Recent COVID-19 spikes combined with State of Oregon Health Authority Regulations prove too much for the “Biggest Little Show in the World.” Due to the unfortunate rise in COVID-19 cases and the restrictions enforced by local and state government agencies, the Sisters Rodeo Association (SRA) Board of Directors made a unanimous decision on April 13,…

(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…

(Flyer | Courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Sisters Folk Festival has partnered with ARTA, an environmentally minded not-for-profit river guiding company, to bring you Going Rogue with John Craigie. This special music-themed, five-day rafting trip on Oregon’s wild and scenic Rogue River takes place August 16-20 and is limited to just 20 participants, plus the modern-day…

(Dan Schmidt and his media wall art | Photos courtesy of Hayden Homes) Hayden Homes is proud to recognize Daniel Schmidt of Sisters High School as the recipient of the 2020 Hayden Homes $2,500 Art Scholarship. A committee composed of Hayden Homes team members and the Sisters Arts Association selected Daniel’s artwork as the winning…

(A pre-COVID Sisters Folk Festival performance. The 2021 Festival is tentatively scheduled for October | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Arts Commission) Awards totaling $910,568 have been distributed to 150 Oregon arts organizations through the Oregon Arts Commission’s fiscal year 2021 Operating Support Program, including five from Central Oregon. There are 12 more recipients than…

(Photo | Courtesy of Sisters Folk Festival) Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) has a new session of winter classes and workshops starting this week and next, all designed to take place virtually for both adults and youth during COVID-19. Registration is now open for Dynamics in Performance, Fundamentals of Bluegrass Guitar, Americana Song Share and Sisters…