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Kahlief Adams: What Plays While Gaming For Change

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 1:33 a.m. | Portland

Podcast host and gamer is on the bill at Affect Conf in early October

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Bamford Blows Up With 'Lady Dynamite'

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 12:14 a.m. | Portland

Stand-up’s nicest is headed to Oregon next month to headline the All Jane Comedy Festival.

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Rebirth And Revival | Maria Bamford | Loch Lomond | Kahlief Adams | Carla Rossi | Alternative Justice

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 10 a.m.

When life gives you mental breakdowns and dysfunctional justice, use them to make something new. We’re spinning tales of artists digging into the toolkit to delve  identity and community. Sometimes these things can be found only a few levels up. 

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Drag Queens And Indians, Or What Cher And Peter Pan Have In Common

OPB | Sept. 21, 2016 3:19 p.m.

Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, artist Anthony Hudson loses the wig for a show about how pop culture formed his identity as a half-Native American, half-white kid in small town Oregon.

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Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

OPB | Sept. 18, 2016 1:07 p.m. | Portland

Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.

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Where Art And Science Collide | Skyscrapers Made of Wood | The Minders

OPB | Sept. 17, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we take a trip to a residency program that welcomes artists and scientists, look into a technology that wants to revolutionize how buildings are built, listen to The Minders' first album in ten years and talk gentrification with artist Sharita Towne.

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An Artist Sees Portland In Stereoscopic Show

OPB | Sept. 15, 2016 1:41 p.m. | Portland

Sharita Towne’s photo exhibition on view this month at Newspace Center for Photography is designed to help people to see the gentrification of Portland in a new way.

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'The Gun Show' Enters The Gun Rights Debate With Humor And Heartbreak

OPB | Sept. 9, 2016 5:01 p.m. | Portland

E.M. Lewis tells five stories from her life that capture every side of the debate, from growing up with guns to being held at gunpoint.

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More Than A Museum, PMOMA Becomes Houseguest At The Square

OPB | Sept. 9, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Portland

Curator Libby Werbel exponentially expands her Portland work space for one spectacular weekend on Pioneer Courthouse Square.

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The Gun Show | Remembering Bob Ross & Rick Bartow | The Confession That's Rocking Portland's Music Scene

OPB | Sept. 10, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, a provocative (and funny!) show about guns, news about a sexual assault that's rocking the music community, an arts explosion at Pioneer Courthouse Square and more.