Entertainment listings and event calendar from May 15
The Dalles is kicking off spring break with Kids Quest, a Life in Christ event for kids ages 4 to 12, at the Granada Theater downtown Monday through Wednesday, March 25-27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each day. The event is free, and doors open at 6 p.m.
Serious Theater company in The Dalles performs War of the Worlds, a production based on the iconic 1938 CBS radio broadcast by Orson Welles, in the basement of Zion Lutheran Church. Music and sound effects are used throughout the performance. Pictured above are, left to right, Shane McCarthy…
Garry Estep rehearses on the organ at St. Peter’s Landmark while Cascade Singers’ director, Miles Thoming-Gale, looks on. Estep joins the Singers, along with Victor Johnson, the River City Dudes barbershop quartet, members of Barley Draught, and other instrumentalists, for “St. Pat’s at St. …
The Dalles High School Theatre Department presents a tale as old as time, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays, March 14-16 and March 21-23, at 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees March 16 and March 23.
Local performing arts group Serious Theater has announced they are extending their production run of “The War of the Worlds” an additional weekend thanks to positive feedback received from audiences.
It’s that time of year again. Buddy Bowl, The Next Door, Inc.’s annual fundraiser for youth mentoring programs—now in its second year, and formerly called Bowl for Kids Sake—is scheduled for March 2 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.
Put three accomplished tattoo artists under one roof and watch the friendly competition commence. Between them, Jacob Hanks, Jon Heiser and Denver Monaghan have over 40 competitive awards in their various specialties. They line the walls at their bright and roomy new location, at 1101 W. Sixth St.
The Dancing with the Gorge Stars Mirror Ball Trophy winner was Gorge Mickens from MCMC, left, performing Ballroom Hip Hop to MC Hammer’s “You Can’t Touch This.” Second place runner-up was Maria Peña of North Central Public Health District, right, performing the salsa to Shakira’s “Hips Don’t Lie.”
A 61-year-old man operating the instrumental behemoth that is a pipe organ: Two hands and two feet eloquently dance across the two keyboards and the two-and-a-half octave pedal board to sync 18 straight ranks (sets of pipes) in an endless array of rhythms and songs. His music is one moment a structured, pacing tune, the next a chorus of liberation and creativity.
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