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Luis Alfaro's Medea Takes On The Mexican Immigrant Experience

OPB | May 12, 2017

“Mojada: A Medea In Los Angeles” recasts Euripides’ classic tale through the lens of Mexican immigrants’ experience.

Portland Animation Artists Share Their Favorite Films

OPB | May 2, 2017

Some of Oregon's top animators talk about the films that inform their creations.

Oregon Book Award Winners Announced

OPB | April 25, 2017

A dazzling literary chronicle of one of America’s most haunting writers took the top prize for general non-fiction at this year’s Oregon Book Awards.

Oregon Building Leads Nation With Crowdfunded Construction And Psychedelic Design

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016

The Fair-Haired Dumbbell is the first Oregon building to solicit investments from the crowd under new regulations laid out by the JOBS Act, and perhaps the first in the U.S.

Fair-Haired Dumbbell | Oregon Symphony Gets Animated | Explode Into Colors | Bob Dylan On Portland's Streets

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2016

This week on State of Wonder, creative sugarplums sweet enough to ruin your teeth and delight your ears, featuring crowd-sourced architecture, visual music, and much much more!

Big Plans To Transform Portland's Waterfront And Willamette Falls

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016

The architecture firm Snohetta is seeking public input for the new Willamette Falls Riverwalk, plus it recently announced it will design OMSI's central eastside properties.

'State Of Wonder' From Eugene's 2015 Indie Game Con

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2016

We spend a day in Eugene's surprising hotbed of video games, playing and talking with upstart developers of all stripes.

From 'Hamilton' To 'Hedwig,' Portland Producer Makes It Big On Broadway Musicals

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016

Brisa Trinchero soared from Tigard's Broadway Rose Theatre to Broadway, where she's backed Tony-winning musicals from "The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess" and "Pippin" to "Evita" and "Peter & The Star Catcher."

Love Burns Bright At Profile Theatre

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016

"Bright Half Life" is the rapid-fire story of two women falling in and out of love over 45 years, told in a remarkable non-linear style by playwright Tanya Barfield.

Page To Stage, Plays By Women Face Bias

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016

Playwright Tanya Barfield turns us onto research that puts the problem in painful detail.

Tobin And Coover's Impish 'Bandette' Makes Off With Another Eisner

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016

Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover's digital series in a fantasy-land Paris offers a new kind of action heroine.

Oregon Film Explores Life As A Black Woman In Construction

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016

The award-winning short "Sista In The Brotherhood" tells the day-in-the-life story of one African-American woman trying to navigate the job site.

Classical Music Meets Silent Disco At Iconic Oregon Sites

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016

The pianist Hunter Noack and members of Pink Martini bring classical music and high tech headphones to WPA sites and parks across the region.

Ceramics Meets Rock 'N' Roll At The LH Project In The Wallowas

OPB | July 30, 2016

The artists' residency is known as the Shangri-La of ceramics, drawing potters and sculptors from around the world, including a group of military veterans who return every year.

State Of Wonder's Arts Roadtrip

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2016

State of Wonder brings the vacation to you with Disjecta's Portland2016 Biennial, a trip to the LH Project ceramics residency in the Wallowas, a trip through Hells Canyon with writer Pamela Royes and more.

Disjecta's Portland Biennial Takes Over The Entire State With Art

OPB | July 29, 2016

Miwaukee-based artist, academic and curator Michelle Grabner talks about embedding in Oregon's studios and her approach to selecting biennial artists.

The Dangers Of Art Glass And The Dangerous Art Of Pussy Riot

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 13, 2016

State of Wonder, Feb. 13: Pussy Riot, Cheryl Strayed & Diana Nyad, Bullseye Glass, the remix artist RAC takes us through his Grammy-nominated song and more

UX: Design For Space, Parking, Fly Fishing And The World

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2016

State of Wonder guest curator Elena Moon takes us through the world of user experience design, challenging us to think about what works and why.

Oregon Symphony Still Looking For Top Executive

OPB | Nov. 16, 2013

More than a year after the last Symphony President departed, the Oregon Symphony is still without a top executive.

Alyssa Macy: Art, Economics, and Indigenous Communities

OPB | Nov. 16, 2013

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.