Jeffrey Sprague is an intern/producer for State of Wonder. He comes to OPB after having managed the design and production of Oprah Winfrey's official website Oprah.com. Since moving to Oregon he's been an educator and technologist with the Art Institute of Portland and Oregon Episcopal School. His connection to radio began as a co-founder of WXJM, the student run radio station at James Madison University in Virginia, where he graduated with a degree in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences.
Chris Johanson envisioned the Quiet Music Festival as a way to get folks together and make music and art, to pay attention to the quiet and even possibly drift off to sleep.
Rachel Winchester and the choreography of Girl Pool: An Adaptation. It’s being performed in the biennial American College Dance Festival this weekend at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
Guest curator Simon Tam explores topics from his book Music Business Hacks about ways musicians can sustain their careers.
Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum gives a tour of some highlights of the Oregon Art Beat Exhibition
April teams up with Niel DePonte to co-host an evening with Oregon Symphony musicians, revealing "Everything You Wanted To Know About Classical Music But Were Afraid To Ask! (Almost)""
A Methodist Church in Bend, Oregon is restoring their stained glass windows dating from the 1920's and created by the "Tiffanys of the NW" Portland's Povey Brother's Studio.
Bill Rauch talks about taking the play All the Way from Oregon Shakespeare Festival to Broadway. The play highlights a pivotal point in Johnson's presidency, the 1964 Civil Rights Act. He also is directing the Portland Opera's staging of Pirates of Penzance.
We explore guest curator Jeff Jahn's theory of Portland as a "Capital of Conscience." Observations from three Portland artists, Sean Healy, Avantika Bawa and Chris Johanson about what it is about Portland that attracts or repels artists at certain times.