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LAIKA's Kubo | The Last XOXO Festival? | PICA TBA Preview | Ages And Ages

OPB | Aug. 27, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we learn why XOXO is pulling the plug, get a preview of the brass extravaganza that opens PICA's TBA Festival, talk happy songs about earthquakes with Ages and Ages and more.

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PICA Kicks Off TBA Festival With A Sea Of Horn Players

OPB | Aug. 27, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Musician Kelly Pratt has collaborated with everyone from David Byrne to Beirut. Now he baptizes PICA's new home with a wall of sound.

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XOXO 2016 Fest Will Be Its Last — For Now

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

XOXO founders Andy McMillan and Andy Baio move their community onto Slack and into a workspace known as Outpost.

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New Music From Blind Pilot and Joseph | Classical Music Meets Silent Disco | Sista In The Brotherhood

OPB | Aug. 20, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, Blind Pilot on the loss that inspired their new album, the golden harmonies of Joseph, a star-studded classical concert series at some of the regions most stunning outdoor sites and more.

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Oregon Film Explores Life As A Black Woman In Construction

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016 5:22 p.m.

The award-winning short "Sista In The Brotherhood" tells the day-in-the-life story of one African-American woman trying to navigate the job site.

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Classical Music Meets Silent Disco At Iconic Oregon Sites

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016 5:02 p.m.

The pianist Hunter Noack and members of Pink Martini bring classical music and high tech headphones to WPA sites and parks across the region.

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Actors Jesse Eisenberg And Wendell Pierce On Their First Books

OPB | Aug. 13, 2016 noon

Actors Jesse Eisenberg and Wendell Pierce talk about jumping from the big screen to the page with stories of comedy and post-Katrina New Orleans, respectively. Plus, Alicia Jo Rabin reads mystical poetry and plays a little music.

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Portland's Most Controversial Building | Buster Keaton's 'The General' Turns 90 | Erin McKeown

OPB | Aug. 6, 2016 noon

State of Wonder takes a closer look at Portland's newest building, the Yard; the Hollywood Theatre gives 'The General' a new score for its birthday; arts lovers descend on Converge 45; and Erin McKeown sings the queer gospel.

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Buster Keaton's Oregon-Filmed 'The General' Tours State With A New Score

OPB | Aug. 6, 2016 8 a.m.

Filmed in Cottage Grove, Keaton's silent classic turns 90 this year, and the Hollywood Theatre has commissioned Oregon composer Mark Orton to create a live soundtrack and take it on the road.

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Oregon Instagrammer Camille Storch Gives A Glimpse Of Rural Life

OPB | Aug. 3, 2016 noon

Philomath resident Camille Storch was named Oregon's Instagram photographer to follow by Time magazine. She explained why her account represents the state.