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Friends of Noise: Music and Arts for the Future

The future is now. The creative minds of the future are on the rise.

Friends of Noise is a nonprofit that aims to create an all age music and arts venue. The mission of Friends of Noise is to provide … Continue Reading

Regional Arts and Culture Council: Creative Empowerment

The identity of a community is often represented through its creative culture. The empowerment that comes from creative expression is a vital component to all communities.

The Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) is a local non-profit that envisions an … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 12

Fresh Spins with Jen Em, episode 12
April 21, 2017

Face Down in the Gutter of Your Love by Dent May
Under the Influence by Steady Holiday
Baboo by Pixx
Dreams by Grace Joyner
Real Sugar by Minden

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, Ep 11

4.14.2017

Gold by Monster Rally

The Truth by Moonchild, DJ Jazzy Jeff, James Poyser
You’re Me by Sound of Ceres
YOU by Vaarwell
You’re the Wave by Spooky Mansion
No Time to Lose by Madison McFerrin

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Community Cultivators: Growing Our Community

Every great community is built on a solid foundation. Growing ideas is essential for a healthy functioning society. Community Cultivators is a non-profit located in Portland that aims to provide an opportunity for seniors and underserved people in our community … Continue Reading

New Volunteer Erica Kester!

PRP is grateful to have the time and efforts of Erica Kester!

She shares:

“My love of music began at an early age when I used to rifle through my parents’ record collection, listening to everything from The Rolling Stones … Continue Reading

Surg+Restore: Surgeons Transforming Lives

In recent years Sierra Leone has emerged from a devastating civil war and is currently in the process of rebuilding. With a population of over six million people, Sierra Leone has fewer than twenty-five surgeons in their entire nation. Essential … Continue Reading

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Coco Columbia: MOGO 2017 on Sounds of PDX

On this episode of the show Jen Em and I welcomed back recording artist Coco Columbia. The topic of this evening’s broadcast was MOGO Music Fest 2017. Just days before taking the stage at MOGO Music Fest with GLASYS

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Jim Newman Joins the PRP team!

Jim Newman

Portland Radio Project welcomes new volunteer, Jim Newman, to our growing team. Jim will be helping Luke Neill with the development of on-air promotions and cross-promotions for upcoming shows, as well as assisting with streaming technology (Alexa, Google Home,) and

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Kevin Hahn Record Premier on Sounds of PDX

A few days before the release of his full length LP, Into Oblivion, Kevin Hahn gave us a behind-the-scenes look at the new record. In addition to being an accomplished vocalist, guitarist, and singer songwriter, Kevin is the owner-operator … Continue Reading

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Arietta Ward on Sounds Of PDX

The week before MOGO Music Fest 2017, Arietta Ward stopped by the show to share some original tracks, early memories with music, and her thoughts on the Portland Music scene.

With the MOGO Fest: PDX Funk & Soul Par-tay just … Continue Reading

Girls on the Run: Live, Dream, Run.

The impossible is possible. We can pursue our dreams. One step at a time.

Girls on the Run is a non-profit that is dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free … Continue Reading

Camp Fire Columbia: Outdoor Learning for Future Leaders

A new generaton of leaders is on their way. And they aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty for the greater good. This group is ready to shape their world and spark inspiration in both young and old. Camp Fire Continue Reading

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New Jonah Tolchin release sizzles

Smoking hot, blues-inspired musician Jonah Tolchin deserves a wider audience.

Not only are there no bad tracks on his new folk-rock “Thousand Mile Nights” release, he also journeyed all the way to Alabama to record most of the new release … Continue Reading

1000 Friends of Oregon

Do they really have 1,000 friends?

The nonprofit 1000 Friends of Oregon can confidently say “yes” to that question. In fact, that’s only part of their well-supported organization’s strength. They’re a group that advocates, researches and educates on issues of … Continue Reading

Betties360: Empowering Girls Through Outdoor Adventures

Exploring the great outdoors can often be an empowering experience. However, such an experience is not always readily accessible to young women in our community. Betties360 is a local non-profit that aims to connect young women and teens in the … Continue Reading

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Killer Shows in Portland (3/9-3/15)

Jen’s Concert Picks include killer local shows such as Cat Hoch, Arlo Indigo, Small Million, Blossom and more!

Thursday, March 9

Indie Alt-rock band Enjoys Things is playing with Seedling & Gonzo at White Eagle. I didn’t find a … Continue Reading

Open School: Academics, Equity, and Advocacy

The graduation rate of Oregon high school students is ranked as one of the lowest in the nation, according to a recent study by The Oregonian found that. With a graduation rate of 75 percent in 2016, our state take … Continue Reading

Portland Center Stage: Bringing Stories to Life

Over the years, Portland has established itself as a city with a rich creative culture. It’s also a city with many historical sites and landmarks. Portland Center Stage combines the creative and historical spirit of the city by bringing stories … Continue Reading

Q Center: Celebrating and Empowering the LGBTQ Community

According to a Gallup poll, the Portland metro region is home to the second highest percent of LGBTQ residents of any metropolitan city in the country. 5.5 percent of adult residents in the Portland region identify as LGBTQ. With the … Continue Reading