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Entries for November, 2013


Don’t be fooled, it’s the laughs that count

FOOLZ - Comedy duo Wells and Woodhead bring vaudevile act to Hood River Nov. 30

Guitarist performs despite health issues

A simple reminder of the lengths people go to play music.

Expect soulful tunes from Jess Clemons

The "house concert" is a great way to enjoy live music. It was fun to talk to singer songwriter Jess Clemons, who played a show on Nov. 16.

5-year celebration interview coming soon

Jim's blog has turned 5! To celebrate, he's going to write about Thomas Dolby! You'll be surprised at his Hood River memories, and you'll learn what he's been up to since that whole 1980s "MTV phase." Stay tuned!

Getting onboard with The Marvins

Peter LeClair talks about a huge train ride that led to “Train Tracks,” the latest CD release from music duo The Marvins

Show me the way? Director talks about movie stars and the inspiration of ‘Walking the Camino’

I suppose it shouldn’t surprise me that the topic of a major spiritual pilgrimage has made an appearance in my blog for the second time in as many weeks. Last week, classical guitarist Peter Fletcher played a piece called “Diario dun Camino,” based on composer Jeremy Gill’s personal journey along ...


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