The Ale List is an occasional series on local beers
Hops Fest Entertainment Preview, funk rock band Manimalhouse headlines
Cripple Hop plans pre-Hops Fest show Sept. 26
‘Urban Tellers’ Sept. 27; Midnight Honey at CEBU Lounge; more
“Big Art” is off the ground, so to speak.
Film ‘GMO OMG’ screens at Skylight Sept. 17; ‘Sisters in Song’ Sept. 19; Dusu Mali at Everybody’s
Shannon Wheeler never thought one of his comic strips could transform into an opera. But after performances in San Diego, Portland and Albuquerque, it’s probably sinking in that Too Much Coffee Man will stick around in this seemingly far-removed artistic format.
Barlow Road plays Sept. 14; Catch Willie & Nelson Sept. 13-14; more
Idlewilde is the scene for fifth annual living history event
True stories live in Cemetery Tales.
‘Throwback’ film series Sept. 18; ‘Jive’ at Marley’s Sept. 13; more
I’m beginning to think the 8-track copy of John Denver’s Greatest Hits must have existed in every household in America. I certainly remember hearing his voice in our Toyota Corolla, as a passenger of course, in New Jersey in the early ‘70s. Yesterday, musician Mare (pronounced Mary) Wakefield told me of a similar experience it brought on — the simple comfort of liking music.
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Williams at The Pines Sept. 5; ‘A Light in the Wilderness’ author visits Sept. 5; more
It may not be as flashy as the Ice Bucket Challenge, but a new method of supporting nonprofits has finally made it to the Gorge. Donating through your phone.
Maryhill Museum of Art and Columbia Center for the Arts are proud to co-present Too Much Coffee Man Opera at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River on Sept. 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. In a genre now called Gonzo Opera, the show melds zany plots and sub-plots with classical vocal technique.