Host, State of Wonder
April Baer hosts the weekly arts show, State of Wonder, for OPB, covering how art is made and consumed. Prior to this assignment, she worked as a reporter and was the local host of Morning Edition. Before coming to OPB in 2004, she worked as a studio engineer, host, reporter and occasional music host at several stations in Ohio. She earned a BA in Communications from Ohio State. April grew up in the Midwest and now lives in Portland.
Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | localOPB | July 3, 2015 12:47 p.m. | Portland
This week we talked to Portland writer Lidia Yuknavitch about her new novel, which publishes July 7.
She has a reading at Powell's July 8.
Arts | NW Life | local | State of WonderOPB | July 4, 2015 noon
It's a patriotic explosion of arts this weekend: Portlander Dave Depper on joining Death Cab for Cutie, the news that mandolinist Chris Thile might take over for Garrison Keillor, a new modern curator at the art museum, Lidia Yuknavitch's new book, Other Lives' opbmusic session and more!
The High Priest of New Orleans music talks about his life and songs.
With just his dog at his side and Facebook at his fingertips, solitary artist John Simpkins carves out productive time in one of Oregon's most remote landscapes.
Start-up Cascade Record Pressing is the first new press in the U.S. for years.
Boise buyer says it will house business, artists' studios.
A Portland-based nonprofit for the arts is shuttering for financial concerns.
Stagehands and others will decide whether to organize.
Local and national artists gather for an 11-day celebration of contemporary Indian art through music, performance, film, and more.