Born Alice Faye Williams, Shakur changed her name as an adult when she became a political activist and joined the Black Panther movement. Shakur was an inspiration for her son's music and oversaw his music catalog and legacy after his death.
The 4.5-mile route officially opens Sunday, May 1, with a celebration of an idea conceived by Powell but created through communal effort.
Every journey has a beginning. Long before music lovers across the world found their souls bathed by the cascading notes of "Purple Rain," Prince was the skinny kid on the Minneapolis scene who always had a guitar in his hand.
After the news of Prince's untimely death broke, we reached out to Portland's music community and asked them to talk about the man and the musician, as well as what he means to the world — and what he means to them.
The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art will kick off the Time-Based Arts Festival in a new 16,000-square-foot, rent-free compound in NE Portland. Exclusive drone video.
Inspired by his Native American heritage, the artist created boldly colorful and idiosyncratic paintings, prints and sculpture that hang at institutions around the country.
The list of theater and dance companies that have been displaced, have lost their homes and have struggled to find new ones as a result of Portland’s booming real estate market continues to grow at an alarming rate. What can be done about it?
Jim Harrison wrote more than three dozen books, including the novels Dalva and True North, the novella Legends of the Fall, and many collections of poetry. He died Saturday in Patagonia, Ariz.