(C.J. Adrien) Bend-based author C.J. Adrien has achieved bestseller status with his fourth consecutive book, this time in the fiercely competitive American Historical Romance category on Amazon. Renowned for his award-winning and bestselling Viking-themed historical novels, Adrien’s latest work delves into the intriguing world of the fur trade in Oregon Country. This unique blend of…

BendFilm, the nonprofit independent cinema organization, has announced BendFilm: Basecamp, a three-day immersive retreat for emerging creatives and their industry counterparts to connect, learn and collaborate. BendFilm: Basecamp will take place at Caldera Arts outside Sisters from October 7-10, 2024, and flow directly into the 21st annual BendFilm Festival (which takes place October 10-13, 2024,…

(Illustration by Kyle Kosma) Introducing the Museum’s New Interactive Experience Forest at Night We’re thrilled to announce the opening of the Museum’s latest immersive experience Forest at Night, where visitors can discover the remarkable world of the High Desert’s nocturnal creatures and explore the critical significance of preserving darkness for their survival. Here’s what you…

Bend/Old Mill First Friday Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. 541-388-1133 • bendparksandrec.org/facility/bend-senior-center The Bend Senior Center at the Larkspur Community Center is showing art by members of the SageBrushers Art Society. Come visit the facility and enjoy beautiful paintings in acrylic, oil, pastel, and watercolor, as well as outstanding photography. Showing through…

(Photo courtesy of Central Oregon Mastersingers) Central Oregon Mastersingers leaves in June for a “once-in-a-lifetime” performance at the Vatican in Rome. K.I.D.S., and the good people at Trinity Episcopal Church and Sunriver Christian Fellowship, will make sure Mastersingers are ready to sing in Italy. The talented choral group has been preparing repertoire since February. They…