• Saving Snow Documentary Screening

    Posted on in category Film

    March 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm In Bend,  Hosted by The Environmental Center and 10 Barrel Brewing.  Learn more about the film here.

    Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. Ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future.

    This 53-minute documentary by filmmaker Diogo Freire finds specific examples of communities that are being affected—and also show how they’re responding. “Saving Snow” focuses on people coming to terms with these changes. But it also presents solutions. The film highlights individuals and organizations who are working to reduce their communities’…

  • March Nature Night: The Era of Megafires

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    Tuesday March 21 at the Tower Theater. Hosted by the Deschutes Land Trust. Learn about fire and it’s growing impact on Central Oregon. Free Tickets and More Info Here.

    The year 2017 was a record fire year with 9.1 million acres burning in the U.S. More than 680,000 acres burned in Oregon alone, in at least 33 different fires, one of which was a megafire that burned 191,000 acres. Join Dr. Paul Hessburg for an engaging, multimedia presentation about wildfire, its natural role in our Central Oregon forests, and how that role has changed. Learn how we’ve interrupted the natural fire cycle of our forests and how, with a rapidly warming climate, we are experiencing more of these megafires.…

  • Candide Thovex "Ski The World"

    Posted on in categories Film , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Just released on Jan 22, Candide Thovex’s “Ski The World”. This guy continues to create amazing stuff. He owns skiing on everything else but snow. Pretty amazing video. Enjoy!!!

  • Ski movie night and ugly sweater extravaganza to benefit COAA!

    Posted on in categories Event , Film , Skiing & Snowboarding

    Crows Feet Commons is hosting a holiday party Wednesday December 20 at 6pm. Come watch killer ski movies and rock your best ugly sweater! Ticket proceeds will go to benefiting the Central Oregon Avalanche Association. There will be prizes for the top 3 best ugly sweaters! Fearless Baking will be providing some delicious treats and Volcanic Theatre will have the bar open for refreshments. Tickets are $10 at the door. More Info Here!

    Movies include:
    Aaron Rice’s film: “2.5 Mil”. A film about his quest to ski 2.5 million vertical feet in one calendar year.

    DPS Cinematics: a series of short films about different topics of backcountry skiing covering both the intrinsic love and ethereal quality that we…

  • "This Is Home" A Film By Faction Presented By Deschutes Brewery

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    Tuesday December 12th.  Come and check out the Bend Premiere of Faction Skis, first full length film THIS IS HOME.

    Deschutes Brewery has teamed up with Faction Skis, Deschutes County Search and Rescue, and REI to make this epic night happen. You can expect jaw-dropping segments, giveaways, prizes, beer and so much more!
    Two showings:
    6 PM (Doors at 5:30)
    8 PM (Doors at 7:30)

    Tickets are free, but limited to 4 per person. Cash bar for all beverages. Raffle ticket sales benefit Deschutes County Search And Rescue.
    Where to get tickets??

  • Holiday Film Series & Toy Drive at the Tower Theatre 12/8

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    Holiday Film Series & Toy Drive at the Tower Theatre for the Ronald McDonald House

    Next up in the film series is the hilarious Scrooged starring Bill Murray!  In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.

    This special screening benefits the Bend Ronald McDonald House:
    The Bend Radio Group and…

  • Holiday Film Series & Toy Drive at the Tower Theatre 12/8

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    Holiday Film Series & Toy Drive at the Tower Theatre for the Ronald McDonald House

    Next up in the film series is the animated classic, Polar Express!  Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”; “Cast Away”) reunite for “Polar Express,” an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

    This special screening benefits the Bend Ronald McDonald House:
    The Bend Radio Group and the Tower Theatre Foundation have joined with Ronald McDonald House Charities to collect gifts for…

  • Happy Thanksgiving

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    We are thankful for our community, nature’s beauty and the many blessings of living here in Central Oregon .  Enjoy this time-lapse Cascade Sunset.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!

  • COTA Movie Night: The Frozen Road

    Posted on in categories Biking , Film
    Thursday Nov 16th at McMenamins.  Pine Mountain Sports, Fatback Bikes and Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe is bringing you a COTA Movie Night triple feature! Film #1: The Frozen Road – A Journey Into The Arctic
    Film #2: Instruments Of Adventure
    Film #3: Leave It Better

    Movie Night at McMenamins raises funds and awareness for Central Oregon Trail Alliance.
    $5 per person, cash only, please. Minors accompanied by parent or guardian. More Info Here!

  • “Hope for the Ocean” With Dr. Jane Lubchenco

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    The Nancy R. Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of the COCC Foundation presents Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Distinguished University Professor and Advisor on Marine Studies at OSU & Former Administrator of NOAA & First US Science Envoy for the Ocean.  Tickets and Info Here!

    Ocean health is important to every human, and Dr. Lubchenco will tell us why. She will summarize current and emerging threats to ocean life and describe successful efforts to tackle resource depletion and disruption to achieve sustainable use of our oceans.  Drawing on four years as the Administrator of NOAA, two years as the first US Science Envoy for the Ocean, and her vast experience doing research around the world, Lubchenco will address the basic question: ‘Can…