The 2019 Blossom Fest Craft Show and Blossom Fest Quilt Show and Sale will be Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, located at 3020 Wy’east Road, near the community of Odell.
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Mid Valley and Parkdale elementary school students got a taste of both traditional acoustic and modern electric violin at all-school assemblies at both sites on April 2.
Late April and all of May brings a new arc of five separate theater productions in the Gorge, similar to the local theater scene’s offering of six concurrent productions over a three-week period in late winter.
Jess Clemons at Rivertap April 13Live music coming up at Rivertap:Friday, April 12: Kit Garoutte, 7-10 p.m. (one man band, soothing low key sounds)Saturday, April 13: Jess Clemons, 7-10 p.m. (solo artist, singer/songwriter)Sunday, April 14: Sunday Night Jam featuring The Reddy Black Trio, 6:…
The staged reading of “Pygmailion,” presented by Plays For Non-Profits, closes this weekend. The benefit for the History Museum of Hood River County and the Library Foundation was underwritten by Hood River resident Elaine Johnson, a patron of local non-profits. She helped fund the show in m…
Gritty, sleek, dynamic — “Industrial Art” comes in many forms. Columbia Center for the Art’s March show highlights the vast and varied expressions of this medium.
Composer Amy Gordon has won the first ever Jim MacMillan Memorial Prize, Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) Artistic Director/Conductor Mark Steighner has announced.
MiKayla Ryan started work as executive director of Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, succeeding Kerry Cobb, who retired. The center was created through sponsored and community fundraising in 2005, in the former American Legion Hall.
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” runs the second of two weekends at Columbia Center for the Arts. A cast of 14 local youth imbues the beloved cartoon original story under the guidance of director Sullivan Mackintosh.
“Treasure,” a ﬁlm written and directed by Portland native Kathryn Elise Drexler, premiered in the Portland Film Festival on Oct. 27.
Tony ‘n Tina’s Wedding, presented by CGOA stages, was not only a total sell-out for all seven performances, but raised almost $500 for the Hood River Warming Shelter.
Our granddaughter Aunika’s softball season ended with a “bang” after a memorable week at the National Softball Championship in the Seattle suburbs. More about this towards the end of the column as you learn what led up to the climax of this adventure into a parallel universe.
Pianist and native Oregonian Hunter Noack is performing on a nine-foot Steinway grand piano at 22 landscapes across Oregon and Southern Washington as part of the outdoor concert series “In A Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild.” Noack transports the piano on a trailer that acts as a stage.
Minutes before I had to interview Al Hare of Brewer’s Grade Band, I was scrambling around under my desk trying to find all of the audio cords to hook up my legendary “Phone Interviewing System,” which was just fine the other week at the old Chronicle Office — but since the move to our new location (I’ll stick with “across from Domino’s” until someone tells me the actual address), I’ve barely had time to unpack.
In April, Columbia Center for the Arts presents “Internal Dialogue,” an exhibition of abstract art, including cubist, figurative abstraction, surrealist abstraction, geometric abstraction, and abstract impressionist works.
Experience an inspired evening of spoken word, poetry, hip hop, beats, activism, and more with Mic Crenshaw at Columbia Center for the Arts Thursday, April 19 beginning at 7 p.m.
Columbia Center for the Arts invites the community to a talk by artist and printmaker Laurie Danial on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. in the Columbia Art Gallery. Danial is the featured artist in the CCA April gallery exhibition “Internal Dialogue: Abstract Art.”
Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (Eden McGrew) adds a layer of treachery to Christmas Court in the year 1183 as she and her sons plot against King Henry II in the drama “The Lion in Winter,” a Plays for Non-Profits Production at Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center.
The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center welcomes spring by presenting a new art exhibit on March 17 in the Ernest A. Kuck Wing, featuring “Painting Oregon’s Harvest.”
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- ‘Witness at the border’: Hood River women spend weeks serving asylum-seekers
- TD Police, Parkdale FD respond Monday to road, slope accidents requiring airlifts
- Letters to the editor for April 13
- Cider, crafts and quilts: Blossom Time events return this weekend
- Jackson Park Easter egg hunt is today: Safety fair starts 10 a.m., egg hunt starts 11 a.m. sharp
- Death Notices, April 17 edition: Joseph Grossman, Richard Buchikos, Odessa Betty, Mark Ross, Tom Gibbons, Lester Troeh and Wesley Wilcox
- SHERIFF LOG: March 24 to 30
- Local man pleads guilty in child corruption case
- Letters to the Editor, April 17 edition
- Obituary: Kenneth Chandler
- HRVHS recognizes sexual assault awareness week
- ‘Data-driven’ school boundary process heads toward finish
- STR hearing continued to May 20
- This weekend’s Cider Fest is just one taste of a burgeoning local industry
- Police log: April 7 to 13
- Kegler's Corner: Two leagues to go
- Eagles and Hawks compete well at home track meet
- Gorge Wellness Alliance announces documentary ‘casting call’