Alialujah Choir at theSou’wester Lodge
Location: Beach Access Road (38th Place), P.O. Box 102, Seaview, WA 98644
The Alialujah Choir is a rotating collection of collaborators including the Portland Cello Project, but it’s core is the trio of Adam Shearer and Alia Farah of Wienland, and Adam Selzer (Norfolk & Wester) founder of the Type Foundry Recording Studio in Portland.
The Sou’wester’s blog page says:
The group was founded after coming together to create a song for OPB’s Live Wire! Radio Show’s “Dearly Departed” benefit album. The band has gone on to record its debut album released by Jealous Butcher Records and garner international awards for the video and song, ‘A House, A Home,’ directed by Mark Smith.
They’ve only played publicly ten times in three years so this is a very cool deal.
Making the weekend even more unique, it’s a “Spartan Only Rally;” yes, it’s the first time Spartan owners have held a rally exclusively for this brand of trailers. Spartans were built by the Spartan Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1960.
Organizers had hoped to bring the first Spartan to ever roll off the assembly line, “The Silver Queen.” Late word from Don Denning, who’s leading the rally, is that the Queen won’t make it to this gathering.
You can see these vintage trailers up close Saturday from 10 to 4. Look for the “Open” signs.
Music and lectures are free at The Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview, Washington.
Contact Don Denning, rally coordinator, by email at email@example.com
An avid vintage trailer enthusiast, Don owns two Spartans and has a deep appreciation for the history, design, and overall first rate quality of these trailer-coaches.
To reserve a room or a trailer at The Sou’Wester:
The Sou’Wester Lodge
3728 J Place
Seaview WA, 98644
I need to go to the coast!
Very haunting video, eh? Based on the life of a Dr. Hawthorne who was a California Senator who moved to Oregon and headed the State Home for the Insane. He is buried in Portland’s historic Lone Fir Cemetary off SE Morrison. But that’s another story for another day.