Eerie Glow: The Aurora Borealis and an adventurous spirit

Aurora Borealis Eerie Glow Wend Magazine NORTH

James Clear went to the end of the world to get this shot and says, “My camera didn’t respond very well to such conditions (I went through 12 batteries that night!) and it was a struggle to have everything working when the Aurora started up. In the end, it was all worth it for this shot.” For his efforts James won a pair of Ahnu shoes as part of the Adventure to Dominica contest.

The World Cup brought to you by Bono and the Band

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Liz Haley - Same Sphere: never meeting art opening at Pushdot Gallery

Liz Haley Pushdot Gallery Art Bravely Done

Liz Haley

SAME SPHERE: never meeting 1st Friday Reception: May 7th, 6-9pm

Friday May 7th through Friday May 28th, 2010

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Spike Jonze unleashes air dancers

Spike Jonze presented “You & Me on La Cienega” at a BBQ at Opening Ceremony in West Hollywood. The director and producer of such wonderful movies as Being John Malkovich and Where The Wild Things Are, arrived to showcase his new installation, which featured three “air dancers” rising over a large crowd of OC regulars, musicians and artists in the store’s adjoining parking lot space in West Hollywood.

My Belly Screamed No Dessert. . .

Deschutes Brewery’s Third Annual Chocolate Beer Dinner was an event I won’t soon be forgetting. The five course meal, created by Chefs Katrina Spatrisano, Matt Neltner and Jeff Latino, was thoughtfully prepared and presented to the diner like an edible masterpiece. Equal thanks must go to Brewers Paul Arney and Jimmy Seifrit, as the beer pairing with each course was innovative, balanced, and unlike anything I had ever tasted.

Local Ultra Marathoner with a Cause to Race in South Africa

Employees of the Deschutes Brewery are teaming up with Bend's elite Ultra Marathoner, Kami Semick, to raise money for the Starfish Greathearts  Foundation.  Starfish is a non-profit charity whose mission is to care for children left orphaned by the AIDS epidemic in South Africa.  Next month Kami will travel to South Africa to race in the Comrades Marathon on May 30th, a 56 mile running race that travels through the KwaZula Natal region.  In this a

Punk rock legend Patti Smith tells aspiring artists to leave New York City

Patti Smith’s quote: “New York has closed itself off to the young and the struggling. But there are other cities. Detroit. Poughkeepsie. New York City has been taken away from you. So my advice is: Find a new city.”

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Tough Mudders!

Tough Mudders Bravely Done Deschutes Brewery

Photo credit: Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times

What we have here is a slideshow extolling the virtues of "just getting to the finish line." Everyone competes, nobody wins, it's all about finishing.. In the first race there will be more than 4,500 participants of which one fifth are women.

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