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home : arts & entertainment : arts & entertainment July 21, 2017


Commemorate eclipse with fabric postcard
Local crafter Jackie Erickson is offering a unique way to commemorate the total eclipse that will occur on August 21 - with a fabric postcard.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Connecting old art with new homes
Tired of looking at the same old art that's been on the wall for 20 years? Or perhaps the walls are bare and could use a painting or photograph. Always wondered what to do with the gargoyle statue received as a housewarming gift?
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Sisters welcomes array of classic cars
Folks ready to rev up the weekend strolled down Main Avenue checking out the kaleidoscope of colorful classic cars that rolled into Sisters for the ninth annual Glory Daze Car Show on Saturday. The event was presented by Sisters Park & Recreation District (SPRD).
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Lion King quilt exhibit a highlight
The Lion King traveling quilt show presented by Cherrywood Hand Dyed Fabric will travel the country with 120 original 20-by-20-inch unique quilts.

Participants from all over the world took the Cherrywood Challenge and designed the quilts with just two basic colors; black and gold. Accent colors from Cherrywood were allowed.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Quilt collector showcases his best
Bert Kronmiller, an art advocate from Bend, has been collecting quilts for years. He purchases the quilts from all over Central Oregon and on occasion wanders east to Amish country in Pennsylvania to find the perfect quilt that catches his eye.

"The artistry, myriad of fabrics, and geometric complexity drew me to start collecting," Kronmiller told The Nugget. "To me, the Amish quilts are the gold standard for quilt making."

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Bachata performer to hit the stage at Fir Street Park
Joan Soriano is set to play on Thursday in the first of the three-part series of free Sisters Folk Festival Summer Concerts. Joan Soriano is from a small town in the Dominican Republic near Santo Domingo and currently tours as the leader of his own band.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Opera on the big screen at Sisters Movie House
World-class opera returns to the big screen in Central Oregon when Sisters Movie House presents the Royal Opera House production of Giuseppe Verdi's version of Shakespeare's Otello in an exclusive screening on Sunday, July 16, at 4 p.m. All tickets are $15 and are on sale now.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Quilt show entertains thousands
Beginning at the break of dawn on Saturday, 500 volunteers hung over 1,400 quilts transforming Sisters into the largest outdoor quilt show in the world
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Sisters celebrates the fiber arts
"Gahndi recommended that everybody spin for an hour a day," Teresa Simons said as her feet rhythmically worked a treadle on a small spinning wheel set up in MacKenzie Creek Mercantile on Sunday. "Not just for wool production, but for meditation."
Monday, July 3, 2017
Sisters actors film comedy sketches
Anybody who has worked as a barista has seen things they know would make for great satire. Emily and Nathan Woodworth have the background - and the acting and writing chops - to mine that rich comedic vein.
Monday, July 3, 2017
Urban art quilts on display at Library
For the third year in a row, Friends of the Sisters Library (FOSL) is treating visitors to the library during the month of July to a special display of art quilts by the Portland-based MIX (Materials in the Xtreme) group. The quilts are too small to be displayed on the street in the regular show, so the library provides an appropriate venue.
Monday, July 3, 2017
Sisters Folk Festival completes its lineup
"All the Town's a Stage" for the Sisters Folk Festival set for September 8-10.

The final bookings are in place for this year's events and tickets are nearly sold out. Festival passes are $150 for adults and $50 for those 18 and under.

The final artists booked represent great songwriters and bands, bringing outstanding musicianship to the 11 festival stages.

Monday, July 3, 2017
Summer music season is in full swing
Sisters is getting tuned up for hot summer nights filled with music.

Cuppa Joe will hit the groove on Friday night at 7 p.m. in the courtyard at Angeline's Bakery & Café.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sisters Airport to host July 4 fly-in
Planes from across the region will land at Sisters Airport on the Fourth of July, where hot rods and trail runners will also converge in the annual Sisters Airport Fourth of July Fly-in.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
BBR Art Guild supports Sisters School District
Just one day before Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the seventh annual Black Butte Quilt Show, aka Peggy's Pin Pals, will be held on Friday, July 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lakeside Lawn at the Lodge. The event is a benefit for Sisters School District students who will pursue a college education in the fine arts.

The quilters adopted their group name after Peggy Click Taylor, a quilter who passed away in 2010.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Guitar, banjo up for raffle through festival
Two superb instruments are up for raffle at this year's Sisters Folk Festival.

The annual instrument raffle raises thousands of dollars to support the nonprofit's work in the schools and community.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sisters Folk Festival to host free concerts at park
Sisters Folk Festival will serve up a tasty - and varied - menu of free music this summer at Fir Street Park.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Sisters Arts Association Fourth Friday Art Stroll
Celebrate the arrival of summer by strolling through the galleries of Sisters during the Fourth Friday Art Stroll, June 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. Grab your friends and enjoy the warmer weather and art while sampling light refreshments.

Hood Avenue Art is featuring Central Oregon pastels and oils by Kathleen Keliher and original Oregon sunstone jewelry by Elyse and Steven Douglas.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Dance academy doubles the fun with two spring shows
Sisters Dance Academy students took fans on a musical journey down through the ages and back for the spring recital with 150 dancers aged 3 to 18, performing ballet, tap, hip-hop and contemporary dance on Saturday afternoon and evening in the Sisters High School Auditorium.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Noted artist's work hangs at Ranch Lodge
The internationally exhibited Bend artist Marjorie Wood Hamlin will exhibit her work at the Lodge at Black Butte Ranch through June 29. Her work is in homes throughout Central Oregon from Black Butte Ranch to Sunriver, as well as Portland and Lake Oswego.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017














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