Song and Memory

Autumn is working its way down the hillsides. In our valley we are yet to arrive at peak; here near the lake the foliage is deceptively green with patches of vibrant color. The weather remains much too warm and dry, although we had a hard freeze away from the lake a couple of nights ago. … Continue reading Song and Memory

Tanya Tagaq Sings the Arctic

Last night we went to a concert by Tanya Tagaq, the Inuit throat singer, at the Flynn Center's black box theatre. I had been looking forward to this event all season. Tanya is an eloquent, vastly talented woman, who travels with a band composed of a drummer, violinist, and sound artist/engineer. Their music is largely … Continue reading Tanya Tagaq Sings the Arctic