Feast Portland kicked off this week, and this year the culinary festival offers a new event: the "Girls, Girls, Girls" dinner with several talented female chefs. OPB caught up with Naomi Pomeroy, Christina Tosi, Johanna Ware and Kuniko Yagi to find out about their experiences, inspirations and role models.
"Do you remember?" The Earth, Wind & Fire hit still unites generations on the dance floor.
How one woman's quest to bring you the scientific method has resulted in a blog project chock full of chocolate chip cookie experiments. Wear your oven mitt and bring a glass of milk.
NPR | Sept. 16, 2014 11:23 a.m.
Lawrence Wright's new book examines the 1978 peace deal President Carter brokered between Egypt and Israel. During the tense summit, Carter had "never been angrier," Wright says.
NPR | Sept. 14, 2014 3:29 p.m.
Ellroy's new novel, Perfidia, follows the Los Angeles police response to a brutal murder on the eve of Pearl Harbor. In a vintage steakhouse, the author discusses the book and his tech-free lifestyle.
opbmusic | Sept. 16, 2014 5:10 p.m.
The San Diego quartet plays summertime jams from their new record, Ride the Black Wave.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014 midnight
Over 100 years ago, Sam Hill dreamed of a modern paved highway that would carry motorists through the scenic Columbia River Gorge. But popular belief held that it was an engineering impossibility.
opbmusic | Sept. 10, 2014 12:54 p.m.
Watch the newest video in our Stagepass series, featuring Portland's Run On Sentence.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2014 4:24 p.m.
After 14 years directing exhibitions and acquisitions for the state's largest art museum, Bruce Guenther says he'll step down in October.
NPR | Sept. 12, 2014 6:42 a.m.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby's three incarnations share similar scenes with subtle differences. Director Ned Benson calls his project "delusional," especially for a first-time feature filmmaker.
NPR | Sept. 11, 2014 8:55 a.m.
A new study suggests that learning to play a musical instrument helps improve the brain's ability to process language. That means music lessons could give kids from low-income communities a big boost.
NPR | Sept. 09, 2014 5:11 a.m.
In her new children's book, Firebird, Copeland seeks to inspire other young African-American dancers. "It's hard to be the one that stands out," she says.
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