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P9 Alpine Accident

A PRO SKIER RECOUNTS HER ROAD TO RECOVERY

P29 From Skier to Hustler P31 Chills and Spills A FILM ABOUT A FALLEN CARD PLAYER

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Need a dose of excitement during these short days and long nights? Bundle up, Benditos, and then get out there for one of these chill winter events. These are our top picks for (indoor and outdoor) winter fun in Central Oregon this season.

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NEWS — Measure 101

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FEATURE — Alpine Accident, and Recovery

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A special election is coming, and in it, voters are deciding on just one item. Judy Stiegler has the details on Measure 101. In honor of the Winter Events Issue, pro skier Laurenne Ross recounts the accident that nearly sidelined her career.

CHOW — Dinner Party!

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When you’re looking to make friends in Bend, one couple has found a sweet spot in serving dinner to strangers—and budding friends. Lisa Sipe tells you more about Saturday Supper.

OUTSIDE — Look Out! Noob on the Rink

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When it comes to winter sports, not every Central Oregonian is ready for the Olympic podium. And that’s OK. Howard Leff recounts his exploits in learning how to ice skate.

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Astrology 35 A city-wide parking study presented at the Jan. 3 Bend City Council meeting concluded that Bend’s parking code minimums are generally “right-sized” for community, but suggested new parking policies that would allow parking districts to be incorporated into the Bend Transportation System Plan and Metropolitan Transportation Plan updates.

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OPINION

Pumping Your Own Gas: We Will Persevere.

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f you want an example of just how inane the Internet can be, look no further than the recent articles, posts and comments that erupted following the rollout of Oregon’s new law on pumping gas. In case you missed it, Oregon House Bill 2482 makes it possible for people in some of Oregon’s most rural counties (Deschutes not included) to pump their own gas, and in a few other counties, for people to pump their own gas during nighttime hours. The bill passed without a single “no” vote in the House in March, and with just one “no” in the Senate in May. The bill’s passage demonstrates that lawmakers can, once in a while, come together to agree on an issue—even one that’s as clearly contentious as pumping your own gas in Oregon. One need only look to the Internet to see that outside the state capitol, this issue doesn’t enjoy broad consensus. Here’s a brief sampling of the Facebook comments made by Oregonians this week, which caused the Internet commenters to erupt with scorn and commentary: From the Source’s Facebook feed: “Who in their right mind wants to get out of their car, deal with a toxic substance, fight the elements, and not enjoy the interactions of the people who work these jobs? Going to the same station over the years has allowed me to become friends with some of those working there. Glad Bend is not changing, and those other states have just been brainwashed into thinking pumping your own gas is a good thing.” – Randy McBride A comment from an Oregonian on the Facebook feed of Medford TV station, KTVL: “I’ve lived in this state all my life and I REFUSE to pump my own gas… This [is] a service only qualified people

should perform.” And of course, the comments from non-Oregonians: “It’s official. Oregon is full of mentally defective, full grown children, incapable of the most mundane adult tasks.” Social media chatter can be entertaining, but let’s break this down to its core, yet again, for those of you not in the know. The original law banning pumping your own gas came about in 1951. It wasn’t about Oregonians being incapable of pumping their own gas—though legislators did make mention of the fact that it made spills less likely, and made the entire experience more convenient for people, including seniors. But at its core, the original law was about creating jobs. According to OregonLive, the ban on self-serve means jobs for roughly 10,000 people. And where do people need jobs most? Eastern Oregon, unfortunately. We just hope that this is the end of the march toward a more barbaric Oregon. While it is somewhat humorous to hear people go to bat for the “right” to pump your own gas, what they’re really supporting is greater inconvenience, fewer working class jobs and car owners working for gas and oil companies in their spare time. Not a pretty picture. And as a reminder, Benditos afraid of spillage, best get your gas in Bend or Redmond before heading out of town. Counties where you can now pump your own gas: All hours: Baker, Crook, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Union, Wallowa, Wasco and Wheeler Self serve between 6pm and 6am: Clatsop, Curry and Tillamook  SW


OPINION Letters

IN RESPONSE TO, “I FOR ONE BELIEVE WE SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO KILL WOLVES,” (12/20)

IN RESPONSE TO, “STUFF WE LEARNED FROM JIM IN 2017,” (1/4) Agree about the cats being outside and thanks! I’ve seen at least 5 roadkill cats this

month and it’s so depressing. — Kristy Kwan, via facebook.com

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Such a special and inspiring human being. Love you, Jim! And I’ve shared your columns on feeding deer far and wide! — Lisa Bagwell, via facebook.com

IN RESPONSE TO, “ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST: SUMMIT SALOON CLOSES,” (1/2, AT BENDSOURCE.COM) Where will I drop it like it’s hawt? I’ll never wake up with sore quads in Bend again!! — Shayna Kendrick, via facebook.com RIP to drunken debauchery and bustin moves… pour one out for the home scummit! — Curtis Deer, via facebook.com As Ian (McIntosh) noted this morning … “a popular downtown Bend restaurant for the past decade.” I’m not sure I’ve ever consumed food there… — Jackie Stewart, via facebook.com So much fun when they first opened… loved all them reggae nights with my rasta sister. — Kim Frickey, via facebook.com This was one of the first places we went to in Bend. Great Happy Hour. — Arlene Hendrix, via facebook.com

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Dr. Stone’s family was rather large. Large practice and a significant clinic with a whole bunch of support staff. One life isn’t worth more than another—they are all priceless— but the impact of this crash has huge ripples throughout Bend. — Jim Roberts, via facebook.com

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THE EMPEROR Will the Congressional Republicans and the Cabinet ever admit what we all know: THE EMPEROR HAS NO CLOTHES. — Jim Sterling “It’s head lice. But that’s better than brain lice.”

IN RESPONSE TO, “BICYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION,” (1/4) A life lost, family devastated, another life in ruins… — Judy Ann Lear, via facebook.com

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In response to Melissa Hogan’s request for why it’s good to reintroduce wolves, my best answer is to view the short (5 minute) film, “How wolves change rivers.” It shows the remarkably extensive positive effects of wolves in the environment. She objects that these “Canadian” wolves are an “invasive species.” Sometimes “invasive” is a matter of degree. All the wolves in North America were an interconnected species. It’s just the ones here in Oregon have been replaced, by natural dissemination, filling a void left by foolish extermination. Like so often, peoples’ response to a narrow problem of wolf predation was a short-sighted solution that ignored many negative results of their elimination. As to an invasive species that has been extremely destructive, that would be nearly every human in North America. But we make allowances for that. That the deer and elk populations may have declined some, whatever the wolves’ responsibility, they are taking the sick and weak. It’s human hunters that violate healthy selection by killing the best, thus weakening the population. The wolves belong here. They make the world a better place. I’m not advocating ignoring the conflicts. Cattle ranchers’ issues should be addressed fairly. But all sides need to make accommodations to achieve the best longterm outcome. — David Horn 

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NEWS

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By Judy Stiegler

By now, most Oregon voters have received a ballot in the mail, containing just one item. Measure 101 comes as a result of the passage of HB 2391 in the Oregon Legislative Assembly in 2017, which dealt with many aspects of healthcare funding. Measure 101, brought to a vote through a citizen-led referendum, seeks to overturn several provisions of that 2017 legislation.

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brief history: In 2003, the Oregon legislature created a Oregonians. hospital assessment (tax) as a revenue source to fund A “no” vote will result in eliminating the assessments to the Oregon Health Plan and other health initiatives. PEBB, insurance companies and managed care organizaThe assessment was set to expire in 2019, and was part of tions. A “no” vote would also result in a delay in collection the impetus behind HB 2391. Through the passage of that of the additional hospital assessment provided in the origlegislation, that assessment has been extended to 2021. inal legislation. The 2017 legislation went beyond that though, setting forth One of the objectives of HB 2391 was to maximize various revenue-raising provisions to help provide funding potential federal matching dollars for Oregon’s Medicaid for Medicaid programs in Oregon—providing health insur- program. The Legislative Fiscal Office projects increased ance to an estimated 350,000 low income adults, children revenue received from the original legislation at an estiand individuals with disabilities, as well as other medical mated $653 million in the 2017-2019 biennium, with the assistance and services administered through the Ore- projected federal match estimated at $1,886 million. There gon Health Authority, and would be the loss of all or provisions setting up the There would be the loss of all or a a significant part of these Oregon Reinsurance Prosignificant part of these sums with a “no” sums with a “no” vote on gram aimed at stabilizing Measure 101, putvote on Ballot Measure 101, putting at risk Ballot the insurance marketplace. ting at risk health insurance health insurance coverage for Because the legislation procoverage for those 350,000 vided for raising revenue, it Oregonians. Essentially, a those 350,000 Oregonians. required a super majority “no” vote forces the Legisfor passage—three-fifths in both the state House and Sen- lature to go back to the drawing board in the upcoming legate. The bill received this majority, with bipartisan support islative session. in each chamber. Now, Measure 101 asks voters to approve the parts of Why the Special Election? As a general rule, ballot measures are placed on the balHB 2391 that involve raising revenue—in other words, the lot during regularly scheduled elections—meaning primaparts that involve taxes. Measure 101 seeks to have voters approve the follow- ries or the general election. In this instance, because there ing provisions: 1) A tax of 1.5 percent on the gross premi- was loud opposition to HB 2391 during the 2017 legislative um equivalents received by the Public Employees’ Benefit session, officials determined that if a challenge were to Board, during a calendar quarter for the two-year dura- arise, it should be dealt with sooner than later. tion of the legislation; 2) A tax of 1.5 percent on the gross Thus, an amendment was made to a Senate bill, SB 229, premiums earned by an insurer during a calendar quar- which required that if HB 2391 was to be subject to a ballot ter for the two-year duration of the legislation; 3) A tax of initiative, that it would be scheduled for a special election, 1.5 percent on the gross amount of premium equivalents specifically January 23, 2018. The thought was that if any received by a managed care organization, during a calen- or all of the bill was to be overturned through the initiative dar quarter for the two year duration of the legislation; process, that the Legislature would then have an opportuand 4) An additional assessment of 0.7 percent on the net nity to address it during the 2018 session, even though it’s revenue of all non-waivered hospitals in Oregon. Measure a “short session.” Effectively, this was a legislative insur101 also would allow insurers subject to the legislation to ance policy. increase premiums by up to 1.5 percent—the amount of the It’s too late to register to vote for this special election, but if assessment charged. you’re already registered, be sure and cast that ballot—due at the County Clerk’s office by no later than 8 pm, January 23. SW What Voting “Yes” Does A “yes” vote on Measure 101 will allow the provisions Judy Stiegler is an attorney, a former Oregon state approved by the legislature to move forward, there- representative and teaches political science at Central by allowing for continuing coverage for low-income Oregon Community College.

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Measure 101 asks voters to approve the parts of HB 2391 that involve raising revenue—in other words, the parts that involve taxes.

101 Oregon was one of the first states to enact a citizen initiative and referendum process dating back to 1902. Oregon was unique in enacting a constitutional amendment which allowed citizens, through a ballot initiative, to directly enact laws and constitutional amendments as well as to overturn laws passed by Oregon’s legislature. Oregon’s citizens have vibrantly embraced this process of direct democracy over the ensuing century-plus.

This year, 2018, is no exception. We begin the year with a special election January 23, considering Measure 101.

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An Olympian and pro U.S. skier opens up about her accident, recovery and journey toward racing again.

t was a beautifully terrible day. There’s something about stormy days on the mountain; you can’t hear yourself speak up against the wind. The snow is swirling around you madly. The surface of the slopes disappears with the blowing layer of wind and snow. Vertigo comes and goes. You can barely feel your fingers—it’s nicer when they go numb. All the noise actually creates this stillness, in which the only thing you can feel and hear is your own breathing. I love stormy days. They push me, challenge me to find my center. But on this one, I didn’t know the day would end in a way that challenged my very self, identity and career. Our coaches at the U.S. Nationals Grand Slalom race told us the race would run no matter what, so we knew it was going to be a crazy weather day. The first gates were blowing downhill in the tail wind. I was cold down to the bone. The sleet had piled up overnight but was slipped off the icy GS course. I was only there racing for the hell of it, for fun. It had been two years since my last race in GS, but I was excited to give it a shot again. After all, it used to be my best event. I remember taking off my outer layer and immediately freezing my buns off, clicking into my skis and mentally preparing for a wild ride. The first few gates were fast—very fast for a GS. The tail wind pushed me out of the start...I barely had to pole at all. By the third gate I was hauling, arcing some nice turns on the top flat. Then, at what I thought was the sixth gate, I pressured my skis for a right footer on the backside of a roll, and they slipped out from under me on the ice. I was sliding on my left hip, thinking I could stand back up and still make the next gate. A silly hip-check at high speeds can be fun to pull off. But, now, I know better. Before I was fully back on my feet (my weight was transferred, but I had yet to stand completely back upright) I hit a pile of new snow with my right outside edge. It twisted and jerked my knee out with incredible force. I’m not even sure what the crash was like...all that remained was pain. Excruciating pain. And that’s all that existed for the following hour. I don’t even remember thinking about what was wrong, where my friends and family were, if I’d ever ski again—just pain and the accompanying aspects: moving into a sled, wailing uninhibitedly, Micum (my physio) consoling me on my sled ride, shivering, shaking, pain. In a sense, it was probably the most present I have ever been for such a span of time. I was forced to be with the pain, and although I was not “OK” with it (all I wanted was for it to be gone), I was at least with it. I could barely breathe. I was choking on my sobs and violently shaking throughout my entire being. The pain penetrated to my very core. I have experienced many kinds of pain before—from dislocated shoulders to bone-deep lacerations, from a broken heart to a shattered pelvis—but all have paled in comparison to this. It was awful, horrific, unbelievable, and it was terrifyingly real. Eventually, I was loaded up with Fentanyl, yet even a normally large dose didn’t numb me enough. I began to care about other aspects of my reality, and that’s when I realized how all-encompassing the pain was. It was almost like, when I was living in the pain, I was in another world. A hell of sorts. A world where nothing good exists. I hope I’ll never have to return to that place. The first rational thoughts I remember were the appreciation for, and comfort in, having my best friends, my parents and my partner by my side. They were there when it transitioned from my pain cave to my bad version of reality.

By Laurenne Ross

The ambulance ride was the first time I began considering my future: what was actually wrong with my knee? I knew it was something awful, but I had no idea about the extent of my injury yet. Would I ski again? Would I walk again? What would I do if I couldn’t get back to these physical capabilities? I thought about university, about my degree, grad school. I thought about whether, if I could ski again, I would even want to. To expose myself to the potential of experiencing it all again seemed out of the question. Thankfully, one of my best friends  (and pro skier), Leanne was there providing some rational insight. “Wait,” she said. “See how you feel. Now is a terrible time to make decisions.” She was right. Any time over the next six weeks would have been a terrible time to make any sort of life decisions, so I didn’t let myself. I told myself, “Until you’re completely out of the pain, no big decisions.” And fuck. Those next six weeks were so hard. When I learned, the night of my accident, the extent of my injury, I

Aside from all the misery, there was love. So much love. Nothing felt like enough at the time, but now I look back and see how lovingly I was cared for.  knew it was going to be a long, bumpy road. But I didn’t really know—you never really do until you’re in it. Four days later I went under the knife in Vail, Colo. I woke up after surgery, back in that pain place, sobbing and restless. That first night was hell. I barely slept, which is pretty astonishing considering the amount of morphine dripped into my veins all night. I had horrible visions and I vaguely remember writing about the  pain in my journal, but I was mostly numbing myself with pain medication and not feeling like myself for what felt like a ridiculously long span of time. I cried in every therapy session over those first four weeks. I would even cry in the car on the way to therapy, foreshadowing the pain it would cause. But I knew I had to do it to get back to skiing and to living how I wanted. That first month I was burdened with intense anxiety—fear of physical therapy and the pain, fear of my future, fear, even, of the present. I got to know my darkest self and, although there were glimpses of light, I didn’t enjoy much of anything. I took so much Vicodin, Oxycontin, CBD-this and Arnica-that, attempting to soothe the discomfort. But I just had to ride it out. Thankfully, I didn’t know that beforehand. Aside from all the misery, there was love. So much love. Nothing felt like enough at the time, but now I look back and see how lovingly I was cared for. Tommy (Ford) flew with me to Colorado for the surgery. Both parents came out to Vail to help me during my surgery and first week of recovery. My mum and I slept in the same bed for the first time since I had had meningitis, years ago. My friend Elle moved to Bend to help me for a few weeks while my roommate Kelly made me insanely delicious meals and brought me breakfast in bed every morning. She rubbed my feet at night and slept with me on the bad nights while her dog cuddled me—a rarity for him. Kyle, our other roommate, crafted bouquets for me and filled the house with spring colors and scents. My dad brought dinner over countless nights and helped with my at-home therapy every single day. My therapist Ellie even came to my house on the weekends. Looking back on it all, it

was magic. I was surrounded by the most wonderful people, but I couldn’t see that clearly at the time. I was always freezing cold—shivering under all the covers, obsessed with my heating mat and constantly taking scalding-hot baths. I lost 15 pounds over the first few weeks, mostly from my loss of appetite with the pain meds but partly due to the cold and anxiety as well. Thinking clearly was a luxury, but it began happening more regularly about a month after surgery. I embraced these times to write or do homework; I took a few online classes to dedicate my mind to useful thinking. Eventually, I submerged from the cloud of drugged-up obscurity and came back to myself. I got inspired by my classes—to create, to dream, to keep moving. I adopted an anti-inflammatory diet (no gluten, dairy, alcohol, night-shade vegetables, fried food or sugar) for a while and learned how to cook with fresh, whole foods. I spent countless hours in therapy (a regimen that has not come to an end), working on my knee while tending to the rest of my body. Everybody thinks you’ll have all this extra time when you get injured, but so much time is spent doing the simple things: getting from place to place, doing physical therapy, taking a shower, trying to get enough sleep, countering countless wakeful nights. There have been days over the past six months where I’ll leave the Center of Excellence in Park City and realize I spent nine hours in the gym that day. Then I have to head home to rest, elevate, compress, ice. It’s never ending. But I’ve made the time to take a few classes, to do some drawing and lots of writing, to read books and magazines. My world seems to have expanded during this difficult phase of healing, despite shrinking down so small at times. I am seeing everything just a little bit differently: the light peeking through the leaves, the old man on his bicycle, the scars that adorn my changing body. I understand things differently, mostly in the sense that I understand very little, and that’s OK. I recognize and appreciate the small victories. I notice elements of the slow progression that accompany any major injury: the pain of descending stairs slowly dissipating over an eight-week span. Some things happen fast (not many) and these help me to understand my high expectations (when I rarely fulfill them) and how to keep them at bay. I’ve learned how to be gentle with myself, how to be kind. I know it will take effort to carry this through  the  winter, but I know, for my sanity and well-being, this is something incredibly necessary for me to continue to work on. I am currently starting to race again on the World Cup circuit, and I am allowing myself to get excited, but making sure I return to racing slowly, with no expectations. I have worked my ass off, have sacrificed so much, and have been through emotional hell for my sport, but even if it doesn’t work out—if I’m unable to race as one of the best in the world ever again—it will all have been worth it. I’m better from all of this. I am me, and I’m getting to know that person and am learning what really makes me happy and realizing that what it all comes down to, really, is love. So, if anything, out of this process I will take those lessons and begin with loving myself. And maybe out of that love will grow something wonderful.  SW Laurenne Ross has competed in four Alpine World Ski Championships and raced in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. She’s been on two World Cup podiums and has been ranked one of the Top-10 speed skiers in the world. Follow her journey at laurenneross.com.

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FRIDAYS

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The United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association is hosting a ton of rail jam, slopestyle and halfpipe events over the next few months. The first rail jam event of the season is Jan. 13 and will feature rails, boxes and jibs for every level of rider. The events are open to all ages, but anyone over the age of 7 wishing to participate must purchase a USASA membership. // 8am. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. $25/online, $35/day of event. 9 and under & adaptive are free (with USASA membership). Rail Jam #1 Slopestyle #1 Slopestyle #2 Rail Jams #2 & #3 Slopestyle #3 Halfpipe #1 & #2 Slopestyle #4 Halfpipe #3 & #4

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We Banjo 3 on Feb. 12 and Darlingside on March 14. Ritter is up there on the top 100 list of living songwriters, We Banjo 3 hails from Ireland and combines old-world tradition with authentic Americana, and Boston’s Darlingside is a festival favorite. // 7pm. Sisters High School, 1700 McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters. $10-$60.

SATURDAY 2/10

HOODOO WINTER CARNIVAL FUN FEST

Join Hoodoo for a celebration of winter in the Northwest! Activities include an ax throwing booth, Frisbee golf, musical chairs, a three-legged obstacle race, team tube race, hula-hoop contest, pie eating contest, ski javelin throw, archery contest and more. // 9am9pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20, Box 20, Sisters. Free.

THURSDAY 1/18

BACKCOUNTRY FESTIVAL OUTSIDE

Enjoy a beer and learn about how passionate outdoor lovers can help Oregon invest in clean energy. This happy hour panel discussion features voices from environmental nonprofit Protect Our Winters, Renew Oregon, The Environmental Center, local businesses and athletes. // 6-9pm. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Pub & Brewing Facility, 62950 NE 18th St., Bend. Free.

If you can’t decide what winter activity you want to do this weekend, check out Hoodoo’s Backcountry Festival, celebrating our beautiful wilderness areas! Bring your tent and warm sleeping bag for two nights of camping. Learn how to be safe while you play out yonder with seminars by Central Oregon Avalanche Association and beacon training from Corvallis Mountain Rescue. Chat with industry professionals, chill in the beer garden while enjoying live music from High Step Society and participate in a variety of races scheduled throughout the day. // Friday, 1pm – Saturday, 9pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20, Box 20, Sisters. Free, $10/overnight camping.

SUNDAY 1/21

MIKE PUDDY MEMORIAL SKI RACE RIDE THE MOUNTAIN

SATURDAY 1/13

Brave the cold for this family friendly run or walk, which also boasts Redmond’s only half marathon! The course winds though the scenic Dry Canyon. All ages and levels welcome—even strollers! Registration for the half marathon has passed, but you can register for the 5K/10K on race day at 8:30am. // Registration varies. 8:30am-1pm. St. Thomas Academy, 1720 NW 19th St., Redmond.

SATURDAY 1/13

CROW’S FEET SKI-MO RALLY SKI MOUNTAINEERING

What is “ski mountaineering,” you ask? Competitors climb mountains either on skis or carry them and then descend on skis, in a format similar to a bike race. The Deschutes races combine groomed slope ascent with a banked slalom descent, similar to the Dirksen Derby course. // 10am-2pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. $20/race. $50/3-race series.

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POLAR BEAR RUN & EXPO MARATHON

The 15th Annual Mike Puddy Memorial Ski Race is a fun and informal competition down a dual course. Challenge your siblings, parents, or friends—first one to the bottom wins! Register online or at Jr. Race Center, 9:30-10:30am day of race. All proceeds support the MBSEF Mike Puddy Memorial Youth Scholarship. // Cliffhanger Run, Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS

JAN-MARCH

JR. SNOW RANGER AT HOODOO &FORMT. BACHELOR THE KIDS

The perfect winter excursion for the kiddos! Activities include snowshoeing, winter safety, exploring snowflakes, wildlife tracking, winter ecology and all around fun. The best part? It’s free. Check websites for dates. // Saturdays, 1/13, 2/10, 2/17 and 3/29. 1-3pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20, Box 20, Sisters. Sundays, 1/2, 2/18 and 3/11. 1-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. Free.

JANUARY – MARCH

JAN 23, FEB 12, MAR 14

SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL WINTER CONCERT SERIES FOLK & AMERICANA

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CLIMATE SOLUTIONS FOR FUTURE POW DAYS GREEN DRINKS

SUNDAY 2/11

2018 TOUR FOR THE HEART SNOWSHOE & SKI

Enjoy a fun day of snowshoeing and Nordic skiing in this relaxed 5K that touts it’s “for the fun and health of it.” If you’re feeling up for a challenge, participate in the Ski Your Age challenge, where you ski your age in kilometers. Costumes encouraged! Proceeds benefit women’s heart disease prevention. // 11am. Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. Registration varies.

FRIDAY – SUNDAY

2/16-2/18

2018 OREGON WINTERFEST WINTER WONDERLAND

Grab your friends and family for Bend’s largest festival, celebrating all things winter! Tickets include admission for the whole weekend. Don’t miss out on some of our other great events going on with Oregon WinterFest—participating in the Wine Walk, Royal Run or Hot Cocoa Run will include entry to the festival and access to all the booths within! // Old Mill District, Powerhouse Dr., Bend. $10/person.

SATURDAY 4/7

VERTFEST BIG AIR

Yes, we know this is technically in the spring—but it’s too big to miss! The 6th annual Vertfest returns to Mt. Bachelor for a weekend of backcountry culture celebration with races, clinics, demos and (of course) beer. The aim of this event is to spread snow safety education and stoke for everything backcountry. All proceeds benefit the Central Oregon Avalanche Association. // Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. Registration $15-$30.

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FRIDAY – SUNDAY

1/11 – 1/17

1/12 - 1/14

MONDAY 1/15

EMPOWER—Bend’s World Muse and Visit Bend are teaming up to create a month-long series of Bend Women’s March programs, starting with a kickoff party that doubles as a comedy-based variety show! Look for more details on the Bend Women’s March in next week’s Source. // 6-8pm. At Liberty. 849 NW Wall St., Bend. $20. www.facebook.com/TheNightLightShow

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

This play has it all: mystery, action—even a government conspiracy! Set in early 17th century England, a playwright is commissioned by the prime minister to write the “true history” of the plot to assassinate King James I. The actors, suspicious, investigate the story and discover the King’s version of the story may be a cover-up. // Fri. & Sat., 7:30pm. Sun., 3pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette Ave., Bend. $19/adults, $16/students & seniors 60+.

1/12 - 1/13

MONDAY 1/15

CASCADES WEDDING SHOW DREAM WEDDING

Wedding season is just around the corner! Need help planning? This is the largest, most comprehensive bridal show in Central Oregon. With more than 100 vendors from every corner of the bridal industry, you’ll find all of the resources you need to plan your dream wedding. // 10am-3pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97, Bend. $10/adv, $15/door.

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5TH ANNUAL HIGH GRAVITY BREWFEST BREWS & TUNES BACKCOUNTRY FESTIVAL OUTSIDE

Don’t you love Bend? There’s so much to do. If you can’t decide which winter activity you want to do this weekend, check out Hoodoo’s Backcountry Festival! Bring your tent and warm sleeping bag for two nights of camping. Learn how to be safe out yonder with seminars by Central Oregon Avalanche Association and beacon training from Corvallis Mountain Rescue. Chat with industry professionals, chill in the beer garden or check the bike fleet from Blazin Saddles. Kids can earn their Junior Ranger Snow Badge. // Friday, 1pm – Saturday, 9pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20, Box 20, Sisters. $10/ overnight camping.

What would a weekend in Bend be without a healthy serving (or two) of beer? Enjoy over 25 microbrews and ciders from McMenamins and local breweries. Swatkins and the Positive Agenda, Company Grand and the Maxwell Friedman Trio keep the party going all day. All ages welcome, 21+ to sample. // 1pm-8pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. $2/token. $5/12oz glass.

SUNDAY 1/14

10 BARREL GOGGLE TAN TOUR BEER RELEASE

10 Barrel is throwing a party on the mountain in celebration of the release of their spring seasonal, Goggle Tan IRA. This event kicks off the Goggle Tan tour, with live music, snow-beach games, gear demos, killer giveaways and of course, tons of beer. Open to all ages, 21+ to drink. // 11am4pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. Free; lift pass required.

LATE NITE CATECHISM Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 24-25

MONTREAL GUITAR TRIO Fri., Feb. 16

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s contributions to our nation, join other volunteers for a day of serving area nonprofit and public organizations. Volunteer Central Oregon is hosting 14 projects with 12 nonprofits in Bend, Sisters, Prineville, Madras and Warm Springs—so there’s no excuse not to lend a hand! Visit volunteercentraloregon.org for more info on specific projects. // Times and locations vary.

WEDNESDAY 1/17

SATURDAY 1/13

1/12 - 1/13

MLK DAY OF SERVICE VOLUNTEER

REV. HORTON HEAT, VOODOO GLOW SKULLS &ROCKABILLY BIG SANDY

Arguably the king of modern rockabilly and the godfather of psychobilly—all hail The Rev. Jim Heath, affectionately known as “The Reverend.” On stage, he covers everything from loaded .38s, space heaters, big skies—even an ode to eating steak. The trio has been rocking since the mid-80s and shows no sign of slowing down. //Voodoo Glow Skulls and Big Sandy open. 8pm. Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $25/adv.

WEDNESDAY 1/17

THE LIQUE HIP-HOP

While many may associate Las Vegas with the Rat Pack era (or more recently, resident DJs), there have been a handful of musical gems born in Sin City in more recent years. The Lique, delivering a fusion of jazz, hip-hop and funk, is one of them. Named the 2016 “Best Band” by Vegas Seven magazine, The Lique has opened for acts such as Hiatus Kaiyote, Lecrae and Flo Rida. // 7-10pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. No cover.

JACOB JOLLIFF M5 MEXICAN BRASS “SCROOGED”BAND BAND Mon., Feb. 19 Friday, Dec. 8Wed., Feb. 21

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One fortuitous day in 1960, Buster Williams' father sent him to cover a gig his dad couldn’t make himself. Williams had the pleasure of playing with legends Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt—and it launched his jazz career. Williams gracing the stage with his bass, joined by drummer Lenny White and Portland-based pianist George Colligan. Opening performance by the Alan Jones Academy of Music’s student jazz ensemble, Eclipse. // 7:30pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97, Bend. $60.50.

Think you know the story of Nikola Tesla? This mixed-media spectacle explores the life and work of the famous physicist, engineer and inventor, bringing his story to life in a larger than life way. A blend of string performances and electronic musical arrangements, paired with choreography and live physics demonstrations, brings lightning to the stage. // 8pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $28.50-$39.50.

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GEORGE COLLIGAN, BUSTER WILLIAMS & LENNY WHITE TRIO JAZZ

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hen it comes to modern rockabilly music, one name stands above the rest. The Reverend Horton Heat, a stage name Jim Heath adopted back in 1985, blends elements of rockabilly, punk, country and big band to create the group’s classic sound. Fans of that old-time, ‘50s sound have a friend in “The Reverend,” as he’s affectionately called. “One thing I love about rockabilly is it mixes really great musicianship with all styles of American music,” Heath says. “The lyrics are really straight ahead and goofy and funny. It’s highly entertaining, highly energetic music. There’s nothing quite as energetic as that music from the ‘50s.” Heath and company have toured back and forth across the country for the past 30 years, bringing that high-energy rockabilly sound. Heath still loves jumping on that stage and performing night after night. “I just love the energy of the whole thing,” Heath tells me. “Smiling at the people and the people are smiling back. It’s just a wonderful thing. Just getting to goof off and have fun and have the people enjoy it is a dream. It’s a dream come true.”

After spending his life performing, Heath admits to enjoying playing music more now than when he was younger. In earlier days, Heath and his bandmates would go on stage with a certain goal in mind, which often led to extra pressure. Sometimes it was pressure to impress an agent or a record label exec; other times, they were opening up for Soundgarden and performing for 10,000 people. “Now, I’ll just get up there and let it rip,” Heath says. The esteem of “The Reverend” has allowed Heath to perform with many of his idols, sharing the stage with Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, and doing sessions with Willie Nelson and the Brian Setzer Orchestra. “Those were my heroes I got to meet and open up for. It’s kind of crazy,” Heath says. “I don’t really know who else I would want to do it with. I really enjoy a guy named JD McPherson, he’s pretty awesome.” Heath and the band released their most recent album in 2014. This past summer, the band recorded 10 songs, but Heath admits to being so busy that he hasn’t had time to work on the album. He confides that listeners will hear some rock and roll, as well as some

Jim Heath performs as Reverend Horton Heat at the Domino Room on 1/17.

Louisiana piano on the new album— but other than that, even Heath doesn’t know how the new record will turn out. “I’m throwing out the possibility of trying to write some more songs and go back in the studio,” Heath says. On this tour, Reverend Horton Heat is joined by Voodoo Glow Skulls and a performer named Big Sandy. Heath says Big Sandy has been joining his band on stage during the middle of The Reverend’s set, and in turn, they’ve been

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backing him up for a few songs. Heath says the set list is pretty simple, but expect some different songs than fans have seen before.  SW Reverend Horton Heat with Voodoo Glow Skulls, Big Sandy Wed., Jan. 17. 8pm Domino Room 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend $25/adv at bendticket.com

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Wed., Jan. 17. 7-10pm McMenamins Old St. Francis School 700 NW Bond St., Bend No cover

knew he was on the right track. We all pull from new and old, but it’s got to be real. We’re not just a hip-hop and jazz band, we go into punk and reggae, too, that’s just our base.” Amani says each band member has a great relationship with jazz. The first song Amani ever wrote was a jazz song. The other guys in the band—Carbone, Jason Corpuz, Jeremy Klewicki and Nick Schmitt—met while attending UNLV, studying jazz music. “I’ve been rapping since I was in junior high, and all the guys love hiphop,” Amani says. “Hip-hop has a strong relationship with jazz. Jazz has always been heavily sampled and many of the famous rappers are related to the old jazz cats. We’re bringing it back to the roots.” While Amani is often the voice, he’s learned to make sacrifices and adapt to a different creation process as part of a band. “In the past, in general it was my show. I’m the leader, but the difference is it’s more democratic in the creation process,” Amani says. “If anyone hates anything, we don’t do it. It’s just been a

different thing, it’s been an interesting thing, I’ll tell you that much. Also, growing up as an only child, I’ve grown into it and have these brothers now. It’s broadened my experience.” The Lique has already seen success, having been named the “Best Band in Las Vegas,” and gracing the cover of Las Vegas Weekly. All that means dream-achieving recognition for the five-piece band, and a huge tour. While Amani has performed in Bend before, the appearance this week at McMenamins is the band’s first appearance together, here and in the Pacific Northwest. The band’s new album, called “Times Like These,” takes inspiration from social upheaval. Living in Vegas, Amani says the first thing anyone asks about is the shooting that happened in October. “People come out to party, we have one hell of a time when we party, but there’s a message when you listen,” Amani confides. “We’re more deeply embracing the conscious awareness of love, peace and joy while the world is crumbling around you.”  SW

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f you haven’t heard of The Lique (pronounced The Leak), let me be the first to introduce you to your new favorite band. Based in Las Vegas, The Lique combines the talents of former University of Las Vegas jazz musicians and emcee Rasar Amani. From politically charged songs to anthems about Batman, there’s a lot to like about this band that blends hip-hop and jazz. Amani released a number of solo albums while living in Sacramento, Calif., before moving to Las Vegas to work as the emcee at a show on the Strip. There, Amani met Sean Carbone, crediting him with the idea to form The Lique. “He had this idea for a band inspired by A Tribe Called Quest,” Amani says. “We’re not actively trying to be A Tribe Called Quest, but he had the idea and I

The Lique, fronted by emcee Rasar Amani, center, brings their hip-hop-meets-jazz sound to McMenamins Old St. Francis on 1/17.


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CALENDAR 10  Wednesday Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your favorite songs every week. 9 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Have you

narrowed it down to what songs you’ll sing this week? Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke What

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

M&J Tavern Open Mic Bring your talent or

an encouraging ear to this weekly open mic for musicians. All musicians welcome! 6:30 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Juju Eyeball — Family Kitchen Fund/Awareness-Raiser Have friends who love the Beatles? Love to dance? Want to spread the word about Family Kitchen and help support this long-standing community free meal program? This is the event for you! 7-10 pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic

Local artists perform. Derek Michael Marc hosts. 6 pm.

The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or

watch as locals brave the stage for open mic. 6 pm.

11  Thursday Brasada Ranch House Corey & Whitney Parnell Corey and Whitney Parnell are veteran Central Oregon musicians performing the best of Johnny Cash, Lady Antebellum and Garth Brooks. 6-8 pm. No cover. Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

Tickets Available on BendTicket.com

Tranquilo. 9 pm-2 am.

Spoken Moto Jackwagon Blues Classic blues and blues rock covers. 7-9 pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company All Originals Open Mic Allan Byer hosts this “all originals” open mic. 6-8 pm. No cover.

12  Friday Checker’s Pub A.M. Interstate Classic rock, blues, soul and honkytonk. 8:30-11:30 pm. No cover. Crow’s Feet Commons Downtown Apres

Ski Bash: Swatkins and the Positive Agenda This band is a special new concoction created by the one and only Steveland Swatkins. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Deena Bee A

night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. Second Friday, Saturday of every month, 10 pm. No cover.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Karaoke & Open Mic with A Fine Note Karaoke Too! Bring your voice, bring your guitar and bring your friends. All musicians welcome. 8 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Music & Dancing DJ spins top dance hits. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

Jackson’s Corner Eastside Coyote Willow Acoustic indie roots. 6-8 pm. No cover.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room HWY 97 Hot

Riverhouse on the De-

schutes Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz:

George Colligan + Buster Williams + Lenny White Trio Two legends, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Lenny White, join world-renown Portland-based pianist George Colligan, forming a world-class trio. 7:30 pm. $60.50.

Seven Nightclub Weekends at SEVEN

Nightclub Resident and Guest DJs that spin open format dance music. 9 pm-2 am. No cover.

Silver Moon Brewing Guitar Gods Review A celebration of the music from guitar greats such as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Prince and more. Opening set by Katy Stone! 8-11 pm. $7.

Spoken Moto Bony Chanterelle with Ryan

Pickard Local three-piece band performs some heavy dad rock. Musical genius Ryan Pickard opens. 7-9 pm. No cover.

The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Biggz

21+. 9 pm. No cover.

13  Saturday Checker’s Pub Six Pack The Band Classic

rock, blues, soul. 8:30-11:30 pm. No cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Deena Bee A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. Second Friday, Saturday of every month, 10 pm. No cover.

Friday Dance Lessons 21+. 8 pm. No cover.

High Desert Museum Thorn Hollow String Band Hear frontier tunes played by the Museum’s lively house band. 11 am-2 pm. Free with museum admission.

Northside Bar & Grill The Bad Cats Rock

Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Music & Dancing DJ

Redmond VFW Hall Redmond Social Club -

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke Get in touch with your inner crooner at this weekly karaoke night. 8 pm.

classic rock! 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free

‘n’ roll, blues and soul. 8:30-11:45 pm. $3.

High Street/Precious Byrd Live music & dancing with High Street and Precious Byrd! Sponsored by Cat Zwicker and Desert Sky Real Estate. 7-10 pm. $10. 21+.

spins top dance hits. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

M&J Tavern Music Heals Benefit Show Some of the Best of Central Oregon’s musicians come

with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Acoustic finger style blues guitar, mandolin and vocals by Jim Roy, accompanied by Steve Beaudry on acoustic and amplified harmonica. Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm. No cover. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Have you

narrowed it down to what songs you’ll sing this week? Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Open Mic Open mic night, sign up or join our audience. With the talented musings of Dilated Amplifier with Janelle Munsin and Jake Woodmansee, sign up to work on material, try stand up for the first time or just come on a date! 18+. Second Thursday of every month, 7-9 pm. $10. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

The Groove Cabin Influenced by our diverse tastes in music and our beautiful PNW surroundings, we play original music aimed at getting the listener up and dancing. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill G Bots and the Journeymen 7:30-10:30 pm. No cover. Riverhouse on the Deschutes Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Thursdays Three D Trio is excited to bring their blend of soul, r&b, jazz & funk to the Riverhouse’s Thursday Night Jazz series. 7-9 pm. No cover.

Seven Nightclub Latin Night by Tranquilo Join us for our next Latin Night sponsored by

Catch Swatkins and the Positive Agenda at McMenamin's High Gravity Brewfest on 1/13 from 7-10pm.

together to support and raise funds for Dr. Dom of band Dr. GreenDreams, who spent the lastseven weeks of 2017 in the hospital. See Facebook event for details. 9 pm. Donations.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free Dance Lessons Learn the popular line dances to your favorite country songs! 9 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School High Gravity Brewfest Enjoy over 25

microbrews and ciders from McMenamins and local breweries and live music by Maxwell Friedman Trio, 1-3pm, Company Grand, 4-6pm and Swatkins and the Positive Agenda, 7-10pm. All ages welcome, 21+ to sample. $2/token. $5/12oz glass.

Northside Bar & Grill CATurday night LIVE w/ The Bad Cats Rock ‘n’ roll, blues and soul. 8:30-11:45 pm. $3. Riverhouse on the Deschutes Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz:

George Colligan + Buster Williams + Lenny White Trio Two legends, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Lenny White, join world-renown Portland-based pianist George Colligan, forming a world-class trio. 7:30 pm. $60.50.

Seven Nightclub Weekends at SEVEN

Nightclub We’ve got resident and Guest DJs that spin open format dance music—so theres a little something fun for everyone.9 pm-2 am. No cover.

Silver Moon Brewing The Blondeau Band

A southern rock band, with a tendency to wander the wild blue yonder. 9 pm-midnight. $5.

The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Biggz

21+. 9 pm. No cover.

The Bite Victory Swig Rock, jam, funk, R&B,

soul, reggae, dub, ska, stompgrass, bluegrass, old school, new school and other fun stuff you can groove to! 6:30-8:30 pm. No cover. All ages.

Vic’s Bar & Grill HWY 97 Hot classic rock band! 8-11 pm. No cover.

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Don't miss the unique stylings of That 1 Guy at Volcanic Theatre Pub on 1/18.

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M&J Tavern Open Mic Bring your talent or

an encouraging ear to this weekly open mic for musicians. All musicians welcome! 6:30 pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Locals Night— DJDMP & Friends A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. 9 pm. No cover.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School The Lique Born in Las Vegas, this

with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm.

15  Monday Astro Lounge Open Mic Night Bring your

talent to the Astro every Monday night. 8-11 pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Open Mic Monday We welcome single/duet/trio musicians, actors, poets and comedians to share their talents in an acoustic listening environment. Sign up at 5pm. 6-8:30 pm. No cover.

16  Tuesday Crow’s Feet Commons Open Mic with Bill

Powers Every Tuesday, Bill Powers from Honey Don’t and various other local acts hosts open mic in our front great room. Bring your stories, songs and listening ears to our acoustic house set. Sign up starts at 5. 6-8 pm. No cover.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Ukulele Jam All

ages. 6:30 pm. No cover.

M&J Tavern Will Burks To the fella that

hollers ‘Neil Young’ from the corner of the bar, “Here is you guy!” Joined by friends, Will delivers folk and jam this unassuming Tuesday night. 9 pm. No cover.

smooth, live hip-hop band has opened for: Hiatus Kaiyote, Lecrae, Flo Rida, Emily King, & JMSN. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic Derek Michael Marc hosts. 6 pm. The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or watch as locals brave the stage for open mic. 6 pm.

18  Thursday Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm. facebook.com/CoreysBar-and-Grill-204814702888075/.

Crow’s Feet Commons Griff Marshall

Local singer-songwriter Griff Marshall will play from songbook of original and cover songs. 6-8 pm. No cover.

Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe Banjo Jam

Ragtime, swing, country, folk and bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month, 5:30-7:30 pm. No cover.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Acoustic finger style blues guitar, mandolin and vocals by Jim Roy, accompanied by Steve Beaudry on acoustic and amplified harmonica. Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm. No cover. Hola! Downtown A Night with the Nomads

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Comedy Open Mic Night Everyone welcome. Sign up at 8. 8-9:30 pm. No cover.

The Nomads are your local Klezmer/Flamenco/ Balkan/Turkish band who are always ready for a party! Bring your dancing shoes and join the Nomads and friends for their monthly jam session. Third Thursday of every month, 6-9 pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Carol Rossio Quartet

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Have you

Jazz. 6 pm. No cover.

17  Wednesday Checker’s Pub Talent/Open Mic Bring your talent to this weekly open mic night. 6-8 pm. Domino Room Rev. Horton Heat,

Voodoo Glow Skulls & Big Sandy True to his high evangelical calling, Jim is a Revelator, both revealing and reinterpreting the country-bluesrock roots of American music. 8 pm. $25.

Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your

favorite songs every week. 9 pm.

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Have you

narrowed it down to what songs you’ll sing this week? Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke What

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

narrowed it down to what songs you’ll sing this week? Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Streetlight Moon Huge choruses, intoxicating beats and a beautiful blend of technique and whimsy. 7-10 pm. No cover.

Seven Nightclub Cocktails & Karaoke 8 pm-2 am. No cover.

Spoken Moto Second Son Live Music Thurs-

days at Spoken Moto. Local country/folk. 7-9 pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Strictly Originals Open Mic Hosted by Hal Worcester.. 6-8 pm. No cover.

The Lot Appaloosa Duo Local Americana. 6-8 pm. No cover.


EVENTS

CALENDAR lunch. Tuesdays, 10:30am. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-312-2069.

Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus Seek-

Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Expe-

rienced pipers and drummers are welcome to attend, along with those interested in taking up piping or drumming. Mondays, 5:30-7pm. Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 NE 27th St. 541633-3225. Free.

Community Orchestra of Central Oregon Rehearsals COCO welcomes all

musicians to come have fun with us. No auditions. Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm. Mountain View High School Auditorium, 2755 NE 27th St. 541-3066768. Annual negotiable fee.

Know Civil Rights: Songs of Protest ​

Learn about and hear ​many inspiring songs of protest ​and civil rights ​in an engaging, enlightening and thoughtful presentation. Jan. 11, 6-7:30pm. Deschutes East Bend Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-312-1063. Free,.

Open Hub Singing Club We sing for each

other, not a performance. All voices welcome! Second Thursday of every month, 7-8:30pm. Thru May 31. Hawthorn Healing Arts, 39 NW Louisiana Ave. 541-633-6025. $5-$15.

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers 2nd Sunday Jam All ages welcome; we encourage young-

sters to come and learn fiddling. Non-smoking, alcohol free. Second Sunday of every month, 1-3pm. Powell Butte Community Center, 8404 SW Reif Rd. Free.

Public (Rock) Choir For people of all skill levels. Rock and pop favorites—no hymns. First time free. Mondays, 5:45-8pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. 541-728-3798. $0-$16.

DANCE Adult Intermediate Level Dance Class

Drop-in class. Styles include contemporary, modern, jazz and ballet. Fridays, 12:15-1:45pm. Academie de Ballet Classique, 162 NW Greenwood Ave. 541-410-8451. $5.

Argentine Tango Class & Práctica No

tions followed by partner work patterns. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm. (541) 325 - 6676. $10.

Scottish Country Dance Weekly Class

Weekly classes include beginner & advanced dances. Mondays, 7-9pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. First class is free.

Winter Bellydance Showcase The High

Desert Belly Dance Guild joins forces with the Nomads. Family friendly! Jan. 13, 5:30-7pm. Kelly D’s Banquet Room, 1012 SE Cleveland Ave. 541771-5330. Free.

Youth Acro Fusion Program A dynamic,

performance-based youth program combining hoop dance, partner acrobatics and circus yoga. Fridays, 4-5pm. Through June 22. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. 541322-6887. $50/month.

FILM EVENTS BendFilm Presents... In Case You Missed It: “Big Sonia” An astonishing story

of a 91-yr-old seamstress who is determined to share the horrific experiences of her internment in concentration camps. Doors at 4:30pm. Jan. 11, 5:30pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. $12.

“Not Another Teen Movie” (2001) After breaking up with his girlfriend, Jake makes a bet with his friends that he can’t make ‘ugly girl’ Janey into prom queen. Jan. 12, 10pm-midnight. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. $4. Second Sunday Movie Night Feature film

with a spiritual theme screening. Second Sunday of every month, 6pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St. 541-389-8166. Free.

Supercross Live Join us for the weekly show-

ing of Monster Energy Supercross Live.Saturdays, 6-8pm. Through May 5. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way. 541-306-6689. Free.

That Sugar Film Do you eat more sugar than

you want? Space is limited, please RSVP to Tanuja Goulet, 541-668-1881. Jan. 14, 4-7pm. 568 NE Savannah Drive Offices, 568 NE Savannah Drive. 541-668-1881. Free.

partner needed. 4-week fundamentals class begins first Wednesday of every month, 6:307:30pm. Wednesdays. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. $5/class.

LOCAL ARTS

Square Dance Thursdays, 7pm. Pine Forest

Alyson Belcher: Ice Portals Photographer

Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd.

Bend Community Contra Dance Featuring

callers Ron Bell-Roemer and David Stewart; music by Grandview Ceili Band. Jan. 13, 7-9:30pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd. 541-388-9997. $6-$8.

Bend Ecstatic Dance Dance your own dance

recorded the freeze and thaw of ice formations during Bend’s unusually cold winter in 2017. Saturdays, 10am-6pm, Sundays, noon-5pm and Mondays-Fridays, 10am-7pm. Through Jan. 27. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. 541-330-8759. Free.

Artventure with Judy Artist-led painting

Bend Comedy Presents: Marc Yaffee

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Milonga “Tangazo” Come to a class before

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in your own way in a supportive community of kindred spirits. Find us online. Tuesdays, 7pm. Bend Masonic Center, 1036 NE 8th St. $10-$20.

event! Fee includes supplies. Pre-register and see upcoming images at artventurewithjudy.com. Tuesdays, 6-9pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. 541-410-3267. $25 pre-paid.

Lay It Out Events Presents

Wow Comedy Jam. Gilbert has performed all over the U.S. Age: 21+. Jan. 12, 8-10pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St. 541-801-3000. $8/ adv., $10/door.

Conservation Photography Join our wildlife curators to meet and photograph animals in the Museum’s living collection. Jan. 13, 10am3pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541382-4754. $100/members, $150/non-members. Figure Drawing Sessions Live model. BYO drawing materials, easels provided first come, first serve. No registration required. Tuesdays, 7-9pm. Through May 29. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. 541 241 2754. $15. Know Civil Rights: Propaganda Posters Workshop Learn the history and significance

of art and protest. Jan. 13, 1-3:30pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-3121063. Free.

Monthly Artisan Faire Featuring three or

more local artisans. Special demos, giveaways and family fun! Second Saturday of every month, 9am-noon. 3 Goats Coffee Co., 19570 Amber Meadow Dr. 541-728-0095. Free.

Art & Wine, Oh My! Local artists will guide

you through replicating the night’s featured image. Register online. Tuesdays, 6pm. Level 2, 360 SW Powerhouse Dr. Suite 210. 541-213-8083. $35-$45.

PRESENTATIONS Bend to Belluno: a “Speck-tacular” Journey Chef Wayne Yeatman & students Shan-

non Hodgen & Devan Thomas of the Cascade Culinary Institute share stories, photos and recipes from their 2017 culinary exchange in Italy. Jan. 16, 7-8pm. The Wine Shop & Tasting Bar, 55 NW Minnesota Ave. 541 389 2884. Free. 21+.

Bend Wild Wednesday: Keeping it Local in Three Sisters Wilderness Join Oregon Wild to learn what the Three Sisters Wilderness has to offer. Jan. 17, 5:30-7pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. 541-382-2616. Free.

Cheers to Art: Bernini Art historian Lorna

Cahall presents the work of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), the most influential sculptor of his age. Jan. 17, 7-8pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. 541-330-8759. $10.

The Greatest Good- A Lecture Series

Features presentations from land managers and specialists from the Deschutes National Forest on a variety of topics in natural resources. Thurs, Jan. 11, 4-5pm. OSU-Cascades Campus, Room DINE 204,1500 SW Chandler Ave. 541-383-4000.

Know Civil Rights - Protests as Catalyst for Change From Stonewall to the Wom-

en’s March, hear about the protests that have led to change. Jan. 18, noon-1pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-312-1032.

Let’s Learn From Each Other Share your

favorite family research resources, tips and tricks with everyone else in an interactive way. Jan. 16, 10am-noon. Williamson Hall at Rock Arbor Villa, 2200 NE Hwy 20. 541-317-9553. Free.

Notes From The Field: Campfire Edition 2018 High Desert Speaker Series kick-off! ONDA’s stewardship staff shares stories about the people,

BIG SONIA

McMenamins St. Francis School Theater

CASCADES WEDDING SHOW

Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center

places and impact of restoration projects across Oregon’s high desert. Jan. 16, 7-8:30pm. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Pub & Brewing Facility, 62950 NE 18th St. 541-330-2638. Free. Registration required.

THEATER Begets: Fall of a High School Ronin Emi’s life is about to change forever when her fight to overthrow the cruel shoguns of her high school turns into a battle for total dominion over EHS. Thurs, Jan. 18, 7-9:30pm. Summit High School Auditorium, 2855 NW Clearwater Dr. 541-3554190. $5-$8.

Equivocation A playwright is hired by the prime minister to write the “true history” of the plot to assassinate King James I...but when the actors investigate, they discover the King’s version might be a cover-up. 3 pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette Ave., Bend. $19/adults, $16/students & seniors. Golden Dragon Acrobats Recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company. Jan. 16, 7:30pm and Jan. 17, 7:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $27-$47. TESLA: Light, Sound, Color A mixed-media performance exploring the life and work of the elusive physicist and inventor, Nikola Tesla. The show brings lightning to the stage with live physics demonstrations, digital animation, an original string and electronic musical score and contemporary choreography. Jan. 15, 8pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $28.50-$39.50.

WORDS Writers Reading - Stephanos Papadopoulos Papadopoulos is the author of four books of poems: "Lost Days," "Hôtel-Dieu," "The Black Sea" and "Carrboro Station" as well as the editor and co-translator of Derek Walcott’s Selected Poems into Greek. Jan. 14, 2-3:30pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St.

VOLUNTEERS 350Deschutes Climate Advocacy & Education Use your special talents to encourage

awareness of the need for meaningful climate action. Mondays. Bend, RSVP for address. 206498-5887.

Become a Big Brother or Big Sister in Redmond Looking for caring adult mentors

who are willing to spend a few hours a month sharing their interests and hobbies. Mondays-Sundays. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon - Redmond, 412 SW Eighth St., Redmond. 541-617-4788.

Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting The Citizens Climate Lobby works to empow-

er citizens to connect with and influence members of Congress to implement climate solutions. Second Wednesday of every month, 4-6pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Free.

Fences For Fido We are seeking volunteers to come out and help us build fences for dogs who live on chains. No experience required. Sign up on Facebook: FFF Central Oregon Region Volunteers. Mondays. Bend, RSVP for address.

Mt Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Presents

The Domino Room Presents

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ing women and girls who love to sing and harmonize. All levels, ages 15+. Contact Michelle for more info. Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm. LDS Church, 450 SW Rimrock. 541-419-6759. $35/month.

Salsa Footwork & Partnerwork Patterns Learn a series of fun footwork combina-

& Gilbert Brown Marc is a co-star of the Pow

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Alley Cats Jazz Ensemble Dance and

the social dance to explore the fundamentals of this intriguing dance. Milonga 8-10PM. No partner necessary. Second Wednesday of every month, 7-10pm. Through Jan. 10. Salon de Tango, 181 NW Black Hawk Ave. 541-330-4071. $12/class+Milonga, $7/Milonga.

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EVENTS Go Big, Bend We need caring volunteers to help children reach their full potential! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon, 62895 Hamby Rd. 541-312-6047. Make Your Mark at Bend Spay+Neuter!

Looking for compassionate, awesome people to join an incredible team, whether you volunteer in the clinic, festivals or helping with our community cat population. Bend Spay+Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. Suite B1. 541-617-1010.

nation, join the community for a day of serving area nonprofit and public organizations. Volunteer Central Oregon is hosting 14 projects with 12 nonprofits in Bend, Sisters, Prineville, Madras and Warm Springs. Visit volunteercentraloregon. org for more info on specific projects. Times and locations vary.

Mentor Heart of Oregon Corps is a nonprofit that

inspires and empowers positive change in youth through education, jobs, and stewardship. For more info or to become a mentor, contact Amanda at 541-526-1380. Mon.-Fri. Heart of Oregon YouthBuild, 68797 George Cyrus Rd.

Mentor a Child with an Incarcerated Parent This six-hour class covers program

policies, how to establish a mentor relationship, the impact incarceration has on families and communication skills. Free to attend. Registration required. Jan. 13, 9:30am-3:30pm. Deschutes County Barnes Room, 1300 NW Wall St. 541-3886651.

The Rebecca Foundation Seeking volunteers to help us with an upcoming event and ongoing needs for the Bend area diaper bank. All ages welcome. Ongoing. Bend, RSVP for address. Volunteer Drivers Needed Drivers needed

to transport veterans to the Bend VA Clinic and Portland VA Hospital. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass VA screening. Call Paul at 541-647-2363 for more details. Mondays-Fridays.

Volunteers Needed Help with daily horse care. Duties include: corral cleaning, grooming, walking horses. Flexible days and hours. No experience req. Call Kate Beardsley to set up an appointment 541-350-2406. Mustangs to the Rescue, 21670 McGilvray Road. 541-350-2406. Brightside Thrift Store in Redmond Need

volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. Mondays-Sundays. Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW 5th St. 541-504-0101.

CLASSES AcroYoga Experience how the power of acrobatics, wisdom of yoga and sensitivity of Thai yoga intertwine. No partner or experience necessary. Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. 541-550-8550. $10-$15. Adult Aerial Silks Classes Adult only aerial

silks classes - all skill levels, including beginners. Sundays, 3-4:30pm and Thursdays, 5:30-7pm. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop #120. $20/class, $160/10 classes.

Aerial Silks Training Build confidence,

courage and strength through play. Thursdays, 4-5:15pm. Silks Rising, 1560 NE 1st Street #10.

Beginning Aerial Silks Class Get stronger,

gain confidence and learn how to fly. Ages 8 and up! Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm, Wednesdays, 3-4:30pm, Saturdays, 2:30-4pm and Sundays, 1:30-3pm. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop #120. 775-342-8710. $20/drop-in, $160/10 classes.

Beginning Mosaic Class III Come create

your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. You can do a 10” mirror, an 8” trivet, four 4” coasters, or a wall piece. Limit 6 people. Tues, Jan. 16, 5-8pm. Carleton Manor, 1776 NE 8th Street. 907-2301785. $60.

Beginning Mosaic Class IV Come create your one-of-a-kind masterpiece. You can do a 10” mirror, an 8” trivet, four 4” coasters, or a wall piece. Limit 6 people. Sat, Jan. 13, 5-8pm.

Carleton Manor, 1776 NE 8th Street. 907-2301785. $60.

Buddhist Chanting Workshop Thursdays,

4pm. House of Whispering Juniper, 65271 85th St. 541-383-5031. Free.

Burlesque 101 We will be teaching basic

moves and discussing the history and meaning of burlesque and get into simple choreography! Jan. 13, 4-6pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. 541-639-7881. $40.

Capoeira Experience this exciting martial art form of Afro Brazilian origins which incorporates music and acrobatic movements. For adults and teens. 541-678-3460. Mondays, 7-8:20pm and Thursdays, 7-8:20pm. Capoeira Bend, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr. $30, two week intro. Childbirth in Awareness Education Series We will teach expectant parents how to

prepare for birth through Birthing from Within, Prenatal Yoga, Art Exploration and Circle Time. Sundays, 2-5pm. Through Feb. 25. Rooted&Open, 21212 Limestone Ave. 541-306-8466. $300.

Complete Relaxation Empowers Everyday Life Join us to learn about a simple practice which guarantees complete relaxation, mental and emotional stability, harmony in your relationships and much more. Register online. Jan. 18, 6:45-8pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. $10-$20.

Create a Sign Create a fun wooden sign. Seat-

ing limited sign up online to reserve a space. Jan. 11, 6-8pm. Junque in Bloom, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 19. 541-728-3036. $40.

A Creative Journey Into Self Discovery

Clarify what you really want to accomplish in the New Year before setting your goals.Jan. 13, 9am-1pm. Sage Brushers Art Society Gallery, 117 Roosevelt Ave. 541-390-3174. $47.

DIY Fused Glass Sun Catcher Learn more

and sign up at DIYcave.com. Jan. 16, 5:30pm and Jan. 17, 10:30am. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541388-2283. $70.

DIY Kids Welding Learn more and sign up at DIYcave.com. Sat, Jan. 13, 11am. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $45.

DIY Kids Woodshop Learn more and sign up at DIYcave.com. Jan. 14, 11am. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $35.

DIY Welding Workshop Learn more and

sign up at DIYcave.com. Wed, Jan. 10, 5:30pm, Wed, Jan. 17, 5:30pm and Thurs, Jan. 18, 5:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $50.

DIY Wire Wrapped Earrings Learn more

an sign up at DIYcave.com. Jan. 12, 9:30am and 5:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $65.

Media Training Learn how to become a new media strategist. Jobs Available. More info at mjg@newmediasolution.info. Fridays. Gianoplus, 3151 SW Juniper Ave. 541.316.8160. Free. German Conversation Group Learn with

a tutor. Mondays, 7-8pm. In Sisters, various locations. 541-595-0318. Cost is variable depending upon number of students.

Hemp Oil CBD Health Benefits Get up to speed on the enormous health benefits of CBD oil. Every other Wednesday, 7-8:30pm. Through Dec. 19. Aingeal Rose & Ahonu, MeetUp: Aingeal-Rose-Ahonu. 925-366-3091. Free. Hula Hoop Fit Fusion Experience the therapeutic integration of dance, yoga, fitness and a hula hoop! Open to all levels. Thurs, Jan. 11, 6-7pm and Thurs, Jan. 18, 6-7pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. 541322-6887. $17/non-member drop-in. Intro Jewelry Design Zentopia Design Studio hosts. Create 2 pairs earrings! Explore basic wire wrapping and hammered metal jewelry techniques. Sign up online seating limited to 6. Jan. 13, 2-4pm. Junque in Bloom, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 19. 541-728-3036. $55.

Japanese Group Lesson We offer group

lessons for both beginners and intermediate students of all ages. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. 541-633-7205. $10 plus material fees.

Kirtan: Group Yogic Chanting Sundays,

5:30pm. The Peaceful Heart, 29 NW Greeley Ave. 541-318-8712.

Meditation and Relaxation Class Silence

any chattered thoughts and feel deeper inner peace, love and joy. Mon, Jan. 15, 12-12:30pm. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr. 971-217-6576. $9/minimum donation.

Memoir Class (8-weeks) Beginning with

warm-up exercises that help people access important memories, this class leads participants in writing and editing their own 4-5 page memoir! Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm. Through March 6. Private Residence in Bend, 11 Address Given Upon Registration. 541-408-4509. $185.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Reduce stress, physical and psychological pain in this 8-week group program. Mondays, 6-8:30pm and Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm. Through March 6. Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 NW Louisiana Ave. 541-640-0597. $395.

Morning Yoga Join Outside In for all levels

hatha or vinyasa yoga. $10 gift certificate for first time students. Mondays, 8:45-9:45am. OutsideIN, 845 NW Wall St. 541-317-3569. Free.

Qigong - Taoist & Tibetan Yoga Learn

these amazing energy awareness and health arts. Open to students of all levels. Thursdays, 7pm. Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 113. 208-424-9528. Donation Based.

QuickBooks Pro 2015 Beginning Learn to set up new customer and vendor accounts, create invoices, record sales and enter payments. Jan. 13, 9am-4pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. 541-383-7290. $99.

Strength Training with JessBFit Mondays, 12-12:30pm. Princess Athletic, 945 NW wall St, Ste 150. 541-241-8001. $5.

Tai Chi Call 541-548-1086 for info. Tues.-Thurs., 9:30-11am. Brooks Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 Wall St. 541-548-1086. Free.

West African Drumming Level 1 Learn

traditional rhythms. Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. 541-760-3204. $15.

West African Drumming Level 3 Build

on your knowledge, technique and performance skills. Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. 541-760-3204. $15.

EVENTS Beer Bingo Thursdays, 7pm. Cascade Lakes Lodge, 1441 SW Chandler Ave. Suite 100.

Bingo Winners of each round get half of the pot, the other half goes to the Bend Spay and Neuter Project! Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Through Feb. 1. Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St. $1/bingo card.

Cascades Academy Open House Visit our classrooms, meet our teachers and learn about our challenging academic and experiential program. Jan. 17, 4:30-6pm. Cascades Academy, 19860 Tumalo Reservoir Rd. 541-382-0699. Free. Cascades Wedding Show Most comprehensive bridal show in Central Oregon. Jan. 13, 10am-3pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97. $10/adv, $15/door. Drawing Under the Influence Bring paper,

pen, creativity and draw under the influence! Sundays, 6-9pm. JC’s Bar & Grill, 642 NW Franklin Ave.

Get Out Girl! Ladies Night Networking for women in business in Central Oregon. A unique mix of products, services, demos, prizes, raffles

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UKB Trivia Night Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Cabin

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Tuesdays-Fridays, 6-8pm and Fri, Jan. 12, 11am1pm. Through June 30. Good Grief Guidance, 33 NW Louisiana Ave. 541-647-7915.

Grassroots Cribbage Club For info contact Green Drinks: Climate Solutions for Future POW Days Join POW, Renew Oregon,

The Environmental Center, local businesses & athletes for a panel discussion to learn how outdoor enthusiasts can invest in clean energy. Jan. 18, 6-8pm. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Pub & Brewing Facility, 62950 NE 18th St. 541-385-6908. Free.

Pool Tournament Cash Cup APA rules,

winnings based on number of participants. Tuesdays, 8pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St. 541-760-9412. $5.

Preventative Walk-in Pet Wellness Clinic First come, first serve. Vaccines, micro-

chips, toenail trims and de-worming avail. Service fees on bendsnip.org. Sat., 10am. Bend Spay & Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. A-1.

Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show

Online Chair Tai Chi Classes Designed for

people who have limited mobility. Fridays, 2-3pm. Grandmaster Franklin, 51875 Hollinshead Pl. 623203-4883. $40.

Tai Chi for Health by Dr. Paul Lam Taught by Certified Instructor. Can be done seated and with oxygen. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8:30-9:30am. OREGON TAI CHI, 1350 SE Reed Mkt Rd Ste 102. 541-639-9963.

Tai Chi for Parkinson’s & MS Walker, cane and wheelchair OK. Certified and endorsed by the Council on Aging of Central Oregon. Thursdays, 1-2pm. Grandmaster Franklin, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. 623-203-4883. $50/month.

MEETINGS Accordion Club of Central Oregon All

playing levels welcome. Please visit accordion club website for more info. Second Saturday of every month, 10am-noon Through Dec. 9. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Free.

Bend Chamber Toastmasters Develop and grow your public speaking and leadership skills. Wednesdays, noon-1pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Free.

Bend “Go” Club Expand your mind playing this

Trivia at The Lot Bring your team or join one.

BendUbs Car Club Monthly Meet Owners

Trivia Tuesdays Tuesdays, 8pm. Astro Lounge,

939 NW Bond St.

are what you want, there’s no better place for lunch. Third Thursday of every month, 11:30am. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97. 541-633-7163. $20/$40.

Central Oregon Homebrewers Org. Educational sessions, group brewing, competitions and other beer-related events. Third Wednesday of every month, 6:30-9pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Free.

Conscious Fatherhood Circle Caters to

fathers, fathers-to-be and partners looking to embrace a higher level of consciousness. Jan. 11, 6:30-8:30pm. Pure Light: A Family Health Studio, 497 SW Century Drive, Suite 120. 541-382-1118. Free.

Evolutionary SELF-Healing Learn how to

tap into your internal power. Thursdays, 6:30-8pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. 541-3908534. Free.

French Conversation Table All are

An annual fundraising event for REALMS Magnet School. Features an eclectic, wearable art runway show (feat. both trash fashion and re-fashioned garments), a live and silent auction and a gallery style marketplace. Early show, all ages. Late show, 21+. Jan. 18, 6 and 8:30pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave. $10-$20. Tuesdays, 6-8pm. The Lot, 745 NW Columbia St.

City Club of Central Oregon If insights

ancient (yet modern) board game! Wednesdays, 2-5pm. Market of choice, 115 NW Sisemore St. 541-385-9198. Free.

of all makes, models and vintages of European cars are welcome. Second Sunday of every month, 7-9pm. Cascade Lakes Lodge, 1441 SW Chandler Ave. Suite 100. 541-325-2114. Free.

welcome! First & Third Monday of every month, 10:30am-12:30pm. Barnes and Noble, 2690 NE Hwy 20. 541-389-8656. Free.

INCO Public Gathering Mission to promote understanding and respectful relationships among diverse faith communities. Third Wednesday of every month, 12-1:30pm. Trinity Episcopal Church/St. Helen’s Hall, 231 NW Idaho Ave.

Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. 541-4808269. Free.

Redmond Mothers of Preschoolers A

great place to make new friends, get encouragement and know that you’re not alone in this wonderful journey of motherhood! Third Tuesday of every month, 9-11am. Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th St. 541-548-3367. Free.

Refuge Recovery Meeting Drawing inspi-

ration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction. Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm. Through Aug. 27. Wren and Wild, 910 NW Harriman St Suite 100. 541-233-6252. Free.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group

For more info email alyce1002@gmail.com. Third Tuesday of every month, 4-5pm. Bend Memorial Clinic - Redmond, 865 SW Veterans Way.

Socrates Cafe Group Exchange thought-

ful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. Second Thursday of every month, 6-8pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-749-2010. Free.

Spanish Club All levels welcome. Thursdays, 3:30-5pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-749-2010. Free. Table Tennis All ages & abilities. Mondays, 6pm. Boys & Girls Club, 500 NW Wall St.

Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Group MISS Foundation peer-mediated support

Transitions: Mama Circle Open to pregnant

Italian Conversation Group Saturdays,

Women’s Cancer Support Group For the

group for mothers and fathers enduring the death of a child from any cause. Second Wednesday of every month, 7-8:30pm. 928-699-3355. 9:45-11am and Mondays, 1-2pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Free.

NAMI Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support Group Mondays, 7-9pm. First United

women and moms with littles. Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm. Baby Phases, 759 NE Greenwood Ave. 541-306-8466. Free.

newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. Info call: Judy, 541-728-0767. Thursdays, 1-3pm. 990 SW Yates, 990 SW Yates Dr. Free.

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KIDS' EVENTS Animal Adventures Live animals, stories,

crafts with High Desert Museum. Ages 3-5 years. Tues, Jan. 16, 10am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. | Tues, Jan. 16, noon. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. | Wed, Jan. 17, 1pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Free.

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Art Immersion Series (Early Release Wednesdays) In this 5-week series, kids

study key artists of the Baroque era and learn how (and why) these masters made their art. Ages 10 & up. Wednesdays, 2:30-5pm. Through Feb. 15. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Ste 180. 541-330-8759. $100.

Art Immersion Series (Homeschool Mondays) In this 5-week series, kids study

key artists of the Baroque era and learn how (and why) these masters made their art. Extended studio time allows for creative exploration. Ages 10 & up. Jan. 15, 10am-12:30pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. 541.330.8759. $100.

learn more of the fundamentals of yoga through mindful games, breathing techniques, handstands and restorative poses with Deven Sisler. Wednesdays, 4-5:15pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. 541-550-8550. $5-$6.

Build a Business Website with WordPress, Beginning II This six-session class

in Redmond is for people who already have a WordPress website and need to learn how to use it. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6-9pm. Through Jan. 25. Redmond COCC Campus Technology Education Center, 2324 NE College Lp. 541-383-7290. $199.

Children’s Yoga: Movement & Music

Designed or children ages 4-8, this class is a playful way of introducing children to the miracles of movement, yoga and music. Mondays. Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 113. $10.

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Discover Nature Day: Winter Tracking

Strap on your snowshoes and explore the amazing area around Sunriver Nature Center. Search for wildlife tracks and learn about fascinating winter adaptations. Recommended for ages 6-12 with family. Advance registration required. Snowshoes provided! Jan. 13, 10am-noon. Sunriver Nature Center, P.O. Box 3533. Free.

Early Learners Creativity Lab An art

class for children ages 0-5 years old w/ caregiver. A fun-filled hour of open-ended art activities designed specifically for the early learner. Wednesdays, 11am-noon Through May 31. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. 503-953-2175. $10/Class or $90/10 classes.

Game Day Settlers of Catan, Exploding Kittens and more! Ages 12-17. Wed, Jan. 17, 1-3pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free. Jr. Snow Ranger at Hoodoo Designed for

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Mindful Kids Camp Over the course of six

weeks, we’ll introduce the basics of mindfulness to children in an easy-to-understand and playful way. Mondays, 4-5pm. Through Feb. 12. Obsidian Education, 63797 Stanley Way. 218-340-3035. $60/six classes.

limitless possibilities of what a preschooler can do when given the opportunity for open-ended art experiences. Ages 3-5 w/caregiver. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 11am-noon Through May 31. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. 503-9532175. $10/drop-in, $90/10 classes.

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Middle School Climbing Team Designed for the committed middle school aged participant who has previous climbing experience and is looking for an intro to competitive rock climbing. Mondays-Thursdays, 3:30-6:30pm. Through June 7. Bend Endurance Academy, 442 NE 3rd Street. 541-419-5071. $655.

Backpack Explorers – Cool Chemists

while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. RSVP required. Jan. 10, 10-11am and Jan. 11, 10-11am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754. $10/child, $15/non-members plus adult admission.

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these small robots do your bidding. Ages 12-17. Jan. 10, 1-3pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free.

Mining Day Stake a claim, pan for gold and have your earnings authenticated in our indoor placer mine and boomtown. Jan. 13, 11am-3pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-3824754. Museum admission, plus $2 per “miner.”.

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Baby & Me Yoga Babies through early walkers are invited to bring a parent or caregiver to stretch, strengthen, relax—and most importantly, have fun! Please bring a blanket. Tuesdays. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. $45/3 classes, $50/1-week unlimited. Parents & children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories & culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Jan. 17, 10-11am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754. $10/child+member, $15/child+nonmember admission.

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Kids ROCK(!) Choir This is a place where kids ages 12 & under can sing their faces off! Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. 541-728-3798. $10.

kids to explore their winter wonderland. Sat, Jan. 13, 1-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. 541383-4771. Free.

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herpetology club. All ages. Jan. 13, 10:30am12:30pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free.

School’s Out Kids Camp - Kitchen Whiz All camps this session K-5. Join us for a

1-day camp as we experiment with food, learn about it and eat some of it! Extended care: 7:45 am—9:00 am | 3:00 pm—5:15 pm. Jan. 15, 9am3pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541382-4754. $40/members, $45/non-members. Extended Care: $10/session, $15/both sessions.

STEAM Team: 3Doodlers Create, design, and build with a 3Doodler. Ages 9+. Jan. 13, 10am. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. 541-312-1070. Free. STEAM Team: Game Day Exploding Kittens, Twister and more classic and new games! Ages 9-17. Jan. 13, 2pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-330-3760. Free. STEAM Team: Slime Crunchy slime? Yes!

And other recipes. Ages 9-17. Jan. 13, 2-4pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free.

Storytime - Music, Movement & Stories Movement and stories to develop skills.

Ages 3-5 years. Tues, Jan. 16, 10:30am. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. | Thurs, Jan. 18, 10:30am. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. | Thurs, Jan. 18, 10:30am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. Free.

Toddler Creativity Lab Children will have

the chance to explore a variety of materials in a safe and playful environment. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am. Through May 31. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. 503-953-2175. $10/ drop-in, $90/10 classes.

Tween Tech Camp! Explore creative technology with gadgets and projects. Ages 9-12. Registration req. Tues, Jan. 16, 4-5pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7097. Free. Youth Climbing Team Perfect for the

committed and experienced youth climber looking at being a part of a climbing team. -Tuesdays-Thursdays, 4-6pm. Through June 7. Bend Endurance Academy, 442 NE 3rd Street. 541-419-5071. $600.


ARTWATCH

By Teafly Peterson

Winter Wonders in the Art Landscape PLAYA events Over the past 12 years, PLAYA has created a wonderful and welcoming retreat space for artists and scientists. Its also allows lovers of art and science to catch a glimpse of the magic being brewed there. PLAYA Presents is the regular open house, with the next one Jan. 20. Walk through artists’ studios, ask questions and be inspired. January features Lake County writer Marie Lee. The drive will be divine, the art intriguing and your soul refreshed from this quick day trip to one of the most wondrous quick escapes our region has to offer.

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Bend Art Center Events When the days are short and cold, people find themselves staying in, hunkering down, getting cozy. Unless, of course, you live in Central Oregon, home to outdoor people year-round. The result: there are always wonderful events featuring art, even in the winter. The Bend Art Center is offering some upcoming events that explore the winter weather and our relationship to it. Currently on display is the work of photographer Alyson Belcher, who documented the region’s record freeze last year, and the ice formations that occurred. Her photographic work on last year’s record snowstorms will be on display until Jan. 27. If that doesn’t satisfy your snow craving, printmaker and installation artist Ana McKee gives a talk March 3 about her excursions in the Antarctic and their influence on her work. McKee’s exhibit, “Glaciers: Persistent Ice in Motion,” will be on display March 2 to April 1. If you’re looking for a deep understanding of art and its various roles throughout history, Bend Art Center has you covered there as well. Art historian Lorna Cahall offers talks every third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm. In January she covers the importance and influence of sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. February covers 19th century French painter Eugène Delacroix, and in March brings the amazing history and myth of one of western civilization’s greatest wonders, the Acropolis.


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hen Jesica and Rich Carleton moved to Bend from Alaska three years ago, they only knew one person in town. Carleton was on Facebook one day, where she found an article about a couple who started an open-invitation, casual dinner every week to connect with friends and family. They called it Friday Night Meatballs. Jesica shared the article with Rich, who remarked, “It could be interesting.” The Carletons’ version of Friday Night Meatballs was dubbed Saturday Supper. The couple could seat 10 people at their family table, always including Jesica’s brother, David Woods, and mom, Patricia Woods. The Carletons provide a simple meal, and guests can bring something—though it’s not required. Jesica had business cards and postcards made, adding details such as a recommendation to RSVP the day before so they’d know how much food to make. She started inviting anyone she connected with—from people she met through a Meetup or in line at the grocery store. In the beginning, the pair worried no one would show up. Some of the early dinners were just a few people, but fairly quickly the party grew as guests returned and invited friends or family. It wasn’t long before the couple started adding tables, never wanting to turn anyone away. The largest Saturday Supper to date was 26 people. Luckily, the Carletons’ house, charmingly named Carleton Manor, is made for entertaining. The midtown property was previously a bed and breakfast and a home for women in transition. The four-bedroom house sits on almost 1 acre, which includes a treehouse, greenhouse and an apartment where Jesica’s mom lives.

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Saturday Supper isn’t always inside. In the summer and when the Carletons were remodeling their kitchen they moved the tables and guests outside.

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Yum! Expansion Brings More Holm Made Toffee

There’s great news for those with a sweet tooth. Local artisan toffee maker, Holm Made Toffee, is moving into a new commercial kitchen space, formerly a bakery, and doubling its production facility. Co-owner Randi Holm said, “Increased production and room for larger equipment will allow us to offer more seasonal flavors and a more diverse product line. We plan on doing some fun additions around the holidays and Farmers Market seasons.” Expect more handmade toffee topped with Oregon-grown hazelnuts in flavors including Himalayan sea salt, espresso and cardamom vanilla. Holm Made Toffee isn’t moving very far; the new space is next to the current one in Bend’s Makers District. Find Holm Made Toffee online and all over Central Oregon, including Food4Less, C.E. Lovejoy’s Market, Market of Choice and Newport Market.

The theme for Saturday Supper was the letter S, for Sue Sant who was celebrating her 75th birthday. Guests dined on sesame chicken, sushi, salad, stew, spanakopita, squash soup, spicy slaw, spiraled ham and cheesy bacon cornbread.Right, Rich Carleton grabs a fortune cookie. It’s become a Saturday Supper ritual for everyone to get a cookie and read their fortune out loud and add “in bed” to the message.

The main kitchen is a cook’s dream, with the biggest island I’ve ever seen. At roughly 6 by 9 feet, it’s the size of a nice laundry room, and includes a stovetop with six full-sized burners—a bit larger than what you find in an average home, and two refrigerators. The adjacent room is decorated in shades of ultra violet, the 2018 Pantone color of the year. It’s large enough to connect three dining tables and still have room for a loveseat. I attended Saturday Supper as the Carletons were celebrating its threeyear anniversary. Every seat was full. The theme for the evening was the letter “S,” in honor of the couple’s friend Sue Sant, celebrating her 75th birthday. Coincidentally, Sant was that sole person the Carletons knew when they moved to Bend. The dishes guests brought lined the center of the table and all had “S” names, including sesame chicken, sushi, salad, stew, spanakopita, squash soup, spicy slaw, spiraled ham and, the outlier, some cheesy bacon cornbread. I brought a bottle of wine, a Washington Syrah, to keep with the theme. It was the kind of feast reminiscent of a big holiday. As food went around, guests talked about their excitement for the New Year and what they’ve been up to since the last supper. Deby DeWeese, sitting next to me, filled me in on some important info: “You never leave Saturday Supper hungry. Save room for dessert, I heard there are four tonight.” As I bit into my delicious sesame chicken I appreciated

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the heads-up. I love dessert! The group also shared what Saturday Supper has meant to them. Carol Fox, who’s been in Bend just a few years, said, “Coming to these dinners made me feel like I finally belonged in Bend.” A lot of guests echoed that sense of community. Patricia Delozier said, “It’s the best part of family.” Abbey Kellner-Rodes said, “The feeling of community here makes me feel this is my forever home. Moving here and feeling like we’re family is really special.” I could see what they meant. I didn’t know anyone in the group and I still felt comfortable and welcome. Jesica added, “Saturday Suppers is the highlight of our time here.” If you plan on starting your own Friday Night Meatballs or Saturday Supper, Jesica Carleton has advice. First, keep meals simple. In the beginning she tried to get fancy and elaborate but it’s easier and more sustainable when things are casual. So what are you waiting for? Fill those extra chairs next time you dine at home.  SW

Dutch Oven How-To & Tasting Learn how to use a heavy cast iron Dutch oven at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe’s Dutch Oven Night Cooking Clinic. Like a campfire slow cooker, the Dutch oven has been used for over 300 years. Whip up delicious dishes such as pineapple upside-down cake, apple pie, eggplant parmesan and bacon-loaded cornbread. Those are also a few of the treats available to sample at the clinic. Get answers to common Dutch oven questions, such as how to arrange the coals and cook a meal without burning the outside. It’s a $5 donation to attend the clinic and attendees go home knowing how to cook over a campfire on the river, during a campout or even in the backyard. Dutch Oven Night Cooking Clinic Mon., Jan. 15 5:30-7:30 pm Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe 805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6, Bend tumalocreek.com

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Pizza For Kids’ Sake - A Fundraiser for BBBSCO Bend Pizza Kitchen is donating

all dine-in pizza sales to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon on Jan. 16! 11:30am-8:30pm. 2755 NW Crossing Dr. Suite 101. 541-312-6047.

BEER AND DRINK 10 Barrel Goggle Tan Tour 10 Barrel is releasing their newest Spring Seasonal, Goggle Tan IRA! Come party with us for the opening of the Goggle Tan tour with live music, ski beach games, tons of beer and badass giveaways, this is something you don’t wanna miss. Food and beer available for purchase. Jan. 14, 11am-4pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. Free.

fest Try over 25 big, bold beers and ciders from McMenamins and local guests. Music by Swatkins and the Positive Agenda, Company Grand and Maxwell Friedman Trio. 21+ to sample. All ages welcome. Jan. 13, 1-8pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. $2/token. $5/12oz glass. Bells & Brews Come have an awesome

workout with kettlebells, and finish it off with your favorite drink. Whether you are new to kettlebell training or an elite athlete, this class will be a great way to learn new skills. Jan. 17, 6:30-7:30pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. $15.

Bend Beer Yoga at Craft Kitchen & Brewery Drinking and doing yoga! Beginners

this class is for you. Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes early to purchase a drink or two of your choice to enjoy during class. Jan. 13, 6:307:30pm. Craft Kitchen and Brewery, 62988 NE Layton Ave. 541-668-2391. $15.

Food Truck Fridays Experience a little

taste of Belgium in Bend! Tasting flights take center stage when paired with the fine bratwurst, Belgian frites and European cuisine provided by We’re the Wurst, European Food Truck. Fill a growler while there for your weekend adventures. Fridays, noon-8pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. 541-6105098.

Tuesday Trivia at the Platypus! Trivia is back at the Platypus Pub! Bring your friends! Bring your brains! Bring your friends’ brains!* *do not remove friends’ brains. Friends’ bodies must also be present to play. Tuesdays, 8-10pm. Through Nov. 27. The Platypus Pub, 1203 NE Third St. 541-323-3282. Free.

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here’s not much to the town of Mitch- this building might have housed a simell, Ore., nestled in the Ochoco Moun- ple diner or gift shop, but now it’s a fulltains about an hour east of Prineville. on brewery—all but defining good beer The population was estimated at 121 peo- for the region it’s in, just as they do in ple in 2016, and outside of the outdoor towns including Burns, Ontario, and festivals this little town off Highway 26 (most famously) Baker City, home to holds each year, there’s simply not much the award-winning Barley Brown’s Beer. fun happening— It’s also the case in unless one’s idea of the county seat of “fun” is working a John Day, another cattle ranch. 60 or so miles east Tiger Town shows But even here, of Mitchell. how Oregon's in the 234th-largDespite being a est incorporated relative metropobeer industry city in Oregon, craft lis in the area (pop. has transformed beer makes its pres1,744), John Day can ence known. A pair also be a bit slow in quite a bit of its of native Mitchwinter, the local Les small-town life. ellites teamed up Schwab often being with a brewer origithe busiest location nally from Portland in town. That’s why to create Tiger Town Brewing Compa- it’s such a pleasant surprise to see 1188 ny in 2015, located in an old tire shop Brewing (“eleven eighty-eight”) occupy off Main Street. Visitors there (espe- two ancient buildings along Main Street. cially now, in the middle of winter) will Established in 2012, a recent find a very dark, informal little taproom expansion has allowed 1188 to greatly warmed by several space heaters and enhance its restaurant operation. The featuring only a few barren attempts spot now offers a large array of flatat décor. It is nonetheless one of the breads and Southwest-style entrees. town’s main social centers, and during The beer’s worth going out of one’s the lunch hour, it’s not uncommon to way for as well, from the easy-drinkfind whole families sitting by the tables, ing Box Canyon Pale Ale to Instigator, enjoying some dry Irish stout or win- a creamy imperial stout that’s likely ter-themed holiday ale as they discuss the most potent beer produced withhow good or bad their elk-hunting sea- in 100 miles. And while approaching son went. (Those lunches, by the way, Tiger Town outside of the festival seaaren’t anything fancy—chicken wings, son might require a certain amount of rice bowls—but they’re made with love nerve for city-slicker Bendites, don’t in the adjacent food truck and paired expect a record-scratch and silence with some killer sauces.) upon walking through 1188’s door. The Tiger Town shows how Oregon’s expansive space is bright, airy, and beer industry has transformed quite a more than welcoming to anyone hapbit of its small-town life. In another era, pening upon the town.  SW

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Ridley Scott, the 80-year-old pioneer filmmaker, removed Kevin Spacey from the finished version of this film and re-shot the role starring Christopher Plummer. He did this herculean task in eight days. It takes me two weeks to type up a resume. I now feel terrible about myself and also really want to see this movie. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

COCO: Leave it to Pixar to make a cute and heartwarming animated film about death and remembrance. “Coco” follows a young Mexican boy who travels to the Land of the Dead in order to follow his dreams to be a musician. With groundbreaking animation and hauntingly beautiful music, “Coco” is the finest Pixar film in years. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX DARKEST HOUR: Gary Oldman is on the fast track for his first Oscar as a heavily madeup Winston Churchill. The film looks intense and like an actor's paradise, but performances under that much make-up are usually goofier than the filmmakers like to believe. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX DOWNSIZING: Director Alexander Payne is responsible for the brilliant satires, “Election” and “Citizen Ruth,” but advanced word says this is another ill-timed white savior narrative disguised as a woke dramedy. The idea of shrinking people to fit their environments is a great one, but if the characters don't work then none of it will. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX FATHER FIGURES: Owen Wilson and Ed

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THE FLORIDA PROJECT: Director Sean Baker was responsible for 2015's brilliant “Tangerine” and 2012's profanely moving “Starlet,” so expect “The Florida Project” to be another wonderful little film. Starring Willem Dafoe and a star-making performance by Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida Project” will definitely be a contender during awards season. Sisters Movie House THE GREATEST SHOWMAN: Hugh Jack-

man started his career as a song and dance man, so it's fitting that this Christmas he returns in a giant Hollywood musical about the life of P.T. Barnum. Who wants to guess whether the film soft pedals the animal abuse and mistreatment of the side show attractions? Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema

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Loosely connected to the original “Jumanji” starring Robin Williams, this reboot updates the story of kids sucked into a board game into something for the digital age. Starring Kevin Hart, Jack Black, The Rock and Karen Gillan, this looks much more entertaining than it has any right to be. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema

THE LAST JEDI: The darkest and most emotionally brutal “Star Wars” film since “The Empire Strikes Back” sees the characters we know and love put through the wringer in one scene after another. This might not be a crowd pleaser in the same way “The Force Awakens” was, but it's a mature and nuanced entry into the beloved franchise. This will only become more beloved as it ages. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema MOLLY'S GAME: Jessica Chastain stars in this biopic of former Olympic-level skier turned underground gambling kingpin Molly Bloom. “Molly's Game” is fast-paced, fascinating and a perfect counterpoint to cinemas clogged with superheroes and fart jokes. If you've ever enjoyed an episode of “The West Wing,” then this movie will hit that sweet spot. See full review on p29. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX PITCH PERFECT 3: This is the little franchise

that could. The entire cast returns in what is being advertised as the last film in the series, but if it's a success I'm sure the Bellas can be talked into one more aca-venture. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

THE SHAPE OF WATER: The delightful

love story about a mute cleaning woman and her torrid romance with a fish monster. It begins to make more sense knowing it's from the mind of visionary filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, the mastermind behind “Crimson Peak” and “Pan's Labyrinth.” Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

THE STAR: Who doesn't love anthropomor-

phized animals hanging around the birth of Christ?? “The Star” follows a brave little donkey and his friends Camel, Lady Horse, Sheep Guy, Other Camel and Dogma as they hang around for the first Christmas. A cross between “The Secret Life of Pets” and Sunday School. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: Writer/Director Martin

McDonagh, who is responsible for the modern classics, “Seven Psychopaths” and “In Bruges,” brings us another darkly hilarious look at human nature. With awards-worthy performances by Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards” is a wildly original piece of art that should not be missed. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

WONDER: The little movie that could! This follows a facially disfigured little boy entering a public school for the first time, in fifth grade. The film looks heartwarming in all the right ways and reviews say that it actually stays on the right side of schmaltz and ends up being a miraculous little movie. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

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ere we are, smack dab in the middle of winter—a time when many people are snapping on their bindings and winter gear to ski, snowboard from her to get it. Watching a powerful or snowshoe. Meanwhile, others look and intelligent woman get destroyed by for warmer and less-physical ways to men chasing after other men is about as break our legs. High stakes poker with depressing as it sounds. the Russian mob, perhaps? Written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, Based on the trippingly-titled mem- “Molly’s Game” carries his trademark oir, “Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s dialogue across its entire 140-minute Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys run time. Best known for creating “The Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the West Wing” and “The Newsroom,” World of Underground Poker,” this film while scripting films such as “The Social chronicles an opulent way to compete at Network” and “Moneyball,” Sorkin relthe highest levels of a sport. ishes snappy dialogue and highly intelMolly Bloom was an Olympic-lev- ligent characters. Sorkin’s detractors el skier whose career ended in her ear- complain that his authorial voice is so ly 20s after a death-defying wipe-out. strong that all of his characters sound Before starting law school, she stumbles the same. That can sometimes be true, into the world of underground high- but “Molly’s Game” doesn’t fall into that stakes poker and finds she has a knack trap too often. for organizing, promoting and eventualSorkin layers so many themes ly, banking the games. “Molly’s Game” throughout the film that it can be hard takes place across two timelines: one in to tell what exactly his point of view is, which we see Molly’s rise to the heights aside from it being entirely Molly’s story. of wealth as she creates the perfect expe- There are threads of drug and gambling rience for powerful men on both coasts, addiction, father issues, tabloid journaland the other where Molly is broke and ism, the Russian mafia, the cult of celebbeing targeted by U.S. prosecutors for rity and the importance of morality in organizing illegal games. a cutthroat business. Yet the film is so The irony of the story is that Molly perfectly paced that by the time the final so expertly cultivated these card games credits roll, it’s hard to complain about (down to curating each player), that her the movie needing a tighter focus. client list became a who’s who of actors, “Molly’s Game” isn’t perfect, but it’s bankers, mobsters and power brokers. wildly entertaining and a fairly effortless As played by the always captivating Jes- time at the movies. You won’t leave the sica Chastain, Molly becomes the ideal theater with a deeper understanding of woman to most of the men who popu- underground poker but, due to Sorkin’s late her games. obsession with When she finally character, you’ll gets arrested, the feel like you know FBI doesn’t realthe real Molly Molly’s Game ly care about her; Bloom. WhethDir. Aaron Sorkin it’s the list of her er that’s true or Grade: B clients they realnot might actually Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX ly want—but the be the long game feds will take absoMolly’s been playlutely everything ing all along. SW

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Hump Day Run Celebrate getting over the

mid-week hump with runners of all paces. We’ll typically run 3-5 miles down to Old Mill and back. Be ready to run at 6pm from FootZone, and bring a few bucks if you want to get a beer after. Email nrschoppe@gmail.com for more info. Wednesdays, 6pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Free.

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5k/10k run or walk and Redmond’s only Half Marathon! Come out and brave the cold as the course takes you through Redmond’s Beautiful Dry Canyon. Register for 5k/10k onsite on race day at 8:30am. Jan. 13, 8:30am-1pm. St Thomas Academy, 1720 NW 19th St. Registration varies.

Saturday Coffee Run Wish you had a

running posse to make your weekend run fly by? Marla Hacker will facilitate this group, which welcomes all paces for a 3-5 mile run. Bring a few bucks for coffee at a local shop afterwards. Email Marla.Hacker@oregonstate.edu for more info. Saturdays, 9am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St.

Tuesday Rise and Run Early riser? This

group is for you! FootZoner Colton Gale will lead this run. Meet at FootZone with lights and layers, and get your run done for the day! All paces are welcome. Email colton@footzonebend.com with questions. Tuesdays, 5am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Free.

Backcountry Festival Enjoy seminars by COAA, beacon training from Corvallis Mountain Rescue, industry professionals, live music, beer garden and a variety of races. Blazin Saddles will have fleet of bikes on site to test on the terrain course. Jan. 12, 1-9pm and Jan. 13, 7:30am-9pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20, Box 20. $10/overnight camping fee. BARC Bend Adventist Running Club Weekly Run Meet in front of Dog Park at Pine Nursery. Distances vary. Sundays, 8:30am. Pine Nursery Park, 3750 NE Purcell Blvd. Free.

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Easy Breezy Run Fun, unintimidating, conversationally paced runs between 2-3 miles, geared toward training group alumni. Wednesdays, 5:30pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Free. Snowshoe with a Ranger Join a naturalist on a snowshoe tour and learn about the natural features of the Cascade Range. Snowshoes provided. Saturdays-Sundays, 10-11:30am and 1:30-3pm. Through March 31. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. 541-383-5530. Free.

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USASA 2017-18 Rail Jam #1 Each contest allows riders to accumulate points to qualify for the 2018 USASA National Championships which are held at Copper Mountain, Colo. however most competitors enter for fun! 2017-18 USASA Membership req. Jan. 13, 8am. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. $25/adv., $30/day of competition. Walk Up Pilot Butte Join JessBFit for this breathtaking walk up Pilot Butte. Tuesdays, 8-9am. Pilot Butte State Park, Pilot Butte State Park. 503-446-0803. Free.


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never showed up to class. Uh-oh! Excuse me, madam! Yes, you, the one (temporarily) smiling and laughing and having all sorts of fun. Seems I’m about to fall right into your path. In a matter of seconds, my clumsiness will cause you to execute an acutely difficult turning maneuver while experiencing a somewhat unhealthy blood pressure spike. Wow, good form on that, and apologies for your “fight or flight” reflex kicking in on rather short notice! No need to check on me. I’m sure my new health insurance will take care of nearly 18 percent of the ligament damage. No, you just go on your merry way, gliding smoothly around the rink while I carefully remove the ice crystals from my molars. Hope you’re all having a great time out here this morning. After all, it’s the Sunday half-price “Family Skate” session at The Pavilion, where two hours of skating plus rental comes in at a tidy $6 per person. Hope you’re enjoying your perfect winter day before a grown man (looking to save $6) comes crashing into it. Sorry to make everyone else pay for my attempt to stay within my monthly “recreation” budget. Whoops! Look out, kind sir. Yes, I know, your four-year-old son’s darn cute out there, pushing around his little traffic cone they use to help keep the kids upright. Yes, he’s having an amazing time. I understand he’ll probably remember this wonderful childhood moment for years, if not decades to come. Unfortunately, I’m about to enter his life, bumping into him, causing him to lose his delicate balance and careen

This fallen skater is not the author, though one of his tumbles did look like this.

softly into the side boards, cone and all. Sir, I would gladly stop to help, but figuring out how to stop is not something I can exactly Google at the moment. Apparently, skates don’t come with brakes, which now that I think of it, might make for a nice informative sign right above the skate rental counter. I generally have to stop my forward motion by screaming and plowing into something, which, with any luck, doesn’t have a pulse. Yes sir, I’m glad your son’s recovering nicely—and heartfelt sympathy for his temporary trauma. Won’t happen again. Well, at least for a few minutes. Attention everyone! I’ve decided to take a short break. No need for the applause, I can sense the relief on the ice. If you all must know, here’s what happened. This fall, I was assigned a story on Bend’s youth hockey leagues. That’s when I came up with the idea of learning how to skate. After all, here were kids not only skating, but also

gracefully carting around a hockey stick and firing pucks into the net from all angles. How hard can all of this be, I mistakenly thought. Besides, skating looks so effortless, fun and carefree when done correctly. This is the perfect activity to enhance both body and mind, soaring up and down the rink on chilly Bend mornings, deep breaths, your spirit in mindful harmony. Ha! First of all, to a beginner, the skates feel like strapping lead weights on your feet. The first few sessions on the ice are spine-janglingly treacherous. To those who happened to see me hugging the side boards with the intensity of someone who just found his long-lost puppy, you could probably tell I was in for a rough time. Ok, break’s over. Yes, everyone, I can hear you shrieking in abject horror. Now then, does anyone know where they keep those little traffic cones? Yours truly, Howard.   SW

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My husband and I have been married for eight years. We have a 5-year-old son, and we both work full time. We used to have these amazing crazy sex marathons, but now we’re too tired from our jobs and parenthood. We have sex about once a month, if that. I’m worried that this isn’t healthy for our marriage. — Sex Famine The good news: You two are still like animals in bed. The bad news: They’re the sort on the road that have been flattened by speeding cars. This is something to try to change, because sex seems to be a kind of gym for a healthy relationship. Clinical psychologist Anik Debrot and her colleagues note that beyond how sex “promotes a stronger and more positive connection” between partners, there’s “strong support” in the research literature for a link between “an active and satisfying sexual life and individual well-being.” Of course, it’s possible that individuals who are happy get it on more often than those who hate their lives and each other. Also, rather obviously, having an orgasm tends to be more day-brightening than, say, having a flat tire. However, when Debrot and her colleagues surveyed couples to narrow down what makes these people having regular sex happier, their results suggested it wasn’t “merely due to pleasure experienced during sex itself.” It seems it was the affection and loving touch

(cuddlywuddlies) in bed that led couples to report increased “positive emotions and well-being” -- and not just right afterward but for hours afterward and even into the next day. The researchers found a longer-lasting effect, too: In a survey of 106 couples (all parents with at least one child younger than 8), the more these partners had sex over a 10-day period the greater their relationship satisfaction six months down the road. (The researchers did report a caveat: For the bump in relationship satisfaction, the sex had to be “affectionate” -- as opposed to, I guess, angry sex, breakup sex, or “You don’t mind if I tweet while we’re doing it?” sex.) Amy Alkon My prescription for you? Have sex once a week -- a frequency that research by social psychologist Amy Muise finds, for couples, is associated with greater happiness. Make time for it, the way you would if your kid needed to go to the dentist. Also, go easy on yourselves. Consider that some sex is better than, well, “sex marathon or nuthin!” And then, seeing as affection and loving touch -- not sexual pleasure -- led to the improved mood in individuals and increased relationship satisfaction in couples, basically be handsy and cuddly with each other in daily life. Act loving and you should find yourself feeling loving -instead of, say, feeling the urge to sound off to strangers in checkout lanes that the last time anyone took an interest in your ladyparts, your health insurance company sent you a bill for the copay.

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “When one door closes, another opens,” said inventor Alexander Graham Bell. “But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened.” Heed his advice, Aquarius. Take the time you need to mourn the lost opportunity. But don’t take MORE than the time you need. The replacement or alternative to what’s gone will show up sooner than you think.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Gilbert Stuart painted the most famous portrait of America’s first president, George Washington. It’s the image on the U.S. one-dollar bill. And yet Stuart never finished the masterpiece. Begun in 1796, it was still a work-in-progress when Stuart died in 1828. Leonardo da Vinci had a similar type of success. His incomplete painting The Virgin and Child with St. Anne hangs in the Louvre in Paris, and his unfinished The Adoration of the Magi has been in Florence’s Uffizi Gallery since 1671. I propose that Stuart and da Vinci serve as your role models in the coming weeks. Maybe it’s not merely OK if a certain project of yours remains unfinished; maybe that’s actually the preferred outcome.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Many American women did not have the right to vote until August 18, 1920. On that day, the Tennessee General Assembly became the 36th state legislature to approve the Nineteenth Amendment, thus sealing the legal requirements to change the U.S. Constitution and ensure women’s suffrage. The ballot in Tennessee was close. At the last minute, 24-year-old legislator Harry T. Burns changed his mind from no to yes, thanks to a letter from his mother, who asked him to “be a good boy” and vote in favor. I suspect that in the coming weeks, Aries, you will be in a pivotal position not unlike Burns’. Your decision could affect more people than you know. Be a good boy or good girl.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) created four versions of his iconic artwork The Scream. Each depicts a person who seems terribly upset, holding his head in his hands and opening his mouth wide as if unleashing a loud shriek. In 2012, one of these images of despair was sold for almost $120 million. The money went to the son of a man who had been Munch’s friend and patron. Can you think of a way that you and yours might also be able to extract value or get benefits from a negative emotion or a difficult experience? The coming weeks will be a favorable time to do just that.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): “I think I like my brain best in a bar fight with my heart,” says poet Clementine von Radics. While I appreciate that perspective, I advise you to do the opposite in the coming weeks. This will be a phase of your astrological cycle when you should definitely support your heart over your brain in bar fights, wrestling matches, shadow boxing contests, tugs of war, battles of wits, and messy arguments. Here’s one of the most important reasons why I say this: Your brain would be inclined to keep the conflict going until one party or the other suffers ignominious defeat, whereas your heart is much more likely to work toward a win-win conclusion.

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your main tasks have centered around themes often associated with strain and struggle: repair, workaround, reassessment, jury-rigging, adjustment, compromise. Amazingly, Leo, you have kept your suffering to a minimum as you have smartly done your hard work. In some cases you have even thrived. Congratulations on being so industrious and steadfast! Beginning soon, you will glide into a smoother stage of your cycle. Be alert for the inviting signs. Don’t assume you’ve got to keep grunting and grinding.

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weeks, Destiny will be calling you and calling you and calling you, inviting you to answer its summons. If you do indeed answer, it will provide you with clear instructions about what you will need to do expedite your ass in the direction of the future. If on the other hand you refuse to listen to Destiny’s call, or hear it and refuse to respond, then Destiny will take a different tack. It won’t provide any instructions, but will simply yank your ass in the direction of the future.

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more elastic and less sticky than regular chewing gum. That’s why you can blow bubbles with it. A Capricorn accountant named Walter Diemer invented it in 1928 while working for the Fleer Chewing Gum Company. At the time he finally perfected the recipe, the only food dye he had on hand was pink. His early batches were all that color, and a tradition was born. That’s why even today, most bubble gum is pink. I suspect a similar theme may unfold soon in your life. The conditions present at the beginning of a new project may deeply imprint the future evolution of the project. So try to make sure those are conditions you like!

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25

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26

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63

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