Oregon Historical Photo: Snowy Crater Lake

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.

Chef Ottolenghi Makes The Case For 'Plenty More' Vegetables

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."

Portland Art Museum Curator Concludes 14-Year Tenure

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.

Arts

'Kill The Messenger' Incompletely Unravels A Complex Tale

NPR | Oct. 14, 2014 7:04 a.m.

Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb, Kill The Messenger spins a yarn of Washington intrigue, spy drama, and investigative journalism.

Arts | Books

In This 'Alphabet,' 'O' Is For Helpful Owl And 'C' Is For Escapist Cup

NPR | Oct. 13, 2014 1:15 p.m.

From a cup who dreams of a window seat to a problem-solving owl, Oliver Jeffers' new picture book, Once Upon an Alphabet, gives each letter its own story.

Local | NW Life

Oregon Historical Photo: Renaissance Man C.E.S. Wood

OPB | Oct. 13, 2014 midnight

As a young West Point graduate, C.E.S. Wood fought in the Nez Perce War of 1877 and recorded Chief Joseph’s words of surrender. Find out about Wood’s significant and lasting legacy in Portland.

Music

The Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Music From Its Archive

NPR | Oct. 12, 2014 10:14 a.m.

Vast archives preserve the company's rich musical history. The vault is now being opened.

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