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News - Grow Woes


Growing recreational marijuana in the state, and in Deschutes County, is still legal—but moves by some local officials—and a group of vocal neighbors— could scale back the momentum for the budding industry. Christian Trejbal has the story.

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Beyond Bend is a wild, wondrous world worth exploring for a day, or even a weekend getaway. Source staffers set out to explore four local gems within a short drive.

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Culture – Little Libraries


It’s not every day that an old school punk band rolls into Bend. Jared Rasic recounts his history with Pennywise, and why they’re still worth a listen. You’ve seen Little Free Libraries on street corners; now they’re starting to pop up in local Head Start classrooms. Howard Leff tells the story of one volunteer’s effort to increase literacy among little ones.

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When it comes to women’s role in an industry, the cannabis industry fares better than some. Josh Jardine outlines some of the key women in cannabis history in this week’s Smoke Signals. International Women’s Day is March 8. In this photo, a young demonstrator displays her sign at the Bend Women’s March Jan. 20.

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EDITOR Nicole Vulcan




Protesting an Apartment Complex is Energy Best Used Elsewhere



ven in Central Oregon, people become victims of human trafficking and intimate partner violence on a regular basis. Students at local schools pose credible shooting threats against their schools. Kids live in poverty. People remain homeless. But beyond the really heavy stuff, what’s sure to draw the ire and raise protest among locals? The prospect of easing the housing crisis in Bend with the construction of more apartments in the inner part of the city. As we reported in the online story, ”Proposed Apartment Building Draws Ire” on Feb. 27, at least a few neighbors in the River West neighborhood are concerned about the construction of a new apartment building on a currently-empty lot next to Bend Park and Recreation’s Pavilion. Among their concerns: parking and congestion, though it also smacks of NIMBYism. Seattle-based Evergreen Housing already has a track record of building attractive, much-needed housing in Bend, as evidenced by the construction of apartments on the east side of Pilot Butte. Since they’ve successfully housed hundreds of people in Bend through that project, we venture to stay they understand the ins and outs of what’s required of them in order to build housing in Bend. But really, we couldn’t say it better than a reader who commented on the story on our website: “Is the property zoned for apartments? Yes! Was the property for sale and available for ANYONE to purchase for $4.9M? Yes! Will the developer have to meet the requirements for ingress/ egress, density, height restrictions, parking and infrastructure improvements due any impact on the surrounding

area? Yes! “Why then, is this developer being harassed by a few NIMBY residents who do not understand zoning, market conditions and the economics and housing demand of a growing city? Maybe these neighboring residents fail to understand private property rights? This is not public property, and the developer must meet code and zoning requirements already in place on this vacant dirt. Unfortunately, appeasing the vocal minority is not one of the city’s requirements to build a large project. My money is on the developer who plunked down $5M on raw land, not a few emotional neighbors. If the neighbors prefer to control someone else’s investment, then they should have bought this land themselves. Oh, can’t afford it? Then sit down and mind your own business. “Who am I? While I do not have a horse in this race, call me a concerned citizen who supports the rights of PRIVATE PROPERTY... both mine and yours.” In addition to the fact that this piece of property in the center of town is indeed zoned for this type of development, there’s the larger issue of misdirected protest, which we mentioned before. How many times must Bendites hear that there’s a housing crisis in our city before we realize that increased housing inventory, even in our own “backyards” is a solution? Were residents in the River West neighborhood—some of whom also recently successfully spearheaded the restriction of outdoor shows in Bend— to put their energies into the more pressing issues named in the first paragraph here, we’d all be better off. SW



WHY A GUN? The Second Amendment, of course, but the Second Amendment was written when indeed the citizens of this country had fought for their independence. And the gun of choice at the time was a musket. The Second Amendment has served its purpose and is no longer a reasonable element of our society to support.   Yes I know, for some of us it’s fun to own and shoot a gun, been there done that. However what do most of us want a gun for? Mostly to hunt, unfortunately for most of us that’s incredibly lame. Putting meat in the freezer while working a full time job might sound nice but really not a survival requirement. Yeah getting out in the woods is nice but killing for the fun of killing is sick. So who really benefits from the proliferation of all kinds of guns available to the populace, military weaponry included,? Bottom lines of course, starting with the NRA.   The word “available” is mostly the problem with our current situation with gun violence. Background checks, not so much. The complexity of effective background checks renders them basically ineffective. Why is it so hard to legislate reasonable laws to mollify this severe human fallacy?  The cause, special interests in politics starting with the NRA, their money that is, inhibits our elected



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Candidate Trump stated since he carries a pistol, he would have shot the assailant in that nightclub multiple shooting. Now that he is President, and his powers have increased, he says he would have subdued the Florida shooter, even if unarmed. (He will soon add a cape to his usual business suit.) So obviously, his Secret Service protection detail is another example of wasteful government spending and should be eliminated immediately. In a related matter:   I assume the Congressional Office Building is provided with weapons prohibitions, armed security guards, metal detectors, etc.  (I could be wrong.) My proposal is the gun rights beliefs be physically as well as philosophically established—there will be two sections to the building: the Temporary Confiscations Section, which will continue the current security measures, and the Open Carry Section which will allow guns since an armed America is a Safer America, and occupants will be protected from armed Evildoers by random good guys with guns. Temporary Confiscations Section office holders will be pledged to vote for any increased gun control legislation, and Open Carry Section office holders will be pledged to fully protect the 2nd Amendment. As our President says, Let’s see what happens. —Ted Suen

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officials. If this unfortunate self interest is eliminated then there might be a reasonable chance to legislate rational laws that would mitigate so much unreasonable horror.  It seems that greed is an excepted concept of business, and the free market is worshipped. Hopefully we can change these concepts and be  eternally on guard against the siren song of self-interest if we wish to live in a fair and equitable society. —Ted Winchel

INVESTIGATION INTO RUSSIAN ELECTION TAMPERING Dear President Trump, Here’s my analogy for your response to the Russia investigation. If you move into a house and someone says, “I think there’s a rat’s nest in your garage,” a reasonable person does not say “What rats?” alternating with “They’re not my rats.” A responsible person calls an exterminator and cooperates fully with the exterminator’s recommendations, before the rats move into the kitchen and run around on the table stealing your toast while you’re trying to eat breakfast. Anyone who responds with indifference or denial should expect people to assume they are comfortable sleeping with rats. Patriotically yours, —Carol Elwood

IN RESPONSE TO “KUDOS TO THE SUPERINTENDENT FOR A CALL TO ACTION ON SCHOOL SHOOTINGS,” 3/2 I am heartened that so many people and companies from all walks of life are coming together on this! We have been doing ZERO and have made no changes since all of these shootings have started and the head in the sand approach is

obviously not working! We need to work together and pay attention and VOTE these do nothing fools out of office!! —Loni Van Duzer, via Facebook

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IN RESPONSE TO “IF ALLOWED, RACCOONS WILL STAY,” 2/21 I once had the opportunity to raise a raccoon from infancy, eyes still closed. I was completely successful in rehabilitating her into the wild. She did come back, but not to cause mischief, but just to visit a bit and then leave again. —Jessie Reynolds

IN RESPONSE TO “PROPOSED APARTMENT BUILDING DRAWS IRE,” 2/27 AT BENDSOURCE.COM Ok.....powers that be and all you in other areas shoved the OSU on our block AND a 5 story hotel on the other end of the block... that’s a perfect place to build apts...we need it, you know for the 5,000 students coming to OSU.... —Judy Ann Lear, via Facebook Bend seems to have survived the development of Awbrey Butte, NWX, Century West, Tetherow, and so on just fine, but some apartments will cause everything to come to a halt...? Just to remind everyone, here’s a map of Bend some 40 odd years ago. We have one new bridge since then, and 10’s of thousands more people, and yet most days it’s still pretty quick to get around. I wonder why people don’t get so upset over new single-family home subdivisions? —David N. Welton, via Facebook

“I think this whole Russia thing is just made up, and I mean all of it: those crazy hats, the borscht, that whole thing with the dog on the spaceship.”


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WOES The ongoing battle pits cannabis growers against rural property owners Will it mean tightening up restrictions on legal weed? By Christian Trejbal


n 2014, Oregon voters approved Measure 91 to legalize recreational marijuana, with 56 percent statewide support. Deschutes County was closer, at only 51.9 percent. Break that down even further and an urban-rural divide emerges. In Bend, Redmond and Sisters—the county’s three incorporated cities—55 percent supported legalization. In the unincorporated, rural parts of the county, 47 percent opposed legalization. Now rural neighbors say their worst fears have become reality. Each city sets its own rules for marijuana and the county sets rules for the remaining, mostly rural, areas. “The people in the cities want the marijuana, but they wanted it grown in the rural areas. The people in the rural areas who didn’t want it are feeling the impacts,” said Liz Lotochinski, a member of a newly formed group opposing marijuana operations in the rural county. The Sheriff’s take One of the most visible and strident crusaders against cannabis is Deschutes County Sherriff Shane Nelson. “My decision’s easy,” he said at a recent county work session on marijuana policy. “It’s always easy when you’re wearing a uniform. Marijuana is against federal law; so are marijuana grows. No state can legalize such a thing. It’s absolutely against the law and not allowed.” But Nelson has other issues with marijuana, too. He said cultivation threatens livability in the county and negatively affects property values. He

said residents are afraid to stand up to the industry, and his office has received complaints about statements made to “vulnerable citizens” who attend public meetings. “If our office is made aware of it, we will absolutely take care of business. There’s a general fear out there that if you speak your mind, you can expect some retaliation,” he said. “There needs to be no comments to any neighbors that are present at these meetings speaking their minds.” Industry representatives and growers have no business trying to reassure neighbors that everything will work out, according to Nelson. Efforts to squash free speech and productive dialogue between neighbors and marijuana growers aside, the sheriff has one clear message for the county, “I am worried. I see an opportunity to stop this here, and I would encourage those [cannabis production] applications to be denied. Neighbor concerns The sheriff is not the only person worried and afraid. Some county residents have formed Preserve Deschutes County to oppose marijuana farms. “Allowing marijuana grow operations in our rural neighborhoods is a threat to the community’s safety, property values, water stability and way of life,” its website states. “We see all sorts of interesting people out in the neighborhood, and it gives us concern,” said Sam Davis, a member of the group who lives near a rural cannabis grow. “The security they should have to protect it from the public, and the public from it, isn’t there.” Lotochinski, also part of Preserve Deschutes County, said: “Individual neighbors don’t want to complain.” She noted that “no other crop requires posted ‘No Trespassing’ signs and cameras.” The state requires 24-hour surveillance of marijuana production sites. Security and safety aren’t neighbors’ only concerns, though. They also talk about the effects on quality of life and the environment. They point to lights shining at night, unpleasant odors, noise and water disruption. Dave Fox, who lives in Alfalfa, said six neighbors have had to drill their wells deeper since a large cannabis grow opened nearby about a year ago. Although a direct link is difficult to prove, he said there hadn’t been that many drills in the previous decade. Opponents of rural grows also wonder why the state and county are allowing more cannabis production when U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams claims the state is overproducing by a large margin and shipping marijuana to other states illegally. “We already have an overabundance of marijuana. Do we need one more grow?” Lotochinski asked. “Maybe we should freeze grows at this point,” Davis added. Fox and many other opponents say “industrial” cannabis operations are incompatible with rural, agricultural

communities. They run afoul of the spirit, if not the letter, of Oregon’s land-use law. “The growers want to use land that has been used for farming and livestock for something that doesn’t need land,” Fox said. “They don’t need dirt. They just need space and water.” A War on Weed? The industry organizes Clifton Cannabis Law, a Bend law firm specializing in supporting the marijuana industry, calls Sheriff Nelson’s approach to the industry a “war on the weed business.” Jennifer Clifton, founder of the firm, is also a founding member of a new industry group called Celebrate Cannabis. “The economic base of our region is constantly evolving from its roots in timber to real estate development to health care to craft beer to tech to outdoor recreation to food and beverage,” Clifton said. “Now it’s time for legal cannabis to finally have a seat at the table in Central Oregon when it comes to both perceptions and regulations that affect our industry.” Celebrate Cannabis will advocate for the industry and focus on education efforts to support responsible and legal use, and cultivation. County officials and industry representatives point out that county rules already address most neighbor concerns. For example, the county requires growers to install air ventilation systems that prevent odors from escaping and ensure that grow lights aren’t visible outside from 7 pm to 7 am. The state mandates background checks on all employees. “A lot of those fears are based in a little bit of fantasy and a little bit of general disdain for what they perceive the marijuana culture to be,” said Jeremy Dickman, an attorney with Clifton Cannabis Law. He points out that growers make a significant financial investment, sometimes millions of dollars, and aren’t going to risk it over minor things. “We’re not talking about the high school weed dealer setting up shop next door and inviting his friends from jail to help run it.” Former Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes is working with marijuana growers to minimize their environmental impact. She acknowledged that some unscrupulous growers have illegally tapped into waterways, but said there are better ways to do things. “Cannabis done well doesn’t have to be resource consumptive like that,” Hayes said. “There are lots of vendors in the cannabis industry who are doing super responsible grows.” Hayes added that sound environmental practices aren’t just about water. With Central Oregon’s abundant sunshine and the requirement that all grows be indoors, solar power is an attractive option. Energy Trust of Oregon even offers technical services and cash incentives to licensed growers who install energy-efficient equipment.

(For more about green growing, see The Source’s Leaflet magazine in this issue.)

“We’re threading the needle between allowing the industry to emerge and succeed while at the same time protecting the high quality of life that so many of our rural residents value and enjoy,” — Nick Lelack But he doesn’t think the marijuana genie can be put back in its bottle. “I don’t believe it’s an option for the county to opt out now,” he said. DeBone predicts marijuana will become a key issue in the campaign. “The citizens that are opposing it will be very motivated. Just a few very focused people can get other people to listen and pay attention to an issue,” he said. He said he understands neighbors’ concerns, but the county must act within Oregon law. He defends commissioners’ decisions as having been made in public with a great deal of input from all sides. Adair, who lives in Sisters and chairs the county Republican Party, is less circumspect, worrying about overproduction, public safety and the effects on rural communities. “You have all kinds of people coming in and out,” she said about the grows already open in the county. “I worry about who it brings in. Really, do we want to attract those people? Mexico is having serious drug wars. It’s frightening.” Given how close the vote on Measure 91 was in Deschutes County, Adair thinks commissioners should have let voters decide whether to have grows and sales in the rural county. Tougher enforcement Right now, the county commission is conducting a thorough review of its marijuana rules. It recently completed a series of work sessions and will

Commissioners seem poised to implement a crackdown on marijuana grows. Currently, when a grower is out of compliance with development code, the county treats it like any other code violation. It notifies the owner and works with them to rectify the situation. Fines and other penalties are a last resort. A proposed proactive approach would go looking for violators and perhaps penalize them immediately. Where every other industry gets a chance to fix its problems, cannabis would be treated with zero tolerance. The decision is up to commissioners. “We would not change our approach without the board of county commissioners providing clear direction in a public meeting,” Lelack said—so the public will get a chance to weigh in. At least one commissioner seems to be leaning toward tough enforcement. “I say absolutely. If you’re looking for a clear direction from us today, I think we have an obligation to do that,” Baney said at a recent work session. Commissioner Phil Henderson is more tepid, but not necessarily opposed. “I like the gist of it there’s immediate sanction of some kind,” he said. But he worried that compliance on issues like smells and noise are very subjective and difficult to penalize without some due process. DeBone said he favors a more proactive approach, but he wants it to focus on illegal grows. If the county does move toward a

proactive enforcement model, it would likely need to hire additional staff in the code enforcement department and maybe the sheriff’s department. Paying for those positions could quickly consume the county’s share of statewide marijuana sales tax revenue, which was $442,646. Increased crime? Nope. “I’ve seen no increase in crime as a result of legalization of marijuana,” Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said. He conceded, however, that he doesn’t know where there are illegal grows. “We need to do better as a community at policing illegal marijuana grows. Maybe there aren’t many, but I suspect there are some that we aren’t detecting.” Perhaps the greatest hurdle to identifying illegal grows is Oregon’s parallel systems for recreational and medical marijuana. The sheriff’s office recently sent its first grow case since legalization to the district attorney, and a grand jury has returned charges. Hummel views tough enforcement as good for the legal industry that has gone through the time, effort and expense of the extensive regulatory process. “We want to stop the criminals and protect the businesses that are doing it the right way,” he said. When law enforcement learns that someone is growing cannabis, officers can check against city, county and state licenses to see if it’s a legal recreational grow. But the Oregon Health Authority licenses medical grows, and state law prevents the agency from being very forthcoming with records. In such cases, law enforcement is often stymied. Hummel and Sheriff Nelson signed a joint letter to the OHA recently, asking it to provide a list of all registered medical grow sites in the county, updated at least quarterly. Generating and providing such a list likely would require a change to state law. Dialogue and compromise Given that marijuana is almost certainly here to stay, absent a federal crackdown, many people interviewed for this story hoped for better dialogue and compromise—at least the ones who could see past their desire for an outright ban on rural grows. “It’s not just marijuana,” the county’s Lelack said. “People care passionately about where they live, and even for minor applications, we’re seeing challenges. People don’t want to see changes.” Fox, the Alfalfa resident, said he doesn’t personally oppose marijuana, only disruption of his rural community. “There’s so much we don’t know about what the growers are doing, and the growers don’t know about how they are affecting people,” he said. “This is just some of the growing pains we go through when we introduce something new to the culture. There’s going to be some bumps in the road while we figure out how to make it all work for everyone.”  SW

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County races to watch Marijuana could become an issue in the upcoming county commission races. Commissioners Tony DeBone and Tammy Baney are up for re-election. Both are Republicans, and both face primary challengers in the May 15 election. Ed Barbeau filed against DeBone, and Patti Adair filed against Baney. No Democrats had filed a few days before the deadline. Barbeau, who owns Pisano’s Woodfired Pizza in Tumalo, says he’ll bring business experience to the county commission if Republicans choose him. He gave passing mention to marijuana issues when announcing his campaign. “Federal and State decisions and inconsistency regarding cannabis and hemp continue to provide a difficult landscape for politicians,” he wrote. When asked about how he would handle applications for cannabis grows, he avoids taking a hard stand. “I’m not going to make decisions on cannabis until I have all the facts in front of me,” he said.

continue to engage with stakeholders from all sides, according to Community Development Director Nick Lelack. “We’re threading the needle between allowing the industry to emerge and succeed while at the same time protecting the high quality of life that so many of our rural residents value and enjoy,” he said. In the years since marijuana became legal, the county has approved 30 unique grow sites, with 22 more applications pending. Only nine of the approved applicants have also received a required license from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which oversees the state marijuana issue, and can therefore legally operate. Lelack acknowledges that the county’s rules are among the most restrictive in the state. That was intentional. “Our board of commissioners wanted to get ahead of any potential changes and address those now. The theory with this program was, let’s make it more restrictive at the start but still compliant with state law. If we want to amend the rules in the future, it’s easier to make them less restrictive than more restrictive.” It doesn’t look like things are going to get less restrictive.

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Head east, west or south of Bend and the artisanal coffee shops and overcrowded beer bars fade away, making way for landscapes, livestock and a different way of life. This week, Source staffers set out beyond our own corner of the world, exploring some of the small towns within a couple hours’ drive of home. If you’re looking to see the soul of Oregon that exists (mostly) east of the Cascade crest, here are some places to start.

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The National Register of Historic Places included the Log Cabin Inn in McKenzie Bridge until it was destroyed by fire in 2006. The resort at Belknap Hot Springs has been open to the public since the 1870s, except for a period of time between 19681978. Belknap Hot Springs is classified as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, according to the Koppen Climate Classification system. The area is also home to the Benedict Lodge — a religious retreat and church formed for the Benedictine monks in 1940. Sahalie Falls can be spotted in Disney’s movie, “Homeward Bound.”

MCKENZIE BRIDGE Blue Pool and beyond By Anne Pick I first heard about McKenzie Bridge when I dated someone from there. He didn’t think I knew it, which maybe I didn’t, but living in Oregon since I was 11, I’d definitely driven through. For me and other Bendites, heading west often involves an Oregon Ducks football game in Eugene—meaning passing through the tiny towns along the way may not always prompt a stop. Still, McKenzie Bridge, located 75 miles from Bend, calls for further exploration. Close to Belknap Hot Springs, the McKenzie River and the Tamolitch Pool—also called the Blue Pool—the reasons to stay in McKenzie Bridge add up quickly.

Pictured left is Sahalie Falls and the Tamolitch Blue Pool above. The river only flows over the falls a few times a year; the rest of the time the water emerges from the rocks in the basin of the waterfall pool.

Who This Trip is For: Ideal for weekend adventurers seeking a home base. Family friendly and perfect for the outdoor explorer set. Where to Stay: While the options to stay directly in McKenzie Bridge may be in low quantity, the surrounding area includes a variety of cabins and BnBs. I recommend Loloma Lodge, which has undergone new ownership since my stay. The quiet lodge includes four riverfront cabins, a log cabin and a classic log lodge. The bright cabins feature large windows that allow in tons of natural light, and you can’t beat their riverfront location. In the center of the Loloma Lodge property you’ll find a beautiful, well-tended garden—perfect for reading and relaxing. What to Do: A brief eight-minute drive from McKenzie Bridge is the relaxing haven that is Belknap Hot Springs. Unlike many other hot springs in Oregon, the water from the springs is piped into a pool. From there, explore the beautiful gardens and great hiking. Visit Koosah Falls and Sahalie Falls, both located northeast of McKenzie Bridge on Highway 126. Hike to the stunning blue waters of the Tamolitch Pool. While you’re in the area, take advantage of the McKenzie River itself with a rafting trip from High Country Expeditions. Where to Eat: Over the years, the McKenzie General Store in McKenzie Bridge has upped its game. In addition to finding the essentials for any meal you want to cook, you’ll also find a food truck/grill with fresh, natural and organic foods as well as beer and wine. The store added a back patio dining area with twinkling lights, a fire pit and picnic tables—a lovely riverside gathering spot along the McKenzie River. The General Store also features weekly live music and occasional movie nights. Try the locally sourced Lookout Pulled Pork Sandwich, featuring a house-made marionberry and bourbon BBQ sauce. Also enjoy the NW Salmon Tacos, made from fresh-caught, wild salmon.

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A view of Mitchell from SE High Street. Due to its location in a narrow canyon, the town is susceptible to floods.

Exploring the Painted Hills By Keely Damara

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Relatively new to Central Oregon, I was open for suggestions as to where to venture on a day trip outside of Bend. Mitchell, which offers scenic views, trails and historic buildings, seemed right up my alley. When my boyfriend and I drove down on Thursday of last week, it was snowing and the plows hadn’t caught up with the snowfall from the previous night. It was slow going at first, but the drive was beautiful. Who This Trip is For: Outdoor Lovers. There’s quite a bit to do in and around Mitchell. Where to Stay: The Oregon Hotel offers rooms for $50-$110 per night. The original hotel was built in the late 1800s, but burned down twice before the current iteration of the building was constructed in 1938. Accommodations include suites, apartments with kitchenettes, and a hostel. If you’re looking for something a little more secluded, there are a handful of Airbnbs around the area as well. Thanks to a friendly waitress for that tip. What to Do: The drive up is easy and scenic. Make a weekend of it—stop for fishing at the Ochoco Reservoir outside of Prineville (winter or summer) or play at the Ochoco Divide Sno-park just 20 minutes outside of Mitchell. Fishing, camping, hunting, hiking—Mitchell even has scenic bikeways. Dubbed one of the “7 Wonders of Oregon,” The Painted Hills offer a colorful display of gold and red clay, formed over 35 million years ago by volcanic activity. Part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, the Painted Hills are only 10 miles from Mitchell off of Highway 26. The hiking trails and scenic outlooks are a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Pack a lunch, there are picnic areas surrounding the site and multiple hiking trails. We didn’t get to check out Lucky Strike Mines while we were in Mitchell, but if you’re into rocks, geodes and don’t mind getting dirty, you may enjoy digging for thunder eggs. Their hours vary by season, so it’s worth checking in before planning a trip. Where to Eat: At 9:30am on a Thursday, Mitchell was pretty quiet. We had plans to have breakfast at a cute little place with a ‘50s vibe called The Sidewalk Cafe and More, but they were closed (along with a few of the other joints in town). Winter is Mitchell’s slow season, but as our waitress, Karen, told us at the Bridge Creek Cafe, restaurants in town often take turns opening on slower days. It takes a village, right? The Bridge Creek Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but closed Wednesdays and Thursdays (we lucked out, Karen opened on a Thursday!). If you’re looking for lunch and a beer, Mitchell has its very own brewery— Tiger Town Brewing Company. located on Main Street.

The beautiful Painted Hills.

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Mitchell has survived three major floods, in 1884, 1904 and 1956. Residents banded together to rebuild the town after three major fires. Kate Paul of Mitchell was Miss Oregon in 2010. (source: If you’re into historical facts, stop by Judy’s Place on your visit to Mitchell. Judy saw us milling about across the street and welcomed us into her store, asking us if we wanted to see photos of “Old Mitchell.” She’ll tell you everything you need to know about the history of the town—and a few cute stories of her dog to boot. The Historic Oregon Hotel has burned down two times; the current structure was built in 1938.

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All you need in Oregon’s Outback by Nicole Vulcan Likely to greet you when you roll into Paisley, on Highway 31: a flock of inquisitive sheep—or perhaps a herd of cattle, ready to drop their early-spring calves. The incorporated town of Paisley boasted 372 residents, according to stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2016, and locals here like it that way. Come for recreation, the wideopen spaces and some friendly faces—but don’t think about staying, locals tell me. Sounds familiar… Who This Trip is For: Recreationalists, bird watchers, wanderers, families What to Do: Anything you do here typically involves indulging in the wide-open spaces. Bird watching is a popular activity around Summer Lake. Fishing and camping along the Chewaucan River also plays big, and not far from Paisley lies access to the Oregon Timber Trail, a 668-mile bikepacking route that spans the state. Soaking at Summer Lake Hot Springs, whether as a day tripper or an overnight guest, is a popular activity for visiting Benditos. Also check out PLAYAPresents, the Open Studio days once a month at PLAYA, the area’s artist in residency program. Summers have traditionally meant the annual Mosquito Festival, which raised money for vector control, though locals tell me it’s still undecided whether it will continue this year. Where to Eat: Paisley proper offers a whopping two spots for eats. We headed to the Homestead Cafe first, a fairly classic diner with twirly chairs that let you belly up to the counter, all while warming yourself near the giant woodstove. We’d heard tales of the delicious burgers, so each member of our trio ordered a different one, each handpressed. One member of our group—a bona fide farm girl who knows her way around cattle country—said her mushroom burger was the best she’d ever had. The city slicker in me, accustomed to hearing about “artisanal this-or-that” from every roadside pit stop within 100 miles of Portland, asked if the beef was local. It wasn’t. Still, killer burgers. Also along the biz strip is the Pioneer Saloon, also gaining a strong reputation for its menu. Owner John Steffes has plans to integrate a farm-to-table program in the saloon, but for now, the spot’s house-smoked tri tip recently received a nod from Sunset magazine. Apparently the word is out across the West. We stayed for a whiskey drink (what else?), charmed by the decorative historic bar, shipped around Cape Horn in the 1800s, the company and the juke box. Also note: while some towns of bigger populations can’t boast a drive-thru coffee stand, Paisley can. Where to Stay: In town, the Paisley Sage Rooms offers motel rooms for $75 a night. Six miles northwest of town along Hwy. 31 is Summer Lake Hot Springs, offering cabins starting at $100 a night as well as camping. The Lodge at Summer Lake offers rooms starting at $63 per night and cabins from between $65 and $140. Locals have also gotten in on the Airbnb game; look for a handful of cabin rentals, and even a doublewide available right in Paisley. Eight miles west of town is the Marster Spring campground, adjacent to the Chewaucan River. Rock hounding is big in the wider region.

Top, sheep enjoy the view and climb to new heights. Below, good eats, the Paisley School and famed Summer Lake Hot Springs.

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In the 2016 Census report, 104 of the 372 people counted in Paisley were between the ages of 65 and 74. If you stop into one of Paisley’s churches, don’t show up late or the pastor might stop the service to acknowledge your tardiness. The word “playa” is not a term created at Burning Man, and Lake County has one, too. Playa actually refers to a dried lake bed, as in, the white expanse that is Summer Lake during the dry months.


Top, a pastoral view of the John Day River. Below left is the River Bend Motel and the Spray Pioneer Museum at right.

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A journey through time By Chris Miller My wife’s family has been camping in Spray since before she was born. She’s run the half marathon during the town’s big Memorial Day fiesta, trained to chase a greased pig in the rodeo, and has watched an outhouse get tipped over to remove a large rattlesnake coiled up in the corner. If this vignette of small town life appeals to you, Spray may be worth your while. 

Who This Trip is For: Those looking for a “rustic” experience What to Do: In the summer, cyclists who ride the 161-mile Painted Hills Scenic Bikeway can stop in Spray and enjoy a break from riding, watching the John Day River flow past. Rafters can float the river and fishermen can cast most of the year for smallmouth bass, or for the two native steelhead runs. Over Memorial Day weekend, there’s the Spray Rodeo and the East Oregon Half Marathon that starts in Service Creek, follows the John Day and ends in Spray. During elk and deer seasons, Spray gets many hunters, although most of the lands surrounding the town are private. Where to Stay: Spray has one motel—the River Bend Motel—that has seven rooms plus a small house for rent. The motel is bike and pet friendly, and is located across the street from the Lone Elk Market/gas station/restaurant. The room we rented was also kid friendly, with a bunk bed that had stuffed animals for kids to cuddle. How many kids have cuddled those pets? Who knows. … Rates for the hotel run from about $62 per night to $140 for the house. There’s also the campground at the Spray Riverfront Park for a thrifty $12 a night.



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The Spray Pioneer Museum, built in 1912 as the Spray Baptist Church, became a museum in 1993. The Painted Hills, part of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, is 9 miles north of Mitchell off Hwy. 26, and is on the way to Spray.

Where to Eat: As far as eating in Spray… well, in the summertime the Lone Elk has a grill that cooks burgers, hot dogs and other stuff. In the winter—when I went there—bring your own food. We ended up dining on popcorn and beef jerky, with ice cream sandwiches for dessert. Spray was named for the community’s founder and first postmaster, John Freemont Spray. It was formed in 1900, when John Spray established a post office, ferry, a school and a store at the turn of the century. The town was the last in Wheeler County to incorporate, doing so in 1958. Two sawmills used to provide economic stability to the town, but they’re long since gone. Now, ranching and farming provide much of the town’s income. In 2017 there were 55 students K-12. All seven high school seniors graduated. The Spray Rodeo has been dubbed “The Best Small-Town Rodeo in the West.” Kids used to be able to chase a greased pig around the arena, and the kid that caught it could keep the piglet. Bend to Spray takes about two and a half hours. Like many other road trips, getting there is half the fun. My son stared out the window at the colored buttes that crop up from the sage and juniper-treed landscape, looking for wildlife. I was lost in thought, staring at the zig-zagging, free-flowing river until the sound of him saying, “Daddy,” crashed through my mind. I pulled over and saw what the fuss was about: a herd of what we thought were big-horned sheep (later learning they were mouflons, released years ago for hunting) was sauntering up the craggy hillside.


We Deliver.



talk with the musicians before the concert at 6:45pm. 7:30PM. Bend Church United Methodist, 680 NW Bond St. Bend. $42/general, $10/student.


Tom Waits in a cocktail dress—what a vision to behold, am I right? That’s how Tumbledown House’s take on modern speakeasy jazz and parlor pop has been described. Brothels, scorned women, shady characters—their songs have all the makings of The Threepenny Opera. 8pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $12/adv., $15/door. All ages.



Love Gogol Bordello? You’ll love Diego’s Umbrella. Hailing from San Francisco, their music is packed with plenty of fiddle and a large dose of punk, ska and eastern European influences. High energy, pure fun— and free! 7pm. Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St, Bend. No cover.



The Aviara Trio, comprised of pianist Ines Irawati, violinist Robert Schumitzky and cellist Erin Breen, returns to Bend for High Desert Chamber Music’s 10th anniversary season. Ticketholders are also welcome to attend a

You may have seen the star-studded 2013 film of the same name, but “August: Osage County” was a play before it hit the big screen. An Oklahoma family reunites after their father disappears, bringing up a well of repressed memories and secrets. Very dark, often funny—not to miss. March 9 - 25. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 7:30pm. Sun., 2pm. CTC Cascade Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $20/adults, $16/seniors, $13/students. Mature content, ages 18+.



Remember when punk really stood for something? Or at least it felt like it did as a teenager, when everyone sucked and my Walkman had Punk-O-Rama and Give ‘Em the Boot compilation cassettes on full rotation. Pennywise, Rancid, Black Flag, Bad Religion, Minor Threat, The Distillers (hello, Brody, my spirit animal)—the whole gang was there. Whether you want to relive a time when the lyrics of “Same Old Story” really spoke to you or you just feel like skanking, do yourself a favor and catch this show. We don’t get a lot of punk bands coming through Bend, so get it while the getting’s good. 7pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave, Bend. $27.50/adv.



More feel-good, do-good fun! Watch local teams vie for bragging rights as champions of the trivial—and the ever so shiny Trivia Bee Night Trophy! All proceeds benefit the Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools Classroom Grant Program, providing tools for teachers with an emphasis on technology, science, art and music enrichment programs. If you go, keep a lookout for Source staffers battling it out on the stage. Doors open at 6 pm for cocktails and appetizers, followed by the competition. 7pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $25. Ages 21+.


CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS TOUR BULL RIDING This buck-fest features professional bull riders from across the Pacific Northwest, ranging from PBR and NFR qualifiers, Top Circuit Finals qualifiers to collegiate and high school finalists. Tickets can be purchased at Prineville Men’s Wear, Coastal Farm & Ranch, Boot Barn or online. 7pm. Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S Main St., Prineville. $14/adv., $17/door. Kids 5 & under are free.



Central Oregon’s only competitive open mic! Laugh as comics battle for your vote and make their way to the final round. Fancy yourself funny? Sign up to compete! Hosted by Katy Ipock. Sign up 7:30pm. 8pm. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill, 20565 NE Brinson Blvd, Bend. Free.






Enjoy a night of casino entertainment, delicious food and silent auction— all for a good cause. Proceeds benefit the Full Access High Desert’s Better Way of Life Fund, assisting adults with developmental disabilities. Tickets include $500 in gaming script, food samples, a commemorative glass (first fill free) and a ticket for a door prize raffle. 6pm. Central Oregon Collective, 62070 27th Street. Bend. $50/person. Ages 21+.

Those in creative circles have most likely heard an iteration of the phrase, “kill your darlings”—meaning as a writer, you should be willing to strike out your most beloved elements of your work. The band found some dark humor and truth in the phrase, turning a play on words in their name. Sweepingly cinematic arrangements and ethereal harmonies characterize the quartet’s music. The group comfortably finds a space in the modern indie folk pop sphere, while reminding listeners of soulful folksingers of the ‘60s. If you’re lucky, you can still snag a ticket at the door. Advanced online tickets have sold out. 7pm. Sisters High School, 1700 McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters. $25/limited tickets at door. Sold out online.




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Pennywise: the renegades of punk By Jared Rasic




ennywise didn’t just make up most more maturity in the songwriting, while of the anthemic punk rock I listened expanding the sound into the hardcore to in high school. They had my mid- and anarcho-punk realms. dle school years covered also. In the ear“About Time” was released in 1995 ly 1990s, Epitaph Records was already and the band became blindsided by legendary for releases of Bad Religion both the good and the bad. The record and NOFX records, single handedly sav- became their first to chart on Billboard, ing the slowly dying Southern California but was the last to feature Jason Thirsk punk rock scene. on bass, who left the band to seek help By 1993, they had not only added for his alcoholism, only to commit suiPennywise to the label, but influential cide shortly after. acts including Down by Law, SNFU and Randy Bradbury joined the band on Rancid. Lead singer Jim Lindberg, gui- bass and they released their fourth fulltarist Fletcher Dragge, drummer Byron length album, “Full Circle,” dedicated to McMackin and bassist Jason Thirsk the memory of Thirsk. While the album released two EPs in the late ‘80s while is somewhat more somber than earlier they were all growing up in Hermosa releases, the band never pulls away from Beach, Calif. Named after the evil clown its hardcore roots, making the album a from Stephen King’s “IT,” Pennywise fitting tribute as well as a classic punk were poised to blow up the SoCal punk record. scene. As each new record was released, the Once the band signed to Epitaph in band crept higher up the charts with 1990, it was only one year later before 1999’s “Straight Ahead” making it to the release of the band’s self-titled, #62, and 2003’s “From the Ashes” getmajor label debut. “Pennywise” the ting up to #54. I had long since moved on album didn’t just catch on like wildfire from punk to hip-hop, but listening to in the SoCal punk these records for ...listening to these records this piece brought community, but made its way up for this piece brought about a about a beautiful to Central Calibeautiful nostalgia for days I nostalgia for days fornia and infectI didn’t even think didn’t even think ed my 11-year old I remembered brain. The album fondly. I remembered fondly. was fast, raw “Reason to and unapologetic, throwing out posi- Believe” was released in 2009 and tive social statements as easily as songs became one of their most successful about being BFFs. albums, even without many sales. They “Unknown Road” was released in released the record as a free download 1993, and while it wasn’t very success- on Myspace, where over 400,000 copful commercially, it afforded Penny- ies were downloaded. Shortly after the wise enough cache to go on tour with album’s release, lead singer Jim LindThe Offspring. “Unknown Road” found berg left the band.

I broke my hip in the pit, Mildred.

After replacing Lindberg with vocalist Zoli Teglas, they released their 10th album in 2012, “All Or Nothing.” The punchline to this is that by early 2013, Teglas wanted to leave the band and Lindberg rejoined just in time for the band’s 25th anniversary. To this day, the band never plays a single song off of “All or Nothing” live. They don’t even consider it a part of their discography on their website. In 2014, the band released “Yesterdays,” a compilation of unreleased songs written by deceased bassist Jason Thirsk, but otherwise hasn’t released new material with Lindberg singing since 2008. In an October 2017 interview with, Lindberg was quoted as saying their new album is finished and should be released this year. Whether you’re still into the punk scene or even if you were just a part of it sometime long in the past, Pennywise was there, yelling about being progressive before it was cool and giving no fucks when that really meant something. SW Pennywise w/ Strung Out Sat., March 10. 7pm. Midtown Ballroom 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend $27.50 Tickets @


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CALENDAR 7  Wednesday soul music. 8:30 pm. $8/adv., $10/door.

Bend Golf & Country Club First Wednesday Jazz Night at the Club Featuring Jack Krouscup on piano, Seward McCain on bass, David Averre on drums and Rick Homer on trumpet/ mellophone. Reservations suggested. 6-8 pm. $5/cover.

Cabin 22 UKB Trivia Night Fun. Free. Win stuff!

7-9 pm.

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

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm. No Cover.

Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Sing your

favorite songs every week. 9 pm.

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

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Karaoke What

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke

Blake? Shania? Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

The Junebugs The eclectic taste of this group ranges from turn of the century Americana to modern hip hop. All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

M&J Tavern Open Mic Bring your talent or

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

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic

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

Tickets Available on

The Brown Owl Music by the Fire Bring your instrument and play some acoustic tunes around the fire pit with fellow musicians! 8 pm. The Capitol Local Comedy Showcase Get

more than a few laughs from your local funny people. 7 pm.

The Domino Room Donavon Frankenreiter w/ John Craigie Enjoy the sweet and soulful sounds of this singer-songwriter as he presents his new album, The Heart. 21+. Doors, 8:30pm. Show, 9pm. $20/adv., $25/door The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or watch as locals brave the stage. 6 pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub Spafford All

ages. $15/adv, $18/door. 9 pm.

8  Thursday Brasada Ranch House Nate Botsford Botsford’s style is unique and offers relatable music that is perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Reservations are required. 7-9 pm. No Cover.

McMenamins Old St. Francis School

Mexican Gunfight Stylistic influences abound: blues grit, country lyricism, the soulfulness of gospel. All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Eric Leadbetter Duo

7:30 pm. No Cover.

Round Table Clubhouse UKB Trivia Night Fun. Free. Win stuff! 7-9 pm.

Seven Nightclub Cocktails & Karaoke 6 pm. No Cover.

Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Karaoke Night Come enjoy a few drinks with your community and belt out your favorite songs! 9 pm.

Seven Nightclub Bend Comedy Presents:

Originals Open Mic Hosted by Hal Worcester. A welcoming venue for experienced and brand new performers. 6-8 pm.

The Capitol Retro Active Dance Party Dance party. 10 pm.

down House + John Brothers Piano Company Modern speakeasy, saloon jazz, parlor pop and Tom Waits in a cocktail dress are some of the terms used, but none of these successfully convey the band’s incomparable ability to fuse vintage sounds and themes from yesteryear. 7-11 pm. $12/adv., $15/door.

inner rock star. 9 pm.

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

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Sunny Ledfurd A singer and songwriter whose music grafts rock and roll attitude and hip hop swagger onto modern country melodies. 9 pm. $20/cover.

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Strictly

Currents at the Riverhouse Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Thursdays: Mancave Trio Piano jazz. Featuring live, local jazz trios every Thursday! 7-9 pm. No Cover.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Country

Dance music. Top 40’s, oldies, remix. 9 pm. No Cover.

Trio Country, folk, originals and blues. All ages. 7-9 pm. No Cover.

The Lot Wildabeatz Local one-man-band specializing in funky electronica. 6-8 pm. No Cover.

Hub City Bar & Grill Karaoke Embrace your

Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Dance Music DJ

Northside Bar & Grill The Bad Cats Come dance to some PURRfectly good rock ‘n’ roll, blues and soul! It’s always a PAWty when the Cats are in town. 8:30-11:30 pm. $3/cover.

Spoken Moto Motos & Music: Dry Canyon

Cascade Lakes Lodge Beer Bingo Name says it all. Come play some Bingo and drink some beer! 7 pm.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm.

Crow’s Feet Commons Apres Ski Series Bash w/ Diego’s Umbrella Love Gogol Bordello? You’ll love Diego’s Umbrella. Hailing from San Francisco, their music is packed with plenty of fiddle a large dose of punk, ska and eastern European influences. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Tumble-

9  Friday Checkers Pub Six Pack All your favorite

dance music! Variety. 8:30-11:30 pm. No Cover.

Don Dixon

Enjoy the jazz, bebop and swing stylings of John Brothers Piano Company, opening for Tumbledown House on Tuesday 3/8 at Volcanic Theatre Pub.

David Mascorro & Kelly Richardson Mascorro is a Portland based comedian who’s quickly becoming one of the most sought after stand-ups in the Northwest. Richardson’s sweet demeanor somehow compliments her often macabre material. 21+. 8-10 pm. $8/adv., $10/door.

Spoken Moto Motos & Music: Saint John

Touring from Seattle, Saint John’s music is catchy alt-folk-rock-rhythm and blues. 7-9 pm. No Cover.

The Blacksmith Restaurant She Said,

He Said Off-standard jazz, reinvented pop songs and groovy originals too! Music never sounded so good and this duo wants nothing more than to make jazz fun again! 6-8 pm. No Cover.

The Capitol DJ N8ture Dance music. 9 pm. The Domino Room The Clumzy’s Album Re-

lease Party Featuring performances by Chandler P and J Meast. All ages. 8:30 pm. $10/1 ticket, $15/2 tickets.

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Astro Lounge Shawn James Blues, folk and



10  Saturday Checkers Pub Six Pack All your favorite

dance music! Variety. 8:30-11:30 pm. No Cover.

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN



with DJ Roseybabe. 9 pm. No Cover.

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin DJ Deena Bee A

night of soul, hip hop and electronica. 9 pm. No Cover.

High Desert Museum Thorn Hollow String Band Enjoy toe-tapping, old-time tunes played by our house band. Dancing encouraged! 11 am-2 pm. No Cover. Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Dance Music Top 40’s, oldies, remix. 9 pm. No Cover.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Karaoke Get in touch with your inner crooner at this weekly karaoke night. 8 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Line Dance Lessons 3rd Friday each month couples. 21+. 8 pm. No Cover. Midtown Ballroom Pennywise

Whether you want to relive a time when the lyrics of “Same Old Story” really spoke to you or you just feel like skanking, do yourself a favor and catch this show. 7 pm. $27.50/adv.

M&J Tavern Phillip Austin Nashville inspired and country approved. 9 pm.

Northside Bar & Grill CATurday night LIVE w/ The Bad Cats Dance to live rock ‘n’ roll, blues and soul! 8:30-11:30 pm. Seven Nightclub Weekends at SEVEN

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

The Capitol DJ Biggz Dance music. 9 pm. Vic’s Bar & Grill HWY 97 If you like hot rock ‘n roll you’ll love this band! 8-11 pm.

Volcanic Theatre Pub The Dead South

w/ The Hooten Hallers Described as outlaws, modern hillbillies and Mumford and Sons’ evil twins, but the best way to describe the Regina-based band is fearless. 9 pm. $15/adv.

11  Sunday Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

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

Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Locals Night—

DJDMP & Friends A night of soul, hip hop and electronica. 9 pm.

Hub City Bar & Grill DJ Dance Music DJ

Dance music. Top 40’s, oldies, remix. 9 pm. No Cover.

The Capitol MDC, No Red Flags, The Confeder-


Worthy Brewing Geeks Who Drink Trivia Bring your friends, grab a beer and take home cool prizes. 6-9 pm.

13  Tuesday Astro Lounge Trivia Tuesdays Bend’s longest running trivia game—nine years strong! Bring your team of any size. Gift giveaways and different weekly sponsors. 8 pm. No Cover.

Crow’s Feet Commons Open Mic with Bill Powers Every Tuesday, Bill Powers from Honey Don’t and various other local acts hosts open mic. Sign up starts at 5. 6-8 pm.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Ukulele Jam All

ages. 6:30 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill

Super Fight Mic This is Central Oregon’s only Competitive Open Mic. Comics battle for audience votes and a place in the final round! Free to watch. Free to perform. Hosted by Katy Ipock. Sign up 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm.

M&J Tavern Dusty Bones For the fella yelling Neil Young from the corner, here is your man! Local musician joined by friends on our indoor busking stage! 9 pm. No Cover.

Northside Bar & Grill Lisa Dae and Friends

Jazz. 6 pm. No Cover.

Relief Pitcher Sports Bar and Grill UKB Tuesday Night Trivia (TNT) Fun. Free. Win stuff! 6:30 pm. No Cover. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Trivia Night

Get here early to sign up and order a drink! 6:30 pm.

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. No Cover. The Platypus Pub Tuesday Trivia at the Platypus! Trivia is back at the Platypus Pub! Bring your friends! Bring your brains! Bring your friends’ brains!* *do not remove friends’ brains. Friends’ bodies must also be present to play. 8-10 pm. No Cover. Volcanic Theatre Pub Brothers Gow The blistering vocals of Ethan Wade will permeate the rhetorical narrative of both his own life and the bands transgressions. Kyle Merrill’s soul and electric wizardry remain steadfast in the mix, while drummer Nathan Walsh-Haines’ wild syncopation and heavy hitting grooves will keep the energy in strong flow. Parallel 44 Presents. 8:30 pm. $10/adv., $12/door.

14  Wednesday Astro Lounge Pently Holmes 7 pm. No Cover. Cabin 22 UKB Trivia Night Fun. Free. Win stuff!

ats, Klondike Kate Dance music. 8 pm. $10/adv.

7-9 pm.

Tower Theatre John McEuen McEuen has

Checkers Pub Talent/Open Mic Bring your

assembled a unique cast to share the music and memories of the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken platinum album and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s incredible career. 7:30 pm. $45-$65.

12  Monday Astro Lounge Open Mic Night Bring your

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

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues DJ Dance

Night Come dance the night away! Every Monday is DJ Dance Night with DJ Jackie J. Happy Hour all night. 7 pm. No Cover.

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Open Mic Monday

We welcome single/duet/trio musicians, actors, poets and comedians to share their talents in an acoustic listening environment. Sign up at 5pm. 6-8:30 pm.

Northside Bar & Grill Burnin’ Moonlight Acoustic trio. Folk & Americana. 6-8 pm.

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

Corey’s Bar & Grill Karaoke Karaoke FUN

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

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

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

Kelly D’s Banquet Room Karaoke What

will you sing this week? 7 pm.

Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill Karaoke Get in touch with your inner country star. 7 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School

The Resolectrics At heart they are a classic rhythm & blues band. But like the pioneers of rock & roll in the 50s, 60s and 70s, The Resolectrics draw inspiration from many sources in the roots of American music to create an original and soulful blend of rock, classic r&b, and folk.

Catch Gabe Johnson jamming with The Brothers Gow on Tuesday 3/13 at Volcanic Theatre Pub.

All ages. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

M&J Tavern Open Mic Bring your talent or

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

Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic Local artists perform. Derek Michael Marc hosts. 6 pm.

Sisters High School Darlingside The Sweepingly cinematic arrangements and ethereal harmonies characterize the quartet’s music. The group comfortably finds a space in the modern indie folk pop sphere, while reminding listeners of soulful folksingers of the 60s. 7 pm. $25/GA. The Lot Open Mic Showcase your talent or watch as locals brave the stage. 6 pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub Brothers Gow Kyle Merrill’s soul and electric wizardry remain steadfast in the mix, while drummer Nathan Walsh-Haines’ wild syncopation and heavy hitting grooves will keep the energy in strong flow. Parallel 44 Presents. 8:30 pm. $10/adv., $12/door.

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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 Have you

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

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

Thomas T and the Blue Chips Delivering Chicago-style Blues that will get you out of your seat on and to the dance floor. 7-10 pm. No Cover.

Round Table Clubhouse UKB Trivia Night Fun. Free. Win stuff! 7-9 pm.

Seven Nightclub Cocktails & Karaoke Make sure to check out our Thursday Night Karaoke Party! 6 pm. No Cover.

Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill Karaoke Night Come enjoy a few drinks with your community and belt out your favorite songs! 9 pm. Spoken Moto Motos & Music: Wonder Sing-

Cascade Lakes Lodge Beer Bingo Name

er-songwriter and one-man-band from Seattle. All ages. 7-9 pm. No Cover.

Crow’s Feet Commons Thursday Night

Strictly Organic Coffee Company Strictly Originals Open Mic Hosted by Hal Worcester. A welcoming venue for experienced and brand new performers to play their original material. 6-8 pm.

says it all. Come play some Bingo and drink some beer! 7 pm.

Live Every Thursday we plug in the amp and speakers and liven up our front room with rotating local artists. 6-8 pm. No Cover.

Currents at the Riverhouse Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz Thursday - Smudge Smudge is an inspired jazz duo, featuring Elise Franklin on vocals and Warren Zaiger on electric basses. Fresh, original arrangements of jazz standards, blues and R&B. 7-9 pm. No Cover. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe Banjo Jam Ragtime, swing, country, folk and bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month 5:30-7:30 pm.

Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Jim Roy and Steve Beaudry Songs from the Delta to Chicago. 7-9 pm. Hola! Downtown A Night with the Nomads

The Nomads are your local Klezmer/Flamenco/ Balkan/Turkish band who are always ready

The Lot Larkspur Stand Playing an Americana bent, with sounds of the blues, country, rock and bluegrass. While creating new songs in these styles, they enjoy taking a traditional song and just making it their own. 6-8 pm. No Cover. Tower Theatre David Gans & Stephen Inglis

David Gans and Stephen Inglis Fragile Thunder Spring Tour 2018 joins up with the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival presented by Ki-ho’alu Foundation. The festival will feature 6 artists known in the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Genre, who have traveled the globe performing for audiences around the world. 7:30-11:59 pm.

Volcanic Theatre Pub Black Pussy w/ Woebegone A psychedelic, ‘70s-influenced rock ‘n’ roll band that sounds like Tarantino directing a Thin Lizzy video in the low desert. 9 pm.


CALENDAR MUSIC Alley Cats Jazz Ensemble Dance and

lunch. Contact 541-312-2069 for more info. Tuesdays. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE 5th St, Bend.

Bella Acappella Harmony Chorus

Bella teaches and performs four-part acappella harmony and welcomes singers with high and low voices, all levels, ages 15 and above. Contact Nancy at 541-383-3142 for more info. Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 60800 Tekampe Rd, Bend. $35/membership.

Cascade Chorale Presents: Requiem and Five Mystical Songs Mark your cal-

endars for the Cascade Chorale’s presentation of Requiem by Gabriel Faure and Five Mystical Songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The Chorale is working with guest director, Christian Clark for this concert of luscious music from two composers whose lives and influences bridged the Romantic to Modern musical eras. Saturday, Mar. 10, 2-4 pm. Nativity Lutheran Church, 60850 Brosterhous Rd. Bend. Free.

Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Practice Experienced pipers and drummers are

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

Cascade Winds Winter Concert Please

join conductor Michael Gesme and the Cascade Winds for a variety of concert music. Local

Community Orchestra of Central Oregon Rehearsals COCO welcomes all

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

HDCM Concert Series: Aviara Trio HDCM’s 10th anniversary season continues

with the return of the Aviara Trio, back by popular demand. Ticket holders may join members of the Aviara Trio for a pre-concert talk beginning at 6:45pm. Friday, Mar. 9, 7:30-9 pm. Bend Church United Methodist, 680 NW Bond St. Bend, OR. $10/students, $42/general.

Open Hub Singing Club We sing oral

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

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

sters to come and learn fiddling. Non-smoking, alcohol free. Come participate, listen, and dance.

Open jam sessions begin after the 1-3 PM dance band performances. Sundays, 1-3 pm. Powell Butte Community Center, 8404 SW Reif Rd. Powell Butte.

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


Ryan Fitzpatrick - Cello Recital feat. The Central Oregon Youth Orchestra

Ryan Fitzpatrick is the professor of cello at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He is in Bend to work with young student musicians in our area and is presenting a recital in support of The Central Oregon Youth Orchestra. Sunday, Mar. 11, 7-8:30 pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend.

The Hawaiian Slack Key Festival The

festival will feature 6 artists known in the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Genre, who have traveled the globe performing for audiences around the world. Each artist will perform as soloist or in a trio combination over a period of 2 hours and showcase their individual style of slack key guitar. Presented by Ki-ho’alu Foundation. Thursday, Mar. 15, 7:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $15-$25.

USAF Commanders Jazz Ensemble

A component of the US Air Force Band of the Golden West, The Commanders Jazz Ensemble carries on the American musical tradition of the great big bands, yet offers much beyond the big band sound. This group of highly-trained professional musicians, formed from 18 active duty Airmen, delivers the full gamut of jazz music - traditional jazz, cool, bop, swing, Broadway favorites and patriotic music. RSVP required. Monday, Mar. 12, 7 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. Free.

Ray LaMontagne with Neko Case by Danielle Meyers

Courtesty Commanders Jazz Ensemble

Grammy Award Winner Ray LaMontagne teams up with Neko Case to tour the U.S.—making a stop in Bend at Les Schwab this May. The tour begins at the Sasquatch Music Festival in the Gorge May 27, then moves to Boise followed by Bend on May 30, then onto Berkeley and ending in Denver, Colo. LaMontagne will showcase his seven studio albums, five of which have reached Top 10 Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart and Billboards Digital Albums chart. The 2010 album, “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise” won the Grammy for Best Folk Album. LaMontagne will be on tour with indie-rock singer, Neko Case—who, in our opinion, should really have her own show at the Schwab. Also a member of the New Pornographers, she’s got pipes, rad lyrics and mad music industry cred. Yeah, she rocks. SW Ray LaMontagne with Neko Case Wednesday, May. 30. 5pm Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend $45 / GA, $85/ VIP

Sheryl Crow by Keely Damara

Sheryl Crow announced a handful of new tour dates Monday, including a stop in Bend in July. This will be Crow’s first show in Bend since playing the Les Schwab Amphitheater in 2015. Crow plays the Les Schwab Amphitheater Wed., July 25 at 7pm. Tickets start at $46 plus fees. Wednesday, July 25, 2018


BROTHERS GOW The Volcanic Theatre Pub

MAR 11

Parallel 44 Presents


2nd Street Theater Presents

MAR 15

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Volcanic Theatre Pub Presents

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USAF Commanders Jazz Ensemble, comprised of 18 active duty Airmen, deilver a free big band concert on Monday 3/12 at Tower Theatre.

Doors, 5:30pm. Show, 7pm. Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend $46-$91 All Ages

BendFilm in support of Women’s March Presents




McMenamins St. Francis School Theater

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Banjo Jam Ragtime, swing, country, folk and bluegrass. Third Thursday of every month. Mar. 15, 5:30-7:30 pm. Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe, 135 NW Minnesota Ave, Bend.

vocalist extraordinaire, Trish Sewell, will join the Winds to sing several jazz standards, including Moon River, Over the Rainbow, Someone to Watch Over Me, and Star Dust. Three marches pepper the program, including the first performance of Perseverance by Bend composer Chris Redgrave. The program closes with Symphony No. 3 by Kozhevnikov, a work re-discovered after the lifting of the iron curtain, featuring Russian folk tunes from the city of Novgorod. Summit High School Auditorium. Sunday, Mar. 11, 2 pm. Summit High School Auditorium, 2855 NW Clearwater Dr. Bend. Free.




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Tickets start at $40 Student tickets $15

This activity is supported in part by a grant from the Bend Cultural Tourism Fund

Location: Bend High Time: 12:30 - 6:30pm



DANCE Adult Jazz Dance - Intermediate Level

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

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Argentine Tango Class & Practica No partner needed. Four-week fundamentals class begins the first Wednesday of every month, 6:30-7:30pm. Followed by intermediate lesson and practica. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd, Bend. $5. Bachata - Level 1 Bachata basics with Latin

Dance Bend. Learn simple turns while also paying attention to partner connection through lead and follow technique. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Tuesdays, Mar. 13, 6-7 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. $12/class. Packages available.

Bachata - Level 2 Taken Bachata Level 1 or

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

Beginner Bellydance with Amirah Ever

wanted to learn bellydance? Amirah’s 8-week course will focus on bellydance movement technique, combo building, musicality, improvisation and Middle Eastern music. Come join us for a good workout, increased mobility and body awareness, historical and cultural understanding, and of course, lots of fun! Great for any level dancer. Wednesdays through March 15. 7:30-8:30 pm. Gotta Dance Studio, 917 NE 8th St, Bend. $80/Series, $15/Drop-in.

Bend Community Contra Dance Featur-

ing callers David Stewart and Ron Bell-Roemer and music by the Grandview Ceili Band. Beginner’s workshop 7:00 p.m., dance begins at 7:30. One night only Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 10, 7 pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd, Bend. $6/students, $8/adults, $20/dinner + dancing.

Bend Ecstatic Dance Dance your own dance

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

Ecstatic Dance in Sisters A journey of self-discovery through music and movement for exercise, stress release, emotional expression and celebration of life! Come to connect with yourself or with others in a safe, substance and fragrance-free environment. Please wear comfortable clothing that allows for full freedom of movement, leaving shoes off the dance floor. Everyone 13+ welcome! Second Friday of every month. Sliding scale. Friday, Mar. 9, 7 pm. Sisters Park & Recreation, 1750 West McKinney Butte Rd. Sisters, OR. $10-$20. Salsa - Level 1 Salsa basics with Latin Dance

Bend. Learn simple turns while also paying attention to partner connection through lead and follow technique. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Wednesdays, 6-7 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. $12/class, packages available.

Salsa - Level 2 Taken Salsa Level 1 or have

a good understanding of the basics? Learn fun turn pattern combinations with Latin Dance Bend. Dance partner not required but encouraged. Wednesdays, 7-8 pm. Tribe Women’s Fitness, 20795 NE High Desert Ln, Bend. $12/ class, packages available.

Scottish Country Dance Class No expe-

rience or Scottish heritage necessary. Weekly classes include beginner and advanced dances.

BendFilm presents “Finding Kukan” at McMenamins Old. St. Francis School Thursday 3/15.

First class is free. Mondays, 7-9 pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd, Bend. $5/class.

FILM EVENTS BendFilm presents....FINDING KUKAN BendFilm in support of Women’s March. Join us for a night of great film and conversation with Robin Lung about “Finding Kukan,” her discovery of the pioneer Chinese- American filmmaker Li Ling-Ai, and where the film industry is headed. Doors at 5pm. Thursday, Mar. 15, 6 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St, Bend. $15/ticket.

Cult Classics Movie Nite: True Romance In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek

marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine - the Mob - track them down in an attempt to reclaim it. Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette and Dennis Hopper. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7:30 pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave, Bend. Free.

Late Night Retro Movie - “The Real Cancun” (2003) This documentary follows

the lives of sixteen American college students as they celebrate spring break in Cancun, Mexico. Filmed in 10 days and released in five weeks. This doc was tagged as the first reality movie as it focuses on real life experiences, emotional strife, romance and people just having a good time. Friday, Mar. 9, 10 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St, Bend. $4.

Second Sunday Movie Night Each month a feature film with a spiritual theme will be shown. In March, we will screen “Shadowland,” a film about the theologian and philosopher C.S. Lewis. Popcorn provided and time for conversation about the film afterward. Sunday, Mar. 11, 6 pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St. Bend. Supercross Live Join us for the weekly showing of Supercross Live, the indoor dirt bike racing championship. Saturdays, 6-8 pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way, Bend. Upriver: An Oregon Experiment A

‘watershed film’ that explores one of the Nation’s most active river conservation movements. Within Oregon’s Willamette River system, the film focuses on people from all walks of life who are coming together to revive the health of this large river and the life it supports. Thursday, Mar. 8, 5:30 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St, Bend. $4/person.



A6 Artist Robin Thomas Featured A6 Artist Member Robin Thomas creates underpaintings with collagraph prints and ventures into bold color and abstraction with her new collection of mixed-media works. On display March 2 - April 1. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. Free. Artventure with Judy Artist-led painting

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

Art & Wine, Oh My! Local artists will guide you through replicating the night’s featured image. Register online. Tuesdays, 6 pm. Level 2, 360 SW Powerhouse Dr. Suite 210. Bend, OR. $35-$45. Borderless Stories: Living Undocumented Photos and stories of undocumented

Oregonians—why they came, what they wish for and what life is like for them. Two DACA recipients, an immigration attorney and a legal assistant will also share and answer questions. On display 10am-4pm, Monday through Thursday. March 6 - April 4th. Unitarian Universalist of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyliners Rd. Bend. Free.

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

time traveling freelance photographer from Bend, taking photos for a little over 2 years while traveling all over the world. Friday, Mar. 2, 5 pm. Velvet, 805 NW Wall St. Bend, OR.

“Glacier: Persistent Ice in Motion” by Anna McKee McKee began sketching alpine

glaciers about ten years ago near her home in the Pacific Northwest. Over the years, she has noticed a distinct decline in their extent. Using both realistic renderings, and distorted abstractions, McKee’s work captures both a static point in time, as well as the dynamic nature of these changing masses of ice. On display March 2 April 1. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. Free.


Local teenagers at Bend and Summit High Schools are leading the Bend demonstration of the student Walk Out scheduled to happen worldwide March 14. At 10 am in every time zone, students all over the world are planning to walk out of classrooms for 17 minutes, representing the 17 deaths resulting from the Parkland shooting. Ily Logeais, a 17-year-old senior at Summit High School, is one of the students coordinating the “17 Days of Action” campaign leading up to the Walk Out. Each day between Feb. 25 and March 14, students are issuing a call to action for solutions to end gun violence in schools. So far that has included asking Rep. Greg Walden to support gun law reform, donating to the Stoneman Douglas Victims Fund, encouraging teens to register to vote and more. “It’s turned into something bigger already,” said Logeais. “Just the fact that people are out their saying we are going to sign this petition, we’re going to let the local congressmen and representatives what we’re feeling—it’s definitely having a bigger impact than I ever thought it would.” Check out the Instagram @17daysofactionbend to see what the teens have planned in the days leading up to the Walk Out.



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TICKETS AVAILABLE AT Natural History Pub: Tales from the Nature Conservancy Field Matt Miller,

director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy and editor of the popular Cool Green Science blog, has worked for The Nature Conservancy for 14 years. Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series. Seating is limited and RSVP is required. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7-8 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. Free. sented by Ambassador Eric Benjaminson (ret’d) as the final lecture of the 2018 Great Decisions series. Live streamed from PSU. Friday, Mar. 9, 12-1 pm. Deschutes Public Library, 507 NW Wall St. Bend. Free.

Spring Mushroom Primer and Lecture on Public Lands Dave Prybylowski will give a

short talk about Public Lands in Oregon and their importance to the community. Since most of our gathering is done on these lands, it is important that we are advocates for them. Following Dave, Linda Gilpin will present an overview on spring mushrooms and mushroom hunting. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 6:30-8:30 pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend. Free.

The Greatest Good - A Lecture Series

Archaeologist Penni Borghi will present on early Inhabitants of Central Oregon and discoveries at Newberry Caldera and the complexities of archaeological sites in Central Oregon. Held in room DINE 204. Thursday, Mar. 8, 4-5 pm. OSU-Cascades Campus, 1500 SW Chandler Ave. Bend. Free.

Umbria: the Green Heart of Italy Local

residents Jon and Lynn Putnam will share photos and stories about the region of Umbria, the green heart of Italy, and tips about the ancient hilltown of Orvieto. Sponsored by the Bend Belluno Sister City Association. Ages 21+. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7-8 pm. The Wine Shop & Tasting Bar, 55 NW Minnesota Ave. Bend. Free.

Snag tickets to the last available shows of “The Lost Virginity Tour” on 3/7 and 3/10 at 2nd Street Theater.

Mark Edward Fuller presents “New Works” Mark Edward Fuller has a reputation

as a nomadic and reclusive artist. The recipient of the Seattle Art Museum’s 1991 Betty Bowen Award has been living in Bend for a few years. Come see his new work. Opening Reception and Artist Talk, Thursday, March 8, 4:30pm - 6:30pm. On display: March 8-31, 2018. COCC Pence Hall, 2600 NW College Way. Bend. Free.

Paint Nite A group painting workshop, reserve

your canvas and seat at Monday, Mar. 12, 7 pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave, Bend.

Short Term Memory; Art by Megan McGuinness Memories are often all there are

to hold on to, yet can easily fade as time flows on. Megan McGuinness’ acrylic paintings are representations of past moments in her life and other’s lives she would like not to forget. Using bold colors, and high contrast Megan’s pieces try to hold onto a feeling from long ago. Meet the artist on First Friday at 4pm. On display March 2 - April 30. Lone Pine Coffee Roasters, 845 Tin Pan Alley. Bend.


Christine Quintasket: A Cultural Activist on the Columbia Plateau Join

Professor Laurie Arnold, director of Gonzaga University’s Native American Studies program, for a talk about Christine Quintasket, author, cultural activist and public intellectual. This program is part of Bend Women’s March, a month-long celebration of the ways that women are shaping our community. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 6-8 pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend. $3/member, $7/non-member.

Cosmic Conversations - Pluto and Beyond The New Horizon spacecraft has shown

us the first glimpse of Pluto, and will continue on out to the third zone of the solar system. The pictures are amazing and the information has changed our view of our solar system. Presented by Robert Grossfeld NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador and the Oregon Observatory. All programs will include telescope viewing if the weather allows. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6-7 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St.

Deschutes National Forest & Discover Your Forests Info Night We’re looking

Art Talk with Sukha Worob A contemporary printmaker from Montana, Worob will discuss his upcoming exhibit, “Zamenhof’s Trials,” and his desire to foster honest interaction and communication through collaborative art experiences. Worob’s prints and gallery installation will be on display at Bend Art Center April 6 through May 27. Sunday, Mar. 11, 6 pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend.

for volunteers interested in providing support for programs at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Mt. Bachelor, Wilderness Trailheads, and more! The event is focused on recruiting volunteers to serve as Interpretive or Visitor Services Rangers and Spring/Summer Conservation Education Rangers; however, people interested in other volunteer opportunities are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to 541-383-5530. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 pm. Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, 63095 Deschutes Market Rd. Bend.

Birding Ethiopia Join East Cascades Audu-

Lessons from Lostine River Rob

bon Society President Ken Hashagen for an unforgettable evening of photographs and stories about the people, wildlife and (especially!) the birds of Ethiopia. Thursday, Mar. 15, 6:30-8:30 pm. Central Oregon Enrivronmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend.

Kirschner of The Freshwater Trust will present on cooperative efforts between irrigators and conservation groups to restore critical in-stream flows to support threatened Chinook salmon. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 6:30-8 pm. St. Helen’s Hall Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St. Bend. Free.

THEATER August: Osage County When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you’ve got a major new play that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. March 9 - 25. Thurs., Fri., Sat., 7:30pm. Sun., 2pm. CTC Cascade Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave. Bend. $20/adults, $16/senior, $13/student. “Seniors of the Sahara” A romantic comedy about a woman who inadvertently purchases a relic in Israel that contains a geriatric genie. The fun begins when he appears, Sylvia tries to hide him from her prying friends. Sunriver Stars Community Theater presents. March 2-10, Thursday & Friday, 7pm, Saturday, 3pm. The Door, 56870 Venture Ln. Suite 4, Sunriver. $15/ adults, $10/children. “The Lost Virginity Tour” by Cricket Daniel Happy Trails Senior Resort Living in

Surprise, AZ is where the ladies of the Happy Trails Baking Club meet weekly, swapping desserts and recipes. But when these four friends start swapping stories about their “first time,” one of them bakes up an idea: to take a road trip across the country, revisiting each location where they lost their virginities. Runs Feb. 23 - March 8. All dates sold out except for Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30pm and Saturday, Mar. 10, 2 pm. 2nd Street Theater, 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend. $19/ adults, $16/students + seniors.

WORDS Book Riot Book Club We will be discussing

“A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature and the Future of the Planet” by Raj Patel. Sunday, Mar. 11, 3:30-5 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

discuss “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celese Ng. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

Nonfiction Book Club Please join us for Non-fiction Book Club. We will be discussing “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain. Friday, Mar. 9, 1 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free. “Trust Within” by Molly Carrol Drawing on heartfelt stories from those who have learned from and lived by their intuition, Carroll encourages readers to access their own instincts through creative tools and techniques. Thursday, Mar. 8, 6 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

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

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

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. Ongoing. Contact: 541504-0101 or Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW 5th St. Redmond.

Call for Volunteers Volunteers needed at Second Chance Bird Rescue! Friendly people needed to help socialize birds to ready for adoption, make toys, clean cages and make some new feathered friends! Do you play a musical instrument? Come and practice for the birds! Located past Cascade Lakes Distillery, call 916-956-2153 for hours and location. Ongoing. Fences For Fido Help free dogs from chains! We are seeking volunteers on Mondays to come out and help us build fences for dogs who live on chains. No experience is required. Sign up on Facebook: FFF Central Oregon Region Volunteers or Bend Canine Friends Meet Up group. More information can be found at fencesforfido. org. Ongoing. Bend, RSVP for address. Bend.

Go Big, Bend Big Brothers Big Sisters works

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! Contact: 541-312-6047 or cbright@ Ongoing. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon, 62895 Hamby Rd. Bend.

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

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

Mentors Needed Heart of Oregon Corps is

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

The Rebecca Foundation The Rebecca

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

Volunteer The Salvation Army has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for almost every age. We have an emergency food pantry, we visit residents of assisted living centers, and we make up gifts for veterans and homeless. If interested, please contact us at 541-389-8888. Ongoing. Bend, RSVP for address.

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EVENTS Volunteer Drivers Needed Volunteer

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

Volunteers Needed Help with daily horse care. Duties include; corral cleaning, grooming, walking horses. Flexible days and hours. No experience required. Call Kate Beardsley to set up an appointment 541-350-2406. Ongoing. Mustangs to the Rescue, 21670 McGilvray Road Bend.

CLASSES A Bodhisattva’s Path of Nonviolent Action Join us for a weekend workshop. Do you

think you could let go of “right/wrong” thinking if you knew you could create meaningful change through acceptance, understanding and connection instead? If you are deeply committed to kindness and compassion, and if you believe that peace can prevail moment by moment, then this class may be for you. Sliding scale available in case of financial hardship. For more info call 530-867-3198. Friday, Mar. 9, 12 am. Center for Compassionate Living, 803 SW Industrial Way Suite 200. Bend. $70/per person.



Good Grief Guidance, Inc. 33 NW LOUISIANA AVENUE, BEND


sign or family name—lots of choices! In class you will design your piece, select glass and begin gluing your glass. Learn more and sign up at Tuesday, Mar. 13, 5:30 pm & Wednesday, Mar. 14, 10:30 am. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $70/class.

DIY Silver Stacker Rings This fun and cre-

Each participant will have 2-3 person questions answered through the Akashic Records. Very popular, book early. Saturday, Mar. 10, 11 am-1 pm. Aingeal Rose and Ahonu, 358 SE Sena Ct. Bend. $25.

Beginning Aerial Silks Class Come fly

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

Buddhist Mantras Chanting Explore the

Free and Open to Public:

DIY Mosaic House Number or Welcome Sign You can make a house number,

Adult Aerial Silks Classes Adult only

Akashic Mini Readings in a Group


Date Night: Weld Together You’ll learn to cut steel with a torch then try your hand at Mig Welding and take your creations home with you. Couples that weld together, stay together! Two students minimum per booking. Kids 13+ welcome. No Welding Experience Needed! Sign up and learn more at Friday, Mar. 9, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $50/ person.

A Course in Miracles Study Group Undo the ego thought system of separation and fear. Join us for this transformational journey in sixweek increments. Donations gratefully appreciated. Feb. 23 - April 6. Fridays, 10 am-12 pm. Aingeal Rose and Ahonu, 358 SE Sena Ct. Bend.

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

Grief is a Gift of Life

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

DIY Secret Latch Trinket Box Peter Gunby will be teaching a class on making a Juniper trinket box with a secret release. You will make a live-edge jewelry box with a hidden compartment using a band-saw, and get that great feeling - “I made that!” Sign up and learn more at DIYcave. com Saturday, Mar. 10, 2 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $65/person.

aerial silks classes - all skill levels, including beginners. Come fly with us! Thursdays, 5:30-7 pm. Central Oregon Aerial Arts, 20700 Carmen Loop #120. Bend, OR. $20/Class, $160/10 Classes.

Largest selection of Tropicals, Succulents, Air plants and Cactus in Central Oregon.

and teens. Mondays & Thursdays, 7-8:20 pm. Capoeira Bend, 63056 Lower Meadow Dr. Bend. $30/two-week intro.

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

Build a Business Website with WordPress, Intermediate Learn basic HTML and

CSS, the building blocks of any website, and how to make customizations to your WordPress site. Four evening sessions on Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 13, 15, 20 & 22. Call 541-383-7290 for more info or to register! 6 pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. Bend. $179/class.

Building an ADU: A Class for Homeowners This class will help you understand

the essential elements of the ADU process from start to finish. The presenter, Kol Peterson, is a homeowner and environmental professional with a passion for ADUs. The goal of this class is to help you build an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) that will augment your property, maximize your space, and add flexibility to your life. Saturday, Mar. 10, 9 am-5 pm. Trinity Episcopal Church - St. Helens Hall, 231 NW Idaho St. Bend, OR. $145/person.

Capoeira Experience this exciting martial art

form of Afro Brazilian origins which incorporates music and acrobatic movements. For adults

ative class will introduce you to the art of crafting beautiful sterling silver rings. Use a torch for soldering and hardening the silver, add texture and learn how to shape and size your rings using a ring mandrel and ring sizer. Take home new skills and a few beautifully crafted sterling silver rings! Learn more and sign up at Monday, Mar. 12, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $65/class.

DIY Table Saw Class You’ll learn proper safety techniques and the variety of ways the saw can be used to expand your woodworking ability. You’ll get hands-on experience in ripping and cross-cutting boards and the information you learn can be applied to the DIYcave Table Saw Certification. Learn more and sign up at DIYcave. com Sunday, Mar. 11, 11:30 am. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $45/person. DIY Welding Workshop This hands-on

class is perfect for beginners or anyone needing a refresher class in cutting and welding. You’ll cut steel with a torch and weld those pieces back together. You’ll be introduced to Brazing and Gas Welding and you’ll get to try your hand at Arc and MIG welding. No Welding Experience Needed! Ages 13 and up. Sign up and learn more at Wednesday, Mar. 7, 5:30-7:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $55/class.

DIY Wood Router Class Learn many ways

this versatile woodworking tool can be used to get the shapes you want and add interesting details to your project. Both the hand-held router and the router table will be covered. Learn more and sign up at Thursday, Mar. 15, 5:30 pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $40/class.

Essential Oils 101 Class Come learn how essential oils can offer everyday natural health solutions. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 1-2 pm. Blissful Heart, 29 NW Greeley St. Bend.

Exploring Sacred Earth Waters

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6:30-8 pm. Aingeal Rose and Ahonu, 358 SE Sena Ct. Bend. $10.

Fine Art Classes Learn the flexibility of acrylics. All ages and skill levels welcome. Join us for two hours of instruction and take home a finished painting you will be proud to share! Meets Fridays, 10 am-12 pm. Hobby Lobby, 3188 N Hwy 97 Suite 119, Bend. $20/week. Growing Your Business with QuickBooks Transform your QuickBooks accounting

from a necessary evil into a means for identifying

EVENTS opportunities for business growth. Your Business with QuickBooks combines two, 3-hour evening classes (March 7 & 21) that teach you the fundamentals of business accounting and QuickBooks operation. Call 541-383-7290 for more info or to register! Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 pm. Redmond COCC Campus Technology Education Center, 2324 NE College Lp. Redmond, OR. $199/class.

Happy Hour Veggie Seed Propagation & Nursery Tour Enjoy an informative class

Oriental Palm Reading Discover how the brain, nerves, and lines connect in palmistry. Wednesdays, 6-7 pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. Bend. $10. Paint Nite A group painting workshop, reserve your canvas and seat at Monday, Mar. 12, 7 pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave, Bend. Prenatal Yoga Yoga designed specifically for

the expecting mother. All levels and stages of pregnancy welcome. Class cards and monthly memberships available. Thursdays, 3/1 through 3/29. 5-6 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $17/drop-in.

Hula Hoop Fit Fusion In this all levels Hula

standing forms for Detox and Building Qi and 2 Qigong Relaxation techniques. This class will review ideas to assist with sleep issues and pain management. New material added. Pre-register with or 541-420-5875. Fridays, March 2-30. $50/5 weeks or $12/1 hr session if unable to attend all 5 classes. 12:451:45 pm. Blissful Heart, 29 NW Greeley St. Bend.

Hoop class, we will use yoga, dance, and fitness practices with the added benefit of the Hula Hoop. Learn about different sizes of hula hoops and how to find the right size for your body and your practice. Space is limited! Preregister online. Thursdays, 6-7 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $17/drop-in.

Intro to Drawing Drawing is at the heart of many forms of art. Learn basic principles of drawing: color, composition, light source, line quality. Experiment with different drawing mediums including graphite, charcoal, colored pencil and ink. No experience required. Supply list online. Taught by Alexandra Blanchard. Price includes supply fee. Fridays, March 9-23, 3-6 pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180. Bend. $150/series. Japanese Group Lesson We offer group

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

Know Neighbors - Make A Flower for a Friend Craft a beautiful flower to share with

a neighbor. Registration is required. Create paper poppies made with Italian crepe paper. Materials needed: Very sharp scissors, hot glue gun, glue sticks. Workshop led by Jennifer Nordby. Thursday, Mar. 15, 6 pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Bend.

Launch Your Business Avoid costly mis-

takes and position yourself for business success by covering essential details. Three evening workshops (March 14, March 28 & April 11) plus one-to-one advising sessions. Cost includes workbook. Call 541-383-7290 for more info or to register! Wednesday, Mar. 14, 6 pm. COCC Chandler Lab (off-campus), 1027 NW Trenton Ave. Bend. $199/class.

Meditation and Relaxation Class Join

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

MultiLevel AcroYoga An all levels AcroYoga

class. Blends partner acrobatics and yoga in a fun, safe and accessible way. The class will follow the same basic theme with various tracks for beginner, intermediate and advanced students. No partner necessary. Class cards and memberships available. Tuesdays, 7:30-9 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $17/drop-in.

Oregon Friendly Driver Program The

Oregon Friendly Driver Program is a free 1?-hour class aimed at educating drivers on the best and safest way to use our streets with people on bicycles and people walking. The class, sponsored by ODOT, is geared towards people who drive for work, such as truck drivers, delivery drivers, bus drivers, contractors and other employees that spend a lot of time on the roads. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive an Oregon Friendly Driver certificate and sticker, which can be displayed on their vehicle. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 5:30-7:30 pm. Bend Electric Bikes, 223 NW Hill St. Bend. Free.

Qigong/Relaxation Classes Learn 2

Qigong - Taoist & Tibetan Yoga Come

learn these amazing energy awareness and health arts. Open to students of all levels, no prior experience necessary. Classes are on a drop in basis. Willow, the instructor, has over 25 years studying and teaching these arts. Thursdays, 7 pm. Bend Community Healing Center, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 133. Bend.

Restore You Restorative yoga formulas taught

with sandbags and an array of props to boost circulation, reduce stress/tension both physical and mental. Customized attention with smaller class sizes and individualized support to inspire body’s natural healing capacity. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays at 10:30am. Wednesdays at 5pm. Sundogyoga, 1245 SE Division Street. Bend. $8/ class.

Strength Training with JessBFit Mondays, Mar. 12, 12-12:30 pm. Princess Athletic, 945 NW wall St, Ste 150. Bend. $5. Stretch & Sketch Adults and Teens are

welcome to join for an all levels yoga session and sketch yoga poses! Feel the poses in your own body and then deepen your yoga practice by learning how to observe, study and sketch yoga poses from a live model. Please bring drawing paper, pencils and erasers and any extra materials of your choice. Sunday, Mar. 11, 2-4 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $25/adv., $30/door.

Tai Chi A free Tai Chi for health class open to

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

Teen Writing Workshop Inspiration for

writing and writing projects surrounds us, if we can only be aware of it. We will look at some surprising sources of stimulation and attempt to uncover some new stories and characters for fiction writing. Sunday, Mar. 11, 10:30 am. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free.

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

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

TRUE U Training for Business Leaders

Leadership and Communication training incorporating Movement, Mindfulness and Breath, designed to reveal the truth, release blocks and set the platform for growth. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7-8 pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave, Bend. $20/person.

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on vegetable propagation for your garden or raised bed. Taught by our Lead Grower, Lindsay. Take home instructions and guided nursery tour are part of this workshop. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 4:30-6 pm. Moonfire & Sun Garden Center, 61944 SE 27th St. Bend. $10/class.


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EVENTS Vibration Healing This is a monthly healing event open to men and women. It’s a unique blend of exercises, meditation, breath work and energy work. No experience needed. It’s a safe and gentle exercise for all bodies. Learn more about TRE at Practicing in a group can bring out new powerful/healing expressions in your body. Time permitting, we will process and talk about what came up during our time together. Thursday, Mar. 8, 7-9 pm. Rooted&Open, 21212 Limestone Ave. Bend, OR. $15/class. West African Drumming Level 1 Learn traditional rhythms and experience the brain-enhancing, healing and joyful benefits from David Visiko. A beginner class open to all. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. Bend. $15. West African Drumming Level 3 Build on your knowledge, technique, and performance skills. Teacher/troupe director David Visiko and members of Fe Fanyi study, practice and play joyfully. Thursdays, 7-8:30 pm. Home Studio, 63198 NE de Havilland St. Bend. $15.

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Wild Women of the Water Flyfishing 101 Classes Wild Women of the Water Flyfish-

ing 101 classes organized by the Central Oregon Flyfishers Club. Classes take place March 11, 18, 25 and culminate with an outing to the Crooked River on April 8. Classes are held at different flyfishing shops each week. Send an email to for questions and to sign up. $10/COF member, $40/non-member. Sunday, Mar. 11, 1-3 pm. Bend.

Yoga - 5 Week Beginners Course Learn correct alignment, feel better! For students beginning in the Iyengar method or anyone wanting to pick up their practice again. You will learn: basic standing, seated and relaxation poses. The stiffest of bodies can practice this method safely and progressively. Thursdays, 3:30-4:45pm, Feb. 8 through March 8. 3:30 pm. Iyengar Yoga of Bend, 660 NE Third St. Bend. $57/series, $16/ drop-in. Youth/Adult Slackline This class will be a

combination of basic poses, transitions, floor exercises, stamina drills and games. All ages and levels welcome. Class cards and memberships available. $18/youth drop-in (17 and under). $20/ adult drop-in. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $18/youth drop-in, $20/adult drop-in.

EVENTS Adore: Bend’s Premiere Wedding Show For the second year in a row, Adore will

allow guests an exclusive opportunity to meet with Oregon’s top wedding vendors, check out and sample items from our catering menus, meet with our award-winning wedding team and tour our rustic wedding venues around the property. Hors D’Oeuvres and desserts will be served during the event and drinks will be available for purchase. Saturday, Mar. 10, 2-5 pm. Brasada Ranch House, 16986 SW Brasada Ranch Rd. Powell Butte.

Celebrate + Elevate Women’s event



including talks from local female entrepreneurs and business owners, networking opportunities, interactive photo booth, personal goals planner, portraits, chair massage and more! Attendees will receive a personal goals planner with tips and inspiration to pursue all her goals in life as well as portraits taken for business or personal profiles and a raffle ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes! Saturday, Mar. 10, 1 pm. Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Dr, Bend. $25/Early Bird (through Jan 31), $30/adv. (Feb 1st through 28th), $35/door (March 1st through 10).


Central Oregon Ducks Happy Hour

As the UO alumni network grows stronger in our area, we’re excited to hold the first of many happy hour events. Whether you’re looking to meet other Ducks, make new connections in your field, or just enjoy a free beer (your first one is on us!), this is a great opportunity to meet other UO alumni and fans and expand your network of Ducks in Central Oregon. Must be 21+. Price includes entrance to the event first beer free.

Questions? Contact Martie Steigleder at martie@ or 541-968-5284. Thursday, Mar. 15, 5-6:30 pm. The White Water Taphouse, 1043 NW Bond St. Bend. $5/UOAA members, $10/ non-members.

Central Oregon Federated Republican Women Luncheon Our guest speaker will be City Counselor Bill Moseley who will address the public’s role in the future of Central Oregon. Discussion will include affordable housing and transportation, among other important topics. Please RSVP to Donna McDonnell at 541-5937680. All are welcome! Wednesday, Mar. 7, 11 am-1 pm. Bend Golf & Country Club, 61045 Country Club Dr. Bend. $20/adv., $25/door.

Cozy Craft Night Bring your knitting, coloring, stitching or any other project for an evening of crafting! Meet new people, warm up with a cup of tea and enjoy the bookstore. Thursday, Mar. 15, 5 pm. Roundabout Books, 900 Northwest Mount Washington Drive, #110. Bend. Free. Drawing Under the Influence Bring pa-

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

Education Foundation Trivia Bee 2018 Join us for a spirited competition, emceed

by Kristi Miller, for a chance at bragging rights as the masters of minutiae and the coveted Trivia Bee Night Trophy. All proceeds from the event benefit the Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools Classroom Grant Program which provides tools for teachers with an emphasis on technology, science, art, and music enrichment programs. Door open at 6:15pm. 21+. Saturday, Mar. 10, 7 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St, Bend. $25/person.

Feminine Genius Workshop Join us for an inspiring, collaborative four-part workshop on Liyana Silver’s book, “Feminine Genius.” In this all-women’s workshop group, you’ll discuss, journal, and map your own path to embracing your feminine genius. $45-$60 sliding scale. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 6:30-8 pm. Satya Yuga Intuitive Readings, 505 SE 4th Street, Bend. Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers welcome. For info contact Sue at 541-610-3717. Mondays, 6-9 pm. Bend Elks Lodge #1371, 63120 Boyd Acres Rd. Bend. $1-$13. High Desert Wild Games Join us for High Desert Wild Games. A night of casino entertainment, delicious food, and silent auction. All proceeds benefit our Better Way of Life Fund. Tickets are $50 and include $500 in gaming script, small plate food samplings, a commemorative glass with first free fill and a ticket for the door prize raffle. Saturday, Mar. 10, 6-10 pm. Central Oregon Collective, 62070 27th Street. Bend. $50/person. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is accepted free of charge from residential users at the Knott Landfill Hazardous Waste Facility. Second and fourth Friday & Saturday of each month. Accepts a wide variety of hazardous waste. Mar. 9 & 10, 9 am. Knott Landfill, 61050 SE 27th St. Bend.

Installation of Settled UU Minister The

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon welcomes the greater community to celebrate the installation of its settled minister, the Rev. Scott Rudolph. The installation, a sacred service in which a UU congregation and its minister pledge deep commitments to each other will bein the Sanctuary of UUFCO. Saturday, Mar. 10, 2-5 pm. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend.

March Green Drinks: All About ADUs

March Green Drinks will feature renowned ADU expert, Kol Peterson from Accessory Dwelling Strategies. He will provide a brief introduction to ADUs and give an overview of his new book. Kol will be joined by Al Tozer of Tozer Design and Josh Wilhite of Copperline Homes to showcase recent projects right here in Central Oregon. If you’re starting to think about building an ADU, this panel of experts is for you! Thursday, Mar. 8,

EVENTS 5-7 pm. North Rim Lodge, Wild Rye Circle. Bend. Free.

National School Walk Out

website for more info. Meets second Saturday of the month. Mar. 10, 10 am-12 pm. Aspen Ridge Retirement, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Bend.

Al-Anon Family Groups 12-step group for

friends and families of alcoholics. Check afginfo. org or call 541-728-3707 for times and locations. Central Oregon, County wide.

Alcoholics Anonymous If you want to

Pool Tournament Cash Cup Anyone can

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

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

Bend “Go” Club Expand your mind playing this ancient (yet modern) board game! Beginners welcome. Wednesdays, 2-5 pm. Market of choice, 115 NW Sisemore St., Bend. Free.

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

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

Texas Hold ‘em Poker Join us for Poker

Night upstairs at The Saloon! First hand dealt at 7pm, so grab a seat early! Wednesdays, Mar. 14, 7 pm. Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill, 190 E Cascade Ave, Sisters. $20/buy-in.

The Premiere Bend Wedding Show

Save the Date! Gather your besties and join us for a showcase of our preferred wedding partners, tours of our beautiful indoor and outdoor wedding venues, complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a raffle, special gifts for our guests and so much more! Saturday, Mar. 10, 11 am-2 pm. Pronghorn Resort, 65600 Pronghorn Club Dr. Bend.

Town Hall with Sen. Ron Wyden These

upcoming three town halls will increase to 879 the number of town halls Wyden has held since promising when first elected to hold annual town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties. Friday, Mar. 9, 5:30pm. Pilot Butte MIddle School, 1501 NE Neff Rd., Bend.

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

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

kinson’s, cancer, fibromyalgia and the rehabilitation from surgery and injury. Wheelchairs and Walkers welcome. Contact Grandmaster Franklin at 623-203-4883 for more info. Thursdays, 1-2 pm. Aspen Ridge, 1010 NE Purcell Blvd. Bend, OR. $30/Month.

Qigong/Relaxation Uses slow movement and meditation to balance body, mind and spirit. Learn how to: Detox (Liver cleanse), Build Qi (Energy), Relax with energy work, manage pain and Enhance Sleep. Pre-register with joyce52brown@ or 541-420-5875. Monday, Mar. 12, 19 & 26, 12:45-1:45 pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. Redmond. $12/session. Tai Chi w/ Grandmaster Franklin Tai Chi

not only helps to maintain a person’s physical health and mental balance but is also used to treat a number of illnesses without the use of any drugs. Certified and endorsed by The Oregon Council on Aging. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am & Fridays, 10-11am. Contact Grandmaster Franklin at 623-203-4883 for more info. La Pine Senior Activity Center, 16450 Victory Way. La Pine. $35/ month.

MEETINGS Accordion Club of Central Oregon Small and welcoming group. Opportunities for solo and ensemble playing and performing. All playing levels welcome. Please visit accordion club


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

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#ENOUGHWALKOUT Local teenagers at Bend and Summit High Schools are leading the Bend demonstration of the student Walk Out scheduled to happen worldwide on March 14. At 10am in every time zone, students all over the world are planning to walk out of classrooms for 17 minutes, representing the 17 deaths resulting from the Parkland shooting. Check out the Instagram @17daysofactionbend to see what Bend teens have planned in the days leading up to the Walk Out. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 10 am. Central Oregon, County wide. Bend.


Bendharma - Consciousness Discussion Group Exploring pathways to

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

BendUbs Car Club Monthly Meet Owners of all makes, models, and vintages of European cars are welcome to join our community of enthusiasts. The club’s Monthly Meets are held at Cascade Lakes Lodge on the second Sunday of every month. BendUbs car club members host an annual charity show’n shine, participate in car shows and sanctioned racing. Visit bendubs. com or like us for info on local events. Sunday, Mar. 11, 7-9 pm. Cascade Lakes Lodge, 1441 SW Chandler Ave. Suite 100. Bend.

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

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

Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting The Citizens Climate Lobby works to

empower citizens to connect with and influence members of Congress to implement climate solutions. Second Wednesday of every month. Mar. 14, 4-6 pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend.

Emotions Anonymous EA provides a warm

and accepting group setting in which to share experiences without fear of criticism. Through weekly support meetings, members discover they are not alone in their struggles. Meets Wednesdays at 9:30am & Thursdays at 10:30am. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. Bend.

Evolutionary SELF-Healing Through guided imagery, you’ll learn how to tap into your internal power. Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd, #A-5, Bend. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meeting A fellowship of individuals who,

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

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

group for mothers and fathers enduring the death of a child from any cause. Including, but not limited to: Infant/young child death, SIDS, stillbirth. Second Wednesday of every month. Mar. 14, 7-8:30 pm. Partners in Care, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct, Bend.

Kids age 5-8 learn yoga and meditation in Mindful Monkeys Kids Yoga at Tula Movement Arts on Mondays.

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

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

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

ed Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. Bend.

Newcomers Club of Bend Hospitality Coffee Expand your friendships. Try new activ-

ities with Newcomers Club of Bend. Its the best way to learn more from enthusiastic members of this active women’s club. PS: We welcome both new and long term Bend area residents. RSVP by March 11: Call Bev for directions at 404-9211920. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 10 am-12 pm. Bend, Oregon.

Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

Wednesdays, 4 pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. Redmond. Free.

PFLAG Central Oregon Meeting The

Central Oregon chapter of Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays. Meetings are confidential and include introductions and “PFLAG Moments”. Usually include a social event, a speaker or a topic for the evening with occasional breakout support groups depending on the need. Second Tuesday of every month. Mar. 13, 6:30 pm. Nativity Lutheran Church, 60850 Brosterhous Rd. Bend.

Refuge Recovery Meeting A mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes Buddhist philosophy and meditation as the foundation of the recovery process. Drawing inspiration from the core teachings of the Four Noble Truths, emphasis is placed on both knowledge and empathy as a means for overcoming addiction. Monday, Mar. 12, 4:30-5:30 pm. Wren and Wild, 910 NW Harriman St Suite 100. Bend.

Resist! Rally Weekly resistance protest,

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

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

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

Transitions: Mama Circle It’s tough being a mom. It’s easier with community. Join us for free, non-judgmental support. Share your concerns, questions, joys, challenges, experiences, and practical tips. Open to pregnant women and moms with littles. Wednesdays, 11 am-12:30 pm. Baby Phases, 759 NE Greenwood Ave. Bend. Free. Women’s Cancer Support Group For the newly diagnosed and survivors of cancer. For information call: Judy, 541-728-0767. Candy, 907-209-8181. Call Musso on the call box upon arrival. Thursdays, 1-3 pm. 990 SW Yates, 990 SW Yates Dr. Bend. Free. Zen Discussion & Meditation A weekly lay-led Dharma discussion and meditation (zazen). Open to all. Discussion 6pm, sitting/walking meditation 7-8:30pm. Mondays, 6-8:30 pm. St. Helen’s Hall - Trinity Episcopal, 231 NW Idaho St. Bend. Free.




Baby & Me Yoga Babies through early walkers are invited to bring a parent or caregiver to stretch, strengthen, relax—and most importantly, have fun! Sing, explore sign language, dance. Please bring a blanket for your child. Tuesdays, 12-1 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive Suite 100. Bend. $45/3 classes, $50/1-week unlimited.

Mindful Monkeys: Kids Yoga (ages 5-8)

A special yoga class designed for kids age 5-8. This class is a combination of yoga, movement play, meditation, breathing exercises and mindful games. Class cards, youth and family memberships available. Mondays through April 2. 12, 4-5 pm. Tula Movement Arts, 2797 NW Clearwater Drive, Suite 100. Bend. $15/drop-in.

Backpack Explorers – Interstellar We will have a blast with the stars, the moon and the sun in a space-themed day that focuses on everything outer space! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Pre-registration and payment required. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 10-11 am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend. $10/child (member). $15/child (non-member) plus museum admission for accompanying adult.

Paws to Read Build reading confidence with

Backpack Explorers – To be a Tortoise

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

What do you know about the life of a tortoise? Dive into the world of shells and scutes as you imagine living as a tortoise for a day. Come on an adventure! Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Pre-registration and payment is required. Wednesday, Mar. 7 & Thursday, Mar. 8, 10-11 am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend. $10/child (member). $15/ child (non-member) plus museum admission for accompanying adult.

Big Kids Yoga This class is for older kids who want to learn more of the fundamentals of yoga through mindful games, breathing techniques, handstands and restorative poses with Deven Sisler. Learn how to self-regulate, focus and build stamina. Wednesdays, 4-5:15 pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave, Bend. $5-$6. Discover Nature Day: Habitat Heroes

Design and create habitat for local insects and critters in this special STEM program. Participants will take home their creations to help improve insect habitat in their neighborhood! Recommended for ages 6-12 with family. Advanced registration required. Saturday, Mar. 10, 10 am-12 pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Bend.

DIY Kids Skill Building Series: Leather Wallet Kids age 10-14 will learn to stitch a

leather wallet. All materials will be supplied and the kids will go home with a handcrafted project each week. Students aren’t required to take the whole series. Learn more and sign up at DIYcave. com Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2-3:30 pm & 4-5:30pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9th St, Bend. $25/child.

Early Learners Creativity Lab An art class for children ages 0-5 years old w/ caregiver. A fun-filled hour of open-ended art activities designed specifically for the early learner. Children will be introduced to a variety of media and techniques. Wednesdays through May. 11 am-12 pm. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend. $10/Class, $90/10 classes. I Am Strong! I Am Brave! I Am Worthy! Girls Empowerment Workshop

Join us and Ashley Grewe of Obsidian Education for a kiddos-only evening full of yoga, crafts and overall girls empowerment to celebrate Women’s History Month. We believe everyone has something important to share with the world. Thursday, Mar. 15, 6-7 pm. OutsideIN, 845 NW Wall St, Bend.

a dog. Register 30 minutes before program. Ages 6-11. Thursday, Mar. 8, 4 pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Bend. Free.

Preschool Creativity Lab Children will be

introduced to a variety of media and techniques through process oriented exploration and investigation. Ages 3-5 w/caregiver. Tuesdays, 11 am-12 pm. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend. $10/drop-in, $90/10 classes.

STEAM Team: Make Your Own “Operation” Make your own version of the game

“Operation.” Ages 12-17 years. Saturday, Mar. 10, 2 pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Bend. Free.

Story Time - Animal Adventures Live

animals, stories, crafts with High Desert Museum. Ages 3-5 years. Tuesday, Mar. 13, 10 am. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. Bend. Free.| Tuesday, Mar. 13, 12 pm. Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Ln. Sunriver, OR. Free.

Story Time - Music, Movement & Stories Movement and stories to develop skills. Ages 3-5 years. Thursday, Mar. 15, 10:30 am. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St, Bend. Free. | Thursday, Mar. 15, 10:30 am. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. La Pine.

Story Time - Sensory Story Time Activities, songs and stories for children with sensory processing differences. 3-7 years. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 9 am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave.. Free. Surf and Swim Help support public edu-

cation! 50 percent of proceeds go to Friends of Westside Village Magnet School. Sunday, Mar. 11, 11 am-4 pm. Sunriver Fitness and Aquatics, 18135 Cottonwood Rd. Sunriver.

Teen Tech Week: Gamestar Mechanic

Learn video game design by playing games. Ages 9-17 years. Online registration required. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2-3:30 pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free.

Toddler Creativity Lab An art class specif-

ically designed for toddlers to engage in age-appropriate, open-ended art making activities with a caregiver. Children will have the chance to explore a variety of materials in a safe and playful environment ready for a mess that you don’t have to clean up! Tuesdays & Thursdays. Continues through May 31. 9:30-10:30 am. Base Camp Studio, 2531 NE Studio Rd. Bend. $10/ drop-in, $90/10 classes.

Toddler Creativity Lab Children will have

Kids Camp: Art Let loose your imagination

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

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

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

and create (bilingual). Ages 6-8. Online registration required. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2:30 pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St, Bend. Free.

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and had heard they were looking for violists. When she was 15, her family moved to Bellingham, Wash. Bastuscheck went on to earn a bachelor’s in music from Western Washington University, and later, a teaching degree from the University of Washington. That’s where she met her husband, Nathan, with whom she and others started a “renegade orchestra” called the University Chamber Orchestra. Husband Nathan is also a musician who plays the tuba. One of his regular engagements is the downtown Oktoberfest every year with the Mirko Pressler Band—always a crowd favorite. And during the holidays, Nathan can sometimes be heard playing carols on his euphonium throughout the aisles of Costco, where he works. The instrument is like a smaller version of a tuba, but a tad more portable. On a 2006 camping trip to Steens Mountain, she and Nathan, a native Oregonian, passed through Bend,

ARTWATCH Crosstitutes

When Haley Stendahl’s grandmother taught her to cross stitch, she may not have imagined the vision her granddaughter would have: taking a traditional, primarily female medium and turning it straight up onto its head. Stendahl’s collaboration with longtime friend Briony Deege has resulted in the empowering and often hilarious cross stitch art they create under the name, Crosstitutes. The two women met when working at an office in Vancouver, Wash. When Stendahl moved back to her hometown of Bend, it wasn’t too long after that Deege followed. Looking for something they could do together, Stendahl taught Deege to cross stitch, and the two never looked back. The pair often stitch effigies of famous rappers, funny sayings from pop culture and even the bawdy comments you might only make to your best girlfriends. Often, their



deciding to move here from Juneau. When not playing or teaching music, Bastuscheck enjoys hiking, camping and traveling. Bastuscheck also performs with two orchestras. She’s the principal violist for the Juneau Symphony, flying there for concerts four times a year. Traveling from Bend to Juneau, an over1,800-mile one-way jaunt, has earned her “MVP” status on Alaska Airlines. She also jumps in the car and heads down Hwy. 97 a few times a year to play as a section violist with the North State Symphony, performing concerts in Redding and Chico, Calif. Both orchestras “are really rewarding and satisfying to play in,” Bastuscheck says. “For the first time in my life I feel I’m actually playing more than I’m teaching, and I really like it.” She’s been playing the same viola, which she calls her “ax,” since 1974. SW

By Teafly Peterson work involves the “naughty words” that in the past would have been considered “too delicate” for a “lady.” Those words and their fearlessness to be who they are have ignited passion and inspiration in the community, and launched a lot of laughter. The goal is not just to be funny. Like for most artists, the aim is to respond to the world around them in a way that’s authentic and honest. Both women are not afraid to use the F word—feminists—when speaking about themselves. It’s in this world that their work resonates with so many other young women their age. “We are often inspired by badass women. We do something traditional, but we do it in our own voice,” says Deege. They also find inspiration in their friends, who often send text messages with things they should stitch. They wake up after a night out, phones full of notes of things they overhear.

“Our main goal is ‘girls support girls.’ No matter who you are, no matter any of these boxes people try to put you in, we accept you and support you and want to hang with you! We can grow further if we grow together,” says Stendahl. Both women live by the credo that they are allowed to enjoy themselves and live their lives in the way they best see fit, and they want that for other women, too. It’s this world they’re building, one stitch at a time.  SW

Pantsuit Pop-up with The Crosstitutes

A fundraiser for Grandma’s House Thurs., March 8th - International Women’s Day 6pm-8pm 10 Barrel Eastside 62950 NE 18th St., Bend

First Friday at Cosa Cura Fri., April 6 910 NW Harriman St., Bend

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considering picking up an instrument, or continuing to play: “They should get a good teacher, practice, listen to the teacher’s advice and play with as many different groups as possible, play as much as they can with other kids. It’s important for them to know what good sounds like.” Bastuscheck says she enjoys providing young musicians with the symphony orchestra experience they might not get in school, running rehearsals in the same no-nonsense, professional manner as an adult orchestra, “to give them that more extended, professional experience.” Over the years she’s substitute-taught music classes in nearly every Bend and Redmond school. She also teaches at the Cascade School of Music in Bend and gives private lessons, currently coaching eight viola students and three violinists. Bastuscheck started playing the viola at the age of 9. By age 11, she was playing in the San Jose Youth Orchestra in California. She says she chose the viola because she wanted to play in the All City Orchestra in Palo Alto


She’s the principal violist for the Juneau Symphony, flying there for concerts four times a year.

Longtime instructor shares her love for music

f you were—or are—a middle school or high school student in Central Oregon who plays the viola or violin, there’s a good chance you’ve received some instruction from Julia Bastuscheck. She’s been working with young musicians since moving to Bend in 2009, after “retiring” from a 21-year teaching career in Juneau, Alaska, where she also conducted the Juneau Youth Symphony. Bastuscheck has been involved with the Central Oregon Youth Orchestra since its inception in 2012. She’s a COYO co-conductor with Eddy Robinson, who also leads the orchestras at Bend’s Mountain View High School and Sky View Middle School. A highlight for the young COYO muscians came in June 2015 when they were selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. COYO currently has about 75 students, ages 10 to 18. Any young player who wants to can join the junior symphony, but students must audition to play in the youth orchestra, “so they have to play at a certain level,” Bastuscheck says. She has some advice for students








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Brilliant Osage

“August, Osage County,” well received on stage and screen, opens Friday By Elizabeth Warnimont Elizabeth Warnimont



striving to bring out. It won the Tony for best comedy. I think the dialogue is hysterical. SW: What can you tell us about the cast? SS: We have a stellar cast, including two theater teachers. Bend has grown to a point where the actors are able to carry the play. I needed that, too. As a director, I open doors and they choose where to walk through. It’s all about investigating and honesty, the ability to go places that you’ve never gone before. To be responsible and willing to open doors and try it. I think audiences are going to be blown away by these actors. We make it work through cooperation. That’s what it’s all about. It’s not, “This is what I want.” I just watch them create. SW: How did you get started as a director? SS: I started getting involved in theater as an actor. Then, close to 40 years ago, I was the artistic director in San Clemente and I started a reader’s theater. It was a lunchtime thing. People could spend their lunch hour listening to plays being read. I was giving one called “As Is,”

Eric Schusterman and Hilda Beltran Wagner in rehearsal at the Cascades Theatre.

the first show written about the AIDS epidemic. I fell in love with it, but I knew it would not play at our regular playhouse. I did a reader’s theater of it for all of the AIDS organizations in L.A. I said if you would give me 10 bucks a seat, charge whatever you want and use that for your fundraising. SW: Is there any one thing in particular in “Osage” that you hope will give audiences pause? SS: Oh, there are so many, I hardly know where to start. We all have members of our families that fit in perfectly

into the family of “August, Osage County.” Enjoy the play for the brilliance of the writing. That’s what I want Bend audiences to take home with them. It is a brilliantly-written play.  SW August, Osage County

Fri., March 9-Sunday, March 25 Cascades Theatre 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend 541-389-0803 $13-$20

Little Libraries That Could Head Start fosters reading at home, thanks to one volunteer’s effort By Howard Leff

all Alice Staley the fairy book-mother to Bend’s Head Start programs. The retired educator and grandma recently learned that most of the city’s low-income families didn’t have a single children’s book in their home—a sobering statistic that didn’t sit well with the former Montessori instructor. Instead of trying to figure out how to transport Head Start kids to libraries, she chose instead to bring libraries to them. “I thought, well, maybe if I made a little library and stocked it with books— they could take them home and bring them back—and that would be a way of rotating books into the home,” she says. Staley drew up plans, gathered supplies and hand-built a series of cubby hole-sized “little libraries” from scratch, which she’s in the process of donating to Bend’s three Head Start locations. “The main goals,” she says, “are to get the children to love books, to get a variety of books into the home, and then hopefully to get some adult in the home or even an older sibling to read aloud to the child. Because the studies that I read showed that if there are books in the

home, and if somebody reads aloud to children, those are the two things that are most relevant in predicting success in both life and in school.” The first two libraries are now in East Bend’s Head Start classrooms. “In December I came and gave the first little library—a little more than 100 books— so every child got two books to take home and all the rest went in the library. I’ve collected about 250 books so far, all appropriate for three-to-five-year-olds, which is the age group here,” Staley says. “I think it’s amazing that, because of her, every one of my students has books to take home to read as well as return to get new ones,” says East Bend Head Start Teacher Advocate Lexi Chandler. “Literature is so important for a child’s development and well-being, so having them be able to access books regularly is truly inspiring.” The sight of these students marveling over their suddenly wide selection of books is an authentic reward for all of Staley’s hard work. “They are really excited,” she says. “They’re really sweet. They’ll pick them up and try to decide

which two they want out of all the books. We spread them all out. They stick their head inside the little libraries. My grandchildren decorated them with pictures of children and animals.” But along with all this success comes a need for more books. Staley hopes to deliver little libraries to Bend’s other two Head Start locations later this year. “As the children graduate, they’ll keep two of the books. That will sort of deplete our supply, so we’re hoping to keep it going,” she says. Donations are always welcome. “The children were so excited to take books home,” says Chandler. “One of my students even said, ‘I cannot wait to tell my Mom!’” Those interested in donating children’s books can either contact Staley to arrange a pickup, drop them off at the East Bend Head Start building or leave them at The Lot—the Bend food truck court owned by Staley’s son.  SW

Donate books: Alice Staley: East Bend Head Start:  2125 NE Daggett Lane, Bend The Lot: 745 NW Columbia St., Bend

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he Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “August, Osage County,” opens at the Cascades Theatre Friday. The 2008 play, upon which the 2013 film starring Meryl Streep was based, delves into the personal lives of the Weston clan as they come together at their Oklahoma homestead after the mysterious disappearance of an elder family member. We sat down with director Sandy Silver about the play. Source Weekly: “August, Osage County” is an intense play, with some disturbing themes. How did the Cascades company come to select a piece that is such a departure for the Bend theater community? Sandy Silver: It’s a work I have wanted to direct for a very long time, for several reasons. I was truly waiting for the right time. Bend theaters have been taking a few more chances. “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play),” I directed last season. The theater was kind enough to take a chance on it. Audiences loved it and laughed, as I wanted them to. So this year I thought was the year to submit “August, Osage County.” It is a comedy. That’s what I’ve been

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Filthy Rich Food


When it comes to eats, billionaires make pop stars look like paupers


By Lisa Sipe

Spring Equinox Potluck at Boundless Farmstead

Wealthy folks have to eat, too, but not too much or too little.

airport, snacks were available. And then. ... Holladay worked for the pop star for about a month and then moved to another gig as an eating disorder com-

The fun part when working with the billionaire family was learning that when I’m hungry, a text was sent to the chef and within 15 minutes a meal was in front of me. LS: Does she seem to enjoy the food? MH: Not all the time, but most of the time, yes. At some point, I could tell that she was getting sick of the food. Not because it was bad, but when eating six or more meals a day it’s difficult for the chef to be creative. LS: What was your favorite meal? MH: Pan seared scallops with roasted veggies. LS: When the pop star was on tour, did the chef still cook? MH: The chef prepared meals for travel days, and when we arrived at a hotel the chef would get a section of the hotel kitchen to continue preparing meals. The meals were stocked in the refrigerator and available to heat either in the room or while at the venue. If meal time came while traveling to or from the

panion to a billionaire’s daughter. She told me the billionaire made the pop star look like a pauper. The billionaire’s home alone is valued at triple the net worth of the pop star. Holladay got her own room in the lavish Hollywood home because she was companioning 24/7. The first thing she said to me after taking the job was, “I think they have ninja housekeepers.” Every time Holladay went back to her room she said everything was tidied up. If there were any dirty clothes they were cleaned and folded. She told me, “I never saw anyone working there.” It’s probably pretty easy to hide in a home where the master bedroom is more than double the size of the average American home. If this home had ninja housekeepers, I had to know about the kitchen staff. LS: What is it like to eat with a

billionaire? MH: Breakfast is the basics of what you would want, like eggs, bacon, pancakes or waffles. Every day there is a new lunch and dinner menu with between six and 10 options including salads, soups, appetizers and main courses. The house has two kitchens, one for the family and a second one in the guest house with a full restaurant kitchen. The refrigerator is stocked with prepared entrees in case anyone gets hungry after the chefs are gone for the evening. LS: Does the billionaire eat like us or have fancier taste? MH: I wouldn’t say fancier, but healthier, mainly gluten-free. I noticed they have the chefs re-create some of their favorite foods from local restaurants. LS: Do you have any fun food stories? MH: The fun part when working with the billionaire family was learning that when I’m hungry, a text was sent to the chef and within 15 minutes a meal was in front of me. I discovered my room had a stocked mini fridge in the closet. It was filled with sports drinks, water, sparkling water and soda. My favorite part was the Keurig in the closet with cups, sweeteners and a drawer filled with coffee, hot cocoa and 10 different types of tea.  SW

What is an eating disorder companion? A person to support someone struggling with eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, restricting). The companion’s job is to assist the clinical team with updates on behaviors and progress. They help teach clients in real time how to deal with triggers or emotions that often result in eating disorder behavior. The clients who benefit from an eating disorder companion typically don’t meet the criteria for in-patient treatment, nor would they benefit from it.

Spend an evening on the farm to celebrate spring and honor the earth. Boundless Farmstead’s first potluck is March 18. Owner Megan French says she and partner David Aleksander conceived the event “to bring awareness to things like spring and fertility, agriculture, the sunlight returning and how to care for the earth a little bit more. The casual setting of a potluck is to make it more accessible to people; they can participate in conversations if they choose, eat nourishing food and learn a little bit more about the world they walk through.” At the potluck celebration you can make seed bombs with seeds from Central Oregon Seed Exchange and natural dyes for coloring eggs. The evening will conclude with a traditional bonfire. To RSVP and find out what to bring, visit the website. Boundless Farmstead 25360 Walker Rd., Bend 541-390-4825

Expansion for Bethlyn’s Global Fusion Chef Bethlyn Rider started Bethlyn’s Global Fusion as a food truck, and in the span of a few years, the restaurant has outgrown two brick and mortar locations. Rider is expanding the current westside location into the adjacent space previously occupied by High Desert Printers. Rider said, “We have outgrown our current space. It’s very cramped, it’s difficult for customers to navigate to the tables. The new space is going to have a full bar area and an extra 40 seats. The decor is going to be very exciting with a modern, hip, global theme.” Opening day for the new space is scheduled for April 21. Until then you can enjoy fried avocado tacos, Thai curry coconut noodle bowls and French seared salmon salads at the current space. Bethlyn’s Global Fusion 1075 NW Newport Ave., Bend 541-617-0513

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may start working with a pop star,” Miranda Holladay said. “I meet her tonight to see if she wants me to be her eating disorder companion.” “Seriously?” I replied. My friend, whose name I’ve changed to protect her privacy, lives in Los Angeles, where she’s met a lot of celebrities while working in the drug rehabilitation industry. Before this, she’s never worked directly with any of them. I asked which pop star, to which Holladay kindly replied, “I can’t tell you because I have to respect her privacy.” “So, it’s a chick?” I pressed. “Yes, but that’s all you’re getting out of me,” she said. “What exactly will you be doing for this pop star?” I asked. Holladay replied with a giggle, “I need to keep her from eating pizza in the middle of the night.” My jaw dropped to the floor. How do you do that? Holladay started working for the pop star right after we talked. The next time we spoke, I barraged her with questions: Lisa Sipe: What surprised you the most about how the pop star eats? Miranda Holladay: She eats every three hours and the food is prepared by a nutritionist chef.




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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early with an Irish Whiskey Dinner at McMenamins on Friday 3/9.

FOOD CCI Chef Yeatman and students prepare a fourcourse, wine paired tribute to Ristorante Alle Codole located in Belluno, Italy, Bend’s sister city. For complete menu, reservations, questions, please contact Deena Cook at 541-3183780. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6 pm. COCC, Cascade Culinary Institute, 2555 NW Campus Village Way. Bend. $100/person.

happy hour events. Whether you’re looking to meet other Ducks, make new connections in your field, or just enjoy a free beer (your first one is on us!), this is a great opportunity to meet other UO alumni and fans and expand your network of Ducks in Central Oregon. Must be 21+. Price includes entrance to the event first beer free. Questions? Contact Martie Steigleder at martie@ or 541-968-5284. Thursday, Mar. 15, 5-6:30 pm. The White Water Taphouse, 1043 NW Bond St. Bend, OR. $5/UOAA members, $10/ non-members.

McMenamins Irish Whiskey Dinner

Food Truck Fridays Experience a little

Elevation Meets Alle Codole! Alto gusto!

Hosted by Hoke Harden and tasting a wide selection of Irish Whiskeys including Bushmills Single Malt 16 year, Red Breast Pot Still 12 year, Connemara Cask Strength Single Malt, Teeling Single Grain, Jameson Caskmates Stout and The Knot. Paired with an amazing menu from Executive Chef Matt Schumaker-Meyers. 21+. Friday, Mar. 9, 7 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St, Bend. $90/person.

Solomon’s Giving Night Please join us in Solomon’s for our next Giving Night that will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities! Contribute as much or as little as you’d like! Not interested in a full meal? Stop by for an appetizer or indulge in a dessert, every item ordered will count toward the final donation! RMHC has helped millions of families with sick children find comfort and support when they need it most. To make your reservations, call 541-213-2428. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 5-9 pm. Tetherow Pavilion, 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd. Bend.

BEER & DRINK Bells & Brews Come have an awesome

workout with kettlebells, and finish it off with your favorite drink. Whether you are new to kettlebell training or an elite athlete, this class will be a great way to learn new skills and appreciation for this great tool! Led by Empowered Strength. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6:30-7:30 pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. Bend. $15.

taste of Belgium in Bend! Tasting flights take center stage when paired with the fine bratwurst, Belgian frites and European cuisine provided by We’re the Wurst, European Food Truck. Fridays, 12-8 pm. Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Ln. Suite 107. Bend.

Mindful Mondays Beer Yoga Join us for

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

The Official Bend Beer Yoga The Official

Bend Beer Yoga is back! A yoga class that incorporates the drinking of beer (wine, cider or cocktails) whilst performing traditional beginner yoga poses and not taking life too seriously! Beer not your thing? That’s cool... 10 Barrel Has a full bar! BYO yoga mat. Make sure to arrive at least 15 min. early to get dranks! 21+ with valid ID. Namas-drink!™ Wednesday, Mar. 7, 6:30 pm. 10 Barrel Brewing Co. Pub & Brewing Facility, 62950 NE 18th St. Bend. $15/person.

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As the UO alumni network grows stronger in our area, we’re excited to hold the first of many

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MICRO A River of IPA

Taking Riverbend’s seven-beer haze challenge


By Kevin Gifford

Riverbend Brewing Sports Pub 2650 NE Division St., Bend 541-550-7550


The IPA’s bright and opaque at Riverbend Four of these are so-called “milkshake IPAs,” usually brewed with lactose for a fuller body and fruit or vanilla to define its flavor. The term was first coined by Swedish brewery Omnipollo, and Riverbend has fully committed to the sub-genre, producing four different varieties that are canned and available in stores across Oregon. There’s something for almost every palate in the lineup, but Hawaiian Crunk (with passionfruit, orange and guava) and Berry the Hopetition (featuring a mixture of berries) are both standouts, offering creamy, fruity packages without excessive bitterness getting in the way. The rest of the haze lineup is also worth more than a glance. Dream Team is on the simpler side, with Citra and Mosaic hops intermingling very pleasantly, while No Biggie is a 10-percenter with a massive amount of tropical flavor. It’s a lineup packed with variety, and it makes Riverbend more than worth visiting for those seeking new taste innovations in their beer.  SW

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iverbend Brewing Company, located a bit north of downtown along the parkway, made its first batch of beer back in September 2013. By Bend standards, that means it’s been around practically forever. And now, thanks to one of Central Oregon’s most expansive pale-ale and IPA programs, the brewery’s sports pub is now far more than just another stamp on the Bend Ale Trail. Those who haven’t stopped by Riverbend’s pub on NE Division for a while might be surprised to see how much it’s changed over the years. Little to nothing remains from the location’s years as Rivals, a fairly generic sports bar and poker room. “Sports bar” is still the best way to describe the space, but it feels much more wide open and less bro-like than it used to be, especially with the revamp Riverbend did to the space (and its logo) not long ago. This in itself means it’s worth a visit for Bendites who still mainly remember the site as a dark man-cave of a bar. Over the past few years, Riverbend has done a lot to make its selection stand out from the local pack. Just take a look at the beer menu, which includes a surprisingly massive selection of hazy IPAs—a dedication to the style, or trend, that’s only matched locally by Sunriver Brewing. In one of the more enticing sampler-flight packages around town, Riverbend lets visitors enjoy seven generous pours of in-house beer for $10. That’s the price point for 10 Barrel’s own sampler (10 beers in one visit to the pub, as their menu puts it), but that’s for 10 rather small pours and it’s non-customizable. No such restrictions are in place at Riverbend, which makes it perfectly possible to try out seven different New England-style hazy ales at once—the kind of luxury that would be hard to find even in New England itself.



THE 15:17 TO PARIS: Director Clint Eastwood  has dedicated large swaths of his career to telling  the stories of American heroes in his motion  pictures. With “The 15:17 to Paris,” he not only  tells the stories, but casts those heroes to play  themselves to bring an air of authenticity to the  proceedings. Eastwood knows his way around intensity, so expect the fi lm to be absolutely riveting.  Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX ANNIHILATION: Easily the weirdest and most  surreal theatrical fi lm since Cronenberg was  experimenting with body horror. Five women cross a  boundary into an area slowly changing into something  otherworldly and dangerous. The imagery in this fi lm  will stay with you. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX BLACK PANTHER: The hype for the newest 

fi lm in Marvel’s slate of superhero fl icks has been  overwhelming and, amazingly, the fi lm completely  deserves it. “Black Panther” is less of a superhero  movie with some drama thrown in than a family  drama with some superheroes sprinkled throughout. A genuinely thoughtful and powerful fi lm that  fi nally puts an African-American hero front and  center. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema

a hilarious comedy and a mystery/thriller in equal  measures, making for one of the most entertaining movies of the year. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema.


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

HAPPY END: The new fi lm from Michael  Haneke, the devious mind behind “Funny Games”  and “Cache.” Haneke’s fi lms are always unforgettable and this one looks to be right in his disturbing and unsettling wheelhouse. Tin Pan Theater. HOSTILES: Christian Bale shows up to play 

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

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME: A heartbreakingly romantic and natural drama focused on a  17-year-old student as he falls in love with an older  man in summertime Italy. A gorgeous fi lm that  deserves to be seen by anyone interested in the art  of motion pictures. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Tin Pan Theater.

I, TONYA: This blisteringly funny biopic about the 

DARKEST HOUR: Gary Oldman earned his 

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

fi rst Oscar as a heavily madeup Winston Churchill.  The fi lm looks intense and like an actor’s paradise,  but performances under that much makeup are  usually goofi er than the fi lmmakers like to believe.  Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

DEATH WISH: Bruce Willis stars in this remake 

infamous Tanya Harding manages to make the fi gure skater much more human than the news ever  did. Just when you think the story can’t get more  outrageous, a dozen new barriers are crossed. Tin Pan Theater.


of a bad Charlie Bronson movie. This movie isn’t  just poorly timed, but it’s also an offensive wet  dream for gun lobbyists and wanna-be vigilantes,  desperate for their own movie to show how tough a  “good guy with a gun” can really be. See full review  on p 37.Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX,

PETER RABBIT: From the director of “Easy A” 

EARLY MAN: A new animated adventure from 

THE POST: The combination of Meryl Streep, 

Aardman, the team that brought us the wonderful  “Wallace and Gromit.” Since it’s about cavemen  fi ghting back against the Bronze Age, it should be  another delightfully strange look at the world from  the brilliant British team of animators. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House

EVERY DAY: Check out this synopsis: A romance 

based on a bestselling novel about a 16-year-old  girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul that  inhabits a different body every day. I hope all the  different bodies are also teenagers, or else this  movie is way more disturbing than it should be. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX.

FIFTY SHADES FREED: The awkwardness 

of watching a movie with tons of graphic sex  scenes in public just isn’t worth it and the adventures of Grey and Steele aren’t enough to carry  a movie. The best thing about the movie is the  soundtrack, which is exactly what was best about  the last two fi lms. If you have to see it, Redbox  is the way to go. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

GAME NIGHT: With a cast featuring Jason 

Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler,  Lamorne Morris and Jesse Plemons, it’s really  hard to go wrong. Luckily, “Game Night” works as 

comes the story of “Peter Rabbit” and his war with the  nasty Mr. McGregor. Combining CGI with live action,  “Peter Rabbit” looks like a cute companion to fi lms  such as “Paddington” and “Babe.” Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Cinema

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

RED SPARROW: Jennifer Lawrence re-teams 

with her “Hunger Games” director to take on a  paranoid spy thriller. Reviews are mixed and there’s  some weird Lawrence backlash going on right now,  but she’s still one of the fi nest actresses of her generation. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Sisters Movie House, Redmond Cinema

SAMSON: From the studio that brought us  “God’s Not Dead” comes a Christian swords and  sandals fl ick featuring history’s favorite hair model.  Didn’t Samson also light a bunch of foxes on fi re  and kill a bunch of people with the jawbone of a  donkey? I wonder if that’s gonna be in the movie.  Count me in, I guess. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX THE SHAPE OF WATER: The delightful love  story about a mute cleaning woman and her torrid  romance with a fi sh monster. It begins to make  more sense knowing it’s from the mind of visionary  fi lmmaker Guillermo Del Toro, the mastermind  behind “Crimson Peak” and “Pan’s Labyrinth.” Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX

“The Shape of Water”

FILM SHORTS By Jared Rasic


Bang SCREEN Bang Death Wish revels in its own toxic masculinity. Let this be the last time you think of this film


By Jared Rasic

“Death Wish” being released a few weeks after “Black Panther” is the cinematic equivalent of Trump getting elected after Obama. barely moves, and whether he’s firing a gun, mourning his dead wife or torturing someone by slicing open their sciatic nerve, Willis constantly looks like he’s one brisket sandwich away from a power nap. When Kersey’s wife is murdered and his daughter put into a coma after a home invasion, he throws on a hoodie and takes the law into his own hands. He’s primarily hunting the men who destroyed his family, but he shoots a

carjacker and a drug dealer for some practice. In a different world, this would just be a below-average revenge thriller, but in the America of 2018, a white guy in a black hoodie shooting people of color (and a few white folk) isn’t just poor timing; it plays like an NRA fever dream. You can just picture undead Charlton Heston sitting in a dark room, trembling hands, sliding sweaty dollar bills into the machine and waiting for the curtain to slide up for images of the “good guy with a gun” making bang-bang at the “bad guy with a gun.” Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have a huge amount of faith in the police. If someone murdered my wife I would want some bloody and brutal revenge. I’d hunt the guy to the ends of the Earth, even knowing the toll that would take on me. I can’t imagine murdering someone, regardless of their crime, but Willis smirks his way through the movie like he’s getting off on the mayhem. It might make for an interesting movie, but “Death Wish” has nothing beneath the surface other than director Eli Roth’s desire to show exploding skulls and bloody dismemberment. A few innocent bystanders get taken out because of Kersey’s crusade and he doesn’t take a moment to reflect. Early in the movie, when he sees himself on TV killing someone, he smiles, but later when he sees the negative side of his choices, he shuts the TV off. For a movie so focused on the defunct paradigm of the 1950s idea of masculinity, Kersey is a coward who never feels remorse or

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would call “Death Wish” insensitive, but that would be an insult to people born without senses. Instead, “Death Wish” is more of a thoughtless fart in a car full of idiots; eyes twitching, nose burning, you taste something foul, but no one’s confessing to the stench. Now all you have is a directionless rage, flying into the face of the innocent as well as the guilty. I guess Eli Roth’s “Death Wish” is better than Charlie Bronson’s, but only because it’s mildly less fascist and doesn’t have a graphic and exploitative rape. Bruce Willis is a more nuanced actor than Bronson, but you wouldn’t know it from this movie. His Paul Kersey is a doctor (instead of a teacher like in the original), so he’s already numbed to blood and violence. That’s perfect since Willis looks like he’s suffering from a minor stroke the entire film. His face

Please put your finger guns away, Mr. Willis, we’re ready to shoot now.

faces any personal consequences for his actions. It’s like if “Dexter” ended with everyone jumping up in the air and high-fiving. “Death Wish” being released a few weeks after “Black Panther” is the cinematic equivalent of Trump getting elected after Obama. I don’t blame Hollywood or Eli Roth or even Bruce Willis for this dumpster fire. Sitting in that theater and hearing the audience giggle after Willis pops some guy’s brains out the top of his head or sprays brake fluid into someone’s open wound, I realized

the filmmakers were giving us exactly what they think we want: Some kind of ugly Anglo-catharsis to help us feel safe against the strangers at our door—a cinematic gun we can wave around as we revel in our isolationism and hope all the faces around us will be familiar, similar and white. SW Death Wish


Dir. Eli Roth Grade: F Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX


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Monday - Thursday: 10am-6pm Friday & Saturday: 9am-6pm Sunday 9am-5pm

OUTSIDE EVENTS ATHLETIC Cascade Crest Nordic Ski Marathon & Relay This year’s event promises something

for everybody; a 50km Skate race, a 25km Skate race, a 10km Skate or Classic race for beginning racers, and a 4 x 12.5km Skate Relay. A festive race venue with local vendors will add excitement to the day! Packet pick up and a post-race awards party will be held at our Elite Sponsor, WebSkis Ski and Bike Shop. Saturday, March 9am. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend.

Challenge of Champions Tour Featuring Professional Bullriders from all around the Pacific Northwest. Riders range from PBR Qualifiers, NFR Qualifiers, Top Circuit Finals Qualifiers, Collegiate and High School Finalist. Tickets available at Prineville Men’s Wear, Coastal Farm & Ranch, Boot Barn, or online. Saturday, Mar. 10, 7 pm. Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 S Main St., Prineville. $14/adv., $17/door. Coffee Walk Get out, get fresh air, meet some cool walkers, and learn more about the WalkStrong 12-week walking program! We are ramping up for our 5th season of WalkStrong, a 5k and 10k walking program for all abilities. Coffee Walk is open to all walkers! Kick-off event at 6pm, March 19 at FootZone. 9am. FootZobe, 842 NW Wall St., Bend. Crow’s Feet Ski Mo Rally SKI-MO (or ski mountaineering) is a skiing discipline that involves climbing mountains either on skis or carrying them, depending on the steepness of the ascent, and then descending on skis. Complete with a finish area filled with snow games, specialty beer tastings, cozy fire pits and awesome music. Saturday, Mar. 10, 10 am-2 pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. $20. Hump Day Run Celebrate getting over the

mid-week hump with runners of all paces. Email for more info. Wednesdays, 6 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St, Bend.

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

structive power of avalanches, safety equipment, how people get in trouble and the basics of how to avoid them. Wednesday, Mar. 14, 6-8 pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln, Ste 1, Bend. Free.

Know Neighbors - Canada Loves Curling Now that the Olympics are over take an hour to learn about the history, rules and skills of Curling as part of the Know Neighbors series. Wednesday, Mar. 7, 11:30 am. The Pavilion, 1001 SW Bradbury Way. Bend.

Saturday Coffee Run Wish you had a

running posse to make your weekend run fly by? Marla Hacker will facilitate this group, which welcomes all paces for a 3-5 mile run on Saturdays. Email for more information. Saturdays, 9 am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St, Bend. Free.

Tuesday Rise and Run Rise and Run.

Early riser? This group is for you! All paces are welcome; 3-5 mile routes will usually take advantage of snow-free and lit paths in the Old Mill District. Email with questions. Tuesdays, 5 am. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St, Bend. | 541-617-1900


Weekly Steel Bicycle Ride Weekly Steel

Road Bicycle Ride 30-mile route east of town. Conversational pace, all are welcome. Steel bikes are recommended, but not required. All are welcome to hang out at Jackson’s afterward to tell stories and make new friends. Wednesdays, 6-8 pm. Jackson’s Corner Eastside, 1500 NE Cushing Dr. Suite 100. Bend. Free.

OUTDOORS BARC Bend Adventist Running Club Weekly Run Join us for weekly Sunday Runs!

We meet in front of the Dog Park at Pine Nursery. Distances vary. Runners of all levels, walkers, kids, strollers and friendly dogs are all welcome! Sundays, 8:30 am. Pine Nursery Park, 3750 NE Purcell Blvd. Bend. Free.

Bend Area Running Fraternity (BARF)

Join us for 3.5 mile run (options avail. for longer or shorter distances) through the Old Mill District and along the Deschutes River! Mondays, 5:307:30 pm. ATLAS Cider Co. Taproom, 550 SW Industrial Way Suite 190. Bend. Free.

Birding Ethiopia Join East Cascades Audubon Society President Ken Hashagen for an unforgettable evening of photographs and stories about the people, wildlife and (especially!) the birds of Ethiopia. Thursday, Mar. 15, 6:30-8:30 pm. Central Oregon Enrivronmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend. Easy Breezy Run Fun, unintimidating, conversationally paced runs between 2-3 miles, geared toward training group alumni, but all are welcome! Wednesdays, 5:30 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St, Bend. Free. FootZone Noon Run 3-5 mile run. Wednesdays, 12 pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St, Bend.

Mt. Bachelor Winter Wonderland Helicopter Tour Our Winter Wonderland Helicopter Snow Tour is perfect for Bend visitors and locals who want to experience and explore as much of our magnificent snow-capped Cascade range as possible by air. Big Mountain Heli Tours, 63132 Powell Butte Rd, Bend. $799/1-hour flight.

Snowshoe with a Ranger Learn about

alpine environments and the natural features of the Cascade Range. Snowshoes provided. No experience necessary. Saturdays & Sundays, 10am and 1:30pm. Through March 31. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr, Bend. Free.

Walk Up Pilot Butte Join JessBFit on Tuesdays for this breathtaking walk up Pilot Butte. Stick around after the walk to learn how to use the pull-up bar station at the trail head for strength training and stretching. Tuesdays, 8-9 am. Pilot Butte State Park, Bend. Free. Wild Women of the Water Flyfishing 101 Classes take place March 11, 18, 25 and

culminate with an outing to the Crooked River on April 8. Held at different flyfishing shops each week. Send an email to schoessler.karivan@ for questions and to sign up. $10/COF member, $40/non-member. Sunday, Mar. 11, 1-3 pm. Bend.


Natural World

The eagles are baaaaack! By Jim Anderson

People around the world can view the live cam on a Golden Eagle nest outside of Sisters.


welfare. That dear woman was beside herself as she watched helplessly the attempts of the alarmed female eagle trying to coax the baby back into the nest by offering it food. I had the honor to be with Zuelke as she went though the pain and sorrow of that event. She wanted me to go over there and place the baby back into the nest, but that wasn’t in the “rules.” If the youngster had been blown out because of human causes I guess it would have been legal to butt in. But this was all in Mother Nature’s bailiwick; we humans had nothing to do with it. Unfortunately, the baby wasn’t any more than a few days old when the windstorm blew it out and tumbled it down into the outer parts of the nest. Again and again mom offered the tiny nestling food to entice it back into the nest, but time and time again the weak and helpless chick fell back exhausted, until finally the wind sapped away all the warmth and strength of the nestling and it died. I thought I was going to lose Zuelke; her tears, suffering and anxiety were so sad to witness. If there had been two nestlings perhaps it wouldn’t have been so hard on her, but in time she healed and accepted the unfortunate incident as part of what is actually fairly normal and regular in Nature. The female kept coming back each spring, each time making the nest bigger, stronger and safer for her little ones. And each time she came back, Zuelke and Babcock said, “What if we had a camera…” Then one spring day the light came on. Babcock had the answer and the beginning of what we see today began to happen.

Gary Miller and the Sisters Photography Club jumped right in to keep the cam up and running, and Lawrence herself plunked down the money needed to keep the streaming going. But it was Kevin Smith of East Cascades Audubon Society who took over all the financial needs, and Jim Hammond of the Sisters Astronomy Club who not only solved all the mechanical and optical issues, but is still mothering it today. It’s free to watch, but costly to keep going. Jim has to keep tuning it up, as it’s sitting right out there in weather, even under the shelter of the original gazebo. It also costs money to pay the streaming costs, and the equipment isn’t free, either. If you’d like to help defray the costs, you can make a donation right on the Golden Eagle webpage, As you watch life unfurl for the young eagles in the nest, give a thought to how well the love of nature works when combined with a lot of people cooperating and working together for the good of all, and what that will mean in the years to come. SW

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n the entire U.S. of A. there’s only one Golden Eagle nest being monitored by webcam at this time, and it’s right here in Sisters Country. And thanks to the East Cascades Audubon Society, which is paying to have the images streamed around the world, landowner Leslie Lawrence, who watches over the camera equipment, and Sisters Astronomy Club technician Jim Hammond, who keeps the equipment going, all you have to do is wiggle your mouse, go to and watch the live image. You’ll see a very regal, noble-looking adult female Golden Eagle very quietly—and in a queen’s pose she so easily occupies—incubating one or two eggs that, if all goes well, will hatch in about 35 to 40 days. If you’re watching when the eggs hatch, you’ll witness just how tender a momma Golden Eagle can be. As soon as she hears (feels?) the young eagle starting to crack the shell that begins the process of hatching, she carefully rises, steps to the side of the nest and watches the process very intently…and now you can do the same sitting in your home. If it hadn’t been for the dedication of Janet Zuelke and her sidekick, Forrest Babcock, committed to the safety of the eagles that built a nest on the cliff overlooking Whychus Creek, none of what we are enjoying today would have been possible. In fact, Zuelke took personal ownership of that nest. From the time the female laid her first egg, Zuelke was on pins and needles, worrying about the welfare of the nestlings and parents. One year a youngster was blown out of the nest in a powerful windstorm, and really, I worried abut Zuelke’s health and

A tent, staked to the ground was protecting the camera system back in 2011—crude, shaky and far from weatherproof. But anyone who knew and worked with Babcock also knew he was good at solving challenges, and his first gazebo solved the problem of stability and weather protection. As an optical engineer, applying his skills to challenges was right up his alley. What a thrill it was the first time the two called me to come out and see the first images of the eagles on the TV in their living room. From that day on, the images became more steady, better focused and more reliable, and the crowning glory came when Babcock, all by himself, poured a concrete pedestal in his beautifully built gazebo to support the camera. From that day to this, the images streaming out of the optical and electronic equipment now housed in their beautiful old gazebo are rock-solid and are being viewed around the world. I’m sure many people held their breath when Zuelke and Babcock sold out and left Sisters Country, but Leslie Lawrence, the wonderful lady who purchased the place, took to the eagle cam like a duck to water.


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ASTROLOGY PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): According to my

ARIES (March 21-April 19): The men who work on offshore oil rigs perform demanding, dangerous tasks on a regular basis. If they make mistakes, they may get injured or befoul the sea with petroleum. As you might guess, the culture on these rigs has traditionally been macho, stoic, and hard-driving. But in recent years, that has changed at one company. Shell Oil’s workers in the U.S. were trained by Holocaust survivor Claire Nuer to talk about their feelings, be willing to admit errors, and soften their attitudes. As a result, the company’s safety record has improved dramatically. If macho dudes toiling on oil rigs can become more vulnerable and open and tenderly expressive, so can you, Aries. And now would be a propitious time to do it.

TAURUS (April 20May 20): How will you celebrate your upcoming climax and culmination, Taurus? With a howl of triumph, a fist pump, and three cartwheels? With a humble speech thanking everyone who helped you along the way? With a bottle of champagne, a gourmet feast, and spectacular sex? However you choose to mark this transition from one chapter of your life story to the next chapter, I suggest that you include an action that will help the next chapter get off to a rousing start. In your ritual of completion, plant seeds for the future.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): On April 23, 1516, the

actually do so, you are under the spell of velleity. Your fantasy of communicating with more flair and candor is a velleity if you never initiate the practical steps to accomplish that goal. Most of us suffer from this weakness at one time or another. But the good news, Virgo, is that you are primed to overcome your version of it during the next six weeks. Life will conspire to assist you if you resolve to turn your wishy-washy wishes into potent action plans -- and then actually carry out those plans.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): In the 2002 film *Spiderman,* there’s a scene where the character Mary Jane slips on a spilled drink as she carries a tray full of food through a cafeteria. Spiderman, disguised as his alter ego Peter Parker, makes a miraculous save. He jumps up from his chair and catches Mary Jane before she falls. Meanwhile, he grabs her tray and uses it to gracefully capture her apple, sandwich, carton of milk, and bowl of jello before they hit the floor. The filmmakers say they didn’t use CGI to render this scene. The lead actor, Tobey Maguire, allegedly accomplished it in real life -- although it took 156 takes before he finally mastered it. I hope you have that level of patient determination in the coming weeks, Libra. You, too, can perform a small miracle if you do. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Scorpio mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot was a connoisseur of “the art of roughness” and “the uncontrolled element in life.” He liked to locate and study the hidden order in seemingly chaotic and messy things. “My life seemed to be a series of events and accidents,” he said. “Yet when I look back I see a pattern.” I bring his perspective to your attention, Scorpio, because you are entering a phase when the hidden order and secret meanings of your life will emerge into view. Be alert for surprising hints of coherence.

in July and August you will be invited to commune with rousing opportunities and exciting escapades. But right now I’m advising you to channel your intelligence into well-contained opportunities and sensible adventures. In fact, my projections suggest that your ability to capitalize fully on the future’s rousing opportunities and exciting escapades will depend on how well you master the current crop of well-contained opportunities and sensible adventures. Making the most of today’s small pleasures will qualify you to harvest bigger pleasures later.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): What’s your most

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frustrating flaw? During the next seven weeks, you will have enhanced power to diminish its grip on you. It’s even possible you will partially correct it or outgrow it. To take maximum advantage of this opportunity, rise above any covert tendency you might have to cling to your familiar pain. Rebel against the attitude described by novelist Stephen King: “It’s hard to let go. Even when what you’re holding onto is full of thorns, it’s hard to let go. Maybe especially then.”

animated film *The Lion King,* you may have been impressed with the authenticity of the lions’ roars and snarls. Did the producers place microphones in the vicinity of actual lions? No. Voice actor Frank Welker produced the sounds by growling and yelling into a metal garbage can. I propose this as a useful metaphor for you in the coming days. First, I hope it inspires you to generate a compelling and creative illusion of your own -- an illusion that serves a good purpose. Second, I hope it alerts you to the possibility that other people will be offering you compelling and creative illusions -- illusions that you should engage with only if they serve a good purpose.

the Dark,* author Frederick Buechner writes that the ancient Druids took “a special interest in in-between things like mistletoe, which is neither quite a plant nor quite a tree, and mist, which is neither quite rain nor quite air, and dreams, which are neither quite waking nor quite sleep.” According to my reading of the astrological omens, in-between phenomena will be your specialty in the coming weeks. You will also thrive in relationship to anything that lives in two worlds or that has paradoxical qualities. I hope you’ll exult in the educational delights that come from your willingness to be teased and mystified.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The English word “velleity” refers to an empty wish that has no power behind it. If you feel a longing to make a pilgrimage to a holy site, but can’t summon the motivation to

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Germanic duchy of Bavaria issued a decree. From that day forward, all beer produced had to use just three ingredients: water, barley, and hops. Ever since then, for the last 500+ years, this edict has had an enduring influence on how German beer is manufactured. In accordance with astrological factors, I suggest that you proclaim three equally potent and systemic directives of your own. It’s an opportune time to be clear and forceful about how you want your story to unfold in the coming years.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): In his book *Whistling in


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): I do a lot of self-editing before I publish what I write. My horoscopes go through at least three drafts before I unleash them on the world. While polishing the manuscript of my first novel, I threw away over a thousand pages of stuff that I had worked on very hard. In contrast to my approach, science fiction writer Harlan Ellison dashed off one of his award-winning stories in a single night, and published it without making any changes to the first draft. As you work in your own chosen field, Aquarius, I suspect that for the next three weeks you will produce the best results by being more like me than Ellison. Beginning about three weeks from now, an Ellison-style strategy might be more warranted.

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Community Healing Flow A gentle flow

All levels Hula Hoop class, uses yoga, dance, and fitness practices with the added benefit of the Hula Hoop. Thursdays, Tula Movement Arts.

Compassionate Communication/NVC Practice Groups Through practicing with

confidential place to explore how meditation, breath work, journaling and yoga can aid in your recovery. Not limited to drug and alcohol dependence—we are all on the road to recovery from something! Thursdays, 7-8 pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave, Bend. $8.

class by donation with all proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Central Oregon. Fridays, 5-6:15 pm. Bend Community Healing Center, 155 SW Century Dr. Suite 133. Bend.

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

Free Yoga Keep your body and mind healthy

and well. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. 7:458:30 am. Plantae, 2115 NE Hwy 20 Ste 107. Bend.

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

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

Grief Support Group This program creates

a safe and supportive environment to begin the journey of healing. Take time to care for yourself, meet with others and find that you are not alone. Tuesdays, 5:30-7 pm. St. Charles Hospice, St. Charles Foundation Conference Room, 2200 NE Neff Rd. Bend. Free.

Men & Stress Learn the causes of stress and reduce the negative effects of stress. Let go of anger, manage anxiety and improve relationships. Call Dan Anderson, M.A. to reserve your place 541.390.3133 or email: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm. Old Mill District, 475 SW Powerhouse Dr. Bend. $25/week.

Morning Vinyasa Flow Yoga Start you

day energized and refreshed with an all levels Vinyasa Flow class. First class is free! Mondays, 6-7 am. Camp Victory Personal Training, 61511 American Ln Suite 5, Bend. $10/drop-in.

Morning Yoga Join Outside In every Monday

morning for free all levels hatha or vinyasa yoga. No experience necessary, mats are available for use. First time students receive a $10 Outside In gift certificate. Mondays, 8:45-9:45 am. OutsideIN, 845 NW Wall St, Bend. Free.

Noon Yoga Link breath to movement in this

hour-long Vinyasa class. All levels welcome. First class is free! Meets Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays. 12-1 pm. Camp Victory Personal Training, 61511 American Ln Suite 5, Bend. $10.

Recovery Yoga Wherever you are on the road of recovery, this yoga class offers a safe and

License Certified Technician

Tai Chi w/ Grandmaster Franklin The

focus is on the individual, not the group. This is the original form that is taught in the monastery. This holistic approach focuses on the entire body as well as the mental and spiritual aspects. Certified and endorsed by the Oregon Council on Aging. Contact Grandmaster Franklin at 623203-4883 for more info. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:45-10:45 am. Terpsichorean Dance Studio, 1601 NW Newport Ave. Bend. $70/month.

Tuesday Performance Group Maximize

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

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

Vin/Yin Yoga Mondays and Thursdays, 3 pm.

First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. Bend.

Wednesday Night Kirtan Devotional group singing. It is yoga for the heart that connects us with our divine, inner nature and the one Spirit that unites us all. Wednesdays, 7-9 pm. Sol Alchemy Temple, 2150 NE Studio Rd, #A-5, Bend. $10. Yoga for 50+Plus Learn accuracy in poses under an experienced teacher’s knowledgeable guidance. Correct alignment is taught resulting in a safe, yet transformative experience. This highly adaptive method is open to all adults of any age or physical condition through the use of yoga props. You will gain strength, flexibility and stand tall! Mondays & Wednesdays. 11 am. Iyengar Yoga of Bend, 660 NE Third St. Bend.

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All Levels Vinyasa Flow Prepare your body

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



Sending it to the MAx! Keeping the High Desert High!

By Josh Jardine

Tokin’ Women: A shout-out to women in cannabis

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arch is Women’s History Month, or as Presidente Cheetolini might ask, “The who what now? Really? A whole month, huh?” Women’s contributions to cannabis, past and present, are—brace yourself— often overlooked, ignored or forgotten. And as this is a plant that 99.5 percent of us will actively seek out in its female form, that’s not acceptable. (Also making it not acceptable: patriarchy, misogyny, double standards regarding gender and many other things needing our attention.) In her book, “Tokin’ Women: A 4,000-Year Herstory of Women and Marijuana,” author Nola Evangelista (aka Cal NORML Deputy Director Ellen Komp), looks at 50 women connected in some form to cannabis, from ancient to modern. She starts with the Sumerian Goddess Ishtar who was associated with cannabis in the third millennium BC, which was “a time when both goddesses and plants were revered as healers…and up until the Semitic invasion in 2600 BC, women practiced the healing arts without restriction.” Women in ancient Egypt were hip to cannabis as a medicinal plant, with records of ancient medicine containing a mixture of ground cannabis and honey and “introduced” into a woman’s vagina during childbirth to “cool the uterus and eliminate its heat.” (That said, if you’re looking for me to suggest trying this, look elsewhere.) Fast forward to 1890, when Queen Victoria was prescribed cannabis by her personal physician to treat her menstrual cramps—so thank Queen V for that. There are now a number of cannabis products available to help women with PMS and painful menstrual cycles, in addition to cannabis infused “sensual lubes.” Cannabis was used for creativity and pleasure as well. In 1869, Louisa May Alcott has a character exclaim, “Heaven bless hashish, if its dreams end like this!” after eating too many hash-infused edibles. Speaking of women authors, Gertrude Stein’s partner, Alice B. Toklis, was well known for her pot brownies, and there’s good reason to believe they shared with guests such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso when the women hosted their salons. Pot brownies were also the specialty of San Francisco resident Mary Jane Rathbun, aka Brownie Mary, who was arrested several times for her (really) baked goods in the 1970s. Her clients were primarily gay men, and when AIDS began impacting those men in the early 1980s, she began giving them out for free to help those afflicted treat their wasting syndrome, along with people undergoing chemotherapy. In 1992, she helped Dennis Peron open the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club, the

first medical cannabis dispensary in the United States. Women are still making history with cannabis, as a new survey by New Frontier Data and Women Grow shows. After surveying 1,700 people in the weed industry, they found “57 percent of people working in the industry said that they worked for companies where at least half the ownership were women. Furthermore, 30 percent of the survey participants said that in their companies, women were in all ownership positions.” It’s crucial to note that most of these roles were not held by women of color, so we still have a long way to go on that front. But it’s a great step forward from 2015, when a Pew research study showed that 36 percent of women held executive roles in the cannabis industry. These numbers are important for a number of reasons—none more so than this is an emerging industry which, unlike the majority of established industries, is not yet owned and controlled by men. So while there’s still sexism, mansplaining and other swell trends at work, women have a more level playing field in which to start and grow a business. Finally, cannabis use may also have helped these women reach such positions. tells of a study by The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, looking at 800 female cannabis users and compiling data on their intelligence, schooling level, smoking habits and lifestyle. The researchers concluded that women who consumed cannabis had higher IQs than nonusers, and “women who were 50 percent smarter than the average woman were more likely to consume cannabis.” So happy Women’s History Month to all the stiletto sister stoners—along with those favoring flats.


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Star of Netflixâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Outsiderâ&#x20AC;?


The Raiders home, in 2019


Lose water

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Big Blueâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s QB, familiarly

15. Punk rock icon Gordon


Swimsuit model Alexis

16. Show jubilation


Hula outfits

17. Start of a one-liner by 23-Across


Passer of bad checks

19. Bad feeling


Sends a quick word

20. Not forthcoming


Italian scooters

21. Preposition that comes in handy in palindromes

10. Ship overseas

22. Lacking direction, electrically

12. Asian mountain range

23. Comic with the TV show â&#x20AC;&#x153;Important Thingsâ&#x20AC;?

13. Rear end

29. Conde ___


27. Goes downhill fast


11. Catholic ___

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30. Irreplaceable string

24. Direction that becomes its opposite when an â&#x20AC;&#x153;Oâ&#x20AC;? is added to its front

31. It has a campus in Kingston: Abbr.

25. Israelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Golda

32. Snapdragon, e.g.

26. Sign on the cross

35. One-liner, part 2

27. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Stop everythingâ&#x20AC;?

40. Knot things up

28. Big name in hotels

41. Namely, in Latin

31. Pretzel brand

42. T-shirt order 43. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Oh fuuuuu...â&#x20AC;?

32. Comic with the 2018 stand-up special â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tamborineâ&#x20AC;?

45. Tennessee range, briefly

33. Notepad part

47. One-liner, part 3

34. Rugged vehicles

51. Some brothers

36. Ones against all odds?

52. Smack

37. 42-Across, e.g.

53. Indian rule

38. Attach (onto)

56. Bubbeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pancake

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57. End of the one-liner

43. Noah on the Knicks

60. Suffered humiliation

44. Regal birds

61. Hill tender

45. Not that good, tbh

62. Post-war agreements

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63. Points in 62-Across

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64. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yoo-hoo!â&#x20AC;?

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