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Portland Mayoral And Council Candidates Face Off On Arts And Culture

OPB | Jan. 30, 2016 noon

Hear what went down Tuesday night as players in some of Portland's big races discussed the issues at the heart of the creative city: affordable artist space and housing, public funding for the arts, equity issues, and, of course, the arts tax.  

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UX: Design For Space, Parking, Fly Fishing And The World

OPB | Jan. 23, 2016 noon

State of Wonder guest curator Elena Moon takes us through the world of user experience design, challenging us to think about what works and why.

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The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik In Portland

OPB | Jan. 21, 2016 12:06 p.m.

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.

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Heroes, Forever and Ever: Bowie Remembered, Doctor Fate Reborn and More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder: Oregonians mourn the death of a legend (including some who shared his stage); a Portland artist helps reboot DC Comics’ Dr. Fate, and a blind but colorful painter in Wallowa County invites us into his studio.

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XX Factor: Bitch Planet, Lily Tomlin, Oregon Story Board And More

OPB | Jan. 9, 2016 noon | Portland

This week's show features lady trailblazers, plus a couple of updates on stories from last year. We checked in to see what happened after the tape stopped rolling.

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News Roundtable Jan. 8, 2016 | Lily Tomlin

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We look back at some of the big stories in the week's news; then we talk with Lily Tomlin, who's in Portland next week for a one-woman show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

Rewind On Arts & The Rural Economy: A Love Story

OPB | Jan. 2, 2016 noon

One of our favorite shows of 2015: What happens when small towns jump-start their economies with arts & cultural? Three case studies: Joseph, Burns, and Mighty Tieton, Washington.

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The Greatest Hits Of 2015 On State Of Wonder

OPB | Dec. 26, 2015 noon

We look back on some of the year's highlights: the Go-Go's go Shakespearean, Quentin Tarantino hearts the Hollywood Theatre, Allen Toussaint, Miranda July, Shy Girls, and more.

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The Archive Project - December 23, 2015

OPB | Dec. 23, 2015 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky discusses the physicality of poetry, its impact on culture, and the intent behind his Favorite Poem Project.

NW Life | Arts | Think Out Loud

Think Out Loud Producers Pick Favorite Moments From 2015

OPB | Dec. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Think Out Loud producers dig through the archives to choose their favorite moments from 2015.