Aaron Spencer was a producer for OPB's Arts & Life team. A Louisiana native, Aaron graduated from Louisiana State University and has produced content for The Clarion-Ledger, the International Herald Tribune, the Daily Journal of Commerce and Willamette Week, among others. He's also a compulsive premium cable junkie and can't say no to a karaoke mic.
The eye-catching yarn decorations on downtown Portland statues may look like the work of pranksters, but they are actually a coordinated move by marketers and the city's public art managers.
The Rankin/Bass stop-motion animation special comes to the stage, thanks to the same people who've turned '80s cult films into bar plays. See Rudolph On Stage! and other weekend holiday picks.
Karen Karbo's book Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life is a collection of rules for living modeled after Julia Child's life. Watch Karbo read an excerpt from the book.
Spinning Yarns, a traveling exhibition of narrative photography, uses metaphor, open-ended narrative and subtle manipulation to tell stories.
Work from six Pacific Northwest artists is on display at the Portland Art Museum. Browse photos of the pieces and read about their creation.
The popular historian and columnist for The Oregonian is perhaps most well known for creating the fictional modern artist Mr. Otis in the 1950s.
Portland Playhouse Artistic Director Brian Weaver talks about why he chose this Pulitzer Prize finalist play as part of their season and how audiences are reacting to it.
Chef Gabriel Rucker collaborated with his colleagues on a book of recipes from his Portland restaurant.