The new Festival Faire online auction arrives August 6, and it is filled with one-of-a-kind donations from local businesses and individuals dedicated to helping the Sunriver Music Festival ensure the future of music education and world-class concerts in Central Oregon. You can help too, by joining the online auction. Preview all auction items at sunrivermusic.org….

(A community celebration during a past Salem Art Association Art Fair and Festival. This year, the 70-year-old summer tradition is a virtual event scheduled for Saturday-Sunday, July 18-19 | Photo courtesy of Oregon Cultural Trust) The Emergency Board of the Oregon Legislature approved a $50 million relief package for Oregon culture recently that includes $25,984,872 to Business…

The Deschutes Public Library Board has approved finalizing the purchase of land for a future Central Library, taking another important step forward in the library’s capital plan to expand and enhance library buildings and services across Deschutes County.  The 12.75-acre parcel is being purchased for $1,350,000 and is located west of Highway 20 near Robal…

(Photo by Sue Dougherty) Red Chair Gallery is delighted to announce that wildlife photographer Sue Dougherty has won The 2020 Audubon Photography Award in the Professional Category. She snapped her prize-winning photograph of a Magnificent Frigatebird in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. The giant bird, with a wingspan up to eight feet, is a male shown…

(Bend’s Morri Stewart has published Faltofar, a young adult fantasy novel | Photos courtesy of Morri Stewart) Morri Stewart has published her first book, the Young Adult fantasy novel, Faltofar. After having worked on Faltofar for a number of years, Morri decided to hire an editor to fine-tune her book. Her web search led her…

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