(Owl Armor – 5’ Tall 3’ wing span – Forged Steel by Kellen Bateham) Bend native Kellen Bateham is a contemporary blacksmith and self-proclaimed ‘nonprofit junkie’ currently serving as president of the Northwest Blacksmith Association (blacksmith.org). An incredibly active member of the blacksmith community, Bateham is a three time, first place winner of the Oregon…

(Photo | Courtesy of BendFilm) In celebration of Women’s History Month, BendFilm, Scalehouse and World Muse are partnering to bring you a weekend of creativity, conversation and connection through the art form of film. These virtual celebrations include three film programs, panel discussions, the Spotlight Program — No Man’s Land Film Festival’s Diversify Our Outdoors…

Greetings from the High Desert Museum! We hope you are well and looking forward to a well-deserved spring break. (Flyer | Courtesy of High Desert Museum) The submission deadline for the Waterston Student Essay Competition is fast-approaching on May 1. The Student Prize comes with a cash prize and interaction with an amazing writing community….

It has been announced that Hunger Ward, Oscar/Emmy-Nominated Director Skye Fitzgerald’s film on the tragic war and famine in Yemen, will be the screened at BendFilm Festival on Saturday, October 24, 6:30-8pm. The screening will be held at the BendFilm Drive-in, located next to the Deschutes Brewery facility, at the corner of Shevlin-Hixon Road and…

(True North, from left: Dan Wetzel, Kristen Grainger, Josh Adkins and Martin Stevens) (Down Range, Loren Irving and Jay Bowerman | Photos Courtesy of the Family Kitchen) A benefit concert for the Family Kitchen food program will feature True North, a Northwest bluegrass-folk quartet, on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 3pm in St. Helens Hall,…