Storm Large and Pink Martini to host a Free Occupy Portland Sing-A-Long Tomorrow

Congressmen and religious leaders will also attend

Oregon flier

Earlier this month, Salon ran a brief but interesting piece noting the minor role music has played at the Occupy protests—in contrast to the protest song-heavy civil rights struggle—and asking if any great folk singers would emerge from the Occupy protests. --- That question remains unanswered, but here in Portland at least we know that some of our highest-profile artists are working (heh) in concert ...   More
Thursday, October 27, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Hero of the Day: Sondland Durant Foundation Leads Effort to Save Washington Park Summer Festival

(pictured, the view of Portland from Washington Park) Three days ago, Portland Parks and Recreation announced that the beloved Washington Park Summer Festival would have to be canceled due to lack of funding. The free concert series took place every August in Washington Park, and it cost around $100,000 to sponsor the 18 free concerts. The series was dependent on private funding, which—duh—was ...   More
Friday, May 8, 2009 Adrienne So


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