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home : arts & entertainment April 30, 2016

The long shadow of Hemingway
No writer of the 20th century looms larger than Ernest Hemingway.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sean Watkins to play The Belfry
Sean Watkins of "Nickel Creek" will perform in Sisters at The Belfry on Tuesday, May 17.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
No writer of the 20th century looms larger than Ernest Hemingway.

That is, in part, because he crafted a larger-than-life persona: Hard drinker, big- game hunter, fisherman, traveler, war journalist. Even in his own lifetime, the persona overshadowed his writing. Today, most people know at least vaguely who "Papa" was, but few have actually read him.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sisters chorale will ring in spring with songs
It's spring- the Cascades still have plenty of snow for summer, trees are blossoming in Sisters, and the 47-voice Sisters High Desert Chorale's Spring Concert is scheduled at Sisters Community Church, Friday April, 29, at 7 p.m., and again Sunday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m., same venue.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Quilt Show has big community support
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS) gets support from major sponsors to support the largest free outdoor show in the country.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Steve Poltz returns to The Belfry
Sisters favorite Steve Poltz will return to The Belfry on Friday, April 22, at 8 p.m.

Poltz took Sisters by storm in two appearances at the Sisters Folk Festival and a previous turn at The Belfry.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
John Morris is Rodeo grand marshal
Sisters Rodeo has selected John Morris as grand marshal of the 2016 Sisters Rodeo Parade.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Anvil Blasters play for Circle of Friends
The Anvil Blasters will play at Hood Avenue Art on Thursday, April 21, in the second of the gallery's Salon Series of fundraising events for Circle of Friends.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Sisters Folk Festival announces initial lineup
The initial lineup for the 2016 Sisters Folk Festival, September 9-11, was announced last week.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Locals rally to send young artist to Carnegie Hall
Art has been a part of Carly Gascon's life since she was very young.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Quilt raffle funds Furry Friends
A quilt pieced by local quilter Valerie Fercho-Tillery is getting a second chance to raise funds to support Furry Friends Foundation in Sisters.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Starry Nights goes back to the future
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Texas songwriter to play at The Barn
Texas songwriter Sam Baker will perform in concert at The Barn in Sisters on April 6, at 7 p.m. Playing with Baker will be longtime-sideman Chip Dolan, who has toured with him throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe, providing accompaniment on piano, keyboard, and mandolin.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Festival presents two Boston bands
Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) will present Boston-based bands The Ballroom Thieves in concert Saturday, April 9 at the Sisters High School auditorium. After a warm and excited reception at the 2015 Sisters Folk Festival, the band is back in Central Oregon touring with their friends and peers Tall Heights.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Sisters seniors enjoy Easter bonnet contest
Easter came early for seniors at Sisters Community Church on Tuesday, March 22; they celebrated with a bonnet-decorating contest.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Starry Nights welcomes back Karla Bonoff
Starry Nights comes full circle when renowned singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff makes her return to the Sisters stage for her sold-out show on Sunday, April 3, at The Belfry.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
6,000 eggs snatched up in minutes
It's all over in minutes.

Hundreds of warmly dressed eager egg hunters from infant to 11 years old turned out for the 38th annual Sisters Easter Egg Hunt at Creekside Park.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Sisters women create quilts for kids
There comes a time in some children's lives when they really need the comfort of a warm, colorful quilt. Perhaps they've been in an accident or a house-fire, or experienced some other trauma.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Sisters Rodeo poster is out
The 2016 Sisters Rodeo poster is now available at several locations in Sisters and Bend.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Sisters Rodeo tickets now on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the 76th annual PRCA Sisters Rodeo. There are five exciting performances and a weekend of special events planned for "The Biggest Little Show in the World."
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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