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Culture Wars

NPR | March 17, 2017 11:11 a.m.

Atlanta has been the center of innovation in hip-hop for at least two decades, but the city has failed to turn musical success into growth for the communities that create it.

Economy | NW Life | Arts | Food

'The Four Top': Recipe Theft | Born-Again Chefs | Tipping … Over?

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 7:15 a.m.

Is tipping over? Find out in the third episode of “The Four Top.” Also on the menu: recipe theft and born-again chefs.

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My Beer Sold Out (Or When Small Beers Go Big Time)

KLCC | Oct. 3, 2016 midnight | Eugene, Oregon

Recently, corporate labels including MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch have acquired independent breweries, including Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing and Eugene’s Hop Valley.

Economy | Food | Science | Fish & Wildlife

'The Four Top': BS Food Terms | Flavor Bombs | Bycatch Curious

OPB | Sept. 26, 2016 9:30 a.m.

In the second episode of "The Four Top," we kvetch about B.S. food terminology, learn why inherent flavor will save our lives and cast our net around bycatch, the best new thing in seafood.

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Hear Neil Young's New Anti-Pipeline Protest Song

NPR | Sept. 20, 2016 6:38 a.m.

Young's latest single, "Indian Givers," takes on the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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'The Four Top': Breakfast Insanity | Dining Out On Apps | 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.

Business | NW Life | Economy | Music | Arts | Food | Entertainment | local | 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.

Economy | Music | Arts

Crate Crawl: 4 Places In Portland To Visit On Record Store Day

OPB | April 16, 2016 midnight | Portland, Oregon

Attention, crate crawlers: Saturday is Record Store. Here are a few places around Portland that are saluting the occasion with special events, sales and more.

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New Works Pay Off In Eugene Symphony's 50th Year

OPB | Feb. 12, 2016 8:30 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

The Eugene Symphony pushes itself to a new level for its 50th anniversary season with three new commissions.

Economy | local | NW Life | Arts

How This Tiny Washington Town Became An Arts Titan

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015 5:45 p.m. | Tieton, Washington

A single entrepreneur plugs in the arts for Central Washington town.