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Then there’s probably something inside these pages ISSUE you’ll like. In honor of Valentine’s Day, check out page 8 for stories of what it’s like to be Single In Bend. Or check out page 11 for a tale of the sweetness of love in a divorced family. See page 13 for tips on keeping it spiced up during a long-term relationship, or visit page 18 for our music writer’s top breakup songs. Want some new love-breakup-heartbreak movies to watch this V-Day? We have you covered on page 37. Not interested in love or the lack of it? News on page 7 offers some insight into possible changes to pot policy in Deschutes County. Sound on page 17 has a preview of the We Banjo 3 show headed to Central Oregon this week. And in Outside, on page 39, we talk with local outdoor enthusiasts and industry professionals about what they’re doing instead of playing in the (non-existent) snow.

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pening day at the state legislature is akin to the first day of school. You hear a rousing speech, followed by sessions that briefly touch on what you’ll tackle throughout the year. There might even be treats—and there will certainly be some playground squabbling. And so it was at the opening day of the 2018 short legislative session, which we attended this Monday. Gov. Kate Brown kicked off the official proceedings of Monday’s joint session with her State of the State address—but not before Rep. Knute Buehler held his own prepress conference, blasting the governor for her alleged lack of attention to the foster care crisis in Oregon. Buehler says he’ll add language to an existing bill this session, requesting $50 million to fund a “rapid improvement team” to address issues within the child welfare system. A report from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, issued last month, alleges the system has a culture of bullying and intimidation.

In 2015, during her first year as governor, Brown ordered an independent review of the child foster care system and services. “Recent information has come to light that calls into question Oregon’s foster care services and state agency accountability,” Brown said in a Nov. 2015 press release. “This is unacceptable.” While Brown has clearly had this issue on her radar since 2015, nothing like kicking off what’s already sure to be a rousing short session with a bit of political mud-slinging. Brown’s speech began with a personal story about her paternal grandmother’s struggle with her doctor husband’s drug addiction, which forced her to raise four boys largely alone. Still, Brown’s grandmother’s mantra was “education, education, education,”—a mantra Brown now shares as

she rolls out her new “Future Ready Oregon” initiative, aimed at matching jobs in highgrowth areas with the people needing jobs— and job training in Oregon. Brown also touted Oregon’s strides in increasing the graduation rates by 5 percent in her three years as governor, citing a focus on hands-on learning as reasons for that success. That led into talk of the current state of careers in the modern age, where a person tends to change careers—not jobs, but actual career fields—seven times. Brown made mention of her maternal grandfather’s receipt of a pension after 40 years at the same company—which allowed him to retire and live on that pension for 35 years. This would have been the ideal time for Brown to mention the state of pensions in Oregon, and to call the legislature to action to address the shortfall with the Public Employees Retirement System—something she’s worked to address by appointing a task force, called the PERS Unfunded Actuarial Liability Task Force, to review and propose options for making up the $5 billion in payments toward PERS. That task force released a report Nov. 1, which included a series of recommendations detailing funding opportunities of between $4.2 and $6.9 billion, in addition to local government matching funds. One glaring omission from her speech was PERS, which ranks as high as improving education in the state right now, in terms of priorities. We suspect that needed work on this issue will be subsumed in partisan posturing in the run up to the governor’s election. Oregon Republicans appear to be circling the wagons to target Brown, even while the tough work of the short legislative session begs for their focus. It’s an election year and there’s bound to be political posturing. But with a short session and much to be done, we’d hope to see the focus on the actual tasks at hand. SW


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I was shocked to hear Republican gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler say that the newly passed Reproductive Health Equity bill would “essentially make Oregon a magnet state for people to come here for abortion.” That doesn’t sound like someone who respects or would uphold my right to abortion access, and I don’t believe Buehler when he calls himself pro-choice. His claims are meaningless if they are not  reflected in his policies. The discussion is over: he voted against a woman’s right to a safe, legal, abortion, and he’d do it again. We need a champion for women’s health in the governor’s office, and that’s not Knute Buehler. —Kori Sparks 

IN RESPONSE TO SNO-PARK FRUSTRATIONS

In the February 1, 2018 issue of the Source pro-snowmobile dude Evan Schwalm concludes in his letter regarding parking at Dutchman Flat Sno-Park, “unless something changes you may soon see me triple parked at the Nordic Center, unloading snowmobiles, and crushing beers, while my cats sniff skiers crotches and lick their burritos.” Thanks, Evan. With your attitude you just gave lots of folks yet another reason to dislike snowmobiles and their riders.   —James Roberts

IN RESPONSE TO DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF FIRES DEPUTY, VIA BENDSOURCE.COM I once witnessed an incident where I questioned the behavior, motive, and actions of the Deschutes county sheriff department. I asked my county commissioner about it and found out that as an elected official, the sheriff answers to no one. This is wrong. No one should be above the law. —Ron Caramella, via Facebook

IN RESPONSE TO BRIDGE BATTLE PART DEUX, 1/25 Bachelor View Rd. is a private patrolled road in a residential zoned area of the city that has large lots and expensive homes. Many residents on this road are opposed to

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the pedestrian bridge crossing. Their opposition to the proposed bridge is based solely on environmental impact factors. What other reasons are there to support an opposition agenda? Might the real issue be more social than environmental protection? This city residential zoned area was once relatively remote. In exchange for a promise to the county assessor to grow trees on their property for commercial market sale when the trees are mature, 13 property owners holding more than 30 acres of land on this road were granted and continue to enjoy a low property tax assessment advantage of $77.07 per acre. One property owner paid $22.60 in property taxes in the current year on 3.23 acres of bare land with an assessor Real Market Value of $796,430. (https://dial. deschutes.org/Real/Index/241568). Other owners enjoy the same 77.07 per acre assessment on the portion of their land in excess of 1 acre for their residence. This is no longer a remote private city zoned residential area even if the owners of property there are growing trees for commercial sale with an unbelievable property tax advantage in a town that no longer has a mill! Bend is growing. Bob Brell lives on Bachelor View Rd. and has recently seen the impact of growth on his own 5 acre property. The 9.6 acre lot next to his property sold in 2016 for $8,085,000 and there are plans for a 65 home subdivision. Growth is a social issue with environmental impact. Growth in backyards of the

Mt. Bachelor View Rd. area is a fact that the residents probably don’t like but can only oppose on an environmental basis. They have the financial and political resources to do that. In a longer range view of growth there is a likely east/west traffic bridge at the point of the contended pedestrian bridge. Perhaps that is the road block reason for the wording that there be no bridge crossing. When? It is a function of growth and how long the line of cars gets waiting to cross the river. Perhaps the unstated agenda of opposition by a few to the pedestrian crossing is to inhibit a future crossing of a much greater number of river crossers? —Tim Lester, via BENDSOURCE.COM

RE: SIDEWALK TALK, 1/25 Hello, I wanted to thank you for your story on the sidewalks on the Eastside. Thanks for bringing attention to this issue. Also, The Gandalf piece was funny, and maybe perhaps a little too realistic. However, I think it’s cool that he does that. I do it too. It’s really frustrating and actually scary how people drive through this neighborhood and any attention to the matter helps. —Jackie Vance

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I’m still baffled by the decision to not expand Dutchman Flat. We need to revisit the on-snow recreation plan again, today’s options aren’t working, just like they haven’t worked for the last decade. In response to the dog comments: this isn’t entirely true. Dogs are allowed in Dutchman for the purpose of skijoring in harness on groomed snowmobile roads with a (free) permit. But yes, dogs are not allowed on Tumalo (read the signs, people) and people do need to follow the rules. Dog-friendly recreation needs to be part of the plan as well. We can do better! —Lindsey Clark, via Facebook


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he “Buy Local” movement has its roots in the foodie movement—but a similar trend exists among the expanding number of people who purchase legal marijuana. They want to know their grower, or at least know where their favorite strain of Purple Kush comes from. La Pine-based Pangaea Organics, a Tier 1 producer—or micro producer, which doesn’t have greenhouses that light up the evening sky—just got licensing to produce as well as process medical marijuana in Deschutes County. The company’s founder, Joseph C. Escobar, said keeping it local is a main focus. “Our main goal is what’s efficient,” Escobar told the Source. “It makes the most sense to be as present as possible in your own backyard.” Escobar said Pangaea sells from La Pine to Bend and only as far as Prineville. “We are very selective with the dispensaries we work with,” he said. County Concerns The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office has a different opinion on localism when it comes to your weed. Sheriff Shane Nelson has come out publicly, denouncing legal marijuana grows in the county, even though they’re voter approved. In a video on the KTVZ website, Nelson said that because marijuana is still classified as illegal federally, he does not want growing operations in Deschutes County. Currently, there are 56 active licenses in Deschutes County, including one lab, 10 processors, 18 producers and a total of 27 retailers and wholesalers. In addition, there are 145 applications waiting to be processed, 70 of which are producers. But, if the sheriff has his way. … “The sheriff is very clear he doesn’t want marijuana grows in Deschutes County,” Deschutes County Public Information Officer and Records Supervisor, Sgt. William Bailey said. “He’s received calls from many citizens that live here that are unhappy about [grow operations.]” Escobar, whose business is located two doors down from the Oregon State Police office in La Pine, said while he understands the frustrations of some in the county, he doesn’t agree with the sheriff’s remarks. “They’re trying to put a chokehold on something that’s already in effect,” he said. The final meeting between Deschutes County Commissioners and other state agencies about Oregon’s controversial cash crop as part of the County’s marijuana evaluation project took place in front of about 30 people Jan. 29. Although not everyone in the room was bright eyed and bushy tailed, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission gave a presentation updating the state’s recreational marijuana program, then answered

commissioners’ questions and public comments. Over the course of the last few weeks, the Commission has met with the Oregon Department of Agriculture—the agency that administers many programs that affect marijuana producers and processors—as well as meeting with the DCSO and the OLCC. The meetings have covered a wide range of issues, from water use to proposed changes in code enforcement that would affect the OLCC and local law enforcement. Currently, the bulk of code enforcement is complaint based—like when a member of the public calls law enforcement or the OLCC in regard to a growing operation, such as a complaint about odor, for example, or a minor purchasing from a dispensary. During the meeting with DCSO, county commissioners expressed the desire to move toward a more proactive model of enforcement, including actively searching for illegal grows and investigating permitted growing operations. This would increase the need for more law enforcement staffing and other resources.

“They’re trying to put a chokehold on something that’s already in effect.” —JOESEPH ESCOBAR Currently, the DCSO has one deputy assigned to cannabis-related code enforcement. According to Bailey, the sheriff’s office is looking to add one more fulltime position for code enforcement, but the timeline is unclear at this point. Bailey said funding for the new position will come from a combination of sheriff’s office personnel budget and county money. He said to date, the sheriff’s office hasn’t received a single dollar from the $85 million in marijuana tax money dispersed last year. Joy Krawczyk, communications operations manager at the Oregon Department of Revenue, told the Source that Deschutes County has received $442,646 from marijuana tax revenue collected between Jan. 4, 2016 and Nov. 30, 2017. Krawczyk said the money is distributed like so: Counties receive 10 percent of total marijuana tax revenues. If a county opts out of allowing growing operations, it isn’t eligible for the 5 percent of the tax revenue based on state grow canopy; if a county opts out of the other legal operations— wholesale, processing or retail—there goes another 5 percent in tax revenue. Still, it’s true that the money hasn’t touched the sheriff’s budget, because according to Deschutes County spokesperson Whitney Hale, the county hasn’t yet made a determination of how the money will be spent. Steven Marks, OLCC’s executive director, said the proposed enforcement changes are different than how

the agency patrols liquor infractions. “Liquor is mostly complaint based,” Marks said. Marks said part of the problem with enforcing pot laws is the newness of the program, and the many different types of enforcement, from labs and growing operations to sales. He said his agency splits enforcement on labs—the most difficult to enforce—with the Oregon Health Authority. Another issue with code enforcement, especially east of the Cascades, is staffing. Currently there’s only one OLCC inspector in Deschutes County, and that person is responsible for all the other eastern counties. When the voters of Oregon decided to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the cost of the drug plummeted as legal weed shrunk the black market’s share. Marks said the current cost of 1 gram of marijuana sold in dispensaries is about $6. He said new regulations and enforcement shouldn’t affect the pricing significantly. “Enforcement is pretty affordable for the overall cost,” he said. “Competition in the market is more the driving force around price,” Marks added. “We make more money on alcohol than we used to, not because we sell more; it’s because we sell more expensive alcohol. I think the marijuana market will do the same.” Federal Concerns In January, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memorandum, written by President Obama-era Deputy Attorney General James Cole, which directed “enforcement of state law by state and local law enforcement and regulatory bodies should remain the primary means of addressing marijuana-related activity.” According to a news release by Sen. Ron Wyden, along with Sen. Jeff Merkley, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Rep. Peter DeFazio and 50 other legislators, Sessions’ actions are putting jobs, small businesses, state infrastructure, consumers, minorities and patients at risk. Sessions’ new memorandum gives “prosecutorial discretion” to U.S. attorneys and states that “marijuana activity is a serious crime.” According to a letter Wyden and his peers wrote to President Donald Trump, they believe the passing of laws in Oregon, and the other states that allow legal marijuana use, have helped eliminate the blackmarket sale of marijuana, thus allowing law enforcement to focus on real threats to public health and safety. “This action by the Department of Justice has the potential to unravel efforts to build sensible drug policies that encourage economic development as we finally move away from antiquated practices that have hurt disadvantaged communities,” the legislators wrote.  SW

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Deschutes County Sheriff comes out against growers. Will the war on weed ever end?


Stories of soaring solo on V-Day

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Single in Bend

Rockin’ Out with my Pockets Out A non-typical Bendite, single on another V-Day By Jared Rasic

I AM NOT A TYPICAL BENDITE—athFinding just the right cuteness level at Painted Hills.

Entry into the Disneyland Frat Getting recognition as a female in an outdoorsy community By MW Hill

BEND’S VERSION OF GIRL MEETS BOY is often played out under the veiled equality

of the outdoor industry—where women are totally included, “as long as. …” My gender cohort and best friend describes the “as long as” clause nicely, saying, “As long as you’re cute, but not too cute. Like naturally cute, but no makeup. Chill, but not too chill.” The ideal outdoorsy. She needs to be capable enough to pull her own weight—because men aren’t going to do everything for her—because we are all equal, right? But she needs to be chill enough to not use the word feminist or acknowledge micro aggressions or speak her mind. If you thought mainstream Western society was built for boys (workplace, bars, educational institutions), times that by 1 million for the outdoor industry. How often has a male coworker said, explicitly or implicitly, “We should really hire a professional to do that…” for a task in my job description, as the director of a department? To be trusted in your role in the outdoor industry, you have to work twice as hard as the males surrounding you and never make a mistake. My best friend and class 5 raft guide explains: “When male raft guides show up to row commercial trips for a company, they are automatically accepted until they make a heinous mistake. Females, on the other hand, have to prove themselves first and if they make one mistake, no one will ever forget it.” In a post-industrial revolution dystopia, females are also subject to the paid one-third less rule. Women have to work doubly hard to prove themselves worthy for admission to this outdoor Disneyland fraternity—for which they will never be reimbursed equally. Give me the carrot already! If it isn’t direct exclusion from the men’s proverbial locker room, it’s silently complicit exclusion. When I state that because I am a woman I am automatically perceived to have certain limitations; my bros give me the 1,000-yard stare or get up and leave the conversation. To boot, because there is a scarcity of women in the outdoor community, your position as an object of sex is exacerbated. Return to the “as long as” clause. Remember, if you wear short shorts, even once—even when it’s bloody hot—well, you asked for the attention, didn’t you? Meanwhile, ubiquitous acceptance of males skinny dipping mid-day or relieving their bladders in plain view. Perhaps kicked off by Donald Trump’s pussy grabbing comments and Harvey Weinstein’s widely covered-up predatory escapades, it seems an unraveling has begun. In the wake of #Metoo, Kristen Rouparian’s viral New Yorker fiction piece, Cat Person, Babe. com’s tell-all about Aziz Ansari’s bad bedside manner, and Oprah’s Golden Globes speech, my narrative will not be minimized. I am a sleeper agent waiting for the shock waves from this unraveling to hit my bubbled community. When the outdoor industry, and dating at large, actually become open forums where women are believed when they talk about their experiences, my eagerness to enter the dating arena, and celebrate Valentine’s Day, for that matter, will change. Incentivize me. SW

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letic, outdoorsy, socially outgoing and extraordinarily good looking. Me: I watch movies for a living, think the sun is overrated, like about three people and am decidedly more Rubenesque than statuesque. I’m a decent kisser and a good listener, but I’ll never be graceful or textbook handsome; I’m much more of a Kevin Smith than a Kevin Bacon. There’s a fat joke in there somewhere. Being single in Bend is like living in a fish bowl where I’m the glass all the sexy, mingling fish are looking through. I don’t feel sorry for myself, I’m just... confused. This is the longest I’ve been single for about a decade since I went from an amicable marriage into two long-term relationships, one after the next. I don’t know how to meet women anymore. I’ve never Tindered or Groundered, and most of the dates I’ve gone on from people I met online were from Myspace a decade ago. I’m bad at this. Mingling around meat markets like Seven and Astro grosses me out, so Fridays and Saturdays I’m more likely to rock out with my pockets out at the library or a coffee shop. Since mostly everyone else is at a bar downtown, it doesn’t really help me meet anyone... but I’ve made friends with lots of librarians and baristas. I’m also in that weird zone where women my own age are either married with children, single with children, or not after a bearded film nerd who still reads comics and collects DVDs of ‘80s and ‘90s action movies. I’m what my grandma would call peculiar. I love Bend and I’ve been here since 1999, but I think somewhere, when I wasn’t looking, I slipped out of the Central Oregon demographic and started living in the upsidedown. A Demogorgon in a world of kids with fireworks. I have a few crushes and there’s a woman I really like but am way too shy to speak to, so I think I’ll just enjoy this time to play with my cat, read the books I missed from last year and try not to be hurt when I get ghosted three or four times in a row. I miss being in love, but there’s no hurry. I don’t feel the sands in the hourglass slipping away. Instead, I’ll wait until someone sees me and chooses me anyway, looking past all my weird and random eccentricities and decides I’m worth it. I totally am. Look at all these copies of “Timecop” I have.  SW


40-something and Single And perfectly fine with it By Teafly Peterson

BEING SINGLE IN YOUR 40S is a whole new world of single. In the

Or how to be single and date in the small town of Bend By Anne Pick

AS THE TOKEN, PERPETUALLY SINGLE GIRL in my band of sisters, I have plenty of

experience being single in Bend. Not only did I grow up here (OK, close to here, I am a La Pine High School grad), but I feel like I’ve experienced most of the ways to be single and set up in Bend. Shall we go through the check list? • Be set up with a friend or co-worker of a friend — Check • Meet someone online — Check • Fall for someone at work — Check • Meet someone at a bar — Check • Reconnect with someone from high school who was intimidated by your goth girl look back in the day, but thinks you’re hot now — Check I’m not going to lie: being single in Bend can be really fun, but living and dating in such a small town has disadvantages as well. Do you remember the episode of “How I Met Your Mother,” when Ted seems totally fine after getting left at the altar by Stella, but then busts out the map of Manhattan with all of the blacked out potential places he could run into her? Sorry, Mosby, but try living in Bend and trying to get over someone. No matter which of the checkboxes above you can check as a single or attached person in Bend, odds are you’ve mentally got a blacked-out map of places to avoid. Parties become slightly more awkward when you run into that friend of a friend who you went on one lackluster date with. The places you used to go together with the one you loved now seem haunted by the ghosts of a past life. But on the plus side, you can discover new rad spots to hang out in Bend, as there’s no shortage of places to regain your strength and meet someone new. With new people moving to Bend all the time, it gives us, the perpetually single, a little hope. We may not have met “the one” yet, but there are good odds if they aren’t in Bend now, they will be soon. I’ve got my fingers crossed for that at least — and in the meantime I’ll continue my love affair with this amazing city and the incredible music scene. SW

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Map of Avoidance

Marked on this map, places we don’t go.

never-ending list of boxes to tick in life, I’ve never ticked anything other than “single,” or the ever-dreaded “never been married.” I never minded— but a few years ago, while listening to one of Marc Maron’s podcasts, he commented that if you reach your 40s and have never been married, there’s something definitely wrong with you and you need professional help. I was a little taken aback by this declaration by the drug-addicted, twice-divorced, not-truly-successful-until-50 comedian. It likely struck me in such a heavy way, because, even this man, who clearly had lived a life somewhere far outside the “box,” was still preaching a patriarchal value that anyone unmarried by 40 was a deviant. That marriage box is so demanding of being ticked, it fools even the most radical amongst us to think it’s the only box one can tick over 30 and not lose your “cool” card—the biggest non-cult cult I have ever been around. It’s the kind of cult everyone is in and no one understands why you wouldn’t want to join. And Bend, well, Bend is cult city. As an artist, it’s not hard to be an outsider. Often, it’s the place I feel safest—outside the conventions of life that seem to dull my senses. I remember the first time I realized I never wanted to be married. I was 14. My friend Lynn and I were walking downtown in the New England town I grew up in. Walking past a bridal shop, Lynn began to describe her perfect wedding. I thought it was the most horrific thing I’d ever heard. I was doubly surprised it was coming from a friend who openly used the word “feminist” to describe herself in 1989. This would prove to be one of the first times it would be clear I was “abnormal” for not wanting to be married. My 30s felt like one long dinner party discussion about married life—really fucking boring. Mostly stories innocently proclaiming how I would know when it was the “right” person or how I would change my mind when the right person came along or how it would be the last person I suspected and so I needed to remain open. I was often made to feel there was something wrong with me because I didn’t want to be married, long before Marc Maron confirmed it. I argue that not wanting to get married has kept me from certain dramas, like staying with men who were mean or boring. Not wanting to have children was the same. I never once felt I was investing in a relationship for a long-term commitment or wasted a moment of my time. Many relationships ended amicably, before ideas of who we were supposed to be for each other made us bitter. Being single has allowed me space to understand love in a different context than romance and family. To understand what it means to fall in love again and again and again, with friends and nephews and cats. Music. Clouds. Trees. A kind of love that connects you beyond requirement. The understanding of how you can be many different things to many different people—a way you may not have tapped otherwise. SW


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Find romance with these staycations by Annette Benedetti

You’re in love and you live in one of the most beautiful places on earth—so really, you don’t need to go anywhere to get the type of getaway you and your partner deserve. Check out these romantic staycations this V-Day. Unplugged! For the outdoors couple If your love intensifies when cutting through snowdrifts or hiking forested trails together, a deep-woods trip to Elk Lake Resort is sure to spell romance. Kick off at Dutchman Flat Sno-Park on Mt. Bachelor where you can either ski, snowmobile or catch a ride to your cabin on one of the resort’s snowcats. Elk Lake Resort has 13 cabins, varying from rustic to luxurious, located around South Sister, Broken Top and Mt. Bachelor. Your stay is a guaranteed unplugged experience with limited cell and internet service. The crystalline lake is stunning in the winter months and you can rent snowmobiles and snowshoes for exploring the wilderness during the day. Add to the romance with a dinner and a cocktail at the resort’s restaurant and bar, with thoughtfully prepared dishes made from sustainable, locally grown food and drinks from regional craft brewers and winemakers. Cabin amenities included fully equipped kitchens, wood stoves and fire-pits for romantic evenings under the stars.

A snowshoe saunter into the wild can lead to a warm, soothing soak.

Adventure + Pampering For retirees Celebrate timeless love with a bit of adventure and a whole lot of pampering. Situated on 1,800 acres of scenic land in Powell Butte, Brasada Ranch provides visitors with everything they need to stoke the passion, with a variety of accommodations, views of the Cascade Peaks and access to miles of trail. Brasada’s Range Restaurant & Bar offers farmto-table meals served with stunning panoramic views—an ideal setting for fueling up before heading out for golf or to the Ranch’s Equestrian Center where you can mount a mustang and explore the trails by horseback. Adventure packages include helicopter tours and dog sled rides. Recover from your treks with one of Spa Brasada’s rejuvenating services or spend your evening soaking under the stars in your private hot tub. The Romance at the Ranch package is available through March 15; ask in advance to customize an arrival package with champagne and chocolates.

For parents with babes Call the grandparents, let go of that new-parent guilt, and slip away to FivePine Lodge in Sisters for a getaway that will make you feel like you’re a world away from your kid-filled home. Situated along the edge of the Deschutes National Forest, The Lodge’s new Serenity cabins offer an atmosphere of relaxation and tranquility. Featuring a king size pillow-top bed, glass rainfall showers with triple body sprayers and an enchanting cast iron pedestal-soaking tub tucked between the fireplace and a forest view window, these suites are designed to evoke romance like you haven’t experienced since you said, “I do.” When (if) you venture out of your room, you’ll have access to fine dining, the Sisters Movie House, an athletic club and pool, and Shibui Spa. The Lodge’s Winter Wellness package includes a two-night stay, a couple’s Himalayan Salt Stone massage and plenty of complimentary extras. Five Pine Lodge

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Won’t You be my Valentines?

hold was a family affair. My parents divorced when we were pretty young, so the practice of giving gifts and chocolates to romantic partners wasn’t what we associated with the holiday. Instead, as my mother put it, we were our mother’s “Valentines.” To preface this story, I have to share that my mother is a huge fan of holidays. Really, she sees every holiday, big and small, as an occasion to decorate and celebrate. On Halloween she was the mother who would create a haunted house in our living room for the neighborhood kids. Sound effects, bobbing for apples, a caramel apple station, pin the eye on the mummy— you name it. Fourth of July, she’d organize the barbecue for the neighborhood block party. Christmas, she’d leave clues around the living room as “evidence” that Santa had visited. A bit of his beard left on the fireplace, half eaten cookies and nibbles on the carrots we left by the fireplace (by the reindeer, of course). She calls my brother and me her “little turkeys,” because we were born on Thanksgiving. For Valentine’s Day, it was all about valuing and showing appreciation for family. We would wake up in the morning to the sweet smell of heart-shaped muffins and the sound of sizzling bacon. Waiting for us on the kitchen table would be gifts set carefully next to three place settings. Each gift, usually wrapped in the gaudiest pink or red cellophane she could find, included a valentine that she chose just for us. While Christmas and Easter gifts tended to be toys or clothes for school, Valentine’s Day gifts were something special she hoped we’d keep into adulthood. For my sister and me, she usually gifted jewelry adorned with cubic zirconia hearts. My brother usually got a watch. As we got older, we enjoyed choosing gifts for each other. Every year, we’d hand pick chocolates for our mother from the local confectionary in Helena, Mont. The Parrot has been around since my mom was a teenager. She’d go after school with friends for a shake after cruising the “Main Drag” (aka Main Street) with whoever was able to borrow their parents’ car that day. Her name is even carved into one of the original wooden booths (a rebel with a beehive). I spoke to my mom about how we celebrated holidays when we were younger and why it was so important to her to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us as a family. She said she wanted her kids to appreciate the holidays and each other. “I wanted every holiday to mean something,” she said. Awwww.  SW


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Tips for long-term love By Annette Benedetti

IT WASN’T LUCK that during your senior year of college, the person capable of igniting your passion sat next to you in class. It was divine intervention that brought you and your true love— no—your soul mate, together. The years have passed since the first time your eyes locked in a long, lusty gaze. You’ve bought houses and made babies together, and your evenings have gone from kisses that last until the early morning hours to dozing on the couch and feigning interest in whatever is on the TV every time you twitch awake. You find yourself wondering if the heat is gone forever. Krayna Castelbaum, who has a master’s in health science, is a relationship coach for couples and the owner of Clear Lens Coaching in Bend. She says while desire diminishes over time, it’s not necessarily problematic, and it doesn’t mean the relationship is over. “Use the natural ebb and flow of sexual desire as a call to explore your assumptions about sexuality and relationships together,” says Castelbaum. “Be explorers.” Castelbaum offers the following advice for couples looking to keep things spicy for the long haul.

Source Weekly: What can couples do early on to keep their relationship exciting for years to come? Krayna Castelbaum: Your partner cannot be the source of your…fulfillment. Instead, know what nourishes and enlivens you, stay true to that and bring it home. Your relationship will be enriched. Relying on a partner to approve of and validate your sense of self is a limitation. You’ll find it impossible to be real, authentic and honest in or out of bed. One or the other of you will eventually feel suffocated. This is also important: what’s sought in domestic life stifles eroticism. Eroticism thrives on surprise, novelty, mystery, spontaneity, risk-taking and creative seduction. Domestic life is grounded in consistency, reliability, stability, safety and a certain degree of sameness. Safety and trust certainly open the way for eroticism, though they don’t ignite it.

Broaden your understanding. Sex is a language rich and complex, not just something you do. Your bodies are instruments. If you only play in a narrow range, erotic passion withers. Develop an orchestral appreciation to your erotic life; practice your scales with playful joy. SW: Do you have suggestions for couples struggling with decreased interest in bedroom activities after childbirth or other life stressors? CK: Relax! It’s crazy for us to think that anyone could fulfill the roles of homemaker, breadwinner, scheduler, chauffeur, friend, lover, confidant and co-parent, and have hot-bedroom energy, while simultaneously responding to life challenges. In light of this, can you bring kindness and understanding to one another? Lighten up on all those demoralizing expectations?  SW

Castelbaum’s Tips • Expand your definition of eroticism: drop ideas of intercourse and orgasm as the main event. • Try soft gazing into one another’s eyes. If you do this during sex, you’ll learn a ton. • Look at your partner when you part ways and reunite; greet with kindness. • Appreciate one another’s efforts. • Get into bed at night without computers and cell phones. Hold one another with your eyes and/or your arms. • Send your partner a playfully seductive text without any expectations. • Be a lookout for the best in your partner and yourself. • Over and again, see your partner and yourself with fresh, new eyes.

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Choir nerds, rejoice! This weekend, Tower Theatre is hosting an a capella festival—and tickets are going fast! Friday night, catch the “rock band without instruments” sensation, The House Jacks. On Saturday night, singers from around the Northwest will compete in a “sing-off” judged by The House Jacks. 7:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. House of Jacks, $47-$54. Sing-off, $25-$32.

FRIDAY 2/9

OBJECT HEAVY APRES SKI BASH

Apres Ski Bash is back for another round—this time featuring Object Heavy! Rock, funk, blues, R&B, hip hop—this group from California isn’t pinned down by a single genre. Fair warning, their energy is contagious—so show up ready to dance! 7pm-10pm. Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St, Bend. No cover.

FRIDAY 2/9

JOANN SCHINDERLE &BEND ALICOMEDY REINGOLD PRESENTS

Enjoy a night of comedy by two hilarious Portlanders! JoAnn Schinderle is a comic, actress, writer and producer recently voted ‘The Funniest Person in Portland’ in a Willamette Week poll. Ali Reingold has performed all over the country, including comedy festivals such as SF Sketchfest, Women in Comedy and Hell Yes Fest. 21+. 8pm-10pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St, Bend. $8/adv., $10/door.

With new music in their bellies and more simmering on the stove, the quintet’s ready to keep doing what it’s always done: entertain audiences through their headphones, their car stereos, their laptop speakers and most importantly, at their local music venues. 8pm. The Belfry, 302 E Main Ave, Sisters. $15.

SATURDAY 2/10

DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE PRINCESS LAND

The Rotary Club of Bend is holding its 2nd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance for daughters and the male role models in their lives. Girls kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to attend with their father (or grandfather) figures for a night to remember! Enjoy dancing, games, make-your-own tiara, photo booths and more! Did we mention there will be a chocolate fountain? Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Bend’s donation to the Bethlehem Inn kitchen expansion project. 6pm-9pm. Mountain View High School West Gym, 2755 NE 27th St. Bend. $20/person.

SATURDAY 2/10

CROW’S FEET SKI MO RALLY SKI MOUNTAINEERING

What is “ski mountaineering” you ask? Well, for one, totally rad. Competitors climb mountains either on skis or carrying 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. After finishing, enjoy snow games, specialty beer tastings, cozy fire-pits and awesome music provided by Deschutes Brewery. Pre-registration is encouraged— along with Hawaiian shirts and tutus! 10am-2pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. $20/race.

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A BOHEMIAN VALENTINE’S DINNER VEGAN FRIENDLY

So, your date’s vegan? A Broken Angel has you covered. Make reservations for the third annual Valentine’s Day seven-course dinner for two. Chef Richard Hull has put together a delicious menu including seaweed caviar tartare, black truffle smoked curry and… wait for it… a tiramisu martini for dessert! The vegan in your life will be smitten. Finally, a full meal they don’t have to piece together from veggie sides on a menu. The hosts request you dress “bohemian formal” and attend the dance party post-dinner at The Hot Club of Bend! Info, call 541550-7727. 6pm – 10pm. Hollinshead Barn, 1237 NE Jones Rd., Bend. $125/couple.

WEDNESDAY 2/14

AN EVENING WITH BRAHMS & CARLA SCHUMANN HDCM PRESENTS

As is tradition, High Desert Chamber Music is holding its annual Valentine’s Day concert. This year, showcasing the music of Brahms and Clara Schumann, and their love affair that forged music with yearning and passion. This event is the full Valentine’s Day package—your ticket includes a rose and a treat from Goody’s Chocolates. 8pm – 9:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $15-$48

WEDNESDAY 2/14

HOUSE OF HEARTS, CHELLYBEAN &SPEED NIIXDATING

Single on Valentine’s Day? No problem! Enjoy a night filled with music and speed dating, hosted by DJ ChellyBean. Arrive before 8:45pm to sign up for 10 five-minute dates. This is a fun, no pressure mixer. Dig one of your speed dates? If the feeling is mutual, your numbers will be privately exchanged on your speed dating cards. 8:30pm-2am. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave, Bend. No cover.

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continue their correspondence into their adult years. While they grow further apart as life takes them on different paths, their unique bond persists through their letters. Written by A.R. Gurney. Fri., Sat., Wed., 7:30pm. Sunday, 3pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette, Bend. $18/adults, $15/children and students.


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as well as Martin and David Howley, also brothers, formed We Banjo 3 in their hometown of Galway, Ireland. Active since 2012, the band is no stranger to American audiences. They’ve even played for former President Barack Obama at the “Friends of Ireland” luncheon in Washington, D.C., in 2016. Now, Scahill and the gang bring their brand of “Celtgrass” jams to the Sisters Folk Fest Winter Concert Series. We Banjo 3 attributes their ability to tour outside of Ireland to the Culture Ireland organization, which helps promote Irish artists worldwide. “The number one difference between Irish and American audiences: Irish audiences will automatically sit at the back of the club,” Scahill says. “Americans want to be in the first row. Once they get into it, they are both the same.

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ome people have a soft spot for Irish accents—especially a handful of my girlfriends from high school. I’m not necessarily one of those people. What’s the point of all of this? Well, upon speaking to We Banjo 3’s Enda Scahill, I may have changed my tune. Calling from an Irish phone number, his sweet sincerity and passion for music emanated through his delightful Irish accent. “I’ve been playing banjo since I was 8 years old; I’ve always loved the sound of it,” Scahill says. “We all grew up playing traditional Irish music in our homes. But you can’t really play banjo without listening to American folk music, bluegrass. Even as you go back as far as the minstrel groups. The banjo was an integral part of that.” Scahill and his bandmates, which include his brother, Fergal Scahill,

Enda Scahill, far left, joins bandmates in We Banjo 3 to bring “Celtgrass” jams to the masses. Irish people are really friendly and open, but can be shy. We’ve been coming here since 2012 and have had such a meteoric ride. American audiences are really special. They are open to being entertained, they’ve already bought the ticket, metaphorically and physically.” When I spoke to Scahill, he was taking a break from recording the band’s upcoming new album, “Haven.” Instead of recording in Ireland like they have each of their previous albums, the band wanted to work with sound engineer Frank Marchand. While they toyed with the idea of recording in Nashville or L.A., it was too tempting to work with

Marchand in his Baltimore studio. “Our last three studio albums, we recorded in a bungalow on the side of a hill, on the edge of a lake. It was picturesque and amazing. Now, we’re in an industrial area, but the recording atmosphere, it’s fabulous. We’ve got a lot done in three days.” The next album takes on the notion that music should be a haven for people. “That was always our mission, to provide a really fun, inclusive environment. We’re not political in any way, shape, or form,” Scahill says. “We see our role as an escape. Last summer, we ran a tour called, ‘The Light in the Western Sky,’

bringing awareness to mental health and suicide prevention. People are really willing to talk about it. Of that nature, of that pain, about overcoming, about trying to find a better life. This is the first time the entire album was entirely selfpenned and we’re really excited about that.”  SW We Banjo 3

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Get Out — Chvrches — Love is Dead This new single from Scotland-based electro-pop trio Chvrches debuted on Feb. 2 and couldn’t have come at a better time (at least in terms of this playlist). The first single from their upcoming album, “Love is Dead,” “Get Out” starts with the exact beeps and boops necessary for a poppy electronic pick-me-up. Then the lyrics come in and strike a cord of truth from the first verse through the end. Talked ourselves to death Never saying what I wanted Saying what I needed I pushed you to the edge Never knowing what I wanted Knowing what I needed you to say No Room in Frame — Death Cab For Cutie — Kintsugi Ben Gibbard, lead singer and songwriter for Death Cab for Cutie, reflects on a failed relationship, asking, “Was I in your way when the cameras turned to face you? No room in frame. For two.” He felt as though he disappeared in his relationship, which many of us can relate. This song falls perfectly into the reflection phase of a recently ended relationship. Breakin’ Up — Rilo Kiley — Under the Blacklight Fair warning, you may want to save this one until you’re on the verge of breaking through the breakup funk. This celebratory anthem toasts to all of the “pretty words we will never speak, here’s to all the pretty girls you’re gonna meet.” Am I breaking up? Are we breaking up? Is there trouble between the lines? Did your heart break enough? Did it break enough this time? Ooh it feels good to be free Ooh it feels good to be free Ooh it feels good to be free

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When it comes down to it, we’ve all experienced heartbreak. For me, indie rock speaks to my soul and assists in the healing process. But sometimes you just need a really good laugh and songs like “Breakin’ Up,” bring a smile to your face, even this close to Singles Awareness Day.  SW


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CALENDAR 7  Wednesday Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic

Local artists perform. 6 pm.

Checkers Pub Talent/Open Mic Bring your talent to this weekly open mic night. 6-8 pm.

The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or

watch as locals brave the stage. 6 pm.

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The Lot Pleasure Noisez Harmony driven folk music with a mix of old and new songs that everyone can enjoy! 6-8 pm. No Cover. The Capitol Local Showcase: Alovitman, Third Seven Instrumental world music quartet. 9 pm. No Cover.

Astro Lounge Onward etc.

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9  Friday Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Deena Bee

Classic rock ’n’ roll. 8:30 pm. $3.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Line

Dance Lessons Third Friday each month couples dance. 21+. 8 pm. No Cover.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Bobby Lind-

strom Enjoy the unique brand of old blues, rock and Bobby’s original ballads, complete with great vocals, lots of guitars, slides and harmonicas. 7:30 pm. No Cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Atom13 A night

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

in a light hibernation - crawling outta the hole for a show at Spoken Moto! 7 pm. No Cover.

A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. 10 pm. No Cover.

of funk, soul, boogie and beyond with Portlands DJ Atom13. All vinyl, all night. 9 pm. No Cover.

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Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm. Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your favorite songs every week. 9 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

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Moon Mountain Ramblers An original high desert sound and a soulful interpretation of traditional bluegrass, jazz/swing, country and classic rock. All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

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day Jazz at the Club Featuring Lisa Dae Quartet. Reservations recommended. 6-8 pm. $5/Door.

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Seven Nightclub Weekends at SEVEN

set Music Presents: A Secret Show! Portland’s Marmoset Music brings one of their favorite bands to Suttle Lodge for an intimate evening performance. Band will be announced the morning of the event. All ages. 7:30-10 pm. No Cover.

Nightclub We’ve got resident and Guest DJs that spin open format dance music—so theres a little something fun for everyone. 9 pm.

Velvet Karyn Ann Skilled singer and songwriter.

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Astro Lounge DJ Chuck Boogie Birthday

Friday Dance Lessons 21+. 8 pm.

Crow’s Feet Commons Apres Ski Bash w/ Object Heavy Inspired by the parameters of rock, funk, blues, R&B and hip hop. 7-10 pm. No Cover. Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Dance Music DJ

spins top 40 hits and dance remixes. No cover.

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Bash Crater Lake Distillery and DJ Chuck Boogie are coming together to have a birthday bash. Gift giveaways, Crater Lake tasters and Chuck Boogie spinning all night. 10 pm. No Cover.

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

The Domino Room EXMAG w/ Medium Troy, Lyfe, Alatin, Ells Slipmat Science presents. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. 9 pm. $5.

The Belfry Hot Buttered Rum With new music in their bellies and more simmering on the stove, the quintet’s ready to keep doing what it’s always done: entertain audiences. 8 pm. $15/adv.

Said Off-standard jazz, reinvented pop songs and groovy originals too! 6-8 pm. No Cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Emerald City Band

tic and electric bluegrass. Reservations required. 6-8 pm. No Cover.

Currents at the Riverhouse Mt Bachelor

Riverhouse Jazz Thursday feat. Jazz Bros Led by Georges Bouhey, with Jason Jackson and Jeff Ingraham. Live local jazz groups, every Thursday 7-9pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Strictly Originals Open Mic Hosted by Hal Worcester. Play your original material. 6-8 pm.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm. Seven Nightclub Cocktails & Karaoke 6 pm. No Cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Country Swing Dance Lessons Learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No Cover. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Karaoke Night Come enjoy a few drinks with your community and belt out your favorite songs! 9 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Crow’s Feet Commons Thursday Night Live A rotating line up of local artists from 6-8pm. No Cover.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Jess Ryan Fiery vocals accompanied by psychedelic blues, folk, soul and rock. All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Blues Night Hosted by Derek Michael Marc. 6-8 pm. No Cover. The Domino Room Marty Grimes w/ Wes Period, Chandler P and Spit, The Kid All Ages. Doors, 8pm. Show, 8:30pm. 8-11:30 pm. $15/adv.

Nightclub We’ve got resident and Guest DJs that spin open format dance music—so theres a little something fun for everyone. 9 pm.

Spoken Moto Honey Don’t The band has been

encouraging ear. 6:30 pm.

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

Seven Nightclub Weekends at SEVEN

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Open Mic Monday We welcome single/duet/trio musicians, actors, poets and comedians to share their talents. Sign up at 5pm. 6-8:30 pm.

M&J Tavern Open Mic Bring your talent or an

BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford: Tribute to Stevie Wonder feat. Paul Creighton & Jarrod Lawson SOLD OUT Features the songwriting talents of Stevie Wonder. 7-9 pm.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Deena Bee A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. 10 pm. No Cover.

Catch the musical stylings of The Pickin’ Pear at Silver Moon Brewing on 2/10.

The Domino Room SOS Bend w/Solillaquists of Sound and Marv Ellis & We Tribe A mini-tour to help unify communities and raise consciousness towards social and political issues around the world. Family friendly. Doors, 8pm. Show, 9pm. $12/adv., $15/door. Hub City Bar & Grill Mardi Gras Party DJ spins top 40 hits and dance remixes. No cover. Silver Moon Brewing The Pickin’ Pear

Their non-traditional stylings along with their traditional instruments create an original mix of modern American music. 9-11 pm. $5.

The Domino Room EXMAG w/ Medium Troy, Lyfe, Alatin, Ells Slipmat Science presents. 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. 9 pm. $5. Stars Cabaret Stars Cabaret: Valentine’s Fashion Show An evening of beautiful performance, music and sexy fashion! Prizes and giveaways! 9 pm. $10. Strictly Organic Coffee - Old Mill Da Chara Duo Kimberly and Steve play music with a little Valentine’s Day twist. 3-5 pm. No Cover. Volcanic Theatre Pub Masquerade Ball Time to grab those masks and costumes because the Masquerade Ball is here! Performanc-

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Volcanic Theatre Pub Monophonics & Elektrapod Elektrapod opens. All ages. 8:30 pm. $15/adv.

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CLUBS es, side shows, dancing, etc... all rolled into one! Our costume contest, over the top performers and diverse crowd will keep you on your feet all night long. 21+. 9 pm. $15/adv.

Northside Bar & Grill Emerald City Band Classic rock ’n’ roll from Bend. 8:30 pm. $3. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Line Dance Lessons 3rd Friday each month couples. 21+. 8 pm. No Cover.

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Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Atom13 A night

of funk, soul, boogie and beyond with Portlands DJ Atom13. All vinyl, all night. 9 pm. No Cover.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

talent to this weekly open mic night. 6-8 pm.

The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or watch as locals brave the stage. 6 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.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke What

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm. Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your favorite songs every week. 9 pm.

M&J Tavern ShovelBelt After 10 years of

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Embrace your

Astro Lounge MC Mystic Mc Mystic spinning all of your favorite tunes. 10 pm. No Cover.

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Checkers Pub Talent/Open Mic Bring your

with DJ Roseybabe. Mondays, Thursdays & Sundays. 9 pm. No Cover.

rocking strong, the boys have to move on and grow. Come support local rock, just as it should be delivered... hard and loud. 9 pm. No Cover.

February 20, 1-2 pm Bend

Local artists perform. 6 pm.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Locals Night— DJDMP & Friends A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica. 9 pm. Northside Bar & Grill Michael Shane Solo

inner rock star. 9 pm.

The Capitol House Of Hearts, DJ ChellyBean & NIIX A night of fun and music to celebrate an evening of love! Speed dating hosted by DJ ChellyBean starts at 9pm, please arrive between 8:30-8:45pm to sign up! NIIX, 10pm-midnight. 8:30 pm. No Cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

¬°Chiringa! Latin dance music. All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

with DJ Roseybabe. Mondays, Thursdays & Sundays. 9 pm. No Cover.

acoustic. 6-8 pm. No Cover.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

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with DJ Roseybabe. Mondays, Thursdays & Sundays. 9 pm. No Cover.

Astro Lounge MC Mystic Spinning all of your favorite tunes. 10 pm. No Cover.

12  Monday Sisters High School We Banjo 3 SOLD OUT

Somewhere between Old-World tradition and authentic Americana. Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series. 7 pm. $20/GA.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Open Mic Monday We welcome single/duet/trio musicians, actors, poets and comedians to share their talents. Sign up at 5pm. 6-8:30 pm. Astro Lounge Open Mic Night Bring your

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

The Domino Room In Confidence, Separating the Seas w/ Us Underwater The “Dead By Dawn” Tour. 8 pm. $10. Northside Bar & Grill Riley’s Range Bend-

ers 6 pm. No Cover.

13  Tuesday Crow’s Feet Commons Open Mic with Bill

Powers Every Tuesday, Bill Powers from Honey Don’t and various local acts hosts open mic in our front great room. Sign up starts at 5. 6-8 pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Ukulele Jam All

ages. 6:30 pm.

Northside Bar & Grill Lisa Dae and Friends

Jazz. 6 pm. No Cover.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Karaoke

& Open Mic with A Fine Note Karaoke Too! All musicians welcome. 8 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Comedy

Open Mic Free to watch. Free to perform. This is a great chance to watch amazing comics for free! Hosted by Katy Ipock. Sign up at 7:45pm. Tuesdays. 8-10 pm. No Cover.

M&J Tavern TWO2Party Local duo playing stripped down rock and roll. 8 pm. No Cover.

14  Wednesday Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic

15  Thursday Northside Bar & Grill The Bucklys Local

rock/soul trio. 6-9 pm.

The Domino Room Matisyahu & Eminence Ensemble Blends Orthodox Jewish themes with reggae, rock and hip hop. 21+. 8:30 pm. $30/adv, $35/door. Currents at the Riverhouse Mt Bachelor

Riverhouse Jazz Thursday - Michelle van Handel The trio will play a mix of jazz originals and standards. Live local jazz groups, every Thursday 7-9pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Strictly Originals Open Mic Hosted by Hal Worcester.Play your original material. 6-8 pm.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm. Seven Nightclub Cocktails & Karaoke 6 pm. No Cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Country Swing Dance Lessons Learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No Cover. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Karaoke

Night 9 pm.

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Embrace your inner rock star. 9 pm.

Hola! Downtown A Night with the Nomads Bring your dancing shoes! Third Thursday of every month. 6-9 pm.

Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe Banjo Jam Ragtime, swing, country, folk and bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month 5:30-7:30 pm.

Tower Theatre Jesse Cook Cook’s masterful guitar work commands centre stage with its elegant balance of subtlety. 8-11 pm. $37-$57.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Terrapin Flyer feat. Melvin Seals Covers of the Grateful Dead by some of the best players around! 21+. 8 pm. $20/ adv., $25/door. Crow’s Feet Commons Thursday Night

Live Rotating lin up of local artists from 6-8pm. No Cover.

The Lot Onward, Etc. Involving numerous artists from around the world. 6-8 pm. No Cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Natty Red Enjoy an evening of soulful acoustic music from Nat Berliner and Jason Schweitzer aka Big Red. All Ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.


EVENTS

CALENDAR

Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus

Bella teaches and performs four-part acappella harmony and welcomes singers with high and low voices, all levels, ages 15 and above. Contact Michelle for more info. Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm. LDS Church, 450 SW Rimrock Way, Redmond. $35/membership.

Bend A Cappella Festival Sing-

Off For the third year in a row, we are proud to host the Bend A Cappella Festival and bring the best musicians to perform, educate, compete and entertain attendees from all over the Northwest. The MC for this year’s Sing-Off is the one and only Deke Sharon, Father of Modern Day A Cappella, and the judges are The House Jacks! Saturday, Feb. 10, 7:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $25-$32. Bend A Cappella Festival - The House Jacks Founded in 1991, The House

Jacks instantly redefined the vocal music genre. Combining their virtuosic harmonies with spectacular stagecraft, these five world-class performers continue to push the boundaries of the human voice, thrilling audiences around the world. Friday, Feb. 9, 7:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $47-$54.

Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Expe-

rienced pipers and drummers are welcome to attend, along with those interested in taking up piping or drumming who would like to find out what it would take to learn and eventually join our group. Monday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7 pm. Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 NE 27th St, Bend.

Community Orchestra of Central Oregon Rehearsals COCO welcomes all

musicians to come have fun with us. A variety of players. A variety of music. No auditions. Wednesdays, 6:30-9 pm. Mountain View High School Auditorium, 2755 NE 27th St. Bend. Annual negotiable fee.

HDCM presents: An Evening with Brahms & Carla Schumann On this

special evening, enjoy the music of Brahms and Clara Schumann. This romantic evening includes a rose for concert-goers and a treat from Goody’s Chocolates! Wednesday, Feb. 14, 8-9:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $48/GA, $15/students.

Open Hub Singing Club We sing oral

tradition songs that re-enchant the world and open our hearts, accessible song-tools that build connection among us. We sing for each other, a participatory sing, not a performance. All voices welcome! Second and fourth Thursdays through May 24, 7-8:30 pm. Hawthorn Healing Arts, 39 NW Louisiana Ave, Bend. $5-$15 donation.

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

sters to come and learn fiddling. Non-smoking, alcohol free. Come participate, listen, and dance. Open jam sessions begin after the 1-3 PM dance band performances. Sunday, Feb. 11, 1-3 pm.

Sunriver Music Festival Valentine’s Day Dinner & Concert with Patrick Lamb Featuring Patrick Lamb - a Festival

favorite who knows how to get a crowd on their feet! Hosted happy hour, multi-course dinner, live music. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 5:30-8:30 pm. Great Hall, Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Dr. Sunriver.

Tien Hsieh A gifted pianist with a personality

that radiates from the stage, her interpretation of each piece along with her technical skills leaves audiences wanting more. Artistry, professionalism, passionate musicality, and gusto are only a few of the words to describe her. No wonder she has won so many awards. Tien will be joined by tenor Robert Trenpham. Two performances: Sunday, Feb. 11, 2pm and 6:30 pm. Performing Arts Center - Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave, Redmond.

turing caller Ron Bell-Roemer and music by Trees and Delbar. Beginner’s workshop begins at 7pm, dance begins at 7:30pm. Call 541-388-9997 for more info. See website for family pricing. Saturday, Feb. 10, 7-9:30 pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd, Bend. $8/adults, $6/ students.

Bend Ecstatic Dance Dance your own dance in your own way in a supportive community of kindred spirits. Come explore free form movement, connection and self-expression, guided by rich, diverse soundscapes. Tuesdays, 7 pm. Bend Masonic Center, 1036 NE 8th St. Bend. $10-$20.

Salsa - Level 2 Taken Salsa Level 1 or have a good understanding of the basics? Learn fun turn pattern combinations with Latin Dance Bend. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Wednesdays, Feb. 14, 7-8 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. Bend, OR. $12/class, $40/4-class package, $65/unlimited monthly.

DANCE Adult Intermediate Level Dance Class Styles include contemporary, jazz and ballet. Instructors rotate monthly. Sponsored by Bend Dance Project for more info call 541-410-8451. Meets Fridays through June 22. 12:15-1:45 pm. ABC Ballet, 162 NW Greenwood Ave. Bend. $5/ donation.

Adult Jazz Dance - Intermediate Level

Join dancers from the adult dance company Jazz Dance Collective in their weekly class. Styles include Broadway, contemporary, classic jazz and tap. Sponsored by nonprofit Bend Dance Project. Opportunities to perform. Tuesday nights through June 26. 7-9 pm. Get a Move On Studio, 63830 Clausen Dr. Suite 202. Bend, OR. $10/ donation. First class free.

Argentine Tango Class & Practica No partner needed. Four-week fundamentals class begins the first Wednesday of every month. Followed by intermediate lesson and practica. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd, Bend. $5/Class. Bachata - Level 1 Bachata basics with Latin Dance Bend. Learn simple turns while also paying attention to partner connection through lead and follow technique. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Tuesdays. 6-7 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. $12/class, $40/4-class package, $65/ monthly unlimited.

Bachata - Level 2 Taken Bachata Level 1 or

have a good understanding of the basics? Learn fun turn pattern combinations with Latin Dance Bend. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Tuesdays. 7-8 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. Bend, OR. $12/class, $40/4-class package, $65/monthly unlimited.

Beginner Bellydance with Amirah Ever wanted to learn bellydance? Amirah’s 8-week course will focus on bellydance movement technique, combo building, musicality, improvisation and Middle Eastern music. Come join us for a good workout, increased mobility and body

The Belfry Presents

Parallel 44 Presents

HOT BUTTERED RUM

MATISYAHU

Domino Room/Midtown Ballroom

Gifted pianist Tien Hsieh joins tenor Robert Trenpham for two performances at Ridgeview High School on 2/11.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Presents

Lay It Out Events Present

MASQUERADE BALL

2018 OREGON WINTERFEST Les Schwab Amphiteater

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and bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month, 5:30-7:30 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend.

Bend Community Contra Dance Fea-

Salsa - Level 1 Salsa basics with Latin Dance Bend. Learn simple turns while also paying attention to partner connection through lead and follow technique. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Wednesdays, 6-7 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. Bend, OR. $12/class, $40/4-class package, $65/ unlimited monthly.

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Banjo Jam Ragtime, swing, country, folk

Public (Rock) Choir Sing in a fun, non-threatening environment with people of all skill levels. Rock and pop favorites—no hymns. Mondays, 5:45-8 pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln, Ste 1, Bend. $16/class. First time free.

awareness, historical and cultural understanding, and of course, lots of fun! Great for any level dancer. Every Wednesday through March 15. 7:30-8:30 pm. Gotta Dance Studio, 917 NE 8th St, Bend. $80/Series, $15/Drop-in.

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lunch. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:30 am. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE 5th St, Bend.

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Alley Cats Jazz Ensemble Dance and

Powell Butte Community Center, 8404 SW Reif Rd. Powell Butte.

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EVENTS Scottish Country Dance Class No experience or Scottish heritage necessary. Weekly classes include beginner & advanced dances. Monday, Feb. 12, 7-9 pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd, Bend. $5/class. First class is free. Square Dance Lessons Get started with

FILM EVENTS Backcountry Film Festival Working

with our partners at Winter Wildlands Alliance, immerse yourself in a night of films that capture the spirit of winter. Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture - you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7-9 pm. Sisters Movie House, 720 Desperado Ct., Sisters. Sisters, OR. $12/adv.

CTC Film Premiere of “Trew Calling”

Nonprofit Healthy Beginnings (Central Oregon) and Cascades Theatrical Company are proud to present the national premiere of “TREW Calling.” The movie’s star, Tracey B. Wilson, will be present for each show and do a “talk back” with the audience afterwards. Hosted by Diane Murray Fleck. Proceeds benefit Healthy Beginnings (Central Oregon) and All Aspects Teen Theater. Two showings: Thursday, Feb. 8, 5:30pm & 8:30 pm. CTC Cascade Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave. $5/At the door.

Page to Screen - Glass Castle Read,

watch, discuss. Pick up a copy of “Glass Castle” by Jeanette Walls starting Jan. 10 at the Downtown Bend Library and then screen the movie at Tin Pan Theater. Following the screening join a librarian led discussion about the book and film. Seating limited. Monday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7:30 pm. Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Alley. Bend, OR.

Second Sunday Movie Night Each month

a feature film with a spiritual theme will be shown. Popcorn provided and time for conversation about the film afterward. Sunday, Feb. 11, 6 pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St., Bend.

Supercross Live Join us for the weekly showing of Monster Energy Supercross Live, the indoor dirt bike racing championship. Saturdays. Saturday, Feb. 10, 6-8 pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW

Industrial Way, Bend.

The MET Opera: Live in HD- L’Elisir d’Amore Fathom Events and The Met: Live

in HD present a broadcast of Puccini’s L’Elisir d’Amore, live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, February 10. Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met as the feisty Adina, opposite Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his ravishing “Una furtiva lagrima.” Bartlett Sher’s production is charming, with deft comedic timing, but also emotionally revealing. Domingo Hindoyan conducts. Wednesday, Feb. 10, 9am. Feb. 14, 1pm & 6:30pm. Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, 680 SW Powerhouse Dr, Bend. $20/ticket.

LOCAL ARTS

Ann Kresge: Sacred Spaces Salem book

artist Ann Kresge creates a contemplative gathering space with her printed wall installation. Kresge’s exploration of sacred geometries and sacred sites continues in an artist book viewed in the round. Opening reception Fri., Feb. 2, 5-9pm. Art Talk Sat., Feb. 3, 5pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. Free.

Artventure with Judy Artist-led painting

event! No experience necessary! Fee includes supplies. Pre-register and see upcoming images at artventurewithjudy.com. Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln, Ste 1, Bend. $25/pre-paid.

Art & Wine, Oh My! Local artists will guide you through replicating the night’s featured image. Register online. Tuesdays, 6 pm. Level 2, 360 SW Powerhouse Dr. Suite 210. Bend. $35-$45. Bend Comedy Presents: JoAnn Schinderle & Ali Reingold Schinderle is

a comic, actress, writer, and producer living in Portland, OR. She was recently voted ’The Funniest Person in Portland’ by peers & industry as put on by the Willamette Week. 21+. Friday, Feb. 9, 8-10 pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St, Bend. $8/adv., $10/door.

Exhibit: “Alejandro Salazar: Selected Works” Born and raised in Colima, Mexico,

Alejandro Salazar’s “intent is to leave his mark in the world with an honest exploration of emotion translated into paintings, drawings, mixed media and prints.” He currently lives and paints in Northern California. Jan. 1 through Feb. 28. At Liberty, 849 NW Wall St, Bend.

Figure Drawing Sessions Sessions with live model. BYO drawing materials, easels provided first come, first serve. No registration required. Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. Bend, OR. $15/session.

can be taken to improve habit connectivity and reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions for the benefit of animals and people alike. RSVP required. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7-9 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St, Bend.

“How I Met Your Mother” Trivia Assemble

Parent Workshop: Tips for Choosing a School Join local, education expert and School

a team of your own or go at it alone, test your knowledge against our fun and entertaining rounds. Our array of media rounds are fun and entertaining! Free to play and prizes to win! Hosted by Bend Comedy. Sunday, Feb. 11, 7-9 pm. Jackson’s Corner Eastside, 1500 NE Cushing Dr. Suite 100. Bend. Free.

Jeanette Small: Convergence Elements

of architecture, biology and technology reference the collaborative power of the hive in these mixed-media prints by A6 Artist Jeanette Small. Her layered visual environments present female figures as a primary creative force. Opening Reception Fri., Feb. 2, 5-9pm. Art Talk Sat., Feb. 3, 5pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. Free.

Know Transformation - From Vintage to Valentine Workshop Registration

is required. Create vintage valentines that will make any heart swoon. Vintage embellishments include velvet flowers, glittered hearts and cupids, golden arrows, and vintage valentine postcards. Each participant needs to bring their own hot glue gun and pack of hot glue sticks. Friday, Feb. 9, 12-2:30pm. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. Sisters. | Saturday, Feb. 10, 1-3:30 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend.

Starting a Nature Sketchbook The workshop begins with a classroom session, then moves on to the Museum grounds for handson sketching. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Dress appropriately for outdoor sketching. Materials required: hard-cover sketchbook (11” x 14” or smaller), 2-B pencil, eraser, pen and charcoal. Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 am-1 pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend, OR. “Watermedia: The Multi-Uses of Water in Art “ Sun Crane Enterprises is pleased to

join the Redmond Senior Center in presenting works by local artist, Shari Crandall, during the month of February 2018. The exhibit features acrylic, pen & ink, printmaking and watercolor works by Ms. Crandall. Thursday, Feb. 1, 9 am. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. Redmond.

PRESENTATIONS A Conversation with Julissa Arce

Julissa Arce will talk about her current work as an advocate for immigrant rights. Participants will gain information, ask questions, interact with Julissa and learn what they can do to support immigrant rights and immigration reform. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 9-10:30 am. Wille Hall, COCC Coats Campus Center, Bend, 2600 NW College Way. Bend.

Know Before You Go Avalanche Awareness Seminar Learn about the de-

structive power of avalanches, safety equipment, how people get in trouble and the basics of how to avoid them. In line with COAA’s mission of increasing avalanche awareness and safety in Central Oregon, this presentation will provide a good foundation for learning about backcountry travel or is an excellent refresher for more experienced backcountry users. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6-8 pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln, Ste 1, Bend. Free.

Mars and the Future of Exploration Mars is the next step for mankind, but what about our current activity? We will look back at previous missions, and look forward to our next step out in the solar system. Presented by Robert Grossfeld NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and Oregon Observatory. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6-7 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend.

Natural History Pub: Safe Passage: Roads and Wildlife Cidney Bowman, wildlife

Learn about immigrant rights and immigration reform at “A Conversation with Julissa Arce” on 2/7.

passage program lead for the Oregon Department of Transportation, will lend insight into the impacts of roads on wildlife and what measures

Search Consultant Elie Gaines to learn tips for how to navigate and choose the best school ‘fit’ for your child and family Preschool to Grade 12. Call 602-686-4480 for more info. Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30-7:30 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend.

The Birds and the Bees: Sex Lives of High Desert Plants and Animals In

this High Desert Speaker Series event, LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend, shares little secrets and intriguing facts about the plants and animals of Central Oregon. You’ll laugh and learn and come away with an even greater appreciation for High Desert plants and animals. Registration required. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7-8:30 pm. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Pub & Brewing Facility, 62950 NE 18th St. Bend. Free.

The Greatest Good - A Lecture Series

Lisa Machnik, Recreation, Partnerships, Lands and Archaeology Staff Officer, will discuss the past, present and future of our Wild and Scenic Rivers as we celebrate 50 Years since the signing of the original legislation. Held in room DINE 204. Thursday, Feb. 8, 4-5 pm. OSU-Cascades Campus, 1500 SW Chandler Ave. Bend, OR. Free.

THEATER Love Letters Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Fri. 9, Sat. 10, Wed.14, 7:30pm. Sun. 11, 3pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayettte. Bend. $18/ adults, $15/children and students. Shopkins Live on Stage The #1 kids toy in

North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances by Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more! Thursday, Feb. 8, 7-10 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $25-$102.

WORDS Current Fiction Book Club We will be

discussing “Edgar & Lucy” by Victor Lodato. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

Evening Classics Book Club We will be dis-

cussing “Elmer Gantry” by Sinclair Lewis. Thursday, Feb. 15, 6 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

I Love Books Party Celebrate books with dance, stories, and crafts. All ages. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6:45 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend. Free. Nonfiction Book Club We will be discussing “Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)” by David Sedaris. Friday, Feb. 9, 1 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free. Not Your Average Book Club All ages welcome! We will be discussing “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro. Monday, Feb. 12, 6:30 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free. Page to Screen - Glass Castle Read, watch, discuss. Pick up a copy of “Glass Castle” by Jeanette Walls starting Jan. 10 at the Downtown Bend Library and then screen the movie at Tin Pan Theater. Following the screening join a librarian led discussion about the book and film. Seating limited. Monday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7:30 pm. Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Alley. Bend. Write Here - Bend Creative Non-Fiction Writing Group Members of the Creative

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our three-session sampler class. Instructed by Ron Bell-Roemer and hosted by the Bachelor Beauts Dance Club. For more info: 541 382-7014. Meeting Mon., 2/12, Wed., 2/14 and Mon., 2/19. 3:30-5:30 pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd, Bend. $25/person.

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EVENTS Non-Fiction Writing Group read their works. Readers share samples of their nonfiction works, including poetry, essay, personal essay, script, memoir, blog post, travel writing and artist guideline books. CNF will discuss and take questions regarding how critique and other group suggestions have transformed their individual writings. Sunday, Feb. 11, 2-3:30 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend.

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VOLUNTEERS Become a Big Brother or Big Sister in Redmond It doesn’t take much to make a big

difference in the life of a child! Looking for caring adult mentors who are willing to spend a few hours a month sharing their interests and hobbies. Ongoing. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon - Redmond, 412 SW Eighth St., Redmond.

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Looking for volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. Volunteers are critical to the operations of our high-save shelter and contribute directly to the care of our animals by ensuring our donations are processed. Ongoing. Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW 5th St. Redmond, OR.

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Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting The Citizens Climate Lobby works to

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

Fences For Fido Help free dogs from chains!

We are seeking volunteers on Mondays to come out and help us build fences for dogs who live on chains. No experience is required. Sign up on Facebook: FFF Central Oregon Region Volunteers or Bend Canine Friends Meet Up group. More information can be found at fencesforfido.org. RSVP for address. Bend, OR.

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Call for Volunteers Volunteers needed at Second Chance Bird Rescue! Friendly people needed to help socialize birds to ready for adoption, make toys, clean cages and make some new feathered friends! Do you play a musical instrument? Come and practice for the birds! Located past Cascade Lakes Distillery, call 916-956-2153 for hours and location.

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with kids who need a positive role model and extra support. By being a mentor you have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. We need caring volunteers to help children reach their full potential! Ongoing. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon, 62895 Hamby Rd. Bend.

Make Your Mark at Bend Spay+Neuter! Compassionate, awesome people to join an

incredible team, whether you volunteer in the clinic, festivals or helping with our community cat population. Ongoing. Bend Spay+Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. Suite B1. Bend.

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Mentors Needed Heart of Oregon Corps is a nonprofit that inspires and empowers positive change in youth through education, jobs and stewardship. For more information or to become a mentor, contact John at 541-526-1380. Ongoing. Heart of Oregon Corps, 1291 NE 5th St. Bend, OR. The Rebecca Foundation The Rebecca

Foundation is seeking volunteers to help us with an upcoming event and ongoing needs for the Bend area diaper bank. Volunteers of all ages welcome. RSVP to amanda@clothforall.org for address. Ongoing. RSVP for address. Bend.

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Volunteer The Salvation Army has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for almost every age. We have an emergency food pantry, we visit residents of assisted living centers, and we make up gifts for veterans and homeless. If interested, please contact us at 541-389-8888. Ongoing. Bend, RSVP for address. Volunteer Drivers Needed Volunteer drivers needed Mondays-Fridays to transport veterans to the Bend VA Clinic and Portland VA Hospital. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass VA-provided physical and screening. Call Paul at 541-647-2363 for more details. Ongoing.


EVENTS Volunteers Needed Help with daily horse care. Duties include; corral cleaning, grooming, walking horses. Flexible days and hours. No experience required. Call Kate Beardsley to set up an appointment 541-350-2406. Ongoing. Mustangs to the Rescue, Bend.

CLASSES Adult Aerial Silks Classes Adult only

Aerial Silks Training Learn how to fly

on aerial silks. Build confidence, courage and strength through play. Thursdays, 4-5:15 pm. Silks Rising, 1560 NE 1st Street #10. Bend, OR.

Art Immersion Series (Early Release Wednesdays) Rembrandt! Vermeer!

Caravaggio! Great artists comes alive in Bend Art Center’s new program for ages 10 and up. 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. Register early! Wednesdays through Feb. 15. 2:30-5 pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend, OR. $100.

Beginners Bee School, Central Oregon Beekeepers Learn how to raise honey bees

in Central Oregon. 1 day of classes to get you through the first summer. Includes 1 year membership in Central Oregon Beekeeper Association. Saturday, Feb. 10, 8:30 am-5 pm. Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way. Bend, OR. $35/Non-members, $15/ Members.

Beginning Aerial Silks Class Come fly

with us! Get stronger, gain confidence and learn how to fly. Ages 8 and up welcome! Tuesdays, 4-5:30pm. Wednesdays, 3-4:30pm. Saturdays, 2:30-4pm. Sundays, 1:30-3pm. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 12 am. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop #120. Bend, OR. $20/drop-in, $160/10 classes.

Buddhist Mantras Chanting Explore the

spiritual insights and learn how to correctly chant mantras in Japanese. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Reservations required. Monday, Jan. 15, 10:30 am. Custom Built Computers Of Redmond, 439 SW 6th St. Redmond, OR. $10/class.

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

is for people who already have a WordPress website and need to learn how to use it. You will create pages, a blog, customize menus, set up widgets and learn how plugins can enhance your website. Tuesday & Thursday evenings, February 13-March 1. 6 pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. Bend, OR. $199/Series.

Business Start-Up Do you have a great idea

you think could be a successful business but just don’t know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 11 am-1 pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. Bend, OR. $29/course.

Buying or Selling a Business Take away

tips and tools to help facilitate successful business investing, buying or selling. Gain insight on how to arrive at a market value. Sellers learn how to package their business. Buyers and investors learn how to analyze potential options. A practical guide for entrepreneurs interested in investing in, buying or selling a business. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6-9 pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. Bend. $69/course.

Can We Talk? Weekend Workshop

You’re in a partnership. In fact, you care very much for each other and deeply value your relationship—at least until that moment he or she does something that really upsets you. Sliding scale available in case of financial hardship. For more info call 530-867-3198. Friday, Feb. 9, 6 pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 803 SW Indus-

trial Way Suite 200. Bend, OR. $140/per couple.

Capoeira Experience this exciting martial art form of Afro Brazilian origins which incorporates music and acrobatic movements. For adults and teens. Mondays & Thursdays, 7-8:20 pm. Capoeira Bend, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr. Bend, OR. $30/two-week intro. Childbirth in Awareness Education Series This Childbirth Education Series is

a mind, body and soul series. We will teach expectant parents how to prepare for birth through Birthing from Within, Prenatal Yoga, Art Exploration and Circle Time. Saturdays through Feb. 24, 2-5 pm. Rooted&Open, 21212 Limestone Ave. Bend, OR. $300/Couple.

Communicate Ideas Effectively: Captivate and Activate Others Intro on how to

1 hour couples massage $110 with aromatherapy & chocolate. Gift cert available. relaxation only, additional cost for deep tissue.

others, we can learn and grow using real life experiences to become more compassionate with ourselves and others. Some NVC experience necessary. Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 803 SW Industrial Way Suite 200. Bend, OR. Free.

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increase your influence when you speak to family/co-workers to initiate change, gain insights into your personal barriers to speaking out, add new strategies to captivate & activate your listener. Monday, Feb. 12, 6-8 pm. Fuse Creativity Consulting Office, 19855 Fourth St., Suite 104. Bend, OR. $25/course.

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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. With this training, the support of a trainer and a global community you are empowered to tap into your natural power of benefit. Suggested contribution $10-$20. Thursday, Feb. 15, 6:45-8 pm. Deschutes East Bend Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Bend, OR.

Couples Clay Class Spend an evening on the wheel exploring clay. Class includes all material to make two soup bowls and trimming and glazing afterwards. Thursdays, 6-8 pm. Pottery By Yvonne, 65093 Smokey Butte Dr. Bend, OR. $100/Couple. DIY Fused Glass Sun/Moon Catcher

Make either a sun/moon sun catcher or a transparent flower sun catcher. Learn how to cut and grind glass for this project. Your piece will be taken to my kiln at Moose Crossing Studio for a tack fuse. Your art will be returned in approximately one week to the DIYcave. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10:30 am. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $85/class.

DIY Heart Shaped Trinket Box Are you thinking about a Valentines’ Day gift for your sweetie? Learn how to make a Heart Box out of Juniper with a secret release! Saturday, Feb. 10, 2 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $55/. DIY Silver Stacker Rings Learn more and sign up at DIYcave.com. Friday, Feb. 9, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend.

DIY TIG Welding This Project Based Class

will introduce you to how TIG works, how to assemble the torch and TIG welding techniques. During class, you’ll create a project you can take home. All materials included. Ages 14 and up, previous welding experience (such as the Welding Workshop class) required. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $70/class.

DIY Welding Workshop Learn more and

sign up at DIYcave.com. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $50/.

East Meets West: Intro to Taoism An

introductory course in Taoist philosophy. The course is taught in an interactive setting with discussion on the Eastern philosophy of Taoism and its impact on Western civilization. Begins Feb. 1, through March 8. 5-7 pm. Enroll online. Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way. Bend, OR. $69/course.

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us for two hours of instruction and take home a finished painting you will be proud to share! Meets Fridays, 10 am-12 pm. Hobby Lobby, 3188 N Hwy 97 Suite 119, Bend. $20/Week. .

German Conversation Group Learn conversational German with a tutor. Contact: 541595-0318, DonnaKennedy26256@msn.com. Cost is variable depending upon number of students. Mondays, 7-8 pm. In Sisters, various locations. Hula Hoop Fit Fusion Join Pinto for an hour of playful fitness and dance with hula hoops of all sizes! No experience necessary. Space is limited! Pre-register online. Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $17/drop-in.

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Intro Workshop: Creative Thinking Tribe Practice innovative and spontaneous

imagination. Hear about action steps to gain faster and innovative problem-solving skills, a competitive edge for jobs or business strategies or hobbies, confidence to think and speak in front of others, more passion, playfulness and laughter. Presented by Creativity Psychologist Dr. Kathy Hoyt. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6-8 pm. Fuse Creativity Consulting Office, 19855 Fourth St., Suite 104. Bend, OR. $25.

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Noah Levine Kind Awareness Meditation Weekend Join us for a three-day

workshop (choose one or all three days). Using a hybrid of mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation techniques, Noah will offer an experience of the teachings and practices of the Buddha. We will learn to develop a greater sense of care for ourselves and for our world. Friday, Feb. 9, 7 pm. Wren and Wild, 910 NW Harriman St Suite 100. Bend, OR. $25/Friday Evening, $108/Weekend Pass, $40/Saturday , $60/Sunday.

One-Day Ham Radio License Class

Japanese Group Lesson We offer group lessons for both beginners and intermediate students for Japanese for all ages. Wednesdays, 5-6 pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. Bend, OR. $10.

Oriental Palm Reading Discover how the brain, nerves, and lines connect in palmistry. Wednesdays, 6-7 pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. Bend, OR. $10.

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Print Sampler Class Curious about print-

will present on immigration rights, followed by free immigration-related legal consultations. (En Espanol tambien). Registration required. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5-6 pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Redmond, OR. Free.

Learn to Paint with Coffee & Beer Gather two or more friends and learn to paint using only beer or coffee to make your masterpiece. Instructor Karen Eland provides a pre-drawn sketch and will lead you step by step to a finished painting in about two hours—and you get to drink your paint! Call to schedule an appointment. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. Bend, OR. Marketing Basics for Small Businesses Join fellow entrepreneurs and learn from

SCORE mentors how to develop your marketing plan and maximize the return on your marketing investment. Registration required. Thursday, Feb. 8, 6-7:30 pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Redmond, OR. Free.

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and reduce the negative effects of stress. Call Dan Anderson, M.A. to reserve your place 541.390.3133. Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. Old Mill District, 475 SW Powerhouse Dr. Bend. $25.

teen to be a creative thinker, enjoying play and exploration with them, discipline with innovation and action steps that can be applied at home while enjoying connection with other parents. Presented by Creativity Psychologist Dr. Kathy Hoyt. Thursday, Feb. 15, 6-8 pm. Fuse Creativity Consulting Office, 19855 Fourth St., Suite 104. Bend, OR. $25.

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Course prepares students for the entry level “Technician Class” ham radio license. The oneday session is based on a curriculum created by a number of successful ham radio clubs on the west coast and is sanctioned by the American Radio Relay League and the FCC. Saturday, Feb. 10, 8:30 am-5:30 pm. Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way. Bend. $49/ includes ARRL license manual.

is required. Create vintage valentines that will make any heart swoon. Vintage embellishments include velvet flowers, glittered hearts and cupids, golden arrows, and vintage valentine postcards. Each participant needs to bring their own hot glue gun and pack of hot glue sticks. Friday, Feb. 9, 12-2:30 pm. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. | Saturday, Feb. 10, 1-3:30 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend.

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Meditation and Relaxation Class Join us! As a certified hypnotist, you’ll experience relaxing the body, mind and emotions. Silence any chattered thoughts and feel deeper inner peace, love and joy. Enjoy an amazing journey through visualization. Leave feeling peaceful. Angelica Authored Relaxation Audio, Books and Inspirational Stickers. Presenting Relaxation classes since 1991. Meets Mondays, 12-12:30 pm. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr. Bend. $9/Minimum donation.

Meditation and Relaxation Class Join us! As a certified hypnotist, you’ll experience relaxing the body, mind and emotions. Silence any chattered thoughts and feel deeper inner peace, love and joy. Enjoy an amazing journey through visualization. Leave feeling peaceful. Angelica Authored Relaxation Audio, Books and Inspirational Stickers. Presenting Relaxation classes since 1991. Meets Mondays, 10-10:30 am. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr. Bend. $9/minimum donation.

making? Try this fun, five-week introduction to four popular printmaking processes—linocut, monotype, drypoint and collagraph—and open yourself up to a new world of creative expression. Each process connects to a different creative pursuit, be it drawing, painting or collage. Price includes supply fee. Mondays, Jan 29-Feb 26, 5-7:30 pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend, OR. $223/series.

Qigong - Taoist & Tibetan Yoga Come

learn these amazing energy awareness and health arts. Open to students of all levels, no prior experience necessary. Classes are on a drop in basis. Willow, the instructor, has over 25 years studying and teaching these arts. Thursdays. Thursdays, 7 pm. Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 113. Bend.

Strength Training with JessBFit Mondays. Monday, Feb. 12, 12-12:30 pm. Princess Athletic, 945 NW wall St, Ste 150. Bend. $5/class. Tai Chi A free Tai Chi for health class open to

the Bend community. Focusing on gentle movement, balance and coordination. This ongoing class teaches alignment, standing relaxation and mental awareness progressing into the greater depth of internal energy and movement. For more info, call 541-548-1086. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30-11 am. Brooks Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 Wall St. Bend, OR.

The Vance Stance/Structural Reprogramming Get to the root of why you are tight,

crooked and suffering. In this series of two-hour classes in posture and flexibility, reduce pain in back, neck, shoulder, knees, hips and bunions. This 12-week series begins Feb. 12 and runs through May 8. Mondays, Noon-2pm & 6-8pm. Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Thursdays, noon-2pm. Call 541-330-9070 for more info. EastSide Home Studio, 21173 Sunburst Ct. Bend. $180/12 class series.

Thin Lizzy Athletics’ Holiday Rehab Boot Camp Increase cardio endurance, im-

prove flexibility and gain strength. Classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays led by certified NASM personal trainer. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7 am. Boys and Girls Club, 500 NW Wall Street. Bend, OR. $12/class.


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DONNER Get fit the fun way with Hula Hoop Fit Fusion on Thursdays at Tula Movement Arts.

We Love Bees Workshop w/ local beekeeping experts Learn from the

beekeeping experts of C. Oregon how to attract beneficial bees to your yard and keep them happily pollinating your flowers, fruits & veggies. Masons, natives & honeybee experts will be here to answer your questions and showcase their successful hives and native bee collections. Complimentary drinks provided. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 5-7 pm. Moonfire & Sun Garden Center, 61944 SE 27th St. Bend, OR. $10/GGPP members, $20/non-members.

West African Drumming Level 1

Learn traditional rhythms, and experience the brain-enhancing, healing and joyful benefits from David Visiko. A beginner class open to all. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. Bend. $15/class.

West African Drumming Level 3 Build

on your knowledge, technique, and performance skills. Teacher/troupe director David Visiko and members of Fe Fanyi study, practice and play joyfully. Thursdays. Thursday, Feb. 15, 7-8:30 pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. Bend, OR. $15/class.

West African Drumming Level 3 Build on your knowledge, technique, and performance skills. Teacher/troupe director David Visiko and members of Fe Fanyi study, practice and play joyfully. Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. Bend, OR. $15/class. Yoga - 5 Week Beginners Course Learn correct alignment, feel better! For students beginning in the Iyengar method or anyone wanting to pick up their practice again. You will learn: basic standing, seated and relaxation poses. The stiffest of bodies can practice this method safely and progressively. Thursdays, 3:30-4:45pm, Feb. 8 through March 8. Thursday, Feb. 8, 3:30 pm. Iyengar Yoga of Bend, 660 NE Third St. Bend, OR. $57/series, $16/drop-in. Yoga of Love & Devotion Yoga is an opportunity to grow our heart muscle, to expand from the inside out and to shine in the world. During this 4 week series, explore heart opening flows and poses, heart centered meditations and mantas and we will culminate by making malas at the last session. Price includes all materials. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Namaspa Yoga, Redmond, 974 SW Veterans Way, Redmond. $79/.

EVENTS Beer Bingo Name says it all. Come play some Bingo and drink some beer! Thursdays, 7 pm. Cascade Lakes Lodge, 1441 SW Chandler Ave. Suite 100. Bend.

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Bingo at Astro Half the pot goes to you and

half goes to the Bend Spay and Neuter Project! Wednesdays, 6-8 pm. Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St, Bend. $1/bingo card.

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past as well as the ins-and-outs and hotspots of present-day Bend and Central Oregon on this walking tour of historic downtown. Advance reservations required. Fridays & Saturdays, 10 am. Bend Visitor Center, 750 NW Lava Rd. Bend. Free.

Drawing Under the Influence Bring pa-

per, pen, creativity and draw under the influence! This DUI club is for anyone looking for some fun. Sundays. Sunday, Feb. 11, 6-9 pm. JC’s Bar & Grill, 642 NW Franklin Ave. Bend, OR. Free.

EDCO’s Annual Luncheon The Annual

Luncheon is an EDCO tradition, providing the Central Oregon business community an opportunity to hear a nationally recognized business leader discussing current and future economic trends and best business practices. Keynote Speaker: Alan Beaulieu - Economist. Thursday, Feb. 8, 11 am-1:30 pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97. Bend.

Education Series Event: Empowering Ourselves to Raise Culturally Competent Children in an Age of Indifference

This lecture by Dr. Bryan K. Hotchkins will help parents understand how to raise the cultural competency of children while providing them with useful introspective strategies and resources. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6-7 pm. Cascades Academy, 19860 Tumalo Reservoir Rd. Bend. Free.

Feminine Genius Workshop Join us for an inspiring, collaborative four-part workshop on Liyana Silver’s book, “Feminine Genius.” In this all-women’s workshop group, you’ll discuss, journal, and map your own path to embracing your feminine genius. $45-$60 sliding scale. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6:30-8 pm. Satya Yuga Intuitive Readings, 505 SE 4th Street, Bend. Geeks Who Drink Trivia Bring your friends, grab a beer and take home cool prizes. Mondays, 6-9 pm. Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend.

Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers welcome. For info contact Sue at 541-610-3717. Monday, Feb. 12, 6-9 pm. Bend Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Rd. Bend, OR. $1-$13. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is

accepted free of charge from residential users at the Knott Landfill Hazardous Waste Facility. Second and fourth Friday & Saturday of each month, 9 am. Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th St. Bend, OR.

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TICKETS AVAILABLE AT this ancient (yet modern) board game! Beginners welcome. Wednesdays, 2-5 pm. Market of choice, 115 NW Sisemore St.,Bend. Free.

Bendharma - Consciousness Discussion Group Exploring pathways to

BendUbs Car Club Monthly Meet Owners

of all makes, models, and vintages of European cars are welcome to join our community of enthusiasts. The club’s Monthly Meets are held at Cascade Lakes Lodge on the second Sunday of every month. BendUbs car club members host an annual charity show’n shine, participate in car shows and sanctioned racing. Visit bendubs. com or like us www.Facebook.com/bendubsCC for info on local events. Sunday, Feb. 11, 7-9 pm. Cascade Lakes Lodge, 1441 SW Chandler Ave. Suite 100. Bend, OR. Economist Alan Beaulieu discusses current & future economic trends at Annual EDCO Luncheon on 2/8.

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Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. Bend. $10.

join in, regardless of experience! APA rules, winnings based on number of participants. Tuesdays, 8 pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St, Bend. $5.

UKB Trivia Night Fun. Free. Win stuff! Thurs-

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

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chips, toenail trims and de-worming available. Service fees can be found at bendsnip.org. Saturdays. Saturdays, 10 am. Bend Spay & Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. A-1. Bend.

Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum WAAAM Air and Auto Museum

opens the doors to run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old cars. Open 9-5. Activities 10-2. Lunch 11-1. Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 am-5 pm. Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum, 1600 Air Museum Rd. Hood River, OR. $6-$14.

Single & Mingle Palentine’s Party Join

us for a singles and mingle party and make pals with adoptable “furry friends” from the Humane Society. Ticket gets you a drink, food, raffle and live music! Hosted by The 1001 and Thump Coffee in partnership with the Humane Society of Central Oregon! 21+. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6-9 pm. 1001 Tech Center, 1001 SW Emkay Dr. Suite 150. Bend, OR. $25/adv.

Texas Hold ’em Poker Join us for Poker

Night upstairs at The Saloon! First hand dealt at 7pm, so grab a seat early! Wednesdays, 7 pm. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill, 190 E Cascade Ave, Sisters. $20/buy-in.

Trivia at The Lot Bring your team or join

one. Enjoy the heated seats, brews, and tasty eats while rubbing elbows with Bend’s smartest smartipants who love trivia. A rotating host comes up with six questions in six different categories. Tuesdays, 6-8 pm. The Lot, 745 NW Columbia St Bend Or 97701. Free.

Trivia Night Get here early to sign up and order a drink! Tuesdays, 6:30 pm. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill, 190 E Cascade Ave, Sisters. Trivia Tuesdays Bend’s longest running

trivia game—nine years strong! Bring your team of any size. Gift giveaways and different weekly sponsors. Tuesdays, 8 pm. Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St, Bend. Free.

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, 8-10 pm. The Platypus Pub, 1203 NE Third St. Bend. Free.

Wednesday Night Kirtan Devotional group singing. It is yoga for the heart that connects us with our divine, inner nature and the one Spirit that unites us all. Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. Sol

days, Feb. 15, 7-9 pm. Round Table Pizza, 1552 NE Third St. Bend. Free. Wednesdays, Feb. 14, 7-9 pm. Cabin 22, 25 SW Century Dr. Bend. Free.

SENIOR EVENTS Foot Clinic for Seniors Clinic is performed by registered nurses. If interested, please call 541-312-2069 to reserve a spot. Second Monday of every month. Monday, Feb. 12, 12-1:30 pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE 5th St, Bend. $15/.

Central Oregon Infertility Support Group Peer-led support group for women (and

occasionally couples) struggling with infertility. Meetings will be an open discussion format among peers. Second Tuesday of every month. Feb. 13, 6:30 pm. St. Charles Medical Center, 2500 NE Neff Rd. Bend.

Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting The Citizens Climate Lobby works to

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

Community Gathering Grief comfort and

support in a group setting. All are welcome. Tuesdays, 6-8 pm. Good Grief Guidance, 33 NW Louisiana Ave. Bend. Free.

Medical Tai Chi w/ Grandmaster Franklin Aid in the treatment of arthritis, Par-

Emotions Anonymous EA provides a warm and accepting group setting in which to share experiences without fear of criticism. Through weekly support meetings, members discover they are not alone in their struggles. Wednesdays, 9:30 am. Bend Church United Methodist, 680 NW Bond St. Bend.

Tai Chi w/ Grandmaster Franklin Tai Chi

Evolutionary SELF-Healing Through guided imagery, you’ll learn how to tap into your internal power. Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR. Free.

kinson’s, cancer, fibromyalgia and the rehabilitation from surgery and injury. Wheelchairs and Walkers welcome. Contact Grandmaster Franklin at 623-203-4883 for more info. Thursdays, 1-2 pm. Aspen Ridge, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Bend, OR. $30/Month. not only helps to maintain a person’s physical health and mental balance but is also used to treat a number of illnesses without the use of any drugs. Certified and endorsed by The Oregon Council on Aging. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am & Fridays, 10-11am. Contact Grandmaster Franklin at 623-203-4883 for more info. La Pine Senior Activity Center, 16450 Victory Way. La Pine, OR. $35/Month.

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Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meeting A fellowship of individuals who,

through shared experience and mutual support, are recovering from the disease of food addiction. Based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Saturdays. 9-10:30 am. Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 NE 27th St, Bend. Free.

Accordion Club of Central Oregon Small

Good Grief Guidance 16-Week Program Transform your relationship with grief

Al-Anon Family Groups 12-step group for

Good Grief Guidance Community Drop-in We all live with grief—death, divorce,

and welcoming group. Opportunities for solo and ensemble playing and performing. All playing levels welcome. Please visit accordion club website for more info. Meets second Saturday of the month. Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 am-12 pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Bend. friends and families of alcoholics. Check afginfo. org or call 541-728-3707 for times and locations. Ongoing. Central Oregon, County wide. Bend.

Alcoholics Anonymous If you want to

drink, that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. Call Alcoholics Anonymous. Hotline: 541-548-0440. Ongoing. Brooks Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 Wall St. Bend.

Bend Chamber Toastmasters Develop and grow your public speaking and leadership skills, whether you’re an executive, stay-at-home parent, college student or retiree. Wednesdays, 12-1 pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend. Free. Bend “Go” Club Expand your mind playing

through small group sharing, artistic expression, journaling and storytelling. Registration required. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1 pm. Good Grief Guidance, 33 NW Louisiana Ave. Bend. $300/ Sliding scale.

loss, illness, conflict, abandonment, disappointment. But is it possible to thrive? Learn about the first three steps to well being. Meets Tuesdays, 6-8pm & Fridays, 11am-1pm. Good Grief Guidance, 33 NW Louisiana Ave. Bend. Free.

Grief Support Group This program creates a safe and supportive environment to begin the journey of healing. Take time to care for yourself, meet with others and find that you are not alone. Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm. St. Charles Hospice, St. Charles Foundation Conference Room, 2200 NE Neff Rd. Bend. Free. Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Group MISS Foundation peer-mediated support

group for mothers and fathers enduring the death of a child from any cause. Including, but not lim-

Italian Conversation Group Conversational Italian group in a relaxed atmosphere. Saturdays, 9:45-11 am. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend. Free. Marijuana Anonymous Meeting Know

you need to quit, but can’t? Help is here. Share experience, strength, and hope with each other. Thursdays, 7-8 pm. Serenity Lane, 601 NW Harmon Blvd. Bend. Free.

NAMI Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support Group Mondays, 7-9 pm. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. Bend. Free.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Mon-

days & Wednesdays, 12 pm. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. Bend. Free.

PFLAG Central Oregon Meeting The

Central Oregon chapter of Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays. Meetings are confidential and include introductions and “PFLAG Moments”. Usually include a social event, a speaker or a topic for the evening with occasional breakout support groups depending on the need. Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 pm. Nativity Lutheran Church, 60850 Brosterhous Rd. Bend.

Refuge Recovery Meeting A mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy and meditation as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction. Mondays, 4:305:30 pm. Wren and Wild, 910 NW Harriman St Suite 100. Bend.. Resist! Rally Weekly resistance protest,

theme of the week changes. Contact Vocal Seniority or Indivisible Bend for more info. Bring your signs, bring your attitude—and we’ll bring the bullhorn! Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 am-12:30 pm. Peace Corner, Corner of NW Greenwood and NW Wall. Bend.

Socrates Cafe Group People from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. Open to all. Thursdays, 6-8 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend. Free. Spanish Club Spanish language study and conversation group. All levels welcome. Thursdays, 3:30-5 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend. Free. Suicide Bereavement Support Group

This free group is available to anyone over the age of 18 who would like support after the loss of a loved one by suicide. Second Monday of every month. 7-8:30 pm. Partners In Care/Suicide Bereavement, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct. Bend.

Transitions: Mama Circle It’s tough being a

mom. It’s easier with community. Join us for free, non-judgmental support. Share your concerns, questions, joys, challenges, experiences, and practical tips. Open to pregnant women and moms with littles. Wednesdays, 11 am-12:30 pm. Baby Phases, 759 NE Greenwood Ave. Bend. Free.

Women’s Cancer Support Group For the newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. For information call: Judy, 541-728-0767. Candy, 907-209-8181. Call Musso on the call box upon arrival. Thursdays, 1-3 pm. 990 SW Yates, 990 SW Yates Dr., Bend. Free. Zen Discussion & Meditation A weekly lay-led Dharma discussion and meditation (zazen). Open to all. Discussion 6pm, sitting/walking meditation 7-8:30pm. Mondays, 6-8:30 pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St. Bend. Free.

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peace through the study of the energy that is consciousness. A relaxed group discussion facilitated by an experienced western mind-yogi (50+ yrs). Dissolve fear by increasing consciousness and wisdom. All welcome to stop by, even if it’s just for a bear-hug. First Wednesday of every month. 5:30-7 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend.

ited to: Infant/young child death, SIDS, stillbirth. Second Wednesday of every month. 7-8:30 pm.


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Find community and growth in classes like Heal Your Life— a Louise Hay workshop, A Course in Miracles, and Ageless Body, Timeless Mind based on Deepak Chopra’s book. For more information www.unitycentraloregon.com

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Caravaggio! Great artists comes alive in Bend Art Center’s new program for ages 10 and up. 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. Register early! Wednesdays through Feb. 15. 2:30-5 pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. $100.

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 for your child. Tuesdays, 12-1 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive Suite 100. Bend. $45/3 classes, $50/1-week unlimited. Backpack Explorers - Critter Collage

Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10-11 am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend. $10/ member, $15/non-member.

Backpack Explorers - Electric Boogie Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate

science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 10-11 am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend. $10/member, $15/non-member.

Big Kids Yoga This class is for older kids who

want to learn more of the fundamentals of yoga through mindful games, breathing techniques, handstands and restorative poses with Deven Sisler. Learn how to self-regulate, focus and build stamina. Wednesdays, 4-5:15 pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave, Bend. $5-$6.

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Daddy Daughter Dance in Princess Land The event for dads (or male role

models) and daughters will include dancing, games, make-your-own tiara crafts, photo booths, a chocolate fountain and other snacks. Saturday, Feb. 10, 6-9 pm. Mountain View High School West Gym, 2755 NE 27th St. Bend. $20/ person.

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. Children will be introduced to a variety of media and techniques. Wednesdays through May. 11 am-12 pm. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR. $10/Class, $90/10 classes.

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gang or plan some quality time with parent/ child, grandparent/child, uncle/niece…you get it. Time to connect with the people you love doing something you love – or you want to learn and explore. No art experience necessary. We have all the supplies you need and a facilitator to help you get started on your journey! Wednesday, Feb. 7, 5:30-7 pm. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR. $20/family.

Friends of Westside Village Magnet School Fundraiser Help support public ed-

ucation! Purchase any jump ticket and Mountain Air donates $5 to Friends of Westside Village Magnet School. Make sure you bring this newspaper ad for our school to get credit. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2-7 pm. Mountain Air Bend, 20495 Murray Road, Suite 150. Bend.

Grateful Hearts: Children’s Gratitude Workshop Celebrate Valentine’s Day early by

harnessing the power of gratitude! In collaboration with Ashley Grewe of Obsidian Education, we are offering a mindfulness and movement class. Registration required. $5-$10/recommended donation. Thursday, Feb. 8, 6-7 pm. OutsideIN, 845 NW Wall St, Bend.

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Kids Camp: Play it, Music Build instruments, have a jam session. Ages 6-8. Online

registration required. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2:30 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

Kids ROCK(!) Choir This is a place where kids ages 12 and under can come and sing their faces off! No training, experience or long-term commitment required. Mondays, 4:30-5:30 pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln, Ste 1, Bend. $10. LEGO Block Party Kids + 1 gazillion LEGOs

= fun. All ages. Saturday, Feb. 10, 10-11:30 am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free.

Middle School Climbing Team Designed for the committed middle school aged participant who has previous climbing experience and is looking for an introduction to competitive rock climbing. Our experienced and professional coaches spend time working on intermediate to advanced movement drills. Mondays & Thursdays. Rolling enrollment. Jan. 15 - June 7. 3:30-6:30 pm. Bend Endurance Academy, 442 NE 3rd Street. Bend, OR. $655/spring session. Preschool Creativity Lab Children will be introduced to a variety of media and techniques through process oriented exploration and investigation. Ages 3-5 w/caregiver. Tuesdays & Thursdays. 11 am-12 pm. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR. $10/Drop-in, $90/10 classes.

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! Our free meetings consist of short inspirational videos, fun crafts/activities, exciting speakers and time for connection. Thursdays, 9-11 am. Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th St. Redmond. STEAM Team: Valentine’s Cards

Create shining cards using conductive tape, batteries, LED lights. (bilingual) Ages 9-12. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2-4 pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free. | Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4-5 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

Storytime - Animal Adventures Live an-

imals, stories, crafts with High Desert Museum. Ages 3-5. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 12 pm. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. Sunriver, OR. Free. | Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10 am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. La Pine. Free. | Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend, OR. Free.

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

Ages 3-5. Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30 am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. La Pine. Free. | Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:30 am. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

Storytime - Pajama Story Time Evening story time with songs, rhymes, crafts. PJs welcome! Ages 0-5. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 6 pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free. Storytime - Sensory Story Time Activities, songs and stories for children with sensory processing differences. Ages 3-7. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 9 am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free. Toddler Creativity Lab Children will have

the chance to explore a variety of materials in a safe and playful environment ready for a mess that you don’t have to clean up! Tuesdays & Thursdays. Continues through May 31. 9:3010:30 am. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend, OR. $10/Drop-in, $90/10 classes.

Youth Acro Fusion Program A dynamic, performance-based youth program combining hoop dance, partner acrobatics and circus yoga. Program culminates in final performance at Terpsichorean Dance Studio Annual Recital. Fridays, 4-5 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive Suite 100. Bend. $50/Month.


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he married couple who works together thrives together. OK, this might not prove true for everyone, but it’s worked out well for Pete and Sue Pierce, owners of Postal Connections of America in the Forum Shopping Center in Bend, and Postal Connections Express inside the Walmart in Redmond. The latter store was opened about a year ago. May will mark 20 years for the Bend store. So, how does a couple get along working side by side to run a business? “She’s the boss,” Pete says. Sue chimes in, “No, I’m behind the scenes.” Sue also offers this: “I’ve had friends say, ‘I could never work with my husband.’” But Pete and Sue have managed it just fine over the years. And how does that workload spread out? “I do mostly operations,” Pete says. “She’s the one who makes sure I stay grounded.” As far as job titles are concerned, Pete says, “We’re all co-workers, we don’t do titles. It was a team effort to get it going.” Pete and Sue have been married for 27 years and will celebrate 28 years May 19. Pete threw out the date with no hesitation, and Sue quickly added, “Good

downsides to working as a couple? “It’s hard to take vacations,” Sue says. “It’s putting all your eggs in one basket, but that’s just part of owning your own business.” The couple did work closely together for quite a while—about 17 years— before Sue took another job a couple years ago at Central Oregon Community College, mostly helping veterans tap their education benefits. These days, her time at Postal Connections is limited. Pete says shipping, personal mail boxes and copying services combine to make up about 80 percent of their business. One of the more esoteric services they offer: electronic fingerprinting for background checks. “A lot of those have to be done these days,” Pete says. Of all the independently-owned Postal Connections franchises (37 in 18 states) their store has been number one in sales for the past 12 years. They opened the very first Postal Connections franchise with just one part-time employee and carried on that

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way for many years, Pete says. Pete and Sue say their workers are like a family. “We’re really invested in them and they’re invested in us. A lot of them have been here for quite a while,” Sue adds. The couple both spent time working at Kinko’s, with Pete having about 10 years’ experience before they started Postal Connections. Pete originally is from Portland, while Sue was raised in Bend. “We’re Ducks,” Pete claims, explaining that they met as students at the University of Oregon, and then had separate careers in Portland and Bend before joining forces. Pete smiles and shakes his head, admitting that two of their sons are now attending Oregon State University, while a third son is finishing high school. And it can’t be all work and no play. “It’s important to have outside activities,” Sue says. Together, they hike and camp, and Pete also enjoys hunting. “Our goal is to do a lot more kayaking this year,” she adds. SW

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end artist and A6 studio member, Jeannette Small, is showcasing a series of mixed-media work that combines etching, linocut, chine collé, painting and stenciling. The elegant work features images of women intertwined with images of bees and cathedrals— an interesting mix, commenting on the nature of the hive. In her soft, dreamlike images, Small showcases the delicate connections between the natural word and the man-made one. She invokes memory and storytelling through the multiple layering of imagery and color. Also on display is a series of work by Salem-based artist, Ann Kresge. Kresge’s installation, built on-site, also explores one’s relationship to space. Says Kresge, “I am concerned with presenting the sacred geometries of the square, cross, spiral, circle and triangle in unified composition.” Her work is directly printed on the wall from relief

printing plates. Often working in book form, Kresge does not shy away from 3D work. The accompanying book from this work, “Sacred Spaces,” features a collaboration with poet Dawn Diaz Wilis. SW » Jeanette Small : Convergence jsmallart.com » Ann Kresge: Sacred Spaces annkresge.com

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Words and photo by Richard Sitts job! Brownie points!” Pete then revealed that he easily remembers the date because it’s the birthday of Pete Townshend, of The Who. So, what are the payoffs to working as a couple? “The collaborative part is important, bouncing ideas off one another, using the partnership to implement ideas,” Pete says. Sue adds, “We can capitalize on each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and it’s pretty well balanced.” Pete says, “She’s the voice of reason.” “And we like each other,” Sue responds. “She gets me,” Pete says. “And we’re compatible,” Sue counters. “Growing your dream together is pretty exciting,” Sue adds. Do they have any advice for other couples considering going into business together? “Just play to your strengths,” Pete says, and Sue immediately blurts, “And communicate!” “If you do that, you’ll do great. And have a sense of humor,” Pete continues. One more thing: “Don’t take work home with you,” he says. And Sue offers, “Don’t get too high on the ups, and don’t get too low on the downs.” Speaking of which, are there any

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Five finger-licking ideas to celebrate your love long-stemmed forks to take turns feeding each other luscious bites of cheese covered bread, veggies and apples. Take sips of the remaining kirsch and delight in the subtle flavors of cherry—another aphrodisiac. Cheese is the traditional Swiss interpretation of fondue but melting chocolate in the pot would be a sensual dessert with berries, cream puffs and angel food cake. A “friend” told me if you run out of plates, warm chocolate can be served on the body. See where this is going?

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you want to make sure your partner is satisfied. Get handsy, go primal Share a romantic dinner without any utensils. Eating with your hands originated in the Indian mind-body health system, Ayurveda. It’s believed our bodies harmonize with the elements of nature and our hands hold the power of the five elements: space, air, fire, water and earth. Picking up your food by joining all five fingers together is supposed to improve your consciousness of the food; you’ll be more aware of the temperature, texture and ultimately the taste. Try some of these finger-licking foods with your lover: barbecue ribs, chicken wings, empanadas, sushi or tacos. Who knows, improving consciousness over dinner may lead to heightened consciousness in the bedroom. Oh my, are we blushing yet? Melt into each other You may think eating with your hands is uncivilized, so fondue is an intimate alternative. Over a warm pot of gooey, kirsch-infused cheese you can stare into each others’ eyes. Use the

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Get the restaurant, keep your privacy Sitting with a bunch of strangers at a restaurant isn’t very intimate. If you really want to dine with privacy so that no one can see what’s happening under the table, bring the restaurant to you. Traditional catering companies such as Blue Bite Catering, Bowtie Catering and Country Catering can hook you up, but your favorite restaurant might, too. All you have to do is ask. At home you can guarantee you’ll get that seat in front of the fireplace. If your table doesn’t fit there, lay a tablecloth down and have dinner on the floor. Don’t have a fireplace? Go crazy with candles or build a virtual fire by turning on Fireplace for Your Home on Netflix. Intimacy al fresco Central Oregon is filled with outdoor enthusiasts, so the most romantic place for a lot of you may be the great outdoors. Bring dinner with you to your favorite spot in the forest. It’s simple and easy to fill your backpack with a blanket and a picnic of cheese, charcuterie, fruit, olives, crackers and a bottle of wine or that expensive ale you’ve been saving for a special occasion. The top of Bessie Butte is a great place for a picnic right now; with a round trip hike of only 1.5 miles, it doesn’t take long to summit. Get there just before sunset and you’ll be rewarded with a pink, purple and blue watercolor sky and views of the Cascades and miles of green, mounded buttes. SW

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Kickstarter-Funded Picky Oats Now Available When Picky Bars, the Oregon-based energy bar company founded by professional athletes Jesse Thomas, Lauren Fleshman, and Steph Bruce, went to Kickstarter to back their new performance oatmeal, they were fully funded in under 10 hours. Apparently, the community really wanted some gluten-free, vegan Picky Oats. The product is available at specialty retailers, online and at Natural Grocers. Made with organic ingredients and with 10 or more grams of protein, the oats come in three flavors: Can’t Beet Chocolate; Game, Set, Matcha!, and How ‘Bout Dem Apples— flavors developed through a partnership with Elyse Kopecky, the New York Times Bestselling co-author of “Run Fast, Eat Slow,” who’s also a Bend local. Picky Oats falls into the instant oatmeal category; just add hot water. Picky Bars

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Coffee Shop Forced to Relocate Megaphone Coffee Co. was a gem of a tiny coffee shop on the west side next to Foxtail Bakeshop on Columbia Street. They served espresso drinks and roasted coffee to sell to wholesale partners, including Spoken Moto. They closed their doors Jan. 31, sharing via Facebook it was for reasons outside of their control. Owner Peter West said, “We cannot express how deeply appreciative we are to all of you who have believed in us since day one; believed in our coffee, believed in our service, believed in our employees and believed in our vision. While our current shop is smaller than Beyonce’s closet, we have managed to foster and grow the greatest of relationships with our neighborhood, customers, wholesale partners and local craftsmen and women who we have had the pleasure of highlighting their goods. For this we are truly grateful.” This isn’t it for Megaphone Coffee Co., though—they’re still roasting and selling beans wholesale while searching for a new home base. Megaphone Coffee Co. megaphonecoffee.com 541-678-2080

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entine’s dinner. Bring your special someone for a seven-course dinner (plated for two), by Chef Richard Hull. Please dress bohemian formal— and come ready to dance after dinner to The Hot Club of Bend. Tickets are limited, reserve a spot for you and yours! Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6-10 pm. Hollinshead Barn, 1237 NE Jones Rd. Bend, OR. $125/couple.

Chocolate Showcase Come to the Sunriver Lodge and immerse yourself in all things chocolate: spa products, beer, wine, spirits and local chocolatiers. Saturday, Feb. 10, 11 am-3 pm. Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Dr. Sunriver.

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Solomon’s Giving Night A portion of the proceeds from the entire evening will be given to Ronald McDonald House of Bend. Everything ordered off our regular menu will add to the donation. Make your reservations on OpenTable. com. Thursday, Feb. 8, 5-10 pm. Tetherow, 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Bring your sweetheart in for a romantic dinner! Live music, dinner and wine specials. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 4-8 pm. Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Dr, Bend.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner Enjoy romantic dinner specials by Executive Chef Doug, live acoustic music by local hit artist Casey Parnell from 6-8pm, a complimentary split of wine to pair with dinner, romantic ambiance and a romantic lodging offer for those that want to stay with us! For reservations call 541.526.6870. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 5-9 pm. Brasada Ranch House, 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. Powell Butte. Valentine’s Day Dinner - Chanterelle Treat your sweetheart and celebrate love

with a beautiful dinner and romantic evening at Pronghorn. Our executive chef has created an exquisite menu you won’t want to miss! Kumamoto Oysters in Half Shell mignonette, Pickled Fennel and Strawberry Salad, Duck Breast and Confit Leg over Butternut Squash and more! For more info contact 541.693.5300. Reservations recommended. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6-9 pm. Pronghorn Resort, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Bend, OR. $82/ person.

Valentine’s Day Dinner in Solomon’s Spoil your sweetheart with a wonderful

evening in Solomon’s! Head Chef Rian Mulligan has created an exceptional four course prix fixe dinner you are sure to love. Make reservations online. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 5-10 pm. Tetherow, 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend, OR. $65/per plate.

kettlebell training or an elite athlete, this class will be a great way to learn new skills and appreciation for this great tool! Brought to you by Monkless Belgian Ales and Empowered Strength. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6:30-7:30 pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. Bend. $15/class.

Champagne Tasting Join us for an evening

filled with delicious appetizers paired with a variety of craft cocktails and champagne tastings! We will be highlighting a variety of craft cocktails and champagnes. For more info and to make reservations for the speciality dinner following the tasting, please call 541.693.5300. Friday, Feb. 9, 6-7:30 pm. Pronghorn Resort, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Bend.

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, 12-8 pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. Bend, OR.

FootZone’s Pub Run to 10 Barrel Brewing Join FootZone and Cascade Lakes

Relay for a pub run to 10 Barrel Brewing! New Balance will have sweet new kicks for you to try out while you run to your complimentary beer. Please RSVP. Monday, Feb. 12, 5:30 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend, OR.

Freakcake 2018 Release Freakcake is finally in the bottle and ready to be enjoyed. Being a “brett” fermented, barrel-aged oud bruin, Freakcake is one of those beers that tells you when it’s ready. And there’s no rushing greatness so we waited patiently. The result is always worth the wait, though, so we hope you’ll celebrate with us! Friday, Feb. 9, 11:30 am-9 pm. Crux Fermentation Project, 50 SW Division St. Bend. Mindful Mondays Beer Yoga Join us for

our monthly beer yoga session led by Renee Metivier from Recharge! Enjoy a Belgian-style ale in a funky industrial setting while you energize your mind, body and spirit! Free for Recharge members. Please arrive 15 minutes early to purchase your beer(s) or kombucha! BYO mat. Reserve spot on Recharge website. Monday, Jan. 29, 6:30 pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. Bend. $10/class.

Pup Crawl 2018 Come out for HSCO’s 7th

annual Pup Crawl! This fun event raises critical funding for the animals in our care, and supports generous local businesses at the same time. New collectible logo pint glasses this year, along with long-sleeve t-shirts! See website for participating pubs and breweries. Through the Month of February, various locations. 4-8 pm. Greater Bend area.


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Overcoming the backlash in San Diego by Kevin Gifford

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Ben Shirley brews the beer at 10 Barrel San Diego.

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hen 10 Barrel opened up in the heaters in the “frigid” 53-degree weathMaker’s Quarter District of San er during a January visit. (Things Diego, the reception from the reportedly pick up a lot in summer, other 150-odd breweries that call the when every local brewery takes in tons city home was not exactly welcoming. of Padres fans and tourists from the Many locals decried the new neigh- nearby Gaslamp district.) bor, accusing it of hiding its AB-InBev “It was a really interesting experiownership and trying to lure custom- ence,” opening here, according to Ben ers away from “real” local craft. A car- Shirley, head brewer at 10 Barrel San penter’s union picketed the newly-built Diego. Shirley, who worked for Bend brewpub for not hiring local contrac- Brewing and Deschutes before jointors for the effort. And a GoFundMe ing 10 Barrel, moved to San Diego after campaign raised $5,000 to rent an air- helping launch another 10 Barrel locaplane that flew above the neighborhood tion in Denver, taking time out from the during opening, dragging a banner that opening to visit Monkey Paw and enjoy read “10 Barrel is not craft beer!” some 11 Barrel. “I started out basically as Among the critics was Scot Blair, a server and cleaner and worked my way founder of Monkey Paw Brewery, locat- up to production brewing, so getting a ed a mere block away from 10 Barrel facility like this to play around in is a San Diego. Blair dream come true.” celebrated the San Diego, “If we’re going to brew opening by collabof course, is a beer here, it’s not orating with three well-established other local craft Beer Kingdom, gonna work if we outfits to proone populated by just try to be like duce “11 Barrel,” little joints includa 7-percent IPA. ing Monkey Paw, everyone else.” “Are they going to larger locals such create jobs? Sure,” he told the San Diego as Societe and Mike Hess Brewing, City Beat newspaper at the time. “But and behemoths such as Stone and Baldo the ends justify the means? Couldn’t last Point. “If we’re going to brew beer Maker’s Quarter have made it a little here,” Shirley said, “it’s not gonna work more affordable for a local brewery to if we just try to be like everyone else.” go in there? A local brewery could also This is reflected in the tap list, featurhave created jobs.” ing usuals including Joe and Pub Beer Monkey Paw (which itself sold to alongside Chela Vida (a Mexican lager), San Diego-based Coronado Brewing Seclusion (a Belgian-style abbey ale), last summer, with Blair still in con- and Dampfbier, a German-style wheat trol) is visible from the rooftop deck of beer. Lagers are a favorite of Shirley’s, 10 Barrel’s SoCal brewpub—one that as indicated by the four-ish on tap here, should look familiar to anyone who’s but he’s also responsible for Riding Solo, been at the Portland or Boise locations. the single-hop IPA that’s become a go-to The look inside is industrial, with a locally as well. concrete-slab bar, bare floors and the Will 10 Barrel flourish here, far away 20-barrel brew facility pushed up right from its base audience? A lot will come nearby the indoor seating. The roof bar, down to succeeding at that uniquemeanwhile, is high enough that most of ness—especially in a city that believes downtown is visible from it, although in “keeping it local” almost as much as patrons were shivering around gas Oregon does.  SW

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12 STRONG: With a great ensemble cast including Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael  Pena and “Moonlight’s” Trevante Rhodes, “12  Strong” tells the story of the special forces team  sent into Afghanistan directly after 9/11. Trailers  for the fi lm make it look like a rousingly patriotic  action-adventure with horses, so that’s exciting.  Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

IN THE FADE: A German woman’s husband and 

THE BREADWINNER: An animated tearjerker 

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, Redmond Cinema

about a young girl growing up under the Taliban  regime who must pose as a boy in order to support  her family after her father is wrongly imprisoned.  This is from the animation studio and director behind the classic, “The Secret of Kells,” so consider  “The Breadwinner” to be another unmissable  masterpiece. Tin Pan Theater.

THE COMMUTER: First we had Liam Neeson 

on a plane, now we have him on a train! If his next  movie can get him on a bus then we have a perfect  action movie trifecta. In all seriousness, “The  Commuter” is a ton of fun and proves there’s still  life in the “Badass Liam Neeson” genre. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

DARKEST HOUR: Gary Oldman is on the  fast track for his fi rst Oscar as a heavily madeup  Winston Churchill. The fi lm looks intense and like  an actor’s paradise, but performances under that  much makeup are usually goofi er than the fi lmmakers like to believe. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX THE DISASTER ARTIST: A dramatic recreation of the making of “The Room,” one of the  worst movies ever made. James Franco gives a  great performance, but his lack of respect for the  subject matter seems to make the fi lm a little  too mean spirited. If his affection for the people  involved was as strong as his love for “The Room,”  Franco would have had a classic along the lines of  “Ed Wood.” Tin Pan Theater 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  fi lm. Starring Willem Dafoe and a star-making  performance by Brooklynn Prince, “The Florida  Project” will  defi nitely be a contender during  awards season. Sisters Movie House

son are killed in a bombing committed by neo Nazis  and the court system isn’t giving her the justice she  seeks, so she takes matters into her own hands.  Diane Kruger gives a powerhouse performance  in what is ultimately an intense and memorable  thriller. Tin Pan Theater

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE:

THE LAST JEDI: The darkest and most emotionally brutal “Star Wars” fi lm 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, Redmond Cinema MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE: The  fi nale of the surprisingly good YA trilogy fi nally  comes to theaters  after a year waiting for the lead  actor to heal from a broken leg. The fi lmmakers  must have realized everyone was pretty excited  for the movie since the fi nal product is close to a  whopping three hours long. It’s still a fun watch,  even with the ridiculous running time. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema PADDINGTON 2: In a few years, “Paddington 2” 

will be spoken about with such children’s classics  as “Babe: A Pig in the City” and “Stuart Little.” A  warm-hearted and wonderful experience that’s a  perfect family fi lm for adults, children and every single person in between. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

PHANTOM THREAD: Set in post-war London, 

auteur Paul Thomas Anderson reunites with Daniel  Day-Lewis in this gorgeous character study of a  fashion designer and his new love. At turns chilling,  sumptuous and hypnotic, “Phantom Thread” is another masterwork by Anderson and a fi tting swan  song for Day-Lewis. Sisters Movie House

FOREVER MY GIRL: This musically charged 

THE POST: The combination of Meryl Streep, 

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN: Hugh Jackman  started his career as a song and dance man, so it’s  fi tting that this Christmas he returns in a giant Hollywood musical about the life of P.T. Barnum. Who  wants to guess whether the fi lm soft pedals the  animal abuse and mistreatment of the side show  attractions? Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

THE SHAPE OF WATER: The delightful love  story about a mute cleaning woman and her torrid  romance with a fi sh monster. It begins to make  more sense knowing it’s from the mind of visionary  fi lmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, the mastermind  behind “Crimson Peak” and “Pan’s Labyrinth.” Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House

HOSTILES: Christian Bale shows up to play 

THE STAR: Who doesn’t love anthropomorphized 

drama follows a country music superstar who left  his fi ancee at the altar so he could pursue celebrity  and money instead. Sounds like a completely  relatable protagonist, right? Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX.

cowboys and Indians in the latest fi lm from Scott  Cooper, the extremely inconsistent director of “Get  Low” and “Black Mass.” Hopefully, “Hostiles” is  as powerful as its trailer, but “Black Mass” had  a great trailer and was a downright terrible bit  of fi lmmaking. This one could go either way. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema

I, TONYA: Margot Robbie turns in an electric 

performance as Tonya Harding in this empathetic  and fast-paced biopic. “I, Tonya” is much less interested in crucifying the skater as it is shining a light  on America’s relationship to celebrities and how  quickly we turn on our heroes. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg should make for  a classic, especially when the fi lm is focused on the  importance of solid and trustworthy newspapers. Advanced word says this is another Spielberg home run.  Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House

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 fi rst Christmas.  A cross between “The Secret Life of Pets” and Sunday School. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House

WINCHESTER: A spooky ghost fl ick about  the Winchester Mystery House seems like it was  long overdue, but this movie doesn’t really satisfy  that craving even a little bit. A slumming Helen  Mirren adds some class to the proceedings, but  with a ludicrously silly plot and a defi cit of scares,  “Winchester” misses the mark. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX


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BDSM Secretary (2002): This shouldn’t be a hot take but: the “Fifty Shades” books wouldn’t know a real sub/dom relationship if it dripped candle wax all over their nipples. In fact, the story of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele leans much closer to abuse than it does a healthy BDSM relationship. Enter “Secretary,” a painfully erotic story of Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) a submissive secretary and her dominant lover and boss, E. Edward Grey (James Spader). “Fifty Shades” author E.L. James ripped off the most romantic and sexy film about BDSM ever made and “Secretary” is the perfect ice breaker for a partner interested in adding a little pain to their pleasure. Also, E.L. James should be sued. Hard. Polyamory A Home at the End of the World (2004): Having that discussion about adding someone to a relationship is almost impossible to have. When you realize it’s not a threesome you want, but an actual polyamorous coupling,

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ver the years, I’ve worked at several different video stores and movie theaters. I’ve seen couples deeply in love before a movie have a possibly relationship-ending argument by the time it was over. That’s why when you plan what movie to watch with your s/o (especially on Valentine’s Day), it’s always smart to choose a film that will inspire an interesting discussion without necessarily guaranteeing a brutal fight. In that spirit, here are a few movies that will help grease the wheels of serious conversation in your relationship.

Have Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau over for V-Day.

it’s a scary and possibly isolating feeling to have by yourself. “At Home at the End of the World” tells the story of two best friends (Colin Farrell & Dallas Roberts) who meet an older woman (Robin Wright) and decide to spend the rest of their lives together. The film offers a real glimpse into what a poly life can be like, while also leaving enough open to inspire some powerful conversations between couples. Rescuing Relationships La Notte (1961): Michelangelo Antonioni has delved into marriage with his work before, but “La Notte” shows

one on life support in a way that feels desperately honest. It’s easy to spend months trying to bring back something that’s already dead. “La Notte” reminds the audience what that looks like and, in a way, gives them permission to say goodbye. Sometimes only one person is ready to let go. “La Notte” really helps explore what that looks like in a relationship or marriage. Seeking Love 50 First Dates (2004): Yeah, an Adam Sandler movie. Hear me out. Sometimes it can be hard to tell our partner how much we truly love them either because

we’re afraid of how much they mean to us or a dozen other reasons connected to our own perceived shortcomings. The metaphor of falling in love with someone with short term memory loss, whose memory resets every single morning, is a heartbreaking, but also beautiful one. Yes, seeing the confusion and knowing everything that came before is gone would be rough, but getting to watch that person fall in love with you every day would be a joy. For someone struggling to say how much they love their partner, they can always look to this goofy flick with a massive heart and say: “This much. I love you this much.”  SW

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snowshoeing and Nordic skiing in this relaxed 5K that touts that it is “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. Sunday, Feb. 11, 12 pm. Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center, 13000 Century Dr. Bend.

CORK Hot Chocolate Run Friendly dogs (on leash at Shevlin!) and baby/kid joggers welcome. We will have the 4.5-ish mile loop marked, or there is a 6.5-ish mile loop unmarked option. After each run, the fun continues with baked goodies, fruit, coffee and hot chocolate! Sunday, Feb. 11, 9 am. Shevlin Park, 18920 Shevlin Rd. Bend.

Crow’s Feet Ski Mo Rally SKI-MO

(or ski mountaineering) is a skiing discipline that involves climbing mountains either on skis or carrying them, depending on the steepness of the ascent, and then descending on skis. Under the iconic Red Chair, complete with a finish area filled with snow games, specialty beer tastings, cozy fire pits and awesome music provided by Deschutes Brewery. Saturday, Feb. 10, 10 am-2 pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. $20/race entry.

FootZone’s Bend Half Marathon Training Group Our 10 week training group provides clinics, training schedule, 2 coached workouts per week, 10 percent discount at FootZone, and discount on Bend Half registration! First-timers and speed demons welcome! Coached by Tracy Huettl and Madison Salyer. Saturday, Feb. 10, 8-10 am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend, OR.

Hump Day Run Celebrate getting over the

mid-week hump with runners of all paces. During the winter, we’ll typically run 3-5 miles down to the Old Mill and back. No one will be left behind! 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, 6 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

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 on Saturdays. Bring a few bucks for coffee at a local shop afterwards with your new running buddies! Email Marla.Hacker@oregonstate.edu for more info. Saturdays, 9 am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

Tuesday Performance Group Maximize your time with focused, intense efforts. All ages and abilities welcome. Sessions led by accomplished trail runner Max King. Email max@ footzonebend.com for details. Tuesdays, 5:30 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend. Free. Tuesday Rise and Run Rise and Run.

Early riser? This group is for you! FootZoner Colton Gale will lead this run. Meet Tuesdays at FootZone with lights and layers, and get your run done for the day! All paces are welcome; 3-5 mile routes will usually take advantage of snow-free and lit paths in the Old Mill District. Email colton@footzonebend.com with questions. Tuesdays, 5 am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

USASA 2017-18 Rail Jam #2 & #3 With

a reputation for offering fun, fair events in a relaxed, competitive atmosphere, the Central Oregon USASA Series welcomes snowboarders and freeskiers of all ages and abilities and encourages everyone to participate. Each contest allows riders to accumulate points to qualify for the 2018 USASA National Championships which are held at Copper Mountain, Colorado, however most competitors enter to simply have a BLAST! Saturday, Feb. 10, 8 am. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. $25/adv. registration, $35/ day of.

USASA Slopestyle #3 There will be features for every level of rider (beginner, intermediate, advanced) thanks to the Bachelor Terrain Park crew. We’ll have multiple rail features, boxes, jibs and more! Prizes for every competitor! Kids 9 & under free registration. Sunday, Feb. 11, 8 am-4 pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. $25/adv., $35/day of.

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Join us for 3.5 mile run (options avail. for longer or shorter distances) through the Old Mill District and along the Deschutes River! Then stay after the run for a discounted pint courtesy of Atlas Cider! Rewards for attendance. All paces and faces welcome! No registration required. Monday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7:30 pm. ATLAS Cider Co. Taproom, 550 SW Industrial Way Suite 190. Bend. Free.

Easy Breezy Run Fun, unintimidating, conversationally paced runs between 2-3 miles, geared toward training group alumni, but all are welcome! Wednesdays, 5:30 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Bend. Free. FootZone Noon Run Lunch hour 3 to 5 mile

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Hoodoo Winter Carnival 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. Saturday, Feb. 10, 9 am-9 pm. Hoodoo Ski Area, 27400 Big Lake Road, Sisters. Polar Plunge The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics Oregon athletes by jumping, walking or slowly crawling into the frigid and icy Oregon waters. Get your friends, family members, co-workers and boss to take the plunge with you. Plus, there are some major incentives for those who raise the most money! Saturday, Feb. 10, 8:30 am. Riverbend Park, 799 SW Columbia Street, Bend. Ski with a Forest Service Ranger Take a run with US Forest Service Naturalist and learn about the Mt. Bachelor volcanic and ecological environment. Tours are free (with lift ticket). Saturdays & Sundays, through March 25. 2-3 pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. Free. Snowshoe with a Ranger Join a naturalist on a snowshoe tour at Mt.Bachelor and learn about alpine environments and the natural features of the Cascade Range. Snowshoes will be provided. No experience necessary. Saturdays & Sundays, 10am and 1:30pm. Through March 31. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. Free.

Walk Up Pilot Butte Join JessBFit on Tuesdays for this breathtaking walk up Pilot Butte. Stick around after the walk to learn how to use the pull-up bar station at the trail head for strength training and stretching. Tuesdays, 8-9 am. Pilot Butte State Park. Bend. Free. Winter Raptors Join a Museum curator for a trip to view raptors in Central Oregon. Visit Fort Rock to observe the natural behaviors of raptors including golden eagles, ferruginous hawks, prairie falcons, merlins and more. Transportation provided. Weather permitting. Saturday, Feb. 10, 8 am-3 pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend.


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In terms of business, David Marchi, mountain guide and owner of Crow’s Feet Commons, says, “I can’t help but feel like I am a snow farmer. Crow’s Feet sets aside a large amount of financial resource and it really only works when the snow cooperates.” Despite this season’s snow shortage, Marchi takes an optimistic approach, advocating for Alpine Tour skiing and modified expectations. “Head up Leeway at Mount Bachelor and ski a groomed run down, or pop over to the mountains across Century. I think that the act of skiing is therapeutic in itself… Nobody has a bad day after a day of sliding on snow.” Though primarily a backcountry shop, Crow’s Feet has been favoring downhill skiing, given the snow conditions. Practicing on lift laps is a good worst choice. Marchi says, “On a solid pair of carving skis… resort skiing is the only way to really bang out the vertical and allows you to work on your technique,” and also prepare you for out of bounds. ​Although foot traffic downtown near his brick-and-mortar shop has been busy, and ski rentals and demos have been available since Thanksgiving weekend, Marchi notes, “Mountain biking, and gravel road cycling has definitely been on people’s minds and we are seeing much more business in that realm than we have in years past.” Marchi reminds recreationalists that some roads are usually too dusty in the summer for cycling. However, currently, frozen ground and less-than-normal precipitation have collided to meld a perfect riding surface on many dirt roads. Echoing Estes, Marchi recommends a cyclocross bike with wider, knobbier tires and disc brakes for precision handling. He lists Maston, Peterson Ridge and Horse Butte/Ridge as locations to check out. With particulate matter reaching 200 times normal amounts for Bend in August 2017, Marchi also incurred significant losses as an outdoor recreation-based business from the smoke last summer.

Tumalo Creek trail between Skyliners Sno-Park and Tumalo Falls.

Mckeown saw a similar effect with river sports during the smoke-out. “The hazardous air quality from the hundreds of wildfires last summer had an impact on Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. It pushed many customers to find alternatives to floating the river. We are crossing our fingers and toes for a more friendly fire season this year so we can all get out and enjoy the rivers without a face mask!” Even Estes, amid enthusiasm for winter cycling, acknowledges the potential longterm consequences of a dry winter. “I’m worried about what the snowpack will be like in the summer and what that means for wildfire season.” Of course, it will be impossible to avoid forest fires in the coming summer, if a reasonable snowpack level isn’t banked this winter. This will also affect river-goers, as melt-water dictates river flow rates. Marchi says, “2017 winter was truly an anomaly and this 2018 feels like the norm for the future of Central Oregon. Consistent storm cycles are no longer reliable and we have to take what we can get… even if that means skiing in September (like we did this year!).” Attendees and panel speakers at the Jan. 18 Climate Solutions for Future POW Days wouldn’t disagree with Marchi’s forecast. Panel speakers included cinematographer

and photographer Andy Best; Policy Director for Renew Oregon, Margi Hoffman; Sustainability Manager for 10 Barrel Brewing Co., Emily Edens; Advocacy Manager for Protect Our Winters, Lindsay Bourgoine; and a representative from Mt. Bachelor. The panel spoke to how their livelihoods would be affected if climate change continues unchecked. POW (Protect Our Winters), is a passionate crew of diehards, professional athletes and industry brands mobilizing the outdoor sports community toward positive climate action. Although they focus on educational initiatives, political advocacy and community-based activism, they also put out a specific call to put a price on carbon during the meeting. The City of Bend will have a chance to heed this call, with $175,000 in funding to generate a climate change action plan by 2019. At the moment, the plan will call for a 40 percent reduction in carbon emissions for the city by 2030, a lofty goal that will almost certainly include public and private purchase of carbon credits. Meanwhile, cap-and-invest Clean Energy Jobs legislation (SB 1507 and HB 4001) is before the Oregon Legislature, including a proposal for a market-based carbon pricing program that’s also intended to keep Oregon businesses competitive. SW

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yping out a memo, engrossed in the monotony of clicking keys, Beau Estes, digital marketing director for the Old Mill District, breaks out in a grin. He’s bursting to share how great the mountain biking has been this winter. With a twinkle in his eye, Estes explains, “I feel bad for the skiers, but the gravel riding has been amazing. “In early December, a buddy and I took back roads that ran parallel with Mrazek all the way up to Tumalo Falls. The snow was light enough you could ride the whole thing on a [cyclo] cross bike. Sizemore, a dirt road between Bend and Sisters, has been perfect.” I rewound to the day before, caching a mental photo of the gouges in my rock snowboard after a run through the trees off Mt. Bachelor’s Cloudchaser—fluoro-pink base bits dangling in concentric curls of confetti. Mine is not a unique tale; off-piste this season has been unkind. Alas, I can’t afford a mountain or cyclocross bike at the moment. This sort of conversation is happening all over Central Oregon: How to make the best of the winter drought? What sorts of alternative recreation are locals engaging in, with snowfall non-existent until recent weeks? “I absolutely loved the intensity of last winter,” says Christina Mckeown, artist and human resources director at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe. “Which was great for my backcountry ski habit, but this winter has been rad in its own way. Between the warm, sunny days paddling local whitewater and the dry hiking trails, I’m relishing the outdoor opportunities!” Climber Jeffery Pinley, a server at Barrio eatery, gave up on snow sports long ago. “I used to snowboard a lot, but the costs of day tickets and the season pass isn’t worth it for me. Even if the snow conditions were better, I would still be spending my time climbing at Smith… I definitely notice when snow conditions are good, there are less people in the park.”


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Back in, say, 539 B.C. in Sumer, if you wanted to tell somebody you were “laughing out loud,” you’d have to dispatch your eunuch across town with the message on a cuneiform tablet. Okay, so the “tablets” are way more tricked out these days, but oh, how far we haven’t come. Texting can be a great way to get to know somebody—somebody who can’t talk on the phone because they’re hiding in a closet from kidnappers in a Liam Neeson movie. However, assuming neither of you is in immediate danger of being sold into sex slavery by the standard swarthy Hollywood terrorists, you should hold off on any textathons until after you put in some solid face-to-face time. Sure, in texting, it seems like all sorts of information is getting “bloop!”ed back and forth. However, you end up missing some vital elements—tone of voice, emotion, body language—that you’d have in person or even FaceTiming on your phone.  People shrug that off: “No biggie…I’ll just see all that stuff when we meet.” Well, there’s a problem with that. “Nature,” it’s said, “abhors a vacuum,” and it seems the human brain isn’t so hot on it, either. Research by neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga suggests that when people lack information, their brain helps them by making up a narrative that seems to make sense. So there’s a good chance your brain is going to be your helpful little servant and fill in the missing bits—with ideas about a person that may not correspond all that closely with reality. In other words, you’re accidentally onto something with your dislike of text-athons. That said, the telephone isn’t the best way to get to know somebody, either—not even via FaceTime, which only gives you a partial picture. That’s why I think you and anyone you’re considering dating should communicate minimally online or by phone and get together in person ASAP.  Ideally, your first date should be three things: cheap, short, and local—making it low-cost in time, money, and, on some occasions, “lemme outta here, you sick pumpkin latte-slurping degenerate!” (Apologies to any degenerates who don’t befoul their latte with autumn

Febreze.) Tell guys your preference, and don’t be swayed by texting aficionados who insist that you simply MUST engage in marathon text sessions before meeting somebody… because…because safety! Sure, meet your dates in public places (rather than have them pop by your place so they can zip-tie you and stuff you in their trunk). The reality is, texting somebody till your fingers bleed is not the equivalent of an FBI report on their trustworthiness—though it will leave you well-prepared to testify at The Hague on their war crimes against the apostrophe.

Kinking Outside The Box My wife and I have our differences in bed. Let’s say that I like A and she likes B. So we alternate -- A one time and B the next -- meaning we’re each only satisfied half the time. Is this a smart compromise? — Curious Relationships do take compromise— especially when one of you’s in the mood for foreplay with whipped cream and strawberries and then a glance at the calendar reveals: “Oh, crap. It’s Medieval Torture Device Monday.” As for whether your sex compromise is “smart,” it depends. Research by Amy Alkon social psychologist Shelly Gable finds that in a relationship, you can do the exact same activity on your partner’s behalf—say, picking up their thumbscrews from the welder—and have it be good or bad for the relationship, depending on your motivation.  Couples in Gable’s studies were happiest when partners’ efforts for each other were driven by “approach” rather than “avoidance” goals. “Approach” involves moving in a positive direction, making an effort for positive reasons—such as barking like a gibbon in bed because you love your partner and want them to be happy. “Avoidance” involves doing it to prevent rejection or conflict (like being exiled to the couch for three days). An “approach” approach to sex, especially, appears to pay off. Social psychologist Amy Muise found that partners who took pleasure in giving their partner sexual pleasure “felt more satisfied and committed both at the … time and three weeks later.” The message in all of this? A smart sex compromise runs on enthusiasm for rocking each other’s world in bed—even if the thing your partner’s into plays for you like “How ‘bout we sneak out to my car for a quick endoscopy?”

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PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): According to ancient Greek writer Herodotus, Persians didn’t hesitate to deliberate about important matters while drunk. However, they wouldn’t finalize any intoxicated decision until they had a chance to re-evaluate it while sober. The reverse was also true. Choices they made while sober had to be reassessed while they were under the influence of alcohol. I bring this to your attention not because I think you should adhere to similar guidelines in the coming weeks. I would never give you an oracle that required you to be buzzed. But I do think you’ll be wise to consider key decisions from not just a coolly rational mindset, but also from a frisky intuitive perspective. To arrive at a wise verdict, you need both.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A grandfather from

ARIES (March 21-April 19): British athlete Liam Collins is an accomplished hurdler. In 2017, he won two medals at the World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships in South Korea. Collins is also a stuntman and street performer who does shows in which he hurtles over barriers made of chainsaws and leaps blindfolded through flaming hoops. For the foreseeable future, you may have a dual capacity with some resemblances to his. You could reach a high point in expressing your skills in your chosen field, and also branch out into extraordinary or flamboyant variations on your specialty.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): When he was 32, the man who would later be known as Dr. Seuss wrote his first kid’s book, *And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street.* His efforts to find a readership went badly at first. Twenty-seven publishers rejected his manuscript. On the verge of abandoning his quest, he ran into an old college classmate on the street. The friend, who had recently begun working at Vanguard Press, expressed interest in the book. Voila! *Mulberry Street* got published. Dr. Seuss later said that if, on that lucky day, he had been strolling on the other side of the street, his career as an author of children’s books might never have happened. I’m telling you this tale, Taurus, because I suspect your chances at experiencing a comparable stroke of luck in the coming weeks will be extra high. Be alert!

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A survey of British Christians found that most are loyal to just six of the Ten Commandments. While they still think it’s bad to, say, steal and kill and lie, they don’t regard it as a sin to revere idols, work on the Sabbath, worship other gods, or use the Lord’s name in a curse. In accordance with the astrological omens, I encourage you to be inspired by their rebellion. The coming weeks will be a favorable time to re-evaluate your old traditions and belief systems, and then discard anything that no longer suits the new person you’ve become.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): While serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Don Karkos lost the sight in his right eye after being hit by shrapnel. Sixty-four years later, he regained his vision when he got butted in the head by a horse he was grooming. Based on the upcoming astrological omens, I’m wondering if you’ll soon experience a metaphorically comparable restoration. My analysis suggests that you’ll undergo a healing in which something you lost will return or be returned.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): The candy cap mush-

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New Jersey decided to check the pockets of an old shirt he didn’t wear very often. There Jimmie Smith found a lottery ticket he had stashed away months previously. When he realized it had a winning number, he cashed it in for $24.1 million -- just two days before it was set to expire. I suspect there may be a comparable development in your near future, although the reward would be more modest. Is there any potential valuable that you have forgotten about or neglected? It’s not too late to claim it.

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Charles Nelson Reilly was a famous American actor, director, and drama teacher. He appeared in or directed numerous films, plays, and TV shows. But in the 1970s, when he was in his forties, he also spent quality time impersonating a banana in a series of commercials for Bic Banana Ink Crayons. So apparently he wasn’t overly attached to his dignity. Pride didn’t interfere with his ability to experiment. In his pursuit of creative expression, he valued the arts of playing and having fun. I encourage you to be inspired by his example during the coming weeks, Aquarius.

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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The U.S. Geological Survey recently announced that it had come up with improved maps of the planet’s agricultural regions. Better satellite imagery helped, as did more thorough analysis of the imagery. The new data show that the Earth is covered with 618 million more acres of croplands than had previously been thought. That’s 15 percent higher than earlier assessments! In the coming months, Libra, I’m predicting a comparable expansion in your awareness of how many resources you have available. I bet you will also discover that you’re more fertile than you have imagined.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): In 1939, Scorpio comic book writer Bob Kane co-created the fictional science-fiction superhero Batman. The “Caped Crusader” eventually went on to become an icon, appearing in blockbuster movies as well as TV shows and comic books. Kane said one of his inspirations for Batman was a flying machine envisioned by Leonard da Vinci in the early 16th century. The Italian artist and inventor drew an image of a winged glider that he proposed to build for a human being to wear. I bring this up, Scorpio, because I think you’re in a phase when you, like Kane, can draw inspiration from the past. Go scavenging through history for good ideas! SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): I was watching a four-player poker game on TV. The folksy commentator said that the assortment of cards belonging to the player named Mike was “like Anna Kournikova,” because “it looks great but it never wins.” He was referring to the fact that during her career as a professional tennis player, Anna Kournikova was feted for her physical beauty but never actually won a singles title. This remark happens to be a useful admonishment for you Sagittarians in the coming weeks. You should avoid relying on anything that looks good but never wins. Put your trust in influences that are a bit homely or unassuming but far more apt to contribute to your success.

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