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Oregon has set a goal to have all of the class of 2025 graduate high school. OPB is following a group students from now until the year 2025. Learn more about the project, or comment here. This project is part of American Graduate — Let’s Make It Happen! — a public broadcasting initiative to address the drop out crisis, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Elevated lead levels in water at the Multnomah Arts Center were detected over the course of three years – in 2011, 2012 and 2013, according to new information from Portland Parks & Recreation released Sunday.
The committee overseeing Portland’s arts tax has directed the city's Revenue Division to send collections agencies after accounts more than $100 overdue.
A 20-year veteran in Central Oregon arts advocacy is leaving, with little explanation.
Staff and students confronted the Pacific Northwest College of Art administration about faculty ratios, tuition costs and more.
Fiscal problems drove a rift between Arts Central executive director Cate O'Hagan and her board. Now the Bend-based organization is scrambling figure out what's next — and keep donors.
In a letter to the FBI and Department of Justice, the Burns Paiute Tribe said it fears artifacts kept at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could be sold to collectors and help finance the militant’s cause.
One militant, who refused to give his name, again plowed dirt with a refuge bulldozer Wednesday.
Since 1984, Portland Arts & Lectures has been bringing the world’s most celebrated writers, artists, and thinkers to our community. As part of Literary Arts programming, this lecture series has grown from a humble basement gathering in the Portland Arts Museum to sold-out shows at the Arlene Schnitzer concert hall.
Oregon Art Beat is OPB's Emmy Award-winning local arts series, now in its 17th season. Art Beat profiles artists, musicians and artisans from around Oregon and the Northwest. Tune in Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Join Oregon Art Beat this week as we look at What's Inside!
Meet glass sculptor Eric Franklin who explores the human form in glass. He brings us a unique perspective by filling full-size human skeletons and skulls with tubes of neon, argon and other gasses that glow and work through an elaborate system of electrical signals.
Enjoy an update on Arvie Smith, a Portland artist originally featured on Oregon Art Beat in 2001. Smith's paintings reflect a deep purpose. His larger-than-life paintings explore social injustices and help deepen our understanding of the African-American experience. You can also see some of Smiths work at the Portland Art Museum July 30 - November 13, 2016.
See work by Mary Josephson, a painter whose portraits are all about interiors and getting to the heart of the matter. Focusing not just on physical likeness but the story behind the person.
And hear how Abbie Weisenbloom opens her home and living room for house concerts by musicians from Oregon and around the world. You can check out Weisenbloom's website for Fall concerts!
Let's take a peek inside!
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