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6 Films From New Portland Animators

OPB | April 24, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Portland

Here are six short, dynamic films that showcase Portland's modern animators. 

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Soul'd Out Music Festival Brings Solange, Ohio Players, More To Portland

OPB | April 18, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Portland

OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation about the 2017 version of the festival, why soul music is desperately needed today and if he's expecting a riot when Dead Prez performs their classic hit "Hip-Hop."

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Oregonian Clifton James, Sheriff In 2 James Bond Films, Dies At 96

AP | April 16, 2017 10:58 a.m.

Clifton James, best known for his indelible portrayal of a southern sheriff in two James Bond films but who was most proud of his work on the stage, has died. He was 96.

NW Life | History | News | Nation | Arts | Sustainability | local | Broken Treaties

Broken Treaties: An Oral History Tracing Oregon's Native Population

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m.

For the new “Oregon Experience” documentary “Broken Treaties,” native Oregonians reflect on what has been lost since and what’s next for their tribes.

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

NPR | March 20, 2017 9:14 a.m.

Julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She can be a little shy, but Elmo and Abby Cadabby don't mind. She's voiced by Stacey Gordon, whose son is on the autism spectrum, too.

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Trump Says Snoop Dogg Video Would've Ended In Jail Time, Calls Career 'Failing'

NPR | March 15, 2017 8:51 a.m.

Trump's lawyer also responded to the satirical music video from BADBADNOTGOOD, Snoop Dogg and Kaytranada, calling it "totally disgraceful. Snoop owes the president an apology."

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2nd 'Hamilton' Tour To Kick Off In Seattle, Portland Next Year

AP | March 14, 2017 6:53 a.m. | New York

Were you unable to score tickets to see "Hamilton" during its first national tour? Take heart — another national tour is kicking off early next year.

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Future Makes History With Back-To-Back Chart Toppers

NPR | March 6, 2017 7:37 a.m.

Atlanta rapper Future achieves a first in the history of the Billboard 200 chart.

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Is Portland's Arts Tax Unconstitutional? Oregon Supreme Court To Weigh In

OPB | March 6, 2017 5:15 a.m. | Portland

Challengers to ask court to consider whether tax mechanism is unconstitutional.

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Introducing The Winner Of The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest

NPR | Feb. 28, 2017 5:49 a.m.

Watch the joyous video that won over all 10 judges unanimously.