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John Kin


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.

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Recent Articles

Music | local

PYP's Free Class Recruits A New Generation of Bassists

OPB | Sept. 30, 2013 midnight

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 Home

Cook It At Home: Jenn Louis' Braised Chicken And Hen Eggs

OPB | July 25, 2013 midnight

Portland chef Jenn Louis shows how to make Mexican-style braised chicken – with a twist.

Arts | Family | local | Teachers

Kúkátónón Teaches Kids African Culture Through Dance

OPB | July 10, 2013 7:15 a.m.

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.

Arts | local

Filmmaker Q&A: 'High and Outside: The Story of Hosford'

OPB | June 27, 2013 7:15 a.m.

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 Home

Cook It At Home: Natto Okonomiyaki

OPB | 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.

Arts | local

Gallery Preview: 'Scrapped, Fragmented and Glued' at gallery 6 pdx

OPB | June 14, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Watch a preview of the current exhibit by Maryland-based collage artist Audrey Smith at gallery 6 pdx.

Arts | local

Q&A: Playwright Andrea Stolowitz On 'Ithaka'

OPB | June 12, 2013 7 a.m.

The Portland playwright's work about an Afghan War vet's journey home from war is in the middle of its world premiere run at Artists Repertory Theatre.

Arts | local

View From The Kitchen: Project Reveals Dishwasher Stories

OPB | June 6, 2013 6 a.m. | Portland

A multidisciplinary project captures the lives of Portland dishwashers.

Books | Food

Michael Pollan Talks About Braises And Barbecue

OPB | May 20, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Michael Pollan's latest book, Cooked, traces his journey of relearning how to cook and cooking's connection to community, spirituality and family.

Food | local | Cook It At Home

Cook It At Home: Tyler Malek's Fresh Pasta With Sauerkraut Béchamel

OPB | May 15, 2013 7 a.m.

Watch Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw Ice Cream cook up a simple pasta dish with unusual flavors.

Music | local

Piano Shop By Day, Piano Fort By Night

OPB | May 3, 2013 7:45 a.m.

Sam Evans restores pianos for a living, but he always dreamed of opening a music venue. Now he's created one in his shop.

Music | local

Arnaldo Cohen Brings Star Power to Portland's Piano Series

OPB | May 2, 2013 7:15 a.m.

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.

Music | local

Q&A: Violist and Composer Kenji Bunch

OPB | April 26, 2013 7:45 a.m.

The acclaimed composer and Portland native performs one of his original pieces for viola and talks about his upcoming move back to his hometown.

Books | local

2013 Oregon Book Awards Winners Announced

OPB | April 12, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Cheryl Strayed, Storm Large and Allen Say were among the winners announced at Literary Arts' annual awards ceremony. Find out more about the winners and upcoming author tours.

Books | local

Peter Rock's Novel 'The Shelter Cycle' Blends Fact And Fiction

OPB | April 11, 2013 7:15 a.m.

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.

Arts | local

Gallery Preview: 'Space Is The Place' At Disjecta

OPB | March 29, 2013 7:45 a.m.

In a new exhibit at Disjecta, four artists explore themes of identity, politics and technology through the visual language of science fiction. Watch a preview.

Food | local | Cook It At Home

Cook It At Home: Matt & Chong Choi's Kimchi Fried Rice

OPB | 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.

Food | local

Choi's Kimchi Company: How To Make Napa Cabbage Kimchi

OPB | March 28, 2013 7:15 a.m.

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.

NW Life

Portlanders Celebrate Oregon's Iconic Governor With A Birthday Party

OPB | March 22, 2013 7:45 a.m.

Meet some self-proclaimed "Oregon history geeks" who are getting ready to celebrate former Governor Tom McCall's 100th birthday in grand style.

Arts | local

Gallery Preview: 'New Arrangements' at PICA

OPB | March 21, 2013 8 a.m.

A new exhibit at PICA features two sculptors with different backgrounds but similar visual styles.