The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: The Spokane Symphony’s Conductor’s Workshop Teaches the Next Generation of Great Conductors

By Huckleberry Press / April 20, 2023 /
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An international group of up-and-coming conductors converged in Spokane to partake in The Conductor Workshop, a weeklong program helmed by the Spokane Symphony’s own James Lowe and James Ross.

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Dario Ré: Cultivating Life and Music in the Monroe District

By Huckleberry Press / June 24, 2022 /
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Listening to the songs of Dario Ré: and his band Heat Speak for the first time was love at first hear. To call the music beautiful is an understatement. But it was in the lyrics that I found a soulful symphony of poetry that spoke to my spirit and literally took my breath away.

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Native musicians nominated for awards

By Huckleberry Press / February 23, 2022 /

The Native American Music Awards (NAMA) nominate artists of various genres each year, and a few musicians from Washington state made the list for 2022.

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“HIStory”: Tony Louie’s Transition from Musician to Award Winning Film Star

By Huckleberry Press / January 24, 2022 /
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It’s my great honor to introduce to the Huckleberry Press readers Tony Louie, musician, singer/songwriter, and spoken word poet. I begin with this introduction out of respect to Tony’s indigenous background. He is a proud Colville Tribal Member who grew up in inchelium on the Colville Reservation.

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Spokane Fall Folk Festival Embraces the Virtual World

By Huckleberry Press / November 12, 2020 /

It’s become a sign of the times. Annual festivals we are accustomed to attending annually have had to cancel their events or make drastic changes.

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The Blue Bath Robe

By Huckleberry Press / October 4, 2020 /

My fantasy trip, ‘Dancing Down the Mississippi’, becomes a reality in the fall of 2000.

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Elvis’ Autograph and Blue Bath Robe

By Huckleberry Press / September 19, 2020 /

I’m 24. I just moved to “the Lower Mainland” where I’d teach school for six years. I meet Jane Ujimoto and we plan a trip to San Francisco for the following year.

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Central Basin Community Concert Association Brings Joy and Love of Music to Area Children

By Huckleberry Press / December 16, 2019 /

by Cassie Nixon Since 1954, The Central Basin Community Concert Association has been providing the Moses Lake area communities with quality entertainment from musicians and performers from around the world.…

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I’m all up in the wilderness and how the heck did I get here?

By Huckleberry Press / November 1, 2019 /

After my formative, zit-faced years immersed in Seattle’s budding punk and new wave music scene, I dropped out of college and spent 25 years thriving (hacking it out) in the music business.

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Happy Meadows a Hidden Treasure in Ford, WA

By Huckleberry Press / July 15, 2019 /

by Cassie Nixon Nestled along Highway 231, 52 miles Northwest of Spokane, is an unincorporated area called Ford. With plenty of trees and open areas, it makes for a secluded…

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