Brian Lindstrom: Filmmaker Shares What It Is Like to Be a Mom Behind Prison Walls with Compelling "Mothering Inside" Documentary
Brian Lindstrom is a documentary filmmaker. In 2013, Lindstrom directed Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse. The film examines the life of a man diagnosed with schizophrenia who died in police custody in Portland, Oregon. Lindstrom latest film is about the Family Preservation Project, a program that is contracted through Peninsula Community College at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison. The title is “Mothering Inside." Lindstrom and his wife, Cheryl Strayed (“Wild,” “Dear Sugar”), are raising a family here in Portland, his native town.
Listen to Lindstorm's powerful words regarding "Mothering Inside" on PDXish....
The latest episode of PDXISH focuses in on the election and the anger it fueled across our city and nation. We talked to Thomas Bruner, of Bruner Strategies who has been a leader in the business community and is also a practicing Buddhist. Says Bruner: "As a Buddhist, I am taught, "Do not indulge anger." I am also taught that anger is normal, natural and unavoidable. Glad for the chance to discuss anger in tumultuous times with my friend Byron Beck on his new podcast, PDXISH."
Former Hollywood celebutante and current Portland-based life coach Randy Spelling is fully aware that people are curious about his family and, in turn, himself. After all, Randy is the blue-eyed, angel-faced son of one Hollywood’s most prolific television entertainment producers of all time—the late, great Aaron Spelling ("Love Boat," "Fantasy Island," "Charlie's Angels" among many others). He’s also the brother of Tori Spelling, of “90210” and reality television fame. And his mom Candy is as well known for her infamous “wrapping room” in their beautiful L.A. mansion they once all lived in as she is for her "rich-and-famous" lifestyle and philanthropy.
But there is so much to Spelling....listen to what he has to say on PDXish.
Ted Wheeler is a sixth generation Oregonian and deeply passionate about our state. Currently he serves as our state treasurer and is one of the leaders in the race to become Portland’s next mayor. Listen to what Wheeler says are his plans if he becomes the next mayor of Portland on PDXish…
Portland radio darling and longtime Portland media personality Daria Eliuk joins us for the first podcast interview since she suddenly left the airwaves in mid-August. Daria, joined by her husband, lacrosse legend Dallas Eliuk, and my new co-host, Kenny MacDonald, talks about her two-plus decades working in radio in Portland, as well as the topics of the day. Please take a listen to our exclusive interview with the amazing DARIA!
In anticipation to the upcoming LGBT pride celebrations and parades that will happen all over the state of Oregon and the Northwest in the coming month PDXISH devotes its latest episode to Gay Pride in the Trump era.
PDXISH would like to thank one of the founders of the LGBT movement Terry Bean for supporting this episode of PDXISH.
On the next PDXISH: Television personality Brian McFayden. For several years this Nebraska native worked as a news anchor on MTV and was host of the super hot TRL. A radio and television personality Brian's had the chance to work with everyone from Al Gore to Donald Trump.
PDXish recently spent some time with this super cool guy who calls Portland home. Please welcome Brian Mcfayden Portland...and PDXish!
PDXISH welcomes the incredibly delightful Thomas Lauderdale to our show. Thomas talks about the origins of Pink Martini, plays some of his favorite tunes and shares insight into the world at large. Please welcome Thomas to the show.
PDXISH welcomes the Producer and Director of "Priced Out" Cornelius Swart, a film about gentrification in Portland, Oregon. "Priced Out" project’s director and producer, Swart co-produced the first film, Northeast Passage, with Spencer Wolf. Since then Swart has established himself as a reporter with a deep knowledge of the community. He published a community newspaper and hyperlocal website that covered St. Johns, North, and Northeast Portland, called the The Portland Sentinel, for five years. Since then he has worked on staff at the state’s largest newspaper, The Oregonian, the state’s largest television station, KGW NewsChannel 8, and as Director of Content during the startup of the web-based news platform GoLocalPDX.com.
Restaurateur Renee Gorham (of Toro Bravo, Tasty 'N Alder and other incredible local restaurants) joins PDXISH to talk about this summer's upcoming La Ruta de la Tapa and La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival.
La Ruta de la Tapa will take place from June 12-18 in Portland. On June 15 the World Tapas Day will take place throughout the globe.
La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival celebrating the culinary culture of Spain in one of the most innovative cities in the United States, Portland Oregon. From the 13th to the 16th of July 2017, Portland will open its doors to celebrate the cuisine of Spain for four days of dinners, events, workshops, demos and cultural events. Top chefs from Spain and around the world will join forces with chefs from Portland with a passion for Spanish cuisine.
Gorham gives us all the scoop! Please join us for this episode of PDXISH.
MTV to Current TV to KGW. Hanging with Carson Daily to hanging Al Gore to hanging with Brenda Braxton.
Brian McFayden just joined on as an anchor for the morning show on Portland's KGW. If he looks familiar, he is. For several years this Nebraska native worked as a news anchor on MTV and was host of the super hot TRL. A radio and television personality Brian's had the chance to work with everyone from Al Gore to Donald Trump.
PDXish recently spent some time with this super cool guy who now calls Portland home. Please welcome Brian Mcfayden to Portland...and PDXish!
PDXISH welcomes to two fascinating individuals to the podcast. Chef John Gorham has several restaurants that feature his deft cooking skills. Darren Linder is a deft drummer who plays in bands, that is when he is not working the door at Doug Fir. PDXISH had a chance to talk to Gorham about the upcoming La Ruta PDX, a city-wide celebration of all things Spain and food that is happening in July. And we also had a chance to talk to Linder about all the musical endeavors he is involved with currently in our city.
Please welcome these amazing individuals to PDXISH.
PDXISH welcomes to the podcast Portland author Katherine Cole to celebrate the release of her new book, Rosé All Day: The Essential Guide to Your New Favorite Wine (Abrams) – the most comprehensive book on pink wine in the English language. This groundbreaking work of oenological scholarship recounts the millennia-old untold history of rosé, highlighting its importance in contemporary pop culture, and explores the ways in which today’s winemakers are elevating the genre for age-worthiness.
Cole is also the recipient of 2017 James Beard Media Award, along with Morgan Holm, in the Podcast category for The Four Top, which airs on npr.org and iTunes. Please welcome Katherine to the show.
PDXISH is VERY excited about two upcoming events: Filmed By Bike and Portland Night Market.
Filmed by Bike's popular film festival returns to the historic Hollywood Theatre May 5-7, 2017 with six unique programs. The jury-selected film festival kicks off with the Base Camp Brewing Street Party at Velo Cult Bike Shop followed by two “opening night” film screenings.
Portland’s most creative and unique local market, Portland Night Market blends food, culture, music, drinks and retail together in the SE Industrial District four times a year. Over 100,000 guests have visited the Portland Night Market after just five events starting with the first market in November 2015. The next PNM takes place Friday and Saturday, May 12-13.
PDXISH welcomes Filmed By Bike's Ayleen Crotty and Portland Night Market's Brigid Blackburn to the show.
PDXISH is all about the Academy Awards, aka the "Oscars."
On this week's episode of PDXISH we talk to Rikki Lombardi who is the Marketing and Events Manager for Comcast and XFINITY.
Will "La La Land" win Best Picture? Or could it be the night for "Moonlight" ?
The 2017 Academy Awards is sure to have everyone watching and talking about the big show. On this episode Byron, Henry and Rikki talk about their picks for the top awards as well how it is super easy to check out all the nominated films via Xfinity and its X1 On Demand program. And, also if you have to miss the Oscars, how you can catch up on all the action after the show.
Byron also shares the latest celebrity gossip and going-ons in Portland, Oregon.
Comcast, who is the sponsor of this week's PDXISH, is a technology company that provides the best in class entertainment and lifestyle needs through XFINTY TV, XFINITY Internet, XFINITY Voice and XFINITY Home. For more information around XFINITY products and how to best watch the Academy Awards through XFINITY X1 visit www.xfinity.com.
Kate Carroll de Gutes' book, Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, won the 2016 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction and a 2016 Lambda Literary Award in Memoir. Her latest book, The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of My Life, was released in August, 2017. Kate has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University and is a wry observer who writes grief, the drama of peri-menopause and dating, riding bikes, and the joys and challenges of authentic living.
You can learn more at www.katecarrolldegutes.com