Friday, February 22, 2013

Weekend Roundup 2/22-2/24

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Friday 22

Spike and Mike, year 30.
  • Spike and Mike, year 30.

Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation
Not your kids' cartoons. But new this year to Spike & Mike's Festival of Animation is an all-ages show, The New Generation Festival, screening at 6 p.m. The big-kids version (18+), The Sick and Twisted Festival, is on at 9 p.m. Enjoy drinks and music in between. Good-cause laughs: Proceeds benefit KPOV, our community radio station. Two shows: 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. $19, or $24 for both shows at Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave.

Fire Pit Party with Harley Bourbon
Harley Bourbon brings out the pirate-punk rocker hidden inside all of us. Listen to them getting down and dirty around the fire to kick-off your Friday night. Proceeds from food and drink go to benefit Cascade School of Music. 7 p.m. Crow's Feet Commons 875 NW Brooks St.

Mt. Film by Melissa Plantz
  • Mt. Film

If you're not familiar with the award-winning Telluride Mountainfilm Tour, you should know that this isn't just another shred-fest. At the 35th annual festival you'll see clips from environmentalist films, social disobedience films, mountain cultural films and yes, a few action sports shorts. The two-night Bend tour (also on Saturday) benefits The Environmental Center. $17.50 at 7 p.m. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St.

Christopher of the Wolves Sound Journey
This guy play the didgeridoo. Awesome. A solo performance featuring Christopher of the Wolves that includes 20 instruments from 14 countries followed by a sound healing experience. $10-$15 suggested donation. Hawthorn Healing Arts 39 NW Louisiana Ave.

The Terrible Buttons
Let THC, Burbon and the Terrible Buttons set you free with songs like "Weed and Whiskey."
Local favorites Wilderness open. 21+. $5. 8 p.m. The Horned Hand 507 NW Colorado Ave.

Mel Brown Septet
Brown is one of the great jazz and R&B drummers. Septet includes Renato Caranto, Derek Sims, Stan Bock, John Nastos, Gordon Lee and Andre St. James. The Oxford Hotel 10 NW Minnesota Ave. 8 p.m. $35. Saturday 5 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Working, A New Musical
A musical exploration of 26 people from all walks of life with songs by composers Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor. Read our review of "Working" here. 2nd Street Theater 220 NE Lafayette Ave. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m.

Saturday 23

Last Saturday @ The Old Iron Works
Exhibits by artists Jacob Norris, Justin LeBart, Alisha Mann and a collaborative project by Tambi Lane, Jeff Kennedy, and Katie Scott. Music by Billy Mickelson and the Dela Project, Thumper and R&R. Dump City will be on site with fresh, hot dumplings! Check out this shout out Bend, and to our buddies at the dumpling cart in the Wall Street Journal! 6 p.m. The Old Iron Works 50 SE Scott St.

Celtic Concert & Stories
Fiddler Jamie Laval is one of North America's most celebrated practitioners of Celtic folk music. And his energetic fiddling will make you want to click your heels and dance a jig with the nearest available warm body. See him with multi-instrumentalist Dan Compton. All ages. $8-$16 7:30 p.m. The Old Stone, 157 NW Franklin Ave.

Uncle Franks Hobo Nephews, pictured here.
  • Uncle Frank's Hobo Nephews, pictured here.

Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank
The Minnesota brothers are like a two-man version of Old Crow Medicine Show meets Neil Young. The folk roots duo is in the middle of Western states tour, catch 'em while they're here. 21+. $5. The Horned Hand, 507 NW Colorado Ave.

Central Oregon Symphony
Sat., Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 24, 2 p.m. and Mon., Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Guest artist Kate Hamilton performs Ralph Vaughan Williams, Suite for Viola and Orchestra. Also performing Brian Balmages’ Symphony No. 1 for Brass and César Franck’s Symphony in D minor. Complimentary tickets available on website. Bend High School 230 NE 6th St. 7:30 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. Monday 7:30 p.m.

More Music...

Monophonics & the Quick and Easy Boys
21+. $8. 8:30 p.m. Liquid Lounge 70 NW Newport Ave.

Boxcar String Band
Blackflowers Blacksun opens. 21+. $5. 9 p.m. Silver Moon Brewing 24 NW Greenwood Ave.

Sunday 24

Mighty Be Our Power - Women As Peacemakers
Book review and discussion of Mighty Be Our Power by Nobel Peace Prize Winner and author Lehmah Gbowee. 12:30 p.m. Nativity Lutheran Church 60850 Brosterhous Rd.

Pennywise, the band, not the clown from IT.
  • Pennywise, the band, not the clown from IT.

Are you one of the many Bend residents who bitch about "nothing but bluegrass" coming through this town? Not this week, hombre. Riding in on a blast from the '90s is Pennywise, your favorite SoCal skate-punk band. They'll be playing along with fellow Cali punk rockers, Lagwagon. All ages. $21. 7 p.m. Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave.

All You Need is Love
Read more about this Beatles inspired ballet and the Eugene Ballet production of "Swan Lake" here.
2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Ridgeview High School 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave.

A Night at the Oscars
Red carpet and big screens for the Oscars. Contests for best dressed, best celebrity impersonator and most accurate winner predictions. Event includes a buffet dinner, live music, no-host bar and paparazzi. $40. 4 p.m. SHARC, 57250 Overlook Rd. Sunriver.

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