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Stars and Starchitects: Todd Hanyes on 'Carol' and David Bowie, Kengo Kuma on the New Portland Japanese Garden

OPB | Feb. 6, 2016 noon

Feb. 6: Director Todd Haynes talks about his attraction to "Carol," guest columnist Randy Gragg introduces us to architect Kengo Kuma and his Japanese Garden project, and Disjecta announces the artists in the Portland2016 Biennial.

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Heroes, Forever and Ever: Bowie Remembered, Doctor Fate Reborn and More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder: Oregonians mourn the death of a legend (including some who shared his stage); a Portland artist helps reboot DC Comics’ Dr. Fate, and a blind but colorful painter in Wallowa County invites us into his studio.

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XX Factor: Bitch Planet, Lily Tomlin, Oregon Story Board And More

OPB | Jan. 9, 2016 noon | Portland

This week's show features lady trailblazers, plus a couple of updates on stories from last year. We checked in to see what happened after the tape stopped rolling.

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The Greatest Hits Of 2015 On State Of Wonder

OPB | Dec. 26, 2015 noon

We look back on some of the year's highlights: the Go-Go's go Shakespearean, Quentin Tarantino hearts the Hollywood Theatre, Allen Toussaint, Miranda July, Shy Girls, and more.

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The Creative Cycle: Reclaimed Exotic Animals, Rejected Santa Photos & An Outgoing Art School President

OPB | Dec. 12, 2015 9 a.m.

Exotic creatures and old Santa pics transformed into art, Portland rocks the Grammies, Heartless Bastards and more on this week's "State of Wonder."

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Portland Crown Jewels: High-End Sneakers, The Priciest Book At Powell's & The Voice Of John Malkovich

OPB | Dec. 5, 2015 noon

John Malkovich make a record, a Southern rocker relocates to Portland, kids confront gentrification and sneakers become high fashion on the State of Wonder episode.

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Is 'Wildwood' Headed For The Big Screen?

OPB | Nov. 21, 2015 noon

Conversations from Wordstock with literary stars about their works, whether LAIKA is going to make a “Wildwood” animated movie and much more.

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State Of Wonder: Nov. 14, 2015

OPB | Nov. 14, 2015 noon

George Takei, Andy Warhol, the Lipinski Stradivarius — it's a star-studded travelogue around the country, from Amazon's new Seattle store to the Oregon Territory to the bright lights of Broadway.

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State of Wonder: Nov. 7, 2015 — Live From Wordstock

OPB | Nov. 7, 2015 noon

Broadcast live from Wordstock with Ursula Le Guin, Patrick DeWitt, Patterson Hood and Willie Vlautin.

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The Life And Music Of Billy Strayhorn

OPB | Nov. 6, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Jazz musician and composer Billy Strayhorn collaborated closely with Duke Ellington and lived openly as a gay man in the 1940s and 1950s.