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ASTORIA – A reception and reading for the 2019 edition of Rain Magazine, Clatsop Community’s College’s annual literary and arts publication, will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 7, on the 3rd floor of Towler Hall Commons at the college, 1799 Lexington Ave. Light refreshments will be… Read more

ILWACO, Wash. — Long Beach Author Jan Bono is celebrating the release of her fourth cozy mystery in the Sylvia Avery Series 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Olde Towne Coffee Café, 108 First Ave. N. Read more

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Seattle-based flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest work — “Oceans, Flamenco en Vivo”— to the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, and the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6. Read more

SEASIDE — Celebrating 15 years in 2019, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk will be held 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 1. The free event takes place between Holladay Drive and Broadway Street in the Historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside. Read more

ASTORIA — Submit your artwork themed “This Fragile Earth, Our Island Home” to the Grace Episcopal Church art show honoring the memory of longtime art instructor at Clatsop Community College and Grace Episcopal member Jean Barney. Read more

MANZANITA — Hoffman Gallery, 594 Laneda Ave., features the work of three artists for the month of June: watercolors by Carolyn Gates, fabric art by Cathi Howell, and ceramic sculpture by L. Levering Thomas. In addition, the gallery will show Ikebana containers by various artists. Read more

ASTORIA — Come enjoy “Old Ringers,” a timely take on how five down-on-their-luck seniors try to cope with a shrinking economy and their shrinking pocketbooks by opening up a home phone sex service! Shows are 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 23-24; and Wednesday-Friday, May 29-31, in the McTav… Read more

ASTORIA — Each year, Grace Episcopal Church honors the memory of longtime art instructor at Clatsop Community College and Grace Episcopal member Jean Barney with an art show with a special theme. Barney was a beloved teacher of oils for many years and inspired artists of all talents for many… Read more

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ASTORIA — Come enjoy “Old Ringers,” a timely take on how five down-on-their-luck seniors try to cope with a shrinking economy and their shrinking pocketbooks by opening up a home phone sex service! Shows are 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 23-24; and Wednesday-Friday, May 29-31, in the McTav… Read more

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MANZANITA — Authors Lauren Kessler and Nancy Miller Gomez discuss the transformative power of words for prison inmates, “Finding Humanity Behind Bars,” at the Manzanita Writers’ Series, at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Read more

ASTORIA — The annual Art Student Show is featured in Clatsop Community College's Royal Nebeker Gallery, 1799 Lexington Ave., from Monday, May 13, through Friday, June 7. An opening reception honoring all student artists is from 6-8 p.m,. Thursday, May 23. During the reception, cash prizes an… Read more

NEHALEM — 3 Leg Torso returns to North County Recreation District, 36155 Ninth St. at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Tickets are $18 and available at www.tickettomato.com/event/6156 Read more

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ASTORIA — Among the first signs of summer is opening day of Astoria Sunday Market. Locals and visitors alike celebrate the return of colorful flower bouquets, aromatic kettle corn and roasted nuts, and the festive sight of tents sprouting along 12th Street each Mother’s Day. Read more

ASTORIA — A night of punk, rock ‘n’ roll, and metal is happening starting at 9 p.m. Friday, May 10 at The Labor Temple Bar. The night features Al and the Kaydas, The Proper Channels, Joe McKinney and includes DJ’s spinning punk throughout the night. There is a $5 cover charge. Read more