Bend’s historic downtown theatre is making history of its own. Over the past several months, the landmark venue—owned and operated by the nonprofit Tower Theatre Foundation—hosted its 1,000th event, welcomed its 250,000th theatre-goer, and signed up a record 425 members.
Tickets are on sale now for the special benefit performance of A.R. Gurney’s hit play “Love Letters,” set for Saturday, October 2 at 8 p.m. at the Tower Theatre. The play, a fund-raiser for the Sisters Schools Foundation, stars two well-known actors, Gregory Harrison and Linda Purl, who are donating their time to benefit local schools.
Bend’s historic downtown theatre again rocks with the dynamic drumming of “JIGU! Thunder Drums of China” on Friday, October 22 as the Bend Surgery Center’s Foundation Series starts its 2010-11 season.
One of the most recognizable and successful female artists in country music kicks-off the 2010-11 season of the Francis, Hansen and Martin CenterStage Series at the Tower Theatre, Tuesday, October 19, 2010.
Acclaimed actors Gregory Harrison and Linda Purl will star in a benefit performance of A.R. Gurney’s classic play “Love Letters” at the Tower Theater on Saturday, October 2 at 8 p.m. The play is a fund-raiser for the Sisters Schools Foundation and is produced by the team that created the Foundation’s signature event, the Sisters Starry Nights Benefit Concert Series.
The Executive Director of the Tower Theatre Foundation, Ray Solley, announced the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend will again this summer present a special screening of the cult golf favorite “Caddyshack” to tie into the final rounds of the Jeld-Wen Tradition Champions Tour. The hole-in-one comedy classic “Caddyshack” (1980; rated R) tees off Saturday night, August 21, as Jeld-Wen Tradition Week concludes in Central Oregon.
The Tower Theatre Foundation’s annual spring membership drive raised nearly $81,000 from new and renewing members, putting Bend’s most widely-used theatre on solid financial footing for the coming season.
Leon Russell, one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most accomplished and versatile musicians, celebrates his distinguished 50-year career at the Tower Theatre in Bend on Tuesday, July 27 at 8 p.m.
Ottmar Liebert, one of the most successful and best-selling guitar artists of the past two decades, brings his group Luna Negra to the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend on Tuesday, July 20, at 8 p.m. for an intimate voyage through rock, jazz, blues, and their highly acclaimed brand of nouveau flamenco music.
Central Oregon kicks off Independence Day celebrations Saturday, July 3rd at the Tower Theatre in downtown Bend beginning at 6 p.m. with a concert of Americana and patriotic music by the Cascade Horizon Band, followed by community and government leaders reading the original Declaration of Independence, and concluding with a screening of the musical motion picture, “1776.”
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