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Opting Out Of Standardized Tests | Memory & The Brain | Russian Artist

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2016

Broadcasting from KLCC in Eugene with a school board chair who is encouraging parents to opt their kids out of standardized tests, a University of Oregon professor working on recreating people’s memories of faces from patterns of brain activity, and Russian-born artist Olga Volchkova, who has a unique take on religious iconography.

Exhibit Looks At Impact of Riot Grrrl

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2015

A new exhibit at PNCA looks at the lasting impacts of the Riot Grrrl movement on artists.

Ithaka Examines The Life of Returning Veterans

OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2013

A new play premiering at the Artists Repertory Theatre explores what it's like for soldiers to come home.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Our Town: Port Orford

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2012

The next stop in the Our Town series is the coastal city of Port Orford.

Matt Kish

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 27, 2011

There are some people on our staff who have a real love for the tale of Moby-Dick so when the book Moby-Dick In Pictures: One Drawing for Every Page showed up at our office in November we couldn't resist digging in. Take a listen.

Moby-Dick In Pictures

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2011

For 552 days in a row Matt Kish made one drawing for each page of Moby-Dick. We'll find out how it changed his art — and his life.

Dishing Out Dollars

OPB | Broadcast: April 6, 2009

How is Oregon spending federal stimulus money?

Lives on Film

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2009

Two Portland International Film Festival offerings make art of the accumulated past.

The Region's Art

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2008

How have the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards impacted the local art scene?

The Public's Art

OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2008

What does public art mean to you?

The Price of Art

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2008

Can Oregon maintain a thriving arts scene without more public funding?