Growing Apart Together

Growing Apart Together

"The Last Five Years" deconstructs a marriage
"The Last Five Years," at 2nd Street Theater, was written by Jason Robert Brown and premiered in Chicago in 2001, eventually moving Off-Broadway in 2002. That year the show won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics and was nominated for several more awards.



High Desert Museum

Open 'til Dark Dance
Open 'til Dark is a 1930s dance at the High Desert Museum with a live jazz band, dance lessons and tastings from Oregon Spirits Distillers. It's a rare way to pass a Friday evening, with admission just $7 ($3 for members), and a chance to dance and explore the museum and its latest exhibits after hours.

Art Watch

Finding the Right Offering Price

Bend is a seller's market, so buyers often wonder what is an appropriate offer on a home, particularly when competing offers are likely, which is increasingly common nowadays. This past week, the April real estate statistics for Bend were released, and according to the Beacon Report, the median sales price rose to $365,000, with a median price per square foot of $190.


Deschutes County Will Lift Ban on Rural Cannabis

Deschutes County Commissioners last week confirmed that they will eventually lift the temporary ban on cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas of the county. After receiving recommendations from the county Planning Commission, Marijuana Advisory Committee, and the public, the commissioners have concluded what even they described as lengthy deliberations and have begun the process of adopting regulations to address impacts associated with the growing and processing of cannabis.


"Faces of the Deschutes"

This year, Deschutes County turns 100. For its birthday party celebration, the county and the Deschutes County Historical Society are throwing a year-long celebration that will focus on the area's, past, present and future.

Art Watch

Celebrate the 1930s: Fashion, Dance and Music

High Desert Museum brings vintage fashion to life
Step back in time to the 1930s, with a fashion show, music and dance, part of "Art for a Nation: Inspiration from the Great Depression," a special High Desert Museum collaboration. The fashion show, curated by Linda Evans, will take place at the Tower Theatre on Friday, May 13.


Pirouettes at the Old Stone Performing Arts Center

"Ballet Treasures" opens May 13
The Old Stone Performing Arts Center (OSPAC), formerly the Old Stone Church, turns its attention from music to arts and culture and dance as the historic hub for all things performing arts. This weekend, dancers from the Victor School of Performing Arts present "Ballet Treasures" in three performances, capturing the classics of ballet within an original contemporary piece to delight audiences.


Competitive Strategies for Bend's Tight Market

As all of us in Bend know, homes are selling quickly, prices are rising, and we have an inventory shortage. Like many parts of the country, Bend is truly a seller's market.



  • Bend Bike Film Festival

    Bend Bike Film Festival

    Wed., May 25, 7 p.m.
    @ Tower Theatre – The BBFF is a showcase of local short films featuring...

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    "Hedwig & the Angry Inch"

    Thu., May 26, 7 p.m., Fri., May 27, 7 p.m. and Sat., May 28, 7 p.m.
    @ Kelly D's Irish Sports Bar – Lurking Squirrel Production brings audiences East Berlin's internationally ignored song...

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