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#GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Even in times of economic crisis, we each have a Continue Reading

This Sunday at 4pm, give a listen to Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford‘s latest addition to Pandemic Poems entitled, “Time On Our Hands in a Pandemic.”

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

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Senator Jeff Merkley joined Portland Radio Project Executive Director Rebecca Webb for a virtual town hall, “Gig Out” to explain available federal aid for independent workers during the pandemic.

“We’ve developed an extensive package of programs to assist (workers and

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Is poetry important and why? How can words express the difficulty in hard times?

Check out the first installment of our new podcast Pandemic Poems to find an answer from Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford!

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At Portland Radio Project, we’ve had hundreds of Drop-In-Sessions with musicians performing live in-studio mini-concerts – and folks love them!

But now, with social distancing and stay-home mandates, we’re offering something brand new: a special platform for musicians’ videos: Video … Continue Reading

With Oregon’s bars, restaurants and venues shuttering, musicians stand to be among the hardest hit by COVID-19-related losses. But, in order to be considered for any relief, “we must stand up to quantify the immediate impact that the music … Continue Reading

Jeremy Wilson, a Portland musician and a founder of the Jeremy Wilson Foundation (JWF) Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund is rallying the local community to aid with the financial and medical burdens that the outbreak of COVID-19 is bringing on music … Continue Reading

~This episode of Community Voices is sponsored by Heidi Moore, Country Financial Insurance~

** Listen for the broadcast Sunday, January 26, at 5 pm, at 99.1 FM**

One year ago this past November, Oregon Winemaker Jesus Guillén died after … Continue Reading

If you’ve been paying attention at all this legislative session, you may have noticed that both the Oregon House and Senate passed a bill allowing Oregonians to obtain a driver’s license without showing proof of immigration status. The bill is … Continue Reading

Named for a type of strong, stable tree native to Oregon (Tsuga Mertensiana Hemlock), the Tsuga Community Commission is known for offering summer camps to kids with deployed military family members.

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You have probably seen people who experience homelessness in Portland before. You may have even offered a few of them assistance. But you probably never thought much about what the day-to-day lives of the homeless are, particularly for women.… Continue Reading

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.

Please enjoy the show!

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!

 

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