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Saturday, October 5 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Songwriting as Storytelling

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Songwriting covers such a wide spectrum of styles and purpose, but many of them share the intention of storytelling.  This panel draws from three very different song traditions.

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Lewi Longmire

Bio:Lewi Longmire has built a reputation as Portland's multi-instrumentalist "go to guy." In the years since relocating to Portland from Albuquerque, New Mexico, he's been included on shows and recordings by many of the Northwest's finest bands and songwriters. He's played with national... Read More →

Songwriters
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Casey Neill

Bio:Casey Neill's career has always walked the line between lyrical song craft and ferocious live shows. He is a songwriter and bandleader from Portland, Oregon with a sound that explores haunting ballads, high-octane folk punk, and Scots/Irish melody. Neill's latest record... Read More →
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Kevin Emerson

Bio:Kevin is the author of eleven middle grade and YA novels, including THE ATLANTEANS series, THE FELLOWSHIP FOR ALIEN DETECTION, the OLIVER NOCTURNE series and CARLOS IS GONNA GET IT. He is also a guitarist/singer/drummer, and his current project is THE BOARD OF EDUCATION... Read More →
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Mark LaPierre

Bio:Off Broadway: reading of Heart Beatings at the York Theatre.  Off-Off Broadway: Zombie Strippers, Bitterella, Grimm Late Night, and Pinokenstein.  Los Angeles: Out of Hand.  His children's works have toured the United States for over 14 years.  His commissioned two-woman... Read More →
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Mic Crenshaw

Bio: Born on the Southside of Chicago, and raised both there and in Minneapolis, Mic Crenshaw is a world class MC and poet now emerging on the national - and international stage. As a youth, Mic was embroiled in the violent streets of Minneapolis, leading groups to physically... Read More →
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Tanya Donnelly

Bio:Tanya Donelly is a Boston-based singer songwriter and guitarist, and founding member of Throwing Muses and The Breeders.  She was also the singer and songwriter in the twice Grammy-nominated band Belly in the early 1990s. In the late 1990s, she became a solo artist... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ear Trumpet Labs Stage OCC, E-141

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