Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick… Boom! This semi-autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. Containing fourteen songs, ten characters, three actors and a rock band, Tick, Tick… Boom!…

(Graphic courtesy of The Environmental Center) Mountainfilm on Tour — Bend, the annual crowd-favorite fundraiser for The Environmental Center, is scheduled to return on February 23 and 24. This event features inspiring documentary films curated from the annual Mountainfilm festival held in Telluride, Colorado, and a raffle to support The Environmental Center’s mission to embed…

Construction and Remodeling Updates Construction on the new Redmond Library is moving along as planned, keeping us on track for a fall grand opening. The windows are in and things are beginning to take shape inside. Once complete, the new Redmond Library will be larger than the Downtown Bend Library and feature a significant expansion…