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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.

Books | Arts | Technology | Economy | Business

As Writers' Wages Wane In Digital Chapter, Authors Pen Demands

NPR | Jan. 11, 2016 11:15 a.m.

Numbers show more authors are finding it hard to make a living income. Fresh off of fighting the Google Books case, the Authors Guild is now taking on author contracts in an open letter to publishers.

Nation | Music | Economy | Business

The Life And Death Of Tower Records, Revisited

NPR | Nov. 3, 2015 11:48 a.m.

A new documentary from Colin Hanks looks back on a business empire that shaped musical tastes.

NW Life | Arts | local | Economy

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.

Books | Economy

David Cay Johnston Explores 'The Fine Print'

OPB | June 20, 2013 7 a.m.

In his latest book, the author and journalist says that big corporations fill their billing statements, insurance quotes and other paperwork with confusing language to prevent consumers from understanding what they're signing up for.