How Rapper Cool Nutz and Trail Blazer CJ McCollum Make Great Radio in Tigard

Every week, the local hip-hop godfather and shooting guard dish on their favorite jams—and the off-court life of a rising NBA star.

06/13/2016 By Casey Jarman


KINK FM's Big Voice Sheila Hamilton Opens Up About Suicide and Mental Illness

Portland radio host Sheila Hamilton talks about her husband’s suicide, the problems with how we treat mental illness, and how she wrote her new book, All the Things We Never Knew, both as personal therapy, and as a resource for others.

10/15/2015 By Fiona McCann


Live Wire! Is Back—and We're Pumped For This Season

All hail the return of Live Wire!, which—with one live taping down and six more to come—offers a startacular lineup this season, including Jesse Eisenberg, Meghan Daum, and Evil Dead's Bruce Campbell.

10/05/2015 By Molly Woodstock


Viva La Radio! Portland's Mexican Culture is in the Air

Across Portland, radio links Portland's Hispanic community to the world at large.

04/27/2015 By Mary Stutzman


XRAY.fm Radio Expands to 107.1 FM

Portland's upstart radio station starts broadcasting on 107.1 FM on Sept 22, taking over the frequency from KZME and greatly expanding its reach. It also will expand its programming.

09/22/2014 By Matthew Schonfeld


Ira Glass Talks About His New Dance Show

The This American Life host takes to the Schnitz on June 21. But first he dishes about dancing for Yoko Ono and the only radio host he’d fear in a dance-off.

06/18/2014 By Aaron Scott


Q&A: Ira Flatow on Science Friday and Portland Innovation

Science Friday will record live at OMSI on June 18. The host talks about cameos on The Big Bang Theory, why Portland teens should be trusted with nuclear reactors, and how Dr. Jane Goodall believes in Sasquatch.

06/11/2014 By Peter Holmstrom


PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker


Two New Podcasts for Portland Foodies

Portland's culinary experts are hitting the mics to examine the city's flourishing food landscape.

01/08/2014 By Molly Woodstock


Live Wire Radio Goes for National Glory

After a decade of cracking up local listeners, Portland's radio dynamos aim to be public radios next big thing—and they just might make it.

01/02/2014 By Aaron Scott Photography by William Anthony


Q&A: Jeff Hylton Simmons & Jenny Logan

The founders of XRAY.fm—a new low-power radio station—on the past, present, and future of local radio.

12/02/2013 By Katie Gourley


Win Tickets to 'Radiolab Live: Apocalyptical'

Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich bring their hit NPR show to the Keller with a bevvy of special guests Nov 19–20.

10/11/2013 By Aaron Scott


PoMo Team on OPB and Top Chef Masters

Portland Monthly invades the airwaves this week with appearances on Top Chef Masters and OPB's Think Out Loud.

09/26/2012 By Allison Jones

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TBA 2011: The Radio Show

Kyle Abraham’s hit parade leaves space for provocative bursts of static.

07/24/2012 By Anne Adams

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Viva Voce’s New Album

Perk up your ears for a few sounds from The Future Will Destroy You, the latest from Portland psych-pop maestros Viva Voce.

06/21/2011 By Anne Adams


Interview: Sallie Ford

Sallie Ford talks about writing, singing, and the hometown she gradually grew to love.

06/01/2011 By Anne Adams

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Tune In: Destination DIY

Learn more about OPB’s latest feature series, and meet the blue-haired host who "does it herself."

03/03/2011 By Anne Adams


LiveWire! Summer Spectacular

Reggie Watts, Gregg Abbot, Menomena, et cetera.

08/20/2010 By Anne Adams