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.
Thank you to all our filmmakers, sponsors, volunteers and attendees for a wonderful festival!
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Columbia Center for the Arts presents the Hapa Hilbillies Play Chaplin: four early silent films with live music composed and performed by the Hapa Hillbillies with special guests.
Singer, song-writer Dana Lyons performs his eclectic mix of conservation and social justice music at Hood River's Columbia Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, April 7 at 7pm. Dana's concert is a benefit for the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute.
Peter and Janet will be signing their new book, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, starting at 6:30. At 7pm. Peter will give a presentation on his favorite wild areas in the Columbia River Gorge area.
"I Carried A Watermelon": A Dirty Dancing Story, by Portland dance company TriptheDark, is equal parts homage and irreverence: everything you always loved about Dirty Dancing, and everything you didn't know it was missing.
Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue and Columbia Center for the Arts proudly present the Internet Cat Video Festival from the Walker ARt Museum. Doors open at 6pm for activities including a raffle, face painting, cat photo contest, local cat videos, silent auction, and more.
Gorge Owned presents the Sustainability Champion Awards, followed by CCA and the Wolf Education and Research Center's screening of The Great Wolf Divide and a discussion about wolves in Oregon.
Columbia Center for the Arts and Columbia Gorge Dance Academy present a celebration of local dance in a wide variety of styles, including lindy hop, salsa, hip hop, tap, performance yoga, and more.
Download the anthology of the 2014 Plein Air Writing Exhibition and become inspired for this August!
Learn more: Plein Air Writing Anthology
Find links to all of the completed films here: 48 Hour Film Project