Central Oregon's Pride Celebration has grown from a small picnic to a full day of inclusive fun
Let's start with the entertainment: Dykes on Bikes.

Art Watch

Summer Reads

Curl up in a hammock with one—or many—of these books this season
No big Russian classics here.


Opposing Views

A column on recent Oregon legislative bills has many on the defensive
Two weeks ago I wrote a column about two Oregon legislative bills, one that had just been signed into law, the other was imminent in passage.

Smoke Signals

Source Spotlight: Emily Carr

Poet and MFA Program Director, OSU-Cascades
Poet Emily Carr doesn't usually write about the places where she's currently living.

Source Spotlight

Out of Reach 2017 Report for Oregon

The National Low Income Housing Coalition's "Out of Reach" Report for 2017 shows that the median rental household in most Oregon counties cannot comfortably afford a two-bedroom apartment.

Take Me Home

Bite Week Guide & Schedule

All you need to check out this year at Bite Week
Bite of Bend reveals hidden gems emerging in our culinary scene


Gallery Alleys

More Outdoor Art on The Way—If You Know Where to Look
Like some fresh air with your art?

Art Watch

Show Bookers

Peek inside the day-to-day operations of Bend music promoters and see what it takes to bring your favorite musicians to town
Before your favorite band comes to town, a lot of work goes into getting them here.


Picks of the Week: June 15-21

4 Peaks Music Fest, Baby Easy-E, GoodLife Brewing Anniv Party and more
Check out our print calendar for even more events and things to do in Central Oregon!



  • Rent


    Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30-10 p.m. Continues through June 30
    @ Cascades Theatrical Company – Following the lives of a group of friends who face...

  • Pink Martini at the Les Schwab Amphitheater

    Pink Martini at the Les Schwab Amphitheater

    Fri., June 30, 6 p.m.
    @ Les Schwab Amphitheater – They just released their ninth studio album, Je dis oui!,...

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