OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," Oregon's most audacious eclipse festival, writer Robert Michael Pyle searches for Bigfoot, the descendant of an infamous train robber plays outlaw country and more.
OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," we look into the madness already surrounding August's eclipse, Oregon's a dark revamp of the Flintstones, and an even darker new horror film fest at Timberline Lodge.
OPB | April 5, 2017
Back in 1996, Larry Crane recorded the vocals for Elliott Smith's "Pictures of Me" because Smith's personal console was broken. Twenty years later, Crane remembers his legacy.
OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," the Portland Japanese Garden gets a huge expansion, two best-selling fantasy authors build worlds of magic and ghosts, Portland rockers' sci-fi musical, and more.
OPB | March 25, 2017
Facebook feud gives rise to program of vanguard compositions for 45th Parallel.
OPB | Broadcast: March 25, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," words nerds and classical music lovers rumble, artists get political, and Wendy Red Star soars.
OPB | Broadcast: March 11, 2017
Is the Arts Tax unconstitutional? Also, music From Chicano Batman and Thao Nguyen, master sculptor Lee Kelly, and Northwest Dance Project does 'Carmen' with glamour and wit.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 25, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," artists will transform your world with virtual reality and digital flamingos; hip-hop sensation the Last Artful, Dodgr owns the studio; a comic series of unlimited adventure; and more.
OPB | Feb. 14, 2017
At public meetings, the company lays out its financial situation and looks to the community for a way out of its insolvency.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," the Portland writer behind Marvel's new Luke Cage series, bedroom singer Shy Girls and soul singer Liz Vice, the Portland International Film Festival, and so much more.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," immerse yourself in a sonic wonderland of Arvo Pärt's music, catch a short film at the airport and hear from local artists about their experience as refugees.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2017
This week on "State of Wonder," same world, infinite views: new fiction from the author of "Bad Feminist," a new era of protest music, why laughter truly is the best medicine, and much more.
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!
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.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2016
This week, State of Wonder is all about the arts news, from the protests at PNCA to the passing of the Purple One.
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
OPB | Dec. 11, 2014
The Portland MC engages hip-hop artists from African countries for conversation and shows.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2014
Full show audio now available: Remembering Robin Williams and "Working" Kirk Reeves. Plus Walidah Imarisha's evocative and socially conscious poetry, art made in Japanese internment camps, and Lyndon Johnson on stage.
OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2014
What happens when musicians and writers create work in reaction to each other's projects?