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PORTLAND, OR – PDX Pop Now! has launched its Fundraiser Drive in order to support the 16th annual music festival this July.

The Fundraiser Drive is running now through March 15, before leading up to the Compilation Release Party on … Continue Reading

As the federal government shutdown continues, many federal workers continue to work without pay. On Thursday January 17, 2019, PRP’s Gretchen Kilby decided to interview local community organizer, Beth Crane to find out what she is doing to help federal … Continue Reading

If you’ve ever wanted to change the world, you may have despaired at the seemingly insurmountable obstacles. It might bring you hope to learn that the Columbia-Willamette chapter of Women of Vision has shown that it can change the world … Continue Reading

Justin Gibson returns to PRP to talk about his single The Long Goodbye, upcoming music releases, and life after Pseudoboss.

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A library is probably not the first place you think of when you’re looking to try new music, but Multnomah County Library recently started a project just for that. The Library Music Project is a new platform for Multnomah County … Continue Reading

On this episode Aaron DeRosso and Marcus Glaze of Falcon Heart joined us to talk about their Coming Home single release and perform a few songs for our listeners. Please enjoy the show!

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the nonprofit Ethos, based in Portland, provides music education for kids regardless of their socioeconomic or geographic background. Founded in the mid 1990s as a response to severe budget cuts to school … Continue Reading

The Moaning Lorries

The Moaning Lorries blend blues, folk, and Americana with modern sensibilities into a lingering stew of guitar-based rock. They craft their music through an “all hands on deck” approach, where the whole band is greater than the … Continue Reading

Already been told and may have heard,  “we live in a political world, the one we can see and feel..you’re never sure why you’re here”. And then, there are those who’ve found a reason to live. And found … Continue Reading

Are you a fan of Lorde, the 21-year-old New Zealand singer touring to promote her second album? Check out details of the Lorde Tickets Giveaway!

Portland Radio Project is giving away a pair of tickets to Lorde’s March 10 Continue Reading

St. Johns Center for Opportunity is an organization committed to the livability and livelihood of the St. Johns neighborhood. Their mission is to strengthen the bonds of their community and band together to make life in the neighborhood better for … 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

PRP Makes the Merc

Thanks to the Portland Mercury for noticing PRP is “a hotbed for excellent community-run radio stations.”

In her column, “From Slacktivism to Activism,” Emilly Prado puts the Volunteer Spotlight on Portland Radio Project:

Check out the other “Best ways … Continue Reading

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a living laboratory for sustainability, pioneering collaborative community-scale solutions for social and environmental health. We bring together residents, organizations and businesses in Lloyd to educate, set goals, aggregate resources, and catalyze action.

With programs and projects that … Continue Reading

More than the relative scarcity of women in tech, Jennifer Cloer is worried about their mass exodus from the sector.

As reported by Newstack: “Women leave tech at twice the rate of men, according to the latest National Council Continue Reading

Resolutions Northwest (RNW) is a non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating dialogue to advance social and racial justice and resolve conflict. Founded in 1985 by a small group of community members who sought to address juvenile crime and reduce violence, the … Continue Reading

On a recent episode of Sounds of PDX I welcomed local indie-alt rock band, Glacier Veins into the studio for an in-depth interview and live performance. This last summer I was introduced to Glacier Veins and was instantly taken back … Continue Reading

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

Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP) is a non-profit organization based in Portland, OR that provides free art programing to children, teens and families affected by illness, disability and special needs. Oregon’s only in-and-out of hospital interactive healing arts program, CHAP … Continue Reading

From milestones like OMSI to the Tilikum Crossing, the recent transformation of Portland’s Central Eastside is dramatic. The previously-industrial area now features tall residential buildings near the Burnside Bridge and new office buildings near the Hawthorne Bridge.

After actively preserving … Continue Reading