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Portland Man Pleads Guilty In Art-Forgery Scheme

AP | July 29, 2015

An Oregon man who faked works by well-known artists and sold knockoffs to a West Coast gallery owner has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

At 79, Woody Allen Says There's Still Time To Do His Best Work

NPR | July 29, 2015

The filmmaker opens up about being an "imperfectionist" and how his current marriage started as "a fling."

A Cookbook For Eating Well On A Food Stamp Budget

NPR | July 28, 2015

A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.

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Nobel Prize Winner Thinks No One Should Ever Retire

NPR | July 29, 2015 1:19 p.m.

Muhammad Yunus — honored for loaning millions to poor women — just turned 75. And he's thrilled to keep on working: 'The word retirement is very harmful.'

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70 Years Later, WWII Vets Return To Japan

Northwest News Network | July 28, 2015 4:11 p.m.

Seven Pacific Northwest veterans of World War II leave for Tokyo Thursday. They're carrying 70 captured Japanese flags to return for the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. Seven Pacific Northwest veterans of World War II leave for Tokyo Thursday. They're carrying 70 captured Japanese flags to return for the 70th anniversary of the end of the war.

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The Future Of American History

NPR | July 30, 2015 4:15 a.m.

Three college professors respond to questions about the evolving challenges of teaching the history of a complex nation.

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Portland Arts Tax Fails To Deliver On Some Ballot Promises

OPB | July 28, 2015 midnight | Portland

The Portland arts tax's biggest problem is simple: Not enough people are paying the $35.

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Narcissistic, Maybe. But Is There More To The Art Of The Selfie?

NPR | July 28, 2015 8:09 a.m.

Some say selfies are a mark of our narcissistic culture. But what about a little photoshopping? Is this further evidence of our vanity — or a platform for our personal brand and self-expression?

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Tina Fey Accidentally Explains How Netflix Is Like Podcasting

NPR | July 28, 2015 3:21 p.m.

On demand is on demand, as it turns out, whether it's video or audio. Even Tina Fey says so.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Modern Art’s Slow Evolution

OPB | July 27, 2015 6 a.m.

A small group of early- to mid-20th century artists connected to the Portland Art Museum developed variations on a modernist regional style and paved the way for today’s rich, flourishing art scene.

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Here Are 3 Foreign Films to Watch This Summer

PRI's The World | July 27, 2015 7:50 a.m.

Looking for an exciting, critically-acclaimed foreign film to watch this summer? Try these three.

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How 1 Photographer Captured A Piercing Gaze That Shook The World

NPR | July 27, 2015 11:16 a.m.

In 1984, Steve McCurry was in Pakistan covering a refugee crisis for National Geographic. Captivated by a young girl's eyes, he clicked the shutter — and took one of the magazine's most iconic photos.

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Want To Get Inside Your Favorite Show? Go To Comic-Con

NPR | July 27, 2015 7:23 a.m.

San Diego Comic-Con is the sweet spot for immersive marketing, a form of advertising involving elaborate experiences that let fans feel like they're inside their favorite games, movies and shows.

Music

All Songs + 1: Josh Ritter's 'Sermon on the Rocks'

NPR | July 27, 2015 5:03 a.m.

Singing of a "risky teen" and a Bible school intervention on "Getting Ready to Get Down."

Once a Famed House Of Ill-Repute, Now Affordable Housing

OPB | July 26, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Portland

Erickson’s Saloon in Portland once boasted a 680-foot bar, free lunches (as long as alcohol was purchased) and a brothel in the upstairs “cribs” of the building.

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Maturing Into Modern Kin

OPB | July 26, 2015 12:07 p.m. | Portland

Modern Kin played this weekend at PDX Pop Now! Festival.

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On View: State Of Oregon Craft

OPB | July 23, 2015 5:45 p.m. | Portland

Think you know what craft is? Broaden your horizons when you check out Museum of Contemporary Craft's latest exhibition, State of Oregon Craft.

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