the thomas lauderdale effect

We had our last iteration of this past weekend’s classical series concerts, but we took it on the road to Salem, Oregon. Normally, a trip to¬†Salem can be like the last mile of a forced march. Everyone’s tired, most likely we had a rehearsal the same morning, and we are just wanting to get to …

thomas lauderdale and gus van sant action figures

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Third Angle: Hearing Voices

Last night I got to participate in a truly remarkable gathering of arts patrons in Portland. It was a Salon soiree at the loft home of Thomas Lauderdale, and the guest of honor was the renowned music writer/critic for The New Yorker¬†Alex Ross. After a period of meet and greet, the Third Angle String Quartet …