“Today, the Vanport Jazz Festival intends to carry the torch of those musicians who moved to Oregon for work and filled the air with art.”
2017 acts include:
Saturday August 5, 2017 at Portland Meadows. Doors open at 10:30am. Click Here For Ticket Info!
See the 10 rappers who made our iconic 10th anniversary issue.
Source: 2017 XXL Freshman Cover Revealed
While the surgery was successful in removing the cancer, when he came to, Jackson says his right arm had gone numb, and he’d lost the ability to see.
Source: Blazers DJ OG One Loses Eyesight Following Cancer Surgery – Willamette Week
Portland Public Schools sent a memo to school bus drivers telling them to avoid playing rap music. They now say they “regret the way this was communicated.”
Source: PPS to school bus drivers: Don’t play rap music
The lawsuit says the shutdown of Exotica International Club for Men was part of a pattern of targeting black-owned bars.
Source: A $22 Million Federal Lawsuit Says Portland Discriminated Against a Black Nightclub Owner
HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — A Happy Valley family says they were racially profiled during a family trip to Dave and Buster’s in Clackamas Town Center last weekend. Rachel Batiste-Barber said she and her family almost never come to Dave and Buster’s but over the
Source: Portland family says they were racially profiled at Dave and Buster’s
After roles in True Blood and Rectify, Johnny Ray Gill returns to the small screen in a new series about the Underground Railroad.
Source: How a Northeast Portland Native Went from Jefferson High to Hollywood | Portland Monthly