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How To Tell If Watching The Eclipse Damaged Your Eyes

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017 6:06 a.m.

If you heeded all the warnings, you're likely fine. But spots or blurred vision that shows up 12 hours later or the next day might be a sign the sun's direct rays permanently hurt the retina.

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Path Of Partiality: Portlanders Celebrate Solar Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 12:47 p.m. | Portland

Thousands gathered Monday along Portland's downtown harbor wall and in the Willamette River to see the solar eclipse.

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Come To opbmusic's Studio Session With Filthy Friends

opbmusic | Aug. 15, 2017 11:30 a.m.

The new all-star band with Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, and Scott McCaughey will play a session in our studio Aug. 24. Here's how to get tickets.

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Eclipse Of The Arts: 'State Of Wonder' Travels The Path Of Totality

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Oregon

"State of Wonder" is traveling across the solar eclipse's path of totality, from Newport to the Ochoco National Forest and many places in-between. Follow the team on this once in a lifetime artistic and cosmic journey.  

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Concerts In Rural Oregon? At 1 Enterprise Theater, Artists Say 'OK'

OPB | Aug. 11, 2017 1 p.m.

When Darrell Brann bought a concert venue in Wallowa County, he knew it wasn’t a no. 1 destination for big touring bands or really touring bands of any size. These days, that's changed.

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Oregon Eclipse Festival Pairs Glitter And Heavy Machinery

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Big Summit Prairie, Oregon

This week, 30,000 people from around the world will head to the remote Ochoco Mountains to enjoy a mammoth festival filled with 400 musical acts and dozens of workshops, speakers and artists.

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'The Four Top': Pregnancy Food Warnings | The State Of Fake Meat | Dirt On Clean Eating

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 7:16 a.m. | Portland

Does anyone take pregnancy food warnings seriously? What's the current state of fake meat? And why is "clean eating" considered to be harmful? Listen to Episode 25 of "The Four Top" to find out.

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opbmusic’s Monday Mix: Phoebe Bridgers, Neil Young, Helado Negro

opbmusic | Aug. 14, 2017 11:15 a.m.

This week we feature a bittersweet indie rock song, a previously unreleased recording from a legendary musician, and a soulful electronic artist. 

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The 1991 Eclipse In Mexico: 2 Oregon Writers Share Their Stories

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:31 a.m. | Portland

Two writers share stories based on watching the 1991 solar eclipse in Mexico.

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Country Music Outlaws Head Home For Helix's Wheatstock

OPB | Aug. 11, 2017 1:31 p.m.

Helix natives Tylor & The Train Robbers bring their outlaw honky-tonk and gritty Americana home for the Wheatstock music festival in Helix, Oregon.

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PSU Transforms Pickathon Music Stage Into 'Sleeping Pods'

OPB | Aug. 7, 2017 9:47 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

Pickathon Music Festival's Treeline Stage, designed by Portland State University architecture students, will be reconstructed into sleeping pods for homeless veterans in Clackamas.

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New Oregon Writer's Classic Novel Hits The Big Screen: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog'

OPB | Aug. 4, 2017 1:17 p.m.

Kent Nerburn is known for bridging the gap between Native and non-Native cultures. His cult classic is seeing a resurgence here and overseas. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" is hitting the big screen.

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Song Premiere: Anna Tivel's 'Illinois'

opbmusic | Aug. 11, 2017 11 a.m.

Listen to the striking new single from the folk singer's new album, "Small Believer."

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Pickathon Sunday: Photos Of Dinosaur Jr., Black Milk And More

opbmusic | Aug. 7, 2017 6:30 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

Sunday marked the final day of the 2017 Pickathon Music Festival, and what a day it was. See reviews and photos from Dinosaur Jr., Black Milk and Nat Turner, Aldous Harding and more.

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Cataldo's New Record Is A Keeper

opbmusic | Aug. 8, 2017 noon

Matthew Casebeer of opbmusic chats with Seattle songwriter Eric Anderson about his long-running project's latest release.

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opbmusic’s Monday Mix: Ben Gibbard, Great Grandpa, Dan Croll

opbmusic | Aug. 7, 2017 9:45 a.m.

This week we feature a cover of a classic 90s power-pop track, a Seattle-based alternative band and a refreshingly bold jam.

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Pickathon Saturday: Tank And The Bangas, Drive-By Truckers And More

opbmusic | Aug. 6, 2017 7:49 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

The temperatures may have dipped ever so slightly Sunday, but the fire that is the Pickathon lineup didn't let up. See photos and reviews from Saturday's shows.

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Nick Fish On Finding Portland's Next Arts Chief

OPB | Aug. 5, 2017 11:20 a.m. | Portland

Portland City Council's point man on arts policy talks about what he's looking for as the hiring process picks up steam.

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Suspended Moment: 2 Artists Explore Atomic Legacy

OPB | Aug. 5, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland

Visual artist Yukiyo Kawano and choreographer Meshi Chavez talk about the show they brought to Los Alamos, Hanford, and now Portland.

Pickathon 2017, Friday: Scenes From The Woods

opbmusic | Aug. 5, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

Pickathon artists and fans took on the Northwest heatwave with a jam-packed day of shows. See photos and reviews of Deer Tick, Charles Bradley, Big Thief, the Last Artful, Dodgr and more.

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