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“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).

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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

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Join us this Sunday, July 19th at 4 PM for another episode of Culture Hub PDX, the latest addition Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s final addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Spring Fever in Lockdown.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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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

Join us this Sunday, June 14th at 4 PM for the premiere episode of Culture Hub PDX, the latest addition to PRP’s Podcast Co-op. Host Veronica Bisesti will explore compelling and urgent social topics and cultural events affecting Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “For A Daughter In Quarantine.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to former Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Governor.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Shelter In Place.”

Following broadcast, Sundays at 4 pm, episodes will archive here.

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How are we thriving? Thanks to the Oregon Cultural Trust, we’re using our time in lockdown productively: by shoring up our organizational structure and development.

As you may know, some 25 volunteers dedicate their service as a labor of … 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

In the face of the pandemic, we’re all striving to find new ways to stay alive – and thinking out of the box to serve our community.

Do you own a small business that is still open, even if only … Continue Reading