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Sounds of PDX featuring Holidae House

A few years back I was listening to mostly Brit Rock bands for their trademark ambient and anthemic sound. This is why I was so pleased to discover Holidae House, a PDX  group that echoed all these same qualities. … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 15: Global Warming and Small Businesses

It goes without saying that climate change is part of the fabric of our lives these days, as rising sea levels, storms, and the other consequences of high-carbon economies start to take their toll on the environment. But Portland faces … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 14: Alternative Transportation

Portland has long been considered a mecca for alternative transportation, with a sprawling public transit system and years of notoriety as a top bicycle commuting city. However, worsening traffic and an increase in road fatalities are coming head-to-head with Portland’s Continue Reading

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Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Are you a fan of Lorde, the 21-year-old New Zealand singer touring to promote her second album? Check out details of the Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Portland Radio Project is giving away a pair of tickets to Lorde’s March 10 Continue Reading

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Salvatore Manalo on Sounds of PDX

About three weeks before the release of the Salvatore EPrecording artist Salvatore Manalo joined me for a broadcast that featured his influences, new recordings, and a live performance.

Salvatore’s music is a genuine singer-songwriter approach to Blues and … Continue Reading

Community Voices: St. Johns Center for Opportunity

St. Johns Center for Opportunity is an organization committed to the livability and livelihood of the St. Johns neighborhood. Their mission is to strengthen the bonds of their community and band together to make life in the neighborhood better for … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 13: Portland’s Music Recording Scene

At PRP, Portland’s growing, evolving music scene is one of our favorite things about the city. While many local bands have reached national stardom, our city continues to produce a wider array of genres and artists. Recording all of this … Continue Reading

Cybercast Oregon | Episode 05: Life in the Cloud

Cybercast Oregon is supported by Mount Hood Community College Small Business Development Center, where they work every day to open opportunities for the entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. You can get started on your quest to business success HERE

At … Continue Reading

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Community Voices: Metropolitan Youth Symphony

Having served the Portland community for 44 years, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony offers performance and music education opportunities to young musicians of all ages.  Children in the Metropolitan Youth Symphony learn and play in orchestra, band, jazz and percussion ensembles.… Continue Reading

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Chase Atlantic on Portland Radio Project

Chase Atlantic stopped by the Portland Radio Project studio and did what they do best…won our hearts with their soulful sound and gracious charm.

The band is currently touring with Warner Bros. label mates Lights and DCF, stopping in … Continue Reading

PRP Makes the Merc

Thanks to the Portland Mercury for noticing PRP is “a hotbed for excellent community-run radio stations.”

In her column, “From Slacktivism to Activism,” Emilly Prado puts the Volunteer Spotlight on Portland Radio Project:

Check out the other “Best ways … Continue Reading

LLoyd EcoDistrict on Community Voices

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a living laboratory for sustainability, pioneering collaborative community-scale solutions for social and environmental health. We bring together residents, organizations and businesses in Lloyd to educate, set goals, aggregate resources, and catalyze action.

With programs and projects that … Continue Reading

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Kingsley on Sounds of PDX

Last summer I went to a Women Crush Music showcase at The Jade Lounge where I was struck by the originality and authenticity of one of Portland’s newest artists, Kingsley. On the heals of releasing her single GhostContinue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 12: Immigration Policy’s Impact on Businesses

This year has been a difficult one for immigrant and refugee communities in Oregon. Enforcement sweeps for undocumented immigrants and travel bans for refugees have left families and communities in a legal limbo.

For their part, immigration arrests have skyrocketed. … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 11: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Did you know that women start businesses at twice the rate of men, yet receive less than three percent of venture capital?

That fact, and other disparities, led a team of savvy entrepreneurs to launch Xxcelerate Fund, the Portland-based … Continue Reading

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Bo Baskoro on Sounds of PDX

From the highs of creating and releasing new music to the lows of serious health issues, singer-songwriter Bo Baskoro has had quite a year. Before hosting Bo on the program I had his music on my personal playlist, so I … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 10: OR Winter Sports Industry

Perhaps you’ve noticed it’s wintertime out there! But while there might have been some awfully cold days in the valley recently, that doesn’t necessarily translate to good skiing up on Mount Hood.

In fact, the weather has been pretty dreadful … Continue Reading

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Oregon Cultural Trust double arts and culture dollars

As with recycling, beach access, vote-by-mail and weed, Oregonians have charted their own course to fund arts and culture. In this week’s Community Voices feature, we’re digging into the archives to feature the Oregon Cultural Trust, a permanent fund with … Continue Reading

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Biz503 Season 3 Episode 9: Retailers Surviving the Internet Era

Today we’re discussing the survivors. Not the reality show but retail survivors, local businesses that keep their heads above water even as so many of us paddle over to Amazon to order every product imaginable delivered to our door.

These … Continue Reading

Cybercast Oregon | Episode 03: Online Reputation

Cybercast Oregon is supported by Mount Hood Community College Small Business Development Center, where they work every day to open opportunities for the entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. You can get started on your quest to business success HERE

Reviews. … Continue Reading