Tagged: Culture

News Roundtable: October 3, 2014

OPB |Oct. 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

TOL's Own Steven Kray Wins Denny's Atari Championship!

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: "Think Out Loud" technical director Steven Kray was in Las Vegas this week competing in the Atari Battle Royale Video Game Championship presented by Denny's.

M92: Requiring Labels For Genetically Engineered Food In Oregon

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.

Rethinking Elite Higher Education

OPB |Aug. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.

Death Cafes Find Home In Portland

OPB |June 26, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In just three years Death Cafes have become a global movement with Portland as the epicenter in the U.S.

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.

Jian Ghomeshi Dishes On Q

OPB |April 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Jian Ghomeshi, the host of CBC Radio's program Q, is in town for a special taping of their show. He joins us to talk about his story and the success of Q.

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.

OSU Houses Oregon Hops And Brewing Archive

OPB |April 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon State University's Oregon Hops and Brewing Archive is the first archive in the country to document the history of beer.

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.

Exploring The State of Jefferson

OPB |Jan. 31, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Live from Jacksonville we explore the history of this secessionist movement and the political and cultural resonance of the "state" today.

Oregon Faces A Continued Dry Spell In 2014

OPB |Jan. 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: It's been a particularly dry winter for Oregon. Businesses from agriculture to recreation are feeling the repercussions of the dry spell.

Growing Industrial Hemp in Oregon

OPB |Nov. 12, 2013 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: A new state advisory committee means industrial help could be planted in Oregon as early as next spring.

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.

Washington Votes On Whether To Label Genetically Engineered Food

OPB |Oct. 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Washington voters will decide in November whether foods with genetically engineered ingredients have to be labeled.

"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.

Pendleton Courting Drone Industry

OPB |Oct. 17, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The eastern Oregon city wants to attract unmanned aircraft companies as a way to spur the local economy.

Artists Using 3D Printers

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

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

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