Tuesday, April 29, 2003
The Hood River Downtown Business Association and GorgeArts invites local residents and tourists to the May First Friday Artwalk at downtown area businesses and galleries.
This month’s event, which begins at 5 p.m. Friday, offers a number of visual and audio treats to the general public. During this event, dozens of local artists exhibit their creations at downtown Hood River businesses, while local musicians perform at various locations in the downtown area.
Highlights for May include Jay and Janet O’Rourke at Yum Gallery, Pearls by Gyda Haight at Hood River Jewelers, Twisted Copper by Steve Galon at Cascade Travel, potters Merri Lee Cooper, Dick Radliff and Ken Lolley at the Hood River Hotel, Angela Lynn and Sherman Rouse at Frolik, Rachel Williamson at Hood River City Market, Kelly Phipps at Hood River Stationers, Mary Rollins at At Home on Oak Street, Dyann Andresen of Sunrise Inspirations at Hood River Nutrition and Designs by Ken Apland & Kevin Craig at Apland Jewelers. Columbia Art Gallery presents Pedro Galvan, with an opening reception at 7 p.m.
Music offerings include Mark Womble at the Hood River Hotel, Chic Preston and Nora Krevans at Hood River Wine Bar, Wild River at Hood River Bagel, Music by Jack Sheppard, Emily Krager and Pat Hanigan at Hood River Billiards, Charles Crosman at At Home on Oak Street and Live Mariachi Music at Columbia Art Gallery.
Special events include Going to Camp Fundraiser by Boy Scout Troop 360 at Discover Bicycles, Lions Club information table and First Book program awareness at Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia High School Girls Soccer Boosters Fundraiser with hand painted birdhouses at Hood River Bagel and book signing by Larissa Borkowski at A Salon Day Spa Boutique.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge