Alynda Lee Segarra may have settled down, but her music hasn’t.
[FOLK] Alynda Lee Segarra admits she’s gotten soft. Once a
teenage vagabond, who left home before she was old enough to vote and
spent time hopping freight trains and hitchhiking around the co
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Imprisoned cellist Harun Mustafa, whose dubious imprisonment WW chronicled recently, got to hear the debut of three pieces he composed behind bars when the Portland Cello Project featured his work in a concert on Saturday night. Between collaborations with established local performers at the sold-out Aladdin, the Cello Project showcased three new songs by the 20-year-old Mustafa. Mustafa's former ...
It's rare when a performer encourages his or her audience to clap less, but that's exactly how Stephin Merritt, the diminutive genius behind the Magnetic Fields' (and the Gothic Archies' and Future Bible Heroes' and the 6ths') droll torch songs, began the second show of his band's sold-out, two-night stand at the Aladdin. “Please stop applauding while we tune the instruments,” he sighed ...
Witness acts of political mischief hosted by Storm Large! See candidates do battle! Included on that list of worthies are Metro president wannabes Rex Burkholder, Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey and candidates for Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Drink beer, listen to live performances, be entertained by surprise guests! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll pee your pants! The event takes ...