Last seen

Sunday and Monday, May 25 and 26, 2014  An album is recorded with Sean Flora

This is true!

Monday, March 31, 2014  Jade Lounge  Bergerette with The Waking Guild

The tradition known as the Love-In is revived.

Friday, March 7, 2014   Faux Museum       A Cakewalk. With DJ Dairy

Bergerette conjures spirits, transforming ancient mammals into modern humans.

favorite 2


Angels and Dennis


Stella Pentimenti

Wednesday, February 12, 2014   Private panties party! Other underthings too.

Bergerette thought she would receive free panties just for showing up. That’s why she wasn’t wearing any.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014   Cameo at Maurice

Wednesday, February 5, 2014   Intoxicating lingerie and eyewear event.

Saturday, January 18, 2013   Private reception

Saturday, January 11, 2014   Secret Society   Bergerette with Three for Silver and Will Kimbrough

Sunday, December 15, 2013  Private birthday party

Sunday, December 1, 2013   Private winter party

Tuesday, November 5, 2013   Holocene   Planned Parenthood Benefit

Sexy Tuesdays Masque Event 128

Thursday, October 31, 2013  Secret Halloween Show

Saturday, September 12, 2013   The Waypost    Bergerette with Woodwinds

Sunday, September 6, 2013   The Waypost   Classical Revolution PDX

Thursday, October 3, 2013    Din Din    The Late Now

Monday, September 16, 2013    On the street harmonic action: Union Way

Friday, September 13, 2013    Performance at most divine private event. Lace is present.

Monday, August 5, 2013       Nostrana     Big Pink Breast Cancer Benefit

Gracious setting of exquisite food, the prettiest and most supple of wines, the finest company, and yours truly (the royal we) singing.  Proceeds are for OHSU’s breast cancer research center. All breasts present feel very honored.

Weekend of July 20th, 2013          Giant excessive party with Pats Reclined!

Highlight: Pat and Viva’s voices dazzle a cherub in sneakers by the campfire.

Sunday, July 7th, 2013  Classical Revolution jam!     The Waypost

Saturday, June 22, 2013     Star Theatre    Classical Revolution Summer Showcase





Friday, June 21, 2013    Jade Lounge


Saturday, June 15, 2013    Ides of June at … Illuminations

Sneaky preview of Christopher Corbell’s new setting of Baudelaire’s Hymne.

Sunday, June 2, 2013     Classical Revolution    The Waypost

Bergerette falls back into the loving embrace of the chanson.

March 21 until the end of May, 2013:      Pat and Viva go to Europe on fascinating trips, one after the other. Stella travels through the windmills of your mind.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Benefit for Friends of Chamber Music: Dinner with Friends at Milwaukie Kitchen and Wine, 6:30.

Sold out! (But then the Chef called in sick!–a tradition that is still practiced in France, though obsolete in the United States.)

Sunday, March 17, 2013    Truth or Fiction   Funhouse

Bergerette makes off with a few hapless intellectuals.

Thursday, March 14, 2013   Someday Lounge

Bergerette joins the illustrious farewell party for the Someday Lounge and cries tears.

Monday, March 11, 2012  Cameo at Pix Patisserie

Thursday, March 7, 2013      Jade Lounge  with Kevin Wells

(Photo by Scooter!)


Sunday, March 3, 2013   Classical Revolution

Bergerette’s debut performance of Tristesses de la lune, a an art song setting of the Baudelaire poem by local composer Christopher Corbell.

Sunday, February 3, 2013      Another Classical Revolution!   The Waypost

A lecture-demonstration on three phases of ecstasy.


P.S. Classical Revolution photos are by Gary Stallenworth. Watch for the naked ones. Coming soon!

Sunday, January 6, 2013      The Waypost     Bergerette partakes of Classical Revolution PDX

…and falls under the spell of a musician there. Submit the correct name of Bergerette’s new pet before February 14 and win the favorite brassiere of the smitten one. Email:


Friday, December 12, 2012       Party thrown by the nicest people, T and J, at their house with the dreamy fishtank.

May this Winter Solstice bring peace to you. And also to you, you, you, you, you and you.

Friday, November 30, 2012         Jade Lounge: Bergerette opens for the extremely delicious little hexes

(There was no opportunity to take photographs after the police arrived. )

November 6, 2012  Election Night!         Portland Art Museum

Thanks to all of you adorable voters.

photograph above by mizconnell

Sunday, October 14, 2012        Vie de Boheme in the early evening

berge vie de boheme sign oct 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012    Music Millennium in the late afternoon

mus mill silly postures oct 2012

Sunday photos by Tim Lisac

Saturday, October 13, 2012       Star Theatre     with Larold Will and LCW

bergerette starry eyes oct 13 201

Sunday, September 30, 2012      Little show at the lovely house of a lovely composer

Saturday, September 29, 2012      Cameo in the tower

Friday, September 28, 2012      Cameo at party thrown by a someone handsome

Friday, September 21,2012       Artichoke Music    Richard Colombo’s Friday Night Coffeehouse

Monday, September 17, 2012     Eugenio’s with Buzz Holland

A wild time.

Saturday, August 11, 2012    Cameo at Ariste’s

A cake-flavored situation. Very tasty.

ariste and berge summer 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012    Valentine’s with Myrrh Larsen and Jake Ray

Bergerette releases Beguiled and finds all the guests beguiling. She then goes outside for air, which she finds freshest next to a brick wall.

berge with myrrh and kim background valentines aug 2012

berge in love brick wall valentines aug 2012 - Version 2


Monday, August 6, 2012  Eugenio’s with Buzz Holland

A jovial and racy time.

Monday, July 30, 2012  Eugenio’s with Buzz Holland

Wild, outrageous. Racy fun. Too much dancing and merrymaking. An almost nude time.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012   Cameo at Eugenio’s

Tuesday, June 19,  2012   Someday Lounge    Incubator

Monday, May 14, 2012   Musical cameo at Three Friends Coffeehouse

Bergerette realizes after this that perhaps poets don’t want sung poetry at their jams. Walt Curtis remains open-minded, however.

Monday, April 9, 2012     Musical cameo at Three Friends Coffeehouse

Saturday, February 11, 2012    Polyphonic visit to a friend in rehab. (Not that kind of rehab.)

Tuesday, January 17, 2012    Someday Lounge   Incubator

After singing a handful of songs at the ever-fresh Incubator, Bergerette goes outside to capture snowflakes on her tongue.

Monday, January 2, 2012    The Jade Lounge    Cover Songs Super Spectacular

Bergerette sings a few cover songs from 700 years ago and the whole crowd sings along. (Nerds.)

Sunday, December 12, 2010  Racoon Lodge

Descended from the clouds, and somehow covered with sea foam, Bergerette materializes into this bleak, besotted world. The world then turns rosy.

mary's party 2010 - Version 2