• Nu Shooz Redux

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    As Valerie Day and John Smith put it, “What a long, strange, beautiful trip it’s been.” Since 1979, it’s been about staying open to possibility and following their hearts. We met up at Terry Currier’s wildly and wonderfully  crammed-to-the-rafters back [...]

  • Tasty Tuesday, Sep 30, Caspian Kabob

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    It is the journey and not the destination that does the most to define us. Iran to New York to the Rose City is the journey that Victor Darchini took while following the love of his life. In 2013 Victor moved to [...]

  • Tim Snider: Serving the Song

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    Tim is a transplant from………well everywhere. But Portland is so a touchstone. He’s traveled a lot this year, from California, to the UK, Scotland and most importantly to Brazil which influenced his newest project in an amazing and deep, unexpected [...]

Local Music

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standard Nu Shooz Redux

As Valerie Day and John Smith put it, “What a long, strange, beautiful trip it’s been.” Since 1979, it’s been about staying open to possibility and following their hearts. We met up at Terry Currier’s wildly and wonderfully  crammed-to-the-rafters back [...]

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standard Tim Snider: Serving the Song

Tim is a transplant from………well everywhere. But Portland is so a touchstone. He’s traveled a lot this year, from California, to the UK, Scotland and most importantly to Brazil which influenced his newest project in an amazing and deep, unexpected [...]

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE

audio Dave Rawlings Machine: A Class Act

If you missed Dave Rawlings Machine  Saturday night at Eugene’s historic McDonald Theater, you missed a first-rate show. You’ve never seen quite so much talent on one stage, as the tour lineup includes Rawlings, Gillian Welch, former Old Crow Medicine Show [...]

Photo: Kai Hayashi

image Artists Need Secret Knowledge

Musicians and other artists may have tremendous creative talent, but they may need secret knowledge to become successful – or even financially stable. Arts education visionary Noah Kleiman wants to change that. He’s launching a new nonprofit, Secret Knowledge, to [...]

Local News

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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 [...]

GRAPES

audio Earliest Glimmer of Oregon Pinot Panache

[UPDATED: SEP 23 2014. Added podcast of interview with Dyson DeMara] A marker will be placed today at the very first Pinot Noir vineyard in Oregon – the earliest glimmer of Oregon’s commercially successful wine industry. The marker, designated by [...]

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audio Tasty Tuesday: Karel Vitek of Tabor

“I did not want to be buried, and I smelled opportunity,” said Karel Vitek, owner of the food cart “Tabor,” when asked why he left what was then Czechoslovakia to emigrate to the United States. After time in New York City [...]

Friends of Dreams

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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 [...]

Community Voices

Friends of Dreams

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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

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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 [...]

Aaron Nigel Smith

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Aaron Nigel Smith is a Portland-based musician on a mission. His “call to action” is inspiring kids, adults and families to sing, dance and play together.

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audio Tasty Tuesday, Sep 30, Caspian Kabob

It is the journey and not the destination that does the most to define us. Iran to New York to the Rose City is the journey that Victor Darchini took while following the love of his life. In 2013 Victor moved to [...]

ALMOST FAMOUS

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If you haven’t seen the film “Almost Famous” enough times (can there be enough?), you’ll have another chance at a special viewing featuring a woman who is actually famous now: Pennie Lane Trumbull, of Portland, who inspired the Kate Hudson [...]

Photo: Flickr, Doug Brown

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 [...]

Photo: Kai Hayashi

image Artists Need Secret Knowledge

Musicians and other artists may have tremendous creative talent, but they may need secret knowledge to become successful – or even financially stable. Arts education visionary Noah Kleiman wants to change that. He’s launching a new nonprofit, Secret Knowledge, to [...]