Hari Kondabolu brings his politically and socially charged comedy to Portland’s Helium Comedy Club for three nights of laughs.
Community fundraiser set for beloved pastor
Despite a dire cancer diagnosis for their beloved spiritual leader, members of the Highland Christian Center and their ailing church pastor, Rev. Dr. W.G. Hardy Jr., are not ready to give up.
Effort aimed at enhancing lives and reducing violence
The city of Portland launched a pilot program to provide fun, safe summer activities, free of charge, to youth throughout the community.
It's safe to say Catherine Russell came from a musical family and she continues that musical lineage as one of the best-selling female jazz vocalists.
Tom McCall Waterfront Park turns into Beervana for the Oregon Brewers Festival this week!
Youth theater tackles racial tensions
Youth from a culturally diverse performing arts program get into the real-life consequences and cases surrounding racial tension, gentrification, and other painful coming of age issues in an encore performance of their new show, Between the Lines.
Rising Alberta mural inspired by past and future
A corner of Northeast Alberta is preparing for a revival of the community of color that is struggling to hold on in the area.
Portland’s Self Enhancement, Inc., recently hosted and sponsored the "You Matter" basketball clinic presented by Playmakers 4.0, a basketball program founded by Portland natives Aaron Miles and Michael Lee that uses sports to encourage "positive plays in life and on the court".
Rise Above exhibit at Oregin Air Show
The Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, is bringing its Rise Above mobile theater and World War II P-51C Mustang aircraft to the Oregon International Air Show this weekend.
The Native American Youth and Family Center of northeast Portland sent five youth to the first White House Tribal Youth Gathering last week.
Inks contract extension worth $120 million
Damian Lillard believes he's ready to lead the Portland Trail Blazers through a rebuilding project, and the franchise is hoping he can help speed up the process.
New York awards Garner family $5.9 million
The family of a black man who died after being placed in a white police officer’s chokehold reached a $5.9 million settlement with the city on Monday, days before the anniversary of his death.
Aim is to end disparities in services, employment
The Portland City Council has adopted three new racial equity goals along with six strategies aimed to achieve them.
Exhibit tells of shipyards, internment and other impacts
“World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed,” a new major exhibition at the Oregon Historical Society featuring rare documents and artifacts from the world and military leaders and the impact of the war on Oregonians.
Taking down the rebel flag
What the Confederate flag represents is the attempted perpetual dominion of one group of human beings over another group. In other words, the cry of the secessionist southern states preceded George Wallace’s “Segregation now, segregation forever.” Instead, the rallying cry of the boys in grey was Slavery Now. Slavery Forever.’
A boisterous, squeaky river otter pup, orphaned last month near Cottage Grove, has just taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo.
Taking action against racism and guns
Today, we should all be asking ourselves what happens now; what comes next? Do we, as a nation, take up the charge to tackle the ills of racism and gun violence, or will we cast these issues aside once again and wait until the next tragedy jolts us from our complacency?
A voice to Portland’s cultural climate
Swiggle Mandela is more than a just a Portland rapper.
‘Love and Mercy’ shows singer’s darker side
What I loved best about "Love and Mercy," the new film about Brian Wilson, the man whose genius powered the Beach Boys, is that it felt true -- deeply, complexly true, whether or not it is factually accurate -- yet also left me convinced that I don't and can't know the whole story of Brian Wilson's life.
New York rapper Himanshu Suri, better known by his stage name Heems, will be playing the Star Theater.