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I’ve heard tell that drummers have a reputation for egotism.
Tony Lash must be the exception that made the rule. A quiet and staid gentleman, you’d never guess Tony was drummer and sound engineer for alternative rock band, Heatmiser in … Continue Reading

Amber Sweeney is not shy with her advice to fellow singer-songwriters: Work hard, play nice with others, be a friendly and wonderful person. Practice.

Solid advice from a woman who has been playing her guitar since she was six years … Continue Reading

“Siri, What Is Turkuaz?”

“Turkuaz is a Turkish Market located near Berkeley College. Or, a 9-piece funk band that ceaselessly tours to spread the Gospel of Funk across the world.”

We learn something new every day.

Five members of the … Continue Reading

We started the day in workout clothes. But more like the let’s wear this cos it’s so comfortable and still looks less lazy. Our excuse? Liz Vice, is coming from a class at the gym so were dressed in … Continue Reading

Portland has long been recognized as one of the best bicycling communities in the world. Recent statistics indicate more than six percent of Portland residents bike commute to work, making our beautiful metropolis the highest-ranking major city in that category.… Continue Reading

A Cordon Blue chef may not be what you would expect to find preparing the menu at your local food cart. In fact, should you believe that you’d be mistaken as many of the carts are run by trained chefs. … Continue Reading

Two of PRP’s on-air hosts, Heather Hanson and Gabriel Clark hit the airwaves on KGW May 6, 2015 to talk about Portland Radio Project launching on the FM dial during the month of May. Our frequency will be: 99.1 FM.… Continue Reading

I remember being twelve years old and my Grandmother telling me that she never wanted to live in a nursing home. Above all else she valued her independence and would maintain it at any cost. She was fortunate to have … Continue Reading

What happens when two bandmates from years ago get together and chat about old times and new? Lots of fun and laughs, old stories and memories, plus lots of new ones too.

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Caleb Klauder came by for a PRP Drop … Continue Reading

Brian Copeland’s music has been described as a cross between the Beatles, Crowded House and Matthew Sweet. Internationally recognized artists that are staples of PRP’s playlist

Brian Copeland

So – obviously when the Portland-based singer/songwriter came to our studios on March 11, … Continue Reading

Helping others is one of life’s most important aspects today. Our days can get pretty hectic if we just stay in our own little world, not seeing what’s truly needed by others living around us: a single mom in need … Continue Reading

What would the holidays be without the Portland Revels?

Travel back in time with the Portland Revels, as they’re transported by the whims of a bored teenager to 17th century England and prisoners of the Tower of London. You’ll meet … Continue Reading

Why did Oregon voters approve pot, but not GMO labels? Why no scholarship fund for Oregon students, nor driver cards for undocumented immigrants? Journalist Jacob Lewin offers these observations on Election 2014:

“In opting to legalize marijuana, Oregonians were probably … Continue Reading

Portland’s newest bridge, the Tilikum Crossing, won’t open until late next year. But if you’re a bicyclist, you can cross the bridge before the rest of us.

OPB reports next year’s participants in the Providence bridge Pedal will have access … Continue Reading

The opposite of a material man, Del Goldfarb is a portable man. “If you’re not too attached to material things, you’re more portable. It helps you to travel.”

Goldfarb’s song, “Portable Man,” got its name when his then … Continue Reading

Exactly one year ago a ragtag band of radio lovers stepped onto the media stage with dreams of creating a sustainable music station closely linked to Portland, expressing home-grown tastes and values, and staying in touch with the local community. … Continue Reading

Anyone who is interested in design knows that it is Design Week in Portland. But what does design mean? And, how does it affect our lives?

According to Merriam Webster Online, design means: “to create, fashion, execute, or Continue Reading

So you want to be in pictures? Documentary weekend is here. (Postponed during summer, the event has been rescheduled: Friday and Saturday, September 26-27, 2014.)

NedSpace Morrison, one of Portland’s collaborative work spaces, is bringing people with no experience whatsoever … Continue Reading

After an Academy Award, fourteen Grammys, countless other notable awards, and a discography spanning fifty-four albums over forty eight years, many musicians might consider slowing down and taking some time off. This is not the case for Herbie Hancock. The … Continue Reading

Portland, OR, is one of the premiere cities for those who are known as “foodies.” A culinary mecca, if you will. The diverse culinary culture of Portland has brought about an equally diverse sub-culture of food writers. Authors and bloggers … Continue Reading