Columbia Center
for the Arts

215 Cascade Street

PO Box 1543

Hood River, OR 97031


See 2014 MHIFF Winners Here

Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival

Woodwinds Without Borders

Cross Country Cycling Presentation

Columbia Center for the Arts ... Has More Arts!

Columbia Center for the Arts' has something for everyone. We regularly host music events, film, literary events, book discussions, and other special events of interest to communities we serve.

We encourage partnerships with other organizations and individuals. If you're interested in developing an event or a series of events, please let us know. Call us at 541-387-8877. 

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Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival Results

Thank you to all our filmmakers, sponsors, Volunteers and attendees for a wonderful festival!
Check Out The Winners

November 21st 6:00 & 8:00 PM

Ski Films, "A Dozen More Turns" and "Pretty Faces"

Columbia Center for the Arts and Cooper Spur Race team join forces to bring a night of ski films in celebration of the snow show, proceeds will benefit Cooper Spur Race team.
Learn more: Ski Films

Nov 22nd at 7:30 p.m.

Woodwinds Without Borders Remembering The Songs Trade Winds

The world flute music of Gary Stroutsos with special guest David Revelli - World Percussion. Gary brings alive time honored stories and songs, with beautiful images and audience participation, to better understand and preserve the music of the American Indian.

Learn More: Woodwinds Without Borders

Dec 3rd at 7:00 p.m.

GO! Sense Place: Taste of the Gorge

Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to learn how the Gorge – known as “a world of wine in 40 miles – is emerging as a distinct, world-renowned wine-producing area.

Learn More: Taste of the Gorge

Dec 7th at 7:00 p.m.

I Hate Cancer Concert

Join local performer Molly Schwarz in an evening of holiday music and merriment. Joining her on piano are Kristie Mitchell and Erick Haynie with Dave Henehan on guitar.

Learn More: I Hate Cancer Concert

December 9th 4:00 PM

Cross Country Cycling Presentation by Thomas Camero

Hood River is at the crossroad of two long-distance cycling routes: the Lewis & Clark and the Sierra-Cascades as established and mapped by Adventure Cycling Association of Missoula, MT. Join Thomas Camero as he takes us on a journey across America and beyond.
Learn more: Cross Country Cycling Presentation

December 12th 4:00 PM

Presentation & Book Signing with Jan Brett

Attention Customers/ Patrons, Jan Brett is coming to Columbia Center for the Arts and Waucoma Bookstore; click here for a few details that we would like to share with you about her book-signing!
Learn more: Presentation & Book Signing

December 14th 7:00 PM

The Groove Project Christmas Jazz Concert

Celebrate the holiday season with Groove Project and their Christmas Jazz concert. Last year, the group played to a packed house and really raised the roof with a wonderful performance. This year the groups is aiming to do even better!
Learn more: The Groove Project

Links to 48 Hour Film Project films

Find links to all of the completed films here: 48 Hour Film Project