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The Portland Playlist welcomes Stumptown Soul; music with a purpose

The Portland Playlist filled the studio Wednesday night when 9 of the 19 member band, Stumptown Soul, came to the studio to give a preview of their upcoming benefit concert and toy drive for Shriners Hospitals for Children.  The … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday : Spring Sampling Event — Rose City Food Park

Something wonderful is happening at the Rose City Food Park on Saturday, March 19, 2016. A very special event will be taking place from Noon till 6 PM. This will be the pod’s Spring Sampling event. Carts at the … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday : FoodWorx 2016

Combine the inspiring and informative talks of TEDx with the best of both the local and world-wide food and beverage industries entrepreneurs and innovators, and you have FoodWorx. The brainchild of Erik Wolf, the FoodWorx conference is designed to give … Continue Reading

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Tasty Tuesday : Holiday Ale Festival 2015

You’ve gotta love a beer festival who’s participants give their special holiday brews names like, Santa’s Pie Hole (Coin Toss), Snowball Headed for Hell (54° 40’), Inebriated Phrunken Elf (Awesome Ales), Weapons of Mass … Continue Reading

The Year Of the Horse

If you haven’t heard it’s the Chinese New Year and you don’t have to be Chinese to appreciate what The Year Of the Horse will bring.

Briefly, the Horse is part of a 12 year cycle of animals that make … Continue Reading

Singin’ in the Rain..AND the Wind! Here Comes the W-end.

Love a good storm? Here it comes. Dig out your rain gear and get out anyway. As we get the new year underway, it just keeps getting more and more interesting.  Includes a New Year’s celebration if you didn’t get … Continue Reading

Music on the PRP Radar

If it weren’t for my favorite weekly duty: scouring the scene for the best things to do on a wintry Portland w-end, I wouldn’t know WHAT was going on. My favorite business these last weeks was all about digging up … Continue Reading

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Don’t Be a Flake. Join the Blizzard of Fun!

Oregon Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Holiday festivities are in full swing but if that’s not your thing, we’ve got plenty of alternatives. Crank up PRP and browse this list for some ideas or leave us a comment of something that looks like fun to you.… Continue Reading

Hot Events for a Chilly Weekend

Christmas Ships

There’s a chill in the air. A dusting of snow. And plenty to keep the season brighter than the stars in the clear skies we’ve seen this last week. Here are a few choice ideas to keep the fires burning … Continue Reading

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Find Your Way to a Fun Weekend

As if Friday wasn’t good enough, the fourth Friday of every month means you get to enjoy free general admission at Portland Art Museum from 5 to 8 p.m. plus $5 tickets to Samurai! For more great ideas on … Continue Reading

Some Fierceness for Your Weekend

Siren Festival

The weekend is here! Let’s get a little fired up. We’ve got plenty of things to help with that. Here’s our “five things to do” list. Add your suggestions…

Hear That Sound?

That’s the red hot Siren Festival, warming … Continue Reading

Day of the Dead Weekend Comes Alive

Below are PRP picks, but don’t miss out on our friends from Oregon Music News and their great ideas for getting out this weekend.

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Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead? Try out Friday night’s … Continue Reading

Five Things To Do Including…Running with Zombies

It’s pre-Halloween weekend so of course we’ve got a few zombies in the mix.

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The Zombie Run

The Zombie RunWith the Walking Dead setting new ratings records, The Zombie Run celebrates in Portland by bringing the Walking Dead to life – … Continue Reading

Billy Triplett Memorial Concert

Billy Triplett Memorial Concert

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation presents: Billy Triplett Memorial Concert on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013
Roseland Theater
Doors open at 3 p.m.
Tickets

On Sunday evening, Aug. 11, 2013, the music world lost one of … Continue Reading

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A True Sign of Autumn: Time-Based Art Festival

Time-Based Art

Another true sign of autumn in the Portland air: the annual Time-Based Art Festival. We love how it sprawls across the city, into galleries, theatres and TBA’s calling card: unusual spaces. The idea is to cross-pollinate and promote and experiment … Continue Reading

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The Helio Sequence

The Helio Sequence

Negotiations, the fifth full-length album written, recorded, and produced by The Helio Sequence, would sound different had it not been for a flood. In 2009, while touring in support of Keep Your Eyes Ahead, singer-guitarist Brandon Summers got … Continue Reading

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Soul Stroll Walking for Wellness

Soul Stroll Wellness Walk

Hey there. It’s your roving PRP cub reporter — where I deliver news found while riding a bike.

I was out on a short spin this morning and passed by Wilshire Park just as lively group of participants in … Continue Reading

The Head and the Heart at MusicFest NW

The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart will be at MusicFest NW along with Neko Case, The Helio Sequence, Typhoon, and Justin Townes Earle. Here’s the complete lineup.

New Album This Fall

The Seattle band has announced the Oct. 15 release … Continue Reading

Clever, Well-connected Portlanders Started it All 26 Years Ago

John Lee Hooker

Visualize John Lee Hooker getting into a rush-order white limousine at PDX, and you have the start of a good story. You also have the nugget of a great blues festival – in this case, the Rose City Blues Festival, … Continue Reading

Pine Leaf Boys shine at Blues Fest debut

From front porches all over South Louisiana, where Cajun and Creole began, the Pine Leaf Boys brought their particular mix of that delicious Southern potion to Portland’s front porch: the Oregonian Front Porch Stage at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.… Continue Reading

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