• A Tiny Package of Audio Dynamite!

    We love reading (and dissecting) vintage (or would they be antique?) ads from our collection of 1940 Oregonian newspapers. “See this utterly amazing new, exclusive Philco development! A Radio that you can strap on your shoulder, just like a candid [...]

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  • Carley Baer Live at PRP

    We were thrilled to have not one, but two amazing singer-songwriters with us this week. We met Joy Pearson, and said our farewells to Carley Baer,  a fresh voice in the Portland scene, who sadly for us, is heading back [...]

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  • Attention Airheads!

    As we reported on our live stream this morning, the 19th Annual Air Guitar World Championships are underway in Oulo, Finland. Organizers call the event, which runs from August 27-30, “a surprisingly entertaining show that offers dazzling performances with and [...]

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Local Music

(L) Joy Pearson (R) Carley Baer

standard Carley Baer Live at PRP

We were thrilled to have not one, but two amazing singer-songwriters with us this week. We met Joy Pearson, and said our farewells to Carley Baer,  a fresh voice in the Portland scene, who sadly for us, is heading back [...]

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standard Joy Pearson Live at PRP

Every Monday and Wednesday morning, it’s our mission to bring you a new Artist discovery or go deeper with a favorite. This morning, it was a sublime session and lucky for us, filled with a lot of laughter and really [...]

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standard Songs From Laurel Canyon

When a band is inspired by The Byrds, Love, The Buffalo Springfield, it seems only natural to dig deep into the sound-drenched and halcyon vibe that permeated the Laurel Canyon of the 60′s and 70′s.

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If you’re in the market for new music that’s both folksy and can kick up some excitement, consider “Animal Dreams” by Seattle-based Americana artist Kate Lynne Logan. PRP’s Contributing Music Enthusiast, Cynthia Orlando, brings us the details. 

Local News

Philco

standard A Tiny Package of Audio Dynamite!

We love reading (and dissecting) vintage (or would they be antique?) ads from our collection of 1940 Oregonian newspapers. “See this utterly amazing new, exclusive Philco development! A Radio that you can strap on your shoulder, just like a candid [...]

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standard In Salem…Much More than the Usual Fair Faire

The Oregon State Fair is in full swing until Labor Day. The 149th edition features the usual fair fare — including mouth-watering, waist expanding comfort food, thrilling rides (check out the Slingshot!), cows, pigs, horses, sheep, as well as live music [...]

Soapbox Derby

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Held every year in August, along the grassy slopes of Mt. Tabor Park, the PDX Adult Soapbox Derby caters to the kid in all of us. It’s a can’t-miss event, words go only so far to describe. What did we [...]

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 [...]

Community Voices

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 [...]

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.

Lifestyle

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standard High Art/Full Circle

Maybe you saw trapeze artists in your kid days, when you went to a cricus. Or maybe it was was the higher art form of, say, a Cirque de Soleil performance. Whatever it is, it captures so many imaginations as [...]

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image Tasty Tuesday: Mahalo 808 Grinds!

Mahalo to Jensen Yip and Kevin Scolfield  of 808 Grinds food cart, who paid a visit to the PRP.FM studio for Tasty Tuesday! Sharing recipes they inherited from their grandmothers on Maui, the owners of 808 Grinds brought Kahlua Crunchie [...]