OPB | March 16, 2017
We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.
OPB | Feb. 16, 2017
We interview poet Tracy K. Smith at Literary Arts in front of an audience.
OPB | Jan. 31, 2017
"Kubo and the Two Strings," the second animated film ever to be nominated for the Academy Award for best visual effects, tells the story of a one-eyed boy on a quest to unravel a family mystery.
OPB | Jan. 31, 2017
We learn about the art in the Portland Winter Light Festival. We're joined by LAIKA creatives to hear about the studio's Oscar-nominated "Kubo and the Two Strings." And we explore what the State Innovation Exchange is all about.
OPB | Jan. 20, 2017
In a 1 p.m. show following NPR special coverage, we'll talk about the inauguration and other news of the week, look ahead to the Women's March on Portland, and hear about a play about Astoria.
OPB | Jan. 12, 2017
Author Colum McCann's talk in downtown Portland has been rescheduled because of weather. Details to follow when available.
OPB | Dec. 07, 2016
Seventy-five years ago, America was drawn into World War II and the Pacific Northwest answered the call with lumber, hydroelectricity, even a secret plutonium factory to arm atomic bombs.
OPB | Dec. 01, 2016
We explore the funding for voter-passed Measure 98, the governor's proposed budget, the winds of change in Clackamas County, and a new exhibit about the history of East Portland.
OPB | Nov. 25, 2016
Authors Nicholson Baker and Michael Copperman speak about their new books detailing their experiences teaching in American public schools.
OPB | Oct. 24, 2016
Three newspaper editors tell us who their papers endorsed, and why. Also, we learn about the treatment of transgender people in prison, and we talk to playwright August Wilson's widow about his autobiographical play, now running in Portland.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2016
Why don't we prepare for earthquakes, even though we know they are coming? And just what might happen along the Oregon coast when the massive earthquake and tsunami hit?
OPB | Oct. 10, 2016
We hear from an Oregonian who is this year's youngest Google Science Fair winner and a Portland comedian whose solo show draws on her dating life. And we explore Japan's love for all things Portland.
OPB | Oct. 04, 2016
We talk to Don Tuski, the new president of Pacific Northwest College of Art and hear arguments for and against the corporate tax measure.
OPB | Aug. 23, 2016
We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.
OPB | Aug. 16, 2016
We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.
OPB | Aug. 03, 2016
Philomath resident Camille Storch was named Oregon's Instagram photographer to follow by Time magazine. She explained why her account represents the state.
OPB | Aug. 03, 2016
We find out more about a San Antonio homeless shelter that some say should be replicated in Portland, hear from Oregon's No. 1 instagrammer and find out about a new way to experience opera.
OPB | Aug. 02, 2016
We hear about a new blue pigment created at Oregon State University, one man attempting to complete the "Triple Crown of hiking" in one year, and music inspired by Crater Lake.
OPB | July 28, 2016
Playwright and director Ginger Dayle wrote a play focused on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 visit to Roseburg and the mass shooting there last October. Roseburg residents are unhappy about the play.