((Left) Implosion beads by Larissa Spafford (Right) Larissa Spafford in her studio | Photo courtesy of Red Chair Gallery) Larissa Spafford has been making glass beads for more than two decades. During that time, she has experimented with many different techniques for forming vividly colored torch-made beads, yet she still is learning new methods to…

Sisters-based nonprofit Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. (SFF) has changed the name of the organization to SFF Presents to reflect the full scope of their work in the Central Oregon community. Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 as the nonprofit organization in charge of producing its signature event, the annual music festival of the…

OperaBend is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated return of its enchanting 2023-2024 season, featuring the timeless and tragic tale of Parisian courtesan, Violetta, in the captivating opera, LA TRAVIATA. Running from April 19-21 at the Pinckney Center for the Arts on the campus of Central Oregon Community College (COCC), this production promises a fresh interpretation…

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 February. Blue Spruce Pottery…