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This weeks concerts and movies

by: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - The LaRhonda Steele Trio performs Friday at noon at Millennium Plaza Park.

Watch a movie in the park

West Linn

Aug. 10 — “Apollo 13” (PG) at Mary S. Young Park, 19900 Willamette Drive

Lake Oswego

Aug. 9 — “National Treasure 2” at Millennium Plaza Park, 8 to 10 p.m.

Aug. 12 — “Top Gun” and “Point Break” at Maher’s Irish Pub, 5 and 7 p.m.

Catch a summer concert

Marylhurst University – Lake Oswego

Aug. 9 — 7 to 9:30 p.m. — Summer Youth Symphony with conductor Lajos Balogh.

Aug. 10 — Summer Splash concerts continue with the LaRhonda Steele Trio. Noon to 1:30 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park

LaRhonda Steele began her musical journey in Jones, Okla., at age 13, singing her first solo in church one Sunday morning. The journey continued to Portland and is an amazing legacy of musical experiences for which she is ever awed and grateful.

Over the years she has enjoyed working with local, national and international artists: Curtis Salgado, Norman Sylvester, Linda Hornbuckle, Janice Scroggins, Paul Delay, Obo Addy and Thara Memory. She has had the pleasure of recoding with Obo Addy, Janice Scroggins, Norman Sylvester and Ken DaRouchie.

Returning to her Gospel roots, LaRhonda enjoys working with "The Group" and music ministries at the Portland Center for Spiritual Living.

Aug. 11 — Forest Music Series at Tryon Creek State Park, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Da Boogie Band will perform in the covered Jackson Shelter. Chairs are provided.

AnnaPaul and the Bearded Lady  are featured at Sunday's Moonlight Music concert at 6 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park.Aug. 12 — Moonlight Music series continues with AnnaPaul and the Bearded Lady — 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Millenium Plaza Park.

Suspend time and spin it around you like a well-knit sweater. Imbue it with Lucky Strike smokiness and Ovaltine sweetness and then squeeze it through 1920s vintage instruments, vintage microphones, vintage countenance and inflection.

You’ve got AnnaPaul and the Bearded Lady.

With a joyful and almost scholarly attention to rarely heard songs like “Button Up Your Overcoat,” “The Sheik of Araby” and Gershwin’s “Somebody Loves Me,” AnnaPaul and the Bearded Lady value authenticity and a respect for history unseen in most “retro bands.” This is not kitsch, not hipster irony, this is living music.

 The Chris Loid Band will play at West Lake Park Wednesday for the Sounds of Summer concert, starting at 6:30 p.m.Aug. 15 —West Lake Park — The Sounds of Summer continues with Chris Loid Band at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Singer songwriter Chris Loid has been around the Pacific Northwest music scene for over a decade now. In that time he has developed a faithful following of fans. Chris is known for his amazing five octave vocal range and his ability to cover songs most artists wouldn't touch. While Chris's own background is in country music, the Chris Loid Band plays a diverse blend of classic rock, funk, R&B and country, and the end result is musical excellence resulting in FUN. The musicians who back Chris up come from backgrounds in jazz, funk, rock, country and even punk and speed metal. Together they create a sound that is diverse and always exciting, playing everything from classics like Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way" to funk instrumentals like AWB's "Pick up the Pieces" to R&B standards like Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" to straight ahead country and country rock - including Chris's own songs which you can hear at his website. An event with Chris Loid and his Band is one that will be remembered.



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