Ural Thomas & the Pain at OPB

Watch an Art Beat feature on the Portland soul singer, and songs from the band's studio session at OPB.

Jazzy Vegetarian Recipes: Pizza With A Vegan, Gluten-Free Twist

Pizza's always been a crowd-pleaser, but for those with dietary restrictions, a good pie doesn't have to be hard to come by. Try these quick-and-easy recipes for polenta pizza and tortilla salad pizza.

Portland Author Cat Winters On Writing For Teens, What Her Family Thinks About Her Books

Cat Winters began her career writing adult historical fiction, but now she's making her mark with award-winning young adult novels such as In the Shadow of Blackbirds and The Cure for Dreaming.


'Little Dancer' Musical Imagines The Story Behind Degas' Mysterious Muse

NPR | Oct. 20, 2014 4:21 a.m.

Ballerina Marie Van Goethem started modeling for Edgar Degas around 1878 and inspired his statue Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. But history lost track of her after she left the Paris Opera.

Local | NW Life

Oregon Historical Photo: Snowy Crater Lake

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014 midnight

As a young boy in Kansas, William Gladstone Steel became fascinated with Crater Lake. Find out how this boyhood interest fueled his quest to preserve Crater Lake for future generations.

Arts | Books | Food

Chef Ottolenghi Makes The Case For 'Plenty More' Vegetables

NPR | Oct. 19, 2014 8:19 a.m.

Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi talks with Rachel Martin about the difference between supermarket hummus and Middle Eastern hummus and why he doesn't like to call his cookbooks "vegetarian."

Arts | Local | NW Life | News

Portland Art Museum Curator Concludes 14-Year Tenure

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014 6:39 a.m.

Monday is Bruce Guenther's last day on the job at the Portland Art Museum. Guenther's 14-year tenure leaves the museum with a much stronger grounding in modern and Northwest art.

Arts | Entertainment

Mindy Kaling On Refusing To Be An Outsider And Sexism On Set

NPR | Oct. 16, 2014 4:22 a.m.

Kaling says she often forgets that as an Indian-American woman who's not pencil thin, she's kind of a new thing for broadcast TV. But, she says, "I refuse to view myself in such terms."

World | Food | Arts

At London's Tincan, Eating Canned Fish Is The Height Of Luxury

NPR | Oct. 17, 2014 11:40 a.m.

One of the city's newest restaurants aims to elevate canned fish to an object of desire. There's no kitchen and no chef. The owners argue that tinned goods can be a greener gourmet choice.

Food | Nation

In The World Of Chefs, Asian-American Women Are Turning Up The Heat

NPR | Oct. 15, 2014 6:52 a.m.

Food writers have argued that Asian-American chefs are having a moment. But in this coverage, there's a glaring absence in this most recent celebration of Asian-American chefs: women.

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