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Making Sense of Our Cultural Influence
ver the past two decades I have tried to position this magazine as a cultural wake up call to our community as to the importance and significance of the beauty of our region captured in diverse artwork from painting, pottery and sculptures to murals and wearable art, heard aloud from poets and writers in the local music scene from country, blues and hip hop to our theatrical successes at the Tower Theatre, 2nd Street, Bend Experimental Art Theatre and Cascades Theatrical Company. In the early days of Cascade A&E few gave credence to the importance of the local art scene let alone to the economic value that the creative community provides to our region. We were not talking about research that demonstrates that creativity increases test scores, generates social responsibility and can turn a failing student into a success story. We just wanted people to know that our lifestyle is better served with a vibrant arts community. During a recent taping of State of Wonder on Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), the host Emily Carr asked Pat Clark of Atelier 6000 (A6) and me about what the recession did to Central Oregon’s arts scene. Pat and I looked at each other and smiled knowing full well the toll it took on nearly everyone in Central Oregon and how the arts suffered with decreasing budgets for arts organizations and the struggles that galleries and artists went though.
tourism economy. On OPB Pat said that A6 is now a gathering place with artists, students and patrons touching base. She has seen a change and emphasis on aesthetics that she thought would never be possible. We both agreed that the recession resulted in some good things: a repositioning of people back into education and people losing traditional jobs becoming creative with their skills (from construction worker to metal artist). And now? One final note that was said on OPB: Bend has arrived. We are not just a recreational paradise, we are an arts community from Last Saturday at the Old Ironworks to First Friday in downtown Bend, and it has had a rippling effect on our surrounding communities who are developing their own festivals, roundabouts and artwalks. It’s a complex and multilayered culture, one we can be very proud to call home.
But we smiled because we know that time and hard work changes everything and that through diversity comes new awareness and creativity. Under Pat’s leadership and during the recession Atelier made a shift in its mission that forged a new relationship with arts education and cultivated (among other things) in the enormously successful M. C. Escher art exhibit with his genius woodcuts, lithographs and mezzotints that inspired local students. Artists are not to be deterred in their pursuit of their craft. It seems that for every gallery that closes two more open. Most of the arts organizations in Central Oregon have fully survived the recession and more are beginning and thriving including BendFilm, Sunriver Music Festival, Scalehouse, Art on the High Desert, Arts Central, Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild, Songwriters Association, Sisters Folk Festival, Quilt Show, Central Oregon Symphony, High Desert Chamber Music, Jefferson CO Art Association, Arts & Culture Alliance and of course the museums (Bowman, High Desert, Des Chutes Historical and Warm Springs). Art in Public Places has been an enormous contributor to Bend’s art resurgence utilizing public art (especially throughout our roundabouts) to enhance the cultural environment and encourage visitors to our area. And of course, thanks to Visit Bend, we now have a Cultural Tourism Fund that will promote arts and cultural programs to enhance Bend’s
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Arts, Beautification & Culture Winners The City of Bend Arts, Beautification & Culture (ABC) Commission and Bend City Council honored four individuals with the annual ABC Award. The awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that made significant contributions to the Pamela Hulse Andrews, Bill Hoppe, promotion, beautification or pres- Ray Solley and Doug LaPlaca. ervation of the City’s arts, culture, natural environment or public spaces in 2013. Award winners are Pamela Hulse Andrews - Cascade A&E who brought a world class magazine, web-site and focus to the regional art scene, Ray Solley executive director Tower Theatre who took the reins of a successful and viable Theater and made it even better, Doug LaPlaca – Visit Bend Cultural Tourism Fund who played a significant role in bringing the first tax specifically for the development and promotion of art and culture, the Bend Cultural Tourism Fund and Bill Hoppe, Central Oregon Community College who has been a leading advocate for student arts and the education, enlightenment and support for countless artists in our community. Brian Rogers Named Executive Director of Oregon Arts Commission/Oregon Cultural Trust Brian Rogers, an accomplished painter, arts and culture consultant and the former deputy director of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts has been named the next executive director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust. During his 21 years with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA), Rogers also served as deputy director of administration, program director for art museums and fellowship manager. Laura Jo Sherman Accepted in Mile High Show The Pastel Society of Colorado 2014 Mile High Show had 298 entries from 116 artists. Local artist, Laura Jo Sherman had all three of her entries accepted. Sherman is actively involved in local art organizations such as the Plein air Painters of Oregon and Sagebrushers Art Society. She has shown her paintings at Sage Gallery in Bend. Sisters Folk Festival Receives Studio Meadow Stream by to School Grant Laura Jo Sherman Sisters Folk Festival Inc. was one of two Central Oregon organizations to receive a Studio to School grant
from the Oregon Community Foundation. Studio to School is a multi-year grant program to support collaborative projects between schools and community arts organizations. Grantees will design and deliver sustainable arts education opportunities that have the potential for replication. An initial grant award of $70,000 will kick off the project created to deepen and expand music and art education at Sisters elementary and middle schools. Redmond’s Yew Avenue Roundabout Public Art Installation Postponed Redmond’s Yew Avenue roundabout public art installation has been postponed to Fall 2014 so that the students who are fabricating the sculpture have the time to finish it and participate in the installation. The City of Redmond has been partnering with the Redmond Proficiency Academy, Redmond High School and Ridgeview High School for the past year. A consortium of high school students worked under the direction of Ryan Beard, a local Redmond metal sculptor and art teacher Ethan Seltzer at Redmond Proficiency Academy on the design of the project. Several classes of students at Redmond High School have been working under the direction of teacher Lance Hill on the metal fabrication. Entitled The Constant Face of Temporary Existence, the sculpture depicts the mountain range visible from the roundabout. Central Oregon Artist & the Barnyard Boss Central Oregon artist Barbara Slater has been accepted into the Oil Painters of America 2014 Western Regional Exhibition with her oil painting entitled Barnyard Boss, 30x30 on gallery wrap canvas. The show is being hosted by Mountainsong Galleries, located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Paintings will hang from August 30 through Barnyard Boss by Barbara Slater September 30. A member of the Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club and the High Desert Art League, Barbara is represented by galleries in Utah and Oregon and has collectors throughout the United States. Aaron Lish International Exhibits Aaron Lish of Bend was recently in Art in the Open in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also had his first solo show in China at the Shangyuan Art Museum in Beijing in June and was facilitating Walden Pond painting its self-portrait, Concord, Massachuttes. Professor Child - Film Honor Professor Child’s film Children and Grief is a 2014 Notable Video for Children awarded through the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). This list includes the best children’s videos produced during 2013. It is one of 17 films to be included on the prestigious list.
Brooks Resources Receives National Award for Arts
rooks Resources Corporation was selected by Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, as one of The BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America for 2014. BCA, a division of the Americans for the Arts organization, annually recognizes 10 U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts through grants, local partnerships, volunteer programs, matching gifts, sponsorships and board membership. Brooks Resources was selected due to its support of the arts in the Central Oregon community over the past four decades. The company donates a minimum three percent of its pre-tax profits to Central Oregon charitable endeavors annually. The Bend Foundation, a philanthropic organization established by Brooks-Scanlon, Inc. and shareholders of Brooks-Scanlon and Brooks Resources, helps support local programs such as Art in Public Places, BendFilm, High Desert Chamber Music, the High Desert Museum, Arts Central, among many other programs vital to the cultural heartbeat of the area. In addition, employees are encouraged to volunteer in the community and given paid time off each week to spend time doing charitable work. “As a company, we believe that arts and culture are cornerstones of any community’s vitality,” said Mike Hollern, president of Brooks Resources Corporation. “From the beginning, we have been passionate and proactive in our support of arts-focused organizations and programs in our region. We are honored and proud to be recognized nationally for these efforts by the BCA.”
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Paying for Art What it’s Worth
rtists, writers, dancers, musicians and just about every creative has undoubtedly encountered this troubling proposition: “We can’t afford to pay you for your (painting, performance, poem, illustration, etc.), but it would be great recognition and who knows where that could lead!” It’s troubling because those artists, writers and dancers are professionals. They are people with bills and kids and cars, people who are probably still paying off an expensive education to learn those professions, and those responsibilities can’t be paid with recognition. Below are several reasons for artists on why it’s not a good idea to work for free. Professionals Get Paid: As an intern or student you might find yourself working for next to nothing, but once working as a professional you need to be get paid as a professional. Accountants Wouldn’t Do It: Trying to find someone to do your taxes in exchange for a positive shout-out on Facebook? Good luck. Free Work Spawns More Free Work: In the world of free blogs, free news sites and free clip art, once you work for free it’s hard to find someone who will pay you. No Money is Actually Negative Money: The time spent on a project will usually include a coffee break, lunch, gas or travel expenses, all monetary losses if you are not earning anything. They Weren’t Paying You Much to Begin With: Musicians perform for bar tabs, actors perform four-week runs in professional theaters for a couple hundred dollars or less, writers are paid by the word, but that’s more than nothing. The next time someone asks you donate your time or talents, ask them to donate to your wallet. (Adapted from The Dallas Observer)
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Books & Miniature Things by JEFF SPRY Cascade A&E Feature Writer end artist Kelley Salber has a fascination with all things miniature. An explorer of art and words her whole life, her tiny bookshelf treasures are custom-crafted to her client’s reading desires and youthful dreams. No two of these intriguing miniaturized masterpieces are alike, being carefully created with painstaking detail and realism. “I’ve been infatuated with books and miniature things since I was a little girl and made little miniature landscapes out of bark and things I found outside,” said Salber. “I’ve always been a fan of bold bright colors and texture. The little bookcase series started with a piece called Seven Billion Souls… And Each One Has A Story. I was watching a Tom Cruise movie, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and the spy team hopped from Moscow to Mumbai and I was amazed at how many people there were everywhere.” Salber grew up in the wilds of Montana and moved here to Bend where the Central Oregon population is low. “I was stunned with how many people were milling about in these huge cities and so impressed with the idea that everyone was important and had a story and it got me contemplating things. I did that piece in 2012 when there were seven billion people on the Earth and that’s why I titled the art that way.” One of the bookcases formed from a recycled book, The Collected Works, operates on that same concept. It’s a collection of “good reads” books representing the incalculable individual stories that create our complex tapestry of history. Her miniature wooden bookcases came about due to her obsession with books and a fundraising project for Atelier 6000 in Bend where artists were all given a section of 2X4 and told to do something with it and bring it back to auction off. “I got the idea for a little bookshelf and really liked it. I try to recycle old books to make journals or art pieces. They come from garage sales, thrift stores, library sales and donations from friends who are moving and need to get rid of books. Sometimes I have the book I need for a particular piece and sometimes I have to go in search of one. Each tiny book is made from book board or foam core with added decorative paper or print paper and some paper I hand marble. Every book art piece is very labor intensive and tedious but I love it.” Salber savors books for their portability and because books tend to lead toward deeper contemplation. Her wonderfully whimsical works resonate with strains of toys and childhood. “I’m finishing a custom order right now with the theme of The Wizard Of Oz,” she said. “I actually printed some backgrounds and textures for the Yellow Brick Road and have rainbow colors and a little magic wand and a little Toto and tiny ruby slippers. And I always put quotes on the spines of the books or philosophical phrases to contemplate.” Each finished novelty bookcase or book collection is a window into the stories of life and the accumulated memories, images and tales we absorb through life.
he Friends of the Bend Libraries (FOBL) are hosting a Summer Book Sale on Friday, July 4 at the Deschutes Library Admin Building, 507 NW Wall St., Bend. The book sale will be open to the public from 11am-4pm. Free admission. FOBL members are invited to attend from 9-11am. Annual FOBL memberships are available at the door. Shop for thousands of used books from many genres as well as DVDs, CDs and audio books. Children’s books will be in the meeting room upstairs in the same building. All children’s books will be $0.25, this includes easy readers, chapter books and lots of fiction and non-fiction. Saturday, July 5 will be a $5 per grocery bag* summer book sale 1-4pm. *Larger bags are higher. FOBL.org/booksales, 541-617-7047 or email@example.com
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“People are really drawn to the simple concept of books on bookshelves, it’s comforting and it’s familiar. I have people look at them and get really excited by the endless possibility of what can be created and discovering the hidden messages. They’re just really fun and they make me happy and smile.” Salber’s sensational art can be seen inside Hood Avenue Art at 357 West Hood Avenue in downtown Sisters. 971-570-6811
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he High Desert Poetry Cell will read from The Guys’ Home Relationship Maintenance & Improvement Poetry Manual at Circle of Friends Art & Academy (Hwy 20 & Cook Ave., Tumalo) Saturday, July 12 at 4pm. Admission is free but donations to Saving Grace will be accepted and anyone donating may purchase the Manual (ordinarily $15) for $5. The real men writing poetry are John Martin, Don Kunz, Peter Lovering, Larry Jacobs and John Kvapil. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
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BEAT Presents Lord of the Flies
EAT (Quality Youth Theatre) has provided delightful presentations of Alice in Wonderland and The Little Mermaid in its 2014 season. Now BEAT takes a dramatic turn for a more serious play: William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams and directed by Mary Kilpatrick and Howard Schor. Nobel Prize winner Golding said of his most famous book, “I was talking with my wife and I asked her, ‘Wouldn’t it be a good idea to write a story about some boys on an island showing how they would really behave?’ She thought it was a first class idea.” BEAT as usual breaks the mold, in a way, as in the cast of 25 there are 12 young ladies who will pull up their hair and play male characters. “When girls say to me, and very reasonably, why didn’t you write about a bunch of girls? One answer is: if you were to scale down . . . society, and if you land with a group of little boys, they are more like a scaled down society than a group of little girls will be.” Golding also explained that he (being a young boy once) understood young boys and their group dynamics, so he felt that his writing would
be more believable with boys. He didn’t want the trivial distraction of sex if there were a mixed survival crowd of boys and girls. He wanted to express his opinion, that society has a dark side. Set in late 1950s at the height of the Cold War and at the dawn of World War III, a plane crashes on an uncharted island, stranding a group of schoolboys. At first, with no adult supervision, their freedom is something to celebrate. Far from civilization they can do anything they want. Anything! But as order collapses, as strange howls echo in the night, as terror begins to reign, the hope of adventure seems as far removed as the hope of being rescued. Lord of the Flies was first published in 1954 and remains as provoking today--igniting fervent debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. The actors playing the diverse characters have worked hard to understand and then portray the personalities that Golding has chosen to tell his story. July 17-19 and 24-26, 7pm, July 19-20 and 26-27, 2pm. www.beattickets.org, adults $15, students $10. www.beatonline.org, 541-419-5558 Photo by Neil Costello
“Everybody will be able to relate to the material. It’s not just about coffee or baristas, it’s about humans and the everyday errors we make and particular quirks we carry.” This intriguing new web-series is highly influenced by the manic works of Monty Python, especially the antics of legendary cast members John Cleese and Graham Chapman. “What we write is socially satirical but we didn’t set out to write it that way,” he explains. “We filmed nine episodes that each average three minutes. Five of the episodes are titled, Things Baristas Shouldn’t Do and those are what I like to call Scatter Sketches, basically brief bits featuring rapid-fire one-liners all having to do with one topic. A lot of it is centered on miscommunication, eccentric characters and rude customers.” The Barista Times was filmed over the course of several weeks during off-hours in May by Sam Pyke at Hill Shadow Pictures. “Sam and I co-directed it and my sister and I co-wrote and co-produced it. We used only professional actors and comedians in the lead roles, including myself and Emily, Derek Sitter, Gavin Douglas from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Chris Sulak, who spent six years at Second City in Chicago with Steve Carell. The show turned out to be really hilarious and we had an amazing improvisational cast that brought it to life.” The premier of The Barista Times screens on July 5 at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend. Doors open at 6pm. Live comedy starts at 7:30pm before showing all nine episodes. Derek Sitter will also be showing an enlightening documentary called Happy included with admission. Advanced tickets are $5 per person or $7 at the door. www.volcanictheatrepub.com Photo by Jeff Spry
apitalizing on the coffee-crazed culture of Central Oregon, local actor and comedian Nathan Woodworth has just completed work on The Barista Times, a humorous web-series filmed entirely at Sisters Coffee Company in downtown Sisters. Woodworth has teamed up with filmmaker Sam Pyke to create this caffeinated cup-of-life dramedy at a bustling java joint and plans to broadcast it on YouTube starting in July. “It’s an online sketch comedy series that takes place only at a coffee shop,” said Woodworth. “It satirizes the crazy life of hardworking baristas and their loyal coffeeloving customers. Most of the sketches are based on true stories that have been slightly altered and we make a Nathan Woodworth point of keeping our personal views balanced by poking fun at employees and customers with equal opportunity.” Woodworth started writing this percolating project after he finished assignments for The Second City’s celebrated online comedy writing courses while waiting to get into the next level at Los Angeles’ The Groundlings school and theater, where stars like Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig and Jimmy Fallon got their start. “I went down to Southern California in 2012 to begin training in improvisation at The Groundlings and had to audition,” he said. “I made it through all the improv levels really fast. We watched classic Monty Python, Laurel and Hardy, Malcolm in the Middle and Saturday Night Live. For Barista Times I wanted to challenge myself by seeing how many sketch ideas I could come up with in one location. My sister, Emily, who is a professional writer, and I both decided to set it at a coffee shop where we work. Confining it to one location actually gave us more ideas, and doing it at a coffee house allowed us access to the full spectrum of humanity.
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Roger Ebert’s Life Itself Documentary Premieres at Tower
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he Tower Theatre Foundation, in collaboration with BendFilm, will present the Central Oregon premiere of the new documentary on the surprising and entertaining life of Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert. Based on his memoir of the same name, Life Itself debuts Wednesday, July 23 at 7pm at the Tower. Part critical biography and part personal history, a centerpiece of the movie reveals how Ebert and Gene Siskel revolutionized film criticism and became the most recognized and powerful movie critics in the world. In pre-show remarks, the Tower’s Executive Director Ray Solley will share his memories and inside stories as producer of Roger and Gene’s PBS series Sneak Previews. Thea Flaum, executive producer of Sneak Previews and one of the principal interviewees in Life Itself, is slated to attend the Tower premiere for an audience Q&A after Roger Ebert the film. “Working with Roger was my first job in television,” said Solley. “It was full of pressure, but with a sense of adventure. We were on the outskirts of Chicago, building a new television format, intensely focused on making a show that talked simply and honestly about the movies. When public television viewers started falling in love with the series, we were thrilled. “Showing this documentary is an opportunity for me to reflect on those early days, from fights with Roger and Gene to casting the Dog of the Week to winning an Emmy with them.” The film travels through Roger’s precocious start in Urbana, Illinois; his migration to Chicago; his unexpected promotion as the Chicago Sun-Times’ movie critic; the creation of the television show that revolutionized film criticism; and his difficult and inspiring fight with cancer. Todd Looby, executive director of BendFilm, commented, “As a fellow alumnus of the University of Illinois and a former Chicagoan, my life was hugely impacted by Roger Ebert. His enthusiasm for film was infectious and his attitude about life was inspiring. He played a key role in my decision to become a filmmaker. BendFilm is honored to help bring this film to Bend.” Life Itself was produced and directed by Steve James (Hoop Dreams), with executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steve Zaillian. It’s unrated and runs 118 minutes. 541-317-0700 or TowerTheGene Siskel, Ray Solley and Rober Ebert on Solley’s birthday atre.org Photo courtesy of Ray Solley
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atch a glimpse of what is in store for the 26th season of Cascades Theatrical Company. Sneak Peek performances of its main stage productions will be held on August 1-2 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, August 3 at 2pm. • • • • • • •
Introducing 36th Season’s Main Stage Productions Brighton Beach Memoirs – Playwright: Neil Simon, directed by Sandy Silver Panic – Playwright: Joseph Goodrich, directed by Liam O’Sruitheain Humbug – Playwright: John Wooten, directed by Ron McCracken The Glass Menagerie – Playwright: Tennessee Williams, directed by Juliah Rae The Language Archive – Playwright: Julia Cho, directed by Tori Miller School for Scandal – Playwright: Richard Sheridan, directed by Brian Johnson A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Deb De Grosse
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All Aspects Teen Theatre Program
ascades Theatre is currently accepting students for the All Aspects Teen Theatre Program. They will hold workshops from July 7-31 on Mondays through Thursdays from 10am-1pm. Tuition is extremely affordable, $25-$50 for the session. All Aspects’ goal is to bring an affordable theatrical opportunity to the Central Oregon area, with an emphasis on acting, directing, designing and gaining various technical skills of the theatre. This session will offer chances for all participants to work in areas both on and off-stage, including designing a set, costumes, working with lights, acting and learning how a director implements his/er vision, or creative approach to a production. Students will also be afforded the chance to work with younger students participating in the Bend Theatre for Young People (BTYP) summer production. All Aspects is proud to be working with BTYP in a variety of areas and hopes to offer a comprehensive summer theatrical experience for all ages. Brad Thompson, email@example.com
first time screening of the family feature film, Ugly Benny, shot and produced, was shown at the Sisters Movie House last month. Writer/director Richard Brandes, local producer Michael Gough and local Director of Photography Eli Pyke, along with many of the local crew and cast were present at the screening where they also discussed their vision for creating a viable film and television industry in Central Oregon. The film centers around growing up in the small, all American town of Summerville. Sam and Emma were sweethearts almost from the moment they could walk, and the two had so much in common, including a mutual fondness for animals, that it wasn’t a surprise to anyone when they married right after high school, started a family and opened a small business of their own, For Pet’s Sake. As the happy owners of the only pet store in town Sam and Emma have managed to make a nice, comfortable living with their humble little shop for over 40 years. Yep, over 40 years of just your normal, small town, relatively uneventful “mom and pop” business. But then Benny,
a lovable, mysterious, but quite homely little wiry haired mess of a puppy with a knack for changing the lives of those he comes in contact with for the better, happened along and ever since nothing has quite been the same for Sam and Emma or their colorful, loyal and sometimes quirky clientele, especially for one troubled young boy, Alex, who Sam and Emma hire to help around the shop. As Emma says, “Benny sees the good in everyone,” and once Benny takes an immediate liking to Alex it’s only a matter of time before he too will know the special power of Benny’s love and friendship and find his young life and the life of his family taking a happy turn for the better. For information about the local film industry or this film contact Michael Gough at michaelgough. firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com
2nd Street Theater Chosen for National New Play Fest
nd Street Theater and Stage Right Productions, the nonprofit that operates 2nd Street, have been chosen as one of five theatres in the U.S. to produce one of the winning plays in the American Association of Community Theatre’s (AACT) 2016 NewPlayFest. AACT NewPlayFest is a national new play festival that takes place over a two year period. Selected theatres produce the winning scripts in their local communities and AACT spreads the buzz with nationwide promotion. The producing theatres will get to rank the winning plays and be part of the final decision as to which play will be assigned for a fully realized production during the 2015-16 season. The producing theatre will house the playwright during the process and provide a royalty of $25 to the playwright. The five plays chosen for production will then be published as an anthology through Dramatic Publishing Company. Stage Right and 2nd Street Theater have been taking chances on new plays for several years. In 2007, 2nd Street presented the World Premiere of Garden Politics, a comedy by New York City
playwright, Michael Slade. Since then, Stage Right and 2nd Street have produced or co-produced six world premieres including the most recent sell out shows, Helen on Wheels by Cricket Daniel and Blemished, A Musical by Katelyn Alexander, both from Bend. “Stage Right Productions has given 2nd Street Theater a whole, new life by introducing new playwrights and giving their words life on our stage. We are so grateful for the amazing support of our audiences, and we’re absolutely thrilled to become part of the AACT NewPlayFest,” says Maralyn Thoma, artistic director and owner or 2nd Street Theater. “Putting on a brand new play that no one is familiar with is a huge risk, but very exciting,” says Stage Right Productions Managing Director Sandy Klein, “but the Central Oregon Community has really been supportive of what we’re doing, and it is such an honor to be chosen for the AACT NewPlayFest!” For information on becoming a sponsor for the winning play production at 2nd Street Theater contact Sandy Klein at sandyk@2ndstreettheater. com or 541-598-5262. aact.org
Theatre & Flim
Ugly Benny Feature Film Released
Bend Theatre for Young People Summer Conservatory ince 1997 Bend Theatre for Young People (BTYP) has been offering a comprehensive summer drama program in Central Oregon. Designed for elementary and middle school students, this course will focus on an age-appropriate play production to reinforce fundamental skills in pantomime, stage movement, improvisation and voice and diction while building self confidence and improving communication skills so important for success in school. This course will be fun and entertaining for the experienced as well as the beginning student.
July 7 – July 31 Entering grades 4-9 Greenwood Playhouse (Cascade Theatrical Company) Monday - Friday 9am-12pm Tuition $275 Info: Gary Bowne at 541-419-1395
Last Saturday at The Old Iron Works by Krystal Marie Collins, CASCADE A&E Feature Writer
Celebrating 40 Years!
Photo Photo by Krystal by Krystal Marie Collins Collins
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lourishing in the shadow of Stuarts of Bend organized the the Colorado underpass, nesinaugural event in July 2012, and tled in a rare vestige of brick when asked what prompted her and mortar buildings originally built in involvement, she points to the 1912, is the Old Iron Works (OIW). collision of two events: the stock Housing a collection of artistically fomarket crash and an accident cused work spaces, the OIW is comwhich left her physically incapaciprised of Tambi Lane Photography, tated. Dolyniuk says this remindStudio 3, Cindercone Clay Center, The ed her how important community Workhouse, Stuart’s of Bend, Cube, is and drove her to facilitate that Cement Elegance, Crush, Modern kind of support network with the Fab, Sunlight Solar, Sparrow Bakery artists in the Old Iron Works. and over 40 artisans. Armed with a town square viThis group’s mission is to cultivate sion and a drive to give artists creativity and on the Last Saturday more ownership of their work, (LS) of every month the complex inDolyniuk sees the Old Iron Works vites Bend patrons to join in harvestas a Bend resource. By hosting afing and celebrating local music, perfordable classes, workshops and formance, crafts and goods. speaker series, she hopes to supDuring May’s Last Saturday, a viport new artists and facilitate susbrant “Garden Party” theme was in full tainable growth for established bloom. Novice artists like Amie Smith, crafts and trades people with Karen Eland, Coffee-Painter; Abby Dubief, Clothing founder of Rusty Robin, displayed Designer, Of Mice & Mischief; Erin Kay, Encaustic small businesses. Through curatplant sculptures utilizing hydro tupha Painter/Co-Owner of Donnell Fabrication & Restoration; ing community and supporting Cari Dolyniuk, Owner of The Workhouse and Marianne cement pours and up-cycled containers Prodehl, Jewelry Designer, Junk to Jems the 10 female artists in The Work for potting. Original water color paintHouse Studio, she says, “There is a ings, custom hand-painted tiles and tile murals comprised the lot of ladies making a go of it and it’s wonderful for me to guest show, Birds in the Garden, curated by Sisters Art Works. see the face of the economy changing in this way.” Plant starts unfolded across a giant welcoming wooden table For Last Saturday on July 26, Bend patrons can look that spans the center of The Work House (TWH). The ambi- forward to “a collection of human errors,” a show of raance radiated turn-of-the-century high society garden party, dial line drawings, a collaboration between Dolyniuk and but this was only the beginning. A cornucopia of goods were Christian Brown, her fiancé. showcased including original prints on cards and apparel, upLook for details on future Last Saturday happenings via cycled jewelry, hand sewn clothing, sculpted wood and metal Facebook at: The-Old-Iron-Works-Art-District-Benditems, various pottery pieces and more. OR. At the end of our interview, Dolyniuk asked me to Integral to the growth of the Last Saturday events is Cari call readers to action, encouraging Bend patrons to apDolyniuk, writer, actress, builder, designer, film maker ex- proach her with ideas for future Last Saturdays. traordinaire and owner of The Work House. Dolyniuk and Theworkhousebend@gmail.com, 347-564-9080
Bend Artists Create Fiber Painting for Sisters Quilt Show
he Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS) offers a variety of exhibits and events – and not all involve quilts. Wish Upon A Card, one of the most popular of these events, is a fundraiser that benefits both the SOQS and Wendy’s Wish, a program of the St. Charles Foundation and sponsored by the St. Charles Cancer Center Radiation Oncologists. Original hand-made fabric postcards are donated, a select number are then framed and all cards are offered for sale or www.CascadeAE.com| July 2014
auction throughout “Quilt Show Week.” This year, more than 500 of these cards have been donated by artists throughout North America. Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer, owners of the Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery in Bend, have created an original fiber painting called Verdant Fields as a donation to the fundraiser. Sealed bids for this unique art piece will be accepted until 2pm on July 8. According to Lisa and Lori, “Losing our mom to cancer inspired us to collaborate artistically, which subsequently
Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild Heads in New Direction by RENEE PATRICK Cascade A&E Editor he love of art, metal and fire has unified the members of the Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild (COMAG) for several decades; what started as a social club for those involved in the metal arts is refocusing on educational opportunities and fostering an entrepreneurial spirit in their members. “COMAG President Kellen Bateham and I realized how valuable the concentration of talent and skill is in our members,” explained COMAG Vice President Waylon Rhoads. “We see how valuable these skills could be to the community. We would like to serve as an outlet for metal arts knowledge and education.” The guild is 55 members strong and open to professionals, students and hobbyists. Many members are already involved in the community and regularly participate in activities like the fire pit competition at the Fall and Winter Festivals in Bend, and most recently live demonstrations at TEDx BEND. “We want to allow for a bigger membership and offer a scholarship program too,” Rhodes said. “The scholarship will be a way for the group to be able to pay for certain workshops or classes for members. [The idea is] for them to learn a new skill or technique and bring it back to the group…Our members are a big library of knowledge, and it’s a good way for new people to meet those who have been doing it for over 40 years.” Monthly meetings on the first Tuesday of the month are rotated among the members’ studios and workshops, and while a portion of the gatherings still involve sharing stories and networking, live demos and education are taking on increasing importance. “We are in a transitional time, and are trying to be more of a non-profit community group centered around metal arts education, and [supporting] members of the group in becoming entrepreneurs to serve the community with their skills.” Many COMAG members are already entrenched in the local arts scene and regularly engage the public in demonstrations and live demos. “Our members are
Verdant Fields by the Lubbesmeyers
Bracelet by COMAG Member Goph Albitz Necklace by COMAG Member Beth Yoe
Fire Pit by COMAG Member Hunter Dahlberg
started us on the path of creating fiber ‘paintings.’ Since then, it’s been a priority for us to support cancer research and those undergoing treatment whenever we can. We’re grateful to have this opportunity to create an original piece for this unique fundraiser.” Also featured as part of the Wish Upon A Card event is an optional Fabric Challenge, sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics. More than 100 challenge postcards were submitted using Michael Miller Fabrics and juried for cash prizes. A total of 87 cards were selected for framing and entry into the silent auction portion of
pretty active in the community,” Rhodes said. “It gets people excited about what we are doing, especially with blacksmithing - it has been a dying art, but we are seeing a resurrection.” The guild is working to obtain non-profit status with the long-term goal of being able to raise funds to bring in national and international educators and artists to Central Oregon, and eventually establish a permanent education facility. “We want to make COMAG a premier metal arts guild in the nation,” he said. Rhodes and the other board members have looked to successful groups like the Creative Metal Arts Guild in Portland (CMAG) and the Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco (MAG) for inspiration. “The one thing we are really trying to reach towards is establishing a place like the Metal Museum in Memphis, Tennessee,” he explained. “They have in-house blacksmiths and jewelers year round, give live tours of the facilities and people can even sign up to become an apprentice. That’s what we want to do. Bend is such an artist-driven and entrepreneurial kind of town; getting a facility would be the best way to do [something similar].” COMAG will have their first annual show on August 2-3 from 10am to 5pm at the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend. Over 20 members will exhibit their work, and the group will focus on strategies of making a living in the metal arts. The entrepreneurial spirit is an important part of what the guild leadership hopes to foster in their members. The Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild has already been an important part of the creative industry in the high desert for years, and their new focus is poised to create even more opportunities for metal arts professionals and hobbyists to elevate their craft. Those interested in supporting COMAG are encouraged to contact Rhodes at firstname.lastname@example.org. http:// cometalarts.dreamhosters.com
the fundraiser. Each piece is custom framed and incorporates museum glass thanks to a generous donation from High Desert Frameworks! in Bend and Tru Vue, Inc. Myna Dow, owner of High Desert Frameworks! and a SOQS board member, personally frames all the cards for display and sale. “The Wish Upon A Card event allows me to use my artistic talents to give back to the community through a project that speaks to me personally,” Dow says. “Since 2007, SOQS has helped to raise and donate more than $70,000 to Wendy’s Wish to assist cancer patients with non-medical expenses as they undergo treatment.” All cards are on display and for sale in Sisters the week of July 6. There are several ways to view and purchase these unique cards. Bidding details can be found at www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org and clicking Verdant Fields. Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
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1. Franchot Tone entertains at BendFilm’s annual fundraiser, held at North Rim on Awbrey Butte. 2. New BendFilm Director Todd Looby. 3. Ben Perle, Colleen Dougherty, Andrew Wachs. 4. Crispin and Sean Fievet. 5. David Bjork, Stacey Nyman & Michelle Bjork. 6. Reynolds Maxwell & Kaari Vaughn. 7. Pamela Hulse Andrews, Roger Eglé & Ann Golden Eglé. 8. Doug and Wendy Knight. 9. Cassondra Schindler, Karen Cammack, Deb Lane, Juli Hamdan & Lynn Hite.
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First Friday ArtWalk
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Last Saturday at the Old Ironworks District
Photos by Krystal Collins
10 1. Featured Group The Juniper Berries at Quiltworks. 2. Shari Crandall & Mary Medrano at Mary Medrano Gallery. 3. Liz Burnum at Bellatazza. 4. Cindy Summerfield, Tricia Biesman, Kim McClain, Dee McBrienLee & Joanie Callen at Red Chair Gallery. 5. Bill Logan and Billye Turner at Franklin Crossing. 6. Jor-El Zajatz & Cori Callahan at Velvet. 7. Last Saturday visitors mingle. 8. The crowd grows at The Workhouse. 9. Jennifer Bloom provides music. 10. Alicia Renner with Howl Attire explains her process.
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Stunning Fine Art from Around North America
Glass Vases by Josh Rodine
by RENEE PATRICK, Cascade A&E Editor
he grassy banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District come alive the last weekend of August every year for one of the premier fine art shows in the country: Art in the High Desert (AHD). Recently ranked among the top 15 shows in the nation, AHD’s vision is simple: to bring truly original fine art and craft to Central Oregon. “These artists bring with them a wealth of stories and accolades as well as amazing art,” commented Show Director Carla Fox. Of the over 100 hand-picked visual artists coming to Bend from 19 states and British Columbia for the weekend, over half will be attending for the first time.
Art in the High Desert August 22- 24
10am - 6pm Friday - Sunday Free www.artinthehighdesert.com www.facebook.com/artinthehighdesert Art in the High Desert is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping during the festival. From assisting during artist set-up and load-in, to providing artist hospitality, there are a range of opportunities available. www.artinthehighdesert.com/Volunteers.html Many individuals, groups and businesses contribute in their own distinctive way to help make Art in the High Desert a premier art show including founding partner the Old Mill District, and new partners Bend Furniture & Design and Advanced Energy.
commented Marla Baggetta, a fouryear Art in the High Desert artist and Cascade A&E cover artist. “It makes all the difference. The artists are really honored guests and treated very well.” The artists invited to the August 22-24 show are chosen from one of 14 media categories: 2-D mixed media, metal work, painting, 3-D mixed media, photography, sculpture, ceramics, print making, digital art, drawing, wearables, fiber non-wearables, glass, wood and jewelry. In a two-day intensive jury session, AHD’s four invited professional artist/ jurors have the daunting task of selecting just over 100 visual artists from the talented pool of more than 450.
The variety and quality of art are Each spring the AHD jurors review an important part of what makes this show so special, along with the “There is a small group of top-tier art shows that applications, looking specifically for artwork that goes beyond the expected, leadership of AHD founders and local artists Dave and Carla Fox. Art in are known to focus on and enforce the ‘original, the usual, showing excellence in craftsmanship. The process is completely the High Desert and the Foxes were recently featured on Oregon Art Beat, hand-made, one-of-a-kind‘ concept and AHD is anonymous as each artist is assigned an ID number which is shown along the Public Broadcasting’s regional art one of them.” - Show Artist Rachel Harvey with six images the artists submit, and program. An artist-run show is a fairly a brief artist statement. unique situation, and as show artists themselves, the couple are able to bring an appreciated level of expertise “AHD is widely known amongst artists as a high-caliber show and difto the event. ficult to get into. Naturally, I aim for the top!” exclaimed show artist, Ra“The show is run by artists that are familiar with doing good art festivals,” chel Harvey. “There is a small group of top-tier art shows that are known
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The Old Mill District is home to Art in the High Desert
to focus on and enforce the ‘original, hand-made, one-of-a-kind‘ concept and AHD is one of them.”
At the core of Art in the High Desert’s success, the welcoming community, helpful volunteers and hardworking festival organizers have helped to make Central Oregon one of the highlights among art festivals. The popularity of the event brings artists, patrons and art lovers from all over the region to experience the picturesque setting, accessible prices and unique stories about the artists and their work.
New this year, Art in the High Desert invited the public and artists to attend a jury-preview session where the process was explained and demonstrated through the sophisticated online ZAPP jury system. This allowed artists and the public to get a glimpse of the challenging task of deciding who will be invited to the August show. The highest scoring applications are invited to the festival, and the jury provides detailed feedback on artist submissions if requested. “We curate the show and create what we feel is a wellbalanced collection of media,” said Organizer Dave Fox. 2014’s jury consisted of Raquel Edwards, a 2-D mixed media artist from Portland; Arunas Oslapas, a metal worker from Bellingham, Washington; Jim Dailing, jeweler and COCC art educator from Bend; and Linda Heisserman, potter also from Bend. “AHD is one of the very few show willing to provide feedback to individual artists,” Harvey said. “I have personally found this feedback to be invaluable.”
Art Makes a Difference
Metal Basket by Arunas Oslapas
uring the weeks leading up to the Art in the High Desert, Bluebird Coffee Company in downtown Bend will be exhibiting a selection of work from a variety of this year’s show artists. Exhibiting artists will be Arunas Oslapas, metal artist from Bellingham, Washington; William Vanscoy, photographer from Brookings, Oregon; Raquel Edwards, 2-D artist from Portland; Cameron Kaseberg, 2-D artist from Redmond; Ron Dobrowski, photographer from Springfield, Oregon; Stephen Harmston, printmaker from Sammamish, Washington; Lisa Foster, painter from Portland; and Jeff White, painter from Portland. (exhibiting artists may be subject to change) Bluebird Coffee Company 550 NW Franklin Ave., Bend (Entrance on Bond, North of Franklin) 541-330-2100
Along with traditional fine art genres like painting and photography found in a show of this caliber, are functional pieces like clothing, furniture and even fantastically detailed children’s puzzles. In addition to offering art lovers a chance to peruse and purchase the skilled work of master artists, Art in the High Desert places a strong emphasis on recognizing the work of artists in more unexpected ways. In their Art Makes a Difference campaign, the organizers aim to bring awareness to how art impacts our everyday activities and the products we use. Included are the fantastically intricate and beautiful pieces of clothing, furniture and toys found at the show, but the campaign also crosses into our every day experiences at work, home or play. Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
July 4 ArtWalk | Downtown Bend | Old Mill District
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All of the galleries/businesses listed in this section will be open for First Friday Art Walk in Bend from 5-8pm Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin Ave. Celebrating First Friday with works by Pam Jersey Bird, Justyn Livingston and Amy Royce. Jersey Bird lives among pine needles, aspens, rocks, wild flowers, Wychus Creek and natural inspira- Full Moon by Justyn Livingston tion. This combined with observation of seasonal changes in the forest, the Three Sisters Mountains, the light, snow and ice, coyotes and birds, inform her abstract painting filled with color, movement, texture and joy. A former New York City art instructor and museum educator, she also credits the abstract expressionists influence on her engaging Secrets in the Wind Emanate by acrylic artwork. Amy Royce Livingston notes that experimentation by Pam Jersey Bird was the household norm with a painter/printmaker mother, and a neuroscientist father. She learned early that doodling constituted a valid form of mark-making which continues in her present work with paint, charcoal, found objects and other materials. Her background includes formal academic training but to Livingston, art is a form of play coming from self-discovery, joy and other unknowable places. Royce describes the physical qualities of encaustic - its viscosity, malleability, texture, translucency - all entrance her with the medium. Encaustic’s vast flexibility interfaces easily with artist’s perceptions that reality appears true mostly because we believe it to be so…encaustic can enfold both the defined image and aid to articulate its illusion and emotion. A Summa Cum Laude bachelor of art graduate from Humboldt State University in California, she resides in Bend. Noi Thai serves wine and Thai appetizers. Tom Freedman, bass, leads Miguel de Alonso, Flamenco guitar, violin and Oud, with John Riordan, congas and percussion in performance. Billye Turner organizes the Franklin Crossing exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org Atelier 6000 389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Ste. 120, 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.com. Features creative kites and floatable forms by artists George Peters and Melanie Walker in the Floatables and Flyables exhibit. Hailing from Boulder, Colorado, Peters and Walker are nationally known for their aerial and wind sculptures, mobiles and installations. The pair have installed more than 70 large-scale public art installations across the United States and abroad. Azillion Beads 910 Harriman St., Ste. 100, 541-617-8854. Featuring Azillion Bead’s jewelry artists.
Sub Fish Kite by George Peters
Bend Premier Real Estate 550 NW Franklin Ave., #108, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com, email@example.com. Embark on an enlightening journey with internationally acclaimed artist, Alfred A. Dolezal, to explore another realm where art is much more than just a painting. Weaving together vibrant colors in dynamic combinations, evocative symbolism, parables and thought-provoking imagery, Dolezal will share his understanding of the global evolutionary changes as we move through a unique and critical period of human history. These contemporary oils on canvas examine the deeper meaning of life and tell a human interest story. Explore another realm where art is much more than a painting. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty 821 NW Wall, 541-383-7600 ext.211, cascadesothebysrealty.com. Featuring Cameron Kaseberg whose medium is photography, inks and solvent transfers. Join us for cocktails and appetizers First Friday. CENTURY 21 Lifestyles Realty 550 NW Franklin Ave., Suite 188, The Light of the Painted Moon by www.century21lifestylesrealty.com. Cameron Kaseberg Featuring oil paintings from local artist Suzi Izer. Enjoy food, drinks, and amazing art – see you there! Crow’s Feet Commons 875 NW Brooks St., 541-728-0066, www.crowsfeetcommons.com. Sweet brews and good vibes for your First Friday imbibing! Jeffrey Murray Photography 118 NW Minnesota Ave. 925-389-0610, www.jeffreymurrayphotography.com. Landscape photography by Jeffrey Murray from local and national locations. Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St., 541-388-2107, www.mockingbird-gallery.com. Featuring the creative talents of Northwest artists Jack Braman and Richard McKinley once again for an exhibit titled Luminations. The gallery is filled with a wonderful selection of new artwork. During artwalk hear the jazz sounds of Rich Hurdle and Friends. Both artists infuse their paintings with a soft atmospheric light created by their masterful use of color. They are avid plein air painters and they divide their time between field study and studio time. Braman has spent countless hours observing and painting the landscape, striving to capture the character of the land. He paints in both acrylic and oil, and focuses on the light moods of waterways and landscapes of the Northwest. In the field, he sketches, photographs, paints, absorbs the emotions and the play of light in the natural scene. Back in the studio, he pulls together all this visual information and creates scenes that are both calming and tranquil. McKinley paints ethereal scenes with soft colors; violets, hazy blues and shimmering greens. He combines color schemes of a wistful nature that evoke the poetry and mood of a landscape. His impressionistic views of Northwest landscapes Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
All of the galleries/businesses listed in this section will be open for First Friday Art Walk in Bend from 5-8pm include the mountains and rivers of the Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, where Richard grew up. The haunting beauty of that region, along with the American Southwest, are the subjects of much of his work. Art at the Oxford Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-382-8436. Celebrates First Friday with photography by Christian Heeb. Renowned international artist/photographer Heeb, working with a major German publication, created a series of Asian images during a prolonged trip through Thai- Buddha III by Christian Heeb land. Personal pursuits led him to photograph historical shrines featuring elegant ancient sculptures of the Buddha. The artist later crafted the Buddha images into a series printed on metal, lending an iconographic edge to the stunning work appearing in the July exhibition. A professional photographer for 25 years, Heeb has traveled with his wife Regula extensively throughout the world for book and magazine publishers. He is known worldwide for his images of Native Americans and landscapes appearing in over 140 large format books and countless other publications. The Heebs, residing in Bend for 14 years while maintaining international careers, organize photo tours and workshops throughout the globe. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for the Oxford Hotel lobby and provides additional info at 503-780-2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Naked Winery www.nakedwinery.com, 330 SW Powerhouse Dr. Ste.110, Old Mill District. Featuring artist Roz Eaton. Paul Scott Gallery 869 NW Wall St., Ste. 104, 541-330-6000, www.paulscottfineart.com. New works by Northwest artists Robin and John Gumaelius and Mel McCuddin. The Gumaelius-
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es, a husband and wife team of sculptors, create most unusual works in porcelain, each telling its own story in complex Floating Bicycle Man by the Gumaeliuses color glazes. McCuddin, an oil painter, lets his color canvases naturally evolve to create wonderfully figurative works from his intriguing imagination.
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Painted Paradise Gallery 841 NW Bond St., Ste. 12, 541-280-2405 or 54180-0320, www.paintedparadise.com. Original art and custom frames. Owner Ken McCreary paints on natural materials such as plaster, stone and natural wood. McCreary started about 40 years ago drawing hot rods for friends in high school. Surfing around the California coast translated into seascape airbrush paintings on canvas, vans, cars and surf boards. Displays of original paintings by Ken Mac in oil, acrylic and digital art. The subject Painting by Ken McCreary matter of his paintings are all about his own ideas of “paradise” in landscapes and tropical seascapes. Some wildlife and of course hot rods in a digital medium. Piacentini Book Arts Studio & Gallery 2146 NE Fourth Ave., Ste. 140, 541-6337055, www.PiacentiniStudios.com, Linda@PiacentiniStudios.com. The first Book Arts Studio Opens July 4. Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was a broadside—an early comTime Pieces by Linda Piacentini-Yaple ponent of the book arts? Piacentini Book Arts opens its doors to the public beginning Friday, July 4, 2-5pm. The gallery is open to the public every Friday and Saturday afternoon from 2-5pm and by appointment. Presenting What is an Artist Book? --exhibit is an introduction to artist books and features work by book artist and owner of Piacentini Book Studio, Linda Piacentini-Yaple. Piacentini-Yaple’s work explores the diversity of the book form as sculpture, mixed media art, verbal exploration and social change using printmaking, letterpress, calligraphy and digital tech- The Cost by Linda Piacentini-Yaple niques. Johanna Drucker, author of the Century of Artists’ Books describes the artist book, “as a single impulse of expression in a variety of media. Symbolic forms of language and imagery demonstrate a vital form for immediate direct expression, and a means of direct communication.” Piacentini-Yaple has lived in Bend for five years and studied book arts at Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland and has exhibited worldwide. Her artist books reside in private collections in England, Italy, Australia, California and Oregon and special collections at the University of Washington. She is a member of A6 in Bend, the Guild of Book Workers and the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society in London. Her goal is to raise the awareness of book arts through gallery exhibits and educational workshops to advance the emerging art of the book in Central Oregon.
Red Chair Gallery 103 NW Oregon Ave., 541-306-3176, www.redchairgallerybend.com. Outside of the Box features local artists Dee McBrien-Lee, Woodwork by the Cambrian Company Anne vonHeideken, Ian Herdell and Laura Childers. Mc-Brien-Lee’s new acrylic works are evidence of her push to develop a looser, more abstract style. In order to evolve, Necklace by Anne vonHeideken McBrien-Lee felt it one pill makes you small by Dee necessary to lose her- McBrien-Lee self completely and journeyed “down the rabbit hole” by re-reading the Alice books. The results include a series of 14 paintings which tell the story of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland in a bold, exciting way. vonHeideken has been designing and making jewelry for 15 years. She is inspired by the bold colors of the Southwest and the beauty of natural stones and pearls. Her goal is to create beautiful, affordable, wearable art. Ian Herdell and Laura Childers, in a business called Cambrian Company, create home furnishings from sustainable sourced woods, including boxes, tables, cabinets and more. The work for Red Chair Gallery will showcase their unique style that blends forms found in nature with fine woodworking and marquetry. To showcase the natural beauty of the wood, no dyes or stains are used, and each piece is finished with oil varnish and wax for lasting beauty.
Tumalo Art Company 450 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 407, 541-385-9144, www.tumaloartco.com. Featured artist, Gil Dellinger, fell in love with the Central Oregon landscape and has recently relocated to Bend from California. As a professor of art at the University of the Pacific he mentored many artists and Turning to Autumn by Gil Dellinger built a solid national reputation for his landscapes, working in soft pastel, oil and acrylic. Painting from life, his artwork captures the majesty of our land from ocean to mountains to desert. Gil’s images of Yosemite are featured in the 2013 hardback edition of Art of the National Parks with his art gracing the cover. He is a signature member of the California Art Club, current president of PAPA (Plein Air Painters of America) and teaches workshops locally and throughout the country. Velvet Lounge 805 NW Wall St., 541-728-0303, www.velvetbend.com. Local artist Caroline Cornell will be showing a new series. Her portfolio is a delicate blend influenced by nature, color and light. She is inspired by the various cultures she experiences in her travels. Starting at 7pm. Submit your First Friday info to email@example.com by July 16 for the August issue. All exhibits will be on the CascadeAE App.
Sage Custom Framing 834 NW Brooks St., 541-382-5884, www.sageframing-gallery.com. Featuring a group show titled Summer. It showcases the work of a variety of Central Oregon artists and their individual interpretations of what summertime means to them. A wide range of mediums, sizes, styles and subject matter can be seen in this show. Townshend’s Bend Teahouse Sunflowers by Barbara Slater 835 NW Bond St., Bend, 541-312-2001. Featuring Megan Stumpfig, Bend native, who has recently returned to Bend after a year abroad teaching English in Colombia. Stumpfig’s exhibition entitled Magick features artwork in oil, spray paints, acrylic, screen printing and etching. Her process is continually evolving and adapting, experimenting with new mediums and materials shape and influence her particular methods of patterning and layering, which make up an underlying structure in Stumpfigs artwork. Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
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Bend Armature 50 Scott Street. This address is home to a thriving new art district locally known as The Old Ironworks and includes Sparrow Bakery, Stuarts of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Armature is a diverse collective of artists brought together by the common thread of expression. Paint, ink, pencils, photographs, dance and words are the underlying structure, or armature if you will, used to produce the language with which we speak. Suite One is home to an active gallery. It showcases the works of several resident artists who render their imaginations into tangible objects in their individual workspaces. Suite Two is home to local photographer, Tambi Lane, where she has photographed everything from the Season 20 winner of America’s Next Top Model to privately intimate [b]eauty and boudoir sessions. Bend Library 601 NW Wall St., Bend, 541-617-7050, www.deschuteslibrary.org/bend. My Favorite Subject, thru September 2, second floor. Artwork is for sale by contacting the artist. Bluebird Coffee Company Entrance on Bond in Franklin Crossing Building, 541-330-2100. Masterful sculptural constructs in wood combining man made picture frames and natural, contorted branches and roots seamlessly connected and appearing to the eye as either a frame morphing back into a branch or a limb becoming a frame. The effect is at once surreal and poetic, stunningly lovely and mysterious. Circle of Friends Art & Academy (formerly TAW Gallery) 19889 Eight St., 541-706-9025, http://tawgallery.com. Representing over 70 unique artists from silk and felt to crystal and stone, oils and watercolors to glass and wood. Des Chutes Historical Museum 129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813. The Museum abounds with history and relics of the past lives of Deschutes County. Explore life along the obsidian routes with the native people who passed along the Deschutes river and fur trapping with early explorers; see the logging and railroad barons racing to settle the last open spaces amidst the Ponderosa Pines forests; meet the pioneers of Deschutes County who settled along the river and raised their children, grew their crops or started businesses and prospered. Explore this and more inside Reid School, itself a historic landmark for Deschutes County. DeWilde Art & Glass 321 SW Powerhouse, Old Mill District, 541-419-3337. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Handmade stained glass windows, doors and individual hanging works of art. Eastlake Framing 1335 Galveston Ave., 541-389-3770, www.eastlakeframing.com. Featuring award-winning nature photographer, Ric Ergenbright. High Desert Museum 59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754. In The Dark is a travelling exhibit from the Cincinnati Museum Center that delves into dark environments and introduces the unique life forms that adapt to life at night. The hands-on exhibit leads visitors through a cave ecosystem and a forest at night, and introduces modern human adaptations to darkness. Live animals include scorpions, flying squirrels and several small, nocturnal mammals. Visitors will learn how birds find their way, flying at night, how bats use echo location, and how some species have adapted to life in the dark.Thru September 7. John Paul Designs Custom Jewelry + Signature Series 1006 NW Bond St., www.johnpauldesigns.com. Specializing in unique, one of a kind wedding and engagement rings in a variety of metals. Karen Bandy Design Jeweler 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 5, 541-388-0155, www.karenbandy.com. Tucked between Thump Coffee and Alleda Real Estate, Karen Bandy is not easy to find, but well worth the effort. Karen is Central Oregon’s only national/international award-winning jewelry designer and has been specializing in custom design in downtown Bend since 1987. Her designs are bold, fun and always very wearable. Bandy is also an abstract acrylic painter whose work can best be described as colorful and textural contemporary fine art. When there is an actual subject, horses and wild Trickster by Karen Bandy animals are often depicted. Open Tues.- Thurs., 11:30am-5pm and by appointment, and First Fridays 5-9pm. Lubbesmeyer Studio & Gallery Old Mill District, second story loft, 541-330-0840, www.lubbesmeyer.com. The Lubbesmeyer twins offer a range of work created in fiber and paint. Through the twins’ collaborative process, they distill literal imagery into vivid blocks of color and texture, creating an abstracted view of their surroundings. The working studio and gallery is open Tuesday thru Saturday. LUMIN Art Studio 19855 Fourth Street, 541-510-7535, luminartstudios.com. Featuring resident artists Alisha Vernon, Lisa Marie Sipe, McKenzie Mendel and Natalie Gshwandtner with Guest Artist Mindy Sue Werth. Open Studio Saturday, July 12, 1-4 pm. Werth brings individual character and personality to her figurative paintings with intense expression and vivid colors. She lets her subject matter determine her medium. Werth is comfortable working in a variety of mediums, everything from soft pastels to oil and graphite. She is a professional framer and lives in Sunriver. Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 12 (above Thump Coffee), 408-250-3732, www.marymedrano.com. Heirloom by Mary Medrano is a full-time artist living and working in Bend with a studio downtown overlook- Lisa & Lori Lubbesmeyer ing Tin Pan Alley. She makes pet portraits and expressive animal paintings.
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Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950. Husband/wife exhibit. Gary Vincent presents large acrylic paintings that were inspired by his annual trips to the Steens Mountain. He is a native Oregonian and enjoys the rich treasure of natural beauty in our state. Vicki Vincent, multi-talented artist is exhibiting her beautiful beadwork. She became interested in beadwork in the last 14 years after seeing a medicine bag made of Delica seed beads. Besides the beauty of the design the beads themselves had a lovely flowing quality. She was ‘hooked.’ She started making jewelry, but being one who likes to make pictures, she started to do so with beads, using both the loom and off-loom bead-weaving techniques and bead embroidery. She finds beadwork very meditative. Thru August. Pronghorn Resort Pronghorn Clubhouse, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. The West, East of the Cascades features artwork by Gary Alvis, Joanne Donaca, Bill Logan, Robert Schlegel and Vicki Shuck and celebrates the Western heritage of Central Oregon. Alvis, a photographer in Bend for over 40 years, shows his remarkable photo of the now discontinued Rock Springs Guest Ranch horse roundup. Bend artist Joanne Donaca shows oils of cowboy Horse, Red, White Heading Home by Gary Alvis scenes including that of a recent cattle drive in Central by Robert Schlegel Oregon as well as other working cowboys. Logan shows a rodeo champion and cattle roundup reflecting the artist’s life-long interest in horses beginning with his youth in Montana and retirement in Bend. Schlegel shows large horses in acrylic taken from photos around his home in Banks, Oregon expressing his continuing transition from realism to expressionism. Shuck shows oils of participants in the Sister’s Rodeo. Billye Turner organizes the Pronghorn exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org. QuiltWorks 926 NE Greenwood Ave. 541-728-0527. First Thursday Reception July 3, 5-7pm. Featured Quilter Cindy O’Neal and the theme exhibit is Let’s Laugh. Rodes-Smithey Studio 19007 Innes Market Rd., 541-280-5635, www.rodes-smithey.com. Showing mixed media, paintings, metalwork and sculpture from Randy and Holly Smithey. SageBrushers Art Society 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend, sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900. Exhibit of original watercolor, pastel, photography, oils, acrylics and fused glass. See works at the Bend Senior Center on Reed Market July 26 thru September 26. St. Charles Hospital, Bend, will show works of members July 1 thru September 30. All Members Show at SageBrushers Gallery August 1 thru October 31. The Silver Otter 706 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 100, Bend. 541-241-7818. www.thesilverotter.com. Exhibiting a collection of locally made art and handmade crafts from all over the world. St. Charles Medical Center-Bend 2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, www.scmc.org, email@example.com. Presents arts by local artists thru June. Beautiful display of peaceful and soothing scenes in second floor Arts in the Hospital. SageBrushers exhibits thru September 30, Watercolor Wednesdays Group Show. St. Charles Healthcare/Cancer Centers - Bend Presenting halls and halls of healing art by new artist Katie Kuehn, special presentation by local artists Joni Olson, Kim McClain, Chris Fitzgibbons, Gurney Miller, Lee August, Cindy Murphy, Jennifer Ware-Kempke, Don Zelius, Michelle Oberg, Shandel Gamer, Linda Shelton, Shelli Walters as well as photography by Richard Fredericks, Dave Kamperman, Lee Schaefer, Don Moody, Kay Larkin. Sunny Yoga Kitchen 2748 NW Crossing Dr., Suite 120, 541-678-3139, www.sunnyyogakitchen.com, www.LisaMarieSipe.com. Solo exhibit with commentary on wildfire and the environment by local artist Lisa Marie Sipe., July 5 - August 29. Opening reception Saturday, July 5, 6-8pm The paintings in Bathed in Fire represent different fires in Arizona and Oregon and have physical connections to their place. Synergy Health & Wellness 244 NE Franklin Ave., Ste. 5, 541-323-3488. Hosting a silent auction to benefit the Arts Central scholarship program. Art of various mediums will be available for bid and all proceeds will be donated to help children in Central Oregon access quality arts education. July 19, 10am12pm. Light refreshments will be provided. The Great Frame Up 541-383-2676, firstname.lastname@example.org. Featuring Jennifer Lake. A selection of prints, limited editions, giclees and greeting cards, originals and canvas transfers. The Wine Shop 55 NW Minnesota St. Sponsored by the Bend/Belluno Association A Photo-Journey by Hilloah Rohr. European hiking and cultural guide and photographer. Journey through mysterious Venice, the majestic Dolomite Alps, beautiful Belluno and Slovenia, a country of many faces on the Adriatic Sea.
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Art Adventure Gallery 185 SE Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com. Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) 49th annual aqueous media exhibit Traveling Show, featuring the 20 awardwinning paintings. Opening reception Thursday, July 3, 5:30-7pm. This collection was selected from the 80 works juried into WSO’s annual Spring Exhibition by California artist and juror Robert Burridge.
The Museum at Warm Springs 2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org. The Museum is celebrating youth who play a vital role in the Tribal community and all events and exhibits in 2014 will focus on youth.
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 Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Eagle Crest Resort, Village Square, 7525 Falcon Crest Dr., Ste. 100, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com, email@example.com. Alfred A. Dolezal explores the universal laws of nature and the tools for enlightenment. Weaving together vibrant colors in dynamic combinations Dolezal’s eclectic paintings combine evocative symbolism and mystical surrealism with psychology, history, philosophy, mythology, physics and metaphysics, Alfred’s paintings examine the deeper meaning of life and offer a blueprint to the human reality. Britz Beads 249 NW Sixth St., 541-548-4649. Sandi’s bead jewelry and ongoing display of Gilbert Shepherd’s large format acrylic paintings. Green Plow Coffee Roasters 436 SW Sixth St., 541- 516-1128, www.greenplowcoffee.com. Featuring Megan Phallon who says, “Though raised in Northern California, I’ve lived in various places. Some consider my paintings to be simple surrealism or vibrant dreamscape. I’m not sure how I would categorize them. I just thoroughly enjoy how the colors and shapes come alive in front of me. I have lived in Central Oregon for one year, and it has proven to be a truly inspirational environment for me.” Juniper Brewing Company 1950 SW Badger Ave., Ste. 103, Shandel Gamer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-526-5073. Junipers at Juniper art exhibition July 19 – September 20. Juniper Brewing Company is one of the newest breweries in Redmond. Juniper Brewing was inspired by a passion for brewing great craft beer. The Juniper tree silhouetted on their logo is an ancient beast that stands out front of their initial brewing location and long ago was given the name Old Roy. Their IPA, with the same name, is an honorary tribute to this tree for standing the test of time. Redmond Airport 2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle, 541-548-0646, www.flyrdm.com. Smith Rock Paint Out exhibition. Following a wonderful day of painting at the Smith Rock Paint Out, work will be juried for an exhibition at Roberts Field / Redmond Municipal Airport thru August 17. The artwork is for sale. Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave., 541-526-5073, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. www.redmondfol.org. Linda Barker is the featured artist in Silent Reading Room for July. Barker is an eclectic, mostly self-taught, artist who enjoys working in a variety of media. Her recent focus is creating jewelry and mixed media pieces using scrap metal and other repurposed materials. Barker’s art reflects her value for protecting the environment through creating art from resources that others have tossed out. Artwork in the library will be for sale with a portion going to support the Friends of the Redmond Branch Library, which sponsors art exhibitions in the library. Smith Rock State Park Terrebonne, 800-551-6949. Artwork of High Desert Art League members Joren Traveller and Cindy Briggs. Both well known Central Oregon artists have created work representing the incredibly diverse landscape and activities of one our areas most unique locations. Briggs paints some of the most iconic watercolor images of the Smith Rock geography in her very recognizable style. Traveller’s artistic talents are wide, but here she focuses on oil paintings of the parks incredible rock faces and athletic rock climbers. www.highdesertartleague.com.
Black Butte Ranch 541-595-1510, email@example.com, http://blackbutteranch.com. Exhibit features handmade quilts from the Quilt Club at the Ranch in celebration of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Friday July 11, a one day outdoor exhibit, 9am-2pm (free) with a buffet lunch from 11am-1pm (tickets $10 and may be purchased at the venue). The quilters will have handcrafted pot holders for sale. Buffalo Horn Gallery 167 West Sister Park Dr., 541-549-9378. 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., 541-390-2449, www.canyoncreekpotteryllc.com. Ongoing exhibit, fine handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters. Cha For The Finest Gallery 183 East Hood Ave. www.chaforthefinest.com, 541-549-1140, firstname.lastname@example.org. Release of Cha’s fourth book, At First Sight in the series, Voice of the Ancients. Bronzes by Regat, Wildlife by Shingledecker and dinosaur bone fragments.
Clearwater Art Gallery 303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, www.theclearwatergallery.com. Monday night music starts at 7pm. Wine Down on Wednesdays, Friday Night Flights. Desert Charm 161 S Elm Street, Sisters, 541-549-8479. 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., 541-549-1299. Teri Applegarth, Dayne and Don Pathael, owners of Don Terra, exhibit their work. Hood Avenue Art 357 West Hood Avenue, www.hoodavenueart.com, email@example.com, 541-719-1800. Featured artist Elyse Douglas’s jewelry featured in Life Layers: Defining the Fabric of our Lives. Douglas digs through layers of dirt to mine her own Oregon Sunstone gems. She artfully builds fine jewelry, combining layers of precious metals to create wearable art to last a lifetime. The Jewel 221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388. Ongoing exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss. Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom 601 Larch St., Ste. B, 541-617-6078. Artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics. Kate Aspen Studios 160 SW Oak St., 541-549-6950. Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry and art. Sisters Art Works 204 W Adams, 541-420-9695, www.sistersartworks.com. Featuring Birds In the Garden, a fun and color filled visual experience in Sisters, brings together four artists working in watercolor, ceramic tile, mosaic and fused glass. Kathy Deggendorfer, Jenelle Kathan, a fused glass artist from the Portland area, Rochelle Rose Schueler of Bend has just burst on the scene with her colorful ceramic mosaics and Sisters area artist Susanne Redfield, owner of Kibak Tile, has created some unique, hand-painted tiles just for this show. Thru August 15. Artist Reception: 3:30-6:30pm July 9. M-F. 10am-5pm or by appointment. Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop 252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552; www.sistersgallery.com; firstname.lastname@example.org. Featuring Quilted Bowls by Leotie Richards and Hawaiian Quilts by Linda Butler, in addition to standard lineup of fine art landscape photography and paintings and custom framing. Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar, 541-382-1209, www.sistersfol.com, Tue-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; closed Sun. In the Community Room: A Natural Affinity, a Challenge Exhibit featuring nine quilts in all sizes by Wendy Hill and Pat Pease, created for the 2013 Pacific International Quilt Festival. In the Computer Room: Daro Pohl, artist from Sisters and Santiago Chile, creates original works using oils and acrylics. Sponsored by Friends of Sisters Library. The Porch 243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287, www.theporch-sisters.com. Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings. Vista Bonita 222 West Hood Ave., Suite B, 541-549-4527. www.vistabonitaglass.com. Bright collection of whimsical, functional glass art, designer ceramics, fine art photography and unique landscape paintings.
Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com. Second Saturday Reception, July 12, 4-7pm. Featuring Marily Badger, Greg Cotton and Marietta Bajer who utilize unique and colorful techniques to produce some incredible pieces. Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery 17600 Center Dr. Fine art exhibit featuring Mary Marquiss watercolor and mixed media, Kim Cat Portrait by Marietta Bajar Osgood, monotypes, in the upper gallery and a feature of oil by Barbara Slater in the lower gallery. Reception, Friday July 11, 5–7pm in the upper gallery. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort, 541-382-9398. The Wooden Jewel 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-4151, email@example.com. The Luxury of Wooden Watches -- recycled wood watches in an array of colors. Mark Doolittle has a doctorate in biology, and his pieces reflect a creative diversity of form and function, and most feature fossils or minerals that are integrated into the overall design.
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Down the Rabbit Hole with Dee McBrien-Lee
Lee felt a change coming in 2013. Dee found herself rtist Dee McBrien-Lee has been on a journey. searching for inspiration rather than seeing it everywhere Since early childhood, she has had the benefits she looked. The natural ease with which she was drawn of an artistic mother and a lifetime filled with to her subject was shifting. “Music has always filled my inspiration. Growing up on Long Island, McBrien-Lee studio and when I am particularly excited about a piece, I was exposed to cultural diversity and had many opportufind myself dancing around like an idiot. I am not certain nities to explore the artistic community of New York. She of the exact moment I forgot to turn on the music, but was influenced and inspired deeply by her high school once I recognized that it was missing, I knew a change teacher, Doris Rowe, who had the energy and passion of was inevitable.” 10 instructors. After minoring in fine art at SUNY New Summer 2013, McBrien-Lee signed up for a workshop Paltz, McBrien-Lee headed west and has remained in the with Robert Burridge to paint in the abstract. She felt western U.S. for the balance of her life. that to get herself moving forward again, she would have McBrien-Lee experimented with jewelry making, to completely abandon what was comfortable and jump printmaking and a variety of other arts while in college. headfirst down the rabbit hole. She always returned to painting and as an adult, acrylic “It was the BEST thing I have ever done for myself!” became her preferred medium. After a childhood around The class allowed her to continue to paint in acrylic, her horses and as a self-professed “cowgirl wannabe,” Mcpreferred medium, and took her to places she may not Brien-Lee spent many years painting western themes Freedom by Dee McBrien-Lee have reached without the “permission” this experience focusing on equine art and landscapes. Influences for her art came in many forms, particularly the post impressionists and the western had given her. “I am so fortunate to have taken this workshop. I always knew art of today. Using acrylics, she captures the relationship between the horse and that I wanted to move toward looser, more abstract painting, but did not know their humans with amazing clarity using strong colors and bold brush strokes. how to get there or where to begin. Burridge was everything that I needed to Her colorful horse paintings can be found in private collections throughout the get me going forward on my latest adventure.” To jump start her leap forward, U.S. including New York, Utah, Colorado and Oregon. McBrien-Lee felt it necessary to “I knew something had to give when I wasn’t dancing.” Continued on pg 38 A true believer in the philosophy: “Dance like no one is watching!” McBrien- come up with a plan. She ultimately
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Sunriver Art Faire Best of Show Artists
ach year the Sunriver Art Faire selects a Best of Show artist, chosen not only for their art, but also the booth display and the appeal of the art to the community. This honor comes with an invitation to the next year’s show.
Watercolor by Karen Lewis
Matrix of Pressed Cotton Fiber by Ross Mazur
The fifth annual Sunriver Art Faire is coming to the Village at Sunriver on August 8-10. The Faire has grown over the last four years and this year will host 60 artists. Artists are chosen by a jury of The fifth annual Sunriver four contemporaries or art specialists who Art Faire is coming to ensure that the art is of high quality, true to its category and offers the Village at Sunriver a range of options for purchase. Categories on August 8-10. The represented in 2014 include painting, ceFaire has grown over ramics, photography, drawing, glass, gourd, jewelry, metal work, the last four years and wood, textiles, sculpture, printing and this year will host 60 artmixed media. The variety is one of the most ists. Categories repreinviting features of the Sunriver Art Faire. sented in 2014 include Best of Show Artists over the last four years:
Printed Media Image by Cameron Kaseberg
Ceramics by Luis Gutierrez
2011 Ross Mazur worked as a photographer in the furniture industry until he and his wife, Marcia, began making clay wall sculptures. His current unique wall sculptures are made of handmade paper, a technique involving myriads of texture and color and using the colors of the Southwest. He is now realizing his life’s dream, “…knowing that today I am doing what I truly love.”
2012 Cameron Kaseberg also began as a photographer and then studied graphic design at Portland State University. He is now represented in five galleries in Oregon and Washington and participates in many solo and group exhibitions throughout the Northwest. Cameron has taken the solvent transfer process of image-making further than any artist working today, combining the process with photo images to produce color, imagery and texture that make a statement to all who collect his work. Raised on a ranch in Eastern Oregon, Cameron claims he has, “… lived long enough to reflect on life through his art work…” 2013 Luis Enrique Gutierrez is a third generation ceramic artist from Nicaragua. His ceramics are representative of precision and artistry in sculpture and stem from the work of his family and a former Peace Corps volunteer who discovered the art and developed a group of Nicaraguans to share this exquisite work with the world.
photography, drawing, 2010 Karen E. Lewis states, “Water became glass, gourd, jewelry, a natural subject for me to paint.” Her metal work, wood, texoil paintings always include water, with tiles, sculpture, printing sweeping brushstrokes to express the life of and mixed media. the water and its surThe fifth annual Sunriver Art rounding environFaire will be sharing a new Best of Show on the secment. Karen’s painting in 2010 not only ond weekend in August. won at the Sunriver Art Faire, but was chosen as the poster for the 2010 Sunwww.sunriverartfaire.com river Music Festival. Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
Colorful Warm Works of Art Featured at Sunriver Resort
unriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery presents a fine art exhibit featuring Mary Marquiss, watercolor and mixed media; and Kim Osgood, monotypes, in the upper gallery, and a feature of oil by Barbara Slater in the lower gallery. The artists will be present at an opening in their honor on Friday, July 11 from 5–7pm in the upper gallery and the exhibition continues through August 2. Marquiss, respected watercolor artist of Bend, presents work in her traditional medium and mixed media in the upper gallery. Her wellknown imagery of commanding, over-scale single blooms remains prevalent Sunlight by Kim Osgood but now expands to include a delicately rendered, overscale bird and other more extensive images. Marquiss received her bachelor of science degree from the University The artist notes that these additions of Oregon and has been painting and teaching watercolor, collage and bring her imagery full-circle to earlier incookbook creation classes throughout Oregon for 25 years. She received terests, yet, her ever increasing command numerous awards from Watercolor Society of Oregon and her art appears of the medium spirals the imagery to a in collections throughout the U.S. as well as in Europe and Australia. new excellence. The work continues to emComplimenting Marquiss’ minimal imagery in the upper gallery is phasize bright color and contrast, moving the complex design of Kim Osgood, shown courtesy of the artist and the from light, transparent watercolor to rich, Laura Russo Gallery of Portland. Osgood’s large monotypes emphadark pigment. size negative space filled with texture and layers of rich color. Flowers, bird, vases and other objects frequently float in a clearly defined horizontal landscape of foreground and background. Educated at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design, her one-person shows include the Joshua Tree Visitor Center at the National Park as well as numerous shows in the Northwest. Irish Poppy by Mary Marquiss
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Her art appears in collections including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Hallie Ford Museum, the Portland Art Museum and others. Also showing are Barbara Slater’s oils in the lower gallery that reflect her passion that began in her youth for barnyard animals. The artist paints her impressions of the personalities of cows and roosters creating endearing visions of these subjects. This show also introduces Slater’s richly colored floral landscapes of Central Oregon including over-scale, brilliant red and multicolored poppies growing in fields. Ranch and Country magazine of Santa Ynez, California, frequently features her work on its cover. She is a member of Oil Painters of America and the California Art Club. Sunriver Resort invites the public to join the artist’s reception on Friday evening July 11 as well as the exhibitions at the Lodge, open all hours. Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort and provides additional information at 503780-2828.
Summer Dazzlers by Barbara Slater
Artists’ Gallery of Sunriver
Cat Portrait by Marietta Bajar
ou can certainly paint your summer bright by visiting the Artists’ Gallery of Sunriver during July. Featured artists are Marily Badger, Greg Cotton and Marietta Bajer who utilize unique and colorful techniques to produce some incredible pieces. Although visitors are welcome at the gallery any time (it is open seven days of the week, 9am-8pm during July and August), a really fun time to visit is the Second Saturday artists reception, July 12 from 4-7pm. Plan to stay long enough to meet the artists and share some wine, beer or soft drinks and tasty snacks. Glass artist Marily Badger’s art is displayed directly in front of a large window specifically so that the sun can play with her brightly colored glass pieces. Badger’s process of working with a high tech material, dichroic glass, results in colorful art pieces that many times are also very useful. Although dichroic glass dates back to the fourth century AD, modern dichroic glass is the result of materials research carried out by NASA who developed it for use in dichroic filters. Multiple ultra-thin layers of different metals (such as gold and silver) are vaporized by an electron beam in a vacuum chamber. The vapor then condenses Glass Art by on the surface of glass in the form Woodwork by Marily Badger Greg Cotton of a crystal structure. When dichroic glass is fused with other glasses during a firing process, individual results can never be exactly predicted, so each piece of glass is unique. Whether you are drawn to her beautiful jewelry or her platters, dishes and vessels, none
of her art disappoints. A r t i s t Marietta Bejar has added works with her latest art passion, scratch board, to her presentation at the gallery. Bejar has been an accomplished and successful oil painter for many years. Her large scale canvases of animals and plants draw compliments (and sales) on a regular basis, but her artistic heart has been stolen by a technique that has been around for centuries. Scratch board is both a medium and an illustrative technique. Sharp knives and carving tools are utilized to scratch a thin layer of white china clay that is coated with black India ink. Colored inks can then be applied to the scratched surfaces and then rescratched for more texture. The techniques produce a highly detailed and evenly textured result. But as they say, a painting is worth a thousand words, and you must come to the gallery to view and enjoy the stunning effect that Bajer produces with the scratch board process. Greg Cotton, one of the original founders of the gallery, likes to refer to his beautiful wood pieces as functional art. The former geometry teacher embraces mathematical discipline in his process, using multiple types of woods and patterns to create each unique piece. As colorful as each art piece is no colored stains are ever part of the process. Cotton prefers to let the natural beauty of the wood shine through. He uses white maple, light brown cherry, dark brown South American walnut, gray brown walnut, purple heart, yellow heart, orange padauk and dark mahogany. Cutting boards in multiple sizes provide the optimum presentation for precision patterns like convergence quilting pattern, geometric progression stripes, chevron, herringbone and tumbling block patterns. The artist also turns favorite games (Cribbage, Chess, Chinese Checkers, Shut the Box to name a few) into works of art. 57100 Beaver Dr., Sunriver, 541- 593-4382, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
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Welcome to The Sisters Country
Bluebirds with Sky by Kathy Deggendorfer
irds In the Garden, a fun and color filled visual experience in Sisters, brings together four artists working in watercolor, ceramic tile, mosaic and fused glass. It’s a celebration of our feathered friends and gardening on the High Desert.... and it’s colorful. Every year Kathy Deggendorfer, owner of Sisters Art Works, invites her favorite artist friends to fill the Entry Gallery with wonderful artwork. This year she’s pulled her favorite “flock” together and she’s chirping with excitement. Watercolor artist Deggendorfer has created a whole flock of new images featuring chickadees and bluebirds. She spent all winter working on new tile designs specifically for this show featuring birds from her Sisters area garden. Her original watercolor paintings will be available as well as the tiles derived from them. “My paintings are full of detail...layers and layers of dots and squares,” says Deggendorfer. “It is very fun to do tile because they are simple and direct -- just the color blocking of the birds and foliage but with a real attention to what makes that bird unique. I really love the pieces done on terra cotta tile...they just resonate with me.” The show welcomes back Jenelle Kathan, a fused glass artist from the Portland area [moonbeamglassworks.com]. Deggendorfer found Jenelle’s work during an open studio project in Portland a few years ago and explains, “Others do fused glass, but nobody does it quite like Jenelle. She is
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a creative, innovative artist who really knows her medium. She is always searching for new methods and applications. An astute collector will get a new piece every year.” Rochelle Rose Schueler of Bend has just burst on the scene with her colorful ceramic mosaics [wildroseartworks.com]. A real Renaissance woman, Rochelle can do it all...and does says Deggendorfer. “Her background in engineering gives her an advantage and enables her to execute beautiful and functional artwork that works on every level. The stepping stones and garden bench she has in the show were poured in her own custom-built concrete forms. Just back from intensive training in public art mosaic installation in San Francisco and New Orleans, Rochelle has created some truly wonderful bird-themed pieces for the show.” Sisters area artist Susanne Redfield, owner of Kibak Tile, has created some unique, hand-painted tiles just for this show. Redfield is the creative force behind her successful tile company and is known for her simple stylized tile designs that grace the homes of the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow. “We are thrilled to include some of her original work in this show,” concludes Deggendorfer. Sisters Artwork s Entry Gallery, 204 West Adams Avenue. Through August 15, artist reception: 3:30-6:30pm July 9, M-F, 10am-5pm or by appointment, 541420-9695
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ll the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” This quote by Victor Hugo is just one of the great influences in the artwork of Austrian artist, Alfred A. Dolezal. His eclectic, contemporary, realistic oils on canvas tell a human interest story and offer a profound message. They examine the deeper meaning of life and connect its challenges and rewards to a self-empowered and justly ordered existence. For example, his painting, On the Road Alone claims that no parent, spouse, child or friend can ever come on your path. No one can drink, eat On the Road Alone by Alfred A. Dolezal or learn for you. No one can breathe or grow for you. Even if you live in a bustling metropolis surrounded by thousands of people who jostle each other in their daily activities, you still will be solely responsible for the direction you take and the decisions you make on your life’s journey. The route you choose to travel upon may often be challenging, strewn with rocks and interspersed with hairpin curves. At other times it stretches to the horizon, straight and monotonous. The woman in the painting holds two things: a blue box which contains her most private thoughts and is the repository of all her feelings, and an orange book, representing the Akashic Records. The universal laws, symbolized by the golden star-like object in the foreground, are always with her and continually shape the experiences she encounters along the road. The intricate design that surrounds her head is the sum of her existences. We are all on the road to spirituality and there are many paths. The humanitarians, the environmentalists, the fundamentalists, the vegetarians, the ascetics, the healers, the clairvoyants, to name but a few, are all making their way through life. Each traveler is trying to find their own definition to spirituality while being present in a material world, and therefore, each is united in their quest. Each of us lives in multi-dimensions of awareness. Whatever we focus our attention on, opens that reality for us and this choice offers the greatest growth in our existence. The only question is where do we want to go…what domain do we want to live in? The thought-provoking imagery and evocative symbolism of Alfred’s visionary oil paintings bridge the gap between graphic realism and allegorical surrealism. His choice of vibrant colors have been described as luminescent. Combining evocative symbolism and mystical surrealism with psychology, history, philosophy, mythology, physics and metaphysics, his paintings offer a theory to the human reality, the visual tools to enlightenment that help us to understand that which we inherently know, but have forgotten. Throughout the years he has cultivated a vivid imagination that reveals his mischievous, humorous side and his love for the unexpected. Alfred invites you to explore another realm of possibilities where art is much more than a painting. The gallery is located at Eagle Crest Resort, 7525 Falcon Crest Drive in Redmond. Wednesday – Friday, 12-7pm or Saturday and Sunday 10am6pm. 434-989-3510 or www.alfreddolezal.com
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Redmond Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
he third annual Redmond’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, sponsored by Central Oregon Truck Company and hosted by Redmond Area Park and Recreation District (RAPRD) will be held at Deschutes County Fair and Expo on July 4 from 11am-4pm. This is a free, fun, family event so gather up your family and come spend the day with fun for all ages. Enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, archery, Frisbee golf, a pie eating contest, bounce houses, a bicycle obstacle course and more. Concessions and the beer garden will be open. Live music presented by Well Fargo will feature the Substitutes, who will play throughout the afternoon. From the 1,400 American flags placed throughout the downtown corridor at the break of dawn to the fireworks display over the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center at dusk, citizens of Redmond and from throughout Central Oregon have a few forward-thinking yet understated leaders to thank for making Redmond the place to be each year on July 4. Featured below are some of these citizens: REDMOND FIREWORKS Mike Moore, Annual Fireworks Donor During the recent great recession, funding for Redmond’s annual fireworks display had dried up and the community was close to cancelling the 2011 event. Then Mike Moore stepped in. The owner of High Desert Aggregate & Paving in Terrebonne, Moore pledged to fill the gap in funding for that year and has quietly paid for 100 percent of the cost for Fourth of July fireworks ever since — about $7,500 per year. FLAG CITY U.S.A. Randy Povey (w/ Mac McShannon), Chair/Co-Founder In 1991, with help from then Redmond City Councilor Randy Povey, Mac McShannon organized the staging of 180 American flags throughout downtown Redmond on July 4. While the initial display was in celebration of soldiers returning from Desert Storm, the tradition continued each Fourth of July with an ever-
growing display. In 1999, the tradition earned Redmond the designation as Flag City U.S.A. on U.S. Congressional Record. Though McShannon passed away in 2002, Povey and the Redmond Flag Committee has continued to grow the tradition with 1,400 donated American flags currently being displayed in Redmond during seven holidays each year, including the Fourth of July — a process that involves the use of dozens of volunteers. FOURTH OF JULY PARADE - CANDY Redmond Chamber, Kiwanis Club of Redmond, RAPRD Two years ago, city officials approached the Redmond Chamber of Commerce with concerns about safety as it related to throwing candy at the Chamber’s annual Fourth of July Parade in downtown Redmond. Cognizant of how candy enhanced the parade experience for kids — throwing candy is a great American parade tradition, after all — the Redmond Chamber sought a solution. This year as in the past, candy will continue to fly thanks to a cooperative effort that includes the Chamber (hosts the parade and chalks a spectator safety line along the entirety of the parade route), the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District (loans the chalker each year) and the Redmond Kiwanis (club volunteers police the chalk lines on each block to ensure child safety). The annual Redmond Fourth of July parade will take place along Sixth Street in downtown Redmond beginning at 10am. FREEDOMFEST: Calvary Chapel Redmond, Organizers Yet another annual (and free) Redmond Fourth of July event, Freedomfest is a community outreach celebration by Calvary Chapel Redmond that will feature live music, activities for the kids and free hot dogs, chili and drinks for everyone! The event will take place at The Garden on the corner of Ninth Street and Glacier Avenue from 11am-2pm on Friday, July 4.
Jennifer Lake Donates Redmond in Summer
entral Oregon Artist Jennifer Lake has finished her painting Red- can be purchased from Redmond City Hall, 716 SW Evergreen Avenue. Prints mond in Summer, a new original painting depicting the City of Red- will be signed by Jennifer Lake and will cost $40, greeting cards will cost $2.50 and mond during the summer. This is the secpostcards will cost $0.75. ond of two paintings that Jennifer has donated to the “We have worked so hard to build a public art City of Redmond to help raise funds for the public program here in Redmond primarily through priart program. vate fund-raising efforts such as this,” Linda Hill, chair for the Redmond Commission for Art in The first painting, Redmond in Winter, was unPublic Places added. “We are very grateful to Jenveiled at Redmond’s holiday parade and was purnifer for her generous donations and the Grahams chased by local residents Frank and Anne Graham. for their tremendous support of our program. This The ribbon cutting for this second painting will ocis an opportunity for people to own a beautiful new cur right before the Fourth of July parade in downprint by Jennifer Lake showcasing all of the beautown Redmond at the Arch at 10am. Frank and tiful changes in Redmond over the past couple of Anne Graham have already purchased the original years at reduced costs while supporting our public painting to complete their Redmond series. art program.” Limited edition prints, greeting cards and postcards Redmond in Summer by Jennifer Lake Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
Central Oregon Saturday Market Where the Seller is the Maker Photo courtesy of Saturday Market
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orty years ago this summer a small handful of local artists started gathering together once a month in Drake Park to share, display and sell their own handmade items.
This little group has evolved into The Central Oregon Saturday Market, a non-profit organization that continues to advertise, promote and provide an open-air marketplace for local talent to gather at an affordable price. Now a wide variety of artists, craftspeople, musicians and food vendors meet weekly in Downtown Bend across from the Public Library on Saturdays from 10am–4pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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Many people with various talents have established their starts at The Central Oregon Saturday Market then go on to build their own prosperous local businesses. Other artists are trying to supplement their incomes or help pay for their hobbies so they can continue to make and share their passion. It is a market for professional artisans, as well as beginners aspiring to develop their skills while displaying and selling their products. They support the Bend Senior High School Orchestra, having a yearly holiday show in the school’s gyms in November benefiting the whole music department. They also contribute to the community by supporting and giving exposure to dozens of other local non-profits from Chimp’s Inc. to The Boys and Girls Club. “Everyone at the Central Oregon Saturday Market always pull together and are more than willing to lend a hand and help each other in any way we can, like one big growing family,” says Janice Allen of Central Oregon Saturday Market. “The primary goals of all Central Oregon Saturday Market decisions and rules have always been to support the Where the Maker is the Seller philosophy and to contribute to our community,” adds Allen. If you would like to join in celebrating 40 years of promoting local talent at the largest gathering of local artists and crafters East of the Cascades call 541420-9015.
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and eight thumbs up went to the Arugula hings are changing so quickly at Pine Tavand Roasted Beet Salad with goat cheese, ern that the servers can barely keep up: red onion and balsamic vinaigrette. • New owner—Bill McCormick, coWhen it came time to think about our founder of the McCormick & Schmick’s, next course, we eyed the impressive entrée a national chain of seafood restaurants, salads before settling on our selections—a and the former owner of Jake’s Famous mix of Pine Tavern Classics, Seafood EnCrawfish restaurant in Portland. trees and Chef ’s Specials. The Lobster • New décor—remodel features include Scampi with tomatoes, garlic and shallots in five intimate dinner nooks with curtains a white wine butter sauce was as deliciously that can be drawn. decadent as it sounds. The linguini it was • New daily menu that meshes new fare served on, however, tasted too strongly of with beloved classics. lemon. A lighter hand on that front would For decades Pine Tavern wasn’t just the provide a bright note without overpowering place to dine in Bend, it was almost the only the star of the dish. The duck breast needed place to dine if you wanted to treat yourself. less time in a hotter pan, which would have Over the years, each changing of the guard resulted in a better sear and rarer, juicier has brought something new and exciting to Grilled Artichoke slices of duck. But the balsamic reduction the table. This latest change in ownership (just sauce was the perfect foil, and even our the fourth since the restaurant was established Pine Tavern Restaurant non-duck lover liked the dish. in 1936) promises just that. 967 NW Brooks Street; Bend Two of our entrees were hands-down The bar was almost full when I arrived at 541-382-5581 winners. The 16-oz. Bone-in Ribeye 5pm. By the time my friends and I headed www.pinetavern.com topped with blue cheese compound butter, into dinner a little over an hour later, the Owner: Bill McCormick which after much debate we had selected dining room was packed as well. We settled Hours: Lunch: Mon-Sat 11:30am -4:30pm over the prime rib, was ridiculously good. I into our window-side table overlooking MirDinner Daily 5:00pm-close can’t remember who announced that it was ror Pond and after much scrutiny of the new one of the best rib-eyes she’d ever eaten. I was too busy diving in for menu managed to agree on three appetizers and two salads. The grilled half an artichoke served with melted butter was sensational, another bite. The Blackened Thresher Shark was equally wonderful, especially with the smoky flavor elevating a somewhat bland vegetable to a sublime new level. I’d suggest ordering one for every two people—or not sharing because we asked for a side of beurre blanc, my favorite butter sauce at all. The accompanying arugula salad with a wonderfully tart lemon- for fish, in addition to the mango chutney the shark came with. “It’s intoxicating with the beurre blanc,” announced Deb. I’d have the shark pepper vinaigrette provided the perfect palate cleanser. I was delighted to find the same salad accompanying two large Dunge- again tonight if I could, but unfortunately we didn’t leave a single bite ness crab cakes. I was less thrilled with the crab cakes themselves, which so no leftovers. By the time we got to dessert, they had run out of two could have been crispier. And while they were fresh as of our top choices—the house-made scone bread could be, we all found them under-seasoned Flat Iron Steak pudding served with Irish Whiskey Sauce and agreed that a little more onion or and the Mixed Berry Cobbler. We shallot would help. consoled ourselves with the Sky High I had no quibbles with the Cajun Mud Pie (oh yea) and the old-school Shrimp & Grits which were perfect. The Strawberry Shortcake which one of my shrimp piled atop the grits in a lovely friends announced was like “a warm presentation which included leeks, bell hug from Grandma.” Our hands-down pepper, garlic, shallots and onions (so favorite, however, was the silky, creamy, that’s where they went) were plump, teneggy and utterly lovely classic Vanilla der and super flavorful. Comfort food Crème Brulle. It just doesn’t get any goes seaside. Yum. better than that. Both salads were tasty. The Caesar Yup, it’s true. The more things change, could have used a smidge more dressing the more they stay the same. and a more even-handed toss, so the nod July 2014
Breedlove & Deschutes Brewery Partner for Guitar Giveaways
Dance the Summer Away
reedlove Stringed Instruments and Deschutes Brewery have come together to create two contests to give away custom Oregon Series Concert Guitars. Inspired by Deschutes Brewery’s flagship Black Butte Porter, participants can win by composing a ballad to Black Butte Porter or by finding the traveling Black Butte Porter tap handle crafted from a mandolin neck, which will be pouring in bars and restaurants around Oregon that sell Deschutes beer. Deadline is August 1. “Collaborations are about bringing together the strengths of multiple parties, and this one between two Bend-based companies is truly unique,” said Jeff Billingsley, marketing director for the brewery. “Breedlove’s commitment to quality and craftsmanship aligns closely with our own values and we’re looking forward to seeing what our fans come up with.” The first contest is the “singer songwriter” competition in which participants will create an original song inspired by Black Butte Porter. They will record and submit the song and the top three contestants will travel to Bend to perform their songs at the annual Bend Fall Festival. All three will receive a prize, but only the first place winner will play a dedicated set at the festival and take home the Breedlove guitar with a custom Black Butte Porter inlay. “They craft beer, we craft sound, and we are excited to find another Oregonian to craft a song,” said Chris Steele, director of marketing for Breedlove. The second way to win is by visiting establishments all around Oregon that sell Deschutes beer. There will be 10 custom mandolin neck beer tap handles traveling around. If a participant finds one, all they need to do is snap a photo and submit it via Instagram using the hashtag #BBPBreedlove between today and August 1. A winner will be randomly selected from the submitted photos. Official contest rules are available at: http://www.deschutesbrewery.com/bbpbreedlove
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Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show™
AROUND THE BLOCK FIBER ARTS STROLL & QUILT WALK QUILT WALK
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July 1-31, 2014 Downtown Sisters
Sunday, July 6, 2014 12noon-4:00pm
July 4-20, 2014 Old Mill District, Bend Participating Businesses’ Hours
over 25 artist and merchant locations
Meet The Artists • Textile Arts Live Music • Special Quilting Exhibits Demonstrations • Art & Fun!
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A self-guided walking tour of Sisters and select Old Mill District businesses to view over 100 quilts on display by local artists ~ Major Sponsors ~ Gary Cooley The Collection Gallery
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POSTCARD EXHIBIT, SALE & SILENT AUCTION A benefit for Wendy’s Wish of St. Charles Foundation
July 7-11 July 6-12
Reception 3:30-6pm Sisters Chamber Michael Miller Fabric Challenge cards go on sale! Sisters High School (Silent Auction closes noon July 11) Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce (Silent Auction closes 3pm July 12)
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House Concerts in the Glen Sunday, July 13
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oin two Central Oregon talented native daughters who are back for a visit and will be sharing their Nashville music adventures of the past months and year. Curtis comes from the Sisters Americana Project experience and continues her new folk writing and performing. Nymanl has been part of the Central Oregon Songwriters since she was 16 and now is honing her new country songwriting, guitar performing. Hear their latest work and support their continuing to bring Central Oregon more pride as they enjoy
greater music career successes. A very special evening to celebrate their and their family’s commitment to professional music. 7pm music starts – 6pm doors open for community potluck and socializing – bring either a dish or beverage to share! BBQ chicken provided. Suggested donation $15 (all proceeds to the artists). RSVP to 541-480-8830 or firstname.lastname@example.org. House Concerts in the Glen – 1019 NW Stannium Rd, Bend, OR 97701
Black Butte Ranch Live At The Ranch Concert
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ortland based Blitzen Trapper comes to Black Butte Ranch on Sunday, July 6 for an eclectic journey through American roots music with ramshackle rhythms, luminous guitars and a heavy dose of full throttle west coast country rock. Blitzen Trapper was founded in 2000 by a group of native Pacific Northwesterners, who played around town endlessly to skeleton crowds and gave away an impressive stream of garage recordings on CDR for years. Then came the Blitzen Trapper record in 2003 and Field Rexx in 2005. But it wasn’t until 2007’s self-released Wild Mountain Nation made a big splash that they finally hit the road, setting the stage for the release of Furr the following year. This release was a high-water mark for the group as their eclectic new songs received a two-page feature in Rolling Stone. The album was ranked number 13 on Rolling Stone’s Blitzen Trapper
Brookswood Plaza Last Tuesday Open Air Market
he southwest Bend hills will be alive with the sound of music at this season’s Brookswood Plaza ‘Last Tuesday’ Open Air Market for three big events this summer. Hilst & Coffey The events will be held on the last Tuesday of July and August from 4-7pm. Hilst & Coffey and Chiringa are on board for the July 29 and August 26 events respectively, adding some hot fun to the local pop-up farm, artisan and craft market. There is still space available for all dates, and vendors are welcome to apply for one or all. There is no booth charge. To request an application, interested vendors should send an email to openairmarket@ brookswoodplaza.com or 541-323-3370.
Best Albums of 2008 while the title track was ranked number four on the magazine’s Best Singles of 2008. After this, the group suddenly found itself on network television and in glossy magazines and astride colossal festival stages. So they released more music, toured the Western world incessantly, got to work with the likes of Wilco, Stephen Malkmus, Guided By Voices and Belle & Sebastian and slowly became the band they’d always dreamed they would be. Blitzen Trapper is a five member band comprised of frontman and songwriter Eric Earley, Marty Marquis, Brian Adrian Koch, Michael Van Pelt and Erik Menteer. The band’s most recent album, VII, was released in October, 2013, and their first release for Vagrant Records. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children ages 6 -12. www.bendticket.com
Music • Dance • Festivals
Laura Curtis and Abigail Nyman with Mike Biggers emceeing
The Eli Young Band at Deschutes County Fair
his year’s Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo has an exceptional concert lineup for the free concert series held in the Bank of the Cascades Center brought to you by Big Country RV. The Fair begins Wednesday, July 30 and the fun and great music won’t stop until Sunday, August 3 at 5pm. This year the free concert passes will be distributed beginning July 2 by all participating McDonald’s restaurants in Central Oregon every Wednesday from 2-7pm while supplies last - no purchase necessary. : Concerts: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo -Wednesday, July 30 Josh Turner with guest Leah Turner - Thursday, July 31 Eli Young Band with guest Old Dominion - Friday, August 1 Theory of a Deadman - Saturday, August 2 541-548-2711, www.expo.deschutes.org Download the CascadeAE App | July 2014
A Season of Love Theme for Sunriver Music Festival Faire
From August 8–20, the Festival’s artistic director and Conductor George Hanson will lead the world class Festival Orchestra in four classical concerts and the Pops concert. The 37th season also includes a solo piano concert plus free orchestra rehearsals, a piano master class and the annual Festival Faire dinner and auction fundraiser. Concert will be held at the Sunriver Resort’s Great Hall, the Tower Theatre and Summit High School. The 37th season’s six concerts kicks off on Friday, August 8 with the Pops Concert at the Summit High School Auditorium Jahn Fawcett, SRMF featuring the sultry vocals of singSRMF Awards scholarship award er, actor, author and playwright winner Scholarships Storm Large. Her solo program titled Crazy Arc of Love includes n important the classic love songs Someone to part of the Watch Over Me, I’ve Got You Under SRMF’s misMy Skin and My Funny Valentine. sion is to provide scholarAlong with her solo career, Storm ships to young musicians. Large frequently performs with Pink Martini. The program awarded A full schedule of orchestra re$29,900 to 19 classical hearsals, master classes and concerts music students between is available online at www.sunrivthe ages of 11 to 21 over ermusic.org. Festival Faire begins at the weekend of May 30 5pm and tickets are $100 per guest. - June 1. The individual Guests can purchase tickets indischolarships ranged from vidually or create a full table of eight $300 - $5,000. guests. 541-593-9310 or tickets@ www.sunrivermusic.org sunrivermusic.org
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ickets are available for the Sunriver Music Festival’s major fundraiser, Festival Faire, on Monday, August 4 at the historic Sunriver Resort Great Hall. The Festival Faire will feature an elegant and festive evening of dining specially prepared by the Sunriver Resort chefs. Guests will be greeted with hors d’oeuvres and beverages as they peruse the silent and live auction items. Music will be provided by the 2014 Young Artists Scholarship winners. All Festival Faire proceeds directly support the Young Artists Scholarship program and the Sunriver Music Festival’s 37th season, bringing world-class musicians to Sunriver to perform as the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra. The Sunriver Music Festival’s Young Artists Scholarship (YAS) program awarded $29,900 to 19 classical music students between the ages of 11 to 21. The individual scholarships ranged from $300-5,000. Over the 18 year history, the Young Artists Scholarship program has awarded $372,100 to 123 Central Oregon music students in middle school, high school and college. The scholarship program began in 1996 with a handful of talented music students and a generous grant from the Sunriver Women’s Club. Today, the Women’s Club continues to support the Festival’s music education programs in addition to a growing number of individual contributors. The majority of the individual contributions to the program occur at the Sunriver Music Festival’s annual fundraiser, Festival Faire (scheduled for Monday, August 4th at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall).
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these artists to the Americana Song Academy, to teach songwriting and music in an inspiring and intensely creative workshop, September 2-5. Teaching artists include Steve Seskin, Anais Mitchell, Eric Bibb, Sara Hickman, David Francey, Sam Baker, Ruth Moody, Cahalen Morrison and Eli West, Keith Greeninger, Devon Sproule, Steve Poltz, Tim May, Darlingside and Heather Maloney, Phil Madeira, Bill Payne and Rick Bartow. Held at Caldera, an arts camp high in the Cascades, the experience borders on the mystical, where a community of folks come together in support of one another and their musical aspirations. Festival artists teach for three days, including songwriting, performing, singing, guitar-playing and all other aspects of the craft and business of the music industry. All-Event Passes are available for the 2014 Sisters Folk Festival, which runs September 5-7 in Sisters. Children under 5 free, and need to be on adults’ laps, and youth tickets $60 ages 5 to 18. All-Event Passes $120 for adults and available at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters and Redmond after July 1. sistersfolkfestival.org, 541-549-4979 Photo from www.duhks.com
he community of Sisters welcomes Festival goers for three days of world-class performances by artists including grammy winners The Duhks, blues songwriter Eric Bibb, The Ruth Moody Band, Shakey Graves, The Black Lillies, Anais Mitchell, Black Prairie, Keith Greeninger Band featuring Bill Payne, Paper Bird, The Brothers Comatose and many more. Festival encore artist, songwriter and performer Steve Poltz will also bring his entertaining show back to Sisters. More than 40 acts will perform on nine stages. “This year’s lineup bring in acts like the Duhks and Eric Bibb, who we have always The Duhks wanted to work with, but also fresh young talent like Shakey Graves, Paper Bird and Darlingside with Heather Maloney. The entire festival is presented in an intimate, tight- knit community nestled in the Cascades, and places exceptional music performances at the forefront. Each venue, artist and stage has its own unique quality, and it lends to a walkable feast of incredible music,” says Artistic Director Brad Tisdel. Additionally, the Festival welcomes many of
Bar J Youth Services hosts the 25th annual Oregon High Desert Classics on July 1620 and July 23-27 on the 40 acre ranch at 62895 Hamby Rd., Bend. This exclusive horse show is a benefit for at-risk youth with proceeds supporting the programs of J Bar J. The general public is invited to join the excitement at the unique events: Saturday, July 19, the Oxford Hotel Grand Prix dinner Sunday, July 20, break out your finest Derby hat and attire for the J Bar J International Hunter Derby Hat Breakfast Saturday, July 26, the Sheri Allis Memorial Grand Prix dinner Sunday, July 27, break out your finest Derby hat and attire for the Oxford Hotel International Hunter Derby Hat Breakfast. A prize for the best hat will be awarded at this event
Stephanie Alvstad, executive director of J Bar J Youth Services encourages community members to take advantage of the opportunity to visit this premiere event, “The horse show is an amazing display of equestrian excellence, we get the best riders from all over the western region and Canada, the beautiful horses are magnificent and graceful, and for two weeks, the Ranch is transformed into a unique, magical experience for spectators to enjoy.” Reservations are required for these events. www.oregonhighdesertclassics.org
Newberry Event Brings Arts & Music to La Pine osted by DiamondStone Guest Lodges across from the Newberry National Monument’s road to Paulina Lake, the Newberry Music & Art Festival is a three-day country fair with a wide variety of music, artists and craft vendors. There will be 20-30 musicians performing folk, bluegrass, rock, reggae and jazz July 25-27.
The goals of the event are to raise research funds for the Oregon Chapter Multiple Sclerosis Society, and to promote Southern Deschutes County highlighting art and music. Genres include Louis Landon Pianist for
Peace. Headliner surprises are Craig Chaquico, Jefferson Starship’s lead guitarist, now solo, and Rose’s Pawn Shop, an Los Angeles Americana band. Creative performances from Vagabond Opera and ‘UHane Hawaii Hula Dancers break up the music. American folk icons Brewer & Shipley (the One Toke Over the Line Boys) and Portland’s Terry Robb blues master return. Pigs on the Wing Pink Floyd tribute band will be great, accompanied by La Pine’s Laser Zone light show.
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Food vendors and food trucks will be serving gourmet tacos, brick oven pizza, kettlecorn and more. The Lions club offers pancake breakfasts each morning. 541-536-6263, email@example.com
Stardust, Cells & Science The Origin of Life Revisited
uly 22 at 7pm at the Tower Theatre, Dr. David Dreamer, research professor of Biomolecular Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, presents Stardust, Cells and Science: The Origin of Life Revisited. Dr. Dreamer says with well found confidence, “We will never be able to say with certainty how life did begin, but we will show how life CAN begin…” The event is being put on by Sunriver Nature Center and the Oregon Observatory with support from The Oregon Community Foundation, Bend Research and the Giving Back Fund. It is free and open to the public, but advance tickets are recommended and are available through the Tower Theatre. www. towertheatre.org, 541-317-0700
“We will never be able to say with certainty how life did begin, but we will show how life CAN begin…” - Dr. David Dreamer, research professor of Biomolecular Engineering and UC Santa Cruz
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SINGERS WANTED Release Your Most Expressive Voice Bella Acappella Harmony seeks singers who love to harmonize. All singers are welcome to audition especially those in the higher and lower ranges (A above middle C to high C) (D below middle C to G above middle C). Bella gears up in the summer for the Harmony4Women benefit concert November 22 at the Tower Theatre. It’s a perfect time to participate in this medal-winning chorus directed by the talented Connie Norman. Rehearsals: Tuesday evenings at the Bend Senior Center, Reed Market Rd. Dana at firstname.lastname@example.org A6 Open Call to Central Oregon Printmakers & Book Artists Figure / Ground Exhibit September 4–26, submissions due: August 1. Explores how artists use imagery of the human figure to consider the relationship of “figure-ground”—the perception of positive and negative space, or the identification of the subject or figure from the “ground” (as in foreground, middle ground, or background). Patricia Clark and Dawn Emerson will serve as jurors. Submit work to www.submittables.com. Prospectus is available online at www. atelier6000.org Auditions Brighton Beach Memoirs Directed by Sandy Silver -- Monday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 1 at 7pm at Cascades Theatrical Company. Casting (three men and three women): Eugene - almost 15 years old; Blanche - 38 years old; Kate Jerome - 40 years old (Blanche’s sister, Eugene’s mother); Laurie - 13 years old; Nora - 16 years old (Laurie’s sister); Stanley Jerome - 18 years old; Jacob “Jack” Jerome - about 40 years old (Eugene’s father). Those who are interested are encouraged to come to the theatre and check out a script. Readings will be from sides available at auditions. Juniper Brewing Company of Redmond Call for Artists for Junipers at Juniper Art exhibition July 19 September 20. Artists and photographers from throughout Central Oregon are invited to submit one piece of art on the theme of Central Oregon or Juniper trees. Shandel Gamer at: sgamer1955@gmail. com or 541-526-5073 Call to Instructors The Workhouse is a multifunctional creative space located in the Old Ironworks District of Bend. We are recruiting arts and lifelong learning instructors for our fall quarter of community education classes. We are offering paid positions to people with knowledge and skills in various subject areas that have the ability to teach in our community. We are open to a variety of mediums including, but not limited to drawing and painting, mix media, sewing/fiber arts, literary arts, videography/photography, digital media, DIY home economic projects, jewelry making and professional development skills. email@example.com. http://theworkhousebend.com.
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Call For Caldera’s 2014- 2015 Artists In The Schools Applications are now being accepted for artists of any discipline experienced in teaching in a middle school setting. If accepted, artists will teach one-week residencies in Caldera’s partner schools and offer integrated teacher training for one-three hours as fits the schools’ schedules and needs. Deadline: August 15. http://calderaarts.org/ caldera/arts-in-residence/application. Stipend: $500 a week and a 4-week residency at Caldera per in-school residency OR $1000 per in-school residency. Materials budget: $250. Residency Dates: November 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015. Teaching in schools can correspond to residency times or can be arranged at different times then residency. Location: Portland and Central Oregon. Oregon Farm Bureau The Oregon’s Bounty calendar celebrates all aspects of Oregon agriculture: the commodities, the people, the production, the landscape, the enjoyment, anything that depicts the beauty, technology, culture or tradition of family farming and ranching. Horizontal-format, high-resolution images - both close-ups and panoramic views - are needed of all types of agriculture in all seasons. Photographers with images selected for month pages in Oregon’s Bounty will receive a photo credit in the 2015 calendar, copies of the calendar and a year of Farm Bureau membership if they have not already joined the organization. Deadline September 15. oregonfb.org/calendar Artists’ Gallery Sunriver If you are a seasoned or emerging artist and would like to join our gallery, and you can answer yes to all of the following: are you a local or part time resident of Central Oregon? Are you willing to work two days a month in the gallery and can you commit to a six month contract and be willing to serve on one of several committees? If yes then we want you! Four openings mainly interested in 3-D art. If you are interested in learning more please contact Susan Harkness-Williams (jury chair). firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-788-2486 Friends Of The Redmond Branch Library The Friends of the Redmond Branch Library is issuing a call for artists, photographers and artisans and also announcing our next exhibitions in the main library and silent reading room. Call for artists is for summer exhibition titled, A Mid-Summer’s Dream. www.redmondfol.org Local Farmers Wanted for Sisters Farmer’s Market The Sisters Farmer’s Market (SFM) is open every Friday from 3-6pm through September 26. The SFM exists to support local farmers and the movement to eat healthy and eat locally produced foods. The market is held in beautiful Barclay Park in downtown Sisters and features performances by a different Central Oregon musician each week. Whether you have one acre or 100 acres or a garden in your back yard, grow produce or livestock, have flowers, eggs or cheese, you are invited to check out becoming a vendor at
chose Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass for her inspiration. “I felt that I needed a clear direction to move me into more abstract works. Something I could rattle around with in my head.” After reading both books again earlier this year, she was ready to create. The results are a series of works that are energetic, colorful and masterfully done. Incorporating collage has added a new dimension to several of the pieces. From The Beginning where we find Alice contemplating the rabbit hole all the way to Coronation, the story’s conclusion, the works tell the tale of Alice’s adventures in a new and exciting way. From pure whimsy to completely abstract works, this series will delight every viewer. In addition to the Alice group of 13 works, McBrien-Lee has created some stand alone pieces that are very exciting. Freedom takes her new found di-
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the SFM. For as little as $25 a week, your farm can reserve a 10’ x 10’ space. Visit our website, www.sistersfarmersmarket. com and read the Vendor Application Packet or call Mary at 541-420-8931. Red Chair Gallery Red Chair Gallery has developed a quality reputation as the local artists gallery. They have won the number one locals “Best” gallery two years in a row in The Source “Best of ” competition. They are looking for a felted hat/bag or basket artist to show in the gallery. They require that the artist they jury in is willing to work 8 to 16 hours per month in the gallery. If you are a felted hat/bag or basket artist that would like to join Red Chair Gallery, contact www.redchairgallerybend. com. They would love to see images of your work either from your website or sent directly to the e-mail. LUMIN Art Studios We’re looking to feature guest artists at our monthly open studio events. You will have one wall area and a table. So far we have April lined up. Go to www.luminartstudios.com/p/ blog-page.html for info on how to apply. Please share this! Get in touch with any questions. St. Charles Healthcare-Bend Arts in the Hospital, three venues through St. Charles Healthcare, Cancer Center - Bend and Redmond Cancer Center. Please send your requests/submissions to Linda FrancisStrunk, coordinator, Arts in the Hospital, email@example.com Deschutes County Fair Talent Show Wednesday, July 30, 12-3pm on Eberhards Dairy Food Court Stage, singers, musicians, dancers, bands, magicians, jugglers and acts of all kinds! Four acts will each win a $150 prize and perform again on Saturday. Send a CD, DVD, videotape (no 8mm) and/or photos along with name, age, address and phone number to: Deschutes County Fair, Talent Show Audition, 3800 Airport Way, Redmond, OR 97756. All audition materials must be at the Fairgrounds by Monday, July 7 - notification will be completed by Monday, July 14. Vista Bonita Glass Art Studio & Gallery 222 W Hood St., Ste. B, Sisters. Looking for artists to consign in our approximately 800 square foot gallery, a working glass art studio collocated with the gallery. Looking for: unique art, functional pottery, artistic pottery, metal art, glass art, fiber art. No paintings or photography at this time. We will jury your work to see if it fits into our vision. 55/45 split. Jerry 541-549-4527. Send pictures of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
rection and her former passion for equine art and combines the two in a beautifully rendered piece, representative of her independence from the self imposed box she was working within. The Mother Earth works bring symbolism and new meaning into several of her latest works. Today, McBrien-Lee is finding new inspiration through stories, dreams and quite simply, her unleashed imagination. McBrien-Lee is the featured artist for the month of July at the Red Chair Gallery, 103 NW Oregon Ave. The Alice series along with other works will be on display throughout the month. A founding partner, McBrien-Lee’s work is always available at the Red Chair Gallery.
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Meet Your Farmer at Pronghorn Resort 6pm www.centraloregonlocavore.org
Blitzen Trapper at Black Butte Ranch 5:30pm www.blackbutteranch.com
Ashleigh Flynn and the Back Porch Majority at McMenamins 7pm www.mcmenamins.com
Volcanoes in Central Oregon at Downtown Bend Library 6pm www.deschuteslibrary.org
Sisters Round-Up of Gems www.ogmshows.com
Music on the Green at Sam Johnson Park (Every Wed) 6pm www.visitredmondoregon.com
First Thursday Art Reception at Humm Kombucha 3pm www.hummkombucha.com Steely Dan at Les Schwab Amphitheater 5pm www.bendconcerts.com
Salute to America, Patriotic Program in American Legion Park, Redmond 7pm www.redmond.gov
10 Taarka at Volcanic Theatre Pub
Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show Events (Thru 7/12) 9am sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org
Summer Festival in Bend (Thru 7/13) 5pm www.c3events.com
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 4pm www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
Ringo Star and his All Star Band at the Les Schwab Amphitheater 6:30pm www.bendconcerts.com
Ukulele University at Deschutes County Fairgrounds (Thru 7/20) 10am www.ukeu.info Balloons Over Bend at Riverbend Park (Thru 7/20) 6am www.balloonsoverbend.com Amos Lee at Les Schwab Amphitheater 6:30pm www.bendconcerts.com
Old Fashioned July 4th Festival in Drake Park 11am www.bendparksandrec.org
Laura Curtis & Abigail Nyman Garden Concert 7pm email@example.com
Summer Book Sale at Deschutes Library Admin Building (Thru 7/5) 11am www.deschuteslibrary.org
Oregon High Desert Classics 1 at J Bar J Ranch (Thru 7/20) www.jbarj.org
Sound Fourth! at Bend Senior High School 3pm CascadeHorizonBand@aol.com Bend First Friday Artwalk 5pm www.cascadeae.com The Barista Times at the Volcanic Theatre 7:30pm www.volcanictheatrepub.com Fiber Arts Stroll & Wish Upon A Card in Sisters (Thru 7/11) 12pm www.sistersoutdoorquiltshow.org Free Summer Sunday Concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheatre (Every Sun) 2:30pm www.bendconcerts.com
Alive After 5 in the Old Mill District (Every Wed) 5pm www.theoldmill.com/events/alive-after-5
Life Itself at the Tower Theatre 7pm www.towertheatre.org
Stroll Sisters 4pm www.sisterscountry.com
Last Saturday at The Old Ironworks Arts District 5pm www.theworkhousebend.com
Brookswood Plaza Last Tuesday 4pm firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Keale at Broken Top Club 5:30pm www.brokentop.com Munch and Music in Drake Park (Also 7/24) 6pm www.c3events.com
Oregon High Desert Classics 11 at J Bar J Ranch (Thru 7/27) www.jbarj.org
The Newberry Event at DiamondStone Guest Lodges (Thru 7/27) 1pm www.facebook.com/TheNewberryEvent
Picnic in the Park in Prineville (Also 7/23) 6pm www.crookcountyfoundation.org Brad Creel and the Reel Deel at McMenamins 7pm www.mcmenamins.com
Charlie Parr at Crows Feet Commons 6pm www.crowsfeetcommons.com Dr. David Dreamer at the Tower Theatre 7pm www.towertheatre.org
High Desert Poetry Cell at Circle of Friends 4pm email@example.com
Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration at Tunes at SHARC Recreation Center Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center 13 Turf 11am www.redmond.gov 4pm www.sunriversharc.com
Pickin’ & Paddlin’ at Tumalo Creek 4pm www.tumalocreek.com Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo 7pm www.expo.deschutes.org
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painting • photography • ART STATION 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend Register: artscentraloregon.org/artstation.php, 541-617-1317 Creative Juices Series, Art & Saké: Sushi Sets Helen Bommarito Thursday, July 24, 6-9pm,$40 It’s a little bit of art, a little bit of saké and a whole lot of inspiration! All supplies, two glasses of sake and light appetizers included. Make ceramic sushi sets: plates, bowls or saké glasses. Plein Air Watercolor at Elk Lake Sandy Holtzman Friday, July 25, 1-4pm, $35 Practice the basics of painting outdoors. Immerse yourself in the joy of capturing nature in the open air with the benefit of Sandy’s assistance. Watercolor Family Portraits Sandy Holtzman Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 9 & 11, 12-4pm, $80 Using your family as inspiration, develop portraits in collage. This two-day workshop provides time to compose a design, then explore mixed-media possibilities that create shapes and texture. Figure Painting - Brittaney Toles Wednesday, July 30-Sept.3, 6-9pm, $150 Paint the human figure through a study of drawing and painting with clothed and draped models. Sign up for all six sessions; or drop-ins are welcome for $30/session. BYO Materials or buy for $10/session. ART IN THE MOUNTAINS Tracy at 503-930-4572, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.artinthemountains.com July 28 - August 1, Bend, Birgit O’Connor Rocks, Sand, Glass and Shells Watercolor - studio. Beginning to advanced students - some knowledge of watercolor is helpful. Cost $655 limit 20. Want a better understanding of creating depth, shape and dimension in a painting? Learn to control water and color to get an effective three-dimensional illusion. Birgit is the author of Watercolor in Motion and Watercolor Essentials. She is a contributing editor to The Artist’s Magazine. August 4 - 8, Bend, Gil Dellinger Turning Plein Air Sketches into Great Paintings Intermediate to advanced, cost $695 (see www.cascadeae.com for more workshops)
CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits, July 14-18 FULL, waiting list available G. Russell Case, Plein Air in Oils, August 7-9 Reception at Mockingbird Gallery Skip Lawrence, Artistic Explorations, Aug 18-22 All painting mediums welcome. FULL, waiting list available. David Kinker and James Sampsel, Plein Air Painting on the Wild & Scenic Rogue River Lodge-to-lodge rafting & plein air painting trip. All artists and significant others welcome. Should be August 30 – September 3 Registrations still available. Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action Oil & acrylic, October 17-20. Contact: Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, info@ cascadefineartworkshops.com, www.cascadefineartworkshops.com JEFFREY MURRAY PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS www.jeffreymurrayphotography.com, email@example.com, 541-325–6225 Experience the majestic beauty of Central Oregon and enhance your photographing skills by participating in a group photography tour taught by professional landscape photographer, Jeffrey Murray. Participants will experience one-on-one guidance as well as group instruction while in various wilderness locations surrounding Bend. Group workshops start at $246 per person for one- or two-day tours. Visit our website for more details. Dates: July 19, cost $246. July 26, cost $246. August 16–17, cost $436, August 23, cost $246.
PAINTING VACATIONS IN SPAIN, FRANCE, WASHINGTON & OREGON WITH CINDY BRIGGS Sign up early for a painting vacation in Spain, May 3-10 and/or France, May 10-16, 2015. Painting adventures are also scheduled at the Emerald Art Center, August 25 & 26 and in Anacortes, Washington October 2-4. More information about these tours and Bend area private and group watercolor
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workshops at the Art Station and Broken Top Club is available at www.CindyBriggs. com and www.MakeEveryDayAPainting. com. Contact Cindy at firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-420-9463. SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY Register: sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900 or email@example.com. 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend Watercolor Wednesdays with Jennifer Ware-Kempcke Every Wednesday, 10am-12pm, lots of fun, lots of help and its free to members. (Non-members: $5) Jenniferware@rocketmail.com Lunch and Learn program resume this fall.
SUMMER CLASSES AT THE WORKHOUSE https://squareup.com/market/the-workhouse, or email firstname.lastname@example.org 503-853-9662 Exploring Jewelry Making with Recycled Metals $60-Turn junk to gems with artist Marianne Prodehl. Explore the endless possibilities of repurposing scrap metal by learning techniques of cutting, sculpting and refining metal from silver and brass trays, recycled copper and copper electrical wire, old necklaces and a plethora of other found objects. Thursday, July 10, 6-9pm, www.junktojems.com. Register by July 8. Beginning Silver Metal Clay $115-Silver metal clay (also known as precious metal clay) is an amazing material that can be worked with like clay. Through this hands on class with Larissa Spafford you will gain understanding of the process of creating a silver clay object from beginning to finish. Other possible applications include making pieces such as components for bracelets, dangles for earrings and silver beads. Tuition includes all supplies which consist of a beginning tool kit that students will get to keep as well as the silver metal clay. Thursday, July 17, 5:30-9pm, register by July 15. www.larissaspafford.com Cold Process Soapmaking 101 $35-The cold process method of soapmaking relies almost exclusively on the heat generated by saponification (the chemical reaction
of fatty acids and alkali to produce soap). Although it may seem complex, making your own soap from scratch (the way some of our grandparents did) using all-natural ingredients can be both fun and rewarding ~ not to mention extremely addicting! Leslie Colvin of LeCols Soap will walk students through the process of producing soap from start to finish. *This is an age 18+ class since making soap from scratch involves working with lye (aka sodium hydroxide). Sunday, July 20, 12-3pm. Register by July 18. www.lecolssoapbar.com Summertime Superfood Smoothies! $35-Come enjoy our local Oregon harvest while learning how to optimize your smoothies by knowing when, why and what to add to boost your immune system and energy. Ramona Beville will be educating us on how we can enhance our nutrition, recover quickly from workouts, slim down and add super food nutrition to your smoothies and super food elixirs. Sunday July 27, 3-5pm. Register by July 25 www.nourishyoursoulnutrition.com Think You’re Not Creative? $35-Do you wish you were more creative or wish to strengthen your creativity? Learn how to tap into your unique creative spirit through a variety of playful exploration in several different performing and visual art forms with Rebecca Ann S. Kirk. Sunday, August 3, 2-5pm. Register by August 1. www.RebeccaAnnSKirk.com WATERCOLOR PAINTING IN OREGON’S HIGH DESERT August 11-14 Plein air watercolor painting in the Steens Mountains, taught by award-winning artist and experienced instructor Mary Lou Wilhelm at the Steens Mountain Guest Ranch. Art lessons $45 per person per day, lodging $69 per night for a queen or double bed, tents & campers also welcome, $40 per night. Family-style meals at no extra charge. Early registration is encouraged, 10 person limit. Contact Susan at Steens Mountain Guest Ranch 541-493-1164, cowboys@ oregonguestranch.com or Mary Lou Wilhelm at 541-815-3356, email@example.com to register.
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New Perspective for July by Eileen Lock
ou may feel like blurting out your ideas as this month begins. Be willing to adjust your plan on the 3rd and even let go and consider something different. Appreciate the company of those around you on the 6th and realize many things are about to change. Challenge yourself on the 8th to consider new ideas and be willing to make a quick decision. There will be a sense of completion in doing this. The Full Moon on the 12th will ask you to follow through on recent decisions. Be gentle with your words and people will be more willing to cooperate. New opportunities begin after the 15th and there is a definite upswing in the energy. Think about what you want and be willing to be a little selfish. Be honest with yourself about what you hear on the 18th and let yourself be vulnerable with those who want to nurture you. More decisions are necessary on the 20th and changes are happening soon after. You may need to tell someone how you really feel on the 21st so let go of your fears and be honest. Follow your heart on the 24th even if it means going a brand new direction. Part of you will feel excited and the rest of you may feel apprehensive. After the 25th you will only be able to do what feels right. The New Moon on the 26th could be the beginning of a few stressful days. Have faith as things are changing and remind yourself that you will get through it. Relationships are changing during this time and it will be important to be open to new directions. More than anything else it will be important to Love yourself and make your happiness important. Love and Light Always, Eileen Lock, Clairvoyant Astrologer, 541-389-1159, www.eileenlock.freeservers.com, www.oneheartministry.freeservers.com
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Paul Scott Gallery is happy to announce our July show by
Robin & John Gumaelius and Mel McCuddin. Their show will run from July 4th through August 5th, 2014. Come meet our artists and enjoy their exciting new works!! First Friday Art Walk, July 4th from 5-9pm.
R & J Gumaelius “She Stands on a Goat in his Memory” 31”x10”x7”
“Another Girl Sharing my Dress” 23”x12”x7” ceramic
Mel McCuddin “ Full Time Partner” 44”x40” oil
R & J Gumaelius “Floating Bicycle Man” 12”x27:x7” ceramic
Mel McCuddin “Barricade” 24”x22” oil