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home : arts & entertainment July 27, 2015

Antique show draws a big crowd
Antique collections spilled across the grass at Creekside Park, enticing treasure hunters for the fifth annual Antiques in the Park event last weekend.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Scratchboard artist featured in 'Dog Show'
Artist Jennifer Hartwig's first introduction to scratchboard art was in a high school class using scratch-paper. Life intervened and she didn't pick up the medium again until 12 years ago. Hartwig, a Sisters resident, is now a scratchboard artist specializing in wildlife and pet portraits, and will be a featured artist in the seventh annual celebration of "The Dog Show: A Fetching Display of Canine Imagery."
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
A dazzling display of classic cars
Nothing draws a crowd like Sisters' annual Glory Daze Car Show. And last Saturday under sunny skies, Main Avenue was closed off so hundreds of classic-car enthusiasts could stroll down memory lane with over 100 vintage automobiles to enjoy.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
SPRD buries the beef for car show
Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD) will host "Buried Beef & Brew" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, in association with the Glory Daze Annual Car Show hosted by the Sisters Area Chamber of Commerce. Look for the tent at the corner of Main Avenue and Fir Street, one block north of Cascade Avenue.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Sisters artists featured in Art of the West
This year's Art of the West exhibition and auction at the High Desert Museum will feature more than 60 works by some 40 artists, nearly double the number of pieces included in last year's show.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
'Flash Mob' hits streets for show
Hundreds of visitors admiring the quilts hanging near Cascade Avenue and Elm Street Saturday morning were welcomed to Sisters' 40th Anniversary Quilt Walk by a good-times, high-spirited "flash-mob" dance to the sound of "Celebration" by Pit Bull.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Local receives special quilt
Last year at the 39th annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show animal portrait quilter Diane Rickenbacher of Pollock Pines, California surprised Dan and Stephanie O'Neill, a Sisters couple, with two quilts of their huskies Kaiya and Keynu as a gift.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Library hosts big annual book sale
Stop by the lawn in front of the Sisters Library on Quilt Show Day, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to peruse a treasure trove of books at the Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL) annual book sale.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Gem show dazzles onlookers
Sisters Elementary School grounds sparkled in the sunlight for the annual Sisters Roundup of Gems last Thursday at the start of a four-day show. More than 40 vendors set up camp and displayed their unique treasures, dug up from around the world.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
SOQS honors Tonye Belinda Phillips
Quilter Tonye Belinda Phillips has deep roots in Sisters, moving from Bend in 1972 to Camp Sherman.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Sisters rings in 4th of July with planes
Chickens rained from the sky; skydivers soared with the stars and stripes, and planes and hot rods alike roared and rumbled down the Sisters Airport runway in a celebration of the Fourth of July that has become another signature Sisters event.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
BBR bistro features massive painting
When staff and art committee members were looking for the perfect painting to be featured in a large space in the new Lakeside Bistro at Black Butte Ranch (BBR), they knew where to turn.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Anvil Blasters to play new BBR series
The Anvil Blasters will perform at Black Butte Ranch on July 1 as part of a new series of free music events on Wednesdays at the Lakeside Activities Center.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Quilts and gardens combine in colorful tour
Have you been thinking you can't garden in Central Oregon? If so, it's time to think again! And then come to the Quilts in the Garden Home & Garden Tour for inspiration and practical know-how.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Art lovers set to go Around the Block
While quilting is the obvious focus of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, its organizers also recognize and promote the infinite variety of fiber arts that express crafters' creativity.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Gallery event gets steampunk
Steampunk art and quilts are strange bedfellows, but you can find both in Sisters Galleries during this week's Fourth Friday Art Stroll, and extending through the Quilt Show month.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Festival will raffle an extraordinary guitar
The Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) will raffle an extraordinary Breedlove Guitar to mark its 20th year during the festival set for September 11-13.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Miller family quilts a piece of quilt show history
Quilting is a traditional art - one that is continuing to grow and evolve as artists press into new frontiers.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Quilt Show offers "Timeless Tapestry'
The 40th Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is about to roll out in Sisters.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Quilts on exhibit at library in July
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show is showing two quilt exhibits at the Sisters Branch of the Deschutes Public Library for the month of July.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

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