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Portland Water | Medicaid Eligibility | Race And Casting | Architect John Yeon

OPB | May 23, 2017 noon

Oregon may be spending millions on people who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits. A Portland producer was denied the rights to a play, in a dispute over casting and race. And a new exhibit features Oregon architect John Yeon.

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Lindy West | Paul Simon Bio By Peter Ames Carlin | Rivka Galchen

OPB | May 20, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we're weaving a literary quilt with conversations from our favorite authors from last year's Wordstock.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Michael Ondaatje

OPB | May 17, 2017 9 p.m.

Michael Ondaatje shares multiple sequences from his critically acclaimed fourth novel, "Anil’s Ghost." 

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Oregonian Author Chris Sebela On Comics, Corruptions And Coffeehouses

OPB | May 13, 2017 10:08 a.m.

The prolific author of "High Crimes" talks about "Heartthrob", his favorite writing spot, and why the Invisible Man is the most interesting movie monster.

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Luis Alfaro's Medea Takes On The Mexican Immigrant Experience

OPB | May 12, 2017 9:17 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

“Mojada: A Medea In Los Angeles” recasts Euripides’ classic tale through the lens of Mexican immigrants’ experience.

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Prince's Unreleased Album | Puppet Master Michael Curry And The Oregon Symphony | Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Immigrant Medea

OPB | May 13, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," the puppet genius behind "The Lion King" and the Olympics, a new telling of Shakespeare's tragedy, the incredible pipes of Kelli Shaefer and more.

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The Archive Project - Liars' League

OPB | May 10, 2017 9 p.m.

In this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Liars’ League PDX presents stories on the theme “Natives & Transplants.”

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Colson Whitehead And Yaa Gyasi | Oregon Eclipse | Flintstones Revamped | Overlook Horror Fest

OPB | May 6, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we look into the madness already surrounding August's eclipse, Oregon's a dark revamp of the Flintstones, and an even darker new horror film fest at Timberline Lodge.

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Portland Animation Artists Share Their Favorite Films

OPB | May 2, 2017 12:34 p.m. | Trevyn Savage

Some of Oregon's top animators talk about the films that inform their creations.

Books | Arts | Entertainment | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Elmore Leonard

OPB | May 3, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Elmore Leonard shares humorous and telling letters from his readers and discusses the differences between readers, writers, and characters.