Gorge Life


The Dalles Art Association holds auction

The Dalles Art Association and Gallery is gearing up for its 58th Annual Art Auction Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

Goldendale gallery celebrates first anniversary

Small rural towns are usually not recognized as a resource for art, but Goldendale’s Big River Art and Crafts works hard at making art of all kinds accessible to residents and visitors. Big River showcases the work of local and regional creatives including a number of artists from Hood River.

It will be a wet and windy trick-or-treat time

Is your ghoul wearing Gore-Tex? Heavy rain is predicted for the Gorge this weekend, just in time for trick-or-treating.

Church News: Veterans Day service at Tucker Road Baptist

‘Bountiful Blessings’ free community concert at Riverside

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. On Nov. 8, the second Sunday in November, Tucker Road Baptist Church will be honoring those who have served and those who are now serving this country in each branch of the military — Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and the Coast Guard — with a Veterans Day Celebration Service.

The Porch

WELL SAID: “A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.” — John Lubbock

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It will be a wet and windy trick-or-treat time

Is your ghoul wearing Gore-Tex?

Entertainment Update for Oct. 31

Veterans Day celebrated at Maryhill Museum Nov. 11; ‘Behind the Emerald Curtain’ screens Nov. 5 at Full Sail

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‘Door To The Dead’ premieres

Hood River-made horror movie screens in Portland, and online

No Halloween spoilers here. “Connecting the dots for yourself” is the essence of the mystery in the new Oregon-made horror video series based on a creepy concept involving found footage on an orphaned VHS tape.

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Grease: The drama gang is ready to rumble with ‘rebellious’ ‘50s musical

Longtime Hood River Valley High School Theater teacher Rachel Harry is debuting her first fall musical, “Grease,” opening this weekend at the Bowe Theater.

Library hosts creative writing workshop and public reading

Libraries of Eastern Oregon presents a creative writing workshop and reading by author Carmiel Banasky at the Hood River Library on Monday, Nov. 9. The workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. with reading and discussion to follow at 7:45 p.m.

Urban vs. rural: Judge and Juror

What’s in YOUR Bag?

I want to open with the disclaimer that this is going to be a good one. I haven’t even written it yet, but I’ve just got this feeling. So, promise me you’ll keep reading until you just can’t stand it anymore. Okay?

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Pick of the Week: Free screening of ‘Calling Home the Dead’

Hood River County Library District will be showing the movie “Calling Home the Dead / Llamar a los Muertos a Casa,” on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 3 p.m. at Hood River Library.

Yesteryears: Heights window decorating contest underway in 1955

Windows will be painted in the Height’s business district Hallowe’en night, Monday, but not with the usual soap and paraffin attar. The Heights Booster Club is sponsoring a window-painting contest between 6 and 8 p.m. for youngsters in five age groups. Registration is scheduled for tomorrow; each contestant will be assigned an area on 12th Street windows.

Gorge Lit welcomes submissions

Polish up your flash fiction, poetry or essays and submit your favorites to the second edition of The Gorge Literary Journal, a new voice for writers in the Columbia Gorge.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 28

Rob Guidera at White Buffalo; Show Boat Night helps History Museum Nov. 6; more