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By GENE STOUT
During the holidays, while I was growing up, my mom used to pull out her timeworn LP of Bach and Handel favorites by English-born concert organist E. Power Biggs, who helped revive the classic pipe organ while living in Cambridge, Mass. Along with “White Christmas,” “The Merriest,” “The Christmas Song,” “Winter Wonderland” and [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
There’s a flyer on a local lamppost advertising Girls That Shred, a benefit concert for Skate Like a Girl that will take place Jan. 10 at Seattle’s all-ages Vera Project.
One girl who shreds, albeit in the guitar hero(ine) sense, is Rosie Flores. Now, having made her mark in the late ’60s (with the [...]
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With surprise guests The Presidents of the United States of America, as well as such previously announced bands as Broken Bells, The Black Keys, Jimmy Eat World and Temper Trap, the 2010 Deck the Hall Ball was as irresistible as a platter of Christmas cookies.
Deck the Hall Ball began in the 1990s — a generation [...]
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Seattle Americana and roots-music band The Dusty 45s celebrate New Year’s Eve in two times zones.
Performing Dec. 31 at the Tractor Tavern, the first show begins at 6:30 p.m. and coincides with the dropping of the ball at midnght in New York City. The second show starts at 10:00 p.m. in time for the festivities [...]
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Singing, dancing, caroling, juggling, storytelling and then some. That’s what you get at a typical Magical Strings Celtic yuletide concert.
Now celebrating its 31st year of holiday concerts, Magical Strings is a family tradition started three decades ago by Phillip and Pam Boulding. The couple’s entire family has been along for the ride, creating a [...]
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