OPB | Nov. 29, 2013 11:13 p.m.
Amid the shaky launch of the Affordable Care Act, musicians and other creatives are seeking new options, in a market that has traditionally shut them out.
OPB | Nov. 29, 2013 10:39 p.m.
Visual artist Rick Bartow has a new collection of works reflecting his recovery struggle, and an enduring creativity.
OPB | Nov. 30, 2013 9 a.m.
Art in Rural Storefronts, curated by the Arts Center in Corvallis brings contemporary art installations to three Oregon towns; Sweet Home, Brownsville and Philomath.
OPB | Nov. 29, 2013 10:11 a.m.
Sherman Alexie says it's time for writers to give back to booksellers who support them throughout the year.
NPR | Nov. 22, 2013 12:24 p.m.
Grammy-winning musician Esperanza Spalding is pushing for the closure of the Guantánamo Bay detention center in a protest music video called "We Are America." She tells guest host Celeste Headlee why it's an important cause for her.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 22, 2013 12:30 p.m.
Portland musician, Slater Smith, sets out to play a song in each of Oregon's state parks. We'll find out what happened.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 23, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, on what she thinks about our show name. Moscow Times theater critic John Freedman checks in via Skype about his translation of The Natasha Plays that's on-stage in Portland this week. And much more!
OPB | Nov. 22, 2013 9:41 p.m.
This weekend, a local company delivers an English-language translation of The Natasha Plays, a production exploring the perspectives of two Russian teens.
OPB | Nov. 23, 2013 11:39 a.m.
A collection of works at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture explores identity among Columbia Basin artists.
OPB | Nov. 20, 2013 10:55 p.m.
Lewis and Clark professor Mary Szybist won the National Book Award poetry prize for her collection, Incarnadine.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 21, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Ann Patchett, the author of many award-winning novels, joins us to discuss her latest nonfiction book, This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Joe Sacco's The Great War, love and fate at the symphony, the latest from Fruit Bats, and more.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2013 10:42 a.m.
In an unusual interdisciplinary programming move, The Eugene Symphony's Counterpoint Festival draws diverse arts groups together to explore a common concept.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2013 11 a.m.
More than a year after the last Symphony President departed, the Oregon Symphony is still without a top executive.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2013 11:15 a.m.
OPB Music's Jeremy Peterson fills us in on the Fruit Bats' announcement that tonight's show will be their last.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2013 11:06 a.m.
Joe Sacco's newest work examines in detail one bloody day in World War 1 History.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2013 9:51 a.m.
Alyssa Macy, newest member of the Oregon Arts Commission, drops in to talk about her new(ish) job at the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.
Douglas Wolk, Alli Brosh, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Laura Mvula, Jon Steiner, the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival and more.
NW Film Festival celebrates 40 years. See clips of films and meet the filmmakers.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.
Bend-based blogger Allie Brosh has turned her popular blog into a book of the same name: Hyperbole and a Half.
OPB | Nov. 09, 2013 9:35 a.m.
A Salem man's global quest to find and preserve graffiti art. Also, an artist who transitions from walls to gallery talks about what's different about the two forms.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 12, 2013 12:06 p.m.
TriMet is soliciting help from the public to name the new bridge over the Willamette River.
OPB | Nov. 08, 2013 3:30 p.m.
The singer-songwriter from the United Kingdom recently made her Portland debut at the Crystal Ballroom. After a day of cat-and-mouse, we finally caught up with Laura Mvula and talked about her musical inspirations, her sense of style and her impressions of the Rose City.
OPB | Nov. 02, 2013 10:45 a.m.
Oregon Public Broadcasting's new radio show focused on arts in the Pacific Northwest launches on November 2. I'll take you behind the scenes to find out what goes into launching a new radio program.
OPB | AIRDATE: Nov. 02, 2013 noon
Ann Hamilton, Ian Karmel, Carlos Kalmar, The Secret Language of Color, 3D printers, and much more.
Statesman Journal | Oct. 31, 2013 3:36 a.m.
The longtime head of the Oregon Arts Commission said she was fired abruptly this week when state officials told her they had a “different vision” for the agency.
OPB | Oct. 31, 2013 11:30 a.m.
Mother-and-daughter duo Joann and Arielle Eckstut have teamed up to help us understand why the sky is blue, a rose is red and the grass is actually greener on the other side. In their new book, they discuss how our perception of color has shaped culture.
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