Source on the Scene: Heathers The Musical

Even though it was based off of the iconic movie from the 80’s, the themes of suicide and bullying explored in “Heathers The Musical” make it as relevant today as it was then.

Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs sits down with the director and some of the cast members of “Heathers The Musical” at 2nd Street Theater in Bend to discuss the issues raised in the show.

Source on the Scene: Solar Eclipse Viewing at Worthy Brewing

Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs takes us to Worthy Brewing where, along with the recently opened “Hopservatory,” experts in astronomy, history and the humanities will be giving a wide range of talks this weekend. These talks will range from the science behind the solar eclipse, to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

Source on the Scene: Bend Brewfest

Bend Brewfest kicked off Thursday night and Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs was there to get a taste of what’s brewing with local beer taster, Rich Mithoff AKA Bend Beer SNØB to choose three “must try” beers for this year’s festival.

For more information on what’s happening in and around Central Oregon, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly or visit them online at www.bendsource.com.

And a special thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show the best of arts and culture that Central Oregon has to offer, every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily at 6 p.m. on KOHD and 7 p.m. on KBNZ.

Source on the Scene: 4H Youth Show Farm Animals at County Fair

The Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo continued over the weekend with fun, food and farm animals. Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs followed some “future farmers” as they showed their animals to judges in hopes of being named 4H “Grand Champion.”

For more information on what’s happening in and around Central Oregon, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly.

Source on the Scene: Oregon High Desert Classics Fundraiser for Nonprofit

Oregon High Desert Classics is more than an elite horse competition, it’s also J Bar J Youth Services biggest fundraiser, which includes five different programs that help at risk youth and families including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central OregonCascade Youth & Family Centerthe Loft, J Bar J Boys Ranch, and The Academy at Sisters. Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs spoke with Bend local, Elizabeth Mira Allee, who benefited from these services and decided to pay it forward.

Source on the Scene: Precious Byrd Flies High

Bend’s own band, Precious Byrd, has been making people dance for years with their soulful, upbeat renditions of music from different eras which ultimately lead to them writing originals that you can find on their EP, ‘Superphonic Magical.’

Meet the fly guys in black ties that make up the band Precious Byrd in this week’s edition of Source on the Scene before they take the stage at Bend Summer Festival on Friday, July 7. For upcoming local events visit The Source Weekly.

Source on the Scene: Travel the World in One Night with Pink Martini

Last night Chris Biggs and photographer, Joel Adams, packed up the camera gear and went the extra mile to the Britt Music & Arts Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon, to get an interview with the multilingual Oregon based band, Pink Martini. They are performaing at Les Schwab Ampitheater on Friday, June 30. 

Source on the Scene: The Bite of Bend

The Bite of Bend is underway downtown this weekend, and Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs caught up with three of the vendors, Crater Lake Spirits Tasting Room, We’re The Würst and Boxwood Kitchen, who will be providing samples of their food and drink at the event for this week’s Source on the Scene.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the latest issue of The Source Weekly or head to their website at www.bendsource.com

Source on the Scene: Sisters Homebrewing Festival

This will be the first year for the Sisters Homebrew Festival which will feature more than 30 taps of homebrew from all over the region. Homebrewers will get to show off their creations in hopes to win over beer enthusiasts for the People’s Choice award. One in Bend man, who has already taken home a few ribbons, hopes to add another blue ribbon to his collection.

Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs sits down with award-winning homebrewer Jim Brooks.

For more information on events going on around Central Oregon, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly or visit their website at www.bendsource.com.