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WESTERN MUSIC AND COWBOY POETRY CONCERT

WESTERN MUSIC AND COWBOY POETRY CONCERT Saturday, October 13 Doors at 6pm, Concert at 6:30-9 PM $10 Suggested Donation at the Door Western musicians and cowboy poets from three western states will perform a showcase concert at the Columbia Center…

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EXQUISITE FIBER ART SHOW IN THE COLUMBIA ART GALLERY October 3-28, 2018 Artist Reception Friday, October 5 from 6-8pm This month, weavers, felters, quilters, and embroidery artists from two fiber guilds as well as independent fiber artists from the Columbia…

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A Personal Farewell and Thank You

A Personal Farewell and Thank You For the past four years, it has been my privilege to be the Executive Director of the Columbia Center for the Arts. At the end of September, I will be retiring and leaving this…

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48 Hours of Art

Everyone on staff loves when we have a whirl of activity in the Art Center—with various groups and events happening all at once. For example, a few days ago we had the following events take place over a 48-hour time…

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The Art-a-Day Challenge

Each year Columbia Arts presents our Art-a-Day Exhibition, when we challenge artists to create 30 consecutive pieces and display them all on one wall. I asked some of this year’s artists about their process and how they approached this challenge.…

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Seeing the Gorge Through a Writer’s Eye

Columbia Art’s Writing Up the Gorge Project Brings Writers the Columbia Gorge August 19-25, 2018 Columbia Center for the Arts is pleased to bring back their annual literary event Writing Up the Gorge. This week-long event brings writers to the Gorge…

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Benedict Cumberbatch stars in NT Live Broadcast of Hamlet at CCA

Don't Miss This Broadcast Performance!!!!!!!!!! COLUMBIA ARTS PRESENTS “HAMLET” WITH BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH VIA NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE HI-DEFINITION BROADCAST Wednesday, October @ 6pm CCA Theatre Daily Telegraph ★★★★★ “Benedict Cumberbatch is a blazing five-star Hamlet.” Variety ★★★★★ “This is a Hamlet…

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