I left the show on wings, eager to hit my stereo and drown in that river I’ve loved all my life.
Together they built a beautiful place, a verdant village of music and joy.
What happens once you’ve reached that point when life is more rear-view than road ahead?
In other news, Mike Donahue's retiring and Ween broke up. What's this world coming to, man?
Five seasons in, “Mad Men” remains the finest, most involving show on television, period.
Kurt Cobain died 18 years ago today. I was asked to write the following to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his passing, in 1999.
All this week I’ve been semi-obsessed with “Tour Anthem,” one of two new tracks by Brian Smith and Hannah Sheets, recording as Biological Lovers.
Those years were short-lived. But man, they were great. And they deserve to be remembered, acknowledged and celebrated.
Styx will perform on the Main Stage at the Oregon Amphitheater as the headline act for the 2012 ATI Wah Chang Northwest Art & Air Festival, which runs Aug. 24-26 at Timber Linn Memorial Park and Albany Municipal Airport.
The office is quiet, the cotton is high and the august upper muckety-mucks have requested that I fire up this blog on a more regular schedule.
Last week I bought a copy of Susan Cain’s “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.” I’m still barreling through it, but thus far I’ve found it a reassuring, and, yes, empowering read.
Congratulations to Corvallis' Tatiana Hargreaves, young fiddler extraordinaire, who will be featured at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, on OPB's "Oregon Art Beat."