Weekend of music, athletics to benefit School Dist. programs on Sept. 19 and 20
The Gorge Kids Triathlon keeps growing.
KUMARI UPDATE: Peter Marbach, a Hood River photographer and friend of Kumari, Nepal, takes his message of help to the flagship store of the L.L. Bean, in Freetown, Maine on Aug. 28.
Elks Comedy Night Aug. 29; Maryhill Museum of Art celebrates Stonehenge; more
Lorang Fine Art on WaNaPa Avenue in Cascade Locks announces it will hold its annual fall open studio starting at 11 a.m. on Oct. 4 as part of the Western Columbia River Gorge Fall Festival of the Arts (www.fallfestivalofthearts.com).
Entertainment update for Aug. 26
Hood River beer aficionados have a chance to meet up with Jeff Alworth, author of “The Beer Bible,” on Sunday, Aug. 23. He’ll be at Double Mountain Brewery as part of the Great Bottle Roundup, which starts at noon. If you’re ready for a 644-page reference guide that represents over two years of world-wide travel to major beer-producing regions, Sunday would be a good time to head down and check it out.
Hillbillies at Vintage Grille; Free Moe Dixon concert Aug. 23; Ural Thomas at The Ruins; more
The Gorge Literary Journal is coordinated and edited by Julie Hatfield and John Metta and assistant editor Sarah Sullivan, and is a joint project with Hood River News and Columbia Gorge Press.
Registered voters of Cascade Locks, to the number of 245, held their first city election on Wednesday of this week, following the incorporation of their town about two months ago. The fight was between two groups, known as Independents and Taxpayers’ League, and victory went to the first named. The first mayor of the Locks is Captain Charles Nelson.
Family has been the predominant theme these last two months on the Willow Flat front.
‘Thoreau’ and ‘Inherit the Wind’ open Friday at CCA
In two dramas opening together this weekend in Hood River, historical events find new life and current meaning, as Plays for Non-Profits takes the stage at Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA).
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Haley as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Hop Trip at White Buffalo; ‘Finest,’ more at River City; more
I probably don’t need to say this, but music has been crazy-good this summer.
The 22nd annual Duane Fulps Memorial Scholarship Fund Horse Show will be held Sept. 20 at the Ft. Dalles Riders’ Arena, located at 1023 Irvine St. in The Dalles. The entry fees and sponsorships go toward the college scholarship fund awarded to graduating high school seniors who are also members of the Ft. Dalles Junior Riders.
- Dar Williams is concerned with bees, sings about myth and power and likes towns with ‘positive proximity’
- Expect familiar and new songs from Quarterflash
- Sounds of Summer series kicks off with the Pat Travers Band July 21
- Lavender Daze features new music from MMB
- All she wants to do is dance
- 'Here' is there and everywhere
- These guys will probably grow on you
- Quiet on the set: An interview with Aaron Keim
- Lost radios and happy memories
- Welcome to our new site!