Blanco is coming to Bend on Tuesday to speak at Central Oregon Community College as part of its 2015 Season of Nonviolence. He’ll be talking about his path coming to terms with his cultural identity and his sexual identity.
Astoria is the oldest U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains, though it remains relatively isolated to this day. Find out how its history has been marked by boom times from exploitation of abundant natural resources such as salmon and timber.
The New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner talks about his new book and documentary which tackles systemic issues of gender oppression like sex trafficking, poverty and domestic abuse in the United States and globally.
opbmusic | Jan. 19, 2015 4:11 p.m.
Fast-rising quartet Parquet Courts plays "What Color is Blood" at last summer's Pickathon.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2015 7:15 a.m.
This exhibit gives global and historical context to Anne’s life before, during and after she and her family went into hiding.
OPB | Jan. 22, 2015 4:02 p.m.
Reading scores are up at King Elementary, a school at the center of local and federal efforts to boost achievement with arts-based curricula.
NPR | Jan. 22, 2015 2:13 p.m.
When the U.S. team beat the USSR during the 1980 Olympics, it was dubbed the "miracle on ice." Red Army profiles the Russian athletes and their place in the Soviet Union's propaganda machine.
NPR | Jan. 17, 2015 8:28 a.m.
While writing his new book, historian Eric Foner relied on a recently discovered record of slaves' escapes. He says the documents paint a "revealing picture" of life on the Underground Railroad.
NPR | Jan. 19, 2015 4:37 a.m.
After a mainstream breakthrough, singer Colin Meloy found himself missing the freedom of anonymity.
OPB | Jan. 19, 2015 midnight
The Pendleton Round-Up has been exciting spectators for over a century. Find out how this truly Oregon event, which has featured exhibitions of fancy roping, trick riding and stagecoach racing, got its start.
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