The annual BendFilm festival starts today, celebrating independent cinema for four days from the 8th through the 11th, and you can take a look at the staggering movie schedule here—but really it’s the parties that are where the fun’s at! Fortunately I was sent a list of the official party events taking place, starting tonight,… Read More BendFilm – the parties
This Friday and Saturday is the annual Tower Theatre fundraising event, Bend Follies: “Two nights of comedy about Bend, by Bend and for Bend, benefiting the Tower Theatre Foundation.” Its Saturday Night Live – Central Oregon -style! This one -of-a-kind fundraiser features local civic, business, sports, education and media personalities performing sketches, signing parodies and… Read More Bend Follies this weekend: Tower Theatre fundraiser
I missed the boat on blogging about this earlier—bad blogger! bad!—but this weekend Lay It Out Events’ Shakespeare in the Park returns for its second year and is featuring the play “Much Ado About Nothing” in Drake Park tonight, and in Sunriver at the SHARC on Sunday. Lay It Out Events and Portland’s Northwest Classical… Read More Shakespeare in the Park this weekend
This Friday and Saturday, the 26th and 27th, the Tower Theatre is hosting a special lighthearted show as their annual fundraiser: the Bend Follies. It’s a skit-based, comedy and variety type show featuring Bend’s own business owners, personalities, and celebrities having fun on stage. It sounds like a lot of fun and if you’re a… Read More Bend Follies: Great fundraiser event for the Tower Theatre
Do you need a little more high school drama in your life? Who doesn’t? Especially when it comes in the form of a play directed by the high school students themselves! Well, you will get your chance two weekends in a row. The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon and Goldilocks on Trial starts tomorrow night at Summit… Read More The Brothers Grimm Redux
Located over on the westside in the Century Center, the Volcanic Theatre Pub is open now, and is taking something of an arthouse approach to theater, offering up plays, movies, and live music; here’s their description: Volcanic Theatre Pub is committed to enhancing Central Oregon’s cultural environment by providing a unique artistic venue and making… Read More Volcanic Theatre Pub is open
Just in time for Halloween! The 2nd Street Theater is again bringing us “Evil Dead: The Musical” for the third time, starting this Friday the 12th and running through the 27th, and not only is there “plenty of blood to go around” (if you’re familiar with the origin movie(s) then this isn’t surprising) but the… Read More Evil Dead the Musical is back!