OPB | 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 | 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 | 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 | Nov. 06, 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 | Nov. 09, 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 | Sept. 14, 2015
"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.
OPB | Sept. 03, 2015
The festival, focused on independent filmmakers, is an event for mavericks, according to its executive director.
OPB | 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 | Aug. 04, 2015
The recession hit the Portland art scene hard. How are arts organizations doing now?
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.
OPB | July 03, 2015
American Music Program's national award-winning Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra comes to the OPB studios.
OPB | June 19, 2015
Local filmmaker Michael Turner discusses his autobiographical documentary about navigating life and family with a stutter.
OPB | April 14, 2015
The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.
OPB | April 08, 2015
Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera, and a stint working with Beyoncé.
OPB | March 26, 2015
THURSDAY: Boise's Treefort Music Fest, now in its fourth year, kicked off this week.
OPB | Jan. 28, 2015
WEDNESDAY: "Backstrom" is Fox's new TV series set in Portland featuring Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but misanthropic detective.
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.
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.
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.
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.