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Bend Don't Break: Cassi MacQueen, Executive Director Deschutes Children's Foundation
On this episode of Bend Don't Break Source Weekly publisher Aaron Switzer converses with the new Executive Director of Deschutes Children's Foundation, Cassi MacQueen. Cassi's deep passion for public service and commitment to social change is inspiring. She and Aaron get real about what's happening in the nonprofit sector of our community and talk about what each of us can do to lend a helping hand.
Grand Craft Beer: Shannon McMenamin & Rob Vallance of McMenamins
In this episode of the Grand Craft Beer Podcast, we focus on…a different beer podcast. Our guest is Shannon McMenamin—whose father, Mike McMenamin, along with Shannon’s uncle, Brian—founded the McMenamins empire of breweries, pubs, and hotels 40 years ago. Her new podcast, The Red Shed Tapes, focuses on the wealth of stories from all those renowned places and spaces (including Old St. Francis in Bend), managed with the help of Rob Vallance, who also joins the show. Listen to find out more about the 40 year’s worth of stories of this uniquely Pacific Northwest empire.
Bend Don't Break: Artist Teafly
Bend Don't Break: Artist Teafly by Source Weekly - Bend, Oregon
Grand Craft Beer: Spider City Brewmaster/Co-owner Melani Betti
In this episode of Grand Craft Beer, host & cicerone Brian Yaeger features Bend's all-women owned craft brewery, Spider City this week. Brewmaster/co-owner Melani Betti, along with her twin sister Michele and their friend Tammy Treat, launched Spider City five years ago. Melani discusses how her world-travels with her twin influence the global beer styles always on tap at Spider City.
Bend Don't Break: Jessica Dunaway, Founder of One Loaf
Source Weekly Food Editor Donna Britt visits with One Loaf founder/baker Jessica Dunaway about how she started baking sourdough bread and why she loves it so much. Listen to get tips on making a frozen sourdough loaf come back to life and where you can find One Loaf bread in Bend.
Bend Don't Break: Shanan Kelley, Creator, Producer & Host of The Night Light Show
In this episode, Source Weekly publisher Aaron Switzer chats with the extremely entertaining Shanan Kelley, creator, producer and host of The Night Light Show with Shanan Kelley and Magnificent Guests. The live variety-style community comedy show which has been running in Bend for a decade. Shanan is also the producer and headliner of She Stands up, an all women’s stand up comedy and music show benefitting several non-profit organizations. She’s an in-demand emcee, auctioneer and moderator as well as a keynote speaker. She’s also a certified yoga teacher and is currently at work on her first book. Listen to this hilarious conversation now!