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December in the Nook: Steve Stegall

December in the Nook: Steve Stegall

For the month of December, CCA is honored to exhibit work by Hood River carver Steve Stegall in a solo Nook show. Steve has a rare sensitivity and a minimalist sensibility that allows the materials he works with - stone,…

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COLLAGE OF ART CLIPPINGS

From time to time we like to share fun and thoughtful articles about the arts. Below are some links we think you will find of interest. 100 Years Ago Some Artists Were Asked to Depict the 2000 Check out the…

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Something to Talk About

This Saturday, November 14 at 7:30pm, Bre Gregg and her nine band members will bring the Bonnie Raitt Tribute Concert "Something to Talk About" to the Columbia Art Center for the night of fantastic music. Don't miss this outstanding group…

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Films from the Heart

Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival November 6, 2015 at 7pm November 7, 2015 at 2pm and 7pm Purchase Tickets Columbia Center for the Arts has taken a hiatus from The Mt. Hood independent Film Festival in order to bring you…

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The Art of Short Film by Michael Harrington

November 6 & 7, Columbia Arts will host the brilliant Wandering Reel Film Festival, with three sets of short film programs running over two days. Michael Harrington from Wandering Re was kind enough to share this guest blog post with…

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Inspi-RAIN-tion

Inspi-RAIN-tion: Refreshing Words on La Lluvia / THE RAIN Art Exhibitionby our October Exhibiting Artists “Rain, most ancient of storytellers, teaches us the connection of the sky and the earth in this splendid Land of the Columbia River Gorge. In…

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Storytelling as Art

Storytelling as Art by Kerry Cobb "This is what stories are, experiences retold by many tongues to which, sometimes, we give a single name, Homer, Valmiki, Vyasa, Scheherazade. . . . 'We' are the creature that tells itself stories to…

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Is it Time to Modernize Shakespeare?

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has taken a “dramatic” step, translating the works of Shakespeare into more modern English. The New York Times recently published an article outlining the details and adding their commentary on what this might mean.  Shakespeare in…

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Meet CCA Artist Maureen Lauran

Maureen Lauran is an established artist, teacher, and writer. Maureen has curated many art exhibitions for the School of Art at George Mason University, given talks and a tour on the history of color at the Smithsonian American Art Museum,…

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What’s Your Story?

Portland Story Theater will perform at the Columbia Center for the Arts on September 25 @ 7:30. Purchase tickets here.   “In a time where our daily digest arrives in snippets of information from friends, our interests, and news around…

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