- Central Oregon Women's March (left) / Heaven McArthur (bottom)
- Resist at the Women's March, dance to Americana band, The Brevet, or one-man show, That 1 Guy, and support the Rubbish Renewed Eco Fashion Show this week!
RUBBISH RENEWED ECO FASHION SHOWCATWALK—Do you love fashion and saving the planet? Enjoy a spectacular showcase featuring upcycled, wearable art that fuses environmental responsibility with fabulous fashion. Founded in 2010, this annual fundraiser for REALMS Middle School features both trash fashion and re-fashioned garments, a live and silent auction and more! Two shows; an early show for all ages and a later show for 21+. 6-7pm & 7:30-9:30pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $10/students (1st show ONLY), $20/adults for each show.
THAT 1 GUY
ONE-MAN BAND—You may have seen Michael Silverman performing under his stage name "That 1 Guy" at some point in the past decade. He's a machine who averages 150 to 200 shows a year all over North America. If you don't remember his name, you'll definitely remember his one-of-a-kind, homemade instruments that allow him to truly be a one-man band. All ages. 8pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $15/adv.
RESIST!—If you somehow missed the massive Women's March last year, with events held all over the world, here's your chance to get involved this year. The mission: to empower women to create social change by dismantling systems of oppression. The ReSistas will kick off the march with songs about social justice and unity at 11:50am. Anyone interested in participating should meet at Drake Park at 11:30am. March at Noon. Drake Park, Bend.
RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE
THEATER—Marie Curie's life was a rather tragic one. From her success in winning a Nobel Prize with her husband Pierre to his untimely and heart-wrenching death, Curie's story will unfold on stage like you've never heard it told before. Written by Alan Alda. Directed by Marla Manning. Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sun., 2 p.m. Cascades Theatre, 148 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend. $20/adults, $16/seniors, $13/students.
MARC COHN & BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
SINGER-SONGWRITER—Remember that song, "Walking in Memphis" from the early '90s? That was Marc Cohn, a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and artful storyteller. Soulful and brilliant, Cohn's music spans 27 years of his career as a pianist and pop artist. Gospel vocalists The Blind Boys of Alabama join Cohn as backup singers, and Portland singer-songwriter John Nilsen opens. 7:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $45-$75.
MIKE PUDDY MEMORIAL SKI RACE
OUTDOORS—Like to race—but not feeling too competitive? This fun, informal race down a dual course is for you. Bring the family for a nice weekend jaunt in the snow. Register online or at Jr. Race Center, 9:30-10:30am day of race. All proceeds support the MBSEF Mike Puddy Memorial Youth Scholarship. 9:30am. Mt. Bachelor, 13000 Century Dr., Bend. Registration varies.
JOSH RITTER & THE ROYAL CITY BAND
SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL WINTER CONCERT SERIES—Josh Ritter hits the stage in the first show of the SFF Winter Concert Series. Considered one of the 100 best living songwriters, Ritter's distinct brand of Americana is further solidified in his 2017 album, "Gathering." Special guest Nicki Bluhm. 7pm. Sisters High School, 1700 McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters. $15 – $60.
EPIC AMERICANA—Their melodies are born from somewhere along the 405 freeway in Southern California, but don't hold that against them. If you love orchestral indie rock in the same vein as Mumford & Sons and Kings of Leon, you'll enjoy this sound. 8pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr., Bend. $10.
THE BEERTOWN UNDERGROUND W/ BILLY WAYNE DAVIS
STAND UP COMEDY—Looking for a good laugh? Davis has been touring the U.S. comedy circuit for the past 10 years—so yeah, he's a seasoned pro. You may recognize him from his appearances on Conan or NBC's Last Comic Standing. Comedian Juan Knudsen will also be featured. 8-10pm. The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend. $7/adv. tickets, $10/door.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY 1/24 & 1/25
LATE NITE CATECHISM
THEATER—This one-nun show is unique in that the audience plays an integral role in the story. If you attended Catholic school as a kid, this participatory play may very well take you back! Written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan. Fundraiser for retired sisters and Catholic organizations. 7:30pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend. $27-$47.