• Amber Sweeney Live at PRP

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    The fearless and passionate Los Angeles transplant has staked her place in the Northwest music scene. A vivid combination of sharp and deep songwriting and story telling, connection with the wide net of local musicians, and a compassionate connect to [...]

  • The New Hozier Album? Just One Big “Yes.”

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    Thinking about starting your holiday shopping early, or looking for new tunes to get you through the upcoming rainy season? Search no further than “Hozier,” the self-titled new release from Ireland’s Andrew Hozier-Byrne.  These 13 compelling engaging tracks deliver musical [...]

  • Shred of the Dead 2014

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    Buzzface Presents: Shred of the Dead.  It is their first Halloween Festival, in support with PORK Magazine (11/1), Double Tee and Dead Nation. The festival’s mixture of Rock, Indie, Psychedelic, Garage, Punk and Blues celebrates the beauty of the arts in Portland [...]

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standard Amber Sweeney Live at PRP

The fearless and passionate Los Angeles transplant has staked her place in the Northwest music scene. A vivid combination of sharp and deep songwriting and story telling, connection with the wide net of local musicians, and a compassionate connect to [...]

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video The New Hozier Album? Just One Big “Yes.”

Thinking about starting your holiday shopping early, or looking for new tunes to get you through the upcoming rainy season? Search no further than “Hozier,” the self-titled new release from Ireland’s Andrew Hozier-Byrne.  These 13 compelling engaging tracks deliver musical [...]

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standard Shred of the Dead 2014

Buzzface Presents: Shred of the Dead.  It is their first Halloween Festival, in support with PORK Magazine (11/1), Double Tee and Dead Nation. The festival’s mixture of Rock, Indie, Psychedelic, Garage, Punk and Blues celebrates the beauty of the arts in Portland [...]

DEL GOLDFARB

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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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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

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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 [...]

Lifestyle

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standard Shred of the Dead 2014

Buzzface Presents: Shred of the Dead.  It is their first Halloween Festival, in support with PORK Magazine (11/1), Double Tee and Dead Nation. The festival’s mixture of Rock, Indie, Psychedelic, Garage, Punk and Blues celebrates the beauty of the arts in Portland [...]

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audio Tasty Tuesday, Oct 28, Neue Southern PDX

The idea of ordering quail for dinner conjures images of linen table clothes, fancy silverware, expensive wine, snooty maître d’s, and a service bill large enough to erase the national debt of any one of several developing countries. Well, things [...]

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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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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 [...]