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A warm welcome is open to all to enjoy a season of very special music at Hood River Valley Christian Church. On Sunday, Oct. 24, trombonists Bob Smith, Ed Price, Hugh Amick and French hornist Carol Goter, all members of the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, will be providing service musi…

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The Hood River Library is hosting two Halloween activities for children the week before Halloween, Tuesday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 30.

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Hood River Adopt A Dog will host its third annual “Art of Bark — It’s A Dog’s Life Calendar Release Party” Oct. 22 beginning at 6 p.m. online at fundraiser.bid/HRAAD2022Calendar.

HOOD RIVER — It is a great feeling to deck the halls and be ready for Christmas ahead of time. Plan to shop at the annual Pre-Christmas Sale at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. Doors will be open on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Constellations,” a romantic drama written by Nick Payne, directed by Tom Burns, and starring Dawn and Matt Rankin, opens at Columbia Center for the Arts on Oct. 8 and continues on Oct. 9 and Oct. 15-16 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees Oct. 10 and Oct. 17 at 2 p.m.

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Columbia Center for the Arts presents “Fever Dream: Abstract Interpretations of Dreamscapes and Nightmares,” Oct. 1-30.

HOOD RIVER — The sound of African marimba is coming to the Gorge, along with the music of Mexico, Eastern Europe, Japan and other far-flung locations, as the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents Music from the Global Village, a new monthly music series.

Theatreworks at Columbia Center for the Arts opens its theater season with “The Breath of Life,” a story of intimacy and betrayal penned by British playwright David Hare. Aug. 20 is opening night and a fundraiser that includes dinner, wine, dessert and the play; cost is $75 per person and in…

It was a full house — or rather, full park — at Hood River’s Jackson Park on July 17. Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer and his five-piece band joined Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) and Artistic Director and Conductor Mark Steighner for a free concert.

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Laurel Gallery, a new art gallery in historic downtown Hood River, joins the Gorge art community with a Grand Opening on Friday, July 9. Doors will open that day from 1-8 p.m. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m.

In 2016, a group of performing arts enthusiasts — local artists, business professionals and community leaders — joined forces and formed the Performing Arts Initiative. This nonprofit organization of committed volunteers has been working steadily towards its mission — and big dream — to buil…

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Friday, April 23 marked the first live music in more than a year performed at the Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Center in Hood River. It was also a milestone for the musicians, the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association’s (CGOA) trombone trio composed of Bob Smith, Ed Price and Hugh Amick, who h…

Hood River Cultural Trust (HRCT), Hood River Outrigger Canoe Club (HROCC), and a private donor have joined forces with professional textile artist Chloë Hight to fund and create a large fence weaving public art installation at the southeast corner of Nichols Basin near the dock. The exhibit …

Just over 13 months since the global pandemic brought an end to live performances, the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) is poised to present its first new theatrical performance, Tom Jones’ and Harvey Schmidt’s beloved romantic comedy “The Fantasticks.”

Columbia Center for the Arts’ First Friday show-opening receptions returned April 2 as the gallery presented “Lillian Pitt: Ancestors Known and Unknown.”

Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River presents “Out There,” an exhibition of other-worldly landscapes and allegories featuring work by Bill Brewer, Xander Griffith, and Rose Szapszewicz.

The Gratitude University community project is about to publish an on-line book honoring essential and frontline workers and “unsung heroes,”  and submissions are needed this week, “expressing your gratitude for them and their work,” said GU founder Sara Rose Donahue of Parkdale.

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Oregon artists may now apply to a new Artist Relief Program created by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with The Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation. Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be distributed until the program fund, totaling ju…

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