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Wilderness Gets Civilized
Italians, Whiskey, Vegans, and Food Carts!
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VOLUME 19 • ISSUE 17 • April 23, 2015 • “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” - George Bernard Shaw
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ave you seen the movie Big Night? Two Italian brothers are trying to rustle up business for their restaurant in Baltimore and they concoct the most authentic and succulent Italian meal in the history of Italian meals. It is a wonderful film—full of humor, passion, and sizzling dishes. And, oh my goodness! Last week, I sat down for an hour with Juri Sbandati, the owner and chef for Trattoria Sbandati. His restaurant was our pick for our Restaurant of the Year. And Sbandati himself? Un-apologetically Italian. Unlike the prevailing culinary trends that incorporate every berry and morsel grown in the Pacific Northwest into a restaurant’s menu items, Sbandati makes his dishes like his grandmother did when he was growing up in Florence (Italy, not Oregon). Such passion and stubbornness are the perfect, well, recipe for authenticity, which is exactly what we were looking for this year in our Restaurant of the Year. Yes, it is our Annual Restaurant Guide—and this year we added a couple new sections. First, a Readers’ Choice. And, second, with the proliferation of food carts, we added as comprehensive a listing as possible, and also nominated a Food Cart of the Year. Check out the guide—and hold on to it for the next 12 months. It was also an odd week for us to celebrate restaurants as City Council handed down potentially game-changing regulations: See Erin Rook’s piece on Page 7 about the new rules for short-term rentals. It’s such a Catch-22 —we want to celebrate what makes Bend such a great city, but we also worry that the region is becoming too touristy. We feel very conflicted this week.
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IN REPLY TO “WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO GET YOU ON THE BUS?” (4/13)
Run later, more often, more routes, and on time. Also, hire better drivers—I see the ones now do something they shouldn’t in traffic nearly every day. Professional drivers are a must! —Eugenia Osborne via facebook.com/ sourceweekly Later would be great. If there were busses that stopped downtown on the weekend in the later hours I bet it would cut down on drunk driving. It’s cheaper than a cab and if they ran every hour or so they could pick up quite a bit of people before they decided to drive. Would also free up downtown parking. —Ellie Sullivan Cuff via facebook.com/ sourceweekly The busses are late. You can’t count on them. They don’t understand why people need to be on time. The drivers are rude and the routes are terrible. —Kit Mann via facebook.com/sourceweekly
SHARING THE ROAD (OR NOT) IN BEND
Education is important so drivers don’t keep considering people on bikes to be “entitled cyclists” thinking we own the road. However, all the laws and signs in the world do nothing when people have a lack of respect for people period and go around feeling so hateful and angry and “right.” In Oklahoma, they go so far as to keep construing the law to protect the driver, even if their ignorance and lack of simple common sense kills someone…. No way to win with laws. Only way is to teach people to imagine that cyclist is their mom or their kid or wife or husband or brother. You gonna run ’em over and hide behind laws that even cops, lawyers, and judges don’t understand? —Corie Young via facebook.com/sourceweekly
I have had the exact experience here— drivers (trucks, mostly) revving and honking from behind, then cursing at the next light, when I’m supposed to get the whole lane (and they have a passing lane to use). It’s maddening. —Arthur K Tripp via facebook.com/ sourceweekly
IN REPLY TO “DO YOU AGREE WE SHOULD LET COUGARS LIVE?” (4/19)
Whole-heartedly. It teaches society to be more aware of their surroundings. If you can’t figure out how to live with wild animals, then it’s a sad day. Nature was here first. :) —Callipygianlass via instagram.com/ sourceweekly Yes, we must protect our amazing mountain lion—never call ODFW or the police if you see one—it’s an instant death sentence for the creature. There has never been a cougar attack on a person in Oregon history. Please come speak out in defense of our wolves and mountain lions this Friday at the public ODFW meeting! More info check out #predatordefense FB page or website. Our wild animals need our help. Keep #oregonwild. —Lightseekingeyes via instagram.com/ sourceweekly Never report a cougar sighting, just back away slowly and be glad you had the experience. Police and Oregon Department of Wildlife kill them rather than [use] nonlethal means like they use in California. Check out the CA nonlethal mountain lion public safety bill—passed last year. —Bad_tabby via instagram.com/sourceweekly I think it would be pretty neat to die by cougar. My kids and grandkids would always have an interesting story to tell. —letspartybigfoot via instagram.com/ sourceweekly You all know how I feel. That cougar should have been left alone. My only concern is not reporting. If that cougar had taken down a deer and had a carcass nearby, that’s a possible very dangerous situation for someone off trail. Most people don’t know how to tell or even think to look. Experts
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need to assess, but if they always kill the animal, they aren’t even needed. There are plenty of people who know how to shoot a cougar. Policies need to be written and followed. This situation could have been perfect for educating the public. They wasted a great opportunity in addition to taking the cougar’s life. —thebuttelady via instagram.com/ sourceweekly Heeding an old American saying, “Chase two rabbits at the same time and both rabbits will get away,” I usually try restricting my concerns to one subject at a time—one of these concerns being public transit. Tonight, however, I feel compelled to instead comment about the addresses to Council on 4 March 2015—namely, by Wade Fagen and Allegra [Briggs], and their subjects. Wade regarding Mirror Pond and contingent matters: He convinced me and numerous others that his proposal was the best and that he definitely had done his homework. Allegra likewise had done her homework. And her suggestions regarding vacation home rentals were most logical. So I do applaud both Wade and Allegra. Though I would like to stick to my usual observances regarding public transit, [today] I wish to instead…comment about vacation home rentals. In addition to the facts presented by Allegra, vacation home rentals contribute to causing the shortage and abnormally high rents of conventional rentals. Appropriate seem the works of Mahatma
Gandhi: “The earth provides enough for every man’s needs, but not enough for every man’s greed.” Though it is popular for us Oregonians to ridicule Californians, that state nevertheless does SOME things right. One of them is putting the brakes on the amount of rent increases. It does so by limiting a rent raise to no more than the statistical cost of living increase. —Earl Williams
Letter of the Week! Earl—My grandmother had a saying: If you have a lot on your mind, best to dump it at our doorstep. Thanks for your many notes in one, and please come by for your $5 certificate for Palate.
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Yes, the city did get its UGB plans sent back from the state in 2008. But you neglect to inform that they also didn’t follow any of the state’s laws about the UGB, so naturally the plans were rejected. If Bend didn’t think it was a special circumstance and the state growth laws didn’t apply to them, perhaps they wouldn’t be in this mess. —Austin Anderson via facebook.com/ sourceweekly
All communities need more “sharing the road with bicycles” education and signage. Even better would be roads/streets designed and built to support bicycle safety as a forethought, instead of how things are in the U.S., as an afterthought. —Steve Burkett via facebook.com/sourceweekly
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HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK
What’s Brewing? Bend Parks & Recreation Candidate Forum
Moderated by: - Jamie Christman, Bend Chamber - Aaron Switzer, The Source Weekly - Kelly Bleyer, NewsTalk 1110 KBND
Deschutes Brewery Public House
5-7 pm, Tuesday, May 5 $20 general, $15 Chamber members
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Weekly Unity Services - Sunday, 10 a.m. Youth Program Offered for ages 4-17
High Desert Community Grange 62855 Powell Butte Hwy., Bend
Find Love in One and All
Whether single or a partner, you need to find unconditional love not only for lasting romantic love but for yourself too. By learning some prospecting skills, we can all succeed at love. Rev. Jane is offering monthly experiential workshops each 2nd Sunday, the next class being May 10, from 12:30-2:00 at Unity Community, 62855 Powell Butte Hwy., Bend. Cost is $15/person/month or $105 upfront for the remaining eight months in the series. Men’s Group & Women’s Sacred Circle, Gratitude Circles
Foster Fell for Park Board. May 19.
Foster also supports safe, science-based, rational humane wildlife control in the Park District and the City. Please attend the April 15 Bend City Council meeting at 6:45 P.M. to express your concerns about the recent cougar killings.
It is almost getting tiring to say, but kudos to Rep. Knute Buehler. And, at some point, an elected official acting on his best judgment and breaking from traditional political party dogma will not be news. But, for the time being, when Democrats and Republicans are expected to follow the party’s playbook for most social issues, Rep. Buehler is acting as a free agent—and, as such, truly representing Central Oregon in his first term in the Oregon House. Why are we so surprised? He told us he would be, and do, exactly this. When Buehler campaigned last year, he proudly stated his afflation with the Republican Party, but also went out of his way to identify his political positions that differ from the political party’s traditional platform. Moreover, he promised to think and vote independently from his party and to set his own course. A month ago, he was the only Republican on the Health Care Committee to support HB 2307, a bill that sought to outlaw so-called conversion therapy, a “treatment” that tries to force gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth to become straight, and which has been discredited by the American Psychological Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. That stance was notable for its independence, and for announcing his ability to stand by his moral and scientific convictions. But last week, Rep. Buehler was even more forthright, and added a specific proposal that, at first blush, would seem counter to many of the prevailing winds of the Republican Party: On Wednesday, Rep. Buehler added a specific proposal to House Bill 2028 that would allow pharmacists to distribute birth control over the counter. That bill, HB 2028 already is structured to give more authority to Oregon pharmacists; Rep. Buehler’s proposal gives the specific ability for pharmacists to distribute birth control. The proposal in notable for a couple reasons: First, it is simple and fair. Yet, it is also controversial. At the federal and state levels, many conservatives have lambasted the Affordable Care Act. It has been one of the most heated battle lines between political parties. However, even though a Republican, Rep. Buehler’s proposal bolsters one of the more controversial issues within the Affordable Care Act—that is, the requirement that insurance companies cover contraceptives prescribed by a woman’s doctor. By bypassing a requirement for a doctor’s prescription, Rep. Buehler provides even greater access to such contraceptives for women. Rep. Buehler’s proposal is also notable because it does what the Affordable Care Act strives to do; that is, it helps eliminate expenses for patients and clears doctors’ schedules for tasks that can’t be handled elsewhere. With medical costs increasing, eliminating cumbersome bureaucracy—like setting up doctor’s appointments and health care insurance approval systems—truly does help make health care more affordable. Moreover, Rep. Buehler also does what lawmaking should do: Borrow from best-practices elsewhere (California currently permits this same allowance), and build from previous successes (12 years ago, the Oregon legislature allowed pharmacists to provide vaccinations and there have been no problems as a result). Even though the proposal is simple, it has the potential to be controversial—and we applaud Rep. Buehler for following a course that he believes is the best idea, rather than an idea that may earn him support, or simply take a course of neutral or no action.
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No Room for More Inns
New City policies formalize vacation rental operations
BY ERIN ROOK
BY ERIN ROOK
STILL FOR RENT, BUT NOW WITH LOTS OF REGULATIONS. PHOTO BY ERIN ROOK. Kickstarter. Uber. Airbnb. These services have been at the vanguard of the modern “sharing economy.” Yet, what started largely as informal means to generate a little extra money for ordinary people—whether by turning your car into a part-time taxi, or renting out your house while away on vacation yourself—has quickly matured into full-time businesses; in Bend, hundreds of homes are available for short-term rental on Airbnb alone, and investors have swooped into town to purchase homes strictly to use as vacation rentals. For the past five months, the City of Bend, like other popular destination spots across the country, has struggled to fashion policies that make clear the line between someone simply “sharing” and a full-fledged business exchange—and, moreover, to respond to residents’ complaints that high concentrations of vacation rentals dilute the quality of life in residential neighborhoods. On Wednesday, City Council answered that question—at least for the time being—by voting to limit the clustering of future short-term rentals, and to create a more serious fee and inspection structure. As well, even if not intentionally, they carved out some exceptions for homeowners who only rent now and again, but are not conducting a full-fledged business. The vote was one of the first significant votes for the new City Council. And, despite diverse perspectives among Council on the particulars, the body ultimately voted in unanimously in the interest of enacting the ordinance’s emergency clause, which made the land use policies effective April 16. “The short-term rental discussion was a large public policy matter that blended a number of issues—livability, tourism, property rights, room tax collection, and others,” Assistant City Manager Jon Skidmore explains. “I applaud the Council for moving it from concept to discussion to adoption in a fast timeline [less than 5 months]. Some members of the community will be pleased with the new regulations. Others won’t. Council was responsive to and decisive about an issue that impacted neighborhoods in our City’s core.” Under the new policies, owner-occupied properties rented out for fewer than 30 days per year are effectively excluded from all the new rules. Those owners, who are just renting a few days here and there, do not need a land use permit, operating license, or to pay transient room taxes if they rent out a spare room only infrequently. Skidmore says that while an interest in preserving the sharing economy didn’t really factor into discussions about how to address owner-occupied short-term rentals, there was some recognition that such setups are substantially different from the kind of yearround vacation rentals most residents are complaining about. “From what I witnessed, there was recognition that owner occupied STRs likely provide better management of some livability issues than non-owner occupied STRs,” Skidmore says. “This is due
primarily to the owner being on site with the renters while they are renting. For instance, the potential for late night hot tub parties that disturb the neighbors aren’t as likely to occur in an owner occupied STR—especially if the owner wants to go to bed.” He also hopes that one of the more unique elements of the City’s approach—establishing “Good Neighbor Guidelines”—will also help address some of the livability concerns raised by neighbors, even if the total number of vacation rentals in the highly concentrated neighborhoods doesn’t decrease. Under the new rules, no additional short-term rentals are permitted within a 250-foot radius from an existing rental. However, this does not apply to existing permitted rentals. “These guidelines focus on informing tenants of the behavior expected of these visitors within residential districts,” Skidmore explains. Included are such common courtesies as being respectful to neighbors, keeping noise down after 10 pm, and cleaning up after pets. “In order to obtain an annual license, STR owners and managers must agree to acknowledge the Good Neighbor Policies and assure that these policies are shared with tenants to inform them of their responsibilities as renters.” Still, the new policies bring vacation rentals more in line with other businesses in terms of community input and fee structures. Under the new rules, those interested in renting out their residentially-zoned properties on a short-term basis for 30 or more days each year must obtain a “Type 2” permit. (Vacation rentals in some other zones—like commercial or mixed employment—or which will be rented out for fewer than 30 days, require only a “Type 1” permit.) Type 2 applications require, among other things, notification to property owners within 250 feet, posting a sign on the property, and allowing neighbors to weigh in with written comment and even appeal to a hearings officer. Because it is a more involved process that uses more City staff time, the price tag is steeper, too. These permits will cost $1,749, the same price as a home occupation permit. All short-term rentals, with the exception of “owner occupied short-term rentals” renting for fewer than 30 days a year, also will need an annual operating license. While the exact fee for that has not yet been set, it’s expected to fall in the $200 to $300 range. At the end of the day, most aspiring vacation rental owners—existing rentals have been grandfathered in for now—will be on the hook for about $2,000 in City fees to get into the game. Moreover, those permits will be contingent on new density requirements adopted by the City—restrictions that are somewhat stricter than those recommended by the Task Force and the Planning Commission. The Task Force would have allowed 5 to 10 percent of the properties in a 250-foot radius to be vacation rentals, while the Planning Commission landed on 7 percent. The City Council opted to allow just the one.
Marriage equality will continue to be the law of the land in Oregon, despite the best efforts of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). The conservative activist group, which opposes extending civil marriage rights to same-sex couples, had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in Oregon. The court’s response: “Petition denied.” No one seems surprised that the court declined to get involved. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to take on a slate of marriage cases from Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee on April 28. The court will consider whether states are obligated to perform and/or recognize samesex marriages. A ruling is expected in June or July, but regardless of the outcome, it is not likely to affect marriage law in Oregon. The Oregon Association of Chiefs of Police is throwing its support behind legislation aimed at ending profiling. House Bill 2002 would require the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to “establish independent procedures for receiving and recording profiling complaints.” The House Committee on the Judiciary also approved an amendment April 20 that would create a Law Enforcement Working Group to help roll out new policies. The bill now moves on to the Sub Joint Ways and Means Committee on Public Safety, then the full Ways and Means Committee, and then to a vote from the full legislature. Speaking of law and disorder, the Oregon Senate will hold a lengthy public hearing April 22 on Senate Bill 941, which would require background checks for the private sale of firearms. The Senate was criticized after initially only offering two hours for public comment, reportedly leaving out members of the public who had travelled long distances in order to give their testimony. Wednesday’s open public hearing will run from 3 to 7 pm. The legislature has also held public hearings on bills relating to paid sick leave and minimum wage.
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Riley’s Range Benders
Furniture Flip Design Challenge
MUSIC—Set on a crest facing west, Crux already has one of the best vantage points for mountain ranges and evening sunsets and, increasingly, they seem to be adding another element to magical evenings: Live music! Riley’s Range Benders are easy-going folk music; a great way to wind down the week. 5–8 pm. Crux Fermentation Center, 50 SW Division. Free.
ART + DESIGN—Instead of watching re-runs of “Yard Crashers” this weekend, check a real-life, trash-to-treasure challenge when local designers including Stemach Design & Architecture, Natural Edge Furniture, and Connell Hull Company put their skills to the test to upcycle furniture from ReStore. Proceeds from the event benefit Bend Area Habitat for Humanity. 7-10 pm. Armature, 50 SE Scott St., Suite 2. Free.
Big Wave Challenge
HOOTENANNY—Oh, everyone is invited to this party, and by that we mean everyone who isn’t already in the band. The Cutmen are fun, raucous, and full bodied jazziness— carnival keyboards, New Orleans horns, Revival hand clapping, driving guitars, and lead singer Aine Evans belting out Janis Joplin yelps. 9 pm. Volcanic, 70 SW Century Dr. $5
HANG TEN—At least in some aspect, the age-old question of whether it is better to live on the mountain or next to the ocean is solved by the annual Big Wave Challenge, hosted by Gerry Lopez, on Mt Bachelor, a Cool Runnings’ event that styles snowboard courses and races with banked turns meant to simulate the big wave free flow of surfing. And, oh yeah, there’s a luau! 10 am–3 pm. Mt Bachelor, 13000 SW Century Dr. Free to spectators.
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COMEDY—If “Portlandia” were about Bend, it would probably look a lot like Bend Follies—the Tower Theatre’s annual fundraiser and a two-time winner of Best Fundraiser in the Source’s reader poll. This locals-focused sketch comedy show has featured a who’s who of local celebrities, from the Drake Park LARPers to Derby Dames. This year’s two-night affair is hosted by Scott Ramsay and Kerri Stewart. 6:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $48 VIP, $33 general, $18 “cheap” (balcony) seats.
MUSIC—Wind down the weekend with slide guitar, songs about heartbreak, and boot-shuffling honky tonk. Named Best Country Band by Seattle Weekly, which isn’t necessarily a hotbed of cowboys, but with traditional good-times country and western, it is still an honor they deserve. 8 pm. Volcanic, 70 SW Century Dr. $5.
FOOD—Bar/brewery crawls are par for the course in Bend, so it should be no surprise there’s an event celebrating the local culinary culture. The fourth annual Foodie Crawl features more than 20 restaurants and an after party with music from Subject to Change, dessert, and a live auction. Feeding the hungry has never been so delicious—proceeds help the Bend Community Center (BCC) serve more than 2,000 meals each week to those in need. 3-7 pm. Downtown Bend. $75.
The Weather Machine
MUSIC—After two years of work The Weather Machine, a Portland based band, has recently release their sophomore fulllength album, Peach. Now promoting its power American sound, the band is touring Oregon with a stop in Bend. With clever lyrics and songs about Oregon, this folksy, young band has a Mumford and Sons-esque and folk-pop sound. 8 pm. The Belfry, 302 E Main St., Sisters.
OR7 - The Journey
PARADE—Dress up as your favorite species, pump pedals with Bend Bikes, and then head to the Earth Day parade and fair. We’re not sure if Captain Planet qualifies as his own species, but you’d probably be in good company if you chose to channel his blueskinned, planet healing vibe. 9-10:30 am bike ride starts at Juniper Swim and Fitness Center, 800 NE Sixth St. 10:30 am parade downtown, followed by fair at Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. Free.
WOLF FILM—Nonprofit Oregon Wild brings the documentary that follows Oregon’s famous wandering gray wolf, OR7, as he worked to form the first wolf pack west of the Cascade Range in 70 years. After the film there will be a Q&A will the filmmaker, Clemens Schenk. The film is a celebration of wildlife, OR7’s journey, and wolf recovery. 6 pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis, 700 NW Bond St. $10.
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A Second Baby
Wilderness is incubating its second album
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You Knew Me When In June 2012, Cie and Karisa Hoover uprooted from their full time jobs and Nashville home in order to tour the country for a full year. But what started as a year for the married duo hasn’t stopped. They continue to play their progressive blend of indie rock and folk in venues across the nation. With the recent release of their second album, We Found Roads, the duo writes about leaving everything behind and finding new paths together. With beautiful, soulful harmonies, it feels as though there’s a full band playing a sound that often incorporates a ukulele and glockenspiel. 10:30 pm. Friday, April 24. Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St. $3. FOUR PEAS IN A POD. WILDERNESS, 4/29.
Some bands try too hard to create synergy, to harmonize their vocals and find a groove. Not Wilderness. Like the name suggests, the band’s sound is a bit chaotic. Jared Nelson Smith’s guitar occasionally races off toward Lynyrd Skynyrd Americana, while drummer Bradley David Parsons holds down a slamming beat, creating a musical diversity that can be as unkempt—and beautiful—as wilderness itself. And, it is also that slightly un-conventional and tough-to-categorize (rock and roll? noise-pop? alt-country?) that sets the Bend four-piece band apart. “It’s not jazz,” says Parsons, explaining the push-and-pull of the musicians’ different styles, “but there is a yin and yang.” We’re talking at Crow’s Feet Commons, where Smith day-jobs as the event manager. He jumps into the conversation and explains that into each of their songs, they always structure some space where Parsons, a self-described thrash drummer, can “go ape shit.” Wilderness released its first album nearly two years ago, and on Wednesday, April 29, the band plays a local show at McMenamin’s Old St. Francis School, where they will be pre-promoting their sophomore album. The show kicks off an IndieGoGo campaign to help fund the upcoming album, and they promise to incorporate some of their new songs into the set that night. “I think that it will be very different, definitively not a cut-andpaste of the last album,” says Parsons about this next album. “But,” he adds, “still the Wilderness sound.” The underpinnings for a new sound are understandable. In 2012, when Wilderness produced its first album, Smith had recently ar-
rived in Bend with his wife, Nora, who sings and plays keyboards in the band. At the time, they were fleeing Los Angeles, and looking for a place to settle. Smith had a successful career there as a musician, playing with Ry Cooder and opening for the likes of the Foo Fighters, brushing with fame but never quite grabbing the brass ring of rock-and-roll stardom. Most of the songs on the first album were autobiographical. The other musicians—Parsons as a drummer and Nick Graham as the bass player—were brought in after the songs were largely written, and joined the band for the recording. “A Craig’s List success story,” quips Parsons. But the new sound draws out more from each member, and plays off each others’ backgrounds and musical disciplines. “Controlled chaos,” says Smith. “A Venn diagram,” adds Parson. Wilderness plans to record the album in May and, in August kick off a tour that will follow a northern route all the way back to Smith’s home town in Upper Peninsula, Michigan.
Wilderness 7 pm, Wednesday, April 29 McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. Free
Letters From the Sky BY JOSH GROSS
On Tax Day, April 15, this reporter’s new personal hero, Doug Hughes, landed a one-man ultralight helicopter on the lawn of the U.S. capitol. But he wasn’t any ordinary Doug Hughes; he was an actual mailman who had come bearing mail for all members of Congress, letters in protest of the influence of money in politics. If that’s not brassy enough to deserve a mixtape, then we don’t know what is. So here it is Doug: a collection of songs about the mail, letters, and the postman, everything from The Marvelettes to 2Pac. To deepen the theme, it starts with “Letters From the Sky,” by Civil Twilight, and ends with “Letters to the President,” by Hawk Nelson. SCAN THE QR CODE
Maestro and the Captain’s Flat 5 Flim Flam While Maestro and the Captain’s Flat 5 Flim Flam’s name may be a mouthful to say, words won’t be necessary on Saturday night. The band’s original songs incorporate modern jazz sounds with vintage, acoustic swing to create a highly danceable set of tunes that keep feet moving and hips swaying. The band takes influences from the swing and jazz music of the ‘30s and ‘40s, while writing songs all their own. Dust off your fancy dancing shoes and grab a partner for a swinging evening highlighted by new old-timey sounds. 7-9 pm. Saturday, April 25. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln Ste. 1. No cover.
Miss Massive Snowflake Weaving together songs with a variety of musical influences, Portland’s Miss Massive Snowflake truly has a unique sound. From orchestral jazz, candy pop, and free-spirited psychedelic rock to boy band punk, Miss Massive Snowflake experiments freely to create a wide spectrum of catchy, energetic rock and pop songs. The band has played more than 500 shows in 10 countries, so has a refined, live sound and presence. Wednesday, April 29. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. $5.
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Checker’s Pub Open Mic/Jam Night With Denny Bales. Come join in the fun or bring your voice or an instrument. Hope to see you there! 6-9 pm. Free. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Rawkstar karaoke Wednesday nights. 9 pm. Free. Jersey Boys Pizza Allan Byer All original Americana music by Allan and his new version of the Allan Byer Project featuring Rosemarie Witnaur and Jimmy Jo McKue. 6-9 pm. Free. Level 2 Allan Byer Americana. 21+. Fourth Wednesday of every month, 5:30 pm. No cover. M&J Tavern Open Mic Night 21+. 6:30 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Country Karaoke Pick from 1000s of songs and let’r rip! 7 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School Pete Kartsounes A musical craftsman and truly limitless artist whose songwriting draws from a myriad of musical traditions, including folk, blues, jazz, and bluegrass.
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Writing ballads and compositions, Pete is best described as a storyteller, weaving a tale through his music, taking listeners on a soulful journey. His smoky voice is complemented by a soft texture with depth that stretches beyond his years, as he sings with all-consuming passion and conviction. 7 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic With Derek Michael Marc. 6-9 pm. Seven Nightclub Hump Day Karaoke We like to try a little something different, so come and check out our Hump Day Karaoke—it’s definitely not your normal karaoke party! 8 pm. Stihl Whiskey Bar Bobby Lindstrom & Friends The ever-funky, blues-laced, down and dirty sounds. 7-10 pm. Free. The Lot Open Mic at The Lot Young budding performers or seasoned professionals. Timid yet courageous or confident and commanding. Open mic is for one and all…step up to the open mic! Local favorite performer/artist MOsley WOtta hosts this fun night showcasing local talent. 6 pm. No cover.
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wednesday 22 – thursday 30 Portland Photo Month
Whether feeling photogenic or not, Portland had better be ready for glamour shots. As the fifth annual Portland Photo Month comes to a close, the final weekend promises a Portfolio Walk on April 23, giving a chance to stroll and see the best photos and photographers Portland has to offer, all in one evening. Acclaimed photographer Mona Kuhn will present a special lecture on April 24. A special showing of the photography documentary From Darkroom to Daylight by Harvey Wang will take place on April 25. Check out the details for these events and more at photolucida.org/portland-photo-month.
friday 24 – saturday 25
Rogue Valley Fermentation Celebration
The very best wine, whiskey, beer, and cider that the Rogue Valley offers and local chefs preparing dishes to complement your beverage of choice. Fashioned after Bend’s Little Woody Beer Festival, this party is so big and so Oregon, it had to be held outside, in a field. 5-10 pm, Friday. Noon-10 pm, Saturday. Harry and David Field. $5-$35.
saturday 25 – sunday 26 Glide Wildflower Show At the Glide Wildflower Show, you don’t even have to go to the wild to enjoy native flora and fauna. Over 600 species of flowers, mosses, lichens, grasses, ferns, and shrubs have been collected and put on display for this event that takes you to nature without the trek. Guided tours, lectures, and demonstrations will help you find that green thumb you never knew you had. 9 am-5 pm. $3 suggested donation.
saturday 25 – sunday 26 Taste of Ashland
For the ultimate pairings of Ashland’s finest food, wine, and art, look no further than the Ashland Gallery Association’s annual fundraiser, Taste of Ashland. Seventeen stops all around town are outlined on their map found at atasteofashland.com. Either stroll or take the convenient shuttle to each stop. Each location features a paired trifecta of art, food, and wine. Noon—4 pm. $50, Saturday. $40, Sunday. $60, weekend.
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thursday 23 Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards Reno & Cindy Come join us for another Thirsty Thursday! Our deals are on and the music will be great! 6-9 pm. $5. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Free Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Kenny Blue Ray & the High Desert Hustlers Classic and progressive blues will fill the air. Very danceable. Fourth Thursday of every month, 7:30-10:30 pm. Rat Hole Brewpub Junior Harris & Robert Lee Old school blues, R&B, and jazz. With an ear for the groove, this act offers a rich blend of blues and jazz classics with flair for roots R&B. Every other Thursday, 7:30-9:30 pm. Seven Nightclub Flirty Thursday Karaoke A perfect date night karaoke party! 8 pm. Strictly Organic Coffee Company Open Mic with Hal Worcester Local singer-songwriters perform original songs. 6 pm. No cover. The Lot Jupiter and Teardrop Small batch music brewed in Bend. Get a taste of this duo, new on the scene in town. A unique blend of Americana (think: Wilco, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch), to classics (Van Morrison) and some jazz/blues (Etta James). 6-7 pm. Free. Volcanic Theatre Pub Blue Lotus This award winning group is quickly becoming the next up and coming rock and roll jam band. 9:30 pm. $7 adv., $10 door.
friday 24 Astro Lounge You Knew Me When Indie folk rock. 10:30 pm. $3. Checker’s Pub Out of the Blue Classic rock and blues. 7:30-11 pm. Crux Fermentation Project Riley’s Range Benders Set on a crest facing west, Crux already has one of the best vantage points for mountain ranges and evening sunsets and, increasingly, they seem to be adding another element to magical evenings: Live music! Riley’s Range Benders are easy-going folk music; a great way to wind down the week. 5-8 pm. Free. Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards Jeff Jackson If you like James Taylor, you’ll love Jeff Jackson! One of our favorites, Jeff does popular covers as well as the occasional original, and has a fantastic voice for them! Come see us and him for Fondue Friday! 6-9 pm. $5. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Hub City Bar & Grill Tim Cruise Classic rock and oldies. 6-9 pm. Free. Jackson’s Corner Westside Honey Don’t Colorado transplants Bill Powers and Shelley Gray make up this powerful duo—two voices, guitar, and upright bass make for a big, solid sound. 6-8 pm. Free. Jackson’s Corner Eastside Coyote Willow Pacific Northwest acoustic group Coyote Willow’s exciting combination of cello, guitar, and rich vocals combine to take you on a musical journey that will have you laughing, crying, dancing, and celebrating the rhythms of life. 7-9 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Free Friday Dance Lessons 21+. 8 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Emerald City Central Oregon favorite Emerald City returns for some good times on the dance floor. 8:30 pm. $3. Seven Nightclub Bachata Night 21+. Fourth Friday of every month, 7:30 pm. Free. Silver Moon Brewing Five Pint Mary Upbeat, loud, and rollicking. The long-running Bend band, Five Pitn mary, plays a unique blend of Irish and American folkrock with an edge of punk. No cover. 8 pm. No cover. The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Steele 21+. 9 pm. No cover.
Volcanic Theatre Pub The Cutmen Oh, everyone is invited to this party, and by that we mean everyone who isn’t already in the band. The Cutmen are fun, raucous, and full bodied jazziness—carnival keyboards, New Orleans horns, Revival hand clapping, driving guitars, and lead singer Aine Evans belting out Janis Joplin yelps. 9 pm. $5.
The Lifeline Taphouse The Bad Cats Live music, great food, a fun atmosphere with dancing, and a friendly staff serving 30+ beers on tap plus your favorite drinks. 9 pm-midnight. No cover.
Volcanic Theatre Pub Heavyweight Dub Champion/Liberation Movement, Indubious, & Strive Roots Hybird set with Heavyweight Dub Champion/ Liberation Movement and Indubious. Acoustic set by Strive Roots. 8 pm. $13 adv., $15 door.
Bend Brewing Company Kim Kelley Unit Acoustic folk music. 6:30-9 pm.
Bottoms Up Saloon Back Roads Come on out and hear one of the hottest bands in Central Oregon! 8-11:45 pm.
Broken Top Bottle Shop Seth Charles & The Critical Roots Playing soulful, grooving, folky tunes to tap your foot to. The Critical Roots play anything from soulful R&B, to tin-pan alley jazz, to grooving folk. They have a reachable sound made stronger by their meticulous harmonies and the strong lead vocals of Seth Charles. Seth writes the majority of the material for the band, with most songs bridging the gap between Bob Dylan and Stevie Wonder. 7-9 pm. Free.
Broken Top Bottle Shop Maestro & the Captain’s Flat 5 Flim Flam Playing original acoustic swing music with roots in 30s and 40s swing era jazz, and reefer tunes. Flat 5 Flim Flam combines musical elements of the American vintage swing-era, modern jazz, old reefer tunes, plus original music written by Maestro and the Captain. 7-9 pm. No cover. Checker’s Pub Out of the Blue Classic rock and blues. 7:30-11 pm. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom & Hefferdust Featuring some of the best blues players in town, with special Portland guests. 6-9 pm. No cover. First Presbyterian Church Listen Local Live Recital series presents an evening of Broadway and Operetta. Talented local artists sing hits by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Stephen Sondheim, Victor Herbert, Meredith Wilson, and others. Organized by Barbara Rich, Jonathan Shepherd at the piano. 7-8 pm. Free. Donations accepted.
Dawg House ll Acoustic Jam Session & Open Mic A much needed outlet for singer/songwriters and musicians to develop/perform new material, improve improvisation and live performance skills, or just simply socialize with others that have similar interests. 3:30-6:30 pm. Free. Volcanic Theatre Pub The Ganges River Band Wind down the weekend with slide guitar, songs about heartbreak, and boot-shuffling honky tonk. Named Best Country Band by Seattle Weekly. 8 pm. $5.
monday 27 Northside Bar & Grill Karaoke With DJ Chris! 7-9 pm.
Hub City Bar & Grill Tim Cruise Classic rock and oldies. 6-9 pm. Free.
Open Door Wine Bar Jason Chinchen Front man of the popular local folkgrass band, Juniper and Gin, performs songs solo from his many years of travel and songwriting. Introspective and confessional, Jason will take you on a journey through the human experience. 6-8 pm. Free.
Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Karaoke 21+. 8 pm. No cover.
M&J Tavern Chin Ups Gritty vocals front the brilliant trio of talent, bringing you a night of music that will make you stop and listen. Bringing a fresh sound, this trio is set to funk it up a bit! 9 pm. No cover.
Astro Lounge Trivia Tuesdays Bring your team or join one! Usually six categories of various themes. 8 pm. No cover.
Hardtails Bar & Grill Live Music Saturdays Bands, duos, solo artists all summer long on our outdoor stage! (Weather permitting) 1-4 pm. Free.
Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Free Dance Lessons Come learn the popular line dances to your favorite country songs every Saturday! 9 pm. No cover. Midtown Ballroom Tech N9ne Performing with special guests Krizz Kaliko, Chris Webby, Murs, King 810, and Zuse. Rap, hip-hop. All ages. 8 pm. $32 online. Northside Bar & Grill Emerald City Central Oregon favorite Emerald City returns for some good times on the dance floor. 8:30 pm. $3. Silver Moon Brewing Sweet Red & The Hot Rod Billies A five-piece high energy rock-a-billy band from Bend. Fronted by a vocal vet of local theater and musical performance, Anna “Sweet Red” Thedford adds the style and flare to the group. She’s backed by four musicians, whose backgrounds include jazz, rock, funk, and more. The Hot Rod Billies are known to get the party started! 9 pm. No cover. Strictly Organic Coffee Company Victor Johnson Singer/songwriter, Victor Johnson, moved to Bend last summer from Atlanta. He brings with him his unique style, characterized by unusual chord progressions, subtle shifts from major to minor, strong vocals, beautiful poetry, nature imagery, and engaging songs. Major influences include Joni Mitchell, Grateful Dead, Rush, Nick Drake, Stevie Wonder, and John Coltrane among others. 3-5 pm. No cover. The Summit Saloon & Stage DJ Steele 21+. 9 pm. No cover. The Belfry The Weather Machine After two years of work The Weather Machine, a Portland based band, has recently release their sophomore full-length album, Peach. Now promoting its power American sound, the band is touring Oregon with a stop in Bend. With clever lyrics and songs about Oregon, this folksy, young band has a Mumford and Sons-esque and folkpop sound. 8 pm.
Featured Event April 24-25, 2015
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Bamboo Room DJ Shane Come down to the Bamboo Room (behind the Hong Kong) on 3rd Street and Wilson and get your pre-funk on. 7 pm. No cover. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Kelly D’s Irish Sports Bar Ukulele Jam All ages. 6:30 pm. No cover. M&J Tavern Aaron Rhen Tuesday Tunes featured artist, Aaron Rhen brings his ballads and style of rock to the stage. 9 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Lisa Dae and Robert Lee Jazz duo from Bend. Fourth Tuesday of every month, 6-9 pm. Seven Nightclub Rockstar Karaoke Join us downtown for Rockstar Karaoke every Tuesday. We’ve also got a weekly pool tournament at the same time so you can possibly win some cash, too! 8 pm.
Checker’s Pub Open Mic/Jam Night With Denny Bales. Come join in the fun or bring your voice or an instrument. Hope to see you there! 6-9 pm. Free. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Hardtails Bar & Grill Karaoke Rawkstar karaoke Wednesday nights. 9 pm. Free. Jersey Boys Pizza Burnin’ Moonlight with Pizza! Spirited bluegrass, blues, and swing from very happy musicians. Scott Foxx (fiddle, guitar), Jim Roy (mandolin, guitar, vocals), Maggie J (banjo, bass, guitar, vocals). 6 pm. No cover. M&J Tavern Open Mic Night 21+. 6:30 pm. Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Country Karaoke Pick from 1000s of songs and let’r rip! 7 pm. No cover.
The Rogue Valley Brew Fest
Harry and David Field, Medford Presents
McMenamins Old St. Francis School Wilderness Dances somewhere between the lines of rock n roll, folk, and experimental-noise-pop. 7 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Acoustic Open Mic With Derek Michael Marc. 6-9 pm. Seven Nightclub Hump Day Karaoke We like to try a little something different, so come and check out our Hump Day Karaoke—it’s definitely not your normal karaoke party! 8 pm. Stihl Whiskey Bar Bobby Lindstrom & Friends The ever-funky, blues-laced, down and dirty sounds. 7-10 pm. Free. The Lot Open Mic at The Lot Young budding performers or seasoned professionals. Timid yet courageous or confident and commanding. Open mic is for one and all…step up to the open mic! Local favorite performer/artist MOsley WOtta hosts this fun night showcasing local talent. 6 pm. No cover. Volcanic Theatre Pub Miss Massive Snowflake The charismatic and playful band, Miss Massive Snowflake, produce curious and clever progressive pop songs. The band marries traditional familiarities and edgy concepts with catchy energetic rock, crafting deceptively intricate songs. The drums and bass drive while horns punch into screwed groove guitar riffs producing beautiful, moving, and intellectually satisfying rock music. 9 pm. $5.
thursday 30 Domino Room Jeff Austin Band Mandolinist Jeff Austin is unstoppable. He is celebrated for his fleet fingers and penchant for improvisation on stage, but those qualities also speak volumes about how he chooses to live. Former member of Yonder Mountain String Band. Featuring Danny Barnes, Ross Martin, and Eric Thorin. 21+. 7 pm. $18 adv. online. Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards Lindy Gravelle We’ve missed her and now she’s back! For the last Thursday of the month through April, you can’t miss the spunky fun music of Lindy Gravelle! Thirsty Thursday specials are on, and so’s the music! 6-9 pm. $5. Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues Bobby Lindstrom’s Lunchtime Blues Noon-2 pm. Free. Hub City Bar & Grill Tim Cruise Classic rock and oldies. 6-9 pm. Free. Kelly D’s Banquet Room Benefit Concert for Soldiers Songs & Voices Come join us for a fun evening of entertainment. We start with a song circle hour with local songwriters Mike Viles, Frank Boddsends, and Joey Michael Hodgson. We rotate after each song and each artist will perform five selections. We then have an hour of special guest Stacie Lynn Johnson from Voodoo Highway and Broken Down Guitars. She may bring a friend or two as well. Dinner. Libations. Music. 7-9 pm. Free. Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill Free Country Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday night, learn how to country swing. No partner needed. 8 pm. No cover. McMenamins Old St. Francis School Brian Copeland Band Pop-savvy Brian Copeland Band is one of Portland’s favorite up and coming contenders, a group with a rotating cast of characters, an arsenal of new original songs, and a sophisticated refinement to their pop sound. 7 pm. No cover. Northside Bar & Grill Bobby Lindstrom Oregon native returns with his spirited songs (originals and covers) and his musician friends for a fantastic show. 7:30 pm. No cover. Seven Nightclub Flirty Thursday Karaoke A perfect date night karaoke party! 8 pm. Strictly Organic Coffee Company Open Mic with Hal Worcester Local singers/songwriters perform original songs. 6 pm. The Lot Yvonne Ramage Yvonne Ramage is an acoustic solo artist. Her sound is a polished, funkyfolky mix of upbeat sounds, described as a powerful expression between neo-soul, world, folk, and pop. Her lyrical depth and magnetic vocals lay the smooth and inviting groundwork for her well-crafted songs. The result is an evening that leaves you with a bounce in your step and hope in your heart. 6-8 pm. Free.
The Midtown Ballroom Presents
Heavyweight Dub Champion
Jeff Austin Band Featuring
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INdubious, Liberation Movement, Strive Roots
The Domino Room Presents
Danny Barnes, Ross martin and Eric Thorin
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the Clean Water Rule is being developed by the EPA. Curt Melcher, will be discussing his management goals for ODF&W, the current budget proposal for the fiscal year 2015-2017, current legislative issues associated with ODF&W, and Oregon fishing regulations. April 22, 6-8pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. Free. Internet Safety This training helps parents and caregivers become aware of the dangers that exist online. Participants will learn tips on how to talk to children about using the Internet safely and steps to protect children online. Wednesday, April 29, 5:30-7:30pm. KIDS Center, 1375 NW Kingston Ave. 541-306-3062. $10. Extreme Couponing Money Smart Week—Learn how to save lots of money by strategically using coupons in a presentation by Melissa Clemo. April 23, 6-7:30pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541617-7050. Free. CATCH THE SOUNDS OF HEAVYWEIGHT DUB CHAMPION AND LIBERATION MOVEMENT. HYBRID, DUB, TRIP-HOP SET AT VOLCANIC THEATRE PUB, 4/25.
Black Cat Ballroom, 600 NE Savannah Dr. Suite 3. 541325-6676. $40 month (4 classes) or $12 drop-in.
Bells on Broadway The Bells of Sunriver in concert. Pieces include Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Annie, Surrey with the Fringe on Top, and more. April 26, 3-4:30pm. Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 18143 Cottonwood Rd. 541-593-1635. Free.
Group Class & Ballroom Dance Get your dance on at our Friday night group class and dance! Class topic changes weekly. No experience or partner necessary. Ages 16+. All proceeds donated to Bend’s Community Center. Fridays, 7pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-314-4398. $5/person includes the class & dance.
BYU Idaho Symphony Band The Concert Band from Brigham Young University—Idaho. The band is comprised of 44 of the University’s finest woodwind, brass, and percussion players. Everyone is welcome. April 22, 7-8:30pm. Bend High School, 230 NE 6th St. 541-280-7173. Free. Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band Practice The Cascade Highlanders Pipe Band is a traditional bagpipe and drum band with members from the Central Oregon area. Experienced pipers and drummers are welcome to attend, along with those who are interested in taking up piping or drumming and would like to find out what it would take to learn and eventually join our group. Wednesdays. City of Bend Fire Department West Station, 1212 SW Simpson Ave. 541-633-3225. Free. Cascade Horizon Band Spring Concert This 66 member band will be performing something for everyone. Marches, show tunes, a fun circus piece, and our usual patriotic pieces. April 26, 2pm. Mountain View High School Auditorium, 2755 NE 27th St. 541-8153767. Free, but donations gratefully accepted. Community Orchestra of Central Oregon Rehearsals The orchestra [COCO] welcomes all musicians who enjoy playing music with others. Auditions are not necessary but there are monthly dues. For more information call 541-306-6768 or email email@example.com. Tuesdays, 6:45-9pm. Cascade Middle School, 19619 SW Mountaineer Way.
Dance Adult Jazz Dance Class Love to dance? Join the Jazz Dance Collective for adult intermediate jazz dance class. Styles include Broadway, lyrical, Latin, and contemporary. May have opportunity to perform with JDC. JDC is part of Bend Dance Project, a nonprofit organization that promotes dance in Bend. Tuesdays, 7-8:30pm. Get a Move On Studio, 63076 NE 18th St. Suite 140. 541-410-8451. $10 drop-in donation (first class free). Argentine Tango Class & Práctica Beginning tango class 6:30-7:30 pm followed by two hours of practice from 7:30-9:30 pm. Individualized attention for beginner dancers in a friendly and supportive environment. No partner needed! Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. $5. Argentine Tango Milonga Tango dancing every 4th Saturday. For all levels of dancers. No partner needed! Fourth Saturday of every month, 7:30-10:30pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. $5. Beginner Salsa Classes Learn to dance salsa in a friendly group class setting. This class focuses on the fundamentals of the dance, making it ideal for first timers and those looking to add a solid foundation to their exciting salsa dance skills. Progressive four-class series starting on the first Thursday of each month. Drop-ins also welcome. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. Black Cat Ballroom, 600 NE Savannah Dr. Suite 3. 541325-6676. $40 month (4 classes) or $12 drop-in. Conscious Ecstatic Dance Celebrate the joy of free-form, expressive dance. Discover the power of movement for alchemical personal transformation. Dancing freely is the best practice for healing and liberating your body, mind, and spirit. Sponsored by PULSE: The Alchemy of Movement. Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm. 360-870-6093. $10. Fun Salsa Patterns Dance Classes Learn Salsa pattern combinations in this friendly and encouraging class in which you will learn to put together salsa dance pattern sequences including some fun turns. We recommend you feel comfortable with your basic salsa steps for this class. Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm.
Latin Wednesdays Come meet a group of welcoming Latin dance enthusiasts. Starting with a Latin dance lesson (salsa, bachata, cha cha cha, and merengue, alternating every week). Followed by social dancing to fun energetic Latin rhythms. Come learn some new steps and dance, or just watch and enjoy. The place to get your mid-week Latin dance and music fix! Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30pm. Seven Nightclub, 1033 NW Bond St. 541-325-6676. $5. Learn to Dance - Private Lessons Want to learn to dance in a comfortable, private setting? I’m here to help! You can learn a specific dance like Salsa or Swing, or just how to be comfortable on the dance floor. Two left feet are perfectly acceptable! Ongoing, 3-10pm. Victoria’s Studio, 19833 SW Porcupine Dr. 541-213-7127. $45/hour. Scottish Country Dance Weekly Class No experience or Scottish heritage necessary. Weekly classes include beginner & advanced dances. Mondays, 7-9pm. Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd. First class is free, future classes are $5. Sunday Soma Circle—Conscious Dance You are invited to dance your own dance, in your own way, to celebrate the gift of life. Follow your own authentic movement instincts into embodied prayer and sacred communion with yourself and others. Sunday, April 26, 11am-12:30pm. Armature, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 2. 541-610-7967. $10. Waltz Lessons Beginning waltz lessons. No partner necessary. Lessons will be every Sunday for the next eight weeks. Come join us for some fun and dancing. Lesson is an hour and a half with a couple of snack breaks. Feel free to bring something to share for snacks. Sundays, 4:30-6pm. Pine Forest Grange Hall, 63214 Boyd Acres Rd. 503-856-4874. $5. West African Dance Class Every class taught to live drumming by Fe Fanyi Drum Troupe. Mondays, 7pm. Victor Performing Arts, 2700 NE 4th St. Suite 210. 818-636-2465. $10 drop in.
Local Arts “A Novel Idea Art Show - A Tale for the Time Being” “A Novel Idea” Exhibit sponsored by Friends of Sisters Library. Theme is A Tale for the Time Being—the book by Ruth Ozeki. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-6pm. Free. Artventure with Judy Artist led painting event! No experience necessary! Fee includes canvas and supplies, food and beverages may be ordered from the Summit. Pre-register and see upcoming images at artventurewithjudy.com. Tuesdays, 6-9pm. The Summit Saloon & Stage, 115 NW Oregon Ave. $25 pre-paid. The Beauty of the American Horse Horse art exhibit and sale featuring the work of Italian artist Domenico Marcotrigiano. Marcotrigiano visited Central Oregon in 2013, and fell in love with the landscape and horses. His artwork features landscapes and horses from the area. These originals were donated to the Thrift Store by Marcotrigiano’s friend, Francesca Russo. April 24, 5-7pm. Sisters Habitat Thrift Store, 141 W Main St. 541-549-1740. Free. Beginning Silver Metal Clay Jewelry Making Class Silver metal clay is loved among jewelers because of its ability to capture imprinted images and textures as well as its malleable nature. Through this hands-on class you will gain understanding of the process of creating a silver clay object from beginning to finish. Working with basic techniques students will explore the possible applications of silver clay while creating
their own pendants. Tuition includes a beginning toolkit for students to keep as well as the silver metal clay. Registration Deadline: 10 am, April 22. April 30, 5:30-9pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. 347-564-9080. $115. Gathering of the Guilds Features over 150 artists from the Creative Metal Arts Guild, Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, Oregon Glass Guild, Portland Bead Society, and Portland Handweavers Guild. There will be daily art demonstrations, drawings, and prizes in this family-friendly, three-day event. This event runs April 24-26. Check online for varying show times each day. April 24-26, 10am-7pm. Oregon Convention Center, 777 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., Portland. 503-245-3551. Free. Jonathan Stark & Sarah Hansen, 4th Friday Art Stroll Featured Artists Wood sculptor, Jonathan Stark of Sisters, and watercolorist, Sarah Hansen of Bend, are the featured artists at Hood Avenue Art, a fine art gallery in Sisters. Artists reception includes live music by Sisters’ guitarist, Benji Nagel and refreshments. As a gallery exhibiting the work of local artists, many of the gallery artists will be in attendance. April 24, 4-7pm. Downtown Sisters, Hood Ave. 541-719-1800. Free. Myths & Legends A6’s 2nd International Biennial Artist Books exhibit opens for First Friday. Artists from China, India, United Arab Emirates, Canada, and the U.S. explore the theme of “Myths & Legends” in three-dimensional forms that challenge our idea of “books.” Mondays-Fridays, 9:30am-7pm, Saturdays, 10am-6pm, and Sundays, noon-5pm. A6, 389 SW Scalehouse Ct. Suite 120. Free.
Presentations Tents, Camels, & Other Roadside Attractions Amnesty International 610 presents Dresden “Walkaboutdude” Moss! He spent 8 years in Saudi Arabia and the UAE as a Respiratory Therapist and will elaborate on the challenges as a Westerner working in these countries. April 23, 3:30-6pm. Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-388-1793. Free. Open to the pubic. 2015 Real Estate Forecast Breakfast This isn’t going to be your traditional real estate forecast from the Bend Chamber. We will dive into: What is the urban growth boundary? Why is it significant? How does it impact me and my business? How will an expansion affect the future of Central Oregon? Panelists include: Brian Rankin, City of Bend; Brian Fratzke, Fratzke Commercial Real Estate Advisors; Ron Ross, Compass Commercial Real Estate Services; Andy High, Central Oregon Builders Association Inc. April 29, 8-11am. The River House Convention Center, 3075 US 97 Business. 541-382-3221. $49. Bungalows & Beyond: Historic Homes of Bend Bend’s historic neighborhoods are more than just homes; they reveal intrinsic ties to Bend’s past, the lumber mills, and our local economy. Doors open at 5:30 pm. April 28, 7pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. Free. Central Oregon PubTalk Produced by Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), Central Oregon PubTalk celebrates the spirit of entrepreneurship in Central Oregon and provides a unique forum where business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, and advisers can network. Each month a different speaker and at least two pitches from local companies. Thursday, April 23, 5-7pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. 541-388-3236. $20 EDCO & OEN members. Deschutes Trout Unlimited Quarterly Meeting Presenters include Mike Finley, CEO of the Turner Foundation and Chair of Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODF&W) Commissioners, and Curt Melcher, Director of ODF&W. Mike Finley will speak about the need to protect the Federal Endangered Species Act, the importance of public lands, and the need promote long-term federal protection, and how
Voluntary Simplicity Panel Money Smart Week— Simplify your life with tips from experts in this panel presentation. April 25, 2-3:30pm. Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7050. Free. Teddy Roosevelt’s Oregon Roadshow A live performance by historical re-creator Joe Wiegand, who will visit Bend for this special event sponsored by the Oregon Historical Society and Wells Fargo. For the past three years, Wiegand has entertained and educated people of all ages as he traversed more than 3,500 miles across Oregon. Wiegand has been bringing Roosevelt to life for years with his unparalleled grasp of history and uncanny resemblance to the 26th president. His depth of knowledge about the personal anecdotes in Roosevelt’s life make his audiences feel they are truly in the presence of the former U.S. president. April 30, 11:30am-12:45pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-312-1034. Free. Thor Hanson presents “The Triumph of Seeds” Thor Hanson presents a talk and slideshow based on his new bookt He will tell us all about seeds and their relationship to human history. Centuries ago, human manipulation of dormant seeds made agriculture possible. Seeds defend the embryonic plant with shells, husks, rinds, and chemicals. Humans convert these to pharmaceuticals, enjoy them in a variety of applications (caffeine, peppers, chocolate), and sometimes get sick from them (hemlock, strychnine). This will be a fascinating talk and slide show for everyone from biologists to armchair travelers. April 26, 4-5:30pm. Paulina Springs Books, 252 W Hood Ave. 541-549-0866. $5 (refunded upon purchase of the featured book). William Sullivan presents 100 Hikes in Eastern Oregon Oregon author and hiking guru William Sullivan returns with one of his crowd-pleaser slideshows and talks on hiking trails in the eastern part of our beautiful state. Sullivan has remarked how Eastern Oregon is almost like another planet sometimes, and when you see his photos and go armchair traveling with him, you might agree. The largest but least populated portion of our state is home to all kinds of habitat from deserts to mountains and forests. It’s some of the most beautiful, almost mystical landscape you will ever see. Refreshments will be served. April 29, 6:308pm. Paulina Springs Books-Redmond, 422 SW Sixth St. 541-526-1491. $5 (refunded upon purchase of the featured book). April 30, 6:30-8pm. Paulina Springs Books-Sisters, 252 W Hood Ave. 541-549-0866. $5 (refunded upon purchase of featured book). Women’s Roundtable Happy Hour Session Creative Power: I Create My Story A lecture and rich discussion about the power of individual vision from The Courage Tribe’s founder, Amy Turner. Upon learning how the light of your deepest desire is exactly what the world needs most, participants are invited to roll up their sleeves and put this empowerment to use, along with basic collaging techniques, in a series of focused exercises. By the end of the evening you will have crafted your very own “I Create My Story” mini picture book to carry with you. April 30, 5-8:30pm. Rosie Bareis Campus, 1010 NW 14th St. 541-3823221. $25 materials provided.
Theater Craig May & Taylor Ward Bend Comedy presents, Oregon native Craig May, who has been actively doing comedy for over three years. His comedy style can best be described as an awkward hug that goes on for too long but you hold on anyway. Taylor Ward is a writer, comedian, and all around bearded guy living in the Pacific Northwest. April 23, 8-10:45pm. The Summit Saloon & Stage, 115 NW Oregon Ave. 541419-0111. $8 adv., $10 door. Bend Comedy Showcase & Open-Mic Bend’s most talented comedians make up the best comedy showcase in Central Oregon. At 9:30 pm, the stage opens to all aspiring comedians. Sign-up before the showcase, 7-8 pm. April 30, 8-10:45pm. The Summit Saloon & Stage, 115 NW Oregon Ave. 541-419-0111. $5 adv., $8 door.
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ROCK-A-BILLY, LOCAL BEND BAND, SWEET RED & THE HOT ROD BILLIES; WILL GET THE PARTY STARTED SATURDAY AT SILVER MOON BREWING, 4/25. PHOTO BY GARY CALICOTT. Bend Follies If “Portlandia” were about Bend, it would probably look a lot like Bend Follies—the Tower Theatre’s annual fundraiser and a two-time winner of Best Fundraiser in the Source’s reader poll. This locals-focused sketch comedy show has featured a who’s who of local celebrities, from the Drake Park LARPers to Derby Dames. This year’s two-night affair is hosted by Scott Ramsay and Kerri Stewart. April 24, 6:30pm and April 25, 6:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $48 VIP, $33 general, $18 “cheap” (balcony) seats. CTC Presents The School for Scandal By Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The show is directed by Brian Johnson. Gossips, hypocrites, liars, and lovers populate one of Great Britain’s classic theatrical works! Friday, April 24, 7:30pm, Saturday, April 25, 7:30pm, Sunday, April 26, 2pm and Thursday, April 30, 7:30pm. Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Avenue. 541-389-0803. $20 Adult, $16 Senior (60 and over), $13 Student. Group rates for 10 people or more are available. Shakespeare’s As You Like It Modern New York City: Winifred Duke has ousted her older brother, Senior Duke, out of his Fortune 500 Company. Senior and his top execs now live an impoverished life in Central Park. Meanwhile, Senior’s daughter, Rosalind, and her cousin, Celia, have also left The Court, donning disguises to protect themselves. Matters are complicated when Rosalind, dressed as a man, runs into her beloved, Orlando, and decides to test his true feelings for her. Marrying the language of old, with the context of new, you’re sure to enjoy this take on one of Shakespeare’s lesser known and wonderfully absurd, pastoral comedies. Thursday, April 23, 7-9:30pm, Friday, April 24, 7-9:30pm, Saturday, April 25, 7-9:30pm and Sun, April 26, 2-4:30pm. Summit High School Auditorium, 2855 NW Clearwater Dr. 541-355-4190. $5 students/seniors, $8 adults.
Words A Novel Idea: Book Discussion Read and discuss A Tale for the Time Being, Deschutes Public Library’s community-wide reading selection. April 22, 6:308pm. 541-312-1032. Free. Panel of Editors Professional editors Kelly Schaub, Mike Lankford, and Lauren Davis Baker will share their experience with fiction, non-fiction, and journalistic writing and editing in a fun and informative meeting of the Central Oregon Writers Guild. April 29, 6-7:45pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541548-4138. Free. Phillip Margolin presents “Woman with a Gun” In this thriller with a difference, set in Oregon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph “Woman with a Gun,” showing a bride facing an expanse of ocean with a six-shooter held behind her back, sparks the imagination of aspiring novelist Stacey Kim—especially when she learns that the woman in question was suspected of killing her millionaire husband on their wedding night. What does the photographer know? Especially intriguing because this photograph actually exists. Portland author Margolin is a perennial favorite here at Paulina Springs. April 24, 6:30-8pm. Paulina Springs Books-Sisters, 252 W Hood Ave. 541-549-0866. April 25, 6:30-8pm. Paulina Springs Books-Redmond, 422 SW Sixth St. 541-526-1491. $5 (refunded upon purchase of featured book).
Call For Volunteers Dog Park Clean-up Join in! Help out with spring cleaning at your favorite off-leash areas/dog parks. Bring your work gloves, shovels/scoop, and a water bottle. Beautify the dog park by pulling weeds and scooping poop. Come to any the dog parks around Bend. April 25, 9am-noon. Pine Nursery Park, 3707 NE Purcell Blvd. 541-382-7275. Free. Mentor Heart of Oregon Corps is a nonprofit that inspires and empowers positive change in youth through
education, jobs, and stewardship. We are in need of caring adults who are willing to dedicate four hours each month to providing additional support and being positive role models to young people, helping them transform their lives and become successful members of society. For more information or to become a mentor, contact Susie at 541-526-1380. Mondays-Fridays. Heart of Oregon YouthBuild, 68797 George Cyrus Rd. 541-526-1380.
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Tech Expert for Short-Term Sharepoint Project Heart of Oregon Corps is seeking a Microsoft SharePoint savvy individual who would be willing to volunteer their time to help us set up, utilize, and maintain a SharePoint Team Site. Mondays-Fridays, 8am-3pm. Heart of Oregon Corps, PO Box 279. 541-633-7834. Volunteer—Advisory Board Partners in Service Advisory organization members are concerned men and women who voluntarily use their professional skills and knowledge of the community to make a practical difference for their neighbors, strengthening The Salvation Army’s ability to serve. Mondays-Sundays, 1-2pm. Bend, RSVP for address. 541-389-8888. Volunteer Drivers Needed Volunteer drivers needed to transport veterans to the Bend VA Clinic and Portland VA Hospital. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass VA-provided physical and screening. Transportation vehicle is VA-provided 10-passenger van. Call John at 541-309-9804 or Paul at 541-647-2363 for more details and information on the application process. Mondays-Fridays. Warehouse Sorting and Pricing The Brightside Thrift Store in Redmond is looking for volunteers to receive donations, sort, and price items. A variety of skills are appreciated from apparel to electronics. Share your knowledge and get a great workout, too! The Brightside Thrift Store’s success is critical to the operations of our high-save shelter and our volunteers at the thrift store contribute directly to the care of our animals by making sure that all of our donations are processed and ready to purchase. Mondays-Sundays, 9am. Brightside Animal Thrift Store, 838 NW 5th St. 541-504-0101.
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Bend Marathon Poster Making Party Cheering for someone special at the Bend Marathon and Half? Make a personalized poster for your favorite runner, meet other runner fans, and grab some noisemakers for the big day! April 23, 5:30-7pm. FootZone, 842 NWall St. 541-317-3568. Free. Please RSVP.
Classes ‘Fix-it, Don’t Throw it!’ Bicycle Mechanic Clinic Learn tips and tricks from professional bike mechanics...for free! When your bike is acting up it can frustrate you so much that you just want to throw it off a cliff! Don’t throw it, just come see us Thursdays at 7pm! Eric (owner) will be here to share some of the tips, tricks, and secrets he has learned from over 20 years of experience. Covering everything from derailleur adjustments to tire changes (even without a spare tube) and more. Come on down, belly up to the bar, have a free beer, and talk about bikes! Thursdays, 7-8pm. Bend Cyclery, 133 SW Century Dr. Suite 202. 541-385-5256. Free. Buddhist Chant We chant Buddhist scripture, The Heart Sutra in Japanese, and discuss the meaning of the words. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. 541-383-5031. $10. Business Start-Up Do you have a great idea that you think could be a successful business, but just don’t know how to get started? Cover the basics in this two-hour class and decide if running a business is for you. Thurs, April 23, 6-8pm. Redmond COCC Campus Technology Education Center, 2324 NE College Loop. 541-383-7290. $29.
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Communicating for Life Join Bryn Hazell for this life changing workshop series. Topics: A Consciousness of Compassion and Our Culture, Four Tools to Create Compassion, Connecting with Ourselves So We Can Connect with Others, Appreciations, Celebrations, and Gratitudes, Viewing Conflict as an Opportunity to Connect, Understanding Empathic Listening vs. Our Cultural Habits, Clarifying Our Choices and Working with Anger and Thinking Habits, Creating a Compassionate Practice with a Personal Plan and Practice. Participants are asked to obtain the book Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life. Tuesdays. Center for Compassionate Living, 339 SW Century Dr. Suite 203. 541-728-0878. Suggested donation $80, no one turned away for limited funds. Drum & Rattle Adornment Workshop Activating your sacred tools with beadwork, symbolism, and animal totems. We will be offering: Peyote stitch beading kit, paint for your raw-hide drum or rattle, braintan/ barktan natural leather pieces, fur pieces (coyote, otter, beaver, muskrat, bear, and buffalo), salmon and sturgeon leather. April 26, 10am-3pm. Harmony House, 17505 Kent Rd. 503-680-9831. $45. Family Fused Glass: Rainbows In this two week session, families first create seven 2x2 inch squares; one for each color in the rainbow. The squares are fused, and the following week families use coated steel wire to hang the rainbow pieces, crimping each piece in place. $60 class fee +$38 materials fee per project. Saturdays, 10am-noon through April 25. Art Station, 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. 541-617-1317. Non-member: $60. Member: $51. Family Fused Glass: Rainbows (Session 2) In this two week session, families first create seven 2x2 inch squares; one for each color in the rainbow. The squares are fused, and the following week families use coated steel wire to hang the rainbow pieces, crimping each piece in place. $60 class fee +$38 materials fee per project. Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30pm. Art Station, 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. 541-617-1317. Member: $51. Non-member: $60. German Conversation Group With a tutor to learn conversational German. Mondays, 7-8pm. In Sisters, various locations. 541-595-0318. Cost is variable depending upon number of students. Introduction to Digital Photography Discover the possibilities of creating digital images in this fun introductory course. This 5 week course will introduce you to the mechanics of a digital camera and show you how intentional images are created. You will learn basic camera techniques and camera controls necessary to cultivate and execute your creative ideas through hands on training. We will cover the basic way to use a Digital SLR camera in manual mode and learn to identify how different in-camera effects are created (light painting, bokeh, etc). The class will end with our very own fine art photography exhibit. April 26, 4-6pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite #6. 347-564-9080. $300. Introduction to SketchUp With High Desert Maker Mill. Learn the basics of this 3D design software program; what can you create? This workshop is open to both teens and adults. Registration required. April 25, 1-4pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7079. Free. Japanese Group Lesson We offer lessons for beginners and advanced students. Wednesdays, 5-6pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. $10, +$5 one time material fee. Ladies Only: Intro to Road Biking Clinic Speedvagen Racing Family, will be hosting an introductory class on road biking. Road biking is a great fitness and community building activity that is perfect for the back roads of Central Oregon. Bend locals, Tina Brubaker and Laura Winberry, will teach you all the essentials to enjoy the sport in a group setting. Afterward spend the afternoon asking questions and gaining insight into the next steps of the sport! April 25, 9am-2pm. Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks. $35. Lightroom Comprehensives Module I & II Lightroom is Adobe’s premiere image organizing and editing software, designed specifically for photographers. Come learn how to use it efficiently to organize, optimize and share your images. April 22. Cascade Center of Photography, 390 SW Columbia St. Suite 110. 541-241-2266. $60.
Craigslist for Beginners Money Smart Week—The most popular way to buy, sell, and advertise these days is through Craigslist. Find out how to search for everything from jobs to vacation rentals, reply to postings, and create an account. Prerequisites: “Know Internet for Beginners” or familiarity with an internet browser. April 24, 3-4:30pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-617-7050. Free. EBay for Beginners Money Smart Week—The most popular way to buy, sell, and advertise on the internet. Find out how to search for everything from jobs to vacation rentals, reply to postings, and create an account. Prerequisites: “Know Internet for Beginners” or familiarity with Internet Explorer (or other browser software). April 22, 6-7:30pm. Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7050. Free. Registration required. Finding Grants for Individuals Money Smart Week—Learn how to find foundation grants using The Foundation Center’s powerful online resources. Types of grants available include educational, cultural, and professional support as well as some for general welfare and special needs. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or use one of ours. Registration required. April 25, 1-2pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-617-7050. Free. Understanding & Managing Credit Money Smart Week—Find out why credit is important and how to improve yours at this NeighborImpact Financial Fitness class. To register please call (541) 323-6567 or email email@example.com. April 22, 5:30-7:30pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-323-6567. Free. Oriental Palm Reading Class Discover how the brain, nerves, and lines connect in palmistry. Wednesdays, 6-7pm. Wabi Sabi, 830 NW Wall St. $10. Phoneography Photography Workshop Phoneography has indeed become an art form of its own! This class will cover fundamentals necessary to create juicy photos regardless the camera—composition, exposure, focus, and lighting—as well as exploring tools in your camera that you probably didn’t even know it had, such as adjusting white balance and using HDR. April 22. Cascade Center of Photography, 390 SW Columbia St. Suite 110. 541-241-2266. $35. Recycle in Style 2: Intermediate Level Scrap Metal Jewelry Making In this class you will further your knowledge of the properties of different kinds of metals and ways of connecting pieces together to create striking compositions that can be made into earrings and pendants. You will learn basic principles of soldering and cold joining. This class is geared towards students who already have a basic understanding of jewelry making practices. Supplies included. April 23, 6-9pm. The Workhouse, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 6. 347564-9080. $60. SoulCollage Workshop® A two-part process of self-exploration. First, you create mini-collage cards with images found in magazines. Then you consult your cards using intuition and imagination. Discover your own wisdom in a relaxing and accepting atmosphere. Each class has a different theme. Contact Lynne Lafey for more information. Sun, April 26, 1-4:30pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 339 SW Century Dr. Suite 203. 541-342-4673. $20-$35, sliding scale. Welding Workshop In this hands-on class for beginners, you’ll cut steel with a torch and weld those pieces back together. You’ll be introduced to arc, mig, and gas welding. . Use the “Book a Class” widget on our site to sign up. April 30, 6-8pm. DIYcave, 444 SE 9TH St. 541-388-2283. $30. West African Drum Class David Visiko teaches rhythms from Guinea, Mali, and Cote’ de Ivory. Sundays, 3:30-5pm. Joy of Being Studio, 155 NW Hawthorne (behind address). $15 per class. Women to Women Photography Workshop Without a doubt, women learn differently—as this instructor found out after having well-meaning men try to explain photography basics to her. Using classroom instruction with great visuals, hands-on practice, exercises, and image review, students will learn how their camera “thinks” so that they can override auto settings to do justice to the scene, and to their creativity. April 24. Cascade Center of Photography, 390 SW Columbia St. Suite 110. 541-241-2266. $395.
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Yesterday, I was the greatest mom in the world. Today, I’ll be starring in the dramatic, must-see production of Evil Mommy and the Unlucky Boy Who Never Gets His Way. It’s official. My five-year-old son has fulfilled all height requirements, led me to the front of the line, and dragged me aboard the love rollercoaster. And let me tell ya, I just found six more gray hairs. In my twenty-something years of relationship-building, I’ve yet to find a connection more complicated (and extreme) than the one between a mother and her child. All the intense love and pure happiness, the great pride and genuine delight—it’s an exhilarating high. But what goes up… In an instant, that magnificent view from the top is shadowed by dark clouds of disfavor and heartbreak. And with its stomach-dropping declines and rickety turns, the ride down is anything but smooth. It’s an unmerciful low. Enter: the bad guy. No one cares that Mama-bear was queen of the world just two minutes ago, because those disciplinary tactics she just implemented appear to have led to the queen’s demise.
Backpack Explorers Parents and children ages 3-5 investigate science, art, music, stories, and culture in a fun and hands-on manner. Come be creative and inspired to explore your natural surroundings. Pre-registration and payment required online. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. Members, $10. Non-members, $15. Plus admission for adult. East Bend Family Block Party All ages. LEGO® Universe: Start with a little inspiration and build away! Wednesday, April 22, 2:30-4pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-330-3760. Free. East Bend STEAM Team Ages 9+. Apr 25—Create and race tiny, hygienic “Brush-Bots.” May 23—Explore stop motion animation and filmmaking techniques. Saturday, April 25, 2:30pm. East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Rd. 541-330-3760. Free. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) All ages. Celebrate many cultures with stories, games, crafts, snacks, and book giveaways. April 28, 5-7pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free. Homeschool Nature Classes Tracker’s Club is for homeschool families who want their children to understand and feel deeply connected to the natural world. We facilitate a variety of activities such as nature arts and crafts, attuning to the wild, tracking, primitive skills, survival skills, nature songs, and much more! Otter Clan: Tuesdays, 10am-3pm. Squirrel Clan: Mondays, 12:30-4pm. Skyliners Lodge, 16125 Skyliners Rd. $42 a class. Intro to SketchUp Ages 12-17. Learn the basics of a 3D design software. Register online. April 25, 1-4pm. Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. Free. Janellybean Music Education Music enrichment classes for children 6 months to 4 years old. 45-minute music education classes for you and your children. Sing songs, dance, laugh, play instruments, and more! Tuesdays, 3-3:45pm and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:15pm. Janellybean Music & more, 1735 SW Chandler Ave. $15 per child (siblings $5). Rockie Tales Puppet Show & Lunch Ages 3-5. Help your child prepare for school with stories & puppets. Families welcome! Wednesday, April 29, 11:15am. Juniper Elementary School, 1300 NE Norton Ave. Free. Kindermusik Class Bring your children ages 1-2 years (Monday) or 2-3 years (Friday) to classes that engage through music to teach early literacy skills, physical coordination, emotional skills, and cognitive
Yes, it’s totally unfair. But along with a mother’s job as provider/caretaker comes the unpopular role of disciplinarian. And what kid likes to hear the word no? Mom’s wisdom doesn’t mean crap to the small child who didn’t get cake before dinner, or a two-day break from brushing his teeth. He simply views her as the reason behind each of his disastrous misfortunes. And look! Here comes Protagonist Dad and Grandma, the Heroes—just in time—to save the day with a fun new game, donuts, and a pet unicorn. Personally, I’m sick of being the bad guy. I’m exhausted from taking the brunt of all the whining, disrespect, and ungratefulness. And although I should know better than to take offense to my five-year-old’s behavior, I find myself feeling a bit hurt. I do everything for this kid, and I have since day one. Not to mention I—oh wait, what’s that? I’m being summoned for a hug, three kisses and a thank you for dinner? And I’m the “best mom ever” again? God, I can practically hear the clickclick-click of the rollercoaster gears. I can see us there—smiling and laughing, just filling up on all that maternally-bonded oxytocin. I am fun. I am admired. I am needed. I am Supermom once more. And in this moment, I can ignore the giant, vertical plunge up ahead. I can ignore the upside-down, crap-your-pants loopty-loops down below. I can ignore the fate-deciding flower petals falling from my fingertips as we approach the edge. Because right now, he loves me, and that is enough to keep me on this ride.
skills! Fridays, 9:30-10:15am and Mondays, 9:3010:15am. Cascade School of Music, 200 NW Pacific Park Ln. First class free, $70 per month. La Pine Teen Territory Ages 12-17. Strategy games, crafts, Wii & more! Wednesday, April 22, 1pm. La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St. Free. Enrichment Wednesdays—PAWttery Work in clay with your favorite animals in mind. Sign-up online. Wednesday, April 22, 2:30-4:30pm and Wednesday, April 29, 2:30-4:30pm. Art Station, 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. Member: $63.75. Non-member, $75. Redmond Fizz! Boom! Read! Ages 3+. Stories and science with hands-on experiments. April 27, 10:30am. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. 541-312-1050. Free. Redmond Nail Art Ages 12-17. Nail decoration! Supplies included. April 29, 1:30-3pm. Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Free. Reiki 1 Class for Children 6-11 years old Reiki means universal life energy and in this class, students will receive an attunement to open up the healing energy of Reiki to come through them. Students can direct this calming, strengthening, loving energy to themselves, to people, animals, food, nature, and their environments, home, and school. It will help the student to have family members who know about healing energy to support the child to continue this practice. April 25, 1-4pm. Hawthorn Healing Arts Center, 39 NW Louisiana Ave. $60. Additional sibling $50. Parent & child $160. Sisters Animal Poetry Party All ages. Puppets, poems, and play! April 25, 10:15am. Sisters Public Library, 110 N Cedar St., Sisters. 541-312-1070. Free. Teen Writing Group Ages 12-17. Warm up with creative writing exercises and free-write time. Contribute to a mini-literary magazine. April 24, 4-5pm. Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St. 541-617-7097. Free. Zumba Fitness Family Class You are invited to try out Zumba Fitness family style, free until the end of April, with Ms. Rita. Mondays, 4:30-5:15pm. Janellybean Music & more, 1735 SW Chandler Ave. Free. Zumba Kids Jr. Join Ms Rita for free Zumba Kids Jr. classes for ages 4-6 years. Incorporating, rhythm, balance, coordination, and large motor skills with music is a recipe for lots of fun. Wednesdays, 2:30-3:15pm. Janellybean Music & more, 1735 SW Chandler Ave. Free.
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The 2015 Earth Day Fair & Parade Join The Environmental Center for a fun and festive celebration of the natural world! There will be live music, art, local businesses, food, interactive displays, and great hands-on activities for all ages. A colorful, creative parade filled with children and adults costumed as their favorite species will kick off our day of festivities. Get ready for the parade at one of our workshops! Gather for the parade at 10:30 am. Note: No motorized vehicles, written words, or live animals allowed in the parade. April 25, 11am-3pm. The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. 541-385-6908. Free. Humm Kombucha Anniversary Party Come celebrate Humm Kombucha’s 1st birthday at our taproom and brewery! Let us give back to you and show you our gratitude for your support! $5 growler fills! Prizes and giveaways! Cupcakes from Luscious Baking! And tours on the hour, every hour! April 24, 10am-5pm. Humm Kombucha, 1125 NE 2nd St. 541-306-6329. Free. Bend Chamber Business After Hours Hear a sneak preview of upcoming shows and exclusive member benefit. Go behind the scenes and experience the “real” Tower Theatre during this special mixer. Hear how the nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation provides performing arts and education programs to our community and area schools. Plus, enter raffles for Tower tickets, CDs, and autographed posters. Food and drink provided. Fourth Thursday of every month, 5-7pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. Always free, always fun. Bend High Lacrosse Dinner & Auction Come join us for a festive event of enticing food, live music and excited live/silent auction items—all for a good cause! All proceeds will help cover costs for the Bend High Lacrosse team such as travel costs, uniforms, ref and coaching fees. High School Lacrosse receives no funding from the school district. April 26, 3-8pm. Kayo’s Dinner House, 415 NE Hwy 97. 541-390-4464 or 786-255-2027 (Tickets also avail at Lax Shack on Century Dr.) $40. Bend Marathon Viewing Party FootZone is an ideal base camp for watching the Bend Marathon and Half! Enjoy breakfast snacks, coffee, and mimosas! Join other fans and spend the morning cheering for your favorite runner! April 26, 7am. FootZone, 842 N Wall St. 541-317-3568. Free, please RSVP. Breaking Barriers: Life Beyond Labels Conference providing educational workshops and addressing community inclusion for people in our community experiencing disability. Keynote speaker Keith Jones will address topics of housing, education, and voting access. For professionals, educators, self-advocates and families. April 24, 9am-5pm. Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond. $50, with full scholarships available for self-advocates and family. Celebration of Life for Kelsey Collins Please join us this Sunday as we gather to celebrate the life of our beloved friend and mentor, author, and elder advocate, Kelsey Collins. Kelsey was a cherished and influential person in this community, who had a way of connecting with every being with whom she made contact. We invite you to bring your heart and stories as we come together to remember and celebrate the extraordinary life of our dearly departed friend and teacher. April 26, 5:15pm. Spiritual Awareness Community at Old Stone Church, 157 NW Franklin Ave. 541-385-1332. Free. Community Bingo Concessions available. Fourth and Fourth Saturday of every month, noon-4pm and Fourth Saturday of every month, noon-4pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St. 541-312-2069. $15 Bingo packets. Earth Day Dress up as your favorite species, pump pedals with Bend Bikes, and then head to the Earth Day parade and fair. We’re not sure if Captain Planet qualifies as his own species, but you’d probably be in good company if you chose to channel his blueskinned, planet healing vibe. 9-10:30 am bike ride starts at Juniper Swim and Fitness Center. 10:30 am parade downtown, followed by fair at Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave. April 25, 9am. Juniper Swim & Fitness Center, 800 NE Sixth St. Free. Exhibit Opening: Kids Curate Join us at the Museum and check out this fun new exhibit! April 30, 10am. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754. Focus on Families: A Fine Photography Auction A festive evening with a food, drinks, music, silent/live auction including fine photography, art, exotic trips, and other exciting items. An event you won’t want to miss! All proceeds benefit the Family Resource Center parenting education programs. April 23, 5:30-8:30pm. Franklin Crossing, 550 NW Franklin Ave. 541-3895468. $65 per person. $120 for 2 tickets. Furniture Flip Design Challenge Instead of watching re-runs of “Yard Crashers” this weekend, check a real-life trash-to-treasure challenge when local designers including Stemach Design & Architecture, Natural Edge Furniture, and Connell Hull Company put their skills to the test to upcycle furniture from ReStore. Proceeds from the event benefit Bend Area Habitat for Humanity. April 25, 7-10pm. Armature, 50
SE Scott St. Suite 2. 541-312-6709. Free. The Gift of Music “The Gift of Music” is the Cascade School of Music’s annual fundraising event, and features live music (of course!) with the Groove Merchants, unique silent auction packages, a specially prepared and plated 4-course dinner, and spotlight performances from some of the school’s top students. April 30, 5:30-8:30pm. The Restaurant at Awbrey Glen, 2500 NW Awbrey Glen Dr. 541-382-6866. $100 per person. Grassroots Cribbage Club Newcomers welcome. For info contact Sue at 541-382-6281. Mondays, 6-9pm. Bend Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Rd. $1 to $13. History Lecture: Shifting Gender Roles on the Oregon Frontier Join Portland State University Professor of History Dr. David Peterson del Mar and learn about how gender roles shifted on Oregon’s diverse frontiers from the 1840s to the 1920s. This lecture will pay particular attention to women’s expanding roles and shifts in the nature and frequency of domestic violence. No-host bar. Space is limited; please RSVP. April 23, 6pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754. Members, $3; non-members, $5. Last Saturday at The Old Iron Works An amalgamation of creative intention, Armature, Cinder Cone, Stuarts of Bend, and The Workhouse, are all open late with music, eats, drinks, and art for everyone. This summer, the Workhouse has taken up teaching art classes like recycled scrap metal reworking and art business pitching, only widening the variety of mediums that show themselves in the creative spaces. Last Saturday of every month, 6pm. The Old Iron Works, 50 SE Scott St. Free. Let’s Talk About It This two-hour training will focus on teaching adults what is developmentally appropriate sexual behavior for children 2-7 years old. Participants will walk away knowing how talk to their children about their bodies (including healthy body boundaries) and how to identify and respond appropriately to sexual behaviors displayed by children. Thursday, April 30, 6-8pm. KIDS Center, 1375 NW Kingston Ave. 541-306-6062. $10. Lunch & Lecture Calling all citizen scientists! Celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Christina Cid, director of programs, and search the land, air, and water around the Museum to document the biodiversity of the High Desert using your smartphone or tablet. Bring a smartphone or tablet with the iNaturalist app downloaded onto it. April 22, noon-1:30pm. High Desert Museum, 59800 S Hwy 97. 541-382-4754. Free. LWV Candidate Forum for Bend Park & Rec League of Women Voters of Deschutes County, candidate forum for Bend metro Park & Recreation District position #1. Candidates: Brady Fuller, Foster Fell, Daniel Fishkin. Please come with questions that will be answered by all the candidates. Refreshments will be provided. County State Building, Barnes Room April 27, 5:15-7pm. State County Building, 1300 NW Wall St. 541-382-2724. Free. MountainStar Madras’ Annual Luncheon Learn how the simple but powerful interventions we use can change lives, heal relationships, and launch young children in Jefferson County on a new trajectory in life. April 30, noon-1pm. Madras United Methodist Church, 49 Northeast 12th St., Madras. 541-322-6820. Free. Preventative Walk in Pet Wellness Clinic First come, first served. Vaccines, microchips, toenail trims, and de-worming available. Service fees can be found at bendsnip.org. Saturdays, 10am. Bend Spay and Neuter Project, 910 SE Wilson Ave. Suite B-1. Public Bingo Every Thursday, doors open at 4:30 pm. Food and beverages available. Must be 18. Visit Bendelkslodge.org or call for info. Thursdays, 6pm. Bend Elks Lodge #1371, 63120 Boyd Acres Road. 541389-7438. Starter pack $21 (27 games), $10 minimum buy-in. Second Hand Score Drop off items from 10am - 2pm. For earlier drop-off time please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org In honor of Earth Day we are hosting a housewares and clothing swap, with leftover items to benefit The ReStore and Teen Challenge Thrift Store. Bring us your unwanted (but gently used) items: small furniture, clothing/shoes, housewares/ kitchen, tools, sporting goods, crafts, accessories, books. Do a little shopping as well! BYOBags! April 24, 4-7pm. Armature, 50 SE Scott St. Suite 2. Free. Sip & Shop Vendor Blender Moms, grab your girlfriends and head over for this event! Free wine, free appetizers, and treats! Door prizes, raffle prizes, and 14 different vendors to shop with from women’s clothing to artisanal soap makers to jewelry to antiques and health or home products. Support local moms in business! For $5, you can bring your kids to play supervised and they’ll get pizza and a drink while they play. Wednesday, April 29, 6-8pm. Bouncing off the Walls, 1134 Centennial Ct. 541-306-6587. Free. Trivia Tuesdays Pick your smartest friends to make teams of two-to-five people for a mind-bending game of trivia. A new host each week comes up with six categories with six questions in each category. The team
with the most points wins swag! Another fun night at The Lot with great food, beer, and friends. Come join! Interested in being a trivia host? Email: info@ thelotbend.com for details. Tuesdays, 6-8pm. The Lot, 745 NW Columbia St. Free. United Senior Citizens of Bend Bingo Bingo for adults of all ages. Fourth Saturday of every month, noon-4pm. Bend’s Community Center, 1036 NE Fifth St.
Meetings You Are the New Day Former UUFCO minister Rev. Heather Rion Starr brings our reflection: How do we tend and spread the renewable resource of hope? Let’s say you have an inspirational story. What’s your responsibility to tell it? Community collection received for Action Through Advocacy. Childcare provided. (Allow additional travel time due to Bend Marathon.) April 26, 10:30-11:45am. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd. 541-385-3908. The Abraham Inspiration Group We will conclude our journey through Abraham’s DVD series, Laying New Pipe. Segments Include: Is the Law of Attraction a loving, caring consciousness? Utilizing the art of allowing in corporate America. Understanding emotional responses to energy and more on “The Dream State.” Our open discussion allows us to share how the Art of Allowing and Law of Attraction work through us and those in our circle. April 25, 5-8pm. Rosie Bareis Campus, 1010 NW 14th St. 541-389-4523. Donation basis. Adelines’ Showcase Chorus Practice For more information call Diane at 541-447-4756 or showcasechorus.org. Mondays, 6:30-9pm. Redmond Senior Center, 325 NW Dogwood Ave. Al-Anon Family Groups 12-step group for friends and families of alcoholics. Check afginfo.org or call 541-728-3707 for times and locations. Ongoing. Various locations. Central Oregon Mushroom Club April Meeting Club member, Laurence Boomer, will speak on how to find morel mushrooms at this month’s club meeting. Doors open at 6 pm with the first half hour for those who bring in mushrooms to identify. Laurence’s talk will begin about 6:30. Come early, space is limited, club memberships available. April 22, 6-8pm. Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 NW Idaho Ave. 925890-2071. Free. Co-Working for Creatives! You signed up for our mailing list and we’d love to meet you. Anyone is welcome! Interested in learning more about studio or desk space? The Wilds is Bend’s first hybrid co-working and art studio space! We cater to creatives, be they fine artists, makers, designers, writers, photographers, or anyone else who considers themselves a creative worker. Our environment is designed for the independent creative; well lit, comfortable, and conducive to collaboration and inspiration. April 29, 4-6pm. GoodLife Brewing, 70 SW Columbia Dr. Free. Communicators Plus Toastmasters Thursdays, 6:30-7:45pm. DEQ Office, 475 NE Bellevue Dr., Suite 110. 541-388-6146. Community Fire Gathering Potluck meal followed by gathering around consecrated fire. Last Friday of every month, 6:30pm. Sacred Fire Community Hearth, 2801 NE Lapointe Ct. 541-241-6056. Free. Cool Cars and Coffee All makes, models welcome. Saturdays, 8am. C.E. Lovejoy’s Brookswood Market, 19530 Amber Meadow Dr. NAMI Depression & Bipolar Disorder Support Group Mondays, 7-9pm. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. 541-480-8269. Free. Overeaters Anonymous Meeting Mondays-noon, Saturdays-9:30am, and Thursdays-noon. First United Methodist Church, 680 NW Bond St. 541-306-6844. Free. SMART Recovery Meeting For people who want to overcome addictive habits, using scientific and motivational principles for long-lasting change. A support group open to anyone seeking a more balanced life. 1st and 3rd Mondays. See smartrecovery.org for more information. Every other Monday, 6-7pm. 920 SW Emkay, Suite 104. 541-977-7754. Free. What’s Brewing? A weekly open forum on topics relevant to citizen’s of Central Oregon, Crook County in particular. Topics range from political issues to current events and local interests. Wednesdays, 7-8am. Meadow Lakes Golf Course, 300 SW Meadow Lakes Dr. 541-280-4097. Free.
Sports Event Big Wave Challenge At least in some aspect, the age-old questions of whether it is better to live on the mountain or next to the ocean is solved by the annual Big Wave Challenge, hosted by Gerry Lopez, on Mt Bachelor, a Cool Runnings’ event that styles snowboard courses and races with banked turns meant to simulate the big wave free flow of surfing. And, oh yeah, there’s a luau! April 25, 10am-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr.
CULTURE He Loves Her, She Loves Him,
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ART WATCH BY KELSEY ROOK
He Loves Someone Else!
The School for Scandal’s timeless themes of gossip BY PHIL BUSSE
18TH CENTURY REALITY TV. PHOTO BY CTC. First performed a year after America declared independence from Britain, Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The School for Scandal proves that corsets and powdered wigs may have gone out of style, but love, jealousy, and gossip are enduring topics. Sheridan was only 26 when the play was first produced in London; a biting satire and a tale too tangled to describe in, really, any fewer words than the entire script. On Friday, The School for Scandal opens at Cascades Theatrical Company. “The web of deceit is so much fun,” says director Brian Johnson, who chose the play because of its playfulness. We are sitting in the theater an hour before a final dress rehearsal, and joined by one of the actors, Ben Larson, a 25-year-old actor who plays “the bad guy” in the story; the one who lies, cheats, flirts and stirs the pot. “In the age of Facebook,” says Larson, “we’ve all seen the destructive power of what we say. It is cool this guy 300 years ago was exploring the same idea.” “What makes this a classic is addressing gossip, liars, and the healing power of real love,” adds Johnson. Yet, although the themes are enduring, the set and the period pieces are not quite authentic period pieces. “We re-imagined the 1800s,” explains Johnson. “Since the play lends itself to being more outlandish, I wanted to create something more slapstick.” Door-
A Girl and a Gun Phillip Margolin’s latest thriller muses on a six-shooter BY CHRISTIE HINRICHS
Portland author Phillip Margolin has made a name for himself in the world of noir fiction, with a particular emphasis on the legal aspects of the genre. His historical drama Worthy Brown’s Daughter is a heartbreaking story of slavery and murder set in 19th-century Oregon. “Writing Worthy Brown’s Daughter,” he explained, “was a huge challenge because I had no idea what day-to-day life was like in Oregon in 1860. To make the book realistic I had to learn what life was like in 1860 in Oregon and what it was like to practice law in the 1860s. I found out that lawyers and judges had to know the law and
ways are painted in bright swirling colors, definitely more Tim Burton than Queen Anne. The one major challenge that the play did present, though, was casting—namely, it demands 23 actors, and with two other large productions currently ongoing in Bend, that is a tall order. Larson himself grew up in Central Oregon, and attended Portland State before returning to Bend. He planned to attend graduate school at NYU, but says he has foregone that opportunity to stay here, and has since acted in several plays. Usually cast as “the nice guy,” this is Larson’s first time as a villain, he says somewhat gleefully. The ability to pull off such a massive production, says Johnson, is testimony to the growing talent pool. Moreover, he adds, the growing number of strong productions is only encouraging more people to attend theater. “It’s so exciting to see the way the theater community is exploding,” adds Larson. The School for Scandal 7:30 pm Friday & Satuday, 2 pm Sunday Through May 9 Cascades Theatrical Company 148 NW Greenwood Ave. $20 general, $13 student how to shoot a gun.” His most recent offering, Woman with a Gun, follows an aspiring novelist who becomes captivated by a stunning photo in an art museum. The photo reveals a woman from behind, standing at the edge of darkness, with a six-shooter held behind her back. Who is this woman? Has she killed her husband on their wedding night? Is she going to commit suicide? Stricken with curiosity, the novelist is drawn deeper and deeper into the case, hoping to discover the details of a murder that was never solved. Margolin has written 18 novels, many of them New York Times bestsellers. Each displays a “behind the scenes” aspect of criminal behavior, which derives from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled more than 30 murder cases. Margolin will be in Central Oregon to read from his work; 6:30 pm, Friday, April 24, Paulina Springs Books, Sisters; 6:30 pm, Saturday, April 25, Paulina Springs Books, Redmond.
When people ask me if I make art, I pretty much always answer, “No.” If someone describes me as “creative,” I will usually scrunch up my nose and make a self-deprecating comment. I do like to spend time creating things that are visually and or intellectually beautiful—shadow boxes or short stories or terrariums—but I decided at some point that I am predominately interested in craft, not art. I like art, but I also like the idea of craft, of making something imbued with function as well as beauty. Plus, I’m not very good with a paintbrush or a musical instrument. Lately, however, I’ve realized that the line between what we call “fine art” and what we call “craft” is blurry—maybe even erroneous. The distinction between the two categories has long been subverted by the work of fiber artists, ceramicists, graffiti artists, graphic designers, and others who work outside of more traditional fields like painting, music, sculpture, and dance. Western cultural paradigms favor fine art that is divorced from function. Is this the effect of a patriarchal system (crafts such as weaving have traditionally been considered “women’s work” after all) or perhaps a less sinister preference for art that is concerned with emotions, ideas, and the intangible? Some people argue that art is about human expression and soul, while craft is concerned with utility and skill. I believe that both, possessing unique aesthetic qualities derived from the intent of a creator, can be considered art. I’m happy to do away with the high art hierarchy altogether and celebrate anything as art so long as it carries some kind of emotional currency or creative energy. I’ve been thinking about the ambiguity of terms like “fine art” and “craft” a lot as I cover my “Art Watch” beat. I know it might raise some artsy eyebrows, but I am choosing to dedicate this space to the ReStore First Annual Furniture Flip Design Challenge. The challenge is a fundraiser benefitting Bend Area Habitat for Humanity’s affordable housing efforts that puts local DIY-ers to task repurposing and upcycling items from the Habitat ReStore. The winners will be announced at a public showing April 25 at 7 pm at Armature, where all entries will also be available for sale. While it may not meet your standard for “art,” the crafty and creative folks competing with their designs will be channeling untold skills and emotions into a creation that has both vision (of the trash-to-treasure kind) and function (as home goods). And then there is the potential for political and environmental impact. According to Bend Habitat, “In 2014 the ReStore redirected approximately 2.6 million pounds of materials from the dump to people’s homes and businesses.” If art must be expected to make a statement, what better form of social commentary than to transform a piece of trash into a piece of art?
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By Any Other Name From Kombucha Mama to Humm, a beverage company booms BY PHIL BUSSE
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New Season, New Breweries
Three world-class breweries begin Bend distribution BY KEVIN GIFFORD
Summer, and the vanloads of tourists it brings each year, isn’t too far away. But this month, Central Oregon is facing an invasion of a different sort—an influx of excellent breweries hitting local shelves and tapwalls for the first time. For hopheads, the highlight of the group is undoubtedly Alpine Beer Company. Based in the foothills east of San Diego, Alpine started in 1999 as a tiny brewery that quickly won the hearts and minds of Californian beer fanatics. Green Flash purchased them last year, and it’s now expanded to the point where you can find Alpine almost nationwide. McIlhenney’s Irish Red, a solid, reliable red ale on tap now at Platypus Pub, is theoretically Alpine’s flagship beer, but it’s their India pales that wow the crowds—the Pure Hoppiness Double IPA is a bitter, piney delight, and Nelson, while lighter, uses New Zealand-grown hops and European rye to create a juicy, citric, irresistible package. If sour beer is more your style for the upcoming hot season, Almanac Beer Company might be your preference. Based in the Bay Area, Almanac specializes in “seasonal artisan ales,” most using locally-grown fruit and grain. Farmer’s Reserve Strawberry (alongside its cousin Blueberry) is available now in Bend, a sour blond ale aged in wine barrels and flavored with strawberries from the Santa Cruz coast. Put your nose to it, and you’re rewarded with deliriously heavy wine and berry notes; have a sip, and it almost feels like you’re swimming in a vat of this year’s berry crop. It’s pricey, at around $11 for a 12-ounce bottle, but worth the investment. If that’s not impressive enough for you, how about Central Oregon’s first shot at the brewery that pioneered wild-fermented beer in the first place? Denver-based Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project is debuting here in a few weeks’ time, and its line of ales—all made with Brettanomyces yeast, all aged in oak—range from light and refreshing to almost liqueur-like in its complexity. They recently collaborated with Crux on a wild sour golden ale, but if you didn’t know that, forget about finding a bottle now—most of it went to Portland, with only two cases reaching the Bend taproom, where it sold out in 10 minutes. Make some more, guys!
FOOD & DRINK EVENTS Food Events Bend’s Community Center’s 4th Annual Foodie Crawl A combination of progressive dinner and pub crawl, a celebration of local food and drink from chefs and restaurants followed by an after party with desserts, a complimentary glass of McMenamins champagne, live music and a silent auction. April 26, 3-8pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St. 541-312-2069. $75. Dine with Wine Wine tasting. 21+. Last Friday of every month, 6pm. Crossings at the Riverhouse, 3075 N. Business 97. Free.
THINGS THAT MAKE YOU SAY HUMM. PHOTO BY MATT FOX.
A year ago, a local beverage manufacturer was going by the name of Kombucha Mama, and boasting a label with a lotus flower. It was a name and image that reflected the simple beginning for the company. ‘’It was about two moms taking care of the world,” said Jamie Danek, one of the two original “mamas.” But as the drink’s popularity grew, so did the company, from two women to more than 30 employees, and distribution expanded outside of Bend, reaching all the way to northern California and even Austin, Texas. Over the course of several months leading up to February 2014, Danek worked with local ad agency tbd to consider new names, and a year ago, they rebranded to Humm. “It’s all about energy in a bottle,” said Danek, who had just landed in Los Angeles where the company is expanding. The name also echoes the sound of the brewery itself and the energy level of its employees, she pointed out. She goes on to assure, “Maybe the label looks a little more mainstream, but the people and the recipe have not changed since day one.” The subsequent name change to Humm, however, has been a case-study in branding: The new name and branding has been more approachable for many people who may otherwise shrug off kombucha as a hippie drink. A year ago, Danek says, Kombucha Mama was selling five to eight cases a week at Whole Foods in Bend. With the new name, within a month those sales skyrocketed to 75 to 80. “This happened over night,” she exclaimed. “We had no idea the impact that this brand would have.” “We are in an entirely new market of people,” she added, pointing out that Humm is the number two seller of kombucha drinks in convenience stores. “The company stayed the same, but more people are at the party,” said Danek. “Humm seems a bit easier for people to get.” Humm Birthday Party 10 am-5 pm, Friday, April 24 Humm Kombucha, 1125 NE 2nd, Bend Discounted growler fills, and $3 kombucha floats
Foodie Crawl Bar/brewery crawls are par for the course in Bend, so it should be no surprise there’s an event celebrating the local culinary culture. The fourth annual Foodie Crawl features more than 20 restaurants and an after party with music from Subject to Change, dessert, and a live auction. Feeding the hungry has never been so delicious— proceeds help the Bend Community Center (BCC) serve more than 2,000 meals each week to those in need. April 26, 3-7pm. Downtown Bend, Corner of Wall Street and Newport Avenue. $75. How to Host a Dinner Party We discuss invites, music, candles, how to set a table, seating, flowers, wine....and the menu. Have the confidence to host a dinner party for your friends, your boss OR your inlaws. April 22, 6-8pm. The Well Traveled Fork, 3437 Greenleaf Way. 541-312-0097. $55.
Beer Events Art & Wine: Still Life with Flowers Uncork your inner artist, and pour some inspiration into your life! In this session paint a colorful acrylic still life of springtime flowers while sipping on wine and enjoying the creative process. April 23, 5:30-8:30pm. Art Station, 313 SW Shevlin Hixon Dr. 541-617-1317. $50. Beer and Wine Tastings We always have a wonderful selection of beer and wine! Come join us every Friday and Saturday. Fridays-Saturdays, 3:30-5:30pm. Newport Avenue Market, 1121 NW Newport Ave. 541-382-3940. Free. Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia We have moved upstairs at Summit Saloon and Stage, in downtown Bend! Play in teams of up to six or by yourself if you’re some kind of savant. If you want to play but don’t have a team, come anyway. We can usually get single players recruited onto an existing team. Prizes for winning teams! Wednesdays, 7-9pm. The Summit Saloon & Stage, 115 NW Oregon Ave. 541-419-0111. Free. IPApril—Apr 24-26 (Or Until the Kegs Blow) Eight fabulous Oregon IPAs on tap at Three Creeks
for three fleeting days. Come in, order a tasting tray, and cast your vote for “Best in Show.” Don’t miss this never to be seen again line-up. Fri, April 24, 11:30am-10pm, Sat, April 25, 11:30am-10pm and Sun, April 26, 11:30am-10pm. Three Creeks Brewing Co., 721 Desperado Ct. 541-549-1963. Meet the Brewer 21+. Last Saturday of every month, 6pm. Crossings at the Riverhouse, 3075 N. Business 97. Free. PFriem Bottle Release Party One of our favorites, Pfriem Family Brewers is unleashing the beasts! We are celebrating with our dear friends at Spork by pairing up some delicious bits with delicious beers! We’ll be pouring (from the bottle, of course) the following: Pilsner, saison, belgian strong blonde, and flanders blonde. Spork will be creating a unique pairing for each of these, based on what is freshly available at the time. You know it’s gonna be tasty! Only 20 tickets available for this the food pairing. Tickets available at Crow’s Feet Commons and Spork. April 22, 5-8pm. Crow’s Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks. $20. PFriem pFriday—Bottle Release Party Join Pfriem Family Brewers for a bottle release party and meet the brewer! We’ll be pouring seven Pfriem brews—pils, IPA, blonde IPA, saison, Belgian strong blonde, Flanders blonde and red! Come taste these delicious brews out of Hood River! April 24, 5-8pm. Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln. Suite 1. Free. Prefunk Pale Ale Release Taste Prefunk Pale Ale, the newest in Worthy’s family of cans, made with the juiciest citra and amarillo hops. Food pairings, swag giveaways, and more. April 23, 11:30am-10pm. Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Dr. 541-6394776. The Rogue Valley Beer Run Bound to become a instant favorite! The Rogue Valley Beer Run sends participants along a beautiful 5k loop along the Bear Creek Greenway, enjoying fine beer from 3 amazing craft breweries along the way. Bonus prizes are awarded to participants in best costume! The Beer Run starts and finishes at the Rogue Valley Fermentation Celebration. Finishers are greeted with—you guessed it—another beer! April 25, 1pm. Harry and David Field, 2929 South Pacific Highway. $30-$35. Rogue Valley Fermentation Celebration The inaugural Rogue Valley Brew Fest celebrates craft beer during the beer and whiskey festival! The Rogue Valley Brew Fest will gather some of the best breweries and whiskeys from across the West. Food complementary to craft beer and whiskey will be available at the event. April 24, 5-10pm and April 25, noon-10pm. Harry and David Field, 2929 South Pacific Highway. $5 basic entry, $35 VIP.
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Out of the Fire Into the Frying Pan BY CORBIN GENTZLER
Many of us think of wildfire as being a destructive force, but fire plays a number of important ecological roles in the landscape. The ponderosa forests we know and love here are dependent upon periodic wildfire for nutrient cycling, revegetation, and to prevent the buildup of fuels that, given enough time, will produce the sort of stand-replacing fire that leaves forests vulnerable to invasive species colonization and transition into entirely different ecosystems. The ancient interplay between wildfire and mixed conifer forests has also provided foragers with delicious sustenance for years. Some of the more tangible fruits of wildfire, for those of us who aren’t (yet) ecologists, are coming into season now in the fire disturbed areas to our west. A word of caution though: don’t put anything in your mouth if you don’t know, with certainty, what it is.
Morels These funny-looking fungi resemble an elongated honeycomb or some kind of small loofah on a stem. I happened upon some of these woodsy, nutty-tasting mushrooms out off the McKenzie Highway near Sisters last spring. You are most likely to find these on east-facing slopes, near the base of standing trees. If you happen to catch this article on Wednesday, April 22, the Central Oregon Mushroom Club is hosting a How to Find Morels Talk at 6 pm at the Deschutes Historical Society. Learn more at mushroomsinbend.org. Fiddleheads So named, because that is precisely what they look like, these are the new growth of the bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum). Bracken ferns can be found throughout virtually any of the sun-patched, fire-disturbed areas of the Deschutes National Forest. These curly-cued treats taste best when sautéed with a little butter and garlic (but what doesn’t, really?), and have a grassy, nutty flavor, not dissimilar to asparagus. Fireweed Also known as Epilobium angustifolium, this is the Leatherman of plant species. Known to indigenous people in the Pacific Northwest for centuries, this plant has been successfully eaten, used as a burn balm, made into teas and jellies, used as tinder and mattress stuffing, and, because of its nitrogen fixing properties, used to reclaim former mining sites. But, how does it taste? That depends on when you harvest it and how you eat it, but ranges from sweet to bitter. Check out this PDF online for excellent fireweed recipes from the University of Alaska Fairbanks: bit.ly/FireweedRecipes.
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FILM SHORTS CHAPPIE While Chappie definitely looks like Short Circuit for the 21st century, because South African director Neill Blomkamp’s name is on it, we’re also likely to get some social commentary spritzed throughout bursts of ultra-violence. A police droid is stolen by revolutionaries (played in part by the members of Die Antwoord) and reprogramed to feel human emotion. Naturally, the government fears and hates Chappie, and sets about to destroy the robot and everything it stands for. St.Francis Theater CHILD 44 Based on the 2008 thriller novel by the same name, Child 44 is set during Stalin’s rule in the 1950s and includes such classic dramatic elements as spies and serial killers. Old Mill Stadi-
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HOME Home is the new film from DreamWorks Animation, home to How to Train Your Dragon, Kung-Fu Panda and Shrek One through Fifty. This one tells the story of an alien (voiced by The Best Amigo Steve Martin) whose race is hiding from their mortal enemy on Earth, which they decide to invade. Obviously, wacky hi-jinks ensure because Jim Parsons is also part of the voice cast and that man has two modes: wacky and fauxnerdy. If they exterminate the human race by accident, then this should be a children’s classic. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Redmond Theatre
KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE The new film from the madcap bastard behind Layer Cake, Stardust, and X-Men: First Class, Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman has Colin Firth using a bulletproof umbrella and beating a bunch of ass while never
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LEVIATHAN On one hand a social satire, on the other a dark look at small town political maneuvering on a micro and macro level. Leviathan also gives the viewer an in-depth look at what life is like in Putin’s Russia for blue and white collar workers. One of the finest foreign films of last year by a wide margin. Tin Pan Theater MONKEY KINGDOM Apparently, Disney has an offshoot called Disneynature that releases, you guessed it, nature films. This one follows a family of monkeys (real life ones, not animated) who live in Sri Lanka amid ancient ruins, and is narrative by the one and only Tina Fey. Good for when you want to trick the kids into learning something. Old
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PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 The sequel to the art-house triumph, Paul Blart: Mall Cop The First. This time Mr. Blart uses his Oxford educated wits to just hang out for 90 minutes and have a conversation about post-modernism and how it relates to millennial values and more, while sipping 70-year old scotch and listening to Clint Mansell compositions. Wait, nope, this is more lowest-common-denominator garbage for people to enjoy while trying to take their mind off their type-two diabetes. I wonder how many times his balls get hit. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX, Pine Theater, Redmond Theatre, Sisters Movie House
TRUE STORY Based on a true story involving an Oregon man who kills his wife and kids and the former New York Times reporter whose identity he stole, True Story explores the line between truth and lies and the risks inherent in getting too close to a powerful manipulator. Starring Jonah Hill as reporter Michael Finkel and James Franco as convicted murderer Christian Longo. Moral of the story: Never trust a death row killer who has stolen your identity. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX UNFRIENDED If real-life stories of harassment, assault, and suicide aren’t enough to convince you that online bullying is bad news, this of-themoment horror flick should drive that point home (and maybe convince you to quit social media altogether). The film centers around the ghost of Laura, a teenager who cyber stalks former friends after bullying drives her to suicide. Old Mill
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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS A hilarious mockumentary about your average crappy roommate situation...except these roommates are vampires. From the creative team behind Flight of the Conchords, this hilarious horror comedy shreds each generation’s concept of vampires going back to the demonic Nosferatu up to the sparkling Twilight tomfoolery. This flick has more laughter per-minute that most films get in an entire running time. Tin Pan Theater WHILE WE’RE YOUNG If you’re into mumblecore—those films where the emphasis is on regular people having regular conversations about regular things—you might like filmmaker Noah Baumbach’s latest. Starring Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, Naomi Watts, and Amanda Seyfried, the film has to do with cross-generational friendships, documentary filmmaking, and hipsters. Old Mill Stadium 16 & IMAX
WOMAN IN GOLD The divine Helen Mirren stars in this true story of one woman’s quest to recover a family portrait by Gustav Klimt stolen by the Nazis in the 1940s. That battle makes its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Old Mill Stadium 16 &
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Okay, everybody…on three: One…two… three…REALITY SHOWS EAT DONKEY BOTTOM! Grrrr, I hate reality shows sooo much. Yes, I’ll allow that some reality shows provide a certain grotesque, pornographic pleasure; for example, “Real Housewives,” “Dance Moms,” and “Masterchef Junior.” I’m also a disgruntled fan of the poorly acted dramatic recreations on Investigation Discovery’s “I (Almost) Got Away With It” whenever I suffer from stomach flus or debilitating hangovers. HOWEVER! Any show with Kardashians, tiny beauty pageant contestants/football players, parents with a billion kids, gold/ ghost hunters, loggers, “pickers,” jackass chefs, horny bachelor/bachelorettes, house flippers, and morally bereft hillbillies only proves my ultimate point: Those REALITY SHOWS EAT DONKEY BOTTOM! I’m pretty sure reality shows would eat less donkey bottom if they mixed up their formats a bit. Practically every one of these series force cast members to become either heroes or “bitches,” orchestrate moments for the sole purpose of using their “record scratch” sound effect, and almost always end in a gratuitously saccharine “hug moment” where everyone involved learned “an important lesson”—which is about as far from reality as I can imagine. (To watch a perfect parody of these series, you must not miss Comedy Central’s “The Kroll Show,” in which comedian/actor Nick Kroll and a cast of wildly funny people absolutely SKEWER the worst of reality TV. It does not eat any amount of donkey bottom.) All that being said…this week I’m going to recommend that you watch a new reality TV show. And no, I’m NOT a hypocrite, but you’re a BUTTHOLE for thinking so! The show is called “The Prancing Elites Project”—you’re already intrigued, aren’t you?—and it debuts Wed., April 23 at 10 pm on Oxygen.
10 PM FX THE AMERICANS Season finale! Elizabeth and Paige take a dangerous trip to Rooskie Land! 10 PM OXY THE PRANCING ELITES PROJECT Debut! The Elites teach some wicked dance moves to guest NeNe Leakes!
9 PM ABC SCANDAL Cyrus tries to make America love Mellie again. (And pictures of her holding cute kittens aren’t working!) 10 PM FX THE COMEDIANS Billy and Josh are nominated for the same award… and cue extremely awkward situation.
9 PM ABC BRUCE JENNER: THE INTERVIEW Diane Sawyer interviews Bruce Jenner, and…nothing about this is going to turn out well. 11 PM IFC COMEDY BANG! BANG! Scott Aukerman welcomes special guest Lil Jon, who I’m sure will have a lot to scream about.
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French Capricorn painter Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is regarded as a foremost pioneer of modern art. Some critics say his innovative influence on painting nearly matched Picasso’s. But during the first part of the 20th century, his work often provoked controversy. When a few of his paintings appeared at a major exhibition in Chicago, for example, local art students were shocked by what they called its freakishness. They held a mock trial, convicted Matisse of artistic crimes, and burned his painting “Blue Nude” in effigy. I don’t expect that you will face reactions quite as extreme as that in the coming weeks, Capricorn. But it will make sense to express yourself with such forceful creativity and originality that you risk inciting strong responses.
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Vinci had skills in many fields, ranging from botany to engineering to cartography, but he is best known as a painter. And yet in his 67 years on the planet, he finished fewer than 40 paintings. He worked at a very gradual pace. The “Mona Lisa” took him 14 years! That’s the kind of deliberate approach I’d like to see you experiment with in the coming weeks, Aquarius. Just for a while, see what it’s like to turn down your levels of speed and intensity. Have you heard of the Slow Food Movement? Have you read Carl Honoré’s book In Praise of Slowness? Do you know about Slow Travel, Slow Media, and Slow Fashion? PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Modern movies don’t scrimp on the use of the f-bomb. Actors in The Wolf of Wall Street spat it out 569 times. The word-that-rhymes-with-cluck was heard 326 times in End of Watch, while Brooklyn’s Finest
racked up 270 and This Is the End erupted with an even 200. But this colorful word hasn’t always been so prominent a feature. Before 1967, no actor had ever uttered it on-screen. That year, Marianne Faithfull let it fly in the film I’ll Never Forget What’s’isname. In the coming weeks, Pisces, I invite you to break a taboo that’s maybe not as monumental as Faithfull’s quantum leap, but still fabulously fun and energizing. Be a liberator! End the repression! Release the blocked vitality!
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I’m new to online dating. I’m a nice, good-looking guy with a good job, but I have a muscular condition that causes me to shake a lot. I’m not looking to fool anyone, but I don’t want to advertise my condition on my profile because it’s so personal. My last date was several months ago, and it ended with her saying I was “creepy” because of my disability—a condition I was born with. —Bummed
Apparently, this last woman you dated is so used to wearing her heart on her sleeve that she failed to notice that most of it broke off (and is maybe still lying there with her driver’s-side mirror at the Burger King drive-thru). However, your tremors become public the moment you walk into a place to meet a woman—which is actually the perfect time to make a crack like, “Is it freezing in here, or do I have a muscular disorder?” Maybe while wearing a T-shirt with “That’s my groove thing I’m shaking.” I call it “The Callahan Approach,” after my late quadriplegic cartoonist friend, John Callahan, who buzzed around Portland in a motorized wheelchair, cracking jokes like, “See my new shoes? I hear they’re very comfortable.” Callahan understood that a person’s disability often becomes a big wall between them and the rest of us because we’re afraid of doing or saying the wrong thing. But through his refusal to, uh, pussychair around the subject, Callahan told people how the disabled want to be treated, which is “just like everyone else.” Adopting a more Callahan-esque attitude—using humor—would allow you to set the tone for your condition to be just a fact about you instead of a fact people pity you for. And by offering to answer questions they might have, you can shrink any big scary mysteries down to a more manageable size. (c)2015, Amy Alkon, all rights reserved. Got a problem? Write Amy Alkon, 171 Pier Ave, #280, Santa Monica, CA 90405, or e-mail AdviceAmy@aol.com (advicegoddess.com).
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Ayurvedic Nutrition Learn to use food as medicine to balance the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual part of life through the ancient tradition of Ayurveda. Find out how to eat with the seasons, the correct food for your constitution. April 26, 1:303:30pm. Bend Community Healing, 155 SW Century Dr., Ste. 113. $25 adv., $30 door.
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A Brief Introduction to the Nondual Work of Radiant Mind In this gathering we will explore the non-dual teachings presented by Dr. Peter Fenner in his book and course Radiant Mind. April 24, 7-9pm. Center for Compassionate Living, 339 SW Century Dr. Suite 203. Free.
The McCall Body Balance Method This workshop seeks to integrate The McCall Body Balance Method and Baptiste Yoga to improve your practice and how you move through every part of your daily life. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss and explore where the “center” of your body actually is and how this can greatly enhance your yoga workouts. April 28, 5:30-6:45pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. $15 adv., $20 day of.
Chakra Healing This workshop takes you on a journey through the seven major energy centers of the chakra system. You will evoke the transformative power of each chakra and clear the psychic debris out of your energy body. Includes Radiant Health Yoga® practices, acu-yoga, mudra, meditation, chanting, EFT Emotional Freedom Technique and self-reflective writing. To Register call 541-383-7270 x15. April 26, 1-5pm. COCC Bend Campus, 2600 NW College Way. $59. CoQ10, The Energy of Life Join us to learn the many, many health benefits of CoQ10! April 23, 2-3:30pm. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, 3188 N Highway 97 Suite 115. Free. From Bandhas to Breakthroughs Two-hour workshop to awaken your connection to your bandhas and expand your ability to practice and play, on and off the mat. This workshop will include a warm-up Baptiste practice, workshop discussion and partner work to teach and practice poses. April 25, 2-4pm. Namaspa Yoga Studio, 1135 NW Galveston Ave. $20 adv., $25 day of. Get Out of Your Slump! Ergonomics Adjust your ergonomics to prevent neck and back pain. Learn secrets for how to minimize and prevent neck or back discomfort. Do everyday tasks in ways that feel more comfortable. April 27, 5:30-6:30pm. Healing Bridge Physical Therapy, 404 Northeast Penn Ave. Free. Registration required. Ha & Tha: Understanding & Uniting the Two Sides of Self Come explore the essence of hatha yoga, “Ha” & “Tha,” the two major nadis that dominate our experience of the world. This workshop will lay the groundwork for a balanced yoga practice
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Tyler Lankford, 21, entered a bakery with a loaded and cocked revolver, pointed it at the 58-yearold clerk and demanded money, according to police in McKeesport, Pa. The clerk emptied the register, but when the robber picked up the money, he put the gun on the counter. The clerk grabbed it and chased away the robber, whom police identified from surveillance video. (Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV) Casey Hueser, 30, pulled into a driveway, left the car running and entered the house, police in St. Joseph, Mo., said. When homeowner Marti Wilson returned, she saw the car, removed the ignition keys and slashed the tires. She confronted the burglar, who regained the keys during a struggle and drove off. Wilson called police. “His front left tire had a big hole it, and apparently, with my description of the vehicle, and the fact that he wasn’t moving really fast, and then they found a bunch of the rubber out in the road,” she said, “so he kind of left a trail.” (Kansas City’s WDAF-TV)
Verlin Sexton, 48, told authorities investigating a fire that destroyed his garage and damaged his house in Fremont, Ohio, that it started while he was using spray paint and a lighter as a torch to kill a mouse. He also said he went to the garage to smoke, noticed black smoke filling the garage and saw flames in the corner, so he ran to get a pan of water; when he returned, the fire was out of control. Then he said he saw flames in boxes and tried to kick the fire out, but it spread. He was charged with intentionally setting the fire. (Fremont’s The News-Gazette) Scott Kemery, 44, told authorities investigating a car fire in Eastport, N.Y., that he believed his rental car was filled with bedbugs, so he doused the interior with rubbing alcohol. Confident it worked, he got back in the car and lit a cigarette, igniting the alcohol. He fled the vehicle but suffered first- and second-degree burns. The rental car was destroyed, and intense heat from the fire badly damaged two other cars. (Newsday) Mohammed Almarri, 21, illegally entered his neighbor’s apartment in Tampa, Fla., forced the owner to retreat to his 30th-floor balcony, put the owner’s wallet in a microwave oven and turned it on, according to fire officials who responded to a report of a fire and a man trapped on a highrise balcony. The victim told them Almarri also took the victim’s collection of lighters, piled them on the floor next to a small electric heater and turned the heater on. No fire was found, but Almarri was charged with first-degree arson. (Tampa Bay Times)
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Now that affluent Chinese have become big-spending travelers, the China National Tourist Administration announced it would document “uncivilized” behavior by travelers abroad who have “tarnished” China’s image and need to “learn a lesson.” Inappropriate behavior includes violating customs, destroying public infrastructure and historic sites, causing disturbances on public transport and participating in gambling and prostitution. The agency said it would compile reports from local tourism bureaus, media reports and the general public and keep records for up to two years. It didn’t specify the nature of any punishment. In February, Thai authorities issued thousands of Chinese-language etiquette manuals after Chinese tourists were caught drying underwear at a temple, kicking a bell at a sacred shrine and washing their feet in a public restroom. (Reuters)
Authorities concerned with large numbers of boarded-up homes in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area because of widespread foreclosures launched a pilot program to disguise the vacant houses by installing vinyl siding with painted doors and windows over the plywood. The program aims to upgrade the aesthetic condition of
the buildings to reduce vandalism and improve nearby property values. (Minneapolis Star Tribune) Officials in Lee County, Fla., proposed cutting down 40 palm trees along the narrow median of a Fort Myers boulevard, citing safety concerns. A vehicle could run off the road and hit a tree, resulting in damage, injury and a possible lawsuit against the county, according to some officials, including county commissioner Cecil Pendergrass. Some residents insist the trees add more safety than danger by defining curves in the road and preventing head-on collisions. Even if the trees are removed, the county has no plans to remove light poles that share the median with the trees. (Fort Myers’s WBBH-TV)
When the Minnesota Department of Transportation replaced signs marking the town of Lindström, it removed the umlaut, twin dots over the “o.” It subsequently rejected town officials’ request to restore the umlaut, citing a rule that names in road signs contain only standard letters. The town said the umlaut honors its Swedish roots and had been on the signs until 2012, when the state removed them for road construction. Gov. Mark Dayton intervened, calling the rule “nonsensical” and ordering the umlauts restored immediately, “even if I have to drive to Lindström and paint the umlauts on the city limit signs myself.” (The New York Times)
The Transportation Security Administration last year collected almost $675,000 in loose change left behind by travelers at security checkpoints. According to TSA figures, that amount is up from $638,000 the year before. Travelers at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport left the most change, $43,000. Overall, the agency has collected $3.5 million in loose change since 2008. (Time)
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Aaron Anthony Doney, 19, an inmate at Montana’s Cascade County Detention Center, was charged with possession of a deadly weapon after he reportedly sharpened a plastic spork. (Great Falls Tribune)
Investigators concluded that Elizabeth Rachel Dove, 23, was using her phone to record a video of her son in the backseat of her vehicle when she hit and injured three high-school students in a crosswalk in Gresham, Ore. “(Dove) is holding the phone with her left hand and was making gestures with her right hand,” then there is a 6-second video of the phone bouncing on the front passenger seat and “a child crying in the background,” Deputy District Attorney Annamarie Shoen wrote in a court document, which added that when the teens entered the crosswalk, Dove “appears to have had no hands on the steering wheel.” A police officer determined that Dove hit the victims 1.42 seconds after the video ended. (Portland’s KATU-TV)
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