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Picks 3/30-4/6



Wednesday 30

Climate Change

EARTH POV—Geologist Daniele McKay speaks about what the human population has in store for the future based on the past. History is known to repeat itself, and McKay is set to discuss the past changes and how they could apply again. This event is part of SUSTAIN Central Oregon, a month-long series of events about incorporating sustainability into daily life. Noon-1:30 p.m. Wille Hall, COCC Coats Campus Center, 2600 NW College Way, Bend. Free.

Thursday 31

Graham Wilkinson

ROCK SHOW—Graham Wilkinson's sound feels like a smart mash-up of early Everlast and modern G. Love and Special Sauce with a healthy dollop of Michael Franti's laid back peaceful protest style. In other words, Wilkinson has the perfect sound for an audience of Central Oregonians. 7 p.m. McMenamins Old St. Francis, 700 NW Bond St., Bend. No cover.

Thursday 31 – Sunday 3

"Dog Sees God"

WAH WAH WAH—Spun from the classic comic strip, Peanuts, this dark comedy is an unexpected look into the lives of the characters we left at a young age. Growing up is a promise, but the outcomes are all varied. Expect the unexpected, bring tissues, and be sure to prep for all kinds of feels. 7:30 p.m. Final showing at 2 p.m. Cascades Theatrical Company, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $15 adult, $12 senior & students.

Friday 1 - Sunday 3

Volcanic Theatre Night

THEATRE—It's a theatre weekend and audiences will get two one-act plays for the price of one! "Gruesome Playground Injuries" is a darkly humorous drama by Rajiv Joseph and "Coyote and Old Crow" is a short play written by Volcanic's own Derek Sitter. 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinee, 2 p.m. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $10.

Friday 1

Harley Bourbon

WHISKEY SOAKED—An insanely wild combination of country and punk rock, Harley Bourbon will make sure there isn't a body left pure by the end of the night. This is a combination of sounds that has to be witnessed in order to have lived a full life. Missing this event would be a mistake. Save some of those for the show. 10 p.m. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $5.

Saturday 2

Poor Man's Whiskey

OUTLAW MUSIC—Poor Man's Whiskey is a legendary live act, bringing its bluegrass/old time Southern fusion to Sisters. One of the best bands to come out of Northern California in a very long time, Poor Man's Whiskey is worth checking out for the uninitiated and fans alike. 8 p.m. The Belfry, 302 Main St., Sisters. $17 adv., $20 door.

Saturday 2 – Sunday 3

Hemp & Cannabis Fair

MARIJUANA GO—This event is for those 21 and older, and is a celebration for the lifting of cannabis prohibition! Everything you would want or need regarding cannabis will be under one roof. There will be information on growing, harvesting, legislation and more. Prizes and samples are also being promised so be sure to get your tickets ASAP. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond. $14 adv., $10 veterans.

Tuesday 5

Robert Cray Band

MUSIC—Robert Cray has won five Grammys making some of the finest modern blues music on record. His solo work, band and team-up with John Lee Hooker have made Cray a living legend and songs like "Just a Loser" and "1040 Blues" have made him a blues pioneer. 7:30 p.m. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $38-$58.

Wednesday 6


METAL/MARIACHI—The self-proclaimed world's first and only heavy metal mariachi band is coming back to Central Oregon and is known to be a crowd pleaser! This six-piece band puts a fresh mariachi spin on classic rock and metal songs by artists such as AC/DC, Guns N Roses, and Twisted Sister. 9 p.m. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $12 adv., $15 door.

Wednesday 6


COMEDY—This '80s sports comedy is a classic that never gets old. That's why Tetherow is sponsoring a screening to celebrate opening week of the course plus the 2016 Masters. Viewers can dress in their best or worst golf attire to be entered to win a round of golf, but not only golfers will enjoy this evening! 7 p.m. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $8

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