Portland artist Sidnee Snell creates intricate, colorful quilts with fabric and a sewing machine. Learn more about her background — she used to be an electrical engineer — and view a slideshow of her work.
OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 midnight
Winter weather conditions inspired local entrepreneur Faith Jennings to find a new use for her business’s leftover materials.
OPB | Nov. 13, 2014 2:20 p.m.
Earlier this month, prominent Native American artists from around the country gathered at Union/Pine — a gallery in southeast Portland. They were here for a gallery showing of contemporary design curated by Native(X).
OPB | Nov. 14, 2014 midnight
Portland filmmakers Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm share how a road trip led to the making of their new documentary and what they hope to achieve by telling this story.
OPB | Nov. 07, 2014 midnight
The Siren Nation Festival, now in its eighth year, features art shows, music and theater performances, and more. Find out why some of the artists participate year after year.
OPB | Nov. 06, 2014 midnight
The Portland Opera marks its 50th season with a production of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. General Director Christopher Mattaliano hopes to foster new audiences by encouraging the Opera to think outside the box.
NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 3:32 p.m.
The monsters of repression are what terrorize a mother and her son in this independent, Australian, horror movie. "I wanted it to look more low-fi and more handmade," says director Jennifer Kent.
NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 3:32 p.m.
Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of what Hollywood has in store for the holidays. There are musicals, there are biopics, and the seas will literally part.
NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 3:12 p.m.
Documentaries Remote Area Medical, about the operation of a pop-up medical clinic, and Anarctica: A Year On Ice have the extremes of human life in common, but their methods and tone differ vastly.
NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 2:03 p.m.
Jennifer Kent's genre-bending horror film gives brave voice to the fury of many mothers and continues a tradition of Australian women unafraid of explorations of fear.
NPR |Nov. 27, 2014 8:32 a.m.
The author of such books as The Black Tower was best-known for her series featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.
NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 4:36 p.m.
Christmas cable movies are a genre unto themselves. We take a look at some of the Hallmark (and other) romances that are surprisingly big business this time of year.
NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 4:25 p.m.
Cumberbatch stars as British mathematician and World War II code breaker Alan Turing in a film directed by Morten Tyldum and co-staring Keira Knightley as Turing's comrade in arms.
NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 7:32 a.m.
Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and akutaq, or Eskimo ice cream – salmonberries mixed with Crisco.
NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 7:20 a.m.
It's like the start of a bad joke: a vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.
NPR |Nov. 26, 2014 7:14 a.m.
Even as public schools in the area closed amid protests, the Ferguson Public Library stayed open for local students and readers. Onlookers have responded with an outpouring of donations.