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Eugene Weekly : Views : 10.19.06

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Bach on Track

Transition offers new opportunities for Oregon Bach Festival

BY BRETT CAMPBELL

The recent release of a report evaluating the Oregon Bach Festival (OBF) has sparked a reflex defense by locals who treasure the 36-year-old music institution. EW has covered and praised the festival's many triumphs: inviting superb choirs; creating a Youth Choral Academy; bringing premieres of masterpieces by Arvo Pärt, Oswaldo Golijov, and Tan Dun; and — with a small staff — building a small summer workshop into an impressive two-week extravaganza of high artistic standards and national acclaim. We have also criticized its stodgy programming, a major complaint in the report. [Read More]

 

Living Out:

Happy Anniversary

A plethora of hilarity for The Gays

BY SALLY SHEKLOW

This is Living Out's seventh anniversary. Yes, dear reader, seven years ago my jovial take on existence outside the hetero-imperative first came to a news rack near you. Since the autumn of 1999, this paper has graciously hosted a monthly forum for me to share my queer experience and serve up slices of life from the lesbian side. [Read More]

 










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