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Silent Auction Items at PRP’s Pop-Up Music Fest

Have you heard the word?
Portland Radio Project is hosting a Pop-Up Music Fest this Sunday, May 21st, at our studios at the New Day Center for the Arts on Foster Road! (Get Directions.)
There will be seven … Continue Reading

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Concert Picks by your PRP Team! (5/18-5/24)

Luke’s picks:

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, Vanity Project, Shannon Entropy, & Penalty Kick will all play Clinton Street Theater on Friday, May 19th. Shannon Entropy will appear on Sounds of PDX Thursday, May 18th at 7 p.m. PST, so … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks! (5/11-5/17)

A wealth of fundraising events, art, music, spoken word, bluegrass festivals and more await you in this weeks PRP team concert picks!

 

Inessa’s picks:

ART PEACE Reception at the Q Center. “Peace. It does not mean to be … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Eyelids

New Music from Eyelids! No stranger to the music scene, Chris Slusarenko of Eyelids, came into the Portland Radio Project Studio for an *eye-opening* Drop-In Session!

 

The Total ‘Chemistry Band’ Presents or

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PRP’s Pop-Up Music Festival – ANOTHER SOUL-SHAKING MUSIC PARTY!

Food & Drink, Prizes, Silent Auction and LIVE MUSIC

by Jim Newman & Jen Emerson

Last summer, when PRP rocked the city with Secret Shows at Block 17, Mbrascatu & Goldfoot, amongst others, rocked the PRP stage with energetic and … Continue Reading

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory – Lauren Weedman

Lauren Weedman and her alter-ego, Tami Lisa, take us on a fearless journey of heartbreak to mid-life crisis, and finally to a fresh start. Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is filled with tears, laughter, resolve and great songs and … Continue Reading

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Blitzen Trapper on The Bus Stop

Eric Earley and Marty Marquis from Blitzen Trapper joined PRP host Heather Hanson on The Bus Stop this past Wednesday to share some new music and talk about their rock musical, “Wild & Reckless” happening at Portland Center Stage at Continue Reading

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Portland’s 2nd Annual RECORD STORE CRAWL

Portland Radio Project is proud to be a partner for Portland’s 2nd annual Record Store Crawl.  Join a group of vinyl enthusiasts and crate diggers as we are escorted on a coach bus from record store to record store enjoying … Continue Reading

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Vote PRP Best Portland Radio Station!

Here at Portland Radio Project (PRP), we aim to be your friendly local station, keeping you up to date on events in our city. Our show hosts are passionate professionals who love not only music but our entire community. Our … Continue Reading

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“Wild and Reckless” is a Must See

Having seemingly spent the past year in hiding, Blitzen Trapper debuted their concert event “Wild and Reckless” to the public Friday, March 24. Blitzen Trapper’s folky rock songs carried the audience to a different place in time, as expected. The … Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session: Kathryn Claire

Over many years of cultivating a personal style with fiddle, guitar, voice and as songwriter, side player and with her own band, emerges Bones Will Last, Kathryn’s fourth full-length album.

 

CONSIDERING THE BONES OF LIFE

 

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory – Blitzen Trapper

Writing songs. Telling lyrical stories. Playing guitars. For the sheer joy of making music. That sums up the many parts of Blitzen Trapper. And now there’s a rock musical named after one of their songs.

 

Wild and Reckless

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory

The stirring one-woman musical, His Eye is on the Sparrow has been extended for an additional week. A powerful opportunity to get inside the words of pioneering artist, Ethel Waters.

 

HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW

 

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Visionary and Radical James Baldwin

Raoul Peck’s explosive documentary,  I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin’s words and writings that still resonate. His niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart, joins in for a conversation.

The Optimism of James Baldwin

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Portland Center Stage at the Armory

The timing couldn’t be better for Astoria: Part One. A story of a journey in the 19th century to create the first permanent West Coast settlement. A timely and relevant piece of history,  here in the 21st century. Enjoy … Continue Reading

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PRP Listener Survey

You listen to us, now we’re listening to you.

When do you listen? How do you listen? This short, five question survey will help us grow and evolve as your favorite radio station.

There will be more surveys to come, … Continue Reading

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PODCAST Biz503: Jobs in the Performing Arts

Performing arts and culture of many kinds are widely believed to enrich our lives, spark community vitality and even improve student test scores. They’re also the first to be dismissed as unnecessary frills in budgetary hard times.

With our … Continue Reading

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Now Playing at Portland Center Stage: Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

It’s been said Irving Berlin IS American music. Hershey Felder’s masterful performance captures the character and the music of “America’s Composer” and also the spirit of the American Dream. As we sat on the Main Stage recently, ahead of a … Continue Reading

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The Oregon Trail at Portland Center Stage

Have you ever played the game “The Oregon Trail”? Came out in 1995 on a CD-ROM!!! Now in its 5th edition, “The Oregon Trail” has allowed us to be a carpenter, a farmer, a banker, a housewife (yes they had … Continue Reading

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The Truth Holds

Hold These Truths, a timely and thought-provoking tale of political expediency, racism and resilience, is captivating audiences in the Ellyn Bye Studio of Portland Center Stage at the Armory.

The play, written by Jeanne Sakata, was inspired Continue Reading