Winners of the coveted Eisner Award, Paul Tobin and wife Colleen Coover will share their experiences working on comics and graphic novels in a presentation on Aug. 13 at the Columbia Center for the Arts.
Peddler Ali Hakim (Bob Fox, left), finds himself at the edge of a literal shotgun wedding thanks to an adoring Ado Annie (Anne Marie Goodman) and her stern father, Andrew Carnes (Bruce Ludwig).
The second of three upper valley farmers’ markets, held at the Mt. Hood Town Hall, takes place Thursday, Aug. 11, from 4-7 p.m.
The Porch Aug. 6, 2016
4-H Fair results started in our Aug. 3 edition, and continue here. Open Class results will appear in the Aug. 10 edition.
Local author Vikki Claflin at HR Library Aug. 13; Secret Salsa presents Kizomba; Slocan Ramblers in HR Aug. 16
From the satisfaction angle, the combined efforts of several hundred Legionnaires, Auxiliary members, Crag Rats and civic-minded Hood River Valley people paid dividends last weekend with the resumption of the annual American Legion Climb of Mount Hood.
Two Portland artists are featured in a local show that opened July 9 in The Dalles. The installation at the former Morin Printing building joins 24 other venues around the state celebrating the unique landscapes and culture of Oregon.
Climbing Mount Hood is not an experience you forget. Just ask Peggy McLucas Tetlow, 94. She was 18 when she climbed Mount Hood on July 21, 1940, part of the annual Legion Climb aided by Crag Rats.
Want a sneak peek and the first chance to try on and purchase the wearable art on display at this month’s “Wear it Well” show at the Columbia Center for the Arts? Then you’ll want to attend the ladies’ night out fundraising event on Aug. 4 beginning at 6 p.m.
“It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.”
Eye Opener Lion Tony Merz writes:
In anticipation of an upcoming season of performances, Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association ensembles will soon begin rehearsals, and according to Music Director and conductor Mark Steighner, new members are welcome.
Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District is partnering with The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Opportunity Connections, The Dalles Art Center and Farmers Market to host the third annual Art in the Park Festival at City Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Opening Aug. 5 at HRMS
“Brand new state! Gonna treat you great!” A classic romance, with plenty of comedy and action, and a touch of tragedy, “Oklahoma!” unfolds against the historic backdrop of the eponymous Midwest prairie territory preparing to become a state, as it did in 1907.
- 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!