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Double feature: Kool Stuff and Stubborn Son share bill April 15

The other day I popped a cassette of John Williams playing some Spanish classical guitar songs into the old Kenwood stereo tape deck at home.

Entertainment update for April 13

John Bunzow at White Buffalo; Hop Trip at Lyle Hotel; HR Mountain Film Festival

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HR Art Club displays at fairgrounds

Show and sale April 16-17

Hood River Art Club will hold its annual Blossom Craft Show art show and sale at the Hood River County Fairgrounds on April 16-17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Explore death, dying through writing

Award winning writer Judith Pulman will offer a free writing class, “Exploring death and dying through writing,” on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Space is limited. To register, please visit the Hood River Library, call 541-386-2535 or email info@hoodriverlibrary.org.

Community Meals fights food insecurity

OSU Extension’s Community Meals and Cooking Class is entering its fourth month, and has proven a popular way to not only fight food insecurity in the Gorge, but teach cooking and nutrition.

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Angie Williamson show at Hood River Library

White Salmon artist Angie Williamson exhibits her work in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room at the Hood River Library in April.

Hood River County Reads kicks off April 17

Hood River County Reads will kick off its 10th year with “Martin Marten” on April 17.

Saddle Club hosts spaghetti feed fundraiser

Hood River Saddle Club will hold their annual spaghetti feed fundraiser on Friday.

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Entertainment Update for April 9

T-Sisters in town Monday; Blossom Time Jam April 9; more

New exhibit opens at The Dalles Art Center

Three local artists of the Columbia Gorge are displaying a breadth of art at The Dalles Art Center, in an exhibit called “Pottery — Painting — Jewels.”

Church News: Nominations sought for ‘Inspired Service and Action’ award

Plus: Covenant hosts women’s conference, video series at Parkdale Baptist

Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 “Inspired Service and Action” award.

YESTERYEARS: ‘Bat 6’ is first Hood River County Reads book in 2006

Sunday will be the closing event for the “Hood River Reads Bat 6” project, the first community reading project for this area. Virginia Euwer Wolff, a Hood River Valley native and author of “Bat 6,” will speak at Riverside Community Church about her book.

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‘Student Directed One-Acts Festival’ returns to Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theater April 8-9

The Hood River Valley High School theater department, under the guidance of Rachel Harry, will present their annual Student Directed One-Acts Festival this weekend, April 8-9.

Give it a rest and hear this talk

Author Lisa Naas Cook speaks April 13 at CGCC on ‘Boundaries and Balance’

In America today, ask someone, “How are you?” and “Busy” is a common response. Despite all of the digital devices designed to save time, many people still feel there is never enough.

Gorge Literary Journal calls for submissions

The Gorge Literary Journal, a voice for writers in the Columbia Gorge, is accepting submissions for its third edition.