The Holiday Films Are Coming, From 'Moses' To 'Annie'

Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store for the holidays. There are musicals, there are biopics, and the seas will literally part.

Naive, Yet Revolutionary: Ray Davies On 50 Years Of The Kinks

Had he been more accomplished, he says, he wouldn't have written "You Really Got Me."

Stagepass: Mimicking Birds

Intricate, introspective, and mesmerizing, watch this gorgeous new video from Stagepass.


Jazzy Vegetarian: 5 Ways To Veganize Your Thanksgiving Favorites

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014 midnight

Laura Theodore shares her tips for making traditional Thanksgiving dishes vegan with easy substitutions. Plus, get her recipes for Holiday Stuffing Casserole and Pumpkin Pie with Date-Nut Crust.

Food | Health | Arts

Gluten-Free Guests For Thanksgiving? We've Got You Covered

NPR | Nov. 26, 2014 7:20 a.m.

It's like the start of a bad joke: a vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.

Local | NW Life

Oregon Historical Photo: Luther Cressman & Howard Stafford

OPB | Nov. 24, 2014 midnight

Luther Cressman, known today as the "Father of Oregon Archaeology," developed an interest in the field purely by accident. Find out how this U of O professor made some of the most significant archaeological finds in our state.

Arts | Local

Engineering As Art: The Quilts Of Sidnee Snell

OPB | Nov. 21, 2014 midnight

Portland artist Sidnee Snell creates intricate, colorful quilts with fabric and a sewing machine. Learn more about her background — she used to be an electrical engineer — and view a slideshow of her work.

Arts | Local

Cold Snap Inspires Hat Designer To Join Portland Artists In Outpouring Of Warmth

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 midnight

Winter weather conditions inspired local entrepreneur Faith Jennings to find a new use for her business’s leftover materials.

Books | Local

Ursula Le Guin Takes On Publishing Industry At National Book Awards

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 9:53 a.m.

Oregon writer Ursula K. Le Guin delivered a sharp critique of the publishing industry Nov. 19 at the National Book Awards.

Tradition And Innovation On Display At Native(X)

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014 2:20 p.m.

Earlier this month, prominent Native American artists from around the country gathered at Union/Pine — a gallery in southeast Portland. They were here for a gallery showing of contemporary design curated by Native(X).

Arts | Books

Book News: Ursula K. Le Guin Steals The Show At The National Book Awards

NPR | Nov. 20, 2014 7:26 a.m.

In a ceremony that saw both icons and newcomers honored, it was a fiery speech by the science fiction legend that had attendees talking. Also: A Jonathan Safran Foer book gets adapted to ballet.

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