As of Friday, January 9, 2015
HRVHS benefit show postponed to Jan. 31
“On the Beat,” the benefit variety show scheduled for this weekend at Hood River Valley High school has been postponed, and a new location chosen.
Miguel Vasquez, who is organizing the show for his Extended Application project, announced that the event will take place Saturday, Jan. 31, at Hood River Middle School. Current students and alumni are scheduled to perform; proceeds will benefit HRVHS music and theater programs.
Onehum plans CD release show Jan. 14 at Hood River Library
The new CD from Richard Tillinghast and Onehum is called "The Door Is Open." It features 14 new songs, with themes including thanking the mothers of this world, rejuvenation, rebirth, and getting lost on purpose under the Northwestern moon. The band features Richard Tillinghast on guitar, Tova Tillinghas on cello and Jason Russ on percussion. Catch the CD release party and concert on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Hood River County Library, starting at 7 p.m. If you’d like to pre-order a CD, e-mail: onehum@richardtilling hast.com. Hood River County Library, 502 State St., Hood River; 541-386-2535.
‘Braceros’ talk Jan. 31
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “Braceros of the Pacific Northwest,” an evening presentation with Dr. Roberto de Anda, Saturday, Jan. 31, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Bracero Program is a moving bilingual exhibition organized by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. It examines the experiences of bracero workers and their families, providing rich insight into Mexican American history and historical background to today's debates on guest worker programs. Enjoy an optional dinner for $15, served at 6 p.m., followed by the free presentation at 7 p.m. Reservations are required by Jan. 28. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles. Call 541-296-8600 ext. 201 for reservations or information.
‘Chicken,’ Will West at CEBU
This week at CEBU Lounge:
Friday, Jan. 9, Rippin' Chicken, 9:30 p.m. “Rippin Chicken plays a greasy brand of funky, bugaloo and soul jazz, executed with creative ease by 3 funky brothers from different mothers who love to play together.”
Saturday, Jan. 10, Will West & The Friendly Strangers 9:30 p.m. Hand-Clapping Folk, Roots and Cozy Americana. Carolina born songwriter, Will West, has called Portland home since 2002, performing with a mix of musicians called The Friendly Strangers. Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.
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