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The Oregon Historical Society hosts Brave in the Attempt, a traveling exhibit featuring 50 years of Special Olympics Oregon memories and mementos with an open house on Saturday, May 21 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

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Every year during the month of May, we celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders and their contributions to American culture. This month was specifically chosen to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to the United States on May 7,

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It’s impossible to contain our excitement…Waterfront Blues Festival hits Tom McCall Waterfront Park for it’s 35th anniversary July 1 thru 4…will you be there?

Let us give you three solid reasons to grab your ticket now and get yourself … Continue Reading

Meet Jenna D, host of Theme for a Tuesday and “jack-of-most-trades” here at PRP.

Jenna has dipped her toes into many aspects of our station since she started volunteering in 2017 – starting out in podcast production, moving to Continue Reading

Founded in 1982, PassinArt is the longest-producing African American theatre in Oregon providing an artistic platform for African American artists and artists of color to showcase their work.

2022 marks 40 years of this non-profit 501(c)3 producing mainstage productions, theatrical … Continue Reading

Michael Allen Harrison’s iconic benefit concert returns to downtown Portland, raising funds for music education.

In a city known for its inspiring creativity, Michael Allen Harrison’s Ten Grands concert is part of the soul of Portland. The multi-piano performance … Continue Reading

Meet John Thomas, our Programming Technical Lead! John is one of our behind-the-scenes whizzes who helps us keep music, podcasts, promos and everything in between on the air when DJs aren’t live.  

John started volunteering in 2016, when he … Continue Reading

There’s always something exciting happening when it comes to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) music scene.
Though we might not often stop to appreciate it, many excellent bands and artists hail from, or are now based in, the PNW. Among them:
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 Meet DJ Ray Gill Jr., host of Rudeboy Radio and general station station “helper-outer.” Ray recently celebrated the one year anniversary of the start of his show and volunteer journey with PRP.

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Join nationally renowned podcast Horror Movie Talk as they introduce classic horror movies, new and old, at KIGGINS’ CULT OF HORROR on the fourth Friday of each month (March-June) taking place at the Kiggins Theatre on Main Street in Vancouver.… Continue Reading

“Our Voice, Our Story, Our Way” is the theme of a new festival in Portland, reflecting the current wave of cultural change in theater and film, the Pacific Northwest Multicultural Readers Series and Film Festival (PNMC).

According to its website, … Continue Reading

Important news for fans, friends and supporters of Portland Radio Project: we’re moving our antenna, so please pardon our dust!

PRP will be off the air for up to two hours Tuesday, June 28, at 9:00 pm, while engineers Kent Continue Reading

LEAP is an arm of MusicPortland, the grassroots trade association and advocacy group working to make Portland a better place to work in music. The acronym stands for Leadership, Equity and Advocacy Project and the mission stands for inclusion … Continue Reading

We introduced our Video Sessions platform one year ago today and it’s been a crazy success! We’ve posted at least one video every week and been able to spotlight so many outstanding local musicians. We’re not done yet…so keep ’em … Continue Reading

RUDEBOY RADIO, the latest addition to PRP’s curated shows, is hitting the airwaves on Saturday, February 26th, at noon! DJ Ray will be taking you on a journey every week exploring that synergy between Hip Hop and Reggae music … Continue Reading

AstroanutSaint Records Auction for The JWF

A southeast Portland store, AstronautSaint Records, is offering signed collectors albums, posters, merchandise, and more in their on-line charity auction to help support the work of The Jeremy Wilson Foundation.

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation, a Portland institution, provides emergency … Continue Reading

Maria, Christmas Ships 2020

Are you ready for some holiday cheer? You’re invited to see the Christmas Ships at Zidell Yards!

Beginning Thursday night, December 17, you can drive right up to the shore of the Willamette river, for a fantastic view of the … Continue Reading

Portland Radio Project was among more than 600 Oregon arts and culture organizations, from museums to fairgrounds, to be awarded the Coronavirus Relief Fund Cultural Support (CRFCS) Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Stemming from the CARES Act, approved by Congress … Continue Reading

In the third episode of Culture Hub PDX, host Veronica Bisesti introduces a new segment, “Hard Questions” about race – with two guest hosts Rebecca Webb and Julianne Johnson-Weiss. Both on the Portland Radio Project Board of DirectorsContinue Reading

Portland Radio Project, 99.1 FM is celebrating five years on the dial this month – with special programming all week August 10 – 16!

Co-founded by professional Portland broadcasters, and backed by devoted volunteers, the station gives a voice … Continue Reading