Entertainment



Granada looking grand

With work on the exterior of the Granada Theater almost complete, the owners of the historic, 1929-era theater are ready to schedule a “Grand Opening Gala” in November. Mayor Steve Lawrence said the work on the theater has been transformational.

September 16, 2017 11:20 a.m. read more..


Area 4-H club members have a busy August

The Wasco County 4-H Fair season has come to a close. It was an extremely eventful August with a pre-fair held Aug. 11–13, horse fair Aug. 18-20, Wasco County Fair Aug. 24-27, and Oregon State Fair Aug. 25 through Sept. 4.

September 15, 2017 1:54 p.m. read more..


Wasco County Fair & Rodeo

The Wasco County Fair & Rodeo hit high gear Saturday with a second day of rodeo action and a Native American pre-rodeo Pow Wow dance demonstration.

August 29, 2017 1:35 p.m. read more..


Celebrate your ‘Tyghs’

The Wasco County Fair got underway on Thursday with free admission. The fair continues through Sunday, with the rodeo Friday and Saturday evenings.

August 25, 2017 1:04 p.m. read more..


Antiques Roadshow draws a crowd

The huge lines of people waiting to get into the Antiques Roadshow is reminiscent of a line at the airport, only all the people have really cool luggage. The show, now in its 22nd season, was taping in Portland last Saturday at the Oregon Convention Center.

August 17, 2017 1:36 p.m. read more..


Vintage Dufur

Vintage Dufur Days enjoyed clear skies and cooler temperatures Satuday.

August 15, 2017 1:23 p.m. read more..


Weekend Wonder

The Neon Cruise brought crowds downtown The Dalles Friday night to watch and particpate in the cruise Friday evening.

August 15, 2017 1:19 p.m. read more..


Art classes for youth spur creativity, build skills

“Tell me about your painting,” says Hood River artist Sarah Starr as a youngster approaches her with a wet canvas during Summer Art Camp at The Dalles Art Center. It’s a question Starr asks frequently, allowing the young artists in her class to show her their work and seek advice, or just more paint, without her making any sort of judgement or assumption about their painting.

August 5, 2017 9:50 a.m. read more..


Plein Air contest comes to Gorge

Laurel Bushman of Hood River didn’t discover her passion for painting landscapes until eight years ago, but the retired educator’s talent with oils has placed her among 40 artists selected to compete in the 2017 Pacific Northwest Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge event. Plein Air denotes the 19-centry style of painting outdoors, which was a central feature of French impressionism.

August 1, 2017 1:22 p.m. read more..


Wasco Fair gets bigger and better

The Wasco County Fair has historically been held on the third full weekend in August. Due to low attendance the past few years, the county decided to move the Wasco County Fair dates this year to one week later, Aug. 24-27, allowing for the addition of new attractions, vendors and a bigger, better carnival for fair attendees to enjoy.

July 29, 2017 3:43 p.m. read more..


Granada Theater renovations moving fast

As July comes to a close, renovations to the Granada Theatre in downtown The Dalles are in high gear, and it won’t be much longer before the theater reopens. “We are on track for the grand reopening gala Nov. 10, 11, and 12,” said Chuck Gomez, co-owner of the theater at the corner of Second and Washington streets.

July 26, 2017 1:10 p.m. read more..


‘Latin Wave’ radio to air Sunday

Events are taking off quite a bit faster than first anticipated for the new Hispanic radio show in town, “La Onda Latina del Gorge,” or “Latin Wave of the Gorge.” The show’s first “recorded live” segment will air this Sunday, July 9, with the broadcast starting at 6 p.m.

July 8, 2017 1:38 p.m. read more..


Children’s Theatre

Captain Hook (Noble Williams), center, is seen with his crew of pirates, which included, in no particular order, Kate Cannon, Makenna Cramblett, Flora Crouch, Arwen Dorzab, Anneliese Richardson and Tori Thompson during Saturday’s evening performance. Pictured at left is Smee, tour actor/director with Missoula Children’s Theatre.

June 27, 2017 1:42 p.m. read more..


Children prepare for theatre debut: Shows at 2 and 7 p.m.

A host of local children have been working onstage at The Dalles High School since being selected Monday for a part in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Peter and Wendy,” which opens for audiences tomorrow, June 24, with performances at 2 and 7 p.m.

June 23, 2017 1:24 p.m. read more..


Local talent showcased Saturday

Two outstanding local musicians will perform this Saturday, June 24, 7 p.m. on the Upstairs Stage at Gorge Community Music in The Dalles. Singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Ben Blakely and James Andrews are both from The Dalles.

June 22, 2017 2:03 p.m. read more..

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