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Arts and entertainment from Feb. 6

Arts and entertainment from Feb. 6, 2014.

Chamber rolls out ‘Cherry MARVELous’ theme

“Cherry MARVELous” will be the theme of the 35th annual Northwest Cherry Festival, The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce has announced.

Cases may mean more than legal woes for Bieber

LOS ANGELES — Justin Bieber’s court cases on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border could complicate the star’s jet-setting ways as his troubles bring more legal scrutiny.

Oscars’ green room gets winner’s touch

The Associated Press Who better than a five-time Oscar nominee and best-actress winner to help decorate the backstage green room at the Academy Awards?

Arts and Entertainment from Jan. 29

Arts and entertainment schedule from Jan. 30, 2014.

Art Center seeks Hispanic artists

The Dalles Art Center is seeking entries for its May juried art exhibit, Viva los Artistas.

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The Dalles singer heads to ‘The Voice’

Karaoke event leads to chance at stardom

Art Center celebrates still life painting

Still Life: A Moment in Time, beginning Feb. 7 at the Columbia Center for the Arts, celebrates the rich history of still life painting through contemporary artwork. Artists include: Aimee Erickson, Eric Jacobsen, Andy Nichols, Mark Nilsson, Cathleen Rehfeld, Sally Reichmuth, Bill Sharp, Susan Sutherland, and Za Vue. A show opening and artist reception is planned on Friday, Feb. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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‘Epic’ the Movie

“Epic” is the free family movie this Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m., at Columbia Cinemas, 2727 W. 7th St. The weekly family films in January and February are brought to The Dalles through a collaboration with YouthThink. A donation of a nonperishable food item is requested. The main animated film characters are shown above.

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E.L. Doctorow and the life of the mind

NEW YORK — E.L. Doctorow has different ways of telling a story. He sometimes writes because he’s asked to — perhaps a commencement address for Brandeis University, a review for The New York Times of a Harriet Beecher Stowe biography or reflections on the U.S. Constitution, as requested by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council.

Kaseberg featured on OPB

Sherman County artist Cameron Kaseberg, now living in Redmond, will be featured Jan. 30 on Oregon Art Beat on Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Oregon man excels in antiquarian books field

MCMINNVILLE (AP) — Phillip J. Pirages sells books from his home office off a country road beyond McMinnville. It’s not a high-traffic location, but then again you’re unlikely to be his customer unless you have several thousand dollars — maybe tens of thousands of dollars — to spend.

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Sing with local women’s chorus

Women who love to sing — in the shower, in the car or on stage — are invited to a special guest night hosted by Harmony of the Gorge chorus Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Hood River Valley Christian Church.

Columbia Center for the Arts hosts film series

Columbia Center for the Arts hosts the Mt. Hood Independent Film Series film, “Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till,” Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m.

Arts and Entertainment from Jan. 16

Arts and entertainment from Jan. 16, 2014.

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