Word around the local music watercooler is that Alicia J. Rose, a longtime fixture of Portland's booking community, has left Mississippi Studios. As you might remember Rose departed the Doug Fir booking bunker to head north and take over the reins as the "Talent Procurement Specialist" at the relaunched/remodeled Mississippi Studios in 2009.

To read more details and a statement from Rose, head on over to End Hits.