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Portland Winter Light Festival Sparks Illumination

OPB | Broadcast: May 4, 2017

By the time February rolls around here in the rainy northwest, most folks are going a little bit crazy. A respite from those mid-winter woes: the Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland Animator Explores A Changing Portland With 2 Local Icons

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2017

The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.

Jared Goodman Makes Ice Cream Sundaes Inspired By Art

OPB | Broadcast: April 12, 2017

Portland ice cream maker Jared Goodman takes inspiration from works of art when creating his elaborate sundaes

A New Direction: Catching Up With 'Live Wire'

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2017

We catch up with "Live Wire," a Portland–produced, nationally syndicated radio variety show that has gone through some changes.

The Portland Ballet

OPB | Broadcast: April 14, 2016

Jim Lane and Nancy Davis, the founders of The Portland Ballet, are in a evolutionary expansion period having brought on artistic director Anne Mueller formerly of the Oregon Ballet Theater.

On View Now: Paige Powell, The Ride at The Portland Art Museum

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2016

A look at Paige Powell's exhibit - The Ride at the Portland Art Museum.

Time-Based Arts Festival TBA

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2016

Oregon Art Beat goes behind the scenes of the Time Based Arts Festival, a 10 day world-class festival that features visual and performing artists from across the country and around the globe. 

Nicole Georges

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 18, 2016

Nicole Georges is a cartoonist, writer, animal lover, and illustrator whose life was changed by a phone call to Dr. Laura Schlessinger.

Pedal Powered Talk Show

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2015

The Pedal Powered Talk Show is as entertaining as it is green.

Horisuzu, Traditional Japanese Tattoo Artist

OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2015

The Portland-based artist shares the tradition of Japanese tattooing with his clients. Find out more about the art form, his ongoing apprenticeship, and why he sees himself as a "translator."

Christopher Rauschenberg

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2015

Photographer Christopher Rauschenberg finds art wherever he goes.

On View: Wendy Red Star

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2014

Wendy Red Star's installation draws inspiration from growing up on the Crow Reservation.

The Making of a Dreamgirl

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2014

A glimpse behind the scenes at Portland Center Stage's production of Dreamgirls.

On View: Venice at PAM

OPB | Broadcast: March 26, 2014

A tour of the Venice exhibition at Portland Art Museum with curator Dawson W. Carr, Ph.D.

Shine a Light

OPB | Broadcast: March 20, 2014

For one night, Portland State University students took over the city's Art Museum.