"The Marks and Meaning discussion group is now public! Members of the user community who want to open the conversation to a wider audience can now post to this blog, which will automatically cross-post to the [private] email discussion group. If you are a member and wish to become an author of this blog, send me an email at dave [dot] gray [at] gmail [dot] com."
"PDX Pop Now! is dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in Portland music. As an all-volunteer organization committed to being accessible, current, and local, we provide and support live performances and recorded materials. We aspire to advance a sustainable community which values inclusivity and a high caliber of artistry to enable a creative dialogue between artist and audience."