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Rainn Wilson Plays An Unlikeable Portland Detective In "Backstrom"

OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: "Backstrom" is Fox's new TV series set in Portland featuring Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but misanthropic detective.

Portland Musician Turns To Prose With New Memoir

OPB |Jan. 27, 2015 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Singer-songwriter Nick Jaina's memoir "Get It While You Can" is a meditation on fear, freedom, heartbreak, and what it means to be a successful artist. 

Clark County GOP says Jaime Herrera Beutler Too Centrist

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Clark County Republicans are considering voting to censure Republican Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler for some of her bipartisan votes.

Author James McBride On Manhood, Family, And Abolitionist John Brown

OPB |Jan. 01, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We're listening back to our conversation with author and National Book Award winner James McBride.

Listening Back To The William Stafford Centennial

OPB |Dec. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: For our Christmas day rebroadcast, we bring you the show we recorded on January 17 this year, the day that would have been the 100th birthday of the late poet laureate.

Interview And In-Studio Performance From Kishi Bashi

OPB |Nov. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: Kishi Bashi brought his solo act to OPB to perform songs from his recent album Lighght.

High School Filmmaker Wins National Award

OPB |Nov. 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: A Clackamas High School student took home the award for best music video at the 2014 All American High School Film Festival.

David Wolman On "Epic" Story Of Pipino, Gentleman Thief

OPB |Oct. 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland writer David Woman tells us about a new magazine focused on long-form, true stories, and about the piece he co-authored for it — about a successful Italian thief.

Clark County Considers A New Charter

OPB |Oct. 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: Clark County has a new charter on the ballot this November that would change how its regional government operates.

Milwaukie's Davis Graveyard Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

OPB |Oct. 22, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear from Chris and Jeff Davis, creators of a Halloween display that covers half an acre of their front yard and attracts thousands of visitors.

Lessons For Portland From The Christchurch Earthquake

OPB |Oct. 20, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.

Minor Party Candidates For Governor Tackle The Issues

OPB |Oct. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We sit down with candidates from the Pacific Green, Libertarian, Progressive, and Constitution parties.

James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird" Reimagines Abolitionist History

OPB |Oct. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird"  is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.

Christopher Rauschenberg Talks The Changing Field Of Photography

OPB |Oct. 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:  The co-founder 0f Blue Sky, a gallery in Northwest Portland, talks about the dynamic history of photography and where the medium might be headed.

Seismic Retrofitting For Oregon Buildings

OPB |Oct. 06, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll hear about how prepared Oregon buildings are to withstand a major earthquake, and which ones may be getting upgrades.

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB |Sept. 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.

Pressure Mounts For Oregon To Use "Qualified" Interpreters For Deaf Inmates

OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: National advocacy groups for the deaf and hard of hearing are urging the Oregon Department of Corrections to stop using fellow inmates as interpreters.

Talking Business

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about some of the business stories on her radar.

Oregon Test Scores "Hold Steady" But Big Common Core Changes Loom

OPB |Sept. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.

Calvin Trillin Talks About Politics And Family At Literary Arts

OPB |Sept. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Calvin Trillin was the first speaker in the Literary Arts lecture series 30 years ago. He joins us today to talk about his writing career.

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