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home : arts & entertainment May 22, 2017


Stroll, parade kicked off arts weekend
This past Friday Sisters turned out for the annual My Own Two Hands parade and art stroll. The event, started 17 years ago and then called "Painted Strings," has developed into a two-day event/fundraiser for the Americana Project and arts programs in the schools and other outreach programs of Sisters Folk Festival

The parade and art stroll kick off the weekend through town. Art- and music-lovers strolled through town to the various art galleries and viewed some of the art pieces that were donated by various artists for Saturday's fundraising auction.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Art exhibit features printmaking
The "Inner and Outer Landscapes" exhibit will feature the prints of artists Gin Laughery and Julie Winter. Both artists are members of Atelier 6000, a center for printmaking and book arts. A6 cultivates art and appreciation, enhances learning through art, and expands creative expression.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Sisters photographers display work at library
With their cameras, skilled photographers are able to capture moments in time that will never again be seen exactly the same way. In the May Friends of the Sisters Library art exhibit, members of the Sisters Photography Club are showcasing their own unique moments in time with familiar and foreign landscapes, rodeo action shots, wildlife, animals, and birds, and people caught being themselves.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Chorale performing for Mother's Day
Sisters High Desert Chorale Director Connie Gunterman will bring the highly regarded singing group back to perform two free performances Mother's Day weekend at Sisters Community Church. (Donations are welcome.)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Mustang act to return to Sisters Rodeo
Sisters Rodeo has announced the return of Bobby Kerr's Mustang Act to the arena for the 77th annual rodeo.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Sisters takes art celebration into own two hands
Sisters will launch into its annual two-day celebration of the visual arts on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Victory quilts help children with chronic medical conditions
Master quilter Jackie Erickson of Sisters created 36 unique "victory" quilts as a fundraiser for Victory Junction, a camp that enriches the lives of kids with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. The camp is sprawled across 84 acres of lush rolling hills in Randleman, North Carolina.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Festival invites public to join 'common canvas'
The public is invited to take part in the Common Canvas Project, hosted by Sisters Folk Festival, Inc. (SFF) as part of their annual celebration of the arts and arts-based fundraiser, My Own Two Hands (MOTH).
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Playwrights on hand for premieres
When "Now You're Talking 2017" opens Thursday night at The Belfry, three dramatists will be in the audience anticipating the premiere performances of their newest plays.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Master sculptor visiting Sisters
Master sculptor Cliff Fragua will be in for a three-day show this week.

Fragua lives as a traditional Towa on the Jemez Pueblo of New Mexico.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sisters Rodeo tickets on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the 77th annual PRCA Sisters Rodeo. With Xtreme Bulls competition on Wednesday, June 7, there are five performances and a weekend of special events planned for "The Biggest Little Show in the World."
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Artist's works added to museum collection
Visions Art Museum in San Diego will feature the work of Sisters quilt and fiber artist Jean Wells.

Wells' collection of quilts will appear in an exhibit, "Anatomy of Nature," April 21-July 2, before the quilts are added to the museum's permanent collection.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Children's choir getting underway in Sisters
If you have a daughter or a son who is between the ages of 5 and 10, and wish he or he knew more about music, and/or could actually sing or play a musical instrument, call Lola Knox.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Good-time music on tap at The Belfry
The Good Time Travelers will perform their original music at The Belfry Thursday, April 13 with local opening act Brad Tisdel and Brent Alan.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Photographer/painter featured at library
Linda Hanson, professional photographer and painter, spent many of her adult years in the San Francisco Bay Area, but has called Sisters home for the past four years.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Fire volunteers host Easter egg hunt
Children from infants to 11 years of age are invited to participate in the annual Easter egg hunt co-sponsored by the Sisters-Camp Sherman and Cloverdale fire departments. The event will take place on Easter Sunday, April 16 at 1 p.m. at the adjoining Creekside City Park and campground.

The event will go off regardless of weather. The Easter Bunny will be present.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Sisters Bridge Club cruises the Caribbean
The Sisters Bridge Club is quite literally expanding its horizons. Last month, the local group of card-players took their card-playing skills to the Caribbean on the club's first-ever bridge cruise.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Creativity on display in Sisters
Guerrilla art and found-item upcycle fashion were features of the creativity - and spirit of fun - that were on display in Sisters last weekend. It was April 1, but the artists in town weren't fooling around - at least not entirely.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Dan Rickards is Quilt Show storyteller
"Storytellers" is the theme for the 42nd annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show (SOQS) with the 2017 poster created by Sisters artist Dan Rickards.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Kallberg will be Rodeo grand marshal
Curt Kallberg has been selected as the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Sisters Rodeo Parade.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017














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