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Oregon Historical Photo: Modern Art’s Slow Evolution

OPB | July 27, 2015

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.

Here Are 3 Foreign Films to Watch This Summer

Pri-the-world | July 27, 2015

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

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22-Year-Old Daughter Of Whitney Houston, Dies

NPR | July 27, 2015

Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent six months at a hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.

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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.


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.