The Way Live Should Be

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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rap Night! Every Wednesday at The Big Easy

Rap Night has welcomed me with open arms, so I’m feelin’ the need to extend an invitation out to ya’ll. It seems as though I’ve stumbled upon some of the hardest working kids on the scene, delivering intellectual content over beats to kill.

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Highlights and First Impressions from the 2011 Bella Terra Music and Arts festival!!

Following are some of our favorite moments from the Bella Terra festival. Later this week a full review of the festival, hopefully with some words from Jeff (the main man behind Bella Terra), will be coming at you with the reasons why YOU should plan on going to Bella Terra next year.

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Taking A Look At Portland’s Music Community With Lauren Wayne

Lauren Wayne, a Portland local, has been working in the music industry for almost a decade. She is now the General Manager, Talent Buyer, and Marketing Director for our beloved State Theatre and a part of the team that is running the Portland Music Foundation. We were lucky enough to get to chat with her for a bit about The State Theatre, the Portland Music Foundation, and the music community in Portland in general.

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