Q&A: Rebecca Gates on Music and Money

The former Spinanes frontwoman tells us what she's been up to as of late

Rebecca Gates

Portland singer-songwriter Rebecca Gates will soon release her first solo album in over 10 years (she occasionally talks about that here), but the ex-Spinanes frontwoman would rather talk about surveys than new tunes. One survey, in particular: The Future of Music Coalition, an organization she works for, is attempting an ambitious project to identify US musicians' revenue streams. It may sound a touch ...   More
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Oregon Ballet Theatre: $750,000 or bust.

Oregon Ballet Theatre is gearing up for its biggest performance ever—raising three-quarters of a million dollars in one month. Barry Johnson over at the O had the scoop last night: Unless the company raises $750,000 by June 30 to cover expenses and pay creditors, it may have to close its doors. "It is not clear that we will survive," said Jon Ulsh, the company's executive director. Read ...   More
Thursday, May 28, 2009 KELLY CLARKE


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