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home : arts & entertainment : arts & entertainment May 21, 2018


Pueblo sculptor returns to Sisters
Master sculptor Cliff Fragua taps the rocks that he might acquire, then listens for ones that will resonate - singing back to him.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Noted Western artist returns to Sisters
A living buckaroo legend and accomplished artist, Len Babb returns to Sisters for a show at Black Butte Ranch on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The show in the Black Butte Community Room will feature Babb's original oil paintings, watercolors, pen-and-ink drawings, and sculptures.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
It's 'singtime' in Sisters
Springtime in Sisters? Well, yes; but, according to the Sisters High Desert Chorale, it's also "Singtime in Sisters!" That's what the chorale hit upon for the title of their annual free, spring concerts for the community, which will be conducted next week on May 18 and 20.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Students' musicianship recognized
Three Sisters High School students were recognized for their musicianship at the state level recently. These members of the wind ensemble competed in the Central Oregon Solo and Ensemble Festival and received state qualifying scores for their instruments, meaning they were eligible to advance to the state competition.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Luncheon supports mentor program
"Last year when I came on board for Circle of Friends we had 25 kids being mentored and we had a goal of reaching 30 and astoundingly we blew right past our goal and we're serving 40 kids today!" said Nicky Merritt, Circle of Friends executive director, during the 6th annual Friend and Fund Raiser Luncheon, held last Wednesday at The Belfry.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Business offers 'sport of quilting' challenge
As sponsor of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS), Laird Superfood has created the "The Sport of Quilting Challenge."

The challenge is this: Quilters are inspired to interpret symbols and logos that present Laird Superfoods to the world and how they relate to the "Sport of Quilting."

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
SFF to host free summer concert series
Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) will once again host the Summer Concert Series at Fir Street Park. The three-show series is free to the public and will be presented on Thursday evenings, July 26, August 2, and August 16; and is sponsored in part by First Interstate Bank.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Kids will enjoy Sunday 'Family Day' at rodeo
After 22 years of family celebration on Friday night, Sisters Rodeo has changed that day to Sunday afternoon, Family Day.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Sisters goes 'From Alpine to Desert'
Starting next weekend, there's going to be all kinds of new wildlife in Sisters. No need to protect your flowers and shrubs, these creatures won't eat a thing.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Navajo painter to visit Sisters
Jason Parrish grew up in rural western New Mexico, the oldest son in a ranching family, and learned to ride a horse before entering school.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Sisters Arts Association Fourth Friday Art Stroll
The April 27 Sisters Art Stroll, 4 to 7 p.m., holds a special treat for visitors. Art contributed by local artists to the upcoming My Own Two Hands (MOTH) Art Auction will be on display at two locations: Sisters Art Works at 204 W. Adams Ave. and at 142 E. Main Ave., just east of Sisters Feed Company. This gives art lovers a chance to see the art up close and personal, before the auction.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Sisters kicks off arts celebration
My Own Two Hands - the annual celebration of the arts and major fundraiser for Sisters Folk Festival - kicks off on Friday, April 27, at the Fourth Friday Art Stroll.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Charro will thrill rodeo audience
Sisters Rodeo proudly presents Tomas Garcilazo, a Mexican charro, as the 2018 Sisters Rodeo Specialty Act. The three-time PRCA Specialty Act of the Year performs "La Charreria," a skilled routine of Mexican tradition in horsemanship and roping skills.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Jazz on tap at The Belfry
Two groups from the Western Oregon University Music Department will perform at The Belfry in Sisters on Monday,

April 23.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Team roping featured on rodeo poster
The 2018 Sisters Rodeo poster highlights a required skill in use even today on ranches throughout the West: Team Roping is part of the job description of cowboys, both historically and currently.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Western author Rick Steber headlines 'Fireside Stories'
Renowned Western author, historian, and storyteller Rick Steber will close out the free Fireside Stories series sponsored by the Three Sisters Historical Society on Tuesday, April 17 at FivePine Conference Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
'Buck' jumps in to Sisters' art scene
Folks in Sisters are used to seeing deer roaming around town, even crossing Cascade Avenue in a crosswalk. Now there's one jumping across the moon.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
For the love of music
If there is a perfect hometown for Darlene and Mick McGrady, a place filled with music, horses and wide-open spaces, Sisters is most definitely it.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Couple depicts 'the Far Green Country'
Long-time Sisters residents Eli and Kelly Pyke have just launched the public release of the trailer to their upcoming documentary film, "The Far Green Country," along with a crowdfunding campaign to provide the finances to finish off the film.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Viewing Sisters through camera lens
Photographer Conrad Weiler is prolific. He heads outdoors with camera in hand nearly every day. After a short walk, a longer drive, or a kayak paddle, he returns to his home in Camp Sherman to harvest that day's crop of images. Some get posted on his Facebook account. Others he mails to friends. The best he has printed and framed. Many of these are on display throughout the month of April at Sisters Library, in the entryway and community room.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
















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