Raoul Peck’s explosive documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin’s words and writings that still resonate. His niece, Aisha Karefa-Smart, joins in for a conversation.
The Optimism of James Baldwin
Every Brilliant Thing takes over The Ellyn Bye Studio for a compelling in-the-round theatre experience that doesn’t come around very often. It’s uniquely told story. It’s unique in its use of audience engaged and woven into the very fabric and … Continue Reading
Don’t let the polo shirts fool you….these guys fought for eight years to trademark … Continue Reading
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Last season’s sold-out hit The Pianist of Willesden Lane is back for a limited premier engagement! This show closes June 30th! A must- see! Revisit our interview with Mona Golabek for the thrilling artistry at the piano and the backstory … Continue Reading
Always time for The Blues to build up our spirits and let music overcome not subject to us to adversity. Saturday Joe brought in the right man for the job. Singer, songwriter and storyteller, Doug MacLeod.
BREAK THE… Continue Reading
Our pleasure to welcome Beaumont Jazz as we previewed their upcoming show.
BRING ON THE JAZZ
Friday June 2, join us in a moment of silence.
Trying to explain the explainable. It’s becoming more common today.
Bombs going off in foreign lands, earthquakes and landslides in others. But nothing hits home more than what happened at … Continue Reading
Blues music promoter Cherie Robbins and Cascade Blues Association’s president Greg Slim Lively Johnson sat in with Saturday Joe for a special two-hour Blues segment ahead of a busy summer of festivals and shows. Be in the know!
Portland’s piano legend, Tom Grant, joined PRP’s Rebecca Webb and Michele Van Kleef in the studio for a drop-in session to share his new cd, Sipping Beauty. It’s Grant’s second album targeting the New Age market, but his 29th … Continue Reading
Naomi Sparrow and Rob Stroup leave no doubt that everything they do in their separate and together lives has an incredible depth of meaning. And we are the beneficiaries of their passion for writing and creating music.
WHERE DO… Continue Reading
Luke Neill‘s show Sounds of PDX brings music-focused interviews with Portland musicians to the airwaves each week on Tuesday nights. Now, musician, music producer, songwriter and PRP volunteer Luke Neill adds Sounds of PDX Listening Party to Portland Radio … Continue Reading
New Music from Eyelids! No stranger to the music scene, Chris Slusarenko of Eyelids, came into the Portland Radio Project Studio for an *eye-opening* Drop-In Session!
The Total ‘Chemistry Band’ Presents or
With members who collectively have shared stage … Continue Reading
Food & Drink, Prizes, Silent Auction and LIVE MUSIC
by Jim Newman & Jen Emerson
Last summer, when PRP rocked the city with Secret Shows at Block 17, Mbrascatu & Goldfoot, amongst others, rocked the PRP stage with energetic and … Continue Reading
Got the health care blues? Portland’s original Boogie Cat Norman Sylvester does too. So again this year, he’s helping organize the HEALTH CARE FOR ALL OREGON fundraiser with music, dancing, and food April 22, 2017.
Norman will join Portland Radio … Continue Reading
Lauren Weedman and her alter-ego, Tami Lisa, take us on a fearless journey of heartbreak to mid-life crisis, and finally to a fresh start. Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore is filled with tears, laughter, resolve and great songs and … Continue Reading
The stirring one-woman musical, His Eye is on the Sparrow has been extended for an additional week. A powerful opportunity to get inside the words of pioneering artist, Ethel Waters.
HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW
The timing couldn’t be better for Astoria: Part One. A story of a journey in the 19th century to create the first permanent West Coast settlement. A timely and relevant piece of history, here in the 21st century. Enjoy … Continue Reading
Tim Ellis was a staple of the Oregon music community who succumbed to cancer last March at the age of 60. This year, the foundation created by his wife, Susan Ellis, presents the First Annual Tim Ellis Music Foundation Benefit … Continue Reading