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A Samurai's Son Makes Stop-Motion Magic With Music And Origami

NPR | Aug. 23, 2016 10:04 a.m.

Kubo and the Two Strings is a sprawling new fantasy film from Laika animation studios. Filmmaker Travis Knight says it's all about merging brand new technology with age-old art and craft.

Technology | Business | Music

A New Apple Patent Could Block Fans From Taping At Shows

NPR | June 30, 2016 8:03 a.m.

A new Apple system could prevent you from taking photos or recording videos in specific places.

World | Technology | Food | Business

Darjeeling 2.0: Last Auction Of India's 'Champagne Of Teas' Goes Digital

NPR | June 21, 2016 8:10 a.m.

When most tea auctioneers switched to online sales, J Thomas was the last holdout, insisting on selling Darjeeling at live auctions just as it has always done. That all changed this month.

Technology | Business

Painfully Honest Job Descriptions For Portland Women In Tech

OPB | March 11, 2016 3:15 p.m.

Portland’s tech scene is hot. Jobs for women are not.

Arts | Technology | local

Eric Trine's 'Altars To The Unknown' Opens At Nisus Gallery

OPB | April 12, 2013 11:15 a.m.

"Altars To The Unknown," an exhibition at Nisus Gallery, features Eric Trine’s explorations in art and design. See a video of Trine at work in his studio.

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Cat Doorman Blends Music and Images into App for Kids

OPB | April 10, 2013 7 a.m.

Portland visual artist and musician Julianna Bright brings the warmth of a picture book to her new iPad app for kids. Learn more about the app and see her perform songs from her latest album.

Technology | Science | NW Life

Mining For Gold In The Rogue River Valley

OPB | Feb. 4, 2013 7 a.m.

A modern-day gold miner and historian explains the history and legacy of gold mining on the Rogue River in Oregon.