(L-R) Beverly Allen, Beverly Allen (playwright) and Craig Fox on their wedding day | Photos & poster courtesy of Ellipse Theatre Community) This November, Ellipse Theatre Community (ETC) will present the PTSD Awareness Project, a multi-faceted program intended to promote community understanding of the effects of war on military personnel, families and communities. The centerpiece and…

((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…

(Photo | Courtesy of the High Desert Museum) ONE OBJECT OPENS AN ENTIRE WORLD Dive into a deeply engaging scene of our permanent Spirit of the West exhibition through a new online experience! Learn more about the Hi Loy Mercantile, which depicts an early 20th century Chinese business and community hub, in Stories from the…

(Photo | Pexels) Check out First Friday events, new exhibit openings and artist meet and greets for October’s First Friday in Bend. Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. 541-388-1133 • bendparksandrec.org/facility/bend-senior-center The Bend Senior Center at the new Larkspur Community Center is showing art by members of the SageBrushers Art Society. Come visit…

(Photo | Courtesy of Hood Avenue Art Gallery) March is an all-gallery show at the Hood Avenue Art Gallery, with the theme Exploring Possibilities, focusing on the imagination of our artists, the examination of their mediums and the connection you have with their work. Some artists are exploring new subjects, others new techniques. Some are…