• Portable Man: Del Goldfarb

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    The opposite of a material man, Del Goldfarb is a portable man. “If you’re not too attached to material things, you’re more portable. It helps you to travel.” Goldfarb’s song, “Portable Man,” got its name when his then three-year-old daughter [...]

  • Tasty Tuesday, Oct 21, Gaufre Gourmet

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    You know you’re serious about makin’ waffles when you import your pearlized sugar all the way from Belgium. That, and you’ve got a waffle press that weighs a hundred pounds. This is the kind of dedication and attention to detail [...]

  • Portland Playhouse

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    This past weekend, Aaron and I had the opportunity to chat with Brian Weaver, artistic director of Portland Playhouse on Trixie Pop. The theatre offers clever, thought provoking productions in a creative space:  a former church located in inner northeast [...]

Local Music

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audio Portable Man: Del Goldfarb

The opposite of a material man, Del Goldfarb is a portable man. “If you’re not too attached to material things, you’re more portable. It helps you to travel.” Goldfarb’s song, “Portable Man,” got its name when his then three-year-old daughter [...]

PRP.FM launch concert at the Star Theater Oct. 18, 2013. Photo: Robert Parish

video It’s Our 1st Birthday. Thank You!

Exactly one year ago a ragtag band of radio lovers stepped onto the media stage with dreams of creating a sustainable music station closely linked to Portland, expressing home-grown tastes and values, and staying in touch with the local community. [...]

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standard Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble

Portland Radio Project served as the sponsor for the screening of Strictly Sacred:  The Story of Girl Trouble. The film screened at this year’s Reel Music Festival presented by NW Film Center.       The documentary is about Tacoma band, Girl Trouble, who has [...]

SHOWfix

image Living Legends Pack the Aladdin

Concertgoers got a history lesson along with their music last night at the sold-out Aladdin Theater. The banter from two musical giants was as educational as it was comedic, when David Grisman (“The Dawg”) and Del McCoury, took the stage. As two of the [...]

Local News

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image Can XOs Save the World?

Can hugs and kisses save the world? Hands to Hearts International thinks so. Through its caregiver training program in six countries, the Portland-based nonprofit improves the health and development of vulnerable children (ages 0-3) globally by training caregivers in  early [...]

SUSAN SZENASY

audio Design Week Portland 2014

Anyone who is interested in design knows that it is Design Week in Portland. But what does design mean? And, how does it affect our lives? According to Merriam Webster Online, design means: “to create, fashion, execute, or construct according [...]

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standard Wisdom and Understanding

Wisdom of the Elders, a Portland-based non-profit organization, records and preserves traditional cultural values, oral histories and other messages of guidance in hopes of regenerating the greatness of culture among current and future generations of native peoples.

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image Documentary Weekend is Here!

So you want to be in pictures? Documentary weekend is here. (Postponed during summer, the event has been rescheduled: Friday and Saturday, September 26-27, 2014.) NedSpace Morrison, one of Portland’s collaborative work spaces, is bringing people with no experience whatsoever [...]

Community Voices

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image Can XOs Save the World?

Can hugs and kisses save the world? Hands to Hearts International thinks so. Through its caregiver training program in six countries, the Portland-based nonprofit improves the health and development of vulnerable children (ages 0-3) globally by training caregivers in  early [...]

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standard Wisdom and Understanding

Wisdom of the Elders, a Portland-based non-profit organization, records and preserves traditional cultural values, oral histories and other messages of guidance in hopes of regenerating the greatness of culture among current and future generations of native peoples.

Friends of Dreams

image Friends of Dreams

The popularity of youth baseball and softball in Portland has been on the decline for the past several years. Friends of Baseball, a local non-profit organization, is working to change that. Founded by a father and son team – Keenan [...]

Returning Veterans Project

image The Returning Veterans Project

Wars don’t end when the warriors come home. As we continue this week’s Community Voices we’ll hear the story of one woman’s experiences during and after her time in Afghanistan. We’ll also find out how she’s working through the fallout [...]

Lifestyle

Gaufre Gourmet Waffle

audio Tasty Tuesday, Oct 21, Gaufre Gourmet

You know you’re serious about makin’ waffles when you import your pearlized sugar all the way from Belgium. That, and you’ve got a waffle press that weighs a hundred pounds. This is the kind of dedication and attention to detail [...]

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standard Portland Playhouse

This past weekend, Aaron and I had the opportunity to chat with Brian Weaver, artistic director of Portland Playhouse on Trixie Pop. The theatre offers clever, thought provoking productions in a creative space:  a former church located in inner northeast [...]

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standard Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble

Portland Radio Project served as the sponsor for the screening of Strictly Sacred:  The Story of Girl Trouble. The film screened at this year’s Reel Music Festival presented by NW Film Center.       The documentary is about Tacoma band, Girl Trouble, who has [...]

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The 2014/2015 season of BodyVox’s gruesome goodness starts on October 23 with the presentation of BloodyVox – Nightmare on Northrup. “Screaming with mirth and terrible beauty, Nightmare on Northrup is a wickedly entertaining tribute to BodyVox’s favorite time of year. [...]