Entertainment Update for Jan. 28

HRVHS benefit show set for Jan. 31; Club notes for this week; save the date

‘Full Monty’ tickets, packages on sale

Tickets – but not just regular tickets – are now on sale for “The Full Monty,” at Columbia Center for the Arts Feb. 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 24

‘Holy Broke’ at Trillium Feb. 6; Fields of May play Jan. 24 in CL; more

‘One Small Hitch’ screens Jan. 28

The romantic comedy “One Small Hitch,” directed by John Burgess, comes to Columbia Cetner for the Arts, 7 p.m. on Jan. 28.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 21

Kay Floria at White Buffalo; ‘Quiet American’ at Springhouse; more

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17

Voci choir seeks more singers; ‘Banner Days’ at Springhouse; more

Entertainment Update for Jan. 14

Kevin Carr in Trout Lake Jan. 20; Onehum plans CD release show Jan. 14 at Hood River Library; more

Director’s cut: insight to auditions and accents

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog

The story in the news last week on the upcoming auditions for the CAST production of “Good People” prompted me to contact director Judie Hanel and ask her a few questions on a topic I know very little about: auditioning for a play.

‘Save the Date’: ‘On the Beat’ debuts Jan. 31

Time to “save the date” for a variety of community events in the next few weeks.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 10

HRVHS benefit show postponed to Jan. 31; ‘Braceros’ talk Jan. 31; ‘Chicken,’ Will West at CEBU

‘Good People’ auditions Jan. 18-19

Auditions for “Good People,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s tough and tender new play about the insurmountable divide between those who make it and those who don’t, are scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 18, from 1-3 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 19, from 6-8 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave. in Hood River.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 7

Willy and Nelson at White Buffalo Jan. 8; Cripple Hop, BPT at River City; more

Maryhill Museum plans 75th season for 2015

When Maryhill Museum of Art opened to the public in 1940, Time magazine called it “the world’s most isolated art museum.” While the surrounding population has grown, Maryhill Museum of Art remains a rural anomaly – a robust cultural institution with an outstanding art collection, vibrant educational programming and an abundance of charm.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 3

HRVHS benefit show Jan. 10; mile marker 6 returns Jan. 6

‘Living with Thunder’ explores the Gorge’s geologic past Jan. 10

The Columbia Gorge Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute and Waucoma Bookstore are hosting author Ellen Morris Bishop for a reading and presentation at the Hood River Library on Saturday, January 10 at 1 p.m.