Now Playing:

Arts & Life

Business | Arts

Tim Gunn: The Fashion Industry Is Not Making It Work For Plus-Size Women

NPR | Sept. 15, 2016 6:30 a.m.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Tim Gunn, a fixture in the fashion world, about his article in The Washington Post where he blasted the industry for ignoring plus-size women.

Health | Food | Business

50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

NPR | Sept. 14, 2016 1:09 p.m.

Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded Harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers of fat.

Food | local | NW Life | Business | Economy | News

'The Four Top': Breakfast Insanity, Dining Out On Apps And Talking Trash About Food Waste

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

In the debut episode of "The Four Top," we talk trash about food waste, unpack the baffling breakfast-ization of dinner and test-drive the hottest dining apps for your phone.

Food | Nation | Sustainability | local | NW Life | Business | News

Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

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.

local | NW Life | Business | Arts | News

NBC's 'Grimm' Is Ending, But It's Not The End Of TV In Portland

OPB | Aug. 30, 2016 10:07 a.m. | Portland

The show which has filmed in Portland since its beginning is set to end after this season. But Tim Williams with Oregon Film says the stage is set for more big projects.

local | NW Life | Animals | Business

Eugene Nonprofit Brings Doomed California Strays To Northwest Homes

The Register-Guard | Aug. 29, 2016 7:43 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Rescue Express takes dogs and cats from so-called high-kill shelters in California and transports them to no-kill shelters, rescue groups and homes throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Food | Arts | local | NW Life | Business | Entertainment | Music | Economy | Summertime In The Pacific Northwest

5 Things To Know About The Project Pabst Music Festival

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Portland

This weekend, MusicFestNW presents Project Pabst, a celebration of music, art and the Rose City against the backdrop of a fast-dwindling summer.

local | NW Life | Business | Arts

With Arts Central's Shutdown, What's Next For Central Oregon's Arts Leadership?

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 8:15 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Arts Central announces complete shutdown; Arts and Culture Alliance digs in.

Nation | Food | Business

Hop Growers Cheer Craft Brewers For Saving An Ailing Industry

NPR | Aug. 3, 2016 10:55 a.m.

The spike in demand for small-batch beers has infused new life into small, family owned hop farms that were teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.

local | NW Life | News | Business | Entertainment | Summertime In The Pacific Northwest

Portland Residents Capitalize On Pokémon Go

OPB | July 15, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Portland-area residents are capitalizing on Pokémon Go as a business venture, providing services like personal drivers, professional trainers, egg hatchers and more.