
This week’s comedians:
Michael Griffin
Juan Knutson
Nichole Klampe
At 9:30pm, the stage opens to all aspiring comedians. Sign-up before the showcase, 7-8pm.
Showcase: $8 at the door / $5 in advance online (Free for open mic performers)
Open-Mic: Free
Age: 21+
Location: 125 NW Oregon Ave Bend, OR 97701


January 9
Device Grips at Silver Moon Brewing
Portland-based psychedelic hip-hop act Device Grips blends dreamy, jam-band intros with bluesy riffs, funky horns and a rap-styled lyrical delivery. The band claims to channel an Olympic heritage, drawing on Greek mythology to align itself with the four elements—earth, fire, air, and water—transformed by the beat to create a timeless balm. No cover.
Location: 601 N.W. Wall Street Bend, OR 97701


January 10
Winter Ball at Terpsichorean Dance Studio
The event will be a Winter Ball to benefit our Scholarship fund. It will be January 10, 2015 5pm-9pm at the Terpsichorean Dance Studio here in Bend. There will be dancing, a photo booth, games, snacks and drinks, and many or activities. This will be a family friendly event open to students, family, and friends of all ages. Admission will be $10.
Location: 1601 NW Newport Ave. Bend, OR 97702
Hosted by: Terpsichorean Dance Studio’s


January 11
David Lindley at The Belfry
Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word “eclectic.” Lindley, well known for his many years as the featured accompanist with Jackson Browne, will perform at The Belfry in Sisters January 11 at 7pm.
Location: 302 E. Main Street in Sisters
Hosted by: The Belfry


January 12 ***This Date is incorrect, should be January 27. Sorry for any confusion!
Richard Blanco at COCC Bend
From noon to 1:30pm, Blanco will screen and discuss, Until We Could, a poem and short film written and produced in collaboration with Freedom to Marry in support and celebration of marriage equality. Blanco will share his personal experiences of attempting to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning sexual identity of being a gay Latino.
From 6:30 to 8pm Blanco will present Finding My Place at the American Table: An Immigrant’s Journey. This event will be a conversation and reading with Blanco about his search for a home in America as a child of immigrants/exiles. Blanco will discuss how his experience as inaugural poet transformed his understanding about what it means to be American, especially in the light of his immigrant family’s struggles and sacrifices.
Location: Wille Hall in the Campus Center on the Bend Campus


January 13
Know Art: The Birth of Modern Art at Downtown Bend Library
Know Art: From “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” to Picasso: Race & the Birth of Modern Art
Art author and Professor Henry Sayre on the birth of modern art.
Location: Downtown Bend Library


January 14
The Banner Days featuring Bradford Loomis and Beth Whitney at McMenamins
All ages welcome
Location: 700 NW Bond St Bend, OR 97701


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