Gorge Life


Entertainment Update for March 8

‘Spamalot’ auditions March 19; Don & Glen at White Buffalo; more

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‘Monsters’ continues run

“She Kills Monsters,” the first of two Hood River Valley High School plays staged this winter, continues this weekend, March 10-11 in the Bowe Theater beginning at 7 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee March 12.

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La Boheme staged March 18

Columbia Center for the Arts partners with OperaBend to bring the Giacomo Puccini opera La Bohème to the Columbia Center for the Arts theater on March 18.

Book release with Andrea Bemis March 19

Join Waucoma Book-store and local author and farmer Andrea Bemis for the book launch party for her cookbook, “Dishing Up the Dirt,” on Sunday, March 19.

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Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum holds annual fundraiser

Staff and volunteers are “be-boppin’” to get everything ready for the annual silent auction and dinner at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson on March 11. This year’s theme is “The Nifty Fifties,” with many planning 1950s costumes and accessories.

Entertainment Update for March 4

Klas at Clocktower March 3; Don & Glen at White Buffalo; more

Parkdale Elementary to hold carnival March 10

Parkdale Elementary School will host its annual carnival on March 10 from 5-8 p.m. Find activities such as a bounce house, cake walk with locally made desserts, massage room, Nerf zone, and face painting, as well as a number of game booths. Game tickets can be purchased at the carnival.

Arts Center renews ‘spring cleaning’ sale

The Columbia Center for the Arts is hosting a spring cleaning art sale in its main gallery, featuring deeply discounted original art by local artists, donated original art, and pre-loved original art from local community members, from now until April 1.

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May Street OBOB team heading to Portland

Team Luminescence won the May Street Elementary Battle of the Books for grades 3-5.

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On stage this weekend: She Kills Monsters at HRVHS, Game Night at HRMS

Both Hood River Valley High School and Hood River Middle School have plays opening this weekend.

Neighbors: Peace, generosity, and joy of a bright green wig

The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace thank those who made the Peace Scholarship fundraiser a huge success Saturday at the Bingen Theater, write Linda Short of Hood River and Susan Gabay of Mosier.

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Yesteryears: C.A. Bell tries new horse-drawn snow plow in 1917

C.A. Bell of the Mount Hood Hotel was the exception Saturday. He was tickled to death because of the heavy fall of snow which had come during the previous night. Last fall Mr. Bell applied a whole lot of thought and elbow grease to the construction of a snow plow along original and very superior lines.

Voci performs with Tony Smiley March 10, 12

The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents “Beautiful: An Evening of Eclectic Music” with the Voci choir and Loop Ninja Tony Smiley.

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She Kills Monsters: HRVHS play ‘pushes envelope,’ explores teen issues

Hood River Valley High School theater teacher Rachel Harry was looking for a unique play that explored teen issues, and that’s exactly what she found with “She Kills Monsters,” written by Qui Nguyen.

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Next Door Inc. parenting class starting March 1

Enrich your child’s life and your own by attending “Incredible Years” parenting program, Wednesdays starting March 1 in English. The series will be held at The Next Door 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.


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