Arts & Life

More Than Black And White: The Drawings Of Samantha Wall

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland-based artist hopes to forge a connection between her work and her audience with striking drawings that often focus on multiracial and multicultural women.

Oregon Historical Photo: Portland’s Struggle For Racial Equality

OPB | April 13, 2015

Oregon has had a long history of discriminating against African Americans. Find out how Portland’s black community fought entrenched institutional racism during the 1960s and '70s.

Choreographer Of Many Talents: Darrell Grand Moultrie Works With OBT

OPB | April 09, 2015

Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera and a stint working with Beyoncé.

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Live Video: The Delines

opbmusic | April 6, 2015 10:58 a.m.

Portland band The Delines unveils a new late-night, country blues song for opbmusic Stagepass.

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Portland's Pander Brothers Go Dark With 'Girlfiend'

OPB | April 8, 2015 midnight

Their new graphic novel tells the story of a bright-eyed young vampire in Seattle who falls for a mere mortal. Find out more about their collaborative process and see a slideshow of their work.

Meet The Finalists: Ken Kesey Award For Fiction

OPB | April 10, 2015 8:49 a.m.

The Oregon Book Awards will be given out on Monday. State of Wonder talks with the five finalists for the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction.


Damien Rice Overcomes Writer's Block, Delivers Faded Fantasy

opbmusic | April 2, 2015 4:39 p.m.

The Irish songwriter talks about overcoming creative blocks on the road to his latest album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy.

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Oregon Historical Photo: World War II Civil Defense Drill

OPB | April 6, 2015 midnight

World War II affected the way of life for many Oregonians. Young men became soldiers, and citizens did everything they could to aid the war effort, from joining civil militias to conserving bacon fat. Find out more about wartime life in Oregon.

Books | Arts

In Bhutto's 'Crescent Moon,' Pakistan 'Demands A Sacrifice From Its People'

NPR | April 2, 2015 4:17 a.m.

Fatima Bhutto is a member of the one of the most famous families in Pakistan. Her novel, The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, is about Pakistan's remote tribal regions, where loyalties are very divided.

Music | Sessions

Live Video: Holiday Friends

opbmusic | April 1, 2015 12:15 p.m.

Watch a performance from the Astoria, Oregon-based pop-rock band.


Cathy Erway Hopes To Inspire Conversation With 'The Food Of Taiwan'

OPB | April 1, 2015 midnight

The latest cookbook from food writer, blogger and podcast host Cathy Erway includes recipes for a wide range of Taiwanese homestyle and street food. Read our Q&A with Erway and get her recipe for beef noodle soup.

Books | Arts

Searching For Buried Treasure In China, A Writer Discovers Himself

NPR | March 30, 2015 7:04 a.m.

During the Sino-Japanese War, Huan Hsu's great-great-grandfather buried his vast porcelain collection to keep it safe. Hsu went to find it 70 years later, on a trip about more than missing china.

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