(Ethan Siegel, Ph.D. | Photo courtesy of Central Oregon Community College) Big Bang theory research and the frontier of astrophysics are the topics of an upcoming Central Oregn Community College Foundation Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program event titled What Happened Before the Big Bang? at 6pm on Tuesday, April 20. Ethan Siegel, Ph.D., an…

(Flower Garden, oil on canvas, 60″ x 52″ by Ken Marunowski) From April 1 to May 4, Bend artist Ken Marunowski will enjoy his first solo exhibit of abstract paintings at the LAURA VINCENT DESIGN & GALLERY in Portland’s Pearl District. The title of his show, Spirit of Play, epitomizes the artist’s philosophical and pragmatic…

Tell Us Your Westside Story  launches April 1, according to Lori Gleichman, a consultant working with The Bean Foundation.  “The Tell Us Your Westside Story campaign celebrates the iconic building on the south end of town that has served as Madras Union High School, Madras Junior High and Westside Elementary,” said Gleichman. “Today, it continues…