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home : arts & entertainment May 22, 2015


Concert will honor music man
Dennis Jakab was a linchpin of the Central Oregon roots music scene. For years, he and his wife, Ellen, opened their Powell Butte home for a monthly music jam that brought musicians out from across the region.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Arts association celebrates launch
The secret is out - Sisters is an arts town. The arts - from fine arts to music to the kind of art produced in a kitchen - not only form the backbone of local culture, they drive the local economy.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
BBR opens new culinary chapter
The Lodge Restaurant has been an iconic part of Black Butte Ranch since the 1970s. Last week it reopened after an extensive remodel that brings it current with the needs and desires of a 2015 clientele.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Magic moments at Sisters arts event
There were many magical moments at the My Own Two Hands art auction and party Saturday night. The event grossed $135,000 to support the programs of Sisters Folk Festival - which is magic enough on its own.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
One Arm Bandit headed back to Sisters
The most popular act in Sisters Rodeo history is coming back to celebrate the rodeo's 75th anniversary. The One Arm Bandit is bringing his black mouth cur hounds, horse or mule, and buffalo to town.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Sisters raises its 'Own Two Hands'
With bells and chimes ringing and drums thundering, the Sisters Americana Project students kicked off the 14th annual community arts fundraiser My Own Two Hands (MOTH) on Friday, making their way down Main Avenue holding up the MOTH banner, followed by young artists from the SPRD Community School.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
High Desert Chorale performance set for weekend
Sisters music-lovers - save your traveling for either before or after Mother's Day Weekend.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Festival welcomes two songwriters
Two outstanding songwriters will be performing in a double bill at The Belfry in Sisters (302 E. Main Ave.) on Saturday, May 16, at 7 p.m., presented by the Sisters Folk Festival (SFF).
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Library exhibit focuses on photography
The May art exhibit sponsored by Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL) features the work of the Sisters Area Photography Club members.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sisters dancers compete in Portland
Sisters Dance Academy took 13 dancers to compete at the I Love Dance Competition in Portland the weekend of April 25.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Civil War, President Lincoln coming
The Northwest Civil War Council will present a full Civil War reenactment at House on Metolius Meadow, Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Sisters set to celebrate the arts
Sisters' biggest celebration of the arts kicks off on Friday with a parade and an art stroll, featuring works that will be auctioned the following day at a party at Ponderosa Forge & Ironworks.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Local alpaca debuts in Bend Follies
When Bend Follies producer Brad Ruder asked Marlene Baldock, Sisters resident and owner of Desert Song Alpaca Ranch, if they could use one of her alpacas during a skit in the Follies, she was delighted - and nervous.
Friday, May 1, 2015
Metolius set to ring with acoustic music
An acoustic music festival will harmonize with the wind in the pines and the roar of the river as Lake Creek Lodge hosts a Music on the Metolius festival on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Radio show goes 'In Your House'
One of the great things about having a local radio station like we have in Sisters with KZSO 94.9 FM, is that the hosts are often our friends and neighbors.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Guitar-maker and music fest team up
It's a natural harmony: a nationally renowned premier guitar maker and a nationally renowned music festival. The duo has come together in Sisters to hit a sweet note of mutual support and benefit.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Anvil Blasters to play The Barn
The Anvil Blasters will kick off spring with a show at The Barn on Saturday evening, April 25.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Hardtails to host Gillan fundraiser
Hardtails Bar & Grill will host a memorial fundraiser to benefit the family of Shemiah Gillan all day on Saturday, May 9.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Sisters gets set to celebrate the arts
Sisters' annual spring celebration of the arts kicks off next month with a parade, art stroll, and art auction fundraiser.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Sisters silviculturist to speak about forest management
The idea of working directly with nature appealed to Will Brendeke, and at a young age he decided to become an entomologist. But in 2003, after receiving his bachelor's degree in entomology, Brendeke joined the Peace Corps, and for over two years he volunteered doing agroforestry in Senegal, West Africa.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
















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