Variations on Alban Berg’s “Lulu” Part 3 of 3

Spotlighting different performances of the greatest opera of the 20th century. Our three part presentation of variations on Alban Berg’s Lulu feature our special co-host, Ron “Baby Boy” Smith, whom, for my money, may be the single greatest source of knowledge in the State of Oregon concerning this topic, and we are grateful for all of […]



Variations on Alban Berg’s “Lulu” Part 2 of 3

Spotlighting different performances of the greatest opera of the 20th century. Our three part presentation of variations on Alban Berg’s Lulu feature our special co-host, Ron “Baby Boy” Smith, whom, for my money, may be the single greatest source of knowledge in the State of Oregon concerning this topic, and we are grateful for all of […]



Variations on Alban Berg’s “Lulu” Part 1 of 3

Spotlighting different performances of the greatest opera of the 20th century. Our three part presentation of variations on Alban Berg’s Lulu feature our special co-host, Ron “Baby Boy” Smith, whom, for my money, may be the single greatest source of knowledge in the State of Oregon concerning this topic, and we are grateful for all of […]



What is usually missing are Lesbians

Why they did what they did is not for me to answer. But I am so glad they did it. Some quick notes about a conversation I had this week about the early years of AIDS Crisis. And yes, the video at the end is very intentional.    I was asked some questions earlier today […]



Styx 1972-1983 (60 mins. of music)

Follow them from indie rock status to the Number One group in the U.S. “Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try.” – Dennis DeYoung In 1981, the pollsters at Gallup decided to attempt to find out who was the favorite rock band in the United States. Basing their decision on […]



Lady Gaga (60 mins. of music)

The first decade of one of the most provocative and exciting artists of recent memory. “If you don’t have any shadows, you’re not in the light.” – Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known to all of us as Lady Gaga, is a native New Yorker and one of the most recognizable and provocative […]



Finishing Up Lulu

The 20th century's greatest opera had a set of tragedies all its own just getting performed. Welcome back one and all. Did the live interview with commentary, history, synopsis and detailed scene information with Ronald “Baby Boy” Smith last night until just before midnight for the three part Alban Berg Lulu show for Oregon Leather […]