Walla Walla

Music + Culture
11:52 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Musicians, Critics, Composers: Walla Walla’s Bauer Sisters

Credit marionandemiliefrancesbauer.com

  Susan Pickett’s Marion and Emilie Frances Bauer: From the Wild West to American Musical Modernism delivers exactly what the title suggests: adventures of two women in an exciting era of classical music. It follows them from their beginnings in Walla Walla, through European adventures, lives as musicians, critics, composers - and, for Marion – a career as a music teacher in New York City.

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Pioneer Park Aviary
6:23 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Why Walla Walla’s Pioneer Park Aviary Could Close By End Of August

A Mandarin Duck at the Pioneer Park Aviary. Ducks like these sometimes live inside the damaged enclosure.
Credit Joanna Lanning / Friends of Pioneer Park Aviary

Walla Walla’s Pioneer Park is known not for its trees or pond, but for its birds - dozens of them in cages or in large pond enclosures. For more than 30 years, it’s held a collection of peacocks, ducks, pheasants, and more. Now there’s a chance it could close at the end of August.

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