Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover talk graphic novels Aug. 13

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.

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Oklahoma! opens

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).

Entertainment Update for Aug. 6

Local author Vikki Claflin at HR Library Aug. 13; Secret Salsa presents Kizomba; Slocan Ramblers in HR Aug. 16

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CGOA announces new season of Voci, Sinfonietta, debuts Stages and Salons

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.

Entertainment Update for Aug. 3

Free evening of Latino Theater, music, dance Aug. 27 at CCA; John Bunzow at White Buffalo; more

Entertainment Update for July 30

Get the led out; Market welcomes cookbook author Carver July 30 ; more

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‘American Pickers’ seeks local troves

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are planning to return to Oregon to film episodes of the hit series “American Pickers” throughout the region this summer.

Richard Tillinghast concert at library Aug 10

With an acoustic guitar, Richard Tillinghast incorporates the sounds of Appalachian banjo, distortion, bottleneck slide, and syncopation into his poetic songs about wilderness, adventure, and self-discovery.

Gorge Soup art grant applications due Aug. 20

Gorge Soup for the Arts is seeking presenter applications from individuals or teams who are starting a new artistic endeavor or community initiative centered on the arts.

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Entertainment Update for July 27

EnviroGorge has new EnviroTour for kids, families; WS Library exhibit celebrates life of Kris Karlsson; more

Oklahoma! to hit the Hood River Middle School Stage in August

Romp through the last dog days of summer with Plays for Non-Profits production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein acclaimed musical Oklahoma! The show comes to life on stage at the Hood River Middle School opening August 5.

Entertainment Update for July 23

Bob Connolly plays July 28; Mesa, Reynolds play July 24; Kolberg at Stave & Stone; more

Entertainment update for July 20

Entertainment update for July 20.

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Entertainment Update for July 16

Shakespeare in the Park; Tess Barr Blues Band Saturday at HoodCrest

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Entertainment Update for July 13

Hit Machine Block Party for United Way Friday; more