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The Needs of Our Children

The Needs of Our Children

The Needs of Our Children At a recent fundraiser for our CCA Children's Theatre, we discussed the fundamental need children have for art in their lives. Some of our local young thespians shared with donors their deep-seated connection to the…

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Art In the Face of Failure

Our guest blogger is Hood River photographer Leah Hedberg. Follow Leah’s art and writing at www.theArtofWelcome.com Art In the Face of Failure: Andrée’s 1897 Arctic Balloon Expedition in Search of the North Pole by Leah Hedberg It’s one of the most…

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Dancing Into Spring

Dancing Into Spring It’s obvious that dance is important to our Gorge communities. Performers of all ages flock to concerts to show off their skills and families pack houses when their children are dancing with the Academy. While planning programming…

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Passion, Jazz, and Edna Vazquez

Guest blogger Douglas Detrick, Executive Director of Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (PJCE), shares his thoughts on jazz and working with the wonderful Edna Vazquez. PJCE and Ms. Vazquez will be performing live in the CCA Theatre on February 17 at 7pm. Tickets…

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2017 Non-Fiction Book Picks

2017 NON-FICTION BOOK PICKS Many people emailed in response to my blog post last week about books read in 2017, asking me to post a list of some of the books I read and recommend. I’m starting with my non-fiction…

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Art in the News

ART IN THE NEWS Following are some exciting articles about art that have appeared recently in the news: Miro at the Metropolitan Museum of Art In 1919, Joan Miró left his native country of Spain for France, where, along with…

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Outstanding Theatre

CCA BRINGS NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE FROM LONDON TO THE GORGE National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to venues around the world. Each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in one…

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What is Community?

What is Community? This month's exhibition in the Gallery is titled "Community Conversations." The dictionary defines community as “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.” It’s a word we hear and…

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