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Starchitect's Plans For The Portland Japanese Garden

OPB | Feb. 05, 2016

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

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

NPR | Feb. 08, 2016

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.

Cook It: Succulent Salt-Baked Steelhead

OPB | Feb. 04, 2016

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.

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

NPR | Feb. 5, 2016 11:51 a.m.

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

Books | Arts

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.

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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