A Mother-Daughter Collaboration

A Mother-Daughter Collaboration

Author Kim Cooper Findling teams up with her teen daughter on a new novel, set on the Oregon coast
It's not every day that a mom and daughter put their heads together to collaborate on a writing project—and it's even less common when the pair resides in Central Oregon. Kim Cooper Findling is the author of "Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families," among other guidebooks and a memoir.

Especially in March, Basketball Is Life

A look at some of the local hoopsters around Bend
The greatest time of the year is coming up. No, it's not Christmas.

Putting the Dogs First

When it comes to sled dog racing, winning a prestigious Humanitarian Award is the marker of world-class canine care
Snow blasts our faces as we race down the Trail of Dreams behind Sunrise Lodge with Mt. Bachelor Sled Dog Rides. Owner Rachael Scdoris can be heard from behind, naming each of the 10 dogs pulling our sled.

Not Your Token Activist

Don't expect Rachel Cargle's two Bend appearances to teach you how to support people of color. Still, she may remind you what you already know
Activist Rachel Cargle will be in Bend two times over the next month—first, as a lecturer at this week's Muse Conference, and then as a presenter at TEDxBend March 30. Both appearances will center around a lecture she's given around the country, titled, "Unpacking White Feminism."

A Nomadic Sculptor Finds Home

From toy guns to the Special Olympics, this week's cover artist has covered a lot of ground
Miguel Edwards made his first sculpture when he was around 5 years old. It wasn't made from metal, or at the same scale he works with today, but it was definitely a big moment for Edwards' artistic beginnings.

A Cappella Heaven

Fourth annual festival is biggest yet — and growing
For fans of a cappella sounds, it doesn't get much better than this. Thursday marks the start of the festivities, as Naturally 7 opens Bend's fourth annual, three-day A Cappella Festival at the Tower Theatre.

Winter PrideFest

LGBTQ-friendly events prove Pride can happen outside the month of June
June may be Pride Month — but it's 2019, so why can't every month be Pride Month? OUT Central Oregon, a local nonprofit that organizes LGBTQ+-friendly events throughout the year, aims for just that.

Art Walk Picks

Headed downtown for First Friday? Check out these events
It's First Friday this week! Here are some events to have on your radar as you head into downtown Bend Friday evening.

THE Love Story

"West Side Story" at the Tower set to "technical marvel" of digitally mastered music
Thoroughly Modern Productions of Bend brings Sondheim and Bernstein's "West Side Story," widely referred to as Romeo and Juliet the musical, to the Tower Theater this weekend. The company splurged on the best-quality digital music available from broker Music Theatre International for the production, according to director and TMP founder David DaCosta.

Quite Possibly the Strangest List Bend Has Made It On

Top outdoor destinations, check. Fastest-growing, check. But coldest?!
Bend makes its way onto a host of Top 10 and "Best" lists. The city has been listed among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. this year, and routinely gets accolades for being among the best outdoor destinations, according to this mag or that.

Bride-to-Be on the Loose

It’s the big pre-wedding question: Where to bachelorette?
During certain times of the year, it can be difficult to walk Bond or Wall Street past sundown without seeing a parade of females dressed to the nines, the leader in a tiara and sash which reads, “Bride to be.” Bend is a hot spot for more than just Après Ski events, delicately man-scaped facial hair and dog owners.


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Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams

Stevie Nicks: In Your Dreams - Sisters Movie House

Tue., March 26, 7-9 p.m.
Circumnavigating Crater Lake: Winter Backcountry Ski Trip

Circumnavigating Crater Lake: Winter Backcountry Ski Trip - Broken Top Bottle Shop

Wed., March 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
Upper Snake River Tribes take on a Changing Climate

Upper Snake River Tribes take on a Changing Climate - Worthy Brewing

Tue., March 26, 7-8:30 p.m.
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