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What A New Oregon Arts Leader Will Mean

OPB |June 06, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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 12:45 p.m.

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 12:40 p.m.

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

Garrison Keillor

OPB |Nov. 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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

Artists Using 3D Printers

OPB |Sept. 23, 2013 12:40 p.m.

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

Luke Burbank Leads Live Wire! Into 10th Year

Sept. 06, 2013 12:35 p.m.

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

Stacy Bolt Talks About Breeding In Captivity

Aug. 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Humorist Stacy Bolt's new memoir recounts her struggles with infertility and the long and winding road she tread to motherhood.

Artist Versus Treasure Hunters

Aug. 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Two men who stumbled upon a trove of paintings by an internationally renowned artist want to sell the pieces, but she says no.

Summer Movie Roundup

Aug. 08, 2013 12:40 p.m.

From big-budget blockbusters to quirky indie releases, we'll discuss some of the films that have audiences talking this season.

Public Art Stirs Debate

July 24, 2013 12:30 p.m.

The most recent sculpture installation on Portland's eastside has fueled the debate surrounding the selection and funding process of public art projects.

Self-Expression Shines At The Oregon Country Fair

July 12, 2013 12:06 p.m.

As the Oregon Country Fair turns 44, we'll explore its unique appeal and how it has changed over the years.

Portland's Influence On Dub Music

July 09, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Dub — a music genre related to reggae and born in Kingston, Jamaica — has found a home on a Portland record label.

One More Verselandia!

July 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, the five winners of Portland's Verselandia poetry slam competition bring their game to Think Out Loud.

Culture Club

July 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

Young Adult Fiction Attracting More Readers

June 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages. 

Sarah Thebarge Talks About The Invisible Girls

June 19, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Portland author Sarah Thebarge's memoir chronicles her experience with breast cancer, the relationship she developed with a Somali family, and her struggles with faith.

Spring Music Recommendations

June 07, 2013 12:35 p.m.

OPB Music's Jeremy Peterson and The Oregonian's Ryan White will join us to play some of their favorite songs of the season.

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