((Left) Renny and Caren (Right) TV WEEK Cover for ‘L.A.T.E.R.’ | Photos courtesy of Renny Temple) Ever consider trying your hand at improv? Or, do you enjoy some belly-busting laughs in an intimate, participatory setting? If you answered yes to either question, your opportunity has arrived! Out of Thin Air, a new improvisational theater company…

(The Falconer | Photo courtesy of BendFilm) New This Year! BendFilm is Now an Oscar Qualifying Festival for Short Films! BendFilm is getting ready for their 18th annual film festival and has announced their Competition, Spotlight and Local Focus films selected to screen in-person and or virtually during the 18th annual BendFilm Festival running October…

((L-R) Worry With You, B!TCH, Just Like Them | Photos courtesy of BendFilm) BendFilm announced that a new category for Music Videos has been added to the 18th annual BendFilm Festival, running October 7-17. BendFilm will host a hybrid in-person and virtual festival and will present more than 40 feature films, 75 short films and…

(Pepper Pepper (recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship), Night Sky 3, 2019, digital image | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) The Oregon Arts Commission is now accepting applications from visual artists for the Artist Fellowship program. About the Fellowship Program The Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while…

Panels and workshops, virtual and in-person tickets released to public, category announcement, festival film playlist and more. Live Panel Topics Include Increasing Social Impact With Documentaries, Navigating the Challenges of Indie Filmmaking and Collaborative Tips For Directors of Photography  Father-Son Duo John J. Connor and John T. Connor to Discuss Their Work on Iconic Films…

(Image | Courtesy of Cascades Theatre) From Drama Desk Award nominees Neil Bartram and Brian Hill (The Story of My Life), The Theory of Relativity is a joyous and moving look about our surprisingly interconnected lives. Whether you’re allergic to cats, in love for the first or tenth time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe…