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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.
Anand Tawker, a former director of emerging markets in India for Hewlett Packard, says he hopes the "American Dream" can become more substantive and meaningful for more Americans.
NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | local | 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."
History | Nation | NW Life | Arts | Books | News | Recreation | Entertainment | 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.
NW Life | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 18, 2016 noon
Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.
NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | local | 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.
Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.
Music | NW Life | News | Arts | 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.