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home : arts & entertainment October 16, 2017

Rickards to offer 'Lupine In Bloom' print
Dan and Julia Rickards invite the Sisters community to join them for the 14th Annual Print Giveaway at Clearwater Gallery and Framing. The gallery doors will open at 10 a.m. Dan will be signing 150 prints and offering an array of framing packages at discounted prices for the weekend.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
World music comes to Sisters
Visiting musicians from around the world brought their cultures, instruments and diverse perspectives to Sisters last week.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
King leaves Sisters on a grace note
At the end of September, award-winning musician, conductor and instructor Stephanie King relocated to her new home in Chestertown, Maryland, leaving Central Oregon's musical culture appreciably improved through her talent and influence. King and her family of five moved to Sisters in 1999, pursuing a less hectic lifestyle after 16 years in Portland.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Sisters Library to feature fabric arts
Traditional fabric art forms are on display throughout the Sisters Library, with children's quilts in the computer room and woven pieces in the community room. The fabric art is part of the Friends of Sisters Library October art display.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Local author presents novel at bookstore
Local author Bob Collins will present his novel "Sisters Crossing: Tall Tales from a Small Town" on Friday, October 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Paulina Springs Books in Sisters.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Sisters to host annual Harvest Faire
The air has turned crisp and there's a scent of pumpkin in the air - it's time for the Sisters Harvest Faire.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Beer fest got folks hoppin' in Sisters
The crisp fall air was fragrant with fresh hop aromas all around Village Green Park, attracting hundreds of folks to the eighth annual Sisters Fresh Hop Festival on Saturday.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Sisters Rodeo crowns 2018 queen
Hailey Konze of Redmond was crowned the 2018 Sisters Rodeo Queen at the rodeo grounds on Sunday, September 17. A crowd of rodeo members and fans greeted the selection with cheers of approval.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
SFF hosts cross-cultural music event
Sisters Folk Festival, in collaboration with Caldera, presents OneBeat, a cross-cultural initiative bringing young musicians from all over the world together to present new music.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Festival announces option for partial refund
Those who bought passes for the cancelled Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) may seek a partial refund or donate the price of the pass to the nonprofit. The festival was cancelled due to wildfire smoke-related air quality concerns in Sisters in the week leading up to the event.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Sisters Arts Association Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Fall is here, so why not step out and support local artists and merchants during the Fourth Friday Art Stroll, Sept. 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Pop-up concerts soothed impact of festival cancellation
The cancellation of the annual Sisters Folk Festival dealt yet another economic blow to the community. But with the effort displayed by locals and the generosity of visiting musicians, there was hope.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
East Pointers stayed in Sisters
The East Pointers returned to play the Sisters Folk Festival this year as the encore performer, after their lively performances at the 2016 festival.

Jake Charron, Koady Chaisson, Tim Chaisson and their sound engineer Donny Richard returned to Sisters for the Americana Song Academy at Caldera and the weekend folk festival.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Indie film goes to heart of Lakota country
A Lakota elder and his protective friend suck a white author into the heart of Lakota Country, encouraging him to see their reality without falling prey to white men's guilt-ridden clichés, so it can be distilled into a book that the old man can leave future generations.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Sisters Folk Festival looks to future after cancellation
As a pall of dense smoke settled across Sisters on Wednesday, September 6, an emergency meeting of the executive committee of the Sisters Folk Festival's board of directors convened to make a decision each of those involved described as painful and gut-wrenching: For the first time in the two-decade history of the event, they were forced to cancel.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Justin Townes Earle hits Sisters
Justin Townes Earle is an American songwriter originally from South Nashville, Tennessee. He is the son of alternative country artist Steve Earle, and his middle name honors after his father's mentor, Townes Van Zandt.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Grammy-winner Sarah Jarosz to play Sisters Folk Festival
Americana singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz will be playing as a headliner at this year's Sisters Folk Festival, bringing with her a very eclectic music background and influence.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Art quilts on display at Sisters Library
Art quilting is a unique way to express creativity and explore new methods of quilting. Rather than crafting a quilt using traditional patterns, the art quilt comes in many forms and is often inspired by the experiences, imagery, and ideas of the artist.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Celebrating Art at the Ranch
Black Butte Ranch Art Guild has been supporting art in Sisters schools with scholarships from the proceeds of the annual Art at the Ranch show for over three decades. Last Friday evening, the guild held its annual artist reception and silent auction at the Black Butte Ranch Lodge Brooks Room, where guests mingled with artists and bid on their works in a fundraising silent auction.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Sisters Folk Festival keeps an eye on smoke
Usually when people use the term "smoking" in connection with the Sisters Folk Festival, they're talking about a particularly hot flatpicker or a set from a lively band like this year's encore artist The East Pointers.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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