Friday, March 20, 2009
24/7: Marking 7 Years of War with 24 Concerts in 24 Hours
Thanks to David Abel for passing this on: 24/7: Marking 7 Years of War with 24 Concerts in 24 Hours March 21, 7:00 pm through March 22, 7:00 pm Weiden & Kennedy Atrium 224 NW 13th Avenue Portland Each concert begins on the hour. All ages welcome. Free. Schedule can be downloaded at http://radio.wk.com By mid-March, the United States will have been at war in Afghanistan and Iraq for over seven years. To mark this important, if tragic, anniversary, over 150 of the Portland area's best classical, contemporary, and world musicians, gathered by Bill Crane and Thomas Lauderdale, are uniting to make a giant musical gift to the city and beyond. 24/7 is a series of 24 dramatic concerts, each starting upon the hour, beginning 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21, and continuing to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, March 22, in the Weiden & Kenndy Atrium.