Fly Me To The Moon brings music to seniors

Bassist Dean Mueller and his partner, vocalist┬áJulie Amici, enjoy performing live jazz, blues, and country music dating from the 1940s to 1960s for seniors at retirement communities, assisted living centers, and memory care facilities. Their music delivers nostalgia for their appreciative audiences, resulting in smiles and tears of joy. Mueller and Amici have seen residents … Continue reading Fly Me To The Moon brings music to seniors

Free concert to celebrate Patriot’s Day in Concord, MA

Featured image: The reconstructed North Bridge at Minuteman National Park in Concord, Massachusetts (photo by Cheryl Landes) The third Monday of April is a state holiday in Massachusetts. It's Patriot's Day, which commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775. These battles near Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, marked the beginning of the … Continue reading Free concert to celebrate Patriot’s Day in Concord, MA

Get a taste of the North Willamette Wine Trail this weekend

Explore the North Willamette Wine Trail between Portland and the Oregon Coast Range this weekend, April 13-14, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sip limited production wines, new releases. and wine straught from the barrel. Meet the winemakers and craft artisans. Learn about winemaking and why the soil of the Tualatin Valley is ideal for … Continue reading Get a taste of the North Willamette Wine Trail this weekend

Clark County Music Teachers Association’s annual benefit concert on April 13

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay On Saturday, April 13, at 4 p.m., The Clark County Music Teachers Association (CCMTA) will host its annual benefit recital at the Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, Washington. The concert features performances from local music teachers and award-winning student instrumentalists and vocalists. The recital is free, but the CCMTA is … Continue reading Clark County Music Teachers Association’s annual benefit concert on April 13

Don’t want to drive to the Newport Jazz Festival? Get a ride on August 3.

Photos from a previous Newport Jazz Festival by Cheryl Landes For those who have driven to the Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, you're familiar with the traffic and quest to find parking. Now you can ride in style on Saturday, August 3, aboard the WICN Jazz Bus. WICN … Continue reading Don’t want to drive to the Newport Jazz Festival? Get a ride on August 3.

Popular hiking trail at Multnomah Falls closed until further notice

Featured image by Cheryl Landes Three weeks ago, I drove past Multnomah Falls for the first time since the devastating Eagle Creek fire. Much of the landscape is scarred from the fire. Vegetation has vanished, and tree trunks are charred behind the historic lodge. It's a miracle that the lodge was spared. The fire has … Continue reading Popular hiking trail at Multnomah Falls closed until further notice

Hawaiian Airlines now offers non-stop service from Boston to Honolulu

Featured image: A Hawaiian Airlines A330 jet passes Diamond Head near Honolulu (photo courtesy Hawaiian Airlines) On April 4, the longest regularly scheduled non-stop interstate flight in U.S. history took off from Honolulu to Boston. Passengers who take this 5,095-mile┬ároute on Hawaiian Airlines fly from Logan International Airport to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in … Continue reading Hawaiian Airlines now offers non-stop service from Boston to Honolulu