YOUR BEND OREGON ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK STARTS HERE – OCTOBER 21

October 21
EDWARD CURTIS EXHIBIT
A6 Studio and Gallery
389 Southwest Scalehouse Court #120
Bend, OR 97702

More than 50 original Edward Curtis photos and prints of Native American tribal members will be on display at the gallery 7-days a week. The exhibit is free to the public and guided tours are available for $6 with no reservation needed.

Collectors will have an opportunity to purchase prints from the collection on September 1, 2015. Collectors must pre-register before August 25 by emailing or calling A6.

“Curtis Fever” expands throughout Central Oregon with more events and exhibits focused on Edward Curtis including presentations from Christopher Cardozo, the nation’s top collector and expert, at the Tower Theatre and award-winning author Timothy Egan on his best-selling Edward Curtis biography, “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis”. The High Desert Museum will feature a companion exhibit of his work from the museum’s own collection and present a screening of Curtis’ 1914 silent film. BendFilm will show the documentary “Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians” as a prelude to the film festival.

October 22
“STRICTLY ORIGINALS” OPEN MIC AT STRICTLY ORGANIC COFFEE
6-8pm
Strictly Organic Coffee Co.
6 Southwest Bond Street
Bend, OR 97702

Come join the open mic at Strictly Organic! Musicians, singers-songwriters, comedians, poets! Hosted by Hal Worcester. Original material only. Come early for sign up!

October 23
PAM JERSEY BIRD AND THREE CREEKS WOODWORKING, 10/23 FOURTH FRIDAY ART STROLL SISTERS, HOOD AVENUE ART
4-7pm
Hood Avenue Art
357 W Hood Ave
Sisters, OR 97759

October 23, Fourth Friday Art Stroll, 4-7pm, features hand crafted wood tables from Three Creeks Woodworking and local landscapes abstracted by Pam Jersey Bird. Musical guest is Anastacia Armstrong. Good conversation and refreshments. All are welcome.

October 24
WRITER’S SHOWCASE
6:30-9:30PM
Hampton Inn
450 Southwest Powerhouse Drive
Bend, OR 97702

$10 members; $15 nonmembers; children under 12 free

Central Oregon Writers Guild invites you to join a special evening honoring the winners of their Annual Harvest Writing contest. Top 10 winners will read their short works of fiction, non-fiction, & poetry. Be entertained & inspired. Enjoy the no-host bar (cash only, please), complimentary coffee, tea, water, & snacks. A Silent Auction will help to raise funds for guild activities.

October 25
CENTRAL OREGON SYMPHONY
2:30-4:30pm
Bend High School
230 NE 6th St
Bend, OR 97701

The Central Oregon Symphony presents guest German cellist, Claus Kanngiesser, who will perform Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D Minor. A noted teacher, adjudicator and competition winner, Mr. Kanngiesser has appeared as soloist with several of the premier orchestras of Europe. The Secret of Suzanne overture by Italian composer Wolf-Ferrari will open the festivities and we’ll conclude with the monumental Symphony No. 4 by Brahms.

October 26
RAIN, SNOW OR SHINE EXHIBIT
9am
High Desert Museum
59800 South Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702

From rain to shine to snow to hail, weather plays a large role in how we live our everyday lives. It affects how we dress, our daily activities, the crops we grow, work we do and water we use. How do we know what the weather will be? To understand it we need know about seasons, weather patterns, how to forecast weather and the impacts it has on our environment.

October 27
CONVERSATION PROJECT: WHAT WE WANT FROM THE WILD
7-8:30pm
High Desert Museum
59800 South Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702

Oregonians across the political spectrum place a high value on the diverse natural resources of our state, but we are divided about how these resources should be used and talked about. Oregon Humanities Executive Director Adam Davis will help participants step back from policy decisions and consider more basic questions about our relationships to the mountains, air, trees, animals and streams around us festival.

October 28
BILL HOPPE RECENT PAINTINGS EXHIBIT
9:00 am
Gallery at Pinckney Center, COCC

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