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Band Takes Johnny Cash's 'Folsom' Concert To Oregon Prisons

OPB

For the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's “At Folsom Prison,” a Portland band is restaging the concert at prisons across the state. We go with them to Coffee Creek’s women’s facility.

175 Years After Oregon Territory Vote, Some NW Issues Remain The Same

Northwest News Network

Early settlers and pioneers voted to form a provisional territorial government 175 years ago this week. The vote was close and featured arguments that may sound surprisingly familiar today.

The National Champions You Never Knew Portland Had

OPB

How a group of hobbyists brought the ancient Irish sport of hurling to the Northwest — and why they don't see it vanishing any time soon.

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Could An Oregon Horse Ever Win The Kentucky Derby?

The chances of an Oregon horse winning the Kentucky Derby is the longest of long shots. But the sheer will of one Oregonian has increased the odds for years to come.

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Portland Poet Anis Mojgani Challenges Grief And Greek Gods

The international slam poetry champion finds beauty in sorrow in his new collection, "In the Pockets of Small Gods."

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Portland Girls' Cookbook Raises $10,000 For Jane Goodall Chimps

As sixth-graders, 14 Portland, Oregon, girls decided to create a fundraiser vegetarian cookbook. As high school freshmen, they just donated $10,000 to Jane Goodall's sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees.

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Legends Close Soul'd Out 2018 With Classic Jams

The dream of the '90s is alive and well in the hands of headliners De La Soul and Wyclef Jean.  

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The Hip-Hop Melting Pot Comes To Portland

What is hip-hop? Saturday night Portland got a crash course in the various styles, sounds and experiences that define this ever-expanding genre.

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R+R = NOW Conquers Portland, Then World

On the second night of Soul'd Out, jazz supergroup and local Portland luminaries grace their respective stages with brave new material.  

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Portland's Vegan Moment Is 100 Years In The Making

Going back in Oregon history, it’s apparent that the rise in veganism didn’t come out of nowhere. It's been building for more than a century

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Erykah Badu Brings The Soul To Portland

The legendary musician brought the funk to her sould-out (pun intended) performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Wednesday.

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The Sonic Judo Of Black Belt Eagle Scout

The Portland musician uses ethereal vocals and yearning melodies to make her way through loss. 

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Stars Align In Oregon For 3 Indigenous Playwrights

An auspicious meeting of three playwrights, all indigenous, all women. We got to be in the room with them.

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