Another night of art and music downtown, here is what's going on for First Friday, tonight, Feb. 1.
Zine Premiere Exhibit
Local Zine artist, Rachel Lee-Carman, premieres the newest addition of Shoe & Tail, previously Show and Tell. Read more about Lee-Carmen and the zine making community in Bend here.
6-9 p.m. Tin Pan Theater 869 NW Tin Pan Alley
Flash Mob Pillow Fight
Bring your own pillow.
7 p.m. 869 Wall St. in front of Bellatazza
They’re back! These Bend regulars have an audience that multiplies like bunnies every time they come to town. Their driving bluegrass breeds dancing fans, ready for a good ol’ fashioned ho-down. Also, their smokin’ chick fiddle player (physically and musically) doesn’t hurt the band’s dedicated Bendite fan base one bit. 21+. 8 p.m. Liquid Lounge, 70 NW Newport Ave.
Rise Up Art Show
Featuring live art work and gallery pieces. Original prints from Adam Haynes, Katie Scott, Panimalia, Katie Daisy, Tara Michelucci, Sarah McMurry and Jesse Roberts. Rise Up clothing will also be on sale with proceeds supporting local artists and Rise Up's upcoming art trip to Gaza. 5-9 p.m. tbd Loft 856 NW Bond St.
More semi-nude body painting by Natalie Fletcher.
7 p.m. Astro Lounge 939 Northwest Bond St.
Word Play: Night of High School Speech, Debate and Desserts
High school speech and debate team members show off their skills. Proceeds benefit local high schools. $1. 6 p.m. Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St.
Live music includes:
6:30 p.m. All ages. Bend Brewing Company 1019 NW Brooks St.
21+. No cover. 7:30 p.m. Velvet 805 NW Wall St.
Grit and Grizzle
Plus a 25% discount on all Mammut clothing.
Crow's Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St.
Shireen Amini and ¡Chiringa!
5 p.m. Thump Coffee 25 NW Minnesota Ave.
Enjoy your weekend! Thank God it's first Friday!