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April 12, 2014


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!

Artist Wafaa Bilal on a scissor lift high above the floor at Linfield Gallery in McMinnville, OR. . He's painting names of the more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians killed in the Iraq war on the walls using translucent paint.

Artist Wafaa Bilal on a scissor lift high above the floor at Linfield Gallery in McMinnville, OR. . He's painting names of the more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians killed in the Iraq war on the walls using translucent paint.

 

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