The Deschutes Land Trust announced today its winter Nature Nights series. From the future of snowpack to climate anxiety and American pikas, the Land Trust is offering free, virtual, monthly presentations on nature-related topics given by experts in their field. Presentations include: January 26: A Low-to-No Snow Future 7-8:30pm, Virtual Mountain snowpacks have historically acted…

((L-R) View from the Top by Susan Hood, Smith Rock by Wendy Wheeler Jacobs and Old Mill by Liz Leeberg) COCC Barber Library Rotunda Exhibit January 3 through February 25, 2022 Plein Air Painters of Oregon (PAPO) is a group of outdoor landscape painters based largely in Central Oregon. Plein Air to Studio-Oregon Landscapes features…

(Brouhaha, oil on canvas, 40 x 60 inches by Paula Bullwinkel) The paintings of Paula Bullwinkel are quite enigmatic, to say the least. In them, oversized animals and rodents may share the scene with pale blue and light green headed humans, loose brushwork is often juxtaposed with finely detailed patterns, and the simultaneous presence of…

(Sisters Gallery Map | Map courtesy of Sisters Arts Association) Visit the Art Galleries in Sisters featuring a great time, beautiful art, good company, music, demonstrations, plus additional sponsoring restaurants and food venues for during and following the walk. Visit with actual artists and their work including fine art and contemporary paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics,…

Photo | Courtesy of Live Nation Entertainment Live Nation announced yesterday that local area partner Hayden Homes will be the new name-in-title sponsor of the popular venue formerly known as the Les Schwab Amphitheater. This announcement serves as a logical step forward in the amphitheater’s continued progression as a pillar of Bend’s Old Mill District…