October 20, 2014

Events Calendar

Your Arts Guide

Our Cultural Events Calendar enables you to find an event that will satisfy your need for live performances of music, theater and dance – as well as the occasional art exhibit or art film. You’ll discover comprehensive performance listings for the next several weeks, with information and links to help you get ahead with the goal of […]


Film Reviews

On The Aisle is a film review panel discussion featuring Ed Goldberg and a collection of Portland’s best film critics. Goldberg and friends gather almost every week to review the latest films in their collectively smart way. Whether it’s a controversial sci-fi film or a superhero film about a Marvel comic character, the reviews are sure […]


KQOC Back to Full Power

Strong wind gusts took KQOC 88.1, Gleneden Beach, off the air on Feb. 11, destroying the All Classical antenna atop Cape Foulweather. The permanent replacement antenna was hoisted to the top of our 150 foot tower last night, July 2nd, and KQOC is now back on full power! Thanks for your patience while we completed this […]


KQAC Tower Repairs

Over the next two weeks, All Classical Portland’s tower on Sylvan Hill will be undergoing repairs, causing the station to use our back-up antenna at times. This is necessary to ensure the safety of the tower crew. You may hear a short burst when the station switches to our back-up antenna, but KQAC will remain at full coverage, and […]

Saturday Matinee

A Cavalcade of Song…

…and more is coming up this weekend on Saturday Matinee, when host Ed Goldberg offers performances by the likes of Bryn Terfel, Renée Fleming, Placido Domingo and Fritz Wunderlich, as well as orchestral delicacies such as Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants and Elgar’s Wand of Youth, plus a Celtic Concerto played by harpist Catrin Finch. All this and […]

The Score

Sound of the Baskervilles

On the next edition of The Score, host Edmund Stone plays themes composed to accompany the cinematic adventures of Sherlock Holmes, from the classic Basil Rathbone series to contemporary renditions starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch. The game will be afoot beginning at 2 p.m. on September 6.

Hampton Opera Center

We’re On the Move

All Classical is re-locating to the 2nd floor of the Hampton Opera Building. In a much-needed and timely move, the station will significantly increase its space in a facility that will be conveniently located and frequently enjoyed by fans who love this music. Generous supporters have already contributed nearly 90% of the $2 million campaign goal. We […]

Saturday Matinee

Fundraiser Matinee

With an emphasis on the FUN. Ed Goldberg hosts a special Saturday Matinee during our Fall Fundraiser, one that begins a weekly look back at Portland Opera’s last season. This time, in the 1 p.m. hour of the show, we’ll hear excerpts from the company’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance—Topsy-Turvydom as […]

Kamenz PPI

Igor Kamenz @ PPI

Portland Piano International kicks off its new recital season with the Portland debut of the Russian pianist, in two appearances in Portland State University’s Lincoln Hall: September 21 at 4 p.m. with a program that includes works by François Couperin, Schumann, Ravel, Stravinsky and Balakirev; and September 22 at 7:30 p.m. with music by Scarlatti, Liszt, and Schubert […]

Played in Oregon

Played in Oregon

This week on Played in Oregon, host Brandi Parisi reprises a concert that listeners have been clamoring to hear: from last November, choral groups from Marylhurst University, Lewis & Clark College, and Lake Grove Presbyterian Church perform music of Morten Lauridsen, who was present and joined in as accompanist. The program airs June 15 at 1 p.m.