Traditional dancers perform for the crowd at the Re-Connect to the River Festival in The Dalles.
Klindt’s Booksellers and Stationers will be visited by nine authors during the Northwest Author’s Festival, Saturday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m.
The Shaniko Ragtime and Vintage Music Festival celebrates its 11th year this coming Oct. 11 to Oct. 13.
The Gorge Photography Club will host the 55th annual convention of the Columbia Council of Camera Clubs on Oct. 11, 12 and 13 at the Best Western Hood River Inn.
Entertainment calendar, Oct. 3, 2013.
Jane Goodall said, “Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference.” A bridge player might add the word “card” after each “individual.” However, sometimes the role of a particular card may be difficult to discern.
When a declarer stumbles, making a mistake, it is the job of the defenders to make sure that he falls, unable to pick himself up and still make his contract.
Alexander Smith, a 19th-century Scottish poet, said, "Everything is sweetened by risk." Not when you are a declarer! Then, you should aim to make your contract without risk.
In the last two days, we have looked at deals in which a lot of errors were made. Let’s end the week with one where the bidding was sane and the defense excellent.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — It has doubled as an alien planet, a Himalayan peak and even the snow-filled fantasy world of the “Game of Thrones.” Still recovering from financial collapse, Iceland can perhaps be forgiven for seeking alternate identities.
Just as it takes a little time to make a good soup, it takes time to put together a good Chronicle Youth Summer Photo Contest section. Final judging took place Sept. 26 and the finishing touches are being applied now for Tuesday publication. We apologize for the delay and thank you for your patience.
Anne Tyler said, “People always call it luck when you’ve acted more sensibly than they have.” That is often true, but there can still be matters out of your control. Take today’s deal, for example. Look at only the North-South hands. In which contract would you choose to play?
All bridge players make mistakes. But each hopes to learn something from those errors.
The Dalles Art Center hosts nationally known fused glass instructor Linda Steider, offering beginning and advanced classes in glass fusing.
Bluegrass music will take center stage this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 to 29 at the Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree, put on annually by the Shaniko Preservation Guild.
TDCChronicle @ Twitter
- Wed, Dec. 11, 8 AM
- Wed, Dec. 11, 10:30 AM
- Wed, Dec. 11, 4 PM
- Wed, Dec. 11, 6:05 PM
- Wed, Dec. 11, 6:30 PM