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All I Want is Equality for My Child

And for other children and adults like her

In high school she became part of the solution. She became an advocate for transgender youth, who suffer discrimination and violence at alarming rates.

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Farmers Markets Open

King and other weekly markets coming on line

Springtime heralds the opening of Portland Farmers Market’s across the city and that means four neighborhood weekly markets are coming on line for the season.

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Blazers in West Finals

Viewing party set up at Rose Quarter

A surprise trip to the NBA Western Conference Finals has Blazermania in overdrive.

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New Play Tackles Race and Police

The Evolve Experience is a new performance experience, featuring works by African Americans and a diverse group of artists who make completing statements about the complexities of racial profiling from individual, community and law enforcement perspectives.

Metro Procurement ITB-3675

Decommissioning & Road Repair ITB

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Mayor’s Budget Supports Albina Vision

Also backs street response proposal by Hardesty

Albina Vision would receive $75,000 under Wheeler’s proposal, for outreach—also a new item. The diverse group of backers of Albina Vision previously gained the support of the mayor and Metro Council President Lynn Peterson.

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The Real Threats to Free Speech on Campus

A disregard for the humanity of students

To date, no campus has banned any form of Trump paraphernalia, nor has any college persecuted a student for wearing pro-Trump symbols. College campuses routinely host conservative speakers: Cornell hosted Dick Cheney, while the University of Baltimore had Betsy DeVos speak at their commencement ceremony, among other examples.

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Portland Dance Showcase

The bill includes Balanchine’s iconic Serenade, the elegant and beautiful Swan Lake Act II, Tom Gold’s energetic Festival Russe, the visually stunning Rip/Tide by the founders of BodyVox, and Quinary, a brand new work by Portland Ballet Master Jason Davis.

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Writings for a Better World

Student leaders tackle systemic racism

First place winner Jack Hill of Westview High School wrote about the inequities of providing housing for people who face economic hardships and discrimination, maintaining his own determination to overcome obstacles.

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Tradeswomen Host Career Fair

The event hopes to inspire a new generation of tradeswomen to pursue the many apprenticeships and job openings in the construction industry from local companies and organizations

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Opportunity to Serve

May vote a choice for school board direction

For the first time in a more than a decade, a black member of the community is poised to be represented on the seven-member Portland School Board.

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School Board Candidate Shanice Clarke On The Issues

Clarke calls for holistic, new approach

Clarke has traversed a personal and winding path that led her to becoming an advocate for education, a goal she calls her life dream.

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School Board Candidate Michelle DePass On The Issues

DePass has deep roots to community

DePass said she knows from personal experience the plight of surviving in a low-income upbringing and the disruptions that situation causes for learning.

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In Loving Memory

Willie Kemp Jr.

Willie Kemp Jr., a resident of Portland since the 1970s was originally from Flint, Mich. He was an 18 wheeler truck driver for Portland General Electric for 40 years.

Metro Procurement- RFP 3682

Metro Paint Marketing Sales Position

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Dynamic New Voice

Standout vocalist and multi-instrumentalist MorMor (Seth Nyquist) will delight audiences with his falsetto sound and own brand of R&B and pop music when he performs in Portland, Thursday, May 2 at the Holocene, 1001 S.E. Morrison. The Toronto music star is winning accolades with a new single and critically-acclaimed debut EP.

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Lady Sings the Blues

Lady Day was a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. Above all, she was admired all over the world for her deeply personal and intimate approach to singing.

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PDX Jazz Presents Kendrick Scott

“He’s a brilliant mind bringing innovation to the music and at the same time he’s creating a safe place for young talent to develop and grow,” said renowned trumpeter and bandleader Terence Blanchard.

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Campus Police Power Targeted

The Oregon Senate last week unanimously voted to curtail some of the policing authority from security officers hired to patrol college campuses.

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Lightning Thief Rock Musical

The story of a young man born half-human and half-Greek god takes center stage in "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical," starring Chris McCarrell and James Hayden Rodriguez.

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