Monthly Archives: July 2012

Letter from an inmate

This year’s tour in Eastern Oregon included a large number of community shows. We performed at several assisted living and senior centers, a Boys & Girls Club, a lunch program for kids, and two prisons. Anne Gavzer was in charge … Continue reading

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Back to the Roots

Well we’re at the Oregon Country Fair and what a joyous reunion it is. We were only apart for three days, but we greeted each other with warm hugs and silly “I missed you so much!” which was true. Nearly … Continue reading

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Is it the Bend or Eginning?

We’ve arrived in beautiful Bend Oregon.  With two community shows, two workshop sessions, and the Ben show under our belt, we’ve wasted no time since arrival. We’re camped at a gorgeous piece of private property outside the town of Sisters. … Continue reading

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On the road again

So many little stories, so little time. For our Pendleton stop, we camped at a gorgeous little summer camp called Meadow Wood Springs, about half an hour outside of town, in the foothills of the mountains. They were our sponsor … Continue reading

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Music and laughter behind bars in Pendleton, Oregon

“My favorite part was watching Scramble strap a massive black inmate onto his rear end and ride an imaginary motorcycle in circles.” Said Chloe as she put her trumpet in its case after performing at Eastern Oregon Correctional Facility. This … Continue reading

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Move over, Deadheads: Meet the ‘Chautauquanauts’

A cozy business in Enterprise, Oregon provided more than just coffee, homemade apple cake and Internet access to New Old Time Chautauqua. Gypsy Java Coffee Lounge – an appropriately named pit stop for a band of gypsy vaudevillians – also … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail Vaudeville Tour!

Enterprise Oregon is a cute little town of Wallowa country, located about as far in northeastern Oregon as possible. With a population of 2,000 and small quaint downtown area, our massive colorful musical presence was all the more felt. We … Continue reading

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