Entertainment Update for Feb. 20

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra plays Hood River Feb. 26; ‘Cascade Duo’ returns to Big Horse Brew Pub Feb. 25; more

Auditions scheduled for ‘Much Ado,’ ‘Oklahoma’ Feb 27

Rehearsals for Plays for Non-Profits 2016 shows “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Oklahoma” are Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. and Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at Columbia Gorge Dance Academy on May Street; call-backs are scheduled for Feb. 29.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 17

Blues guitarist Mary Flower plays art center March 5; Bonneville Power Trio at Solera; more

Entertainment Update for Feb. 13

Entertainment Update for Feb. 13.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 10

The Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association brings pianist Krill Giladkovsky to The Dalles on Friday Feb. 12

Entertainment Update for Feb. 6

Anderson Gould at CEBU; ‘Power Trio’ at Double Mt.; more

Entertainment Update for Feb. 3

Garoutte plays White Buffalo; Two Darn Bad plays Feb. 4; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Imagining a world with no winners and no losers

I ask a lot of folks how and why they got started in music, and their answers are always enjoyable because of personal reasons near and dear to one’s heart.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 30

Marimba dance party benefits Peace Village Feb. 19; Mesa, Reynolds at The Pines; more

Entertainment Update for Jan. 27

Scratchdog Stringband at Trillium Café Jan. 30; Brothers Gow return to River City Saloon Jan. 29; Maryhill Winery celebrates

Entertainment Update for Jan. 23

OneParty: One Breath Beverage Kickstart launch at Kickstand; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment blog: Breathe, breathe in the air

Free workshop teaches basic exercises for singing

How did Frank Sinatra do it? Janis Joplin? If we could ask them today, I’d be interested in what they’d have to say about the mechanics of singing.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 20

Kolberg, Gould at The Pines; Saunders at White Buffalo; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: ‘Europatopia’ features guitarist Joel Kabakov

By now, you should know that the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association will be presenting “A Community of Music” at the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 16

Scratchdog Stringband at Trillium Cafe Jan. 30; Wasco Bros play Jan. 16; more