Genealogy class May 16

Learn how to do family history research in the town you live in and how to find hidden resources. The class will be taught at the Hood River Library on Saturday, May 16, at 2 p.m. by local Pam Sanchez who has years of experience researching family history.

Entertainment Update for May 9

Bob Connolly schedules shows; Wasco Bros. play May 9; ‘Anita Margarita’ at CEBU May 8; more

Entertainment Update for May 6

Help the Hood River Library win a visit from Nick Bruel, a famous children’s author; more

Entertainment Update for May 2

Ben Ballinger returns May 7; Wasco Bros. play May 9; more

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‘Tutu Trot’ May 9, helps Lila May, 4, in cancer fight

How much can we inspire a community to give when its most talked-about little girl is facing the cancer fight of her life, always smiling despite the grim odds? In Hood River and beyond, that’s the question that’s been on the minds of hundreds of people, particularly those who are making tutus and planning to wear other fun costumes to show their spirit and support in the 2nd Annual Lila May Tutu Trot.

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‘Good People’ to open may 8

Bingo is the setting as the trying lives of South Boston residents intertwine in oft-surprising ways, in David Lindsay Abaire‘s “Good People."

Hood River Entertainment Update for April 29

‘Good People’ opens May 8; Tim Mayer seeks ‘Groove Project’ Kickstarter funding

Entertainment Update for April 25

Weather Machine, more at CEBU; ‘Hillbillies’ at Vintage Grille; more

Week 3 Hood River Blossom Time highlights

Blossom Time, the valley-long spring festival in Hood River County, comes to a close this weekend. There are a variety of things to eat, drink, and experience.

Entertainment Update for April 22

Buetow, Hazelnuts at Everybody’s; Jazz fusion show May 21; more

Gorge Lit seeks writers of poetry, short fiction, essays

May 1 dealine nears for entries

The Gorge Literary Journal, a new voice for writers in the Columbia Gorge, is soliciting short original works for publication. Partnering with The Hood River News, selected items will appear in a special newspaper section this summer. There is no financial remuneration for acceptance.

Entertainment Update for April 18

‘Voice’ finalist Taylor John Williams plays Gorge April 26; more

Entertainment Update for April 15

Mountain Film Fest April 24-26; Tracy Klass & Jeff Carrell at White Buffalo April 16; more

Call for instrument makers, artists

The Columbia Center for the Arts is planning an invitational art show entitled "Instrumental," which will be inspired by the beauty of handmade musical instruments. The show is being curated by Sarah Burr Arnold, and is planned for March 2016.

Entertainment Update for April 11

Tickets available for tonight’s Taste of Tsuruta Dinner; Blackberry Bushes at CEBU; more