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Feb. 8-14

Feb. 8, 14 — “THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR”: The Ridgeview High School theater department presents a comedy as its premiere performance; reservations for Feb. 14 show requested; $5; 7 p.m.; Ridgeview High School, 4555 S.W. Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; 541-504-3600.

Feb. 8-10 — “TWELFTH NIGHT”: Cascades Theatrical Company presents Shakespeare’s comedy about mistaken identities and merry rogues; $24, $18 seniors, $12 students; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9 and 2 p.m. Feb. 10; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-0803 or www.cascadestheatrical.org.

Feb. 12-13 — FLY FISHING FILM TOUR: A screening of a film collection that showcases anglers; $15 plus fees; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

Feb. 13-14 — “THE LAST PIRATE OF THE CARIBBEAN”: Children’s Theater Company presents a murder mystery dinner theater; registration requested; $15; 6:30-9 p.m.; The Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 2398 W. Antler Ave., Redmond; 541-460-3024 or www.childrenstheatercompany.net.

Feb. 8 — AUTHOR PRESENTATION: Gregory Martin reads from his book, “Stories for Boys”; free; 7 p.m.; Barnes Noble Booksellers, 2690 E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-318-7242.

Feb. 8 — “DIAL M FOR MURDER”: A screening of the PG-rated 1954 film; free; 7:30 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351 or www.jcld.org.

Feb. 8 — ARCHAEOLOGYFEST FILM SERIES: A screening of the best films from the 2011 The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival, including “The Lord of Sipan”; $6; 7:30 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Boyle Education Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-345-5538 or www.archaeologychannel.org.

Feb. 8 — SHOOK TWINS: The quirky folk trio performs; $14 plus fees; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

Feb. 9 — WRITE NOW!: Brainstorm, play word games and more in a casual setting, to help creative writing; free; 1 p.m.; Sunriver Area Public Library, 56855 Venture Lane; 541-312-1081 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

Feb. 9 — CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION: Featuring a live performances, traditional Chinese games, ping-pong and dumplings; free admission; 4-7 p.m.; Oregon Tai Chi Wushu, 2115 N.E. Highway 20, Bend; 541-639-8898 or www.oregontaichi.com.

Feb. 9 — VALENTINE SPAGHETTI DINNER: A meal of spaghetti, salad and bread; proceeds benefit youth camps and conferences; $5, $20 per family; 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 16137 Burgess Road, La Pine; 541-536-1992.

Feb. 9 — AN EVENING WITH HOT TUNA: The bluegrass rock band performs; $41-$53 plus fees; 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

Feb. 9 — ARCHAEOLOGYFEST FILM SERIES: A screening of the best films from the 2011 The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival, including “The Fate of Old Beijing” and “Bitter Roots”; $6; 7:30 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Boyle Education Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-345-5538 or www.archaeologychannel.org.

Feb. 9 — TOM VANDENAVOND: The Texas-based folk musician performs; $5; 8 p.m.; The Horned Hand, 507 N.W. Colorado Ave., Bend; 541-728-0879 or www.reverbnation.com/venue/thehornedhand.

Feb. 10 — CHILI COOK-OFF: Eat chili and watch competitors compete for the best recipe; proceeds benefit The Education Foundation for Bend-La Pine Schools; $10, $5 ages 6-11, free ages 5 and younger; 12:30 p.m.; Athletic Club of Bend, 61615 Athletic Club Drive; 541-355-5660 or education.foundation@bend.k12.or.us.

Feb. 10 — OREGON OLD TIME FIDDLERS: Fiddle music and dancing. Additional jam format from 12-1 p.m. includes junior, adult and senior fiddlers from the region; informal acoustic jam for non-performing musicians in the Auxiliary room of the VFW hall from 1-3 p.m; donations accepted; 1-3:30 p.m.; VFW Hall, 1836 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond; 541-647-4789.

Feb. 10 — KNOW CLUE: CLUEING IN TO YOUR INTUITION: Learn an exercise to develop the practical skill of intuition from Karen Grace Kassy; free; 2 p.m.; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St.; 541-312-1034 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

Feb. 10 — SECOND SUNDAY: Lily Raff McCaulou reads from a selection of her work, followed by an open mic; free; 2 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

Feb. 10 — SPAGHETTI FEED: Proceeds will send World War II veterans to Washington, D.C; $10; 4 p.m.; Jake’s Diner, 2210 N.E. U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-382-0118.

Feb. 10 — SHAWN MULLINS: The folk-rock artist performs; $23-$33 in advance, $28-$38 at the door, plus fees; 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

Feb. 11 — CONVERSATIONS ON BOOKS AND CULTURE: Read and discuss “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness” by Michelle Alexander; followed by a discussion; free; Jan. 28, Feb. 11 and Feb. 25, noon to 1 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Campus Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7412.

Feb. 12 — SENSATIONAL SATURDAY: Learn about hummingbirds and discover how their body parts are designed for an active lifestyle; included in the price of admission; $12 adults, $10 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.

Feb. 12 — “THE FUTURE OF FOOD”: A screening of the 2004 documentary investigating the truth behind unlabeled, patented and genetically engineered foods; followed by a discussion; free; 4:30-6 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Hitchcock Auditorium, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7786 or http://www.cocc.edu/.

Feb. 12 — HISTORY PUB: Learn about sage grouse conservation; free; 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.

Feb. 12 — NICKI BLUHM THE GRAMBLERS: The San Francisco-based country soul act performs, with Echo Still; $12 in advance, $15 at the door; 8 p.m.; Liquid Lounge, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; 541-389-6999 or www.p44p.biz.

Feb. 13 — YOU, ME APOLLO: The Colorado-based indie-rock group performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.

Feb. 13 — IRATION: The California-based alternative-reggae act performs, with Passafire and Pacific Dub; $15; 8:30 p.m., doors open at 8 p.m.; Domino Room, 51 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-788-2989.

Feb. 14 — THE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Read and discuss “The Swerve” by Stephen Greenblatt; free; noon; Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7084 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

Feb. 14 — THE LIBRARY BOOK CLUB: Read and discuss “The Swerve” by Stephen Greenblatt; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1055 or www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.

Feb. 14 — VALENTINE DINNER CONCERT: The Sunriver Music Festival presents a concert by the Salem Big Band; registration requested; $80; 6 p.m.; Sunriver Resort Great Hall, 17728 Abbott Drive; 541-593-9310, tickets@sunrivermusic.org or www.sunrivermusic.org.

Feb. 14 — ROB LARKIN AND THE WAYWARD ONES: The Los Angeles-based roots-rock band performs, with Joseph Eid; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www.mcmenamins.com.

Feb. 14 — BASS LOVE: Live music with Phutureprimitive, Medium Troy, Psy Fi, Hypha and more; $10, $15 for couples; 8 p.m.; Liquid Lounge, 70 N.W. Newport Ave., Bend; 541-389-6999 or www.slipmatscience.com.

Feb. 14 — HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC — CROWN CITY STRING QUARTET: String musicians play selections of chamber music; $35, $10 children and students; 8 p.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-382-8436, info@highdesertchambermusic.com or www.highdesertchambermusic.com.

Feb. 15-21

Feb. 15-17 — BEND WINTERFEST: Winter carnival featuring rail jams, races, a children’s area, live music, a fire pit competition, ice and snow sculptures and more; a portion of proceeds benefits Saving Grace; $5-$6 for WinterFest button in advance, $8 at the gate, free for Mt. Bachelor season pass holders; 5-10 p.m. Feb. 15, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Feb. 16 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 17; Old Mill District, 661 S.W. Powerhouse Drive; 541-323-0964 or www.bendwinterfest.com.

Feb. 15-17, 21 — “WORKING”: Opening night of the Thoroughly Modern Productions and Stage Right Productions musical depicting the working lives of everyday people, with a champagne reception; $21, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-16, 21 and 3 p.m. Feb. 17; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or www.2ndstreettheater.com.

Feb. 15 — PORTLAND CELLO PROJECT: The cello collective plays the Sisters Folk Festival’s Winter Concert Series, with Adam Shearer; $15, $20 at the door; 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.; Sisters High School, 1700 W. McKinney Butte Road; 541-549-4979 or www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

Feb. 16 — “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: RIGOLETTO”: Starring Diana Damrau, Oksana Volkova and Piotr Beczala in a presentation of Verdi’s masterpiece; $24, $22 seniors, $18 children; 9:55 a.m.; Regal Old Mill Stadium 16 IMAX, 680 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-382-6347.

Feb. 16 — SPIRIT OF THE WEST DAY: Meet High Desert pioneers, hear their stories and more; included in the price of admission; $12 adults, $10 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 5-12, free ages 4 and younger; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754 or www.highdesertmuseum.org.

Feb. 16 — ZWICKELMANIA: Tour 11 local participating breweries, speak with brewers and sample beer; shuttle service available for some breweries; free; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; http://oregonbeer.org/zwickelmania.

Feb. 16 — MCMANUS IN LOVE: A one-man show about romance and dating starring Tim Behrens, written by humorist Patrick F. McManus; $30-$40 plus fees; 3:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre.org.

Feb. 20 — ARUN GANDHI PRESENTATION: The grandson of Mohandas Gandhi presents, “Nonviolence and Social Justice: Lessons I Learned from my Grandfather”; followed by a private reception; free, $25 reception; 6:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Wille Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7257 or www.cocc.edu.

Feb. 20 — OTT THE ALL-SEEING I: The dubstep act performs; $10 plus fees in advance, $13 at the door; 8 p.m.; Midtown Ballroom, 51 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-788-2989 or www.slipmatscience.com.

Feb. 21 — KNOW CLUE: HITCHCOCK — ANXIETY, SEX AND PEEPING TOMS: A screening of the 1953 unrated Alfred Hitchcock film, “I Confess,” followed by a discussion; free; 5:30 p.m.; Tin Pan Theater, 869 N.W. Tin Pan Alley, Bend; 541-241-2271 or tinpantheater@gmail.com.

Article source: http://www.bendbulletin.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130201/NEWS0107/302010304/1002/NEWS01&nav_category=NEWS01