Local Music

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standard The Intoxicating DIY of The Moonshine

Thursday, April 24th, Portland and Bellingham, Washington music meet at The Doug Fir. The Moonshine can be old-timey and modern! while Polecat pushes their folk boundries to new and undiscovered territory.

Hot Tea Cold

standard #LaLa: Hot Tea Cold Serves Cool Funk

This Wednesday, April 23, #LaLa (Love a Local Artist) brings in Hot Tea Cold to showcase songs from their new album. #LaLa (Love a Local Artist) Wednesday, April 23, 9 p.m. Gemini Bar & Grill 456 N State Street Lake [...]

edgefield concerts

standard Edgefield Concerts on the Lawn

McMenamins Edgefield kicks off its Summer Concerts on the Lawn series on June 22 with Sarah McLachlan. Tickets are on sale now and the Ray Lamontagne show in August is already sold out.  Snag your tickets before it’s too late.

Aisle of View

standard PDX Spotlight Shines on Local Music

In Cooperation with Mike Thrasher Presents – PDX Spotlight and Portland Radio Project present Aisle of View with No More Parachutes, Natural Remedy and Donevan Karr on Friday, April 25th at the Hawthorne Longe! Aisle of View Interview Donevan Karr [...]

Local News

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image Greens Get Fierce

Maybe you’ve heard of the film, “A Fierce Green Fire,” billed as the “first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement from the 1960s through 2009 – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.” Directed and [...]

earth-day

standard Time to Honor Mother Nature

The first Earth Day, back in 1970, may have been just a token nod to Mother Nature for some but over four decades later it has become a worldwide celebration. The actual Earth day is April 22nd, but here in [...]

Ian Jackson

standard Teenagers Are People Too

Hey, can we stop treating teenagers like they’re nuts, dishonest, or predatory? Where did this COME from? I’ve taught a lot of middle and high school kids here in the Portland metro area and this seems to be one of [...]

Ecotrust

standard Fresh Thinking with Ecotrust

We’ve all been in buildings that seem to have a certain vibe, a soul even — places like the Bagdad Theater or Pittock Mansion come to mind. Another is a former warehouse located in the Pearl District that today is [...]

Community Voices

Ecotrust

standard Fresh Thinking with Ecotrust

We’ve all been in buildings that seem to have a certain vibe, a soul even — places like the Bagdad Theater or Pittock Mansion come to mind. Another is a former warehouse located in the Pearl District that today is [...]

Boffer

standard What up Boffer?

Call it unique. Call it therapy. Call it weird. Call it fun. Call it a nearly perfect way for someone diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Difference to spend a couple of hours. Jonathan Chase, a 30-year-old Portland Autism Activist, is [...]

Tobi Burch

standard April and Autism: Awareness Month Continues

According to a 2014 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of 2010 – Autism affects an estimated 1 in every 68 children in the United States. That’s a 30 percent increase from 2008. Autism remains the [...]

Lifestyle

palcohol

standard Powdered Alcohol Creating Quite A Stir

This gives a whole new meaning to the term”dry drunk.” Were you one of the many who got excited when you heard about Palcohol, the powdered liquor that was supposedly approved by the federal government? Well, don’t pour yourself a [...]

fierce-fire

image Greens Get Fierce

Maybe you’ve heard of the film, “A Fierce Green Fire,” billed as the “first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement from the 1960s through 2009 – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.” Directed and [...]

SOAR Sisters

standard SOARing Monday at The Newmark Theater

In case you missed PRP’s coverage of the two dancing sisters, Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd, and their compelling personal and creative relationship – we’re reposting here. Since our story, other media outlets in PDX have started paying attention too. [...]

Kepler-186f

standard Has Earth’s Cousin Finally Been Found?

The next time you find yourself staring up into the star-lit sky keep an eye out for Kepler-186f. According to NASA, the planet qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life. They don’t know if it has [...]