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Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

OPB's Oregon Field Guide led an expedition into the heart of an uncharted gorge.

Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge | Jan. 30, 2016

Portland's Indie Remix Pioneer, RAC, On His Grammy-Nominated Work

OPB | Feb. 12, 2016

André Allen Anjos, who records as RAC, has become the go-to guy for remixing indie bands, not to mention mega stars like U2, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. He shows us the method behind his magic.

New Works Pay Off In Eugene Symphony's 50th Year

OPB | Feb. 12, 2016

The Eugene Symphony pushes itself to a new level for its 50th anniversary season with three new commissions.

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Mosaic Artist Follows His Own Path

OPB | Feb. 9, 2016 4:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Bale creates elaborate, intricate and world-renowned pebble mosaics from stone he gathers in the wild.


'Zoolander 2' Can't Quite Walk The Walk-Off Anymore

NPR | Feb. 12, 2016 11:05 a.m.

It's not hard to believe Zoolander 2 suffers from plot problems, but even beyond that, it can't find the rhythm with its gags at the expense of fashion, either.


Anti-Everything: The Culture Of Resistance Behind Rihanna's Latest Album

NPR | Feb. 10, 2016 7:15 a.m.

There's method behind the apparent musical madness to the Barbadian pop star's album Anti.

Arts | Business | NW Life | local

Starchitect's Plans For The Portland Japanese Garden

OPB | Feb. 5, 2016 7:30 p.m.

Internationally renowned architect Kengo Kuma will transform Portland's Japanese Garden into a stunning, one-of-a-kind village.

Arts | Entertainment

Johnny Depp Stars As Donald Trump (Yep, You Read That Right)

NPR | Feb. 11, 2016 3:33 p.m.

The online comedy outfit Funny or Die has created a fake made-for-TV movie based on Trump's 1987 best-selling business advice book, The Art of the Deal.

Education | NW Life | local | History | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Thomas Condon Lecturing On The Beach

OPB | Feb. 8, 2016 6 a.m.

University of Oregon geology professor Thomas Condon often lectured informally near Nye Beach where he and his wife, Cornelia, had a summer cottage.

Business | Entertainment

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

NPR | Feb. 8, 2016 5:28 a.m.

There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.

Food | News

Cook It: Succulent Salt-Baked Steelhead

OPB | Feb. 4, 2016 9:15 a.m.

Watch a time-lapse video of The Country Cat's Adam Sappington making salt-baked steelhead, a quick and delicious recipe from the restaurant's new cookbook.

Arts | Entertainment | Music

Spike Lee On Michael Jackson's Evolution From Child Star To 'Off The Wall'

NPR | Feb. 9, 2016 1:21 p.m.

"Michael is alive, because his music is still here," Lee says.

Arts | Books

Folklore For Hipsters: Fairy Tales Before They Were Cool

NPR | Feb. 7, 2016 3:16 a.m.

Translated from Giambattista Basile's 17th century stories, Tale of Tales — known as the world's first collection of fairy tales — traverses through 50 fantastical adventures.

Arts | News | NW Life | local

Museum Of Contemporary Craft Closing, Location To Be Sold

OPB | Feb. 4, 2016 3:15 p.m.

The Pacific Northwest College of Art will fold the Museum of Contemporary Craft's collection into its own archives to create a new Center for Contemporary Art & Culture in its main building.

NW Life | Environment | Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

Watch Now: Discovering Valhalla

OPB | Feb. 4, 2016 5:36 p.m.

Oregon Field Guide assembles its largest, most complex expedition ever to take you on an unparalleled adventure of discovery.


Maurice White: The Audacity Of Uplift

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 2:02 p.m.

Earth, Wind & Fire is ethical black music that forces us to keep our heads up to the sky.

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BMX Legend Dave Mirra Dies At 41

AP | Feb. 5, 2016 9:17 a.m.

Police say veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra has died in North Carolina. He was 41.


'Hail, Caesar!' Will Make You Miss Movies With Exclamation Points

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 11:07 a.m.

The 17th film from the Coen Brothers stars George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin and lots more in a rollicking tale of old Hollywood.


Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

OPB's Oregon Field Guide led an expedition into the heart of an uncharted slot canyon.

Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge | Jan. 30, 2016