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 By Olivia Nieto    A & E 

SHS Jazz Band takes second at State

Sisters musicians shone in the spotlight on a beautiful Friday at Mt. Hood Community College, where the OMEA (Oregon Music Education Association) held its annual State Jazz Championship.... — Updated 5/30/2023

 By Jim Cornelius    A & E 

Sisters artist carves Rodeo trophy

The winner of the title All-Around Cowboy at Sisters Rodeo is the contestant who wins the most money over the weekend, usually having success in multiple events. Traditionally, that cowboy... — Updated 5/30/2023


Learning about ag and community

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture, a project of the Roundhouse Foundation, will host the second of three events in their 2023 Food & Agriculture Community Lecture... — Updated 5/23/2023

 By Katy Yoder    A & E

Alexandra Miller became a published author at 18

Many people talk about writing a book. Some achieve their goal, but most can't quite get it done. Alexandra Miller, raised in Sisters and a Sisters High School graduate, has some advice for... — Updated 5/23/2023


Summer concerts return to Sisters

Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) Summer Concerts return this summer at Sisters Art Works, with four concerts taking place at the outdoor downtown venue in Sisters. The series kicks off on Thursday... — Updated 5/23/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

Artwalk starts Memorial Day weekend

This month, a new gallery is opening and other galleries are featuring artists new to the community. The new gallery, Space in Common, owned by Amelia Morton, is at 351 W. Hood Ave. and will... — Updated 5/23/2023


Caleb Caudle to perform at The Belfry

The Whippoorwill Presents will bring singer-songwriter Caleb Caudle to The Belfry stage on Friday, June 2, at 7 p.m. Caudle is touring in support of his album Forsythia. The record is a... — Updated 5/23/2023

 By T. Lee Brown    A & E

Local playwrights, actors featured

What is a one-act play, exactly? Any theater piece with no interruptions, undivided into multiple acts, fits the definition. Some might assume an evening of one-act plays would feature two pl... — Updated 5/16/2023


SFF announces Americana Project arts showcase

Sister Folk Festival (SFF) will host the Americana Project arts showcase on Sunday, May 21, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Sisters Art Works venue and in the Cindy and Duncan Campbell Gallery.... — Updated 5/16/2023


Author celebrates publishing deal

Paulina Springs Books will host a family storytime event with local artist and children's book author Dennis McGregor on Saturday, May 20, at 10:30 a.m. The event celebrates the national... — Updated 5/16/2023

 By T. Lee Brown    A & E

May Market debuts at Pole Creek Ranch

Most folks know the Pole Creek Ranch barn as part of the stellar view from Highway 242 across from the middle school. Last Friday, it became the debut location for the May Market. Outside,... — Updated 5/16/2023

 By Ceili Gatley    A & E

Venardos Circus returning to Redmond

The Venardos Circus is returning to Central Oregon yet again. The animal-free, Broadway-style circus presents their all-new "Let's Build a Dream" show at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo... — Updated 5/9/2023


Sisters Folk Festival reveals lineup additions

Sister Folk Festival (SFF) announced the addition of seven new artists to the 2023 festival lineup. The 26th annual music festival will take place September 29 through October 1, with more... — Updated 5/9/2023


Camp Sherman's history draws a crowd

It turns out, the history of Camp Sherman is a very popular subject. With the Three Sisters Historical Society hosting a Fireside Evening presentation on the subject at FivePine, on April 25, the Conference Center filled rapidly . An eager... — Updated 5/9/2023


Artist and pastor complete storytelling project

The Reflections of Jesus Project at Sisters Community Church (SCC) is near completion. The art collection, which includes nearly 40 paintings and pastoral commentaries, is being produced by... — Updated 5/5/2023


Astronomy Club to hold telescope workshop

The Sisters Astronomy Club opens its 2023 public observing season with a telescope workshop Saturday evening April 29 at the Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD), beginning at 7:30... — Updated 5/5/2023


Sisters singers take stage at Tower

Sisters choir students took the stage last Saturday at the Tower Theater in the Stage the Change student conference. The conference is designed to inspire and teach attendees to employ the... — Updated 5/5/2023


Hendrix tribute will rock Hardtails

Hardtails Bar & Grill is launching its season of tribute shows - with some new highlights for hard-core rockers. "We have a few of the 'favorites' returning, Petty Fever, Gold Dust, and... — Updated 5/5/2023


Stars over Sisters

Though not to be feared, the head of a dragon does appear high in the northeast sky during the evening hours of May. Known as Draco, this celestial reptile is the eighth largest... — Updated 5/5/2023


SFF to raffle off Thompson guitar at Big Ponderoo

Sisters Folk Festival (SFF) will raffle a Thompson “Big Ponderoo” guitar in a fundraiser to support SFF’s cultural education outreach and programming in Central Oregon. Sisters-based, nationally renowned Preston Thompson Guitars has... — Updated 5/4/2023


Author speaks on power of storytelling

Oregon author, retreat leader, and storyteller Mark Yaconelli will present his new book “Between the Listening and the Telling: How Stories Can Save Us,” on Tuesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Paulina Springs Books. Yaconelli is the author o... — Updated 5/4/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

April Artwalk explodes in vibrant color

April Artwalk welcomes home Raven Makes and Toriizaka Art gallery owners from art expeditions. Stitchin’ Post’s Fabric Arts Gallery will display the work of artist Judy Hoiness, recently featured on Oregon Art Beat. Hoiness is known for... — Updated 4/26/2023

 By Helen Schmidling    A & E

Project a good sign for creative team

Last week, Sisters was home to the first-ever "Sign Camp," the brainchild of Sisters resident John Mearns. The project was filled with collaborative synergy, fueled by enthusiasm and a... — Updated 4/25/2023


Documentary screening features Veterans Ranch

The Central Oregon Veterans Ranch will screen its newly released documentary “Cover Me, The Path to Purpose” in Bend at Open Space Event Studios Saturday, April 29, with two showings for veterans, their families, and community members.... — Updated 4/25/2023


STA brings back speaker series

The Sisters Trails Alliance (STA) is bringing back its Speaker Series with an event at The Belfry on Tuesday, May 2. With so much discussion about forest management, wildlife inventory, and extreme weather in the news lately, STA wil host... — Updated 4/25/2023


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