Weekly Magazine

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JEWEL THEATRE CO. OPENS ALL MY SONS

ARTHUR MILLER classic takes the stage at the Colligan in Santa Cruz, with previews. (Photo by Steve DiBartolomeo.) JAMES WELCH celebrates the newly installed organ at Monterey’s First Pres. DYLAN & DYLAN at Miller Library LAB. Ukulele wizard JAKE SHIMABUKURO plays the Rio Theatre. For other live performances and links, click our CALENDAR

ENSEMBLE MONTEREY INVITES YOU

TO CELEBRATE CHERYL ANDERSON’S 25th year at the helm of Cabrillo College’s Choral programs, this Saturday, 2-5pm, at Cabrillo’s historic Sesnon House on Soquel Drive. 663-9359 to confirm attendance.

OREGON BACH FEST IN CRISIS

WHAT REALLY LED TO the abrupt firing of music director Matthew Halls a week ago last Thursday? “It’s the talk of the choral community!” Carmel Bach Festival’s associate conductor Andrew Megill told me last week. Can the world-class OBF survive? Bob Keefer of Eugene Weekly wants answers. Click HERE

YOUNG COMPOSERS CALL OUT HOLLYWOOD

TIM GREIVING examines how Young Turks are challenging Movie Royalty. Click HERE

BATTLE OF THE MIGHTY ALPHORNS

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ALEHOUSE SESSIONS

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THIS NEW RUBICON CD corresponds to violinist Bjarte Eike’s and his Barokksolistene’s 2017 tour of Europe and, in October, six cities in the US. This high-energy band combines Baroque music, including vocal works by Henry Purcell, plus English and Irish sea shanties and other Celtic tropes with infectious good humor. CHECK IT OUT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE SHAGGS REUNION CONCERT

LAST TIME FOREVER? Trio of Wiggin sisters created the weird “Philosophy of the World” in 1969 and still have a cult following. Click HERE

HOW MONTEREY POP MADE A MONKEE

OUT OF JIMI HENDRIX. A most unpredictable crossroads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BOSTON TYPEWRITER ORCHESTRA

SOUNDS MILLENNIALS have never heard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott MacClelland, editor; Rebecca CR Brooks, associate editor