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Entertainment Update for Aug. 24

SRV tribute at Skamania Lodge, Larry and Raven at The Pines, more

Music Festival of the Gorge Sept. 17

The Music Festival of the Gorge will take place at the Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheater on Saturday September 17, 2016. The free festival is a fundraiser to support school music programs in the Hood River District, through the Matt Klee Scholarship Fund

Cult-classic ‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to the Gorge

Richard O’Brien’s infamous horror-sci fi musical “The Rocky Horror Show” is coming to the Gorge,.

Audition for ‘Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant’ Sept. 8, 10

Plays for Non-Profits, with director Kathleen Morrow, will hold auditions for the play “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant” at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., Hood River, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10.

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Marbach launches ‘Columbia – Source To Sea’ campaign

Hood River photographer Peter Marbach has embarked on the most ambitious endeavor of his long career, a project that took root a decade ago inspired by a single thought — where does the Columbia River begin?

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As time — and transportation — move on, so does Hood River

The population growth of Hood River is probably a lot like you’d expect it would be: As transportation got faster from the 1850s onward, more people came

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Yesteryears: Lost Lake, found, 56 years ago this summer — in 1936

“When our party had about decided that the lake we sought would have to remain lost, I chanced to look down a canyon, and through the dense smoke of a forest fire, thought I saw water ..."

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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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Hood Crest goes from whim to solid rock ‘n wood winery

Add a rock ‘n wood vibe to the rock ‘n roll beat at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River.

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YoHOHs spread summer cheer

The Youth of Heart of Hospice/YoHOHs tried something new this summer, writes Volunteer Coordinator Jayne Mederios.

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Big Winds JET hosts BBBS event

Big Winds’ Junior Elite Stand-up Paddling (SUP) Team held its fifth annual SUP clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge and Mentor for Success on Aug. 13 at Nichols Basin.

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Cemetery Tales tickets go on sale

The eighth annual “Cemetery Tales” living history program returns Sept. 9-11 with the theme, “Actions Create Change.”

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Concerts at Timberline, Oneonta tunnel part of 10-concert Noack series

Hunter Noack is launching an outdoor music series, “In a Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild,” a 10-day run of live piano and chamber music using wireless headphone technology to bring concert hall acoustics to the great outdoors.

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‘Un Dia de Teatro’ — a free dance, music, theater event

Also: ‘Wearable Art’ In Columbia Art Gallery. Reserve free tickets for Aug. 27 program at CCA.

Un Día de Teatro is a culturally-rich evening of Latin dance, music, and live theatre coming to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Aug. 27 and hosted by Angel Reyes, Jr. The night includes a performance by local youth dancers Las Palomitas, a staged reading inspired by The Book of Unknown Americans performed by the award-winning Milagro Theatre, music and singing by guitarist Arturo Leyva, and beautiful flamenco dancing from Experience Flamenco.

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The Porch for Aug. 20

WELL SAID: “It’s not what you don’t know that kills you, it’s what you know for sure that ain’t true.” — Mark Twain

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