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Entertainment Update for May 24

Cascade Singers ‘Broadway and Beyond’ May 30-31

“Broadway and Beyond,” the Cascade Singers' 2014 spring concert performances, are Friday, May 30, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 31, at 3 p.m. at St. Peter's Landmark Church, W. Third and Lincoln streets, The Dalles. Choral arrangements of Beatles classics and jazz standards are featured, along with favorites from Broadway musicals, Hollywood film scores and “Tin Pan Alley” tunes. Singing groups include adult choir, ensemble, and children’s choir. Suggested donation at the door is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors; children 12 and under free.

Chervona, Last Local Sunday at Everybody’s Brewing

Imagine partying all night long with a band of gypsys...Oh wait...that’s exactly what will happen if you can make it to Everybody’s Brewing on Friday night, May 23, to see the band Chervona. Music starts at 9 p.m. Clear your schedule and get ready to be entertained.

The last Sunday of the month is a time to give thanks to the Gorge’s local singer songwriters. On May 25, sit back and enjoy the sunset with this month’s local artist, Barton Popenoe, from 6-8 p.m. Everybody’s Brewing, 151 E. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash; 509-637-2774.

Authors visit HR June 6

Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River is hosting authors Jane Kirkpatrick and Rebecca DeMarino for a reception on Friday, June 6, from 5-8 p.m. DeMarino, a White Salmon writer, will be signing her new book “A Place in His Heart.” Kirkpatrick will be signing her new book “Sincerely Yours.” Waucoma Bookstore, 212 Oak St., Hood River; 541-386-5353.

‘Pale Ales’ at Volcanic May 24

"Amber and the Pale Ales" will be performing at the Volcanic Bottle Shoppe on Saturday, May 24, from 7-10 p.m. The band plays “acoustic folk rock covers and originals, with tight vocal harmonies and stirring guitar work.” Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, 1410 12th St., Hood River; 541-436-1226.

Helping Hands benefit June 1

Help support the Helping Hands organization by attending a dance and music show scheduled for Sunday, June 1, at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. Dance groups from Columbia Gorge Dance Academy and musicians from Hood River Valley High School performing a cappella and original songs will be on the bill. The all-ages show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $10 available at Waucoma Bookstore. All proceeds go to Helping Hands — a nonprofit women’s shelter.

Music at Memaloose May 24

Enjoy live music with guitarist Ben Bonham at the Memaloose Twin Bridges Tasting Room on Saturday, May 24, from 2-5 p.m. No cover charge. Memaloose, Highway 14 (34 State St.), Lyle, Wash., at Klickitat River Bridge, 360-635-2887; winesofthegorge.com

‘Veeps’ screens May 28

Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River is hosting a screening of the independent film “Veeps: Profiles in Insignificance” by local filmmaker Bill Kelter on Wednesday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. “Veeps: Profiles in Insignificance” is the story of Bill and Wayne — two middle-aged men in search of their American dream, their lives at a disappointing stall. They see a shot at a mid-life redemption and grab it. They follow the Vice Presidents as others follow athletes or rock stars.

This film has not been rated but contains mature language. Run time: 80 minutes. Tickets $5 at the door.

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