AM CLOUDSINDIE ROCK—AM Clouds is a four-piece rock band new to the live music scene in Bend. They just released their first EP, "War of Love," this past September before performing at the Roots Revival festival. If you like R.E.M. and the late Tom Petty, you'll dig their sound. Helga opens. 7-9pm. Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial Way, Bend. No cover.
ALYSON BELCHER "ICE PORTALS" EXHIBIT
ARTIST RECEPTION— While the rest of us were shoveling mounds of snow last winter, photographer Alyson Belcher braved the storms and documented ice formations. Her photographs read as abstract topography—blowing up small ice crystals into larger than life images that look like aerial views of a frozen landscapes. Belcher documented the freeze and thaw of these formations, capturing the minute details that change with the ebb and flow of time. Catch the reception on Friday evening and hear a talk about her work on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6pm. 5-9pm. Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180, Bend. Free.
HUTCH & GENTRY
AMERICANA—After checking out the artwalk in downtown Bend, stop by Velvet for an intimate show with Hutch & Gentry. They'll be playing a healthy mix of ragtime, roots, blues and high mountain music. Need we say more? 7:30pm-9:30pm. Velvet, 805 NW Wall St., Bend. No cover.
10 BARREL APRES MUSIC SERIES: MARK RANSOM
FOLK ROCK—After hitting the mountain for a fun day of skiing, visit the West Village lodge for the next installment of the Apres Music Series. Mark Ransom will play a solo acoustic set, featuring original music. 21+. 2-4pm. Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort – West Village, 13000 SW Century Dr., Bend. No cover.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 1/5-1/6
"WHEN HARRY MET SALLY" (1989)
RETRO MOVIE NIGHT—Did you know Rob Reiner's classic rom-com, "When Harry Met Sally," was nominated for an Oscar? Not an easy feat for the genre. Haven't seen it? Discover the scene that firmly cemented the quote, "I'll have what she's having" into pop culture. 10pm. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. $4.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 1/6-1/7
SKI WITH A RANGER AT MT. BACHELOR
DAY TRIPPIN'—Who knew that skiing could also be educational? Learn about alpine environments and the Cascade Range from a naturalist while skiing two intermediate runs on Mt. Bachelor. Can't make it up to the mountain this weekend? Tours will run Saturdays and Sundays through March 25. 2-3pm. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. Free (with lift ticket).
PUB RUN TO SUNRIVER BREWING
BEER RUN—And so it begins–the first pub run of 2018! Join FootZone and Cascade Relays for a fun run to Sunriver Brewing, where complimentary beer awaits! Be sure to bring lights and reflective gear, as it gets dark early. 5:30pm. FootZone, 842 NW Wall St., Bend. Free, RSVP required.
KNOW CIVIL RIGHTS: "SELMA" (2014)
FILM SCREENING—See the film that chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s fight for equal voting rights by organizing a massive march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe and Oscar for Best Motion Picture. Seating is limited. 5:30pm. Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Alley, Bend. Free.
COMEDIC ROULETTE -CANCELED DUE TO CLOSURE
IMPROV—Like being part of the act? Then this rapid fire improv show is for you. Part competition and all fun, comedians take suggestions from the audience to craft standup routines and improv bits. Hosted by Jake Woodmansee. 8-10pm. The Summit Saloon & Stage, 115 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $10.
BEATLEMANIA—Do you miss the days of Beatlemania? Well, did you know that Bend has a pretty solid Beatles cover band? Now you do. From "She Loves You" to "She's So Heavy," Juju Eyeball plays all your favorites and everything obscure in between. You may know guitarist Paul Eddy from his many solo performances around town or his country western band, Long Tall Eddy but here he's rounded out by Dan Larsson on bass and Karl Lindgren on drums. Both hail from Sweden, a hop skip and a jump from the birthplace of The Beatles, ya know? Together, with decades of experience, they bring The Beatles catalog to life for a fun night of dancing. 7-10PM. McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. No cover.