Enjoy the festive lights and choral groups
The Grotto’s annual Christmas Festival of Lights and the world’s largest choral festival runs nightly through Dec. 30 (except Christmas Day).
Janet Jackson is joining her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The "Nasty" singer earned induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks - her second time - and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.
Volunteer makes hot meals for kitchen-less shelter
Giving back and recruiting others to do the same
KairosPDX school organization earns high praise
The organization behind a majority black charter school honored by civil rights panel
Donations represent best of the season
The Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has packed 3,800 holiday food boxes to help local families who struggle economically.
Hip hop artist born and raised in Portland
Aminé brings his national concert tour to the Rose City with shows on Thursday and Friday at the Roseland Theater, downtown.
Portland Playhouse presents a festive, family favorite
Diverse cast of just over a dozen brings nearly 40 characters to life
Complained of hostile work enviornment
A black consultant with expertise in building partnerships between police and the community has stepped down from a new community panel formed to help oversee police reforms in the city
Portland city officials are celebrating the newly-completed Southeast 50th Avenue Paving Project, part of a Fixing Our Streets initiative paid for by a local gas tax approved by Portland voters in May 2016 and a heavy vehicle use tax.
With a new production of “The Magic Cloth,” created in collaboration with the ingenious puppeteer and co-designer of the Lion King, Imago Theater, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave., is bring back its globetrotting production ZooZoo this holiday season.
Top female directors share their experiences in the film industry in the new documentary ‘Half the Picture,” a feature length film about the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood.
As a black, immigrant gay woman, her perspective on the world is unique. Comedian Gina Yeshere hits Portland for a show on Monday, Dec. 17 at the Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St. Doors open at 7 p.m.
A young man gets some tips about bike helmet safety from trauma nurses at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center during the annual Holiday Bike Drive sponsored by Legacy and the Community Cycling Center in northeast Portland. The Dec. 2 event gave over 300 bikes and helmets to young people in the community, the first bike for some.
A jobs and housing mission grows
A northeast Portland non-profit is breaking down employment and housing barriers
Blight to give way to affordable housing
The destruction of a much-maligned former strip club, the Sugar Shack, in the Cully Neighborhood of northeast Portland, kicked off Monday
February stop added to book tour
Former First Lady Michelle Obama has added Portland to the list of cities she will visit to promote her new book, “Becoming.”
City Hall event to include film screenings
Mayor Ted Wheeler and members of the Portland City Council honor homeless youth filmmakers
Children particpate in holiday program
Children lean to love each other no mater color, creed or status
Supreme Court sides with accused serial killer
Oregon’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling by throwing out the confession of a black man accused of strangling four black prostitutes in the 1980s.
Catherine Mary Galbraith
Advocate for historic preservation was friend to black community