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Blossom + Sanctuary Produce Farms : R&B singer stops to smell (and grow) the cauliflower

07/24/2020 | 0 comments

By RACHEL GOOD// Share the land: singer Blossom reimagines community supported agriculture at Sanctuary Produce Farm.

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Remembering John Callahan: Our coverage of his life and death ten years later

07/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Callahan died on July 24, 2010. An acerbic, hilarious cartoonist and a Portland icon and a musician, too. Here's how we covered his death the next day and the days that followed. ...

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Allen Toussaint 2015 Waterfront Blues Festival / Photo by Anthony Pidgeon

Allen Toussaint: Familiar songs and brand new tunes at the 2015 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival - video interview and review

07/01/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Allen Toussaint played the 2015 Waterfront Blues Festival on July 3. He died the following November. Here's a video interview from a few weeks before the festival.Plus coverage of the ...

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Denson at the 2013 Waterfront Blues Festival Photo by Jon T. Cruz

Karl Denson: Waterfront Blues Festival, July 5, 2013 / Audio interview

06/30/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Karl Denson fills a very important place in the Jazz/Funk nexus. His tunes are complex enough to make any Jazz fan happy, but funky enough to make you dance. This was the original function ...

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The best Jazz gig ever: Heat, humidity, Dianne Reeves and a little girl

05/29/2020 | 0 comments

By BILL ROYSTON // One memorable night with Dianne Reeves, a little girl and cigarettes.

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Joe Henderson

The Worst Jazz Gig Ever!

05/25/2020 | 0 comments

Bill Royston spins the tale of the worst Jazz gig ever...including No Show Joe Henderson.

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Giving Emily Remler her due, thirty years later

05/10/2020 | 2 comments

By BILL ROYSTON // The tales and trials of the late guitarist Emily Remler.

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Tales of the late Richie Cole who died at 72 on May 2

05/04/2020 | 0 comments

By BILL ROYSTON // Remembering a few wild adventures with the Alto Madness of Richie Cole

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Jan Garbarek

Bill Royston: Vivid memories of his International Jazz Days / Part 2

05/03/2020 | 0 comments

By BILL ROYSTON // Memories, musings and opinions from past International Jazz Days. Including Anthony Braxton in 90 degree weather wearing a heavy overcoat and a long muffler wrapped around his neck.

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Commentary: Thoughts on the passing of John Prine

04/08/2020 | 1 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Our heroes become beacons and today John Prine shines brighter than ever

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Through the Eyes of a Child: Skillet

03/02/2020 | 1 comments

By SYDNEY AND MIKE LEWIS // Seven year-old Sydney Lewis's adventures with Skillet. Plus a new video from her.

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Tahirah Memory: Producing- Writing- Loss- Staying Healthy School Night Pizza Marti's Music Kitchen EPS2-32

02/01/2020 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Tahirah Memory's career is in high-gear. So how does she balance being a single parent with extended International tours? And how does she stick to her health and fitness regimen ...

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Through the Eyes of a Child: Sydney Lewis' (She's 7) Final Shows of 2019

01/12/2020 | 0 comments

Photos by SYDNEY LEWIS // Story by MIKE LEWIS // Seven year-old Sydney Lewis, daughter to OMN Photographer/writer Mike is back at it, in the photography pit. Plus two videos with dad.

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(From L to R) The poster for the first Femme Fatale Productions show, by @kayapapayyaa; Femme Fatale s first logo, by @kill3r.kraft; Event poster, by @staceyfromrussia

Killer, Badass, Edgy: Femme Fatale Productions leaving Oregon

12/29/2019 | 3 comments

By C. FRANCIS O’LEARY // Femme Fatale Productions is leaving Eugene after almost a year of uplifting and centering marginalized voices in the Eugene area, but founder Rhuby Noriyuki plans to continue ...

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Kate Power & Steve Einhorn - The Fragile Line Concert - Alberta Rose Theatre 10/20/2019 / Full concert video

12/18/2019 | 1 comments

Kate Power & Steve Einhorn sang to a full house at Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland, Oregon in appreciation to hundreds who helped during Steve's recent medical emergency in Galway, Ireland last June. ...

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Photo by Miranda Cavagnaro

Novacane has Mastered the Art of Self-Expression

11/27/2019 | 1 comments

By EMERSON BRADY // Oregon band Novacane discusses style, star power, and music.

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Photo by Greg Gorman

John Waters talks about his 2019 Christmas show / audio

11/17/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Waters one-man Christmas 2019 "Filthier and Merrier" will be at the Aladdin Theater on Friday, December 6, 2019. He talks about it and a lot more.

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Seeking Redemption With Terry Robb At Inessa's Robin Road / audio

11/11/2019 | 0 comments

By INESSA // There’s a new album from Terry. He was able to do EVERYTHING he does as a player, and put it all into this new record, Confessin’ My Dues. And as any fan will attest, ...

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Through the Eyes of a Child: Seven year old Sydney Lewis shoots her second concert, Sabaton and Hammerfall

11/04/2019 | 1 comments

By MIKE LEWIS Photos by SYDNEY LEWIS // Seven year-old Sydney Lewis shot her first concert at the Waterfront Blues Festival. She's back. See her photos of Sabaton and Hammerfall and read what her dad has ...

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Malea and the Tourists cook Chicken Pesto Extreme Chocolate Cake, New Album Workout and Cats Marti's Music Kitchen Season 2 Episode 7

10/29/2019 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // On this episode of Marti's Music Kitchen, Malea will prepare her “go to” quick and easy recipe for Chicken Breasts with Pesto, and Fall Leafy Greens w/Butternut ...

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