((Left) Mary Moore in her studio. (Right) Lion and Lamb by Mary Moore) Among Pablo Picasso’s memorable quotes is this one: “Everything you can imagine is real.” A vivid imagination inspires Mary Moore to create ceramic sculpture that transports the viewer to mythical worlds. It’s a place where human figures have animal heads, wizards or…

(Photo courtesy of J Bar J) Join us this summer for the premier equestrian event in Central Oregon — the Oregon High Desert Classics. Held over the last two weeks of July at J Bar J Boys Ranch, this prestigious horse show is an annual tradition that draws equestrians from all over the West. With…

(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…