Free concert with Richard Tillinghast and his band One Hum

Richard Tillinghast announces the release of his fifth CD, “The Door Is Open.” A special show is at the Hood River County Library on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 31

Cripple Hop at Volcanic NYE; Ben Ballinger solo show Jan. 2; more

Entertainment Update for Dec. 27

Cripple Hop at Volcanic NYE; Ben Ballinger solo show Jan. 2; more

‘Living with Thunder’ explores the Gorge’s geologic past Jan. 10

The Columbia Gorge Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute and Waucoma Bookstore are hosting author Ellen Morris Bishop for a reading and presentation at the Hood River Library on Saturday, January 10 at 1 p.m.

Gorge Owned kicks off the New Year with Green Drinks at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe

Known for having the best beer selection in the Gorge, Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, located in Hood River’s The Heights neighborhood, has become a favorite community gathering spot as well as a convenient place to fill a growler, grab a bottle of wine or cider, or hear live music.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Finally, a movie review that makes sense to me

A year ago I had the pleasure to interview NYC-based folk singer Christine Lavin. She was supposed to do a show at the Aladdin Theater in Portland but unfortunately the show got cancelled at the last minute.

Happy Holidays from Jim Drake's Entertainment Blog

The best Christmas songs you've never heard, and getting ready for 2015

Tease photo

mile marker 6 returns Jan. 6

Music at Springhouse Cellar with mile marker 6

JIM DRAKE’S ENTERTAINMENT BLOG: Ben Ballinger brings ‘State I’m In’ to Gorge Jan. 2

Austin resident and Gorge native Ben Ballinger is taking a slightly different marketing approach on “The State I’m In,” his sixth album to date. Ballinger signed with Good Horse Records, and it’s called “records” for good reason — that’s what they make.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 25

Mile Marker 6 returns Jan. 6; Erick Haynie at CEBU Dec. 26; more

Entertainment Update for Dec. 20

Live Fire Dancing at Solstice; Smiley at Everybody’s Brewing; more

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Mark Womble plays Dec. 20; more

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to air on Radio Tierra Dec. 25

A holiday gift to the Gorge arrives Christmas Day. Columbia Center for the Arts and Radio Tierra are joining up to air It’s a Wonderful Life on KZAS FM. The show will broadcast at 2 p.m., Dec. 25, on 95.1 Hood River, 95.9 Stevenson, and 107.7 The Dalles.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 13

Robert Blake at CEBU Lounge; ‘Ritual’ at Springhouse Dec. 16; more

Food bank benefit Dec. 14

Barley Draught & Friends return to old St. Peter's Landmark Church in The Dalles for their third annual Christmas Concert, Sunday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.