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NEWS — Wasted in Bend: Where Your Clothes Go When They Die


Americans buy twice as much clothing as they did 20 years ago, and use it half as long. As local leaders ponder what to do when the Deschutes County landfill reaches the end of its life, Suzanne Johnson explores how textiles play into the local—and global— waste stream. FEATURE - Bend’s Emerging Comedy Scene



The number of comedy show producers in Central Oregon has exploded in recent years. Keely Damara introduces you to some of the players hitting the scene. CULTURE - Nomadic Sculptor


Miguel Edwards’ sculpture, “Hope Rising,” first served as the cauldron for the 2018 Special Olympics. Now the piece is one of many on display at this year’s WinterFest. Isaac Biehl sits down with Edwards to learn more about this recent transplant’s artistic process and his accomplished career. SCREEN - May the Source be with You


Two librarians dissect the romance novel genre and all its hilarious cliches. That’s just one podcast suggestion Jared Rasic has in store in this week’s take on podcasts and bingeworthy media. OUTSIDE - Central Oregon’s X Gamers


After January’s Winter X Games, Redmond snobiker Darrin Mees shares some of the secrets of his success in his sport.

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It’s no secret that Oregon produces good weed—and a lot of it. Along with other bastions of marijuana, such as Humboldt County, Calif., Oregonians have a very green thumb that’s put the state near the top of the heap when it comes to production of the stuff. Oregon’s thumb is so green, in fact, that it’s also not a secret that the state is producing way more marijuana than it can consume itself. Legal growers in Oregon are producing about 2 million pounds of cannabis per year, while demand for it in the state is between 186,100 and 372,600 pounds, according to Cannabis Business News. Oversupply has become such an issue that the Oregon Liquor Control Commission halted issuing new licenses last summer. Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney for Oregon, Billy J. Williams, has set sights on cracking down on interstate drug trafficking, because, as he wrote in August, “overproduction is rampant.” But were we living in a scenario in which marijuana was no longer a Schedule 1 drug, classified by the federal government as having “no currently accepted medical use” and “a high potential for abuse”—the same classification given to drugs such as heroin and ecstasy— we might not use the word “overproduction” at all. Plenty of other states grow an abundance of certain crops because of the state’s climate, geography or residents’ interest, and we don’t look at those as “overproduction.” Florida produces a lot of oranges and sells them to other states. If Florida was only allowed to sell oranges to Floridians, we might also call that overproduction. Instead, we call it exportation. Which brings us to a bill under consideration in the Oregon legislature, and why it may be a very good idea to see it pass sooner rather than later. Senate Bill 582, sponsored by Sen. Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene) and Rep. Ken Helm (D-Beaverton), would authorize the governor to “enter into an agreement with another state for purpose of cross-jurisdictional coordination and enforcement of marijuana-related businesses,” and “specifies that borders of this state must abut borders of other state.” In other words, SB 582 would allow Oregon to set up agreements with states that touch Oregon to effectively enter into an interstate commerce agreement with those states. In this current climate of federal prohibition of marijuana, the bill is not much more than a “just in case” move—but it’s a just in case that could help

Oregon solidify its position as a big producer and exporter of this green crop. Knowing when or how marijuana becomes de-scheduled is like reading tea leaves—but momentum is moving in favor of federal legalization. Members of Congress, including our own Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.-3), have introduced numerous bills that would de-schedule marijuana. Wyden introduced a bill of that type this month—adding in a provision for federal excise taxes that would see the federal government getting a piece of the revenue pie. Ten states have fully legalized recreational as well as medical marijuana; 33 states have medical marijuana programs as of this year. It’s clear that the demand for the product is there, and in some places, the demand can’t keep up with supply. Canada now has legal cannabis, but recreational shops are still closing early or staying closed on certain days because of undersupply. It’s clear Oregon is producing the oranges that many other regions would gladly make into orange juice. Until marijuana is de-scheduled at the federal level, the framework that SB 582 would lay out would be a formality. Should the governors of neighboring states dare to actually set up interstate commerce and allow legal weed between Oregon, California, Nevada and Washington right now, they’d be playing a big game of felonious dare. Still, having the framework in place that SB 582 would allow would mean that Oregon would be ahead of the game, should federal legalization happen. Oregon would be more readily equipped to begin exporting marijuana and dealing with the regulations necessary to do so—ahead of some other states that may want to get into the business. That would be a positive step, a boon to a strong sector of the Oregon economy—one that has been responsible for millions flowing into schools, fire departments and police departments in the state already. Were we able to sell more, it stands to reason that those institutions would also see more tax revenue—and without much more burden on local law enforcement, to boot. Legislators should move to pass the bill— which had its first public hearing this week—to lay the groundwork for turning Oregon’s oversupply problem into an export opportunity.





orchestrated by Russell. Bend voters defeated Bill Moseley for mayor, Andrew Davis and Sarah McCormick for Council, all candidates backed by the Bend Special Interest Group and with $100,000 plus in campaign contributions. Progressive voters (Democrats and Independents) primarily woke up finding the “ideological balance” gone and the Bend Special Interest Group totally in the driver’s seat in our city, with a 5-2 advantage. Russell clearly thwarted the will of the people. Russell should be censored, sanctioned and or reprimanded by the Deschutes County Democratic Party and possibly subject to recall as mayor, after six months in office. Bend has been strangled by the Bend Special Interest Group for the past 30 years. Voters who defeated candidates with huge special interest campaign contributions last November are awakening. We need to be vigilant, and take back our city and the future we want for the next generation of Bend residents. —Brian M. Douglass

COUNTY ON HOOK FOR TRIP After reading the article in the Bend Bulletin on the February 4th front page I was appalled at County Commissioner Phil Henderson’s comments about “the practice of not overseeing each other’s plans” regarding his trip to the ALEC conference. Where is the oversight? As a retired employee of Deschutes County this has not been the policy that I was allowed to follow. In fact, for any conference attendance, you needed permission, it had to be cost effective, and for the most part we were not allowed to attend anything out of state, with very few exceptions. As far as reimbursement—estimates needed to be made and okayed ahead of time, and receipts/ out of pocket costs needed to be turned in immediately upon return— NOT A MONTH LATER. I think it is the responsibility of the County administrator to be giving this more oversight. Attending conferences like the National Association of Counties and Association of Oregon Counties makes total sense, as does meetings with our legislatures in Salem, but to attend any kind of conference that clearly is political in nature is totally unacceptable. —Mary Fleischmann



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COUGAR KILLING INCREASES CONFLICT The Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife killed a 135-pound male cougar in Deschutes River Woods near Bend, once again demonstrating how little they know about cougar ecology or more likely how little they care about science. What ODFW should know is that male cougar patrol a territory and keep other younger cougars at bay. There is nothing to indicate that this adult male was a threat to any people. Indeed, the fact that it had attained adult size and age is an indication of its ability to “stay out of trouble.” But with the killing of this large male, ODFW has opened the territory for other younger males—males that may not be as efficient hunters or less shy around humans. In any event, what they have done is INCREASED the likelihood of a conflict between cougars and people. But then ODFW doesn’t seem to care much about ecology at all. If they did, they would not allow the hunting of predators. —George Wuerthner, ecologist, former predator biologist and author of 38 books.


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Has the Bend City Council lost its fricken mind? This is my own “Political Analysis,” in effect “the story behind the story” that most readers will not see in the local press. I believe Sally Russell is a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” She ran as a member of the Democratic Party and with their endorsement and full support for a supposedly non-partisan position. She espoused positions that would make any knowledgeable voter believe that she was a “progressive.” Except when it came time to appoint a citizen to Council, she then voted as a card-carrying member of the Bend Special Interest Group: the Bend Chamber, builders, developers and realtors. She now claims to be a “centrist,” whatever that means in the Deschutes County Democratic Party. Russell, as a Democrat, would certainly prefer another progressive to complete her term. Moseley, a Republican, would certainly have preferred a conservative and likely a candidate that had the backing of the Bend Special Interest Group. That would be understandable. Elections have consequences, as we all know. Surprise, surprise when it came to decision time, Russell shocked the citizens of Bend and progressives and conservatives and voted for a white, male Republican with virtually no previous community involvement and no governmental experience. What the hell! City-released emails clearly demonstrate that this candidate was heavily promoted and lobbied for by the Bend Special Interest Group. When Russell’s vote was made, Councilor Abernathy, a graduate of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and faced with his personal “Profiles in Courage” moment, caved and also voted for Piper. Previously there was talk on the Council that an “ideological balance,” which had been four progressives and three conservative councilors, was publicly preferred. Now in a flash, the Council makeup became five conservatives supported by the Bend Special Interest Group and two progressives. No one with common sense can ever again trust that Russell and Abernathy will ever vote with the two real progressives who are on the Council today. What a turnaround, what a betrayal

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eb. 20 is School Exclusion Day, or the final day parents have to show their children are up to date on all their immunizations. According to the Oregon Health Authority, under state law, all children in public and private schools, preschools, Head Start and certified child care facilities must have their records complete or show an acceptable exemption. “This year’s School Exclusion Day reminder has taken on added urgency as the Pacific Northwest confronts the worst preventable measles outbreak in more than two decades,” Stacy de Assis Matthews, school law coordinator for the OHA Public Health Division, said in a press release. “Immunizations are the most effective way to stop the spread of measles and other communicable diseases that put children and others at risk.” On Jan. 30, Deschutes County Health Services said a person who visited Bend had a confirmed case of measles. DCHS officials suspect that the possible exposure is connected to a measles outbreak that began in Clark County, Wash., earlier this month—which also led to a case appearing in Multnomah County, Ore., and in Hawaii. The measles outbreak in Washington included 52 cases of measles and caused Gov. Jay Inslee (D) to declare a state of emergency Jan. 25. As voiced in a story in the Washington Post, the Pacific Northwest is home to some of the nation’s most vocal and organized anti-vaccination activists. In Oregon, Oregonians for Medical Freedom is part of Physicians for Informed Consent’s network, whose vision—according to its website— is “to live in a society free of mandatory vaccination laws and to live in a society knowledgeable about infectious disease, the immune system, and informed consent.” The Post story said the Northwest has some of the lowest child immunization rates in the country, with as many as 10.5 percent of kindergartners statewide in Idaho unvaccinated for measles. Washington, Oregon and Idaho are some of the 17 states in the U.S. allowing medical exemptions, religious exemptions and “philosophical” exemptions—meaning virtually anyone can exempt out of the requirements— according to the Post story. On the OHA’s informational section on immunizations about exemptions and immunity, it says physicians can sign medical exemptions for children with “valid contraindications.” People may also choose not to vaccinate for personal, religious or philosophical reasons. They’re required to watch a video and submit a certificate of completion, or talk to a healthcare provider and have them sign a Vaccine Education Certificate. Measles once sent tens of thousands of Americans to hospitals each year and killed an estimated 400 to 500 people— many of them young children, according

to the Post story. The disease was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, yet last year 349 cases were confirmed across 26 states and the District of Columbia. Federal guidelines recommend children get the first vaccine dose at 12 to 15 months of age and the second when they are 4 to 6 years old. This combination is 97 to 99 percent effective in preventing the disease, according to the CDC. This Feb. 21 marks the 21st anniversary of an article published in The Lancet, a prestigious medical journal from the United Kingdom, that many consider the birth of the anti-vaccination movement. The article—which linked the MMR (mumps, Measles, Rubella) vaccine to autism—was written by Andrew Wakefield, a British doctor who was eventually de-licensed by medical authorities for his deceit and “callous disregard” for children in his care, according to an article in TIME magazine. The article wasn’t retracted until 2010, despite concerns raised by experts at the time of publication in 1998 and the 2004 expose on Wakefield’s sloppy science and retraction by the co-authors, the TIME story said. According to the OHA, Oregon law requires the following shots for school and childcare attendance. Kindergarten or grades 1 to 6: five Diptheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP), four Polio, one Varicella (chickenpox), two MMR, three Hepatitis B and two Hepatitis A. Bend-La Pine Schools’s Health & Immunizations information says that students may return to school after parents bring in proof of up-to-date immunization records, if they receive an exclusion notice. There are many resources for immunizations in Deschutes County, including Deschutes County Health Department and the BendLa Pine Schools websites. Also, Ensworth Elementary and Bend Senior High School both offer school-based health centers where kids can be vaccinated. Alandra Johnson, communications specialist for Bend-La Pine Schools, said the district hasn’t received any complaints or concerns in the wake of the recent measles case, and won’t have any current information about the number of vaccinated students until after the exclusion day. Meanwhile, Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland) is preparing a bill that would eliminate non-medical exemptions for unvaccinated school children. The bill is still being finalized and could face stiff opposition. A similar proposal in 2015 was abandoned after pressure from opponents. “People have the right to make bad decisions about the health care of their children,” Greenlick said in an Oregonlive story. “But that does not give them the right to send unprotected children into their school.”  

Wasted in Bend: Clothing in the Landfill

A growing movement to repair and reuse textiles


Wear it out or toss it out? Americans discard 16 million tons of textiles every year. That’s 80 pounds of clothing, bedding, tents and bags, per person. Some comes from stores tossing unsold inventory. The Environmental Protection Agency calculates that 85 percent of unwanted textiles end up in a landfill, while 15 percent is reused or recycled. Once fabrics arrive in a landfill, decomposition depends on the fiber, and on landfill conditions. Natural fibers such as cotton, bamboo, wool and silk break down within a few years, while synthetic polyesters remain intact for up to 200 years. In Oregon, Department of Environmental Quality statistics show that textiles create over 3 percent of our waste stream—half the national average. That doesn’t necessarily mean Oregonians throw away less clothing, says Timm Schimke, director of solid waste in Deschutes County. “We tend to have

a lot of construction waste here, which skews the percentages,” he explained. Knott Landfill, the only landfill in Deschutes County, is projected to close in 2019, and reducing the waste stream is critical to stretching its lifespan. The newest Solid Waste Management Plan (its acronym, SWMP, is pronounced swamp) raises the recycling goal for the county to 45 percent of collected solid waste. Textile recycling is not yet part of the County’s waste diversion plan.

From Clothing to Rags The simplest way to keep clothing out of landfills is through a thrift shop, but not all donations will end up in a new closet. Most thrift shops keep donations on the floor for several weeks, then bundle unsold clothing into bales for textile salvage buyers. Salvage bales may be shipped overseas, but the massive volume of used clothing is causing foreign demand to plummet. Other bales are used to create recycled cleaning rags, a growing market niche. The least-desirable salvage is shredded for use as recycled fiber. Dale Emanuel, public relations manager for the Columbia Willamette branch of Goodwill Industries, notes that Central Oregon donors are among the most generous in the country. Each week, more than 220,000 pounds of donations arrive in local stores, most of it clothing. Every week, 15,000 pounds leave the stores in salvage bales. “We do everything we can to keep donated goods out of the landfill,” said

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Last month I resolved to clean out my closet—hitting a snag when I pulled out a well-worn puffy coat with a broken zipper. Was it too shabby to donate? What were my options beyond tossing it in the trash? These questions become more common with the advent of fast-fashion clothing—a disposable commodity. Americans buy twice as many pieces of clothing annually than 20 years ago, but keep them half as long, according to Greenpeace research.

Unsold clothing donations at Bend Goodwill are bundled into bales for salvage.

Emanuel. “Donation sales fund our Job Connection, which helped over 800 community members last year.” About 5 percent of donations arrive too dirty for salvage, so the organization pays landfill fees to dispose of them. At the Opportunity Foundation Thrift Stores in Bend and Redmond, Director Seth Johnson reinforces Emanuel’s sentiment. “Sorting donations is valuable job training for our employees,” he noted, “and almost everything can be reused or recycled.” In 2018, their thrift stores diverted 275,120 pounds of clothing from the landfill.

The Business of Reuse and Recycle Businesses small and large are finding ways to reuse and recycle clothing— from local, independent consignment shops to fast-fashion powerhouses like H&M, which now keeps recycling collection bins in stores. Patagonia has its Worn Wear program, taking back gently used items in return for credit toward new or used

items. All new Patagonia items are fully recyclable. Rod Bien, owner of Patagonia in Bend, estimates people bring about 100 used items per month to the downtown Bend store. “We’re working to create a culture where customers choose carefully, and keep garments for a long time,” said Bien. Repair businesses extend clothing usability as well. At Rugged Thread, a local repair service for outdoor clothing and gear, owner Kim Kinney expects to replace zippers and patch holes on thousands of items this year. “The repair economy is coming,” she stated. “People are learning what resources go into making garments, all the water and chemicals, and those get thrown away, too.” So, what to do with my shabby puffy? Fix that zipper, or wash it before donating for salvage or recycling? In either case, it won’t go into the trash. —Wasted in Bend is a monthly series examining waste streams in Central Oregon.

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Central Oregon’s comedy scene is growing, fast. To keep you up to date, here’s a who’s who



By Keely Damara


he local comedy scene is thriving in Central Oregon. Local cultivators of comedy have taken on the task of curating solid offerings, showcasing not only local talent, but heavy hitters touring the stand-up comedy circuit also. In the past five years, comedy show producers such as Ipockolyptic Productions, Beertown Comedy and Central Oregon Comedy Scene have cropped up. Bend Comedy, while

Cody Parr

one of the older comedy clubs in Central Oregon, was only recently founded, in 2012. When considering improv comedy as well, the list gets even longer for the local scene. If you’re looking for a good laugh — or even some stage time of your own — it’s not hard to find on any given week in Bend. Here are a handful of local funny people you should know about.

working comedians calling Bend home. Cody Parr, one of the few to hold the STAND-UP COMEDIAN / title, has a few film credits to his name from his time in Los Angeles. After writBEERTOWN COMEDY ing a script for a series called “Beertown,” While Central Oregon has more than a show based on Parr’s time in the beer its fair share of hilarious up-and-com- industry, Beertown Comedy became sort ing comedians, there aren’t too many of a digital brand for the local comedians seeking exposure in Central Oregon. “We live in an area that’s fairly isolated, so I wanted to create a way for myself and others to get our names out there, faster, to the rest of the world,” says Parr. As for where he gets his sense of humor, he credits his dad, uncles and grandfather. Parr says comedy is a form of therapy for him, and others, that has carried him through some of the hardest moments in his life. “I think comedy, like music, is a very powerful art form. To make somebody laugh and elevate any stresses they may have by filtering your own through a comedic lens is incredCody Parr on stage at The Capitol. ible,” says Parr. “To make Keely Damara an entire room come

together and do that same thing at the same time is beyond incredible.” Favorite Local Comic: Cole Robeson


Three years ago, Katy Ipock took to the comedy stage for the first time at the (now defunct) Summit Saloon on a night out with her husband. She loved it and has said "yes" to every local show that she’s encountered since. Fast forward a few years later and she owns her own production company, Ipockolyptic Productions, producing a monthly comedy showcase for local comedians, as well as regular open mics at Craft Kitchen & Brewery. When I asked her why comedy — and why now — Ipock says she’s always enjoyed the spotlight. “Public speaking isn’t something everyone can do. I do not have a clean enough mouth to be a politician. My public speaking days are kind of done,” says Ipock. As for what she looks for in a comic when she’s booking showcases, she says it’s a little different for every booker. “For me, when I am watching open mics for the basic stuff: are they holding the

Katy Ipock performs at the Galentine’s Day Comedy Showcase at Craft Kitchen & Brewery. Keely Damara

mic right, is their stage presence engaging — that basic stuff — and then writing’s important. Are they performing in a way that is funny?” Sure, it sounds basic. Easier said than done, right? The availability of stage time is part of the reason Bend’s local comedy scene is burgeoning — something comics in larger areas like Portland or Seattle have to fight harder to get. “We’re starting to get interest from comics out of town wanting to perform. Interest from big talent that see Bend as a place that cultivates new talent that could be ready for roadwork.” says Ipock. Favorite Local Comic: Cole Robison – “Best new comic of 2018”


If you think a crowd at an open mic is a hard nut to crack, try making another comedian give up a whole-hearted laugh. Robeson’s name came up multiple times in conversations with local comedians — so you could say he’s the comedian’s comedian.

“I think comedy, like music, is a very powerful art form. To make somebody laugh and elevate any stresses they may have by filtering your own through a comedic lens is incredible — to make an entire room come together and do that same thing at the same time is beyond incredible.”

Cole Robeson, the comedian’s comedian. Kirk Hoover / Arton Photography

I met Robeson outside of Seven Nightclub for a quick interview before an open mic performance in December. It was 20-something degrees and the door man was late — or, as it turned out, the show was canceled, unbeknownst to the handful of people waiting for Godot outside the club. Robeson was good company, though, and was easygoing despite the cold. Robeson started performing standup in January of last year, hitting as many open mics as he could in his first few months to hone his material. His style: a lot of one-liners with play on words, a-la Mitch Hedberg with the wry, droll candor of Norm McDonald. Robeson says his goal is to make the people in bars listen—especially the ones who aren’t there to see the show. If he can do that, he knows he’s got something good. He says there are plenty of opportunities in Central Oregon to sharpen his set. In a Source story on comedy in January, Robeson said he’d advise that people move to this area to “get good” before tackling the scenes in places such as Portland. Favorite Local Comic: Cody Parr

co-founder Ryan Traughber a few years ago after performing at her first open mic, helping to book talent and promote shows. “The first time I did open mic was my 35th birthday and it was a bucket list thing,” says Johnson. “My birthday is September 11, and so over the years I’ve collected these stories of people’s weird reactions to learning that that’s my birthday. It just kind of turned into, you should probably say this stuff on stage because it’s kind of funny.” Bend Comedy brings in a lot of regional talent, but they also hold a weekly open-format open mic at Seven Nightclub that draws in new comedians. When I asked her if there is a lot of crossover between the improv and stand-up comics, she laughs and says that those who are comfortable doing both are a rare breed. “Improv terrifies me because it’s not written down. I can’t prep for it and I have to rely on other people — I have to trust these other four or five people to have my back,” says Johnson. “Whereas stand-up, you’re like a lone wolf, right? You get to sit in your cave and just write everything down that’s in your brain and figure it out and hone it and then do it.” Favorite Local Comic: Dana Buckendahl — and a shout out to Bend Improv Group. To see upcoming comedy events, check out the “Stand-up Comedy” section of the online calendar on

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While Ipockolyptic Productions is curating up-and-coming local talent, Bend Comedy is bringing in the main headliners from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Elaine Johnson joined forces with Bend Comedy

Elaine Johnson, comedy host extraordinaire, at Craft Kitchen and Brewery. Keely Damara

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Central Oregon women will present not one, but two, readings of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” this weekend. All proceeds from the performances will be donated to three organizations doing work on behalf of women and girls in this community: Let’s Talk Diversity, Planned Parenthood of Central Oregon and Shakti Rising Oregon. Friday: 7-8:45pm. Madras Performing Arts Center, 412 SE Buff St., Madras. By donation. Saturday: 7pm. The Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $17-$39 sliding scale.

Traveler and banjo player, Kendl Winter (of The Lowest Pair fame), returns to Bend — this time with Joey Capoccia from The Pine Hearts. Expect soulful, banjo-pickin’ Americana. 7-11pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. No cover.






Celebrate Oregon’s 160th birthday with some of the most fabulous drag queens and kings (and everything in between) in Central Oregon! Bring a friend and share the love! 7:30pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $15/adv., $20/door.

Join Discover Your Forest at the Backcountry Film Festival for a night of adventure! Ticket proceeds benefit Project SNOW, a program dedicated to providing outdoor education for over 2,000 kids in Central Oregon. Saturday, 6-8pm & Sunday, 9-11pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $15/adv.




Who doesn’t love the Everly Brothers? Brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed bring Everly Brothers’ classics to life in an evening sure to be filled with nostalgia and brotherly love. 7:30pm. The Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $22-$43.



Three days of live music, delicious food and drink from around the region and activities for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment, like the popular 10 Barrel & Central Oregon USASA Rail Jam and live music by BoDeans. Don’t miss the fire pits and ice sculptures on display — including, new this year, Central Oregon Light Art. See what else Oregon WinterFest has in store this year in the 2019 Oregon WinterFest event guide, inside this week’s issue of the Source. Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend. $10/adv., $15/gate (includes entry to all three days of festival).

Featuring a mind meld of funk, afrobeat and jazz influences, The Motet is well known for high-energy live shows that’ll get your blood flowing. John Medeski’s Mad Skillet opens. All ages. 7pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $27.



Ovation Performing Arts’ cast of kids bring to life Lionel Bart’s musical, “Oliver!”, kicking off this weekend. Enjoy musical numbers and a live orchestra in this children’s musical based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel. Saturdays, 7-9:30pm. Sundays, 3-5:30pm. Pinckney Center, COCC, 2600 NW College Way, Bend. $8.75-$12.50.


Ever wonder what it’d be like to stand up on stage and tell jokes? Here’s your chance! Dip your toes in at open mic and test out new material, with host Katy Ipock. Sign up, 7:30pm. Show, 8pm. Craft Kitchen and Brewery, 62988 NE Layton Ave., Suite 103, Bend. Free to watch, free to perform.


Imagine a metal band inspired by the one and the only Ned Flanders from The Simpsons. Okilly Dokilly is the world’s only “Nedal” band. Expect to hear a boat load of Ned quotes through screaming vocals. Playboy Manbaby opens. 9pm-Midnight. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $15/adv. All ages.






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Next Stop, The Motet

Lyle Divinsky shares how he went from playing in subways to Red Rocks


By Isaac Biehl

The Motet & John Medeski's Mad Skillet perform Feb. 17 at the Midtown Ballroom.

world. Like any kid you kind of rebel against your parents, even if they’re like way cooler than you. I was pretty

“To go from getting the call from The Motet, from playing subways to headlining Red Rocks is like my childhood dream come true.” —LYLE DIVINSKY SW: Your dad was also a singer. Have you always been drawn to music? LD: He’s my favorite singer in the

convinced I was going to be a basketball player. Singing was always his thing. He was always really good at it, so I was

kind of intimidated by it. I didn’t start singing until I was like 16 or 17. Funny enough, it was actually through basketball. I was kind of messing around with my coach being like, “Hey, are you gonna let me sing the national anthem?” Expecting him to be like, “Shut up and go run,” but he was like, “Yeah, I’ll go line it up right now.” It completely backfired on him ‘cause it was actually kind of fun. SW: The Motet just put out “Death or Devotion.” What was it like working on that?

LD: That was incredible, man. This is a very true representation of The Motet right now and what’s been inspiring us. The thing that I love and really admire about The Motet and the community around it is the understanding that the only constant is change. There are no walls or boundaries. This record was very freeing. SW: One of my favorite songs on there is “Get It Right.” Is there anything special you can tell me about the track? Because it’s over seven minutes of this awesome groove. LD: It was one of those songs that kind of wrote itself. Once I heard what they [rhythm section] had done to it I think I just got up in my room and was like dancing around with no pants on. I headed down immediately and just started recording the demo vocals. SW: What makes you love funk and soul so much? LD: It just feels good, man. I look at funk and soul as two sides of the same personality. Funk is the extrovert, the party, the social interaction – and then soul is the introvert. The reflection, the sensitivity, the vulnerability. With this record we wanted to find a way to really marry both of those.

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he Motet is an all-star-studded funk, jazz and Afrobeat band out of Denver, Colo. The members have gone through various looks over the years, with the latest lineup putting out a brilliant funk record called “Death or Devotion.” It seriously sounds like a time machine – one powered by dance, anyway. Lead singer Lyle Divinsky took some time out of his day of enjoying Super Bowl leftovers to chat with the Source about the new record, his road to finding his voice and ultimately, to finding The Motet as well. Source Weekly: You teamed up with The Motet back in 2016. What’s it been like being a part of that? Lyle Divinsky: Oh man, it’s been a whirlwind. I was living in New York before joining in with these guys, living in Brooklyn. I’ve spent a lot of my time in New York playing in subways and working my way up literally from the bottom. To go from getting the call from The Motet, from playing subways to headlining Red Rocks is like my childhood dream come true. It’s almost storybook sh*t.


Scott Gilmore dives into the making of the characters that make up the duo’s namesake




The Foundations Of Fox And Bones By Isaac Biehl


Fox and Bones plan to let their third album grow organically on the road.


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cott Gilmore and Sarah Vitort met about three years ago, while Gilmore was checking out one of Vitort’s acoustic shows. That moment was an instant bond for the two future collaborators. Music would become the foundation for their future. “I immediately fell in love with her talent and songwriting,” recalls Gilmore. “That evening we planned to write a song together, and by the end of the week, over the internet, we had written a song—and the song was good! We just kind of never looked back from there.” In the beginning of their time as a duo, Gilmore and Vitort created characters to work into their songwriting. The character’s names? Fox and Bones, of course. Some of what was in those characters is actually true to reality. Vitort’s character is Fox—a down-and-out bad girl, according to the group’s website, while Gilmore is Bones—the rootless bad boy. “We devised these characters as a way to live our dreams out on the road,” Gilmore told the Source. “We wanted to create the characters as a vehicle for which to create the world we wanted to live in.” This was an early development of Fox and Bones as a musical group—one Gilmore says they sometimes still use in their writing process, as it awards more freedom. Gilmore’s beginnings in music were in elementary school, mostly spending his time learning the Ninja Turtles or X-Men theme songs on the piano. Gilmore’s parents never pushed him into lessons, but he was still able to pick up piano and guitar along the way, he says. “It wasn’t until maybe my late teens where I sort of found my stride and dedicated myself to the instrument in a more studious manner,” Gilmore says of

his musical upbringings. “Sarah, from a young age, took guitar lessons and vocal lessons, was involved in choir, and musically speaking, she’s quite talented in all those efforts.” Fox and Bones’ music is made for those who are after adventure or who are running down a dream. The sound feels vast—like being in an open field with nothing but your thoughts narrating to the future. “I think that’s one of the biggest pillars of this. We’re all working towards this goal every day of becoming more and more of ourselves,” details Gilmore about the themes in their music. “We’re 100 percent enwrapped in this craft. We’re always attempting to be the best that we can be but to also keep moving forward. The more we put into it the more we get out of it.” While the duo’s first album was more focused on the characters, with their sophomore effort, “Better Land,” Gilmore says they worked on expanding their scope to speak more about doing something positive in the world. “I’d like to see people trust each other more. I’d like less barriers up,” says Gilmore of what he’d like to see change. “I think one big thing—especially in the U.S.—that we’re finding is that we spend so much time placing people on two sides of the fence. Ideally, what we could benefit the most on, is focusing on our similarities rather than our differences.” Fox and Bones

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Checkers Pub Ruckus Classic rock/variety. 8-11:30pm. No cover.

Crux Fermentation Project Bad Pacifist

Neuter Project Every Wednesday! $1 per bingo card. Winners take home half the pot! 6-8pm.

Bad Pacifist is an all-originals folk band based in Central Oregon. 6-8pm.

Bend Brewing Company Coyote Willow Cello-fired roots rock. 6-8:30pm. No cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Ambush Soul,

Cabin 22 Locals Night w/ UKB Trivia Prizes

hip-hop, R&B and house. 9pm-Midnight.

Hoodoo Ski Area Friday Night Music Series:

include Cabin 22 gift cards! Team up with friends join in this week. 7pm.

The Muddy Souls Tunes, drinks and slopes at Hoodoo! 5:30-8pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down

Hub City Bar & Grill Good and Wicked A fundraiser for Veteran’s with guitars; Indie rock. 9pm. No cover.

and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke What’s your

go-to karaoke tune? 9pm.

Immersion Brewing Geeks Who Drink Pub

Trivia Test you knowledge at pub trivia night by Geeks Who Drink! 6-8pm. No cover.

JC’s Bar & Grill Trivia Test your knowledge, or maybe just your ability to remember really random facts, against the best at JC’s, every Wednesday. Ages 21+. 7pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Rockin’ Robin

Karaoke Rockin’ Robin takes our stage, running Bend’s #1 karaoke show. 7-11pm. No cover.

Level State Beerhouse Bend Comedy Pub

Trivia Bend Comedy brings lively pub trivia to Level State Beerhouse every Wednesday! Free to play, prizes to win! 7pm. No cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your heart out every Wednesday! 9pm.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival Rock. You’ll laugh, you’ll dance, you’ll drink too much. What more do you want? All Ages. 7-10pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic Join us for open mic every Wednesday. 6pm.

♥ Seven Nightclub Speed Dating Night A low pressure, fun way to meet new people, and get all those first dates out of the way! 7-9pm. No cover.

Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Texas Hold

‘em Poker Join us for Poker Night upstairs at The Saloon! First hand dealt at 7pm, so grab a seat early! 7pm. $20 buy in.

The Capitol Gypsy Jazz Nite Traditional Gypsy swing and acoustic Latin jazz. 7-10pm.

The Lot Wednesday Open Mic Night Share your heart, practice your lyrics and feel the support from this great community. Covers, originals, instrumentalists or poets. 6-8pm. No cover.

Tower Theatre Celtic Nights Rich Celtic

heritage is showcased through song and dance in a spectacle you won’t want to miss! Expect Irish step dancing, musical performances and stories of Irish ancestors. 7:30pm. $42-$67.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Head For The Hills Get your feet stomping with newgrass singer song writers from Colorado! All ages. Doors, 8pm. Show, 9:30pm. $12/adv., $15/door.

14 Thursday 7th Street Brew House Bow Wow Bingo

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will have 5 minutes. Signup by 7:20pm. Ages 21+

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Cheyenne West Cheyenne West and Steve Ozuna take our stage. Ages 21+. 7:30-10pm. No cover.

Lindstrom Playing your Valentine’s Day favorites. 5-8pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill FunBobby Classic

writers’ open Mic w/ Victor Johnson Popular and welcoming venue for experienced and brand new performers to play original material. 6-8pm.

On Tap Bobby Lindstrom Blues, rock, originals and good times! 6-8pm. No cover.

The BoDeans headline Oregon WinterFest on Friday, Feb. 15.

Benefitting BrightSide Animal Center. 6:30pm.

The Astro Lounge Rockin’ Robin Karaoke

Sing your favorites on a rockin’ good system, every Thursday! 9pm-1am. No cover.

AVID Cider Co. Taproom Lonely Hearts

Anti-Valentine’s Day Ball As romantics take this day to indulge in candy hearts, long-stemmed roses, giant teddy bears and other cheesy gifts... others need a place to gather away from Cupid’s line of fire. 7:30-11:30pm.

The Backyard Brick Oven Pizza & Pub Thursday Night Trivia It’s fun, free and

entertaining live trivia on Bend’s Northside! 6:308:30pm. Free.

Brasada Ranch House Dave Coey Come

out for a casual evening at Ranch House while enjoying live music by Dave Coey, a delicious farm fresh dinner, inspired spirits, mountain views and more. 6-8pm.

Cabin 22 KC Flynn Flynn will be playing acoustic rock and country, solo this week. Every other Thursday, 7-9pm. No cover.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

Currents at the Riverhouse Valentine’s

Dinner w/ He Said She Said Local jazz duo; Stunning Vocals and Stellar Guitar come together to make jazz fun again! Come join us for an evening of incredible ambiance, fantastic food, and some magical music making. 7-9pm. No cover.

Hub City Bar & Grill Tim Cruise Let Tim

serenade you while enjoying a Valentine's Day dinner at Hub City. 5-8pm. Karaoke What’s your go-to karaoke tune? 8pm-Midnight.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School Kendl Winter with Joey Capoccia from

the Pine Hearts A traveler, a dreamer, a banjo player, Kendl Winter sprouts alfalfa beans in mason jars in the back of her tour van and counts the days until she returns home to her home in Olympia to write songs on her banjo through the rainy afternoons. 7-11pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill James Dean and the Misfits Valentine’s Day Party featuring James Dean and The Misfits Dinner and Beverage specials, raffles and prizes 7:30pm.

Seven Nightclub Bend Comedy Open Mic All

performance types are welcome! Each performer


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The Capitol To Oregon, With

Love: Drag Show In honor of Oregon’s 160th birthday and love in general, we’re gender-bending and making you, once again, question it all. This time, the show is ‘To Oregon, with Love’ and will feature a plethora of tantalizing kings and queens! 7:30-9:30pm. $15/adv., $20/door.

The Lot Jason and Ellie A music duo match

made on Craigslist... Ellie sings your favorite hits from the ‘70s on up. Enjoy this duo light up the stage with great energy and a fun vibe for your Valentine’s Day meal. 6-8pm. No cover.

Tower Theatre High Desert Chamber Music:

Oregon Guitar Quartet Enjoy a concert at the Tower Theatre featuring the Oregon Guitar Quartet, making their debut in the HDCM Concert Series. This best-selling evening includes a complimentary rose for concert-goers and a custom treat from Goody’s Chocolates! 8pm. $48/adult, $15/child (under 21 w/ ID).

Volcanic Theatre Pub Okilly Dokilly The world’s only Nedal band. Hailing from Phoenix, a majority of the band’s lyrics are direct Ned quotes. 9pm-Midnight.

15 Friday The Astro Lounge DJ Casey Capps / It’s Fine DJ Itsfine will be spinning all your favorite dance tunes. 10pm-2am. No cover.

The Belfry Day Late Valentine Dance Date w/

Dry Canyon Stampede This seven-piece rockin’ Country Western band delivering fun, high energy dance tunes. With five vocalist including lead singer and fiddle player Lilli Worona, formerly of Broken Down Guitars, this band can cover a variety of Country Music selections – classic to contemporary. 7pm. $10/adv.

Lava Lanes Karaoke Night Come sing with us! 8pm-Midnight. No cover.

‘80s dance rock and pop with smoke machines, light show, and choreography. 8:30pm. $3.

Oregon WinterFest Boxcar Stringband, Precious Byrd, BoDeans Friday Night Lineup: Boxcar Stringband (Rockabilly), 5:30pm; Precious Byrd (Funk/Dance), 7pm; BoDeans (Alt Rock), 8:30pm. Seven Nightclub Bend Comedy Presents:

David Heti and Steve Harber Stand-up comedy. 8-10pm. $8/adv., $10/door.; UltraDJGirl Featuring Open Format Dance music. 10pm-2am.

Silver Moon Brewing Circle of Willis Arse-

nal of high energy original rock tunes. 9pm-Midnight. $5.

Spoken Moto Camp Crush & The Color Study The day after Valentine’s day, fall in love with the sweet New Wave rock from Portland’s Camp Crush and local wall of sound generators The Color Study. 7-9pm. No cover. The Capitol To Oregon, With Love: Drag Show In honor of Oregon’s 160th birthday and love in general, we’re gender-bending and making you, once again, question it all. This time, the show is ‘To Oregon, with Love’ and will feature a plethora of tantalizing kings and queens! 7:30-9:30pm. $15/adv., $20/door. Tower Theatre Everly Brothers Experience with Zmed Brothers The 5-piece band consists of drums (Burleigh Drummond), electric guitar (rotating members), bass (rotating members), and the two singing brothers (Zachary and Dylan Zmed) up front with the signature Everly acoustic guitars. 7:30pm. $22-$43.

Tumalo Feed Co. Steak House The

Legendary Pat Thomas Pat is a one man band featuring easy listening country. 7pm. No cover.

Volcanic Theatre Pub The Dirty Sexy

Chocolate Show Sexy cabaret meets hilarious cooking show. After 4 years of sold-out runs, The Dirty Sexy Chocolate Show comes to Bend. Ages 18+. 8pm. $25/GA, $30/VIP (Sofa or Cushy Chair), $110/reserved 4-top table.


The Astro Lounge Bingo for Bend Spay &



16 Saturday The Astro Lounge MC Mystic ‘80s dance

party, spinning all the favorites. Costumes are encouraged! 10pm-2am. No cover.

Bend Brewing Company Derek Michael



Marc Blues, rock and soul covers. 6-8:30pm.

Checkers Pub Ruckus Classic rock/variety. 8-11:30pm. No cover.

Chops Bistro Bobby Lindstrom Blues, rock, originals and good times! 6-8pm. No cover.

Craft Kitchen and Brewery Comedy Night at Craft We are taking over Craft again for another night of amazing local comedy! Hosted by Katy Ipock. Featuring: Steve Harber, Jessica Taylor, Brandon Johns and Jubal Chaplin. Doors, 7pm. Show, 8-10pm. $10/adv., $15/door. Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Ambush Soul, hip-hop, R&B and house. 9-Midnight.

Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards and Events Live at the Vineyard: Mango Stew An

evening of Jimmy Buffet style music! 6-9pm. $10.

Hub City Bar & Grill Kristi Kinsey and the

Whiskey Bandits Country rock. 9pm. No cover.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Rockin’ Robin Karaoke Rockin’ Robin takes our stage, running Bend’s #1 karaoke show. 8pm-12:30am. Lava Lanes Karaoke Night Come sing with us! 8pm-Midnight. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill FunBobby Classic

‘80s dance rock and pop with smoke machines, light show, and choreography. 8:30pm. $3.

Oregon WinterFest Toast and Jam, MOsley WOtta, A Night of Bowie Saturday Night Lineup: Toast and Jam (Acoustic Folk Rock), 5:30pm; MOsley WOtta (Hip-Hop), 7pm; A Night of Bowie (David Bowie Tribute), 8:30pm. Seven Nightclub UltraDJGirl Featuring

Open Format Dance music with a fun Party vibe! 9pm-2am.

Silver Moon Brewing Appaloosa CD

Release Party Releasing their newest CD, Appaloosa Live! 8-11pm.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Canaan Canaan with Matt Humiston Japanese singer/ song writer Canaan Canaan will sing in both Japanese and English and plays guitar accompanied by a drummer, Matt Humiston. 3-5pm. No cover.

The Bite The Drum and Guitar Shop Presents: Groovasaur Instrumental jazz-rock and downright danceable funk fusion. 6-8:30pm. Free. The Capitol INVICTVS w/ Night Channels + Vanderwalls Alt rock. Doors, 6:30pm. 6:309:30pm. $5.

Tumalo Feed Co. Steak House The

Legendary Pat Thomas Pat is a one man band featuring easy listening country. Feb. 15-16, 7pm. No cover.

Vic’s Bar & Grill HWY 97 Hot classic rock! 8-11pm.

17 Sunday Aspen Ridge Retirement Accordion Club

of Central Oregon Concert Waltzes and polkas, jazz standards, and world music. 2:30-3:30pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Live Electro-Soul w/ Audio Odyssey Electro-soul! 9pm-Midnight.

Hub City Bar & Grill Open Mic All welcome to sing or play an instrument, just come on in and get on Gordy’s signup sheet. 4-7pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Cascade School of Music present “Rock U” Four bands comprised of young rockers (ages 13-18) from CSM’s ROCK U under the direction of Nathan Wegner. 5-8pm. No cover.

Midtown Ballroom The Motet & John Medeski’s Mad Skillet Funk/soul. All ages. 7pm. $27. Northside Bar & Grill Eric Leadbetter Solo Show Classic and alt rock. 6pm.

River’s Place Trivia - Sunday Funday UKB

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT Northside Bar & Grill Groove Merchants Jazz fusion. 6pm.

The Platypus Pub Tuesday Night Trivia (and a board game?) Join Quizhead Games for one of the best trivia nights in town. 8-10pm. Free.

Red Dragon Chinese Restaurant & Lounge Early Bird Karaoke Every Tuesday, join

A Fine Note Karaoke Too! 6-9pm. No cover.

The Commons Cafe Storytellers Open Mic

Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Texas Hold ‘em Poker Join us for Poker Night upstairs at The Saloon! First hand dealt at 7pm. $20 buy in. The Lot Wednesday Open Mic Night Share your heart, practice your lyrics and feel the support from this great community. Covers, originals, instrumentalists or poets. 6-8pm. No cover.

21 Thursday

Weekly open mic at the Commons — we do have some poets, and actual storytellers on occasion, but it’s an open mic like any other, mostly singers and musicians! Sign up starts at 5pm. 6-8pm.

7th Street Brew House Bow Wow Bingo

The Lot Trivia Tuesday Bring your team or join

The Astro Lounge Rockin’ Robin Karaoke

one. 6-8pm. Free.

Every Thursday! 9pm-1am. No cover.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Benefit for Rebecca

The Backyard Brick Oven Pizza & Pub Thursday Night Trivia It’s fun, free and

Burleigh w/ Soul Providers & Problem Stick Benefit to help Rebecca Burleigh offset the costs for her cancer treatment. Featuring music from Soul Providers and Problem Stick. Doors, 6:30pm. 7-10pm. $10/suggested donation.

20 Wednesday

Benefitting BrightSide Animal Center. 6:30pm.

entertaining live trivia on Bend’s Northside! 6:30-8:30pm.

Cabin 22 KC Flynn & Friends Acoustic rock

and country, along with a rotating lineup of local musicians. Every other Thursday, 7-9pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

Eddy Bedell Artist and local troubadour fills your cup with memories and forgotten gems. Every other Sunday, 3-5pm. No cover.

Bend Brewing Company Conner Bennett Live music at BBC. 6-8:30pm. No cover.

Currents at the Riverhouse Thursday Riverhouse Music Series: 3-D Highlighting local Central Oregon talent, the Riverhouse music series focuses on genres ranging from bluegrass, acoustic, indie, blues, jazz, singles and duos. 7-9pm. No cover. Ages 21+.

The Capitol Sick Thoughts, Crow Fisher,

Cabin 22 Locals Night w/ UKB Trivia It’s fun

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Oh Yess a

Trivia hosts a Sunday Funday of Trivia. 4-6pm.

Strictly Organic Coffee - Old Mill Paul

Chupra Cobra Punk. 5-8pm. $5.

18 Monday

The Astro Lounge Bingo for Bend Spay &

Neuter Project Every Wednesday! $1 per bingo card. Winners take home half the pot! 6-8pm.

and free to play! Prizes include Cabin 22 gift cards! 7pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

The Astro Lounge Astro Open Mic Chase

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke What’s your go-to karaoke tune? 9pm.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Come on down

Immersion Brewing Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia Test you knowledge at pub trivia night by Geeks Who Drink! 6-8pm. No cover.

Elliot, of Cadence, hosts open mic. Sign up at 7pm. 8pm-Midnight. No cover. and sing your favorite tune! 9pm-1am.

Immersion Brewing Corrupted Kin Live

JC’s Bar & Grill Trivia Test your knowledge,

music. 6-8pm.

or maybe just your ability to remember really random facts, every Wednesday. Ages 21+. 7pm.

Velvet Fox & Bones Heartwarming folk-pop

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Rockin’ Robin

duo. 8-10pm. 8-10pm. Free.

Karaoke Rockin’ Robin takes our stage, running Bend’s #1 karaoke show. 7-11pm. No cover.

19 Tuesday

Level State Beerhouse Bend Comedy Pub

Craft Kitchen and Brewery Comedy Open Mic Comedy Open Mic at Craft! Come test out new material, or even try it for the first time. Sign up, 7:30pm. Show, 8pm. No cover. Hub City Bar & Grill Tim Cruise Classic

rock. 6-9pm. No cover.

JC’s Bar & Grill Bingo Join us every Tuesday for bingo, hosted by the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance. 7pm. No cover.

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Trivia Bend Comedy brings lively pub trivia every Wednesday! 7pm. No cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your heart out every Wednesday! 9pm.

monthly night OUT Are you queers thirsty? Are you parched? Let’s giggle and greet, support and cavort, it’s time to see each other, come together and get a little silly. DJ Twink + DJ Daddy. Ages 21+. 7-11:30pm.

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke What’s your go-to karaoke tune? 9pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Doc Ryan & The Wychus Creek Band The Wychus Creek Band is putting’ on the Winter Barn Burner! All ages. 7-10pm. No cover.

Seven Nightclub Bend Comedy Open Mic All

performance types are welcome! Each performer will have 5 minutes. Signup by 7:20pm. Ages 21+ 7pm.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Songwriters’ open Mic w/ Victor Johnson Popular and welcoming venue for experienced and brand new performers to play their original material. 6-8pm. The Commons Cafe Griff Marshall w/ Spe-

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Todd Albright Country blues, twelve string guitar player and vocalist from Detroit. 7-11pm.

cial Guest Lola Local musician Griff Marshall will be setting up in our front room for an evening of live music and fun with his daughter Lola as guest duet singer. 6-8pm. No cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic

The Lot Chris Barron Acoustic folk music with

Seven Nightclub Hump Day Karaoke Every

Velvet Jordan Hull Music Indie singer-song-

Join us for open mic every Wednesday. 6pm.

Wednesday night! 8pm. No cover.

swagger. 6-8pm. No cover.

writer. 8-10pm. No cover.



Odissi Indian Classical Dance Whether you are a dancer, yogini, or both, or neither, there is something for everyone in this dynamic and multi-layered practice. Tuesdays, Noon1pm. Naji’s Midtown Yoga, 369 NE Revere Ave., Bend. Contact:

Banjo Jam Ragtime, swing, country, folk and

bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month, 5:307:30pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Contact: Leroy: 541-604-6564.

Salsa Turn Patterns Taken Salsa Level 1 or

Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus

Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Practice Experienced pipers and drummers are

Scottish Country Dance Class No experience or Scottish heritage necessary. Weekly classes include beginner & advanced dances. Mondays, 7-9pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend. $5/class, first class is free.

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. Mondays, 5:30-7pm. Bend Church of the Nazarene, 1270 NE 27th St., Bend. Contact: 541-633-3225.

Square Dance Lessons Learn to square

dance with the Bachelor Beauts Square Dance Club! Thursdays-Sundays, 6-8pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd., Bend. Contact: 541-382-7014. $5/first class, $75/15 additional lessons.

Celtic Session Bring your guitar, fiddle, or whatever you have an join in for and open jam of Celtic music. All musicians welcome. Third Friday of every month, 6-8:30pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Contact:


Community Orchestra of Central Oregon Rehearsals COCO welcomes all

Public (ROCK) Choir Sing Bend is calling

on Central Oregonians — shy or bold, talented or terrible — to celebrate and share in the awesomeness of singing with our Public (ROCK) Choir! Mondays, 6-8pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Lane, Bend. First time is free, $10/members, $16/non-members.

♥ Sunriver Music Festival Valentine’s

Day Dinner & Concert Sunriver Music Festival presents acclaimed pianist Michael Allen Harrison with inspiring vocalist Julianne Johnson. Includes hosted happy hour and multicourse dinner prepared by the Resort chefs. Feb. 14, 5pm. Great Hall, Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Dr., Sunriver. Contact: 541-593-9310. tickets@ $80/dinner+concert. Wednesday Night Kirtan Devotional group singing. Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Bend Community Healing Center, 155 SW Century Drive, Suite 133, Bend. $10. West African Drumming Mondays, Level 1 students will learn traditional rhythms, and experience the brain-enhancing, healing and joyful benefits from David Visiko. On Thursdays, Level 2 & 3 students will build on your knowledge, technique and performance skills. Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm and Thursdays, 6-7:30 and 7-8:30pm. Djembe Dave’s Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St., Bend. Contact: 541-7603204. $15/class.

Adult Intermediate Level Jazz Dance

Adult Intermediate Jazz Dance Class sponsored by the Jazz Dance Collective. Styles include Broadway, Latin, lyrical. Supportive atmosphere, opportunities to perform. Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm. Get a Move On Studio, 63830 Clausen Drive, Suite 202, Bend. $12 donation, first class free.

Argentine Tango Class & Practica No

partner needed. Four-week fundamentals class begins the first Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30pm. Followed by intermediate lesson at 8:15pm. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend. Contact: 907-299-4199. $5/class.

Bachata Turn Patterns 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, 7:30-8:20pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. Contact: 541-325-6676. info@LatinDanceBend. com. $12/class, packages avail.

Beginning Cuban Salsa Learn to dance

Cuban style salsa! Moves are taught in a “rueda” (wheel), called Rueda de Casino. Learn fun steps that can be danced solo, with one partner, or within a circle. No partner necessary. Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. Contact: 541-325-6676. $12/class.

Bend Ecstatic Dance Dance your own dance in your own way in a supportive community of kindred spirits. Visit: or FB Bend Ecstatic Dance. Tuesdays, 7pm. Bend Masonic Center, 1036 NE Eighth St., Bend. $1012 sliding scale.

Capoeira for Beginners Discover the joy of capoeira in a judgement-free class that will explore the multiple dimensions of this unique Afro-Brazilian martial art form of freedom. New students are welcomed the first Thursday of each month. Thursdays, 6:15-7:15pm. Capoeira Bend, 63056 Lower Meadow Drive, Bend. $15/drop-in. Free Square Dance Party An hour of beginning square dancing followed by a taste of ballroom-style round dancing hosted by the Bachelor Beauts Square Dance Club. No partner required. Families welcome. Email for more info. Fri, Jan. 19, 6-7:30pm and Sat, Feb. 16, 6-7:30pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd., Bend. Contact: Free.

able collection of 181 Renoirs at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia – the film examines the direction he then took and why it provokes such reactions right up to today. Feb. 19, 7:158:45pm. Sisters Movie House, 720 Desperado Ct., Sisters. Contact: 541-549-8833. inquiries@ $12.50.

ARTS / CRAFTS All Members Gallery Show SageBrushers Art Society presents its annual All Member Show, featuring paintings in oil, pastel, acrylic and watercolor. Wednesdays-Fridays-Saturdays, 1-4pm. Through Feb. 28. Sagebrushers Art Society, 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend.

Level 2 West Coast Swing This class goes

Art at Dry Fields Dry Fields Cider is pleased

over concepts of west coast swing as well as a few more patterns. Really dive into what west coast swing is and how to dance it, while learning the core concepts. Contact Jenny with questions. Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. Contact: 541401-1635. $30/month.

Lindy Hop Class Come join us for Lindy Hop

Lessons every Sunday night with Agan Swing Dance and Sara Lee Conners. Beginner lesson from 7-8pm and Intermediate lesson from 6-7pm. Partner not required. Sundays, 6-8pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. $10/drop-in.


Ipockolyptic Productions Presents

COMEDY NIGHT AT CRAFT at Craft Kitchen and Brewery

Exhibition on Screen: “Renoir - Revered and Reviled” Based on the remark-

Intro to Latin Dance - Level 1 In this beginner level class you will learn salsa & bachata basics and simple turns while also paying attention to partner connection through lead and follow technic. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Tuesdays, 5:30-6:20pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. Contact: $12/drop-in.

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less” singing in the aural tradition. All voices welcome! Mondays, 6:45-8:30pm. First Presbyterian Heritage Hall, 230 NE Ninth St., Bend. $5-15 suggested donation.


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Open Hub Singing Club Modern “paper-

Bring your guitar, fiddle or whatever you have handy to a Celtic Session at Dudley's Bookshop Cafe on 2/15.

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musicians to come have fun with us. A variety of players. A variety of music. No auditions. Annual negotiable fee. Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm. Mountain View High School Auditorium, 2755 NE 27th St., Bend. Contact: 541-306-6768.

Backcountry Film Festival Join Discover Your Forest at the Backcountry Film Festival for a night of celebrating winter, sharing passion for adventure, and spreading awareness about the latest environmental conservation initiatives. Ticket proceeds benefit Project SNOW. Feb. 16, 6-8 and 9-11pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend. Contact: info@ $15. Oregon. | Feb. 17, 7-9pm. Sisters Movie House, 720 Desperado Court, Sisters. Contact: info@discoveryourforest. org. $15.

to announce our newest exhibition! Enjoy our 22 rotating ciders, beers and kombucha and view artwork by 33 Central Oregon artists. On display: Jan. 29-March 30. Tuesdays-Fridays, Noon-9pm. Through March 30. Dry Fields Cider, 611 NE Jackpine Court, Suite 3, Redmond. Contact: 971800-0215. Free.

Ceramics Workshops Small workshops of 8 allow for individualized support so that you’re sure to succeed at making your own unique ceramic work of art. See to see what we’re making next. Thursdays, 6-9pm. Through May 30. Tumalo Art Farm, 66405 Cline Falls Road, Bend. Contact: 541-241-6145. $50.

THE DIRTY SEXY CHOCOLATE SHOW at Volcanic Theatre Pub Parallel 44 Presents


at Midtown Ballroom


have a good understanding of the basics? Learn fun turn pattern combinations with Latin Dance Bend. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Tuesdays, 6:30-7:20pm. The Space, 2570 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Suite 110, Bend. Contact: 541-325-6676. $12/ class, packages avail.

Award-winning Bella Acappella seeks women and girls who love to sing and harmonize. All levels, ages 15 and above. Tuesdays, 6:30-9pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd., Bend. Contact: 541-728-9392. $35/memebership.




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EVENTS Chinese Brush Painting with Michelle Oberg Drop-in classes will include traditional

techniques of painting with ink and watercolor on rice paper. For more info and a supply list, contact instructor. Fri, Feb. 15, 1-3pm and Fri, Feb. 22, 1-3pm. Sagebrushers Art Society, 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-504-0241. $5/members, $10/ non-members.

♥ Date Night Paint Pouring Whether you

David Kinker - Sophisticated Color Harmony Made Easy Improve your

creative outcomes by learning to approach painting as a process. All mediums are welcome. Lecture, acrylic painting demonstration, and hands on individual instruction. Thurs, Feb. 14, 9:30am-Noon and 6-8:30pm, Thurs, Feb. 21, 9:30am-Noon and 6-8:30pm and Thurs, Feb. 28, 9:30am-Noon and 6-8:30pm. Sagebrushers Art Society, 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-383-2069. $175/5 classes, Members: $35/class, non-members add $5/class.

♥ DIY Botanical Candle Making for

Two Happy Hour Class Come with your lover, friend, sister, brother from another mother or whoever and create your own aromatherapy. We’ll use soy wax, beeswax and essential oils to make two jar candles. Limited to 16 people (8 pairs). Feb. 14, 5-6:30pm. Moonfire & Sun Garden Center, 61944 SE 27th St., Bend. Contact: 541-318-6155. $30/pair. DIY Date Night Wine Bottle Drinking Classes ave fun with a loved one by creating

something together. Fill your cupboard with seriously cool drinking glasses that you made from your empty wine bottles. Learn more and sign up at Use code TS10 to save 10%. Fri, Feb. 15, 5:30pm and Fri, March 15, 5:30pm. DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St. Suite 150, Bend. Contact: 541-388-2283. $45.

DIY Date Night Wine Drinking Bottle Glasses Date Night, DIY style! Have fun with

a loved one by creating something together. Fill your cupboard with seriously cool drinking glasses that you made from your empty wine bottles. Fri, Jan. 11, 5:30-8pm and Fri, Feb. 15, 5:30-8pm. DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St. Suite 150, Bend. Contact: (541) 388-2283. $45.

DIY Intro to TIG TIG is the ultimate method

for beautiful welds. This Project Based Class will introduce you to how TIG works, how to assemble the torch, and TIG welding techniques. Ages 14 and up, previous welding experience required. Thurs, Jan. 31, 5:30-8pm and Thurs, Feb. 21, 5:30-8pm. DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St. Suite 150, Bend. Contact: (541) 388-2283. $75.

Exhibition: “Whitney Nye SIFT: A selection of works” At Liberty’s first exhibition

of 2019, featuring well-known artist Whitney Nye, in partnership with Portland’s Russo Lee Gallery. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11am-6pm. Through Feb. 23. Free.

Figure Drawing Salon Develop your skills at our live, nude model figure drawing salon hosted by Workhouse studio members Christian Brown and Abney Wallace. BYO easle/materials. Tuesdays, 7-9pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St., Suite 6, Bend. $15/door. Art Exhibit: “My Girls” by Tara Doherty

Tara Doherty resists the temptation to be stable. Her figurative art is inspired in this resistance by insects: their ability to transform, to have exoskeletons and acceptance, and to move forward into the unknown. She hopes her creations can inspire others to be unstable too. Feb. 1-26. Velvet, 805 NW Wall St., Bend.

Rick Bartow: Things You Know but Cannot Explain Rick Bartow (who passed



The day of love is upon us — but not everyone welcomes Cupid’s arrow. Whether you’re single this Valentine’s Day or would just rather hang with friends, AVID is opening its doors to the rejected, spurned and lonesome hearts. 7:3011:30pm. AVID Cider Co. Taproom, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 190, Bend. No cover (for singles). away in 2016) explored his Native American identity, military service in Vietnam and resulting PTSD through paintings, drawings and sculptures. See one of Oregon’s most celebrated indigenous artists’ works showcased at the High Desert Museum, in a stunning retrospective. Jan. 26-April 7, 5:30-7:30pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend. Contact:

♥ Sagebrushers Art Society Exhib-

it: “Love, Bend” A mixed media exhibit showcasing works by SageBrushers Art Society members. Come and enjoy this Valentine to our city and region, with art that celebrates a love of local places, people and landscapes. Feb. 8-26, 10am-4pm. Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St., Bend. Free.

♥ Valentine’s Day Maker Event Our

creative Valentine’s Day event is a unique experience and couples will enjoy: Create your very own custom cherry-wood cutting boards, Design personalized leather bracelets, Spaghetti dinner from Browns Basics including salad and garlic bread. Feb. 14, 5:30pm. DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St. Suite 150, Bend. Contact: 541-388-2283. info@ $199/couple.

Watercolor Wednesdays Learn watercolor

painting basics and techniques through demos, videos and instruction. Bring your own photographs and supplies. Wednesdays, 10am-Noon Through Feb. 27. Sagebrushers Art Society, 117 SW Roosevelt Ave., Bend. Contact: jenniferware@ $10/non-members.

PRESENTATIONS + EXHIBITS Art as a Means of Overcoming Trauma: PTSD and the Work of Rick Bartow Discuss the impact and treatment

of post-traumatic stress disorder and explore the ways in which it is expressed in the work of Native American artist and Vietnam veteran Rick Bartow. Feb. 21, 6pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend.

The BRIDGES: Thailand Exhibit Join

Camp Fire Central Oregon and Workshops with Purpose as we share stories of a cross-cultural journey and look at the global issue of human trafficking through the eyes of our BRIDGES: Thailand program participants. Feb. 15, 6-8pm. Unity Community of Central Oregon, 62855 Powell Butte Hwy, Bend. Contact: 541-539-6231. Free.

Computer Starter Pack: Intro to Facebook Connect and share safely with friends,

groups and businesses. Participants need an active facebook account and the password to login if using one of our classroom computers. Registration required. Feb. 19, 2:30-4pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-617-7080. Free.

Experience OLLI The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Oregon (OLLI-UO) in Central Oregon, a noncredit educational program designed for people 50 or better, invites community members to experience a morning or afternoon course offerings. Feb. 21,




This special surf ‘n turf-themed Valentine’s Day dinner also features vegetarian, pescatarian and gluten-free options as well with a reservation. Two nights, two seatings: 5:30pm & 7:30pm. Rockin’ Daves Backstage Lounge, 661 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend. $45.

9:15am-12:15pm and 1:15-4:15pm. UO Bend Center, 80 NE Bend River Mall, Bend. Contact: 800-824-2714. Free.

February Forum: Regional Resiliency - Planning for a Successful Future This

forum focuses on the inevitable, yet uncertain challenges and priorities our community faces; and the planning and framework opportunities we can help influence now for Central Oregon to thrive and position. Feb. 21, 11:15am-1pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes Convention Center, 3075 N. Highway 97, Bend. Contact: 541-6337163. $25/members, $45/ non-members. (Plated lunch is included).

“Fragile Legacy: Rare Views of Early Central Oregon” Exhibit The exhibit fea-

tures 60 photographic images hand printed from their original glass plate negatives and taken between 1908 and 1930 around Central Oregon. Sept. 21-March 31. Deschutes Historical Museum, 129 NW Idaho Ave., Bend.

Geologic History of Central Oregon The High Desert Treasure Club presents Professor Danielle McKay of the University of Oregon speaking on local volcanology. Feb. 13, 7-9pm. Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend. Free. High Desert Speaker Series: Hart Mountain Revealed With unique wildlife,

stunning night skies, and opportunities for recreation and solitude, Hart Mountain is a high desert treasure worth exploring. Doors, 6:30pm. Feb. 18, 7-8:30pm. Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend. Contact: 541-330-2638. onda@onda. org. Free, registration required at

Know Less - A Local and Global View of Solar Energy Today Learn how to use less energy with the help of solar energy. Feb. 16, 11am-Noon. Contact: 541-312-1032. lizg@ Free.

Know Less - Waste Know Less Waste explores how the stuff we buy, use and get rid of everyday, is impacting our world. Feb. 20, Noon-1pm. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. Contact: 541-312-1032. Free. Once An Undocumented Immigrant & Foster Child: Now An Oregon Judge

Judge Xiomara Torres will share her story of overcoming adversity after arriving undocumented in the US at age 9. Currently a Judge, she brings diversity to the bench not often seen in Oregon — as a Latinx, but also as a child abuse victim and product of foster care. Feb. 21, 6-7:30pm. COCC Wille Hall Campus Center, 2600 NW College Way, Bend. Contact: 541-383-7257. No cover.

OSU-Cascades Science Pub: A Random Walk Along the River Join OSU

courtesy professor and author Sean Fleming when he examines what mathematics and physics can reveal about rivers. Feb. 19, 5:30-7:30pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. Contact: 541-322-3100. Free, registration required.

People of Our Past From cowboys to can-can girls, madams to ministers, craven



Ski bums and snow bunnies, what better place to find your perfect someone than on a chairlift? 10 Barrel will host beer tastings (ages 21+) and speed dating — Red Chair style. 7:30-11:30pm. AVID Cider Co. Taproom, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 190, Bend. Must have a valid day pass or season pass to participate.

opportunists to pious emissaries of civilization, Crook County was built and settled by colorful characters. Tuesdays, Noon-1pm. Through Feb. 28. A.R. Bowman Museum - Community Room, 246 N. Main St., Prineville. Contact: 541-4477978. Free.

Protect Animal Migration Protect Animal

Migration (PAM), presents information about establishing barrier free migration for wildlife, especially across HWY 97. Feb. 21, 6:30-8:30pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend. Contact: 541 141 2190. lindasuebertsch@ Free.

Sly as a Fox: Montane Red Foxes in Central Oregon Learn about Sierra Nevada

Red Fox’s denning and foraging habits gathered from GPS collaring, cameras and thousands of hours of observation efforts. Feb. 20, 6:308:15pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-389-0785. juniper. Free.

Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior Learn to

about some of the common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, how to assess the person’s needs, and how to intervene effectively. Feb. 16, 12-1:30pm. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free.

THEATER The Matchmaker Horace Vandergelder, a

wealthy merchant in nineteenth-century Yonkers, NY, decides to take a wife and employs a matchmaker, Mrs. Dolly Levi. Dolly subsequently becomes involved with two of Vandergelder’s clerks, several lovely ladies, and the headwaiter at an expensive restaurant where this swift farce runs headlong into hilarious complications. Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30pm and Sundays, 2pm. Through March 3. CTC Cascades Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $20/adults, $16/ seniors + students.

”Oliver!” The Musical Enjoy the experience of iconic Broadway musical numbers, live orchestral accompaniment, sensational scenes and vivid, action-packed choreography in this children’s musical. Fridays-Saturdays, 7-9:30pm and Sundays, 3-5:30pm. Through Feb. 24. Pinckney Center, COCC, 2600 NW College Way, Bend. Contact: 206-790-6867. $8.75-$12.50. Silent Echo Theater Presents “Now You’re Talking” Announcing Silent Echo

Theater Company’s third annual and 2018’s rendition of their ‘Now You’re Talking...’ one acts event! Come see seven Oregon (including two world) premieres of seven plays, written by eight different playwrights (including two locals), led by seven different directors, adding up to one thoroughly enjoyable evening. Feb. 21-23, 7:30pm, Sat, Feb. 23, 2pm and Sun, Feb. 24, 3pm. The Belfry, 302 Main St., Sisters, Sisters. $12/ students+seniors, $15/adults.

The Vagina Monologues Central Oregon women will present a benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play, “The Vagina Monologues.” All proceeds benefit Let’s Talk Diversity, Planned Parenthood of Central Oregon


are an artist, or you’re one of those folks who think you “don’t have an artistic bone in your body,” you are going to love this medium! Bring your favorite person and let your creativity flow! Chocolates provided, and complimentary wine for those 21 and up. Feb. 14, 5-7pm. Carleton Manor, 1776 NE 8th St., Bend. Contact: 907-2301785. $45.




and Shakti Rising Oregon. Feb. 15, 7-8:45pm. Madras Performing Arts Center, 412 SE Buff St., Madras. Contact: 541-285-4972. Tickets sold at door, by donation. | Feb. 16, 7pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $17-$39 sliding scale.




Author! Author! Literary Series: Colum McCann The author of six novels and

three collections of stories, McCann was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. His book “TransAtlantic” was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Feb. 21, 7pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N. Highway 97, Bend. $30.

Author Event: All Over the Map with Greg Miller Join us in welcoming to Round-

about Books award winning journalists for National Geographic: Betsy Mason and Greg Miller. Feb. 15, 6-7pm. Roundabout Books, 900 NW Mount Washington Drive, #110, Bend. Contact: 541-306-6564. Free.

Blank Pages Writing Salon Salons are informal gatherings where we share work, do freewriting based on prompts, discuss craft, and develop our local writing community. Everyone is welcome! Third Saturday of every month, 6-8pm. Through Nov. 16. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St., Suite 6, Bend. $5.

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16th Anniversary & Valentines Day Celebrtaion Thursday, February 14th

Lunch & Dinner Buffet Speical - $15.95 Lamb, Shrimp, Chicken & Vegetables

917 NW Wall St. Downtown Bend


Tired of Pain Wearing you Out? Is Pain Preventing Activities you Love?

Can you no Longer “Power Through” Pain from Accidents - Injuries - Historic bad posture? Been told there is no remedy for: Scoliosis - Sciatica - Bunions - “Bad” Shoulders, Back, Hips, Knees. TMJ. Migraines?

Correct your posture and flexibility to become pain free, with Vance Bonner Ph.D., Creator of The Vance Stance®. Learn what elite athletes, professional sports teams, and Olympic contenders have found relief with for 45 years: a revolutionary way to use your body in gravity, The Bonner System of Structural Reprograming®. New, 12-week series begins Mon. Feb 11, 2019


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

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

Brightside Thrift Store in Redmond

Looking for volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. Ongoing. Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW Fifth St., Redmond. Contact: 541-504-0101.

Family as Fodder, Philosophy into practice Explore ethical issues and practice

Decade of Dedication Join In Our Backyard as we celebrate more than 10 years in the fight against human trafficking. Feb. 19, 6:30-8:30pm. The Residence Inn by Marriott Bend, 500 SW Bond St., Bend. Contact: 451-527-5008. Free.

minimalism is, what it isn’t, and how to start with Bend author and editor, Shawn Mihalik. Feb. 19, 6pm. Contact: 15413121063. Free.

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! Call for hours and location. Contact: 916-956-2153.

Fences For Fido Seeking volunteers on Mon-

days to come out and help us build fences for dogs who live on chains. No experience required. Sign up on Facebook: FFF Central Oregon Region Volunteers. More info can be found at Ongoing.

Mystery Book Club We will be discussing

"Night Film" by Marisha Pessl. Feb. 20, 6pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110, Bend. Contact: jenny@

Herd U Needed A Home Dog Rescue In need of foster families and volunteers to assist with monthly adoption events and fundraising efforts. Contact for details. Contact: volunteer@

Quiet Writing Time with Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon The Writers

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

Sports Book Club Please join us for Sports

Mentors Needed Nonprofit that inspires

Collective of Central Oregon is holding weekly writing meetups through the winter. Mondays, 10am-1pm. Through June 3. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-312-1063. Book Club. We'll discuss "The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World he Created" by Jane Leavy. Feb. 21, 7-8pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110, Bend. Contact:

vaccinations, deworming and microchips at our walk-in wellness clinic. No appointments necessary, first come first served. Visit for a list of services. Saturdays, 10am-1:30pm. Bend Spay & Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. A-1, Bend. $10/office visit.  Community Events + Activities

Call for Volunteers Volunteers needed at

Classics Book Club. We will be discussing A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. Feb. 13, 6-7pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110, Bend. Contact: jenny@

Know Less: Minimalism 101 Explore what

We are proud to serve Central Oregon all these years!

Preventative Walk-In Pet Wellness Clinic The Bend Spay and Neuter Project offers

Classics Book Club Please join us for

writing about others - including family. Registration is required. Feb. 16, 2-4pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-312-1032.

Authentic North and South Indian Cuisine

and music headliner BoDeans, a taste of regional food and drink and amazing collection of local creators and businesses. Fri, Feb. 15, 5-10pm, Sat, Feb. 16, 11am-10pm and Sun, Feb. 17, 11am-6pm. Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr., Bend. Contact: $10/adv., $15/gate.

Writers Reading - Scenes from Plays

Local playwright Cricket Daniel facilitates as participants from the Heads Up 7 Up! workshop have their original work brought to life by local actors. Feb. 17, 2-3:30pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-312-1032. Free.

Writers Writing - Quiet Writing Time with WCCO Need time to finish your novel

or just answer your emails in peace? Join the Writer’s Collective of Central Oregon and your fellow writers for quiet writing time. Tuesdays, 10am-1pm. Through March 26. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Contact: Free.

ETC. Oregon WinterFest Three days of live

music, delicious food and drink from around the region and activities for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment, like the ever popular rail jam

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. A-1, Bend. Contact: 541-617-1010.

and empowers positive change in youth through education, jobs and stewardship. Heart of Oregon Corps, 1291 NE Fifth St., Bend. Contact: John: 541-526-1380.

Teens In Action Service Club Join Camp Fire Central Oregon’s teen community service club and have fun while volunteering! Open to all 6th-12th graders. Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Through March 13. Camp Fire Central Oregon, P.O. Box 7031, Bend. Contact: 541.382.4682. $50 sliding. 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. Contact: Paul: 541-647-2363. Volunteer with Salvation Army We have an emergency food pantry, we visit residents of assisted living centers, and we make up gifts for veterans and homeless. Ongoing. Contact: 541-389-8888.

Volunteers Needed Help with daily horse care. Duties include; corral cleaning, grooming, walking horses. Flexible days and hours. No experience required. Call Kate to set up an appointment. Ongoing. Mustangs to the Rescue, 21670

EVENTS McGilvray Road, Bend. Contact: 541-350-2406.

GROUPS + MEETUPS 2019 EDCO Annual Luncheon EDCO’s

Al-Anon Family Groups 12-step group for friends and families of alcoholics. Check afginfo. org or call 541-728-3707 for times and locations. Alcoholics Anonymous Call Alcoholics Anonymous. Hotline: 541-548-0440. Or visit

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, Noon-1pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend.

Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers welcome. For info, call Sue. Mondays, 6-9pm. Round Table Clubhouse, 2940 N. Highway 97, Bend. Contact: 541-610-3717.

Infant & Pregnancy Loss Support Group MISS Foundation peer-mediated support group for mothers and fathers enduring the death of a child from any cause. Second Wednesday of every month, 7-8:30pm. Partners In Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend.

Italian Conversation Group Conversational Italian group in a relaxed atmosphere. Saturdays, 9:45-11am. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Japanese Group Lesson We offer group lessons for both beginners and intermediate students, all ages. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-6337205. $10.

Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers - Early Stage Hear from those directly

Bend “GO” Club Learn the ancient, abstract

affected and learn what you can do to cope with the changes that come with an early-stage diagnosis. Feb. 20, Noon-4pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free.

Caregiver Support Group Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. Third Thursday of every month, 5-6:30pm. Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Road, Bend. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free. | Third Wednesday of every month, 2-3:30pm. Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th St., Redmond. Contact: 800-272-3900. Free.

Marijuana Anonymous Meeting Thurs-

strategy game of “Go” in a group setting. Call Mike for more info. Wednesdays, 2:30-5pm. Market of Choice, 115 NW Sisemore St., Bend. Contact: 541-385-9198.

Celebrate Recovery Celebrate Recovery is

a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Visit for more info. Ongoing.

Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization A fun group of people, dedicated to

improving our craft. Educational sessions, group brewing, competitions, and other beer-related events. Third Wednesday of every month, 6:309pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd., 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, 4-6pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend.

Compassionate Communication / NVC Practice Groups Through practicing with

others, we can learn and grow using real-life experiences to become more compassionate with ourselves and others. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm and Wednesdays, 4-5:30pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 803 SW Industrial Way, #200, Bend. Free.

A Course in Miracles A group for mind

training on how to see differently in life. Every other Saturday, 10am. St. Charles Bend South Clinic, 61250 SE Coombs Place, Bend. Contact: Lisa: 760-208-9097.

days, 7-8pm. Serenity Lane, 601 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Mondays & Thursdays, Noon-1pm. Saturdays, 9:30am-11am. United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St., Bend. | Wednesdays, 4-5pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave., Redmond. Ongoing. Contact: 541-306-6844.

Pet Loss Bereavement Group Process your loss, give and receive support to others also grieving and mourning the death of a pet and learn about the journey through grief. Call for location and details. Third Tuesday of every month, 5:30-7pm. Love & Leash Therapy, 64682 Cook Ave., #193, Bend. Contact: 541706-0740.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group Anyone with RA or similar auto-immune syndrome welcome. Third Tuesday of every month, 4-5pm. Bend Memorial Clinic, 865 SW Veterans Way, Redmond. Contact: or kristenjones1227@

Sources & Citations for Genealogy At our free monthly meeting, Gary Putnam shares his expertise about how to easily put together good citations for a variety of sources. Feb. 19, 10am-Noon. Williamson Hall at Rock Arbor Villa, 2200 NE Hwy 20, Bend. Contact: 541-317-9553. Free.

Spanish Club All levels welcome. Call for more info. Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-749-2010.

Support Group - Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse Confidential support group

Emotions Anonymous Through weekly support meetings, members discover they are not alone in their struggles. Wednesdays, 9:30am and Thursdays, 10:30am. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St., Bend.

for women survivors of sexual abuse. Call or text Veronica for more info. Actual days, times, location TBD. Ongoing. Private Residence in Bend, RSVP for address, Bend. Contact: 503856-4874.

French Conversation Table All are wel-

Women’s Cancer Support Group For the newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. Call for info. Thursdays, 1-3pm. Mountain Laurel Lodge, 990 SW Yates Drive, Bend. Contact: Judy: 541-728-0767.

come! Third and First Monday of every month, 10:30am-12:30pm. Barnes and Noble, 2690 NE Highway 20, Bend.

Garage Night The Pine Shed is the perfect


Annual Luncheon is a tradition providing the Central Oregon business community an opportunity to hear nationally recognized business leaders discuss current and future economic trends and business best practices. Keynote: Palbos Holman, Hacker, Inventor, Entrepreneur & Futurist. Feb. 14, 11:30am-1:30pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N. Highway 97, Bend. Contact: 541-388-3236.

place to talk shop, and tell all of your buddies about your winter projects! Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way, Bend.

FAMILY & KIDS’ EVENTS 19th Century Making and Mending

Explore how people a century ago performed the making and mending of textiles. Feb. 16, 11am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S. HWY 97, Bend. Free with museum admission.

Animal Adventures Live animals, stories, crafts with High Desert Museum. Ages 3+ years. Tues, Feb. 19, 9:30am. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend. | Tues, Feb. 19, 11:30am. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. | Wed, Feb. 13, 1-2pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-617-7097. Free.




Could it be Dyslexia? This session will help

Oh, Ick!: Love Bug Treats Follow recipes

specifically designed for toddlers to engage in age-appropriate open-ended art making activities. Drop in for ages 1-3 years w/caregiver. Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am. Through May 31. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd, Bend. Contact: 503-953-2175. $10.

Desert Sky Montessori Open House and Info Night Tour our One World Center

location, serving pre-school and kindergarten, to learn more about our curriculum, meet our teachers and school director, and submit an application for our 2019 lottery or application for enrollment. Tues, Jan. 22, 6:30-7:30pm and Sat, Feb. 16, 10-11am. Desert Sky Montessori School - One World Center, 63645 Scenic Drive, Bend. Contact: 541.350.2090.

DIY Kids Welding Learn more and sign up at Use code TS10 to save 10%. Feb. 20, 2:30pm. DIY Cave, 444 SE Ninth St. Suite 150, Bend. Contact: 541-388-2283. $50.


I “Heart” Books Party Celebrate books

with dance, stories, and crafts. All ages. Feb. 13, 6:45pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-617-7050. Free.

Kids Camp: Mysteries Solve mysteries and puzzles; bring your sleuthing hats! Ages 6-9 years. Online registration is required. Wed, Feb. 6, 2:30-3:30pm, Wed, Feb. 13, 2:30-3:30pm, Wed, Feb. 20, 2:30-3:30pm and Wed, Feb. 27, 2:303:30pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-617-7097.


Kids Early Release Cooking - Souffles

Have your child (age 7-17) join me in this handson class where they will learn to make a variety of sweet and savory souffles. Feb. 20, 2:30-6pm. Kindred Creative Kitchen, 2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Bend. Contact: 541-640-0350. $50/child.

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of self-regulation using art, movement, and sensory tools to soothe our central nervous systems. For 1st-3rd graders. Sundays, 9-9:45am. Through Feb. 24. The Hive, 205 NW Franklin Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-279-5194. tanyabreathes@ $80/4-class series, $20/drop-in.

Mom & Baby Yoga Mothers with babies through early walkers are invited to stretch, strengthen and relax in a child friendly environment. Tuesdays, Noon-1pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Bend. $17.

Creativity Lab for Toddlers An art class

every year since we opened!

Little Regulators We practice the wise art

Celebrate “Wolf in the Snow” Create art pieces to celebrate 2018 Caldecott Winner, “Wolf in the Snow”. Ages 6-11 years. Feb. 16, 10:3011:30am. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. Contact: 541-312-1070. Free. answer the question... could it be dyslexia? Learn the early signs that can lead to struggles with reading. Feb. 20, 6:30-8pm. Samara Learning Center, 230 NE Ninth St., Bend. Contact: 541550-0744. centraloregon@decodingdyslexiaor. org. $5 suggested donation.

PHANTOM is a permanent, one-time application, waxless base-treatment that forever eliminates the need for waxing skis & snowboards.

olate Have your child (age 7-17) join me in this hands-on class where they will learn to work with chocolate and make a variety of items with chocolate. Feb. 18, 11am-2:30pm. Kindred Creative Kitchen, 2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Bend. Contact: 541-640-0350. $50/child.

Valentine Treats Valentine’s Day is almost

here. Have your child (age 7-17) join me in this hands-on class where they will learn to make a variety of Valentine’s Treats. Feb. 13, 2:30-6pm. Kindred Creative Kitchen, 2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Bend. Contact: 541-640-0350. $50.

Kids Hot Cocoa Run Join us for the first Kids Rock the Races event of the season! Kids will be crowned and then will run from station to station collecting the ingredients, and as they cross the finish line will get the final touch of hot chocolate and a finishers ribbon. Feb. 17, Noon. Oregon WinterFest, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr., Bend. Contact: $15/adv., $20/gate (includes entry to Oregon WinterFest). Kids No School Day Cooking - Choc-

for delicious, but hideous, no-bake treats. Ages 10-17 years. Feb. 13, 3pm. Sunriver Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver. | Feb. 13, 3pm. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St., La Pine. Contact: 541-312-1090. Free.

SELCO Family Art Day Children, ages 6-12

and accompanied by an adult will have fun crafting a family-friendly art project. Instructor led. All materials will be provided. Third Saturday of every month, 2:30-4pm. Through June 22. SELCO Community Credit Union - West Bend Branch, 137 SW Century Drive, Bend. Contact: 541-3121890. $5/child, accompanying adults are free.

Sew What? After School Club Have fun

working with fabric and learning to hand sew and use a sewing machine. Open to K-3rd graders. Wednesdays, 2-4pm. Through Feb. 20. Amity Creek Magnet School, 437 NW Wall Street, Bend. Contact: 541.382.4682. $90.

Soldering: Getting Started Ages 12-17

years. Registration required. Feb. 20, 2pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave. Contact: 541-312-1050. Free.

Starflight After School Club The club meets weekly to guide youth through Camp Fire’s age-specific, growth mindset-based national curriculum, exploring what are called “Trails”-themes that build life skills, understanding and a child’s sense of self-worth. Open to K-3rd graders. Mondays, 3:30pm. Amity Creek Magnet School, 437 NW Wall Street, Bend. Contact: 541.382.4682. $60. Story Time Get ready for school with stories

& fun. Ages 0-6 years. Thurs, Feb. 14, 9:15am and Thurs, March 14, 9:15am. Buckingham Elementary, 62560 Hamby Road, Bend. Contact: 541-617-7097. Free.

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

Ages 3-5 years. Tues, Feb. 19, 10:30am and Tues, March 19, 10:30am. Sunriver Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane. | Thurs, Feb. 14, 10:30am and Thurs, March 14, 10:30am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. Contact: 541-312-1090. | Fri, Feb. 15, 10:15am and Fri, March 15, 10:15am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave. Contact: 541-312-1061. Free.

Teen Dance This fun teen dance benefits

Local 11 JDI International and Shriners Hospital. Adult Chaperones will be on site, but parents are welcome. Concessions avail. Feb. 15, 6-9pm. Bend Masonic Center, 1036 NE Eighth St., Bend. Contact: 541-900-7007. $10.

Write Here: Writing Group Develop skills; share your work. Ages 12-17 years. Fri, Feb. 15, 4-5pm, Fri, March 1, 4-5pm and Fri, March 15, 4-5pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact: 541-617-7087. Free. Youth/Adult Slackline Learn a combina-

tion of basic poses, transitions, floor exercises, stamina drills and games. All ages and levels welcome. Tuesdays, 5-6pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100, Bend. $18/ youth drop-in (17 and under), $20/adult drop-in.



A Nomadic Sculptor Finds Home From toy guns to the Special Olympics, this week’s cover artist has covered a lot of ground By Isaac Biehl

Edwards creates a variety of sculpture styles.

photographer. His photography actually helped improve his eventual sculpture skills, as Edwards found it would be much cheaper to frame his own photos instead of paying someone else to do it. So, he purchased a welder and started to design his own frames. In 2009, Edwards had some friends on the board at the Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle, Wash., who were starting a new show called “Heaven and Earth” that needed more artists. Edwards created “El Sol,”—a big turning point in his career, he now says. It was the stepping stone that led to the creation of “Perseus I,” a wind-powered kinetic sculpture that also uses solar powered LEDs. Edwards says CoCA became a huge part of his life. He eventually became a board member for eight years, serving as both the vice president and president. “I feel really lucky that I have been able to do what I do,” says Edwards, “because it really kind of happened overnight.”

These days, photography plays a big role in Edwards’ sculpture designs. When building his pieces, Edwards thinks a lot about the way the light will hit different parts. Light highlights different gradations in the art, and the steel allows him to visually “defy gravity” in a way. His works can be giant interactive pieces (“Perseus I” stands over 22 feet high) or smaller accent pieces like “Moon Rock” or “Valence II.” Edwards primarily uses steel and glass, but he isn’t afraid to get a little outside of the box. For the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival in 2014, Edwards actually constructed a steel bed with interactive video and LEDs. “I might be working on four pieces in one day,” Edwards says of his process. “You’ll see something in one piece and be like, ‘this would be cool if we did that,’ and then like ‘but that doesn’t really work there,’ but I like that idea, so I’m going to take that idea – it’s kind of like they’re birthing each other.” This flow of ideas can be a blessing


Artist’s Reception

Thur., Feb. 21, 5-7pm Umpqua Bank 390 SW Century Dr. #100, Bend

Seattle Art in Public Spaces Presentation with University of Washington Press Fri., March 8, 6pm Roundabout Books 900 NW Mt. Washington Dr., Bend

By Teafly Peterson

Biennial Artist Book Exhibition: Construction / Deconstruction A group show, currently on display at Bend Art Center, features an eclectic mix of work from a variety of artists who each interprets the idea of “books” in a unique way—including a variety of sculptural forms that step outside the traditional format. The show is made up of pen and ink illustrations from printed books, handmade books—including sculptural books that showcase a variety of forms—and even some more abstract ideas relayed in three-dimensional sculpture. The books themselves

and a curse. Sculptures need a certain space to be created and maintained, which can often be hard to come by. With rent, time constraints and just general life, this can make for a pretty stressful environment. “My whole sculpture career has been at borrowed shops. I’ve been this nomadic sculptor,” Edwards recalls. “A tremendous amount of my life has been infrastructure right now. The building of my business and clients here, and art of whimsy, that stuff is all – it’s this carrot I keep dangling in front of myself.” Since moving to Bend in January 2018, Edwards is feeling that carrot get closer and closer; his new life starting to grow. Following the creation of the Cauldron for the 2018 Special Olympics, a piece he titled “Hope Rising,” Edwards is excited to be showcasing it at this year’s Oregon WinterFest. It’s almost like his grand introduction into the community. Meantime, he has a shop in progress, designed specifically for his artistic needs. Safe to say he’s come a long way from PVC pipe.

the gloves and turn the pages. If you’re inspired by the unique folding patterns and designs some artists take on, check out the upcoming two-day workshop with visiting artist, Ann Kresge. She teaches a variety of techniques of the “concertina” structure—a way of folding and attaching elements to create imaginative, 3D sculptural books. Biennial Artist Book Exhibition : Construction / Deconstruction Art by Ana Aguirre on display at The Bend Art Center.

are a delight of handmade creations. When you open them and look inside, they reveal poetry, paintings, stories and even pop-up moments. This show is a sweet exploratory process. Be sure to make time to put on

Through Sun., Feb. 24 Bend Art Center 550 SW Industrial Way #180, Bend Free

Playing the Concertina : Four Book Structures

Class with Ann Kresge Sat., March 9 & Sun., March 10 Bend Art Center 550 SW Industrial Way #180, Bend $170 ($136 A6 Member), $15 Supply Fee

Paul Alan Bennett: Night Skies

Paul Alan Bennett has been painting the skies of Central Oregon for over 25 years. And who can blame him? They’re quite the inspiration. Recently, Bennett successfully funded a Kickstarter campaign to turn 44 of those images into a book. Bennett’s images are now on display at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon. Up through the end of February, view Bennett’s lyrical images of the skies over canyons and rivers and roadways—each revealing the inherent magic and mythology of the local landscape. Constellations : Paul Alan Bennett

Through Thur., Feb. 28 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd, Bend Free



iguel Edwards made his first sculpture when he was around 5 years old. It wasn’t made from metal, or at the same scale he works with today, but it was definitely a big moment for Edwards’ artistic beginnings. His family had just moved to El Rito, N.M., working on building an adobe home and shop to fit their lifestyle. Deciding to let his son loose, Edwards’ father gave him a hacksaw and let him check out some of the plumbing materials, which led to the birth of a PVC pipe masterpiece. You can’t technically be born an artist, but if you could, Edwards—whose work, “Hope Rising,” graces this week’s cover—is probably the closest you can get. Both of his parents, as well as various relatives, dabble in a variety of mediums, from painting to loom building to photography – and did I mention his dad is a mechanical and nuclear engineer? As evidenced, Edwards comes from a long line of critical thinkers. “My parents didn’t really try to influence me too much. If I wanted to do this or try that, they were just encouraging of whatever that was,” recalls Edwards. “Which was making toy guns and wooden swords for a long time.” Once he got a little older, Edwards moved up to things like nunchucks. His dad even showed him how to take a glossy magazine page and turn it into a personal blowgun—a piece of knowledge Edwards passed on to me while sitting at his kitchen table. “We were more into developing the technology than we were into wreaking havoc,” jokes Edwards. Along with designing and creating sculptures, Edwards is a renowned

Valentine’s Dinner Thursday February 14, 2019


Valentines dinner will also be available anytime this Friday & Saturday


First Course

Peart of Palm Vichyssoise, Smoked Salmon Caviar, Dill Essence, Goat Cheese Mousse, Toasted Caraway Seed Crunch.

Second Course

Seared Brown Butter Large Scallop, Wildflower Farm Micros, Tossed in a Creamy Miso Roasted Pear Dressing, Candied Shallot, Beet Chips.


Pan Seared Wild Salmon w/ Balsamic Glazed Portobello’s, Baby New Potatoes, Truffle Spring Pea Sauce, Avocado Mousse.


Eton Mess Berries, Broken Meringue, Angel Food Cake, Rasberry Pomegranate Coulis, Pistachio Powder.

$55 a person (Included glass of wine, champagne or beer of your choice)

Two Seating’s 5:00 and 7:00 Call for reservations 541-617-0513

4 course Dinner Last Saturday Feb 24th Ethiopian

1075 NW Newport 541.617.0513



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A Melting Pot Menu


Tasting menus, like a recent one at 5 Fusion, offer chefs a chance to play


Story and photos by Lisa Sipe

The salad course was a palate cleanser: a layered popsicle of Greek salad, carrot and celery sorbet.

Dining Passport Series Begins

Drink Worthy Brewing specialty beers while taking your taste buds on a journey to Italy, Spain, Thailand and Peru. The four-part dining passport series includes five-course dinners paired with beer for $200. Two passports are $375, and single dinners for $65. Begins Feb. 22 at 6:30 pm with an Italian dinner featuring grilled New York strip with onion agrodulce, huckleberries, olive oil and crisp sunchokes paired with a Worthy Dopplebock, and an olive oil cake. Japanese striped bass served four ways turned into theater as the dish billowed with dry ice.

probably wouldn’t have played with a meal blending the cuisines of Korea, Japan, China and India with those of Britain, France, Russia and Mexico. The James Beard Foundation’s Director of House Programming, Izabela Wojcik, was also on hand to promote the organization’s impact-oriented initiatives, including the Women’s Leadership Programs geared at addressing gender imbalance in the industry. I tasted dishes I’ve never had and may never have again. Kim used the menu to wow guests with different tastes, visual tricks and unusual ingredients. The meal started with an amuse bouche, a single bite to stimulate the palate, of a white chocolate sphere filled with crème fraiche and caviar dotted with a fresh flower petal. A kaiseki, or traditional multicourse Japanese dinner, turned into a single dish in which Japanese striped bass came raw, fried, grilled and cured with various seaweed on a long plate overflowing with dried ice. Homey Indian butter chicken was transformed into haute cuisine as a sliced chicken roulade, served with a single, tiny disc of naan. Flying ants were sprinkled like seasoning alongside sliced Iberico pork in a mole of cashews, chocolate and foie gras. A layered popsicle of tangy Greek salad, earthy carrot and cool celery sorbet served as a palate cleanser. The sorbet tasted exactly like Greek salad, but in liquified, frozen form.

Worthy Brewing Dining Passport Series 495 NE Bellevue Dr., Bend 541-639-4776

Sweet Adventure at Madras Cookie Crawl

Mexican flying ants were served crushed alongside a deconstructed tamale with mole.

Summon your inner cookie monster and go on a cookie adventure at the First Cookie Crawl hosted by Petite’s Sweets and the Madras Downtown Association. Participants start at Wild Winds Station and receive a box with two cookies and a map. The map lists all the locations where beautifully decorated cookies are available. Each box is $5 and only 50 boxes are up for grabs. First Annual Cookie Crawl

Sat., Feb. 16, 2pm 107 NE Cedar St., Madras

Edgefield Makers Vintners Dinner

Candles melted into the coconut caramel sauce for the chocolate, sesame and espresso bundt cake.

The finale was the real pièce de resistance. Candles were lit. Kim, accompanied by Sous Chef Erik Barrin, assembled each plate of Mom’s chocolate, sesame and espresso bundt cake tableside, placing dishes in front of each guest. The chefs then picked up the candles and poured them onto the cake, revealing they’d been the coconut caramel sauce for the dessert. Fellow diners and I gasped in delight. 

Wine flies when you’re enjoying a curated five-course dinner from Executive Chef Matthew Schumaker-Meyers at McMenamins Old St. Francis School. The vintner’s dinner will have Edgefield Wine Makers in attendance to share the secrets of favorite bottles produced at McMenamins’ Troutdale, Ore. winery. The menu starts with a celery root soup with candied bacon and gruyere cheese, then moves onto sausage stuffed heirloom tomatoes, endive and juniper ham gratin and roasted duck breast, and ends with mille-feuille, a stacked puff pastry. Old Saint Francis Vintners Dinner presented by Edgefield Makers Sat., Feb. 23, 7pm 700 NW Bond St., Bend, 541-382-5174 $85



e can blame—or thank—chefs Ferran Adria (El Bulli in Spain) and Thomas Keller (French Laundry in Napa Valley) for the rise in popularity of the tasting menu, a careful sequence of dishes served in smallish portions during a single meal. Recently I experienced the tasting menu at 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar, where Chef Joe Kim curated a menu with the theme, “America’s Culinary Melting Pot.” I left the delicious eight-course meal—10 if you include the amuse bouche and sorbet— with my stomach like a stuffed turkey at Thanksgiving. I can see where Anthony Bourdain was coming from when he expressed mixed feelings toward tasting menus in his book, “Medium Raw.” He comically mused about attending one as a romantic experience. You stare at your sweetheart with breathless anticipation, but at the end of the dinner, Bourdain says your date is “counting the seconds till she can get away for a private moment or two and discreetly let loose with a backlog of painfully suppressed farts.” He goes on to say sexual athleticism dissolves well before the dessert course—but what he’s really getting at is that the time and sheer volume of food leaves one exhausted. Instead of remembering each tasty morsel, you remember bits and pieces, but can’t forget how full or how drunk you were from the wine pairings. I can agree with Bourdain a little. Feeling stuffed, drunk and leaving with an overwhelmed palate is real, but then again, chefs need this type of outlet. It’s no different than the artist who creates a popular style of artwork and has to keep producing the same genre. Flowers are popular. Gallerists only want flowers. But the artist wants to paint frogs. Likewise, I’m sure chefs get sick of busting out the same dishes over and over—much like the rock star who has to sing their popular hit song again and again. A tasting menu is a chef’s opportunity to explore and play, to step outside of their food genre. If it weren’t for a night like this recent James Beard Foundation benefit dinner, Kim

FOOD & DRINK EVENTS FOOD EVENTS Hearts in Harmony, 4th Annual Vegan Valentine’s Bring your special someone

for a seven-course dinner plated for two, by Chef Richard Hull. This year we’re featuring Harmony Farm Sanctuary. There will be an opportunity to support the sanctuary through sales of some fantastic artwork donated by local artists. Menu and tickets at abrokenangel. com. Feb. 14, 6-9pm. Hollinshead Barn, 1237 NE Jones Rd., Bend. Contact: 541-550-7727. $125 per couple.



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your Valentine to a bit of Italy at Faith Hope and Charity Vineyards! We will have live music by Reno and Cindy Holler and our Menu will consist of a five-course Italian meal that is sure to impress. Check out the menu and make reservations at: Feb. 14, 6-9pm. Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards and Events, 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr., Terrebonne. Contact: 541526-5075. $65.

Lovers in Love V-Day Dinner(s)

Five-course surf ‘n turf themed Valentine’s Day dinners, two nights, two seatings! Vegetarian, pescatarian and gluten-free options available with reservation. Call for reservation. Feb. 13, 5:30 and 7:30pm and Feb. 14, 5:30 and 7:30pm. Rockin’ Daves Bistro & Backstage Lounge, 661 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-318-8177. $45.

Romantic Valentine’s Dinner Cooking Class Celebrate romance with food!

Couples join me in celebrating your love with a hands-on class. Together, you will make a romantic 3 course dinner for two. Each course will be paired with wine. Feb. 14, 5:30-9:30pm. Kindred Creative Kitchen, 2525 NE Twin Knolls Drive, Bend. Contact: 541640-0350. kindredcreativekitchen@gmail. com. $150/couple.

Sweet Tart Valentine’s Dinner with The Ale Apothecary A farm to table,

glass to table experience with Wild Oregon Foods & The Ale Apothecary. A 5 course meal paired with some fun tart beers. Tickets at or The Ale Apothecary tasting room. Feb. 14, 5:30-8pm. Wild Oregon Foods, 61334 S. Hwy 97, Bend. Contact: 1-541-668-6344. apothecarygal@ $85/person.

Valentine’s Day This Valentine’s Day,

enjoy a night out in the heart of downtown Bend with your extra special someone. Join us for a thoughtfully prepared four-course prix fixe meal and an optional wine pairing. Feb. 14, 5-10pm. 10 Below, 10 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-382-1010. $48-$55, additional $25 for optional wine pairing.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Join us at the Rainshadow Organics for an intimate Valentines Day Dinner. Complete with our farm food cooked right in our kitchen, candles and wine, it is surely to be a night to remember. Feb. 14, 6-8pm. Rainshadow Organics, 70955 NW Lower Bridge Way, Terrebonne. Contact: $85/person. VegNet Potluck Join central Oregon’s veg community at our monthly vegan potlucks! Socialize and learn about upcoming events. Please join our Facebook group “VegNet Bend Group” and Meetup group “VegNet Bend.” Family-friendly event. Third Saturday of every month, 6-8pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend. Contact: $2-$5 suggested donation. Beer + Drink Events Barrel-Aged Beer Fest We’ll have eight barrel-aged beers on tap, and Friday at 5pm to kick things off, Gompers Distillery will

be here for the release of our IIPA aged in a Gompers Gin Barrel. Fri, Feb. 15, 5-10pm, Sat, Feb. 16, Noon-10pm and Sun, Feb. 17, Noon-5pm. Kobold Brewing / The Vault Taphouse, 245 SW Sixth St., Redmond. Contact: 541-504-9373. Free admission.

Cigar and Beer Pairing We are pleased

to have teamed up with our neighbors over at The Cigar Chapel to bring you a very special pairing event! Tickets can be bought at Silver Moon Brewing or at the Cigar Chapel. Your ticket will get you 2 cigars, cutter, lighter and five beer tokens. Feb. 16, 3-7pm. Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-388-8331. info@silvermoonbrewing. com. $40.

BEER & DRINK EVENTS Firkin Fridays What will we pour this

week? Stop by to explore our latest caskbeer concoction and maybe — just maybe — be the one to tap it! For one special day each week, drink a pint of cask beer in the Tasting Room — and take it home in a growler or crowler! Fridays, Noon-6pm. Through Feb. 22. Deschutes Brewery Tasting Room, 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend.

Limited-Edition Beer Tasting with Vance Wirtz Vance Wirtz is our Bend Brew-

er and he’s happy to show you around. So, bring your curiosities & get ready to sample something amazing. Enjoy these limited offerings because when they’re gone, they’ll be no more. Ages 21+ to drink, all ages welcome. Feb. 21, 5-8pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend.

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Rombauer Wine Tasting Join us for

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SMART Sip The SMART Sip brings

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BridgePort closing, pFriem expands

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This artist's rendering shows the proposed pFriem expansion planned for Cascade Locks, 23 miles west of the current facility in Hood River.


eer enthusiasts often rejoice at the opening of new breweries, but those announcements can sometimes come with a downside: more competition. In the case of one of Oregon’s most established breweries, that competition proved to be too much to handle. BridgePort Brewing Company announced on its Facebook page Tuesday that it would be closing its doors, almost overnight. The company announced it would “cease brew operations effective immediately, while the BridgePort Brew Pub will close effective March 10, 2019.” The statement went on to say: “Back in April 2017, declining sales caused the brewery to restructure its operations. However, sales and distribution continued declining in the extremely competitive craft beer market of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, which resulted in this final decision.” BridgePort is among Oregon’s oldest existing craft breweries, started in 1984, the same year as Widmer Brothers Brewing, and just one year behind McMenamins, founded in 1983. Members of those breweries were instrumental in getting a bill passed through the Oregon legislature in 1985, allowing brewing and retail sales in the same location—thereby creating the brewpub culture Oregon enjoys today. BridgePort’s move is one of several closures in Portland recently; Widmer Brothers Brewing closed its brewpub in late January. Portland Brewing—another longtime brewery, opened in 1986— closed its restaurant in November. Northeast Portland’s Alameda Brewing Co. announced its closure in October.

pFriem Expanding One of Oregon’s most award-winning breweries is expanding. pFriem Family Brewers announced Feb. 4 that it would be expanding its existing brewery

in Hood River, as well as building a new facility in Cascade Locks, 23 miles west of the current facility. The moves are aimed at increasing production threefold, the company stated in a release, with the new Cascade Locks facility taking on the aging and packaging of all of pFriem’s barrel-aged beers. The Hood River facility will see more space for fermentation, a second brewhouse and a canning line. pFriem has seen explosive growth and a huge public response to its German, Belgian and Northwest-inspired beers since opening in 2012. In 2018, it was named the Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival, in addition to winning a host of medals in international and national brewing competitions.

Senators Push to Make Craft Beverage Act Permanent

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) have introduced legislation aimed at ensuring “the continued growth of America’s craft beverage industry.” The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act would permanently cut taxes and modernize regulations for craft beverage producers. Wyden and Blunt say the current rules and taxes in the industry are burdening the industry and making it harder for producers to compete. A version of the Act is already in place, but on a temporary basis. “Making this temporary act permanent would help insure the long-term viability of the industry and thousands of small, family-owned businesses like ours,” said Gary Fish, founder of Deschutes Brewery, who’s also the former chairman of the Brewer’s Association Board of Directors.  


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Night Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable” and “Split” combine here for a fascinating look at the basic building blocks of how we as a modern society create our new myths and origin stories. Worth it just for James McAvoy’s astounding performance.Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

GREEN BOOK: A well intentioned but tone-

deaf look at friendship and racism in the 1950s. While the movie isn’t terrible, there are too many missed opportunities to give the movie a pass. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

INSTANT FAMILY: Nothing about this movie focused on a white couple adopting three Latinx kids should work, but it really does. Heartwarming, brutally honest and lovely, “Instant Family” is a surprise joy. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING: Expect a typical YA adaptation of the King Arthur myth—though director Joe Cornish was the dastardly mind behind 2001’s cult classic “Attack the Block,” so this Merlin could have more up his sleeves than it looks. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, THE LEGO MOVIE 2: The Second Part: The first Lego movie was the best-ever cartoon based on a plotless series of connectable building blocks—and this one is a good one, too. The voice actors are charming and the story hits all the right nostalgia buttons, so prepare to get some more of those ridiculous songs stuck in your head. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema MARY POPPINS RETURNS: Emily Blunt is

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who gets pulled into the dangerous world of drug cartels and manages to kick some serious ass. Imagine a mash-up of “Narcos” and “Peppermint.” Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

THE NUN: A part of the “Conjuring”

Cinematic Universe,” this tells the story of a haunted Romanian nunnery and the heroes that try to re-consecrate the grounds. Surprisingly creepy, “The Nun” is another solid entry in the remarkably entertaining franchise. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX


Another evil little kid movie! This one is different because…I have no idea. This looks like every other evil kid movie except this one has Piper from “Orange is the New Black” in it. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX


No, this is not another “Firefly” sequel. Instead we’ve got a very bizarre-looking mystery/thriller featuring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway as exes with a terrible past. This is from Steven Knight, the writer of the criminally under-seen “Dirty Pretty Things,” so hopefully the film is better than it looks. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE: Finally, we nerds get a deep

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Innovative director Peter Jackson takes archived footage of the Great War and then digitizes and colorizes it. The result is some of the most insane footage of a war, never been seen like this in history. Truly jaw dropping. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

THE UPSIDE: An American remake of the

lovely French film, “The Intouchables,” starring Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston.If you’ve see the original then you can avoid this one altogether—unless you’re a Kevin Hart completist. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema


Taraji P. Henson is a national treasure, so to see her take on the Mel Gibson “What Women Want” formula should be a delight—especially since that movie doesn’t hold up even a little bit. Also: Tracy Morgan. What else is there?! Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

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SUPERNATURAL: This recommendation

comes from my heart. All 13 seasons of “Supernatural” are on Netflix and I think you should watch them all. Every episode. That’s close to 300 of them. Some are really bad and some are the best ever, but they all must be sat through so you can join me in my lonely tower of “Supernatural” fandom. You’ll be “glad” you did.



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hhh, February. The month in which folks in relationships remind me how blissfully happy they are on Instagram, while my mom reminds me that there’s still someone special out there for me by once again being the only one to send me a Valentine. I also try to celebrate February’s Black History Month by focusing on watching films by black directors and writers, but that’s not always as easy as it should be. With that said, here are some of the podcasts and shows I’m in love with in February.

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podcast “Dark Tank” and you’ll be forced to confront some of the weirdest and most disturbing examples of racism in 2018. The concept is just like “Shark Tank” except not even close: A panel of black writers and comedians are pitched solutions to racism by white folk. Exclusively. What at first seems like a snarky and brilliant look at institutionalized racism in modern society subtly morphs into a hilarious look at white privilege and fragility. For those looking to spice up their February with some goofy, chest-heaving romance, “Bodice Tipplers” is a hilarious place to start. Two Southern librarians get drunk and dissect romance novels. They both love the genre, but aren’t above shredding it when the book

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Bingeworthy: Watch shows with primarily black casts and creative teams so we get more shows with black casts and creative teams. Not just in February, but year-round. Doing that same thing with woman, minority and LGBTQ creative teams won’t just help these voices find audiences, but will also make us more well-rounded individuals. I heard someone describe Netflix’s “One Day at a Time” as “the Latinx

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Women of Bend, if you like to run in the woods and celebrate with post-run beers and food, then join us! Each week we meet at a different trail, decide as a group how far to run (usually 40-50 minutes), and then meet at a brew pub for post-run drinks and dinner! All paces welcome! Thursdays, 5:30pm. City of Bend, contact for more info, Contact:

Chicks in Bowls Ladies’ Night Seed of

Life Skateboard Company “Solsk8s” and Bearings Skateboard Academy have joined forces to provide a weekly ladies night! This park is ideal for every level of skater and open to all ladies whatever wheels you choose to shred (skateboard, blades, rollerskates, etc.)! Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Bearings Skateboard Academy, 615 SE Glenwood Drive, Bend. $10.

CORK Thursday Run Join us for a run from 3-5 miles. Stay afterward for a drink and food. All ability levels welcome along with friendly on leash dogs. Thursdays, 6-7:30pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way, Bend. Free. 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. Bring a few bucks if you want to get a beer after! Wednesdays, 6pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact:. Free.

Northwest Arenacross Nationals Join

us for nonstop amateur and professional indoor motocross racing action! Feb. 15, 7:30pm and Feb. 16, 7:30pm. Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond, Redmond. Adv.: $15/adults, $10/youth (ages 3-12). Gate: Adv.: $17/adults, $12/youth (ages 3-12).

Redmond Running Group Run All levels

welcome. Find the Redmond Oregon Running Klub on Facebook for weekly run details. Saturdays, 8am. City of Redmond, Redmond, Or., Redmond. Contact:.

Rise and Run Early riser? This group is for

you! FootZoner Colton Gale will leads this run. All paces are welcome; 3-5 mile routes will usually take advantage of snow-free and lit paths in the Old Mill. Tuesdays, 5am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact:. colton.gale@ Free.

Royal Run 5K This Royal Run will feature a beautiful run through the Old Mill District along the Deschutes River, with a mixture of paved paths and groomed trails. As in previous years, there will be a new twist to this year’s race. Feb. 16, Noon. Oregon WinterFest, 344 SW Shevlin-Hixon Dr., Bend. Contact:. race@ $30/adv., $35/day of race (includes weekend entry to Oregon WinterFest). Run For Chocolate 5K Guilt Free Chocolate!

Join us for the 2019 Run for Chocolate 5K during the Sunriver Resort Month of Chocolate. Participants receive a Run for Chocolate 5K logo mug at the finish line. Join us afterwards for snacks and drinks! Feb. 16, 10am-Noon. Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Dr., Sunriver. Contact:. 855-4208206.

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Tuesday Performance Group Maximize your time with focused, intense efforts. All ages and abilities welcome. Sessions led by accomplished trail runner Max King. Tuesdays, 5:30pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St., Bend. Contact:. Free.

Walk Up Pilot Butte Join JessBFit 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, 8-9am. Pilot Butte State Park, Pilot Butte State Park, Bend. Contact:. 503-446-0803.

OUTDOOR EVENTS Nokian Tire Scavenger Hunt Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive Green Tire which will be hiding somewhere on the mountain! We will be posting clues on our Instagram throughout the day, and if you are the lucky one to track down the tire, you’ll win a full set of tires from Nokian! Get your search on! Feb. 16, 9am-4pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Drive, Bend.

Red Chair Speed Dating Are you looking for that special ski bum, or that perfect snow bunny to take your turns with? Come meet your new riding buddy at our Red Chair Speed Dating event presented by 10 Barrel! We’ll have single lines set up at Red Chair and free 10 Barrel Beer tastings from 1-3pm. on Friday. Take a special ride up Red Chair together, enjoy some beer and slash some pow on the way down! If you end up meeting that special someone, take them to the Corner Bar and get BOGO Pub Beer! Feb. 15, 1-5pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Drive, Bend. Must have a valid day pass or season pass in order to participate.

Ski with a Ranger Discover Your Forest, in collaboration with the Deschutes National Forest and Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, will begin their annual interpretive snow tours. All interpretive programs focus on the ecology, geology and wildlife of the Cascades. Participants are responsible for having lift tickets and appropriate equipment, as well as basic riding skills. Saturdays-Sundays, 2-3pm. Through March 31. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Drive, Bend. Contact:. (541) 383-4771. Free with lift ticket. Snowshoe with a Ranger Join a US Forest Service Naturalist for free 90-minute interpretive tours. Tours available weekends, holidays and school vacations. Ages 11+. Saturdays, 10am and 1:30pm and Sundays, 10am and 1:30pm. Through March 31. Mount Bachelor Ski Resort - West Village, 13000 SW Century Dr., Bend. Contact:. 541-383-4055. karen.gentry@ Free.

Snowshoeing the Cascades Snowshoe across meadows and through forests to shelters or snowy mountain vistas. Learn about the wildlife, cultural and natural history of our beautiful Central Oregon Cascades. Wednesdays, 9am2pm. Through March 6. COCC Chandler Lab, 1027 NW Trenton Ave., Bend. $99.

Winter Raptors (Weather Permitting) Join a Museum curator to view raptors in Central Oregon. Transportation provided. Sat, Jan. 19, 8am-3pm and Sat, Feb. 16, 8am3pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend. Contact:. $50. Members receive 20 percent discount.



Local Athletes Shred at X Games A recap of the big air and high finishes for local athletes By David Sword

Snobike racer Darrin Mees Darrin Mees grew up in Long Island, N.Y., before eventually moving to Minnesota, where he became a professional snowmobile racer. “During my racing career, we visited Central Oregon a few times and fell in love with it. We wanted to start a family and the decision to move was made,” says Mees. Without major sponsors, or a team, Mees carves out time to race as his schedule allows. He’s considered a privateer—one who races for the love of racing, without major sponsors. He holds a full-time job as a crane operator, is a father and husband, and works on his own equipment. Unlike the professional athletes who have huge budgets, physios, mechanics and race support, Team Mees consists of his wife, two

Snowboarder Ben Ferguson Darrin Mees of Redmond placed 4th in the recent 2019 Winter X Games, competing in the growing sport of snobiking.

Unlike the professional athletes who have huge budgets, physios, mechanics and race support, Team Mees consists of his wife, two daughters and a few close friends. daughters and a few close friends. After years as a professional snowmobile racer, Mees moved into the growing sport of snobiking. A snobike is a two-wheeled dirt bike, transformed into a slim-looking snow machine. Companies including Timbersled and Moto Trax build conversion kits that turn dirt bikes into sleek, high-performance snow machines.

True to his DIY operation, Mees found that stock suspension systems were not to his liking, so he began tweaking designs in his garage. Eventually, he started a business, M9 Suspension. “At the premier level of racing, suspension systems have to be totally dialed. I had gone out and invested over $4,500 on top shelf parts and had crappy results. My first go at suspension

In the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, Central Oregonians were glued to their seats as Bend local Ben Ferguson fought for a medal, eventually placing 4th, just shy of a bronze. At this year’s Winter X Games competition, Ferguson once again found himself in position for a top-level performance, but was edged out of the medals, landing in 6th place in the superpipe. Ferguson was a legend long before winning a Silver Medal at the 2016 X Games in the superpipe competition. He was not immediately available for an interview with the Source Weekly, but in an interview with Snowboarder, he said, “My dad taught me how to work hard. There’s no point in doing something if you’re not going to be trying your hardest. And it feels good when you work really hard and you accomplish something.”

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he brainchild of ESPN alchemists, the X Games has been a focal point for athletes in many disciplines including skateboarding, rock climbing, snowboarding and snowmobile racing since its inception in 1995. The games attract millions of viewers and the biggest names in their respective sports. From Tony Hawk and Travis Pastrana, to Kelly Clark and Shaun White, the X Games have become as popular and important as a World Championship or Olympic event. During the most recent X Games event in Aspen, Colo., two local athletes, Ben Ferguson of Bend and Darrin Mees of Redmond, both made the finals but missed out on medals.






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The mention of “green building” may invoke different thoughts, dependent on your beliefs of climate change. Doing better for environmental reasons has been one of the biggest motivators to stepping outside of conventional building techniques. However, building green is not only good for the earth; it can be very beneficial for the pocketbook as well. My goal here is to offer an alternative way to think about green building. According to the World Green Building Council and Zero Energy Project websites, a home built using green building practices will likely have more initial upfront costs. This, of course, varies based on what systems are installed, which upgrades are made and the size of the home. You’re probably thinking, homes are already expensive, how can one afford those additional costs? Yet if costs of construction were $150 per square foot, designing a home that is 2,000 square feet instead of 2,300 square feet would potentially save $45,000. That small downsize would essentially pay for upgrades to a green, energy-efficient home. Plus, you’d begin seeing utility savings start on day one of ownership, meaning the cost of ownership over the years would end up being less than a conventional home. A 2014 study published by the Zero Energy Project found that on average, a custom-built Net Zero Energy home in Oregon added an additional cost of around $51,000. These homes were around 1500 square feet, with an average


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Nothing like rolling up to your guy’s band’s gig and having everybody be all “Mike, your mom’s here!” As for these young whippersnappers’ intentions, chances are the only “aisle” they’re looking to walk down with you is the one from the front door to their bedroom in the pizza box graveyard-slash-apartment they share with a bunch of dudebros. Of course, men, just like women, can get to a point where they’re ready for cuddlyschmuddlywuddly forever—which is to say, a relationship. However, evolutionary psychologist David Buss explains that there’s strong evidence from a good deal of research that men (who don’t have to worry that they’ll get pregnant from sex) evolved to “have a greater desire for short-term mating” — casual sex with a variety of partners. Buss notes that there are some stumbling blocks for men in short-term mating mode. A major one is “the problem of avoiding commitment.” That’s where you older but still hot ladies sometimes come in. Older women are less likely to demand a relationship with an age-inappropriate partner. Of course, older women are also likely to be sexually experienced and sexually adventuresome in a way younger women aren’t. And, unlike younger women, who are often shy about expressing what they want in bed, older women can stop just short of going all Gunnery Sergeant Hartman: “Faster, you maggot, faster! And 3 millimeters up and a centimeter to the left!” The thing is, sometimes two people with the most casual of sexual intentions unexpectedly fall for each other. But if you and the young hardbodies can stay in the sex-only lane, your having regular sex might help you take your time getting to know dates with real partner potential for you rather than flying right into bed. Finally—generally speaking—there’s the obvious plus in sex romps with the young Turks: fewer occasions when the manparts are like papier-mache fruit—for decorative purposes only.

The Bedder Business Bureau I’m a woman with a male business partner. He just got a new girlfriend, and he pretty much goes MIA whenever he goes to visit her. It can take him up to two days to return my phone calls, and I’ll have to call or text two or three times to get him to respond. (I’m contacting him about business, not social stuff.) He is usually—well, used to be— very available by phone. His disappearing act when he’s with the girlfriend is really annoying and detrimental to our business and, frankAmy Alkon ly, pretty disrespectful. I’ve made jokes about it, but nothing’s changed. Help. —Annoyed “Hello, Search and Rescue? Can you send out a team? I think my business partner is lost in his girlfriend’s pants.” Tempting as it must be to blast your partner for constantly leaving you in the telephonic lurch, you’d be better off simply telling him that it feels really crappy to have your calls and texts go ignored for days; you feel disrespected. Research by social psychologist C. Daniel Batson and his colleagues suggests that we have an evolved motivation to try to alleviate others’ pain, to help other humans who are struggling emotionally (or are otherwise in need). However, there’s a caveat: If a person’s pain or need is expressed with an attack on our behavior, we’re likely to go into fight-back mode instead of “there, there, lemme see what I can do to make things better” mode. As for why you have yet to get through to him, you write, “I’ve made jokes about it, but nothing’s changed.” Jokes are just the thing if you’re putting on a show with a two-drink minimum; not so much if you’re trying to communicate your needs (especially to a man). The same goes for hints. Instead, opt for healthy assertiveness—from the start. Figure out what you need—how soon you’d like to have a callback—and then express that. You may not get exactly the timetable you want, but this at least opens up a discussion: “Call you back within three hours?” he responds—countering with “ about five hours?” You should ultimately find this approach vastly more productive than going snarky and, say, suggesting that he and his girlfriend make love like they do in the movies—specifically, the video in which Paris Hilton answers the phone in the middle of having sex.

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ASTROLOGY  By Rob Brezsny AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): “A freshness

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): According to the Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, the word “obsession” used to refer to the agitated state of a person who was besieged by rowdy or unruly spirits arriving from outside the person. “Possession,” on the other hand, once meant the agitated state of a person struggling against rowdy or unruly spirits arising from within. In the Western Christian perspective, both modes have been considered primarily negative and problematic. In many other cultures, however, spirits from both the inside and outside have sometimes been regarded as relatively benevolent, and their effect quite positive. As long as you don’t buy into the Western Christian view, I suspect that the coming weeks will be a favorable time for you to consort with spirits like those.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): When directors of movies say, “It’s a wrap,” they mean that the shooting of a scene has been finished. They may use the same expression when the shooting of the entire film is completed. That’s not the end of the creative process, of course. All the editing must still be done. Once that’s accomplished, the producer may declare that the final product is “in the can,” and ready to be released or broadcast. From what I can determine, Aries, you’re on the verge of being able to say, “it’s a wrap” for one of your own projects. There’ll be more work before you’re ready to assert, “it’s in the can.” TAURUS (April 20-May 20): In accordance with astrological omens, I invite you to create your own royal throne and sit on it whenever you need to think deep thoughts and formulate important decisions. Make sure your power chair is comfortable as well as beautiful and elegant. To enhance your ability to wield your waxing authority with grace and courage, I also encourage you to fashion your own crown, scepter, and ceremonial footwear. They, too, should be comfortable, beautiful, and elegant. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams got a strong urge to investigate a small scrap of the night sky that most other astronomers regarded as boring. It was near the handle of the constellation known as the Big Dipper. Luckily for him, he could ignore his colleagues’ discouraging pressure. That’s because he had been authorized to use the high-powered Hubble Space Telescope for a ten-day period. To the surprise of everyone but Williams, his project soon discovered that this seemingly unremarkable part of the heavens is teeming with over 3,000 galaxies. I suspect you may have a challenge akin to Williams’, Gemini. A pet project or crazy notion of yours may not get much support, but I hope you’ll pursue it anyway. I bet your findings will be different from what anyone expects. CANCER (June 21-July 22): A study by the Humane Research Council found that more than eighty percent of those who commit to being vegetarians eventually give up and return to eating meat. A study by the National Institute of Health showed that only about 36 percent of alcoholics are able to achieve full recovery; the remainder relapse. And we all know how many people make New Year’s resolutions to exercise more often, but then stop going to the gym by February. That’s the bad news. The good news, Cancerian, is that during the coming weeks you will possess an enhanced power to stick with any commitment you know is right and good for you. Take advantage!

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Are there two places on earth more different from each other than Europe and Africa? Yet there is a place, the Strait of Gibralter, where Europe and Africa are just 8.7 miles apart. Russia and the United States are also profoundly unlike each other, but only 2.5 miles apart where the Bering Strait separates them. I foresee the a metaphorically comparable phenomenon in your life. Two situations or influences or perspectives that may seem to have little in common will turn out to be closer to each other than you imagined possible.


lives deep in me which no one can take from me,” wrote poet Swedish poet Gunnar Ekelöf. “Something unstilled, unstillable is within me; it wants to be voiced,” wrote philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. In accordance with your astrological omens, I propose we make those two quotes your mottoes for the next four weeks. In my opinion, you have a mandate to tap into what’s freshest and most unstillable about you — and then cultivate it, celebrate it, and express it with the full power of your grateful, brilliant joy.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Virgo basketball star Latrell Sprewell played professionally for 13 years. He could have extended his career at least three more seasons, but he turned down an offer for $21 million from the Minnesota team, complaining that it wouldn’t be sufficient to feed his four children. I will ask you not to imitate his behavior, Virgo. If you’re offered a deal or opportunity that doesn’t perfectly meet all your requirements, don’t dismiss it out of hand. A bit of compromise is sensible right now. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): In 1992, an Ethiopian man named Belachew Girma became an alcoholic after he saw his wife die from AIDS. And yet today he is renowned as a Laughter Master, having dedicated himself to explore the healing powers of ebullience and amusement. He presides over a school that teaches people the fine points of laughter, and he holds the world’s record for longest continuous laughter at three hours and six minutes. I nominate him to be your role model in the next two weeks. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you will be especially primed to benefit from the healing power of laughter. You’re likely to encounter more droll and whimsical and hilarious events than usual, and your sense of humor should be especially hearty and finely-tuned. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science suggests that people who use curse words tend to be more candid. “Swearing is often inappropriate but it can also be evidence that someone is telling you their honest opinion,” said the lead researcher. “Just as they aren’t filtering their language to be more palatable, they’re also not filtering their views.” If that’s true, Scorpio, I’m going to encourage you to curse more than usual in the coming weeks. According to my analysis of the astrological omens, it’s crucial that you tell as much of the whole truth as is humanly possible. (P.S. Your cursing outbursts don’t necessarily have to be delivered with total abandon everywhere you go. You could accomplish a lot just by going into rooms by yourself and exuberantly allowing the expletives to roll out of your mouth.) SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): In the mid1980s, a California carrot farmer grew frustrated with the fact that grocery stories didn’t want to buy his broken and oddly shaped carrots. A lot of his crop was going to waste. Then he got the bright idea to cut and shave the imperfect carrots so as to make smooth little baby carrots. They became a big success. Can you think of a metaphorically comparable adjustment you could undertake, Sagittarius? Is it possible to transform a resource that’s partially going to waste? Might you be able to enhance your possibilities by making some simple modifications? CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Mongolia is a huge landlocked country. It borders no oceans or seas. Nevertheless, it has a navy of seven sailors. Its lone ship is a tugboat moored on Lake Khovsgol, which is three percent the size of North America’s Lake Superior. I’m offering up the Mongolian navy as an apt metaphor for you to draw inspiration from in the coming weeks. I believe it makes good astrological sense for you to launch a seemingly quixotic quest to assert your power, however modestly, in a situation that may seem out of your league.

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including beginners. Come fly with us! Ages 18+. Thursdays, 5:30-7pm and Sundays, 3-4:30pm. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop, #120, Bend. Contact: centraloregonaerialarts@ $20/class, class packages avail..

Aerial Silks Training Learn how to fly on aerial silks. Build confidence, courage and strength through play. Thursdays, 4-5:15pm. Silks Rising, 1560 NE First St., Suite 10, Bend. $20.

Awakening to Divine Love Meditation

Awaken and for those deepen the awakening to divine love, some call God, Christ, Buddha. Drop the judgments and fears and join us in meditation. Meditation is quieting the mind chatter and feeling the glory of Divine Love. Presenting meditation for over 20 years. Certified hypnotist and author. Mondays, 12-12:30pm. Through Feb. 18. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr., Bend. Contact: 971-217-6576. $10.

Beginning Aerial Silks Class 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 and Sundays, 1:30-3pm. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop, #120, Bend. Contact: 775-342-8710. centraloregonaerialarts@gmail. com. $20/drop-in, class packages avail. BoXfit Guided boxing fitness class for people

of all skill levels. Feb. 21, 9:15-10am. Eclectic Soul Athletics, 2754 NW Crossing Drive, Bend. Contact: 541-797-0119. Free.

Buddhist Mantras Chanting Explore

the spiritual insights and learn how to correctly chant mantras in Japanese. Reservations required. Mondays-Tuesdays-Thursdays-Fridays, 10:30am-4pm. Custom Built Computers Of Redmond, 439 SW 6th St., Redmond. Contact: 541-848-1255.

Capoeira 4-Week Intro Series This active introductory series covers the basic movements, music, and philosophy of Capoeira to give you a good head start. Thursdays, 6:15-7:15pm. Through Feb. 28. Sortor Karate, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr., Bend. Contact: 541-678-3460. $35/series, includes a $20 buddy pass.

Community Healing Flow A gentle flow

class by donation, which go to a local charity each month. Fridays, 4-5:15pm. Bend Community Healing Center, 155 SW Century Drive, Suite 133, Bend. By donation.

Dream Interpretation Class Dream groups are devised to give people an opportunity to explore their dreams alongside others, in a supervised and gentle manner. Thursdays, 6:308pm. Riverside Wellness, 2955 N. Highway 97, Bend. Contact: $12/class, $90/10 classes. Endurance Blast Intense circuit training

using many of the same modalities as our staple group functional strength training. Reasonable monthly packages! For classes and times, please visit Tuesdays, 11am, Mondays-Fridays, 7am, Thursdays, 5:30pm and Fridays, 10am. Camp Victory Personal Training, 20370 Empire Ave., #C5, Bend. Contact: 541-897-7668. $10.

Energy Yoga Yoga was created to directly

stimulate and move us at an energetic level. Call or email to register. No class Feb. 12 or Feb. 19. Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am. The Blissful Heart ~ Crystal Sanctuary, 45 NW Greeley Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-408-3720. soulroarbreathwork@ $10/class.

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pilates, ballet, yoga and strength training. Please BYO mat. Mondays, 8:30-9:30am. Through May 20. Terpsichorean Dance Studio, 1601 NW Newport Ave, Bend. Contact: 541-410-2826. info@ First class free; $9/drop-in.

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Friday Night Yoga Nidra Nidra literally

means the yoga of sleep. It is a conscious relaxation practice where you will experience a deep state of release while at the same time maintain complete awareness. Fridays, 7-8pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave., Bend. $15.

Group Healing Through Vibrational Medicine Aowyn will serve up a song-sound

journey of vibrational medicine, and you’re invited to participate as your own healer. Nobody knows your needs better than you! Our intention for this evening is empowerment and collaboration. Bring a yoga mat or pillow to sit on. Feb. 13, 6:15-7:15pm. Fettle Botanic Bend, 19570 Amber Meadow Drive, #120, Bend. Contact: 541-7282368. $10.

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meditation class led by Christine Frazer. Thursdays, 6:45-7:30pm. The Blissful Heart ~ Crystal Sanctuary, 45 NW Greeley Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-233-7815. Free, donations accepted.

Gyrokinesis A movement method that addresses the entire body. This class will benefit all levels of fitness and is a great modality to help improve range of motion, coordination, flexibility and mobilization of the joints to make every day movements easier! BYO mat. Thursdays, 10:4511:45am. The Blissful Heart ~ Crystal Sanctuary, 45 NW Greeley Ave., Bend. Contact: 760-2713272. $15/class, first class is free. High on Life Force Using the inner technologies of kundalini yoga, breathwork and mantra, we will align our bodies, breath, and minds toward unification with our True Self. Tuesdays, 5:30pm and Fridays, 10:15am. The Hive, 205 NW Franklin Ave., Bend. $11/suggested donation.

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Hoop Yoga Fusion practices, Hula Hoop Dance, and Hula Hoop Fitness, we will dive into our mornings with a playful full body work out! No experience necessary. Hula Hoops provided by instructor, Katie Pinto. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8-9am. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100, Bend. Contact: 541.322.6887. $10/drop-in.

MultiLevel AcroYoga An all levels AcroYoga class. Blends partner acrobatics and yoga in a fun, safe and accessible way. The class will follow the same basic theme with various

tracks for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. No partner necessary. Class cards and memberships available. Tuesdays, 7:30-9pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100, Bend. $17/drop-in.

Therapeutic Sound Bath Experience a sound bath with chimes, gong and crystal / Himalayan vibrational singing bowls, accompanied with a guided meditation to facilitate calmness and relaxation. Please bring a mat or blanket, a positive intention, and an open heart to enable you relax, rejuvenate and experience the binaural beats the sound bath will create. Feb. 13, 5-6pm. The Blissful Heart ~ Crystal Sanctuary, 45 NW Greeley Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-350-6013. $10. Total Core Come try one of our great Total Core workout classes! Reasonable monthly rates! Visit for more info. Mondays-Wednesdays-Noon and Thursdays, 11pm. Camp Victory Personal Training, 20370 Empire Ave., #C5, Bend. $10.

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me, learning to meditate can at first be quite elusive. As a former frustrated meditator myself, I designed these natural meditation classes to make meditation enjoyable and effective. Tuesdays, 7-8pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave., Bend. Contact: michael@ $12.

practice which guarantees complete relaxation, mental and emotional stability, harmony in your relationships and much more. Feb. 21, 6:458pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend. Contact: $10-$20.

Peaceful Living Love Experience peace-

ful thoughts, relaxing the body, and feelings of peace, joy and love. Angelica is a certified hypnotist and teaching over 20 years. Mon, Feb. 4, 12-12:30pm, Mon, Feb. 11, 12-12:30pm, Mon, Feb. 18, 12-12:30pm and Mon, Feb. 25, 12-12:30pm. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr., Bend. Contact: 971-217-6576. $10.

easy to learn dance steps and high energy music for a workout that is bound to get your heart rate up, and your body moving, all while having fun! Tuesdays-Thursdays, 5:40-6:40pm. Get a Move On Studio, 63830 Clausen Drive, Suite 202, Bend. $8/class, $70/10 classes, first class free.

Vin/Yin Yoga Mondays-Thursdays, 3pm. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St., Bend. Contact: 541-420-1587. By donation.

Vinyasa Yoga Creative flowing Vinyasa sequence invigorates the mind and body while developing greater balance and flexibility. Fridays, 11am and Noon. Camp Victory Personal Training, 20370 Empire Ave., #C5, Bend. Contact: denali. $10.

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Why We Crave Core Work I will talk about core, pelvic floor, breath, Vagus nerve, Poly Vagal theory, C Fibers, Neuroception, Interoception, Insular Lobe, Third Diaphragm, Mirror Neurons, but all in a very relatable way that will give the listener a deeper understanding of their amazing bodies. Feb. 15, 6:15-7:15pm. Fettle Botanic Bend, 19570 Amber Meadow Drive, #120, Bend. Contact: 541-728-2368. Free.

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Begins with 10 minutes of breath work, followed by a 10-15 minute meditation and finishes with Yin and/or Yoga Nidra. Wednesdays, 7-8pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave., Bend.

brightens the horizon, we will ease our bodies into wakefulness with a gentle, all levels Vinyasa Flow taught by Katie Pinto. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 6:30-7:30am. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100, Bend. Contact: 541-322-6887. $10/drop-in. Class passes and membership available.

Tai Chi Taiji classes with Dr. Rob Neilson at Hawthorn are in the Yang style of Taiji. The movements practiced are appropriate for people of all ages, and stages of physical fitness. Tuesdays, 8-9am. Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 NW Louisiana Ave., Bend. Contact: robsneilson@ Free. Tai Chi w/ Grandmaster Franklin This is the original form that is taught in the monastery. This holistic approach focuses on the entire body as well as the mental and spiritual aspects. Certified and endorsed by the Oregon Council on Aging. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9:45-10:45am. Terpsichorean Dance Studio, 1601 NW Newport Ave, Bend. Contact: 541-797-9620. $70/month, 2 classes per week.

ed practice of energy medicine. The ceremonies are devoted to healing the wound and results of sexual violation, so you can be fully empowered in your vibrant, perfect wholeness. 3-week series of group sessions, plus one individual healing session (to be scheduled separately). Tues, Feb. 12, 7-8:15pm, Tues, Feb. 19, 7-8:15pm and Tues, Feb. 26, 7-8:15pm. The Blissful Heart ~ Fireside, 105 NW Greeley Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-6392545. $125.

Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra Community Class Talented teachers practice teaching

Yin Yoga and/or Yoga Nidra. Mondays-Thursdays-Sundays, 7-8pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave., Bend. Contact: $5.

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lay-led Dharma discussion and meditation (zazen). Open to all. Does not meet 12/24 or or 1/31. For more info, contact Tom. Mondays, 6-8:30pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St., Bend. Contact: 541-382-6651. Free.


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County Board vs. Marijuana: Axes are grinding by Jeremy Dickman




ookie Deschutes County Commissioner Patti Adair, sworn in last month, got to take her first crack at blocking a marijuana grow land-use permit application during deliberations in a business meeting Jan. 30, alongside Board Chair Phil Henderson. (Commissioner Tony DeBone was not present for the deliberations.) The applicants, who are proposing a grow off of Dodds Road in east Deschutes County, submitted their application before Adair was a county commissioner. Adair was a commissioner-elect, but not yet sworn in during the Dec. 18 appeals hearing on this farm, where neighbors objected to the application for reasons including noise, odor and location. Adair was in the audience during the Dec. 18 hearing, however, and Henderson raised no objections against having her deliberate on the application. Her first on-the-record remarks were rather inauspicious. She implied the applicants were untruthful about their application by claiming that they planned to use 30,000 gallons of water annually (they had apparently listed a higher number in the written application). This observation was hardly material, and had nothing to do with language in the Deschutes County Code, which merely requires applicants to provide documentation proving that a water provider can, and will, serve their farm. “You want people, when they’re applying for a marijuana grow, to be truthful,” she said, referring to the disparity in water volume. This sort of complaint about cannabis grow applications is more commonly heard during citizen testimony by folks who have little (or zero) knowledge of the Deschutes County Code. Anything from general concern about children smoking pot, to worries about “cartel” activity, to gripes about “riff raff” are frequently brought before the Board, placated, and usually dismissed as irrelevant. Now, one of these citizen laypeople is on the Board. Even Henderson, who has never met a marijuana application he couldn’t deny, pushed back on Adair’s claim that the water-volume issue was a “modification,” which would trigger a requirement that the change be submitted in writing during the record period. Adair, a climate-change denier who once said the Mount St. Helens eruption in 1980 made the weather nicer in Seattle, also weighed in on the applicant’s ionization device. Adair boldly asserted that these types of odor-control devices would cause “health complications,” and claimed

that they “aren’t effective” in eliminating odor. She didn’t verbally identify her source for such claims, which would directly contradict the licensed Oregon mechanical engineer’s opinion included with the application. County counsel strongly encouraged the Board not to submit any new “scientific” reports for the record at such a late juncture. Adair said her source article was published in 2015. Ultimately, Commissioners Adair and Henderson didn’t deny the application based on water usage or odor control. The deciding issue had to do with the grow’s proximity to a “youth activity center.” Code language prohibits marijuana businesses from existing within 1,000 feet of schools, licensed day cares, and any “youth activity centers,” a term not defined in the code. A previous application that was within 1,000 feet of an unlicensed 4H activity center had been approved when Commissioner DeBone and former Commissioner Tammy Baney overruled Henderson’s objection to the grow. In this case, the proposed grow would be near a residence where the owner’s children are home-schooled, and where the parents led “equestrian activities.” Adair noted that children were present in photos on their website, all of them on horses, wearing helmets, the latter fact somehow offered to justify the for-profit business’s official nature. “They are seriously engaged in working with the youth of Deschutes County,” said Adair. Henderson attempted to literally define a “youth activity center” during deliberations as “a place where youth are active, and it’s centered there.” It’s hard to imagine a glibber legal definition of a statutory term, made all the more galling when you realize Henderson actually has legal training. Adair then suggested county staff visit the website where “you can see what they are offering the youth.” Adair rattled off the URL: “Rhinestone Ranch dot com.” (The actual website, which includes a fee schedule for horse-riding lessons, is The applicants argued that the ranch has no permitting, and offers training for adults as well as children. Adair and Henderson brusquely dismissed these written counter-arguments by the applicant. We don’t know if DeBone, had he been present or phoned in, would’ve swayed Henderson or Adair to reconsider. What we can expect, however, is that every marijuana grow application from here on out may be tap-dancing around a pretty loose definition of “youth activity center.”

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The highlighted letters read left to right and top to bottom will complete the quote:

“Surely _______ could justify my lack of taste.” — Margaret Atwood


ACROSS 1 Service provider? 7 ROTC instructor, perhaps 10 They rarely come from losing teams 14 County, in Louisiana 15 Fig. that might get adjusted during a storm 16 Spare, e.g. 17 Band who sang “Rikki, Give the Cops That Number”? 19 Spot for a barre chord 20 Acceptances 21 Depilatory brand 22 “No ifs, ands, or ___” 23 Santana’s “ ___ Como Va” 24 With 36-Across, “So true, Brutus!”? 27 Compost heap detritus 29 “Indubitably, monsieur!” 30 Ogled 35 B.O. sign 36 See 24-Across 40 Unit of wordplay 41 ___ France (French author) 42 Attends a meeting, with “on” 45 Demagnetize, maybe 49 Grocery store that sells national secrets? 54 Time to come together? 55 Pad spot 56 Convalesce 57 This place 58 Daniel ___ (S.W.A.T. officer in the “Saw” series) 59 Contemplate how to turn in a friend? 61 Glamour competitor 62 “Eat Drink Man Woman” director Lee 63 “America’s Got ___” 64 Pro votes 65 Cabaret costume piece 66 Faces in the crowd?

DOWN 1 “Strangers and Brothers” author 2 Sister of Michael and Janet 3 Breaks down 4 Salado, Pánuco, and Tuxpan, por ejamplo 5 Inset feature: Abbr. 6 Durable cloth 7 Publishing and television, e.g. 8 Gauntlet-dropping company? 9 First of 12: Abbr. 10 Jap.’s highest peak 11 Stellar musicians 12 Billy Joel hit that begins “You’ll have to learn to pace yourself” 13 Collector’s goal 18 Perrier, e.g. 22 A/C unit 24 Pro votes 25 Abstain from 26 Reunión de la familia attendee 28 ___ Friday’s 31 Texas city where Frito-Lay is based 32 One in Bonn 33 What’s cloned during cloning 34 Rep. 36 In a charmingly odd way 37 Straighten, as wires 38 Pieces of land on 18-Down 39 Gen ___ (Boomer’s child) 40 Calif. setting 43 All-out attacks 44 Resident’s suffix 46 Like always 47 Williams in a court setting 48 Applies, as effort 50 Beast with thick skin 51 Game with 54 wooden blocks 52 “Charter” tree 53 In a class of one’s own 57 Publisher Henry 58 “The Crying Game” Oscar nominee Stephen 59 “Nifty!” 60 Citizen’s duty

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