John Kin was a digital producer at OPB for over 10 years, producing numerous websites and multimedia projects for pbs.org including History Detectives, Time Team America and Circus. He also produced stories for OPB’s Arts and Life page, covering Oregon’s wide-ranging arts and culture scene.
To help fill a need for bass players in its orchestras, the Portland Youth Philharmonic offers free double bass classes to students with the desire to learn to play.
Food | local | Cook It At HomeOPB | July 25, 2013 midnight
Portland chef Jenn Louis shows how to make Mexican-style braised chicken – with a twist.
Started 30 years ago as an after-school program, the Kúkátónón Children's African Dance Troupe has grown into a performance group that seeks to spread awareness of African cultural traditions.
In their new film, Stephen Kozik and Adam Moser chronicle a long-running pickup softball game in Southeast Portland that is as much about camaraderie and community as competition.
Food | local | Cook It At HomeOPB | June 21, 2013 7:15 a.m.
"Natto," or fermented soybeans, is a traditional Japanese food often eaten with rice. See how cooking teacher Heidi Nestler and her husband Daisuke Fukushima incorporate this ingredient into a savory pancake dish.
Watch a preview of the current exhibit by Maryland-based collage artist Audrey Smith at gallery 6 pdx.
A multidisciplinary project captures the lives of Portland dishwashers.
Food | local | Cook It At HomeOPB | May 15, 2013 7 a.m.
Watch Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw Ice Cream cook up a simple pasta dish with unusual flavors.
The renowned Brazilian pianist will give his final solo performance on Sunday as he prepares to take on the role of Portland Piano International's new artistic director.
The Portland author and Reed College professor spent six years delving into the world of the Montana-based Church Universal and Triumphant for his new novel The Shelter Cycle.
Food | local | Cook It At HomeOPB | March 28, 2013 7:15 a.m.
Kimchi, a quintessential Korean food, has been getting a lot of attention from chefs and consumers in the U.S. Oregonians Matt and Chong Choi, owners of Choi's Kimchi Company, demonstrate how to make kimchi fried rice.
Matt Choi and his mother Chong opened their own kimchi company in Oregon two years ago. View our slideshow to see how Chong makes kimchi from a family recipe.
Meet some self-proclaimed "Oregon history geeks" who are getting ready to celebrate former Governor Tom McCall's 100th birthday in grand style.