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State Of Wonder's Arts Roadtrip

OPB | July 30, 2016 noon | Portland

State of Wonder brings the vacation to you with Disjecta's Portland2016 Biennial, a trip to the LH Project ceramics residency in the Wallowas, a trip through Hells Canyon with writer Pamela Royes and more.

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Painter Arvie Smith's Show At Portland Art Museum Calls Out Inequality

OPB | July 30, 2016 8 a.m. | Portland

Portland artist and Pacific Northwest College of Art professor emeritus Arvie Smith’s show at the Portland Art Museum’s APEX Gallery goes on view July 30.  

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Three New High-Rises Raise Portland's Skyline

OPB | July 29, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Portland

Columnist-in-residence Randy Gragg shows us three standouts in the new class of Portland skyscrapers: Park Avenue West, the Cosmopolitan and Indigo @ twelve | west.

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'Way Too Soon': Residents Upset About Roseburg Play

OPB | July 28, 2016 noon | Portland

Playwright and director Ginger Dayle wrote a play focused on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 visit to Roseburg and the mass shooting there last October. Roseburg residents are unhappy about the play.

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The Funniest Thing In Portland With Shelley McLendon

OPB | July 23, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, comedian Shelley McLendon introduces us to Portland's scrappy improv scene and her sister, the comedian Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaid," "The Goldbergs"), in preview of the Stumptown Improv Festival.

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RNC Workers | Protesters At The RNC | Vancouver Anti-Gang Program

OPB | July 21, 2016 noon

We'll hear from some of vendors and workers at the RNC, and then get a rundown of who's been protesting at the RNC. We then turn our attention to gang violence prevention in Vancouver.

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Portland Writer Melanie Alldritt Doesn’t Want to Be Beautiful: She Wants To Speak

OPB | July 18, 2016 7:45 p.m.

The young writer works through her experiences as a black women, as well as the recent shootings, through her writing.

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Somebody Do Something: Portland Artists Respond To Baton Rouge, Minneapolis And Dallas

OPB | July 16, 2016 noon

State of Wonder spends the hour exploring how the region's actors, hip-hop artists, writers and others are using art to work through racial justice and the recent shootings.

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Writing Outside The I-5 Corridor At The Summer Fishtrap Gathering

OPB | July 9, 2016 noon

State of Wonder travels to the Wallowas for a live show at the annual gathering about writing and the West, with guests Timothy Egan, Erika Wurth, Kim Stafford, Sherwin Bitsui and more.

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Oregon Artists React To A Week Of Crises

OPB | July 9, 2016 6:27 a.m.

A wave of awareness has swept over America in the wake of two officer-involved shootings and Thursday’s sniper attacks in Dallas, with a national conversation deepening over race, force and accountability.