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home : arts & entertainment February 6, 2016

SPRD enhances music education
Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) Community Preschool housed at Sisters Elementary School has added an enhanced music education element to their weekly schedule.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Sisters author honored for Russell work
A native of Plentywood, Montana, Sisters resident Larry Len Peterson fell in love with the works of Charles M. Russell as a young man in his father's hardware store.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Nugget columnist publishes first book
Jodi Schneider McNamee has fond memories of her first family dog - a black standard poodle named Suzie.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Sisters honors local artists
A horse and rider on a frigid winter night, a Cuban tobacco farmer, some whimsical fish with faces and feathers in their fins, and a magnificent view of Steelhead Falls - all took People's Choice Awards at the 2016 Sisters Library Annual Art Exhibit.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
High school student creates yearbook cover
Hannah Tenneson, a senior at Sisters High School (SHS), designed and drew the 2015-2016 yearbook cover.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Painting at Mach One
Sisters resident Jim Horsley flew 120 combat missions in an A6 Intruder over Vietnam. He is a former member of the Blue Angels, a humanitarian, a husband, a father, an author, and a man of abiding faith. He is also an artist - and a good one - though he won't tell you that.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Annual FOSL Art Exhibit underway
On a recent Monday morning - when the Sisters Library was closed - the Community Room was the scene of a continual flow of artists, spouses of artists, and even small children of artists.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Bingo draws a big crowd
Nearly 250 members of the Sisters community attended a bingo night at Sisters High School last Monday, January 11. Running for over four years now, Outlaws Together Bingo Night has become a classic event for families to enjoy bingo, a silent auction, a bake sale, and a high-quality meal.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Teacher releases original music
Rick Johnson makes his living inspiring students to sing. Now the Americana Project and choir teacher has been inspired by those same students to create his own original songs, released this month on the CD "All That Matters."
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
SAW hosts campfire gathering
All are invited to "Gather 'Round the Campfire" and enjoy the warmth of the fire cauldron in front of the Sisters Art Works Building, 204 W. Adams Ave., on Friday, January 22, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
David Jacobs-Strain to play
HarmonyHouse will host David Jacobs-Strain on Saturday, January 16. Doors open at 7 p.m., music starts at 8 p.m.

David Jacobs-Strain is a fierce slide guitar player who channels the musical spirit of the Mississippi Delta, and hand-hewn stories of his home in Oregon.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Wood Brothers headed to Sisters
The Wood Brothers have gained a reputation as one of the best live acts touring the country. Their current tour brings them to Sisters on Thursday, January 28, for the first 2016 Winter Concert Series show presented by Sisters Folk Festival at Sisters High School auditorium.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Voting starts for FOSL People's Choice Award
Voting begins Wednesday, January 13, for the People's Choice Awards in the Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL) 11th annual art exhibit at the library.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
'The Revenant' recounts Mountain Man legend
Hugh Glass was one tough hombre.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Anvil Blasters to play at The Open Door
The Anvil Blasters will bring their Americana, Western-folk-based music to The Open Door on Monday, January 11, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Quilt Show celebrates 'Infinite Stitches'
"Infinite Stitches" is the theme of this year's Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show - and of the 2016 poster created by Sisters artist, Kathy Deggendorfer.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Filming 'The Revenant' was an epic challenge
"The Revenant," which comes to Sisters Movie House on January 8, was inspired by the epic saga of mountain man Hugh Glass. Mauled by a she-grizzly in 1823, Glass was left for dead and forced to crawl more than 200 miles to a fur-trading outpost on the Missouri River.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Sisters Chorale a holiday tradition
Just about everywhere you go in Sisters Country during the Christmas season you hear residents talking to each other in glowing terms about the recent performance of Irene Liden's Sisters High Desert Chorale.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Habitat makes display possible
Ronald Wouda turns his home at 2835 S.W. 31st St. in Redmond into a holiday extravaganza each year. The retired pharmacy technician does it simply to brighten the season and bring a smile to peoples' faces.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Sisters music scene gears up for New Year's Eve
Sisters' lively music scene will get even livelier to ring in the New year on New Year's Eve, December 31.

Hardtails Bar & Grill at 175 N. Larch St. will feature live music with Tommy Hogan from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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