Anaïs Mitchell Sings “If Moon Was Cookie”

Tweet I’ve been a big fan of Anaïs Mitchell for quite a while now. She recently did three shows in the Pacific Northwest as a special guest of the Portland Cello Project. Apparently they learned the Sesame Street song “If Moon Was Cookie” because they thought PBS was going to be taping them. PBS postponed, […]

Update! Rachel Ries and Anaïs Mitchell on Lyrical Venus Radio Too!

Tweet Well, here I go double posting on one day again, but I’m doing a bit of last minute scrambling to schedule an interview with Rachel and Anaïs. They won’t be together on Tuesday so we’re not sure if they’ll be able to do a 3-way call or if they will call in separately. But […]

Rachel Ries and Anaïs Mitchell Duo Project: "Country EP"

Tweet I’d like to introduce you to Rachel Ries and Anaïs Mitchell. I’ve mentioned them in passing a few times on this blog but especially in Rachel’s case never really properly which is a shame and quite selfish of me honestly. So without further ado, here they be: Now imagine them singing to you… Yes, […]

Highlights from Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown

Tweet I’ve been hearing about Anaïs Mitchell’s folk opera Hadestown in bits and pieces for quite a while now – starting from the last time she came to Cafe Paradiso and then in subsequent email and website updates. Folk music, theatre AND a reworked myth (Orpheus) all in one? Sounds like my kind of heaven, […]

People Look Around – Catie Curtis’ Song for New Orleans

Tweet It’s been two years since Hurricane Katrina broke through the levees in New Orleans.Catie Curtis’ song People Look Around was meant to raise awareness for the situation – looks like we still need it. You can download a karaoke version on Catie’s site if you want to get out there and sing it too! […]