The Portland 50, a podcast series about the people who dreamt, built and championed the innovation, growth and uniqueness of Portland.
Each episode is a narrative journey told by the founders, leaders and drivers behind some of Oregon’s best known companies, landmarks and industries.
The Portland 50 is presented by Jaguar Land Rover Portland and produced by KINK.fm.
Bonus Episode: Jason Mraz
Jason Mraz is not a Portland local, but his focus on climate change and sustainable living fits very much into the Portland mindset. Plus, you can catch him performing in town at the Schnitzer Concert Hall on November 1st.
Hear about Jason's start in music, what he's up to these days - and how farming has changed his outlook.
Series 2: #15 - Kevin Irving | Artistic Director at Oregon Ballet Theatre
Kevin Irving has been the Artistic Director for Oregon Ballet Theatre since July of 2013. And OBT is now entering it's 30th season in Portland.
In this episode of the Portland 50, hear about Kevin's journey into dancing, and what circumstances created OBT 30 years ago... and what plans are in place for it's 30th season.
Series 2: #14 - Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney | Portlandia
Most people know Carrie Brownstein as the co-creator of Portlandia. But before that, Carrie was a member of the PNW based rock band Sleater-Kinney. They're new album, The Center Won't Hold, is out now, with a big tour this fall (stops here in Portland in November).
Hear about the new record, how she prepares for a long tour, and what it was like working with St. Vincent.
Series 2: #13 - Dave Petterson of Domain de Broglie
Our guest this week is Dave Petterson, the General Manager and Winemaker at Domaine de Broglie, a vineyard and winery in the Dundee Hills that's now part of the of the Family Coppola.
Series 2: #12 May Arden - Opera | Last Man
Vortex Magazine recently asked the question, "Is opera unapproachable to modern audiences?"
May Arden has an answer for that.
In this episode of the Portland 50, Cort talks to May about the state of opera, and how she's made it her mission to bring opera into modern context. Her music might be the most unique thing out there on the current Portland soundscape.
Be sure to check out May and her new band Last Man as the perform on August 17th. Get details here:
Series 2: #11 Judah Newby - The State of Oregon Sports
2019 has shaped up to be a year of change when it comes to sports in Portland and in Oregon in general.
Cort gets a state of the union when it comes to Oregon sports with with Judah Newby, Assistant Program Director of KXTG, 102.9/750 The Game.
WOW…RadioActive Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Jamie,B.Scott and Kevin. Keep bringing it.