Gorge Life


Entertainment Update for April 18

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

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Cider Scenes: Hard-Pressed Cider Fest features local fare, music

Hard-Pressed Cider Fest features local

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PET OF THE WEEK: Hugs loves cuddles, lap time

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Hugs as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Blossom Craft and Quilt show happens April 18-19 at county Fairgrounds

Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show take place April 18-19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. Admission and parking are free.

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Schends celebrate 40th

Patty and Mike Schend of Hood River celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on April 19.

Folklorist speaks April 21 at Hood River Library

Learn about folklife and some of the people in your community who practice traditional crafts and skills. The Oregon Folklife Network presents Folklife in your community by folklorist Nancy Nusz at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.

Roots and Branches: The competition of spirit

Competition among kids has its pros and cons.

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Student Ag-art-culture

Concern for community grows from two different, yet connected, creative projects

“We’re learning a bunch of cool stuff about art and I’m also happy we helped our community.”

Watercolor Workshop April 23

The Hood River Art Club will host a workshop by local artist Jan Muir on Thursday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Building M1, Hood River Alliance Church, 2650 Montello (corner of Rand and Montello).

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.

Library renews Shakespeare Week with birthday bash, workshops, performances

Hood River Library Shakespeare Week is April 21 - 25.

Shakespeare Week is April 21-25

Here are the events taking place at the Hood River Library:

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‘Chasing the Light’ art class April 26

Local photographers Peter Marbach and Brian Chambers will teach “Chasing the Light: Six simple steps to the Art of Landscape Photography” on April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Columbia Center for the Arts. The class is limited to 20; cost is $75.

‘Responsible Fatherhood’ course offered April 25

On April 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Northwest Marriage institute in partnership with the Next Door presents “Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood.”