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In a Surprise Move Nature of Words Folds
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ~ George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950 Irish playwright, a co-founder London School of Economics) n a letter dated May 23 emailed to a select group of supporters of the Nature of Words (NOW ), Board of Directors President Chuck Mohler and Executive Director Amy Mentuck stated that the organization would “close its doors and transition its literary arts programming to the Deschutes Public Library.” This announcement comes as a complete surprise to me and numerous other supporters of the festival. Acknowledging that Central Oregon is a growing environment for cultural entities that add to the quality of life and economic vitality of Central Oregon, the closing of NOW is both alarming and disappointing. The letter announcing the closing did not give the reason for closing the organization although some have suggested that fundraising was challenging (it always is, but the economy has improved and other arts organizations including BendFilm, the Sunriver Music Festival, Caldera and the High Desert Museum are flourishing). Certainly other arts organizations have struggled during challenging times. In 2008 the Cascade Festival of Music closed but not without a thorough vetting of the difficulties with numerous community volunteers, sponsors and advisory members. The festival was $190,000 in debt, the economy was tanking and perhaps through some mismanagement of the organization (both the director and the board president were criticized for not asking for help sooner), it was not able to recover. The community was saddened by its departure, but the decision to end the festival was not done under closed doors and without community input. There certainly was a time when BendFilm Festival was seeing troubling times through numerous director and board changes. Yet, despite the turmoil, the community has been asked and has risen to the occasion to support independent film in Central Oregon for over 10 years. Not so with the Nature of Words, which was founded in 2005 by author Ellie Waterston who was not included in the decision making process to give the literary arts program to the Deschutes Public Library, a public agency. No large group discussions were held
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as to the fundraising challenges nor where the organization would best fit into other entities such as the High Desert Museum, that was intimately involved in the festival at one point nor COCC or OSU-Cascades, longtime supporters. Mentuck says that the decision to close was a difficult but necessary one to make. No doubt. Following Waterston’s departure in 2012, the firing of the next director, Robert McDowell in 2013 and then the hiring of Mentuck last year, it appeared the organization would be on solid footing. In fact, as an advisory board member, I asked the staff point blank if there were money challenges, and I was absolutely assured that: “We are financially stabilized and have sufficient funds to maintain our space and all of our educational outreach programs through the year.” In defending the secretive decision, Mentuck says: “The board and staff discussed all possible options at length and reached out to many close allies. The library was ultimately selected because we believe they are a strong steward with the infrastructure and capacity to continue bringing literary arts programming to the community in a vital and growing way. Initial talks had to be in confidence. We believed the news of our decision had to be careful, thoughtful and strategic as well.” Why was this all done behind closed doors? No communication about the problems was ever provided to the advisory board regarding the scope of the change... the advisory board should have had an opportunity to weigh in on the transformation. We have had numerous other occasions where the organization was in trouble, often community leaders came together to help the organization and it happened through a collective and collaborative effort on many factors. But not so this time: this was a complete surprise to me and numerous other supporters of the festival. According to the board president at least NOW is closing without a deficit, but answers to the financial situation and what happens to the endowment fund have gone unanswered. I respectfully disagree that this was handled in the most appropriate and ethical manner.
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encore Atelier 6000 Leadership Changes
Atelier 6000, Central Oregon’s only professional printmaking and book arts studio, has announced several leadership changes in the organization. Pat Clark is returning from a four-month medical leave to resume her position as the president of the board of directors. Julie Winter, who served as interim executive director in Clark’s absence, will become the studio and gallery director, overseeing Julie Winter workshops, exhibitions, outreach programs and the day to day operations of the studio. Dawn Boone has been named executive director and will take over the operational leadership of the organization in June, and Marty Decker has joined A6 as financial manager.
Kim Santaguida Winner at Cascade School of Music
Cascade School of Music announced 12 year old piano student Kim Santaguida has been awarded the Fortissimo Award for May 2014. Kim is the daughter of Chris and Sandra Santaguida of Bend. “I am continually impressed and over- Dillon Schneider, Kim Santaguida and joyed by Kim’s natural Crystal Cheney talent and hardworking attitude,” adds Crystal Cheney, Kim’s piano instructor. “She is one of those students you just have to show off !” Along with an award certificate, Kim received $100 towards her private lessons and goody bags from award sponsor Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza and Cascade School of Music. Kim and subsequent award winners are also the only students eligible for a $1,000 award to be given out at The Tower Theatre during Cresendo Bendo in June 2015.
Greg Congleton Unveils New Work
Emerging Artists at Red Chair
April’s high school student show at Red Chair Gallery titled Emerging Artists 3 was a huge success. Every year this event grows in both sales and input from the community. This year was the first for a People’s Choice Sariah Moss from Mountain View High Award with Sariah School won first place with her waterMoss from Mountain color painting Strength of a Lion. View High School winning first place with her watercolor painting Strength of a Lion. Second place went to Nicole Bitterlich from Bend High School with her entry of Day Dreaming. Honorable mentions were handed out to Hailey Kavanagh from Mountain View High School for her Party Dress, Makenna Allison from Bend High for Swimming Through Clouds and Hailey Brink from Sisters High School for her jewelry. The community support was shown by the prize list which included prizes for the winners from Atelier 6000, Sage Custom Framing and Gallery and Le Magie Bakery and Café. A national business, Blick’s Art Supply, contributed gift certificates for the top two winners.
Sculptor Greg Congleton of Bend unveiled a new work (sailfish) at the Spring Unveiling Fine Art Show in Cannon Beach. On Wet N Wild by June 6 four of his Greg Congleton steel sculptures are featured in an exhibit at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry called Mind To Hand: Art, Science, and Creative Collision. This show runs to the end of September.
OCF Announces New Statewide Arts Education Initiative
Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) awards $140,000 in grants in Central Oregon including Sisters Folk Festival, $70,000 to work with the Sisters School District to deepen and expand music and art education at Sisters Elementary School and Middle School and Sunriver Music Festival, $70,000 to revive the band program, including both in- and after-school classes at La Pine Middle School, as well as offer some opportunities for elementary and high school students. For more than two decades, schools have gone through budget cuts that have drastically reduced or eliminated arts education for many students. In order to help alleviate this deficit, The OCF has announced a new statewide arts education initiative. Studio to School is a multi-year grant program to support collaborative projects between schools and community arts organizations to design and deliver sustainable arts education opportunities that have the potential for replication. www.oregoncf.org.
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Color is a Language “There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors...it’s an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.” - Conrad Hall
here is no disputing the power of color in our lives. The blue of the sky and ocean evoke peace and calm, the yellow and orange glow of the sun: energy and vitality. And while culturally there can be different connotations in the hues and shades of the spectrum, color is a language. Cover artist Shelli Walters knows the power of color and likes to use bold and vibrant palates that reflect joy and empowerment: “It’s really just about making the most of every moment that you have and seeking beauty and color and vibrancy in life. I like to bring that out [in my paintings] and hopefully people get that, hopefully it makes them feel joyful and empowered.” The language of color is known intimately by the artists featured in our pages, but our sense of sight is also intricately linked to our other senses. Have you ever listened to Miles Davis’ album Aura? In this unique work composer Palle Mikkelborg scored 10 tracks representing the colors he sees in Davis’s aura. From White and Yellow to Indigo and Violet, the music tapped into the relationship of music to color, of sound and sight. Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon where stimulation of one sensory pathway leads to an automatic experience in a second sensory pathway. For some people a memory, day of the week or even numbers can have specific colors. It’s no surprise that research shows that many people with synesthesia are creative types. Many of our relationships to color are so ingrained that we may not notice our gravitation towards red when we are feeling passionate or angry, or green when we are seeking health or growth. Next time you are stuck for inspiration, notice the colors around you and the effect they have, that is the language of color.
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In The Shadows, On the Shelves by ASHLEY BRUCE, Cascade A&E Editorial Intern
As a child, she was hopeful that her career would lead her to become an illustrator, as well. “It turns out they like you have artistic talent in order to be an illustrator. Alas, I have none,” White lamented. That’s why, for her most recent novel, she collaborated with Portland artist, Jim Di Bartolo, to create a work split between words and images.
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iersten White, the bestselling author of the popular teen trilogy, Paranormalcy, has known she would be a writer for as long as she could remember. “Reading has always been my favorite activity,” she comments. “It was a very natural transition from being an avid reader and lover of stories to being a writer, where I could create my own stories to share with others.”
Thomas and Charles are brothers who have been exiled to the boarding house so Thomas can tame his ways and Charles can fight an illness that is killing him with increasing speed. Their family history is one of sorrow and guilt, from which they vainly try to escape.
Kiersten White Photo by Laini Taylor
Di Bartolo, like White, predicted his career path at a young age. He was inspired to draw and paint images by both his father, who himself was an artist, and the Sunday cartoons. Di Bartolo has partnered with writers on several books, including Lips Touch: Three Times, a 2009 National Book Award finalist written with his wife, Laini Taylor. The novel co-authored with White, In the Shadows, has been Bartolo’s “dream project.” White created such “lyrical, lovely, and creepily wondrous text chapters,” Di Bartolo applauds. “Words are true artistry, and [White’s] ability to create such whole, unique characters is breathtaking.”
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In the Shadows follows the lives of sisters, Cora and Minnie, who live in a small, stifling town where strange and mysterious things occur. Their mother runs the local boarding house and their father is gone. They suspect that the woman up the hill from them may be a witch.
Arthur is also new to the boarding house. His fate is tied to those of Cora, Minnie, Thomas, and Charles. One day, Arthur inexplicably discovers he knows of the specific forces that are working in the shadows, manipulating fates and crafting conspiracies. The closer Cora, Minnie, Arthur, Thomas and Charles get to the truth, the closer they get to harm. But the forces threaten not only their safety. They threaten the entire world. It just remains to be seen whether the group can act quickly enough to save it. The book, released on April 29, is now on shelves nationwide.
Nathan Brown at Paulina Springs Books Photo courtesy of Paulina Springs Books
inger-songwriter, storyteller, photographer and poet Nathan Brown will present his newest book of poetry, Less is More, More or Less at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters on Saturday, June 7 at 6:30pm. Brown is current Poet Laureate of Oklahoma. His mission is to take back poetry from the realm of academia, as well as liberating it from the current trend of writers
using poetry as their own personal therapy. Maybe you think you don’t like poetry? Come on down and try Nathan’s and see what you think after that. If you’re already a poetry buff, this one is right up your alley. Refreshments will be served. Saturday, June 7, 6:30pm, Paulina Springs Books, 252 W Hood St, Sisters, 541-5490866, $5.
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Plein-Air Competition and Juried Exhibition Smith Rock Paint Out – June 21st, 2014 Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, Oregon
Paint Out Exhibition – June 24 – August 17, 2014
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Jane Kirkpatrick Historical Fiction Novel
ane Kirkpatrick’s upcoming historical fiction novel is set in Oregon. A Light in the Wilderness is based on the true story of Letitia Carson, who bravely became the first AfricanAmerican women to cross the Oregon Trail. The novel includes the journey of two other women, Nancy Hawekins, a doctor’s wife, and Betsy, a Kalapuya Indian. All three women find each other in the wildness and their bond supplies the strength to overcome the bitter frontier and discover what it means to be truly free in a land that makes promises it cannot fulfill.
Letitia, a freed-slave, settled in Oregon with her husband, but after his death their farm and possessions were seized and sold at auction. She success-
fully sued in a state where a person of color could not testify against a white person, woman had little status and persons of color were not even allowed to enter the territory. Kirkpatrick spent countless hours researching her life. Kirkpatrick, a well-known Central Oregon writer, is a New York Times and CA bestselling author of more than 25 books including A Sweetness to the Soul, which won the coveted Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage Center. According to Kirkpatrick, “I think women like Letitia inspire us to greater things. I like telling the stories of ordinary women who are really extraordinary. Their stories resonate with contemporary women and allow a reader to ask themselves how they would deal with that kind of challenge and to see that the strengths these women demonstrate are present in our own lives.” www.jkbooks.com.
Sisters Author Salutes Charles Russell by JEFF SPRY Cascade A&E Feature Writer
n the annals of Native American imagery and western-style art, no one rustled the tumbleweeds and serenaded the steers like iconic artist Charles Russell. During his lifetime, Russell’s striking creations were regarded with the highest esteem amid the storied realms of remarkable cowboy artists. No one, except perhaps the legendary Frederick Remington, exemplified the grit, guns and glory of the vanishing frontier in a multitude of mediums with such spirit, from paintings to sculptures and the written word. Charles M. Russell: Photographing The Legend, A Biography in Words and Pictures is a new hardcover coffee-table book by acclaimed Sisters author and historian Larry Len Peterson. Published by the University of Oklahoma Press, it rounds up hundreds of rare photographs of Russell from his Missouri childhood, to Hollywood, to his last restful years in Montana. Bound and printed in prestige format, it captures his rough and rustic magic in a superb photo-biography suitable to grace any Texas bunkhouse or Beverly Hills mansion. “I grew up in Plentywood, Montana and my dad had a hardware store there and on the walls were Charlie Russell prints,” said Peterson. “But I never had enough money to buy any. Over the years I’ve done other Russell books and got involved with the Russell charity foundation. I’d collected lots of photographs and many of them caught my eye and I
thought a biography with photos would be a great idea. The real coup was getting access to Nancy Russell’s personal photographs from the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa. His wife really controlled what the public saw of Russell and would link a photo with pieces of art.” This impressive 328-page edition, flush with memorable images of Charles Russell immortalized through the tumultuous turn of the Twentieth Century, contains many photos unseen and unpublished before. It’s a compelling collection of still shots, close-ups, publicity shots and evocative landscape images of Russell in his many incarnations, exploring the role of photography in shaping an artist’s public image to further enhance and sell his inventory of art. The book confidently demonstrates how the Cowboy Artist actually personified the individual he portrayed. A two-time Western Heritage Award winner, Peterson has also written and published two previous books on Charles Russell, Western photographer L.A. Huffman, another honoring famous sporting-life artist Phillip R. Goodwin and his first novel, Halfway To Midnight. Signed copies of Charles M. Russell: Photographing the Legend are available at Old West Collectibles in downtown Sisters at 183 E. Hood Ave. or at your favorite booksellers. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
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2nd Street Theater June 13-29, 2014 Champagne Reception Friday the 13th 6:30-7:30pm Tickets and information:
The Tale of Sweeney Todd at 2nd Street Theater
tage Right Productions, the company that brought the hit sold-out show, Spamalot to the Tower Theatre, presents Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Performances will be June 13-29 at 2nd Street Theater. “I am thrilled by the talent that abounds in our local theater community,” says Managing Director of Stage Right Productions, Sandy Klein. “Just when I thought we’ve done the best show we’ve ever done, along comes Sweeney Todd. I have been wanting to bring this show to 2nd Street Theater for years, and its finally become a reality. The audience will definitely be talking about this one for a long time.” Sweeney Todd is a chilling, suspenseful, heart-pounding masterpiece of revenge, murderous barber-ism and culinary
Just when I thought we’ve done the best show we’ve ever done, along comes Sweeney Todd. I have been wanting to bring this show to 2nd Street Theater for years, and its finally become a reality. The audience will definitely be talking about this one for a long time.” - Sandy Klein
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crime. Sophisticated, macabre, visceral and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd nevertheless has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor; audiences find themselves laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.
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Photo by Jesse Locke, AMZ Productions at the Metropolitan Barber Shop, Bend.
David DaCosta as Sweeney Todd
Sweeney Todd features some of Central Oregon’s finest talent, including David DaCosta as Sweeney Todd, Lilli Ann Linford-Foreman as Mrs. Lovett and an ensemble that sounds like they just came off the Broadway stage. Sweeney Todd is directed by Juliah Rae (Dixie Swim Club, Distracted) with musical direction by Scott Michaelsen (Spamalot, Company). This chilling and frighteningly humorous musical will kick off with a champagne reception on Friday the 13 of June from 6:30-7:30pm. Shows start at 7:30pm with the exception of Sunday Matinees at 3pm.
Communicating Doors to Open at CTC
London escort from the future stumbles into a murder plot that sends her, compliments of a unique set of hotel doors, traveling back in time. She and two women who were murdered in 1994 and 1974 race back and forth in time trying to rewrite history and prevent their own violent ends. The frantic race begins when Poopay is hired for an evening at the Regal Hotel by an old man who eschews a fling in favor of confessing his role in the demise of his wives. This intricate time traveling comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. Cascades Theatre Company (CTC) presents Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn. The show is directed by Deborah De Grosse, returning to CTC after her recent retirement from Mountain View High School. She is assisted by Richard Frazier and Jane Williamson and the cast features Amber Hanson, A. Lynn Jesus, Brad Knowles, Roy Major, Sydnee O’Loughlin, Ed Victor and Robert Webber. The opening night performance is preceded (6:30-7:30pm) by a complimentary dessert reception.
Introducing All Aspects Teen Theatre
ascades Theatre has launched All Aspects program, which provides theatrical opportunities to local teens in the areas of acting, directing, designing, writing and technical applications for the stage. Goals are to appeal to a wider range of students and develop their skills in all aspects of the theatre, making them more aware of the work involved in a theatre rather than simply the on stage elements. CTC is committed to keeping tuition affordable so that the cost to students and families is minimal. They hope that by further developing a theatrical community, they will enable residents to participate in this process through sponsorship and scholarship. www.cascadestheatrical.org.
June 13 - 28. Thursday thru Saturday ,7:30pm, Sundays, 2pm $19 adult/$15 senior (60 and over)/$12 student 541-389-0803. Cascades Theatre Company, Greenwood Playhouse 148 NW Greenwood Avenue, Bend Preview Night: June 12, 7:30 pm. Tickets are on sale at the door only, starting at 6:30pm, general admission.
Documentary Film DamNation Comes to Tower Theatre
he award-winning documentary film DamNation will show at the Tower Theatre on Thursday, June 12 at 7pm. The screening—hosted by a collaboration of conservationists and river enthusiasts including the Western Environmental Law Center (WELC), the Oregon Natural Desert Association, the Bend Casting Club and American Whitewater—will feature a panel discussion with audience Q&A and a raffle. DamNation explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing
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awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Where obsolete dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds, after decades without access. Stunning cinematography explores the rise and fall of dams around the country, including the close-to-home Elwah and White Salmon rivers in Washington, and Oregon’s Rogue River. It shares these events through the eyes of witnesses like the 94-year-old woman who was among the last to
hike through passages now flooded by the Glen Canyon Dam, the tribal elder who mourns traditional fishing grounds lost to dams on the Columbia and the Oregon man who has championed steelhead for more than a decade. A passion project produced by Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, DamNation recently won the Audience Choice Award at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The screening will also include a raffle featuring items from local businesses and nonprofit organizations. Tickets are $7. damnationfilm.com, www.towertheatre.org.
EAT produces several mainstage productions every year. The actors can range in ages from six to 20. The director will always want an actor to be successful and will make choices that work not only for the overall production but for the actor as well.
To become a triple threat it takes a lot of training. A skill is a learned ability and a result of study, effort and training to see progression or improvement. A talent is a natural ability to do something. Those very fortunate to be naturally talented need to recognize the need for further development and improvement, however. Everyone needs to start somewhere and BEAT welcomes all youth actors, no matter their experience or motivation. When speaking about a young, budding actor with dreams of
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As one can imagine, there are several levels of ability in each group that convenes and it is a worthwhile challenge to get all the pieces to work as one. Live theatre performing is often divided into three equal parts. Acting plus dancing plus singing. This is called being a triple threat.
Young actors at Dance Drama for the beginner
Everyone needs to start somewhere and BEAT welcomes all youth actors, no matter their experience or motivation.
Broadway or film, whether an actor has skill or talent or both, motivation to be better at the craft are required for success. BEAT is very lucky to be faced with the challenges of meeting the demands of their growing organization. They are in the midst of organizing Black Box productions and ongoing weekly classes in addition to summer BEAT the Heat classes. The new studio has a very busy calendar.
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Central Oregon Film Festival
entral Oregon Showcase encourages artists of all ages and skill levels to acquire proficiency and achieve goals. With the Central Oregon Film Festival they celebrate local indie film artists by encouraging them to create films to share with our community. If you missed the festival, you can take in some of the films at the library “Best Of ” screenings. REDMOND SHOWING Tuesday, June 3 at the Redmond Public Library (check website for time). Popcorn and drinks provided. PRINEVILLE SHOWING: Saturday, June 7, 1:30pm. Crook County Library. Popcorn and drinks provided.
PRODUCER PIZZA PARTY Tuesday, June 17, 6pm. RSVP for a spot at the pizza party with producer introductions and talks about their films. Filmmaker and Film Fest Judge Jacob Looper will be speaking about his experiences as a local film producer and also as an extra on the sets of Leverage, Grimm and The Librarian. 2013 Central Oregon Film Fest Award-winner Cooper Anderson will talk about his experiences as a film artist and as an intern on the Alabama set of Mom’s Night Out, a film released into theatres recently. Free to producers and a friend/ family, but RSVP to 541-806-3268. See the current 2014 Winners at www.CentralOregonShowcase.com
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On exhibit at Eastlake Framing through July 2014 Join us for an evening of beauty and grace as we travel through the lens with local photographer Ric Ergenbright. Drinks & Hors D’oeuvres Served
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Ric Ergenbright has been a travel and landscape photographer for more than four decades, and has worked on assignment for National Geographic, Life, U.S. News, Audubon, Reader’s Digest, Outdoor Photographer, and many other publications, magazines, books, calendars, corporate reports, national ads and televisions shows . He has received many prestigious awards and is one of the few contemporary photographers represented in the book and exhibit, Odyssey: The Art of Photography at National Geographic. Ric is currently pursuing higher perspectives of the world through powered paragliding and remote controlled aerial photography while also working on his next major books.
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In honor of our 30th anniversary, some of our best local photographers have been invited to showcase their work throughout the year. Come celebrate with us and meet the artists while enjoying an evening filled with wine, conversation and fine photography.
Multi-Artist Event at First Friday June 6th 2014, 5pm-9pm Corner of Harriman & Greenwood (910 Harriman, Ste 100) 541-617-8854
All classes are at SageBrushers, 117 SW Roosevelt, Bend, OR 541-617-0900 Watercolor Wednesdays with Jennifer Ware- Kempcke Every Wednesday, 10:00-12:00. Lots of fun, lots of help, and it’s FREE to members (Non-members: $5.00) For more information, contact Jennifer at: email@example.com Attention all art lovers you’re invited to browse our latest shows, beginning with “6 Local Artists” now through July 3, with a reception on June 14, 5:30-8:30. Come meet the talented artists and see some incredible artwork in our gallery.
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Upcoming shows: (mark your calendar!) St. Charles Hospital/Bend July 1 - September 30 (our own) “Watercolor Wednesdays” Group Show July 7-July 30 and August 1 through Oct 31, an exciting “All Members Show”in our SageBrushers Gallery.
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Born Again Ghost by Megan McGuinness
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mounted on the buildings, artwork can be switched out. When a new location is identified as a possibility for the collection, Visit Bend coordinates with the building owners, orders the fabrication of another frame, and simultaneously communicates with the chosen artist. “The artist will sketch their idea then share that sketch with the property owner. If they are supportive, we move forward with the new location,” LaPlaca said. “In the long term, this program will expand all over the city,” he said. “It’s a way for public and private organizations and artists to collaborate in a very low cost, highly visible celebration of the arts culture in Bend.” If the collection reaches a point where art can be changed out on an annual basis, Visit Bend envisions an auction where the current art can be sold, with a portion of the proceeds going back to the artists, and a portion to help fund the program and purchase more frames. “I am admittedly biased, but I truly believe art is vital for capturing the soul of a culture or place,” Dunn said. “Central Oregon has its own vibrant spirit that translates so well into visual art. It’s wonderful to see that spirit come to life so diversely though the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection…We should feel so lucky to live in a community that recognizes the value of public art! It feeds our town’s soul.”
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by RENEE PATRICK Cascade A&E Editor n just over a year Bend has added eight new public art installations to the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection, bringing the total to 12 (with three more on the way soon). Our beautiful summer weather provides the perfect opportunity to stroll downtown and tour all pieces in the alley ways and unexpected corners of the city blocks. Use the map below to discover some great local artists. “The response [to the collection over the last year] has been very positive,” commented Tin Pan Alley Art Collection Founder and Visit Bend President Doug LaPlaca. “The building owners have embraced the program with enthusiasm.” Last June the collection began with four installations by local artists Jesse Roberts, Mark Rada, Megan McGuinness and Andrew Wachs in and around the City’s parking garage on Lava Avenue. Over the past year new locations have popped up: Tin Pan Alley now houses five works of art, the alley on Minnesota Avenue between Bond Street and Wall Street has four pieces, and soon the alley off the O’Kane Building on Oregon Avenue will have three more. One of the newer locations with four pieces of art is the alley next to Toomie’s Thai Cuisine on Minnesota Avenue where local artist Shelia Dunn painted Klondike Kate for the collection. “I love painting iconic women, and Klondike Kate was among the most iconic individuals in Central Oregon’s history,” Dunn explained. “She embodied a spirit of adventure and independence during a period in history when women were still fighting for the right to vote...She demonstrated great courage and compassion amid an array of rumors and judgment and I thought that kind of spirit was worth capturing in paint.” All of the artists in the collection are local and have been enthusiastic to be involved with the project. “We are at the point now where they are reaching out to us to be involved,” explained LaPlaca. Visit Bend has a long-term vision for the collection that includes increasing the art locations to 20-40 spots in Bend, with new artwork displayed on an annual basis. Once the frames, made by local metal fabricator, and one of the first Tin Pan Alley artists, Wachs, are permanently
The Day We All Looked Up by Kaycee Anseth
All Good Things are Wild and Free by Katie Daisy
Sunset over Sisters by Kevin Schwarting
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River Song's Animal Spirit Show & Auction at Paul Scott Gallery Community Figureheads Partner with Students to Create Collaborative Art by RENEE PATRICK, Cascade A&E Editor ducation for peace is at the core of the Montesenhance it. But that’s the good part: it’s stretching my own sori school’s approach, and the River Song School’s creative thinking.” third annual art show takes this mission to heart. Jan Henry, another community leader commented, “I The Animal Spirit Show at Paul Scott Gallery on June 6 have a great passion for creativity, but it doesn’t typically seeks to instill an awareness of universal peace, both with manifest in the visual arts....I love connecting dots that their students and the community, by creating a collaborawouldn’t necessarily be connected otherwise. I hope that tive artistic process that focuses on art: the most universal this skill will translate into something that adds meaning means of communicating basic truths and emotions. to my young colleague’s artistic gift. “Here in Bend, the culmination of our [education for Henry received student Harper Warne’s painting but inpeace] program will be a celebration of our children’s art stead of adding to the work, he took a unique approach to depicting their visions of peace. This year the inspiration the assignment. “I chose to frame Harper’s painting – both will be Animal Spirit, a celebration based on Native Amer- Jay Henry and Harper Warne’s collaborative work spiritually and physically - with pieces of aged wood taken ican knowledge about the ways of animals,” shared from my treasured grandfather’s desk,” he explained Community Leader/Student Pairing in his artist statement. “He wrote his sermons and River Song Founder Robin Johnson. “The purpose Pamela Hulse Andrews - Sophia Bartlemay of this program is to promote children’s awareness crafted his messages on this desk, pursuing peace for Bea Armstrong - Walter Petkun about the goal of world peace expressed through art.” all. I hope his spirit of unconditional love serves as a Sandy Brooke - Riley Beard nice frame for Harper’s vision of peace.” The River Song annual art shows were created Jay Henry - Harper Warne The paintings will be displayed at Paul Scott Galwith the cooperation of the Dali Lama FoundaJulia Junkin - Logan McMahon lery on June’s First Friday ArtWalk with the proceeds tion’s Missing Peace project which focuses on the Lubbesmeyer Art Studio - Grace Ozolin of the sale benefiting River Song’s fine arts program development of a sense of universal values that are René Mitchell - Maddison Gibbons and 10 percent going to support CASA of Central likely to be universally recognized. “Education must Mytchell Mead - Fritz Petkun Oregon which provides trained citizen volunteers to develop the ability of non-violent conflict resoluMOsley Wotta - Sienna Magana advocate for abused and neglected children in the tion. Maria Montessori believed establishing lasting Jesse Roberts- Alex Bucklin court system. peace is the work of education…The Dalai Lama Holly Rodes Smithey - Roman Ardeljan “Paul Scott Gallery was very generous in allowing Missing Peace project has been a source of inspiraAmanda Stuermer - Madeleine Stassen us to have the children be the artists,” Schwartz said. tion for me as I develop my school’s peace curricuRuth Williamson - Connor Davis “I think it’s important for the kids to be exposed to lum,” Johnson continued. Valerie Winterholler - Brennan Johnson the art world and see that you can make a career out New this year is the community leader collaboraDonald Yatomi - Esme Garcia of being creative,” said Kim Matthews, Paul Scott tion component. The Animal Spirit theme was inGallery director. “It’s good exposure for the children troduced to 15 children (ages 5-6) through various to learn all the different aspects of being an artist.” exercises, conversations and yoga where students learned the corMosely Wotta, another community leader said, ”Every gallery responding animal yoga poses to help them access their creative in this town could use a “breath of fresh air.’ This is an opportunity spirits. They then painted a depiction of their spirit animal. The for us to gain perspective on the meaning and value of Art. [I am] students were paired with 15 community leaders who added their grateful that Paul Scott Gallery is making advantage of this colown creative inspiration to the canvases with the goal of sharing laborative opportunity.” their expression of peace on the artwork. “Bend is our home. It’s so important to us that we are able to “The sense of community and responsibility are important to participate or give back when we are able. While growing up, we us. River Song is committed to instilling compassion and a feeling didn’t have much exposure to culture or the arts, so we like to think of community responsibility in our students,” Johnson said. that whatever we can contribute may help bring more diversity of New River Song Board Member Orit Schwartz was central to experience to the community,” said Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer, developing the show and commented, “When we asked people to both artists and community leaders in the Animal Spirit Show. participate in this unique endeavor, folks were scared, in a good “Art is so important to the development of our youth through way, of working with a child’s artwork. We figured we would pick creative education increasing critical thinking skills, social tolerpeople that could roll with it!” she laughed. ance, improved historical empathy and developing an understand“I have absolutely no artistic talent for visual art except to know ing of our culture. And art is fun, enlightening, inspirational and what I like...in fact the painting is sitting on my counter at home interpretive...doesn’t get any better than that!” said Andrews. and I am terrified of touching it!” exclaimed community leader Pamela Hulse Andrews and Sophia Art will be up for auction May 30 - June 7 at Paul Scott Gallery, 869 Pamela Hulse Andrews. “A young artist painted this delightful Bartlemay with their NW Brooks Street. Reception June 6, 5-8pm. painting and I am struggling for a way to improve it…or even collaborative work
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Vision For Families Art Auction
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1. Amy Fratzke & Ann. 2. Gary Davis watches as his wife Cheryl wins an auction item. 3. Chuck Keers, Vicki Ertle & Loren Irving. 4. Julie Smith, Chuck Keers & Brian Fratzke. 5. Tim Brines. 6 Hadley McCann, & Deb Spicer, 7. Leah Appel & Dan Smithey. 8. Kit Carmiencke & Chuck Keers. 9. RenĂŠ Mitchell, Jenny Lynch & Valerie Bristow. 10. Loren Irving, Mike Cutting, Gary Davis, Carmen Cutting, Cheryl Davis & Janie Teater.
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Deschutes Childrenâ€™s Foundationâ€™s Art & Wine Auction Photos by Chris Martell
1. Vivian Olsen & Barbara Slater. 2. Sara Hobin, Kelly Tanguay & Jenna Swigert. 3. Charley Miller & Don Stevens. 4. Cindy Briggs with her signature painting. 5. Molly Ziegler, Madison Elliott & Matt Huserik. 6. Laura Koeller, Brooke Evans & Adryon Wong. 7. Monte & Gretchen Hawkins & Gwenn Wysling. 8. Ian & Lindsay Smythe. 9. Rob & Anita Moore, Zak & Jennifer Boone. 10. Mary Marquiss, Dennis & Diane Sienko. 11. Bill & Jennifer Brewer & Kay & Gary Craven.
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1. Martha McGinnis, Mary Marquis & Julie Bennett at Franklin Crossing. 2. Shelly Wierzba, Janice Rhodes & Vivian Olsen at Red Chair Gallery. 3. Audrey Todd & Lauren Kershner at Strictly Organic. 4. Jill Monley & Novel Idea author Peter Heller at QuiltWorks. 5. Karen Bandy & Renee Patrick at Karen Bandy Design Studio (Photo by Krystal Collins). 6. Bob & Joyce Antoine at Red Chair Gallery. 7. Susan Soule & Robbie Robinson at Red Chair Gallery. 8. Amy Castano at John Paul Designs. 9. Kandis Nunn & Steve Tritten at 900 Wall. 10. Jeni Roberts, First American Title Co. in Faveur’s fashions. 11. Models wearing selections from Desperado. 12. WCR President Carolyn Bostwick, Tamarack Real Estate. 13. Michael Hopp, Coldwell Banker, in Men’s Wearhouse. 14. Joanne McKee, Cascade Sotheby’s, & Sabrina Norton, First American Title Co. 15. Event organizer Tammie Barber (of Tammie to the Rescue) & Karen Duczemineskyj.
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Shelli Walters Explores the Playful Nature of Collage & Color by RENEE PATRICK Cascade A&E Editor
he playful and exploratory nature of Shelli Walters’ artwork manifests in dramatic colors; the layers of collage build to reveal vibrant images of beauty that are strong graphical works, a nod to her 20 years as a successful graphic designer. “A painting is basically just a design,” Walters explained. “I think it makes me a better painter and designer to [create both] in tandem.” Walters has painted her whole life. She was born in Montana, but early in life moved to Seaside, Oregon and then Bend. When it came time for college, she teetered on the decision of art school, but ultimately choose to pursue graphic design at Linn-Benton Community College as it provided more stability in a career. “I thought that I could always paint on the side,” she explained. “I love designing, and love doing it, it’s been a really fun and rewarding career.” She has worked at local firm DVA Advertising and Public Relations for most of her career, but when she turned 40 the realization hit that time was flying by and she hadn’t devoted much spare time to her painting. “Turning 40 really motivated me to get back into it. It has been five years now, and I’m still working hard to get my skills back.” Walters likes to explore other artistic disciplines: fused glass, sculpture and jewelry are all interests of hers, but found that making jewelry was hard on her hands. “It became really quite painful, and knew I couldn’t sustain it. Everything directed me back into painting. “One of my favorite sayings about painting is you have to create a lot of really bad paintings to get a good one. You want things to go a certain way and you have to work through it and let go, then you are that much closer to the one you want.” Walters began her journey back into painting with the help of classes and workshops; one of her most inspiring sessions was with painter Robert Burridge through the Art in the Mountains workshop series. “He has been really influential, I’ve taken three of his workshops now,” she said. “He is inspiring, at 70 years old he is this fireball and incredibly fun and energetic, and real and nurturing. I learned so much from him, he has a similar background as an industrial
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“When you learn to ride a bike when you are a little kid there is an empowering feeling of freedom, it’s one of the first times you can get out, and it has great memories to me.” - Shelli Walters designer until he [started painting when he] hit 40; I feel a connection to him…It was a process to get back, but it’s been extremely joyful and rewarding.”
Walters began painting again with landscapes. Tapping into the endless beauty found in Central Oregon, she had plenty of subject matter. Soon she began exploring the figure, bicycles,
Cover Art flowers and currently, abstracts. The cover image, Flamenco Dancer No. 5 started out as an abstract. “I hadn’t done a lot [of abstracts] and was trying to explore it, but was getting frustrated,” she said. “I put it away, and it probably sat for six to eight months, then I had this vision of the dancer and started carving her out. I found I could pull something back out when I had time and space to be away from it, and something new emerged from it.” Walters also found creating the collage elements in her work could be cathartic. “I enjoyed tearing them up and giving them a rebirth. All those bits and pieces give me texture and nuances, and there is a playful interaction with all that layering,” she explained. A career in advertising provides endless access to collage materials, and she continuously has her eye out for magazines, junk mail or an old project to work from. As equally important as the layering of collage and paint, are colors. Drawn to bold and vibrant colors, she likes to exaggerate the colors and finds her use of color relates to a way of living: living Bird #13 your life with purpose, joy and empowerment. “It’s really just about making the most of every moment that you have and seeking beauty and color and vibrancy in life. I like to bring that out [in my paintings] and hopefully people get that, hopefully it makes them feel joyful and empowered.” Bicycles are one of her favorite subject matter for the freedom they represent. “When you learn to ride a bike when you are a little kid there is an empowering feeling of freedom, it’s one of the first times you can get out, and it has great memories to me,” she explained. “I love how that carries through until the time to when you can’t ride anymore, also Bend is such a great bicycle town!”
Her bicycle paintings are just one in a series of subject matter. She credits the designer side of her skill set that enjoys working on different projects at the same time. She works on three to five paintings at a time, explaining that she doesn’t like to get bogged down and stuck in a painting, and working on multiple works at the same time is part of her process. “I let the subject matter come to me,” Walters said. “It’s like life, I take it day by day and let things happen and trust that I’m on the right path and it will all be ok.” Walters is a new member of the Tumalo Art Company (TAC), an artist owned and operated fine art gallery in the Old Mill District. “It’s been on my radar to find a gallery to go into,” she commented. “Susan Luckey Higdon contacted me. She was an art director at Ralston years ago and we knew each other, and she had been keeping her eye on me…[the TAC members] are such a great group of people, genuine and helpful, and it has been a really wonderful experience.” Ultimately Walters would love to devote more time to her art, as the balancing act between work, relationships, art and play can be tricky. She has carved out one day a week as her “dedicated painting day,” and plans to devote more energies to abstract art. “I’ve always kind of played around with abstracts, it’s just a different kind of animal. I’m starting to get brave enough to do it, and will see where that goes. I think that ultimately will make me a better painter for everything else [I do],” Walters explained. You can find some of Walter’s work on Etsy (www.etsy.com/shop/ShelliWalters) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/ShelliWaltersStudio) or by visiting the Tumalo Art Co. at 450 SW Powerhouse Dr. in Bend. www.tumaloartco.com. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
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Multi-Artist Event at Azillion Beads
elebrate the art of jewelry-making, with food, drink and merriment at Azillion Beads in Bend on First Friday, June 6, 5-9pm. Featuring the works of eight talented jewelry artists from the beauty of chain mail and metal-works and the incredible craft of wire wrapping and hammering to the intricate techniques of Japanese braiding. Have a beverage and snack while you chat with the artists and shop a huge variety of handcrafted wearable art. Sign-up for classes to expand your skill set or just have fun and try something new. Check out the huge selection of beads and findings that gave the shop the name Azillion. Exciting raffle giveaways every 30 minutes with their “cake-jewelry walk” with great prizes directly from the artists. Fun for couples, families, kids and adults alike. Azillion Beads, 541-617-8815, 910 NW Harriman Street #100, Bend, firstname.lastname@example.org. Jewelry by Crystal Franssen
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Des Chutes Historical Museum Exhibit Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Tower Theatre
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he Des Chutes Historical Museum and The Tower Theatre er has welcomed 425,000 people to 1,800 events, and has added Foundation celebrate the 10 year anniversary of The Tower The- $2,358,000 to Bend’s economy this season alone,” said Ray Solley, exatre restoration through the exhibit Welcome to the Tower The- ecutive director of the nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation. “The 10th atre. Developed as part of preservation month activities, the exhibit shows anniversary is the perfect milestone to collaborate with the Museum and celebrate how hundreds of dedihow the community rallied to save the cated individuals helped preserve and defunct theater and preserve a historic restore a local landmark.” landmark. Built in 1940, its neon marOn display are original balcony quee harkens back to a time when Wall chairs and the last film projector to Street was the Dalles-California Highshow movies in the theater. Visitors way and neon signs dominated downcan also share their favorite memories town building store fronts. of the theater over the years. The ex“I don’t think anyone can imagine hibit runs through September 1. downtown Bend without the theatre, yet The Des Chutes Historical Muit almost happened. The rehabilitation of seum explores the history, culture and the Tower into a successful performing heritage of the people of Deschutes arts center is a testament to the value of County, from the area’s early years to preserving our historic structures,” said today. Open Tuesday through SaturKelly Cannon-Miller, executive director day, 10am to 4:30pm. Admission is for the Des Chutes Historical Museum. $5 for adult general admission, $2 for Historic preservation promotes socialyouth 13-17 years-old and children 12 ly, culturally and economically rich comyears and younger are free with a paid munities. The exhibit highlights how adult admission. revitalizing an iconic building re-shaped 541-389-1813, www.deschuteshisthe performing arts in Bend. The Tower's now-antique movie projector, and the padded jacket and helmet tory.org. “Since reopening in 2004, the Tow- required to change its bulb. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
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Atelier 6000 Brings Floatable & Flyable Art to Bend
telier 6000 features creative kites and floatable forms by artists George Peters and Melanie Walker for June’s Floatables + Flyables exhibit opening June 6 for First Friday. 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. Peters and Walker will teach the Floatables + Flyables workshop, June 1820 at Atelier 6000. Workshop participants will print patterns and designs on paper and use their prints to create a series of toy-like kinetic sailboats, water sculptures and kites. Atelier 6000 and ScaleHouse host a Float + Fly Art Festival at The Shops at Old Mill on Friday, June 20 from 5-7:30pm, showcasing the creations of
Floatables + Flyables workshop participants. Artists will fly their kites in grassy spaces near the river and install kinetic “floatables” in the Hot Pond. This family-friendly event features live bluegrass music by Trees Are For Hugging, wine tasting with Naked Winery and an Art Talk with Peters and Walker at 6pm. ScaleHouse is a growing network of creative collaborators in Central Oregon and supports contemporary visual, performing and media arts, and inspires creative thinking with community ScaleHouse Sessions. Atelier 6000 is a professional printmaking and book arts studio in Bend, Oregon offering workshops by local and regional artists. Atelier 6000’s presentation gallery features monthly exhibits of contemporary prints and art books. The gallery participates in Bend’s First Friday Gallery Walk. www.atelier6000.org.
Printing Cargo Bicycle at A6 by KRYSTAL COLLINS, Cascade A&E Feature Writer
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ycling culture continues to spread innovation in the Bend art scene. Leading this innovation, with an initiative to create a Printing Cargo Bicycle, is Atelier 6000 Studio Workshop (A6) and non-profit. The maiden voyage is set for the June Art Walk. The intention, Julie Winter, studio and gallery director of A6, says, “is to create a mobile education and advertising tool.” Passer-bys encountering the cargo bike will find a small press in the hold containing a block print map. When a pedestrian pulls the press handle, not only will they experience the art of traditional print making, they will create an original ink relief with directions to A6. Winters first envisioned the bicycle one sleepless evening in April. Though she wasn’t certain how the press would attach to the bike, the vision came together while visiting the Gear Peddler. A cargo bike, originally brought to Bend from Holland via Bendvella, revealed itself to her. Once Winters is able to raise enough funding for the bike, Flash Ink has volunteered to donate the necessary stencils and decals for logoing. After the retro-fit is complete, Winters plans to have a christening launch where contributors can access the first prints and celebrate the collaborative organic energy that has surrounded the project. Reaching diverse audiences is integral to A6’s mission to advance print making and book arts as vital and contemporary art forms. Hosting offsite workshops and encouraging locals to “follow me to A6” are some of the avenues the Cargo Bike will explore to attract a broad spectrum of participants in the art of print making. Parties interested in donating to the Cargo Bike cause can contact Julie Winter at email@example.com or 541-330-8759.
Winters shows the lino cut blue-print she created of the Cargo Bike Press she plans to create.
Community Rallies Around Creative Artist
lenge to the O’Brien family, however, one that her friends hope to lessen through Rhythm and Boobs, a fundraiser being held Sunday, June 22, 4-8 pm. GoodLife Brewing Company has donated the venue for this afternoon event, which will feature live music by The Sweatband, a silent auction, head shaving stations, face painting, food carts, beer and more. The auction will feature original pieces by Maya Moon Designs, Nashelle and other local artists, as well as a wine raffle. Event tickets are on sale at GoodLife now at $10, $20 at the door. For more information, like Rhythm and Boobs, Bend on Facebook. Stephanie and her family, Team O’Brien, appreciate the humorous approach to this event. Additionally, as Stephanie has long been a member of the Ariana restaurant family, Ariana will be holding Family Meal for Stephanie on Monday June 9, at 6pm. The donations for this dinner will start at $150 per guest (service included) and 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to Stephanie and her family. RSVP at 541330-5539. If you would like to contribute goods or services to Rhythm and Boobs, or donate to Stephanie’s medical fund, contact Maya Bauer: firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo by Amanda Conde
by CHELSEA CALCOTT for Cascade A&E n Bend there’s even less than one degree of separation. So when a young mother, wife and artist was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in late March, our community rallied around her. Creative designer Stephanie O’Brien is wife to Casey and mother to 13-year-old Riley and 8-year-old Reese, and like other local artists, supports her family through a variety of endeavors. A beloved children’s piano teacher, Stephanie has also been a server at AriShe’s Happy pillow designs ana for the past seven years. Stephanie just recently launched a home-based business She’s Happy Designs, in which she creates custom pillows with unique and vintage fabrics to sell locally and online through Etsy. To support Stephanie’s recovery, friends bring her organic meals and smoothies and shop for school lunches. As she is focused on healing and being with her family, Stephanie isn’t currently working as a piano teacher or server. She continues to create pillows for She’s Happy Designs, which is a positive outlet for her as she continues chemotherapy and faces surgery and additional treatment this summer/fall. The combined impact of medical bills and Stephanie’s not working are a chal-
Stephanie O’Brien and family
Experience Central Oregon through The Camera Lens
effrey Murray Photography of Bend will launch their 2014 photography workshops starting this June, focusing on tours around Central Oregon. Participants will experience one-on-one guidance as well as group instruction in various wilderness locations surrounding Bend. Group workshops start at $246 per person for one- or two-day tours with full day instruction lead by Bend photographer Jeffrey Murray. A majority of the workshop schedule takes place in the field, shooting during the best light of the day starting with sunrise. Participants will be taken on an adventure through the Cascades to classic locations including Sparks Lake and the Jefferson Wilderness. Murray owns a fine art photography gallery in downtown Bend where portions of the workshop will be held in between
Smith Rock by Jeffrey Murray
outdoor shooting and scouting. Having over 10 years professional experience, Murray has two priorities when it comes to his workshops; fun while learning. “Photography workshops are a wonderful outlet to experience the outdoors as well as an excellent learning tool for amateur photographers to improve their skills,” says Murray. “I appreciate sharing my love of the outdoors with individuals also passionate about photography.” All skill levels are encouraged to sign up with space limited to six participants per tour. www.jeffreymurrayphotography.com, 541-325-6225, email@example.com. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
June 6 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 Alleda Real Estate 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 1, 541-633-7590, www.alledarealestate.com. This body of work entitled, Follow Your Shadow, explores a visual dialogue between memory and imagination. Each photograph you see within the frame, each layer, has been pulled from Kristina Cyr’s archives and revived by introducing it to another moment from her past. Two images within a frame may span the course of seven years, but together they create an impossible scene. Each piece in this collection is a digital manipulation of 35 & 120mm film photographs, and several are embellished with three dimensional elements. Cyr recently relocated to Bend after a two-year whirlwind in New York City where she assisted photographer Annie Leibovitz. Prior to New York, Cyr resided in Bend for three years where she could be found living and breathing in a magical artist community known as the Poet House. www.CyrPhotographic.com. Art in the Atrium, Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin Ave. Celebrates First Friday with works in varied mediums by Gary Alvis, Joanne Donaca, Bill Logan, Robert Schlegel and Vicki Shuck, thru June 28. Each June the Sisters Rodeo, now in its 73rd year, celebrates this tradition bringing world champion cowboys and cowgirls to The Biggest Little Show in the World. The June Franklin Crossing exhibition pays homage to the tradition and the world famous rodeo with a show of horses, cattle drives, rodeo participants and fans. Alvis shows his remarkable and Cowgirl Cool by Vicki Shuck unusual photo of the now discontinued Rock Springs Guest Ranch cattle drive. A photographer in Bend for over 40 years, over half his work is photographing artist’s work. Bend artist Donaca, born and raised in Ontario, shows oils of cowboy scenes including that of a recent cattle drive in Central Oregon. Her paintings also feature other working cowboys. Logan, working in graphite, shows a rodeo barrel racer reflecting his 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. Another life-long artist, this work recognizes his continuing transition from realism to expressionism. Shuck shows young cowgirls in oil attending the Sister’s Rodeo. Raised in the Klamath Basin, Shuck’s family was rodeo participants and her mother a rodeo queen. Noi Thai serves wine and Thai appetizers. Andy Armer, keyboards, leads George Bouhey, drums and Warren Zaiger, bass in jazz. Billye Turner organizes the Franklin Crossing exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or email@example.com. 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 Floatables and Flyables. 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. Atelier 6000 and ScaleHouse will hold a Float & Fly Art Festival at Old Mill on June Paper Wings by George Peters 20, 5-7:30pm, showcasing the creations of Floatables + Flyables workshop participants. Artists will fly their kites in grassy spaces between the Shops at Old Mill and the Colorado Avenue bridge, and install kinetic “floatables” in the Hot Pond. Azillion Beads 910 Harriman St., Ste. 100, 541-617-8854. Multi-artist event at Azillion Beads. Eight featured jewelry artists; demonstrations, shopping, food, drinks and raffle prizes. Jewelry by Crystal Franssen
Bluebird Coffee Company On Bond in Franklin Crossing Building, 541-330-2100. Exhibiting artwork by local artists. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty 821 NW Wall, 541-383-7600 ext.211, cascadesothebysrealty.com. Featuring Barbara Hudin. Event sponsored by Tetherow. River Right by Barbara Hudin CENTURY 21 Lifestyles Realty 550 NW Franklin Ave, 541-382-3333. First Friday Artwalk for a night of dancing, food and drinks featuring the Out Of The Blue Dance Band, a five piece R&B dance cover band with some original material and a whole lot of party going on. Based in Bend, they create a vibe that audiences of all ages can move to. With the cool sounds of Motown, rock and soulful blues, it’s a style of music groove that makes people want to get up and shake it on the dance floor. Out Of The Blue
Chocolate Element 916 NW Wall St., www.chocolateelement.com. Donna Cherry will talk about her quilts that are inspired by nature. She finds painting life with fabric to be a wonderful way to express her artistic creativity. Anyone interested in learning more about her unique style of quilting can meet her and ask her questions. Her quilts will be showing thru June and her work is available for sale or commission. Crow’s Feet Commons 875 NW Brooks St., 541-728-0066, www.crowsfeetcommons.com. Sweet brews and good vibes for your First Friday imbibing! Desperado 330 SW Powerhouse Dr. Old Mill District, 541-749-9980. Creative businesses start in creative ways and that’s exactly how Brad and Sundie Ruppert of Vintage Sculpture came to be in 2000 with a holiday school assignment from their son’s second grade teacher. The task - make a turkey as a fam- Indian Maiden by Vintage Sculpture ily. Desperado Boutique introduces the Ruppert family who ever since making their first “holiday bird” from old ceiling tiles Johnny Cash by Vintage Sculpture have been creating these unique wall and table sculptures from trash and cast-off vintage materials. The Rupperts call their art the truest form of recycling and find inspiration in everything from the piece of metal their kids (now 12 and 15) pick up while walking down the street to stopping at little hole-in-the-wall joints in search of vintage treasures. Each piece is one-of-a-kind and captures the humor and soul of true American art and pop culture. Desperado is a gift, jewelry and clothing boutique showcasing a wide range of designers and artists like Vintage Sculpture, open seven days a week. Feather’s Edge Finery 113 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-306-3162, www.thefeathersedge.com. Featuring well crafted, artisan made goods. Jeffrey Murray Photography 118 NW Minnesota Ave. 925-389-0610, www.jeffreymurrayphotography.com. Landscape photography by Jeffrey Murray from local and national locations. 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.
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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 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 animals are often depicted. Open Tues.-Thurs., 11:30am-5pm Trickster by Karen Bandy 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. Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 12 (above Thump Coffee), 408-250-2732, www.marymedrano.com. Featuring local artists Mary Medrano and Shari Crandall. Medrano grew up making arts and crafts--everything from knitting to crewel, macramé and crochet, needlepoint and sewing. Medrano graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor of arts degree in photography in 1977, and became a graphic designer and ultimately ran her own graphic design business, culminating in a degree in graphic design and visual communications from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2001. In 2002 Medrano began taking online classes in painting on fabric. This intrigued her so much she Heirloom by Lisa & began painting on stretched canvas. After beginning to paint, there Lori Lubbesmeyer was no turning back. Medrano’s works can be found in collections in the United States and in Europe. Crandall cannot remember when she hasn’t been creating “something.” Crandall graduated from Oregon State University, Corvallis and from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark. Crandall is a member of Sagebrushers Art Society and is on the board of directors of the Art in the High Desert. She is also a member of the Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee in the Redmond Branch Library. She believes that artistic expression is a form of meditation where she loses herself in that place of “no-time” and is surprised when hours have passed which she thought were minutes. Crandall’s paintings have been exhibited throughout the United States. www.zhibit.org/suncrane. Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St., 541-388-2107, www.mockingbird-gallery.com. New work by Oregon painter, Fran Kievet. The show is titled An Exhibition of New Works. Kievet is an Oregon artist who lives and works in Portland. For 40 years she has been observing, questioning, analyzing and practicing her craft as a graphic designer and painter. Her work encompasses a wide range of subjects including figurative, wildlife, landscapes, seascapes and still life. “My explorations in painting have always been driven by a need to merge subject matter with the complexities of design and color. Composition is paramount, and whatever subject matter I choose is a pretext for the creative process. Throughout the years of painting, I have experimented with a variety of media and methods. There are so many avenues to take, each with its own twist and turn and each offering its own reward, and the exploration never ends.” She experiments with a variety of painting techniques. Some of her paintings have atmospheric backgrounds while others depict natural scenes.
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Art at the Oxford The Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave., 541-382-8436. Featuring Christian Heeb’s unique photography. Known worldwide for his richly colored photos, Heeb presents images of iconic Central Oregon Sparks Lake by Christian Heeb scenes. He is the creator of several limited edition fine art metal prints including the Buddha Collection, the Africa Collection and the ever evolving Oregon images. With over 130 published coffee table books, countless calendars and numerous magazine articles. Christian has spent the last 25 years traveling the globe, over five continents and 70 different countries. He also operates a limited number of exclusive Photo Tours to such exotic locations as Botswana, South America or the American Southwest every year. While still shooting for international clients worldwide Christian balances his time with extensive work in Oregon for clients such as Travel Oregon, 1859, Central Oregon Magazine and others. Together with his wife Regula, he owns and operates the Cascade Center of Photography in Bend. The artist’s exhibit continues thru June 30 in the lobby of the Oxford, open all hours. Billye Turner, art consultant, curates art displays for The Oxford Hotel lobby. 503-780-2828 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Painted Paradise Gallery 841 NW Bond St., Ste. 12, 541-280-2405 or 541-280-0320, www.paintedparadise.com. Unique art gallery locally owned featuring original works of art in oil and acrylic medium on canvas and natural materials, such as stone and wood, including one of-a-kind frames. Come by during art walk June 6 for complimentary wine and snacks and check out the newest addition to the gallery, a full size wall mural. Patagonia @ Bend 1000 NW Wall St., Ste. 101, 541-382-6694, www.patagoniabend.com. Mike Putnam will display his photography.
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Paul Scott Gallery 869 NW Wall St., Ste. 104, 541-330-6000, www.paulscottfineart.com. New works by Matt Flint and Pete Zaluzec. Flint, an oil painter and can be found in the permanent collections of the State of Wyoming as well as the Nicolysen Museum of The Back Pond by Matt Flint Art in Casper Wyoming. He has been included within the press as “artist to watch” in both Western Art & Architecture magazine as well as South West Art magazine. Zaluzec, a photographer and sculptor with a deep connection to nature. His professional training at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago expanded his range of media and in the past few years, he has used a non-traditional approach to his sculpture with the use of river stone and bronze and his photography with the use of gampi paper. Bison by Pete Zaluzec River Song School will exhibit their Animal Spirit show. QuiltWorks 926 NE Greenwood Ave. 541-728-0527. Featured quilter will be Pat Wellman and the group exhibit are the Juniper Berries. Thru July Red Chair Gallery 103 NW Oregon Ave., 541-306-3176, www.redchairgallerybend.com. Colors of Summer features three local artists, Michael Gwinup, Sue Gomen-Honnell and Gabrielle Taylor. Gwinup’s journey with clay started while attending Western Oregon University as an art major. One day he was invited to visit a professional potter and see-
ing the kiln at full temperature, with flames and black smoke pouring out the portholes, he was hooked and began focusing on pottery classes. His raku fired vases, lamps and wall plates start with being hand-formed on a potter’s wheel or slab rollers. It is glazed and decorated by hand, then fired in the raku process which includes a firing at 1,800 degrees. After the work is pulled out of the kiln and placed in a bed of sawdust, it is cooled rapidly with water. The sawdust brings out beautiful metallic lusters in the glaze, while the rapid cooling creates the crackle patterns typical of raku. Michael and his wife Michele, also a potter, show throughout the northwest and offer workshops in the process of raku. Watercolor painting by Gomen-Honnell feels creating art is an exciting adventure. Her Sue Gomen-Honnell paintings convey her appreciation for living things. She feels that watercolor is the media that best represents her painting style. Her loose luminous backgrounds are accomplished through multiple layers of watercolor. She then uses these backgrounds to highlight the details in her paintings. It is her hope that her paintings will bring the same feelings and inspiration to the viewer that creating them brings to her. Taylor loves to combine the color of gemstones and pearls with the texture and shine of silver. Each piece is one of a kind, with a wide variety of styles and designs, often influenced by the stone to be featured. The silver is formed by a relatively new method, only available in the last 20 years, which holds the silver in a clay base Raku by Michael Gwinup until the piece is formed. This method allows for lots of texture and more organic forms. High kiln temperatures burn off the clay, leaving 99.9 percent silver, called “Fine Silver.” Final polishing and gem setting is done by more traditional methods, always with a quality finish in mind. Exhibiting thru June. For Gabrielle Taylor, the discovery of jewelry making was a creative turning point in her life. Taylor had always done something creative to balance her mathematical side, from spinning and weaving, through designing homes and decorating, to making computer applications which provided maximum ease of use and presentation. When she first began using gemstones in beaded jewelry, and then moving into making the silver Jewelry by Gabrielle Taylor Gabrielle Taylor pieces, Taylor says she found her true soul. “The silver is beautiful, and the colors and luminosity of the gems excites me.” Taylor starts with powdered silver mixed into a clay base, called Precious Metal Clay, or PMC. This silver form can then be rolled, stamped, carved or otherwise shaped, before it’s fired in a kiln at high temperatures to burn off the clay, leaving the fine silver. Obtaining high texture and unusual shapes is the big advantage of this method, and many leading silversmiths utilize it in their work. The finishing and stone setting follows more traditional silversmithing methods. Gabrielle has been making silver jewelry since 2007, learning mainly from reading and research, and often by tackling designs which were at the time, way beyond what she felt her skills to be. Her designs have won several awards, and been used in art jewelry magazine ads. Taylor’s membership in Central Oregon Metal Arts Guild (COMAG) has offered many learning experiences, not only in metal work itself but in professional development. Gabrielle Taylor is a member artist at the Red Chair Gallery. gabrielletaylor999.com. Sage Custom Framing 834 NW Brooks St., 541-382-5884, www.sageframing-gallery.com. Featuring Shelly Wierzba The Seduction of Line and Color. Wierzba takes us on a journey from minimal color and line, to vibrant colors and forms of nature in her June exhibit. Many loose and lighthearted ink drawings will be on exhibit for the first time alongside her juicy oil paintings. Wierzba is becoming known for her quirky and humorous chickens which Double Vision by Shelly Wierzba have found homes in personal and corporate collections across the Northwest. Her still lifes and landscapes represent her larger body of work
and many new paintings will be on exhibit. She describes her painting style as contemporary impressionism, seen through her use of loose brushwork and massing of shapes. “I prefer to create a mood that the viewer can experience, rather than bogging down a painting with a lot of details,” states Wierzba. Silverado 1001 Wall St., 541-322-8792, www.silveradogallery.com. Featuring Joseph Christensen of JC Lapidary. Oregon artist handcrafting beautiful jewelry featuring many stones from the Northwest. Sunny Yoga Kitchen 2748 NW Crossing Dr., Ste. 120, 541-678-3139, www.sunnyyogakitchen.com. Featuring the acrylic and encaustic paintings of local fine artist Lisa Marie Sipe. Her work is about how nature is synthesized by our consumer culture. She captures incidents of abstraction in nature, such as tree bark or the spots on dog bellies, and paints them larger than life in unexpected colors. Sipe’s work has been exhibited at the Tucson Museum of Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art and many other locations nationwide. Sipe works at the Lumin Art Studios in Tumalo. www.LisaMarieSipe.com. 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. Townshend’s Bend Teahouse 835 NW Bond St., Bend, 541-312-2001. Featuring ceramic artist John Kinder. Working in clay for over two decades, ceramic artist Kinder creates functional stoneware pottery from bowls to platters, mugs to teapots and more in rich earthy glazes and colors. An artist, as well as teaching instructor, Kinder received his bachelor of fine art and masters in ceramics at Ball State University, and K-12 visual arts teaching certification. For two years, Kinder taught youth and adult ceramics at the Indianapolis Art Center before moving to Bend. In December 2000-2006 Kinder worked for Arts Central, developing curriculum, teaching adult and youth clay programs and managing the clay studio at the Art Station. In addition, Kinder has traveled to many Central Oregon schools teaching ceramics through an artist residency program. Kinder now teaches an ever expanding youth clay program through Bend Parks and Recreation and instructs beginning and advanced ceramics at Central Oregon Community College. Kinder has played significant role in the community of ceramists in Bend, as co-founder/owner of Cindercone Clay Center from 2002-13, as an entrepreneur, an instructor and an artist. Tumalo Art Company 450 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 407, 541-385-9144, www.tumaloartco.com. Danae Bennett Miller, Tumalo Art Co.’s featured artist, will show new works of sculpture and mono prints. Danae creates bronze and glass sculpture from wax, which when poured makes Horse in glass and bronze by textured, organic shapes. Danae Bennett Miller After the lost wax process is complete, she fabricates the bronze or glass pieces into animal Elk Monoprint by forms, conjuring life and motion out of once fluid ripples and Danae Bennett Miller flows. Danae is inspired by the ranch animals and wildlife that surround her studio in Tumalo. Her one-of-a-kind sculptures are part of the cultural landscape in Central Oregon and beyond, with several public sculptures, including Bueno, Homage to the Buckaroo, a larger-than-life sized bronze horse in a round-about on Newport Ave. in Bend. An expert printmaker, Danae’s stylized monoprints of the same animals depicted in her sculpture, dance with life.
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Bend Broken Top Clubhouse 62000 Broken Top Dr., Bend, 541-383-0868, www.brokentop.com. The High Desert Art League (HDAL) presents Janice Rhodes and Cameron Kaseberg. Thru June 17. Circle of Friends Art & Academy 19889 Eigth St., 541-706-9025, www.CircleOfFriendsArt.com. Friends Art StarS featuring Claude Beterbide, Katie Sandy & Megan KisDetermination by sel, thru June. First Saturday of June, 7, 4-8pm kickoff reception. Sandy is well known for her mixed media wall art. Her love of all wildlife Cameron Kaseberg is evident in her work. She paints intuitively from the internalized inspiration of nature’s shapes, colors and textures. Beterbide has loved wood for all of his 71 years. He creates beautiful and useful wood home decor. Kissel makes Meg’s Monsters. Her monsters are functional; cookie jars, lidded jars, soap dishes, spoon rests and sponge holders. There are also small monsters that just like to hang out with you. She also creates bowls, plates, mugs and vases. All monsters are wheel thrown and hand sculpted. COCC Rotunda Gallery Barber Library 541-383-7564. OSU-Cascades bachelor of fine arts students exhibit thru June 13. The works were created using a digital art program called Art Rage, a software program that offers students a full palette of colors including a range of values in color from light to dark. It also offers students more than 15 tools to use from paintbrushes, pencils, charcoal, to an airbrush. All of these tools can be altered in settings from thick to thin, opaque to transparent. The students work in layers constructing The Penguin’s Attempt by Robert Henderson and composing; each layer becomes a part of the final composition. Des Chutes Historical Museum 129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813. The Des Chutes Historical Museum and The Tower Theatre Foundation celebrate the 10 year anniversary of The Tower Theatre restoration through the exhibit Welcome to the Tower Theatre. Developed as part of preservation month activities, the exhibit shows how the community rallied to save the defunct theater and preserve a historic landmark. Built in 1940, its neon marquee harkens back to a time when Wall Street was the Dalles-California Highway and neon signs dominated downtown building store fronts. 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. Third artist spotlight event of the 2014 series on June 13, 5-8pm. The evening will feature award-winning nature photographer, Ric Ergenbright, and his unique photographic collection, accompanied with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres and great conversations. Open to the public and free to attend. Ergenbright’s photographic career has spanned nearly four decades and taken him to many of the earth’s most exotic and remote locales. He has received numerous prestigious awards, Big Lake Autumn by Ric Ergenbright including the Nature’s Best Photography Award, Pictures of the Year Award, and Lowell Thomas Award, and is one of the few contemporary photographers represented in the book and exhibit, Odyssey: The Art of Photography at National Geographic. His best-selling book, The Art of God: The Heavens & The Earth, won the ECPA Gold Medallion Award for the best Christian gift book of 2000, and is now in its sixth printing. Its sequel, The Image of God: The Glory of Man, was the 2005 runner-up, and his 2003 title, Think About These Things, also won the Gold. As owner and president of Thru The Lens Tours, Ric was an early pioneer in photo travel workshops, and also founded one of the country’s first specialty stock photo agencies. Ergenbright’s art will be on display at Eastlake for viewing and purchase during the months of June and July. In honor of Eastlake Framing’s 30th anniversary, some of the best local photographers have been invited to showcase their work throughout the year. Future Artist Spotlight event dates: August 8, October 10, and December 12 Grand Finale 30th Anniversary Celebration featuring all the artists from the year. High Desert Museum 59800 S Hwy. 97, www.highdesertmuseum.org, 541-382-4754. Wildlife Forensics: Detection and Discovery in the Animal World at the High Desert Museum. In this handson exhibit, Museum visitors will step into the shoes of a forensic expert investigating the case of a cougar killing. They will study the scene of the crime, gather clues, conduct lab analysis and present their solution for “whodunit.” Thru June 8. LUMIN Art Studio 19855 Fourth Street, 541-510-7535, luminartstudios.com. Featuring resident artists Alisha Vernon, Lisa Marie Sipe, McKenzie Mendel and Natalie Gshwandtner. Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950. Featuring Vicki Shuck’s creative bead work. Shuck is a painter, draws and does block prints but every once
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in awhile in the past 14 years, she indulges herself in creating with beads. Thru June. Call Partners in Care at 541-382-5882 to make sure gallery is available for viewing the art. Hours are 8am-5pm. Pronghorn Resort Pronghorn Clubhouse, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Exhibiting Dorothy Freudenberg, digital media thru June 27. Ever changing digital technology both challenges and enables Freudenberg to constantly expand her digital images collection. Simultaneously, working with new technology refines her artistic aesthetic. Her imagery arises from deconstructing and recombining digital photos, layering the constructions into digital collages. The work reveals both Western and Eastern influences seen in active space with profuse objects and intense color as well as still, barren space with minimal subject matter. This exhibition illustrates Freudenberg’s journey over several periods while opening our eyes to a few of the myriad possibilities of the always-emerging technical world. Pronghorn invites the public to the exhibition during clubhouse hours, 9am– pm with information at the concierge, 541-693-5300. Billye Turner, art consultant, 503-780-2828, coordinates the Pronghorn exhibition schedule.
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Rodes-Smithey Studio by Dorothy Freudenberg 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. Exhibit reception: Saturday, June 14, 5:30-8:30pm. Thru July 3. Also see members’ works at the Bend Senior Center, COCC Library, Tumalo Art Co., Starbucks in Redmond, St. Charles Medical Center and Sisters Art Walk. St. Charles Medical Center-Bend 2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, www.scmc.org, firstname.lastname@example.org. Presents arts by local artists thru June. Beautiful display of peaceful and soothing scenes in second floor Arts in the Hospital. SageBrushers July 1 - September 30, Watercolor Wednesdays Group Show St. Charles Healthcare /Cancer Centers - Bend is 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 and Kay Larkin. The Great Frame Up 541-383-2676, email@example.com. Featuring Jennifer Lake. A selection of prints, limited editions, giclees and greeting cards, originals and canvas transfers.
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Art Adventure Gallery 185 SE Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com. Ann Kresge, artist reception, Thursday, June 5, 5:30-7pm. This mixed media piece is inspired by the patterns, colors and vibrancy of Barcelona. A composite of 49 separate panels, Seven Sights/Seven Sites, combines printmaking and painting on wood and metal. The significant number seven unites the work. 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 1910 bank building is always filled with historical artifacts for viewing.
The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Eagle Crest Resort, Village Square, 7525 Falcon Crest Dr., Ste. 100, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. The eclectic paintings of Austrian artist, Alfred Dolezal, combine evocative symbolism and mystical surrealism. 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.
On the Road Alone by Alfred A. Dolezal
June Exhibits Britz Beads 249 NW Sixth St., 541-548-4649. Sandi’s bead jewelry and ongoing display of Gilbert Shepherd’s large format acrylic paintings. Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyard 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr., Terrebonne, 541-526-5075, faithhopeandcharityevents.com. Showcasing the work of Albert A. Dolezal. One Street Down Cafe 124 SW Seventh St., 541-647-2341, www.vivianolsen.com, email@example.com. Through Arches and Alleys is an exhibit by Vivian Olsen featuring her new watercolors and acrylic paintings of colorful village scenes from her recent trips to Italy and France. She captures the charm of ancient stone arches and narrow alleyways in hill-top towns and sea ports displaying her love of architectural subjects. Thru June. Redmond Airport 2522 SE Jesse Butler Circle, 541-548-0646, www.flyrdm.com. Desert DNA: Life in the High Desert Photography thru June 19. June 24 – August 17, Smith Rock Paint Out exhibition, Tuesday, June 24 to Monday, August 17. 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. The exhibit space in the terminal is a beautiful space where we can share the work with the public, including those flying into and out of Central Oregon. The artwork is for sale. Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave., 541-526-5073, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. www.redmondfol.org. Linda Barker as the featured artist in Silent Reading Room for June and July. Well-known local artist, 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. Most of her art supplies come from thrift stores, garage sales and scrap yards. Occasionally a street find will be incorporated into a piece. Barker has shown in galleries throughout Oregon and has participated in many local shows and exhibitions. 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. One Stroke at a Time, exhibition by Central Oregon members of the Watercolor Society of Oregon thru July 3. Members present both original aqueous media paintings and prints of their works. Aqueous media refers to various forms of water-based art. The public will enjoy viewing paintings created in watercolor, acrylic, water-based color pencils, ink and gouache. Among the artists set to exhibit: Linda Shelton, Sue Gomen Honnell, Winnie Givot, Marti Meyer and Carol Pearson. Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne June 21 experience spectacular scenery, geography, and wildlife. Then see it through the artist’s eye, as Smith Rock State Park and the High Desert Art League host a plein-air paint out. This free community event at Central Oregon’s spectacular outdoor treasure, Smith Rock State Park will feature: artists’ paint-out competition; ranger presentation, watching artists at work; awards presentation. St. Charles Hospital/Redmond SageBrushers thru June.
Submit your Exhibit info to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 18 for the July issue. 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. Artist owned and operated fine art gallery featuring paintings, jewelry and custom-fabricated accessories for the home. Sisters’ newest gallery specializes in superb quality, unique and hand-crafted art by Central Oregon artists. HAA is comprised of mid-career, professional artists who exhibit a high level of commitment and caliber in their work. 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 Al Krause Photography thru June 14. Open Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm and weekends by appointment. Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop 252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552; www.sistersgallery.com; firstname.lastname@example.org. Fine art landscape photography, two- and three-dimensional art by Central Oregon artists including Paul Alan Bennett, Curtiss Abbott, Gary Albertson, Dennis Schmidling, Kay and Gordon Baker, Norma Holmes, Leotie Richards and others. Fourth Friday Art Stroll on June 27, 4-7pm. Sisters Public Library 110 N Cedar, 541-382-1209, www.sistersfol.com, Tue-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; closed Sun. Fiber Arts in the community room; Sisters Rodeo art and displays in the computer room and display cases. The Porch 243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287, www.theporch-sisters.com. Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings. You can see her artwork on Facebook under Casey Gardner’s Acrylic Paintings. Caseygardnersacrylicpaintings@gmail.com. Vista Bonita 222 West Hood Ave., Ste. B, 541-549-4527. www.vistabonitaglass.com. Bright collection of whimsical, functional glass art, designer ceramics, fine art photography and unique landscape paintings.
David Kinker at the Smith Rock Paint Out
Sisters Black Butte Ranch 541-595-1510, email@example.com, http://blackbutteranch.com. Featuring a father-daughter exhibit with Curtis Finch and Lisa Finch-Wiser. Thru June.
Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 or 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com. Second Saturday reception, June 14, 4-7pm. Featured during June are Bill Hamilton, Dottie Moniz, Peter Roussel and Deni Porter.
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.
Sunriver Lodge Betty Gray Gallery 17600 Center Dr. A fine art exhibit featuring Janice Druian, oil landscapes and Tracy Leagjeld, monotypes in the upper gallery with a feature of oils by Barbara Slater in the lower gallery. Thru July 5. Billye Turner, art consultant, organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort, 541-382-9398. Vase by Peter Roussel
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 E Hood Ave. www.chaforthefinest.com, 541-549-1140, firstname.lastname@example.org. Bones, bolos and Bronzes for Father’s Day. Come by and see clusters of dinosaur bone petrified in the process of healing. Join the galleries for a stroll on Fourth Fridays. 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.
Seascape by Mark Doolittle
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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Quality Art at the Fifth Annual Sunriver Art Faire in August
he Annual Sunriver Art Faire looks forward to its fifth year in The Village at Sunriver on August 8-10. Four Central Oregon art professionals have served as jurors to select the highest quality works from among the more than 150 artist applicants. The Jurors have experience and expertise in a variety of art; since the categories include several art venues, it is important for the jurors to have a range of art knowledge. The Sunriver Women’s Club acknowledges the jurors who served in the 2014 Sunriver Art Faire process. Karen Bandy is an awarding-winning artist who works out of her studio in downtown Bend. About nine years ago Bandy added another artistic passion to her repertoire: she began painting in acrylics. In jewelry and in painting, her emphasis is working with color and reflecting her customers’ personalities, working closely with each one to create the perfect piece. Karen’s newest painting style features a blend of realistic animals done abstractly through layering, gesture, texture and color. Paul Alan Bennett has experienced the power of art since childhood. His travels in Greece, Istanbul and Mexico influence his bold, colorful style, unique in its “knit” look that Pendleton Woolen Mills has produced in 16 tapestries. Bennett’s work has been featured on Oregon Art Beat as well as on prints, greeting cards, and books, CD and magazine covers. Bennett holds a bachelor in fine art from The Maryland Institute of
Afghan Tourmaline Ring by Karen Bandy
Blue Flower by Paul Alan Bennett
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Art and an masters in art from The University of La Verne, Athens, Greece. The watercolors of Sunriver artist Helen Brown have appeared in many juried shows. One of her paintings was recently chosen for inclusion in a Splash 16, the Best of Watercolor, a national publication by North Light Books. Brown’s work can be seen at the Tumalo Art Company, a gallery in Bend’s Old Mill District. She is also a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon and the High Desert Art League. Victoria Miller has spent her career surrounded by art. Since receiving a bachelor in fine art in studio art with an emphasis in painting from Sam Houston State University, she has worked in fine art galleries in Portland and Bend. As a sales associate, she is familiar with all types of media, ranging from bronze sculpture to oil, watercolor and pastel. Her work includes learning about the backgrounds and processes of featured artists and helping clients with their art purchases. The Sunriver Art Faire is sponsored by the Sunriver Women’s Club and proceeds from the Faire support charities and nonprofits in south Deschutes County. We invite everyone to come to enjoy and purchase work that includes ceramics, jewelry, textiles, woodwork, sculpture, painting, photography and glass. The Faire also provides professional entertainment throughout the weekend, a food court and a Kid’s Art Zone. www.sunriverartfaire.com.
Four Central Oregon art professionals have served as jurors to select the highest quality works from among the more than 150 artist applicants. The Jurors have experience and expertise in a variety of art; since the categories include several art venues, it is important for the jurors to have a range of art knowledge.
Great Blue by Helen Brown
Marty Stewart's Sunriver Afternoon Selected as Sunriver Music Festival 2014 Poster Artwork
arty Stewart’s original pastel painting Sunriver Afternoon has been selected as the Sunriver Music Festival’s poster artwork for 2014. Each year, the Festival selects a Central Oregon artist to create the artwork for the annual festival poster. Local artists were invited to submit a piece for consideration and a committee of art enthusiasts selected Stewart’s artwork. Stewart’s original artwork was framed by Eastlake Framing and is currently on display at the Bank of Cascades in Sunriver. It will be a featured auction item at the Festival Faire dinner and auction on Monday, August 4 at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall. Over 300 posters featuring Marty’s artwork will be distributed for display in businesses in Sunriver, Bend, Sisters and Redmond. Posters are also available to purchase at the Sunriver Music Festival office in The Village in Sunriver and at various businesses and galleries in Sunriver, Bend and Sisters. Stewart began her journey as an artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she earned her bachelor in fine art in painting and drawing in 1970. Many years and diverse life experiences later brought Marty to Central Oregon in 1998, where she resumed her original pursuit of artistic expression, first in beadwork, now in pastel and watercolor paintings. Workshops with
plein air painters in Oregon and New Mexico introduced her to the wonderful world of painting out of doors. Stewart’s paintings, drawings and prints are in numerous collections throughout the U.S. and she is the recipient of several local and national awards for her work. She now teaches pastel painting at a local art society. Her paintings, prints and cards may be seen at Tumalo Art Co. in Bend and she is a member of the Plein Air Painters of Oregon and the Sagebrusher’s Art Society. “Beauty in nature is my inspiration in creating art, and I find it in abundance in the Central Oregon landscape and in my travels throughout the West,” explains Stewart. “I love searching out new vistas of mountains, rivers, deserts and forests for inspiration and ideas.” www.martystewartfineart.com. Sunriver Music Festival posters are available for $12. Framed posters are $65. Notecards are $12 for a pack of ten and available at the Sunriver Music Festival. 541-593-1084, tickets@sunrivermusic. org, www.sunrivermusic.org.
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Druian, Leagjeld & Slater at Sunriver Resort Lodge
unriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery presents a fine art exhibit featuring Janice Druian, oil landscapes and Tracy Leagjeld, monotypes in the upper gallery with a feature of oils by Barbara Slater in the lower gallery. The exhibit continues through July 5.
A native of Bend, the artist now resides and works in Portland. Leagjeld, living in Bend until recently, helped to found and manage the Tumalo Art Company with co-founder Susan Luckey Higdon. Druian, Bend artist, presents oil landscapes reflecting the beauty of remote parts of Oregon and Idaho in their opalescent mountains, vermillion cliffs and dramatic sunrises and sunsets. Her palette, expressing the vibrant light of the region, encompasses the entire color spectrum.
Leagjeld, painter and printmaker, shows monotypes. Presently, she creates monotypes on board as well as on paper on board. The finished print needs no framing behind glass, avoiding reflection from glass so prominent in Central Oregon sun. The artist also notes that the glass tends to dull the lush texture achieved with the layering of the relief inks on the board. Beginning with a drawing, often of landscape or city scenes as reference, she paints the plate with thickly textured inks, then lays the board or paper onto the inked plate. Then she applies pressure by hand to transfer the ink onto the board. Most printers, including those working with Reflecting Time by Tracy Leagjeld monotypes, traditionally use a press. Leagjeld’s method requires strength and constant pressure to transfer the inks from the plate. The artist notes that art is her way to share her affection for light and color. She comments, “Forests, meadows, deserts and cities all have unique energy. I try to absorb their energy and hopefully transfer this experience to the art on which I am working. If accomplished, I am satisfied with my work. I am not interested with capturing exact shape and color. Rather, I strive to feel the spirit of the place and then create work that allows the viewer to experience this spirit or energy.” www.CascadeAE.com| June 2014
Showing in the lower gallery are Slater’s oils reflecting 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
This show also introduces Slater’s richly colored landscapes of Central Oregon including over-scale, brilliant red 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 invites the public to the exhibitions at the Lodge, open all hours. Billye Turner organizes exhibitions for Sunriver Resort and provides additional information at 503-780-2828.
Early Morning Walk on the River by Janice Druian
Druian’s art appeared at the Eigth Annual (2014) Plein Air Invitational in Borrego Springs and at the 2014 invitational Cowgirl Up: the Other Half of the West at the Desert Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona.
Art Imitates Life at Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Village
ummer is heating up at the Artists’ Gallery in Sunriver Village. The gallery will be offering longer daytime hours (10am-7pm) and will be open every day. Visitors will have more time to spend chatting with artists and admiring locally produced artworks. The optimum time to hang out with all of the artists is the Second Saturday Reception (Saturday, June 14, 4-7pm). ‘Hangin’ out’ includes great munchies and beer and wine and softdrinks. All of the artists are at the gallery to answer any questions about presentation pieces. Featured during June are Bill Hamilton, Dottie Moniz, Peter Roussel and Deni Porter. One of this months featured artists, oil painter Bill Hamilton, is new to the gallery. Art enthusiasts may already be familiar with Hamilton’s work from various Central Oregon articles featuring his work. His realistic oil paintings evoke a sense of nostalgia with subjects from the 1930s and ‘40s. One particular painting of Pilot Butte in Bend is as it appeared during an older era. Other paintings depict steam locomotives, biplanes and antique model cars. Hamilton paints what he knows and where he goes so his subjects also include the bounty of nature. His inspiration comes from spending time out of doors in beautiful Central Oregon where there is color and surprise around every corner.
Burst of Spring by Dottie Moniz
Gallery regulars will be excited to see new art by long time gallery favorite, Dottie Moniz. One of Moniz’ newest pieces, Burst of Spring, demonstrates once again the artist’s ability to combine an array of techniques and materials to create her popular collage images. Like many artists, Moniz gets inspiration from nature’s beauty combining abstraction and realism to give her art an edge. She says that some pieces lend themselves to fabric, others to paper, watercolors or acrylics. Another of her featured pieces is a trio of blue and lavender tulips utilizing fabrics that evoke watery colors. Potter Peter Roussel has some really new and exciting pieces on display. Judging from the volume of his sales, gallery visitors are certainly familiar with Roussel’s horsehair pottery. (Named because of the process does in fact use horsehair at the end of the firing process to create a unique decorative pattern on the surface of the vessel.) The artist is now sharing even more of his artistic techniques for creating decorative vessels. Many of his newer pieces are a study in black and white crackle finish. Some pieces have variegated finish with touches of gold leaf. Other new pieces are finished with ties of actual horsehair and stone beads. Each piece is unique and one of a kind. Deni Porter, watercolor artist, is displaying pieces that demonstrate her love of and talent for painting animals. Techniques range from realistic to impressionistic and subjects from wild to domestic. Porter has long had a local following for her commissioned pet portraits. Pricing is very reasonable, lead times are short and Dad would certainly love a portrait of his ‘best friend.’ 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-5932127 or 541-593-8274, www. artistsgallerysunriver.com.
Quail by William Hamilton
Vase by Peter Roussel
Painting by Deni Porter
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From The Nest at Black Butte Sculpture by H. Curtis Finch & Paintings by Lisa Finch-Wiser
ortland area artists Curtis Finch and his daughter Lisa Finch-Wiser announce a combined exhibit of recent paintings and sculpture in the Black Butte Ranch Lodge Gallery. The exhibit will run through June 28. The chance to finally exhibit with her 87 year old father, retired architect, Curtis Finch is a lifetime goal. “We are thrilled to share our vision of Central Oregon’s beauty through our indiviual interpretations of the area. Family and friends have urged us to exhibit our work side by side for years,” comments Finch-Wiser. “It also brings focus to our personal relationship as we accelerate through the constructs of Big Meadow Glow by Lisa Finch-Wiser aging. The Lodge Gallery is an ideal venue.” Finch-Wiser’s dynamic representational paintings paired with her father’s freestanding sculpture will draw the attention of all who enter the naturally lit lodge entry. Landscapes in acrylic, watercolor and oil capture the nuance of seasonal color found in the Black Butte Ranch and the Metolius River areas. Her father simplifies nature’s patterns in wood construction and explores figuative work in cast bronze. Both artists’ work sensitively resonates with the intrigue of nature. Finch was born in Boise, Idaho in 1926. He moved to Oregon in the early 1960’s to form the award winning architectural firm Fletcher and Finch. He holds the prestigious honor of being a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. His noted design for the golf course condominiums at the brand new Black Butte Ranch Resort in the early 1970s was a career highlight. This involvement initiated a formidable relationship with Central Oregon that reso-
nates to this day where he relaxes in “the condo” (GC #103) throughout the year. Curtis draws upon 40 years of practicing architecture to investigate and articulate his sculptural work. The foundation of his sculptural process is in wood and cast cement constructions. He cuts chunks, glues strips, casts and assembles. In a search for providing support for his constructions this inventive sculptor discovered cast concrete and soon found himself creating concrete shapes and juxtaposing them with the wood. Finch’s latest artistic passion is bronze casting. Winter months spent in San Miguel, Mexico War Eagle by Curtis Finch introduced him to an art studio that facilitates the complex process. Exploring figurative work adds a representational dimension to his body of assemblage pieces. His favorite new piece is an intimate sized canine most likely influenced by the dogs that proudly guard the roof tops in the charming central Mexican town. Finch-Wiser was also born in Boise, Idaho and traveled west with the family when her father began practice in Portland. Her lifelong interest in art led her to a degree in art education. She made the decision to become a full time painter after a short term of teaching and after her three children were out of the nest. Finch-Wiser’s representational style reflects the formidable training received while studying art and art history in Italy for a year. “I spent hours captivated in front of the most historically significant artworks created in the western world. These observations have been my greatest teacher and inspiration.” www.blackbutteranch.com.
Latigo Restaurant Offers New Artisan Cuisine for Sisters
by Jeff Spry Cascade A&E Feature Writer f the appetizing idea of a new and polishing the flatware in preparation for opening. western-style fine dining restau“Sucy is a Texas girl and that’s where I got the inspiration for this,” explained rant in downtown Sisters isn’t Chef Tim. “The first real fusion cuisine in America was cowboy cooking and its ample cause to hoot and holler, then creative blending of ethnic foods. That’s where the flavor comes in. We’re really we don’t know what is. Welcome to excited to be in Sisters because this is a concept we shopped in other markets and Latigo and its fresh, artisan cuisine in- it didn’t fit as tightly as it does here. A lot of ranch communities aren’t enticed by a spired by the fertile ranches and farms green, sustainable sensibility and that current farm-to-table movement. We want of the Pacific Northwest. It will fea- to do something more elevated and refined. Not many restaurants serve western ture bold seasonal flavors for discrimi- food upscale and we’re going to change all that for Central Oregon.” nating diners in a relaxing venue with Inside the newly refurbished dining room and bar, the warm décor strikes a an extensive wine list and full bar. balance between authentic timber-frame friendly and genteel sophistication, Husband and wife owners Chef with reclaimed wood flooring from an old 1800s schoolhouse, an inviting 25Tim and Sucy Christman are put- foot woodburning brick fireplace and classic western artwork. ting the final touches on their upscale The Christman’s biggest obstacle in launching their enterprise was overcoming cowboy cuisine establishment, a farm- the economic downturn, coming up with a comprehensive business plan and then to-table temptation right on the main making that fearful leap. “This just might be the right time for an ‘upscale ranch’ drag of Sisters, dusting off the plates restaurant and we certainly hope it is.
“We want Latigo to be a place for special celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries or a late night appetizer or dessert and coffee. We’re definitely going to be known for our abundant wine list, representative of the Pacific Northwest and all the best vintners. And if we have to go to other wine producers to best pair our dishes, then that’s what we’ll do. Our front patio is going to be a great place to come relax in the afternoon for a light supper, glass of wine or home-made dessert, whether it’s to close a real estate deal or reunite with an old friend.” 370 East Cascade Ave., www.latigosisters.com, 541-305-0044.
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Newberry Event Brings Arts & Music to La Pine Area
This second annual event was
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osted by DiamondStone Guest Lodges across from the Newberry National Monument’s road to Paulina Lake, the Newberry Event is a three-day country fair with a wide variety of music, artists and craft vendors. There will be 20-30 musicians performing Visit the Newberry Crater on you way to the Newberry Event folk, bluegrass, rock, reggae, jazz and even well received last August, reported as “something really special, a broad variety of musicians and styles playing back a piano soloist July 25-27. to back short sets of folk, jazz, rock, reggae and jazz. The The goals of the Newberry Music and Newberry Event set a new standard with high fidelity Art Festival Fundraiser are to raise re- sound by Sonic Solutions. search funds for the Oregon Chapter Genres have expanded further, with Louis Landon Pianist Multiple Sclerosis Society, and to promote Southern Deschutes County high- for Peace. Headliner surprises are Craig Chaquico, Jefferlighting art and music. South Deschutes County is a recreation paradise and this event invites people to discover why La Pine is a hidden treasure that is becoming known as a beautiful location for music festivals.
son Starship’s lead guitarist, now solo, and Rose’s Pawn Shop, an L.A. 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. Food vendors and food trucks will be present at the event and will be serving gourmet tacos, brick oven pizza, kettlecorn and more. The Lions club offers pancake breakfasts each morning. La Pine’s Frontier Days and Worthy Brewing are the main sponsors. Contact: Gloria or Doug Watt, DiamondStone Guest Lodges, 541-5366263, email@example.com.
The Museum at Warm Springs The Museum At Warm Springs 2189 Highway 26, Warm Springs, Oregon 541-553-3331 www.museumatwarmsprings.org
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2014 Picnic in the Park Schedule July 16 – Todd Haaby & Sola Via (Spanish flamenco guitar and percussion) July 23 – Harper & Midwest Kind (Australian singer/songwriter Harper creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harp and didgeridoo) July 30 – Beth Wood (Soulful, high-energy folk singer/songwriter from Lubbock, Texas) August 6 – The Diamonds (Classic 1950s rock and roll with today’s attitude) August 13 – Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee (Led by fiddler Kelly Thibodeaux of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Etouffee combines red hot fiddle, shufflin’ rhythm and blues, and kickin’ Southern rock to create an exciting new sound known as Swamp Rock) August 20 – Hook Me Up Quartet (Familiar and tuneful jazz/rock fusion classics, funk, and popular instrumental pieces, spiced up with an occasional vocal from bandleader Tracey Hooker) August 27 – Polecat (Americana/roots music with tinges of Irish music and rock with hints of reggae)
Plein Air Painting Competition Brings Cash to the Table Awards Structure Announced for the Smith Rock Paint Out
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he organizers behind the second annual Smith Rock Paint Out announced a change to this year’s event noting that cash prizes will be awarded. The Paint Out is a plein air painting competition open to all artists working in 2-D. At the end of the paint out, the artwork is submitted to the jury who judges the work and selects pieces to be exhibited at the Redmond Airport terminal. Through partnerships and a grant secured by the High Desert Art League and Smith Rock State Park, the event will now feature cash awards for the top three artists. The artist receiving Best of The plein air competition will now feature cash prizes
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his summer will mark the 10th anniversary of Crook County Foundation’s Picnic in the Park, held every Wednesday evening from mid-July through August. More than 3,000 people enjoy listening to music in the tree-shaded Pioneer Park beside the historic Crook County Courthouse every summer. The concerts are free due to generous contributions from many local business sponsors including Mid Oregon Credit Union, Oregonians Credit Union, Facebook, EOFF Electric, Robberson Ford and American Family Insurance. The 10th anniversary celebration will kick off on July 16 with a pre-concert barbeque and entertainment for the kids. Music begins at 6pm with guitarist Todd Haaby and his band Sola Via performing their spicy Nuevo flamenco music. “We wanted to make the 10th anniversary something special,” said Lisa Morgan, Crook County Foundation board member who chairs the planning committee. “The music this summer will feature some of the most talented and diverse bands performing in Central Oregon.” Concerts held from 6–8pm in Pioneer Park in downtown Prineville. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended. Picnics are optional. (NOTE: The August 6 concert will be at Crook County Fairgrounds.) 541-447-6909.
Central Oregon Symphony
entral Oregon Symphony presents Music in Public Places: All that Brass! Members of the Central Oregon Symphony brass section will perform two free concerts on Sunday, June 15, 1pm at the Bowman Museum in Prineville and 5pm at the Museum at Warm Springs. Tickets are not required. firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-317-3941. Show will receive $300, second place will garner $200 and third will be awarded $100. A Ranger’s Choice Award will be presented by Smith Rock State Park and Cascade A&E will award an A&E Choice Award, respectively each of these winners will receive a gift certificate from Sage Custom Framing & Gallery and Pacific Art and Framing. The public is encouraged to visit for the day or even just an houror-two, to experience this unique opportunity. The Smith Rock Paint Out is June 21, 8am-3pm at Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne. Artists are encouraged to preregister online for this free event at ww.smithrockpaintout.com. The Redmond Airport show will run Tuesday, June 24 to Monday, August 17. www.smithrockpaintout.com. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
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Cowboy Up to the Tumalo Feed Company by LINDEN GROSS Cascade A&E Feature Writer ne glance at the kids’ menu served up at the Tumalo Feed Company tells you just about everything you need to know about this steak house. The kids’ $6.95 offerings (for ages 5-11) feature baby back ribs and steak—no charge for little ones under 5. Turn over the printed sheet of paper that doubles as a coloring book over and you’ll discover that you can add onion rings and root beer floats to your entrée for “just a buck.” You’ll also find an announcement about huckleberry lemonade and margaritas (“We Love Us Some Huckleberries!”), and a list of all the bourbons served, what proof they are and where they’re from. Even if you hadn’t paid attention to the décor complete with faux (translation vinyl) cowhide tablecloths and the servers’ western wear, you would know that you’d pulled up to a cowboy joint. The Tumalo Feed Company is the real deal when it comes to cowboy fare. Clue #1: Overheard conversations about shoving cows. Clue #2: The number of cowboy hats at the saloon’s Howdy Hour. Clue #3: The fact that they have a saloon, complete with swinging doors and a plaque commemorating singer Pat Thomas’ 15 years of weekend performances. Clue #4: A menu that boasts “legendary steaks since 1991.” I was tempted to surprise the two old-time, High Sierra friends joining me with an order of mountain oysters (bull testicles), but just couldn’t bring myself to do it. Instead, we started with Irish Nachos (substitute skillet potatoes for the chips) served in a cast-iron skillet, which worked in a big way for my friend Ted. “My palate loves this, especially the peppers,” he said. Next we sampled two kinds of stuffed mushrooms—a portobello piled high with feta and caramelized onions, and mushroom caps baked with cream cheese and chilies. I have to admit that both were just as tasty the next day when I folded the leftovers into eggs. We also pulled the trigger on a pound of Pacific Northwest steam-
er clams, which were tender and infused with garlic, wine and butter. We were off to a great start. I was tempted to order pan-fried oysters or pan-seared scallops as an entrée, especially after tasting the clams, but that just didn’t seem right. So I decided to have my steak and eat it too by throwing in a lobster tail. One bite and I instantly regretted that my tablemates and I had agreed to evenly share all our entrees. (That happens a lot.) The flat iron steak was as flavorful as a steak ever needs to be. The lobster was as tender as the meat and just as perfectly cooked. What a treat! The Steak Oscar, our second choice, featured a 7-ounce filet mignon wrapped in smoky bacon, topped with scampi and asparagus spears and drenched with béarnaise (think hollandaise sauce with tarragon). I didn’t love the sauce which seemed thin, but the meat melted in my mouth. The same could be said for the rib eye crusted with serious pepper and a full ¼-inch of creamy blue cheese. I’m not kidding—I double-checked the thickness with my carpenter friend Ted. We could have opted for sautéed mushrooms, grilled onions, sautéed shrimp or roasted garlic toppers, but I loved the kick provided by the cracked pepper and creamy funk of the blue cheese on the steak that was, well, legendary. All entrees come with two “sidekicks.” Options include cowboy beans, mac and cheese, a baked potato, fried potatoes (as opposed to fries which are also offered), a mixed green salad, coleslaw and a shrimp cocktail. We opted for tangy mac and cheese and a double order of veggies and steamed spinach, both of which were surprisingly terrific. I guess I don’t think about perfectly sautéed al dente zucchini rounds, asparagus spears and snow peas when it comes to cowboy steak houses. We rounded out our meal with a killer chocolate cake served with vanilla ice cream in a puddle of hot fudge, and yes, a couple shots of bourbon that we split. When in Tumalo… “Wow! That really is a heart stopper,” concluded my friend John. I’m sure he’s right, but what a way to go.
Kymber Dernfeld welcomes diners to Tumalo Feed Company
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Tumalo Feed Company 64619 West Highway 20, Bend (if using GPS, use 64682 Cook Ave, Bend since some devices don’t recognize the physical address) 541- 382-2202 www.tumalofeedcompany.com Outdoor deck open all summer, live music, Howdy Hour, late night menu and music. Owners: John Bushnell and Robert Holley Hours: Open daily—Saloon: 4:30pm–close; Dining Room: 5pm–close
Bobby Kerr Mustang Act at Sisters Rodeo Photo of bobbykerr.net Photo courtesy from www.bobbykerr.net
he Bobby Kerr Mustang Act will In 2012, Kerr won the Champion of Legtake the stage at Sisters Rodeo on ends division at the Mustang Makeover. For their first journey to the northwest. the second time, he won Fan Favorite with his Kerr honors the American Mustang by demhorse, Maypop. When the competition ends, onstrating through tricks and riding the incredthe Mustangs are sold at auction, ready to be ible display of trust and courage he gains with mounted and ridden. Kerr has not been able to these formerly wild horses. He is renowned for resist bidding on his own mounts. his skills in taking a wild Mustang and turnThe lucrative annual competition draws fans ing it into a horse that will have an audience on from across the United States, attracting the their feet, both gasping and laughing over the best horse trainers in the nation. Kerr has takThe Bobby Kerr Mustang Act will take the stage at Sisters Rodeo this year skills and antics of these horses. en his Mustangs to a new level in performing After training horses for 40 years, Kerr attended the Supreme Extreme Mus- at rodeos and horse events nationwide. In January, he won the IPRA Contract tang Makeover in Fort Worth, Texas in 2010. This event assigns a wild mustang Act Showcase—Dress Class during the International Finals in Oklahoma City, to a trainer, who has 120 days to get the horse ready for sophisticated competi- Oklahoma with Poncho. tion. The horse and rider then perform a variety of skills, including trails, cow The Mustang Heritage, sponsor of the Supreme Mustang Makeover, is supclass and reining. The highest scoring horses advance to the Legends division for ported by the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro program. In the finals, performing a freestyle performance for final judging. this competitive demonstration of the beauty, versatility and trainability of the Kerr was “blown away,” as his wife Susan describes it, by the training ac- Mustang, over 5,000 horses have been adopted through the Heritage program. complished in 120 days and also by the quality of these horses. “He had always Poncho, Jinglebob and Trigger will be performing at Sisters Rodeo. Kerr will thought mustangs were like ponies, so he’d never had an interest in them.” feature one of them in the Saturday morning parade in Sisters. “I’m really excited In his first competition a year later, Kerr’s mustangs, Poncho and Lefty, placed about coming to Sisters,” Kerr expressed. “All I hear about from other performers fourth and fifth. Most pleasing to him was being voted Fan Favorite this first and rodeo competitors is how much we’ll love it and how beautiful the setting is.” time. He has never looked back, turning his interest in Mustangs into a new Sisters Rodeo begins June 11 with Xtreme Bulls followed by four rodeo performances career. His stable of these talented horses grows every year. June 13-15. 541-549-0121, 220 W. Cascade Ave. in Sisters, www.sistersrodeo.com.
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he Terpsichorean Dance Studio presents its 39th annual recital, The sale of souvenir T-shirts, flowers, videos and refreshments Hold on Tight to Your Dreams. The performance will take place will fund the Terpsichorean Dance Studio’s Scholarship Fund. at the Summit High Auditorium on Friday, June 20 at 7pm This fund benefits many dancers, enabling them to take class, and on Saturday, June 21 where it might otherat 7pm. The show reprewise be impossible. sents a year’s study for our Reserved seat tickdancers aged 18 months ets are $9 advance, $10 through adult. at the door and will be available at the TerpsiJoin the dancers as their chorean Dance Studio, dreams come to life as in1601 NW Newport Ave. terpreted in ballet, jazz, Bend, Monday through modern, tap, hip hop and Thursday from 3-6pm. musical theatre pieces. You Registration is now will see every dream posopen for the studio’s sible including those pesky Summer Session which nightmares. These amazing will run July 7 through visions come alive in colorAugust 8 for dancers of ful and creative costumes. all ages. Each performance will ofHold on Tight to Your Dreams, June 21 at Summit High www.te r psichor eanfer a slightly different cast dance.com, 541-389-5351. of dancers and characters.
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Terpsichorean Dance Studio Presents Annual Dance Recital
SOJA Joins Franti & Nahko at Les Schwab Amphitheater
OJA, who has sold more than 200,000 albums and headlined shows in more than 20 countries, will be coming to Bend on June 28 at Les Schwab Amphitheater as part of the Soulshine tour with Michael Franti & Spearhead, Brett Dennen and Trevor Hall. They recently released their new single I Believe featuring Michael Franti and Nahko. The track is off the band’s fifth full-length album set for release this summer on ATO Records. I Believe was produced by multiple Grammy award winning Jamaican producSOJA in Bend on June 28
er Supa Dups (Bruno Mars, Eminem, Rihanna, John Legend). “’I Believe’ is about life; being kind to others and making the most out of the time we have with those that surround us,” says lead singer / guitarist Jacob Hemphill. “Whether we are family, friends or strangers, how we treat one another and energy we share dictates our existence.”
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Hemphill and Bobby Lee (bass) met in the first grade in Virginia. The two instantly became best friends, finding common ground through their love of hip hop, rock and reggae, which they performed together at middle school talent shows. Throughout high school, they met Ryan Berty (drums), Kenneth Brownell (percussion) and Patrick O’Shea (keyboards) and formed SOJA. Rafael Rodriguez (trumpet), Hellman Escorcia (saxophone) & Trevor Young (lead guitar) joined the band when things started to heat up. The Soulshine Tour Feat Michael Franti & Spearhead with SOJA, Brett Dennen, Trevor Hall, Saturday June 28, $20 - $52, www.ticketfly.com. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
Bend Follies was Funny for Money
Bend laughed at itself to benefit the Tower Theatre Foundation
5 PRCA R odeo P eRfoRmAnCes WednesdAy, June 11 sATuRdAy, June 14 Bulldog Jackpot at Noon Xtreme Bulls 6:30 pm Rodeo Dance 9 pm
Rodeo Parade 9:30 am Rodeo 1 pm Rodeo 7 pm
ThuRsdAy, June 12
sundAy, June 15
Slack 8 am
Buckaroo Breakfast 7-11 am Cowboy Church 9 am Rodeo 1 pm
fRidAy, June 13 Rodeo 7 pm
Tickets: $14, $17 and $20 Xtreme Bulls: $20 All seats reserved Sat. & Sun. Kids 12 & under free Friday Night Kids 6 & under free Sunday in some sections
June 11. 6:30
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June 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 2014
Bend City Councilors, Mark Capell, Victor Chudowsky, Scott Ramsay and Sally Rusell backstage
or two nights, prominent business, civic and entertainment leaders showed off their singing, dancing and comedy skills to put the “fun” back in “fundraising” for the Tower Theatre Foundation. It was the second annual Bend Follies, a variety show about Bend, by Bend and for Bend. “The Follies were designed to showcase the important role the nonprofit Tower Foundation plays in the cultural life of Central Oregon,” said Bob Singer, chair of the Tower’s board of directors.“And a good way to spread that serious message is through a comedy show; one that opens one night, and closes the next!” Follies hosts Chuck Arnold (Downtown Bend Business Association) and Maralyn Thoma (2nd Street Theater), led a cast of nearly 90 volunteer performers including: employees of Deschutes Brewery, McMenamin’s, Atlas Cider; Chamber of Commerce Board, Bend City Council, Bend Bachata and U’Hane Hawaii Hula dancers, Belegarth Medieval Combat Society, cast of Les Miserables, News Channel 21’s Alicia Inns and Lee Anderson, KQAK’s Dave Clemens, Saxon’s Jewelers Ron Henderson and Emily Brinegar, Kristi Miller, Tom DeWolf and many others. “Everyone left the Follies feeling good about Bend, the Tower, their talented friends and neighbors – and with very little money left in their wallets,” said Tower Foundation Director of Development Todd Dickerson. “And that’s what I call a successful fundraiser!” Specifically, the Follies (April 25-26) raised $37,000 through donations, auctions, ticket sales, a guitar and mandolin raffle, and cash “votes” for gratuitous standing ovations. Ray Solley, executive director of the Tower Foundation, announced the 2015 Follies will be April 24-25. “We’ve already started writing song parodies and Bended News stories. We want to make Bend laugh in the worst way,” Solley said. The Tower Theatre Foundation owns and operates the historic stage in downtown Bend. The Foundation’s mission is to provide performing arts, civic, educational and social events that enliven and enrich the lives of all Central Oregonians. Individual and group tickets are available at the box office (835 NW Wall), 541317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.
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hen the touring show In George Martin, with the songwriter My Life - A Musical Theexplaining that he envisioned a stringatre Tribute to the Beatles quartet accompaniment. comes to the Tower Theatre on June 9, The producers of In My Life apbe on the lookout for two quartets -proached Mountain View High not just one. School Orchestra Director Ted Burton looking for a talented ensemble The Mountain View School string that could hold its own with a rock quartet has the privilege of joining the band in front of an audience. The show professional actors on stage to add an elecommonly uses a local quartet to augment of orchestral texture to the evening. ment the production while on tour. In My Life is the musical retelling of Purtzer was introduced to Beatles the Beatles story through the eyes of Chris Paul Overall (Paul), music by his parents. “They listened to manager Brian Epstein and featuring Jesse Wilder (George), Axel Clarke Beatles constantly until I just adjusted the live music of renowned tribute band (Ringo) and Greg Wilmot (John) to it,” said Purtzer. “I remember ridAbbey Road. ing with my family when I was about The band features Chris Paul Overeight years old with the Abbey Road album all (Pau”), Nathaniel Bott ( John), Jesse Wilder blasting and all of us rocking out to it. Abbey (George) and Axel Clarke (Ringo). Epstein is Road is still my favorite album.” played by Alxander Jon. “My favorite Beatles song is Hey Jude and The production includes multimedia, period I’m excited that we get to play it during the costumes and vintage instruments. It has toured show,” added Newman. for years, with a critic for the Orange County Register at one point declaring, “If you see one In My Life - A Musical Theatre tribute show, see this one-smart and loads of fun.” Tribute to the Beatles performs on Monday, June 9 at 7:30pm at the Mountain View High School senior Javier Javier Guitron, Liliana Newman, Connor Purtzer and Isabel Alvarez-Germanos Tower Theatre. Tickets are $35 Guitron, juniors Isabel Alvarez-Germanos and - $55 and may be purchased onLiliana Newman and sophomore Connor Purtzer will join the band for the songs Eleanor Rigby, Yesterday, A Day in the Life, Hello line at www.towertheatre.org, by calling 541-317-0700 or visitGoodbye and Hey Jude. In a special touch, Yesterday is played as a scene in which the ing the theatre box office. Tower Theatre is located at 835 NW Wall Paul McCartney character plays the song for the first time for Beatles producer Street in Bend. The show is appropriate for all ages.
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Local High School String Quartet Joins Touring Beatles Musical
KPOV Beatles Singalong & Birthday Bash
POV 88.9 High Desert Community Radio celebrates its ninth birthday and the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America with the Fifth Annual Beatles Singalong on Friday, June 13, from 7-10pm at the Old Stone Church, 157 NW Franklin in Bend. Doors open at 6:15pm. Six local bands—Parlour, Rockhounds, The Mostest, Rum and the Sea, Paul Eddy and the Silver Hammers—will play Beatles songs while audience members sing along with lyrics projected onto a screen. Ukulele University will play Beatles songs outside the venue as the audience arrives. Food and refreshments will be available including beer from Three Creeks Brewery and wine and sangria from Volcano Vineyards, food from local businesses and birthday cake. A silent auction and a raffle will feature donated items from local businesses. The evening’s festivities will include a costume contest with locals dressed as a Beatle or in period clothing and a Beatles trivia competition. KPOV is a listener-supported, volunteer-powered, nonprofit community radio station that broadcasts at 88.9 FM and live on the web at kpov.org.
High Desert Community Radio offers locally produced programs not heard on any other radio stations in the region, including civic affairs, election coverage and the most diverse music programming in Central Oregon. Underwriting is available and affordable for nonprofit organizations and local businesses. For a program schedule, underwriting information, to donate or to volunteer, call 541-3220863 or kpov.org. Advance tickets are $13 ($11 KPOV members) at www.bendticket.org starting May 23. KPOV members can get an advance ticket discount code by calling Office Manager Jill Mahler between 1-5pm, Monday-Friday at 541-322-0863. Tickets are $15 at the door for adults and $5 at the door for those under 18. The Singalong is an all-ages event. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
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he 75-member Cascade Horizon Band and the 85-member Festival Chorus perform this inspirational concert featuring patriotic songs, Americana music, Broadway hits and a sing-a-long.
This is a rich celebration of what is good and great about our country. The Cascade Horizon Band led by Sue Steiger, and the Festival Chorus led by Clyde Thompson, will be providing music for this great holiday. Howard Gorman â€“ President, Cascade Horizon Band, CascadeHorizonBand@ aol.com, 541-639-7734.
Celebrate the 4th with Sound Forth
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JUNE 13-28, 2014
xcitement builds as What The Festival (WTF) releases their much anticipated lineup for the June 19-22 event in Durfur, Oregon, featuring The Glitch Mob, Washed Out, Nightmares On Wax, Rl Grime, Emancipator Ensemble, Claude Vonstroke, Cashmere Cat, Julio Bashmore, Kaytranada, Fort Knox Five, Natasha Kmeto, Viceroy, Ott, Opiuo, J. Phlip, Christian Martin and tons more. What The Festival is a new spin on the traditional music festival format. It is the only festival to feature Funktion-One sound-systems on all four stages, is home to a micro-film fest bringing in submissions from around the world, relaxation huts and poolside cabanas, an open-air hookah lounge, an oasis spa and sauna, the largest disco ball on the West Coast, an illuminated forest and countless art and interactive design installations. There is also what many consider to be the main draw besides the lineup, an enormous sandy beach splash pool (check out the madness of that here: http://vimeo.com/72026030) that is the largest temporary wading pool in the world when in use at WTF. All of these are reasons why Complex Media recently named What The Festival as one of the 25 Festivals You Should Go To Before You Die. What The Festival focuses on superb artist performance and technologically advanced production, as much as it revolves around the concept of a sophisticated and luxurious attendee experience. Among the perks, WTF festival-goers have the opportunity to upgrade their already elevated accommodations by purchasing OMG VIP packages, which allow attendees to rent a fully furnished teepee with concierge service and access the OMG lounge, among many other benefits. The number of OMG VIP packages is limited http://whatthefestival.com/tickets/. June 19-22, 100 miles East of Portland, in Dufur, Oregon in The Dalles area. whatthefestival.com.
High Desert Chamber Music
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he Spotlight Chamber Players will be featured in a concert at Whispering Winds Retirement on Tuesday, June 3, at 3:45pm in the large activity room. “The two groups have had several performances at HDCM events and in the community, and this annual concert is a culmination of the students’ work during this past season. The concert will feature both the cello duo and the string quartet, and the repertoire to be performed ranges from Bach to Gershwin,” states Executive Director Isabelle Senger. This concert is free and open to the public. The following students were selected to participate in this year’s Spotlight Chamber Players program: Mateo Garza, Hannah Ortman (violins), Ben Kroeker (viola), Paula Blanscett, Amy Wheeler and Jonah Rosberg (cellos). This program provides a high level of chamber music instruction to aspiring young musicians. Included is weekly chamber music instruction with Senger and select visiting artists, and complimentary admission and performance opportunities at all HDCM events. Auditions are held yearly, and open to violin, viola, cello and bass students in grades 6-12 with three or more years of private study and intermediate to advanced levels of playing. This year’s students come from the private teaching studios of Travis Allen, Julia Bastuscheck, Sarah Ruzicka and Isabelle Senger. www.HighDesertChamberMusic.com
Amy Wheeler, Paula Blanscett, Ben Kroeker, Hannah Ortman, Mateo Garza and Jonah Rosberg
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Spotlight Chamber Players to Perform at Whispering Winds Retirement
Tower’s Worthy Wednesdays Return
Tastes and Tours During Downtown Farmers’ Market
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eekly summer stop for beer tastings and Tower Theatre tours is back, starting Wednesday, June 4. Shop Bend’s downtown Farmers Market and then drop into the Tower through the theatre’s back door on Brooks Promenade for free beer and popcorn. Last year, the Tower’s open houses, christened Worthy Wednesday after sponsor Worthy Brewing, welcomed 3,000 people in six weeks. And the national publication Arts Reach Magazine praised Worthy Wednesday for offering a “perfect storm of exposure to potential patrons, the sponsor and the community.” The Tower’s Development Director Todd Dickerson recruited Worthy Brewing, offering them a unique and highly visible way to promote their craft beers. Volunteer Coordinator Kit Dickey manages a team of volunteers leading tours and passing out popcorn and information on upcoming Tower events. “Most of the people who come to Worthy Wednesdays have never been in the Tower before,” says Dickerson. “The drop-in format is tailor-made for families and couples in their 20s and 30s. We are reaching an entirely new audience in an easy, free and fun way. Folks seem to really enjoy just hanging out in the—need I say it?—air conditioned Tower.” Through August 6. Beer samples rotated each week, limit two samples per person per week. 541-317-0700 or TowerTheatre.org. Download the CascadeAE App | June 2014
Auditions for CTC Audition dates for Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs (directed by Sandy Silver) will be Monday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 1 at 7pm at Cascades Theatre. 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. 541-389-0803, 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 their 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 from June 6 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 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.
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artists at our monthly open studio events. You will have one wall area and a table. Go to www.luminartstudios.com/p/ blog-page.html for info on how to apply. If you know someone who would be interested, share this! Get in touch with any questions. Art in the High Desert Artist Hosts Needed Art in the High Desert’s Home Hosting Program is designed to help out artists with lodging as well as connect community, artist and show. If you are interested in hosting a visiting artist during the 2014 show, please email Info@ ArtintheHighDesert.com for more information. Call to Artists for 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 Francis-Strunk, coordinator, Arts in the Hospital, email@example.com 2014 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 & 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 work-
ing 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 Artists’ Gallery Sunriver Our gallery is one of the most successful and popular co-op style galleries in Oregon. Our year- round customer base is excellent, sales have been fantastic and the member artists enjoy meeting their collectors and customers in addition to rubbing elbows with a great group of Central Oregon artists. 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! We have two openings each for 2D and 3D artists. If you are interested in learning more please contact Membership Chair Vern Bartley, 541-771-9111 or email@example.com, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com. Volcanic Theatre Pub (VTP) Auditions/interviews, by appointment only, in search of local theatre, film and music talent to help execute the project with the highest artistic standard. VTP will be scheduling appointments for all actors, directors, writers, designers, artists, lighting and sound operators, musicians and anyone else interested in getting involved. firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-215-0516.
Red Chair Gallery Red Chair Gallery has developed a quality reputation as the local artists gallery. They have won the #1 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 the best local gallery in Bend, contact www.redchairgallerybend.com. They would love to see images of your work either from your website or sent directly to the e-mail.
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Smith Rocks Paint Out The High Desert Art League and Smith Rocks State Park will present the second annual Smith Rocks Paint Out (SRPO) on June 21, 2014. Artists working in 2-D media are invited to participate in this unique plein-air opportunity. Join us and share your creativity in beautiful Smith Rock State Park. The price is right (FREE) and it is a snap to register. Registration and participation information: http://www.smithrockpaintout.com/ LUMIN Art Studios Call to artists: We’re looking to feature guest
www.cascadeae.com list of events June Best BetsSeeSee www.cascadeae.comfor or full CascadeAE App for full list of events Worthy Wednesdays at the Tower Theatre (Every Wed) 3pm www.towertheatre.org
First Thursday Art Reception at Humm Kombucha 3pm www.hummkombucha.com
The Chemistry of Cooking at East Bend Library 6pm www.deschuteslibrary.org
Live Music at The Lot (Every Thurs) 6pm 745 NW Columbia St., Bend
Film: DamNation at Tower Theatre 7pm www.towertheatre.org
Grand Opening at Angelina’s Natural Skin Care 12pm www.angelinaskincare.com
Searching the Cosmos for Life at Oregon Observatory in Sunriver 8pm www.oregonobservatory.org
Sisters Farmers Market at Barclay Park (Every Fri) 3pm www.sistersfarmersmarket.com
10 Bend First Friday ArtWalk Downtown
First Firkin Friday at Broken Top Bottle Shop 7pm www.btbsbend.com Ceremonial Castings at Third Street Pub 8pm www.facebook.com/ThirdStreetPub
Alice In Wonderland Ballet at the Tower Theatre (Thru 6/22) 6pm www.towertheatre.org
Scott Helmer at Faith, Hope, and Charity 6pm www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com
Marble Tournament at Des Chutes Historical Museum 10am www.deschuteshistory.org
Full Draw Film Tour at the Tower Theatre 7pm www.towertheatre.org
Second Saturday Art Reception at Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 4pm www.artistsgallerysunriver.com
Feed the Lake: Many Streams, Many Stories at Black Butte Ranch 8:30am www.blackbutteranch.com
Raisin the Roof at Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards 12pm www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com
Local Artist Gallery Reception at SageBrushers 5:30pm www.sagebrushersartofbend.com
Poets Jenny Root and Tim Whitsel at Bend Library 2pm www.deschuteslibrary.org
A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles at the Tower Theatre 7:30pm www.towertheatre.org
Paint Out at Smith Rock State Park 8am www.smithrockpaintout.com
Notables Swing Band at Bend Senior Center 2pm www.notablesswingband.org
Terpsichorean Dance Studio Recital (Thru 6/21) 7pm www.terpsichoreandance.com
Free Summer Sunday Concerts at the Les Schwab Amphitheatre (Also 6/29) 2:30pm www.bendconcerts.com
Nathan Brown at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters 6:30pm www.paulinasprings.com
Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai House Concert 7pm 541-306-0048, email@example.com
Float + Fly Art Festival at The Shops at Old Mill 5pm www.atelier6000.org
Central Oregon Film Festival at Crook County Library 1:30pm www.CentralOregonShowcase.com
4 Peaks Music Festival at Rockin A Ranch (Thru 6/22) www.4peaksmusic.com
Connecting Doors at Cascades Theatrical Company (Thru 6/28) 7:30pm www.cascadestheatrical.org
HDDC Designer Garage Sale at Ronald McDonald House 9am 1700 SE Purcell Boulevard, Bend
Artist Spotlight at Eastlake Framing 5pm www.eastlakeframing.com
Sweeney Todd at 2nd Street Theater (Thru 6/29) 7:30pm www.2ndstreettheater.com
Marc Cohn at Tower Theatre 7pm www.towertheatre.org Schwab Amphitheatre 2:30pm www.bendconcerts.com Vino Thursday Gallery Reception at Black Butte Lodge 5pm www.blackbutteranch.com Mrs. Marcelle’s School of Dance Recital at the Tower Theatre (Thru 6/20) 6pm www.towertheatre.org
Beatles Singalong & Birthday Bash at Old Stone Church 7pm www.kopv.org
& Old Mill District 5pm www.cascadeae.com
The High Street Band at Faith, Hope, and Charity Vineyards 7pm www.faithhopeandcharityevents.com
Parlour at The Hideway 7pm www.hideawaytavernbend.com
Molecules in Motion at Redmond Public Library 6pm www.deschuteslibrary.org
Guitarist Dorian Michael at Bend Library 6pm www.deschuteslibrary.org
Sisters Rodeo (Thru 6/15) www.sistersrodeo.com
Indigo Girls at Hullabaloo 7pm www.northwestcrossing.com
You Made It Tour at the Tower Theatre 28 19 Glad 30 8pm www.towertheatre.org
Bite of Bend (Thru 6/29) 11am www.thebiteofbend.com
Music in Public Places at the Bowman Museum 1pm www.bowmanmuseum.org
Central Oregon Pride Celebration at Drake Park 12pm www.centraloregonpride.org
Music in Public Places at Museum at Warm Springs 5pm www.museumatwarmsprings.org
Last Saturday at The Old Ironworks Arts District 5pm www.theworkhousebend.com
Noises at McMenamins 24 Desert 18 7pm www.mcmenamins.com
Michael Franti at Les Schwab Amphitheater 6pm www.bendconcerts.com Free Summer Sunday Concerts at the Les
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painting • photography • THE ART OF ALFRED A. DOLEZAL Instructor: Alfred Dolezal 7525 Falcon Crest Drive, Suite 100, Redmond. Patti Dolezal, firstname.lastname@example.org, 434-989-3510, www.alfreddolezal.com Summer Workshops Sat. & Sun. 9am - 12pm, June 28- 29; July 26 - 27; August 30– 31 Unleash your inspiration! This fun yet informative workshop will teach you the basics of proportion, composition and the effects of light to get your creative juices flowing. You will learn to arrange and vary the elements in your painting with an emphasis on discovering your individual creative style. After this six-hour course, you will be pleased to have created your very own masterpiece! Adults and mature teens. No experience necessary. Cost $175 (includes basic materials) ART IN THE MOUNTAINS Tracy at 503-930-4572, email@example.com, www.artinthemountains.com June 16 – 20, Kim English Quick Capture, oil - studio & plein air All levels welcome, cost $755 (includes model fees) Need a crash course in value and shape? Kim’s dynamic workshop will teach you to rapidly capture gesture, light and form. Discover how to paint quickly and accurately concentrating on the process. We will have models each day and paint numerous studies practicing techniques for achieving a spontaneous, yet controlled approach. A working palette will be developed simplifying the comparison of color and value, an essential part of picture making. June 23 - 27, Don Andrews Painting Figures in the Landscape, watercolor - studio Beginning to advanced students, cost $625 Give life to your landscapes. Figures accent a painting unlike anything else. Don will teach you how to capture man’s relationship or contrast to nature and the environment. He will show you how to paint believable figures with lessons on figure construction
and the variety of ways to use the human form as an accent, point of interest or dominant character. (See more workshops on www.cascadeae.com) ATELIER 6000 389 SW Scalehouse Ct., Suite 120, Bend, 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.org Origami Accordion Book Jun 21, Sat, 10 am–12 pm Instructor: Linda Piacentini-Yaple Make an origami accordion book to display or hang using the traditional Japanese technique of paper folding. $20 Floatables + Flyables Workshop Jun 18–20, Wed–Fri, 10 am–4pm Instructors: George Peters and Melanie Walker Work collaboratively with resident artists George Peters and Melanie Walker and fellow students to make a series of toy-like kinetic sailboats, kinetic water sculptures, and kites. On the final day of the workshop, class participants will fly kites and install floatable forms in the Hot Pond at The Shops at the Old Mill. Open to all skill levels. $360 CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS Ted Nuttall, Watercolor Portraits July 14-18 G. Russell Case, Plein Air in Oils August 7-9 reception at Mockingbird Gallery Registration Deadline July 7 Skip Lawrence, Artistic Explorations All painting mediums welcome, Aug 18-22 Registration Deadline June 18 Colley Whisson, Modern Impressionism In Action, Oil & acrylic, October 17-20 Registration Deadline July 10 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. June 1-5 or August 30-September 3 Sue Manley, 541-408-5524, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cascadefineartworkshops.com
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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, Oregon. In between location shooting, we invite participants back to the Jeffrey Murray Gallery in downtown Bend to engage in our casual Q&A. Group workshops start at $246 per person for one or two-day tours. Visit our website for more details. DATES: June 14 – 15 Cost $436 June 21 Cost $246 July 19 – 20 Cost $436 July 26 Cost $246 August 16 – 17 Cost $436 August 23 Cost $246 PAINTING VACATIONS IN VENICE, SWITZERLAND & SPAIN WITH CINDY BRIGGS Featured on the cover of National Geographic Traveler, Cooking-Vacations.com is hosting Cindy’s next workshop in Venice. Celebrate the art, food & culture of Italy on a Venice Painting Vacation, June 26 to July 2, 2014 - Accommodations, workshop & bonus cooking class included. $3,195 PP/DO. Also join Cindy in Switzerland, July 6-9, 2014 and Spain, May 2015. More information about tours and Bend area private and group workshops is available at www.MakeEveryDayAPainting.com for more details or call Cindy at 541-420-9463. RODES SMITHEY STUDIO Exploring creative ways to texture, distress, paint, cut, form and assemble metalwork, three unique workshops will be given at the artist’s studio in Tumalo. Taught by Randy and Holly Rodes Smithey
Cold Connections with Copper/Acrylic Paint June 14-15, 9am - 4pm Plasma Cut Steel June 21, 9am - 4pm August 9, 9am - 4pm Acrylic on Copper August 16, 9am - 4pm More information at www.rodes-smithey.com firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-280-5635 SAGEBRUSHERS ART SOCIETY Register: sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541617-0900 or email@example.com. All classes to be held at SageBrushers, 117 SW Roosevelt, Bend. Beginner Acrylics with Carol Picknell Sundays, June 8,15,22,29 Call Carol at 360-880-5088 for more information Watercolor Wednesdays with Jennifer Ware-Kempcke Every Wednesday, 10am-12pm Lots of fun, lots of help, and it’s FREE to members (Non-members: $5) For more information, contact Jennifer at: firstname.lastname@example.org 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, n.marylou@gmail. com to register.
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New Perspective for June by Eileen Lock
he mind wants to create change as this month begins yet when you let life slow down a bit you can find peace. Give your heart the space to relax on the 4th and simply enjoy the day. New ideas on the 6th will be inspirational and could very likely lead to change. Conversations are emotional on the 7th and you could realize you need to backtrack a bit. Follow your heart on the 8th as it leads you into a deep transformation. This is all about trusting yourself enough to let your life change. The Full Moon on the 12th asks for a decision and a change of direction is strong by the 14th. It’s time to turn a corner and there are great rewards for those who do. Trust what you are learning and make a promise to take good care of yourself. Messages on the 17th are just the beginning of several days in a row filled with insight. Celebrate what you hear on the 19th and get ready for more big changes. The Summer Solstice on the 21st reminds us that we are all in this journey together. Open your heart and let yourself feel loved. Relationships begin to shift after the 23rd and a significant change happens near the 25th. Action taken at this time will make a clear statement to the world. The New Moon on the 27th is a time to slow down and take care of you. Find time to regroup and listen to your body. Remind yourself that a healthy body moves through changes more easily. Conversations speed up again on the 31st and it’s time to add your ideas. Be gentle with your words and they will be better received. Love and Light Always, Eileen Lock Clairvoyant Astrologer, 541-389-1159, 1471 NW Newport Ave., www.eileenlock.freeservers.com, www.oneheartministry.freeservers.com.
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Paul Scott Gallery is happy to announce our June show by
Matt Flint and Pete Zaluzec. Their show will run from June 6 through July 1, 2014. Come enjoy their new works on First Friday Art Walk, June 6 from 5-9pm.
Matt Flint “The Back Pond” 23.75”x53.75” oil & mixed media Matt Flint “What Remains” 29.75”x29.75” oil & mixed media
Pete Zaluzec “Elk” 10”x15”x5” bronze & riverstone one of a kind
Pete Zaluzec “Bison” 9”x17”x5” bronze & riverstone one of a kind