OPB | Nov. 27, 2015
When you think of high culture, you might think about New York, or London, or Milan. But in the sneaker world, the hub of high athletic world culture is Portland.
OPB | Nov. 30, 2015
During World War II, the government urged Americans to conserve resources such as gasoline and rubber to support the country’s military effort. This poster was intended to inspire patriotism and persuade people to join “car-sharing clubs.”
NPR | Nov. 30, 2015
Imported from Europe, the custom of leaving gratuities began spreading in the U.S. post-Civil War. It was loathed as a master-serf custom that degraded America's democratic, anti-aristocratic ethic.
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“The best shows in this city are run by women,” Pruett says.
Portland Comedian Nathan Brannon says he’s entering a new phase in his career: one that welcomes the awkward silence.
Dozens of children and teens gathered at the Art Institute of Portland this weekend to learn about animation and special effects from an artists who works on Grimm and a visual effects expert who worked on Star Wars.
John Piper explains how a team of designers, painters, sculptors and more, work all year to get the parade off the ground.
Amy Berg's new documentary talks to friends and lovers of the iconic singer to say more about her complicated life than you get from many rock-star docs.
Earlier Thursday, Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address to appeal again for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."
Thanksgiving for most people in America means family, turkey and stuffing. We asked NPR's readers what stuffing they make. Turns out there's a lot of passion and variety when it comes to stuffing.
Terrific chemistry between Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan fuels the fine and stirring story of Apollo Creed's son, who takes after his dad.
A couple sets out to see 365 waterfalls in a year but instead finds 500.
The trailblazing trumpeter and vocalist died Monday at age 69.
Part of the cancer risk posed by eating red and processed meats is actually related to how the meat is prepared. Lower temperature, slower cooking – like baking or roasting – is a better health bet.
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