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Portland Producer Backs 'Hamilton' | Response To Ta-Nehisi Coates | Percussionist Colin Currie | Eastmoreland ControversyOPB | Oct. 22, 2016 noon
This week on State of Wonder, Woody Guthrie's unknown time in Oregon, how a hometown girl became a producer on some of Broadway's biggest hits and a knockout percussionist plays our studio — literally.
local | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | State of WonderOPB | Oct. 21, 2016 3:33 p.m. | Portland
Brisa Trinchero soared from Tigard's Broadway Rose Theatre to Broadway, where she's backed Tony-winning musicals from "The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess" and "Pippin" to "Evita" and "Peter & The Star Catcher."
Nation | Arts | Entertainment | History | Recreation | NW Life | Books | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 24, 2016 noon
Three newspaper editors tell us who their papers endorsed, and why. Also, we learn about the treatment of transgender people in prison, and we talk to playwright August Wilson's widow about his autobiographical play, now running in Portland.
Tonight on Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Academy Award-nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg presents his fiction debut, "Bream Gives Me Hiccups: And Other Stories", at the 2015 Wordstock Festival.
local | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | State of WonderOPB | Oct. 15, 2016 noon
Tanya Barfield's plays have been performed around the country, but never in Portland. Until now. State of Wonder spends the hour exploring the city and the theater through Barfield's eyes.
Music | News | Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | State of WonderOPB | Oct. 8, 2016 noon
This week on State of Wonder, we meet southern rock's philosopher kings, the Drive-By Truckers; visual artist Malia Jensen; PNCA's new president; and the fantastic ceramicist Chris Antemann.
local | NW Life | Arts | EntertainmentOPB | Sept. 21, 2016 3:19 p.m.
Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, artist Anthony Hudson loses the wig for a show about how pop culture formed his identity as a half-Native American, half-white kid in small town Oregon.
local | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | State of WonderOPB | Sept. 17, 2016 noon
This week on State of Wonder, we take a trip to a residency program that welcomes artists and scientists, look into a technology that wants to revolutionize how buildings are built, listen to The Minders' first album in ten years and talk gentrification with artist Sharita Towne.
local | NW Life | Arts | EntertainmentOPB | Sept. 9, 2016 5:01 p.m. | Portland
E.M. Lewis tells five stories from her life that capture every side of the debate, from growing up with guns to being held at gunpoint.