ecades before the guitar became undisputed king of do-it-yourself music, amateur musicians all over the globe formed clubs, bands and whole orchestras based on a smaller, sweeter, even handier stringed instrument: the mandolin.
A Beer at a Time in historic downtown Camas has 51 taps with a rotating selection of offerings from breweries in the Pacific Northwest to around the globe. Wine and cider round out the beverage offerings, and pizza and salad ensure a complete sit-down meal if you so choose. The establishment is also known for its dog-friendly policy, and like all good tap rooms, the availability of kegs and growlers are commonplace.
In an age that diverts our already short attention spans with all sorts of distractions, it wonderful to know that there are still kids who spend years mastering an instrument and learn how to play complex music.
A U.S. District Court judge has blocked, for now, the release of an upcoming EP of previously unheard music from Prince, which was to be released by a Vancouver-based record label, after the late pop superstar's estate and studio sued the producer who mixed the tracks.
From plug-in cars to tiny homes, the Clark Public Utilities’ Home and Garden Idea Fair, April 28-30, will be budding with inspiration. Held at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, the free fair has been the local kickoff to the home improvement season for homeowners and gardeners for 26 years.
My dad was a Portland longshoreman and most often worked on Sundays, so it was a real treat when he told us, one Saturday in early March 1951 when I was 10 years old, that he would not be working the next day, and he would call his parents to ask if we could join them for dinner.