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Michael Chabon | Hollywood Theatre To Save Movie Madness? | Wild Ones | Jim Pepper

OPB | Oct. 14, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," the Pulitzer-winning author, live sessions with Wild Ones and Holiday Friends, designing for justice at Bend Design and more.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh and Kendare Blake

OPB | Oct. 11, 2017 9 p.m.

This week on "The Archive Project," Young Adult fantasy novelists P.C. Cast, Renée Ahdieh, and Kendare Blake joined us in 2016 at Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival to discuss magic, artistic process, and creating inspiring characters for young women.

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David Biespiel And Wendy Willis On Personal Stories And American Myths

OPB | Oct. 6, 2017 5:23 p.m.

In poems and essays, the southeast Portland literary stars explore histories at all levels.

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Carrie Brownstein | Bend Film Fest | Jackpot Records

OPB | Oct. 7, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we talk Sleater-Kinney and "Portlandia" with Carrie Brownstein, get a preview of the Bend Film Fest, paint some eyeballs with ocularist Fred Harwin and more.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Carrie Brownstein and Jon Raymond

OPB | Oct. 4, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Oregon Book Award-winner Jon Raymond interviews writer, musician and actress Carrie Brownstein on the subject of her memoir "Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl."

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Arts Tax Spared | Filthy Friends | Sidewalk Chalk | Rene Denfeld

OPB | Sept. 23, 2017 noon

On 'State of Wonder,' live sessions with Sidewalk Chalk and star-studded Filthy Friends, Rene Denfeld on how her work as a private investigator inspired her book, Artist Rep shakes up the theater season and more.

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Rose City Comic Con Preview: Wonder Woman | Luke Cage | Shutter | Autumnlands

OPB | Sept. 2, 2017 noon

This week, "State of Wonder" meets some of the local creators behind the leading comic books as they gear up for Portland's biggest comic convention, where Weird Al Yankovic rubs shoulders with 100 Harley Quinns.

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Summer Deep-Dives: Tin House Flash Fiction | case/lang/veirs

OPB | Aug. 26, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we listen back to a studio session with a dream team of songwriters: k.d. lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs. Plus, the flash-fiction contest to end all flash-fiction contests: Plotto.

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Oregon Eclipse Festival | Eastern Oregon's Music Scene | Robert Michael Pyle

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," Oregon's most audacious eclipse festival, writer Robert Michael Pyle searches for Bigfoot, the descendant of an infamous train robber plays outlaw country and more.

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The 1991 Eclipse In Mexico: 2 Oregon Writers Share Their Stories

OPB | Aug. 12, 2017 3:31 a.m. | Portland

Two writers share stories based on watching the 1991 solar eclipse in Mexico.