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150 Years Of The Oregon State Fair

OPB | Aug. 28, 2015

We are live from the Oregon State Fair, where we'll talk to participants from all parts of the grounds — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.

Is Portland Arts Funding Out Of The Woods?

OPB | Aug. 04, 2015

The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?

Seattle's Inaugural Art Fair Raises Hopes and Questions

OPB | July 28, 2015

This weekend, the crème de la crème of the international art scene flock to Seattle to celebrate the inaugural Seattle Art Fair.

'Essentially Ellington' Winners: Live Performance And Interview

OPB | July 03, 2015

American Music Program's national award-winning Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra comes to the OPB studios.

Talking About Stuttering

OPB | June 19, 2015

Local filmmaker Michael Turner discusses his autobiographical documentary about navigating life and family with a stutter.

Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

Choreographer Of Many Talents: Darrell Grand Moultrie Works With OBT

OPB | April 08, 2015

Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera, and a stint working with Beyoncé.

Boise's Treefort Music Fest Includes Many Portland Bands

OPB | March 26, 2015

THURSDAY: Boise's Treefort Music Fest, now in its fourth year, kicked off this week.  

Rainn Wilson Plays An Unlikeable Portland Detective In "Backstrom"

OPB | Jan. 28, 2015

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

Listening Back To The William Stafford Centennial

OPB | Dec. 25, 2014

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.

What A New Oregon Arts Leader Will Mean

OPB | June 06, 2014

FRIDAY: We'll talk with State of Wonder's April Baer about Brian Rogers, who was chosen this week to head the Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust.

Author Tom Spanbauer Talks Teaching And Writing

OPB | April 22, 2014

TUESDAY: Author Tom Spanbauer has taught writing in Portland for more than two decades. His latest novel explores the intricacies of love and friendship.

Dear Stranger Project Seeks To Connect Oregonians

OPB | April 21, 2014

MONDAY: Oregon Humanities is encouraging people to write letters introducing themselves to people they don't know, in hopes of creating an ongoing correspondence.

Oregon Art Beat Celebrates 15 Years With New Exhibition

OPB | April 18, 2014

FRIDAY: The Oregon Art Beat Exhibition at the Peoples Art of Portland Gallery features work from artists who have been on the show over the past 15 years.

Carrie Brownstein On Portlandia, Music & More

OPB | Feb. 05, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The co-creator, writer, and star of Portlandia gives us a sneak peek at the upcoming season.

William Stafford Centennial

OPB | Jan. 17, 2014

FRIDAY: 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of William Stafford. You can join the conversation about his life and legacy at Portland's Central Library. Find out more here.

Garrison Keillor

OPB | Nov. 05, 2013

TUESDAY: Public radio icon, Garrison Keillor, has published his first volume of original poetry. He'll talk with us about O, What a Luxury, and his other radio and literary work.

"All Jane" Festival Highlights Women In Comedy

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013

Women comedians are in the spotlight at this weekend's All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival.

Artists Using 3D Printers

OPB | Sept. 23, 2013

How does 3D printing technology change the way an artist works?

Luke Burbank Leads Live Wire! Into 10th Year

OPB | Sept. 06, 2013

Portland's homegrown radio variety show Live Wire! heads into its 10th year with a new host, Luke Burbank.