(Poster | Courtesy of Redmond Downtown Association) Downtown merchants and businesses are sponsoring the Redmond Downtown Association’s annual scarecrow contest and fundraiser. Businesses and merchants are encouraged to partner with a charitable organization to create a scarecrow. This will be a fundraiser for DeMolay, Pilgrim Chapter, as decided by the nonprofit applications that were received…

The Venardos Circus, a touring Broadway-style, animal-free production, is thrilled to announce it will return to the stage in Redmond at the Deschutes Fairgrounds with live, socially distanced audiences over Halloween weekend, October 29-November 1, for first shows in front of a live audience since COVID-19. Tickets will be sold only in pods for up…

(Graphic | Courtesy of the Old Mill District) In order to ensure a safe and fun Halloween season for the Bend community, the Old Mill District has announced a new plan for its traditional Halloween event. Halloween festivities in the Old Mill District this year will take place over the span of seven days, from…

(Hitnes’ Roseate Spoonbill | Photo courtesy of the High Desert Museum) Kindred spirits can find each other across the centuries. In a new exhibition at the High Desert Museum, a contemporary muralist and artist explores the work of a renowned 19th century naturalist, ornithologist and painter in The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John…

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(Manifestations of White Supremacy in Design Participants Julia Bond (Assistant Apparel Designer at ADIDAS), Danielle McCoy (Designer at Wieden + Kennedy) and Justin Morris (Creative Director at Kamp Grizzly). Session moderated by Jason Graham / MOsley WOtta | Photo courtesy of Scalehouse) These are tough and tumultuous times. Yet they open up new opportunities for…

(Left: Self Portrait, graphite on paper by Emma Carpenter. Right: The Hen House, acrylic on paper by Vivian Olsen) Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing, invites the public to an exhibition featuring paintings of Emma Carpenter of Bend, Vivian Olsen of Bend and Barbara Slater of Portland, continuing through October 31, 2020. The gallery returns…

(The Portland Gay Men’s Chorus | Photo courtesy of Oregon Cultural Trust) Applications are now live and open for Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. Funds allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust will be available to Oregon cultural organizations facing losses due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The $25.9 million in funding was…