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I Just Love You Still

Life ends when you stop dreaming, hope ends when you stop believing, love ends when you stop caring, friendship ends when you stop sharing... so share this with whom ever you consider a friend. ~ Anonymous

ach February, perhaps because it seems so appropriate, I am obliged to write something about love while we find ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. I do not profess to be an expert at love nor be so bold to give you counsel on it but such a complex, confusing and welcome emotion is most certainly worthy of literary comment. I love you — three little words that can have the most profound impact on the receiver. When someone tells you they love you, even if not completely reciprocated, I recommend that you accept this sentiment with great appreciation – as if someone just delivered a rare gift. Those three little words can have diverse meanings. You love your friends differently than you do your family. The love of family is profusely treasured and hopefully secure: I will always love you no matter what you do because you are family. We love our friends because of the joy they bring us and the secrets we have shared. Sometimes we lose contact with friends, but when we see them again we know there’s a great affection that remains protected. Few kinds of love will be as long lasting and constant as a really true friend. On the other hand you can walk away from a friend who has betrayed you and never look back. They are still not family. On a lighter note there’s the I just love you affirmation, which might be said to someone you know little of, but have made your life so much better, that the words expressed can only have love in them. I just love you, you say to your doctor who finds a remedy for your current malady and calls you at home to make sure you’re better. And then of course there is quixotic love between two intertwined people that will last a lifetime or arrives with colossal passion like a tsunami and then passes quickly into the

sunset. To love with passion takes risk because if unrequited it can be dreadfully painful and when not returned can leave a broken heart effecting future encounters. This is the kind of love that leaves us the most dumbfounded. Perhaps your best bet is to remember this undocumented quote: we are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with us, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. This goes with friendships as well. Conceivably the reckoning of love is first released when you are comfortable enough with someone —friend or lover — to safely share your inner most feelings, knowing that they will be respected. Albert Einstein would pen: how on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as love? The teachings of Zen tell us that the secret to falling in love is about opening your heart, clearing your mind, becoming present and being exactly who you are. Zen teaches us how to relax our grip. As this happens we begin to see each person as they truly are, not as we wish or demand. We also realize that it is not an act of love, to try to change and control another. It is an act of love to discover and appreciate who they truly are. The feelings that you have for others is central to who you are…and certainly to them. At all costs please spread the gift of love and friendship, giving and receiving at every opportune moment, out loud and with enthusiasm. For all of you who are choosing to read yet again my raptures on this elusive subject….I just love you!

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Redmond High School Artists Awarded Top Honors

Dr. Nicole MacTavish, Principal of Redmond High School, announced that thirty-six Redmond High School student entries will be recognized with top awards at the Central Oregon Scholastic Art Awards ceremony at Central Oregon Community College (COCC). Seventy Redmond High School students from the art classes of Bob Crowe and Susan Shayegi entered works of art into the competition. Denise Segoviano, a Redmond High School senior, won a Silver Key Award for her Turkish brown ceramic vase with white glaze, depicting three ducks. Summer Young submitted two pieces to the competition. One was a ball point pen drawing of a raven, the other was an abstract pen and ink line work drawing on book pages. Students in the top two tiers of recognition, Gold Medal and American Vision Medal winners, will move on to national judging and could receive national recognition by appearing in an awards ceremony in New York City. Their work may also be placed in a national showcase event which travels around the entire United States.

Free Family Saturdays at High Desert Museum

Free admission to the High Desert Museum, courtesy of Mid Oregon Credit Union, is scheduled for February 23, 10am-4pm. The Free Family Saturday complimentary admission program supports the educational mission of Mid Oregon Credit Union by providing the community with the opportunity to explore wildlife and living history right in Central Oregon’s backyard. Enjoy diverse species of live, freeflying butterflies and hummingbirds at the Butterfly & Hummingbird Exhibit. Watch them flutter and zip around as they sip nectar from hundreds of plants at the indoor tropical

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Henry Sayre Elected Vice Chair of OAC

The Oregon Arts Commission has elected Julie Vigeland of Portland as commission chair and Henry Sayre of Bend as vice chair. Vigeland has wide ranging volunteer experience with arts and cultural nonprofits as well as foundations. She is a member of the Giving in Oregon Council, Oregon’s think tank on philanthroHenry Sayre py and giving. She has been a member of the board of Portland Center Stage since 1995, serving as chair for five years and chairing the Capital Campaign for the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Vigeland is one of three trustees of the Jackson Foundation and a trustee of the Wessinger Foundation. Sayre has been a distinguished professor of art history at Oregon State University ‐ Cascades Campus since 2001 and from 1983 through 2001 he taught art history at Oregon State University in Corvallis. Sayre is a prolific writer who has written about almost every aspect of the arts. His textbook, A World of Art, now in its seventh edition, is one of the most widely used art appreciation texts in the country. His children’s book, Cave Paintings to Picasso, won the Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children’s Literature at the 2005 Oregon Book Awards. In addition to his writing and teachings, Sayre has served both the arts and education communities. He has juried art exhibitions across the state, from Joseph to Condon to Newport. Sayre received a BA with honors and distinction in the humanities from Stanford University and a PhD from the University of Washington.

Druian’s Work Selected for St. Charles Medical Center

Local Artist, Janice Druian’s work has been selected for two remodeled areas within St. Charles Medical Center. Her work, A View Through Last to Fall by Janice Druian The Aspens, has been installed in the main waiting area at the hospital, and her other aspen painting, Last to Fall, will be in the doctors’ lounge. Her work can be seen at Tumalo Art Co. in the View Through The Aspens by Janice Druian Mill District in Bend. Local artists’ representative, Billye Turner, manages her works at other installations (Sun River, Franklin Crossing) in the region.

Renee Patrick Cascade A&E Editor

Learning From the Past “History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.” Robert Penn Warren am guilty of knowing little about the history of my adopted state. I know that much of Oregon has a rich logging past, and that the High Desert was one of the last places in this country to be settled during the western expansion, but details surrounding the founding of our state? Nope. The intentional lack of diversity in our communities? I figured it was self-selecting….and I was wrong. During Tom DeWolf ’s research for his current book, Gather at the Table (see story on page 5), one of the astonishing facts that emerged about Oregon’s history was the intentional “whiteness” of the state. Upon passing the state constitution, 85 percent of voters did not want African Americans to live in the state, and this statute was on the books until the 1920s. “Even after that we had many communities that were called sundown communities, where black people could be in town during the day, if they had a job, but after sundown they had to be somewhere else,” DeWolf commented. Bend’s sundown status lasted until the 1950s. In other cities around the state, until the late 60s and early 70s. “The impact of that and the living consequences of that are what we are now,” DeWolf continued. “Oregon is not an integrated state; in some ways not a very tolerant state. There have been improvements, but we have a lot of work to do.” Much of what DeWolf is trying to accomplish with his book is appealing to whites to realize lack of diversity. The continued racism that many African Americans face today does in fact have influence on their lives. Whether it’s tracing genealogy, or learning more about the relatively recent history of our cities and state, we can all become better acquainted with our past. In doing so, we may be better suited to understand the present and have guidance in looking to the future. I’ve been thinking about DeWolf ’s research since we spoke. I’m not sure how I fit into the narrative of Oregon and what my role is in its future, but awareness is the first step towards change.

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Tom DeWolf Embraces the Written Word

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by RENEE PATRICK Cascade A&E Editor ocal Author Tom DeWolf is in the midst of a rigorous tour for his recent book, Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade. The tour brought him home to Central Oregon in January where he and his co-author, Sharon Leslie Morgan, are hoping to begin a national dialogue regarding the lingering and current harms of slavery and racism. After a long career in local public service, DeWolf took a step towards a life long passion. “I have wanted to be a writer since I was 18 and never really had the courage to go for it and pursue it,” he explained. “I have started the great Local Author Tom DeWolf American novel at least a dozen times, and have a children’s book that I just love and have been sending out for 20 years heaven,” he exclaimed. “I’m so lucky to be as(and gotten lots of rejection letters). All my life I have joked sociated with Beacon Press.” about wondering what I would be when I grow up and now I His journey into publishing was a story much am finally there.” like that of many new authors trying to break into DeWolf isn’t a stranger to the written word; he has been taking the literary world: a rocky and harrowing process. “I writing classes, workshops and attending writing conferences for was rejected by 16 agents, and the 17th agent I got to years, has college degrees in Ancient Rhetorical Study, Biblical represent me redid my book proposal, and sent it to 20 Studies and Speech, and he spends much of his time doing the publishers. It was then rejected by 15.” Now an estabbest primary research available: reading. lished author, his path to press is much easier. Following a stint on the Oregon Arts Commission as an Prompted by his revealing journey into the draappointed commissioner in 2005 he decided to give writing a matic past of his lineage, DeWolf ’s subject matter has chance for a year…and within three years published his first been heavily focused on the legacy of slavery and the book, Inheriting the Trade, and seven years later his second, racism as it exists in the past and today. In his current Gather at the Table, was released to much critical acclaim. book, Gather at the Table, he and Morgan are trying to, The catalyst to his journey towards becoming an au“understand how historic harms and trauma that is not thor began in 2001. That summer he joined nine dishealed is passed down from generation to generation.” tant relatives on a journey to trace the roots of their Through the science of epigenetics, DeWolf explains that slave-trading ancestors from Rhode Island to Ghana traumatic events in people’s lives can trigger certain aspects and Cuba. “I didn’t tell any of my cousins, but yes, I went into in their DNA. Those triggers the trip thinking I would write a on the genes are passed down book…at that point I didn’t know Prompted by his revealing journey into the to children and grandchildren. if I was just writing it for my kids dramatic past of his lineage, DeWolf’s subject “White people whose ancesor grandkids [or more]. “My goal was to have it read like matter has been heavily focused on the legacy tors were slave holders or slave traders can pass that down…I’m a novel even though it was nonof slavery and the racism as it exists in the past hoping my experience [discovfiction,” DeWolf said. “I’m not one ering my ancestors were slave and today. of these scholarly types, and pertraders] will encourage white sonally I struggle reading scholarly people to research more and educate ourselves more about the impact books. I want people to enjoy reading my books, or if they struggle with the concepts, I don’t want the reading to get in the way of it. I want people these historic events have on our lives.” For his next book DeWolf hopes to break from the non-fiction to find it embraceable. My goal in writing is to communicate as well as I genre of his first two books and try his hand at fiction writing. “My can the stories I have to tell.” Throughout DeWolf ’s journey that summer he took copious notes and whole life I just wanted to write fiction…I want the next book to be ended up with a 15,000 page manuscript. Through many revisions, help a novel. I love the creation of worlds and stories, and the lessons and from his cousins, an agent and new editor at Beacon Press, Inheriting messages they carry with them.”, the Trade was published at 270 pages. “Having a professional editor is



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Hard to Have Heroes Selected for Southwest Book of The Year


ard to Have Heroes, the debut novel by Bend author and photographer Buddy Mays has been selected as a Southwest Book of the Year Panelist’s Pick for 2012 by a distinguished group of Arizona judges. Sponsored by the Pima County Library System (Tucson), Southwest Books of the Year considers titles published during the current year that concern or are set in the American Southwest. Released in August by University of New Mexico Press, Hard to Have Heroes takes place both in Oregon and in New Mexico. Set in 1957, the novel relates the escapades of fourteen-yearBuddy Mays old Oregonian Noah Odell during the year heand his mother lived with a cantankerous uncle on a hard scrabble ranch in southern New Mexico. Neither Noah nor his mother could have imagined the

alien world they were to enter when they moved to his eccentric uncle’s “kettle wrench” near the small desert town of Tularosa. Spicy with tales of lost outlaw gold, ghostly Spanish maidens, crazy roosters and peculiar Apache professors, Hard to Have Heroes is a coming-of-age story that pits the tenacity and determination of a modern-day Tom Sawyer against the power and greed of the U.S. Government. Both funny and frightening, this irresistible portrait of life in a simpler time and place is a superb adult novel that older kids will love too. Mays is a nationally recognized photographer and the author of eleven previous books. A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, he has lived in Central Oregon with his wife and daughter for sixteen years.

William Hunt: Naturalist, Scientist & Prolific Author


illiam Hunt Today he writes Chrisof Bend is a tian fiction as well as scinaturalist and ence fiction and non-ficscientist who has earned tion, with five published four degrees in the biologibooks including: cal, geological and engineerSong of Solomon: Hunt ing sciences and has worked says King Solomon in such diverse fields as ma- William Hunt wrote what might be the terials engineering and endangered most romantic poem in existence, despecies work. The native Oregonian, picting the marriage, great love and rowith an extraordinary memory for de- mantic bliss of a farmer/vintner woman tails, is interested in everything. and King Solomon. Hunt’s novelized Hunt reads everything from archae- version of the Bible’s book Song of ology to history to zoology and has Solomon strives to be as accurate to studied four languages. He mastered the original as possible, incorporating basic relativity as a preteen, calculated quotes from public domain Bible verand drew up star maps in high school, sions. It is written for married couples went into engineering and eventually as an alternative to the trashy material natural resources when the economy in modern books, TV and movies. contracted in the mid 1990s. National Wave of Foolishness is an “I have an overwhelming passion for fact, something more and more frequently ignored in the media and popular culture as the years have progressed,” he says.

inclusive look at the religion, culture, governments, economy, infrastructure, morals, business and other systems of the United States, their decline and how to restore them. National Wave of Foolishness, Volume 2 continues the indepth commentary of the first. Global Warming, Challenged is a non-fiction book that explores the science of climate, the history of the science of weather and the politics, “science” and mindsets behind the global warming/climate change hysteria (according to Hunt). Jacob’s Trouble, The Gathering Storm displays a manned Mars shot. Nuclear terrorism. World crises. Millions suddenly gone from the world. Wars and rumors of wars.

World Book Night


n April 23, over 80,000 passionate readers from around the world will distribute more than two million books in hopes of inspiring others to read as part of World Book Night 2013. This year Deschutes Public Library is participating as a distribution center for book “givers” who will each give away 20 copies of specially printed editions of a book they have read and loved to complete strangers. First celebrated in 2011, World Book Night is always on April 23, UNESCO’s International Day of the Book (as well as Shakespeare’s birthday). For more information and to apply to become a book giver, go to | February 2013


Dumping Those Emails lighterside By The One & Only Isn't as Easy as It Seems Paul Bianchina


don’t know if this was a good thing or a bad thing, but 2013 opened in rather dramatic fashion when a camera crew rolled up to our door shortly after the first of the year. Apparently one of the reality networks had been monitoring us, and my wife had been selected for the premier episode of the new reality show, Email Hoarders…. Roll intro. Pictures of heavily distorted computers under dark, brooding clouds. Thunder rolls. Lightning crackles. Dramatic music builds in the background. The deep yet quietly sympathetic tones of the voice-over announcer begins: “Welcome. This……. is Email Hoarders. Please join us as we take you on a journey, a real-life look behind the curtain at the chaos of the stress-filled lives of the people that society has forgotten. We’ll wander along the cluttered pathways trodden by these lost souls who’ve been abandoned in today’s paperless world. We’ll watch as their fingers tremble helplessly above the “delete” button, living in constant fear of pressing it and removing some vital joke or kitten picture from their hard drive forever. This is the hopeless and cluttered world……. of Email Hoarders. “Viewer discretion is advised.” Camera 1, tight shot of hot blonde looking at camera: “Hello. I’m Dr. Zello-Cyber. I specialize in OECD - Obsessive Email Collection Disorder. I have a Doctorate from Google University, with a Bing Minor. Today I’m meeting with Subject R. from a small city in Oregon. R. came to our attention after she had to upgrade her computer to a much larger one, rather than actually delete anything off it. It’s one of the worst cases of OECD I’ve ever seen. “I’ve donned gloves and a mask, rubber boots, an apron, leather chaps and a full wet suit for protection. I have a welding torch, a spear gun, two candles and a 50-pound box of cyber bread crumbs so I won’t get lost. All of this gear is necessary before entering a badly cluttered OECD computer.” (“Warning: Bing-trained professional in a closed computer. Do not attempt this at home.”) Camera 2, pans to computer. Close shot, tight on email screen. Shows 1,347,893 emails. Also shows 74,239 new unread emails. Camera 1, pans to Dr. Z-C and Subject R. “Hello R. I’m Dr. Zello-Cyber. I’m afraid you have OECD, but I’m here to help.” Subject R: “I’m fine. I don’t have any OE-whatever. I’m fine I tell youjust fine. Leave me alone!” Dr. Z-C: “Now R., you had to abandon your last computer, and your new, much larger one is filling up quickly. You have over 1.3 million emails, and over 74,000 that you haven’t even read yet. Do you understand that you don’t need all those emails? Did you know that there are other things on your computer - like useful programs that actually do things?” Subject R: “Yeah, someone told me that once. I looked around, and I found a pretty cool thing called Spider Solitaire that I play sometimes.

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But mostly all that does is distract me from the emails. The emails are important. They must me read. They must be collected. I need them! I need every single one of them! Society sends them to me because they’re important! If I delete them, they’re gone! Don’t you understand - GONE! Don’t you touch them!!” Dr. Z-C: “Now settle, R., settle. We won’t touch anything without your permission. We’ll start slowly, I promise.” Camera 1 pans to a convoy of large tanker trucks in the driveway, followed by another strange looking stainless steel truck with what appears to be a massive reel of hose on the back. All the vehicles say 1-800-GOT-eMAIL on the sides. Men in HAZ-MAT suits hop off and begin unwinding the hose. Camera 2 pans in tight on another man. “Hello. My name is Matt and I own and operate MESSIECRAP - Massive Email Suction Services In Extreme Computer Reality-Associated Programs. With my MESSIECRAP suction truck and disposal team from 1-800-GOTeMAIL, we’ll separate and haul off all of R.’s unneeded emails. Some will be disposed of, but most will go to charities and homeless shelters so the less fortunate among us who don’t get as many emails will know that society hasn’t forgotten them. “But first, Dr. Zello-Cyber and I have to convince R. to part with some of them.” Camera 1 pans back to Dr. Z-C, Matt and R. Dr. Z-C: “Now R. This email says your account at the Sagebrush Bank has been frozen. But you don’t have an account there. Can we allow Matt to suction this one off the computer?” R: NO! I might open an account there someday, then how will I know if it’s frozen when it isn’t?” Dr. Z-C: “Oooo-K. Uh, how about this one from Nicaragua. You don’t really know anyone there, and you know you didn’t win the lottery there, right? And you’re not actually going to wire them your bank account information? So let’s have Matt give this to someone at the homeless shelter who doesn’t have a bank account, and can have fun with a new Central American pen pal, okay? R. NO! I want a Central American pen pal. Really I do! Matt: You need to part with something. How about this animated dancing puppy? I see you actually have 1137 copies of the same email in different places. R. Oh. I thought some of those were from a different litter. I guess you can vacuum off a couple of them. As long as you give them to the Humane Society. I don’t want to see them just deleted. Dr. Z-C: Excellent! Now we’re making progress. Matt, go ahead and vacuum out the animated dancing puppy pictures and - wait, those are kinda cute aren’t they. Uh, forward a copy to my email address would you? Matt: Yeah, no problem. I’m sending one to myself as well, and the camera crew wanted one, and so did the voice-over guy, and I think I’ll send a couple of copies to my Mom and my Aunt Amy and….


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ast month an airplane full of Jamaicans arrived in Central Oregon to shoot their third and fourth video productions with Oregon filmmaker Tim Cash. The videos will feature the Jamaican R&B star Omi, who has risen to fame throughout the Caribbean, South America and Europe since joining the Kingstonbased label Shang Records. Much of Omi’s buzz is due to the two videos created by Cash last July. Omi’s producer “specialist” hopes to keep the buzz high with two more videos filmed in Central Oregon; a new and different setting for reggae music productions usually set in the Caribbean. The Cash films produced last summer include Cheerleader and Standing on All Threes. This time around, one Omi video will tell the story of a woman calling to him in his dreams. Omi follows her through the mountains and the snow, going deeper and deeper into the wilderness. When he finally finds her, he ends up saving her life by rescuing her from a cave. Much of the footage for this video was shot from a helicopter in order to capture the true grandeur of the Cascade Mountains. “We’re really trying to push the boundaries of lowbudget filmmaking,” Cash said. “I don’t know the last time I saw helicopter shots in a low-budget music video, but I’m sure that’s why Omi keeps coming back, because we can pull off some incredible things for the right price, and we have some incredibly scenic locations right out the back door. We’re drawing the attention of all kinds

Oregon filmmaker Tim Cash on location in the Cascades with Jamaican R&B star Omi


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Sunriver Stars Plan O, Henry...A Collection of Jookalorum

he Sunriver Stars, Sunriver’s own community theatre, will be holding auditions February 7 for their next show, O, Henry…A Collection of Jookalorum. Jooka- what you may ask? Jookalorum is a word personally invented by O. Henry himself to mean splendid, extraordinary and special. That is what you will experience by being a part of this series of short plays says Victoria Kristy-Zalewski, Stars artistic director. “We are looking for actors with or without experience, young adult or old codger. If you are interested, you are invited to request an entire script by emailing me at or you may check our website for auditioning monologues. “We are also looking for extra help from the community with this show. We need a musician to play banjo or guitar who would join the cast to play old time music as we transition between each scene. Also needed is someone with a little technical experience to set up our new lighting equipment and operate the dimmer controls at each show. We’d love donations of period furniture or dress to enhance the late 1800’s time period and always needed are donations for our raffle.” The actual audition takes place at SHARC in Sunriver, 6-9pm on Thursday, February 7. You will be asked to introduce yourself and then do several readings from the script solo and then in a scene working with other potential cast members. The cast will meet for a read through on February 8 and then not again until the end of March. This show offers a dinner theater experience at the Saturday, April 27 show.


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Brian Johnson as Malvolio and Erica Boismenu as Olivia.


this one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. When young Viola is washed ashore following a catastrophic shipwreck, she seeks to protect her honor by disguising herself as a boy. Taking service with the handsome Duke Orsino, she soon finds herAudrey Colton Smith as Maria and Andrew self wooing the proud Olivia on her Hickman as Sir Toby Belch master’s behalf. Olivia is not at all interested in the Duke’s proposal, but she finds herself completely smitten with the young boy (she thinks) who woos so prettily. More confusion ensues with jealousy, fights, duels, double-crosses and some of Shakespeare’s most beautiful language. After all, “The course of true love never did run smooth” even if, at the finish, “All’s well that ends well.”


Inaugural Muse Women’s Conference to Light Up Tower Theatre

USE Women’s Conference, featuring local women and teens along with internationally recognized women’s activists, will be held March 1 -3 at the Tower Theatre and various other locations in downtown Bend to celebrate International Women’s day and kick-off Women’s History Month.


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ascades Theatrical Company presents William Shakespeare’s funniest comedy Twelfth Night. The show is directed by Liam O’Sruitheain, who has set the show at the turn of the century/Edwardian times. O’Sruitheain is assisted by Jane Gayer and the cast includes: Erica Boismenu, Bill Casler, Audrey Colton Smith, Will Futterman, Jim Hammond, Kathryn Hearon, Andrew Hickman, Brian Hildebrandt, Mary Hildebrandt, Rick Jenkins, A. Lynn Jesus, Brian Johnson, Daniel Liefer, Justin Mason, Bruce Moon, Joy Postyeni TICKETS and Ed Victor. Thru February 10 This production also features original Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30pm, Sunday, 2pm music by Ben Larson performed live by $24 Adult, $18 Senior (60 and over), $12 Student Rachel Hart and Olivia Burke. Cascades Theatrical Company, Greenwood Playhouse A shipwreck, a young woman dis48 NW Greenwood Avenue, Bend guised as a boy, a grieving Countess, a 541-389-0803 love-sick Duke, mistaken identities and a whole panoply of merry rogues make| February 2013

The event will include a MUSE First Friday ArtWalk; a full day of panel discussions, live performances and keynote speakers at the Tower, a reception and private dinner and breakout workshops facilitated by local leaders, teachers and artists. “We want to empower and inspire women and girls, to show them the

enormous potential they hold for change,” said Amanda Stuermer, event founder. “Our vision is to support, connect and inspire those whom are looking to make that change.” The MUSE conference is planned to be an annual event that will bring women leaders from around the world to Central Oregon each year.

Shine Global, a local non-profit, is hosting the event as part of its mission to inspire women and girls worldwide to be catalysts for change. Shine Global offers classes, workshops, retreats, community events and service travel all designed to celebrate and cultivate the power of women to be catalysts for change.

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working people, or the work people do, but of all people and why they do the work they do. We all have a connection to this one component of life: we work. We all come to our “destiny” by fate, by happenstance, by determination, by circumstance, by purpose, by tradition or by mistake. Whatever the means, Working gives audiences a vehicle by which to connect. Portrayed by some of Bend’s best and brightest performers , the cast includes Susan Evans Inman (1776, Spitfire Grill), Hector Ariceaga (Evil Dead, Sordid Lives), Karen Sipes (Assassins), Adam Eagle (Sordid Lives, Assassins), among many others. Directed by David DaCosta and Scott Michaelsen, the team that brought you Asssassins, Working fills you with hope and inspiration and is the perfect musical for everyMarlee one who has ever worked a Norr, Sydney day in their lives. O'Loughlin and Krystina www.2ndst reettheater. Jermaczonak com, 2ndstreettheater@gmail. rehearsing com or 541-312-9626.

Central Oregon Film Festival

he Central Oregon Film Festival is now accepting one to fifteen minute indie short film productions to be presented at the annual festival set for April 27, 6-8:30pm at the Jefferson County Library Rodriguez Annex in Madras. The deadline for the local short film festival contest and showing entries is March 15. Additional showings are planned for May 18, 1-2:30pm at the Crook County Library, Prineville. Cash prizes will be awarded at the festival. Entries will be judged by a panel of adult and peer judges in each AGE-category: *10 - 14 years *15 - 18 years *Adult

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horoughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions present Working, A Musical. Working opens at 2nd Street Theater February 15 with a champagne reception and runs through March 2. Working is a vital, newly re-mastered musical based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Studs Terkel. This re-adaptation by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin and Godspell) from the original adaptation by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, Working is the working man’s A Chorus Line. A musical exploration of 26 people from all walks of life, with songs by all-star composers Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Tony Award winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and Grammy Award winning James Taylor. Working celebrates everyday people in a genuinely funny and touching way. “I was approached by the producers of Metro Stage Company in Boston, Massachusetts to play a part in a relatively unknown musical for their upcoming season,” says Director David DaCosta. “Being one to never turn down an opportunity when it comes as an invitation, I accepted, not knowing what a powerfully inspiring and uplifting experience I was about to encounter. Working is a musical about people: their lives, their triumphs and tribulations, their hopes and dreams and a reflection of these things in all of us.” Unlike traditional “book” musicals, Working is hybrid: part review, part ensemble, part one man show. It tells the stories not just of

Madras, the Redmond Branch of the Deschutes County Library and the Crook County Library in Prineville. Boxes should be located by the front desk. According to organizer Shannon Winegar, “We organize events to be performed before live audiences of all ages; therefore, we require that all content shown at our public events be family and communityfriendly. No crudity, rude dialogue, nudity, profanity, excessive violence, blood and gore, etc. will be considered for judging.” www.CentralOregonShowcase. com, 541-806-3268, shannon1@

With your entry, please read, print out and submit a signed rules/release form or the entry cannot be accepted. Team entries need all signatures. Drop-off Boxes are available at the Jefferson County Library in



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end jewelry designer Jim Dailing’s “innovative gem and jewelry designs” were honored in the 65th anniversary issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine, among eight other jewelry greats who have been creating wearable art since the publication’s founding in 1947. Dailing was surprised and humbled to discover that he shared the honor with a number of his heroes in the jewelry field. The publication chose a swirling pair of his handmade platinum earrings, accented with Tahitian pearls and yellow sapphires, to highlight. Dailing has been creating stunning one-of-akind wedding and celebration jewelry for over 25 years. He specializes in creating “story rings,” which symbolically evoke the stories couples relate to him. His work is often richly textured and contains unusual elements such as recycled gold, Handmade platinum earrings colored diamonds, papaya seeds and threads accented with Tahitian pearls and yellow sapphires from an Indian sari. He is a national expert on the use of palladium in rings. Recent commissions have come from as far away as Germany, South Korea, Peru and the Arctic Circle. On February 8, Dailing will host an “Anti-Valentine’s Day” event called the Great Ring Meltdown. An evening of supportive sharing, laughing and envisioning the future, the Great Ring Meltdown will give each participant an opportunity to tell his or her story and hopes for the future to people who have had a similar experience. He or she will then hold the torch and experience the closure of melting their former wedding ring, giving them fresh, untarnished material to create a powerful symbol of their new beginning in life. Dailing received his BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and his MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. He has taught at the university level in Wisconsin and Oregon, and is currently a member of Central Oregon Community College’s art department. He teaches workshops for jewelers locally and around the country. His work can be seen in galleries in Portland, Hood River and Madison, Wisconsin.

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Arts Bend Art Festival Nationally Ranked Art in the High Desert in the Big Leagues


Over the last 18 years, AFSB has visited over 800 events and continues to do ationally recognized for many reasons, Bend can add another feather to its cap. Art in the High Desert has taken its place in so at the rate of 60-75 events each year. This information gleaned from these the Top 25 events nationwide for sales of fine art in 2012. Greg visits and collected from exhibitors is then read and analyzed by AFSB, and Lawler’s Fine Art Fair SourceBook has ranked Central Oregon’s premier jur- presented to the subscribers in Greg Lawler’s annual Editor’s Commentary on ied art and craft festival as the 14th best fine arts festival in sales in the nation. each of the shows in the Top 600 Events list. “It’s a daunting task, involving Art in the High Desert takes place the weekend before Labor Day weekend hundreds of hours of reading and summarizing literally thousands of reports from artists,” says Lawler. “This process allows us to draw from a vast pool of in Bend’s Old Mill District, August 23, 24 and 25. “We’re number 14 in a list of 600 shows the Art Fair SourceBook ranks,“ exhibitors’ reports to gain valuable insight into today’s art fair marketplace.” says Festival Director Carla Fox. “The Art Fair SourceBook is the consumer Art in the High Desert is a juried show and asks applying artists to go above reports of art shows, aimed at artand beyond the usual and takes seDrawing top artists from across the United States and ists. This is a very big deal. We’re in lecting artists very seriously. It is also there with some very long running, a festival that is created, managed Canada, Art in the High Desert’s national ranking will large shows, with huge budgets, in and run by artists and art patrons, increase applications, quality, buyers and public awareness just one of the many reasons Art in big metro areas,” she adds. The ranking does indeed put the High Desert was all the buzz of Central Oregon’s importance in the art world. Art in the High Desert in the big among artists right out of the gate. leagues with other top ranked festivals such as La Quinta Arts Festival (number “The first art festival I ever participated in was Art in the High Desert. It 1) near Palm Springs, California; Art on The Square (number 2) in Belleville, happened to be the festival’s first year as well,” says artist and board member Illinois and the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (number 3) in Denver, Colorado. Cameron Kaseberg. “That experience set the hook and I began asking other Portland’s Art in The Pearl (number 4) and Salem’s Salem Art Festival (number artists for advice. I was told that even in its first year Art in the High Desert 20) also made the list among other top 25 festivals in St. Louis, Houston, Sau- was an anomaly. The quality of artists and management were extremely high salito, Scottsdale, New Orleans, Fort Worth, Chicago and Atlanta. and not to expect that at other shows. After five years of art festivals and on “Having done shows from Florida to Texas to California and Washington, the job training, that advice was right on.” Cameron was invited to join the Art in the High Desert is one of my absolute favorites,” says artist David Bjur- Art in the High Desert board two years ago. strom of Austin, Texas. “It’s in a gorgeous setting and the people of Bend are The festival is considered a relatively young festival moving into its sixth so welcoming. Carla and Dave Fox are just about the best show directors in the year. With an early upward trajectory, the national ranking bestowed upon business. It’s a true testament to their hard work that this show, only five years Art in the High Desert is huge -- not only for the festival but also for Cenold, has risen above some of the biggest, oldest art fairs in the country.” tral Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Drawing top artists from across the The Art Fair SourceBook (AFSB) exists to create an independent one-stop United States and Canada, Art in the High Desert’s national ranking will inresource for artists and artisans that enable them to more confidently, efficiently crease applications, quality, buyers and public awareness of Central Oregon’s and effectively select the events most likely to optimize their profits. Now in its importance in the art world. nineteenth year of publication, each year the SourceBook collects extensive data Art in the High Desert showcases over 100 amazing artists each year and uses on sales and anecdotal evidence from the exhibitors at over 1,000 art fairs and the ZAPP application system ( The application process for craft shows around the country through it’s AFSB Exhibitor Feedback post- Sixth Annual Art in The High Desert will close on February 18. www.artinthecards and online at their website ( | February 2013 13



High Desert Chamber Music Gala

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8 1. Don & Marsha Bechtold, George & Donna Tressa, Cleo & Doug Peichel. 2. Lisa Dobey, Lynn Norris, Becky Johnson, Lori Elkins, Randy Norris, Debbie Cole & Martha Samco. 3. Linda Bolien & Axel Hoch. 4. Carrie & Dane Little, Isabelle Senger. 5. Vince & Diane Mercurio, Debbie & Mike Everidge. 6. Francis Senger, Suzy Eddleston, Matt Falkenstein. 7. Sara & Bill Hoffman. 8. Betsy & Drew Hamlin, Sylvia Morrison. 9. Isabelle Senger, Bill & Helen Riser, Jon Austin.

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Submit your First Friday photos to us each month for publication in the magazine & online. 1. Sandy Brooke, Orit Schwartz, Martha Murray, Justyn Livingston & Kelly Moffatt. 2. Mike Peters & friends. 3. Laurie and John Woolery & Dale Plog. 4. Billye Turner, Milt Buehner, Sandy & Dale Russel. 5. Dana Peters with January’s Cascade A&E. | February 2013


Todd Haaby Incredible Guitarist Fuels the Fire of Flamenco Music Haaby’s transition from Rock n’ Roll to the sounds of Spanish flamenco by RENEE PATRICK Cascade A&E Editor created a style uniquely his own. He became dedicated to the Spanish guioy and guitar. The romance of musical discovery at a young age tar, practicing for several years before starting to write his own music. has captured the imagination and passion in local musician, His devotion and skill playing the guitar was primarily due to his incrediTodd Haaby, from the tender age of four sitting around the ble determination to be self-taught. “I didn’t really piano with his family, to 15 when he received want to learn from someone, I wanted to figure it his first guitar. The path music has presented out myself. I read books and learned the skills and to Haaby has remained a constant; his many theory and was completely self taught from day adventures and experiences serving to fuel each one. I hear every melody in my head: the base line, note and melody he writes. the keyboards, drums; when I write [music], so it This self-taught musician emerged from becomes, I can tell a story that way.” many generations of accomplished musicians Skill was one thing, but it was emotion, Haabefore him. When he received the desired guiby learned, which gave his music the depth and tar at his 15th birthday, Haaby couldn’t put it power to connect to his audience. Buchannan down. “I was at it for eight hours a day,” he said. had become a close friend when he was admit“It came to me quickly and it was my goal to be ted to the hospital for open heart surgery. “That a lead guitarist for a group.” day it was raining… it was a haunting rain that Not one to idly set goals, he started a rock was almost soothing,” Haaby said. He sat down and roll group and was playing clubs in Northand wrote Tears in the Rain and Pearls on the Web. ern California within six months, headlining “Both those songs meant so much to me and still just a couple of years later. By 18 he had tired do; they are still the most popular and downloaded of the scene and decided to start a career in of my work because it was the situation and emobusiness, going to work for a distribution cention that came out in those songs.” ter of True Value Hardware. “I wanted to work He jumped into the unknown a year later when a my way up the corporate world, so I made Japanese modeling agency offered him a contract in business a priority, but never put the guitar the high fashion modeling industry. During his stay down,” he said. he graced billboards, posters and magazine covers Working his way up the ladder allowed Haaall across the country. “But what was really good for by to buy a mini recording studio for his house, me was the downtime in Japan, I was able to write beginning his foray into blues, jazz and all the song after song,” he explained. “I spent three years varieties of music he could find. At 24, a seren- Todd Haaby has been devoted to the guitar since he was 15 Japan and came back with a lot dipitous meeting with Ken Buchan“The most important thing for me [and my music] is play- in of music.” nan, who sold him a keyboard, suggested he check out the group The ing live. It takes me away and I love to see it start to take the Investments in Bend real estate Gypsy Kings. His introduction to crowd away. When they are humming the melody you are eventually brought Haaby to Central Oregon about eleven years ago, The Gypsy King’s rumba flamenco style with pop influences fueled the playing, it moves me; I love the whole synergy behind a live and shortly after he formed his group, Sola Via. Their first CD was fire for Haaby’s musical interests, a performance.” – Todd Haaby released in 2004, with the official fire that burns hot to this day. album, Sola Via, released in 2007. The group has continued to gain popularBuchannan became a close friend following a trip the two took to ity all around the world and released Into the Night in 2010 and their newest Lake Tahoe to hear the Gypsy Kings play. “I realized it was the style of album, Nu Tierra, late last year. music I was more drawn to than any other. The Spanish guitar was very Sola Via was formed around a core group of musicians including Haaby’s challenging, but I loved it, loved the passion behind it and wanted to brother Bobby, another talented artist on the bass, who has been playing make my own sound with it.”


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Sola Via’s spicy flamenco music regularly pulls in sold-out crowds

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with his brother on and off since he was 18. On rhythm guitar is Milo Estrada, one of the first musicians Haaby met when he moved to Bend. Estrada learned the classical guitar at an early age, but found it was Haaby’s song Rattlesnake that inspired him to learn more of the flamenco guitar. “We have been playing together now for eleven years, and we have such a telepathy; he knows where I am going with every song, there is this back and forth and the comradery between us,” Haaby said. George Boehey is on the keyboard, and his incredible solos in the recording studio make him an integral part of the group. “Surprisingly not only is he incredible on the piano, but is great on percussion and drums when we play live,” Haaby said. “We have only tapped into that this last year; he really knows how to play.” Michael Summers is Sola Via’s drummer. “He is one of the best drummers I have every played with,” Haaby said. “He just gets it, everything is so precise and he is a human metronome in the studio.” Rounding out the group is bass player Warren Zaiger who fills in for Bobby from time to time. Haaby’s unique talents particularly Todd Haaby’s 2012 Album, Nu Tierra

come into play when composing a new song, as he is able to imagine the completed composition in his mind. “The music in my head keeps coming,” he said. “I could write a song a day, and I seem to write songs in my sleep.” Upon entering the studio, he plays the rhythm guitar according to the tune in his head, then lays down the melody over the top of that track, building the layers of sound piece by piece. “I bring in the musicians to play their parts, and if I don’t write it down, I’ll hum or play it on the guitar. However I am able to bring up the melody for them to grab it and layer upon layer we record it. I love it when the musicians improvise and when they add their personality to the song. They are all so proficient; I just let them run with it. I give them the gist of what I have in my head and they run with it.” Sola Via’s tour schedule has been steadily building steam, and Haaby is thrilled at the prospect of even more travel as his goal is to perform globally. “I love the travel; living in Japan geared me up for it. I was going all over and living like a gypsy out of my suitcase. I don’t think it’s grueling, it’s fun! I’m looking forward to being busier and traveling the world,” he commented. “I want to share my music around the world…going global is a quest. “It’s hard to say where my music will go… the biggest things [I’ve learned influences my music] are the experiences I’ve had in my life: the good, bad and the ugly. I will continue to write my songs around what I have experienced and what I am feeling.” Haaby and Sola Via continue to pull in sold-out crowds to their performances with their spicy Nuevo flamenco music. “To be sold out is such a complement, it makes you want to deliver,” Haaby finished. Todd Haaby is nominated for an Independent Music Award this year and is building his winter and spring tour schedule. Look for details of future performances at | February 2013


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urious… anxious to learn… us“Much like research sciing jazz in search of problems entists, artists are usually into solve. Destroying judgment terested in everything. They while seeking solutions. go in search of problems Bob Newhart attempts to paint music, because they are curious especially improvisational jazz, which he and anxious to learn. But believes is probably the highest authority it should not be a forced on how to live life. Painting is a way to get adventure. Artists I admire close to that –– the silent brush in search of most seem to do only what sound. You can is easy, effortless and enjoyBob Newhart view his work at able - while still eating. Barrio in down“The artist Georgia O’Keefe once said, I town Bend duram glad I want everything in the world -good ing February. and bad - bitter and sweet - I want it all. Both There is a art and science are characterized by discovery, story of a small creativity, and innovation. They are interpregirl who when tative activities - they are both about meanasked by her ing and they both use models and metaphors teacher what Long Time Coming to make the invisible visible, to provide some her drawing was supposed to be replied, it is a sort of explanation. picture of God. And when the teacher said no one “I think that abstract art is about embracing unknows what God looks like, the girl responded, certainty and putting it to music. It’s about leaving they will in a minute when I am finished. expectations and judgments behind because they “My approach to painting is entwined with the infect us with impatience, disappointment, anger idea of painting music,” says Newhart. “Music, and rigidity. Sometimes we think that expectaespecially tions alThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the low us impro vis a t i o n a l unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to some dejazz, is gree of himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable p ro b a b l y control. In the highreality exman. - George Bernard Shaw est aupectations thority on how to live life. Painting is a way to control us. If the artist leaves those things beget close to that –– the silent brush in search of hind s/he can move on to experience the natural sound. If I could approximate - in art - the colors, combustion that comes from the mix of wonder, notes, rhythms, tones and textures that Mile Da- spontaneity, imagination, creativity, resourcefulvis, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus (and to- ness and fun.” day Brad Mehldau) put into sound, then I would, 541-788-1229, onlinegalbe very pleased.

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temporary printmaking and book arts, while preserving and honoring Art in the Atrium at reference to 15th Franklin Crossing 550 NW – 21st century proFranklin, Winter in Central cess. Dedicated to Geisha Girls, collagraph by Ron Schultz Oregon, a fine art exhibit presenting six confeaturing Pam Bird, Joanne temporary edge and theme-based exhibits per year, Donaca, Joellyn Loehr, Pat Atelier 6000 facilitates creative and interpretive Oertley, Chris Keylock Wil- experiences that enrich artists, the community and liams and Gary Vincent. the region. Thru March Above and Below the SurThe exhibit presents a va- face is an exhibition which focuses entirely on the riety of imagery and medi- art of the collagraph and celebrates Glen Alps and First Snow at Indian Ford, acrylic/canvas by Gary Vincent ums. Pam Bird exhibits an his conceptual development of the collagraph...the acrylic abstract suggesting NW claim to fame for printmakers. an elevated view of a creek in winter painted in subdued Bend d’Vine on Wall Street featuring Powsshades of white, gray and kichic of Bend, a/k/a Brenda Reid Irwin. 541-550black suspended over tur- 7174 quoise. Joellyn Loehr pres ents a multi-hued oil abstract Crow’s Feet Commons behind the Tower Thewith broad, defined strokes atre in Mirror Pond Plaza, 541-728-0066, www.facein a raw sienna hue suggest- A not-so-forgotten ing upturned earth. Joanne but recently rejuvenated part of “Old town” Bend’s Donaca’s impressionistic rich history. David Jacobsen at 805-679-3370. Creekside in Winter, acrylic/canvas by Pam Bird landscape depicts winter with snow along the Desperado Deschutes with Contemporary & accents of high Nostalgic Westcontrast, barren ern Store 330 SW foliage in shades Powerhouse, Old of red. Chris Key- Mill District. 541lock Williams 749-9980. Bend offers two wa- artist Barbara SlatLeaning Toward Spring, watercolor, tercolors painted er is inspired by the Godfrey the Goat, Oil by Barbara Slater by Chris Keylock Williams predominantly in “out west” way of cool whites, blues and sienna representing snow, life and cowboy culture with a touch of city glitz. Paintwater and trees in expressionistic landscapes. Gary ing oils with energy and spirit, this artist’s pigmentaVincent exhibits acrylic paintings of an abstract tion is rich and succulent, while her brushwork is bold triptych in black and off-white on board as well as and responsive. Slater continues her studies with difan expressionistic landscape on canvas in a limited ferent genres, painting still-lifes, florals, landscapes and palette of a pine forest in snow. Noi Thai, the re- animals. Animals are her present focus with images of cently opened restaurant at Franklin Crossing, will vibrant roosters, horses, cows and other barnyard resiserve appetizers and wine. The popular Tommy Le- dents. Painting these rural inhabitants with love and roy Trio performs jazz with Andy Armor, piano, respect, She gives each animal an attitude and personGeorge Bouhey, drums and Tom Freedman, bass. ality. Slater is a member of Oil Painters of America, Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Franklin California Art Club, American Women Artists (AWA) Crossing with additional information at billyeturn- and The High Desert Art League. Slater’s paintings are an ongoing exhibit at Desperado at the Old Mill. Atelier 6000 389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Suite 120, 541-330-8759, Presentation Hawthorn Healing Arts Center 39 NW Louigallery emphasizes multimedia approach to con- siana Ave., 541-330-0334. Featured artist Teresa

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John Paul Designs Custom Jewelry + Signature Series. 1006 NW Bond St., www.johnpauldesigns. com. Specializing in unique, one of a kind wedding and engagement rings in a variety of metals. Karen Bandy Design Jeweler 25 NW Minnesota Ave., #5, 541-388-0155, Tucked behind Thump coffee and Aleda real estate, Karen Bandy’s studio is not easy to find Untitled by Karen Bandy but well worth the effort. You will see original jewelry and fine art all designed and created by Karen Bandy. The colors will wow you, the designs will intrigue you, and you’ll be amazed at how comfortable her jewelry is to wear. “The connection of the paintings with the jewelry is evident in my work, even though it is for the most part an unconscious connection. I’m sure the years of designing jewelry, my use of color and shapes, drives me in my paintings but I never set out deliberately to make that connection. It just happens,” says Bandy. Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery The Old Mill District, Second story loft, 541-330-0840, www. The Lubbesmeyer twins offer a range of work created in fiber and paint. Through the twins’ collaborative process, they distill literal imagery into vivid blocks of color and texture, creating an abstracted view of their surroundings. The working studio and gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, and the Lubbesmeyers welcome your visit. Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota Avenue #12 (above Thump Coffee), 408-250-2732, 6-9pm for Open Studio. Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St., 541388-2107, Exhibition of New Works by Xiaogang Zhu known for his mastery with the medium of gouache. He creates light-filled landscapes and beautifully illuminated waterscapes of places with which he is familiar – cities in China, the Yangtze River, Washington State and Central Oregon, to name a few. He is also an accomplished oil painter who paints larger studio works in the medium of oil which are often inspired by his “plein air” gouache studies.

Patagonia @ Bend 920 NW Bond Street, Suite pieces. Jacqueline Newbold’s watercolor journal is 101, 541-382-6694, her constant companion when she travels. She uses Featuring the photography of Mike Putnam. it to play with interesting color combinations and mixed media in both her fine art and her jewelry Paul Scott Gallery 869 NW Wall Street, Suite designs. When she returns home from her travels, 104, 541-330-6000, the small paintings and sketches are the seedlings Just down the breezeway opposite the Boken res- for her larger creations. taurant. Introducing Jeff Pugh as a gallery artist. Pugh is a contemporary landscape oil painter from Rescue Consignment 910 NW Harriman Utah. His use of color and texture brings the view- St., 541-312-2279, closer to the land and invites you into a peaceful signment. Featured artist Brittany Zendejas, comspace. The Paul Scott Gallery represents a group of plimentary refreshments and local artist trunk show classically-trained artists working in diverse styles merchandise continues to be available from the holiranging from realism to abstract. days! QuiltWorks 926 NE Greenwood Ave., 541728-0527. First Friday Reception 5-7pm. The featured quilter is Lori DeJarnatt from Madras and the group quilt exhibit is the Woolies! The exhibit will run until Feb. 6.

Sage Custom Framing & Gallery Exhibits 834 NW Brooks St., 541-3825884, FeaRed Chair tured show Outside Gallery 103 NW the Box - Mixed Media Oregon Ave., Art and Unusual. We in the historic become accustomed O’Kane building, to things and images 5 4 1 - 3 0 6 - 3 1 7 6 , that we see time and www.redchairgal- time again, things Trees, by Gillian Burton The that are familiar. But Power of Color fea- things that get noticed are those things that are difPainting by Linda Swindle turing three local ferent from what we’re used to seeing, in other words, artists. Linda Swindle’s things that are Outside the Box. February’s exhibit is goal in creating her wa- an attempt to look at art and frame design in a comtercolor paintings is to pletely new way. A variety of local artists, including take a common place Sage Gallery owner Denise Rich, have explored not object or an animal and only unusual ways of expressing themselves artistimake it her own by giving cally, but in many cases also seldom seen framing it a distinct personality or treatments that extend the creative spirit beyond the a unique twist.She does art piece itself. this by adding some un usual characteristics such The Silver Otter 706 SW Industrial Way, Suite as bright colors, unusual 100, Bend. 541-241-7818. Le Village by Jacqueline Newbold features and unexpected Exhibiting a collection of locally made art and compositions. Linda insists handmade crafts from all over the world. that anyone can paint a cow, but the challenge is to depict Thump Coffee located at 25 NW Minnesota a cow that appeals to, ab- Ave. Waldorf School of Bend opens Landscapes of the sorbs the attention and en- Imagination artwork by children of the school. Show tertains the viewer. Vanessa features artwork by three of this year’s Scholastic Art Julian is an acrylic artist who Achievement Awards category winners in addition has chosen wooden boxes for to the ongoing work produced by the student body. her canvas. She has boxes created with antique objects Tumalo Art Company at Old Mill District, 450 like yoyos, hammer heads SW Powerhouse Dr., #407, 541-385-9144, www. and other fun and found ob- Tumalo Art Co. artists felt that Jo Jo Mo by Vanessa Julian jects. She then paints onto February would be a great time to show some color! the box what she thinks will compliments all the Celebrating Central Oregon Color will opens with dy-

namic art waking us up from the winter blues. Paintings in all media, photography, digital media, glass, sculpture, ceramics and more, will all be represented. The inspiration for this show came from Sisters artist and gallery member Paul Alan Bennett, whose knitstroke paintings glow with rich color. Echoes of the Cascades by Paul Tumalo Art Co. Alan Bennett Second Annual Best Fine Art Sale Ever. For the second year in a row, artists at Tumalo Art Co., an artist-run gallery in the Old Mill District, are cleaning out their studios and offering great savings on fabulous art to their patrons. The one-day event will be held across the street from the gallery at the Lahaina Gallery space, Saturday, February 16 from 9am-3pm only. Paintings in all media, original prints and digital media, ceramics, jewelry, cards, reproductions and more will be available. A percentage of sales will be donated to a local charity. Townshend’s Bend Teahouse 835 NW Bond Street, Bend, 541-312-2001. Featuring Eternal Ephemera exhibited by photographer,Travis Jennings. With the technology of photography, Jennings eternalizes the ephemeral, celebrates the relative fleetingness of our perpetually evolving world and glorifies the ability to fix an instant of time into an image. With the seemingly simple snap of a shutter, bursts of reflected solar energy are admitted into the camera for fragments of a second. This instantaneous capture of a scene creates a juxtaposition of time-scale disparity. The natural landscape, having taken millennia to morph into its current state, is frozen by a device that records it all in near unfathomable snippets of time. When pondering this relativity, Jennings realizes that even the millennial scale is momentary in the large run of things, and that objects or scenes perceived as eternal, are actually quite ephemeral in the universal context. Urban Beauty Bar 5 NW Minnesota Ave. Featuring Joel Fischer, an Oregon photographer, displaying his collection of photos titled A Journey Through South East Asia. “I think art should be affordable, so I developed a progressive pricing system,” said Fischer. “Five percent of all profits go to benefit the people of Myanmar.” | February 2013 21

Central Oregon February Exhibits Bend

Art by Knight 236 NW Newport Ave., 541-633-7488, Featuring oil paintings by Laurel Knight and bronze sculptures by Steven L. Knight. Barrio 163 Northwest Minnesota Avenue, 541-389-2025. Thru February Bob Newhart attempts to paint music, especially improvisational jazz, which he believes is probably the highest authority on how to live life. Painting is a way to get close to that –– the silent brush in search of sound. Bend City Walls at City Hall Exhibition 710 NW Wall Street. 541-388-5517, City of Bend Arts, Beautification & Culture Commission’s (ABC Commission) fifth City Walls at City Hall art show, UNSEEN::WORLD, has been providing a clever and exciting way to inspire community through art. UNSEEN::WORLD can be seen during Bend City Hall business hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. The show closes March 29. Bend Library 601 Northwest Wall Street, 541-3899846. The Friends of the Bend Libraries presents Earth, Water, Sky in the Hutchinson Room on the second floor of the Downtown Library thru May 6. Christian Heeb Gallery at the Cascade Center of Photography, 390 SW Columbia St., Ste. 110, 541241-2266,, Explore both the Africa and Buddha Limited Edition Series at the Christian Heeb Gallery. Images include metal and traditional prints. Internationally recognized photographer Christian Heeb has been exhibited in galleries and museums such as the Nikon Photography Gallery in Zurich and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis.

dowment for the Humanities. Live, free-flying butterflies and hummingbirds flutter and zip around you as they sip nectar from hundreds of plants at our indoor tropical and native garden in Butterflies and Hummingbird. More than 100 species of butterflies hatch, metamorphose and fly during the course of the exhibit. Head to Toe: The Language of Head to Toe: The Language Plateau Indian Clothing of Plateau Indian Clothing explores the link between clothing, cultural identity and history, through a rich selection of Native American hats, bonnets, headdresses, war shirts and moccasins from the Museum’s acclaimed Doris Swayze Bounds Collection. Mother’s Cafe Westside Artist, fabricator, and inventor Joel of Soleja Boardriding co. will be featuring his amazing longboards laced with various styles of art carved, or laid out on the hand crafted wood long boards. Thru February 10.

Nancy P’s Cafe and Bakery 1054 NW Milwaukee Ave., 541-322-8778, Thru February, exhibit wild and free-running horse photographic images by Wendy Caro who has been photographing horses in their native habitats for twenty-five years. A staunch advocate for the preservation of wild horse herds in Oregon and throughout the west, her photographs continue to be published worldwide in fine art prints and posters, calendars, gift cards.

furnish 761 NW Arizona Ave., corner of Wall Street, 541-617-8911. Featuring Shelley Hall, Sue Smith and other local artists.

SageBrushers Art Society 117 SW Roosevelt, 541617-0900, Gallery open Thursdays/Fridays 10am-2pm. Lee August, featured artist through February, is exhibiting a body of work exploring watercolor, collage, pastels, acrylics and bookmaking. “I become absorbed in developing themes, presently fascinated by skies Two Hills by Lee August and their shifting light, colors, shapes, movement and moods. My travels to Russia and Central Europe have provided strong inspiration. The Zen concept that it’s all practice, frees me to explore, experiment and play with images and brushwork,” says August. Some works are on special sale.

High Desert Museum 59800 South Highway 97, www., 541-382-4754. The Bison: American Icon explores the meaning and significance of this iconic creature, from the Plains Indian culture of the 1800s to how the bison’s seeming extinction was averted. Wild and fundamental, the bison is a familiar part of our shared heritage. The exhibit, created by the C. M. Russell Museum in Montana, was made possible by a special initiative of the National En-

St. Charles Medical Center 2500 NE Neff Rd. Twoperson exhibition by fiber artist Kay Pearson and watercolor artist Linda Shelton. The exhibition Feathers and Fiber will be thru March 28. Pearson is a contemporary quilt artist who has shown her work in various quilt venues across the country. Shelton grew up on a ranch in South Central, Washington. Since youth, Shelton has been intrigued with how to transfer images, whether

COCC Barber Library, Rotunda Gallery Bend Campus, Candace Simpson shares her Italian experience as a study abroad student and creative talent as a photographer. Jacqueline Newbold, a local watercolor and pastel artist, explores French and Italian villages captured from her memories and wanderlust. Thru February 27. DeWilde Art & Glass 321 SW Powerhouse, Old Mill District, 541-419-3337. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Offers handmade stained glass windows, doors and individual hanging works of art.

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real or imaginary, from the mind’s eye to paper., WSO Traveling Watercolor Show (Watercolor Society of Oregon) Thru February 28 Quarterly show of local artists, Thru March 30

TAW Gallery, LLC 19889 Eigth Street, 541-706-9025, Unique one-of-a-kind gifts. Ceramic, fused glass, mosaic, acrylic, oil, watercolor, felting and jewelry. The Wine Shop & Tasting Room 55 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-389-2884, Featuring Sarah McMurray photography.

La Pine La Pine Public Library 16425 First St., La Pine, Constance, 541-312-1090, Contact Library for exhibit info.

Madras / Warm Springs Art Adventure Gallery 185 SE Fifth St. 541-475-7701. Featuring Jim Smith. Opening reception for Drawings and Watercolors by Jim Smith will be the first Thursday of the month, February 7, 5:30-7pm. The Museum at Warm Springs 541-553-3331, www. Artifacts from The Museum’s Collections. Museum is open seven days a week, 9am-5pm. Walk the new Twanat Interpretive Trail and learn about Shitike Creek, water creatures, birds, plants, geology and history of the area around The Museum. Selection of one-of-a-kind art, bead work and baskets hand crafted by talented and creative local artists. Pendleton products, a delicious assortment of huckleberry goodies and southwest silver jewelry.

Prineville A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum 246 N Main St., Prineville. 541-447-3715, Open Tuesday thru Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm. Ponderosa Pine Capital of the World exhibit anchors the new exhibit space in the expanded museum. It includes The Woods and The Mill, two full size areas that highlight the workers, tools and history of the trade. Native American exhibit brings history of the people and land of Crook County. The 1910 bank building is always filled with historical artifacts for viewing.

Redmond Ambiance Co-op Gallery 435 SW Evergreen, Redmond. 541-548-8115, Various artists represented. Britz Beads 249 NW Sixth St., 541-548-4649. Sandi’s bead jewelry and ongoing display of Gilbert Shepherd’s large format acrylic paintings. Judi’s Art Gallery 336 NE Hemlock, Ste. 13, 360-3256230, Featuring works by Judi Meusborn Williamson.

Sisters Gallery & Frame 252 West Hood Ave., 541Redmond Airport 50th art show, The Power of Red, through May 10. Art pieces produced by Central Oregon art- 549-9552, Ongoing exhibit, landists will be on display throughout the terminal facility and are scape photos by Gary Albertson, watercolor and scratchboard by Ashley Dean. available for viewing by the public and traveling passengers. Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar. Friends of Sisters Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Shandel Gamer, 541-526-5073,, lindab@ Library Annual Art Exhibit thru February 27. Mon-Thurs, Monday – Friday: 10–6pm, Tuesday: 10–8pm and 10am-6pm, Sunday 12-5pm. Closed Friday and Saturday. Saturday: 10–5pm. The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee presents an exhibition of fine art photography in the Photography Exhibition through March 2. This year’s exhibition is comprised of both professional and amateur photographers and those still attending classes at local high schools. Photographs on display are both framed and unframed. Artwork has been placed throughout the library to enhance the public’s viewing experience.


St. Charles Medical Center in Redmond 1253 NW Canal Blvd. Fiber Artist Kay Pearson and Watercolorist Linda Shelton. A reception in honor of the artists will be held on February 10, 2- 4pm. Thru March 28.


Mountain Chickadee by

Powder Day at Mt. Bachelor by

Bonnie Junell Buffalo Horn Gallery 167 West Sister Park Dr., 541-549- Marjorie Cossairt 9378. Featuring the work of Ted Lettkeman, metal sculpter, Artists’s Gallery Sunriver Paper Station building 541Alix, mixed media portraiture of Native Americans and Gary 593-2127 or 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver. Lynn-Roberts, western oil painter. com. Second Saturday artists’ reception and wine tasting February 9, 4-7pm at the Gallery. Canyon Creek Pottery 310 North Cedar St., 541-3902449, Ongoing exhibit, fine Sunriver Area Public Library handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters. 56855 Venture Lane, 541-3121080. Friends of the Sunriver Area Clearwater Art Gallery 303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, Library present an exhibit featuring Monday night music starts photography by Susan Berger and at 7pm. Wine Down on Wednesdays, Friday Night Flights. “soft sculpture” (handmade stuffed animals) by Nancy Crandell, both Desert Charm 161 S Elm Street, Sisters, 541-549- residents of the Sunriver area. Thru 8479. Ongoing exhibits by Central Oregon artists. Featur- April. Crandell began creating her ing Nancy Bushaw, Deborah Dallinga, Tamari Gress and “soft sculpture” teddy bears about Margaret Meritt, pottery by Laurie Johansson and fiber fifteen years ago, after accumulatGlacier Lily by Susan Berger ing piles of acrylic “fur” while enarts by Jeannette Bobst, Tami Meritt and Cathy Paxton. couraging her daughter in a bear-making venture. When her Don Terra Artworks 222 W Hood Ave., 541-549-1299, daughter decided to work in another medium, Nancy was left Teri Applegarth, Dayne and Don with a closet full of “fur” and other supplies that begged to become something important. Berger began photographing Patheal, owners of Don Terra exhibit their work. wildflowers in the deserts of southern California in 2003 -The Jewel 221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388. On- yes, wildflowers DO grow in the desert -- after a fellow photographer talked her into participating in a wildflower jaunt. going exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss. Finding and photographing wildflowers quickly grew into an Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom 601 Larch St.. obsession, and represents Susan’s almost-exclusive subject. Ste B, 541-617-6078 artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics. Sunriver Lodge Betty Kate Aspen Studios 161 E Cascade Ave., 541-549-6950. Gray Gallery Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry and art. 1 Center Dr., Sunriver. GalSisters Art Works Entry Gallery 204 W. Adams, 541lery contin420-9695, Featuring Sense of ues a fine art Place, fiber art from pictorial to abstract, crafted by artists exhibition of of the Journeys Group through February 28. Journeys is a Fort Rock by Allan Stephenson Pat Oertley’s group of 14 regionally-known art quilters dedicated to creating original art expressed in their own unique style using acrylic abstract paintings along with works by other artists in fiber art. Their diverse skills are well represented in their lat- the upper gallery and presents Ann Ruttan’s oil landscapes in est exhibition, Sense of Place, which illustrates that “places” are the lower gallery. The exhibition continues thru February. Billye visually interpreted in different ways by different artists. The Turner, art consultant, organizes gallery exhibitions for Sunriver works in the exhibition vary from the pictorial to the abstract. Resort and provides additional information at 541-382-9398.

call to artists

Call to Art at COCC The Art Acquisitions Committee on behalf of COCC is seeking to commission one artist or artist team to design, build and install a large threedimensional art piece for the interior of the Science Building located at the Bend Campus. Total cost should not exceed $65,000 with an installation deadline of early October 2013. Proposal deadline March 4 by 5pm. COCC is also seeking art to purchase for the Madras and Prineville campuses. Professional artists residing in Deschutes, Jefferson or Crook Counties are eligible. Art submissions should not exceed $3,000 to be considered. www. BE a PART of the ART Call For Artists The Friends of the Library Art Committee, Redmond Branch, announces a first annual “BE a PART of the ART” fundraising event. Open to all two and three dimensional artists residing in Central Oregon who may submit two pieces of art. All work must be for sale. Images must be framed or on stretcher bars and must adhere to library requirements for hanging artwork. Exhibit March 9 through April 6. Prospectus available in the Redmond library or email. Shandel Gamer, 541-526-5073, sgamer1955@ or Linda Barker, NVAL International Juried Photography Show Photography: The Full Spectrum open to all photographers. April 30 to June 1 at the North Valley Art League’s Carter House Gallery in Redding, California, and also online at the NVAL web site. Approximately 80 works will be accepted. All entries will be online, deadline March 18. html, or 530221-1993. Atelier 6000 Call to Artists Accepting entries for Hidden Agendas, an exhibition to highlight book arts. Open to all, the juried exhibition is of handmade artist books. Book editions or one-of-a-kind, sculptural, traditionally bound, book objects, altered books and broadsides are encouraged. This show is open to a wide interpretation of the theme - artists may tell a story or expose hidden layers; reveal emotions or make us laugh. Prospectus

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High Desert Museum Exhibit Decodes the Language of Native American Dress


Photos courtesy of Abbott Schindler/High Desert Museum

he new exhibit, Head to Toe: The Lantribes before she died in 1994. She was not guage of Plateau Indian Clothing, at of Native American ancestry, but was adopted the High Desert Museum, explores into the Blackfeet Tribe during a special certhe link between clothing, cultural identity emony in 1965. Through her close acquainand history, through a rich selection of Natances and passion for Native arts from the tive American hats, bonnets, headdresses, war Columbia Plateau, she amassed her remarkshirts and moccasins from the Museum’s acable collection. claimed Doris Swayze Bounds Collection. Head to Toe features the collection’s cerBy examining Columbia Plateau garments, emonial and everyday clothing that demvisitors explore the stories these unique, onstrate creative ingenuity and style unique skilled-artisan works, and learn about Native to Plateau Indians. More than 20 Plateau culture, themselves and the High Desert. The Indian tribes lived in the region bordered exhibit also strives to decode the language of by the Cascade and Rocky Mountains, and historical and contemporary Plateau dress. shared similar approaches to making clothes for warm days and cold nights. For examVice President of Programs Dr. Dana ple, Plateau Indian moccasins may be lined Whitelaw said, “When we look at what people with fur, with unpadded soles, a collar tied are wearing, we frequently can tell something above the ankle for protection from brush about them, such as what kind of activities or rock and decorated with porcupine quills they enjoy or products they endorse. Clothin geometric shapes. As new materials such ing is more than the sum of its parts, more as glass beads bethan cloth or leather, buttons or beads, lace or came prevalent fringe. It represents a complex expression of through trade identity, culture, The High Desert Museum explores the link between clothing, cultural status and identity and history, in Head to Toe: The Language of Plateau Indian Cloth- with immigrants, Plateau Indians meaning. It ing, through May 5 experimented speaks to us, often in a language that may not with new patterns. be readily understood.” During special events, women often Clothing from the Tamástslikt wore twined basket hats with a zigCultural Institute in Pendleton zag pattern, traditionally made from also is included in the exhibit, bear grass and woven into an elonoffering a look at the rich gated shape. More recently, they have traditions of the Cayuse, been made from commercially available Umatilla and Walla Walla products such as cotton thread, wooltribes. The Bounds col- en yarn or beads. Although matelection, one of the larg- rials may have changed, clothing est collections of its continues to be an important kind, was donated form of self-expression. to the High Desert Head to Toe explores how clothes played an imMuseum in 1990. Doris Swayze portant role in the asBounds spent similation of Native most of her life Americans, as well as in Oregon, and a way of communicatformed close as- ing pride in traditions sociations with that live on today. Plateau Indians Exhibit runs through May and other regional 5,

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Bill Hoppe Works on Paper

end artist Bill Hoppe will exhibit Works on Paper in the Governor’s Office, in the Capitol Building in Salem, through February 21. Begun in 2009 as a series of monoprints inspired by Hoppe’s garden, the nineteen works in this exhibition incorporate a spatial illusion taken from a 1425 drawing by Paolo Uccello (1397 - 1475). The Wavelength series forms a parade of events moving through the visible spectrum while referring poetically to the unseen waves of the electromagnetic spectrum. Hoppe lives in Bend where he is an assistant professor of art at Central Oregon Community College. He received an MFA in painting from the University of Washington. His work is included in more than 40 public collections including both the Seattle and Portland Art Museums and the Weyerhaeuser, Microsoft and Tektronix corporate collections. He has shown his work at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York and numerous galleries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Hoppe received a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Fellowship in drawing in


Artwork from the Wavelength Project by Bill Hoppe

1981 and an American Institute of Architects Annual award for Portal, a large-scale public art piece at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Hoppe’s 1976 Untitled diptych was recently reinstalled as part of the Oregon State Capitol Collection and may be viewed near the first floor Senate Wing lobby. The Art in the Governor’s Office Program honors selected artists in Oregon with exhibitions in the reception area of the Governor’s Office in the State Capitol. Only professional, living Oregon artists are considered and an exhibit in the Governor’s office is considered a “once in a lifetime” honor. Artists whose work has previously been shown in the Governor’s office include Henk Pander, Michele Russo, Manuel Izquierdo, James Lavadour, Margot Thompson, Gordon Gilkey and Yuji Hiratsuka.

Word Play

High School Speech, Debate & Desserts


POV will be hosting the Spike and Mike Festival of Animation and the Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation on February 22, at the CTC Greenwood Playhouse. The work comes from the people who theatrically premiered Beavis & Butthead, South Park, Wallace & Gromit as well as the first Pixar animation shorts ever produced. Don’t miss your chance to witness the most impressive and electrifying possibilities that animation has to offer. Spike handpicked the 2013 films himself and invites everyone to watch 90 minutes of critically acclaimed productions. There will be over 15 animated short films from all over the world in one 90 minute show. Award winning films from all over the world (Netherlands, Canada, Germany, France, UK and the United States) are featured in this years show. Tickets $12 per show or $22 to both shows Spike and Mike Festival of Animation at 6pm Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation at 9pm KPOV Studios, 501 Bond Street or CTC Greenwood Theater. You must be 18 to attend. Proceeds from the show will benefit 88.9 KPOV, High Desert Community Radio, which broadcasts both locally produced and syndicated shows to Bend, Sisters, La Pine, Sunriver and Prineville. 541-322-0863.


rop by the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend during First Friday, February 1 and experience a different kind of friendly competition between area high schools. This time, some of the top high school speakers showcase their talents in prose, poetry, humorous interpretations, impromptu, expository and extemporaneous remarks, plus topical debates. The night of Word Play also features “voting” for—and partaking in—each school’s customized dessert, with all proceeds going to the high schools. In addition, every attendee is automatically entered to win a $25 Tower Theatre gift certificate. Participating speech teams are: • Redmond High School, Coach: Rachel Sarrett. Students: Ayla Gile, Summer Young • Mountain View High School, Coaches: Joel and Michele Clements, Students: Brian McGinnis, Courtney Stamps, David Creach, Justin Germain • Summit High School, Coaches: Julie Plummer, Lisa Bertalan, Karen Hobbs, Students: Jade Young, Tianshan Fullop, Natalie Kinkade • Bend High School, Coach: Pat Welch, Students: TBA Friday, February 1, 6–7:30pm, Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall Street, Bend. Tickets $1. Each admission automatically entered in raffle for $25 Tower gift certificate. Must be present to win. 541-317-0700 or | February 2013 25

New Fine Art Exhibit at Sunriver Lodge

Aspen Grove by Ann Ruttan

Vishnu in Black and White by Gary Vincent,

unriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery continues a fine art exhibition of Pat Oertley’s acrylic abstract paintings, along with works by other artists in the upper gallery, and presents Ann Ruttan’s oil landscapes in the lower gallery. The exhibition continues through March 1.

and a large black and white acrylic abstract by Gary Vincent.


Oertley, former Sunriver resident, presents abstract acrylic and oil stick paintings in a muted palette from two series of her artwork, Jazz and Layers and Fragments Series. The artist received a MA in Fine Art from Columbia and spent many years living abroad and teaching. Other abstract works in the upper gallery include a dark hued, layered encaustic by Erin Kay, black and white allegories of LA freeways by Sandy Brooke

Also on display in the upper gallery are a series of realistic images of Fort Rock including a large acrylic painting by Allan Stephenson and minutely detailed, photorealistic watercolors by Steven Johanneson. In the lower level gallery, a grouping of Ann Ruttan oils, impressionistic, expressionistic and abstract, demonstrate the breadth and variety of her current work. All depict her favored subject of the natural landscape. Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort and provides additional information at 541-832-9398.

Abstract and landscapes on display through March 1

Sunriver Music Festival Valentine Concert Features Salem Big Band


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Salem Big Band

Photo courtesy of SRMF

alentine’s Day is right around the corner. One of the best choices in Central Oregon for your romantic night out is in Sunriver at the Sunriver Resort’s historic Great Hall on February 14 beginning at 6pm. Join the Sunriver Music Festival for a mouth watering dinner, wine, a full concert and dancing featuring the 18 piece Salem Big Band. The 18 piece Salem Big Band has been performing throughout the northwest since 1989. For this special evening of romance, the band has created a special line up of favorite big band love songs. Bring your favorite Valentine to enjoy a memorable evening in the Sunriver Resort’s historic Great Hall. Tickets for this special Valentine’s Dinner and Concert are $80 and include a three-course dinner, the concert and complimentary beverages. 541-593-9310, or

Ceramics to Watercolor to Plein Air & Giclee Prints to Hot Glass Sculpture All Found at Sunriver Artists Gallery



econd Saturday artists’ reception and wine tasting February 9, land paradise with views of the sur4-7pm featuring these artists: rounding mountains, she has access to an unlimited Peter Roussel is a ceramic artist that truly embracnumber of subjects. es nature with his art form. During the firing process, Peter uses nature’s gift of horse hair and feathers to “burn” onto The artist excels at interpretthe surface of some pieces producing a wonderful artising the beautiful natural surroundtic effect. For the last several years, his focus has been ings that are so plentiful in Central Oregon. Her wateron black and white horse hair vases, in addition to brilcolor paintings display an impressionistic realism that is liantly hued reds and oranges created with the use of entirely unique to Cossairt. “The fluidity of the medium, ferric chloride. as well as the interaction of pigment and water, along Just like in nature, Roussel also produces pieces that with a blend of spontaneity and control is the essence of display a range of light to deep dark, rich blues by usmy paintings,” she explains. “Experimenting and discovering copper sulfate in the firing process. The artist uses no ing different techniques, my approach to watercolor is mosttraditional glazes in his work, staying with raku, pit, sagger ly intuitive, working in a carefree manner creating shapes and and smoke firings. With the sagger process, nature really gets textures resulting in representations of reality.” into the act. Pieces are wrapped in aluminum foil along with She provides not only original works, but high quality gihorse hair and sugar, and then fired at different temperatures. clee prints that Sometimes they are even fired multiple times. When each piece allow everyone to cools and the foil is removed, the true serendipity of “playing” enjoy her depiction with nature is revealed. of nature’s beauty. Vase by Peter Roussel Nature provides light, There is a hidden energy and color. Bonnie Junell art to sculptures created in embraces these gifts from nature hot glass. It is the dance of and uses them to produce fine balancing molten glass and art oil paintings that speak to the coaxing it into existence, viewer on a very emotional level. but this is a privileged view Her use of texture and strong color point like knowing how a is illustrated in the wide range of magician performs his illusubjects that Junell paints - from sions. Jeff Thompson is inbeautiful nas p i r e d Glass 9 Stratascape by Jeff Thompson ture scenes by his team of artists which provides him with the (especially skillful hands required to create his visions in sculpthe Sunriver ture. “Everything I make requires talented assistants landscape) to and sometimes I require up to five on the most difanimals, sports ficult sculptures,” Thompson explains. “My team lets and people. me focus on creating the sculptures of my dreams. Powder Day at Mt. Bachelor by Bonnie Junell Her “red popBehind the art there is a scientist in me and I find py” paintings are really popular with collectors of her it very satisfying to design, engineer and build my art. Junell’s exuberant personality is also reflected in studio equipment which includes crucible furnaces, her work. Many viewers have enjoyed watching as she oversized kilns and many various peripherals. This makes the plein air painting process look effortless. global view of my process gives me the ability to Others have had the pleasure of attending one of her create custom equipment or melt special glass formany gallery classes. mulas and is a requirement for my own mastery of An artist doesn’t receive a better start from nature the medium.” than feeding a chickadee from her hand. In Marjorie Artists’s Gallery Sunriver, Paper Station building Cossairt’s painting, Mountain Chickadee, the viewer 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274. www.artistsgallerycan also feel the wonder and beauty of nature. cause Cossairt lives on her own 20 acres of meadow Mountain Chickadee by Marjorie Cossairt | February 2013


Sisters Around the Block Fiber Arts Stroll: Call to Artists


eeking artists who specialize in any fiber-related art for the Around the Block Fiber Arts Stroll on Sunday, July 7 from 12 to 4pm in downtown Sisters. This is the kick-off event for a week of festivities for the 38th Annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Excellent opportunity to showcase your work to hundreds of art enthusiasts! Entry form deadline is April 15. Forms available at or contact, 541-549-0989.

Continued from pg 23 Central Oregon Film Festival Now accepting one to fifteen minute indie short film productions to be presented at the annual festival set for April 27, 6-8:30pm at the Jefferson County Library Rodriguez Annex in Madras. The deadline for the local short film festival contest and showing entries is March 15. Additional showings are planned for May 18, 1-2:30pm at the Crook County Library, Prineville. Cash prizes will be awarded at the festival. Entries will be judged by a panel of adult and peer judges in each AGEcategory: *10 - 14 years *15 - 18 years *Adult., 541-806-3268,

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Art in the High Desert 2013 Applications for the sixth annual 2013 Art in the High Desert are now open. AHD is Central Oregon’s premier juried fine arts and crafts festival, produced by artists and arts advocates, on August 23-25. 110 artists will participate in the event., To apply: Sunriver Juried Art Faire Applications accepted thru ZAPP. The three-day event is limited to a maximum of 70 booths, August 9-11 in the Village at Sunriver. Ceramics, drawing, glass, gourd art, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and woodwork. Deadline: March 18, www.,, Metamorphosis Themed Exhibition Arts Council Napa Valley and the City of Napa call for entries for the third Napa ARTwalk sculpture exhibition with a theme of Metamorphosis in Downtown Napa June 2013 – May 2015. Artworks may represent quintessential aspects of change., online application: www. Deadline February 11. Casting Call for O. Henry…A collection of Jookalorum Sunriver Stars Community Theater - Auditions February 7, 6-9pm at SHARC. Rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursday at SHARC, 6-9pm. The show will be cast that evening and all actors will return the following evening for the first read-through on February 8 and not meet again until March 26 and 27 to begin blocking. Performances: April 26-28, Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village 30 Local Artists! Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village wants you to join our gallery! Must be a Central Oregon resident. Work two to three days per month in the gallery. Two and three dimensional artists welcome. Auditions Youth Choir of Central Oregon Youth singers can audition for membership in this year’s YCCO. Places are open in the Debut Choir, for singers in grades 5 through 8, and the Premiere Choir, for singers in grades 8 through 12. 541-385-0470 or visit Red Chair Gallery Asking all 3-D artists who are interested in being in a membership gallery to contact with their website or other method to see their art. We do ask that members participate in the gallery, so living in the Central Oregon area is preferred. 103 NW Oregon Ave., Bend, 541-306-3176,

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Volcanic Theatre Pub (VTP) Auditions/interviews, by appointment only, in search of local theatre, film and music talent to help execute the project with the highest artistic standard. VTP will be scheduling appointments for all actors, directors, writers, designers, artists, lighting and sound operators, musicians and anyone else interested in getting involved with Bend’s newest unique theatrical venue located in the westside Century Center. For-profit organization and all those involved will be compensated for their efforts., 541-215-0516, or The Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee Will be accepting entries for themed exhibition Earth, Water, Sky, February 5,

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aldera host its annual free and open to the public series of Saturday Open Studio events. Open Studios presents the work of individuals from around the country chosen by jury and awarded four-week stays at Blue Lake through its renowned Artist in Residence program. Open Studios is a special opportunity to experience the creative process of exceptional artists and to learn more about their residency experience at Caldera. Along with being immersed in developing new works, Artists in Residence also teach workshops and do presentations to Caldera students during their month-long stays. Upcoming Open Studio dates are Saturdays, February 23 and March 23 from 1-3pm. Open Studios take place at Caldera’s beautiful Arts Center at Blue Lake, 16 miles west of the town of Sisters. Scheduled talks and presentations by the Artists in Residence will begin at 1:20pm followed by self-guided studio tours. Refreshments and a warm fire in Caldera’s Hearth Arts Center are a tradition for these informal, friendly and often surprising events. Each month, a new group of artists present their work. Caldera is The Ford Family Foundation’s “Golden Spot” Awardee. The award is a three-year $40,000 grant, half of which directly supports mid-career Oregon-based artists. This year’s Golden Spot Awardees are Crystal Schenk ( January), Shelby Davis ( January), Roger Peet (February), Jeff Leake (March) and Craig Goodworth (March). Featured January artists were: writer Jimmy Newborg, Brooklyn, New York; visual artists and collaborators, Crystal Shenk and Shelby Davis, Portland, Oregon; writer Beth Loffreda, Laramie, Wyoming; visual artist Jessica Kruetter, Denver, Colorado; musician John Berendzen, Portland, Oregon and film and mixed media artist Lani Asuncion, Hamden, Connecticut. February artist include writers and collaborators Jason Baker and Elsbeth Pancrazi, Brooklyn, New York; musician Laura Gibson, Portland, Oregon; filmmaker Joanna Priestly, Portland, Oregon; visual artist Roger Peet, Portland, Oregon and visual artist Helen Dennis, Brooklyn, New York. March presents: writer Lydia Conklin, East Sandwich, Maine; visual artist Jeff Leake, Portland, Oregon; actress Karen Yates, Chicago, Illinois; visual artist Craig Goodworth, Newberg, Oregon and visual artist Hayley Barker, Portland, Oregon.

Western Horse Painter Creates 2013 Sisters Rodeo Poster who has performed with Brooke Shields, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. In 1997, he opened the final go-round of National Finals Rodeo with a song he wrote, Fly Without Wings. He has released two albums, and now performs with the band Quarter Horse around the northwest. The talent doesn’t stop there. Godby has added burned etched leather to his repertoire, in purses, briefcases, wallets, Bible covers and wall hangings. His artwork can be viewed at He lives on Indian Ford Road with his wife, Kanoe Durdan Godby, a former Sisters Rodeo Queen. The poster can be purchased at Leavitt’s Western Wear until the Sisters Rodeo ticket office opens in late spring. Sisters Rodeo has five performances, June 5, Xtreme Bulls, and June 7-9 Rodeo. 541-549-0121 or 800-826-7522. 6

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yrk Godby, a popular Western artist, has created the 2013 Sisters Rodeo poster art, an oil painting of a steer wrestler rolling onto a steer while his classic Paint horse charges ahead, doing the job it was trained to do. For Godby, whose paintings are seen in galleries and restaurants in Sisters, the focus of his art is the grace of the Western horse in its working world. Godby himself has worked as a horse rancher since childhood in Idaho, Oregon and Nevada. His family bred and raised Paint horses, horses with pinto markings that have the conformation and breeding of the American Quarter Horse. The opportunity to have Godby paint a poster of a sport and lifestyle he knows well was highly desired by Sisters Rodeo. His mastery of the movement of a horse in action is unparalleled, and his attention to detail in cowboys, ranch animals and gear is a result of his life experience. “He paints what he knows and admires, especially in the working Western horse,” said John Leavitt, a former rodeo competitor and Sisters Rodeo Committee member. In 2009, Godby was recognized by America’s Horse in Art, the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame Museum in Amarillo, Texas. He was also honored as the American Paint Horse Association Artist of the Year in 2006. He has repeatedly received Best in Show honors and People’s Choice honors at Western art shows across the nation. “I’ve painted posters for lots of rodeos, but I’m thrilled to death to do this for Sisters,” Godby said. “It’s fantastic to be chosen by a rodeo that brings in world champions.” Godby has been painting for thirty years, even while he worked on ranches. His limited edition prints have experienced enormous success, often selling out to collectors and Western art fans. The talented painter is also a musician 2013 Poster by Dyrk Godby

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Photography Exhibition at the Redmond Library

he Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee present an exhibition of fine art photography in the Photography Exhibition through March 2.

will again feature metal sculptures from the DRCI /COCC welding program at Deer Ridge. The public’s response to the metal sculptures exhibited during the Winter Art Exhibition was overwhelmingly positive, and

the Art Committee is delighted to be presenting smaller pieces in the display case. A 20 percent contribution on the sale of art goes to support library programs and the county’s Bookmobile. The Friends of the Redmond Library sponsors the Art Committee and art exhibits in the library.

This year’s exhibition is comprised of both professional and amateur photographers and those still attending classes at the Redmond Proficiency Academy. Photographs on display are both framed and unframed. Artwork has been placed throughout the library to enhance the public’s viewing experience.

Redmond Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Monday– Friday: 10am–6pm, Tuesday: 10–8pm and Saturday: 10–5pm. Shandel Gamer 541-52650 73 or sgamer1955@gmail. com or Linda Barker at

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The fundraiser will benefit the Friends of the Redmond Library, which in turn helps to fund programs in support of the Redmond Community.

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Redmond Airport Hosts 50th Art Show The Power of Red

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edmond Municipal Airport will be hosting their 50th art show, titled The Power of Red through May 10. Art pieces produced by Central Oregon artists will be on display throughout the terminal facility and are available for viewing by the public and traveling passengers. These works are available for purchase. For additional information on how to submit your art work for future exhibits see the Redmond Municipal Airport website at and view the tab labeled; Information / Art Show & Events. The Redmond Municipal Airport Terminal is a wonderful facility to showcase local creative talent and has proudly been hosting art shows for over 13 years. | February 2013


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dishes for us to sample instead of having us order off the menu. We agreed enthusiastically with a single caveat. We needed an order of Karnabeet, a dish of seared cauliflower in lemony tahini that will win over even a confirmed cauliflower hater. It was as good as always. The sweet and salty Carrot and Feta Jam— spiced with cinnamon, cloves and allspice served over a mix of Greek feta and imported labneh cheeses—was a discovery. The dish not only tasted like Christmas, it looked like it too. We also enjoyed the Fattoush Salad, a basic green salad accented with parsley, mint and sumac (a Middle Eastern berry that’s ground and used as a spice) and tossed in a lemon, yogurt vinaigrette

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day.” Gay seconded the motion. “That’s not just a good Lebanese dish. That’s a fantastic seafood dish.” Executive Chef Jake accepted our raves with his typical humility, giving the nod for the stuffed shrimp to John Nelson—top chef and owner of the now defunct and lamented Blue Olive. Thick, almost fruity lamb stew on a bed of hummus also stood out with its layered flavors including sweet caramelized onions and pickled onions (“for that opposing sweet and sour goodness,” says Chef Jake), pomegranate, cinnamon, cumin, allspice and zatar (a Middle Eastern spice mix). By comparison, the grilled kebabs (saffron shrimp, wild salmon and chicken) seemed almost too tame despite being tasty and tender. Of the three, the salmon won hands down and garnered one rave. “I love this,” announced Leah. “So simple. So moist. So delicious.” laced with a touch of pomegranate. Before dessert, we managed to sample lightly I realized the boys in the kitchen were get- curried latkes (potato pancakes), as well as the ting more serious when they sent out our next Spinach Pie, a crescent-shaped pita stuffed with course—exceptional scallop stuffed shrimp a lemony mixture of spinach, onion, garlic, pine served with a tzatziki sauce spiked with Ser- nuts, Greek saganaki and feta cheeses. I loved the rano that, along with the carrot jam appetizer, nod to Eastern Europe and Greece (in that orwas the table’s favorite of the night. The heat of der) and would order both again in a heartbeat. the chili permeated our palates as well as the Clearly, Kebaba’s new chefs are stretching the beautifully translucent seafood without over- borders of the modern Middle Eastern cuisine whelming either. “That is just pure happiness,” that Kebaba is known for. It sure worked for me exclaimed my friend Leah. “I want to eat that all and my friends. Photos courtesy of Kababa

by LINDEN GROSS, A&E Feature Writer e’re going to Kebaba for dinner,” my friend Diane announced over the phone. “You want to join?” Kebaba? For dinner? The small Middle Eastern restaurant has been a lunch favorite of mine for years, but somehow I’d never considered it as a dinner spot. Still, I knew that two of my favorite local chefs—Jake Lewis and Mike Ormsby—who used to work at Brasada’s Blue Olive as well as Scanlon’s were now at the helm. “Count me in,” I announced. The company and Chef Mike’s Thai shrimp special made me glad that I had agreed to go. The shrimp were perfectly cooked, remaining tender and juicy in a broth that hit perfect notes on both the spice and coconut milk fronts. Of course, last I looked Thailand isn’t exactly in the Middle East, but who cares. The dish was divine. I returned six weeks later with three other friends to do a restaurant review. We started out with cocktails and the Trio Sampler: Bend’s creamiest hummus (a spread made from Northwest-grown chickpeas blended with tahini and lemon) which our table agreed was “perfection,” a Harissa red pepper version of the hummus and delicious babaganouj (eggplant mixed with tahini and lemon), all served with fresh raw veggies and homemade pita fresh out of the oven that was so tasty one of my friends called it “ridiculous.” By the time we had moved on to the second round of appetizers, the little bungalow on Newport was jamming. Nearly every table was filled with customers ranging from families with young children to people closer to my dad’s age. Energetic, happy hubbub. That also worked for me. My chef friends had asked if they could bring out | February 2013


Shook Twins Return to Bend for Tower Theatre Debut With Special Guests: Sisters Americana Project Students

centric, yet always refreshing blend of folk, roots, pop and fun. Plus, they have several tricks up their sleeves: Katelyn sings into a telephone and bocks like a chicken, while Laurie plays wah-wah banjo and loops various melodies and beats. They’ve shared the stage with Ryan Adams, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Laura Veirs, The Head and The Heart and Blitzen Trapper. Their song Rose was featured in NPR’s Muse Mix, and an exclusive audio track debuted on MTV Hive. Opening for Shook Twins are students from Sisters High School Americana Project. A collaboration between the Sisters Folk Festival, the Sisters School District and Creative Educational Resources LLC, the Americana Project inspires area young people to learn roots music. For more than a decade, the Project has taught the historical and cultural significance of American music through guitar-making and performing classes. 541-317-0700 or,

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ortland-based Shook Twins come back to Central Oregon Friday, February 8 to perform their original and quirky folk music for the first time at Bend’s premiere venue, the Tower Theatre. Identical sisters Katelyn (vocals, guitar and mandolin) and Laurie Shook (vocals, banjo, percussion and beatbox) are Shook Twins joined by Kyle Volkman on bass. “Touring in the Northwest in the winter is awesome! Its snowy glory is so wonderful to see,” said Katelyn Shook. “We really love Bend and the mountain shredder energy.” The Shook Twins intertwine sibling harmonies with an eclectic, often ec-

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assortment of humans from McManus’ fictional childhood. One-Man Comedy on Dating at Tower tricMcManus In Love follows the antics of the young Patrick and his pal Crazy

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et in the spirit of spring this winter with a special Valentine’s performance of McManus In Love, Saturday, February 16 at 7:30pm in Bend’s Tower Theatre. The one-man comedy, written by nationally renowned humorist Patrick F. McManus, stars acclaimed Washington actor Tim Behrens as a cast of 15 characters, including a bat, a bear, a bicycle and an eccen-

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he Oxford Hotel and G2 Strategic continue a world-class director and composer. He is recognized as an icon in the music induslineup of some of the most respected jazz and blues musitry. His memorable solos have contributed to huge pop records over cians to headline the third season of the years, including Joni Mitchell’s Court Mel Brown Septet BendBroadband’s Jazz at The Oxford. and Spark, Rod Stewart’s Do You Think I’m February 22-23: Mel Brown Septet Sexy, Blondie’s Rapture, Whitney HousPortland’s “Gentleman of Jazz” drummer ton’s Saving All My Love For You, Steely Mel Brown, returns to the stage in February. Dan’s Aja, Carole King’s Jazzman and Paul This time, however, Mel is bringing the big McCartney’s Listen To What The Man Said. horn sound of his entire Septet, featuring four Tom has served as music director for the horns - Renato Caranto on tenor sax, Derek Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the Sims on trumpet, Stan Bock on Carol Burnett Show, the Peotrombone and John Nastos on ple’s Choice Awards and for alto sax -- backed by a fabulous legendary artists Joni Mitchrhythm section of Gordon Lee ell, George Harrison and Olon piano, Andre St. James on ivia Newton-John. For his bass and, of course, Mel on the performances in Bend, Tom drum kit. will bring his west coast band, endBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford is launching a series of free March 15-16: Tom Scott & California Express, featuring educational music workshops, led by several world-class jazz California Express Gilbert Castellanos on trummusicians, targeted to Central Oregon music students. pet, Josh Nelson on keyboards, Tom Scott & California Ex“For young music students in our region, this is an incredible opporTrey Henry on bass and Gene press close out the 2012/13 tunity to get up close and personal with some of the most accomplished Coyle on drums. season of BendBroadband’s musicians in the world,” said BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford ExJazz At The Oxford. Scott is All performances occur on ecutive Producer Marshall Glickman. a 14-time Grammy nominee Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at “All of us involved with Jazz at the Oxford felt strongly that we and three-time winner, who is 5 and 8pm. www.jazzattheoxshould give back to the community; thanks to our sponsors, all of whom a prolific saxophonist, musical provided additional funding so these workshops could be free, this is an ideal opportunity for music students throughout the region.” The Saturday workshops will be held on the following dates: February 23 - Drummer Mel Brown, Summit High, March 16 - Saxophonist Tom Scott, Mt. View High. All workshops will run from 11:15am-1:30pm and take place at the schools’ main auditorium. “Having world class performers work directly with our local students is an amazing opportunity” said Michael Gesme, Conductor of the Central Oregon Symphony and Professor of Music at Central Oregon Community College. “The workshop format, which is much like a public ‘private lesson,’ is designed so that other students and their instructors can watch a master performer in action as a teacher, learning new techniques, gaining insights for performance and procuring innovative teaching strategies. We are very grateful to the people behind Jazz at the Oxford for making this happen. I encourage all students with an interest in jazz, regardless of instrument or voice, to attend the Jazz at the Oxford Music Education Workshops.” The workshops are being facilitated by Central Oregon musician, Georges Bouhey, together with local resident and jazz aficionado Carlos Cardosa. Bouhey is a respected music educator who also performs jazz regularly with several local ensembles, including JazzBros! and The Cosmopolitans. Bouhey, with input from the artist, has put together a comprehensive format for each workshop, which shall include performance by selected musicians and choirs. Georges Bouhey at 541-771-8916 or

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he Central Oregon Symphony presents the second full orchestra concert of the season with guest artist Kate Hamilton. She will be performing Ralph Vaughan Williams, Suite for Viola and Orchestra. The orchestra will also perform Brian Balmages’ Symphony No. 1 for Brass and César Franck’s Symphony in D minor.

The concerts take place at Bend Senior High School and will be held on Saturday, February 23 at 7:30pm, Sunday, February 24 at 2pm and Monday, February 25 at 7:30pm.

Visit or call 541-317-3941 for more information. Because of generous donors, complimentary tickets are available on the website approximately two weeks prior to the concert. | February 2013

Iris DeMent Sing the Delta

K.O.K.O (Keep On Keeping On) Yvonne Ramage

have to admit that until very recently I had not heard of Iris Dement. But when I saw the cover of her new CD I had to hear what she had to say in her new book of songs. Just by looking at her I was positive that this was a singer with deep roots in Arkansas and would surely deliver a soulful combination of gospel, blues, folk and country. I was not disappointed. DeMent’s new album, her fifth, is her first in eight years. All the songs on Sing the Delta are written by DeMent and she explores varying kinds of loss as she captures her times spent in “tiny, over-crowded bars, half-empty theatres, libraries, churches, museums, parks, parking lots and tents…you name it.” Her mother used to ask her: “Ain’t you got tard yet of trapesin all over the country?” Dement was born in the Arkansas Delta, and although she moved to California as a child, the influence of the region is vividly recalled both in her voice and in her own words. She says it’s where “my people on both sides going back eked out a livin’ farmin’ and fillin’ cotton sacks.” DeMent explains that she comes from a musical family and says she got from her religious parents that “music was something to lean on.” The songs about her early childhood in Arkansas - where she would sometimes attend a Pentecostal church seven days a week - are tales of love and pained stories of death and faith questioned. You’ll be both captivated and soothed by The Night I Learned How Not to Pray, Go On Ahead and Go Home (which brings touches of Loretta Lyn to memory) and the wonderful Before The Colours Fade and Sing the Delta. As DeMent plays the piano she lifts her drawling voice and delivers the memories of the Arkansas Delta. John Prine, one of her early advocates, said, “Iris’s songs talk about isolated memories of life, love and living.” by Pamela Hulse Andrews

vonne Ramage, an acoustic solo artist, wrote and produced a CD called K.O.K.O, featuring her funky-folky mix of upbeat pop sounds. Ramage returns to her roots in the Pacific Northwest after touring internationally and living in Las Vegas performing original music and polishing her songwriting skills. K.O.K.O showcases Ramage’s smooth vocals while on guitar and flute with Anthony Pickett on bass. Soulful lyrics are written by Ramage to capture “a single journey that can be shared and understood by many.” The neo-soul blended with the pop and folk sounds on this CD will move you to Come Dance and put a spring in your step, to pause, enjoying a moment in life. The second song is called Jah Motion, representing our need for more “Jah” (oneness, Hallelujah, divine nature) in the world.” Her musical journey began in Antarctica in 1995 where Ramage focused on music as “an avenue of expression.” She has drawn from her travel experiences and adventures in Antarctica, New Zealand, Fiji and Micronesia to illustrate her own journey as a lyrical story. Keep On Keeping On being the third song on her seventh CD has a groovy and sultry vibe. Taking a break from live performing, Ramage focused her time on the sound and studio production of this soulful, rhythmic album and now is taking it on the road. Ramage recently settled in Bend and has a local performance on March 9, 6:30pm at River Rim Coffeehouse in Brookswood Plaza. by April Lewis


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Janiva Magness Stronger for It

ontemporar y blues singer Janiva Magness has been nominated for the 2013 Blues Music Awards / B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year-- Stronger for It, Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year, Contemporary Blues Album of the Year-- Stronger for It and Song of the Year–I Won’t Cry (by Magness and Dave Darling) from Stronger for It. (She previously won the Blues Foundation’s 2009 B.B. King Entertainer of the Year.) Her robust and soulful voice graces her newest CD, Stronger for It, which is deemed a little more passionate than some of her previous recordings including Devil is an Angel Too (2010), What Love Will Do (2008) and Do I Move You (2006). A brief rundown of how Janiva came to the blues was recently unveiled in an interview with Lauren Daley: When Magness was 13, her mother committed suicide. When she was 16, her father followed suit. So Magness ran away from home. She was homeless on the streets of Berkley, California for six months, and got pregnant when she was 16. Magness kept her baby girl for four months before realizing she could not take care of the infant, and gave her up for adoption. She numbed her pain with drink and drugs. She was often homeless, in and out of foster homes and social workers ultimately didn’t know how to help her, she said. Today, at 55, Magness is an ambassador for Foster Care Alumni of America. Magness — who hasn’t recorded her own songs since her 1997 debut — co-wrote three for her new album: There It Is, Whistling in The Dark and I Won’t Cry. The new album also includes songs by Tom Waits, Matthew Sweet, Buddy and Julie Miller, Shelby Lynne, Grace Potter and Ray Wylie Hubbard — all with her unique vocal strengths that tug at your heart. Stronger for It seems assertive and inspirational, more inventive than other recordings. Following recent difficult events in her life, she professes this is a statement of survival, singing about loss and now recovery. We profess this to be yet another outstanding and passionate recording by a rather incredible original vocalist. by Pamela Hulse Andrews

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rate for the evening. This event is brought to you by the Norma Du- are current and former members and bois and Julie Moe team at Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty. principal players of some of SouthThe Crown City String Quartet has been the premiere group ern California’s most renowned featured in the HDCM Series and an audience favorite since their music organizations, including the Central Oregon debut in the Los Angeles Chamber HDCM inaugural concert. Orchestra, Hollywood Founded in 2007, their perBowl Orchestra, Pasaformances have been praised dena Symphony, Los as “sublime” and “simply Angeles Opera Orchesmoving and spectacular.” tra and the San Diego Symphony and San DiBased in the Crown City; ego Chamber Orchestra. Pasadena, California, the members have worked toIsabelle Senger 541gether in the motion picture Crown City String Quartet (L-R) Ralph Morrison, Isabelle 306-3988, info@highdeand TV recording studios, and Senger, Carrie Holzman-Little, Dane Little

Spotlight Chamber Players

igh Desert Chamber Music announces the following students were selected to participate in this year’s Spotlight Chamber Players program: Courtney Eddleston (violin), Mateo Garza (violin), Lia Keener (violin), Ben Kroeker (viola), Hannah Ortman (violin) and Jonah Rosberg (cello). This program provides a high level of chamber music instruction to aspiring young musicians and includes weekly chamber music instruction through HDCM and opportunities to perform at HDCM events and in the community. “We are pleased to be expanding this program to include two groups this season. Both the string quartet and violin duo will perform at each event, and will be featured at concerts in the community as well,” stated Executive Director Isabelle Senger. This year’s students come from the private teaching studios of Diane Allen, Julia Bastuscheck, Miya Saito-Beckman, Serianna Rosberg and Sarah Ruzicka.

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igh Desert Chamber Music and the Oxford hotel have partnered to provide a unique, all-encompassing evening on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The fifth season continues with the Crown City String Quartet joined by pianist Bryan Pezzone performing a variety of music inspired by love and romance. 10below Restaurant will be offering a complimentary glass of champagne, chocolate and a rose to HDCM concert-goers. In addition, the Oxford hotel will offer a special HDCM guest room

Spotlight Chamber Players (L-R) Courtney Eddleston, Jonah Rosberg, Ben Kroeker, Lia Keener, Hannah Ortman, Mateo Garza

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Cascade School of Music Offers Awesome Afterschool Orchestra

AASO features violin & cello instruction

Music | Dance | Festivals

HDCM Valentine’s Day Concert at the Oxford


ascade School of Music hosts nearly 500 students at their campus near the Portland Avenue bridge near downtown Bend. In addition, they bring music programs to elementary-age kids where they are - in elementary schools. Cascade School of Music’s Awesome Afterschool Orchestra (AASO) features violin and cello instruction to third, fourth and fifth graders. Students meet twice a week, give three performances over the school year and emerge with a new identity, as musicians. AASO has a beginning and intermediate program as well as a new summer component. In 2011, Cascade School of Music took over administration of AASO. The program was originally started over ten years ago by the Central Oregon Symphony Association to support participation in middle school orchestra programs. Cascade School of Music re-energized the program, and in less than a year, enrollment grew from an average of 30 kids to 70. AASO is held at Bear Creek Elementary and attended by kids from all over the district. Almost half of AASO students are paying reduced tuition. This is the only opportunity for elementary-age kids to get a start on learning a musical instrument in a low-cost group environment. “The arts are a vital component to youth development and for some this may be the beginning of a life-long love of music. Pacific Power is proud to support the Cascade School of Music’s after school program that allows students to explore their interest in music instruction,” said Angela Price, Pacific Power regional community manager. | February 2013


Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Madras Library (also 2/18) 1:30pm, www.

Bend First Friday ArtWalk 5pm Twelfth Night at CTC (thru 2/10) 7:30pm

BendFilm Presents It’s A Disaster 6pm

Couple Dating at 2nd Street Theater (thru 2/2) 7:30pm Cascade Center of Photography Photo Walks of Bend (Every Mon & Fri) 10am

Mondays with Murray at Crow’s Feet Commons (Every Mon) 6pm

Party On The Patio at Country Catering (Every Fri) 4:30pm

Outlaws Together Bingo Fundraiser at Sisters High School 6pm

The Great Ring Meltdown at Jim Dailing Designs Studio 7pm

Happy Firkin Anniversary Party! at Broken Top Bottle Shop (thru 2/3) 5pm

Monday Night Music at Open Door Wine Bar (Every Mon) 7pm

Scotty Brownwood at Dudley’s Bookshop 7pm

Central Oregon Cool Cars & Coffee at Brookswood Plaza (Every Sat) 8am

Josh Groban Live: All That Echoes at Regal Cinema, Old Mill District 7:30pm


Saturday Indoor Market at Masons Hall (Every Sat) 9am 541-977-1737.

Know Clue: Clueing In to Your Intuition at East Bend Public Library 2pm Know Clue: Murder Most Foul at Redmond Public Library 2pm EChO benefit (Education for Chinese Orphans) at Boys and Girls Club 4pm Earphunk at Liquid Lounge 9pm Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Redmond Library (also 2/18) 10:15am,| February 2013

Celtic Crossroads at Tower Theatre 7:30pm



Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Prineville LIbrary (also 2/19) 10am, www.

Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4pm Jazz Nights at Bend d’Vine (also 2/23) 6:30pm Hot Tuna at the Tower Theatre 7pm

Know Coffee Know ebooks at Bend Bellatazza (Every Wed in Feb) 1:30pm Know Clue: Murder Most Foul at Downtown Bend Public Library 6pm

Cooking Class at Broken Top Club 12pm Write Now! at Sunriver Area Library 1pm

Uke Jam at Kelly D’s Sports Bar & Grill (Every Tues) 6:30


Music at the Lodge at Suttle Lake (also 2/22) 5:30pm

Shook Twins At Tower Theatre 7:30pm

Live Learning Photography with Mike Jensen at La Pine Public Library 1pm

Rodes Smithey Studio/Gallery (thru 2/3) 11am


Thirsty Thursdays at Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards (Every Thurs) 5pm

Worthy Brewing Soft Opening 495 NE Bellevue off of Highway 20, www.

Fondue Friday at Faith Hope and Charity (Every Fri) 5pm



Tom VandenAvond at The Horned Hand 8pm


Chili Cook Off at Athletic Club of Bend 12:30pm

The Helio Sequence at the Tower Theatre 7:30pm

Know Clue: Clueing In to Your Intuition at Sisters Public Library 2pm

World’s Finest at McMenamins 7pm

Author Lily Raff McCaulou at Bend Library 2pm

Excision at The Midtown Ballroom 8pm

Shawn Mullins at Tower Theatre 7pm

See for a full listing of events Portland Cello Project at Sisters High School 7pm


The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness at COCC (also 2/25) 12pm

Working at 2nd Street Theater (thru 3/2) 7:30pm


Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers at Liquid Lounge 9pm


Newcomer’s Club of Bend Hospitality Coffee 10am 541-312-9206.

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The Library Book Club at Downtown Bend Public Library 12pm


Arun Gandhi: Nonviolence & Social Justice at COCC 6:30pm

The Library Book Club at Redmond Library 12pm


The Library Book Club at LaPine Library 12pm

Valentine’s Dinner at Broken Top Club 5pm Valentine’s Dinner at Faith Hope & Charity 5pm Sunriver Music Festival Valentine Dinner Concert 6pm


High Desert Chamber Music Series featuring the Crown City String Quartet at the Oxford 8pm Phutureprimitive at Liquid Lounge 9pm


Bend Winter Festival (thru 2/17) Central Oregon Locavore Grand Opening Open House 10am

Last Saturday at The Old Ironworks Arts District 5pm

McManus in Love at the Tower Theatre 7:30pm The Library Book Club at East Bend Library 12pm

Socrates Café at Dudley’s (also 2/28) 6:30pm bend-oregon/.

Know Clue: D.B. Cooper and the Exploding Whale at Downtown Bend Public Library 2pm

Best Fine Art Sale Ever at Tumalo Art Co. 9am

Iration at Domino Room 8pm

Antique & Collectibles Auction at Crook County Fairgrounds 8am Open Studio Series at Caldera 10am

Tony Holiday & The Velvetones at The Horned Hand 8pm

You, Me & Apollo at McMenamins 7pm



February Calendar

Broken Top with Acoustic Coolio at Broken Top Bottle Shop 7pm

Caldera Artist Dinners at House on Metolius 5pm Central Oregon Symphony with Kate Hamilton at Bend High School 7:30pm


Know Clue: D.B. Cooper and the Exploding Whale at Sisters Public Library 2pm

Eugene Ballet Co. at Ridgeview High School 6:30pm Redmond Community Concert Association,

Know Clue: Central Oregon CSI at Bend Public Library 1pm Know Clue: Hitchcock - Anxiety, Sex and Peeping Toms at Tin Pan Theater 5:30pm

Central Oregon Symphony with Kate Hamilton at Bend High School 2pm

Courage for Kids at the Tower Theatre 7pm


Sisters Chamber Masquerade Ball at FivePine Conference Center 5:30pm

Central Oregon Symphony at with Kate Hamilton at Bend HIgh School 7:30pm


Know Clue: Hitchcock - Anxiety, Sex and Peeping Toms at Redmond Public Library 5:30pm

Mel Brown Septet at the Oxford (thru 2/23) 8pm

Classics Book Club at Downtown Bend Public Library 6pm

Spike and Mike Festival of Animation at CTC 6pm

Worthy Brewing Grand Opening 495 NE Bellevue off of Highway 20 www.

Telluride Mountainfilm at the Tower Theatre 7pm Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation at CTC 9pm


The Library Book Club at Sisters Library 6:30pm | February 2013

art workshops ARTISTS’ GALLERY SUNRIVER, 541-593-4382. Sip & Paint Join the latest craze of mixing painting, wine & socializing. Have you ever wanted to be an artist? Are you looking for a new way to have fun in the evening? The SHARC & Artists’ Gallery Sunriver hosts Sip & Paint. This just might be your answer. Bonnie Junell professional artist will lead you in demonstrations and help guide you through your painting. Since friends don’t let friends drink and paint alone, grab a group of friends, bring a paint shirt and join us for an evening of fun. No experience is needed and all supplies are included. Price $40 includes wine and chocolates. Take home your masterpiece and it will be the envy of family and friends. February 6, 3-5:30pm, April 9, 2:30–5pm.


Explore a variety of classes at the Art Station! February programs for teens and adults include: Day Clay Mondays, Feb. 4-Mar. 18 12-3pm and Clay Fundamentals Wednesdays, Feb. 6-Mar. 13 from 6-9pm with Helen Bommarito; Watercolor Fundamentals Monday, Feb. 4 12-3pm with Cindy Briggs; Beginning Wheel Throwing Mondays, Feb. 4-Mar. 18 6-9pm with John Kinder; A Painting A Day in Acrylic: Majestic Mountains Friday, Feb. 8 123pm with Barbara Berry, and Art Paired with Wine: Millefiori Polymer Beadwork Thursday, Feb. 14 6-9pm with Gillian Rathbun. See all Winter-Spring classes at or call 541-617-1317.


541-330-8759, Atelier 6000’s Printmaking & Book Arts Studio Workshops, workshops are open to the public and perfect for the beginner, serious art student and professional. Office hours are 9:30am–4pm Monday – Friday. Book Arts: Celebrate the book as a vibrant, contemporary art form that draws from an array of art disciplines in construction, collage, painting, drawing, design, stitching, page-to-page composition, calligraphy and printmaking. Flag and Tunnel Book Structure Mon – Th, Feb. 18–21, 10am–12:30pm. Make two fun books based on the accordion fold. The flag book creates a three dimensional structure that takes advantage of layering the use of text, text

painting • photography • printmaking • watercolor • acting

and image or images alone. Supply list. $85 Printmaking And Prints: Printmaking is not just for printmakers - beginner and experienced artists and community members interested in printmaking participate in the variety of workshops offered at Atelier 6000. Monoprint Monthly Thu, Session 1 Feb. 7, 9:30am–12:30pm. Make a regular date to delve into the monoprint experience. Explore the range of possibilities and spontaneity of monoprint. Diverse techniques discovered monthly. Supply list. $30 Collagraph Tu/Th, Feb 26–Mar 7, 1–3:30pm. Collagraph is an excellent medium for artist’s who thrive on textures and tactile art making and offers a new direction for those who want to explore a playfully liberating alternative to drawing and painting. Supply list. $95 Studio Practice: Atelier is a French word meaning “an artist studio or workshop,” it is a place where students learn directly from master artist teachers. Dedicated to building artists’ skills and techniques, A6 has designed “studio practice” offerings to inspire creativity for emerging and professional artists who wish to experiment and enhance their techniques, explore different imagery. The Art of Critique Fri, Session 1, Feb. 8, 10am–12:30pm. Understanding and using criticism is something serious students reflect on everyday. How much color should I use? What are the important lines in the composition? Does the subject matter have enough commanding interest for the viewer? Is that a valid consideration? Join us for this series to consider your artwork. $20


Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits, Sept. 9-13. Teresa Saia, Pastels, TBD Sue Manley, 541-408-5524,, Watch for ongoing updates to our 2013 calendar!

CASCADE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, 200 NW Pacific Park Lane, Bend, 541-382-6866. Tune-A-Week Club (Guitar, Violin, Mando, Uke), Tired of playing the same three songs over and over again? Freshen things up by joining the Song of the Week

Club! Four weeks, four new songs solidly under your fingers. Broaden your repertoire while gently stretching your technique and your understanding of how music works. Students should be able to play most openposition chords. $85 per four-week session Guitar: Tune-A-Week Club, Mondays, 6:307:45pm. Session 2: February 4-25. Session 3: April 1-22. Session 4: April 29-May 20. Violin/Mandolin: Tune-A-Week Club. Tuesdays, 6:00-7:15pm. Session 2: February 5-26. Session 3: April 2-23. Session 4: April 30-May 21. Ukes: Tune-A-Week Club, Wednesdays, 7-8:15pm. Session 2: February 6-27. Session 3: April 3-24. Session 4: May 1-May 22.


Artist’s Cruise May 25-June 1, 2013. French Canadian Quebec City to Historic Boston. Enjoy a seven-day Holland America cruise with artists, photographers, writers and those inspired by travel. Visit French Canadian Quebec City with charming cafe’s and shops, enjoy exploring Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Maine, as you cruise the East Coast to Historic Boston. Prices start at approx. $499 plus tax per person/double occupancy. Includes a $75 shipboard credit per stateroom. Join Cindy for a Design Captivating Watercolors Workshop at the Springfield Emerald Art Center April 2-5. $330-$390. Cindy offers Watercolor Workshops in Bend, with three hour classes at the Art Station. (From beginning fundamentals to more advanced subjects - $28-$38) Watercolor-Night Out, Feb. 7, March 14, from 6-8:30pm at Bend Your Imagination (Paint a mini-masterpiece, enjoy refreshements and supplies included $45, small class size) and Private Mentoring Lessons in her Awbrey Butte Studio. Cindy Briggs, 541420-9463,, www.

SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY, register: 541383-2069, 541-617-0900 or rkliot@msn. com, 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend. Beginning Acrylic Class with Carol Pick-

nell, Sundays, February 3, 10, and 17, 1-4pm, $25 per session, Carol, 360-880-5088 or Carol will cover the great attributes of acrylics, plus composition, color, theory, harmony and perspective - all basics with the beginner in mind. Watercolor Workshop with Jennifer Ware Kempcke, Wednesdays, 10-12pm, free to members, $5 for non-members, Jennifer, 505-269-6141 or jenniferware@rocketmail. com. Each week will be a new topic, or you can just come and paint in watercolor, and meet other artists. Drop in Studio Class with David Kinker, Mondays, February 4, 11, 18, 25, 9:3012:30pm, or 6-9pm for those who like an evening class. $25 per session, David, 541383-2069 or just drop in. In David’s classes you will learn about composition, value and color. David is willing to work with you at your level and answer any questions about art. Lunch and Learn at SageBrushers. Bring your sack lunch and enjoy the following topics, 12pm-l: February 8: Mary Medrano: Using a grid to get a likeness, March 8: Shandel Gamer: Giclees print process, April 12: JoAnn Burgess: Communicating styles; understanding human behavior (two hours) May 10: Renne Brock: Artist Butler APP for inventory and record keeping. A $3 donation for each Lunch and Learn attended would be appreciated.


Watercolor Journaling Workshop September 20-October 3. This is an opportunity for art immersion as we explore W. Sicily where we will stay at a a simple villa of grace and beauty. Every other day we will have lessons in the morning at our villa and afternoons will be free for rest, relaxation, work and play in our journals, and walks or bike rides to the sea. In between, on day trips, we will have our lessons in many beautiful places. In the evenings we will eat meals specially prepared for us at the Villa or at restaurants chosen by our hosts, Adriano and Yumi. Ah, the food and wine of Sicily! And Watercolor/Drawing Classes most Fridays 9:30am-4pm, winniegivot@gmail. com, 541-548-5440,

There is a charge of $15 to list classes and/or workshops or they are free with a paid display ad. Email for more information.


New Perspective For February by Eileen Lock

he rules change on the 1st and a new approach will be necessary. Trust your gut feelings on the 4th and realize your intuition is really strong. Positive changes on the 6th are encouraging and will be a glimpse of things to come. Decisions made at this time may need to be revisited next month to take care of the details. The New Moon on the 9th may have you realizing there is no going back to the old way. Enjoy the changes and trust in your future. Everything feels like it is falling into place from the 11th to the 16th. Step up to the moment and make as much forward progress as possible. Let go of any doubts or worries on the 20th and allow yourself to dream. Be patient during all conversations after the 23rd and realize you that you just need to have faith. The Full Moon on the 25th asks you to trust enough to keep moving forward for the next few days. Situations are clarified on the 26th as the truth becomes very obvious. Let go of the past over the last few days and begin visualizing what you want the next part of your life to look like. Make a promise to yourself to let happiness be a priority and imagine how that will feel. 541-389-1159,,

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