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DAYTON — The band toured the country and played on live TV, but Haunted Summer will do something new next week: record a live vinyl album at Mace Mead Works.
Walla Walla Presbyterian Church Director of Music Eric Aeschliman will give a free vocal recital open to the community at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the church, accompanied by the church organist/accompanist Richard Scott.
The South African Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee wrote in 2001 of hearing, at 15, the music of Bach (from The “Well-Tempered Clavier”) being played on the harpsichord.
Local guitarist and vocalist Jack Sherrell, 15, who finished his freshman year at Walla Walla High School, aspires to attend Interlochen (Mich.) Arts Academy.
WALLA WALLA — The Living History program in the pioneer settlement at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road, will feature two portrayals of early pioneers this weekend at 2 p.m.
WALLA WALLA — The first show of the Sheehan Gallery 2014-2015 exhibition season will be unveiled Sept. 12 in the gallery on the Whitman College campus, 345 Boyer Ave.
RICHLAND — The 18th annual Tumbleweed Music Festival will be at Howard Amon Park, 900 Amon Park Road N., Friday-Sunday.
WALLA WALLA — Two watercolor instruction series for intermediate and advanced painters, taught by Joyce Anderson, will be from 1-4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave.
SEATTLE — The big news for the 44th Bumbershoot, running Saturday-Monday is that Memorial Stadium is back, which — if it’s not raining, anyway — is lots more festive than KeyArena.
WALLA WALLA — The MarchFourth Marching Band will perform one show at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Gesa Power House Theatre, 111 N. Sixth Ave.
Featured books will be available for the public today.
PENDLETON — Eleni Mandell, singer and songwriter from Los Angeles will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 and 12 at Pendleton Center for the Arts, 214 N. Main St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
WALLA WALLA — One could be forgiven for doing a doubletake while passing a Walla Walla Valley wheat field and seeing a man noted for wearing coattails and wielding a conductor’s baton climb out of a massive green and yellow John Deere combine.
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