Renée Zangara

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Tue, 09/14/2021 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
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Aurora Josephson chats with Renée Zangara

On Tuesday, Sept 14, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Aurora Josephson chats with Renée Zangara in her studio about working during the pandemic, her new animal Oracle, and, "Joyful Broadcasting."


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Aurora Josephson is a musician and visual artist who currently resides in Portland, Oregon. Building on the foundation of operatic training and a BA and an MFA in Music Performance from Mills College, she has forged a bold vocal style that is uniquely her own. To unleash the limitless range of sonic possibilities in the voice, Josephson employs a variety of extended and unconventional techniques drawn from the worlds of contemporary composition, improvisation, and rock. She has performed and recorded with Alvin Curran, Gianni Gebbia, Henry Kaiser, Joelle Leandre and William Winant, and musical groups Big City Orchestrae, Flying Luttenbachers, The Molecules, ROVA Saxophone Quartet, T.D. Skatchitband and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

Renée Zangara

Renée Zangara is an artist from Portland, Oregon and is an active member of the regional art community. She is a member of Nine Gallery in Portland, Oregon. Renée's work has been exhibited nationally and is in private and public collections, including the Portland Art Museum, Rood Family Pavilion, Regional Arts & Culture Council's Visual Chronicle, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Oregon State University's College of Agricultural Sciences, the Swedish Medical Center Foundation in Seattle, Washington, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.


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Joseph Gallivan has been a reporter since 1990. He has covered music for the London Independent, Technology for the New York Post, and arts and culture for the Portland Tribune, where he is currently the Business Reporter. He is the author of two novels, "Oi, Ref!" and "England All Over" which are available on



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