(L-R) Tatanka Means, Reservation Dogs, Gary Farmer | Photos courtesy of BendFilm) BendFilm announced Tatanka Means and Gary Farmer as Indigenous Filmmaking Honorees for the 2022 BendFilm Festival. Means and Farmer will receive their award in person during the 19th annual BendFilm Festival running October 6 – 23, 2022. Both actors will also lead or…

Collaboration, relentless curiosity and a daring expression of design can change everything. This year’s Bend Design Week brings together the bold minds, thinkers and doers in architecture, type design, technology and branding to explore new ideas, connect with design thinkers and leaders, and make ideas happen. Bend Design is a creative conference that celebrates creativity…

(Photo | Courtesy of High Desert Museum) Celebrate this year’s Waterston Desert Writing Prize! Join us at the Museum on Thursday, September 22 at 5:30pm for an evening of readings from the Prize winner, Caroline Tracey, keynote speaker Kevin Fedarko and guest judge Raquel Gutiérrez. The Waterston Desert Writing Prize honors literary nonfiction that illustrates…

(Photo | Courtesy of the Environmental Center) Third Annual Multicultural Art Exhibition in the Garden Join us in the garden from 4:30-6:30pm today — Wednesday, September 14 — for our third annual Multicultural Art Exhibition! Hosted in partnership with the City of Bend as part of Welcoming Week. Six local artists of diverse backgrounds and talents…

(The Taiko Project performs at The Tower Theatre | Photo Courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) Unrestricted awards totaling $1,271,840 will be distributed to 165 Oregon arts organizations through the Oregon Arts Commission’s fiscal year 2023 Operating Support Program. There are 13 organizations new to the program this year due to a growing number of eligible…