Entertainment



Fighting on the front lines with Station 8

Fire season is back in Oregon. Too soon, it seems, for residents still recovering from last year’s devastating Eagle Creek Fire. In the aftermath, many residents have banded together to work on helping the Gorge heal and shown how deeply the community is affected by the wellbeing of its landscape — just like Colorado, environmental journalist Heather Hansen says.

June 19, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Mozart, Mostly

The Cascade Singers performed “Mostly Mozart” at Zion Luthern Church in The Dalles Saturday and Monday. The selection included Missa Brevis in F Major, Mozart Kanons and Organ Fatasia in F Minor.

June 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Hops and Hogs for Father’s Day

If you are looking for something new to do with dad for Father’s Day, the first Gorge Hops and Hogs Fest in downtown The Dalles might be just the ticket. The barbecue contest will be held at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park on Saturday, June 16, and is sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and Sedition Brewing Company.

May 31, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


‘Five women’ opens Friday

The Dalles Theater Company opens Alan Ball’s “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at the Columbia Gorge Community College theater June 1, with performances 7 p.m. on Fridays June 1 and 8, Saturdays June 2 and 9, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee on June 3. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.

May 30, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Memorial Music

The veteran band "Got Your Six" performs a free concert in Sorosis Park on Memorial Day. The group formed to promote public support for veteran causes. It is named for the military term “Got your back.”

May 29, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Dining with murder, mystery

The Spotlight Players and The Granada Theatre will host a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Eileen Moushey’s “The Wedding from Hell,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2.

May 28, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Searching for memories

No stranger to road-trips, local author Teresa Bruce recommends ditching the overly-convenient GPS and going for big, crinkled fold-out maps instead. Though she currently lives in Washington, D.C., Bruce came home last week to visit family that still lives in Maupin and stopped by Klindt’s on May 14 to talk about her memoir, “The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan-American Highway.”

May 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Piece by Piece

Quilting is becoming more popular in the Gorge after dying down in the years following a boom of popularity in the 1930s and ‘40s, said Kim Vogel, president of the Columbia River Gorge Quilters Guild.

May 18, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Back in time with ‘Xanadu, Jr.’

It’s not often that modern-day middle-schoolers are willing to embrace ‘80s fashion choices like crimped hair and legwarmers, but The Dalles Middle School’s student cast and crew dive straight in with their performance of the ‘80s pop-rock musical comedy “Xanadu, Jr.”

May 10, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Art exhibit bridges differences

A free photography exhibition is on display inside the vacant Brama Cafe building, 303 East Third Street, 3-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday every week through May 28. Friday’s grand opening featured a chance to meet a dozen or so of the photographers in attendance, live music from acoustic guitarist Benjamin Blakely, light refreshments and a People’s Choice contest where attendees voted for their favorite photo.

May 7, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Cherry Festival Run attracts nearly 100 harriers

Nearly 100 harriers turned out for the Cherry Festival 3k, 5k and 10k, Run/Walk held at Dry Hollow Elementary School in The Dalles last Saturday with the 3k event producing the closest finish, as the top four runners were separated by less than three minutes.

May 1, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Sharing an inner vision

Artist Chris Pothier has been a professional artist for about 19 years, creating fine art paintings in oil and commercial projects in a variety of media, and is now passing on his skills, techniques and passion to students in area through oil painting classes at The Dalles Art Center and Mary-hill Art Museum.

April 27, 2018 3:19 p.m. read more..


Cherry Festival kicks off downtown

The Northwest Cherry Festival begins Friday. Festivities will be held on First Street, between Union and Madison streets, with events at the Granada Theater and Civic Auditorium.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


An Evening With Piano

Musician Steven Vanhauwaert presented “An evening with piano” on The Dalles High School stage Monday evening in a Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association performance.

April 24, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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