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Portland Choreographer Tahni Holt Revels In the Forbidden

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 4 p.m.

When it comes to women, there are two things American culture doesn’t look so kindly on: age and weight. Tahni Holt’s show revels in both.

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David Byrne + Portland’s Kelly Pratt | Typhoon’s Kyle Morton | Pander Brothers | Dance Across Cultures & Ages

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 noon

"State of Wonder" will melt your winter blahs down to marshmallowy molten goodness with provocative dance projects, hot new fiction, and music for transformative times — with glitter cannons!

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'State Of Wonder' Year In Review: Can Artists Afford Portland? | Art Glass Apocalypse | Oregon Jewish Museum Takes Craft Museum's Home

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 noon

OPB's arts and culture show looks back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 and updates them for the new year.

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Richard Russo | Nikki McClure | Jonathan Lethem | Karen Russell

OPB | Dec. 31, 2016 noon

"State of Wonder" talks with some of Wordstock's top authors about the books that most influenced their writing.

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The Transformative Power of Physical Activity

OPB | Dec. 26, 2016 noon

Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.

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Jimmy Mak's Jazz Club Closing After 20 Years

OPB | Dec. 19, 2016 noon

Jimmy Mak's jazz club is closing at the end of the year. We speak to the bar manager about the legacy of the club and a musician who is playing there on the last night—New Year’s Eve.

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Mark Rothko At The Art Museum | Nu Shooz | Where Stripping And Opera Meet | Imago's 'La Belle'

OPB | Dec. 17, 2016 noon

This week's "State of Wonder" has it all, from operatic strippers to high-design national guard armories to an ever popular '80s duo.

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Tin House Flash Fiction Winners | Best Jazz Of 2016 | Annexation In East Portland | Brian Doyle

OPB | Dec. 10, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, winners revealed! "The Master Book of All Plots" yields five hot stories to keep you warm, also author Brian Doyle, Portland's eastward push and jazz albums of the year. zz picks of the year.

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News Roundtable | Climate Lawsuit | Genomics

OPB | Dec. 9, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the big stories of the week. We take up another view of a federal climate change lawsuit. And we learn what we don't know after 25 years of genome sequencing.

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Fair-Haired Dumbbell | Oregon Symphony Gets Animated | Explode Into Colors | Bob Dylan On Portland's Streets

OPB | Dec. 3, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, creative sugarplums sweet enough to ruin your teeth and delight your ears, featuring crowd-sourced architecture, visual music, and much much more!