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Trump Administration Inspires New Era Of NW Protest Music

KUOW | Jan. 19, 2017

In the Northwest there is a new era of protest music is brewing as Donald Trump prepares to take office as the 45th president of the United States.

Portland Choreographers Strive To Make Traditional Dance Contemporary

OPB | Jan. 15, 2017

Subashini Ganesan and Oluyinka Akinjiola discuss their new work, identity, and what it means to stand and face 2017.

The Slants Take Trademark Case To US Supreme Court

OPB | Jan. 17, 2017

Portland band's quest for trademark registration: Is it free speech or an intellectual property matter?

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Entertainment | Arts | Nation

After 146 Years, Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus To Shut Down

NPR | Jan. 15, 2017 5:02 a.m.

After struggling to remain relevant amid public concern for animal welfare, coupled with high production costs, "The Greatest Show On Earth" will come to an end in May, the company announced Saturday.

News | Arts | History | local | NW Life | State of Wonder

The Oregon Jewish Museum Has A New Home And Big Dreams

OPB | Jan. 11, 2017 1:59 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education is taking over the former Museum of Contemporary Craft’s space in downtown Portland with plans for national-level exhibitions.

News | Arts | Environment | local | NW Life

Desert Rain: Bend Home Meets Living Building Challenge

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 9:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott have built a cluster of structures that comprise the greenest home in Oregon.

Arts | Books | local | NW Life | State of Wonder

Pander Brothers Revive Tech Thriller 'The Dissident'

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Portland

What began as a futuristic treatise on corporate use of data becomes spookily prescient in 2017.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local

Portland Choreographer Tahni Holt Revels In the Forbidden

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 4 p.m.

When it comes to women, there are two things American culture doesn’t look so kindly on: age and weight. Tahni Holt’s show revels in both.

Arts | Music | Sessions

Watch: Horse Thief Live At OPB

opbmusic | Jan. 11, 2017 3:30 p.m.

The Oklahoma City-based rock band perform songs from their new record 'Trials and Truths' and chat with OPB's Matthew Casebeer.

Arts | Air | NW Life | local | Environment | News | Business | Sports | State of Wonder

A Fragile Year: Portland Art Glass Maker Uroboros' Founder On Selling His Business

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 11:45 a.m. | Portland

Amid regulatory crackdown on Northwest glass makers, Eric Lovell transfers the business to California-based Oceanside GlassTile.

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Design, Planning And New Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 10:57 a.m.

We listen back to what Ted Wheeler said as a candidate about his arts agenda for Portland, and learn about what design, architecture and planning challenges lie ahead during Wheeler's tenure.

Entertainment | Arts | Music | Sessions

Songwriter Kyle Morton's Quiet New Solo Session At opbmusic

opbmusic | Jan. 4, 2017 3:30 p.m.

Known for cathartic and grandiose music with Portland collective Typhoon, Morton plays from his beautifully intimate new solo record in our studio.

News | Arts | NW Life | local

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Makeover Turns Up Relics

Ashland Daily Tidings | Jan. 3, 2017 2:22 p.m.

The archaeological dig during the renovation of "The Bricks" at Oregon Shakespeare Festival has turned up lots artifacts, most of it dating from the late 19th century.

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2016: The Year In Review

As 2016 comes to a close, we look back on the biggest stories, best conversations, interesting artists and people who were in the news.

Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

Cooking With OPB

Recipes, tips and how-to's from around the Northwest.