They didn’t have the internet, or even telephones, so it took years for some enslaved African Americans to learn they had been emancipated. Although President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation January 1, 1863, it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 … Continue Reading
When Mike Eklund interned at Portland Radio Project in 2015, he was a friendly, cheerful young man coming of age – with a very full head of red hair. He was always up for any assignment, and carried out all … Continue Reading
#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Even in times of economic crisis, we each have a … Continue Reading
Holiday season approaches, and you’re invited to kick it off with your local-loving nonprofit music station Portland Radio Project! As you know, you can stream PRP anytime/anywhere, or catch us on the dial at 99.1 FM in the heart … Continue Reading
With relief we leave the commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind, and consider making a gift to organizations that change lives and bring us closer to community. But, what cause to support? With desperation all around, from families … Continue Reading
Are you making plans for summer festivals? You could get in free to many events by volunteering at the Portland Radio Project table. (See below for instructions on how to be part of our Street Team.) Join us for some … Continue Reading
Showcasing the work of local and student artists, “Artist Perspectives” is the new Pacific Northwest College of Art student-run podcast on Portland Radio Project. We discuss content, process, influences, and intention within the artist’s body of work as well as
Bridgeliner, the cool new Portland email newsletter, has received more than 110 nominations for best band to play at the PRP Holiday Kickoff/Fundraiser December 8 – and they’ve winnowed the fabulous field of entrants to five finalists.