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Creativity, Culture & Innovation in Central Oregon


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isit Bend has designated October as Tenth Month – a creative ideas month – highlighting innovative and entrepreneurial programming in Bend. Tenth Month Bend is a month-long celebration of brave ideas and innovation in art, film, marketing, technology and design. The Oregon Cultural Trust is launching October with Days of Culture (October 1-8) that showcases the diverse ways Oregonians experience culture. Creativity is abundant in our High Desert communities. More than $16 million are spent annually on the arts in Central Oregon (the results of a member survey of more than thirty creative organizations in the local Arts & Culture Alliance). More than a million arts and culture experiences were generated by these organizations, ranging from participating in an art class or workshop, attending a performance, lecture, or exhibition or actively engaged in the region’s creative economy. We all need some level of creativity and innovation. We all need the stimulating impact art and culture have in every aspects of our lives. Here in Central Oregon we have a diverse arts community enhancing cultural tourism, creating jobs, bringing enjoyment and expansion to our lives. Steve Jobs said that creativity is just connecting things. “When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.” Jobs would be impressed with the creativity and ingenuity developed here in Central Oregon. The proof can be seen at these favorite events that fill October each year from BendFilm and Bend Venture Conference to Bend Design and SWIVEL. And the newest addition,Venture Out Festival. The BendFilm Festival (October 6-9), now in its 13th year, is a celebration of independent cinema. BendFilm is an inspiring, passionate and economically beneficial event embraced by the community in a pretty big way. An independent film festival that was once a dot on the radar is now one of the top fifty film festivals in the world named by MovieMaker Magazine. The festival is dedicated to supporting brave and talented filmmakers while educating communities about the value of independent art. With venues sprinkled throughout downtown Bend, you’ll often find the filmmakers hanging with the audience while hosted by local families in their homes. The SWIVEL Digital + Creative Marketing conference (October 1011) is a two-day boutique marketing education experience held at the iconic Tower Theatre, Oxford Hotel and the DoubleTree by Hilton. It’s said to be “so off-the-hook awesome that it’s like the Big Bang of business-building information, presented by some of the most knowledgeable experts in the universe…and that’s putting it modestly.” Thought leaders from around the globe gather together to exchange ideas and how-tos about the latest trends in digital marketing, search, social media and creativity. It’s a must for anyone who conducts business via the web and wants to not only keep up with the pace, but stay a step ahead of the pack. Venture Out Festival (October 12) of Bend Outdoor Worx (BOW), Central

Oregon’s outdoor industry accelerator, will stage an evening of innovation in the outdoor marketplace. Produced by BOW and the Oregon Outdoor Alliance (OOA), the Venture Out Festival is the first venture event solely focused on the outdoor industry. The event will feature two awards - the $10,000 Breakout Award presented by Bend Radio Group and HydroFlask and the $100,000 Ready to Roll investment award presented by Trigen Investments. The largest Angel Conference in the Pacific Northwest, Bend Venture Conference (October 13-14) spotlights entrepreneurship and innovation. Attendees play an active role in determining the Early Stage winner, with investments, awards and prizes close to $1 million given away at last year’s event. Embrace creativity in anything and everything. This is the ethos of Bend Design Conference (October 20-21). A celebration of design culture in the modern world, the two-day event will be filled with conversations, tours, interactive workshops and hands on exhibits all designed to disrupt the norm. Be brave. Be inspired. There’s no excuse not to get your imagination expanded during October...share the experiences, innovation and reflections at these thought provoking events.

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Bend Design 2016 is a celebration of design thinking and design doing. Drawing inspiration from multidisciplinary thinkers in Bend and across the country, Bend Design explores process, practice and design’s role in our creative economy, while sparking curiosity and collaboration. Bend Design 2016 will feature two days of interactive workshops, conversations, tours, and hands-on design opportunities.

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ENCORE Central Oregon Youth Orchestra New Director

The Central Oregon Youth Orchestra (COYO) announce Tyler Cranor as the new executive director. Amy Goeser Kolb, who founded the Orchestra in 2012, recently moved to Colorado with her family. Dr. Kolb will continue to serve COYO as an emeritus director. It has been a mix of great joy and sadness for the families and friends of the orchestra to bid farewell to the Kolbs as they embark on new musical adventures in Colorado Springs. Cranor is a dedicated musician and music educator who grew up in Bend and is currently serving as a middle and high school music teacher in the Sisters School District. He received both his bachelor and masters in music education from the University of Oregon. He is an accomplished tubist and low brass player. Since 2012, COYO has been an important and thriving asset for the Central Oregon community, serving youthful musicians and the residents of Central Oregon. Cranor will be leading COYO into its fifth full season. In addition to the existing Orchestra, Junior Symphony and Armer Quartet, COYO will be adding a Chamber Ensemble to serve the musical needs of the Orchestra’s most advanced musicians. Mid-season auditions will be held in January and/ or an audition may be scheduled by individual appointment. Concerts will be held at Mountain View High School on December 10, 2016 and April 22, 2017. www.centraloregonyouthorchestra.org

High Desert Chamber Music Names Presenting Sponsor

High Desert Chamber Music (HDCM) announced that Mission Building and Renovation has joined its organization as presenting sponsor of the 2016-2017 season. Supporting HDCM since 2008, Mission Building and Renovation, a Bend-based general contracting company that performs both commercial and residential work, has been a continued presence and valued contributor to its growth and success. “We are proud to support and involve ourselves with an organization that has such a profound impact on the community we share,” states Francis Senger, owner of Mission Building and Renovation. High Desert Chamber Music’s mission is to bring world class chamber music and musicians to Central Oregon. Now in its ninth season, HDCM has presented a broad range of chamber groups, ranging from string duos to piano quintets. This season includes six events in the HDCM Concert Series, and an Annual Benefit Gala at the Bend Golf & Country Club. 541-306-3988 www.MissionBuilding.com www.HighDesertChamberMusic.com

KPOV to Train Volunteer DJs and Program Hosts

KPOV High Desert Community Radio, 88.9 FM is a non-commercial, community radio station broadcasting from Bend that features local affairs programming, a wide variety of music and syndicated news shows. Supported by listeners and powered by volunteers, KPOV’s local programming is all produced and aired by volunteer DJs from the Central Oregon community. Each of KPOV’s volunteer DJs and show hosts receives thorough training to ensure high quality programming and confident, well prepared on-air talent. KPOV offers their training programs twice a year in the spring and fall. The classes are open to all adults and teens who dream of being DJs or just want to learn all about community radio. The teen section of the class qualifies teens to host KPOV’s Youth Radio Hour, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4pm. KPOV is also offering a specific training class for those desiring to be a talk show host on KPOV’s The Point, the station’s signature 9am weekday local affairs show or who may want to create their own local affairs or talk show on KPOV. The talk show training class prepares participants for the specific skills and tools needed to host a successful and quality talk show. This fall, these classes will be held on four Monday evenings beginning October 17. The DJ 541-322-0863, www.kpov.org


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Local Painters Accepted in Exhibit

The work of three local painters was accepted into the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s Fall Exhibit. Italian painter Francesco Fontana was the juror for this annual show where only transparent watercolor is accepted. He selected 80 paintings out of the 276 submissions received from around the state. Helen Brown’s Foie Gras en Plein Air, Elizabeth Haberman’s Unconditional Listener and Kim Smith’s Morning Datura will be on display in Oregon City at Clackamas Community College’s Pauling Gallery during October. The opening reception is 5-6:30pm on Saturday, October 8. www.watercolorsocietyoforegon.com, www.clackamas.edu

STREET ART High Desert Mural Festival The High Desert Mural Festival is hosting a Midtown Art Alley reception as a culmination party for its mini mural festival. Set for October 8 from 4-7pm, in the alleyway at NE Franklin Ave and NE Greeley between Fourth and Fifth Streets, the alley is set on private land that Executive Director/Founder Douglas Robertson donated. It boasts 50, 25 and 15 foot walls, that already host some of their first artwork. Five to six local artists will be painting new murals in early October. www.highdesertmuralfestival.org

LIVE MUSIC Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally

“It’s not very often when an unheralded release completely sweeps you, but the five track EP by the Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band will do just that.” STEVE MARINUCCI, Beatles Columnist, SF Examiner The Fall Lineup at the Old Stone Performing Arts Center is impressive. A BendFilm Festival screening is featured October 6-9, followed by Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally Band that brings five genre-busting artists together to bring joyful music infused with folk, bluegrass, americana, roots, swing, jazz and the blues on October 12. Seattle's gypsy band Pearl Django is staged for October 15 and the Chatham County Line will get the 'church' stomping on October 20. Check the website for November with Robbie Fulks and Trout Steak Revival with the The Railsplitters and in December stay tuned for the Foghorn Stringband. www.oldstonebend.com

DISCUSSION This Place Community Conversations

Central Oregon residents are invited to talk about power, place and belonging. Place is a complicated and powerful idea. It informs our identities and the way we live our lives, whether we’re talking about the communities we’re a part of, the neighborhoods where we live or the lands that people before us called “home.” Sponsored by Oregon Humanities, a series of 90-minute community discussions, called This Place, are happening across Oregon this fall. Locally these free conversations will be held at the High Desert Museum on October 10 at 6pm and Caldera’s Arts Center near Sisters October 9 from 1-2:30pm. RSVP at www.highdesertmuseum.org (no charge)

NEW BOUTIQUE Bend Local lululemon Yogi's rejoice! The Bend local lululemon concept store is now open in the Old Mill District to provide a community hubretail space for lululemon’s technical athletic clothes for yoga, running and working out. The Bend Local space will hold relevant, vibrant events and programming that will be authentic to Bend.  The new lululemon hopes to inspire customers with unique interior design elements with modern fixtures from concrete floors to natural wood furniture, inspired by Bend’s nature lover’s paradise, community space with custom wood high top tables by local artist Chris Murray from Acme Lumber, exciting technical product assortment specific to Bend locals and, inspiring events and community-driven activations/partnerships that focus on sweat, personal development and relationships. A vibrant space for Bendites looking to get active within a community setting.

EVENTS Snowflake Boutique What began as a few friends selling their crafts from their home in 1975, the Snowflake Boutique has evolved into a major Central Oregon tradition. Held November 4-5 at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, the event is the perfect way to help local children in need and get a head start on your holiday shopping. For its 41st anniversary, the Snowflake Boutique is looking to be as big as ever. The show is open from 1-8pm on Friday and 9am-4pm on Saturday. Admission is only $3.50, and there will be opportunities to win handmade treasures as well as gift certificates. Snowflake offers wood carvings, bird houses, quilts, furniture, clothing and accessories for kids and adults, doll clothes, metal work, ceramics, soaps, candles, jewelry, one-of-a-kind decorations, santas, snowmen and angels – just to name a few. Proceeds go to the Family Access Network (FAN) in Redmond. FAN is a collaborative network of agencies and school districts that provide services to children and families in need of basic resources, such as food, shelter, education and clothing. www.snowflakeboutique.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016





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Visiting Scholar Discusses Japanese Woodblock Prints


he Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the Central Oregon Community College Foundation is presenting Ukiyo-e: Japanese Pop Culture and ‘The Floating World by Dr. Ann Wetherell, visiting assistant professor of art history at Willamette University. The event is slated for 7pm on Tuesday, October 11 in Wille Hall in the Coats Campus Center on the Bend Campus. Wetherell will discuss and explore the social and political context of Japanese woodblock print spanning three centuries. This program complements the current exhibit on display at A6, Opening Japan: Three Centuries of Japanese Prints.

Nature Writing LITERARY Intensive WORD Workshop


he Spanish word mustengo means “ownerless beast” and aptly describes the free-roaming and iconic mustangs of the American West. Unharnessed and running wild, mustangs represent strength, freedom and endurance. These attributes will serve as inspiration for writers to let their prose and poetry loose during a three-day Nature Writing Intensive with local author and poet Ellen Waterston, Writing Wild Horses, a collaboration between Waterston’s Writing Ranch and the High Desert Museum, will be held October 17-19 at the Museum.

During the Edo period (1603-1868) in Japan, the rising middle class favored a new art form— woodblock prints. Ukiyo-e, or pictures of the Floating World,’ as the pop culture of the day, depicting the pleasures and interests of up-tothe-minute urban life — including the world of kabuki actors, beautiful courtesans, dramatic and heartbreaking tales and famous sites popularized by the mania for travel.

“Mustangs are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West,” said Christina Cid, Ph. D., director of programs at the High Desert Museum. “These incredible creatures have inspired many works of literary and visual arts.”

Wetherell is an art historian specializing in Asian art with a research emphasis on Chinese painting. She currently teaches courses in the art and architecture of China, Japan and South Asia at Willamette University in Salem. She serves on the board of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast and the Northwest China Council. She earned her bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Oregon.

A reception and lecture - Seeking Solutions Part 1: Mustang Population Managementwill follow the last session of the workshop. Workshop participants may invite a guest to the reception and lecture on October 19 for free. A panel of speakers, including Julie Weikel, DVM and Lisa Grant, Rangeland Management Specialist with the BLM, will address experiences and research about management of mustang populations on public lands. This program starts at 6:00 pm and costs $3 for members and $7 for non-members. Cost for the three-day workshop is $220.

This program is co-presented by A6 (Atelier 6000), a publicly accessible printmaking and book arts studio, which engages artists, teachers, students and the greater community with workshops, art talks, critiques and exhibits. Additional sponsors include Brooks Resources, Deschutes Brewery, ASCOCC and OSU-Cascades Student Fee Committees. Tickets are $10 at www.cocc.edu/foundation/vsp. Students are free with ID.

Fall Book Sale

Friends of the Bend Libraries is hosting its Fall Book Sale on Saturday, October 1 from 11am-4pm with a Members Only Sale from 9-11am. Sunday, October 2 from 1-4pm is the Bag Sale, with most books sold in bulk for only $3 per grocery bag.  The Friends offer a large selection of adult and children’s books and all proceeds benefit the Bend Libraries. Sale is located in the basement of the Library Administration Building at 507 NW Wall Street. foblibrary@gmail.com, www.fobl.org 541-617-7047

Participants will draw inspiration from guest speakers and Museum naturalists, as well as the Museum’s mustang, Sage, while exploring writing techniques and indulging in the literal and metaphorical aspects of these wild creatures. Class size is limited to 15.

Bend resident Waterston is a poet, author and literary arts advocate. Her most recent title, Vía Láctea: A Woman of a Certain Age Walks the Camino, 2013, is a verse novel based on walking the Camino de Santiago in 2012. She has been awarded numerous writing awards, fellowships and residencies and her work has appeared in many journals and reviews. She founded the Writing Ranch in 2000 and is dedicated to supporting the craft and careers of writers through workshops, retreats, and one-on-one tutorials. To register and pre-pay for the workshop, visit www.highdesertmuseum. org/nature-writing or call Ann Arbow at 541-382-4754 ext. 241. www.highdesertmuseum.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016




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wo Twisted Sisters present homegrown comic Art Krug at The days he travels throughout the country and Old Stone. Comic Krug, who headlines comedy clubs across frequently appears on cruise ships. the country, will return to his hometown, Bend, to star in Two Twisted Sisters, the mysterious the next installment of Two Twisted Sisters High Desert Hijinks on impresarios and producers of High Desert Hijinks, became unusually Friday, October 14 at 8pm at the Old Stone Performing Arts Center animated when Art agreed to travel from his home in Portland for on Franklin Street. this special, one night event on Friday, October 14. “We love it when a Since leaving town to make his way in the world of comedy, Art has local boy makes good, and we expect this one will make Bend proud." played the Improvisation and Comedy Underground chains Beyond nabbing Art Krug for a local appearance, the Sisters’ throughout the U.S and Canada,as well as major venues like have expressed great enthusiasm for the upcoming show. “After the Bing Crosby theatre in Washington. He’s shared the stage filling the Old Stone for our first storyteller show, To Tell The with comic luminaries like Drew Carey and Jake Johansen Truth, we had to come up with something real good,” the and appeared on Showtime and Canada’s CBC network. older sister cackled. Art fondly remembers growing up in Bend, which at that “And you better believe we have,” her sister chimed in. time was a small mill town on the base of a big mountain. “We’ve got musical guests who’ll blow the roof off the Old But while his peers enjoyed skiing Art steered clear of Mt. Stone, and wicked videos that’ll scandalize the entire town.” Bachelor: he saw too many friends coming off the slopes When asked to be more specific the Sisters’ demurred. with casts or neck braces. The son of a preacher who owned “We’ll spill the beans a little closer to the actual event,” they a home across from the local high school, his friends’ parents insisted. But when pressed by their representatives, Howard affectionately referred to Art as “the kid who didn’t drink.” Schorr and Dan Cohen, they provided a tantalizing hint. Art’s youth as a “Lava Bear,” along with a career that “We know how wild the local populace is about canines, so included a long-standing gig waiting tables at Mexican we’ve contrived to include a few of our four legged friends into restaurant in Portland, prompted him to launch a career as the mix of comedy and variety.” a stand-up comedian in 1983. His ironic view of everything The second installment of Two Twisted Sisters’ High Desert from diets to wine tasting quickly earned him spots at comedy Hijinks, an evening of comedy and variety starring Art Krug, will Art Krug clubs throughout the Northwest and Canada. take place on Friday, October 14 at 8pm at the Old Stone Performing Arts A few years later, Art moved to Los Angeles, California and became a regular Center on Franklin Street. at the most selective club in town, Bud Friedman’s Improvisation, the venue known for identifying and nurturing the smartest comics in the business. These www.oldstonebend.com

STEPPING ON THE STAGE at The Old Stone MARY KILPATRICK Teaches the Innovative

BEGINNING ACTING FOR ADULTS As you watch others act, sing, dance, do comedy, do you often say, “I’d like to try that,” or “I wish I weren’t a spectator, but IN THE GAME?”

CLASS INCLUDES Improv, monologues, scene study, a song or two, a dance or two and loads of fun along with an optional performance at the end of the six sessions for friends and family. And no pressure if you don’t want to perform.

“Well, now I am thrilled to offer a beginning adult acting class just for you,” offers Mary Kilpatrick a renowned actor, producer and director. “Maybe fear, time or lack of opportunity has held you back. But now is your chance to give it a try. If you have no experience, or very little, here is a safe place for you to have fun and grow beyond your wildest dreams. Great to do alone or with one(s) close to you.”

Kilpatrick has oodles of stage-time, teaching and has acted in many shows professionally and locally as well as directed. She is the co-founder and current teacher for BEAT. Six Mondays/starting Oct 10 and end Nov. 14th, 11am-12pm Old Stone Performing Arts Center, 157 NW Franklin $100 for 6 classes. (Will be ongoing) Register at Howard@oldstonebend.com or call Mary at 541-419-5708 with questions.

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Cascades Theatre Presents

Acrylics & Pastels Make your paintings even better with David Kinker. Oct 10,17,24,31; 6-8:30 pm. $35 for members, $40 non-member; contact dkinker@bendbroadband.com, 541-383-2069

An Evening of Stories & Songs with Rita Moreno


Learn the basics of handling pastels with Marty Stewart. Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; 1-4 pm. $160 for all sessions+$15 materials fee, contact 541-383-1567 or nancym2010@bendbroadband.com

he irreverent and legendary Rita Moreno makes her Central Oregon debut Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30pm, presented by the Tower Theatre Foundation.

Known widely for her early roles in A West Side Story, The King and I and Singin’ In The Rain, Rita also possesses the coveted EGOT – Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony collection of awards.

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From her Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and her Presidential Medal of Freedom, to her National Medal of Arts and her Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award, the iconic performer is sure to sweeten the evening with her confection of experiences, anecdotes and encounters collected over her storied lifetime. “It’s never, for me, been about the importance of my name as much as about the joy I can derive from doing things that make me happy.” Says Rita, “The one thing I’m sure of, I love life.” And we love you, Rita! Don’t miss an evening with Rita Moreno, live at the Tower Theatre. www.towertheatre.org

A Classic Mel Brooks/Gene Wilder Movie Turned Musical Takes the Stage in October



tage Right Productions and Bits & Pieces Custom Framing presents A New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein at 2nd Street Theater October 28 through November 12.

The musical is based on the beloved Mel Brooks movie that premiered in 1974, Young Frankenstein, starring Gene Wilder, Terry Garr, Chloris Leachman, Marty Feldman and Peter Boyle. Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors. “It’s alive!” he exclaims as he brings to life a creature to rival his grandfather’s. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds. “We’re excited and honored to pay homage to both the movie and to Gene Wilder, who just recently passed away,” says Producer Sandy Klein. The show is directed by Patricia West-Del Ruth and features a star studded cast including Gary Fulkerson as Frederick (Spamalot), Kimmie Neff as Inga (A Chorus Line), Karen Sipes as Frau Blucher (Avenue Q, Les Miserables and who is also the musical director), John Kish as Igor (A Chorus Line, Next to Normal) and Jaime Speed as Elizabeth (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee). Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 3pm. There will be a Bier Garten and an opening night reception and costume contest on Friday October 28 from 6:30-7:30pm. Stage Right Productions is a nonprofit organization that runs 2nd Street Theater. Founded in 2011, Stage Right Productions’ mission is to cultivate the performing arts and provide a venue, support, entertainment and education to both the creative individuals and audiences in Central Oregon. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for Students/Seniors (60+) 541-312-9626 www.2ndstreettheater.com

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1. Linda Heisserman. 2. Danae Bennett-Miller. 3. Carla Fox. 4. Katherine Austin. 5. Mary Medrano. 6. Suzy Williamson. 7. Darryl Cox. 8. Deb Borine, David Horn, Dee McBrien-Lee. 9. Wendy Hutchens and Katherine Hutchens. 10. Jacqueline McCook and Esther Heslop.


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1. Steve Tritten, Meg Howard. 2. Rob and Karen Anderson. 3. Brad Tisdel - Creative Director for Sisters Folk Festival. 4. Session Americana. 5. Sue Carrington, Pamela Hulse Andrews, Joanne Sunnarborg. 6. Friends enjoying Bend Open Streets. 7. Booths and fun. 8. Bicycle riding through Bend Open Streets. 9. Ribbon Cutting at Bend Open Streets. 10. Human Foosball at Bend Open Streets. Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016



BendFilm Presents Documentaries, Feature Films & Shorts on October 6-9 with Notable Independent Filmmaker John Sayles & Actress Maggie Renzi by MAGDALENA BOKOWA, AE Feature Writer

The BendFilm Lineup

CONTEMPORARY COLOR Celebrate the creativity of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles and sabers.

AN ACQUIRED TASTE A new mindful generation of teens defy factory farming and turn to hunting as a way of connecting with the source of their sustenance — locavore hunters.

ALL THIS PANIC Disarmingly eloquent and incredibly candid, follow two sisters as they navigate growing up in Brooklyn. Filmed over three years, an indelible look at growing up.


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n this fast paced world that we find ourselves to filmmakers that don’t yet have recognition, new in, choosing a film to relax and unwind to at talent and the homegrown Oregonian.” the end of a long day can almost be as labor Such homegrown talent is found in the intensive as the day itself. We are flooded with a opening night showcase of Voyagers Without seemingly endless array of on-demand options Trace, an adventure film made by Oregonian Ian that are made available to us at all hours of the McCluskey. The film was birthed when years day. But just how do we sift through this sheer ago, McCluskey found a curious road marker amount of quantity to find the best quality? For with a faded photograph in a rugged corner of four days in October, BendFilm has the answer – Wyoming. The photograph had “two handsome it wants you to trust them. men and a fetching blonde who didn’t look like Trust them to pick the outstanding, the the rugged mountain men or explorers of the extraordinary, the innovative, the alluring, American West that I’d seen before on historic the commanding – the best. The finest films signs,” McCluskey says. made available to Central The trio turned out to be from France, and Oregonians, exclusively what follows is a modern The festival has come a long curated with an eclectic day retracing of their way. When we started, we and broad program that journey of kayaking down received 350 film submissions. appeals to residents the powerful Green and Now we’re at more than 1,200. and visitors alike — Colorado Rivers. None That’s a 400 percent increase. everything from the from the group had ever - Todd Looby outdoor enthusiast to kayaked before. the tech entrepreneur. “In a lot of adventure “We have options that documentaries, you follow suit each taste,” begins let’s say a mountaineer, Festival Programmer rock climber or some other Erik Jambor. “What’s athlete or explorer. These amazing about this people are in the top one festival is that you don’t percent,” McCluskey says. have to come into it “It’s fun to watch and see with a set plan. You can these heroes do amazing be spontaneous. You can things, but a lot of us literally wander around, can’t really relate to what ask for suggestions and these career athletes go The French Trio from Voyagers Without Trace decide what to see right through. This is different. then. Maybe you’ll watch something you never What I really like about this story is that these thought you would have seen before, such is the were everyday people who thought up a crazy plan, beauty of this Festival.” had no experience and went for it, and that’s why Jambor is a former BendFilm director and has I love this story. It shows you that anyone can do recently rejoined the organization in its 13th year. anything if you just set your mind to it.” He is amazed at the development of the program For McCluskey, this is his third feature to be in recent years and the array of new talent that is shown at the festival and feels as though it is a gracing the screens throughout downtown Bend. sort of homecoming for him. “I love the audience “We love to showcase filmmakers from all across here. It’s unique because it feels personal. I feel the board. From the established, like John Sayles very supported.”

SISTA IN THE BROTHERHOOD A black tradeswoman faces discrimination on a new jobsite and must choose between making a stand or keeping her job.


THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK - THE TOURING YEARS Screening on John Lennon's 76th birthday, followed by a 30 min. concert film.

Daniel Rink, a Bend native, has a film set to “He’s the perfect person to launch First screen, named Still Moon. The 16mm short was Features,” says Looby, who attributes Sayles as shot in Central Oregon and Colorado and follows a personal hero. “John has seen the evolution of a narrative set in the 1800s. A crew of surveyors film and was one of the first to push back against find a recently massacred indigenious tribe with big studios taking creative control. Instead of a lone sole survivor and a survivor tale ensues, being firmly disillusioned with the system, he something that resonates with the rugged wild decided to take matters into his own hands and west history of Central Oregon. was one of the first to finance his own films. Supporting emerging talent is just Nowadays this is more common but he was the what BendFilm does best. “We’ve made a one who jump started it. He’s a pioneering spirit conservative effort to bring not only notable and exactly who BendFilm wants to showcase filmmakers that we all admire, but to showcase and collaborate with.” new talent,” says BendFilm The festival supports Director Todd Looby. the future filmmakers of “The Festival has come a tomorrow with a program set long way. When we started, we up for fifth to twelve graders received 350 film submissions. who are able to show their Now we’re at more than 1,200. short films to BendFilm That’s a 400 percent increase.” filmmakers and jurors, This can be partly attributed John Sayles and Maggie Renzie, on set in the 70's who then give constructive to the festival’s growing criticism. “Mentoring nationwide reputation more kids in the craft is which accounts for paramount to growing more talented directors the film industry here,” submitting their Looby states. “As well as features. It can also be growing the year-round traced to BendFilm’s program and improving commitment to its selections.” improving the quality Facilitating a love of the program. of film is what those This year, the Festival involved in the festival will host its inaugural want to ultimately First Features showcase, curate in Central a program which John Sayles and Maggie Renziem present day. Photo by JM Karlovy Oregon. Attending the screens the first films of renowned independent festival is but one way to foster that growth year filmmakers. John Sayles who has directed a in and year out. colorful catalogue of films such as Eight Men Out, Perhaps Jambor sums it up the best when he City of Hope, Matewan, Lonestar and Passion Fish, says, “Film is one of those art forms that includes will present his directorial debut, The Return of all of the other crafts. It features acting, music, the Secaucus Seven, released in 1979 and starring dance, for example, all rolled into one. It’s simply Maggie Renzi, a long-time creative collaborator. the best storytelling tool.” Both Sayles and Renzi will be in attendance Take part in the storytelling with the and will speak about the changing landscape of BendFilm Festival from October 6-9. independent film. Full film listings at www.bendfilm.org

TRACKTOWN Capture the experience of an Olympic hopeful by following the fictional story of a famous but lonely distance runner. Filmed and co-directed by Olympian Alexi Pappas.

SEA GYPSIES Follow a group of adventures as they journey a mad voyage of reckless adventure just for the thrill of it. From Australia to the South Pacific - a thrilling adventure tale.

SONITA The story of an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran who dreams of becoming a big-name rapper, but her only fans are the other teenage girls in her Tehran shelter - plus she's worth $9,000 as a bride.

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OCTOBER 7 Art in the Atrium Franklin Crossing 550 NW Franklin Artists of Tin Pan Alley Art Collection thru October 30. Created by the Bend City Council, Visit Bend’s mission states: “To enhance the economic vitality of our community by promoting Bend as a year-round visitor and convention destination….” Recognizing the importance of art in the economic vitality of a community, Visit Bend initiated the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection to promote art and the talent of Bend’s artist community. Artwork by some 16 former and present Bend artists now enhances alleyways throughout the downtown. The October First Friday exhibit presents Artists of Tin Pan Alley Art Collection in acknowledgment of Visit Bend and the participating artists’ achievement of the

All of the galleries/businesses listed in this section will be open CASCADE for First Friday Art Walk, from 5-8pm. (Red Chair is 5-9pm) See the CascadeAE App for map of galleries Conference, Bend Design Conference and others in Visit Bend’s inaugural 10th Month celebration, which highlights and supports the unique and robust art and economic community of Bend. For additional information, view Visit Bend’s 10th Month website: www.visitbend.com/Bend_Oregon_ Activities_Recreation/Tenth-Month/. During First Friday at Franklin Crossing, Noi Thai serves wine and appetizers and the Tommy Leroy Trio performs jazz.

Three Sisters by Sheila Dunn

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collection. Participating artists in the exhibit include Kaycee Anseth, Judy Campbell, Katie Daisy, Sheila Dunn, Avlis Leumas, Megan McGuinness, Megan Phallon, Mark Rada, Vicki Roadman, Jessie Roberts and Douglas Robertson. The Artists of Tin Pan Alley Art Collection exhibition joins BendFilm, Bend Venture Conference, Swivel Digital + Creative Marketing

A6 Studio & Gallery 550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180 541-330-8759, www.atelier6000.com The art, beauty and allure of Japan’s famed floating world comes to life in A6 Studio & Gallery’s 2016 major exhibit, Opening Japan: Three Centuries of Japanese Prints. More than two dozen Japanese woodblock prints feature subjects that tantalized the bourgeois of 17th, 18th and 19th century Japan: elegant courtesans, celebrated kabuki actors, and far-flung destinations. Featuring master works by Hasui, Hiroshige, Yoshitoshi and others. Opening Japan celebrates the enduring Hiroshige Husaki and the Jumantsubo beauty of Japanese prints. Plain near Fukagawa 1857 Thru November 20. Admission to the exhibit is free program costs vary. The exhibit is available during regular gallery hours: Monday-Friday 10-7pm, Saturday 10-6pm and Sunday 12-5pm. Cascade | Sotheby’s 821 NW Wall St. 541-549-4653, www.cascadesothebysrealty.com Featuring work from Sundance Art Quilters. The group came together in 2011, members include Barbara Doust-Boggess, Helen Brisson, Dianne Browning, Julia Jeans, Kris Lang and Leotie Richards. Join us to meet this exceptional group of artists as well as enjoy complimentary appetizers and wine.

Collaborative Twin Artists Creating Truly One of a Kind Fine Art


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CENTURY 21 Lifestyles Realty 550 NW Franklin Ave, Ste. 188 541-382-3333, amy.fredrickson@century21.com Artworks of SageBrushers artists, Gillian Burton and Linda Shelton. City Walls at City Hall, 710 NW Wall St., www.bendoregon.gov/abc City Walls at City Hall, an arts initiative of the City of Bend Arts, Beautification & Culture Commission, exhibition featuring the works of artists from the Cascade Camera Club. The new exhibit showcases work of 18 local artists. The photography includes outdoor scenes from around Central Oregon. The Cascade Camera Club, serving Central Oregon, was established in 1947. The club is dedicated to stimulating interest in photography and improving the photographic skills of its members. Activities include educational programs and critiques of member images. The show opens at a public reception with the artists from 5-7pm on First Friday. Thru March 2017. COSAS NW 115 NW Minnesota Ave., 512-289-1284 Mexican folk art, Latin American textiles and David Marsh furniture. Desperado Boutique Old Mill District 330 SW Powerhouse Dr. 541-749-9980, www.barbaraslater.com. Featuring Bend artist Barbara Slater who is inspired by the “out west” way of life and cowboy culture with a touch of city glitz. Painting oils with energy and spirit, this artist’s pigmentation is rich and succulent, while her brushwork is bold and responsive. Douglas Fine Jewelry 920 NW Bond St. Ste. 106 541-389-2901, www.douglasjewelry.com

A new painting by Barbara Slater

Featuring original jewelry designed by award winning designers Steve & Elyse Douglas. Douglas Jewelry Design has the largest variety of Oregon Sunstone gemstone jewelry in the Northwest. EverBank 5 NW Minnesota Ave. Artwork by SageBrushers artists Dianne Esther Norwood & Barbara Shannon. Feather’s Edge Finery 113 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-306-3162, www.thefeathersedge.com Our shop features functional, well crafted, handmade goods from Bend & beyond. We always have fun, new items featured for First Friday. Junque in Bloom 50 SE Scott St. SageBrushers artist Sue Lever. Jeffrey Murray Photography 118 NW Minnesota Ave. jeffreymurrayphotography.com 541-325-6225 Jeffrey Murray Photography features American landscape and fine art images captured by Bend nature photographer, Jeffrey Murray. Visit and enjoy a visual adventure of illuminating light and captivating panoramas from scenes in Central Oregon and across North America.

Rabbit Bush by Sue Lever

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First Friday Gallery Walk

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Jenny Green Gallery 849 NW Wall St., 541-280-1124 www.jennygreengallery.com An "occasional gallery" —

Karen Bandy Studio

w w w . k a r e n b a n d y. c o m Open Tues, Wed, Thurs and by appointment

541-388 0155

103 NW Oregon Avenue Bend, OR 97703 541.306.3176 Open Every Day www.redchairgallerybend.com

Sue Lyon Manley “Impressions of Mt. Jefferson”

A Fine Art GAllery

In the Old Mill District Open Everyday 541 385-9144 tumaloartco.com

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occasionally at an international art fair, occasionally in a pop-up venue in Bend and occasionally on the road discovering what is new in the contemporary art world. With over fifteen years of experience in the art world, Jenny Green creates exciting exhibitions that showcase works by contemporary West Coast painters and sculptors who focus on the dynamic use of mediums and color. John Paul Designs Custom Jewelry + Signature Series 1006 NW Bond St. www.johnpauldesigns.com Specializing in unique, one of a kind wedding and engagement rings in a variety of metals. Karen Bandy Design Jeweler 25 NW Minnesota Ave., Ste. 5 www.karenbandy.com, 541-388-0155 Tucked between Thump coffee and Alleda Real Estate, Karen Bandy is Central Oregon’s only national/ international award-winning jewelry designer, specializing in custom design in downtown Bend since 1987. Her designs Oh Dorothy, My Dorothy by Karen Bandy are bold, fun and always very wearable. They fit the Central Oregon lifestyle, are made for each individual personally and are always one-of-a-kind. Bandy is also an abstract painter who is working on a new series called The Continuum. It speaks to life slowly evolving through time, nature, birth and death, but also how we try to box it up in a neat little package, containing it, veiling truths and forgetting the lessons of the wise ones before us. The subject matter and the physical process of working with paints speaks to this idea of ‘the continuum’ as Bandy works both transparently and opaquely, adding layers and scraping away, creating line and texture and revealing hidden messages and truths. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:30-5pm, First Fridays, and by appointment at other times. 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. Working studio / gallery open Tuesday thru Saturday.


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From Three Kingdoms Lisa Marie Sipe


Mary Medrano Gallery 25 NW Minnesota Ave #12 www.marymedrano.com Across from the Oxford Hotel. Contemporary art. Mockingbird Gallery 869 NW Wall St., 541-388-2107 www.mockingbird-gallery.com New works by Dan Chen and William Pickerd. Dan’s bronze wildlife sculptures and William’s alabaster vessels will be on exhibit along with a few collaborative pieces from the artists. Please join us for this special event, to visit with the artists, sip a glass of wine and enjoy Rich Hurdle and Friends trio. Thru October. Chen’s professional career focuses on nature and wildlife art in both sculpture and painting. He brought years of experience from his home in China. Moving to the Pacific Northwest, and settling in Springfield, Oregon, inspired in Dan his love of wildlife. He depicts the indigenous creatures from the region in beautiful bronzes. Pickerd is a woodworker turned sculptor who uses the lathe to transform chunks of alabaster and wood into vessel shapes. The stone, held in a traditional lathe (a Hegner VB 36 Master Bowl turner) and worked almost exclusively with hand tools, is trimmed with exotic hardwoods on the rim and the base of each vessel. “My compositions include elements drawn from many cultures, relying heavily on the pottery created by the early Pueblo people. As a person of Native American heritage, many of the vessels I carve are inspired by the vessels of tribal America. Some are simply playful. William lives with his wife on a small farm in the McKenzie River Valley. Oxford Hotel 10 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-382-8436 The Oxford Hotel celebrates First Friday with artist Megan Phallon showing acrylic on canvas, thru October 29. Phallon notes that challenges can stimulate creativity. She speaks Earth Day by Megan Phallon from experience for her art reflects a lifelong struggle with Narcolepsy. Painting from an early age, the artist created unusual imagery influenced by dreams; the first artwork she sold was to her the sixth grade teacher - a rendering of apples picking people of all ages off trees. Her dreams also influence the vivid abstract colors and surreal patterns of her paintings. Additionally attracted to the vibrant colors of Haitian art and the Lowbrow genre, known as pop surrealism, her acrylic art often displays surreal images such as the white, folded Origami birds of Earth Day. Popular for her striking paintings commissioned by Visit Bend for the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection, Phallon’s art also currently appears at their office \in

downtown Bend during the organization’s inaugural 10th Month (October) celebration. 10th Month heralds Visit Bend’s promotion of the unique and robust art and economic community of Bend. Pave Jewelry 101 NW Minnesota Ave. www.pavebend.com SageBrushers artists Jack Bridges, Sherri Crandell and Sandy Carron. Red Chair Gallery 103 NW Oregon Ave. 541-306-3176 www.redchairgallerybend.com Featuring three local artists during Julia Kennedy October. Julia Kennedy started beading after she moved to Seattle in 1995 and needed a rainy day hobby. Since then, she has sold her bead-woven jewelry at dozens of juried art shows around the Northwest. She moved to Bend in 2003 and has branched out to create jewelry using leather, wire and soutache techniques. Now retired, her professional career included ten years as a journalist in New York and over twenty years as a marketing manager for high tech firms in New York and Seattle. Linda Heisserman works in porcelain clay because it reminds her of a canvas. Each piece is thrown on the potter’s wheel. When the piece is leather hard, she starts carving with a single edge razor blade and dental tools. Linda uses a light green celadon or blue celadon for her carved pieces Linda Heisserman because the glaze pools in the deeper grooves and pulls off the higher part, which quietly accentuates the carving. Linda strives for her pieces to be both functional and special enough to bring a smile to a person’s face and eyes. Primarily known as a plein air artist, Sue LyonManley’s current body of work focuses on taking her plein air work to a new level in her painting career – creating impressionistic-to-abstract images based on work done on-site. Combining the emotional sensations of working in the field Sue Lyon-Manley with in-depth studio work, Sue is able to translate those emotions into a deeper connection with the world that surrounds her. Sage Custom Framing and Gallery 834 NW Brooks Street, 541-382-5884 www.sageframing-gallery.com

En plein air is a French expression which means in the open air, and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors. The Plein Air Painters of Oregon is a regional organization of artists who are passionate about painting on location. Members enjoy the camaraderie and security of painting with others in a group environment while endeavoring Summers Bloom by Marty Stewart to produce the luminous quality of out-of-doors light in their art. These artists brave cold, heat, wind, mosquitoes and more to capture a fleeting moment in time. Founded in 2003, the group meets for frequent paint-outs during the warmer months of the year. Townshend’s Bend Teahouse 835 NW Bond Street Carissa@Townshendstea.com An eclectic collection of past and present work, Jake Daggett exhibits watercolor and acrylic in landscapes, Art Nouveau, and abstracts in his exhibition entitled Debut Album, which is titled as such because he always listen to music when working. Jake is typically a pencil and paper artist, this exhibition is his first serious foray into painting. Jake has studied graphic design and new media communications and is currently a licensed special education teacher. Tumalo Art Company Old Mill District. www.tumaloartco.com Susan Luckey Higdon is fascinated by swirling layers of water, from surface reflections, to what lives below and the stones and fallen leaves and needles along the bottom. She explores this theme in her October show of new works at during the First Friday Gallery walk. Using acrylic on cradled Steamboat Steelhead by Susan Luckey Higdon, birch board, Susan’s paintings capture the complex interactions of color and pattern in what she describes as natural abstractions. “My actual rendering style is impressionistic and representational. But I like to abstract the image using composition—by framing the scene differently so the viewer is sometimes not immediately sure what they are seeing”. Susan was recently featured in H2O and Bend Magazine and is the signature artist for the Deschutes River Conservancy’s annual RiverFeast event. The Wine Shop, 55 NW Minnesota Ave. Features paintings by SageBrushers artists Tamara Vermette and Kendra West. Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016


BEND EXHIBITS Bend Senior Center 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. Artwork by SageBrushers Art Society artists. Blue Spruce Pottery 20591 Dorchester E., 541-382-0197, www.bluesprucepottery.com Beautiful handmade stoneware for baking, cooking, serving and beautifying your home. All pottery is made one at a time on a potter's wheel and is lead free, ovenproof, microwave and dishwasher safe. Broken Top Club 62000 Broken Top Drive, 541-383-8200 A new show, Nature’s Elegance, showing at Broken Top Club features the wildlife paintings of Vivian Olsen and the encaustic paintings of Janice Rhodes. Thru December. Vivian is showing 10 of her wildlife paintings including among others quail, owls and wolves. She creates her expressive animal portraits with watercolors, but also uses pastels.Working from her home studio she creates her detailed paintings from references such as The Spring watercolor by personal observations, Vivian Olsen sketches, and photographs. Memory plays a part as she imbues each subject with special personality quirks. Janice is an encaustic artist that embraces the unpredictability of this medium in beeswax. Encaustics is an Family Circle by ancient art that combines melted beeswax, damar resin Janice Rhodes and pigments. The application of layers of heated beeswax has been practiced the same way for several centuries on ships, funeral masks, wood boards....any absorbent material actually. www.highdesertartleague.com Circle of Friends Art & Academy 19889 Eighth St., www.CircleOfFriendsArt.com, 541-706-9025 Halloween Open House on October 15, 1-4pm. Meet some of the over 40 artists who call Circle of Friends Art & Academy home while enjoying an October afternoon surrounded by beautiful art while drinking a warm cup of hot apple cider

Des Chutes Historical Museum 129 NW Idaho Ave., www.deschuteshistory.org, 541-389-1813 Winter Comes: Oregon’s Nordic Ski History exhibit details the strong influence of the Scandinavian culture that pushed Central Oregon to the forefront of Nordic skiing in the early 1920s. The 1,200 square foot, interactive exhibit features oral histories from sons and daughters of ski pioneers, the history of Nordic skiing, as well as reproductions of past skiing equipment and clothing to current technology. Thru November. DeWilde Art & Glass 321 SW Powerhouse, 541-419-3337. Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm Handmade stained glass windows, doors and hanging works of art. High Desert Museum 59800 S Hwy. 97 www.highdesertmuseum.org, The Buzzsaw Sharks of Long Ago, featuring the artwork of Ray Troll. This exhibit has something for the whole family, and combines science, art and humor to explore an ancient predator, the Helicoprion or buzzsaw shark, that lurked in oceans that once covered parts of the west and southwest over 250 million years ago. Thru April 2017. Exhibition featuring a collection of 47 works by Ansel Adams (1902-1984). These photographs represent about two-thirds of a selection Adams made late in his life to serve as a succinct representation of his life's work. Called The Museum Set, these works reveal the importance Adams placed on the drama and splendor of nautral environments that might not, to the ordinary passing hiker, have revealed their secrets. October 22 through January 8, 2017. Smokejumpers: Firefighters from the Sky thru February 12, 2017. Looking Glass Imports & Café 150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. # 260 541-225-5775, www.LookingGlassImportsandCafe.com Fall Colors featuring artists and photographers from throughout Central Oregon. Thru December 2. Old Ironworks 50 Scott Street, theworkhousebend@gmail.com, www.theworkhousebend.com Sparrow Bakery, Stuart's of Bend, The Workhouse, Cindercone Clay Center, The Cube and Cement Elegance. Special Last Saturday, October 29, 6-10pm. Partners in Care Arts & Care Gallery 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Marlene Moore Alexander, 541-382-3950 Featuring photography by Patricia Oertley and jewelry by Marianne Prodehl.

Central Oregon Community College Fine Arts and Communication department is hosting You Begin with Drawing, a series of Rodes-Smithey Studio one-person drawing exhibitions and artist talks 19007 Innes Market Rd., 541-280-5635, on the role that drawing plays in the development www.rodes-smithey.com of their work. Oregon artist Scott Sonniksen will Showing mixed media, paintings, metalwork open the series on October 6 with an artist talk and sculpture from Randy and Holly Smithey. and reception from 4:30-6:30pm. Thru October. Sonniksen’s teaching experience includes Reed SageBrushers Art Society College, University of California at Santa Barba117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend ra, Pacific Northwest College of Art and visiting sagebrushersartofbend.com, 541-617-0900 lecturer at the University of Oregon and Western All Member Show, thru October 28. WednesWashington University. He attended the Brooklyn days & Fridays 2-4pm. Museum Art School in New York and received his Powdered Graphite, colored pencils, bachelor’s degree in painting from Portland State St. Charles Medical Center - Bend acrylic medium on Arches Paper University and his master’s of fine arts degree from Poppy Play by Lee August 2500 NE Neff Rd., 541-382-4321, by Scott Sonniksen Yale University. www.scmc.org, lindartsy1@gmail.com The Gallery is open 11am-5 pm Monday through Friday. The last Saturday of the High Desert Art League has a large exhibit with 12 members. This large array of month from 12-5 pm. paintings will be featured thru December. Plenty of time to view the excellent works


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entral Oregon Community College (COOC) will host award-winning Indian American author, poet and activist, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, as a part of its continuing Visiting Scholar Program on Friday, November 4 at 6pm at Wille Hall in the Coats Campus Center on COCC Bend campus. Divakaruni will speak on how her emigration from India to the United States turned her into a writer as she tried to make sense of the very different world in which she found herself. She will share her immigrant experience through the themes found in her books: loneliness, the desire to conform, the excitement of a new country, acts of racism, loss of family and new possibilities as a woman. Divakaruni will be available for book signing after the event.


Her books have been translated into 29 languages and her work has appeared in hundreds of magazines and anthologies. She’s best known for the New York Times bestseller, One Amazing Thing and The Mistress of Spices, which was made into a Hollywood film. She’s won an American Book Award and a Light of India award. Divakaruni teaches creative writing at the University of Houston and writes for both adults and children. In 2015, she was chosen by the Economic Times for their list of Twenty Most Influential Global Indian Women. Her latest novel, Before We Visit the Goddess , came out in April 2016. The event is co-presented by COCC Multicultural Activities and generously sponsored by Brooks Resources, Deschutes Brewery, Deschutes Public Library, Old Mill District, The Bend Bulletin, ASCOCC and OSU-Cascades Student Fee Committee.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Bridging Differences in a New Culture: An Immigrant’s Journey Friday, November 4, 6pm Wille Hall, Coats Campus Center COCC’s Bend, OR campus $10 ticket



ong-term Bend resident and local artist Sue Lyon-Manley is passionate about her environment and the personal relationship she has with it. Lyon-Manley’s work reflects an emotional reaction to her surroundings. “Early in my painting career, my mentors told me to paint what I love and that my emotions would translate to my paintings, giving them a unique signature,” explains Lyon-Manley. “I have always felt a strong emotional relationship with the Central Oregon landscape which has nourished me as an artist and outdoorsman. When I allowed my physical and intellectual sensations to fuse with my painting, I began creating impressionistic landscapes that I find increasingly interesting beyond the literal interpretation that my earlier work suggests.” Lyon-Manley’s landscapes are primarily painted ‘plein air’ (on-site) and her current body of work focuses on taking her plein air work to a new level in her painting career – creating impressionistic-toabstract images based on work done on-site. Combining the emotional

sensations of working in the field with in-depth studio work, Sue is able to translate those emotions into a deeper connection with the world that surrounds her. Lyon-Manley competes in local plein air competitions and most recently in the Driggs Digs Plein Air competition in Idaho. Lyon-Manley is a founding partner and active member of the Red Chair Gallery in downtown Bend, as well as active member of the Plein Air Painters of Oregon and Sagebrushers Art Society. She is the owner and founder of Cascade Fine Art Workshops, which exposes her to national and internationally known ‘modern master’ artists that continue to challenge her knowledge and exposure to art outside of Central Oregon. Lyon-Manley’s most recent work is showcased in the October Featured Artist show at the Red Chair Gallery, Bend. www.redchairgallerybend.com Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016





ust as the fallen leaves of autumn create a colorful mosaic on Oregon’s pathways, so will there be a bright array of premier art on display in Ashland this fall. A collection of works made from colored glass, stones and other materials will be in the annual Contemporary Mosaic Art (CMA) Summit. The event held October 6-9 will feature masters of mosaic arts teaching, exhibiting and showcasing their works. Attendees will have opportunities to take part in such workshops as Layered Glass Mosaics and the Business of Mosaics. The event is a crucial platform in connecting mosaic artists together, one of which is Rochelle Schueler, a professional mosaic artist from Bend, who has over thirty years of construction and art experience. Schueler is known for her pieces throughout Bend, and is noted for her colorful mosaic rendition of the RESTORE sign. She speaks with Cascade A&E about the importance of this event. Why Mosaic Art? Glass and tile which are my main materials, reflect light with a luminosity unlike any other material, such as painting and also make it a great art form for being viewed at a distance. These materials are also very durable and have low maintenance for an art form which makes it extremely long lasting. The other thing that sets it apart from other art forms is its functionality. The part I love about mosaics is that it allows me to create a lot of movement allowing me to create flow, rhythm and feeling in my pieces. Can you describe the process for creating something so intricate? Hmmm…well, some artists create a design layout which we call a cartoon. It is the bare bone structure of the piece. Then the laying patterns are decided for each area. The structure is filled in first followed by the background areas. Material processing is done according to what type of laying pattern is chosen. Different artists have different personalities which show through in their work. Some are precise and some are very “loose” in their laying styles. Other artists let the materials form the design and will process a bunch of materials and choose and place pieces by intuition and feeling. What is the importance of an event such as this for artists and Oregonians alike to experience?


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So much can be garnered from meeting, talking with and listening to the presentations given by the masters to help take your personal art to the next level. There will be five classes available and some presentations from some nationally and internationally known masters in the mosaic art community. This is the largest gathering of mosaic artists outside of the Society of American Mosaic Artists

(SAMA) annual national convention. The CMA Summit in Ashland was started to celebrate Mosaic Art by bringing together national and international mosaic artists to share, educate and inspire the mosaic art community and increase public awareness regarding contemporary and historic mosaics. The public can see works of mosaic art at either the Bits & Pieces mosaic art sale at the Belle Fiore winery or the month long juried exhibition at Southern Oregon UniversityThorndike Gallery. Can you describe some of the artists that will be taking part and the value that they bring to this event? One artist, Sonia King, is a legend in the mosaic art world and will be the Keynote Speaker. Her award-winning mosaic art is exhibited nationally

and internationally and represented in private, public and corporate collections. Sonia’s mosaic, Depthfinder, is the first by an American to enter the permanent collection of contemporary mosaic art at the Museo d’Arte della Città di Ravenna, Italy. She was awarded special recognition in the 2010 International Prize for Mosaic Art and Architecture in Italy and also won two Spectrum Awards for mosaic walls at the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. She has also been featured on HGTV’s popular show, Modern Masters, and in numerous books. Another master, Julie Richey, works in diverse mosaic media where she has completed many residential, commercial and public art projects in the U.S, Italy, Mexico and Spain. In addition, her fine art mosaic sculptures have been included in juried shows throughout the U.S and in Italy, including the international Opere del Mondo exhibition as part of the 2011 Ravenna Mosaico Biennial and the Society of American Mosaic Artists Mosaic Arts International. She won Best 3-D Mosaic La Corrente, a sculptural dress mosaic; Juror’s Choice for Night Shirt and Members’ Choice for L’Ambasciatrice. What should the public know about this event? Why should they support it? This is a rare event to have this assemblage of this caliber of mosaic artists in Oregon. From the masters to regionally acclaimed artists to beginners, there is something for everyone. The vision of the Summit is to excite, thrill and delight mosaic artists and invite others to explore the colorful world of mosaic art. The networking I have done at this summit has led to so many connections in the mosaic art world and the presentations and classes have advanced my ability and understanding of mosaic art that could only happen at a gathering of likeminded artists. The CMA Mosaic Summit runs October 6-9 in Ashland Oregon. Tickets include all meals, presentations, artist’s reception, gift bags and options to present works. Tickets can be purchased at www. contemporarymosaicartsummit.com Rochelle Schueler is a bend based artist and owner of Wild Rose Artworks. www.wildroseartworks.com




eramic arts patrons from Central Oregon are eagerly anticipating the 2016 Wildfire Ceramic Showcase. This art event is presented annually by artists from the Clay Guild of the Cascades. The exhibit and sale will be held on November 5 and 6 at Highland Elementary School on Newport Avenue in Bend. Here's what the show's loyal patrons have to say about the event they look forward to every year. "As a collector of ceramics, the Wildfire Ceramics Showcase offers me the opportunity to purchase work directly from the artists, getting to know a little about the artist behind the art. I enjoy watching the demonstrations by the artists, allowing me to see the work that goes into each piece since I am not one to get my hands into the clay,” offers Pamela Burns of Bend. “I use all of the different pieces that I have and use some of them daily. They are beautiful when I set them on my table. The more I learn about the pottery, the more I appreciate the handmade bowls as I eat my soup. I enjoy this show because of the variety and novelty of the pieces. I also enjoy seeing how the artists work progresses each year.” Erik Rustand of Bend adds, “My wife Annie and I have always enjoyed attending the annual Wildfire pottery show. There are numerous booths displaying various artists’ work, a hands-on kids clay area, instructional classes and even raffle drawings! With three young girls (all seven and under), this event is fun for our entire family.” The talented local artist theme is prevalent throughout the show. “I enjoying going to the Wildfire every year to see and buy from local artists,” said Jeanne deBons of Bend. “Over the years I have come to know some of them and enjoy seeing their new work. It is fun to give presents to people that are made by Bend artists.” The collectors are also intrigued by the pottery remark Jan and Robert Brockway of Bend. "We’ve been collecting Eleanor Murphey’s work for some time now and we never fail to fall in love with another piece (or two!) when we see her at the Wildfire show (one of our favorite art shows). We love the originality and beauty of her work and it all works so well in our home. But we also love that her pieces are very usable: not just art on the wall, but a work of art to put on the dinner table (like our gorgeous water pitcher surrounded with leafy lemons or


pinecone tray – very Bend – that we use for serving cheese and crackers)." Favorite artists are surrounded by fans, including Kim Leahy of Bend, "My Bend Bella mug that Dori Kite made for me is a wonderful reminder to play as well as work. I love the way the mug feels in my hand as well as being very high quality.” A customer of Peter Roussel comments, “I like the depth and richness of color your work has. The elegant use of form draws me into the surface. I enjoy having some of your work. They make me feel happy and peaceful,” says Mary Howlett of Palo Alto, California. "I have purchased quite a few lovely articles from various artists at the Wildfire Ceramic Showcase,” reports Shari Hogshead of Bend. “My two favorites are by Janet Matson and feature her artistic flowers. They are both practical and decorative. I display them in my home and use them when the size is appropriate for the food I am serving. Everyone comments on them. I love using them and seeing them in my home.” Helen Poindexter has been a patron of the Wildfire ceramic show for many years. "My collection is extensive and each year I like to purchase from new artists as well as my old favorites.” Helen enjoys talking to the artists and watching the demonstrations. “It is fascinating to watch these people make marvelous things from a lump of clay and the kids clay table is always entertaining.” Asked if she uses the pottery her response was “Yes, every day.” As Designer William Morris said in the 19th century, “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”’ Wildfire Ceramics are both. Come and see for yourself. Every time I use a piece of pottery I think of the potter that made it. Wildfire Ceramic Showcase allows us to have that connection with art and artist.” At Wildfire one can find a wide variety of ceramic art from functional cups, bowls, platters and casseroles, to fine sculpture, wall pieces, bird houses, jewelry and even whimsical monsters. "I always look forward to Wildfire because it highlights the strength of the ceramics community in our region,” concludes Sandy Anderson of Bend. “The quality of work is outstanding, and the sense of camaraderie is felt from the welcome when entering the building to the ease of checkout. Showcasing excellent hand-crafted work, Wildfire keeps us in touch with our roots.” Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016


ANSEL ADAMS Masterworks exhibition features artist’s favorites


t’s called The Museum Set, 48 stunning black and white photographs selected by Ansel Adams (1902-1984) himself, represents the best of his life’s work. Adams captured numerous iconic landscapes in his photographs, highlighting the interplay between light and shadow and the drama and beauty of natural environments.

career that spanned more than five decades, Adams became one of America’s most beloved landscape photographers and one of its more respected environmentalists. There are few artists whose name and works represent the extraordinary level of popular recognition and artistic achievement as that of Ansel Adams. The collection of photographs was donated to Turtle Bay Exploration Park, a 300-acre cultural complex located in Northern California. The traveling exhibition is organized by Turtle Bay Exploration Park, in Redding, California. Exhibition tour management is by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California.

The exhibition includes many of Adams’ most famous and best-loved photographs, representing the full breath of his work. The Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibition opens Saturday, October 22 at the High Desert Museum. “Ansel Adams was not only a master of his craft, but an artist, educator, innovator and writer who profoundly influenced the course of 20th century photography as an art form,” said High Desert Museum Executive Director Dana Whitelaw, Ph. D.

The exhibit is made possible by Cascade A&E and Horizon Broadcasting Group, with support from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation.

The exhibit includes elegant detailed images of nature, architectural studies, portraits and breathtaking landscapes, as well as a portrait of Ansel Adams by James Alinder. In a

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Artists’ Gallery Sunriver 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-2127 541-593-8274, www.artistsgallerysunriver.com Reception Saturday October 8 from 4-7pm. You can enjoy food, wine and beer while chatting with oil painter, Bill Hamilton and potter, Dori Kite. Pottery by Dori Kite

Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery 17600 Center Dr. The Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery continues the Fall in the High Desert exhibition featuring JM Brodrick, Joanne Donaca, Mary Rollins and Gary Vincent. Thru November 14.

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The Wooden Jewel 57100 Beaver Dr., 541-593-4151, info@thewoodenjewel.com www.thewoodenjewel.com Resident artist Michael Bryant is a gifted sculptor with a long list of accolades. He carves wildlife, people, and places from one solid pieces of fine wood. Michael does not use models or pictures only his personal vision from deep within.

he Sunriver Music Festival, Central Oregon’s only professional classical music festival, reported a 15 percent growth in ticket sales for the recently completed 39th season. An increase in visitors to the area, a new user friendly website, an expanded public relations effort and the use of social media all contributed to the record-setting season. “But the key to our success was the quality of our musical offerings and the growing support we are seeing from Bend residents,” states Pam Beezley, executive director of the Sunriver Music Festival. Beezley points out that Artistic Director George Hanson continued to bring world-renowned soloists to this season’s nine concerts. The Festival also added a second Pops Concert in Bend. Attendance at Festival Faire, its premier fundraiser of the year, also grew by twenty percent. “Donations and memberships enable us to continue nurturing the next generation of artistic talent through our scholarships and youth programs,” explains Beezley. The Festival holds musical performances year-round. Its Fireside Series of concerts and events occurs September through March. Annual traditions include a Valentine’s Day dinner and dance at the Sunriver Resort Great Hall and a Christmas concert as well as several smaller private concerts. New this year, the Festival will present a piano festival at the Tower Theatre on March 24 and 25. The 40th Anniversary season kicks off in December with the Patrick Lamb Jazz Band on December 16. It promises to be a lively night at the Sunriver Resort Homestead with hot music.

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he Sunriver Resort Lodge Betty Gray Gallery continues the Fall in the High Desert exhibition featuring JM Brodrick, Joanne Donaca, Mary Rollins and Gary Vincent. The exhibit continues through November 14. A painter since childhood, wife and mother of three, a member of COCC Community Education Advisory and Kids Center Boards, Donaca returned to her brush in earnest in 2000 after seeing a Monet exhibit at the Portland Art Museum. Inspired, she began serious focus on impressionistic oils on canvas. A coveted associate membership in Oil Painters of America reflects her achievement. The artist now chooses an enhanced yet realistic palette drawn from nature. She combines strong, defining foundational strokes with softer, gestural surface strokes, creating both texture and movement. She excels in painting water with a clear vision of light on its surface, Autumn Along the Stream by Donaca depicting the qualities of both refraction and reflection. Her subject of water also evidences her awareness of hues and values, creating a realistic vision of fluidity on the surface. Donaca notes her satisfaction in her art over the years. Significantly she adds, “Yet I measure my true ability by the pleasure the public takes in viewing my work and that my clients take in choosing a piece.”


n the upper level of the gallery (second floor), Rollins presents her exquisitely detailed watercolors of rivers and creeks. She exhibits brilliantly colored reflections of fall leaves, chartreuse green moss on rocks, yellow ochre caches of Deschutes River by Donaca seasonal remnants, all against a bold background of varied blues in water and sky. The hues are intense and riotous, mirroring the striking colors of Oregon autumn. Described as “Contemporary Naturalism,” the artist applies heavy underglazing, multi-layered washes, and other complicated techniques to produce complex paintings often requiring weeks to complete. She developed her exemplary technique with a BFA from Southern Oregon State University and continued studies with prominent watercolor artists. Rollins is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon and a recipient of its Bronze Award in 2000. Her work has been the subject of many publications including a feature article, Intimate by Nature, in the prestigious Watercolor magazine. JM Brodrick and Gary Vincent, both featured in September press, work in acrylic and join in the Fall Quarter Exhibit at the resort. Sunriver Resort invites the public to the exhibition open all hours which continues through November 14. Billye Turner organizes the Sunriver Resort Lodge art exhibits with info at 503-780-2828 or billyeturner@bendnet.com


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ctober ushers in one of the most beautiful seasons in Central Oregon. Nature brings back some of the brilliant colors that we had in spring. At the Artists’ Gallery in Sunriver great art features the same splendor that we find in nature. The pace of Sunriver activities has slowed a bit, but you can still enjoy time viewing art and talking with the artists at the regularly scheduled Second Saturday Celebration on Saturday, October 8 from 4-6pm. If that time doesn’t fit into your schedule, the gallery is open daily (except Tuesdays) 10am-6pm.

Poppies by Bill Hamilton


eatured this month is oil painter, Bill Hamilton. His painting, Broken Top Sunset captures the wonderful colors of the season. Hamilton’s images of beautiful Central Oregon scenes are always popular at the gallery. His love for birds apparent in his many captivating scenes that include them as a focal point. Another featured painting, Backyard Poppies, was inspired by his wife Evie’s gardening talents. Hamilton offers pieces that range from large original landscapes to small high quality prints.

Broken Top By Bill Hamilton


lso featured is potter, Dori Kite. A long time resident of Central Oregon, Kite’s pottery pieces have been enjoyed by locals for years. Many have enjoyed a good cup of coffee or tea in one of her beautifully crafted cups. Many pieces have images that bring the local area to mind. Although very accomplished on the pottery wheel, Kite also creates a wide selection of pieces using a slab-building technique. As wonderful as her more utilitarian pieces, her slab pieces allow the artist to show off her creative artistic side. Some of the vessels are whimsical in nature including boxes with lids, serving platters and hanging flower vases. Other pieces are inspired by the lines of topographical maps and earthen colors and textures. Pottery by Dori Kite Pottery by Dori Kite

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SISTERS EXHIBITS Buffalo Horn Gallery 167 West Sister Park Dr., 541-549-9378 Featuring the work of Ted Lettkeman, Alix and Gary Lynn-Roberts, western oil painter. Canyon Creek Pottery 310 North Cedar St., 541-390-2449, www.canyoncreekpotteryllc.com Fine handmade pottery by Kenneth G. Merrill made in Sisters.

Featured artists, October 25-November 21: watercolor artist Sarah Hansen and jeweler & painter Sharon Reed. Hansen focuses not on painting perfection, but instead on illustrating the flaws, mars, scribbles, and textures of life. Reed designs unique combinations of textured sterling with stones she's collected all over the world; she will also exhibit her abstract paintings. Reception for Hansen and Reed will be on Fourth Friday Art Stroll, October 28, 4-7pm. Ken Scott’s Imagination Gallery 222 West Hood Ave., 541-912-0732 Scott’s fabulous designs in metal prompt imagination and admiration, wide ranging decor with hints of other, more romantic eras, to a decidedly whirlwind love affair with the future.

Cha For The Finest Gallery 183 East Hood Ave. www.chaforthefinest.com, 541-549-1140 4th Friday Art Stoll in Sisters on October 28, 4-7pm.

The Jewel 221 West Cascade Ave., 541-549-9388 Ongoing exhibit, jewelry by Mary Jo Weiss.

Clearwater Art Gallery 303 West Hood, 541-549-4994, www.theclearwatergallery.com Fourth Friday Art Stroll October 28, 4-6 pm. Exploring Great Artists.

Jill’s Wild (tasteful!) Women Showroom 207 N Fir St., Ste G. 541-617-6078 Artwork, cards, giftware and ceramics.

Cowgirls & Indians Resale 160 SW Oak St., 541-549-6950 Ongoing exhibit, beads, buttons, vintage jewelry and art. Hood Avenue Art 357 West Hood Ave. www.hoodavenueart.com Featured artists, September 20-October 24: Raku by Tina Brockway pastel artist JoAnn Burgess and raku potter Tina Brockway. Burgess creates an exciting journey of the senses in her landscape paintings. Brockway's ability to transform clay into a resounding thing of beauty is unparalleled.

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Sisters Art Works 204 W Adams, 541-420-9695, www.sistersartworks.com. M-F. 10am-5pm. 4th Friday Art Stoll in Sisters on October 28, 4-7pm. Journeys Art Quilters Journeys Art Quilters of Central Oregon present 14 original quilts are inspired by a poem, Come to the Edge by Christopher Logue. Artist reception October 28 from 5-7pm. Thru November16. Journeys Art Quilt group members are Catherine Beard of Eugene, Helen Brisson, Betty Gientke, Donna Rice, Martha Sanders and Jan Tetzlaff of Bend, Judy Beaver, June Jaeger, Jean Wells Keenan Come to the Edge by Christopher Logue of Sisters, Tonye Phillips, Marion Shimoda of Camp Sherman, Charlene Kenny, Mary Stiewig of Redmond and Sheila Finzer of Terrebonne. Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop 252 W Hood Ave., 541-549-9552, www.sistersgallery.com Gallery open 11am-5pm daily, except Sunday, 12-5pm. Wildlife photographer, Doug Beall. Studio Redfield 183 East Hood Ave., 541-588-6332 Featuring hand-painted tiles ceramics, art cards, jewelry, abstract paintings and impressionistic landscapes, hand-painted mugs, bright decorative ceramics, wire baskets, tiled end tables, clay tribal masks by Lillian Pitt and chic organic jewelry by Kristin Cahill. The Porch 243 N Elm St., 541-549-3287 www.theporch-sisters.com Featuring Casey Gardner’s acrylic paintings. Things etc., Elm & Hood Ave. 541-549-1529 Featuring the incomparable work of Lynn Rothan and 20 assorted artists, most local Central Oregon.

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Twigs, 331 W Cascade St. 541-549-6061, www.stitchinpost.com Opening: 4th Friday, October 28, 4-7pm. Doors as portals, thresholds, entrances, passageways and frames to new experiences and memories inspired 28 Central Oregon fiber artists. Each artist brings their own unique interpretation of a door to this intriguing exhibit.

Sisters Folk Festival Presents Two Shows


isters Folk Festival, Inc. (SFF) announce two upcoming shows to keep the music coming following an outstanding 21st annual festival. On Sunday, November 6, Darlingside with Frances Luke Accord will perform at the Tower Theatre in Bend. Sponsored by Birkenstock of Bend, the band will be in Central Oregon after being fan-favorites at the 2014 and 2015 Sisters Folk Festival. The Boston-based band is on a national tour following the release of their album Birds Say.

Darlingside fuses chamber pop with folk melodies for infectious and gorgeous music that is hard to categorize. Rolling Stone magazine says, "locomotive folk-pop confections so richly executed it's hard to tell if it's one voice or 12. The band has a special, inventive and deeply intriguing style of music that separates them from most. We wanted to present the show in downtown Bend to expose them to a larger market. We are continually being asked when they are coming back, and wanted to do something different this time, presenting them at the beautiful Tower Theatre. It will be a show not to be missed,” says Brad Tisdel, creative director of Sisters Folk Festival. Frances Luke Accord, an independent Chicago-based duo hailing originally from South Bend, Indiana, will open the show. Both dedicated multi-instrumentalists and meticulous songwriters, Nicholas Gunty and Brian Powers distinguish their music with genre fluidity, buttery harmonies and acoustic ensembles. On Thursday, November 17, SFF presents the Chicago-based Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at the Sisters High School auditorium. The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is a family band consisting of seven brothers who began their musical training at the tender ages of four and five by their father, jazz-trumpeter/bandleader Kelan Phil Cohran (Earth, Wind & Fire; Chaka Khan; and Sun Ra). The family toured performing complex originals written by Cohran and other greats such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie and even the music of classical greats Bach & Beethoven. Although the group’s early musical training encompassed primarily elements of instrumental performance, the brothers were personally being exposed to the music of their own generation (hip-hop, rock, reggae to name a few) and absorbed these components into the cosmic jazz style of their father. By 1999, the band of brothers discontinued playing with dad in order to find their own sound, growing into the band now known as Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, or HBE. Tickets for SFF Presents: Darlingside with Frances Luke Accord, are available at www.towertheatre.org, $24 advance and $28 at the door. Tickets for SFF Presents: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are $15 adult and $10 for students and at sistersfolkfestival.org/event, or call the festival office at 541-5494979. Both shows start at 7pm.

Journeys Art Quilters



ourneys Art Quilters of Central Oregon is  presenting  an exhibit at Sisters Art Works. The 14 original quilts are inspired by a poem, Come to the Edge, by Christopher Logue.

An artist reception will be held on October 28 from 5-7pm. The exhibit runs through November16. The exhibit opened in September and has been popular with visitors enjoying the individual ‘edges’ shown in the fiber artists’ works. Journeys Art Quilt group members are Catherine Beard of Eugene, Helen Brisson, Betty Gientke, Donna Rice, Martha Sanders and Jan Tetzlaff of Bend, Judy Beaver, June Jaeger, Jean Wells Keenan of Sisters, Tonye Phillips, Marion Shimoda of Camp Sherman, Charlene Kenny, Mary Stiewig of Redmond, and Sheila Finzer of Terrebonne. Sisters Art Works www.sistersartworks.com, 541 848-2331

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Redmond Community Concert Welcomes New Season


he Redmond Community Concert Association (RCCA), about to begin its 33rd year, announces its lineup for the upcoming season and is welcoming new subscribers. The series, which runs from October to April, consists of five performances and covers various genres including Broadway, Zydeco, light classical, a’cappella and a new holiday show. The season will begin on October 16 with Shades of Bublé, a talented vocal trio direct from the Broadway stage who will sing arrangements from Michael Bublé’s repertoire. In early December Two On Tap, also from Broadway, will entertain the audience

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with a holiday show of song and dance. In February is Kristina Reiko Cooper, an internationally-acclaimed cellist who will perform both classical and contemporary music along with her pianist and percussionist. In March an a’cappella group, Women of the World, will perform original and folk music from around the world

bringing the message of unity. The season will end on April 23 with Tom Rigney and Flambeau, a group of five musicians, performing fiery Cajun and Zydeco music along with beautiful ballads and waltzes. All performances are held on Sundays in the Performing Arts Theatre at Ridgeview High School in Redmond at both 2 and 6:30pm. Although the 2pm shows are already sold out, tickets are available for the 6:30pm concerts which are sold only by season subscription for the reasonable cost of $60 for adults, $25 for students, and $125 for families with children under 21. www.redmondcca.org “Although we have a large number of subscribers outside of Redmond, it’s surprising to me that many folks in Central Oregon are not familiar with our organization and the high-caliber of music we present at a very affordable cost,” stated Jay Jantzen, RCCA president. Each year RCCA has over 1,200 subscribers, most of whom renew year after year.

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Raphael Spiro Quartet in Harney County CENTRAL Meet the Quartet OREGON

he Harney County Arts in Education Foundation (HCAEF) will present the Raphael Spiro Quartet (RSQ) in concert at 7pm, Wednesday, October 12 at the Harney County Church of the Nazarene (311 Roe Davis Ave.) in Hines. The concert is the main event for HCAEF’s eighth annual Evening to Celebrate The Arts. RSQ will give an educational workshop at Henry L. Slater Elementary in Burns the following morning.

The Raphael Spiro Quartet

RSQ was formed in 2012 as a memorial to the late Raphael Spiro (19052000), when the three upper string players learned at a chamber music gathering that each of them had had Spiro as their principal violin teacher. RSQ performs formal recitals, gives educational workshops for a range of audiences, contributes to local community outreach programs and is available for weddings and other celebrations. The festive evening culminates with a reception and an art show by the Burns and Crane High School art departments. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $10 per person. All proceeds will benefit the development of the Harney County Performing Arts and Education Center. www.harneyartsfoundation.cfsites.org


Violinist Irene Gadeholt studied with Spiro and Michael Foxman in Portland, and in her youth studied with Max Winder of the Boston Symphony. She was concertmaster and soloist with the Portland Junior Symphony and a featured soloist with the Portland State University orchestra as a student. Gadeholt performed many seasons as a member of the Oregon Symphony and has held posts of assistant concertmaster with the Portland Opera, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the West Coast Chamber Orchestra, and guest concertmaster of the Newport Symphony. Violinist Mary Ann Coggins Kaza studied with Spiro in Portland and with Louis Krasner. She has done thousands of performances during her 42 years with the Oregon Symphony including concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and Carnegie Hall. She has performed with the Portland Opera and Oregon Ballet Theatre, West Coast Chamber Orchestra, Little Orchestra of Portland and with the former Kaza String Quartet. Violist Sharon Eng studied with Spiro, as well as with William Lincer and Paul Doktor at Juilliard. A member of Classical Nuances for over 20 years, she has performed at the United Nations, Athens Opera House, Australia’s National Museum, Seoul’s Performing Arts Center and the Sultan’s family in Kuwait. She played in the American Ballet Theatre and NYC Opera orchestras, and toured China twice with the Polish Sinfonietta. She is principal violist with Bravo! Northwest, co-founded Madrona Viola Duo and conducts the Oregon ProArte Youth Chamber Orchestra. Cellist Gayle Budd O’Grady is currently a member of the Oregon Symphony. During her tenure in Portland, she performed with the orchestras of the Portland Opera, Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Portland Chamber Orchestra and the West Coast Chamber Orchestra. O’Grady has been a past member of the Aurora String Trio, HTR Piano Trio with the late violinist Cline Otey, and currently with the Tapestry String Quartet. She was a student of Ira Lehn in Santa Barbara, and later with Gabor Rejto at the Music Academy of the West.

Johnsmith Music in Prineville

8Prineville Mayor Betty Roppe is bringing Johnsmith Music into the City of Prineville for a free concert on October 16 at 4pm at Lutheran Church on the corner of Harwood and Third Streets. “My purpose is to give the citizens of Prineville a big “thank you” from me for their help in making my six years as their Mayor successful,” says Mayor Roppe. Johnsmith is one of those artists so often under-recognized – he possesses a genius that cannot be denied, ignored or overlooked. For the past thirty-plus years, Johnsmith has been sharing his music all across America and abroad. He has become a favorite at festivals, clubs and house concerts alike. In addition to being a Kerrville New Folk Winner, Johnsmith has released seven solo CDs to rave reviews, leads musical tours to Ireland, teaches songwriting and has served as a staff songwriter in Nashville. With his faded jeans, his twinkly blue eyes and his infectious smile, John immediately connects with audiences. You get the sense of a man who loves his life, his family and friends, and who loves nothing more than sharing that love in song and stories all across this land. Check out John's newest CD, The Longing Road, at johnsmithmusic.com Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016


CENTRAL OREGON EXHIBITS MADRAS / WARM SPRINGS Art Adventure Gallery 185 SW Fifth St. 541-475-7701. www.artadventuregallery.com Warm Springs photographer, Edward Heath. Opening reception is Thursday, October 6, 5:30-7pm. The Museum at Warm Springs 2189 U.S. 26, 541-553-3331, www.museumatwarmsprings.org Annual Warm Springs Tribal Youth Art Exhibits opens January 28-April 2, 2017.

PRINEVILLE A.R. Bowman Memorial Museum 246 N Main St., Prineville. 541-447-3715, bowmanmuseum.org Open Tuesday thru Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-4pm. Ponderosa Pine Capital of the World exhibit anchors the new exhibit space in the expanded museum. It includes The Woods and The Mill, two full size areas that highlight the workers, tools and history of the trade. Native American exhibit brings history of the people and land of Crook County. Galerie Roger 727 NW Third Street, Prineville, 541-815-9857 October 14 Prineville businesses host the widely acclaimed Art Crawl. Displaying the work of 40+ artists including woodwork, photography, jewelry, watercolors, acrylics, art deco furniture and handmade scarves. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

REDMOND/TERREBONNE The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Eagle Crest Resort, 7525 Falcon Crest Dr., Ste. 100, 541-526-1185, www.alfreddolezal.com, artofalfreddolezal@gmail.com Daily, 10am–5pm. Original oils, reproductions, classes, gift shop. The eclectic paintings of Austrian artist, Alfred A. Dolezal combine illuminant colors with alternative visions of reality. These contemporary oils on canvas examine the deeper meaning of life and tell a human interest story. Combining profound messages with thought-provoking imagery and evocative symbolism, they are much more than a painting. Juniper Brewing Company 1950 SW Badger Ave. #103 Nancy Misek 541-388-1567 or nancym2010@bendbroadband.com Art & Beer II: Annual Art Show featuring the Art of Shari Crandall. Thru October in the brewery’s taproom. Also on display paintings and photographs by fourteen other artists including Leland Pershall, Linda Shelton and Chris and Laura Wald. Crandall cannot remember when she hasn’t been creating something – whether drawing a picture or concocting solution with her chemistry set as a child. Artistic expression is a form of meditation for Shari. Crandall is a member of SageBrushers Art Society. She sits on the board of directors for Art in the High Desert and she serves as a committee member for the Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee. www.zhibit.org/ShariCrandall Maragas Winery Lattavo Gallery 15523 SW Hwy. 97, Culver, 541-546-5464, www.maragaswinery.com The caricature art adorning the bottles of Maragas wines was created by Doug Maragas’ mother, Joanne Lattavo, in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s. Joanne was an accomplished oil painter with a renowned art gallery. From her collection comes


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art that will be initially displayed in the Gallery including several paintings by Lattavo, Flynn, Lessig and McDonald. Redmond Library 827 SW Deschutes Ave. www.redmondfol.org lindab@dpls.lib.or.us October through December, The Redmond Library will be hosting an intriguing array of art forms created by Central Oregon artists. Linda Swindle will be showing her wearable art. Swindle creates through the process of wet Nuno felting. She uses silk, rayon, cotton, wool and fine Merino wool fibers to fuse them together. Each garment is unique and one of a kind. Valerie Smith drew her first horse at the age of five and hasn’t stopped A painting by Mary Knapp drawing since. Her objective is to present the horse as a majestic, dynamic animal. Her art is not just a presentation of the horse, it is a celebration! After retiring from his career as director of education for the Oregon State Department, Jim Goddard continued his passion for learning by taking up oil painting. His lively and creatively framed landscapes are a testament to deepening the joys and excitement of life after 65. Katie Harris works in brightly colored fused glass making decorative and functional pieces as well as creating unique jewelry. Maya Johnson fashions wire wrapped button rings using repurposed materials. In the Silent Reading Room a solo show by Mary Knapp features original paintings. Her style embraces both primitive and abstract styles. Redmond Third Friday Stroll 541-923-5191 or karen@visitredmondoregon.com October 21 – Central Oregon Spirits The Third Friday Strolls are to encourage people to come downtown and see what Redmond has to offer. Local products, shops and services are all within reach in the downtown core. This is a great opportunity to socialize with neighbors, meet business owners and keep dollars working in the community we love to call home. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. 541-548-6325, lsmith@bendbroadband.com Molly Freitag is the featured artist. Molly is a formally educated and professionally connected artist whose abstract works present her passion with color. Through her art, she offers inspiration, spirituality and harmony. Her pieces are intuitive representations of mood and freedom of creation. School House Produce 1430 SW Highland Ave., 541- 504-7112, www.schoolhouseproduce.com SageBrushers artist Janet Rawlings. St. Charles Hospital- Redmond 1253 NW Canal Blvd., 541-548-8131, lindartsy1@gmail.com. Eleven new artists plus local established artists for a total of 81 pieces on second floor, then another 30 on first floor. Fabulous art, photography and mixed media.

Fall Baking with Savory Spice


by MATTHEW PERRY for Cascade AE

Apple Pie Bites


umpkins spiced lattes, winter ales, abundant squash, falling leaves and your baking spices calling you from the depths of your cabinets. Fall has arrived.   This is a critical time of year to check the freshness of your spices.   Your typical baking spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, allspice and ginger add more to your recipe if they are recently ground.   If you grind your spices fresh for use in your baked goods, than you will be enjoying some tasty baked goods, but if you are still using some of those old ground spices that come out of the cupboard once a year for five or twenty years, it might be time to refresh.   The traditional baking spices are normally higher in oil content than many spices which means those oils can also dry out and lose flavor more quickly than other spices.   Make sure your recipes shine this year with fresh and flavorful spices.

DIRECTIONS For crust: With an electric mixer, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Stir in flour until dough forms. Transfer dough to floured surface and divide into 24 pieces. Press each piece into bottom and sides of an ungreased mini muffin tin (1½-inch muffin cups) to form little tart crusts. For filling: Combine apples, maple sugar, cornstarch and Baking Spice in a medium saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture has thickened.

INGREDIENTS For the crust: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 3 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour For the filling: 2 cups peeled, small diced tart baking apples 1/3 cup maple sugar 2 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. Baking Spice

For topping: Combine flour, brown sugar and nuts in a small bowl. Cut cold butter into small pieces, add to flour mixture and rub together with fingers until mixture is crumbly.

For the topping: 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 3 Tbsp. toasted, chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 tsp. Baking Spice

To assemble: Place about 1 tsp. of filling into each dough-lined muffin cup and sprinkle each with topping. Bake in a 325-degree oven for about 30 min. until pastry is golden. Remove from oven and cool in muffin tin for 5 min., then remove tarts from tin and cool completely on a baking rack before serving.

Yields 24 bites Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens Notes: Try recipe with chopped peaches, cherries or in place of apple and experiment with other baking blends such as Pumpkin Pie Spice or Chinese Five Spice.

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Central Oregon Symphony A Profile of Marion Johnson


very shelf, table and corner of her tiny apartment speaks loudly of Marion Johnson’s connection to music. Beethoven, Bach, Copland enough sheet music to wallpaper the place three times over. No surprise that Marion Johnson is the longest tenured musician in the Central Oregon Symphony (COS), from 1967 to 2012. Born in San Francisco in 1934, Marion was one of three children born to a Presbyterian father and a mother who was obliged to play the piano for the Sunday school children. But it was at age five, when her parents took the kindergartner to hear a Jascha Heifetz recital, that Marion became enthralled with the violin. “I remember standing in front of a mirror, swaying back and forth with my bow, a yellow ruler." Marion got her first violin around the age of eight and played in junior high and high school orchestras and finally the Stanford Symphony Orchestra while completing her B.S. in science. Marriage and three young children didn’t allow time for violin, so it wasn’t until the family moved to Bend that Marion would find herself picking up the bow again. Dr. Kenneth Oakley, the ophthalmologist, whose practice Marion’s husband was to join, got her a violin and in Marion’s words, “dragged” her to play in an ensemble. She remembers practicing while her three-year-old daughter lay at her feet howling for attention. Marion also remembers those first COS years as pretty meager with only four violins. “I was embarrassed to tell my friends that I was playing in the orchestra for fear they’d actually come and listen.” Then Marion pointed to a photo of one of her fondest memories playing with the Dove String Quartet: Eleanor Davidson, Virginia Riggs, Leslie Knight and herself on second violin. When asked how the orchestra changed under Michael Gesme’s baton, she said, with a broad smile, “He picked out music that was much more challenging and I had nightmares about playing my part right.” When asked about this situation, Michael responded, a bit alarmed, “Good heavens! It was not my intention to give anyone nightmares. There is so much great music out there and I simply knew that we could play it. The COS continually rose to the occasion, so I continued to up the ante.” As for Marion, Michael commented that he, “…knew she was a pivotal player from his first rehearsal with the orchestra in the fall of 1996. I so enjoyed getting to know her, learning about her family, her work and all of her animals. Marion’s dedication is second to none and I am grateful for the opportunity to have worked with her.”

Join us for our

50th Anniversary Season! 1967-2017

Fall ConCert SerieS

Special Guests: 3 Leg Torso October 22, 2016 - 7:30pm October 23, 2016 - 2:00pm October 24, 2016 - 7:30pm Tickets available at www.cosymphony.com

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Central Oregon Symphony 50th Anniversary Concerts


he Central Oregon Symphony, directed by Michael Gesme, will open its 50th anniversary season with concerts at 7:30pm on Saturday, October 22 and Monday, October 24 and 2pm on Sunday, October 23 in the Bend High School Auditorium. Doors will open 45 minutes before the performances. Tickets are required for these free concerts. The program includes Balogh’s and Von Drehle’s compositions performed by guest artists 3 Leg Torso, Borodin’s

Michael Gesme conducting the COS, photo by Benjamin Edwards


To reserve your complimentary tickets, visit the symphony website www.cosymphony.com

BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford Series

or five weekends from October through March, world-class jazz comes to the Oxford hotel’s intimate jazz ballroom located in the heart of downtown Bend. The series’ executive producer is Patrick Lamb Productions,a name well known in the jazz community. “This season is going to be phenomenal! We cannot wait to welcome these artists to the Bend community,” said Ben Perle, Oxford Corporate’s regional vice president of operations. “Each year we refine and improve our series in an effort to provide an optimal experience for our attendees, our artists, our sponsors and our team. We are truly grateful for the community’s support of the

series, and we are excited to kick off our seventh year.” Shows will be at 8pm on Fridays and at 5pm and 8pm on Saturdays. Artist lineup and performance dates are: Georges Bouhey will continue to host the series-free music education workshops, allowing local artists and music enthusiasts to talk, play with and learn from world-class performers. Workshops will be held on the Saturday of the performance weekend in October, February and March beginning at 11:15am. Series passes for the Seventh Annual BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford are now available for sale online at jazzattheoxford.com or by calling 503-432-9477.

Riverhouse Jazz Lineup October 28-29

Jazz at the Oxford Lineup October 21-22 Bernard “Pretty” Purdie

November 18-19 Tuck & Patti

January 13-14 The Bad Plus

February 10-11 The Brubeck Brothers Quartet

March 17-18 Sara Gazarek with New West Guitar Group

Riverhouse Jazz to Launch in October


Mel Brown Septet

November 18-19 Benny Green Trio

December 23-24 Alan Jones Sextet

January 13-14 Tierney Sutton Band

February 17-18 Yellow Jackets


Polovtsian Dances and Massenet’s Ballet Suite from Le Cid. All COS donors receive their tickets in the mail prior to the concerts, (visit cosymphony. com for information about becoming a COS donor) and a limited number of complimentary tickets are available online on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that tickets are no longer available at local business outlets.

Mel Brown Septet

ollowing the completion of a $10 million renovation, Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel, in partnership with Executive Producer G2 Strategic, announced they are launching a new jazz series, Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz. The series will feature a combination of international touring and Northwest-based artists. There will be two shows on one weekend each month on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm. Series Subscribers will receive several benefits, including a $50 savings (off the single-show price), the ability to select reserved seats online and sit in the same seats for all shows, the first right to renew their seats for subsequent seasons, preferred parking and a 10% discount at Riverhouse on the Deschutes’ new restaurant, Currents, and for dining during the shows. www.riverhouse/com/jazz Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016





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lmost everyone knows that The Beatles are one of the most acclaimed bands in rock and roll history because their music has the hypnotic qualities that make teenage girls scream and artists today and yesterday cite them as one of their influences. While many of us don’t have the opportunity to see the two surviving Beatles Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr live in concert these days, the closest thing to watching an actual Beatles concert will be In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles at the Bend Theatre on Sunday, October 16 at 7pm. The musical is family friendly. The show played to a sold out audience at the Tower Theatre in 2014 and Abbey Road’s show, Beatles vs. Stones, played to a sold out crowd last year at the Tower Theatre.

You mean just another tribute band? No, because not all tribute bands are alike. This one portrays the Beatles—John Lennon (Nathaniel Bott), Paul


McCartney (Christopher Overall), George Harrison (Zak Schaffer) and Ringo Starr (Axel Clarke)—as authentically as possible, from their singing to the myriad of guitars used throughout the band’s decade-long career. Listening to songs like Penny Lane or I Want To Hold Your Hand from this tribute band is almost like listening to the original icons themselves. The cast members are age appropriate for the Beatles, between 22-32 years of age. While the great repertoire of songs bind this musical together, the audience also gets the opportunity to relive the most important moments of The Beatles’ epic legacy, which spans the entire 1960s period. The actors that portray the band members connect with the crowd through their lovable sense of humors and cheeky banter. As one watches The Beatles progress throughout that decade, the band’s manager Brian Epstein (Murphy Martin) makes his presence known throughout the musical, narrating his side of the story starting from his discovery of the Fab Four at the Cavern Club in Liverpool up until after the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. www.towertheatre.org, 541-317-0700

Drum Nirvana vs Tsunami of Sound


aturday, October 22 at 7:30pm the Tower Theatre Foundation invites you to experience the exhilarating percussive power of TAIKOPROJECT and their fusion of ancient Japanese drumming tradition with 21st century American innovation. TAIKOPROJECT received international notice when they became the first, and only, American Taiko group to win the prestigious Tokyo International Taiko Contest in 2005, winning over all the Japanese Taiko groups in attendance. They have also performed on the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards and with some of the world’s most well-known artists including Stevie Wonder, Usher, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and 30 Seconds to Mars.


Prepare for aural and visual soundscapes showcased by the company’s artful fluidity and graceful movements honoring Taiko’s ancient roots in martial arts. “This ain’t your momma’s Taiko,” wrote the L.A. Weekly, “But it may be your hip younger cousin’s!” www.towertheatre.org Oregon’s Only Arts Magazine Since 1995 | October 2016


Call to Artists CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Honoring Our Rivers: A Student Anthology The anthology publishes art, photography, poetry, prose and foreign language translations by students (K-college) across the Pacific Northwest as well as a selection of works by wellknown authors and artists. Entries should reflect the student’s connection to rivers or watersheds of the Pacific Northwest. In honor of the Port of Portland’s 125th anniversary, the 2017 edition will also feature entries related to a “working rivers” theme – from river-connected towns, traditions and economies to iconic bridges and the Lewis and Clark expedition. It’s just one more way to honor the rivers connecting our communities. Teachers and their schools will be recognized in the printed 2017 anthology and online if one of their students are published. To submit or learn more details, go online to www.honoringourrivers.org/submit. Entries and their signed submission form may also be emailed to info@honoringourrivers.org with “Submission_First and Last Name” in the subject line; or mailed to Willamette Partnership c/o Honoring Our Rivers, 4640 SW Macadam Ave., Suite 50, Portland, OR, 97239. Deadline to submit: January 31, 2017. GRANT FUNDING The Crook County Cultural Coalition is seeking applications for grant funding from all sectors within the culture field, including the arts, heritage, and the humanities. Grant awards range from $250 to $5,000 each. Grant funding is sponsored by the Oregon Cultural Trust and must support projects and activities that address one of these six priorities: Engage youth in the arts, heritage and culture. Protect the investment in existing cultural resources. Provide programs for young adults to further their cultural development. Support cultural programs that stimulate economic growth. Encourage broader appreciation of the cultural traditions of diverse ethnic groups. Foster local cultural identity and improve marketing and promotion of a variety of cultural activities/opportunities. Applications due October 15


CALL TO ARTISTS ARTISTS’ GALLERY SUNRIVER Join the fastest growing diverse fine art and fine craft co-op gallery in Central Oregon. Looking for talented 2D and 3D artists who can work in the gallery two days a month and bring uniqueness to the mix. Contact jury chair Susan Harkness-Williams at 541-788-2486 or sunriversister@yahoo.com CALL TO ARTISTS: THE PRINEVILLE ART CRAWL 2nd Friday each month is inviting all media artists - if you are interested in participating. rgpeer9857@gmail.com. CALL TO ARTISTS TWIGS GALLERY SISTERS Twigs Gallery and Home Goods at 331 W Cascade Ave. in Sisters accepting submissions for artwork with a “fiber component” to be displayed in the gallery for month long shows beginning the fourth Friday of each month. The work can range from art quilts to felting, knitting, crocheting, and mixed fiber media. The body of work submitted should have a theme and all work must be for sale. You can submit proposals in person to Jean Wells Keenan, jean@stitchinpost.com. All pieces will be reviewed for placement in the gallery. gallery@twigs-sisters.com, 541-549-6061 CALL Arts in Charles requests Strunk,

TO ARTISTS ST. CHARLES the Hospital, two venues through St. Healthcare-Bend. Please send your and submissions to Linda FrancisCoordinator, Arts in the Hospital, lindartsy1@gmail.com.”

CALL TO ARTISTS CIRCLE OF FRIENDS ART GALLERY AND ACADEMY Now accepting new artists in all mediums. The gallery is currently home to over 40 artists. COFA is a Juried membership gallery located in Tumalo on the busy Hwy 20 tourism route between Bend and Sisters. Eagle Crest Resort, The Bendistillary and the Tumalo Feed Company are nearby. The gallery hosts a featured Artists

CALL TO ART RED CHAIR Red Chair Gallery is looking for a few outstanding artists to join the gallery. We are a membership gallery with a large variety of “fine art and contemporary craft.” We are located in the heart of downtown Bend and show primarily local artists. We do require artists who can work in the gallery at least two 4 hours shifts per month. 3 dimensional artists will be considered, please send portfolio images and prices to: redchairgallerybend@gmail.com ESSAY CONTEST FOR STUDENTS Two opportunities for Oregonians to contribute to the 2017-18 Oregon Blue Book today: an essay contest for students and a photo competition for the cover of the Blue Book. The Oregon Blue Book will focus on Oregon’s outdoor recreational activities and include a color insert celebrating the Pacific Crest Trail, specifically through the Oregon Cascades. In keeping with a new tradition, the Secretary of State invites Oregon’s students to contribute to the Blue Book by submitting essays for publication. The essay contest is offered to Oregon’s elementary, middle, and high school students. This year, the questions are: Elementary School: What is your favorite thing to do in Oregon’s great outdoors? Describe a fun memory of spending time outdoors in Oregon. Middle School: Oregon is a great place to play outdoors. You can camp, raft, ski, hike, boat, surf, or just take a walk. If you have a friend coming to visit you in Oregon who has never been here before, where would you take them for a fun outdoor activity and what would you do? High School: What recommendations do you have for Oregon’s leaders about how to improve people’s access to outdoor recreation? Why is outdoor recreation an important part of Oregon’s identity? Essay Contest info at www.bluebook.state.or.us/ misc/news/blue-book-submissions.pdf Deadline Wednesday, October 12, 2016.


appiness and the desire to have more of it is the motivator this month. In order to start on a happy note there may need to be conversations on the 1st that are about how to move forward. Trust the decisions you make on the 4th and experience the rewards over the next few days. Your need to be practical may be challenged by the desire to expand on the 5th. Step up and take the action that you know is right for you. Conversations become more complicated after the 7th as you seek to understand both sides. Keep your heart open on the 11th and step into the unknown. Take the high road on the 13th rather than try to convince others that you are right. Have faith in what you hear near the Full Moon on the 15th and give yourself permission to be involved in something that makes you happy. A change of heart on the 18th could lead you to something delightful. Steps taken during this time are intense and create a transformation. Conversations on the 20th are surprising and all about change.  Remind yourself that happiness is important and let that be your guideline.


reception on the first Saturday of each month and offers workshops and classes. Please submit 3 images representing your body of works to friendsart@icloud.com.

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HDAL CALL TO ARTISTS High Desert Art League (HDAL) is currently accepting applications for new members. HDAL is a professional artists’ group working to support the advancement of its member artists through exhibitions, education, and related outreach. Please refer to the HDAL website for information about our League, Submission for Membership, and to view work by current members. We strive to have a varied group of artists in regard to art style, subjects, and mediums. If your art will contribute to our group’s diversity you may contact us through our website: www.highdesertartleague.com CALL TO ARTISTS HOOD AVENUE ART Sisters art gallery looking for two new Artist Members. Medium should be metal or wood sculpture. Send portfolio images with dimensions and prices to: info@HoodAvenueArt.com REDMOND SENIOR CENTER ARTISTS Redmond Senior Center is excited and proud to announce a new exhibition program promoting local artists. We are soliciting individuals, groups and clubs to participate in multi-interest arts and crafts shows. 325 NW Dogwood, Redmond, hours 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday. 541-548-6325 lsmith@bendbroadband.com STUDIO IN BEND Start creating in a shared space with talented artists from the community. Willow Lane is Bend’s newest shared studio in the heart of Bend. This space is created and run by local artists McKenzie and Adam Mendel. Located in a large industrial building down the street from The Workhouse, choose from six different size work spaces starting at $300 a month. Artists will have the opportunity to participate in Last Saturday events as well as meet new clients during open hours Monday to Wednesday noon to 4pm. Wifi and utilities are included as well as a common kitchen area and shared work space. www.willowlanearts.com.

Everything seems to be more intense after the 22nd and conversations that start out easy may end up surprising you. Talk about what you are willing to let go of after the 24th and get ready to follow through. An opening of the heart on the 26th triggers a series of events over the next few days. Speak honestly and openly on the 27th and let your actions reflect what you are saying. The two days before the New Moon on the 30th are pivotal as decisions are made and change occurs. Take a deep breath during the New Moon and realize the past is behind you and the future is beginning to show itself. Remind yourself as this month ends that happiness is a priority and you are ready for lots of it. Love and Light Always,

Eileen Lock Clairvoyant Astrologer/Spiritual Medium 541-389-1159, www.eileenlock.freeservers.com

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CLIMATE FORECASTS & HOW WE CAN PREPARE 7-8:30 p.m cascadeae.com





All day, thru October 21, benddesign.org









7;30pm, cosymphony.com


6:30pm, thru October 29, cascadeae.com




Opening, thru October 9, bendfilm.org

6-8pm theworkhousebend.com




5pm, cascadeae.com


7:30-9:30pm, oldstonebend.com

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7pm, highdesertmuseum.org

3pm, cascadeae.com



11am, oldstonebend.com

7:30 p.m, towertheatre.com

All day, cascadeae.com



October 3-5pm, strictlyorganic.com






7pm, cascadeae.com

6pm, highdesertmuseum.org

11am, thru October 2, c3events.com



4-7pm, cascadeae.com



8pm, oldstonebend.com

7:30pm thru October 8, 2ndstreettheater.com

4pm thru October 28, cascadeae.com


7:30pm, cosymphony.com


6pm, highdesertmuseum.org


6pm, cascadeae.com

7pm, bendbrewingcompany.com

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painting • photography •

Art Workshops


$30 per class, plus a one-time $10 supply fee.

550 SW Industrial Way, Ste. 180, Bend OR 97702

• printmaking • watercolor

Basic Leatherworking

the information you need to make soap in your own


Learn basic leather working skills such as cutting,

supermarket with Mica Lynch.

insight into Japanese art and culture. Art historian Ann

541-617-0900 or sagebrushersart@gmail.com

leather nesting bowls, with Jeff Cole.

pop culture aspect of ukiyo-e prints at Central Oregon

www.sagebrushersartof bend.com

541-330-8759, atelier6000.org

A full schedule of talks, classes and special events provide


Wetherwell of Willamette University discusses the

Saturday, October 1, 1-3pm, $75

riveting and hand stitching, as you make your own set of

home using ingredients readily available in your local Riveted Cuff

Thursday, October 13, 6-8:30pm, $65

All classes held at 117 Roosevelt Ave., Bend

Writing the Ghost Story with Brigitte Lewis

Combine metal and leather with rivets into a unique

Community College on October 11 and art historian

Critique Group with Barbara Jaenicke

‘Tis the season to consider ghosts. And whether you

workshop you will learn basic cold connections for

on the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists on

Barbara begins with a short talk then artists may have

the campfire or a particularly haunting memory from

Lorna Cahall traces the influence of Japanese prints November 1 at the Bend Downtown Library. CASCADE FINE ART WORKSHOPS

Monday, October 24, 1:30-3:30pm.

two paintings critiqued for 15 min./artist. Others

welcome. $40 to have work critiqued, $10 to attend only. Registration required.

Contact Sue Manley, 541-408-5524

Contact Nancy Misek at 541-388-1567


Painting Classes with David Kinker


or nancym2010@bendbroadband.com.

Saturday, October 1, 6-8pm, $25

think of ghost stories as an eerie concoction told around

write some of our own, all while playing with creating

Come engage in meaningful dialogue with other people

Figure Drawing

Blank Pages Writing Salons. Activities range from

We will dissect the anatomy of a ghost story and sensory-driven images.

Every Tuesday, 7-9pm, $15

Develop your skills at our live model figure drawing

January 23-26, 2017

Learn to bring your paintings to an even greater level.

Brown and Abney Wallace. Participants are encouraged

$455 by November 23, $505 after November 23

$35 for members, $40 for non-members.

12 students maximum.

All supplies provided.

Blank Pages Writing Salon

Mondays, October 10-31, 9:30am-12pm and 6-8:30pm

David will focus on value strategies, edges and textures.

metal and simple leatherworking with snaps and rivets.

real life, ghost stories invite us to embrace the unknown.

Register for 2017 workshops now! Stella Canfield, Watercolor Magic

cuff with Marianne Prodehl of Junk to Jems. In this

salon hosted by Workhouse studio members Christian to bring their own easel and materials.

Saturday, October 15, $5

who share your passion for writing at our monthly discussion, to reading and sharing, plus prompt based writing. For salons, just show up at 6pm. $5 fee per person due at the door.

Very Basic Copper Enameling

Sunday, October 16, 1-5pm, $80 (+$40 materials fee)

Contact David at 541-383-2069 or

Luscious Layering with Encaustic Collage

This basic copper enameling workshop introduces

May 16-19, 2017

Pastel Classes with Marty Stewart

In an afternoon you’ll learn the basics of how to collage

Variations of enamel application, stamping copper

June 5-9, 2017

Tuesdays, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 1-4 pm

The workshop includes all wax and encaustic media and

mark-making and under-painting with emphasis on

you a variety of papers, magazines and images to play

Debora Stewart, Abstraction in Pastels & Acrylic


Ted Nuttall, Portraits in Watercolor Tony Allain, Colour & Light Pastels & Mixed Media July 26-28, 2017

Introduction to pastels offered on

Students will learn basic handling of pastels, blending, landscape subjects.


$160 for the four sessions + $15 materials fee.

357 W Hood Ave., Sisters

Register with Nancy Misek (info above).

541-719-1800, info@hoodavenueart.com

Thursday, October 6, 1-4pm, $75

using encaustic (wax) instead of glue.

two 8x8 inch deep cradled wood panels. We will provide with but feel free to bring your own too! Drawing the Human Hand

from different angles with Robyn Cochran-Ragland.

Wednesday, November 16, 5:30-7:30pm


$45 (includes materials)

Book Making: The Woven Accordion

Saturday, October 8, 9am-12:30pm $65

Intuitive Painting with Vicki Johnson

Build your skill set in the art of bookmaking with this

create an oil painting; you bring wine or beer and maybe

Enjoy playing freely with color and paint. No experience

Wax & Wine: Painting Happy Hour

experience needed. Just come and play! Snacks provided.

Register with Vicki Johnson at 541-390-3174

Learn the basics of working with encaustic in a hands-

Intuitive Media Workshop

is composed of beeswax, resin and pigment, applied

We provide all the supplies and instruction needed to some friends to share it. Beginners are welcome — no

First Wednesday of each month, 6-8:15pm

necessary. $20 per class, all materials included.

Katherine, kt@katherine-taylor.com, 541-420-5250. JACQUELINE NEWBOLD

or coachvickijohnson@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 15, 8:30am-12pm


Vicki Johnson invites you to explore your own intuitive,

Beginning Watercolor Workshop

and paint. $30 plus $5 materials fee.


symbolic imagery through collage, marking, stamping

Tuesdays, October 25-November 15, 1-4pm

paint in the dark and create exposures in the light. Create timeless images using organic plant and animal

materials and investigate the transformation of digital photographs into blue monochromatic prints. An Other Salon

Thursday, October 20, 6:30-8:30pm, $5 donation

on exploration of this ancient wax art form. Encaustic

Other Salons provide an opportunity for community

hot, and fused to produce works that are translucent,

thoughtful conversations about Art and its power to

sculptural and rich with Lisa Marie Sipe. Eat Your Way to Better Health

Sunday, October 9, 2-4pm, $40

members to engage with other citizens in creative and illuminate, transform and transcend. These monthly salons will be led by those with a passion for art and the discussion topic of their choosing — details TBD.

incorporated into your diet to improve your health.

printing technique while you create your own unique

Registration is required, Nancy Misek (info above).

Combining beautiful watercolor painting techniques


paintings and words that inspire you.

photographic paper. Learn to mix your own chemicals,

Try your hand at silk screening on both textiles and

Watercolor and Mixed Media

intriguing journal pages, a perfect backdrop for adding

Saturday, October 8, 5-8pm, $75

reactions using UV light from the sun on light sensitive

vinegar in water and bone broth as Nutritional Therapy

Monday, November 14, 1:30-3:30pm

and mixed media, you will learn how to make colorful,

functional, portable, work of art with Kelley Salber.

Lumen prints and cyanotypes through camera-

Barbara Jaenicke Demo

colorful workshop especially designed for beginner

Thursdays, October 27-November 10, 1-4pm

Thursday, October 20, 1-5pm, $80

Sample nutrient dense foods like sauerkraut, kombucha,

or coachvickijohnson@gmail.com.

watercolor artists.

Cyanotyopes & Lumen Prints with Breezy Winters

Contact Vicki at 541-390-3174

$35 per class (includes all supplies)

Join me in my private Tumalo studio for this fun and

ornaments or refrigerator magnets. With Sara Krempel.

less photography. Discover the magic of chemical

Free to members, $5 for non-members. Bring your own photos and supplies. Contact Jennifer at

The projects can be pendants, earrings, hanging

on hand drawing: hand proportion and drawing layout

Vino Van Gogh (Paint & Sip Class) Oils with Katherine Taylor

Students will have time to complete two-four pieces.

Learn the process of creating beautiful and unique

A three-hour class with two sections of instructions

Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 10am-12pm

and fusing wire on the enamel will be demonstrated.

October 6, 7-10pm, $95

Watercolor Wednesday classes


students to the process enameling and kiln firing.

Cost is $45

chicken soup, beet/carrot/apple slaw, apple cider

Practitioner, Larissa Spafford, shares how they can be There will even be a delicious healthy dessert! Handmade Soap

Thursday, October 13, 2-4:30pm, $55


Learn the basics of ‘cold process’ soap making principles

Cari Dolyniuk, 347-564-9080

make six 3.5oz soap bars and leave class with all of

50 SE Scott St., Ste. #6, Bend

and techniques by formulating your own recipe. You’ll

Intro to Screen Printing

Thursday, October 27, 6-8:30pm, $65

paper goods. You’ll learn the basics of this versatile designs. During the workshop you will have a chance

to practice on a variety of materials then screen/collage

a final design on your choice of a t-shirt, a canvas tote, posters or a set of cards. No experience is necessary.

The class will be taught by printmaker Sweet Pea Cole of Green Line Press.

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