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home : arts & entertainment May 24, 2016

Sisters celebrates the arts at MOTH
An astonishingly generous community stepped up to raise a grand total of approximately $140,000 to support arts and music programs in Sisters during the 15th annual My Own Two Hands (MOTH) fundraiser last weekend.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Sisters artist featured at SAW exhibit
"Fish and Fowl: Native Woods," a show of recent work by Sisters artist and long-time educator Steve Mathews, will open at Sisters Art Works on Monday, May 16.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Sisters woman authors journal
During the heart of the recession, Francesca Russo faced a major challenge and changed her life. She left her home and business after 30 years on the Oregon Coast, and with her German shepherd, Yogi, drove to Central Oregon.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Sisters gets set to celebrate the arts
Sisters will launch into its annual spring celebration of the arts this weekend.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Two Sisters singers to perform in opera
Two Sisters singers - one a veteran of the opera stage, the other a youth hitting the boards for the first time - have been cast in BendOpera's "Vía Láctea, A New Opera in English."
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Couple in Sisters honored
Sisters resident Mary Finnegan recently had two major life changes. She retired from 34 years' service as a librarian, and moved from Corvallis to Sisters with her husband, Stev Ominski, a professional artist.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Sisters youths get a taste of the ballroom
Seventh-and eighth-grade students at Sisters Middle School took a special lesson during their PE class the past few weeks: they learned the Western swing.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Edinburgh, Scotland - best festival city in the world
Our roof has a leak, the deck needs refinishing, moles are tearing up the lawn, pine needles are everywhere, the car transmission is going "clunk"...I need to get away!!
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The long shadow of Hemingway
No writer of the 20th century looms larger than Ernest Hemingway.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sean Watkins to play The Belfry
Sean Watkins of "Nickel Creek" will perform in Sisters at The Belfry on Tuesday, May 17.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
No writer of the 20th century looms larger than Ernest Hemingway.

That is, in part, because he crafted a larger-than-life persona: Hard drinker, big- game hunter, fisherman, traveler, war journalist. Even in his own lifetime, the persona overshadowed his writing. Today, most people know at least vaguely who "Papa" was, but few have actually read him.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Sisters chorale will ring in spring with songs
It's spring- the Cascades still have plenty of snow for summer, trees are blossoming in Sisters, and the 47-voice Sisters High Desert Chorale's Spring Concert is scheduled at Sisters Community Church, Friday April, 29, at 7 p.m., and again Sunday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m., same venue.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Quilt Show has big community support
The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS) gets support from major sponsors to support the largest free outdoor show in the country.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Steve Poltz returns to The Belfry
Sisters favorite Steve Poltz will return to The Belfry on Friday, April 22, at 8 p.m.

Poltz took Sisters by storm in two appearances at the Sisters Folk Festival and a previous turn at The Belfry.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
John Morris is Rodeo grand marshal
Sisters Rodeo has selected John Morris as grand marshal of the 2016 Sisters Rodeo Parade.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Anvil Blasters play for Circle of Friends
The Anvil Blasters will play at Hood Avenue Art on Thursday, April 21, in the second of the gallery's Salon Series of fundraising events for Circle of Friends.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Sisters Folk Festival announces initial lineup
The initial lineup for the 2016 Sisters Folk Festival, September 9-11, was announced last week.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Locals rally to send young artist to Carnegie Hall
Art has been a part of Carly Gascon's life since she was very young.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Quilt raffle funds Furry Friends
A quilt pieced by local quilter Valerie Fercho-Tillery is getting a second chance to raise funds to support Furry Friends Foundation in Sisters.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Starry Nights goes back to the future
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

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