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home : arts & entertainment February 20, 2018


Caldera hosts open studio for artists
Seven multidisciplinary artists and writers from the West Coast will share their creative projects at the Caldera Artists in Residence Open Studios event this Saturday, February 24.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Singing contest for Sisters Rodeo
Sisters Rodeo is having a contest for residents of Central Oregon who would like to sing the National Anthem at a rodeo performance this year.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Exploring art and community
Exploring the world of regional creative residencies, courtesy of The Roundhouse Foundation, recent works by six Sisters artists are now on exhibit at Sisters Art Works.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Student artists honored in annual awards
The creative talents of Sisters' students are being honored in the annual Central Oregon Scholastic Art Awards Program. These young artists will have their works on display at an art gallery in Bend this month.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Celtic/bluegrass band to take stage
We Banjo 3 is a Celtic/ bluegrass band hailing from Galway on the west coast of Ireland. The band is made up of two sets of siblings: David and Martin Howley and Edna and Fergal Scahill. They will take the stage at the Sisters High School auditorium on Monday, February 12, in the second Sisters Folk Festival winter concert of the season.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Citizens can view art proposed for roundabout
The exquisite artistry and creativity exemplified by all three finalists in the selection process for the Highway 20/Barclay Drive roundabout art will likely make the final decision of the Sisters Art Selection Committee a difficult one.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Sisters celebrates the arts
The Sisters School District has a reputation for focusing on and promoting student creativity. On Wednesday evening the commons at Sisters High School was transformed into a unique collaboration of the arts.

Students, teachers and guests gathered for the 22nd annual art night event with a fresh new look and a revamped name.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
People's Choice winners named at library exhibit
The Sisters Library Annual Art Exhibit presented its People's Choice Awards at a reception at the library on Friday evening.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
"Hostiles": A tale of trauma from the frontier
Veteran cavalry sergeant Tommy Metz stands in the Montana mud, a drenching nighttime rain sluicing down on his bare head, beading in his thick, black beard. Captain Joe Blocker tells him gently to get into his tent, before he freezes.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Foundation gains experience from artists
In an effort to further its support for the arts and artists in Sisters and Central Oregon, The Roundhouse Foundation invited a group of local artists to experience artist in residency programs around the country.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Local students tapped for Honor Band
Six Sisters students get to miss school at the end of January - but they'll be working harder than their average school day.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Sisters High School art night gets a remodel
The Art Department at Sisters High School is excited to be presenting their annual art night on January 31 - with a brand-new vibe and a revamped name.

Art night is a chance for Sisters High School arts students to show off what they have created in the last year, and to get the community of all ages involved and excited about the arts.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
SFF brings Josh Ritter to the stage
Sisters Folk Festival will bring renowned singer-songwriter Josh Ritter to the stage on Tuesday evening, January 23, in the opener of the annual Winter Concert Series. Showtime is at 7 p.m. at the Sisters High School auditorium.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Sisters artist carves conquest
In February of 1519, a mere handful of Spanish adventurers launched the conquest of the massive, sophisticated and populous Aztec Empire in what would eventually become the nation of Mexico. That epic tale of valor and tragedy has been brought to life through the carving of Sisters artist J. Chester "Skip" Armstrong.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Sam Pyke - getting the shot
"OMG moments?" Sam Pyke laughed at the question.

"Plenty of them. Last year, in Azerbaijan, I was filming a hunt for Dagestan Tur sheep, incredible animals that live at about 10,000 feet. To get up that high, you have to use pack horses. Well, I was filming while riding my horse and seeing the 80-degree cliffs on both sides, I realized that one wrong step by the horse and I would be dead. Crazy dangerous. I was basically terrified..."

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Fly-tyer represents Sisters in new book
In early January, "America's Favorite Flies" hit the presses. It is a thick volume full of flyfishing flies and the personal stories of the anglers who have used them. Featured among the cadre of contributors is Sisters' own Sherry Steele, a flyfisher, tyer and teacher, and a familiar face to anyone who knows the fishing scene in the Northwest.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Local weaver organized traveling show
"Color Gone Wild," the 2018 traveling show by the Weaving Guilds of Oregon (WeGO), kicks off a statewide tour January 8 at Central Oregon Community College in Bend.

For Sisters resident Linda Davis, it's been a yearlong labor of love as she's headed up the 2018 traveling show committee. Davis is a spinner, weaver, knitter, seamstress and longtime member of Central Oregon Spinners and Weavers Guild. It's been a constant communication with more than 700 members of WeGO, a nonprofit statewide organization of weaving, spinning and related fiber craft guilds.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Concert to benefit Sisters shelter
Local musicians will play at Cork Cellars on Thursday evening, December 21, in a benefit fundraiser for the Sisters Cold Weather Shelter (SCWS).

The benefit is organized by Ed Fitzjarrel, who will play with his duo partner Joe Leonardi. Fitzjarrel's company, Metabolic Maintenance Products, will match the funds donated by patrons at the show.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Sisters Arts Association Fourth Friday Art Stroll
It's three days before Christmas and all through the town, folks are visiting galleries, up street and down! It's the monthly Fourth Friday Art Stroll through the galleries of Sisters, from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 22.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
'Cozy mystery' novel set in Sisters
Always up for a puzzle to solve, local author Lanagan Vitaceae is particularly engrossed in writing "cozy mysteries." And inspired by the real town of Sisters, one of her series, "Murder at the Tumbleweed Tea B&B," is a murder mystery that entertains.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
















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