World’s Finest at CEBU Lounge; ‘Poem in Your Pocket,’ April 17 at Maryhill Museum of Art; more
Hailing from Michigan, she knew at a young age that she was destined to be a singer. Performing in numerous choirs throughout her youth, Claudia Schmidt soon pursued a professional career while in Chicago, leading her to Wisconsin and Minnesota, where she was a frequent guest on the early days of A Prairie Home Companion.
The Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour April 11-13 is your opportunity to meet artists in their studios, to ask artists about their inspiration and process, to see artists at work.
The Dalles Art Association presents a Janice Staver Retrospective opening reception at The Dalles Art Center on Thursday, April 3, from 5-7 p.m.
The Hood River County Reads project brings Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen to Hood River April 6.
This weekend brings a special art show, “Collective Voices,” connecting the ideas of about 25 Hood River and Klickitat County middle schoolers.
Sarah Ann Benton, of Hood River, was married to Peter Alan Cushman, of McMinnville, in a traditional Mayan ceremony on the beach in Tulum, Mexico, on March 1. Close family and friends were in attendance.
Roy and Susie Irwin, longtime Hood River residents now living in Prineville, will celebrate 50 years of marriage with an open house given by their family April 5. The Irwins were married April 4, 1964, in Reno, Nev.
Glenn and Donnamae (Craber) Grannemann will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with an open reception on Sunday, April 6, at noon, (after the 10:30 a.m. worship) at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road.
Alison Lee and Daniel Molina, both of Hood River, have announced their engagement. They will be married July 12, 2014.
The guest house had a splendid dining area, with a heavy, 20-foot-long dining table that was built over a trench and covered with a heavy wool blanket that draped down over your lap. When it got cold, the owners shoveled small loads of glowing coals into the trench, the warmth kept beneath the table by the blanket, splendidly toasting your feet and legs. It was bliss!
Night Club Salsa with Ari Levitt; ‘Parkdale’ at Solera March 29; Western-swing dance April 3; more
On Monday, March 31, The Hapa Hillbillies will be swinging it up in decidedly vintage Hawaiian fashion from 6-8 p.m. at the Hood River Hotel.
Gorge Owned (GO!) welcomes writer and river guide Vince Welch to the Columbia Center for the Arts on April 2 for a lecture on Oregon native and legendary boatman Amos Burg.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Weather Service anticipates a strong, wet storm for northwest Oregon and southwest Washington tonight. Saturated soil conditions could lead to additional landslides, especially in the Coast Range, Willapa Hills, North Oregon Cascades, and Columbia River Gorge.