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Entertainment Update for Oct. 17

Cripple Hop plays Oct. 24

Cripple Hop is returning to Double Mountain for “a long set of music” on Saturday, Oct. 24. The show starts at 8 p.m. The band will be bringing lots of new material down for everyone's listening and dancing pleasure. Come hear some Fusiongrass! Double Mountain Brewery, 8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-0042.

Ted Horwitz at CG Hotel

On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17-18, it’s Ted Horwitz at the piano. Columbia Gorge Hotel, 6-9 p.m., 4000 Westcliff Dr. in Hood River.

Beethoven featured Oct. 23, 25

“For many music lovers and critics, Beethoven's towering Ninth symphony stands as one of the most beloved and important pieces of music ever written. Thanks to its innovations in form, content, and its use of choir and soloists, the ‘Choral’ symphony bridges the Classical and Romantic eras of music, and Schiller's ‘Ode to Joy’ still inspires listeners with its message of brotherhood and hope. From the tearing down of the Berlin wall to the honoring of warriors and statesmen, Beethoven's epic music is timeless,” according to a press release.

Directed by Mark Steighner, The Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta and Voci Choir, aided by soloists from Pacific University, will present the Beethoven Ninth on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. Both performances will be at Wy'east Middle School's Performing Arts Center.

The orchestra is offering tickets in advance as well as at the door. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students and children and are available at cgoa.brownpapertickets.com. More information is available at gorgeorchestra.org.

‘Bullets & Belles’ at CEBU

This week at CEBU Lounge: Shows start at 9:30 p.m., 21 and over only.

Oct. 16: Tony Smiley is The Loop Ninja

Oct. 17: Bullets & Belles with Neo Doo Wop Folk

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.

Music at Springhouse continues

Music in the Backroom continues inside at Springhouse Cellar on Tuesday evenings. Music starts at 6 p.m.

Oct. 20: SamDensmoreDamSensmore

Oct. 27: The American West

Nov. 3: Austin Quattlebaum (from Crow & The Canyon)

Nov. 10: Blackberry Bushes Stringband

Springhouse Cellar, 13 Railroad Ave, Hood River; 541-308-0700.

Cowboy Poetry show Oct. 18

Western musicians and cowboy poets from five western states will take the stage at the Bingen Theater on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 4-6 p.m. in a one-time only matinee. This is an opportunity to see a variety of award-winning entertainers sharing some of the best music and poetry from our western culture. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. Some of the performers will be: Horse Crazy Cowgirl Band, Western Music Association “Best of the Best” Harmony Group of the Year 2014; Tom Swearingen, two-time National Finals Rodeo Cowboy Poetry Contest winner; Duane Nelson, poet; Barbara Nelson, Academy of Western Artist's Swing Player of the Year; Larry Wilder, International Yodeling Champion; Panhandle Cowboys, Idaho's favorite western duo; Lynn Kopelke, poet/singer; The Hanson Family Singers, winners of this year's Crescendo Award for rising star talent; Jinny Cash, honky tonk piano player, Lemuel Pratt, singer.

Bingen Theater, 210 Oak Street, Bingen, Wash.; 541-490-7968.

Entertainment listings can be e-mailed to jdrake@hoodrivernews.com.



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