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.
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.
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."
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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