Source on the Scene: Meet the Director of “Rock of Ages”

Central Oregon Daily’s Chris Biggs got a chance to talk to the director, David Dacosta (Thoroughly Modern Productions), of “Rock of Ages” musical playing this weekend at the The Tower Theatre for this week’s “Source on the Scene.”

For all the latest arts and culture listings in Central Oregon, pick up the latest issue of The Source Weekly or head to their website at

And thanks to our Source on the Scene sponsors at Indian Head Casino for giving us the time and resources to bring you some of the best 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.

War Stories: Les Davis

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Les Davis, an Army Korean War veteran.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

Candy Crush – Sundays at 9 p.m.

Candy Crush, the new live action game show based on the globally renowned mobile game franchise airs Sundays at 9:00 p.m. The game that has become a worldwide phenomenon comes to life as teams of two people use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology to conquer Candy Crush and be crowned the champions.

Meet Mat Garriott – The Artist Behind Vagabond Silver 

Jewelry maker Mat Garriott loves working with his hands. Hear Mat’s story of how he transitioned from construction work to crafting beautiful jewelry from silver, copper and brass with old-fashioned tools. Mat also talks about his buffalo maker’s mark and tattoo with the C.O. Daily afternoon crew. Look for Vagabond Silver Jewelry online and also at the Central Oregon Saturday Market in Bend this summer.

The 71st Annual Tony Awards – Sunday, June 11

Don’t miss the Tony Awards, only on CBS on June 11 at 8 p.m, with host, Kevin Spacey.

The 71st annual Tony Awards will feature appearances by a number of stage and screen favorites. Among those set to present awards and take the stage on the June 11 broadcast are Tina Fey, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, and Anna Kendrick.

Additional names announced to take part in Broadway’s biggest night include Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, and current 1984 star Olivia Wilde.

Three 2018 Tony nominees are also set to appear as presenters: Hello, Dolly!’s Bette Midler, Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, and Josh Groban of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. As previously reported, Midler is not expected to perform a number as part of Hello, Dolly!’s slot during the broadcast.