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Tin House Flash Fiction Winners | Best Jazz Of 2016 | Annexation In East Portland | Brian Doyle

OPB | Dec. 10, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, winners revealed! "The Master Book of All Plots" yields five hot stories to keep you warm, also author Brian Doyle, Portland's eastward push and jazz albums of the year. zz picks of the year.

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5 Stories To Fill You With Joy And Wonder

OPB | Dec. 9, 2016 2:30 p.m.

State of Wonder remixes the five winners of publisher Tin House's Plotto flash fiction contest for your aural enjoyment — and phones up the grand-prize winner.

Arts | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Doris Lessing

OPB | Dec. 7, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Doris Lessing discusses “the machinery of the literary scene,” that lies beyond the romanticization of publishing.

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Oregon Building Leads Nation With Crowdfunded Construction And Psychedelic Design

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 12:56 p.m.

The Fair-Haired Dumbbell is the first Oregon building to solicit investments from the crowd under new regulations laid out by the JOBS Act, and perhaps the first in the U.S.

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Fair-Haired Dumbbell | Oregon Symphony Gets Animated | Explode Into Colors | Bob Dylan On Portland's Streets

OPB | Dec. 3, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, creative sugarplums sweet enough to ruin your teeth and delight your ears, featuring crowd-sourced architecture, visual music, and much much more!

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NBCUniversal Orders New Series Based On Chelsea Cain's 'One Kick'

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 6:45 a.m.

"One Kick" will be an international production.

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The Archive Project - Malcolm Gladwell

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", nonfiction author and New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell examines the idea of the underdog and why some people just won’t give up, despite the odds.

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Disjecta's Director Ousted | Hari Kondabolu | Roger Hobbs RIP | Portland Through The Skanner's Photography

OPB | Nov. 26, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, seismic upheaval at Disjecta, the passing of a dapper young author with a penchant for the criminal, years of Skanner photography from Julie Keefe, and a comedian who makes the political deeply funny.

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The Archive Project - Annie Proulx

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Pulitzer Prize winning author Annie Proulx reflects on place, space, and time—both real and imagined.

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Artists Respond to Trump | Maria Semple | Alexander Chee | Rabih Alameddine

OPB | Nov. 19, 2016 noon

State Of Wonder kicked off Wordstock with three fantastic truth-telling authors, plus we check in with artists across the political spectrum on why art matters now.