Songwriting in its purest form comes from the heart, is unapologetic, and can transcend genres. Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection is a project that embodies these traits and has no reservations when it comes to being vulnerable. Vocal
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Skip von Kuske has spent many days and nights on the road this summer so The Portland Playlist was extremely grateful that he had a brief overnight in Portland which allowed him to come on the show. Skip is a … Continue Reading

The Rev was recently back in Portland to share some live music with us and to unveil his newest release, Illogical Optimism. A big, sprawling, and wonderful 3-CD set full of the Rev’s typical sense of humor, skill, and love … Continue Reading

Both with his work as piano solo performer, with his band, and considerable skills as a producer and composer, Michael Allen Harrison offers inspiration in countless other ways with his community and artistic contributions to Portland. Ten Grands on the Continue Reading

The lively and multi-talented Kathryn Claire is dropping her globe-trotting for at least the next few months and saying put in Portland to create her first-ever single and video, and a new album. Plenty of shows, a Kickstarter campaign, and … Continue Reading

Dylan Martell, Erin Corzine, and Rayson Gordon joined Tasty Tuesday and Steven for some sweet early-morning music making and to chat up the new EP, due in the Fall. Busy summer for this Colton quintet.

 

Cedar Teeth, A Labor

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Unexpected to have a Drop-In guest cut right to the creative chase. Shannon says she is a “soul, searching for grace”.  All of us can take that in, after a few breaths in. A few breaths out. A wonderful gift … Continue Reading

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We all know that person who can create delicious recipes and cook like nobody’s business. You might even have told them they should be selling their food directly to the public. They might even be offering their wonderful wares on … Continue Reading

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Bryan Sebok, the director and writer of “Food Truck: The Movie,” himself refers to the film as; “the definitive film about food trucks.” We know Bryan is quite proud of the film, but his assessment is accurate. The … Continue Reading

A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, is closing out a brilliant 2015-2016 Season at Portland Center Stage. And as we’ve come to expect, with it comes a high level of artistic, creative, and daring twists and … Continue Reading

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The pioneers who journeyed the Oregon Trail set an example whose spirit continues to this day. Rose City Waffles may have opened in April of 2016 but that is not when the cart began its journey. Melody Lydy is one … Continue Reading

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It was a visit to a Burmese restaurant in San Francisco that started Tommy Schopp’s (pronounced: shòp) adventure. He so enjoyed the experience, it inspired him to try and recreate the dish in his own kitchen back home in Portland.… Continue Reading

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How can you go wrong when cooking your favorite food is the way you earn your living? Especially when burgers are the food you most enjoy. For Tony Kenaston of the T-N-T Grillin’ food cart, it’s the perfect combination of … Continue Reading

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When the spectral horde visits Portland during a wild hunt (or to be extras on “Grimm”), they make a special effort to visit their favorite food cart, The Wild Hunt (which is the namesake of their nocturnal raves). … Continue Reading

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Having to make the transition from owning and running a popular restaurant and blues club to owing a food cart may seem like an easy thing. A lot less to do, right? Far from it. In a restaurant, you have … Continue Reading

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Even though we’ve all had, or will have, various jobs throughout our lives, one thing we all look for, and wish for, is the job that is the best fit. With the Magpie Bakery, Magdaline Sebesta has found the … Continue Reading

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For a food cart whose concept is based upon the ‘slow food’ movement, things for Tortoise + Hare have been happening very quickly. Bri Richards and her husband escaped the state who-shall-not-be-named and made their pilgrimage to Portland with a … Continue Reading

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Gudrun is a true rarity among the food carts of Portland. She has a name. Gudrun is a ’58 Streamline Silver Bullet trailer. And in the sun, her polished metal gleams like a Valkyrie’s shield. Gudrun is also the home … Continue Reading

Yes. Spellcheck tried to correct  “gusbandry” to “husbandry”, but that and so many other words that tumble out of the quick-witted writer/director of the new web series is just an example of Alicia J. Rose’s neologistic mind at work. She … Continue Reading


mollyDPlease join us by 6:30 pm on May 8th at Rhapsody and be a part of giving back to the community. Rhapsody is a free event.  The second Sunday of every month, local musicians and audience come together for an … Continue Reading