Know Art: Jackson Pollock and Henri Matisse at Sisters Library
Pollock and Henri Matisse created some of the most memorable art of the modern era. Explore the art and lives of both painters with Community Librarian Paige Bentley-Flannery at the Sisters and East Bend Libraries as part of the Know Art series being offered this January. The programs are free and open to the public.
Location: 110 N Cedar Street, Box 1209 Sisters, OR 97759
Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show at The Bend Armory
6 & 8:30pm
Two runway shows; one at 6pm (all ages welcome) and one at 8:30pm (21 and over). The event is a fundraiser for REALMS, Rimrock Expeditionary Alternative Learning Middle School. Over 50 garments will be shown across the two shows, with student creations shown only at the early all-ages show.
Location: 875 SW Simpson Ave Bend, Or 97702
Trumpet Legend Randy Brecker at BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford
Multi-Grammy winner & acclaimed trumpet master
“Brecker’s crisp, clean trumpet sound and decidedly melodic approach combine to offer an entirely delightful music expression that could well serve as a beacon for contemporary jazz” (Los Angeles Times)
World-renown Grammy-winning trumpeter, flugelhornist and jazz legend Randy Brecker, Ada Rovatti (Randy’s marriage partner too) on saxophone, a George Colligan-led Portland-based rhythm section with George on piano, Chris Brown (Mel’s son) on drums, Jon “Sticky” Lakey on bass, and special guest Dan Balmer on guitar. This is a can’t miss show headlined by one of the most in-demand and compelling jazz artists of his generation.
Location: 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend, OR 97701
Love, Lost and What I Wore at 2nd Street Theater
Stage Right Productions presents LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, based on the book by Ilene Beckman and written for the stage by Nora and Delia Ephron, January 16 through 31. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm, with two Sunday matinee performances January 18 and 25 at 3pm. There will a Champagne Reception on Friday January 16th from 6:30-7:30pm. Tickets are $19 adults, $16 Student/Seniors.
LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE is directed by Sandy Silver (Brighton Beach Memoirs) and promises to provide a unique and intimate theatrical experience. Performed as a “reader’s theater” LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE features five talented actresses portraying 25 different characters in a series of fast paced monologues, telling real life, funny and poignant stories of pivotal events in their lives and what they were wearing. There are prom dresses, bras, high heels, and designer handbags, all with stories to tell.
Featuring: Susan Benson, Laura Lee Coffman, Patricia West-Del Ruth, Dana Fykerud and Judi Van Houweling.
Location: 220 NE Lafayette
Peking Acrobats at the Tower Theatre
3 & 7:30pm
BendSurgeryCenter CenterStage Series. Since their Western debut in 1986, THE PEKING ACROBATS® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. They push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing juggling dexterity and incredible balancing feats, showcasing tremendous skill and ability. They are masters of agility and grace. Often accompanied by live musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects that coalesce with the music and awe-inspiring feats to create an exuberant entertainment event featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival!
Reserved Seating: $25, $33, $40
Buy tickets at the box office 541-317-0700 or online at:
Sunday 3pm tickets – http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/peking_acrobats
Sunday 7:30pm tickets – http://www.towertheatre.org/tickets-and-events/peking_acrobats_0
Location: 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR 97701
The Quons at Open Door Wine Bar in the Clearwater Gallery
The Quons are a husband and wife duo who play a wide variety of music in the style of MTV’s “Unplugged” series. With one guitar and two voices, they will entertain guests at your special event.
The Quons are the perfect duo for background music at company parties, dinners and wedding receptions. They can also learn special request songs for wedding ceremonies or other special occasions.
Location: 303 W. Hood Ave., Sisters
Know Art: Drawing for Beginners at Downtown Bend Library
Know Art: Drawing for Beginners
Think you can’t draw? Think again!
Location: Brooks Room
Sophistafunk at McMenamins
Location: 700 NW Bond St Bend, OR 97701