The Mosier Valley Senior Center was hoppin’ the last Wednesday of January — the first time it had been able to open all month due to inclement weather.
Hood River photographer Peter Marbach will share stories and imagery from his current project documenting the landscapes and culture of the entire 1,250-mile Columbia River, from its humble beginnings in Canal Flats, British Columbia, to the two-mile-wide confluence with the Pacific.
“Carnal Love” is the latest installation in a series of art shows featured at AniChe Cellars, 301 Oak St., Hood River, in the historic Butler Bank building in downtown Hood River.
Maryhill music Feb 11-12; ‘Willy & Me’ at the Buffalo; more
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) Stages presents its second theater ensemble, “The Pirates of Penzance,” Feb. 9-12 at the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.
The Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (WAAAM) will feature some unusual local history on Feb. 11 during Second Saturday events.
As a commissioned songwriter for the Portland’s Bonneville Power Administration in 1941, Woody Guthrie wrote 26 songs, including classics like "Roll On, Columbia," "Hard Travelin’," and "Pastures of Plenty," extolling the benefits of public power, hydroelectricity, irrigation, and the Grand Coulee Dam.
Group adds dessert social, new this year
What can say, “You are so special,” better than a Singing Valentine delivered right to a loved one? Quartets from Harmony of the Gorge have been giving the gift of Singing Valentines for over 20 years.
Freehugger plays Slopeswell, Blues Cabaret returns Feb. 26, and Country Dance Feb. 11
Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Stages presents “Pirates of Penzance” at Wy’east Middle School’s Performing Arts Center Feb. 9-12 at 7 p.m.
Local artist Charlene Rivers curates “Heart & Soul,” a show of heart-themed art by female artists from the Gorge and beyond.
Winds sweeping through Parkdale Sunday sucked the second-floor wall at Fischer’s Grocery, scattering rubble across the community’s main street. Estimates placed the velocity of the wind gusts up to 100 miles an hour in a storm that centered almost entirely in the upper part of the Hood River Valley.
Ted Horwitz at White Buffalo, more
Hood River Shelter Services looks to future
Hood River Shelter Services — perhaps better known as the warming shelter — is now in its eighth season, with a mission to provide a warm, safe place to sleep during the winter months, generally from November through early March.
Hood River News plans a thorough update of a long-time information resource: Gatherings.