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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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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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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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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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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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Artist Displacement | Sherman Alexie | Science of Music

OPB | July 2, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we hear about artists who have been displaced from the Troy Laundry building, why OHSU neuroscientist Larry Sherman thinks every brain needs music, what Sherman Alexie's inspiration was for his new book and more.

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Peter Sagal | Mary Roach | Darcelle XV Documentary

OPB | June 18, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, Peter Sagal takes us behind the scenes on "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me," writer Mary Roach talks maggots and penis transplants, author Lindsey West takes on the Internet trolls, and a Portland-based distributor leaves hundreds of music labels in the lurch.

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Summer Cannibals | Comics For All | Architect Brad Cloepfil | The Lost Boys Of Portlandia

OPB | June 11, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we check out Portland’s most welcoming new comic book shop, jam to the Summer Cannibals, continue our conversation with Brad Cloepfil on the state of Portland architecture and more.