Ooligan Press announces the publication of its newest title, “The Wax Bullet War: Chronicles of a Soldier & Artist.” This new memoir by Iraq War veteran Sean Davis cuts through politics and party lines to explore the ugliness of war and the restorative beauty of art.
California-based folk duo Four Shillings Short will play a benefit concert for the Mosier Middle School on Wednesday, June 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River. Suggested donation is $5/$15-family. Food and refreshments will be available.
Show ‘n’ Shine, concert June 14; Free concert at Skamania Lodge; Bird walks scheduled June 8, 22; Barlow Road plays June 12
Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Former BR549 leader Chuck Mead lends experience to Grassy Knoll Boys
“You know, I think I’ve got the one with the old rotary phone on the cover,” I said — trying to remember exactly which CD from Chuck Mead’s old country band, BR549, I had in my music collection.
‘Massive Snowflake’ at Trillium; Moe Dixon at The Pines; more
The 2014 White Salmon Spring Festival Parade Grand Marshals are Brad Roberts, Marsha Holliston, Char Oldfield and Teunis Wyers.
Junebug Boys play June 7; ‘Landslide’ plays Maupin; ‘Water’ is the theme for ‘Gorge Artists Create’ show; more
Thanks to everyone who sent in Rick Hulett memories.
Brothers Gow at River City; Patchy Sanders at CEBU; more
“I got it, Dad!” Lila May Schow, 3, called out when her stepfather, Blake, urged her to hold on tight during a Saturday horse ride.
Cascade Singers ‘Broadway and Beyond’ May 30-31; Chervona, Last Local Sunday at Everybody’s Brewing; more
Matt Brown at The Pines; Tim Mayer at Double Mountain; ‘Pale Ales’ at Volcanic May 24; more
An opportunity to support the Columbia Center for the Arts is coming up on May 31 with a fundraising gala “C’est Si Bon,” (Google says the translation is ‘it’s so good’) — starring Portland actor and singer Susannah Mars. The festivities start at 6 p.m.
Radio show tribute May 18; ‘Good Body’ continues; Dikki Du at Double Mountain; more
Social media sites indicate that today’s Baby Gramps house concert at White Salmon Guitar is sold out, but that’s shouldn’t stop you from reading this short interview I gleaned from him, via his media correspondent — whom I’ve been in contact with.