Monday, February 24, 2020

College gallery showcases scrapyard sculptor

Courtesy of Central Oregon Community College Relations Bend artist Chris Cole’s imaginative kinetic sculptures (think: glowing-eyed metallic fish made from cast-off mechanical parts) and abstract paintings will be on exhibit at Central Oregon Community College’s...

Helen Lessick: A successful art career decades in the making

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) Helen Lessick is originally from Philadelphia, Pa. Lessick traveled west to attend college at Reed College to get her Bachelor’s in art. After receiving her BFA, she...

The Arbor Ballet dances through COCC’s upper campus

By Katya Agatucci | The Broadside (Contact: kagatucci2@cocc.edu) In the last two weeks, there have been pastel-toned tutus placed around the trees in the upper part of Central Oregon Community College campus. Believe it or...

Five artists, 27 works of art, and years of hard work

(Above: a piece by Maren Inga Burck) Unique pieces scattered the walls of Oregon State University Cascades as BFA students shared their final exhibition of work from their years at OSU - Cascades. The pieces...

Dancing, celebrating, and eating: The 2017 Latino Festival

The Latino club’s largest event of the year was an evening full of dance performances done by local dancing schools and elementary students, authentic cuisine, face-painting, Latino music, and a photo booth. The event had...

Poetry slam night hosted by MOsley WOtta

A poetry slam: poetry blended with performance, bringing words to life, and letting them engulf and surround the audience listening as well as letting them feel the story. “It can be a little bit...

Deviations and Iterations: Artist Mandee Schroer’s exhibition at Pence Gallery

The four kinds of pieces displayed in Amanda Schroer’s art exhibition all involved a labor-intensive process that resulted in thought out and unique creations. Schroer displayed four kinds of mediums and platforms: water color...

Create it. Do it. Share it: The Bend Joy Project

The Bend JOY Project focuses on three basic concepts: Create it. Do it. Share it. The lesson behind the “Create it” concept is to create generous actions or deeds for others that will bring...

COPE Club Winter Term student showcase

McKayla Schneider | The Broadside (Contact: mschneider@cocc.edu) Psychology students’ projects lined the upstairs hall of Ochoco in an atmosphere described as a “relaxed” by Julie Corrales, the event coordinator for the Central Oregon Psychology Enthusiasts...

Hundreds plunge into the Deschutes

As locals walked along the river trail Saturday morning, the view of hundreds of people jumping into the freezing Deschutes was hard to miss. The Bend Polar Plunge is one of many plunges that...