Editor’s Pick: Ants Ants Ants

Remember the magic and groove of Jack Johnson’s album, “Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George”? When the soundtrack was released in 2006, accompanying the associated animated film’s release, it seemed to melt even the hardest of music snobs’ hearts into a nostalgia for a simpler way of perceiving the world through a child’s… Read More

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition Finalists Compete January 8

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) has announced the names of the nine finalists for the 23rd Annual Young Artists Competition. The Live Final round will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Vancouver. 89.9 FM All Classical Portland Radio’s Edmund Stone will return as Master of Ceremonies for this… Read More

The New Domesticity: A Musical Legacy

The nurse stood poised at the side of the hospital bed, ready to administer the pills my grandmother had grown accustomed to taking. As she lifted the spoon, my grandmother hesitated. Music was playing in the background, and just at that moment she heard a familiar strain. My grandmother’s eyes shone, shifted away from the… Read More