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State of Wonder: May 2, 2015

Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

Guster on recording in Portland, Katherine Boo on opening hidden worlds, Joan Didion on covering elections, fun & games with PIGSquad, and Willie Vancouver?

Photo: April Baer / Oregon Public Broadcasting

State of Wonder: Apr. 25, 2015

Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

Behind-the-scenes on "Grimm," Etsy's IPO blastoff, Ben Percy's post-apocalyptic childhood, changes in the cello guard, and much more....

State of Wonder: Apr. 18 2015

Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

An arts and science residency center in south central Oregon, Rev Hall opens, and Rick Bartow gets a retrospective.

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9 Groups Awarded Bend Cultural Tourism Funds

OPB | May 04, 2015

Out of 17 applicants, nine groups received partial funding. The grants are designed to encourage more overnight stays in Central Oregon.

Triangle Productions Revisits Portland's Anything-Goes Theater Heyday

OPB | May 01, 2015

Triangle's world premiere tells the story of the infamous local collective Storefront Theater, known for pushing every boundary possible in the '70s and '80s with its nudity-filled, sexually-charged, drug-fueled, over-the-top-fabulous productions.

Marin Alsop On Music's Role Amid Baltimore Turmoil

OPB | April 29, 2015

The BSO Artistic Director — formerly of Eugene — discusses the free concert she conducted in Baltimore.

Ben Percy's "Dead Lands" Retells Lewis and Clark's Journey — With A Post-Apocalyptic Twist

OPB | April 23, 2015

Oregon-raised Ben Percy has a new novel re-imagining the Corps of Discovery as a desperate dystopian mission.

Nancy Ives: A Year Of Music And Conversation

OPB | April 23, 2015

A consummate musician with eclectic tastes, State of Wonder's cellist-in-residence opens up new windows on classical and chamber music.

Road Sessions: The Weather Machine

opbmusic | April 23, 2015

With the Crooked River hundreds of feet below, watch The Weather Machine play at scenic Peter Skene Ogden State Park.

The Math Behind Jackson Pollock Paintings

OPB | April 13, 2015

Richard Taylor, a University of Oregon physics professor, uses computers to determine the authenticity of Jackson Pollock paintings.

Appeals Court Rejects Trademark Claim From Portland Band The Slants

OPB | April 20, 2015

A federal appeals court has upheld a Patent and Trademark Office decision that denied The Slants a trademark for its name, ruling that it's disparaging.

"The earth says have a place" – Visiting PLAYA at Summer Lake

OPB | April 18, 2015

Artists and scientists head to PLAYA's astonishing landscape for a fresh approach to mixing disciplines.

The New Revolution Hall Finds Its Niche—In A Glorious Historic Building

OPB | April 17, 2015

Located in the remodeled Washington High School, the new music venue seeks to provide a missing step in the city’s music ladder.

New Exhibit of Rick Bartow's Art

OPB | April 15, 2015

The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum in Eugene will be the first to host a retrospective of Native American artist Rick Bartow.

A Conversation With Sleater-Kinney

opbmusic | April 10, 2015

Portlanders Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss joined us to chat about No Cities to Love, Sleater-Kinney's first album in a decade.

More Than Black And White: The Drawings Of Samantha Wall

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland-based artist hopes to forge a connection between her work and her audience with striking drawings that often focus on multiracial and multicultural women.

Essential Van Sant: Films and Influences

OPB | April 10, 2015

A new screening series and class explores the work of the indie film giant.

"Joined Voices" Brings Together The Camas High School Choir With Indie Bands For A Truly Original Performance

OPB | April 10, 2015

Joined onstage by local bands Sama Dams and Alan Singley, the 150-voice choir will perform original songs by local and international composers on April 18.

Choreographer Of Many Talents: Darrell Grand Moultrie Works With OBT

OPB | April 08, 2015

Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera, and a stint working with Beyoncé.

Third Rail Rep Highlights Two of Portland’s Most Collaborative Actors

OPB | April 03, 2015

Isaac Lamb and Rebecca Lingafelter have played lovers and siblings. Now they star opposite each other in Third Rail's “Belleville” by night, while rehearsing for another play, where Lamb is directing Lingafelter, by day.

Damien Rice Overcomes Writer's Block, Delivers Faded Fantasy

opbmusic | April 02, 2015

The Irish songwriter talks about overcoming creative blocks on the road to his latest album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy.

Trial Date Set For Tobey Forgery Case

OPB | March 31, 2015

Accused man to remain free until trial, under electronic supervision.

Lost Lander at OPB

opbmusic | March 23, 2015

The power-pop quartet plays a set in our studio from their new release, Medallion.

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