Ave atque Vale

Last year, when I first put out the call for someone to portray the ghost in a site-specific multimedia narrative rock ‘n’ roll ghost story, I had no idea what to expect when my friend Nathan referred me to dancer and movement artist Lillian Rossetti. Over a handful of meetings and rehearsals, Lillian brought the character to life out of my imagination, through bits of song and emotion, a spooky Irish folktale, and a psychologist’s account of the stages Read more »

Vampire’s Masquerade Ball: Night One

Myrrh Larsen and band are honored to have been invited to play Night One of this year’s Vampire’s Masquerade Ball. For this one night only they will be joined one last time by acclaimed Butoh dancer Lillian Rossetti to reprise portions of their recent sold-out multimedia ghost story, “Softly, She Came,” with a macabre new twist. Opening the show Friday night at Dante’s is world-renowned violinist Paul Mercer, with special guests, and headlining is Portland’s star-studded tribute to The Read more »

Myrrh Larsen song to be featured in new indie film

The new independent film “Breaking Shadows,” directed by Kevin Statler of Boise, ID, includes a track from Myrrh Larsen – our second indie film placement this year! The film, a noir set in the Pacific Northwest, debuts in the fall of 2012 at several festivals. We’ll post more information here as it’s announced!