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Portland Band Typhoon Releases Single

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Portland indy rockers Typhoon set out to make a new record at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley and they're about to celebrate the release of their new single with a show at the Crystal Ballroom.


Portland's Shook Twins Play 'Quirky Folk' Music

OPB | Oct. 25, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Portland's Shook Twins play in a style they’ve coined as "quirky folk" music. Check out our slideshow of their performance at Kruger's Farm on Sauvie Island.


Jo Hamilton Crochets Works of Art

OPB | Oct. 11, 2012 7 a.m.

Crochet artist Jo Hamilton creates remarkable cityscapes and portraits with yarn. See a slideshow of her work.


Meet the Artists of the Ashland Art Center

OPB | Oct. 4, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Take a tour of the studios at the Ashland Art Center and meet some of the people who make up this dynamic artistic community in downtown Ashland.


Performance: Portland Gay Men's Chorus

OPB | May 30, 2012 5 p.m.

Watch the Chorus perform "Johnny Schmoeker" during their April 2012 concert in Pendleton, Oregon.


Maryhill Museum Dedicates New Wing

OPB | May 9, 2012 9 a.m.

Looking for more space for their collections and programs, the Maryhill Museum undertook its first physical expansion in nearly a century. Executive Director Colleen Schafroth gives us a tour.


Slideshow: Painter Brin Levinson

OPB | April 24, 2012 5 p.m.

Portland artist Brin Levinson transports viewers to a hyper-realistic world where wild creatures appear in familiar urban surroundings.


Video: 'Pulling a Print' with Sarah Horowitz

OPB | April 11, 2012 5 p.m.

Fine art printers like Sarah Horowitz create their artwork on specialized, hand-operated printing presses.


Behind the Scenes: Trip the Dark's 'The Wolf-Child’s Mother'

OPB | April 10, 2012 4 a.m.

Trip the Dark, which brings dance to warehouses, bars and even yoga studios, prepares for their newest production.


Slideshow: Jonnel Covault’s Willamette River Series

OPB | April 2, 2012 5 p.m.

Since 1995, Jonnel Covault has documented the iconic river through her linocut prints, exploring the Willamette’s bridges, tree-lined banks and rushing water.


That's My Art: Mona Superhero

OPB | March 25, 2012 7 p.m.

Self-taught utility tape artist Mona Superhero uses duct tape and an X-acto knife to create work reminiscent of '60s-style silk-screened pop art.


Video: Moving an Exhibition

OPB | March 13, 2012 8:02 a.m.

The Museum of Contemporary Craft was abuzz as staff unpacked and displayed more than 100 works from influential Oregon ceramicist Betty Feves (1918-1985).