by Jason Pagano
SEATTLE SYMPHONY--Continuing the Music of Our Time series with works by Dan Welcher, Aaron Jay Kernis, Roger Briggs, David Schiff, and Robert Crane. Pre-concert "Meet the Composer" session with Janice Giteck begins at 6:30 pm. Benaroya Hall, 200 University, 215-4747, 7:30 pm, $18.
TINA CHANCEY & WEBB WIGGINS--Baroque music for pardessus de viole and harpsichord by Jean-Marie Leclair, Francois Couperin, and Louis Balbastre. Queen Anne Christian Church, 1316 Third Ave W, 329-2774, 8 pm, $12.
UW CHORUS--Beethoven's Missa Solemnis in D, Op. 123. Conducted by Abraham Kaplan. Meany Theater, UW campus, 543-4880, 8 pm, $5-$8.
HESPERION XXI--Grammy™-nominated Hesperion XXI performs "Paradise Lost: Music of the Sephardic Jews from 13th-century Spain and Beyond." Directed by Jordi Savall. Sponsored by the Early Music Guild. Attended by die-hard fans of obscure Iberian music. Town Hall, Eighth and Seneca, 325-7066, 8 pm, $27.
TACOMA YOUTH SYMPHONY--Program includes Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and Robert Schumann's Concertstuck for Four Horns and Orchestra. Rialto Theater, Tacoma, 253-591-5894, 7:30 pm, $10.
LESLIE STRATTON NORRIS--Principal harpist of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in Dayton, Ohio performs classical and sacred works. First Presbyterian, 1013 Eighth Ave, 624-0644, 2 pm, free.
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC--Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Ravel's Ma Mére L'Oye and a pair of Symphony No. 7s by Beethoven and Sibelius. Benaroya Hall, 200 University, 215-4747, 7:30 pm, $TK.
by Jason Pagano
THE MORNING SHOW--John Richards hosts the first of a series of live remote broadcasts, this one from 15th Avenue's recently opened, independently owned coffee house, Victrola (411 15th Ave E). KCMU 90.3 FM, 6 am.
*ALTERNATIVE RADIO--Naomi Klein, author of No Logo, discusses corporations and the economic necessity of cultivating brand loyalty, as well as the growing movement of resistance in the face of an increasingly trademarked daily existence. Required listening in a city whose lifeless downtown "retail core" is dominated by multiple-story billboards, and the current street-level poster ban is lamely defended by the City Attorney as protection from increased corporate advertisement. KUOW 94.9 FM, 3 pm.
THE LIVE ROOM--Sixty minutes of live, in-studio "twang rock," courtesy of Evangeline. Hosted by Abe Beeson. KCMU 90.3 FM, 8 pm.
SOUNDTRACK CINEMA--In honor of the approaching Academy Awards, this week's program is entirely dedicated to the Oscar-winning music of the ubiquitous John L. Williams, including the scores to Jaws, Star Wars, and E.T. KING 98.1 FM, 10 pm.
*SONARCHY--An hour of electronic music by Model 563, created entirely on lo-fi, analog instruments by Hallicrafter and Heathkit, among others. Produced and mixed by Doug Haire for Jack Straw Productions. KCMU 90.3 FM, 11 pm.
EXPANSIONS--While you're watching The Simpsons, DJ Riz, Kid Hops, and Masa are busy spinning two hours of electric dance grooves. KCMU 90.3 FM, 8 pm.
MAKING CONTACT--"Digging for Profits: Impacts of Large-Scale Mining," examining the harmful cultural and ecological impact of industrial mining projects around the globe, from displacement of native populations to toxic chemical runoff to the digging of humongous pits in the face of the Earth so we can have diamond tennis bracelets. KBCS 91.3 FM, 9:30 pm.
OUT OF TOWN
STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS: Thurs March 8, Richard's on Richards, Vancouver, BC; Sat March 10, Berbati's Pan, Portland
OZOMATLI: Thurs March 8, Berbati's Pan, Portland
CAUSTIC RESIN, BLACK KALI MA: Fri March 9, Cobalt Lounge, Portland
KENNY ROGERS: Sat March 10, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
STEVE EARLE, STACEY EARLE: Sun March 11, Crystal Ballroom, Portland
LEE SCRATCH PERRY: Mon March 12, Sonar, Vancouver, BC
SHAGGY: Mon March 12, Roseland Theater, Portland
NELLY FURTADO: Mon March 12, Aladdin Theatre, Portland
RICHARD THOMPSON: Tues March 13, Roseland Theater, Portland
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