It’s officially festival week! We’re just days away from the incredible music, unforgettable performances and lasting inspiration that makes Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) the must-see event of the year. So, are you coming or what?! Sunday-only and three-day all events passes are still available for purchase. Take a look at the festival schedule, make a…

(Witness by Marie Watt) Ideas about the American West, both in popular culture and in commonly accepted historical narratives, are often based on an idealized past that never was, and fail to take into account important events that actually occurred. The award-winning exhibition Many Wests: Artists Shape an American Idea, examines the perspectives of 48…

(Delgani String Quartet | Photo courtesy of High Desert Chamber Music) After a two-year hiatus, High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) will be returning stronger than ever to celebrate our landmark 15th anniversary season. This year features the Delgani String Quartet — October 21, 2022; Crown City String Quartet — January 14, 2023; Robert Thies —…

(Art | Courtesy of The Roundhouse Foundation) Announcing the final installment of the 2022 Coexistence and Regeneration Lecture Series, presented by Pine Meadow Ranch for Arts and Agriculture and The Roundhouse Foundation, Coexistence and Regeneration: Rethinking Fire. Speakers will share the transformative, regenerative and collaborative forces at play in today’s environment, specifically surrounding wildfire. Lectures…

(Photos | Courtesy of High Desert Museum) Celebrate this year’s Waterston Desert Writing Prize! Join us on Thursday, September 22 for an evening of readings from Prize winner Caroline Tracey, guest judge Raquel Gutiérrez and keynote speaker Kevin Fedarko. The Waterston Desert Writing Prize honors literary nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy with…

(Sharyl Parker McCulloch, Fiber Arts Stroll 2017 | Photos courtesy of Sharyl McCulloch) “Painting with Fibers.” That’s what Hood Avenue artist Sharyl Parker McCulloch calls her style of designing, weaving and knitting wearable art. A spark was kindled for her 30 years ago by an exhibition she saw at the Pacific NW Handweavers Exhibition; years…