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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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Biz503 Podcast Preview: The Nuts & Bolts of Prototyping

A picture may paint a thousand words, but a protoype can save you a thousand dollars.

There’s nothing like a physical mock-up of a product to give an entrepreneur a clear vision of the flaws and strengths of their innovation. … 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

Biz503 Podcast Preview: Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks

Patents and copyrights and trademarks, oh my!

That’s what a novice entrepreneur might think when facing down these aspects of intellectual property law, right?

And to be fair, these are not elements of running a business that come intuitively to … Continue Reading

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Inner City Blues Festival

Got the health care blues? Portland’s original Boogie Cat Norman Sylvester does too. So again this year, he’s helping organize the HEALTH CARE FOR ALL OREGON fundraiser with music, dancing, and food April 22, 2017.

Norman will join Portland Radio … 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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Biz503 Podcast Preview: From Idea to Business Plan

We all have a million ideas, but only a few entrepreneurs successfully turn ideas into millions.

What’s the trick?

Here’s a hint – it takes a lot of work. Assuming that you’ve gone through the steps of validating your business … Continue Reading

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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

Free Geek: Turning the Needy into Nerds

There’s a nonprofit in S.E. Portland that’s turning the needy into nerds.

Meet Free Geek, an organization dedicated to recycling and repurposing old electronics while running technology education classes on the side. Their goal is twofold, but simple: Help mend … 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

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Everyone Is Dirty on The Bus Stop 3/29/17

Fresh off the Treefort Music Fest leg of their tour, which included three performances at the annual Boise music festival many bands hit after making the trek to SXSW, all four members of Oakland based Everyone Is Dirty paid … 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

PODCAST Biz503: Must-Have Marketing Knowledge

Here’s the challenge: Marketers don’t always know how to “market”.

Many small business owners and entrepreneurs have great ideas, amazing talents and an abundance of energy. But when it comes to effectively reaching an audience of potential product buyers, challenges … Continue Reading

PODCAST Biz503: Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials get their share of unflattering media attention. They’ve been labeled entitled, tech-obsessed, and maybe a little lazy. But good news trickles in too, and some companies are embracing the better qualities of that generation, such as high-productivity, innovation, … 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

PODCAST Biz503: Mom-and-Pop Businesses

There’s something to be said about standing the test of time.

We all know a mom-and-pop shop. Maybe it’s the corner florist, or the bakery that’s been in business since you were a kid. Maybe you know the owners and … Continue Reading

PODCAST Biz503: On The Growth Track – Oregon’s Athletic Apparel Industry

Here there be giants – industry giants. Nike. Adidas. Columbia Sportswear. And newcomer Under Armour.

Oregon has been an unexpected magnet for athletic apparel companies since Nike moved its world headquarters to Beaverton in 1990. In the decades following, the … Continue Reading

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The Portland Playlist welcomes Mexican Gunfight; not your typical gunfight

The Portland Playlist welcomed a band of brothers, Mexican Gunfight, to the studio for a night of conversation, influences, and original music. Mexican Gunfight is a rock band of “blues grit, country lyricism, the soulfulness of gospel, a rare … Continue Reading

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Matt Greco on Sounds of PDX

Recently we welcomed to the show, producer and owner operator of The Rye Room, Matt Greco. On this episode I focused our playlist on producers and music production. Matt brought in a handful of influences, previous production projects, and … Continue Reading

PODCAST Biz503: The Sharing Economy

The term “sharing economy” has been bounced around as a savvy, economical alternative to traditional methods of exchanging goods and services. But what exactly is it?

The basic premise of the sharing economy is collaborative consumption – people share resources … Continue Reading