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Arts & Life Intern

Melanie Burke

Melanie Burke was an intern with OPB Arts & Life during the summer of 2014. She is currently a senior at the University of Oregon studying journalism and Spanish. She works in video production with OR Media and is the managing editor at Envision Journalism. In her downtime, she reads anything that isn’t nailed down and live-tweets Game of Thrones episodes.

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Recent Articles

Books | local | Arts

A Different Kind Of Conan: 'The Legend Of Bold Riley'

OPB | July 31, 2014 midnight

Portland-based author and graphic artist Leia Weathington brings a fresh perspective and a wide range of artists to the epic adventure genre in her graphic novel series The Legend of Bold Riley.

local | Music

Hip-Hop Artist Big Mo On Making Music And Making A Difference

OPB | July 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The local Arab-American hip-hop artist talks about being stereotyped, the inspiration behind his music and the importance of being an activist.

local | Food | Cook It At Home

Cook It At Home: Bonnie Morales' Herring Under A Fur Coat

OPB | July 25, 2014 midnight

Bonnie Morales, chef and owner of Kachka, demonstrates how to make a zakuski dish: herring under a fur coat, a colorful layered salad.

local | Arts

'Art Of The Wild' Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of The Wilderness Act

OPB | July 24, 2014 midnight

Twenty-one Pacific Northwest artists are coming together to showcase work offering a unique look at wilderness reserves.

NW Life | local | Oregon Historical Photo Of The Week

Oregon Historical Photo: Women Workers

OPB | July 7, 2014 11:30 a.m.

One of the many motivations behind the women’s suffrage movement was the regulation of public health and safety. In 1912, Oregon social worker Caroline Gleason went undercover to investigate working conditions for women.