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Entertainment Update for March 15

Trail Running Film Fest, music, March 20; Gorge Grown open house features ‘Food, Inc.’ film; more

Entertainment Update for March 12

G.D.M. at River City March 15;Jaybirds in Bingen March 16; Art in Kuwait lecture March 19; more

Festival of the Fly presents global scenic travelogue ‘Waypoints’ film

Festival of the Fly, a growing Gorge tradition, returns Thursday for its fifth year, with a new film documenting some of the most scenic fly fishing locales on the planet.

‘Voice of My Own’ enlivens words of women writers

Voices rise as 16 women stand and deliver in a new staged reading production at CAST March 14-15.

7th anniversary party at Double Mountain Saturday

Double Mountain celebrates its 7th anniversary on Saturday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Entertainment Update for March 8

Stargazing session March 29; Fire Weeds at CEBU Lounge; Hood River County is reading William Stafford; Second Saturday Dance March 8

JIM DRAKE’S ENTERTAINMENT BLOG: Jaybirds fly back to the Gorge March 16

Mandolin player John Reischman has umpteen years of experience playing, recording and teaching bluegrass on the West Coast —and he never plays one note out of place.

Tess Barr ‘Do What You Want’ CD release party March 29

Local blues singer Tess Barr is excited to finally announce the long-awaited release of her new CD, “Do What You Want.” The band will be celebrating at the CD release party at Double Mountain Brewery on Saturday, March 29, from 8-11 p.m.

Entertainment Update for March 5

Trail Running Film Festival; Wilderness at River City March 7; Is this your year to dance?; more

'Does my head look big in this?': Drama explores cultural issues, with a focus on peers, principles

“Does My Head Look Big In This?”, a depiction of a dramatic, and oft-comic, culture clash, returns to the Hood River Valley High School stage this weekend (details below).

Call for poster artists for Fusion event

The White Salmon Arts Council is offering $250 for the poster design selected for this year’s Art and Wine Fusion. This is the 10th annual Fusion event in White Salmon, scheduled for Saturday, July 26.

Entertainment Update for March 1

Red & Ruby play March 7; Dancing at Elks March 6; Second Saturday Dance March 8; more

Making ‘Peace Be Still’ gives inspiration for local singer

Marilyn Thompson has been singing since she was a little girl — and now, with help from her husband and family — she has a professional Nashville-recorded CD to show for it.

Hood River Reel Youth Film Festival March 6

Skylight Theater and Columbia Center for the Arts are partnering up to bring the Reel Youth Film Festival to Hood River. The festival empowers young aspiring filmmakers to express their creativity, entertain audiences, and share their visions.

Lunafest returns March 12

Lunafest Film Festival by, for and about women is scheduled for March 12 and 13 at Columbia Center for the Arts. The film festival is presented by Soroptimist of Hood River and includes stories of reflection, hope and humor from around the world.