The Big Dig: Bend Roots Revival approaches crunch time

Friday, September 13th, 2013, 8:37 am by Ben Salmon

(The Big Dig is a video series by The Bulletin following the massive effort to clean up Pakit Liquidators — a large, cluttered home improvement resale yard on Bend’s east side — so it can host the 2013 Bend Roots Revival. Click here to watch the whole series.)

Time flies when you’re cleaning up junk for the sake of art. It has been a month since we checked in with the folks who are working to get Pakit Liquidators ready to host the 2013 Bend Roots Revival, which is scheduled to begin in two weeks. In that time, Roots organizers have submitted their plans to the City of Bend, and a work party was held to try to take a big chunk out of the remaining workload at Pakit.

The Bulletin’s multimedia guru, Leilani Rapaport, visited both City Hall and the work party to get a sense for what the Roots Revival needs to get done over the next couple of weeks. Here’s her report:

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