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Producer and Reporter, Oregon Art Beat

Robe Imbriano

Robe Imbriano is a producer and reporter for Oregon Public Broadcasting's arts documentary show, Oregon Art Beat.

More than 25 years in television, Robe was part of the original ABC News production teams of Primetime Live, Day One and World News Now. For public television, he’s aired stories for Now With Bill Moyers, Nova scienceNOW, History Detectives and Life 360. He’s a charter member of The Documentary Group.

He lives in Portland with his wife, Helena Huang, daughter Lu, and dog, Ella.

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Recent Articles

Oregon Art Beat

Cuba Libre, an Oregon Art Beat Special

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 midnight

The final installment of how to create a musical - Cuba Libre, with Artist Repertory Theatre

Oregon Art Beat

Cuba Libre, Part 2

OPB | April 16, 2015 midnight

Our revisit and update on ART and Artistic Director, Damaso Rodriguez continuing work on Cuba Libre.

Oregon Art Beat

Luz Elena Mendoza

OPB | April 9, 2015 8 p.m.

This former lead singer for Y La Bamba has been compared to Edith Piaf and Ella Fitzgerald. 

Music | Books

Novelist Willy Vlautin On Inspiration For 'The Free'

OPB | Feb. 18, 2014 midnight

Novelist Willy Vlautin describes his fourth novel, The Free, as “a distress call to the patron saint of nurses.”


Artist Marin Offers Tribute To Pineros

OPB | Dec. 14, 2013 10:41 a.m. | Portland

A project contemplating the labor needed to bring holiday trees to millions of homes across the country.

Arts | local

Artist Michael Endo Demonstrates Kilnforming

OPB | May 16, 2013 7 a.m.

Artist Michael Endo is a painter, sculptor and glassworker, as well as assistant curator of the Bullseye Gallery. Watch him give a lesson in kilnforming.

Arts | local

'In Passing' at Disjecta Lets Visitors Explore Light, Space & Shape

OPB | Feb. 15, 2013 7:30 a.m.

Josephine Zarkovich commissioned artist Chris Fraser to fill Disjecta gallery's space in new and unexpected ways.