CLASSICAL

by Bruce Reid

THURSDAY 11/11

SEATTLE SYMPHONY -- After a whiff of the old country, this is a Pops series with a vengeance; first, Adam Stern leads the symphony in Dvorák's Slavonic Dance, Rogers' Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, and Bernstein's Overture to West Side Story. Then Frank Sinatra Jr. takes the stage for some unspecified crooning. Benaroya Hall, Taper Auditorium, Thurs Nov 11, 7:30 pm; Fri Nov 12, 8 pm; Sat Nov 13, 2 pm & 8 pm; and finally (whew!) Sun Nov 14, 2 pm, $15-$52, 215-4747, or www.seattlesymphony.org.


SATURDAY 11/13

CROCKETT STREET BRASS QUINTET -- A busy day for concerts kicks off (alphabetically) with this recital for the most rousing of ensembles. Bach and Dukas for the "traditional" part of the program; Ewazen, C. Luckyth Roberts, and Samuel Scheidt for the "modern." Bethany Lutheran Church, 7400 Woodlawn Ave NE, Sat Nov 13, 8 pm, free, though donations accepted.

CLAIRE GARABEDIAN -- The principal cellist of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra is joined by harpsichordist Susan Jenson, from the Portland Baroque Orchestra, for an evening of (surprise, surprise) Baroque music. Bach, Geminiani, Vivaldi, Boccherini, et al. Queen Anne Christian Church, 1316 Third Ave W, Sat Nov 13, 8 pm, $10 seniors & students/$12 general, 325-7066.

GOVERNOR'S CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES -- What musical profile of Gary Locke's stewardship can be determined by the programming of a reduction of Stravinsky's L'Historie du Soldat for Clarinet, Violin, & Piano; the polite folkisms of Kodaly's String Trio; Dvorák's emotive Piano Quintet Op. 81; and Ginastera's Sonata No. 1 for Piano? Personally, I'd rather have the complete Stravinsky, the rude folkisms of Bartók, and later Ginastera, but I'll leave the conclusions to the politically astute. State Theater, 202 Fourth Ave E, Olympia, Sat Nov 13, 8 pm, $16 students & seniors/$19 general, 360-786-0151.

TACOMA YOUTH SYMPHONY -- A nearly all-French recital -- Dukas' Sorcerer's Apprentice, Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 3 (Organ), and airs from Massenet and Bizet -- but the interest stems from an Italian-American; Menotti's lovely, light The Telephone. Soprano Mia Spencer handles the vocal duties. Rialto Theater, Tacoma, Sat Nov 13, 7:30 pm, $10 balcony seating/ "Free-Will" donation main floor seating, 253-591-5894.


REGIONAL MUSIC

by Pete Savignano


FRIDAY 11/12

SNOOP DOGG -- Rose Garden Arena, Portland

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, SUICIDE MACHINES -- Roseland Theater, Portland

BUZZCOCKS, DOWN BY LAW, LUNACHICKS -- Starfish Room, Vancouver


SATURDAY 11/13

GUSTER, JUMP LITTLE CHILDREN -- Roseland Theater, Portland

ARCHER PREWITT -- Starfish Room, Vancouver


SUNDAY 11/14

ARCHER PREWITT -- Satyricon, Portland

BUZZCOCKS, DOWN BY LAW, LUNACHICKS -- Roseland Theater, Portland

SLIP -- Aladdin Theater, Portland

MATTHEW SWEET -- Starfish Room, Vancouver


MONDAY 11/15

KRISTIN HERSH, BRENDAN PERRY -- Crystal Ballroom, Portland

SHAWN MULLINS -- Aladdin Theater, Portland

GUSTER, JUMP LITTLE CHILDREN -- Starfish Room, Portland

BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY -- Commodore Ballroom, Portland


TUESDAY 11/16

MATTHEW SWEET -- Berbati's Pan, Portland


WEDNESDAY 11/17

PAPERBOYS -- Berbati's Pan, Portland

B.B. KING, CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE -- Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver


RADIO SHOWS

by Pete Savignano


THURSDAY 11/11

TRIANGLE RADIO NETWORK -- Programming focused on the gay, lesbian, bi, and trans community that promises to be "witty, entertaining, informative, and sometimes outrageous." Seven days a week at KBRO 1490 AM.

RADIO1 -- Live broadcasts from RADIO1's website feature Seattle bands and musicians every Tuesday and Thursday. www.giantradio.com, 4 pm.


FRIDAY 11/12

SHAKEN NOT STIRRED -- Broadcast from Outpatient Radio's website, featuring classic swing and heavy metal, plus Seattle's own award-winning comedy show. www.shaken.net, 12 midnight.


SATURDAY 11/13

SPOKEN WORD -- Direct from the Seattle Central Grind, Cristien Storm, Fran Harris, and Jonathan Jay debut work that will make you stop and listen. 87.9 FM, 8 pm.

REGGAE -- Wake up to the sounds of underground reggae every Saturday with host Johnny Horn. KCMU 90.3 FM, 9 am-12 noon.

THE Z-MIX -- Hot new hiphop show hosted by Sly and Myzta J features national, regional, and local hiphop artists every Thursday through Saturday. KRIZ 1420 AM and KYIZ 1620 AM, 7 pm-12 midnight.

THE LIVE ROOM -- Host Abe Beeson treats you to local and national indie acts playing live sets with some interviews. KCMU 90.3 FM, 8-9 pm.

SONARCHY RADIO -- A live broadcast mixed and produced by Jack Straw's Doug Haire. Tonight explores Burning Man 1999: "Location recordings from the desert floor," featuring the DJ sound systems and contorted theater of 23,000 participants. KCMU 90.3 FM, 11 pm-midnight.


SUNDAY 11/14

NO ROOM FOR SQUARES -- Host Aric Effron plays a wide variety of modern jazz from the '50s and '60s with a special focus on the Blue Note recording label. 90.1 FM and www.webradio.com/kups, 3 pm-4 pm.

ON THE EDGE -- Edge host Paul Aleinkoff brings you electronic, industrial, and gothic music every Sunday. KNHC 89.5 FM, 6 pm-midnight; also real-time at www.c895fm.com.


WEDNESDAY 11/17

COLLABORATIONS -- Poetry and folk music mix it up with Chris Chandler's verse, accompanied by the Austin Lounge Lizards, Trout Fishing in America, Martin Sexton, and more. KUOW 94.9 FM, 9:30 pm.

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