CASCADE January 2013
Volume 18, Issue 1
A rt & C u lt u r e i n C e n t r a l O r e g o n
Beyond the Rim by Brad Goldpaint
Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind ? Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne ? For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we’ll take a cup of kindness yet, for auld lang syne. And surely you’ll buy your pint cup! and surely I’ll buy mine! And we’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne. We two have run about the slopes, and picked the daisies fine; But we’ve wandered many a weary foot, since auld lang syne. We two have paddled in the stream, from morning sun till dine; But seas between us broad have roared since auld lang syne. And there’s a hand my trusty friend! And give us a hand o’ thine! And we’ll take a right good-will draught, for auld lang syne.
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Shall Old Acquaintance Be Forgot?
f you don’t have a chance to observe the start of the new year with Auld Lang Syne on New Year’s eve, you’re still likely to hear it at graduations, funerals or other farewell and memorable celebrations. It’s a longing toast that can either lift your spirits as you remember friends and occasions gone by or bring tears to your eyes knowing you may never see them again. The historic Scots’ poem was written by Robert Burns in 1788 and set to the tune of a traditional folk song. Most of us know the lyrics and the tune by heart and have treasured its captivating meaning numerous times over the years. The title may be translated into English literally meaning ‘old long since’ or loosely translated as ‘for the sake of old time.’ It brings to mind friends…real friends who show up when the rest of the world is missing. Friends we’ve spent time with building long lasting memories: fishing stories, youthful adventures, love affairs and challenging moments made less so by loyal friends. It poses a rhetorical question as to whether it is okay to forget old times or should you always and forever more be grateful for longstanding friendships? I prefer the latter response, adding that even new friendships are to be cherished. So as we begin the New Year, from my heart to yours, may you capture the sentiment of this verse and treasure it for ever more.
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encore Maurizio Valerio Appointed to OAC
Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed Maurizio Valerio of Union to the Oregon Arts Commission.Valerio is a regional program coordinator for Rural Development Initiatives (RDI), a non-profit that builds leadership in rural areas through consultation in community building, economic vitality and organizational development with specialized programming for Latino, tribal and youth audiences. Born in Italy, Valerio immigrated to the United States where he received a master of arts in zoology from the University Maurizio Valerio of California at Berkeley before moving to Eastern Oregon, where he raised a family. Valerio’s interests and experience capture the modern-day pioneer spirit of rural eastern Oregon. Valerio is a graduate and active member of The Ford Family Foundation’s Ford Institute Leadership Program, and has volunteered his service as a grant reviewed panelist for the Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Tourism Commission.
Oregon Cultural Trust Launches Online Activity Guide
Looking for something to do near your home or your Oregon travel destination? Curious about arts, heritage and humanities activities around the state? Interested in supporting worthy cultural causes? The Oregon Cultural Trust’s recently-launched digital field guide (www.oregonculturefieldguide.org) unveiled its statewide activity list, based on a public nomination process conducted earlier this fall. Now site visitors can search more
than 70 listings by activity type (arts, heritage, humanities, multi-disciplinary), by county or by supporting nonprofit. Each activity has its own page and description, where users are encouraged to add comments. Heritagerelated entries include everything from a visit to Boston Mills, the oldest water mill in Oregon (Linn County), to a hike in the historic Columbia River Gorge (Multnomah County), to a peek at Kam Wah Chung, a Chinese herbal medicine store (Grant County) that is preserved as it was left in the 1950s.
Cascade School of Music Awarded Grants
Cascade School of Music recently received five grants to expand their youth programs and hire a development director. Based on the recommendation of Robert Dickey, the Gannett Foundation granted Cascade School of Music $12,000 for tuition assistance to low income youth students, merit based scholarships and the school’s Kids for Kids outreach program. The school was also awarded grants to support hiring a part-time de velopment director. These funds included $9,000 from the Maybelle Supporting musical education Clark MacDonald Fund and $11,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) via the Todd and Lorri Taylor Fund and Roy and Dianne Marvin Fund. In addition, Central Oregon Pediatric Associates and the John and Joan Casey OCF Fund contributed $1,650 and $2,000 respectively. These funds will be used to support Cascade School of Music’s early childhood music programs.
Rick Steber Finalist for USA Best Book Awards
USA Book Awards announces that A Promise Given, a book by Central Oregon’s highly acclaimed author Rick Steber, has been chosen as a finalist
for the 2012 USA Best Book Awards in the category of Best Non-Fiction. A Promise Given is a Rick Steber true story dealing with the many diverse issues each of us must face at decisive points during our lifetimes: love, loss, the complexities of growing old and how each of us has the opportunity to directly effect the environment in which we live. This fast-paced narrative quickly pulls the reader into a Northwest setting and the time period surrounding World War II. Steber is an engaging western personality with more than thirty titles under his belt and over a million books in print. He has won numerous national and international awards and is the only Oregon author to have won the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award - Best Western Novel. He is a keen observer of the changing American West and he articulates these changes in prose that are boldly descriptive, invigorating and creative.
Sherman in Pastel Society Show
Laura Jo Sherman recently won an award in the Pastel Society of New Mexico Show. The show was held in Albuquerque in November. The winning painting was Rain Man. Sherman lives in Sunriver and works in pastels only and is a member Rain Man by Laura Jo Sherman of the Pastel Society of Oregon, a Signature member of the Pastel Society of American and belongs to Sagebrushers Art Society and the Plein Air Painters of Oregon. She is currently showing paintings with other Sagebrushers members at Sotheby’s in Bend.
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A New Year & New Beginnings
f you are reading this, we survived the end of times and are facing another year filled with art, music, literature, dance and all the creative endeavors that make Central Oregon an amazing place to live. Gracing our cover this month is the image Beyond the Rim from astrophotographer Brad Goldpaint with his incredible view of the night sky and shooting star over a wintery Crater Lake. Goldpaint’s talent and patience lends to capture a scene only the hardiest of winter star-gazers is lucky enough to see. At the start of yet another cycle of time and season, growth and change, the expanse of night sky proves to remind us of our part to play in the wider narrative of life while assuring us that “this too shall pass.” Among the wintery landscapes and unique viewpoints of the featured photographers this issue, all of our submissions this year captured a sense of Central Oregon spirit. View the 24 photographs on pages 14-18; many are professional photographers with other work available around the area, so take a moment, visit their websites or stop in their next exhibition, the caliber of work is truly impressive. We are excited for the year to come, especially for the launch of our Cascade A&E App. Look for more details in the months to come on how mobile users will be able to navigate through First Friday ArtWalk, access all exhibitions throughout Central Oregon and tap into our extensive event calendar while on the go. Here’s to a new year and new beginnings! January 2013
More Beads Than You Can Imagine!
All classes are at SageBrushers, 117 SW Roosevelt, Bend, OR Beginning Acrylic Class with Carol Picknell Sundays, December 16, 30 and January 6, 13, 20 Time: 2-5pm, Cost $25 Contact: Carol 360-880-5088 or email@example.com Carol will cover the great attributes of acrylics with the beginner in mind. Drop in Studio Class with David Kinker Mondays, December 17, January 7, 14, 21, 28 Times: 9:30-12:30pm and 6:00-9:00pm Cost: $25 each session Contact: David 541-383-2069 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 and all questions about art. Pastels with Marty Stewart Tuesday, January 15 10:00 -2:00pm Cost: $30.00 Contact: Nancy 541-388-1567 or firstname.lastname@example.org Marty will help us with a cloudy sky painting, working from the same photo she will provide.
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Watercolor Workshop with Jennifer Ware Kempcke Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20 Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 noon, Free to SageBrushers members, $5 non-members Contact: Jennifer, 505-269-6141 or email@example.com Our next gallery show will feature Lee August at SageBrushers, January thru February, with a public reception January 19, 2:00-5:00pm.
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ameron Prow’s poems – Estranged, Wallflower Waltz, Stranger Families, The Death Divide, A Gentler Lens, Happy Birthday and ForgetMe-Not – earned her a first place finish in this year’s Literary Harvest Writing Contest and appeared in Literary Harvest Chapbook 2012. Treat yourself to a copy or share one as a gift in three ways: (1) Visit your independent bookstore in Redmond (Paulina Springs, 422 SW Sixth Street), Sisters (Paulina Springs, 252 West Hood Avenue) or Bend (Between the Covers, 645 NW Delaware Avenue, or Dudley’s, 135 NW Minnesota Avenue). (2) Attend the next monthly meeting of Central Oregon Writers Guild on January 17 (see www.CentralOregonWritersGuild. com for details). Cameron Prow
(3) Order directly from the publisher. Send $12 for each copy by check or money order (no cash) and write “LH 2012” on the memo line along with the number of books you are buying. Make your check payable to C.O.W.G. and mail to Pat Wilson, COWG Treasurer, 4320 SW Ben Hogan Drive, Redmond, OR 97756‑8690. Prow’s poetry has been published in Fishtrap Anthology V, PoetsWest Literary Journals, Reflections: A Collection Of Central Oregon Writings and Cascade Reader. Her short stories have been published in Literary Harvest Chapbooks 2008 and 2009. She has been a featured reader in Oregon and Washington since 1996. Prow sells her writing skills to authors, job-seekers, for-profit and nonprofit businesses and is proud to have copyedited Gary Lewis’s award-winning biography, John Nosler – Going Ballistic. Prow is a member of Central Oregon Writers Guild and PoetsWest. Past community-building roles include writers group director, book sale manager, literary host and workshop instructor. An avid reader and hopeful romantic, she enjoys word-prospecting, rockhounding and singing in the shower.
New Documentary Film Helps Children Dealing With Grief
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group of local parent professionals are preparing to launch Children and Grief brings together ten children to share their stothe second in a series of distinct educational films designed ries. In the film, they describe what grief means to them, how it has to provide children with tools changed their lives, what has helped for coping with difficult life experiences. Professor Child is the creation of three moms them cope and advice for other chilChildren and Grief is the second in the coming together with a fundamental belief in dren. The documentary style producnew series created by Professor Child and tion offers simple visuals of the children features simple and authentic interviews empowering children through storytelling. telling their unique stories. The film is with children who talk about experienccompletely unscripted and has no adult ing the death of a close family member. The trailer voices or clinical advice. of Children and Grief was released recently, with the Professor Child’s films retail for $34.99 and can be final film to launch in January. downloaded or shipped as a DVD (shipping costs are additional). Children & Divorce is the first film in the Professor Child is the creation of three moms series and features children sharing their experiences coming together with a fundamental belief in emwith divorce. Each film comes with a supplemental powering children through storytelling. Founded on workbook that encourages children to use their own the belief that children have a powerful voice that creativity in the healing process. Professor Child’s is relatable, healing and hopeful, Professor Child educational films and workbooks are purely child fofocuses on challenging events that may arise in a cused and provide a message that is relatable, hopeful child’s life. Professor Child produces education films and healing. Professor Child is currently in producand workbooks. tion with additional films focusing on children who “What’s different about these films is the idea of alhave a sibling on the autism scale, and children from lowing children to teach children by sharing their stories military families. without clinical messages or adults giving advice,” said To learn more about Professor Child’s projects, visit Rory Kidder, co-founder of Professor Child. “We want www.professorchild.com. To view a trailer for “Children children to know they are not alone in what they are and Grief ” visit: http://professorchild.com/childrenexperiencing and we believe they can learn valuable lesgrief-film-coming-soon. sons by simply listening to each other’s personal stories.” Film participant Adeline, holds a photo of her father Jason
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ArtsEdSearch - Arts Education Research Connects & Empowers our Potential by REBECCA ANN S. KIRK, Community Arts Educator & Arts Integration Consultant
n The Workhouse at the Old Ironworks I watched a professional artist building a pattern for a hat. Two-dimensional shapes cut out of brown paper were being transferred to fabric. The first hat she built didn’t fit properly because the dimensions were off. Quietly watching her work, I realized she was using math: proportion, fractions and geometry, as well as basic problem solving, trial and error, visioning, imagination and creativity. Bend prides itself in supporting the arts as part of a vibrant local economy. Still a gap exists—as it does in many U.S. cities—separating artists and their art from “everyone else” with labels like: elite, expensive, avant-garde, abstract, decorative and creative. Cultural assumptions like these are perhaps one of the reasons why art is perceived as a hobby, elective and a product rather than a learning process for students of all ages and a means-to-an-end that can inherently teach many valuable skills. In fact, decades of research show that quality arts learning can heighten engagement and develop critical thinking, communication, persistence and collaboration (to name a few)—all essential to a person’s growth and development as a successful learner, creative problem solver and productive citizen. The arts also build connections between people, institutions and neighborhoods to foster vibrant interconnected communities. The newest tool to help community members champion the arts for is
SAGEBRUSHERS Offer Lunch & Learn Series 2013 S agebrushers had a great fall series of lectures with demos by Marty Stewart, talks by Paul Allen Bennett, presentations by Leotie and Michael Richards and Sharon Tillinghast. The lectures, which will continue in 2013, were done during the lunch hour so that all the community could enjoy this great resource. A $3 donation is requested to provide a small speaking fee to the presenter. These lectures are open to all Bend area residents and you do not need to be a member of Sagebrushers. So come lunch in hand for these lectures and learn from some of the best in our area about art and the business of art. You don’t need to be an artist to attend, just be willing to learn. Lectures are from 12-1pm except for April which lasts until 2pm. Sagebrushers is located in the Old Mill neighborhood at 117 SW Roosevelt, Bend.
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ArtsEdSearch.org; a free user-friendly website featuring the most rigorous arts education research. The content focuses on academic, cognitive, personal and social outcomes of learning in and through all the art forms. Launched in April 2012 by the Arts Education Partnership, ArtsEdSearch is a resource for research, education policy and advocacy at the local, state and national levels. This site empowers users with evidence-based syntheses and provides an online forum to connect to other like-minded advocates across the nation. Are you a parent who would like to see more arts in the schools for your child, but need solid evidence to show the PTA that the arts improve test scores? Or a community leader who knows the many merits of arts in communities but needs to convince the city council? Perhaps you are a local teacher who would like to advocate to the district office for arts-based professional development. Maybe you’re applying for a grant to fund an arts partnership but need to demonstrate the potential outcomes to the local foundation. ArtsEdSearch has material for all of these scenarios. So check it out, spread the word! Get involved and make local habit. Rebecca Ann S. Kirk, a Bend-based community arts educator, is a research consultant for the Arts Education Partnership and helped build ArtsEdSearch.org. She is interested in feedback and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watercolor demo by Winnie Givot, a Sisters resident who has been teaching and working in watercolor for many years.
Mary Medrano will be speaking on using a grid to get a likeness. You may have visited her studio above Thump Coffee during one of the First Fridays and wondered how she catches the fantastic expressions on the small canine portraits. Come hear Mary speak about this valuable technique.
Shandel Gamer will be speaking on the production of giclee prints. If you’ve seen her work around Redmond and Bend, you know why people are clamoring for her beautiful prints.
JoAnn Burgess is a new resident to the Sisters area from Seattle where she worked with national corporations in staff development. She will present a two-hour talk about communication styles and understanding human behavior.
The last speaker in this series will be local Bend resident and past president of Sagebrushers, Renne Brock who will present inventory and record keeping for artists.
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ascades Theatrical Company presents Twelfth Night by WilTaking service with the handsome liam Shakespeare. The show is directed by Liam O’Sruitheain, Duke Orsino, she soon finds herself assisted by Jane Gayer and features the eloquent and incredibly wooing the proud Olivia on her mastalented: Erica Boismenu, Bill Casler, Audrey Colton Smith, Will Futter’s behalf. Olivia is not at all interterman, Jim Hammond, Kathryn Hearon, Andrew Hickman, Brian Hilested in the Duke’s proposal, but she debrandt, Mary Hildebrandt, Rick Jenkins, A. Lynn Jesus, Brian Johnson, finds herself completely smitten with Daniel Liefer, Justin Mason, Bruce Moon, Joy Postyeni and Ed Victor. the young boy (she thinks) who woos The opening night performance is followed by a complimentary dessert so prettily. More confusion ensues and champagne reception. with jealousy, fights, duels, doublecrosses and some of Shakespeare’s A shipwreck, a young woman disguised as a boy, a grieving Countess, a love-sick Duke, mistaken identities and a whole panoply TICKETS of merry rogues make this one January 25- February 10 of Shakespeare’s most beloved Wed-Sat 7:30pm / Sun 2pm comedies. When young Viola is $24 Adult/ $18 Senior (60 and over)/ $12 Student. washed ashore following a cata148 NW Greenwood Avenue, Bend, 541-389-0803 strophic shipwreck, she seeks to Preview Night January 24, 7:30pm protect her honor by disguising Tickets on sale at the door only ($10), starting at 6:30pm, general admission. herself as a boy.
Bryan Hildebrandt and Andy Hickman reherse for Twelfth Night
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.”
Local Writers Win Third Award For Screenplay Boarders
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juvenile fiction, YA fiction, songs and lyrics. She is a graduate of the enice Hughes Lewis, Skip Clark and Suzan Noyes add a Institute for Children’s Literature and an award winning juvenile ausilver win to their first place trophy from the Santa Catathor for her pre-teen eBook, Dragon Cloud. She has an IMDB film lina Film Festival and an honorable mention at the Mexicredit for a short film. can Film Festival. In her spare time, she keeps busy with membership in a performing In a press release from the Oregon Film Awards, representatives choir - Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus, the High Desert Writer’s said, “Our selection committee reviewed several hundred projects Guild, Bend Children’s Writers and SCBWI, the Society of Children originating from many countries around the world, with your select Book Writer’s and Illustrators. group of films and screenplays emerging as the very finest. CongratuClark graduated with an AA in business administration and went on lations on your outstanding work!” to earn his minor in political science at San Jose State University. He Boarders is a comedy about family relationships. To Carmen, a graduated with honors from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in stressed newlywed, paradise never looked so bad. She inherits an communications completing twelve month’s postgraduate work with ancestral land grant after losing her job and home in Sacramento. Tad Danieleskwi in a writers/directors workshop. Arriving in Santa Catalina with her reluctant husband and spoiled stepdaughter, she wonders about her Clark has been awarded a Golden Easanity when she hears two ghosts gle Award and an Addy Award as well her clumsy relative and his thieving as those for co-writing Boarders. He also parrot. Coping with her unbelieving created The High Desert Writers Guild family is only the beginning. in Bend in 2010. A smarmy con man after buried Noyes is an artist/writer by way gold, his jailbird offspring and ghost of Connecticut, Maine, California hunters further hound wired-up Carand Alaska. She was an award winmen. Her marriage crumbles along ner in PAINT AMERICA in 2008, with hopes of a home when she stumone of only a hundred chosen in the bles upon one last secret: illegal MexiUnited States. can children squatting upstairs. CarShe believes Central Oregon is the men needs to change to have a shot at place to be. Her debut play, a new roparadise. Can she blend the living and mantic comedy, Crazy About Me, will dearly-departed into the real family run April 12-27, 2013, at 2nd Street she needs? Theater in Bend with writing-partner, Hughes Lewis writes screenplays, Denice Hughes Lewis, Skip Clark and Suzan Noyes Hughes Lewis as director.
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Twelfth Night Opens in January at CTC
BEAT brings Annie to Bend What does it take to put on a BEAT production?
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the arts. We have the greatest media support in the world. They are so committed to the arts, it is off the charts.” BEAT is now working in concert with COCC and its theatre/drama club to bring those students and staffers into the BEAT family. It has been a natural progression for BEAT, a seven-year old non-profit. For example, Annie’s musical director Jimena Shepherd, a phenomenal singer and teacher, attends COCC. She also starred in BEAT’s first production And a Child Shall Lead in 2006 and will be directing the next BEAT workshop production The Pirates of Penzance at the Pinckney this spring. The arc and reach of BEAT is a phenomenon that could expand beyond Central Oregon. Bruce Hinchliffe, a BEAT advisory board member, knows about such possibilities. Hinchliffe was one of the founders of The Tower Theatre Foundation. Before becoming chair of the foundation’s board he served as pro bono consultant for the successful campaign that led to the Tower’s renovation as a performing arts center. Along with partner Eli Ashley he now consults nonprofits in governance, strategic and financial planning and fundraising. Hinchliffe believes, “BEAT isn’t just about providing outstanding youth theatre, as beneficial as that is to the quality of cultural life in Central Oregon. It is also a significant educational and social asset. Over 700 of our youth have expanded their creative talents while imparting life enhancing social and presenting skills. “For some, it has turned their lives around and provided others with a vocation. It’s filling a cultural void for budget strapped schools and, at the same time has worked with the schools to have 20,000 of their students attend BEAT performances at a fraction of the ticket cost for the general public. How can BEAT share their knowledge, experience and proven methodologies with communities in the Pacific Northwest? That is the question. We might call it BEAT Repeat. This is certainly something to seriously consider as we develop our vision for BEAT’s next five years.” Tickets at www.beattickets.org ,Adults $15, Students $10, 541-419-5558. Photos courtesy of BEAT
h e Sun Will Come Out…. Tomorrow is a song known to people around the world. And now Central Oregonians can enjoy a live production of Annie brought to life by BEAT (Bend Experimental Art Theater) for two weeks this January. The Great Depression is the setting for Annie, her orphan cohorts, millionaire Oliver Warbucks, ditzy Lily St. Regis and a whole cast of characters. This Annie Jr. version is slightly shorter than the original, and completely child friendly, while keeping all its original magic. Annie won winner of the 1977 Best Musical Tony Award and is currently back on Broadway. Annie Jr. will play at the state-of-the-art Bend High School Auditorium January 17 -20. The following week, January 25 -27, the show moves to COCC’s Pinckney Center for the Performing Arts. “For those unfamiliar with COCC’s Pinckney theater, you are in for a treat. The acoustics and comfort are wonderful. Many operas BEAT performers rehearse for Annie were performed in this theater where every seat is a great seat,” said Mary Kilpatrick, director and choreographer of Annie, and co-founder and artistic director of BEAT. BEAT productions have a unique ten week process. The actors work two to three hours a day (depending on the particular play), four days a week at the BEAT Studio. In Annie, 32 children are in the cast. The 33rd BEAT production, Colleen Quinn is featured as the NYC girl (Star to Be), as well as one of Warbuck’s maids and a Healy girl. She described her experience, “We have an awesome cast and terrific stage crew. Being in the show for me is showing the audience, my fellow actors and myself that I am unique. I love my cast and crew, and think of them as my family. Each rehearsal begins with warm-ups, stretching and singing. Our director and choreographer Mary Kilpatrick takes one group to rehearse a scene and dance number. Our musical director, Jimena Shepherd works with another group on a song. After that we come together and work the show piece by piece.” Parents of BEAT actors take an active role as well. They work on everything from sets to costuming to ushering, enrolling sponsors and ticket sales. Most importantly, their emotional and practical support for the young actors, who have such a passion for performing, is inspirational. Many others who are not parents make BEAT what it is. According to Howard Schor, co-founder of BEAT, “Our crew is filled with lovers of
producer, casts the characters, handles publicity and is present at every rehearsal and in-state show. “It’s a hard job, every day there is a fire to put out, but I get myself on the radio, in the paper and I am fortunate that my daughter is in school full time and I have the energy to do it all.” Daniel bases her writing schedule off the theater season; theaters pick the production schedule almost a year in advance, so as soon as her current production is finished, the writing begins again. Daniel explains, “I’m a lazy writer and work better under deadline, so I give myself a deadline. Some days I make five pages, others 20-40 and it comes pouring out of me. I wrote Couple Dating in two weeks, and took two months to polish it.” Daniel is grateful for the support her family and particularly 2nd Street Theater Owner Maralyn Thoma. “Maralyn is a mentor of mine… she went to Klamath Falls to see Couple Dating and brought it to Bend. She has allowed me to use the theater as my personal sand box!” This is Daniel’s fourth play to be produced at 2nd Street Theater. The others were Couple Dating (2010), Love, Laughter and Lucci and Gina Galdi and Guest. Couple Dating opens on January 18. www.2ndstreettheater.com, 541-3129626. www.cricketdaniel.com, email@example.com. Photo courtesy of Cricket Daniel
reprisal of the popular and controversial comedy called Couple Dating, by local playwright Cricket Daniel, returns to 2nd Street Theater this month. All but one member of the original cast are returning, along with the original director, Susan Benson. A regular on the stage until her relatively recent foray into writing, Daniel has always been attracted to the energy, passion and creativity found surrounding life in the theater world. “I stumbled into writing in college. I think in my heart I always knew I was a writer but I was such a fame whore, I wanted to be onstage and in the lights,” said Daniel. Moving to Bend in 1995 and becoming a parent shifted her focus away from the demands of a life on stage, but it was a trip to 2nd Street Theater to see Michael Slade’s play, Garden Politics, that directed her energies towards playwriting. Slade was in the audience that night, and for the first time, Daniel found herself watching the playwright instead of the play. “It was my ah ha moment, I wanted to be that guy. It was clear how much he was enjoying watching actors reciting his lines.” The next day she sat down on her couch, pondered the saying, “write what you know,” and began Couple Dating, loosely based on her experiences with marriage. Daniel’s work on a production does not stop at the script; she is the
Casting Call for O. Henry… A Collection of Jookalorum
he holidays are behind us and it is time to begin filling the calendar with new and exciting things to do. The Sunriver Stars Community Theater would like you to consider auditioning for a role in their next play. Many potential actors feel intimidated by the prospect of having to learn lots of lines and attend many rehearsals over a period of weeks. This has been taken into consideration and a play has been chosen with many parts that have as little as three lines and no more than 85. Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at SHARC from 6-9pm. Should you be cast in one of the stories that make
up the play, you will only have to attend practice on the day your show rehearses until the last two weeks when it is all put together. There are lots of parts for character actors to bring their special magic to the stage. Parts include grizzled old cowboy prospectors having roughly 20 lines. There are roles for a few ‘pretty young things’ with approximately 15 lines. Several prim and proper ladies are needed to take on the roles of late 1800’s high society as well as a doctor (four lines), starving artists (20 lines) and an ageing hillbilly couple waiting to ‘ git a deevorce’ from the Justice of the Peace (all around 15 lines). The story is held together by storytellers (think librarians or professors) with about 45 lines each and the longest story in the show requires a millionaire, his chauffeur and a woman with aspirations with approximately 75 lines each. Auditions will be held February 7, 6-9pm at SHARC. The show will be cast that evening and
all actors will return the following evening for the first read-through on February 8. Then the actors will not meet again until March 26 and 27 to begin blocking. This allows the cast to memorize their lines before they even step onto the stage. Practices will continue through April and the show will come together and be presented on the weekend of April 26-28. The Saturday evening show will be presented as a dinner theater. Period dress and furniture will be needed for this show, so please let us know if you can share anything that would enhance a late 1890’s production on the stage. You may get a copy of the cast list and script by emailing the director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Local Playwright Cricket Daniel Returns to 2nd Street Theater
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Come Fly with Me - a Frank Sinatra Inspired Evening
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December First Friday ArtWalk
1. Marilyn Ulrich, Lindsey Kiesz & Kayla Herriman at Quiltworks (photo by Quiltworks). 2. Ann Allan & Wendy Vernon at Julia Junkin Studio. 3. Natasha Smith & Betsy Warriner at Red Chair Gallery. 4. Yvonne Ramage at Townshends Tea House. 5. Enjoying the spirts at Haven Home Style. 6. Sara Carson & Stephanie Yun at Franklin Crossing. 7. Malia Winsor, Mia Anderson, Karly Diaguardi & Olivia Treu. 8. Nicole Turpin at Natural Edge Furniture.
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New Perspective For 2013
ARIES Changes in January will be internal and could include stepping back a bit. By the middle of March you will begin to step out again and new beginnings will be evident. You are waking up to the truth of who you are and by May there will be no going back. The end of June and most of July is a turning point and your living situation will become important. Find some quiet time in August and give your emotions your attention. Work needs your attention in September and it will be important to remember to take time for yourself too. Do something in October to expand your mind and heart. Decisions made in November may need to be revisited in December. Be patient during the end of the year and know that whatever your dream is will be worth waiting for.
Follow your heart in January and realize you are making a huge change. Meditation or quiet time will be very helpful in February and early March. By the middle of March you will begin to see the positive effects of what you have been doing. Many things take shape April only to be rearranged
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in May. Stay flexible about how to achieve your goals. Try different approaches in June and consider letting your feelings show. Be brave and take action in August, then notice how many people are benefiting from what you did in September. Remain focused in October and make the choice to put you first. There will be a huge healing available by doing this. What you start in November will expand during December and beyond. Accept that you are valuable and let yourself feel proud of the choices you are making.
Making change is a priority this year and you will spend the first six months doing just that. January is filled with rearranging as much as you can in your life. Trust enough in February to step back a bit and let things fall into place. A quiet start to March will be followed by a very active second half of the month. By April you will find your rhythm even though there will still be plenty of change. May is the most active month so far. You will find that what was once just an idea is now happening. A change of plans in July will be a good opportunity to focus more on your home and family. Enjoy the company of those around you in August and realize how good that feels. September brings new agreements in relationships so remember to be cooperative. Let go of your fears in October and invite more change in your life. Take responsibility for your life during the last two months and be grateful that you can. Be mindful in January of how far you extend yourself. Step back in February and watch those around you as
they go through big changes. The end of March invites you to make a new beginning. Keep it simple in April and encourage yourself to believe in you. Hold steady with your plan in May but be willing to change directions in June. Your home life begins to settle down in late June and July. Take this opportunity to focus on meeting your own needs. The middle of August will find you showing more of yourself and making new relationships. Enjoy yourself in October and notice how much better your body feels. Trust in November and make a big decision. This will be the first of many more that you will make in December. Step up at the end of the year and do the work that you were born to do. The world is ready for you to be true to yourself.
Look to yourself for validation in January and realize that is where it needs to come from. Be patient in February and take some quiet time for yourself. By the end of March it can be all about you. Stand tall in who you are and feel proud of your decisions. Money issues may get your attention in May. Realize relationships are also
changing and you need to be open to the future. Do yourself a favor in June and let it be playful. A change of direction in July could be surprising and delightful. Open your heart to relationships in August and let yourself simply enjoy. September will bring many opportunities for you to show the world who you are becoming. Let go of the past during October in order to make room for what is next. Listen to your inner dialogue during the last two months and be sure it is supportive. Love yourself and remember that you are amazing.
VIRGO A very busy January will need to you make significant decisions. Trust enough in February to initiate change in your life. Completion in March will show you that life can be different than ever before and by April you will see that it is true. A busy May will give you the chance to realize how steady you have become. A flexible approach will be needed in June and emotions will be close to the surface. By the end of July you will feel more peaceful yet ready to still take action. September brings new people into your life and they will want your attention. Show the world your best self in October and by November you will feel very strong. Decisions made in December will be the first of more to come after the New Year begins. Initiate your ideas then be patient as they take time to happen. Believe in what you are doing and others will too. Enjoy the opportunities that come your way in January. New relationships made in February will ask you to use your more creative side. Plant seeds in March and by April you will see them begin to grow. Be willing to rearrange
by Eileen Lock, Clairvoyant Astrologer, 541-389-1159, www.eileenlock.freeservers.com, www.oneheartministry.freeservers.com. relax. Move forward slowly in August, staying mindful of your own needs. Appreciate those who are helping you in October and realize how important they are in your journey. By November you will be more aware of the direction you are going and you will see that you are still valuable. Recognize the stable parts of your life and let them know that you are grateful. Open your heart at the end of the year and enjoy your relationships. Loving your life is part of your healing and now is the time.
your schedule in May as there will be changes in your plans. Enjoy the activities in June and use them as a chance to meet more people. The end of July will be a good time to step back a bit and check to be sure you are getting what you need. There’s a lot to enjoy in August and even the first part of September so go for it and have a good time. October is a mixture of wanting to do more and needing to slow down a bit. A heartfelt decision made in November will be revisited many times in December. Have confidence in your choice and believe in your outcome. You are moving in the right direction.
SCORPIO Let go of the past in January and create space for you to feel the completion. February brings many things to a close and you will be able to begin to relax. You are challenged in March to think only about yourself and take action quickly, without over thinking it. Everything reaches a culmination in April and there will be no going back. Hold steady in April and discover that you do have what you need. Count your blessings in May and recognize that change is good. July is a great time to go to the water and do your best to
Go out on a limb in January and take a chance. Realize what you have needed in your life and do it in February. Take a step back in early March then leap forward by the end of the month. Let your enthusiasm show in April and you may be given opportunities because of it. Be patient in May while many things are changing. June starts out with a lot of activity then asks for you to slow down a bit near the end of the month. Let your home get your attention in July and August in order to create a comfortable environment for yourself. September is full of invitations so say “Yes” to as much as possible. Hard work may be necessary in October and November so be willing to apply yourself. Big decisions in December will be the first of many more to come. Take responsibility for your life and make choices that support you. January is a time for appreciation and letting your gratitude show. February brings opportunities to meet with people in a new way. Trust your intuition as you move forward in March without hesitation. New structures show themselves in April and you will
feel more confident about your choices. Do whatever it takes to stay centered in May while many things are changing. A very busy June will need you to stay open to unusual experiences. Be willing to put yourself out there in July so that others can see who you have become. Let August be a time of healing and making your needs important. Relationships may feel challenging in September but you just need to remember what makes you happy. Share your feelings in October so that others can understand where you are coming from. Take a stand in November, especially in your work space. Hard work will pay off in December so truly apply yourself to whatever you are doing. Remind yourself that you are capable and are definitely making a difference.
The need to be your true self is strong in January. Appreciate your recent choices in February and recognize how much better you feel. Take a chance in March and try something new. Follow the rules in April if you want to accomplish something major. Opportunities are plentiful in May so take advantage of everything that comes your way. June
continues to be full of change so stay involved in everything that is happening. Slow it down a little in July and be sure your home is how you want it to be. Hard work in August can still be fun if you appreciate the opportunities that it provides. Put yourself in the limelight in September and share your talents with those around you. Trust becomes important in October as some things may come to a close. Actively pursue the things you believe in during November and remind yourself why you do what you do. December could be spent planning the next year so be honest about what interests you. Follow your dreams and remind yourself that magic can happen.
Bring a little structure into your life in January and realize how helpful it is. Be honest with yourself in February so that you can receive what you have been wanting. Enjoy yourself in March and remember how important this is. Tune into your body in April and gently give it what it needs. Lots of change in May will require you move through them one at a time. Find a way to nurture yourself in June and remind yourself that you deserve this. July finds you comfortable and able to significant changes. Continue to seek comfort in August and do whatever it takes to find it. Let others take the lead in September and tell yourself that your turn will come in October. You will need to take important steps in November in order to keep yourself healthy. Be strong in your agreements in December and remind yourself that you do know what is best for you. Trust your choices and realize that is what will make it work.
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Recognizing Local Photographers Gary Calicott
Charlie Baughman Baughman is a nature photographer from Bend, and many of his photos are made while flying a hang glider. Flying gives him an opportunity to capture unique weather phenomena, beautiful landscapes and an occasional attack by a territorial hawk or eagle. His love of flying is also shown in his collection of eagle photos. This summer he monitored an eagle nest and has been able to document and photograph the development and escapades of a young eaglet. email@example.com.
Thermal Wave Glory by Charlie Baughman
Amy Castaño Photographer/artist/adventure seeker based in Bend, Castaño is always searching for a unique viewpoint, a different angle, something interesting in something ordinary, the perfect radiant light or just something beautiful. . . finding art in everything. Wielding the tools of the digital darkroom, bringing captured images to life, she often blurs the line between photograph and painting. Castaño is typically drawn to scenes one would find in a city: industry, architecture, telephone wires, bridges or lines and shapes colliding into one another, but not Santiam by Amy Castaño without having a great appreciation for negative space. . . lots of it. Living amongst the mountains of Central Oregon has led to an exploration of the more natural world as well. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calicott is one of Central Oregon’s most versatile photographers. His unique and thoughtful perspective carries through his work and touches a diverse range of subject matter. From breath-taking landscapes to exhilarating sports action shots, Calicott Davis Lake Storm by Gary Calicott captures both the big picture and the fine details that bring single moments to life. Weddings, special events and portraits also come alive through his lens, and he also provides photography for local musicians, including CD covers and concert stills. A native of Oregon, Calicott was born in Eugene and has lived and worked in Portland. His passion for the outdoors brought him to live in Bend with his family in 1999. He is an avid fly fisherman, mountain biker and backpacker. www. garycalicottphoto.com.
My love of photography blossomed in my teens, and has morphed and evolved over the last 25 years into a full career spanning from commissioned work to commercial endeavors. My education has been diverse and unconventional to say the least. Thus far, it has ranged from total immersion in Tibetan language and culture in a nunnery in Nepal to studying photography with Ansel Adams’s protégé Howard Huff. After I married and began a family of my own, my photographic eye shifted from the exotic locales of my earlier work to intimate portraiture of women in their most private moments. As my focus continued to weave around women and all the roles they play in the world, my exploration of technique began to incorporate not only traditional, painterly media, but also all of the toys and tools of the digital and electronic realms. My current focus has been comprised of a series of self portraits that are shot in antique mirrors. The genesis of this body of work was an offhand suggestion ten years ago from Tina Barney that I should shoot myself. email@example.com.
Skiing at Bachelor by Grier Davis
I am a ten year resident of Bend, having moved here after retiring in 2002 from a career in the chemical industry. My interest in photography goes back many years to my youth in Evanston, Illinois. I have enjoyed both taking pictures and developing film and prints in a darkroom as well as using Photoshop in the digital era. My photo interests now include nature, landscape and travel subjects. I use Nikon D800e and Canon G12 cameras for my work. Grierdavis@bendcable.com.
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Poppy & Sandman by Heidi Davies
Travis Ehrenstrom Ehrenstrom is a Central Oregon native and avid lover of the outdoors. He is mostly known as a local musician, but is also a love of the fine arts, especially photography. travisehrenstrom@ gmail.com.
Photo by Travis Ehrenstrom
Avery Frazier My love of photography began many years ago in the “film” era. It got pretty serious in 2008 when I joined the Cascade Camera Club and bought my little Canon G9. Later, I took a couple of classes at COCC and my Stormy Mt. Washington by Avery Frazier photography and equipment progressed from there. I take photos for my own satisfaction and do not plan on trying to make a career of it. However, I do strive to improve with each and every photo I take. Flowers, landscapes and especially waterfalls are my favorite subjects. The members and professionals of the camera club are a never ending source of inspiration and I seem to learn something from every meeting. For me, photography is an ongoing project, a work in progress. OLDFRAZ202@msn.com.
Frederick is an award winning photographer specializing in fine black and white printmaking using traditional and alternative processes such as Platinum/ Palladium. Each process begins when he captures his own vision of the subject matter on his film of choice using a large format (4 X 5) camera - or in many cases - a professional high resolution digital camera. In either case, his skill in capturing the grand range of available light is based on his experience with the Rhime Ice in January by Richard Frederick zone system of exposure, and provides the foundation for the custom work that follows, resulting in fine prints with an extraordinary range of light, detail and tonal range. Each print is handmade from beginning (image capture) to end (printing, mounting and matting) using the finest archival papers and other materials. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fredfineartphoto.com.
Gordon is a Bend landscape photographer who sees the camera as a tool to express his personal vision of, and emotional response to, the beauty of the natural world. When not photographing the landscapes of Central Oregon, he is traveling to other parts of the state, the country and the planet in search of images that reflect his appreciation of, and reverence for, naDawn at Sparks Lake by Stuart Gordon ture’s inspiring beauty. His work has appeared at juried exhibitions at Bend-Redmond Airport, at the Deschutes County Administration Building, in the coffee-table book Capture Central Oregon and at local Winter Cloak by Stu Garrett exhibitions in Bend. He also produces the Central Oregon Calendar which benefits I take photos for the sheer the Environmental Center of Central Oregon. Images of the Columbia River Gorge joy of it. I have travelled will be at Bellatazza in downtown Bend in February. “Through photography, I feel that through Oregon’s desert I become part of the magic of nature. I am fully appreciative of how the camera helps landscapes since childhood me to ‘see’ deeply into singular and unrepeatable events like a glorious sunset or sunrise, and continue to be amazed a rainbow at the bottom of a glistening waterfall or a fog-shrouded mountain summit. by the biological fragility I consider these gifts of love from the universe.” Born in New York City, Gordon is a and emotional inspiration to former journalist and a black belt in Aikido. He lives in Bend with his wife, Anne, who be found there. Stu Garrett, is a life coach, and three children. He has studied photography with Art Wolfe and MD. email@example.com. William Neill. www.chasingthelight.zenfolio.com.
All’s quiet ‘til Spring by Howard Gorman
Howard Gorman From imagination to image - is there more than meets the casual eye? You bet, and that’s how I see photo opportunities. I’m told “Wow, where did you get this?” because I tend to see sights that would usually be overlooked and go for a fascinating or surprising aspect of it. I use a Nikon D5000 and always carry a pointand-shoot camera in case that photogenic moment pops up. I have been married 51 years and met my wife Chris at Purdue University; our son’s family and our four grandchildren also live in Bend. I am very active in music: playing alto saxophone in the Cascade Horizon Band and The Notables Swing Band. I enjoyed two careers…. one as an executive in space programs, the other in forming what became a large gourmet confections brokerage company that covered the southwest. www.GormanConfections. com, 541-639-7734.
Photographer and videographer Huestis, owner of Studio 404 in Bend, has been shooting images since he was 14. A self taught photographer, he turned professional in 1981. Huestis has shot projects for a plethora of entities around the world during his career including Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, Operation Smile, CBS, MSNBC, ESPN, The Early Show, Sunset Magazine, Via magazine and many national and local entities over the past thirty years. Huestis is unique in that he is one of a rare few that shoots both still and video production projects professionally day in and day out. Whether it’s product photography, head shots, a documentary, an infomercial or providing stock photography for his clients, he’s able to do it all. www.studio404photography.com, infostudio404@gmail. Sisters Wilderness by Alan Huestis com, 541-389-6829. www.facebook.com/CascadeAE | January 2013
Recognizing Local Photographers Brenda Irwin
There are three things in life that Irwin is most passionate about: art, music and literature. “Painting is my bliss. I get completely absorbed in the creative process and let it flow with ideas.” Irwin is an admirer of Rothko, Picasso, Miro, Van Gough, Kalo and Paul Klee. She has a deep sense of style and color, “I’m fascinated with design.” Other passions that require her uninterrupted focus are photography, mountain bike riding, snow skiing and hot yoga. Living in Bend is the perfect fit for Irwin and her husband, having moved here from Seattle a year ago. “We Summer Lake Serenity by Brenda Irwin moved to Bend for the snow skiing and change of lifestyle. I had no idea that Central Oregon is thriving with art, culture, music and festivals. I saw my opportunity to be known as an artist in the Bend community and work hard at it, thanks to my supportive husband.” Irwin recently exhibited at the Rubbish Renewal Fashion Show where she featured her Eco-Art. Her eco-prints are photographs of scrap metal on recycled eco-friendly canvas containing up to 55 percent post-consumer recycled content. The remaining content comes from sources that practice sustainable forestry. The imaging process uses vegetable and soy-based inks. See her work at http://powskichicofbend.wordpress.com/.
Jensen owns and operates a local marketing and photography business in Central Oregon. He is a board member of the Bend/La Pine School District, Bend Heroes Fo u n d a t i o n Dillons Golden Grove by Mike Jensen and Cascade Camera Club. He is an expert level photographer and teaches photography and Photoshop for local high schools, Central Oregon Community College and La Pine Parks & Rec. The Dillon’s Golden Glow photo was a long planned photo, and had to be taken just at the right time and day in October. It can bee seen on the cover of the 2013 Cascade Business News Book of Lists. A show of Jensen’s work is being planned beginning November 2013 at the Sunriver Library. www.jensenone.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keller is a native of Oregon and celebrated for his documentary arts photographs and fine art prints of Pacific Northwest subject matter. He has resided in Bend since 2003 where he is actively engaged in creative photography and publishing projects. Keller’s current projects include the cover photo and design for a book on world peace entitled, Beyond Global Crisis (Transaction Publishers) and a photo book about Robert F. Kennedy in collaboration with author Terrence E. Paupp entitled, In The Stream. His RFK images are featured in Rory Kennedy’s documentary film, Ethel, and The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights has recently acquired key images from his RFK portfolios for their collection. Historic photos of author Ken Kesey, William Burroughs and actor Bill Murray are featured in Mark Christensen’s book Acid Christ; Keller’s portrait of actor/director Warren Beatty is the cover photo for Peter Biskind’s, Star. Several images appear in Dan Forrer’s upcoming HBO show about the birth of hip hop music. His regional portraits of surviving pioneer families (and characters) appear in several new books, periodicals and webzines, including Ken Bilderback’s Creek with No Name about the history of Cherry Grove, Oregon. Keller is the grandson of Clyde Leon Keller, (1872-1962) an important Oregon-based plein-air impressionist painter. www.clydekeller.com. 541-388-3058, email@example.com.
McMurray is an upcycle artist, photographer and writer who is passionate about lumberjacks, feather boas, a good cup of coffee and moonlight swims. She is a Bend native on a mission to inspire people to love who they are, as is, right now. Her creative focus tends to center around using the arts as a means for self-discovery and empowering people through the creative process. This photo is part of a collection of McMurray’s photography on display at The Wine Shop & Tasting Room on Minnesota Ave. through the end of January. McMurray works out of her studio at The Workhouse and shares the latest about her creative work on her website: sarahmcmurraystudios. weebly.com.
Ty by Sarah McMurray
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Rohr enjoys utilizing her photography to share her cultural and hiking tours in the European Alps, yoga retreats in Mexico, as well as other travel adventures. Through the versatile medium of photography, Rohr is able to bring alive the diversity of other cultures through her photography presentations to many audiences in an entertaining and educational fashion. She is available for shows and can be contacted at: www.hilloah.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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RFK, A Victory of the Spirit by Clyde Keller
Schaefer lives in Sunriver and is a professional photographer and videographer specializing in sports and wildlife. He is a former professional photographer of auto racing in Sonoma, California, and founded Winter Star by Hilloah Rohr Rolling Video Productions where he covered auto races and created videos. This aerial photographer and videographer had a 35 year career in television broadcasting with KPIX-CBS in San Francisco and freelancSleigh Ride by Lee Schaefer ing with ABC, NBC and ESPN. Highlights included Goodwill Games in 1990, World Figure Skating Championships in 1992 and the Summer Olympic Games in 1996 and 2000. Schaefer also worked golf, tennis and bowling tournaments, NCAA basketball and football, NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB games. He is a volunteer at the High Desert Museum and has contributed museum photos and DVDs of Spirit of the West, Spotted Owls, The Sawmill, and the Nature Walk. His photos are published in a variety of regional and national publications, including A Traveler’s Guide to Historic California (2000) and Mid-State Electric calendars. Schaefer has exhibited at the Redmond Airport, Sunriver Library and Lava Lands Visitor Center. email@example.com.
Jim Smith Tim O. Sutherland
Before moving to Bend in 2005, I lived in San Diego and the Orange County area of Southern California. After serving in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service, I received a degree in architecture in 1969 from the University of Southern California. My career as an architect, and later a corporate executive, planned-community developer and mobile communications acquisition and build-out specialist spanned over 40 years before my retirement and move to Bend. My interest in photography began early as a hobby and has progressed from my first Kodak Brownie, through various stages of film cameras and darkroom techniques, First Snow Along Mirror Pond by Jim Smith eventually to my current work in the photographic digital world. That hobby also grew into what I am now able to pursue as a very serious and passionate artistic endeavor to capture and teach about the wonderful visual world around us. Photography is not only a media to express myself artistically, but has become a catalyst for me to go to places and see things that would otherwise never have been the case. I am currently based in beautiful Bend. My work is in private personal and commercial collections across the country and has been shown in numerous galleries in California and Oregon. www.jwsmithphotography.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I had to express my philosophy of photography with someone, it would be that I try to express to the viewer in some way what I experienced at the moment of capture. That is, to capture a moment Cattails by Tim O. Sutherland forever in time that may have moved me in some emotional way to want to share that particular experience with others: whether watching a radiant sunset cast long shadows, reveling hidden texture in the Grand Canyon or the complete feeling of awe gazing upon the ruins of an ancient civilization. To see the remains of powerful cultures that thrived perhaps a thousand years ago then vanished in less than a generation is a moving experience. There is so much visual wonder in this world and so much opportunity to capture and share it, that a single lifetime could never be adequate to record but a small fraction of it. The photographic career of Sutherland documents a lifetime of the love of the Southwest. His images display a remarkable quality to capture the nuances of his Mentors and yet define a unique personal style. His newest book, A few of my favorite things, is available at his gallery. A series of fine art posters published by Sutherland is available through the National Park Service book stores and his photographs are on display and owned by The White House, the National Geographic Society, the National Park Service and numerous collections around the world. http://timothyosutherland.com.
Photography melds my love of nature and art. Central Oregon offers a feast for the photographer and as a longtime local wildlife naturalist and interpreter, I love being outside year round. I always have my camera handy to take advantage of all the great photographic opportunities. I have studied art and photography and have continued to enjoy many creative aspects throughout my life. As an active volunteer at the High Desert Museum for over fifteen years, I worked in education and with the interpretation of otters, porcupines, badgers and wildcats as well as leading the Museum Photography Team. I love Central Oregon and all of the outdoor recreational possibilities; I have led hiking classes for COCC and enjoy organizing a woman’s kayak group. My Wildlife Portraits are close-up intimate photographs that show the essence and attitude of each animal. Many of these photographs are currently on display at the Artists’ Gallery –Sunriver. My portfolio includes landscapes, cityscapes Climbing to Ride by Carolyn Waissman and people as well as wildlife photographs. My love of photography continues to expand with this ever changing field. It allows me to express my love of nature and art in my photos. The wonders of the digital age have created possibilities never available in a darkroom. email@example.com.
I have been a family photographer in Sunriver since 1990 and have been a hang glider pilot since 1976. I took this photograph of fellow pilots waiting for take off from Pine Mt. On that day several pilots flew 70 miles East to Riley, Oregon and one flew 25 miles West to Bend. W. M. Wood. firstname.lastname@example.org.
My passion for photography reJim Williams volves around my love for the great
outdoors, sports and architecture…a little bit of everything. Whether it’s lugging my camera and tripod along the banks of the Metolius, hiking along a mountain trail or capturing the action of a bike race or basketball game, I feel my skill is in capturing the essence of whatever it is I’m shooting. I also endeavor to pursue other photographic genres including assorted commercial photography, portrait, fashion and pretty much everything else. I’ve been asked many times what kind of photography I do. I usually pause for Under A Blood Red Sky by Jim Williams a moment and say, “all of it.” I don’t care to be grouped into any particular type of photography because I enjoy it all, and can do it all. email@example.com.
Hang Gliders Waiting for take off from Pine Mt. OR by William Wood
Gary Wing spent his childhood in Western Montana where the Rocky Mountains became his backyard playground. His many hours exploring on horseback and on foot helped to instill in him an appreciation of the great outdoors.
Wing moved to Central Oregon in his teen years, graduating from Redmond High School and then Oregon State University before moving on to a career as a Biologist with the Bureau of Land Management. Although Gary’s love for photography started in the early 70’s, it was not until retirement in 2010 that the passion really took off. Combining Frostbite by Gary Wing his interest in woodworking with photography, he mats and frames each of his own prints. His favorite subjects are birds and insects, but he also enjoys landscape and other wildlife photography. He and his wife, Barbara, make their home in Redmond. www.curlewphoto.com or at Ambiance Art Gallery in Redmond. www.facebook.com/CascadeAE | January 2013 17
Brad Goldpaint, a Dreamer of Rare Caliber by JEFF SPRY Cascade AE ust ask anyone swept up in his mesmerizing western nightscapes. The Bend artist’s striking astrophotography evokes a potent primal response upon first viewing, something usually reserved for framed masterpieces gracing the hallowed halls of great museums. Goldpaint’s work is magically alive. It breathes and lives within the still, frigid air from whence it was created, atop a lonely ridge or deep wilderness, conjuring up breathtaking nocturnal visions of distant galaxies and constellations lifted straight from the pulp pages of vintage sci-fi novellas. “I fell in love with the night sky once I gave it a chance,” he said. “People today are so disconnected with the stars and that is sad. Because of light pollution from most cities there is no night sky.” For the enthusiastic Goldpaint, anyone can go outside and take a quick picture of the Milky Way or the moon, but to combine it artistically with familiar landmarks like Delicate Arch or Smith Rock is another dimension entirely. “I really try to piece this together with the landscape and bring some heightened level of awareness to people.” Each tamed moment in time is infused with a rare nostalgia and romance, whirled in intense saturated color and aglow in the accelerated mysteries of the cosmos. From the shimmering Aurora Borealis dancing over Sparks Lake, to a spiral of white stars waltzing above Crater Lake, Brad Goldpaint 18 www.CascadeAE.com| January 2013
his art is a sublime marriage of the majesties of Heaven and Earth, perhaps a soothing reflection of our own bright hopes and unfulfilled dreams. “I went to architecture school at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles and I think that first developed my creative juices,” he recalled. “It was very experimental with lots of different design theories taught by some of the greatest instructors. We were also building stages for plays and doing wild designs that aren’t even possible yet.” But it was the unexpected death of his mother in 2009 that shocked him to the core and spun his fractured life into a new orbit. “I surfed every day and worked with stuff I loved about modern architecture and when mom passed away it was a huge life-altering incident. We were very close.” Searching for a sign, Goldpaint was affected by the power and presence of nature while watching the movie, Into the Wild. “There’s a shot where Emile Hirsch comes out into this gorgeous forest with spectacular light through the trees and the screen title read Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and I knew I had to go and do it.” So he moved to Las Vegas to briefly help out his dad and prepare to hike the storied 2600-mile PCT. Goldpaint needed an escape and his father needed out of the house, away from the memories. “I invited him to share in this adventure,” he said. “I knew he wasn’t going to do the whole distance but thought he’d
be fine in the RV. So I quit my job and dove into it. Here’s an L.A. guy with no hiking experience going on this massive trek. I left everything - the surf, friends, family, my apartment. Kinda crazy. “Being out there on the highest mountain peaks under the stars I began to feel closer to my mother and that enabled the healing process. There’s a phrase that nature cures the soul. I believe it.” Goldpaint eventually completed 1,300 miles of the journey, meeting his current girlfriend and backbone of his art, Marcie, somewhere on mile number 50. After many of the trip’s shorter legs, his dad was meeting up with him in the RV and they’d hang out enjoying some quality father-son time under the constellations. His final landing spot in Bend was due to an instant attraction to the Sisters region during the Oregon traverse of the PCT. “I felt immediately at home and remembered it in the back of my mind. Especially following the Three Sisters Peaks and the views along the backside snowfields. I didn’t want to go back to L.A. After being in Nighted Vail the wilderness six months it’s hard to return to the urban jungle.” So he and his sweetheart hiking partner moved to Bend last year without jobs, a big gamble in a slow economy. “For a while I taught photo workshops during the summer and was thankfully brought on at Pinnacle Architecture four months ago.” His art portfolio is growing swiftly, one stunning jewel at a time. “A lot of the panoramic pieces are from the Cascade Range, including the Mount Shasta area and Central Oregon,” he added. “After we got off the PCT we moved in with friends in Mount Shasta to reacclimate back to society. Imagine six months on the trail with nothing but nature and night skies, you grow accustomed to that silence and peace. There’s an amazing energy about Mount Shasta. You walk out of your house and stare right up at the Milky Way. It was there I began formulating how I could meld images of the stars and the mountains, illustrating them as one.” One of Goldpaint’s more stirring photos is of Smith Rock State Park during the planetary conjunction of Jupiter and Venus, aptly titled, Shared Alignment. “This was taken in the middle of winter and includes a dramatic arch of the
Milky Way bending over Smith Rock,” he said. “You get a hint of zodiacal light jetting up from the horizon toward the two planets’ alignment. Redmond also holds some pretty dark skies, especially the state park but sadly, the more Redmond grows, the more light pollution occurs.” Many of these once-in-a-lifetime compositions take careful preparation and forethought, a fact not lost on him. “It takes an incredible amount of planning to get these types of shots, months of scouting, up to a year,” he explained. “That’s if Mother Nature is cooperating and conditions stay just right.” All of Goldpaint’s photos are shot using Nikon digital cameras and then printed on metallic paper which gives them an immeasurable depth and clarity, replicating what you see on the computer screen. For our haunting Beyond the Rim cover image snapped at Crater Lake National Park in April 2012, he endured a four-mile snowshoe odyssey, trudging through deep snow to reach the remote location. “It was a great opportunity to not only capture the Milky Way but also the Lyrid meteor shower,” he said. “This was a brutal learning experience. Your pack weighs a ton, you have your camera, food, clothes, and I started out when the snow was soft. I did two perspectives; the rest can be seen on my site in the time-lapse video, Within Two Worlds, three years in the making and featured on NBC News, Discovery News and Huffington Post.” With his previous work primarily based in fine art photography, shooting star trails, meteor showers or moonlit dreamscapes, Goldpaint’s next mission will be in the video realm, working with motion-control systems and new camera equipment. “My aim is to make lasting impressions with my art, and if the images inspire people to get out and explore the heavens themselves, then I’ve done what I set out to achieve.” At this time, Goldpaint is not associated with any gallery and is soliciting serious inquiries for representation in Central Oregon. His landscape astrophotography workshops, shooting all night at a variety of locations, begin again this year. For sales and prices on his full image collection, gallery questions and 2013 workshop schedule, visit Goldpaint online at goldpaintphotography.com.
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Feathers and Fiber Artwork by Kay Pearson & Linda Shelton
t. Charles Medical Center is delighted to present a two-person exhibition by Fiber Artist Kay Pearson and Watercolor Artist Linda Shelton. The exhibition entitled Feathers and Fiber will be held at the Medical Center from January 1 through March 28, 2013. Kay Pearson is a contemporary quilt artist who has shown her work in various quilt venues across the country. Among her several solo exhibitions, Pearson has displayed her fiber art locally at Crave Restaurant, One Street Down as well as Starbuck’s in Redmond. Pearson studied at Bassist Institute where she received a degree in Fine Arts and Interior Design. She was born in Seattle but grew up in Chehalis, Washington and currently resides in Redmond. Both of her grandmothers were quilters, so it is safe to say that threads run in her veins. Linda Shelton grew up on a ranch in South Central Washington. Since youth, she has been intrigued with how to transfer Lucky Henry Penny by Linda Shelton
New Bronze Heron Sculpture in Sisters
isters celebrated the newest addition to its public art collection: the ten foot tall sculpture shows a bronze heron ready to lift off from a basalt column. The sculpture was created by local artist Danae Bennett Miller in honor of Elizabeth Dasch, who passed away in 2009. Dasch was an artist and an original homebuilder at Black Butte Ranch who later moved to Sisters. Dasch’s three grown children donated $25,000 towards the sculpture and traveled from three states to attend the dedication. She enjoyed painting wildflowers, and her children said she brought watercolors on family camping trips to the Metolius River. Dasch, who died at age 97, was one of the artists who participated in Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects at Timberline Lodge. Her contribution was a botanical watercolor of a Mt. Hood lily. Dasch’s mother Julia Hoffman founded the Arts and Crafts Society of Portland, now named the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Additional funds for the sculpture came from Dasch’s friends, the Roundhouse Foundation and The City of Sisters. Miller, a long-time Central Oregon artist, is known for her large bronze sculptures including three in Bend’s public spaces. She created this sculpture from 70 pieces of bronze welded together around a stainless steel skeleton using the lost wax method. Miller is a member of the collective gallery Tumalo Art Co. in Bend’s Old Mill District where she shows her smaller sculptures and prints. Sisters Public Art (SPA) works proactively to bring art to Sisters’ public
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images, whether real or imaginary, from the mind’s eye to paper. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Washington State College, Shelton joined United Airlines as a flight attendant. During her 30 year airline adventure, she experimented in different art media, joyfully discovering what each amazing world offered. Although watercolor is Shelton’s favorite medium, she continues to explore other media. For more information, contact Kay Pearson at: kaypearson53@ hotmail.com or Linda Shelton at: Fiber art by Kay Pearson firstname.lastname@example.org. Arts in the Hospital is a rotating art exhibit with different themes, exhibitors, etc. The hospital changes the exhibits every three or four months. Linda Strunk is a volunteer for St. Charles-Bend and is the Arts in the Hospital coordinator. Info: 541-633-7886 or email@example.com.
Bronze Heron by Danae Bennett Miller in honor of Elizabeth Dasch
spaces to showcase the community’s artistic talents and contribute to the City’s vibrant arts community. SPA committee members are Paul Alan Bennett and Susan Springer. Susan Springer, Sisters Public Art, 541-719-0139, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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gon.gov/citywalls. City of Bend Arts, Beautification & CulArt in the Atrium at Franklin Crossing 550 NW ture Commission’s (ABC Commission) fifth City Franklin, celebrates First Friday with Visions Of Walls at City Hall art show, UNSEEN::WORLD, Hope, paintings and drawings sold to benefit orphans has been providing a clever and exciting way to inin the Otino Waa Children’s Village in Uganda. spire community through art. UNSEEN::WORLD can be seen during Bend City Hall business hours of 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday. The show closes March 29.
Visions of Hope – I See You, pastel
Retired Bend schoolteachers, Bob and Carol Higgins, attended a 1999 conference in Uganda on a trip that rocked their world. Now for 12 years they have worked in Northern Uganda to build Otino Waa, more like a village than an orphanage, with small houses for eight children and local widows serving as housemothers. Presently 260 children live in the village funded entirely from private donations by generous Americans; the children attend primary, secondary and vocational school, gaining a general education and job skills. Among the benefactors are inmates of the Snake River Correctional Institution of northeastern Oregon who, during a prison chapel service, heard the heart-breaking stories of the orphans, some forced into service as child soldiers or with parents lost to AIDS and other tragic circumstances. The inmates proposed to officials that they create works of art to be sold to benefit the children. The art on display at Franklin Crossing is artwork from the Snake River institution. The inmates, some of whom will never be released, say the payback is a sense of purpose they have not felt in years. Thus art helps to heal not only children in Uganda but also serves incarcerated men in Oregon. All sales solely benefit Otino Waa and its children. Noi Thai will serve wine and Thai appetizers and Tom Freedman will lead a group of Latin rhythm musicians. Billye Turner, art consultant, provides additional information at 541-382-9398.
Bend d’Vine on Wall Street and The Wine Shop and Tasting Bar at 55 NW Minnesota featuring Powskichic of Bend, a/k/a Brenda Reid Irwin (also showing at Barrio on NW Minnesota). 541-5507174, http://flic.kr/s/aHsjCJinnm. Cowgirl Cash 924 Brooks St., 541-678-5162. Maya Moon, local artist who makes handmade leather bags and accessories. www.mayamoondesigns.com. Crow’s Feet Commons behind the Tower Theatre in Mirror Pond Plaza, a not-so-forgotten but recently rejuvenated part of “old town” Bend’s rich history. This area is now being revitalized by the action of the new businesses surrounding this beautiful space by creating inviting and fun community activities such as this one. David Jacobsen at 805-679-3370.
Equine Grace by Barbara Slater
Desperado Contemporary & Nostalgic Western Store 330 SW Powerhouse, Old Mill District. 541-749-9980. Barbara Slater’s paintings are an ongoing exhibit. Painting oils with energy and spirit, Slater’s pigmentation is rich and succulent, while her brushwork is bold and responsive.
St. Specializing in unique, one of a kind wedding and engagement rings in a variety of metals. Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery The Old Mill District, Second Story Loft, 541-330-0840, www. lubbesmeyer.com. Snapshots offers small works in fiber and paint, including abstract landscapes and dramatic views of the sky on view in December. The Lubbesmeyer twins will be working through the holiday season creating unique original art for the art collector in your life. mapping | contemporary Old Mill between Greg’s Grill and Buckle at 307 Powerhouse Dr., Elizabeth Quinn, 541-419-9836. A unique presentation depicting a visual narrative of our region by artists working in a diversity of mediums. This gallery pop-up not only maps a narrative of place, but also sets coordinates for Central Oregon’s contemporary artistic language and aesthetic. Curated by Atelier 6000, Art in the High Desert and High Desert Journal artists include: Beth Yoe, jewelry & photography, Bend; Pyper Hugos, jewelry, Bozeman; Nancy Dasen, ceramics & printmaking, Bend; Alan Brandt, photography, Bend; Jim Leisy, photography, Portland; Ingrid Lustig, painting, Bend; Rachel Fox, book arts, Bend; Brian O’Neill, ceramics, Bellingham; Pat Clark, printmaking, Bend; Julie Winter, printmaking, Bend; Fred Birchman, mixed media, Seattle; Pamela Kroll, mixed media, Bend; Mary Ellen MacFadden, painting, Portland; Bill Hoppe, painting, Bend; Ron Schultz, encaustic & printmaking, Bend; Amy Royce, painting & encaustic, Bend; Chris Cole, sculptures, Bend; Randy Smithey, painting & sculpture, Tumalo; Randy Redfield, painting, Sisters; Holly Rodes-Smithey, sculpture, Tumalo; Shawn Moore, encaustic, Whitefish; Justyn Livingston, painting, Bend; Sandy & Alex Anderson, ceramics, Bend; Ellen Gienger, textiles, Bend; Patty Freeman Martin, painting, Terrebonne; Galen Ruud, mixed media, Bend; Peter Meyer, ceramics, Bend; Mark Rodriquez, painting, Fresno; Yvette Neumann, painting, Bellingham; Lynn Rothan, painting & ceramics, Sisters; Terry Gloeckler, paintings, Bend; and Pam Kroll, mixed media, Bend.
Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota AvHawthorn Healing Arts Center 39 Northwest enue #12 (above Thump Coffee), 408-250-2732, Louisiana Ave., 541-330-0334. Featured artist Te- www.marymedrano.com. Please stop by 6-9pm for resa Leigh Ander - DreamScape Painting Therapy. Open Studio.
Bend City Walls at City Hall Exhibition 710 Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St., 541John Paul Designs Custom Jewelry + Signature NW Wall Street. 541-388-5517, www.bendore- Series. www.johnpauldesigns.com 1006 NW Bond 388-2107, www.mockingbird-gallery.com. Show-
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casing new paintings by Eric Jacobsen, a plein air painter, his true inspiration is the amazing beauty that he sees in nature. The whole point of plein air painting is to capture the immediate effects of light while painting outdoors. He takes his oils wherever he goes, setting up on site and working until the painting is finished. “It is important that my paintings convey a certain mood. I find strong compositions in nature, and then I paint the scene accurately while leaving out any extraneous details.” Born and raised in New England, Jacobsen studied fine art at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut where he received training in the Beaux Arts tradition of drawing and painting from life. He has lived in the Northwest since 1998, and his home is in Glenwood Valley, Washington. In addition to being a gifted painter, Jacobsen conducts painting workshops in the Northwest. Paul Scott Gallery 869 NW Wall Street, Suite 104, 541-330-6000, www.paulscottfineart.com. Just down the breezeway opposite the Boken restaurant. Jane Schmidt is a new gallery artist. Inspired by abstract expressionists, she uses the subject of landscape to explore the edge between abstraction and representation with an emphasis on the expressive use of color. The Paul Scott Gallery represents a group of classically-trained artists working in diverse styles ranging from realism to abstract. Red Chair Gallery 103 NW Oregon Ave. in the historic O’Kane building, 541-306-3176, www. redchairgallerybend.com. Flowing Medium - Cold to Hot features three artists. Janice Rhodes creates encaustics (heated beeswax, pigment and damar) and feels it is a medium Painting by Janice Rhodes that is a natural fit for an artist that enjoys experimentation and “happy accidents.” The challenge for Rhodes is finding resolution and achieving beauty to hang on your wall. Justin Kelchak is inspired by the nature and elements that surround us in making his metal works. Kelchak’s artwork creates a tranquil environment full of color, Tea Candles Table Top by Justin Kelchak
sound and movement. From his small tabletop fountains or candle holders or a monumental sized water well, he takes great pride in every aspect of his creations from functionality to estethics. The Way We Art is a business made up of Tricia Biesmann and Cindy Summerfield. Biesmann and Summerfield explore combining natural fabric with very soft merino wool. The fabrics are new, upscaled or from a friends closet, therefore increasing the unique outcome of their one of a kind, wearable art. Sage Custom Framing & Gallery Exhibits 834 NW Brooks St., 541-382-5884, www.sageframinggallery.com. Adventures in Change reflects a lifetime of expanding freedoms and embracing change by Bend artist Renne Searching for Balance by Renne Brock Brock. Thru January 26. It is a series that mirrors her pastimes in the garden, travels across the country and treasured relationships. “I thrive on change as I find it exciting, motivating and surprising. Change provides a challenge to my thoughts and my values,” says Brock. With a willingness to trust an inner voice, Brock can respond to insights, question assumptions, break rules, take risks and resolve structural weakness. “Because my art dances on the edge of abstraction, many viewers see images and objects that appear without my intention. The viewer’s responses may trigger another idea and the creative cycle is reset to begin again. Observations generate ideas. Ideas require action and art becomes the medium to experience life with all its subtleties.”
Italian Landscape by Carla Spence
your art collection. Danae Bennett-MillFlight of Life by Danae BennettMiller er has introduced a rare sculpture edition of 75 —Flight of Life—a maquette of the recently installed public art in Sisters. A percentage of sales of the sculpture of a crane in flight, will to go to the art education of Sisters.
Townshend’s Bend Teahouse 835 NW Bond Street, Bend, 541-312-2001. Featuring Taylor Rose who was born in Dover, New Hampshire. Growing up in a small New England town she was immersed into nature and wildlife by exploring the woods, mountains and beaches nearby. Her imagination thrived in these surroundings and with an adoration for art at an early age she began to create characters and cartoons inspired by her childhood adventures. This love and connection to art continued through to high school and then college where she received her BFA in illustration from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. She specializes in pen and ink and watercolor and more recently, new wood burning techniques establishing a strong body of work including character and environmental design. Her work has developed a stylization of line and color palette that continue to grow and evolve. Today, Taylor resides in Bend and is working on the publication of her first children’s book titled The Most Beautiful Beard which she has written Tumalo Art Company at Old Mill District, and illustrated. 450 SW Powerhouse Dr., #407, 541-385-9144, www.tumaloartco.com. Tumalo Art Co. Now Urban Beauty Bar 5 Northwest Minnesota it’s your turn! December show, Little (Art) De- Avenue. Featuring Joel Fischer, an Oregon lights, is being held over so that you can gift photographer, displaying his collection of phoyourself with original artwork by your favorite tos titled A Journey Through South East Asia. “I local artists. Hand-blown glass, exotic turned think art should be affordable, so I developed a wood, ceramics, mosaic, jewelry, photogra- progressive pricing system,” said Fischer. “Five phy, sculpture and very reasonably priced little percent of all profits go to benefit the people paintings are the perfect way to add to or start of Myanmar.” www.facebook.com/CascadeAE | January 2013
Central Oregon January Exhibits Bend
St. Charles Medical Center 2500 NE Neff Rd., Two-person exhibition by Fiber Artist Kay Pearson and Watercolor Artist Linda Shelton. The exhibition Feathers and Fiber will be through March 28. Pearson is a contemporary quilt artist who has shown her work in various quilt venues across the country. Shelton grew up Karen Bandy Design Jeweler 25 NW Minnesota Ave., on a ranch in South Central, Washington. Since youth, #5, 541-388-0155. www.karenbandy.com. Original jew- Shelton has been intrigued with how to transfer images, elry and fine art all designed and created by Karen Bandy. whether real or imaginary, from the mind’s eye to paThe colors will wow you, the designs will intrigue you and per. Kay Pearson, email@example.com or Linda you’ll be amazed at how comfortable her jewelry is to wear. Shelton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
flutter and zip around you as they sip nectar from hundreds of plants at our indoor tropical and native garden Art by Knight 236 NW Newport Ave., 541-633-7488, in Butterflies and Hummingbirds. More than 100 species www.artbyknight.com. Featuring oil paintings by Laurel of butterflies hatch, metamorphose and fly during the Knight and bronze sculptures by Steven L. Knight. course of the exhibit. Atelier 6000 389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Suite 120. 541330-8759, www.atelier6000.com. Presentation Gallery: A contemporary presentation gallery, features local and regional artists, artist in residence works, outsider artists and fine art crafts in original, compelling and inspired exhibitions. Branching Out through January – NO First Friday in January. Prints and artwork by Atelier 6000 members and invited artists are highlighted at Atelier 6000 in the Branching Out exhibition in January. Artists investigate “Branching Out” as a metaphor for exploration into new imagery and technique.
Bend Library The Friends of the Bend Libraries presents Art of Photography, 19 photographs by ten artists on many subjects. Thru February 4. On the second floor of the downtown Library. Denise at 541-389-9846. Christian Heeb Gallery at the Cascade Center of Photography, 390 SW Columbia St., Ste. 110, 541241-2266, info@Heebphoto.com, www.ccophoto.com. 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. The Cascade Center of Photography and staff are available for professional advice, editing, studio space, printing, classes, workshops, information and instruction. 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. furnish 761 NW Arizona Ave., corner of Wall Street, 541-617-8911. Featuring Shelley Hall, Sue Smith and other local artists. High Desert Museum 59800 South Highway 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 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 Endowment for the Humanities. Live, free-flying but- Butterflies and Hummingbirds terflies and hummingbirds at the High Desert Museum
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Pronghorn Resort presents a fine art exhibit by Jerome Gaston featuring watercolor and acrylic paintings. The exhibit continues through January 15 at Pronghorn Clubhouse, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Juniper by Jerome Gaston The resort invites the public to visit the exhibition. Gaston (1911-1989) worked in the early part of the 20th Century, with his brothers, as an illustrator in California producing lithographed posters for theaters to advertise Hollywood greats such as Betty Davis, Will Rogers, Al Jolson, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, W.C. Fields, Ginger Rogers and others. Gaston and his two brothers, Norton and Edward, operated a commercial art business in the basement studio of the Fox Theatre in Long Beach, California, selling their large show signs that were more vivid than printed movie posters and depicted the current features showing in theatres. Norton, a portraitist, painted the faces; Jerome and Edward, the backgrounds. Their lithos sold for $8–40 to theatres in the Long Beach area, offering a good income during the Great Depression of the late ‘20s and ‘30s. Upon retirement from the movie industry, Gaston spent the remainder of his life sketching and painting images of the southern California area such as the period stucco, tiled-roof building of the Bowers Museum. The displayed art represents only a small portion of his work from the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. With watercolor his forte, critics consider Gaston one of the most accomplished California watercolor artists of that time. Billye Turner, art consultant, coordinates the Pronghorn exhibition schedule, 541-382-9398. QuiltWorks 926 NE Greenwood Ave. 541-7280527. Featured Quilter is Alice Pedersen and the group quilt exhibit is the Mt. Bachelor Quilt Guild’s Favorite Children’s Book. Thru January 30. SageBrushers Art Society 117 SW Roosevelt, 541617-0900, www.sagebrushersartofbend.com. Gallery open Thursdays/Fridays10am-2pm. Featuring Lee August through February. Reception on Saturday, January 19, 2-5pm. Lee has been inspired by a variety of mediums: watercolor, colored pencil, pastel, collage, acrylic and bookmaking. Presently she works mostly in acrylic, enjoying its fast drying time and ability to put it on any dry surface.
TAW Gallery, LLC 19889 Eigth Street, 541-7069025, www.tawgallery.com. Unique one-of-a-kind gifts. Ceramic, fused glass, mosaic, acrylic, oil, watercolor, felting, jewelry. The Wine Shop & Tasting Room 55 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-389-2884, http://thewineshopbend.com. Featuring Sarah McMurray photography.
La Pine La Pine Public Library www.dpls.lib.or.us, 16425 First St., La Pine, Constance, 541-312-1090. Thru January 18 wildlife photographer Tom Lawler specializing in bird photos.
Madras / Warm Springs Art Adventure Gallery 185 SE Fifth St. 541-4757701. www.artadventuregallery.com. Featuring Donald J. Stastny, architect for the Museum at Warm Springs. Paintings and bronze sculptures by Stastny will be featured. Opening reception for the artist is first Thursday, January 3, 5:30-7pm. The Museum at Warm Springs 541-553-3331, www. museumatwarmsprings.org. 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, bowmanmuseum.org. 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.
Kate Aspen Studios 161 E Cascade Ave., 541-5496950. Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry Ambiance Co-op Gallery 435 SW Evergreen, Red- and art. mond. 541-548-8115, ambianceartonline.com. Various artists represented. Sisters Art Works Entry Gallery 204 W. Adams, 541-420-9695, www.sistersartworks.com. Featuring Britz Beads 249 NW Sixth St., 541-548-4649, San- Sense of Place, fiber art from pictorial to abstract, crafted di’s bead jewelry and ongoing display of Gilbert Shep- by artists of the Journeys Group through February 28, herd’s large format acrylic paintings. opening reception January 18, 5-7pm. Journeys is a group of 14 regionally-known art quilJudi’s Art Gallery 336 NE Hemlock, Ste. 13, 360- ters dedicated to creating original art expressed in their 325-6230, email@example.com. Featuring works by own unique style using fiber art. Their diverse skills are Judi Meusborn Williamson. well represented in their latest exhibition, Sense of Place, which illustrates that “places” are visually interpreted in Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Shan- different ways by different artists. The works in the exhidel Gamer, 541-526-5073. The Friends of the Red- bition vary from the pictorial to the abstract. mond Library Art Committee presents an exhibition of fine art photography in the Photography Exhibition Sisters Gallery & Frame 252 West Hood Ave., 541through February 2. This year’s exhibition is comprised 549-9552, www.garyalbertson.com. Ongoing exhibit, of both professional and amateur photographers and landscape photos by Gary Albertson, watercolor and those still attending classes at local high schools. Pho- scratchboard by Ashley Dean. tographs on display are both framed and unframed. Artwork has been placed throughout the library to enSisters Public Library 110 N Cedar, Friends of Sisters hance the public’s viewing experience. Library Annual Art Exhibit will open Sunday, January The library will also feature metal sculptures from 13 and run until February 27. Public voting for three the DRCI /COCC welding program at Deer Ridge. ‘People’s Choice’ awards is available January 13-18 at the And Beyond the Edge: A Solo Exhibition by Gillian library. Awards will be presented at the Opening RecepBurton. Library hours are Monday – Friday: 10–6pm, tion January 18, 5:30 -7pm. Hors d’oeuvres and beverTuesday: 10–8pm and Saturday: 10–5pm. Info: Shan- ages will be served. Mon-Thurs 10-6, Sunday noon-5. del Gamer, 541-526-5073 or firstname.lastname@example.org Closed Friday and Saturday. or Linda Barker at email@example.com.
Buffalo Horn Gallery 167 West Sister Park Dr., 541549-9378. Featuring the work of Ted Lettkeman, Metal Sculpter, Alix, mixed media portraiture of Native Americans and Gary Lynn-Roberts, western oil painter. Canyon Creek Pottery 310 North Cedar St., 541-3902449, www.canyoncreelpotteryllc.com. Ongoing exhibit, fine handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters.
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Clearwater Art Gallery 303 West Hood, www.theclearwatergallery.com or 541-549-4994. Monday Night Music starts at 7pm. Wine Down on Wednesdays. Friday Night Flights. Desert Charm 161 S Elm Street, Sisters, 541-5498479. Ongoing exhibits by Central Oregon artists. Featuring Nancy Bushaw, Deborah Dallinga, Tamari Gress and Margaret Meritt, pottery by Laurie Johansson and fiber arts by Jeannette Bobst, Tami Meritt and Cathy Paxton. Don Terra Artworks 222 W Hood Ave., 541-5491299, www.donterra.com. Teri Applegarth, Dayne and Don Patheal, owners of Don Terra exhibit their work.
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Artists’s Gallery Sunriver Paper Station building, 541593-2127 or 541-593-8274. www.artistsgall e r y s u n r i v e r. com. Second Saturday artists’ reception and wine tasting, January 12, 4-7pm at the Gallery. Sunriver Area Public Library 56855 Venture Lane, 541-312-1080. The Friends of the Sunriver Area Library present a special exhibit of art, featuring works by local artists – residents and property owners within the 97707 zip code area.
Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery opens 2013 with a fine art exhibition of The Jewel 221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388. Pat Oertley’s acrylic abstract paintings in the upper galOngoing exhibit, Jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss. lery and Jean Schwalbe’s acrylic landscapes in the lower gallery. Thru February 24. Billye Turner, art consultant, Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showrooom 601 Larch organizes gallery exhibitions for Sunriver Resort and St., Ste. B, 541-617-6078 artwork, cards, giftware, ceramics. provides additional information at 541-382-9398.
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CTC Open Auditions for The Shadow Box CTC at 7pm on Monday and Tuesday, January 28-29 for The Shadow Box, a drama by Michal Cristofer. Directed by Jill StinsonLittlejohn. The auditions are cold readings. March 8–24 with rehearsals generally Sunday through Thursday nights. 541-389-0803. Art in the High Desert 2013 Applications for the sixth annual 2013 Art in the High Desert are open. AHD is Central Oregon’s premier juried fine arts and crafts festival, produced by artists and arts advocates, on August 23-25, 2013 across from the Old Mill District in Bend. 110 artists to participate in the event. www.artinthehighdesert.com, info@artinthehighdesert. com. ADH uses the ZAPP application system, www.zapplication.org. Sunriver Juried Art Faire Applications are being accepted thru ZAPP. The three-day event, limited to a maximum of 70 booths, is August 9-11, 2013 in the Village at Sunriver. Categories are: ceramics, drawing, glass, gourd art, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and woodwork. Deadline: March 18, 2013, www.zapplication.org, www.sunriverartfaire.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Art of Quilting Call for entries for fabrications – the Art of Quilting, juried exhibit of art and contemporary quilts in March 2013. Entries due January 18. Ann@soqs.org for submission guidelines or call 541-549-0989. Metamorphosis Themed Exhibition Arts Council Napa Valley (ACNV) and the City of Napa call for entries for the third Napa ARTwalk sculpture exhibition with a theme of Metamorphosis to be displayed in Downtown Napa June 2013 – May 2015. www.NapaArtWalk.org for details. Deadline February 11, 2013. Casting Call for O. Henry…A collection of Jookalorum Sunriver Stars Community Theater - Auditions February 7, 6-9pm at SHARC. Rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursday, 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. Then the actors will not meet again until March 26 and 27 to begin blocking. Performances: April 26-27-28, email@example.com. Call for Art Bend Library The Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee accepting entries for Earth, Water, Sky. February 5-May 6, 2013 in the Hutchinson Room. Two, 16”x20” (outer frame dimensions), in any wall hanging medium, wired for hanging may be entered, Denise at 541-389-9846. Call for Art Sisters Library Artists interested in showing their work in the Friends of the Sisters Library Annual Art Exhibit, January 13 through February 27, should pick up an invitation/ prospectus at the Sisters Library or call Zeta Seiple at 541-549-6157, firstname.lastname@example.org. Bend Winter Festival The 14th annual Bend Winter Festival call to artist: all artists and craftspeople in Oregon are invited to submit applications, February 15- 17, 2013. www.bendwinterfest.com. email@example.com. 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-three days per month in the gallery. Two and three dimensional artists welcome. New artist Jury Chair Vern Bartley, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 five through eight, and the Premiere Choir, for singers in grades eight through 12. 541-385-0470 or visit www.ycco.org. Red Chair Gallery Asking all “3-D” artists interested in being in a membership gallery, to contact email@example.com with website or other method to see their art. Members must participate in the gallery, living in the Central Oregon is preferred. www.redchairgallerybend.com. Volcanic Theatre Pub (VTP) 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. firstname.lastname@example.org. 541-215-0516, or email@example.com.
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unriver L o d g e Betty Gray Gallery opens 2013 with a fine art exhibition of Pat Oertley’s acrylic abstract paintings in the upper gallery and Jean Schwalbe’s acrylic landscapes in the lower gallery. The exhibition continues through February 24. Pat Oertley, former Sunriver resident, presents abstract acrylic and oil stick paintings Jazz Series III by Pat Oertley, acrylic & oil stick on canvas taken from two series of her artwork, all influenced by her life experiences. Showing are pieces from her Jazz and Layers and Fragments Series. The Jazz Series features a tone on tone palette with tinted, neutral hues of gray, terra cotta, beige and black. Both the palette of earth hues and the geometric and linear shapes painted with these hues reflect the artist’s response to jazz. Painting while listening to the works of jazz greats Dave Brubeck, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Charlie Mingus gave rise to the series. From the Layers and Fragments Series is the large 4’ x 6’ acrylic abstract. Painted in multiple layers in subdued values, many in blue and green, the imagery suggests organic
subjects, some perhaps of a biological origin. The artist notes, “accompanying my late husband on his journey through Alzheimer’s disease resulted in the ongoing Layers and Fragments Series.” The artist received a BA in Fine Art from St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame and an MA in Fine Art from Columbia. She spent many years abroad living and teaching in Venezuela, Chile, Peru and Saudi Arabia. In the lower level gallery, Jean Schwalbe shows brilliantly colored, expressionistic landscapes depicting Central Oregon. Painted in multiple saturated hues, the images include Broken Top, the Deschutes, Snake River and the Three Sisters. Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort and provides additional information at 541-832-9398.
The Three Sisters by Jean Schwalbe, acrylic on canvas
Sunriver Art Faire Looks Ahead to Fourth Year
Last year’s dance saw a huge crowd dancing and laughing under the stars on a warm August evening. Sunday morning will feature a pancake breakfast in the Village to kick off the day, sponsored by New Generations. A great assortment of professional entertainment throughout the weekend, as well as a larger food court, are sure to be popular activities once again this year. All net profits from the Art Faire (and the Sunriver Women’s Clubs’ other fundraising events) go to non-profit organizations whose work primarily helps meet the basic needs of families and children resid-
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ow that the holidays have come to an end, the Sunriver Women’s Club has begun to focus their attention on the 2013 Sunriver Art Faire. The Faire will once again be held in the Village at Sunriver, with the threeday event August 9-11. The Art Faire Executive Committee announced that many of the popular elements in last year’s Faire will be returning again this year, including the immensely popular Street Dance in the Village on Saturday night, August 10, featuring Sunriver’s own Klassixs Ayre Band and their “Blast from the Past” ‘50s and ‘60s Rock and Roll show.
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Journeys Group at Sisters Art Works
ourneys is a group of 14 regionallyknown art quilters dedicated to creating original art expressed in their own unique style using fiber art. Their diverse skills are well represented in their latest exhibition, Sense of Place, which illustrates that “places” are visually interpreted in different ways by
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different artists. The works in the exhibition vary from the pictorial to the abstract. In one work, Tumalo Falls, artist Donna Cherry demonstrates why she is known for her pictorial images. She says that her “sense of place” is anywhere close to nature. Her work reflects her love of “God’s creation” and is shaped by her many visits to the falls in the 28 years she has lived in the area. In another work, Mary Stiewig demonstrates her abstract skills in How Firm a Foun-
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dation which was inspired by a Stephanie Ames photo of the Siuslaw Bridge in Florence, Oregon. The work uses various fused and stitched fabrics to illustrate her sense of the mysterious and spiritual look of the bridge’s infrastructure. Sisters Art Works Entry Gallery 204 W Adams, 541-4209695, www.sistersartworks.com.
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American original and is writing out of “the wounded heart of America,” a searing and telling pictorial of the American Southwest experience. Russell is credited with helping to create the Americana radio format with the great Dave Alvin. “It’s rare indeed when a songwriter is so Claire Lynch Band strong in his own unique voice and style that they redefine the music boundaries that are in place, this is Tom Russell,” says Sisters Folk Festival Executive Director Brad Tisdel. Along with providing music and arts-oriented curriculum in the Sisters schools, Sisters Folk Festival is committed to providing affordable, quality entertainment in Sisters during the off-season. The concerts help stimulate the local economy, especially since the Winter Concert Series has developed a reputation for bringing top talent to Sisters. A $40 package deal for all three concerts is available for purchase up to the beginning of the first concert. A Student Package is offered for $25 as well. www.sistersfolkfestival.org or 541-549-4979. Tickets are also available at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters and Redmond and FootZone in Bend. The price for each show is $15/adult for advance tickets and $10/student, $20/ adult at the door. 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm.
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he Series begins Saturday, January 19 with Grammy-nominated bluegrass group the Claire Lynch Band. Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. The current Claire Lynch Band is a powerful juggernaut, a quartet that has the innate ability to perfectly interpret the beauty, subtlety and genre-defying sophistication of Claire’s music. She plays compelling original tunes and has been nominated numerous times as IBMA vocalist of the year. Claire Lynch is a gifted writer and singer with a top-notch band. Mark Schatz, along with Tim O’Brien and the O’Boys, among others, will perform a little hambone and Appalachian clogging. On Friday, February 15, the series will feature the incomparable Portland Cello Project, with special guest Adam Shearer. This eclectic and riveting act combines the power of seven cellos performing everything from Radiohead to Metallica to classical music and more. Since the group’s inception in late 2007, the Portland Cello Project (or PCP, as their fans affectionately call them), has wowed audiences all over the country with extravagant performances, mixing genres and blurring musical boundaries and perceptions wherever they go. Their newest CD embodies the group’s belief that “collaboration is the cornerstone of indepen- Portland Cello Project dence and artistic freedom.” They have performed with a veritable “who’s-who” list of Portland musicians, from Laura Gibson to The Dandy Warhols, Horse Feathers, Mirah and Loch Lomond, just to name a few. In that light, Adam Shearer, long known as the front man for the Portland-based band Weinland, will perform with them and act as emcee. On Wednesday, March 20, Sisters Folk Festival welcomes back legendary Americana artist and songwriter Tom Russell. Tom Russell is a master storyteller and has recently released Mesabi, his 26th album, a work that instantly grips the listener and holds on as vivid scenarios unfold from tune to tune. He is truly an
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he Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee present a photography exhibition during January. 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. In addition, the library will again feature metal
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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 also delighted to be presenting smaller pieces in its display case. The library is also showing Beyond the Edge: A Solo Ex- Double Trouble by Char Berry sponsors the Art Committee and art exhibits at hibition by Gillian Burton in the Silent Read- the Library. The Redmond library is located at 827 SW Deing Room. schutes Ave., Redmond, OR 97756. Library hours Photographs will be for sale with a 20 percent are Monday – Friday: 10–6pm, Tuesday: 10–8pm contribution going to sup- and Saturday: 10–5pm. Info: Shandel Gamer 541-526-5073 or sgamport the Friends of the firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Barker at email@example.com. Redmond Library, which
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onderosa Pine Capital of the World exhibit anchors the new exhibit space in the expanded A. R. Bowman Memorial Museum. It includes The Woods and The Mill, two full size areas that highlight the workers, tools and history of
the trade. The Native American exhibit brings the history of the people and land of Crook County. The 1910 bank building is always filled with historical artifacts for viewing. A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum, 246 N Main St., Prineville. 541-447-3715, bowmanmuseum.org. Open Tuesday thru Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm.
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he featured artist for January at Art Adventure Gallery is Donald J. Stastny, architect for the Museum at Warm Springs. Paintings and bronze sculptures by Stastny will be featured. Opening reception for the artist is first Thursday, January 3, 5:30-7pm. “My architecture explores space and symbology, translating these factors into built form—and it tells stories about the traditions and values of the people for which we build,” explains Stastny. “My painting is a continuation of those explorations, translated into a two-dimensional medium. This work creates stories that are hidden in the canvas—so that each piece reveals multiple layers of meaning. The joy of painting derives from the serendipity of discovery—how the oil meets the canvas, how the light affects the surface, how stories reveal themselves through the mind. And how each exploration is grounded in a love and respect for the land and water that Cloud Landscape by Donald Stastny give us life. “My explorations in sculpting reveal stories that are embedded in, or extend from, the natural forms of the land. Unlike painting, which is limited by the dimensionality that can be created on the canvas, the sculptures invite touching, handling and sensual interaction. The power of a piece lies in its ability to engage—and to enable seeking meaning in the piece beyond just viewing. The interaction of abstraction and realism is purposeful and challenges one to discover the stories held within.” www.facebook.com/CascadeAE | January 2013
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other place,” said Cardenas, welcom- a spinach cream sauce, accompanied ing new friends as they settled into by beans and rice. Another of Cardenas’ favorites is their tables opening day. “Our salsas and sauces are carefully made with the Vegetarian Chile Relleno, a blend of homemade cheeses different ingredients and shredded monterey from age-old recipes jack with organic zucbelonging to my family chini and sweet corn for generations.” stuffed inside a chile Besides basic Mexirelleno, served over a can staples like spicy chipotle cream sauce enchilada combo and beet reduction. plates, sizzling fajitas While Cardenas is and Build Your Own saying Rio is differburritos, Rio presents ent, he doesn’t want to something for the imply they’re necessarmore exotic and adily better than other venturous tastes. Mexican restaurants, One of the standout simply that they take dishes showcased on Chef Roberto Cardenas pride in being distinct. the colorful menu is He and his partner Rocio Villalothe Rio Callo Y Camaron, lemonmarinated tiger prawns served over a bos have been working together for seven pepper mole with sautéed fresh over a year and a half and complispinach and mushrooms, paired with ment each other with a harmonious the pan-seared scallops resting over variety of food and finance skills. Photo by Jeff Spry
by JEFF SPRY Cascade A&E estaurant Owner and Chef Roberto Cardenas, who also runs Rio in Madras, is thrilled to deliver delicious, distinctive Mexican cuisine to hungry Sisters Country residents. “I was the executive chef and general manager at La Rosa in Bend from 2005 to 2009 before branching out on my own and opening Rio in Madras in July, 2011,” said Cardenas. “We’re really excited to be here in Sisters and looking forward to being a memorable culinary experience for everyone.” The food from the eclectic menu generally hails from the Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan regions of Mexico, which is traditional Mexican fare paired with fresh seafood and tongue-teasing flavor combinations blending tart citrus and spices. “All selections out of the kitchen are our own creations and not one of our dishes can you find in any
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“We can accommodate large parties and do cater parties, birthdays, weddings and receptions. We offer family holiday packages for 15 percent off special events. And for our grand opening, kids 12 and under eat free through all of December.” Being a seasoned chef and restaurant entrepreneur, Cardenas realizes how difficult it is starting a new restaurant in mid-December. “It’s going to be a challenge but I’m not afraid,” he added. “In addition to our line of fine Mexican dishes we also stock a full bar. We’re proud to, whenever possible, use fresh juices in our cocktails and never pour pre-made margarita mix. We work as a team to treat each customer as a family member. I hope people stop by to say hello, stay and share a meal with us.” Rio is located in the FivePine Campus on Highway 20, beside Sisters Athletic Club. It’s open for lunch and dinner, 11am - close Tuesday - Sunday, 541-549-6118.
Trattoria Sbandati: The Best of Italy on a Plate We moved on to the pasta course. The house-made green tagliatelle served by LINDEN GROSS, One Stop Writing Shop need to go to Italy,” my friend Gay announced. Two days later, I with a Gorgonzola sauce and topped with walnuts literally made my friend wound up reviewing Trattoria Sbandati and invited her along. She Diane dance in her chair. “I love this whole combo,” she said. “Rrwah! Wow! was thrilled. “This place is so unique, I forget I’m in Bend,” she said, Let’s just say it’s tail wagging good.” The pasta special of the evening—a Caralready anticipating Italian delights as we settled in with our two other dining bonara made with porchetta, farm-fresh egg yolks, plenty of aged Reggiano parmesan and chewy, hand-rolled eggless pasta tubes called strozzapreti—was companions. Mission accomplished without even a bite. Things just got better from there. Thanks to Gay’s early arrival and forward equally memorable. There was no stopping us now. Next we all shared the steak that’s almost thinking, a plate of gnocchi in porcini mushroom sauce hit even before my always on the restaurant’s nightly list of speglass of wine. Chef Juri Sbandati, who moved here from Florence cials, as well as the pan-seared Alaskan cod. The in 2005 not speaking a word of English, turns what can often be steak—a filet mignon cooked on an open flame, tough, heavy potato dumplings into ethereal pillows that melt in topped with salted capers from Liguria and a your mouth. You really have to taste them to believe. Reggiano parmesan crostino, and served over a As much as I loved the restaurant’s original prix fixe approach, sweet and sour squiggle of thick, aged balsamic their move to à la carte dining clearly has its advantages. After the vinegar— is one of those got-to-have-it dishes gnocchi and a perfect glass of big red chosen by our fabulous server for me, so I was familiar with how tender and and the restaurant’s general manager Erica Parker—who grew up deliciously satisfying it is. But the restaurant has with Kinley Sbandati, Juri’s wife and restaurant co-owner—my only recently figured out how to reconfigure the dining companions and I settled on a game plan for the rest of the tiny kitchen in order to add fish to the menu. meal. I’d known from the start that my dining Bonus! I still can’t figure out how the delicate companions and I would share the Sformato. flavor of the perfectly cooked cod manages to How can you pass up a creamy dish of asparahold its own against the robust peppery tomato gus, Reggiano Parmesan and béchamel sauce and white wine sauce studded with spicy olthat tastes like a cross between a rich quiche ives, parsley and garlic which compliments it so and a light soufflé? My 18-year-old nephew Trattoria Sbandati’s filet mignon beautifully. A simple arugula salad with homeBenjamin gobbled down his share. “This is made citrus vinaigrette proved to be a refreshhow I could get you to eat your veging foil for this phase of our admittedly over-the-top meal and helped pave etables,” I joked. “No problem,” he answered. We followed that bit of divine decadence the way to dessert. Let’s face it. When food is this good, you just have to go all the way. So we with the Antipasto Toscano, which features homemade porchetta (an Italian dish re- did, indulging in two desserts. The Tiramisu, made from Juri’s grandmother’s nowned for its silky fattiness) served cold recipe, takes this traditional dessert of Marscapone cream and lady fingers along with crunchy, grilled bruschetta dipped in coffee to new heights. We also loved the Torta Della Nonna that’s brushed with garlic and extra virgin olive typical of the Northern Tuscan and Liguria areas of Italy. “That’s a rockin’ desoil, and a wonderfully salty, hard Tuscan sert,” exclaimed my friend Di of the house-made shortbread cake stuffed with sheep cheese drizzled with Northern lightly sweetened pastry cream and sprinkled with pine nuts. My friend Gay summed up the meal and the experience. “These are good people.” Italian pine cone bud syrup. The contrast Chef Juri Sbandati And wow, do they make great food! of tastes and textures married perfectly. Photos courtesy of Paula Watts
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slowly approached the temporary table that had been set up under the big RETURNS signs. There were lots of holiday traditions to be savored, but the after-Christmas gift return definitely wasn’t one of them. “Yes?” said the Evil Gift Return Lady. “Uh, hi. I’d like to return this item. It was a Christmas gift.” “Gotta receipt?” “Well no. As I said, it was a gift.” “Can’t very well take it back without a receipt now, can I? Don’t know how much you paid for it.” “I didn’t pay anything for it. I told you - it was a gift!” “You didn’t pay for it? What are you - some kind of shoplifter or something? How in the world do you expect the store to give you money for it? You waltz in here with something you didn’t even pay for, probably stuck it in your back pocket, and then expect to waltz on back out again with a big wad of cash? Does that somehow seem fair to you?” “Look, let’s start over. You’re missing the point. I didn’t steal it. It’s in a 2-foot long box - does it really look like I slipped it in my back pocket? Someone bought this in your store. They gave it to me as a Christmas gift. I don’t have a use for it, so now I’d like to return it. It’s really pretty simple.” “Oh it’s simple all right. You’re a bit of an ingrate, and possibly a shoplifter, and now you’re trying to take advantage of the store. You’re quite a piece of work Mister! And besides, I don’t think that’s even one of our products.” “Of course it’s your product! You manufacture it! It’s got your name in big letters all over it! And there’s a huge display of exactly the same thing right over there!” “Well well, Mr. Smarty Pants, since I appear to be dealing with an ungrateful shoplifter who doesn’t pay for things and then wants to return them to the store, how do I know you didn’t simply steal one of our empty boxes and then put something else inside so you could return it for that big ‘ol wad of cash we were talking about? There could be a dead muskrat inside for all I know!” “A dead muskrat?” “It could happen. Happened once to a friend of mine down south, she was working at a big ‘ol store near the bayou, and this guy come in with a burlap bag, claimed he’d got it as a birthday present, and she could see the bag was still wet and wiggling, and -” “I don’t have any idea what in god’s name you’re talking about, lady! I just want to return this! You can open the box and check inside if you want - I don’t care!!” “Why? Just so I can make an ungrateful shoplifting muskratmurderer happy?” “I give up! Is there someone else I can talk to?!?” “Why yes sir,” she said, suddenly sweet. “Go up one floor, just past the escalators, and turn left. Look for the big sign that says Customer Service. Just past that you’ll see a room with a huge red bow over the top. Go in there and ask for Wynonna.”
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“Finally. Is she a supervisor? Someone with some authority to handle this return?” “No sir. Wynonna’s in charge of gift wrap.” “Why in the world would I want to see someone in gift wrap? I’m trying to return this stupid thing!” “Well we’ve been down that road now, haven’t we sir. No sense getting dust on our shoes all over again. I’m trying to be helpful here. For just $4.99, Wynonna will do just a beeeutiful job of wrapping whatever it is that you’ve got in that stolen box there. Then you can re-gift it to someone else. ‘Course, if I was you, I’d keep a list going. Ingrates such as yourself probably do a lot of re-gifting, and you want to keep track of who gets which leftovers, if you catch my drift.” I finally gave up at that point, tucked my box back under my arm, and headed for the door. But as I turned to leave, I noticed a sign on the wall next to the returns table: “Satisfaction 100 Percent Guaranteed!” Deciding that was enough ammunition for one final shot, I turned back to Evil Gift Return Lady and pointed to the sign. “What about that,” I said with triumph? She just smiled. “Well sir, I can guarantee you that at this point, I’m 100 percent satisfied.” Paul can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I discovered this band when searching for the top female rock and roll singers of all time. Fiona Boyes is now one of my all time favorite artists. With songs like Chicken Wants Corn, Red Hot Kisses and Rambling Man Blues who could resist this rocking soulful sound? She aggressively takes the Bonnie Raitt standard and stretches the Blues beyond the traditional art-form. You’ll hear pre-war Delta slide, wailing laments, single chord Mississippi Hills grooves, intricate and beautiful Piedmont finger picking, rollicking New Orleans barrelhouse, greasy Memphis soul, driving classic Chicago sounds, the country styling of Texas swing and the uptown sounds of the West Coast. Delta pianist and Blues Hall of Fame Legend ‘Pinetop’ Perkins says of Boyes: “I ain’t never heard a woman finger-pick a guitar like that since Memphis Minnie. She’s the best gal guitar player I heard in more than 35 years.” Boyes is an Australian blues guitarist and singer (known as an Aussie ambassador of the Blues) who is internationally recognized and the first woman and nonAmerican to win the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. As she has on Lucky 13, she composes, sings and plays just about anything in the Blues realm with passion and authenticity. Boyes has been recording and performing internationally for more than 25 years, building a career that has taken her to major festivals and stages in Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe. A veteran recording artist with 13 releases, six international award winning albums, four successive Blues Music Award nominations in four different categories,15 Australian Blues awards, as well as a string of accolades in the folk, jazz and Americana scene, Boyes has carved out a well deserved reputation as a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader. Her home-away-from home is Portland, Oregon, as she follows the festival seasons in both hemispheres. When she’s back in Australia, Boyes lives in Canberra with her husband Steve, a social activist and Anglican priest, her dog Gidget, and between them they share the joys of five children and seven grandchildren. by Pamela Hulse Andrews
Little Big Town Tornado For lovers of country music, Little Big Town’s CD Tornado is one to add to the collection. Still floating on their two wins at the 2012 CMA Awards, Single of the Year for their hit Pontoon and Vocal Group of the Year, knocking off Lady Antebellum from their three year winning streak, Little Big Town is shaking things up. It began in February when the group arrived at the recording studio, searching for a different way to present themselves in their music. With the draft of a new producer Jay Joyce, the band worked in a whirlwind of rehearsals and recorded Tornado in one month. For “avowed perfectionists” Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook, known for their trademark fourpart harmonies, this process of shaking things up included giving the recording sessions a live performance feel. Joyce encouraged the performers to take out reason and record with feeling as they would in front of a live audience. In the recording session of Tornado, Little Big Town used their road band to keep the feeling organic and relaxed. The band also made a conscious decision to include different writers in the creative process. The album’s first single was a light-hearted, sexy summertime party hit called Pontoon and was recently nominated for a Grammy. With fun songs being the main focus, the album also features other party songs called Pavement Ends and On Fire Tonight. The title song Tornado is a powerful tune which female vocalist Fairfield sings a lyric threatening to “toss it [the house] in the air and put it in the ground/Make sure you’re never found” to her cheating man. Sound track Self Made portrays the band’s working mantra, a forceful testament the challenges Little Big Town have faced in the entertainment industry. Lyrics “Live and die by the chance we’re taking/Money don’t buy the life we are making” show their true passion for music and their life as performing artists. Little Big Town is out touring the album with show dates scheduled through October 2013. With renewed attention and popularity, this dynamic group known for their harmonies and multiple lead vocals will be one to watch in 2013. by April Lewis
Larry and His Flask Hobo’s Lament
Bend’s own Larry and His Flask are back with a new EP, Hobo’s Lament. This is their first release since their 2011 album All That We Know. Like their last release, this EP is an excellent continuation of their newer, more polished sound. They still do a great job of maintaining the low-fi punk energy of their older releases, but with the addition of acoustic instrumentation and multi-part harmonies. Hobo’s Lament continues Larry’s tradition of keeping one foot planted in traditional American bluegrass while stepping forward into the newer folk-punk movement. The opening track Closed Doors sets a great tone for the rest of the EP with its high energy and catchy hook. This energy blends right into the next track Big Ride, a quick tune with some horn accompaniment and an interesting narrative. The third track, My Name Is Cancer is actually a re-hashed song from their 2008 album Gutted, but is almost unrecognizable from the previous recording. The song keeps Jamin Marshall’s rough, gravely vocals like the previous recording, with the addition of smother instrumentals and a blistering guitar track. The title track, Hobo’s Lament, is my personal favorite. The thoughtful lyrics are about the life of a hobo (surprising right?), and they mesh well with the slower speed without compromising the song’s upbeat feel. The EP closes out with So Long, a haunting solo guitar piece about the changing of the seasons. This is a solid release to tide fans over until their next full album release, which should be sometime next year. Give it a listen, and make sure to go see Larry and His Flask’s incredible live show next time they’re in town. by Andrew Danfelt
Django Django Self Titled The British group Django Django released their first self titled album in late summer to fanfare across the pond and in the U.S. The group met while in school at the Edinburgh College of Art and later officially formed as a band in 2009. Currently based out of London, their first album came together with surprising ease, especially for a “bedroom album.” The voice belongs to Vincent Neff, with Jimmy Dixon on bass, Tommy Grace on the synthesizer and David Maclean on drums. By far my favorite album of 2012, each track has the strength to stand alone with layers of rhythms woven around poignant lyrics. Within their melodic sound traces of ‘80s synthesized pop can be heard, but the infectious beats and eclectic sounds are timeless. The album has been referred to as “a new modern classic” and Rolling Stone Magazine placed the debut at #26 of their top 50 albums in 2012. What all this boils down to is an adventurous and passionate foray into a blend of natural and synthetic sounds. Default, one of the first singles released, powers through the opening seconds of the song with an infectious beat: guitar rifts and a powerful tambourine set the stage for their refrain, “Take one for the team, you’re a cog in the machine, it’s like a default.” Another notable track, Skies Over Cairo, creates a sound evocative of exotic musical fusion, the instrumental adventure a direct line to the baking sun and sand dunes of Africa. Django Django has a promising future in the wake of their wildly successful first album. Look for tour dates around the U.S. next year, including a performance at Portland’s Doug Fir on March 20. by Renee Patrick
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Fiona Boyes & the Fortunetellers - Lucky 13
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n the early 1960s many of the most iconic names in the history of pop music were discovered in the Motor City, better known simply as Motown. Masters of Motown celebrates those artists, their music and their style Monday, January 28, 7:30pm at the Tower Theatre. With stylish costumes, fully choreographed routines backed by a live band of seasoned musicians, ten talented performers pay high-energy tributes to Detroit’s legendary male and female groups, including The Temptations, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, The Four Tops, Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Jackson Five. 541-317-0700, www.towertheatre.org.
Loudon Wainwright III & Dar Williams Wow Central Oregon
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ar Williams joins Loudon Wainwright III at the Tower Theatre Tuesday, January 15 for one night of acoustic music from two of the most original songwriters active today. Wainwright’s music ranges from deeply moving to hilarious, sometimes within the same song. The New York Times proclaimed he “wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation.” Wainwright won a Grammy in 2010 for Best TradiDar Williams tional Folk Album. His latest CD, Older Than My Old Man Now, examines life, family and mortality with candor and humor. An ac-
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Golden Dragon Acrobats Present Cirque Ziva at Tower
he new family-friendly extravaganza of tumbling, balancing and breathtaking dexterity from the Golden Dragon Acrobats takes over the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend for three performances, January 6-7. Two dozen gymnasts from Hebei, China perform a spellbinding full-length show of ageless acrobatics, dazzling choreography, contemporary costumes and traditional music. Lien Chi Chang established the Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats in 1967 with his family, including son Danny. After nearly two decades of apprenticeship with his dad and several years of world tours under his gymnastic belt, Danny Chang became President of the Golden Dragon Acrobats. With their American debut in 1985, the Golden Dragons quickly became the preeminent Chinese acrobatic company continually touring the United States. Every year, with his wife and choreographer, Angela, Danny attends acrobatic competitions around the world to select the most elite performers to join the Golden Dragon Acrobats. Cirque Ziva is the fifth of eight acts in Bend Surgery Center’s CenterStage Series. Mountain View Heating is the showcase sponsor. Central Oregon Radiology and Deschutes Brewery are supporting sponsors. Chainbreaker White IPA is the night’s featured beer. 541-317-0700 or TowerTheatre.org.
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complished actor (Big Fish, 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, MASH) Loudon has worked with directors Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton, Cameron Crowe and Judd Apatow (who recently told Rolling Stone Magazine, “In my head, Loudon Wainwright is Bono”). Williams began playing guitar at age nine and wrote her first song two years later. However, Dar (a nickname derived from “Dorothy”) was more interested in drama at the time, and later majored in theater and theology in college. That eclectic background expresses itself in many of her compositions, with recurring themes of religion, adolescence, gender issues, misunderstood relationships, loss and humor. Williams with her pop folk repertoire frequently performs at folk festivals and on tours with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Ani DiFranco, Shawn Colvin and Joan Baez. 541-317-0700 or www.TowerTheatre.org. Loudon Wainwright III
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ew York-born, San Francisco-based Aesop Rock (aka Ian Bavitz) is a critically acclaimed hip hop artist/producer, recognized for his dense and abstract word play. Aesop Rock will be coming to Domino Room on January 22. His rhymes are tight and he has a slammin’ live show complete with Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz. His latest album Skelethon has also been acclaimed as one of his best. Between 1997-2007, he released five solo albums, three EPs, and a 45-minute piece of music designed for runners, commissioned by Nike. His lyrics have been published in the New York Times Best Seller Hip Hop Speaks to Children, Aesop Rock (aka Ian Bavitz)
by author/activist Professor Nikki Giovanni as well as Yale University’s Anthology of Rap. Aesop is also co-founder of 900bats. com, a creative resource of arts, information and oddities. Skelethon marks the first entirely self-produced album for Aesop Rock, with additional instrumentation and back-up vocals from the likes of Allyson Baker (Dirty Ghosts), Hanni El Khatib, Nicky Fleming-Yaryan, Rob Sonic and the Grimace Federation, as well as scratch performances provided by long-time friend and collaborator DJ Big Wiz. Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend, 541-317-0318. Photo Courtesy of Biz 3 Publicity
Aesop Rock Indie-Rap in Bend
Jazz at The Oxford with Karrin Allyson Photo from www.karrin.com/
he Oxford Hotel and G2 Strategic continue a world-class lineup of some of the most respected jazz and blues musicians to headline the third season of BendBroadband’s Jazz at The Oxford. January 18-19: Karrin Allyson Multi-Grammy nominee, pianist and acclaimed singer Karrin Allyson takes the stage for the new year. For her appearances in Bend, Karrin will be joined by popular Portland-based guitarist Dan Balmer, Scott Steed on bass and drummer Todd Strait. February 22-23: Mel Brown Septet Portland’s “Gentleman of Jazz,” drummer Mel Brown, returns to the stage in February. This time, however, Mel is bringing the big horn sound of his entire Septet, featuring four horns - Renato Caranto on tenor sax, Derek Sims on trumpet, Stan Bock on trombone and John Nastos on alto sax -- backed by a fabulous rhythm section of Gordon Lee on piano, Andre St. James on bass and, of course, Mel on the drum kit. Karrin Allyson March 15-16: Tom Scott & California Express Tom Scott & California Express close out the 2012/13 season of BendBroadband’s Jazz at The Oxford. Scott is a 14-time Grammy nominee and three-time winner, who is a prolific saxophonist, musical director and composer. He is recognized as an icon in the music industry. His memorable solos have contributed to huge pop records over the years, including Joni Mitchell’s Court and Spark, Rod Stewart’s Do You Think I’m Sexy, Blondie’s Rapture, Whitney Houston’s Saving All My Love For You, Steely Dan’s Aja, Carole King’s Jazzman and Paul McCartney’s Listen To What The Man Said. Tom has served as music director for the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the Carol Burnett Show, the People’s Choice Awards and for legendary artists Joni Mitchell, George Harrison and Olivia Newton-John. For his performances in Bend, Tom will bring his west coast band, California Express, featuring Gilbert Castellanos on trumpet, Josh Nelson on keyboards, Trey Henry on bass and Gene Coyle on drums. All performances occur on Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 8pm. Each performance will run two and a half hours, including a 30-minute intermission. www.jazzattheoxford.com.
WinterFest Music Headliners Hell’s Belles & Tony Furtado Band
lassic rock, bluegrass and funk take over the music mainstage during the 2013 OnPoint Community Credit Union Bend WinterFest presented by American Family Insurance, February 15 – 17 in Bend’s Old Mill District. Banjo virtuoso Tony Furtado and his band headline Friday night’s music mainstage, bringing their unique brand of bluegrass to the crowds at WinterFest. Saturday’s mainstage features long-time festival favorite, the all-girl AC/DC cover band, Hell’s Belles. WinterFest’s music mainstage kicks off both Friday and Saturday nights at 7pm with headliners taking the stage at 8:30pm. Crowds will be rocking out to the mainstage music while the neighboring US Cellular Big Air Competition sends skiers and riders sky-high. WinterFest buttons provide entry to the festival’s events, and can be purchased at local retailers and online. www.bendwinterfest.com. www.facebook.com/CascadeAE | January 2013
Uke Jam at Kelly D’s Sports Bar & Grill (Every Tues) 6:30pm 1012 SE Cleveland Ave.
Thirsty Thursdays at Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards (Every Thurs) 5pm www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com.
Cirque Ziva at the Tower Theatre (thru 1/7) 7:30pm www.towertheatre.org.
Party On The Patio at Country Catering (Every Fri) 4:30pm www.bendcatering.com.
Central Oregon Cool Cars & Coffee at Brookswood Plaza (Every Sat) 8am Brookswood Meadow Plaza, at 19530 Amber Meadow Dr. Berlioz’s Les Troyens at Regal Cinemas 9am www.regmovies.com. Saturday Indoor Market at Masons Hall (Every Sat) 9am 1036 NE Eigth St., Masons Hall.
Know Money: Stretching Your Food Dollars at Sisters Public Library 2pm www.deschuteslibrary.org.
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Cascade Center of Photography Photo Walks of Bend (Every Mon & Fri) 10am www.ccophoto.com.
Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Madras Library 1:30pm www.deschuteslibrary.org.
Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Prineville LIbrary 10am www.deschuteslibrary.org.
Author Jennifer Egan at Bend High Auditorium 7pm www.bendticket.com.
Fargo at the Tower 8pm www.towertheatre.org. Author Tom DeWolf at Paulina Springs Books in Redmond 6:30pm http://gatheratthetable.net/ appearances/.
Theater-aoke at 2nd Street Theater 8pm www.2ndstreettheater.com.
David Jacobs-Strain at Harmony House 7pm www.reverbnation.com/venue/ HarmonyHouseConcerts. Author Tom DeWolf at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters 6:30pm http://gatheratthetable.net/ appearances.
Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Redmond Library 10:15am www.deschuteslibrary.org.
JazCru at Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyard 5pm www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com.
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists Gallery Sunriver 4pm www.artistsgallery sunriver.com.
Know Money: Real-life Buried Treasure at Downtown Bend Library 2pm www.deschuteslibrary.org.
Polar Bear Plunge at Sunriver Resort 10am www.sunriver-resort.com.
Polar Bear Fun Run at St. Thomas Academy 10am www.redmondacademy.com/ Polar_Bear_Fun_Run.html.
NightVisions presents Triage – Improvisational Comedy at Cascades Theatrical Company 7:30pm www.cascadestheatrical.org.
Music In Public Places Event with Central Oregon Symphony 1 & 4pm www.cosymphony.com/ events.htm.
Loudon Wainwright III & Dar Williams at Tower Theatre 7:30pm www.towertheatre.org. Author Tom DeWolf at Bend’s Community Center 6:30pm http://gatheratthetable.net/ appearances.
Annie at Bend High School Auditorium (thru 1/20) 7 & 3pm www.beattickets.org.
Karrin Allyson at the Oxford Hotel (thru 1/19) 8pm www.oxfordhotelbend.com.
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Burn After Reading at the Tower 8pm www.towertheatre.org.
Red Wanting Blue at McMenamins 7pm www.mcmenamins.com.
Know Money: Junk in Your Drawers, Cash in Your Pocket at Sunriver Public Library 4pm www.deschuteslibrary.org.
Know Money: The Thrifty Traveler at Redmond Public Library 11am www.deschuteslibrary.org.
Hot Buttered Rum at Domino Room 8pm www.midtowndomino room.com.
Slightly Stoopid at Midtown Ballroom 8pm www.midtowndominoroom.com.
Know Money: The Thrifty Traveler at Downtown Bend Public Library 2pm www.deschuteslibrary.org.
The Big Lebowski at the Tower 8pm www.towertheatre.org.
Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Madras Library 1:30pm www.highdesert museum.org. Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Prineville Library 10am www.highdesertmuseum.org. Aesop Rock at Domino Room 9pm www.midtowndominoroom.com.
Spiritual Diversity Conference at COCC Bend Campus 9am www.cocc.edu.
Twelfth Night Presented by CTC (thru 2/10) 7:30pm cascadestheatrical.org.
Paula Poundstone at the Tower 7:30pm www.towertheatre.org.
Wild Adventures with the High Desert Museum at Redmond Library 10:15am www.highdesertmuseum.org.
3 Leg Torso Perform at Friends of Music Benefit Concert 7pm friendsofmusic-shs.org.
Frogtown at the Tower Theatre 6pm www.towertheatre.org.
Socrates Café at Dudley’s (also 1/24) 6:30pm socratescafepdx.wordpress. com/bend-oregon. Claire Lynch Band at Sisters High School 7pm www.sistersfolkfestival.org/wcs. php?call=2013-1.
Jackie Greene Benefit Concert at Tower Theatre 6pm www.towertheatre.org.
Open Studio Series at Caldera 12pm www.calderaarts.org. Know Money: Stretching Your Food Dollars at East Bend Public Library 1:30pm www.deschuteslibrary.org. Know Money: Junk in Your Drawers, Cash in Your Pocket at Downtown Bend Public Library 2pm www.deschuteslibrary.org. Last Saturday at The Old Ironworks Arts District 6pm 50 SE Scott St., Bend.
Couple Dating at 2nd Street Theater (thru 2/2) 7pm www.2ndstreettheater.com.
Know Money: Real-life Buried Treasure at La Pine Public Library 1pm www.deschuteslibrary.org. Annie at Pinckney Center for the Performing Arts (thru 1/27) 2 & 7pm www.beattickets.org.
Masters of Motown at the Tower 7:30pm www.towertheatre.org.
Book Discussion: “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness” at COCC 12pm www.cocc.edu.
An Evening of Photographs and Discussion with Joel Preston Smith at COCC 6:30pm www.cocc.edu.
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art workshops ARTIST GALLERY SUNRIVER
www.artistsgallerysunriver.com 541 593-4382 Classes require a 50 percent nonrefundable deposit/arrangements made through the gallery. Come join us to produce Your Masterpiece. After a fun two-three hour class with one of our professional artists from the Artists Gallery Sunriver, you will go home with your very own piece of art. No experience is needed and all supplies are provided (you might want to bring a paint shirt) at the new SHARC. Cost per person includes all supplies plus refreshments. (Must have a minimum of six, maximum 12, so hurry in to sign up)
Explore a variety of classes at the Art Station. January programs for teens and adults include: Teaching Clay to Elementary Students for educators, Saturday, January 12 & 26 10am-1pm with Helen Bommarito; Watercolor Fundamentals Tuesday, January 15 12-3pm and Continuing Watercolor Workshop: Portraying Birds on Wednesday, January 23 12-3pm with Cindy Briggs; Beginning Drawing Wednesdays, January 23-February 20 6-9pm with Sondra Holtzman; You Can Draw Thursdays, January 24-Feb. 28 12-3:00pm with Barbara Berry; and Art Paired with Wine: Fused Glass Thursday, January 31 6-9pm with Julia Christoferson. See all Winter-Spring classes at artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317.
541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.org Printmaking & Book Arts
painting • photography • printmaking • watercolor • acting
Studio Workshops The only printmaking and book arts studio in Central Oregon, classes are open to the public and perfect for the novice, serious art student and professional. Classes in January feature study with specific emphasis in classical drawing, book arts and printmaking. Art History and Drawing Tuesday, January 15 February 12, 6-8pm Working from a 19th century investigation of artists such as Rembrandt, Degas, Cassatt, Durer and Roualt students concentrate on observational, compositional and classical drawing. Beginning Bookbinding: Flag and Tunnel Book Structures Monday/Wednesday, January 21–30, 9:30 –12pm Make two trendy dimensional books based on the accordion fold while incorporating text and or image. Transfer to Print Techniques Tuesday/Thursday, January 22 & 24, 10am–3:30pm Explore trace monoprinting, wax paper as carbon paper, brayer offset techniques to create dimension, texture, background and foreground in your prints.
CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS 2013
Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits September 9-13 Sue Manley, 541-408-5524 email@example.com www.cascadefineartworkshops.com Watch for updates to our 2013 calendar!
CINDY BRIGGS WATERCOLORS Artist’s Cruise May 25-June 1
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 cafes & shops, enjoy exploring Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Maine, as you cruise the East Coast to Historic Boston. Prices start at approx. $699 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 (Discover Color, Simply Start 1-2-3, Portraits & More $33-$38) Watercolor-Night Out, January 22, February 7 and March 14 at Bend Your Imagination (Paint a mini-masterpiece, enjoy refreshements and supplies included $45, small class size) and Private Lessons in her Awbrey Butte Studio. Cindy Briggs at 541-420-9463 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cindybriggs.com/
SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY
Register: sagebrushersartofbend.com 541-383-2069 541-617-0900 or email@example.com. 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend Beginning Acrylic Class with Carol Picknell Sundays, January 6,13, 20 2-5pm, $25 Carol 360-880-5088 or firstname.lastname@example.org Carol will cover the great attributes of acrylics, plus composition, color theory, harmony and perspective, all
basics with the beginner in mind. Drop in Studio Class with David Kinker Mondays, January 7, 14, 21, 28 9:30am-12:30pm, $25 per session David, 541-383-2069 or just drop in. This is a great class to take if you want to continue to improve your painting. 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 and all questions about art. Pastels with Marty Stewart Tuesday, January 15 10am-2pm, $30 Nancy 541-388-1567 or email@example.com. Marty will help us with a cloudy sky painting. She will use mineral spirits for her underpainting, but if you choose to use watercolor, that is acceptable as well. We will all work from the same photo that Marty will provide. Watercolor Workshop with Jennifer Ware Kempcke January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20 Wednesdays 10am-12pm Free to SageBrushers members, $5 non-members. Jennifer, 505-269-6141 or firstname.lastname@example.org Topics will be determined each week. Lunch and Learn are on the second Friday of each month from 12-1pm. (A $3 donation is appreciated) Topics are: January 11: Winnie Givot will do a watercolor demo. February 8: Mary Medrano will demo using a grid to get a likeness. March 8: Shandel Gamer will speak about Giclees. May 10: Renne Brock will speak about inventory and record keeping for artists.
There is a charge of $15 to list classes and/or workshops or they are free with a paid display ad. Email email@example.com for more information.
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