It’s not often you get to talk to your musical idols…I am a punk rock girl at heart, a huge fan of X and have long said my safe place is in a mosh pit. So imagine my glee when … Continue Reading
Wishing you had more trees and birds on your property?
These warm spring months are a perfect time to plant trees, native plants, and shrubs that attract new birds to your yard!
While contemplating which trees and plants to add … Continue Reading
On this episode of the show I spoke with Michael Jonas of Rational Unicorn Legal Services LLC. As my listeners know I like to dive into all angles of the music business so here was my chance to pick … Continue Reading
It was an honor and a pleasure to welcome Brian Hall of TENTS into the Portland Radio Project studio last week. Brian dropped in on Subculture and introduced our listeners to a couple of tunes from the bands debut LP … Continue Reading
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
Raoul Peck’s explosive documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin’s words and writings that still resonate. His niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart, joins in for a conversation.
The Optimism of James Baldwin
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
Veronica Bisesti’s pick:
Friday, September 29 The Dream Syndicate at Star Theater
Every Brilliant Thing takes over The Ellyn Bye Studio for a compelling in-the-round theatre experience that doesn’t come around very often. It’s uniquely told story. It’s unique in its use of audience engaged and woven into the very fabric and … Continue Reading
Canadian indie band Land of Talk performed at the Doug Fir Lounge on Wednesday, June 28. PRP’s own Don Scheidt recounts the exciting event below:
“It’s been an uphill battle for Land of Talk’s Elizabeth Powell, including the loss … Continue Reading
Last season’s sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement! This show closes June 30th! A must- see! Revisit our interview with Mona Golabek for the thrilling artistry at the piano and the backstory … Continue Reading
Our pleasure to welcome Beaumont Jazz as we previewed their upcoming show.
BRING ON THE JAZZ
Friday June 2, join us in a moment of silence.
Trying to explain the explainable. It’s becoming more common today.
Bombs going off in foreign lands, earthquakes and landslides in others. But nothing hits home more than what happened at … Continue Reading
Have you heard the word?
Portland Radio Project is hosting a Pop-Up Music Fest this Sunday, May 21st, at our studios at the New Day Center for the Arts on Foster Road! (Get Directions.)
There will be seven … Continue Reading
Kulululu, Vanity Project, Shannon Entropy, & Penalty Kick will all play Clinton Street Theater on Friday, May 19th. Shannon Entropy will appear on Sounds of PDX Thursday, May 18th at 7 p.m. PST, so be … Continue Reading
A wealth of fundraising events, art, music, spoken word, bluegrass festivals and more await you in this weeks PRP team concert picks!
ART PEACE Reception at the Q Center. “Peace. It does not mean to be … Continue Reading
New Music from Eyelids! No stranger to the music scene, Chris Slusarenko of Eyelids, came into the Portland Radio Project Studio for an *eye-opening* Drop-In Session!
The Total ‘Chemistry Band’ Presents or
With members who collectively have shared stage … Continue Reading
Food & Drink, Prizes, Silent Auction and LIVE MUSIC
by Jim Newman & Jen Emerson
Last summer, when PRP rocked the city with Secret Shows at Block 17, Mbrascatu & Goldfoot, amongst others, rocked the PRP stage with energetic and … Continue Reading
Lauren Weedman and her alter-ego, Tami Lisa, take us on a fearless journey of heartbreak to mid-life crisis, and finally to a fresh start. Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is filled with tears, laughter, resolve and great songs and … Continue Reading
Eric Earley and Marty Marquis from Blitzen Trapper joined PRP host Heather Hanson on The Bus Stop this past Wednesday to share some new music and talk about their rock musical, “Wild & Reckless” happening at Portland Center Stage at … Continue Reading