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Cascade Singers invite public to "Hummm" along

 

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WAY BACK WHEN: Article and photo for a musical comedy at Vogt Opera House, The Dalles Optimist Oct. 12, 1911. Members of Cascade Singers will present the theme song from "The Sweetest Girl" among other music heard at the Vogt. Concert is Saturday, Sept. 17, 2 p.m. at the Morin Printing building as part of the Hummm Exhibit's final weekend.

Members of Cascade Singers recorded the "hum" background for the Hummm exhibit early in the summer, a show currently in its last days at the Morin Printing building, part of the historic Vogt Opera House at 308 Washington St., The Dalles. The Singers will be back to celebrate the last weekend of the exhibit's run Saturday, Sept. 17.

Music heard at the Opera House between 1888 and 1916 has been echoing in the second floor exhibit space since early July, accompanying an imaginative display created by Portland artist Midori Hirose combining sounds with photos of native plants and found objects.

The exhibit and the closing concert are free and open to the public. Exhibit hours are noon to 5 p...



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