The all-female string quartet Mousai Remix is dedicated to bringing classical music to the people. Proceeds from their concerts often go towards musical education nonprofits around Portland. 

The all-female string quartet Mousai Remix is dedicated to bringing classical music to the people. Proceeds from their concerts often go towards musical education nonprofits around Portland. 

Steve Neighorn

 

  

  • As hotter and drier summers become more common, communities at risk of wildfire are thinking about longterm solutions. The city of Ashland, Oregon, is considering changing building codes to make new construction more fire-resilient. We speak to Chris Chambers, the wildfire division chief of Ashland Fire & Rescue, about the future of wildfire prevention in Ashland.

 

  

  • A ruling last week could restrict access to some public records in Oregon. Judge Henry C. Breithaupt said in his letter of opinion that he did not consider a city commissioner’s notebook to be a public record because the commissioner herself is not a “public body.” We hear from Oregon public records advocate Ginger McCall about why she considers this ruling to be “an outlier” that will almost certainly be challenged in an appeal.

 

  

  • The quartet mousai REMIX has chosen to feature the work of non-white classical composers. We listen back to a conversation and performance with Jennifer Arnold (Viola), Marilyn de Oliveira (Cello), Emily Cole (Violin), and Shin-young Kwon (Violin).

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