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Standoffs between the judicial and executive branches over the seven-Muslim-country travel ban. Hotly-debated Cabinet picks. The prospect of a Mexican border wall—and talk of heavy tariffs on south-of-the-border produce, to boot. If there’s one thing we can say

about this time in our nation’s history, it’s that there’s been lots to talk about— and for many, lots to protest. If you’re one of the many who’s ready to take action in opposition to the 45th president, you’re not alone. According to Gallup polls, the president’s approval rating has been steadily declining since the election, sitting at 40 percent as of Feb. 14—more than 10 points lower than any of the past nine presidents during the February of their first years, and 24 points lower than Barack Obama’s first February. It’s an “interesting” time to be an American, and for many, the interest lies in getting more active. To that end, we have you covered, Central Oregon. Keep reading for your #ActivistPlaybook on:

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ay what you want about the last election cycle. Say it was a travesty. Say it was a triumph. But whatever you say about it all, you cannot say that it was yet another round of politics as usual. The new atmosphere in Washington has brought about a new tide of political activism that is reaching down to the local, state and national levels. This is long overdue. For the newly political or those hoping to be, we’ve dedicated this week'sissue to activism. An active electorate is reflected in a robust election cycle. This is created when citizens move from activism to office. Locally this surge of political interest can be found in the upcoming Bend-LaPine School Board race. According to board chair Peggy Kinkade, only three of the current seven members of the Bend-La Pine School Board were originally elected to their positions. In the past 10 years, six people were appointed to school board positions, Kinkade told the Source. The process of avoiding an election and appointing a board member can often have a chilling effect on the democratic process. A school board member wants to step down, but instead of leaving just before the election, he or she leaves prior to the end of their term, allowing the other board members to appoint someone to stand in the spot. That appointed person then becomes the incumbent. An incumbent, while not necessarily better qualified, will often have an advantage in name recognition, support of the existing board and prior service. Since incumbents are more challenging to beat in a general election, it discourages many newcomers from running, and

often these incumbents slide into their position unopposed and not thoroughly vetted by the electorate. This time around, with the early exit of Nori Juba from the school board, 26 people have put their names in the hat for his position. That’s encouraging. It indicates community members are paying attention to political races, like the school board, which can often fly under the electorate radar. School board positions are important. Board members angle for the location of new schools, for the contract to build those new schools, for the teachers and administrators who will lead those schools, and for the curriculum that will guide students. They also influence collective bargaining agreements. Those are lofty responsibilities. On Wednesday Feb. 15, the school board will began interviewing the 26 people vying for the appointed seat. Whoever gets that coveted spot will have the precious “incumbent” status. Ahead of the May elections season, we hope to see just as many interested parties throwing their hats in the ring for the position in hopes for a strong debate about our communities' school priorities. And, we trust this is a trend for every one of our local races going forward. We hope this is the first of many races in which people take their activism beyond the ballot box and further into public service.  SW


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IN RESPONSE TO, LADIES OF LEAD (2/9) Real cowgirls or real facts. The attraction to being one of those strong “Ladies of Lead” like the one in the photo strikes us Americans easily. We are an independent lot that thinks that by holding a gun like a cowboy, in a great picture, we’ll be forever safe from the bad guys. But we are now seeing a country overrun with important decisions based on just such dramatic thought that is not based on facts. Thank you, Source, for also printing that graph, which tells the picture much better. The fact is: having a gun in the house increases risk of homicide 40-170 percent risk of unintentional death by gun 370 percent and risk of suicide 90-460 percent according to the New England Journal of Medicine. The real statistics show that if the current rate continues, more youth will die from gun violence than by car accidents by next year. But at least, the outrageous level of suicide should make us think twice. And if you think, “Well, if not a gun, they’d just use another method,” that’s also incorrect. Most suicide victims take their life only after hours of deciding too. On a personal note, I can tell you that if my sister’s husband didn’t think a loaded handgun in the bureau drawer would keep them safer, she wouldn’t have had that gun to pull the trigger on herself in 2009. And I’ve met hundreds of people now that say the same. The statistics say that owning a handgun to protect your family actually makes your family less safe. Ladies, let’s learn how to protect ourselves without putting our loved ones at risk with a handgun in the house. Take a martial arts class. — Bev Buswell

IN RESPONSE TO, COUGAR KILLINGS BACK IN THE NEWS (2/9) To those who call for a ban on cougar hunt-

IN RESPONSE TO, THE DARKNESS OF NOON, (1/25) At the same time Oregon already has its own National Socialist wannabes rioting, burning, looting, breaking windows, assaulting police officers and channeling their best Brownshirt brethren from 1920’s

Germany, you apparently think it’s helpful to feature a Baltimore-based editor showing our locals how to do it right while dressed in black, with masks, throwing bricks and concrete, and burning limos? It would require uncommon newsroom courage, and you could do something different. Why not prominently publish on your front page the attached county-by-county electoral map illustrating that for the most part, the great heartland, soul and center of America is sound, on solid ground and unified? And in addition to an electoral mandate, with the exception of California, Trump achieved over a 1.5 million 49-state popular vote win as well. What’s to protest? Every presidential election has winners and losers. This year the Left lost. Romanticizing thuggish paramilitary Brownshirt “black bloc” tactics of intimidation and property destruction won’t change that fact one bit. Wouldn’t it be better to encourage healing and harmony instead? Respectfully, — David L. Dittman

GUNS AND GRIZZLIES In the current environment, politicians and nominees suggest that guns will effectively protect our students and our teachers in our schools. The expression “Guns and Grizzles” is often used to proclaim support for this proposal, which is not only dangerous, but erroneous. In fact, this conflation creates a dangerous environment for both our schools and our ecosystems because guns are not an effective protective device in either circumstance. First of all, school safety is a paramount concern for our communities. We do need to devote resources to creating safe places, and we need to consider a safe place in a myriad of circumstances. The largest threat we have faced in our schools recently has been degraded infrastructure, and these structures provide havens for our community in disasters. Thus, the loss of these buildings and safe water are not only losses to our schools, but losses to our future ability to cope and respond to disasters and community needs. Schools are in need of protection, but that protection is best achieved through non-lethal forms of protection. In such an environment, we can protect our people, and we can advance our discussions to responses to disasters and traumatic events. With a divided focus, we fail to redress the true harm by our debate and our inaction when disasters do arise. The arming of our schools creates a traumatic environment for many of its students and teachers, its visitors and first respondents. Protect our schools with non-lethal methods so that we can focus our attention on how to heal after traumatic events

and disasters. After Sandy Hook, a senior at Sentinel High in Montana, Madison Thomas, proposed that we protect our students and teachers using non-lethal methods of protection (PBS Newshour, Feb. 2013). Her senior research on bears helped her see that non-lethal pepper spray may be useful in protecting students and teachers in our schools. Similarly, protection against grizzlies is best achieved with sprays, not guns. State and federal agencies propose the use of bear spray over firearms for the visiting public and their officers. The use of non-lethal methods is also consistent with environmental policies that recognize our role as intruders in natural ecosystems. The arming of our schools fails to foster safe environments just as the arming of federal park officials is discouraged. As concerned citizens, we do need to temper our effect on trauma—both psychological and physical, both elementary and environmental. Creating effective and non-traumatic reactions empowers people to be both responsive and responsible. — Lisa Goetz-Bouknight

LETTER OF THE WEEK Lisa, come on in for your gift card to Palate! You have a valid point—but it also brings up another one: The most looming “grizzly” in our schools seems to be a lack of funding. And David: Fun, real fact: 53.64 percent of voters in Deschutes County did not vote for the current president. And last time I checked, California voters still get a say in who’s elected. We don’t condone violence, but in light of our First Amendment right to (peacefully) petition the government for the redress of grievances, I ask you, what’s not to protest?!

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In 2/9’s “Ladies of Lead,” we paraphrased a statement by Sharon Preston, writing “Knives, she says, kill more people than guns by far.” Years of recent FBI data indicate the opposite, and Preston has since stated to the Source that she misspoke— intending instead to state that knives are involved in more incidents of violence, not in more killings. In 2/2’s “Source Spotlight,” John McLeod’s statement about the new Mt. Bachelor chair lift “taking pressure off Summit,” was misstated. McLeod said the new chair will take pressure off the Sunrise lift, not Summit.

ing in Oregon, my question is, “and replace it with what?” There has never been a confirmed cougar attack on a human in the state of Oregon. By contrast, California voters banned cougar hunting in 1990, and since then there have been over a dozen attacks on humans, three of them fatal. That’s more than in the previous hundred years combined. Jim Anderson concluded in the Feb. 9, 2017 issue of the Source that if people want to stop attracting cougars into their neighborhoods, they should stop feeding the deer they prey on. That’s good advice, but is unworkable as a wildlife management strategy. In the first place, it’s logistically unenforceable, and second, wildlife behavior is seldom that easily manipulated. The argument against hunting cougars rests solely on a few studies that suggest that hunting disrupts the cats’ social hierarchy, which may increase conflicts with people as young males competing for territory come into closer contact with communities. True or not, it still doesn’t offer a viable solution to managing the big cats. California voters’ zeal to protect the lions resulted in 3,003 depredation permits being issued between 2000 and 2015, with 1,530 cougars killed. Clearly not their intent. In places where it’s allowed, hunting helps keep predators and other wildlife from becoming habituated to humans. And when well regulated it has been astonishingly successful at conserving species and their habitat. More than that though, our ancestors have been hunting for two million years, and carved out a niche in the world based on that predator/prey relationship. It’s only been in the last twelve thousand years or so that people began moving away from hunting in favor of a more agrarian lifestyle, with the trend not really taking off till the industrial revolution of the 1800s. That’s just the tiniest sliver of time, yet in that sliver an overwhelming parade of the world’s wildlife has either vanished or is on the way there. So I’m skeptical when non-hunting advocates try to craft wildlife management policy. If people care and really want to live with cougars and other wildlife, they should avoid trying to manage wildlife through the ballot box. They should stop trying to strip fish and wildlife agencies of the tools they need, and let the professionals do what they do best - ensure that both predators and prey have a chance to flourish in the face of an expanding human population. — Ed Putnam

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More than 1,500 Oregonians packed into Sen. Ron Wyden’s Town Hall in Linn County on Feb. 4. Legislative staffers say the amount of civic engagement since the election has seen a serious uptick.

How to Rock a Town Hall And other ways to get your voice heard by your legislators Nikki Roemmer, regional director of the Oregon League of Conservation Voters, has noticed a dramatic change in local citizen engagement since the presidential election. “People are really fired up at what’s going on at the federal level,” she says. “I’ve never seen so many people looking to get involved and get their voices heard.” If you’re among those who want to provide your opinion on specific issues to local, state or federal public officials, you have a number of options, depending on how much time you have and how much of an impact you want to make. Petitions Signing petitions is perhaps the least time-consuming option. Although the impact is generally minimal, Sara Hottman, state communications director for Sen. Jeff Merkley, noted that when the senator received a petition in January signed by 1.4 million citizens, it gave him the impetus he needed to call a press conference that garnered statewide media coverage. Phone calls, emails and snail mail According to Hottman, Sen. Merkley’s field office in Bend received about 10 phone calls per day before the election. “Now,” she says, “it’s easily three times that per hour.” She added that the Portland office recently received 37,000 physical mailings in a single week. When lawmakers received fewer phone calls each day, the calls might have stood out more than emails and snail mail. But now, Andrew Malcolm, communications director for Rep. Greg Walden, says, “All those methods work; they all get tallied the same way.” Hottman agrees, noting, “It might be most satisfying to call and talk to someone, but the reality is that, whether emailed or called or mailed in, it’s all counted the same way.” Whichever method you use, the most important information to provide is your name, where you live (so they know you’re a constituent), the

issue you’re concerned about and your opinion on that issue. Office visits Individuals and groups can drop in at public officials’ offices, although Hottman suggests making an appointment, especially if your goal is to speak with a high-level staff member. Before visiting, Roemmer says, “You definitely want to prepare your message.” She encourages people to research all sides of issues they care about and attend educational events such as OLCV’s monthly Pints & Politics discussion. During the meetings, Roemmer advises, “Be polite, be direct, and have a clear message and clear ‘ask.’ Also make sure you thank the legislator for their time, and follow up with a thankyou note.” Town halls Town halls offer a unique opportunity to speak directly to state-level officials and hear from fellow citizens. Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Merkley typically conduct at least one town hall in every county of the state each year. In 2016, Malcolm noted that Rep. Walden held 27 in-person town halls in the 20 counties he represents, and he said Walden plans to hold at least one in Deschutes County sometime this year, with Wyden having three planned in Central Oregon this month. Even if you don’t want to ask a question at a town hall, or aren’t called upon, Hottman says you can make your views evident through positive, symbolic means. “It has an effect when people show up in coordinating outfits, or have signs saying they’re all part of the same group. It sends a message without having to ask a question.” In addition, she suggests writing down your question and contact information, and handing the information to a staff member if you aren’t called upon. Whatever methods people use to express their views, Roemmer says she’s simply excited to see increasing local interest and involvement in politics. “Now, the important thing is to keep it up,” she says. “Let’s stay consistently engaged, and let’s be proud and strong with our voice.” SW


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Run, Dammit!

Ready to tackle local politics? Here’s advice on how to run from women in the know By Magdalena Bokowa

CRAFTING A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PASSION Running an election campaign is a daunting, ever consuming task, no matter how small the seat. At one point, every successful candidate has faced this challenge and more than likely lost. “Been there, done that,” says Judy Stiegler, who served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011. Stiegler, now a political science professor at COCC, laughs as she recounts the races she’s run, both successfully and unsuccessfully. “You have to have passion to get you through the tough times… because there will be many.” To narrow down your options, look for common themes of interest. Does public education or parks make you tick? Expansion of services or planning? Chances are, there’s a public office or committee position for it. Once identified, articulating your message is just as important as the passion. Stiegler states, “People are going to ask...why are you doing this? And you need to know why. You have to have a reason, a rationale in wanting to do that job.” Also note, the higher profile the role, the more work it’s going to be. DON’T KNOCK DOOR KNOCKING Gena Goodman-Campbell, the Democratic party’s local candidate for last year’s Oregon’s House of Representative seat, credits her boots-on-theground attitude to getting her name out there. “I was surprised at how much I liked it,“ she says. “It gave me an opportunity to connect with voters, get my name out there, and listen to what they had to say. People want to see people stepping up...especially women and the younger generation.”

Amassing a crew of volunteers to get your name out there is crucial for widespread reach. “Particularly for local races,” says Stiegler, “you can’t beat feet on the street.” Jennifer Stephens, Rep. Knute Buehler’s campaign manager for both the 2014 and 2016 races, also credits his win to door knocking and his ability to engage with voters. She notes, “Knute still recalls many of the interactions he had with voters while on the campaign trail when a specific issue comes up. That’s how important those interactions were.” Goodman-Campbell urges candidates to listen to voters and then take a stand on an issue. “People want to know you have strong positions even if they don’t agree,” she says. “They will trust you more once they see you have strong values and provide solutions for their issues.” Stiegler also emphasizes not to discredit each vote you gain. “I can tell you personally that each vote counts,” she says. When she ran in 2004, she lost her race by a mere 584 votes. AMASS CASH FLOW Even the most volunteer-driven campaigns need funding. Both Stiegler and Goodman-Campbell note that fundraising was the least enjoyable and most daunting part of their endeavors. “You’re essentially cold-calling someone,” Stiegler remarks. “But if you stick to your message, and know your

Goodman- Campbell’s funding and name recognition soared and she ended up losing by just 1,683 votes. Not bad for a 33-year old-candidate who didn’t know she was going to run until a few months before the election. Had she entered the race earlier, the outcome may have been different. SOCIAL MEDIA + SUBSTANCE Rep. Buehler’s campaign gleamed like a well-oiled machine, and Stephens credits this to his willingness to not only door knock and fundraise but engage with users through social media. “Knute is constantly posting on social media and engaging with his voters,” she says, “and I can personally say that he reads each and every comment on there to try and listen to what voters are telling him.” A strong social media campaign exposes candidates to a reach beyond the traditional scope of just boots on the ground. If

"You can't beat feet on the street." — JUDY STIEGLER objective, then it gets a lot easier. If you say, ‘Hi I’m Judy, and I’m running for this office and this is what I think I can do, and I need your support to do it,’ it is incredible how far you will go. You just need to ask.” When Stiegler first first ran in 2004, she comments, “It was the most expensive house race in the history of Oregon. Each side spent $250,000.” For comparison, last year, Rep. Buehler, a Republican, spent $1.1 million. Goodman-Campbell, who garnered 47.77 percent of the vote to Rep. Buehler’s 51.92 percent, was outspent two to one. She says, “I’m curious whether or not it comes down to a numbers game. I didn’t realize that the reality of our system is that you have to ask everyone for money...because it all adds up.” She recalls that once she stopped resisting that fact, she started going out and connecting with voters. “It became easier to ask and I got better at it.” Toward the end,

savvy, candidates can take advantage to see what is trending and hop on hot button issues. Stiegler agrees, but also emphasizes the need for substance, especially in this changing political climate. She observes, “Well, I think people talk about the nastiness of campaigning today like it’s a new thing but if we go back into our history, we can see that’s always been prevalent. We’re people. It’s the human aspect of campaigning.” She urges candidates to turn to depth rather than “buzz words that catch people’s interest.” Substance over clickbait. She continues, “It can be hard when things get heated and bubble up to the surface. But I think we owe the voter some substance. They deserve to know more than catch phrases.” Her guess is that the local campaigns will only become more hotly contested. She laughs, adding, “If you want to see a real boring race, then run for a judge position. People complained that

nothing happened, but we had strict moral guidelines.” AND IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED… Keep trying. Failure is just a right of passage, and as Stephens says, “Although it’s a lot of hard work, everyone who’s interested, should experience an election campaign first hand, at least once.” Goodman-Campbell notes that the experience was life changing and that she learned many life lessons. One being, “That I had more energy and was more capable of hard work than I thought. That I was able to do it.” Stiegler recalls a time when people asked her why she keeps putting herself through the wringer. It’s the passion that pulls you through.” She laughs, “It’s like I told my son when we were hiking and he was complaining about it, saying it was hard. I said “You just got to put one foot in front of the other, dude. One step at a time.”  SW

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n this polarizing political climate, there’s been a steep increase in feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. Feelings of anxiety, conflict between friends and family and even depression, anger and violence leave many at a loss. But if you’re passionate about change, you can take that feeling of powerlessness and shift it into empowerment. On May 16, Deschutes County will hold elections to fill seats in a number of areas, including the Bend-La Pine, Redmond, Central Oregon Community College (COCC) and Sisters School Districts; Park & Recreation District positions in Bend, La Pine, Redmond and Sisters; Deschutes Public Library District positions; Rural Fire Protection Districts; Sanitary/Sewer Districts and local Water Districts. It’s an opportunity to create an impact on a local level. Here’s how to get started.

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ALLYSHIP: “An active, consistent, and ardu-

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BOYCOTT: “Refusal to purchase a product

ous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a person of privilege seeks to operate in solidarity with a marginalized group of people.” (The Anti-Oppression Network)

or use a service; a boycott gives an oppressed group economic leverage in their struggle for social change. During the civil rights movement, bus boycotts and business boycotts were used.” (“The Jackson Sun”)

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FRAMING: Espoused by author and professor

George Lakoff, framing is the effort to present positions and actions that most of the public supports, but absent appropriate “framing” often vote their fears instead of progressive beliefs. (from members of the Central Oregon Social Justice Center, COSJ)

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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: “Nonviolent action in which participants refuse to obey certain laws, with the purpose of challenging the fairness of those laws.” (“The Jackson Sun”)

CLASSISM:

“A system of oppression that produces social and physical barriers based on one’s real or perceived economic status or background. It is associated with but not mutually exclusive to capitalism. While we may describe classes as poor/low income/working class, middle class, and upper class, a binary also exists within classism. This binary exploits poor, low income, and working class people for the benefit of middle and upper class individuals.” (The Anti-Oppression Network)

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CONSTITUTION: The guiding document of

the United States of America, well worth reading or re-reading. “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” (National Archives.)

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ETHNOCENTRICISM: “Judging another cul-

ture solely by the values and standards of one’s own culture. The view of things in which one’s own group is the center of everything, and all others are scaled and rated with reference to it.” (The Anti-Oppression Network)

of electoral lines to give an unfair advantage to one group. The word comes from a combination of salamander and Elbridge Gerry (I744-1814), a Revolutionary era governor of Massachusetts and signer of the Declaration of Independence. According to one story, the word has its roots in an electoral district drawn by Gerry’s party for the 1812 election that looked like a salamander.” (The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights & The Leadership Conference Education Fund)

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#KNOCKEVERYDOOR: Co-founder

Zack Malitz says that “in the 2016 election, Democrats didn’t invest enough in going door to door and talking to voters. And where they did, they didn’t reach out to people who needed to be persuaded or who were perennially discouraged from voting.” So he and some other former Bernie Sanders campaign staffers and volunteers have organized canvassers to knock on every door in the country. (From “Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement,” “The Nation," Feb. 6)

HABEAS CORPUS: “Constitution in Article I,

section 9, states: “The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it.” “A court order from a judge instructing a person who is detaining another to bring the detainee before the court for a specific purpose, usually to explain to the court the reason for holding the detainee. The court then decides whether the detainee should remain in custody or be released.”(National Archives)

“’The complex, cumulative manner in which the effects of different forms of discrimination combine, overlap, or intersect.’ Coined by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw in a 1989 essay asserting antidiscrimination law, feminist theory, and antiracist politics all fail to address the experiences of black women because of how they each focus on only a single factor.” (from MerriamWebster’s “Words We’re Watching”)

DIALOGUE:

““Communication that creates and recreates multiple understandings” (Wink, 1997); it is bidirectional, not zero-sum and may or may not end in agreement; it can be emotional and uncomfortable, but is safe, respectful and has greater understanding as its goal.” (“Diversity and Social Justice,” University of Massachusetts Office of Multicultural Affairs)

Supreme Court justices (and even other lower-ranking judges as well) can and should creatively (re)interpret the texts of the Constitution and the laws in order to serve the judges’ own considered estimates of the vital needs of contemporary society when the elected “political” branches of the Federal government and/or the various state governments seem to them to be failing to meet these needs.” (Auburn University, “A Glossary of Political Economy Terms”)

GERRYMANDERING: “The distorted drawing

INTERSECTIONALITY:

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“The current phase of economic evolution where capital interests over-reach into the political sphere, ensuring created laws predominantly benefit large corporations and super-wealthy individuals, at the expense of democracy and policy in the best interests of people and ecological sustainability.” (COSJ)

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MOVEMENT MATCH: A project that includes

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NONVIOLENCE: “Rejection of all forms of

INDIVISIBLE: A new movement built on the

Tea Party’s model of “practicing locally-focused, almost entirely defensive strategy,” says Ezra Levin, a former Democratic staffer and co-founder of the project. The Indivisible website allows people to enter a zip code and connect to others in the community. (From “Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement,” “The Nation," Feb. 6)

LATE-STAGE CAPITALISM:

a quiz to help match activists with the right organization. Organizers says over 10,000 people have taken the quiz so far. (From “Your Guide to the Sprawling New Anti-Trump Resistance Movement,” “The Nation," Feb. 6)

violence, even in response to the use of violence by one’s adversaries. Many civil rights demonstrators pledged to respond nonviolently, and many were trained in nonviolence principles.” (“The Jackson Sun”)

NATIONALISM: “An ideology, or rather a

whole category of similar ideologies, based on the premise that each nation (or at least the ideologist’s own nation) constitutes a natural political community whose members should all live together under the authority of “their own” independent nation state. When the people of one nation live in large numbers in a multi-


While the world is far from silent right now, a lot of you are wondering how to get started in being more active, and how to educate yourself in the political and activist spheres. You might not be able to go back to civics class, but here’s a handy guide of terms to help you along.

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ethnic state or in states with government(s) dominated by political elites drawn from another nationality, nationalism often becomes an ideology justifying rebellion or secession in order to create or recreate a nation state for the heretofore subjugated nation.” (Auburn University, “A Glossary of Political Economy Terms”)

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discrimination, supported intentionally or unintentionally by institutional power and authority, used to the advantage of one race and the disadvantage of other races. The critical element which differentiates racism from prejudice and discrimination is the use of institutional power

appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human.” (UNESCO Declaration of Principles on Tolerance)

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“A Quorum of an assembly is such a number as must be present in order that business can be legally transacted.” (Robert’s Rules Online)

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UNDERSERVED: People with life circum-

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stances that make them susceptible to falling through the cracks in our political, economic or health care systems. In the context of health care, many do not have health insurance or cannot afford it; those who do have insurance sometimes face insufficient coverage. (Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved)

to some systems of rules for decision-making, has the effect of blocking or negating a majority decision. In the United States, the President may veto a bill passed by majorities in both houses of Congress, preventing it from becoming law unless each house then re-passes the bill by a two-thirds majority.” (Auburn University, “A Glossary of Political Economy Terms”)

WHITE PRIVILEGE:

“The concrete benefits of access to resources and social rewards and the power to shape the norms and values of society which whites receive, unconsciously or consciously, by virtue of their skin color in a racist society.” (Oberlin College/”Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice,” Ed. Adams, Bell & Griffin)

SOLIDARITY ORGANIZING: Organizing for

social and economic justice, recognizing that the experiences and wisdom of divergent, traditionally oppressed groups like people (and communities) of color, women, LGBTQ folks, or the working class are centrally important and interconnected, such that any strategies going forward must be rooted in the unification of these causes.” (COSJ)

OPPRESSION:

“A systemic social phenomenon based on the perceived and real difference among social groups that involve ideological domination, institutional control, and the promulgation of the oppressor’s ideology, logic system, and culture to the oppressed group. The result is the exploitation of one social group by another for the benefit of the oppressor group.” (Oberlin College/”Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice,” Ed. Adams, Bell & Griffin)

refusal to comply with unjust laws; passive resistance involves putting one’s body on the line, risking arrest and attempting to win over one’s foes with morally persuasive arguments.” (“The Jackson Sun”)

and authority to support prejudices and enforce discriminatory behaviors in systemic ways with far-reaching outcomes and effects.” (COSJ)

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XENOPHOBIA: “Fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign.” (COSJ)

YOUTH VOTE: A political term describ-

ing 18- to 24-year-olds and their voting habits. “Traditionally in American elections, young people have stood out for their consistently low levels of electoral participation, but a shift has appeared in some years, at least in part, in the direction of greater engagement.” (“Young-Adult Voting: An Analysis of Presidential Elections, 1964–2012” U.S. Census Bureau, 2014)

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“The whole point of Zen practice is to become fully aware, here and now. To come home to the present moment; this is truly where we live.  Thinking verbally takes us far into the past, or into the distant future. But both past and future are fantasies, since the future isn’t known and our memories of the past are often quite distorted accounts of what really happened.  Zen exhorts one to “Come to your senses!”, for when we get lost in thoughts of the past or future, life passes us by.” (“What is the Meaning of Zen?” Rafael Espericueta, Bakersfield College)

Prepping for the struggle? Headed for a round of civil disobedience? Knowledge is power.

YOUR RIGHTS

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

You have the right to remain silent. If you wish to exercise that right, say so out loud.

Do stay calm and be polite.

Know your rights, courtesy of the American Civil Liberties Union:

You have the right to refuse to consent to a search of yourself, your car or your home.

Do not interfere with or obstruct the police. Do not lie or give false documents.

If you are not under arrest, you have the right to calmly leave.

Do prepare yourself and your family in case you are arrested.

You have the right to a lawyer if you are arrested. Ask for one immediately.

Do remember the details of the encounter.

Regardless of your immigration or citizenship status, you have constitutional rights.

Do file a written complaint or call your local ACLU if you feel your rights have been violated.

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LOOP NINJA—If you’re raring to go for this year’s Winterfest, this will settle your Thursday night pre-party jitters. Smiley, also known as the Loop Ninja, loops his way through genres including rock, hiphop, reggae, fusion, 80s and more. Come for the music; stay for the awesome vibes that this big fest is sure to send your way. // 9pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. No cover.

COMEDY—Couldn’t we all use a little something to laugh about right now? Jason Van Glass is the master of the one-liner, and Lewis Sequeira is a Portland comedian who got his start in L.A. In case you need more information before you decide to laugh, you can just show up. Hosted by Ryan Traughber. // 8pm. Looking Glass Imports & Café, 150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. #260, Bend. $8/$10 door.

Thursday 16- Friday 17

Friday 17 – Saturday 18

TONY SMILEY WINTERFEST PRE-PARTY

ROCK LEGEND— You haven’t really lived in Bend until you’ve seen a Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons show. With a little Costello, a little Steve Earle and a little crazy, Jerry Joseph continues to be one of the finest live musicians of his generation, and going to one of his shows is a Central Oregon rite of passage. // 2/16 @ 9pm. 2/17 @ 10pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $5-$7

Friday 17

WINE — This is your opportunity to delve into the delicious notes of the West Coast wine world by indulging in a tasting tour. Kick off the Winterfest weekend with 10 tasting tickets and complimentary admission to the rest of Winterfest as you stroll around the Old Mill with your pals... because you’re burning calories while walking, right? // 5-9pm. Old Mill District, Bend. $22.

JAZZ FUSION — Not often do you have this much chemistry evident in a group that has been around since the late 70’s. A two-night run, the Yellow Jackets sound is well known to crossover from jazz, blues to R&B and even progressive rock at times. Nominated for several Grammy awards and known as a fusion band, come see this legendary jazz ensemble. // 7:30pm & 9pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Highway 97, Bend. $60.

Friday 17, 24—Saturday 18, 25

ARCHAEOLOGYFEST FILM SERIES FILM FEST—Into Roman engineering? Want to know more about the history of Jewish cemeteries? There’s a fest for that. The Archaeology Legacy Institute presents the top-rated, juried films from the 2016 edition of The Archaeology Channel’s film & video festival. Start with films on those two topics, and then come back the following weekend for more films. // 7:30pm. COCC, 2600 NW College Way, Bend. $7.

Friday 17-Sunday 19

Sunday 19

FESTIVAL—Packed with goodness such as the 10 Rail Jam, the massive fire pit competition, the Metal Mulisha flying through the air on their motorcycles, ice sculptures, the king and queen ceremony and a ton more. Special concerts by Cherry Poppin' Daddies, J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley, Jemere Morgan, Second Son and Precious Byrd. // 2/17 @ 5pm. 2/18 @ 11am. 2/18 @ 11am. 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Ave., Bend. $10-$12

ELECTRO DUB— It’s easy to call Jon Wayne and The Pain innovators, since the band is combining modern age electro beats with traditional roots reggae and funk music. While the genre itself might not be entirely new, The Pain’s sound is something completely new, transcending all boxes and landing squarely in the arena of “Wow.” // 9pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $10-$15

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JAM BAND— Leftover Salmon is one of the OG jam bands that brought their unique blend of bluegrass, country, rock and Zydeco to the world when there was nothing like it. They took a brief hiatus in 2005, and, while some of the lineup has changed, the central duo of Vince and Drew is still present and accounted for. // 9pm. The Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $20-$25

IMPROV CELLO — OK, so what is improvisational cello, exactly? Come find out in this special performance by a one-man band whose aim is to bring the community together in this tough political time. Billy Michelson comes from a Muslim household and is increasing the awareness of the C.O community’s support network in this special, recorded performance. // 6:30-8:30pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend. $5.

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glass cage of emotion, you say? There’s a reason the best songs are usually about breakups, hardships or hey, tough political times. Political injustice and activism have long inspired musicians to produce important songs that still resonate long after the turmoil is over. Using music as a tool for protest isn’t anything new—but with the current political climate, we have a sneaking suspicion music in the U.S. is about to get reaaallly good. The 40s Way back when, Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land,” was dubbed as an alternative anthem to “God Bless America.” Original verses featured dark political commentary which eerily echo present day: “There was a big high wall there that tried to stop me. The sign was painted, said ‘Private Property.’ But on the backside, it didn’t say nothing. This land was made for you and me.” Perhaps someone should play this song in the Oval Office... The 60 and 70s Further drawing parallels to today, 1962 had the very real threat of nuclear war hanging over the world, as the U.S and the Soviet Union faced off with the Cuban Missile Crisis. Bob Dylan summarized the tension in post-war America with the song, “A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall” — although he later stressed that the lyrics weren’t meant to illustrate those ghastly nuclear side effects. As the ‘60s progressed and the Civil Rights Movement gained momentum, Gil Scott-Heron recorded “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” which attacked the inaction of the masses and parodied the seriousness of the struggle. “You will not be able to stay home, brother. You will not be able to plug in, turn on and drop out. You will not be able to lose yourself on skag

and skip.” The ‘60s were rife with conflict, and in 1968 demonstrations against the Vietnam War were taking place around the world. It led John Lennon to ponder whether violence was the answer, and he penned many antiwar songs including, “Revolution” and the simple protest song “Give Peace A Chance,” immediately adopted as an anti-war anthem. Always a powerhouse, he channeled the power of positive thinking in “Imagine,” although his next song, “Power to the People,” was more to the point. In contrast, Jim Morrison’s gruesome lyrics in “Unknown Soldier” depicted a very different, albeit realistic scene of the horrors of the Vietnam War with lyrics like “Unborn living, living dead, bullet strikes the helmet’s head, and it’s all over for the unknown soldier.” The 80s and 90s The 80s saw further public disillusionment. U2 came out with “Sunday Bloody Sunday” on their third album, “War,” about the British Army’s massacre of civil rights protesters in Ireland in 1972. Concurrently, Bruce Springsteen released “Born in the USA” to showcase his outrage about how the state had neglected Vietnam War veterans and how they were met with indifference and hostility once they returned. The controversial track, “Fuck Tha Police” by N.W.A., dropped in the late 80s, which featured an angry Ice Cube yelling, “They have the authority to kill a minority.” Tensions bubbled and a few years later Rodney King was savagely beaten by the Los Angeles Police, which led many to accuse them of institutionalized racism. The L.A. race riots sparked Public Enemy to release the notorious track, “Fight the Power,” which had the rap superstars singing “Our freedom of speech is freedom or death, we’ve got to fight

March 10-11 the powers that be.” At the same time, Rage Against The Machine’s, “Township Rebellion” connected racism and the notorious cross-burning activities of the Ku Klux Klan. The 2000s The dawn of the new century showcased the young generation’s varied worries, from climate change to race to immigration. Radiohead’s “Idioteque” was released after The Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change concluded in 2001 that global warming was very real. Thom Yorke gloomily sang, “We’re not scaremongering, this is really happening… ice age coming, ice age coming...Women and children first.” In the mid 2000s, the Gossip’s Beth Ditto didn’t take too kindly to the proposition of the Federal Marriage Amendment and wrote, “Standing in the Way of Control,” which highlighted her anger at her country’s discrimination toward same-sex marriage. M.I.A, a firstgeneration American and daughter of a Tamil activist, wrote “Paper Planes” as a snapshot of how she adapted from being a refugee to the daily struggles of living in corporate America. While, finally, after an 18-year hiatus, 90s hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest, released, “We the People,” offering a brutally honest illustration of the current racial tensions and climate in the U.S. Frightfully timely, Q-Tip raps, “All you black folks, you must go, all you Mexicans, you must go, and all you poor folks, you must go, Muslims and gays, boy we hate your ways, so all you bad folk, you must go.” Musicians will continue to release political music, finding inspiration in radical citizen-led movements such as the anti-Trump protests, Black Lives Matter or their own struggles. While modern protest songs may not yet be iconic, the spirit and message remains the same: Power to the people.  SW

PUCCINI’S LA BOHEME

Whether you’re a seasoned opera buff or not, La Boheme is one of the oldest and most quintessential works in the genre. And you’re in luck, because it comes to Redmond this March! Brought to you through a collaboration from OperaBend, Cascade Chorale and COCC, a team of classically trainer singers will hit the stage to share this beautiful story of young bohemian artists and lovers, set in the back alley streets of the Latin Quarter in 19th century Paris. Expect to witness the joys and sorrows of love and loss in this spectacular piece conducted by Central Oregon Symphony’s Michael Gesme. The cast includes singers all the way from New York City and Los Angeles and is sure to be a mesmerizing treat. Book your tickets now for the limited two-night run. // 3pm & 7pm. Ridgeview High School, Redmond. OperaBend.org $15-35

April 9

SEMI-TONED

With a name like semi toned, you can tell this group doesn’t take itself too seriously. This British singing sensation is a charmingly offbeat allmale a cappella group sure to delight audiences, whether it be by their voices, British accents or maroon tuxedos. The 12 disarmingly handsome singers (eye candy anyone?) take audiences on a musical journey from the ‘70s to the pop hits of today, breaking moves such as the Lindy Hop, the Macarena and beyond. Phew, it’s all a little much, but it’s that kind of over-the-top greatness you can’t help but love. // 7pm. Tower Theatre, Bend. TowerTheatre.org $25-45

August 4

STEVE MILLER BAND WITH PETER FRAMPTON Escape into the powerful nostalgia that is old school rock n’ roll when two greats hit the stage. This summer, The Steve Miller Band welcomes rock legend Peter Frampton to their lineup, and with a show this big, you’d better get your tickets extra early. Having first met in the ‘60s in London, both guitarists have played together from intimate venues to football stadiums. “He always sets the musical bar high, his band always knocks me out, and I’m thrilled we are going to spend the summer together doing a great run of concerts,” said Miller. “This is the kind of quality and talent we both strive to present and I’m looking forward to a summer of great music, exceptional performances and fun. Peter is a remarkable musician..” says the guy that IS Steve Miller. Come see both of these legends knock it out of the park. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am. // 6pm. Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend. BendConcerts.com $65375.   SW

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he Yellowjackets have been together for decades, and while some of their line-up has changed multiple times over, their sound has stayed remarkably consistent. Formed in 1977 and originally known as the Robben Ford Group, the Los Angeles jazz group has released 26 albums since 1981, and has won numerous Grammy awards. The original lineup consisted of Robben Ford, Russell Ferrante, Jimmy Haslip and Ricky Lawson, who were all session musicians in L.A. Their sound initially combined blues, jazz fusion and prog rock, eventually moving away

from the rock and settling into a jazzfunk groove with occasional dabbling in soft R&B. The current lineup has Russell Ferrante on keyboards, Bob Mintzer on sax, Dane Alderson on bass and William Kennedy on drums. Their newest record, 2016’s “Cohearence,” sees them moving further afield from funk and settling into straightforward jazz. It’s a carefully crafted album, with meticulous compositions and flawless cohesion. Regardless of the line-up, The Yellowjackets are at the top of their game with no end in sight. SW

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King Louie’s Portland Blues Revue

Friday, Feb. 17. 6:30pm & Saturday, February 18. 6pm Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 U.S. 97. Bend. $60

Next up in the Riverhouse Jazz Series:

Featuring Louis Pain, Lisa Mann, Andy Stokes & Larhona Steele With Bend-based trio Jazz Bros. opening the show Fri. Mar. 17 & Sat. Mar 18. 6:30 pm Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 U.S. 97, Bend. $48 bendticket.com

Want more jazz in your life? Here’s another option! Sara Gazarek with New West Guitar Group Hailed as the “next important jazz singer” by the LA Times, some of Sara Gazarek’s shows as part of the Jazz at the Oxford series have already sold out. Fri., Mar. 17 & Sat. Mar 18. 8pm The Oxford Hotel, 10 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend $42+ oxfordhotelbend.com


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It's time for another Apres Ski bash at Crow's Feet Commons with Life During Wartime, a Talking Heads Tribute Band, 2/17.

The Capitol Jerry Joseph and The Jackmormons Writing hits for Widespread Panic and releasing 30 albums in his 30+ year career, Jerry Joseph is a relentless live performer and was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. -18. $5 adv.

M&J Tavern Open Mic 6:30 pm.

The Lot Eric Leadbetter Back from Southern Oregon, we are excited to have the solo acoustic show from Jive Coulis’ own Eric Leadbetter. Eric will play an array of classic rock, Americana, folk and blues. 6-8 pm. No cover.

Domino Room Leftover Salmon Leftover Salmon has been sharing its unique Colorado sound with the world for over a quarter-century and in the process paving the way for many newgrass and jam bands today, their songs are filled with soulful lyrics and are less twang and more rock ‘n’ roll. When watching Leftover play it’s clear the band members are in love with what they do and want to share that exuberance with the crowd. Expect a night of foot-stomping and unabashed dancing to some great tunes. 9 pm. $20 adv., $25 door.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke

Volcanic Theatre Pub Winterfest Pre-Party

Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe Celtic Jam

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Northside Bar & Grill Open Mic 6-9 pm. The Lot Open Mic 6 pm.

16  Thursday Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Hola! Downtown A Night with the Nomads

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

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free

Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Open Mic 6 pm.

The Summit Saloon & Stage Sister Ethel

& Friends Sinful and limit-pushing humor for all. Sister Ethel and Reverend Woodmansee shall be holding mass, hearing testimony from the regions best comics. 8-10 pm. $5.

w/ Loop Ninja & Tony Smiley A musical savant looping his way through a unique genre of music from rock, hip hop, reggae, tribal fusion, 80’s and everything in between. All with a witty, engaging, and energetic stage presence. 9 pm. No cover.

17  Friday Astro Lounge DJ Mubbha DJ Mubbha. 10 pm. The Belfry Sassparilla They are pun-

gent, not subtle. Kevin Blackwell, the lead singer for the dirty bluegrass band out of Portland, encapsulates the general character who calls these songs home. 8 pm.

Checker’s Pub Derek Michael Marc & Double

AA An awesome local band that will make you dance. 8-11:30 pm. No cover. checkerspub.com.; Classic rock, blues, R&B and Soul. 8-11 pm. No cover.

Crow’s Feet Commons Apres Ski with Life

During Wartime Talking Heads Tribute Band plays the third Mt Bachelor Apres Ski bash in the courtyard of Crows Feet. Dress warmly and get in the groove. No cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Spark A night

of ‘90s hip-hop music and videos with DJ Spark. Third Friday, Saturday of every month, 10 pm. No cover.

Bring your guitar, fiddle, or whatever you have an join in for and open jam of Celtic music. All musicians welcome. And if you’re not a musician, come down, tap your feet and enjoy what’s always a fun evening. Third Friday of every month, 6:30-8:30 pm. No cover.

Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards

Mango Stew Mango Stew is back in the tasting room for a night filled with “Palm Tree Rock”. We can think of no better band to help us look forward to some warmer weather! 6-9 pm. $5, reservations recommended.

Hub City Bar & Grill Bad Cats Dance to Live

music—Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, & Soul on the Hub’s new dance floor. 9 pm-1 am. No cover. BadCatsBand.com.; Classic rock. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

M&J Tavern Broken Down Guitars — Kent

Retiring Help us celebrate the many amazing years he’s been with Broken Down Guitars, and hear his voice, song and drumbeat with the rest of the crew one last time where it all started. 9 pm. No cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free Friday Dance Lessons 21+. 8 pm. No cover.

Old Mill District Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Precious Byrd, Second Son and the Rain Dogs A mix of swing and ska, Cherry Poppin Daddies headlines Friday nights Winterfest, with local bands in this upbeat and lively show. 5:3010 pm. $10.

Riverhouse on the Deschutes Yellow Jackets Frmed in 1977,

known originally as the Robben Ford Group, after the band’s founder, who is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all-time, and is well-known for crossing over from jazz to blues, to various jazz forms. 6:30 pm. $60.

The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Steele

21+. 9 pm. No cover.

The Capitol Jerry Joseph and The Jackmormons Writing hits for Widespread Panic and releasing 30 albums in his 30+ year career, Jerry Joseph is a relentless live performer and was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Feb. 16-18. $5 adv. Various Locations - Bend

2017 WinterFest Food vendors, 10 Rail Jam, fire pit competition, Metal Mulisha, ice sculptures, the king and queen ceremony and a ton more at this annual wintery event. . $10-30.

18  Saturday Astro Lounge DJ Clectik Groovy tunes. 10 pm. Bottoms Up Saloon The Hwy 97 Band Back at it again. 8-11:45 pm. No cover. Checker’s Pub Just Us Classic rock, blues, R&B and Soul. 8-11 pm. No cover. checkerspub. com.; An awesome local band that will make you dance. 8-11:30 pm. No cover. Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Spark A night of ‘90s hip-hop music and videos with DJ Spark. Third Friday, Saturday of every month, 10 pm. No cover. Hub City Bar & Grill Bad Cats Dance to live

music—Rock ‘n’ Roll, Blues, & Soul. 9 pm-1 am. No cover. BadCatsBand.com.; Classic rock. 9 pm-1 am. No cover.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke 8 pm.


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Latigo Acousticadia Mark Barringer & Jo

Booser are a Casacadian roots duo with powerful vocals, guitar and fiddle. 6-8 pm. No cover.

M&J Tavern Jerry Bullets and The Heart-

break Bandits Outlaw cowboy crooner Jerry Bullets belts out country classics with his roudy band Heartbreak Bandits. 9 pm. No cover.

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Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free

Dance Lessons Come learn the popular line dances to your favorite country songs every Saturday! 9 pm. No cover.

Old Mill District J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley & Jemere Morgan A red hot night of reggaee — as part of Winterfest, come see a stellar lineup that includes grammy nominated singer J Boog, a Hawaiian reggae rocker, the grandson of Bob Marley, Jo Mersa Marley and reggae superstar Jemere Morgan. 5:30-10 pm. $10. The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Steele

21+. 9 pm. No cover.

The Capitol Jerry Joseph and The Jackmormons Writing hits for Widespread Panic and releasing 30 albums in his 30+ year career, Jerry Joseph is a relentless live performer and was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Feb. 16-18. $5 adv. Various Locations - Bend

2017 WinterFest Food vendors, 10 Rail Jam, fire pit competition, Metal Mulisha, ice sculptures, the king and queen ceremony and a ton more at this annual wintery event. . $10-30.

19  Sunday Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. CTC Cascade Theatre Winter Artist’s Cir-

cle feat. Nomads Local artist Miguel de Alonso will perform an evening of music and dance inspired by that of the Middle East, Mediterranean, Balkans and Klezmer. 7:30-9:30 pm. $15.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Locals Night— DJDMP & Friends A night of soul, hip-hop and electronica with DJDMP and friends, plus 25% off everything on the menu all night long (with local id). 9 pm. No cover. Strictly Organic Coffee - Old Mill Paul

Eddy Grab an afternoon cup with Northwest troubadour Paul Eddy. Originals and forgotten gems, every other Sunday. Every other Sunday, 3-5 pm. No cover.

The Capitol Jon Wayne and The Pain Egan Entertainment brings you Jon Wayne and the Pain for Winterfest and President’s Day Weekend! Age: 21+ 9 pm. $10 adv., $15 door. https://facebook.com/events/714635322032606/. Various Locations - Bend

2017 WinterFest Food vendors, 10 Rail Jam, fire pit competition, Metal Mulisha, ice sculptures, the king and queen ceremony and a ton more at this annual wintery event. . $10-30.

20  Monday Astro Lounge Open Mic 8 pm. Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Northside Bar & Grill A Night With

Trixie Jesus In honor of single awareness day, comedians will be baring all about their relationships with others and themselves. Then, our two gorgeous bachelorettes will be playing the dating game with a panel of comics! 6:30-8 pm. $5. https://facebook.com/ events/355062151559746/.; Jake Woodmansee performs as Trixie Jesus, performing stand up comedy. Featuring Katy Ipock. 6:30-8 pm. 2 Drink Minimum or $5 Cover

Various Locations - Bend Public (Rock)

Choir Come sing in a fun, non-threatening environment for people of all skill levels. Rock and pop favorites—no hymns. First time free. 5:45-8 pm. $0-16.

Rockabilly Riot Tour with The Legendary Shack Shakers, The Brains, and The Delta Bomber at VTP, 2/23.

21  Tuesday Astro Lounge Trivia Tuesdays Bring your

team or join one! Usually six categories of various themes. 8 pm. No cover.

Crow’s Feet Commons Open Mic for

Storytellers Come one, come all....each Tuesday night Crow’s Feet Commons will be hosting an open mic night. Cozy up next to the fire, bring your courage or your encouraging ear. All levels welcome and storytellers too. Evening beer and wine specials. Sign up begins at 5pm. 6-8 pm.

Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Ukulele Jam All ages. 6:30 pm. No cover.

M&J Tavern Drew Cooper Acoustic melodies

unfold through the evening full of heart and soul, life on the road and unending love for others. 9 pm. No cover.

Sisters High School Molly Tuttle Band and

Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Featuring serious bluegrass pickers and singers. This bluegrass showcase includes the dobro/guitar duo of Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, and the powerful yet intricate music of the Molly Tuttle Band, each doing their own sets. 7 pm. https://sistersfolkfestival. org/winter-concert-series/.; Part of Sisters Folk Festival winter concert series. Serious bluegrass pickers and singers. This bluegrass showcase includes the dobro/guitar duo of Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, and the powerful yet intricate music of the Molly Tuttle Band, each doing their own sets. 7 pm. $55 adults, $40 youth.

The Lot Trivia at The Lot Bring your team or

join one. Enjoy the heated seats, brews, and tasty eats while rubbing elbows with Bend’s smartest smartipants who love trivia. A rotating host comes up with six questions in six different categories. 6-8 pm. Free.

22  Wednesday Cabin 22 Bobby Lindstrom and Friends

Bend’s favorite bluesman, and locals favorite, playing the best blues, rock and roots music in town. #BreedloveGuitars 6 pm. No Cover.

Checker’s Pub Talent/Open Mic 6-8 pm. Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe Improv by Third

Seven An atmospheric evening of improvisational beats by one man cello artist. An improvisational performance to be recorded for CD release, with the theme of the concert is solidarity. 6:30-8:30 pm. $5.

Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Level 2 Allan Byer Americana. 21+. Fourth Wednesday of every month, 5:30 pm. No cover. M&J Tavern Open Mic 6:30 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke

7 pm.

Northside Bar & Grill Open Mic 6-9 pm. The Lot Open Mic 6 pm.

23  Thursday Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke 9 pm. Kelly D’s Banquet Room Invitational

Benefit Please join us for a special evening as we start our 2017 benefit concert series. Richard Taelour, Marianne Thomas and Victor Johnson will start our year long tribute to the non-profits of Bend. 7-9 pm. Donations accepted.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Free

Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Open Mic 6 pm. strictlyorganic.com.

The Summit Saloon & Stage 97 Comedy

Presents Some of the best comics from around the US to the Summit Saloon and Stage. Comics as seen on Comedy Central, TBS, NBC and more. Last Thursday of every month, 8-11 pm. $12.

The Lot Ky Burt New Americana’ music inspired by suitcase travels and rootsy guitar and banjo inspired songwriting. Ky likens to artists such as Nick Drake, Paul Simon, Gregory Alan Isakov and Andrew Bird. 6-8 pm. No cover. Volcanic Theatre Pub Legendary Shack

Shakers, Delta Bombers & The Brains The Legendary Shack Shakers’ hell-for-leather roadshow has earned quite a name for itself with its unique brand of Southern Gothic that is all-at-once irreverent, revisionist, dangerous, and fun. 9 pm.  SW


EVENTS

CALENDAR MUSIC Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus

week, from 7:30-9:30pm. Wednesdays, 6:309:30pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. $5.

Bend Ecstatic Dance Dance your own dance in your own way in a supportive community of kindred spirits. Come explore free form movement, connection, and self-expression. BendEcstaticDance.com or FB Bend Ecstatic Dance. Tuesdays, 7pm. Bend Masonic Center, 1036 NE 8th St. 360-870-6093. $10-$20.

Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Practice The Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band is a

Group Class & Ballroom Dance Get your dance on at our Friday night group class and dance! Class topic changes weekly. No experience or partner necessary. Ages 16-plus. All proceeds donated to Bend’s Community Center. Fridays, 7pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-314-4398. $5 per person includes the class & dance.

traditional bagpipe and drum band with members from the Central Oregon area. Experienced pipers and drummers are welcome to attend, along with those who are interested in taking up piping or drumming and 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. 541-633-3225. Free.

Community Orchestra of Central Oregon A community orchestra that welcomes

all players. We are serious musicians who want to have a lot of fun while we are getting better. Wednesdays, 6:30-9pm. Through May 31. Cascade Middle School, 19619 SW Mountaineer Way. 541-306-6768.

The Deschutes Caledonian Pipe Band Practice Looking for experienced players to join and perform with the group. We are a volunteer not-for-profit society dedicated to the preservation, performance, and enjoyment of Scottish style bagpipes and drums in Central Oregon. If you are interested in joining please contact us. Mondays-Sundays, 6-8pm. Through Nov. 1. Abilitree, 2680 Twin Knolls Dr. Free.

Dry Canyon Stampede Local 7 piece band

playing some of the hottest country music, even Father Luke will have his dancing shoes on! Feb. 15, 7-10pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. 541-382-5174. Free.

FILM EVENTS ArchaeologyFest Film Series Archaeological Legacy Institute presents top rated festival jury and audience films organized into 4 unique programs. A benefit for TAC festival. Fri, Feb. 17, 7:30pm and Sat, Feb. 18, 7:30pm. Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way. $7.

Know WWII: The Reel History of How Film Shaped the Views of a Nation

Educator and film scholar, Joel Clements will explore how newsreels and animated shorts used the popular medium of movies to shape ideas and attitudes as the United States plunged into war. Feb. 16, 6-7pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-312-1032. Free. Joel Clements will explore how newsreels and animated shorts used the popular medium of movies to shape ideas and attitudes as the United States plunged into war. Feb. 18, 2-3pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1032. Free.

Return of the River Film Screening Join the director and research scientists who worked on this award-winning film that tells the story of a remarkable campaign to set the Elwha River free. It is an unlikely success story for environmental and cultural restoration that offers hope and possibility for a more sustainable future. Feb. 23, 6:30-8:30pm. Unitarian Universalist of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyliners Rd. Suggested Donation, $5.

Latin Dance Night 2 Sizzle up the dance floor with some latin dancing. Feb. 23, 8pm. Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St.

Milonga Tangazo 7-8pm: Intro to Arg. Tango. 8-10pm: Milonga (social dancing). Join us to toast for the New Year in our first milonga of the year! Friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Traditional Argentine tango music. Sat, Feb. 18, 7-10pm. Salon de Tango, 181 NW Black Hawk Ave. 541330-4071. $10 with class, $8 without class.

LOCAL ARTS Unearthed: Encaustic Prints by Elise Wagner Portland artist takes an unconventional approach to printmaking by creating textural plates out of wax, which she then inks and prints as collagraphs. Saturdays, 10am-6pm, Sundays, noon-5pm and Mondays-Fridays, 10am7pm. Through Feb. 26. A6, 550 SW Industrial Way Suite 180. 541-330-8759. Free.

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

West African Dance Class

Cultural dance experience to live drumming by Bend’s Fe Fanyi West African Drum & Dance Troupe! Learn movement to traditional

The Opal Spring Boys The Boys are back in our tasting room playing their eclectic blend of folk and americana. We will be offering a variety of shareable plates, as well as our famous fondue and wood fired pizzas! Feb. 18, 6-9pm. Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450 NW Lower Valley Dr. 541-526-5075. $5, reservations required.

DANCE Accordion Club of Central Oregon Unpack your accordion, shake out your fingers and come to an Accordion Club meeting. Small and welcome, for all styles Second Saturday of every month, 10am-noon. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Free. Adult Intermediate Level Dance Class

Drop-in class. Styles include contemporary, modern, jazz, and ballet. Teachers rotate monthly. Friendly, supportive atmosphere! Performing opportunities available. Fridays. Academie de Ballet Classique, 162 NW Greenwood Ave. 541321-4321. $5.

Argentine Tango Class & Práctica

Beginning lessons every first Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30pm. Followed by practica every

You too can have that look on your face, as you practice your musical abilities at the Accordion Club of Central Oregon monthly meetup. Second Saturdays, Aspen Ridge.

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Medal-winning Bella Acappella seeks women and girls who love to sing and harmonize. Bella teaches and performs four-part acappella harmony and welcomes singers with high and low voices, all levels and ages 15 and above. Tuesdays, 5:45-9pm. Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. 541-460-3474. $30 month.

rhythms of the Western region of Africa. Taught by Shannon Abero and live music led by David Visiko. Mondays, 7-8pm. Cascade Indoor Sports: Skating Rink Side, 20775 NE High Desert Ln. 818-636-2465. $10.


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EVENTS

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT

Artventure with Judy Artist-led painting

event! No experience necessary! Fee includes supplies. Pre-register and see upcoming images at artventurewithjudy.com. Tuesdays, 6-9pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. 541410-3267. $25 pre-paid.

It’s Just Paint Join us for a night of fun! It’s okay if you’ve never painted. This is a guided class great for all ages. The painting is broken out in easy steps to help you create a masterpiece. Bring a friend, grab dinner, and maybe try one of our specialty drinks. Wednesdays, 6-8pm. Through Feb. 16. Looking Glass Imports & Cafe, 150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. Suite 260. 541-2255775. $35.

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Art & Wine, Oh My! Local artists will guide you through replicating the night’s featured image. Food and beverage available for purchase. Register online. Tuesdays, 6pm. Level 2, 360 SW Powerhouse Dr. Suite 210. 541-213-8083. $35-$45. Sisters Folk Festival Poster Preview

Will unveil Dennis McGregor’s latest creation promoting the Festival. Light hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer will be provided and Dennis’ other original paintings, giclee prints, and note cards will be on display. Feb. 22, 4:30-6pm. Sisters Gallery and Frame Shop, 252 W Hood Ave. Free.

Sisters Library Annual Art Exhibit

Major Annual Exhibit sponsored by Friends of Sisters Library Art Committee. More than 150 two- and three-dimensional works of art by local artists and artisans. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Through Feb. 24. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. 541-312-1070. Free.

PRESENTATIONS Cheers to Art: Van Gogh Art historian

Lorna Cahall explores influential artists and art movements with this month toasting Vincent Van Gogh and his intense dialogue with Nature. Van Gogh expressed the dynamic power he experienced in the living, ever-changing landscape around him. Feb. 15, 7-8:30pm. A6, 550 SW Industrial Way Suite 180. 541 330 8759. $10.00.

Deschutes Land Trust Nature Nights

The Oregon spotted frog is currently having a large impact on Central Oregon. Join biologist Jay Bowerman to learn more. Feb. 22, 7-8:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. 541-330-0017. Free, registration required.

Pints and Politics: Privatization of Public Lands Join OLCV and Oregon Wild for

a presentation about the land transfer movement, from armed occupations to proposals in the Oregon legislature and at the federal level to privatize public land. Come and find out how you can play a role in the larger pro-public lands movement in the west. Feb. 16, 7-9pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln.

Forest Health and Management.

Ecologist and author, George Wuerthner will present ecological insights into how wildfire, bark beetles, and other natural events create healthy forests, and why most forest management impoverishes our forests. Feb. 22, 6-8pm. Deschutes Public Library (Brooks Room), 601 NW Wall St. 541-255-6039. Free.

Know WWII—US Army Combat Engineers at Camp Abbot Les Joslin gives an il-

lustrated talk about the development, operation, and fate of Camp Abbot. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers replacement training center (ERTC), located south of Bend, Oregon was the site of extensive combat engineer and other training operations based there in 1942 and 1943. Feb. 15, 12-1:30pm. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. 541-312-1032. Free.

Love, Sex and Mating Rituals of Local Plants and Animals This humorous talk

about romance and reproduction by author LeeAnn Kriegh is about some of the strange, awe-in-

Grab the kids and create a cartoon self portrait using pencil, pen and colored pencils with the Intro to Drawing class at the Workhouse, 2/18.

spiring, and downright scary mating habits of local plants and animals. Feb. 15, 6:45-8:30pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. 541-389-0785. Free.

share your passion for writing at our monthly, informal, writing salons. Feb. 18, 6-8pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. theworkhousebend.com. $5.

to volunteer to change the lives of young girls. Afterschoolbuddies.org. Tuesdays, 3-5:30pm. Through May 25. After School Buddies, 62595 Hamby Rd. 541-390-3046.

Complete Relaxation Empowers Everyday Life Join us to learn about a simple

The Story You Came To Tell Join other emerging writers in Redmond for the Writing Ranch’s trademark creative writing workshop. Participants will develop creative writing skills through in-class writing exercises, supplementary readings and writing assignments. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 4-6pm. Through March 7. Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way. 541-480-3933. $325.

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

THEATER

Teen Writing Group: Focus on Plot

practice which guarantees complete relaxation, mental and emotional stability, harmony in your relationships and much more. With this training, the support of a trainer and a global community you are empowered to tap into your natural power of benefit. Register: meetup.com/BalancedView-Bend Feb. 23, 6:45-8pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. $10-$20 donation.

“The Madwoman of Chaillot” A plot to

tear up Paris for the oil believed to be under the city becomes known to the Madwoman of Chaillot, who sees the crookedness of the plan. Thurs, Feb. 16, 7:30-10pm, Fri, Feb. 17, 7:30-10pm and Sat, Feb. 18, 7:30-10pm. CTC Cascade Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave. 541-389-0803. $8.

“The Angels of Lemnos” A heartwarming play about a brain damaged homeless man who comes across a baby and is forced to face memories from his past, the reality of the present, and the choices of his future Fri, Feb. 17, 7:30-9:30pm, Sat, Feb. 18, 7:30-9:30pm and Sun, Feb. 19, 3-5pm. Liberty Theatre, 849 NW Wall St. 503-740-9619. $20 adv., $25 door. Free Improv Jam Love improv or want to see what it’s all about? Jams are a great way to experience our tried and true methods. No experience necessary, all levels welcome. Last Thursday of every month, 7-8:30pm. Through May 25. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-771-3189. Free. “The Vagina Monologues” A two-night-on-

ly benefit reading of Eve Ensler’s award winning play “The Vagina Monologues.” All proceeds from these two shows will be donated to two local organizations. Feb. 17-18, 6:30-9pm and Feb. 18, 6:30-9pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. 541-285-4972. $20.

WORDS Blank Pages Writing Salon Come engage in meaningful dialogue with other people who

Age 12-17 years. Develop writing skills through exploration. Feb. 15, 2-3pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541312-1050. Free.

Writing to Share All-level writing class

difference in the life of a child! Looking for caring adult mentors who are willing to spend a few hours a month sharing their interests and hobbies. Mondays-Sundays. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon - Redmond, 412 SW Eighth St., Redmond. 541-617-4788.

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

inspired by the teachings of Natalie Goldberg (“Writing Down the Bones”). Over the course of six weeks, you’ll be guided through the process of writing a personal essay from conception stage to final product. Begins 1/11 and continues each Wednesday till 2/15. Wednesdays, 10-11:30am. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-480-7732. $150.

business staff and volunteers who may come into contact with seniors and adults with disabilities,recognize warning signs that indicate abuse, neglect, or an increased need for services. Wednesdays. Council on Aging of Central Oregon, 373 NE Greenwood Ave. 541-678-5483.

Writing Your Memoir Workshop Through

Go Big, Bend Big Brothers Big Sisters works

lively discussion of student manuscripts, short writing exercises, examples of published texts, and mini lectures, students will be introduced to a variety of narrative techniques and approaches used in memoir writing. Registration is required. Feb. 22, noon-3pm. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. 541-312-1032. Free.

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

awareness of the need for meaningful climate action. Speak or organize educational events, attend rallies, write or do art about the climate. Thursdays. Bend, RSVP for address. 206-498-5887.

After School Mentoring—Teens/College Students/Adults Needed Female

mentors are needed to serve 4th-5th or 6th-8th grade girls in weekly after school programs in Bend. Mentors must be 14 or older. Female adults and college students are encouraged

Gatekeeper Program Train community

with kids who need a positive role model and extra support. By being a mentor you have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. We need caring volunteers to help children reach their full potential! Ongoing. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon, 2125 NE Daggett Ln. 541-3126047.

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

incredible team, whether you volunteer in the clinic, festivals, or helping with our community cat population. Ongoing. Bend Spay+Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. Suite B1. 541-617-1010.

Mentor Heart of Oregon Corps is a nonprofit

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


EVENTS Pajama Drive for Foster Kids Sleep Train is hosting its annual pajama drive for foster kids. Donations of new PJs in all sizes can be dropped off at any Sleep Train store. For more information, visit sleeptrainfosterkids.org. Through Feb. 26. Sleep Train, 63455 N Hwy 97.

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Tiny Explorers Meetup The Children’s For-

est is seeking committed volunteers to host Tiny Explorers Meetups in the outdoors. Serve as the point person and distribute free baby carriers. Monthly meetups. Ongoing, 10-11am. Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, 63095 Deschutes Market Rd. 541-383-5592.

Volunteer—BCC Bend’s Community Center

has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for individuals over age 6. If interested in volunteering go to bendscommunitycenter.org or call 541312-2069 for more information. Wednesdays. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St.

Volunteer Drivers Needed Volunteer drivers needed to transport veterans to the Bend VA Clinic and Portland VA Hospital. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass VA-provided physical and screening. Call Paul at 541-6472363 for more details. Mondays-Fridays.

Brightside Thrift Store in Redmond

Looking for volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. Volunteers are critical to the operations of our high-save shelter and contribute directly to the care of our animals by ensuring our donations are processed. Mondays-Sundays. Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW 5th St. 541-504-0101.

CLASSES AcroYoga Join Deven Sisler to experience how the power of acrobatics, wisdom of yoga and sensitivity of thai yoga intertwine. No partner necessary! Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. 541-5508550. $7-$15. African Dance Classes are taught in a friendly, welcoming, and fun environment, and you will leave every class with a smile on your face and joy in your heart! Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm. Gotta Dance Studio, 917 NE Eighth St. 541-3220807. $12.

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. 541-848-1255. $10.

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT Business Start-Up Class in Redmond

Do you have a great idea you think could be a successful business but just don’t know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you. Feb. 16, 6-8pm. Redmond COCC Campus Technology Education Center, 2324 NE College Lp. 541-383-7290. $29.

Capoeira Experience this exciting martial art

form of Afro Brazilian origins which incorporates music and acrobatic movements. For adults and teens. Mondays, 6:50-8:15pm and Thursdays, 6:50-8:15pm. Sortor Karate, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr. $30, two week intro.

DIY Intro to TIG Learn more at DIYcave.com. Wed, Feb. 22, 1:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $40.

DIY Sterling Silver Drop Earrings Learn more at DIYcave.com. Fri, Feb. 17, 5:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $50.

DIY Upcycled Leather Bracelets Learn more at DIYCave.com. Wed, Feb. 15, 5:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE Ninth St. 541-388-2283. $50.

Encaustic Mixed Media Learn the basics of collaging and painting with encaustic (wax) in this mixed media workshop. Materials included in the fee. Feb. 23, 10am-3pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. theworkhousebend.com. $205. Figure Drawing Salon Develop your skills

at our live model figure drawing salon hosted by Workhouse studio members Christian Brown and Abney Wallace. This drop-in salon features a live nude model. Tuesdays, 7-9pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. 347-564-9080. $15.

Figure Drawing Salon, Every Tuesday

This drop-in salon features a live nude model and is open to all levels. Tuesdays, 7-9pm. Through March 28. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. theworkhousebend.com. $15.

German Conversation Group With a tutor to learn conversational German. Mondays, 7-8pm. In Sisters, various locations. 541-5950318. Cost is variable depending upon number of students. Handmade Soap Learn the basics of ‘cold process’ soap making, formulate your own recipe, & make 6 personalized bars. Feb. 18, 1-4pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. theworkhousebend.com. $65.

No Drama Discipline Workshop. How to calm down, build connection, coach not control your children. A 4-week class, topics include: understanding the “emotional brain,” identifying emotional triggers, self-calming tools, bonding through empathy, setting/holding limits without punishment and navigating meltdowns. Tues, Feb. 21, 6:30-8:30pm. Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market Rd. $100 adv., $120. How to Develop a Business Plan Take

an invaluable, two-evening workshop and discover the tools you need to successfully plan, build and manage your business. Feb. 15, 6-9pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. 541-383-7290. $99.

Online Chair Tai Chi Classes Designed for people who have limited mobility and cannot stand for long periods of time. From a seated position soft movements are used to help increase energy, improve blood circulation. Fridays, 2-3pm. Grandmaster Franklin, 51875 Hollinshead Pl. 623-203-4883. $40. Intro to Finding Grants Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants & get an introduction to the powerful grants database Foundation Directory Online. Registration requested. Feb. 22, 1-2pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1055. Free. Japanese Group Lesson We offer group lessons for both beginners and intermediate students for Japanese for all ages. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. 541-6337205. $10 plus material fees. Mixed Media – Express Yourself.

Start off with a blank slate & decorate a little “mini-me”, or maybe a “mini-you” for someone special. Fee covers ALL class materials, but feel free to bring media too. Feb. 15, 12:30-3pm. Circle of Friends Art & Academy, 19889 Eighth St. 541-706-9025. $45.00.

Oriental Palm Reading Discover how the brain, nerves, and lines connect in palmistry. Wednesdays, 6-7pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. 541-848-1255. $10. Tai Chi A free Tai Chi class open to the Bend

Community centered on a gentle and basic form for Arthritis and Fall Prevention, but will introduce more aspects of Tai Chi as the class progresses. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 9:30-11am. Brooks Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 Wall St. 541-548-1086. Free.

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EVENTS Tinker Tuesday - Repair Cafe Bring us your small household appliances, sewing repairs, jewelry repairs, and small furniture that need a little work and work with volunteers from the Environmental Center to get your things fixed. Feb. 21, 5:30-7:30pm. Redmond COCC Campus Technology Education Center, 2324 NE College Lp. 541-312-1032. Free. Welding Workshop Visit DIYCave.com for

West African Drumming Level 1

Learn traditional rhythms, and experience the brain-enhancing, healing and joyful benefits from David Visiko. A beginner class open to all. Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. 541-760-3204. $15.

West African Drumming Level 3 Build on your knowledge, technique, and performance skills. Teacher/troupe director David Visiko and members of Fe Fanyi study, practice and play joyfully. Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. 541-760-3204. $15.

EVENTS The All-New BMW 5 Series Unveiling of

the new BMW series with complimentary wine and refreshments as well as demonstrations from our BMW Geniuses. Feb. 23, 5-7pm. BMW of Bend, 1045 SE 3rd St. 541.335.4599. No cover.

Bingo The Bend Spay and Neuter project is hosting bingo! Winners get half the pot, the other half goes towards the Bend Spay and Neuter Project, keeping pets and people together! Tues, Feb. 21, 7-9pm. D&D Bar & Grill, 927 NW Bond St. $1 per game. Capoeira Arts Intro Series An active

exploration of the Afro Brazilian martial art form of freedom and related arts in this welcoming introductory series. Capoeira, Samba de Roda, Maculele, basic acrobatics, music, instruments and more! Thursdays, 7-8:30pm. Through March 2. Sortor Karate, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr. 541678-3460. $55 Series, $20 drop in.

Working with Wholeheartedness Panel Discussion The Courage Tribe’s quarterly

Lunch and Learn program will help to improve relationships, increase sales & productivity in work and ignite cohesiveness through an interactive program. Feb. 16, 11:30am-1pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave. $28, RSVP required.

Drawing Under the Influence Bring pa-

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

Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers welcome. For info contact Sue at 541-382-6281. Mondays, 6-9pm. Bend Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Rd. $1 to $13.

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Director of In Our Backyard and OATH give Super Bowl Human Trafficking Highlights as well as information on Convenience Stores Against Trafficking, Volunteer Opportunities, and meet our new staff. Refreshments will be provided. Feb. 23, 6:30-8pm. St. Charles Center for Health and Learning, 2500 NE Neff Rd. Free.

Paint-n-Pinot Enjoy an evening of adult-only ceramic painting along with a wine tasting and Goody’s chocolates! Reservations required, 21+ Sat, Feb. 18, 3-5pm. Sunriver Resort, 17600 Center Dr. 541-593-4609. $20. Pool Tournament Cash Cup Anyone can

join in, regardless of experience! APA rules, winnings based on number of participants. Tuesdays, 8pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St. 541-760-9412. $5.

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

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

Lush Hawaiian vibes hit the Winterfest stage when Reggae superstar J Boog headlines, 2/18.

Public (Rock) Choir Come sing in a fun, non-threatening environment for people of all skill levels. Rock and pop favorites—no hymns. First time free. Mondays, 5:45-8pm. Various Locations - Bend, Bend. 541-728-3798. $0-16.

Senior Social Program Monday, Wednesday and Friday senior brunch will be served from 10-11am for $2. Social hour Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday social hours 10-1pm. Closed Thursdays. Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-1pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-312-2069. Free to attend.

Snowshoe Nature Hike with a Ranger

Snowshoe Nature tours on Mt. Bachelor with a Forest Service Naturalist Ranger. All interpretive programs focus on the ecology, geology and wildlife of the Cascades. Through March 31, 10-11:30am and 1:30-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. 541-383-5530. Free.

Third Friday Stroll Third Friday of every month, 4-8pm. Downtown Redmond, Sixth Street. Free.

SENIOR EVENTS

Pilates & Physical Therapy for Parkinson’s, MS and Stroke A five-session class for individuals with Stroke, Parkinson’s and MS. You receive the exponential benefits of improved flexibility, strength, muscle coordination and control, better posture and the end result is increased body awareness, independence and confidence. Thursdays, 2-3pm. Through June 16. True Pilates NW, 243 Southwest Scalehouse Lp. 541-241-6837. $75.

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The Sound of Music Join Thelma’s Place, a non profit day respite program serving families and those living with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia’s as we welcome Dr. Larry Sherman, Professor of Neuroscience at OHSU for an evening that will take you on a musical journey through healthy brain aging. Feb. 18, 6-9pm. Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N Hwy 97. 541-548-3049 ext. 107. $60.

MEETINGS Adelines’ Showcase Chorus Practice

For more information call Diane at 541-447-4756 or showcasechorus.org. Mondays, 6:30-9pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave.

Al-Anon Family Groups 12-step group for

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EVENTS Alcoholics Anonymous If you want to

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

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City Club of Central Oregon It is a lunch

discussion, but don’t expect this City Club forum to turn into a food fight. They are way too civil for that. But if insights are what you want, there’s no better place for lunch today. Third Thursday of every month, 11:30am. St. Charles Center for Health and Learning, 2500 NE Neff Rd. 541-6337163. $20/$35.

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. Free.

Health Care for All An opportunity for local individuals to express concerns regarding access to affordable health care in the current political environment. Feb. 23, 5-7pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. 541-350-6496. Free.

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

Mondays-noon-Saturdays, 9:30am and Thursdays-noon. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. 541-306-6844. Free. Wednesdays, 4pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. 541-306-6844. Free.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Support Group

Anyone with RA or similar auto-immune syndrome welcome. For more information contact Alyce Jantzen (alyce1002@gmail.com) or Kristen Jones (kristenjones1227@gmail.com). Third Tuesday of every month, 4-5pm. Bend Memorial Clinic - Redmond, 865 SW Veterans Way.

Socrates Cafe Group People from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. Open to all comers. Fourth Thursday of every month, 6-8pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-7492010. Free. Spanish Club Spanish language study and conversation group. All levels welcome. Thursdays, 3:30-5pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-749-2010. Free.

welcome. Saturdays, 8am. C.E. Lovejoy’s Brookswood Market, 19530 Amber Meadow Dr.

Epilepsy Support Group Families and individuals struggling with a new epilepsy diagnosis or a life long experience with a seizure disorder. Every third Saturday, 4-5pm. Through May 20. St. Charles Heart & Lung Center Conference Room, 2500 NE Neff Rd. 503-360-6452. Free.

Wednesday Night Kirtan Bring your voice and your heart and join the Sol Alchemy community for an evening of Bhakti and Sacred Song. Wednesdays, 7-9pm. Through June 14. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. 541-2854972. Sliding Scale: $10-$20.

Evolutionary SELF-Healing Through guided imagery, you’ll learn how to tap into your internal power. Thursdays, 6:30-8pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd. 541-3908534. Free.

Women’s Cancer Support Group For the newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. For information call: Judy, 541-728-0767. Candy, 907-209-8181. Thursdays, 1-3pm. Looking Glass Imports & Cafe, 150 NE Bend River Mall Dr. Suite 260. Free.

French Conversation Table Every first and third Monday of the month. All are welcome! Third Monday of every month, 10:30am-12:30pm. Barnes and Noble, 2690 NE Hwy 20. 541-3898656. Free. Marijuana Anonymous Meeting Share

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VegNet Bend Meet Ups Vegans & veg curious please join us for monthly events & get-togethers! Updated information can be found on VegNet Bend Group for Facebook & ‘Meetup’ web page. Mondays. Various Locations - Bend, Bend. 541.480.3017. Donation.

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Zen Discussion & Meditation A weekly lay-led Dharma discussion and meditation (zazen). Open to all. Discussion 6pm, sitting/walking meditation 7-8:30pm. Mondays, 6-8:30pm. Brooks Hall at Trinity Episcopal Church, 469 Wall St. 541-390-1220. Free.  SW

experience, strength, and hope with each other. Mondays, 4:45-5:45pm. Serenity Lane, 601 NW Harmon Blvd. 503-567-9892. Free.

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A mad dash for some hot cocoa at the annual Winterfest Hot Cocoa Run for kids, 2/18.

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crafts with High Desert Museum. Age 3+ years. Wed, Feb. 15, 1-2pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7050. Free. High Desert Museum. Tues, Feb. 21, 9:30am. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-330-3760. Free. Age 3-5 years. Tues, Feb. 21, 11:30am. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. 541-312-1070. Free.

Become a Jr. Snow Ranger at Mt. Bachelor Activities will include snowshoeing,

winter safety, exploring snowflakes, wildlife tracking, winter ecology, and the joy of winter fun. The program mission is to inspire youth to embrace a life-long relationship with the winter environment, and to become stewards of the land. Sun, Feb. 19, 1-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr. 541-383-5530. Free.

Big Kids Yoga This class is for older kids who

want to learn more of the fundamentals of yoga through more technical yoga games and a deeper exploration of postures and flow sequences. Wednesdays, 4-5:30pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. 541-550-8550. $5-$6.

Children’s Yoga: Movement & Music

Designed for children aged 4-8, this class is a playful way of introducing children to the miracles of movement, yoga and music. Mondays, 4-5pm. Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 113. 541-322-9642. $10.

Hot Cocoa Run For aspiring Princes and Princesses join for a mad dash to make the best cup of hot cocoa imaginable! Kids will be crowned and then will run from station to station collecting the ingredients, and as the cross the finish line they will get the final touch of hot chocolate and a finishers ribbon. Saturday, Feb. 18th. Winterfest, Old Mill District. 3-10 years. 12pm. Costumes are encouraged! DPL Teen Writing Group Develop skills

through exploration. Bring your writing to share. Fri, Feb. 17, 4-5pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave. 541-617-7050. Free.

Family Fun Story Time Age 0-5 years. Interactive story time with songs, rhymes, crafts. Thurs, Feb. 16, 10:30am and Thurs, Feb. 23, 10:30am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. 541-312-1090. Free. Free Family Kindermusik Class This multi-age class is ideal for siblings. Music, movement, instruments, singing, pretending, stories and bonding. Mondays, 3-3:45pm. Through March 20. Cascade School of Music, 200 NW Pacific Park Ln. 541-382-6866. Free. Free Kindermusik Class for Ages 0-12 Months Music enhances the neural pathways

in developing brains. Sing, dance, rock and play baby-safe instruments with your baby in a supportive and fun environment. For babies ages birth to 12 months. Mondays-Wednesdays. Through March 20. Cascade School of Music, 200 NW Pacific Park Ln. 541-382-6866. Free.

Introduction to Drawing Learn some basic skills for approaching drawing. You will create a cartoon self portrait using pencil, pen and

colored pencil! All supplies included Feb. 18, 10am-12:30pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. theworkhousebend.com. $30.

Kids Camp: Art Let loose your imagination and create! 6-8 years. Wed, Feb. 15, 2:30-3:30pm and Wed, Feb. 22, 2:30-3:30pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7050. Free, registration required. Kids Rock Choir Kids ages 12 and under with only one goal: to have a great time singing their faces off! No training, experience, or long term commitment is required to join in. See website for locations: singbend.com/kids-rock-choir. Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm. Various Locations Bend, Bend. 541-728-3798. $10.

LEGO Family Block Party Kids + 1 gazil-

lion LEGOs = fun! Sat, Feb. 18, 1pm. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. 541-312-1090. Free. Kids + 1 gazillion LEGOs = fun! Sat, Feb. 18, 3pm. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. 541-312-1080. Free.

Music, Movement & Stories 3-5 years.

Movement and stories to develop skills. Thurs, Feb. 16, 10:30am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. 541-312-1090. Free. 3-5 years. Movement and stories to develop skills. Thurs, Feb. 16, 10:30am. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-312-1050. Free. 3-5 years. Movement and stories to develop skills. Fri, Feb. 17, 10:15am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free.

Redmond Mothers of Preschoolers A great place to make new friends, get encouragement, and know that you’re not alone in this wonderful journey of motherhood! Our free meetings consist of short inspirational videos, fun crafts/activities, exciting speakers and time for connection. Third Tuesday of every month, 9-11am. Community Presbyterian Church, 529 NW 19th St. 541-548-3367. Free. Scrapbooking with the Millers What to

do when it’s cold and blue? Gather around the fire to help cut out images from holiday cards, picture books and advertisements to add to your own collection. Feb. 18, 11am-3pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754.

Story Time and Lunch Get ready for school with stories and fun. Thurs, Feb. 16, 11:30am. Juniper Elementary, 1300 NE Norton Ave. 541617-7050. Free. Tiny Explorers Meetup A time for new families to get together in the outdoors. For kids 0-2 years. Third Tuesday of every month, 11am-noon Through April 19. Sam Johnson Park, 521 SW 15th St., Redmond. 541-383-5592. Free.

Weekend Workshop: Finding Fossils

Did sharks live in the High Desert? This workshop for the whole family offers a chance to dig deep and discover Oregon’s ecosystems of the past. Explore how fossils are created and what they can tell us about the Earth millions of years. Feb. 18, 10:30am-noon. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Paired pricing for one adult and one child: Members $10, non-members $15. Each additional participant $5.  SW


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hen I was 20 I was pepper sprayed by the Bend Police Department and charged with inciting a riot. The “riot” was silly and the charges were eventually dropped, but I still remember the hiss of that spray as it shot across my living room. We probably deserved it. There were several dozen of us and only a few cops and we weren’t listening to instructions. That was a somewhat comical instance of civil disobedience—but on the whole, activism is something a lot more people are taking part in, in the wake of the presidential inauguration and the many unpopular executive orders coming out of the Oval these days. People with causes—the ones looking out for the planet and the

BOOK TALK Ready for some civil disobedience, but need guidance on how to get started? Here are five books to get you going—no matter what your politics.

vulnerable, and not just themselves— deal with pepper spray, water cannons, rubber bullets, arrest and worse every single time they decide to take action. It can be difficult to engage in direct political activism with the threat of pepper spray, tear gas, tasers and bears (oh my) looming. The political action group The 350 Network, with branches in Eugene, Deschutes County and around the world, focuses specifically on climate change and climate justice. Earlier this month, 350 Eugene held a Non-Violent Direct Action Skills Training workshop to help prepare people for the reality of civil actions. Deb McGee and Patty Hine, co-founders of 350 Eugene, explain more about the workshop: “We teach practical skills for non-violent interaction. It was a very planned, very strategic, very cautious and effective planning session. We had a whole strand of workshops on security culture and legal, ‘know-your-rights’ kind of materials that the Civil Liberties Defense Center here in Eugene brought by way of their attorney. There was a Jungian psychoanalyst who put on emotional workshops which dealt with trauma and resilience. There were art, photography and media workshops about creating protest art that one of our local hip-hop artists put on. There were about 150-200 participants.” Whatever your cause, organization is key. “To organize something, you want to know exactly what you’re about and develop your own niche and where you fit in,” say McGee and Hine. “Of course, we’re going to advocate for a non-violent approach because if you try violence you’re going to wind up with a violent regime, for reasons of moral and ethical considerations, but because it’s also what’s effective.” Your level of participation is always your call. Never accept risks without full understanding of the

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(Top) Central Oregonians march for climate justice.

consequences. Diane Hodiak of 350 Deschutes explains: “I think when people contact an organization experienced in actions of all kinds, they have a choice of how to participate in a way that is best for them There is a continuum that encourages people to engage at whatever level they choose. They can engage by writing letters of support for issues or laws. They can use their skills to educate or influence others. They can march with their family in a peaceful, fun setting. They can engage in peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience, while accepting the risks that these actions entail.” Some of the tips I’ve picked up from friends over the years, whether for means of civil disobedience or marching, are fairly simple. Make sure you’re carrying valid photo identification. Enable the passcode function on your phone so police can’t open it. Keep the number of the National Lawyers Guild on your person. All good places to start.

In times of political unrest, when you see the country you love slipping further away from what you recognize, it can be hard not to feel scared and alone. McGee and Hine have the perfect advice for those feeling that sense of isolation: “I would have to quote Kathleen Dean Moore, a professor at Oregon State University who is a philosopher and climate activist. She says ‘If you’re feeling isolated, depressed and alone: stop being one person.’ You’re not alone. So start joining with other people. The fact is we’re going to solve the climate problem and other social problems together in a community of caring individuals.” This is not a drill, people. Issues of climate change and social, political and economic justice require your participation. To get involved, contact 350deschutes.org or the Central Oregon Social Justice Center at Cosjc.org for more information.  SW

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an influential stint abroad on a Rotary Club scholarship and law school at the University of Virginia, and Dewey found himself in Oregon in 1978, clerking for Judge Berkley Lent of the Oregon Supreme Court and traveling all over the state. “Can you imagine?” he says. “To a kid from Kansas, it was just amazing. The ocean! And all these different forests, from spruce to juniper.” After his clerkship, Dewey worked as a corporate lawyer, but by 1983, he had stopped practicing law and moved to Sisters to be a caretaker at a horse ranch. Then one day a neighbor asked him to testify in Salem against a project to pipe Whychus Creek for a hydrology project. It turned out that wasn’t the only threat to the creek; the U.S. Forest Service also planned to clear-cut old-growth and other trees right up to the water’s edge. Dewey recalled digging out his suit and putting on his tie for the first time in months. He filed an appeal of the timber sale, and when the Forest Service ranger suggested Dewey was the only one who cared about the trees and health of the creek, Dewey proved him wrong by gathering endorsements of his appeal from everyone from the Sisters Chamber of Commerce to local horse riding groups. The timber sale was stopped, and the experience led to the formation

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in 1986 of LandWatch, which ever since has been committed to taking legal action supported through collaborations among diverse stakeholders. Dewey says, “Often the legal process is what gets you a seat at the table, but my goal is not to litigate; it’s to find solutions.” Over the years, those solutions have included creating environmental protections of Whychus Creek and the Metolius River basin, preventing condominium development on the ridges of Shevlin Park, and preserving deer and elk winter range. Much of LandWatch’s work relates to protecting public lands—a cause Dewey believes is fundamental to American values. “The whole idea of public lands is not just that the current public gets to use and enjoy it. It’s our obligation to hold it in trust for future generations,” he says. Recently LandWatch has taken on another controversial issue, as a key player in limiting sprawl as part of Bend’s urban growth boundary planning process. “To the extent Bend doesn’t grow up, it will grow out onto

deer winter range, into forests and onto farms,” Dewey says, adding that it’s vital to “make Bend more attractive and livable, with a mix of affordable housing options and walkable neighborhoods and amenities.” Especially after the recent election, Dewey acknowledges that it can be difficult to remain hopeful and keep championing environmental causes. “But,” he adds, “if you just go out to these places like Shevlin Park, if you walk into one of our forests, there’s just no question. We have to keep fighting.” As for the near future, Dewey encourages citizens to remain engaged and vigilant: “If ever there’s a reason given for doing something that just lines the pockets of the person proposing it, without regard to the environment, that should send up huge red flags.” There’s more at BendSource.com. Read more online about how Dewey helped stop one of the largest timber thefts in Oregon history, and what he sees as keys to success in upcoming environmental battles.  SW

By Howard Leff

The Tomorrow Show: Activism can actually be funny! You can’t stop Donald Trump from occupying the White House (yet). Betsy DeVos? Hired. Kellyanne Conway? Please. Too late for all that. But luckily, no one’s outlawed laughter. Yet. And parody’s still thriving. Who do we thank for this good fortune? You might want to start with cartoonist Dan Perkins, who writes under the name Tom Tomorrow when producing “This Modern World,” the blisteringly satirical comic strip seen weekly in the Source. We asked Perkins, a 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist, about art and activism in the modern world:

Source Weekly: To what extent do you think artists like yourself can shape and/or influence the political dialogue? Dan Perkins: Individually, not at all, but collectively, I think humorists and satirists can have a huge impact in the years ahead. It’s clear that Trump has an incredibly thin skin, and this stuff can get to him in aggregate. Every cartoon that portrays him as a baby, or shows (Steve) Bannon running the Oval, or whatever—they’re all drops of water, but they all add up, and you just know he hates every bit of it.

SW: Are you truly hoping to inspire your readers to get more involved politically? If so, how? DP: Political involvement can sound intimidating to people who haven’t felt the need to engage previously, but it can be as simple as calling your representatives, or showing up at a protest march along with your friends and neighbors, or whatever else. People are inundated with the awfulness of the current situation, and hopefully that motivates them to get on the phone or out in the streets. My cartoon is just one element in the mix right now, but if I contribute to that in some small way, that’s fantastic. SW

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hen it comes down to it, nearly every daily choice you make can be a chance to impact the world—including choosing the food you put on your plate. How we choose to eat can be an activist act in 2017, if you rely less on the Walmart and more on the farmers market or your own garden. If the president goes through with his plan to tax Mexican imports by 20 percent, (considering that our Southern neighbors are responsible for nearly 70 percent of our vegetable imports and over 40 percent of our fruit imports), expect the price on perishables like avocados and tomatoes to skyrocket. But before you get scared about the future of your produce supply, consider this: Everything humans need to survive can—and should—be sourced from the local environment, say local permaculture experts. Internationally recognized permaculture educator, designer and speaker Marisha Auerbach says: “Permaculture is a design system that responds to the unique local environment and culture of each place.” Colin Doyle, education and events director of Lost Valley Education Center, a permaculture farm in Dexter, Oregon, concurs: “Permaculture is a way of working with the forces of the natural world and not against them to be of benefit to our own human needs.” We spend so much of our lives trying to make our mark on the world and fit things to our own perception, that the idea of working with the natural world should seem more intuitive than it actually is. “The current political situation has shown us that there is a large gradient of what Americans think is best for the future,” says Auerbach. “I need to be an optimist to get out of bed in the morning. The practice of permaculture has developed with the intention to provide a positive way to respond to the various challenges, ecologically, economically and socially, that we currently face. I think some Americans will respond to the current situation by becoming more connected with their food. Others will become less connected as they fall into despair or lack the information to know how to make healthy food choices.” Doyle thinks there might be more immediate threats than trade wars and food shortages. “Utter dependence on fossil fuels to feed much of the 7+ billion people on Earth is the looming threat that few seem to talk about,” says Doyle. “We are VASTLY overpopulated, and the other shoe is going to drop—I’m impressed it hasn’t in any considerable way yet. I see a

Buying food locally from farmers markets is always a smart choice. At right, workers harvest food at the Lost Valley Education Center in Dexter, Oregon.

confluence of factors running short soon: fresh water, oil, food, nuclear restraint and stable currency. It’s hard to predict which will falter first and which will follow, but local supply of life needs is a very resilient position to put oneself in now, while it’s still easy and we aren’t dependent on it, and therefore can afford to experiment and make mistakes. This is the calm before the storm, and we should seize the opportunity.” Seizing that opportunity by shifting into a system as multi-layered (pun intended) as permaculture can be intimidating, but far from impossible. “One good first step is getting your hands in the dirt in whatever way you can, not just to grow food, but for your psychological health too,” says Doyle. “Help someone with their garden, then start your own, then convert your lawn to food (instead of a resource drain). This is in the usual application of organic gardening, but permaculture goes far beyond that. As Bill Mollison said, ‘Permaculture is a revolution disguised as organic gardening.’ It can be applied to any human system, from local currency to interpersonal conflict to teaching math. Going deeper still, adopting the cooperative lens on the world that permaculture offers changes worldviews.” Growing your own food in C. O. In Central Oregon, there are specific challenges to the permaculture way of living. Auerbach, who lives on an urban farm in Portland and specializes

in neighborhood-scale food production, explains: “In a dry land environment, like Bend, excessive irrigation can cause our soils to become saline. It is important to conserve water in this sort of a climate. By choosing locally adapted varieties of vegetables and fruits, we are able to grow things that have been trained over the years to do well in local conditions. Organic food is fertilized with compost or manure, which enriches the water storage capacity of the soil, so plants need less water. Not only this, but compost prevents organic waste from ending up in the landfill, which creates methane gas.” Permaculture design isn’t just about our food or our gardens, but the way we exist day-to-day long into the future. “Each day, we design our lives,” says Auerbach. “We live in homes and cities that were designed by someone. We seek to design human habitats that are based in good stewardship of local resources. As I have studied permaculture and been fortunate to travel, I find it amazing to learn about how nature meets human needs in unique ways in each climate. In permaculture design, we base our decisions on caring for the earth and the people; this leads to long-term stewardship. Permaculture design provides a framework for learning how to read the landscape, tend to water, care for the soil, grow food, build healthy homes, invest sustainably, build community and develop right livelihood in a way that supports humans living indefinitely on this planet into the future.”  SW

Learn growing practices: The Environmental Center’s Learning Garden

Ongoing volunteer opportunities available envirocenter.org/programs/learning-garden/

Permaculture Design Certificate Course (once a week, accessible for commuters) Spring: Mar. 1-May 17; Summer: May 31-Aug. 16 Lost Valley Educational Center lostvalley.org 81868 Lost Valley Ln. Dexter, OR (541) 937-3351

Permaculture Design Course in Belize, with Marisha Auerbach Feb. 25-Mar. 11 Maya Mountain Research Farm Near San Pedro Columbia, Toledo District, Belize permaculturerising.com

Purchase food from local farmers:

Central Oregon Locavore indoor farmers market CentralOregonLocavore.org Tues.-Fri. 10am-6pm Sat.-Sun. 10am-4pm 1841 NE 3rd St., Bend (541) 633-7388

Local Farmers Markets Bend Farmers Market Opens June 7; Wednesday markets in downtown Bend; Friday markets at Mountain View High School in NE Bend BendFarmersMarket.com Northwest Crossing Farmers Market Opens in June on NW Crossing Dr. in Bend. nwxfarmersmarket.com Find local farm deliveries and community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs at LocalHarvest.org/bend-or/csa


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Beer Tastings Don’t miss out! Join us every Friday afternoon for delicious beer tastings. Fridays, 3:30-5:30pm. Through Dec. 29. Newport Avenue Market, 1121 NW Newport Ave. 541-3823940. Free. Bend Comedy A free standup comedy show. 21+ Feb. 23, 8-10pm. Double J Saloon, 528 SW Sixth St., Redmond. 541-419-0111. Jason Van Glass & Lewis Sequeira

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Geeks Who Drink Eight rounds of eight questions each, including a music round, an audio round, and a picture round. with gift certificates for the winning team and five bonus questions per night for additional prizes. Six person teams max. Wednesdays, 7pm. Through March 8. Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Dr. Geeks Who Drink Trivia Eight rounds of

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Tony Lawrence left, chats with a co-worker during Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp event earlier this month as they worked out the pilot batch for the beer to be included in the Beer Camp Across the World case set.

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oneyard Beer, the standard-bearer for good IPA across the mighty state of Oregon, has—in its own words—been “going event-crazy” for the whole month of February. The results are putting the hometown brewer on the map, not just across the Pacific Northwest, but also allowing the brand to quite literally brush shoulders with the world’s best. To begin with, Boneyard is joining locals such as GoodLife and Silver Moon and plunging into distributing their product in Northern California. They’ve teamed up with Mindful Distributors to produce a regular supply of RPM and the gang to places across the San Francisco Bay Area, including Beer Revolution in Hayward, the IBU Taproom & Bottle Shop in Milpitas, and Toronado, the bar in San Fran’s Lower Haight notorious for leading the local beer scene since the 1980s, featuring bartenders who take a “Soup Nazi”-style approach to the job. (A basic primer: Know your order before you go up to the bar, don’t ask “What’s the lightest thing you have,” and bring cash.) Boneyard is holding launch events all across the Bay Area in February, but that’s not all they’ve been up to. They recently collaborated with Barley Brown’s in Baker City to produce Allocation IIPA Part Deux, a citrusy blend of Amarillo, Citra, Cascade and

Manderina hops. This debuted at the Loyal Legion in Portland, which put 10 of each brewery’s offerings on tap for the occasion. There’s another collaboration in the works, however, that’s rather larger in scale. Boneyard has been invited to participate in Beer Camp Across the World, a case of beer featuring 12 beers made by 12 breweries, in collaboration with Sierra Nevada Brewing. This marks the third year the Chico-based brewery has released a mega-collaboration pack, and for this one, they’ve teamed up with six outfits from the US and six from around the world. Notable participants in this box, due out this summer, include Garage Project of New Zealand, producing a porter smoked with indigenous wood; Mikkeller of Denmark, making a beer themed after Thai iced tea; and Tree House Brewing, the beer-nerd darlings of central Massachusetts, producing a low-key IPA that’s billed as “East meets West.” What is Boneyard’s contribution to the case? No prizes for guessing this: It’s a west coast-style double IPA, set to clock in at around 8.5 percent alcohol by volume. “I think it came out darn good,” Boneyard head Tony Lawrence says. “I can’t wait to make a couple of twists and tweaks. Calculator, pen, piece of paper, and we’ll get this done.”  SW


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ego Batman might not be the hero we need, but he’s the hero we deserve. In a city where super villains run rampant and the police and regular citizens are helpless to stop them, we need a masked vigilante to step up and protect us. I’m not talking about Bernie Sanders and Washington, D.C., I’m talking about Batman and that more fictional hellhole known as Gotham City. Will Arnett’s Batman was one of the breakout characters of 2014’s surprisingly awesome “The Lego Movie,” so it was only a matter of time until he got his very own animated spin-off adventure. The Lego Universe’s version of Batman is dark, isolated and mean, keeping his heart walled off from the rest of the DC superheroes and villains. Part of the reason for this is Batman’s (and Bruce Wayne’s) back story of watching his family get gunned down during a mugging gone wrong, but he also has the combined pop culture history of every Batman story ever told. This Batman has the backstory of Christian Bale, Michael Keaton, Adam West, Kevin Conroy and over 70 years of comic books. He’s been through it all, but the loss of his parents has kept him from making any lasting relationships. Even the Joker (a perfectly cast Zach Galifianakis) just wants Batman to admit that he’s is the caped crusader’s nemesis and #1 most important villain. Yet Batman is so afraid of commitment and attachment that he can’t even tell the Joker that he hates him. All he can do is say that he likes to “fight around” with as many different

Sometimes we need our heroes small, with sharp edges.

villains as he can. “The Lego Batman Movie” is densely packed with jokes, excellent voice acting from some of the funniest people on the planet and eye-popping visuals, but the structure and story become exhausting and repetitive by the finale. Don’t get me wrong, the film is a ton of fun and will take a dozen viewings before all the Easter Eggs can be unpacked, but by the fourth or fifth time Batman can’t bring himself to apologize or say something kind to anyone, it becomes a bit unbearable. Every animated film usually has some BIG MESSAGE it tries to

impart to the youth in the audience. For example, “Zootopia” found subtle and lovely ways to layer the message that we don’t need to fear what is different from us. “The Lego Batman Movie” is laser focused on the idea of family and the idea that every single thing we try in life will be easier if you care enough to let people help you. This is a great message and an admirable one to try to impart, but the film’s ham-fisted script hits those thematic ideas over the head so many times that, even with all the wildly entertaining jokes and flashing lights, I still found myself

becoming bored. As a pretty big fan of “The Lego Movie,” this one ended up being a bit of a disappointment, but our heroes don’t always deliver perfection. Sometimes they show up a little late, hung over from the night before and just want to make it home in time to catch a “Seinfeld” rerun. That’s OK. Our heroes are people too. SW

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I’ve always believed that movies could change the world, which is part of the reason why I can never be cynical about them. Sure, the motion picture industry is a business and a vast majority of films are calibrated to achieve a maximum profit, but sometimes, genuine art sneaks through the studio notes and the focus groups. Art can help us fight against a world in which we feel powerless; it can give us empathy with entire groups of people for which we have no frame of reference. These movies don’t just challenge popular thinking, but show us that we all have the tools to fight and make the world something a little better for everyone.

Left Damien Echols stands on death row in “West of Memphis.” At right is, the all-too-recognizable fascist regime in “V for Vendetta.”

“V for Vendetta” (2005) Dir. James McTeigue

“Fahrenheit 451” (1966) Dir. Francois Truffaut

“West of Memphis” (2012) Dir. Amy Berg

“The Visitor” (2007) Dir. Tom McCarthy

“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.” Great Britain has become a fascist state and a masked vigilante conducts guerrilla warfare on a massive scale. The film is based on a comic book that was released in the late 1980s, but has somehow only become more relevant with each passing year. Simultaneously a “fun” super hero movie and a powerful look at how easily a government can overrun its citizenry.

Based on the revolutionary novel by Ray Bradbury, “Fahrenheit 451” tells the story of a firefighter tasked with burning books outlawed by a government fearful of independent thought from its citizens. The important lesson to take from the book—or film—is that any strong society is built on questioning what is being fed to us, both in the news and from our government.

This documentary owes a huge debt to the “Paradise Lost” trilogy, beautifully summarizing all three films into one. “West of Memphis” looks at the story of Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley, three Arkansas teenagers who were wrongly imprisoned for the murder of three young boys. Watching the criminal justice system fail the innocent so completely is enraging, but also bone-chilling. The killer is still out there and because the Arkansas court system is so afraid of admitting its incompetence, the perpetrator may never be found or even hunted.

A sad, lonely and isolated man comes home after a long time away to find his apartment has been sublet to Syrian-Senegalese immigrants. “The Visitor” is a beautiful and heartfelt look at empathy and human connection in a time where isolating one’s self is easier than ever. There are so many more films to talk about, such as the disturbingly prophetic “Bob Roberts,” the beautifully empathetic “Cameraperson” or the haunting “The Handmaid’s Tale,” but searching for the stories that are important to you is what makes cinema an art form. There will be a film that speaks directly to what puts the fire in your belly—you just have to reach out and find it.  SW


FILM SHORTS By Jared Rasic LADIES’ NIGHT

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ELLE: A woman turns the tables on her rapist in ways both unpredictable and disturbing. Director Paul Verhoeven always makes challenging and disturbing films, but never as a provocateur. He searches for truth in the unlikeliest of places and, while sometimes he fails (“Showgirls”), his films always generate a powerful discussion. Sisters Movie House FIFTY SHADES DARKER: We know these

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JOHN WICK 2: Keanu Reeves gave one of the great action movie performances in the first “John Wick” and this one looks to be even better. With more people getting shot in the face than can be counted, these movies are an action fan's nirvana. Give the series a chance. It's better than it looks. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA: For those looking for adult entertainment, “Manchester by the Sea” is an emotional powerhouse. Casey Affleck gives the performance of his career as Lee Chandler, a broken man whose brother dies and leaves him as the guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

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PASSENGERS: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star as two attractive handsomes in sleep

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RINGS: After the absolute nadir of horror that was “The Ring 2,” it's hard to imagine “Rings” possibly being any worse, but there's always a chance. Continuing the story of an evil girl that kills you a week after you watch a spooky VHS tape, it could be an interesting update to see how it works in the age of social media and Youtube. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX. RESIDENT EVIL: THE FINAL CHAPTER:

As a movie, this supposedly-final foray into the land of Milla Jovovich killing zombies is borderline incomprehensible. It's fun and has some great moments, but this is just a series of cool images more than an actual movie. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

ROGUE ONE: Not sure if you guys have heard of this one. It's a little indie space opera about a rag tag group of rebel insurgents who take on a dark and twisted empire hellbent on ruling the galaxy. The final 30 minutes are some of the most emotionally powerful and intense sequences in Star Wars history. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX SING: The story follows a bunch of anthropomorphic animals as they enter a singing competition. The film covers its bases for folks waiting for the next season of “The Voice” to start. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

SPLIT: A newfound brevity has entered the work

of M. Night Shyamalan and “Split” is the result. This is a tense, pulse-pounding thriller starring James McAvoy giving one of the finest performances of the year as a man with 23 personalities in his head, all fighting for control. This one is absolutely bonkers. Old Mill Stadium 16

THE FOUNDER: Michael Keaton gives what will probably be an Oscar-nominated performance as Ray Kroc, the man who lived the American dream by stealing it from someone else. A timely cautionary tale about vulture capitalism and the lengths Americans will go to for a few billion bucks. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX | Sisters Movie House THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE: There’s no rea-

son why “The Lego Movie” should have worked as well as it did, but somehow it did and Batman was one of the breakout characters. The hilarious Will Arnett made Batman a sad, lonely, egotistical jerk while mining the pathos for laughs around every turn. Spinoffs shouldn't work, but this one sorta did. See full review on pg 33. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX | Sisters Movie House | Redmond Cinema.

THE SPACE BETWEEN US: A science fiction

romance about a boy born on Mars who falls in love with a girl from Earth. It's looks cheesy, sappy and downright ridiculous, but it also should be a wonderful blast of youthful optimism. This could be one of the worst movies ever, or a delightful bit of goofiness...mileage may vary. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE: As goofy as this ultimately is, the success of the “Fast and Furious” franchise allowed Vin Diesel to reignite one of his old failed characters. The original “XXX” felt like an ad for some terrible energy drink and was outright terrible, but this new take on the series adds Donnie Yen riding dirt bikes on the ocean and Ice Cube with a grenade launcher. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX


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20/40/60: Do Like the Canadians Do The Source’s crack team tries curling By Wyatt Gaines, Nicole Vulcan and Richard Sitts

Wyatt Gaines, 20-something

"It's fun, it's family oriented, and you don't have to be a jock to play."

Nicole Vulcan, almost 40-something

— BARB LYONS Because we were most certainly dummies before we stepped onto the ice, here’s a brief description of the game, courtesy of “Curling for Dummies.” “Curling is a sport in which two teams of four players each slide 40-pound granite rocks (also called stones) down a sheet of ice toward a target at the other end. Each team tries to get more of its stones closer to the center of the target than the other team.” If you’re one of those Benditos who spends time lobbing bocce balls in the summer, then you’ll probably catch right on. One big difference (besides the temperature) is that in curling, the person sliding the rock is aided by sweepers, who urgently “sweep” the ice in front of the rock to help it travel farther to reach the target. With that, here’s our take on curling, from a three-generation perspective.

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t was just a few weeks ago when members of the Bend Curling Club added a new listing to our calendar, looking to boost the numbers for their club, which meets several times a week at The Pavilion in Bend. Since no one has yet proposed building a wall between us and Canada, we thought it was only fitting that we give this sport—with origins in Scotland, but one well-loved by our Canuck friends to the north—a try. (We need all the allies we can muster!) Turns out, the sport is pretty popular here in Central Oregon, too. According to members of the Bend Curling Club, Bend Park and Recreation’s Adult Curling sessions fill up extremely fast, so the Bend Curling Club was formed to fill the gap for curlers.

Surprisingly enough, I really enjoyed curling! It combined the pace and technique one utilizes in billiards and darts, but takes place in a new environment and requires physicality and teamwork in a way that these bar games do not. As a person who has spent next to zero time on an ice rink, just being on the rink is cool in itself. Bright lights, crisp air, shiny stones; all considered, it’s a very beautiful game. My biggest takeaway is a new appreciation for the sport. I’m looking forward to catching it in the coming Winter Olympics and impressing all my friends with my knowledge. Best part of curling: the lane you’re on is called a sheet—new meaning to “shooting the sheet!”

Having been longing for the leisurely days of summer, when bocce ball is the anchor to my day drinking, curling seemed to be a good wintertime stand-in. The basic tenets of the sport aren’t difficult to grasp, and the Saturday night club atmosphere is relaxed and all about having a good time. To me, Saturday night sports should be like that: fun, chill and not too competitive. Plus, there was good music playing. Bend Curling Club member Barb Lyons, who joined the club last year with her husband, seemed to agree. “It’s not age-dependent,” she said. “It’s been wonderful because neither one of us are skiers, and we wanted to do something in the wintertime that got us outside. It’s fun, it’s family oriented, and you don’t have to be a jock to play.” Nuff said, Barb, thanks! Richard Sitts, 60-something As my right leg pushed off of the “hack,” my left foot, on its “slider,” splayed outward, propelling me face-first into the ice and sending

Top, Source copy editor Richard Sitts uses a special pole to shove his stone down the sheet, while two members of the Bend Curling Club, above, sweep the ice in front of their stone. Below, Source production manager Wyatt Gaines releases his stone.

the 40-pound stone careening out of control into the team of curlers next to us, undercutting one of them, who smacked down hard on the rock-hard glaze. OK, that didn’t really happen. But with my subpar sense of balance, it very well could have, had I tried the traditional method of curling. While my more able-bodied colleagues, Nicole and Wyatt, jumped right in with considerable success, I wimped out and used the extender pole (optional, but illegal in competition) to launch my stone down the ice. This made it seem like shuffleboard on ice and it felt a little bit like cheating. I can’t recall ever hanging out for two hours straight on a sheet of ice, let alone having so much fun in the process. I felt the camaraderie shared by the members of the

Bend Curling Club. Richard Peterson was a great instructor of the sport and made the three of us curling virgins feel welcome. I would definitely be up for giving curling another try and perhaps working up to that traditional sliding delivery. The Bend Curling Club offers sessions Friday mornings and Saturday nights; contact the club in advance to sign up.  SW Bend Curling Club

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Check for classes and available drop-in curling times at: Register.bendparksandrec.org Look for the 20/40/60 feature the third week of each month, featuring three generations of Source staff trying out a new activity in Central Oregon.


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National Pet Dental Month LaPaw Animal Hospital, PC Deborah A. LaPaugh, VMD Angie Untisz, DVM 541-389-3902 1288 SW Simpson Ave., Bend

Spend your Saturday night learning how to curl with the Bend Curling Club.

OUTDOORS Bend! Boldly Went: YOUR Adventure Stories Boldly Went Events are community

Oregon WinterFest with a complimentary beverage, congratulations from WinterFest Fire King and Ice Queen and a souvenir glass. Costumes encouraged. Feb. 19, noon. Les Schwab Amphitheater, 344 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. $30 presale.

derived storytelling platforms where outdoor adventurers of all types gather together and are chosen at random to share their intriguing and inspiring adventure stories in front of an enthusiastic live audience. Doors at 6, stories from 7-9. Feb. 22, 6-9pm. Craft Kitchen and Brewery, 803 SW Industrial Way Suite 202. 206-696-6565. $13.

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. 503-446-0803. Free.

El Camino de Santiago: Walking the Way Considering the Camino? Come listen to

Wednesday Night Group Runs Join us

tales of the trail with Bendites Barb Morris and Jed Holdorph. Two middle aged pilgrims laugh, cry, eat, drink, fight, and take care of their feet for 500 miles. Feb. 23, 7-8pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. 541-317-3568. Free, please RSVP.

FootZone Noon Run Lunch hour 3 to 5 mile run. Wednesdays-noon. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. 541-317-3568. Free.

2017 Spring Half Marathon Training

Want to know more about our half marathon training? Not sure if it’s for you? Come hang out with us, hear us out and ask all of your questions. Did we mention there will be raffles? Feb. 21, 6-7pm. Fleet Feet Sports Bend, 11320 NW Galveston Ave. 541-389-1601. Free.

Moms Running Group All moms welcome

with or without strollers. 3-4.5 mile run at 8-12 minute mile paces. This is a fun and encouraging group for moms of all running levels. Runs occur rain or shine. Thursdays, 9:30am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. 541-317-3568. Free.

Move it Mondays We occasionally carpool for a trail run, light-permitting. Runs are between 3-5 miles, paces between 7 and 12-minute miles can be accommodated. Mondays, 5:30pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. 541-317-3568. Free. OREGON’S WINTERFEST ROYAL RUN: SNOW WARS 5K & 10K The trail will include paved paths and groomed trails with obstacle challenges to determine your rein. As you cross the finish line, enjoy the last events of the

Wednesday nights for our 3-5 mile group runs, all paces welcome! This is a great way to get exercise, fresh air, and meet fellow fitnatics! Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm. Fleet Feet Sports, 1320 NW Galveston Ave. 541-389-1601. Free.

Winter Recreation Celebration Head

out to Newberry Caldera to experience the monument and its majestic winter landscapes. Take advantage of ranger-led snowshoe tours or check out snowmobile rentals to get you deeper into the Caldera’s winter wonderland. Feb. 20, 10am-4pm. Newberry National Volcanic Monument, 10 miles South of Bend on Hwy 97. 541-383-5530. Free admission.

ATHLETIC EVENTS Saturday Night Curling The Bend Curling

Club offers an opportunity for first time curlers and veterans to come curl with us on Saturday night for good competition, good fun, and good people. Nonclub members welcome, register via bendcurlingclub@gmail.com Saturdays, 9:3011:30pm. Through March 25. The Pavilion, 1001 SW Bradbury Way. 541-728-0974. $150 season, $20 nonmember.

Brace & Roll Kayaking Class Whether it is your first time in a white­wa­ter kayak, or you need a thor­ough refresher after years out of your boat, Tumalo Creek’s Brace & Roll (winter) classes are a great place to start. Offering two and three-hour sessions, see website for details. Sundays, 3-6pm. Through Feb. 26. Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe, 805 SW Industrial Way Suite 6. 541-317-9407. $25/$35 plus a pool reservation.


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elieve it or not, citizen scientists are on a roll. The National Audubon Society, in its quest to learn more about birds around our homes, has asked John Q. Public to help it understand what’s going on among metropolitan bird populations by taking part in the the Greater Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). Each year, on Feb. 17 and through President’s Day weekend, Audubon, Cornell and Project Feederwatch— with help from Wild Birds Unlimited—get their heads together and give our backyard birds a closer look. This activity would be impossible without the help of millions of birdlovers who report the goings-on of the birds they feed. The photo below, taken by Karl Bittler, Sisters resident and retired head of the Sisters School Maintenance crew, is an outstanding example of what the GBBC is all about. He has documented information on predation of our backyard birds, which is vital to understanding what impacts small bird populations. Sure, some people find such interaction between predator and prey somewhat distasteful, but hey, that’s a real part of the world of nature; its real-time checks and balances in a healthy ecosystem. Bittler is aware of the visits of that smallest member of the bird-eating hawks (the Accipiters), remaining alert to the Sharpies’ visits, and like a good scientist, has recorded what was going on. Another event occurred that Bittler and the hawk didn’t expect; just about the time the hawk thought the bird was all hers, a raven came down and took it away from her, and Bittler watched it happen… The Great Backyard Bird Count begins Friday and will go through President’s Day weekend. The roots

Two Nuthatches drink from a backyard water feature. Photo by Abbot Shindler.

of GBBC are found in Project Feederwatch and are meant to focus on birds coming to backyard habitats— bird feeders, water features and the like. The GBBC database is now embedded in the larger eBird database. Over the GBBC weekend, any and all data will be included in the count, whether it’s from folks participating in GBBC, or those out birding miles and miles away from their backyard. Several birders have now taken to making the GBBC weekend completely motorless. Looking out your kitchen window, sitting on your back porch swing, or walking the neighborhood sharing your neighbor’s

A female, juvenile Sharp-shinned hawk helping herself to a typical backyard bird, an adult House sparrow. Note the skinny legs of the “Sharpie.” None of the others have matchstick legs. (Photo by Karl Bittler)

backyard feeder activity are all motorless activities—but so is bicycling and watching backyard feeder activity. However, it would probably be a good idea to ask before you start watching birds with your binocs in someone else’s backyard… The GBBC is a free, fun, and an easy event to take part in that engages wannabe birders of all ages or birding experts in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations, like Bittler’s action photo above, and the Nuthatches drinking in Abbot Shindler’s backyard water feature above. Participants are asked to count birds for as little as 15 minutes—or as long as they wish—on one or more days of the four-day event and report their sightings online at birdcount. org. Each checklist submitted during the GBBC helps researchers at Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society learn more about how our metropolitan birds are doing, and how to help them by protecting the environment we all share. Last year, more than 160,000 participants submitted their bird observations online, creating the largest instantaneous snapshot of global bird populations ever recorded anywhere in the world. Bird populations are always shifting and changing; for example, 2014 GBBC data highlighted a large eruption of Snowy Owls across the

northeastern, mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes areas of the United States. The data also showed the effects warm weather patterns are having on bird movement around the country. For more on the results of the 2016 GBBC, take a look at the GBBC Summary, and be sure to check out some of the images in the 2016 GBBC Photo Contest Gallery. Gary Langham, chief scientist of Audubon puts it this way: “This count is so (much) fun because anyone can take part —we all learn and watch birds together—whether you are an expert, novice, or feeder-watcher. I like to invite new birders to join me and share the experience. Get involved, invite your friends, and see how your favorite spot stacks up.” SW

For questions and comments, please contact the National Audubon Society or Cornell Lab of Ornithology: National Audubon Society citizenscience@ audubon.or and/or Cornell Lab of Ornithology gbbc@cornell.edu


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ADVICE GODDESS You Deserve A Breakup Today

I really appreciated your recent column about people who go through with getting married when they know deep down that they’re making a mistake. I’m reminded of the common societal admonishment against being a “quitter.” There’s this notion that you’re some kind of loser if you quit anything — even when logic tells you that you should bow out. This sort of absurd anti-logic is used (with the “marriage takes work” notion) to intimidate people into remaining in marriages that are total failures, which prolongs everyone’s suffering. —Been There

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Ideally, “till death do us part” doesn’t lead to daydreams involving a shovel and a tarp. Granted, there are people in miserable marriages who stay together — sometimes because they believe that a man with horns and a tail would end up chasing them around with a flaming pitchfork if they split up and married somebody else. Others, in humdrum but not ugly or toxic marriages, stay together — admirably — for their kids’ sake. But many unhappy couples — with no pitter-pattering little feet but the schnauzer’s — don’t split up or are seriously slow to do it out of this notion that quitting is for losers. I’m not suggesting that couples should scurry off to divorce court at the first sight of a cloud on the marital horizon. But there’s a cost-benefit analysis to be done. Couples need to consider whether it’s actually possible to work to make their marriage succeed or whether that would take their being two totally different and actually compatible people. As for what “succeeding” in marriage means, let’s be honest: In modern society, we have a luxury we never did before —

marrying for love and happiness. We then expect that these will continue to some reasonable (or sometimes unreasonable) degree. In previous centuries, sometimes you lucked out and got love in the marital package. But, as marriage historian Stephanie Coontz points out, for “thousands of years” — until the late 18th century — “marriage was more about property and politics than personal satisfaction.” Two people would get “betrothed” to each other as a way of brokering peace between nations or getting the money to keep land in the family (“marriage is between a man and a potato farm”). These days, however, if continents or children won’t be ravaged by a couple’s breaking up, maybe there’s no reason to be answering the question “Grandma, how’d you and Grandpa make it work?” with “We didn’t. I just stayed till he died.” Even so, human psychology doesn’t make it easy to extricate ourselves. Research by psychologist Elliot Aronson finds that we are prone to “self-justification” — believing whatever puts us in the best light. In other words, we are natural-born spin doctors, driven to protect both our ego and our public persona — to the point where our knee-jerk response when we fail at something is pretending we haven’t, to ourselves and everybody else. There is a psychological tool you can use to combat this. It’s “self-compassion” — basically, when you’re going through a hard time, treating yourself as kindly as you’d treat someone else who’s struggling. Psychologist Kristin Neff, who studies self-compassion, finds that an essential element of this is seeing your “common humanity” — meaning viewing yourself as part of a whole population of flawed, fallible humans. ...continued advicegoddess.com

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PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): What would your best mother do in a situation like this? Please note that I’m not asking, “What would your mother do?” I’m not suggesting you call on the counsel of your actual mother. When I use the term “your best mother,” I’m referring to the archetype of your perfect mother. Imagine a wise older woman who understands you telepathically, loves you unconditionally, and wants you to live your life according to your own inner necessity, not hers or anyone else’s. Visualize her. Call on her. Seek her blessings. ARIES (March 21-April 19): My astrological radar suggests there’s a space-time anomaly looming just ahead of you. Is it a fun and exotic limbo where the rules are flexible and everything’s an experiment? That might be cool. Or is it more like an alien labyrinth where nothing is as it seems, you can hear howling in the distance, and you barely recognize yourself? That might be weird. What do you think? Is it worth the gamble? If so, full speed ahead. If not, I suggest a course correction.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Someone on Reddit.com asked readers to respond to the question, “What is the most liberating thought you’ve ever had?” Among the replies were the following six: 1. “If new evidence presents itself, it’s okay to change my beliefs.” 2. “I get to choose who’s in my life and who isn’t.” 3. “I am not my history.” 4. “You can’t change something that has already happened, so stop worrying about it.” 5. “I am not, nor will I ever be, conventionally beautiful.” 6. “I don’t have to respond to people when they say stupid s—- to me.” I hope these testimonies inspire you to come up with several of your own, Taurus. It’s a perfect time to formulate liberating intentions.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): It has been a while since I told you that I love you. So I’m doing it now. I LOVE YOU. More than you could ever imagine. And that’s why I continue to offer these horoscopes to you free of charge, with no strings attached. That’s why I work so hard to be a playful therapist and an edgy mentor for you. That’s why I am so tenacious in my efforts to serve you as a feminist father figure and a kindly devil’s advocate and a sacred cheerleader. Again, I don’t expect anything in return from you. But if you would like to express your appreciation, you could do so by offering a similar type of well-crafted care to people in your own sphere. Now would be an excellent time to give such gifts. CANCER (June 21-July 22): “I like the word ‘bewilderment’ because it has both ‘be’ and ‘wild’ in it,” says poet Peter Gizzi. I propose that you go even further, Cancerian: Express a fondness for the actual experience of bewilderment as well as the word. In fact, be willing to not just tolerate, but actually embrace the fuzzy blessings of bewilderment. In the coming weeks, that’s your ticket to being wild in the healthiest (and wealthiest) ways. As you wander innocently through the perplexing mysteries that make themselves available, you’ll be inspired to escape formalities and needless rules that have kept you overly tame. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Are you familiar with psychologist Carl Jung’s concept of the shadow? It’s the unflattering or uncomfortable part of you that you would prefer to ignore or suppress. It’s the source of behavior about which you later say, “I wasn’t acting like myself.” Jungians say that the shadow hounds you and wounds you to the degree that you refuse to deal with it. But if you negotiate with it, it leads you to beautiful surprises. It prods you to uncover riches you’ve hidden from yourself. I mention this, Leo, because any shadow work you do in the coming weeks could generate rather spec-

tacular breakthroughs.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You could make a vow like this: “Between now and April 15, I will be relentless in getting my needs met. I will harbor a steely resolve to call on every ploy necessary to ensure that my deepest requirements are not just gratified, but satiated to the max. I will be a dogged and ferocious seeker of absolute fulfillment.” If you want to swear an oath like that, Virgo, I understand. But I hope you will try a softer approach — more like the following: “Between now and April 15, I will be imaginative and ingenious in getting my needs met. I will have fun calling on every trick necessary to ensure that my deepest requirements are playfully addressed. I will be a sweet seeker of unpredictable fulfillment.”

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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): How would Buddha ask for a raise or promotion? How would Jesus tinker with his career plans as he took into consideration large-scale shifts in the economy? How would Confucius try to infuse new approaches and ideas into the status quo of his work environment? Ruminate deeply on these matters, dear Libra. Your yearning to be more satisfyingly employed may soon be rewarded — especially if you infuse your ambitions with holy insight. How would Joan of Arc break through the glass ceiling? How would Harriet Tubman deal with the inefficiencies caused by excess testosterone? How would Hildegard of Bingen seek more emotional richness on the job?

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): I suspect you would benefit from acquiring a new bedroom name, my dear. But should I be the one to give it to you? I’m not sure. Maybe you could invite a practical dreamer you adore to provide you with this crazy sweet new moniker. If there is no such person to do the job (although given the current astrological omens, I bet there is), I’ll offer the following array of amorous aliases for you to choose from: Wild Face . . . Kiss Genius . . . Thrill Witch . . . Freaky Nectar . . . Boink Master . . . Lust Moxie . . . Pearly Thunder . . . Peach Licker . . . Painkiller . . . Silky Bliss . . . Slippery Diver . . . Swoon Craver.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Soon I’ll be off on my first vacation in 18 months. At first glance it might seem odd for an astrologer like myself to have selected two Sagittarians to be my housesitters. Members of your sign are reputed to be among the least home-nurturing people in the zodiac. But I’m confident that by the time I return, raccoons won’t be living in my kitchen, nor will my plants be dead or my snailmail stolen or my TV broken. The current astrological omens suggest that most of you Centaurs, at least for the foreseeable future, will display an uncommon aptitude for the domestic arts.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The near future will be mutable, whimsical, and fluky. It’ll be serendipitous, mercurial, and extemporaneous. You should expect happy accidents and lucky breaks. Your ability to improvise will be quite valuable. Do you believe in lucky numbers? Even if you don’t, yours will be 333. Your sacred password will be “quirky plucky.” The cartoon characters with whom you will have most in common are Bugs Bunny and Roadrunner. The place where you’re most likely to encounter a crucial teaching is a threshold or thrift shop. Your colors of destiny will be flecked and dappled. (P.S.: I suspect that an as-yet-undiscovered talisman of power is crammed in a drawer full of junk.)

Homework: Find a new person or institution you can eagerly and earnestly respect. Report on your triumph at Freewillastrology.com. © Copyright 2017 Rob Brezsny

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Treat your body like a sublime temple, please. And regard your imagination as a treasured sanctuary. Be very choosy about what you allow to enter in to both of those holy places. This strategy is always a wise idea, of course, but it’s especially so now, when you are extra sensitive to the influences you absorb. It’s crucial that you express maximum discernment as you determine which foods, drinks, drugs, images, sounds, and ideas are likely to foster your maximum well-being — and which aren’t. Be a masterful caretaker of your health and sanity.


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long program that makes lifestyle changes, including healthy eating and physical activity, to lose a modest amount of weight. Thursdays, 1-2pm. Through June 8. Mike Maier Building, 1130 NW Harriman. 541-322-7446. Free. The goal is to make lifestyle changes which include healthy eating and physical activity. The group setting provides support with people who are trying to make the same changes. Tuesdays, 1-2pm. Through June 6. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. 541-322-7446. Free.

Foam Roller Workshop Learn how to effectively use a foam roller to reduce muscle soreness, increase flexibility and prevent injury. Using a foam roller offers many of the same benefits as deep-tissue massage, and is an efficient, cost-effective part of an at-home wellness routine. Feb. 18, 10-11am. Bend Pilates, 155 SW Century Dr. 541.647.0876. $15. Free Yoga Keep your body and mind healthy

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ates a safe and supportive environment to begin the journey toward healing. Mondays, 3-4:30pm. Through March 27. Whispering Winds Retirement Community, 2920 NE Conners Ave. St. Charles Hospice 541-706-6700. Free.

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Mama Nurture Circle An 8 week circle for moms to deeply connect to yourself and other moms. Explore topics that relate to being a woman, mother, wife, and friend. This is a community of open hearted women who are ready to be vulnerable, open and honest. Sundays, 7-9pm. Through March 26. Rooted&Open, 21212 Limestone Ave. 541-306-8466. $90. Practice Groups (Compassionate Communication/NVC) Through practicing

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Spring Coaches Info Night Interested in being a coach, then this meeting is for you! Go over what that looks like, dates of programs and more. Feb. 20, 6-7pm. Fleet Feet Sports Bend, 11320 NW Galveston Ave. 541-389-1601. Free.

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Tuesday Performance Group Maximize your time with focused, intense efforts. All ages and ability levels welcome. Sessions led by Max King, one of the most accomplished trail runners in the country. Email Max for weekly details and locations: max@footzonebend.com. Tuesdays, 5:30pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St. Free. Weekly Relaxation & Rejuvenation Class Enhance relaxation, positive focus, and

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Most of what you could get was imported and was nearly always heavily laden with seeds. Concentrates came in the form of imported hand rolled hash that arrived in bricks or balls. Edibles involved brownies from a box, to which someone added handfuls of leaf and, if lucky, crumbled buds directly into the pan. Your dealer/connection/guy would meet you after a series of calls made from pay phones using code, most having you arrive at their apartment or house. You may have been forced to expend precious time and energy indulging your host while they played you their new songs, or shared their deep contemplations on all matters. Others would come over to you, but you had to plan to clear your schedule: “Man, I’m running a half hour late” was universally understood to mean you would be waiting another two to three hours, minimum. You got what you got; good dealers had a few types to select from, but it was based mostly on price and bag appeal quality, not strain names. It came in plastic sandwich bags or small plastic film canisters (the precursor to the packaging we now use.) Organic wasn’t a thing, testing for potency/mold screenings were unheard of because any lab would call the police as soon as you showed them the flower. Volume got you a discount, and some would front you until payday.

FUTURE In the best-case scenario, the outdated, racist and insane prohibition is lifted, allowing for universal access. Revisions to the laws regarding state-to-state sales, access to banking and tax deductions, and the lifting of financial burdens placed upon growers results in lower costs to consumers. Large scale grow ops and new technologies allow the wholesale costs to drop to less than $1 per gram, making the $100 quarter pound a possibility. Years of cannabis research—unfettered by governmental interference— results in breakthrough products that rely as much on the terpenes as they do THC. Time release is perfected, so consumers can ingest products that provide precise effects at exact times throughout the day. Opioids are replaced by a new class of cannabis pain relievers. Smoking and dabbing are generally replaced by ultra efficient and compact portable vaporizers.

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discount cards and daily specials. Today in Central Oregon we have even seen the advent of home delivery services, with Bend’s Cannabend being the first to roll that out. Cannabis is tested to a standard more rigorous than most agricultural products. Prices can range from $100 to $700 an ounce, with quality not always being in line with the pricing. A breed of self proclaimed “cannasuers” (which needs to stop. Really, please... stop) will “pass” on a product simply because it was not grown under artificial lights, or has a lower THC percentage number than the one next to it. It’s now about the terpenes as much as the THC, and don’t forget CBD, or if you are trying to shed that winter weight, THCV. Tax is 20 percent on adult use purchases, 0 percent on medical purchases.


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ANSWER TO LAST WEEKS PUZZLES

ACROSS 

4 Absorbs, with “up”

1 Baker’s buy

5 Unbelievable cover?

6 Group of periods

6 “CHiPs” costar Estrada

9 Pet sounds?

7 Bread at an Indian restaurant

13 Threepio’s mate

8 Eight, to Ernst

14 McDonald’s Corporation mogul Ray

9 Audrey Tautou’s quirky title role of 2001

15 “Dog Barking at the Moon” painter Joan 16 Maintain the same speed as

10 Chamillionaire hit that doesn’t actually have “Dirty” in the title

18 Tree of Knowledge garden

11 Lose one’s mind

19 Converse with the locals in Rome, e.g.

12 Cher’s partner

21 NBC show since ‘75

14 “The Bridge on the River ___”

24 Lilly of pharmaceuticals

17 Hit with a barrage

25 Undersized

20 Concede

26 Size in a portrait package

21 Exchanges

28 It keeps going during the Olympics

22 Cheesy chip flavor

31 “You’re not ___, are you?”

23 Bridges of film

32 Guy with a lot of food issues?

27 “Stacks of wax”

33 “Chandelier” singer

28 Cabinet contents

36 What regular exercise helps maintain

29 Departed

40 Layer of lawn

30 “Entourage” agent Gold

41 Mid-sized jazz combo

32 Werewolf’s tooth

42 Blue material

33 Long haulers

43 Clunky footwear

34 Onetime Trooper and Rodeo maker

44 Home of Titian’s “Venus of Urbino”

35 John who was Gomez Addams

46 Muhammad Ali’s boxing daughter

37 Acquired relative

49 Soundless communication syst.

38 Dove noise

50 U.K. tabloid, with “The”

39 Abbr. stamped on a bad check

51 “Hmmm ... I’m thinking ...”

43 Place for supplies, sometimes

56 Contends

44 “Back in the ___” (Beatles song)

57 What each of the entries with circles reveals

45 The gold in Goldschlager, e.g.

61 To be in France

47 Curly-tailed canine

62 Lago contents

48 Like xenon, as gases go

63 Country divided since 1948

49 On the ocean

64 Hair band of the 1980s

52 “Taken” star Neeson

65 He played Clubber Lang in “Rocky III”

53 Caltech grad, perhaps

66 Gift on the seventh day of Christmas

54 Letter-shaped bolt link

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55 Site with the tagline “Discover the expert in you”

1 Chatter away

58 Glass on the radio

2 Poet’s palindrome

59 “Steal My Sunshine” band

3 Brunched, say

60 “___ Boot” (1981 war film)

46 What “-phile” means

“Scientists have discovered a long lost continent under the Indian Ocean. After hearing about it, half of Americans asked, ‘When can we move there?’” —Conan O'Brien, (February 01, 2017)

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