State of Wonder is here again!
1:00 — The excellent Kenji Bunch talks about returning to Portland to lead Fear No Music, their upcoming performance of his work, and the perfect public radio bumper music.
8:18 — Oregon Repertory Singers, their board chair checks in. Check out the full interview.
10:44 — Alison Roper, the departing principal dancer of Oregon Ballet Theatre, checks in
21:05 — Wafaa Bilal’s installation at Linfield, bringing elegant form to the losses of the Iraq War
31:11 — What artist Makoto Fujimura has been working on during a residency with Southwest Washington’s Murdock Trust.
36:47 — We talk with Portland hip hop promoters and artists on relations with local police.
49:28 — Ural Thomas - just a minute with a soul legend. See him at at the Doug Fir Lounge this week!