Oregon Historical Photo: Klamath Falls

The Modoc War along the Oregon-California border in 1872-73 was one of the most dramatic American Indian battles in U.S. history. This story made headlines from San Francisco to London as outnumbered Native Americans fought Army soldiers over land and the fate of their people.


July 18, 2014
Salem Art Fair And Festival
Aug. 30, 2014
Art in the Pearl 2014
Sept. 5, 2014
Sister Folk Festival 2014

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Filmed Over 12 Years, 'Boyhood' Follows A Kid's Coming Of Age

Writer-director Richard Linklater says picking the film's star was vital because he had to guess what he'd be like at 18. "I just went with a kid who seemed kind of the most interesting."

The Enduring Legacy Of The Pittocks And Their Mansion

This year the Pittock Mansion turns 100. Find out how the iconic mansion and its inhabitants continue to influence Oregon.


Stagepass: Just Lions

opbmusic | July 07, 2014 3:20 p.m.

Watch new video of Portland band Just Lions, recorded at opbmusic Stagepass in May.

Arts | Music | Oregon

Portland’5 Summer Arts And Music On Main Street 2014 Season Begins

OPB | July 09, 2014 10:45 a.m.

Starting this week, the Portland’5 summer arts and music series gets underway featuring a series of free concerts on Wednesday evenings through August.

Music | Oregon

One Song: DEAN! - 'Whitest Dove'

OPB | July 08, 2014 7:45 a.m.

Portland husband-and-wife duo Luke and Rachael Price sing one song for OPB's Arts & Life: the nostalgia-laden ballad Whitest Dove live from the Crystal Ballroom in Portland.


Culinary Historian Michael Twitty On The Politics & Power Of Food

OPB | July 07, 2014 midnight

Michael Twitty studies the intersection of food, culture and history in the colonial and antebellum South. Find out what it was like to prepare a traditional Southern meal for the Time Team America archaeologists.

NW Life | Oregon

Oregon Historical Photo: Women Workers

OPB | July 07, 2014 11:30 a.m.

One of the many motivations behind the women’s suffrage movement was the regulation of public health and safety. In 1912, Oregon social worker Caroline Gleason went undercover to investigate working conditions for women.

Books | Arts

Rainbow Rowell Does Romance With A Subversive (Read: Realistic) Twist

NPR | July 07, 2014 10:14 a.m.

The author's female leads are plus-sized, and sometimes, instead of falling in love, they are just trying to stay in it. Her new book, Landline, opens with a marriage on the verge of collapse.

Books | Arts

Vroom, Vroom, Hmmmm: Motorcycles As Literary Metaphor

NPR | July 03, 2014 9:28 a.m.

Motorcycles provide an open road for literature, a device writers can use to talk about adventure, rebellion, even inner peace. NPR's Mandalit del Barco gets some reading ideas from actual bikers.


Stagepass: Modern Kin

opbmusic | June 24, 2014 11:27 p.m.

Watch video of the band's performance and interview for opbmusic Stagepass.


Jazzy Vegetarian: Spectacular Summer Salads

OPB | July 02, 2014 midnight

Nothing is more welcoming on a hot summer day than a freshly prepared salad. Try quick and healthy recipes for easy cucumber salad, red quinoa and avocado salad, and more.

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Featured: William Stafford Centennial

This year, Oregon's award-winning poet laureate William Stafford would have turned 100. We explore his life and the impact he had across the state and genre.

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