Earth Day's a tall order for Bend artist
Somewhere out there, if you look hard enough, you'll find the exact spot where nature and art collide.
Drumming class beats an unlikely path to inner peace
We're three music students, in the middle of Bend, in the middle of Oregon, but our rhythm's planted firmly in West Africa. To be more precise, we're inside instructor David Visiko's home studio, part of which is filled with exotic-looking drums.
THE Hostel in Bend delivers lodging... and a social life
Bend's homemade mag library moves around, but it's still going strong
Want some zines with your almond croissant?
Weekly groups offer meditation, mindfulness practice
"May I be filled with loving kindness.
The Conversation Project works to build bridges with words
If there's one thing people can agree on, it's that the 2016 election revealed a divided nation.
Tips for taking part in direct action in Central Oregon and beyond
"The greatest hope for humanity lies not in condemning violence but in making violence obsolete." —JAMILA RAQIB
While the world is far from silent right now, a lot of you are wondering how to get started in being more active, and how to educate yourself in the political and activist spheres. You might not be able to go back to civics class, but here's a handy guide of terms to help you along.
It's here again people (or almost)—the day of hearts and love and perhaps a bit too
In times of turmoil, the Vocal Seniority group forms to once again speak truth to power
As Generation X or Y or Millennials fight against the baby boomer generation, it's easy to forget that the baby boomers once fought against "The Greatest Generation" who fought against their parents generations, and so on. The Vocal Seniority (Raising Cane) is a newly formed civil group with members who fought in the Civil Rights Movement and against the Vietnam War.
Dave Eggers and his heartbreaking works
It must require nerves of absolute steel to name your debut novel "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius." The title alone instantly gives easily bated critics the ammunition to attack even before thumbing its pages.