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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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One of the Northwest’s brightest rising stars, Parisalexa (aka Paris Alexa Williams) is headlining The Lot Summer Music Festival Sunday August 15th along the Willamette River in Portland. The barely-23-year-old from Seattle has a new hit single just out, has … Continue Reading

On the latest Drop-In Session, trumpeter, composer and educator Noah Simpson sits down with fellow trumpeter Cyrus Nabipoor to discuss his musical upbringing, the American Refrain educational outreach program, and his plans for an upcoming EP.

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NEW SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT!

Bridge City #BAM: Exploring music by, and inspired by, Black American Artists. Airing every Sunday 2pm Pacific. Hosted by Cyrus Nabipoor.

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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

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

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

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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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

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

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, “Dr. Fauci’s Smile.”

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

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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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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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Thanks for tuning in to The Mixtape! The Mixtape is a show where you are going to hear a great mix of local Portland bands and music from around the world! Tune in every Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm!… Continue Reading

Thanks for tuning in to The Mixtape! The Mixtape is a show where you are going to hear a great mix of local Portland bands and music from around the world! Tune in every Thursday night from 7pm to 9pm!… Continue Reading

There’s no question about it, it’s gotta be tough being a talented musician these days. Especially so if enduring a creative slump during a pandemic becomes part of the picture.

Also, ahem. Have you tried being a music writer? Not … Continue Reading

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