Oregon’s Flora: A Musical Exploration

Oregon’s Flora: A Musical Exploration

Date: Friday, April 28th

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm  

Cost: $5-15 sliding scale (cash only)

Location: Leaven Community Center: 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland

Description: Join us on a journey through Oregon’s plant communities accompanied by music. Pieces will conjure different plant communities while photos or footage of the plants are projected. This is a collaboration between the Creative Music Guild and the Portland Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

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The Creative Music Guild is a Portland, Oregon all-volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote experimental, improvised music by presenting concerts, workshops and other events that bring together internationally recognized musicians with local performers, audiences and music students of all ages. For over twenty years, the CMG has been a leader in cultivating Portland’s experimental and improvised music

Artists/Plant Communities:

MARISA ANDERSON + SAM COOMES
Performing music based on an estuary plant community (South slough of Coos Bay)
marisaanderson.bandcamp.com
www.samcoomes.com

SECRET DRUM BAND
Performing music based on the plants of Western Oregon Douglas Fir Forest (Forest Park & Mount Hood) and the Gorge Riparian Area (Rooster Rock State Park).
www.secretdrumband.com

MIKE GAMBLE, JOHN NIEKRASZ + SAGE FISHER
Performing music based on the Willamette Valley upland prairie/oak savanna (Bald Hill City Park, Corvallis)
mikegamble.tumblr.com/
johnniekrasz.wordpress.com

DARIO LAPOMA
Performing music based on the Sagebrush Steppe (Eastern Oregon locations).

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