OPB | Broadcast: May 23, 2017
Oregon may be spending millions on people who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits. A Portland producer was denied the rights to a play, in a dispute over casting and race. And a new exhibit features Oregon architect John Yeon.
OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2017
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: July 21, 2016
We'll hear from some of vendors and workers at the RNC, and then get a rundown of who's been protesting at the RNC. We then turn our attention to gang violence prevention in Vancouver.
OPB | Broadcast: May 24, 2016
Kevin Howard was diagnosed with HIV in 1985. He thought he'd be dead in two years.
OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016
According to a new article, Portland lost 11% of its African American population over a recent four-year period. We discuss why that might be. We also talk with the Portland creators of “The Benefits of Gusbandry,” a web series that’s been gaining notoriety. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2016
We get analysis of some of the big stories of the week with the news roundtable.We also hear a history of western public lands, and get a rundown of how Portland candidates feel about the arts.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2016
Adam Gopnik and Dave Miller talk about the life of cities, the terrorist attacks in Paris, and the role of critics in our society with a live audience at Literary Arts in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2015
Wendell Pierce is best known for his role as Detective William "Bunk" Moreland on "The Wire." We spoke to him at Wordstock about his memoir "The Wind in the Reeds."
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2015
Jazz musician and composer Billy Strayhorn collaborated closely with Duke Ellington and lived openly as a gay man in the 1940s and 1950s.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2015
Acclaimed author John Irving sits down with Dave Miller in front of an audience at Wordstock to talk about Irving's 14th novel.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2015
"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2015
The festival, focused on independent filmmakers, is an event for mavericks, according to its executive director.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2015
The Oregon State Fair runs through Labor Day, September 7. We broadcast live on the first day of the fair and talked to all kinds of participants — from the 4H exhibits to the table decorators, the paper artists, poets and sword swallowers.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2015
The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?
OPB | Broadcast: 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.