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Music, theater performances slated at Lewis & Clark

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The annual Berkman/Addy World Music Concert will be held at Lewis & Clark College April 13. The concert is presented in memory of L & C music faculty members Franya Berkman and Obo Addy, pictured. The concert features music from Zimbabwe, Ghana, India, Indonesia and Spain, played by LC world music students.

Several music and theater events are planned at Lewis & Clark that the public is invited to attend. The events are free unless otherwise noted.

First of note is the exhibit showcasing the legacy of choir director L. Stanley Glarum. Drawing on materials from the Lewis & Clark Special Collections and Archives the L. Stanley Glarum collection displays elements from Glarum’s life and career and the choir, including examples of the many professional recordings produced by the college, a handwritten musical score by Glarum and samples of photographs and correspondence from the collection as well as other artifacts such as programs, event passes and pages from the 1952 choir tour photo journal.

The exhibit will be on display in the Evans Music Center second floor main hall on the Lewis & Clark campus, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, through May 8.

“Let Us Compare Mythologies,” a senior recital. David Salkowski will present his senior composition recital, “Let Us Compare Mythologies” at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel on the Lewis & Clark campus.

With works for various chamber ensembles, the music will explore the evolving mythos of American culture. Premiers include songs on texts of Pynchon and Stafford, instrumental music after Infinite Jest and more. This event is free and open to the public.

A reception will follow the performance in the Diane Gregg Memorial Pavilion.

Theatre in Uganda and Rwanda: Commemoration, Complexity and Collaboration.

Hear from U.S.-based director Emily Mendelsohn and her collaborator of seven years, acclaimed Ugandan playwright Deborah Asiimwe, as they discuss their five-year bi-national creation process for “Cooking Oil,” a play exploring the grassroots politics of foreign aid, as well as the upcoming work Maria Kizito, being developed in Rwanda by United States, Rwandan and Ugandan artists on the subject of the Rwandan genocide.

This event includes a workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Fir Acres Black Box and a talk from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 7 on the Fir Acres Mainstage. The event is free but space is limited and those wishing to attend must register for the workshop by emailing Joyce Beeny at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and for the talk online at boomarts.org. For more information, call Beeny at 503-768-7491.

The music department will present the second annual Berkman/Addy World Music Concert at 2 p.m. April 13 in Evans Auditorium.

The concert, presented in memory of L & C world music faculty members Franya Berkman and Obo Addy, will feature performances of music from Zimbabwe, Ghana, India, Indonesia and Spain by L & C world music students. This event is free to L & C students and $10 for general admission. For more information, call Bonnie Auguston at 503-768-7460.




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