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Artists Rep Abandons Typical Theater Formula With Provocative Season

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 12:05 p.m.

The Portland company has abandoned the classic plays and big musicals for cutting-edge, provocative, dangerous productions this season, despite the financial risks.

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Arts Tax Spared | Filthy Friends | Sidewalk Chalk | Rene Denfeld

OPB | Sept. 23, 2017 noon

On 'State of Wonder,' live sessions with Sidewalk Chalk and star-studded Filthy Friends, Rene Denfeld on how her work as a private investigator inspired her book, Artist Rep shakes up the theater season and more.

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East Portland Arts And Literary Festival Ushers Out DIY Space

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 6:01 p.m. | Portland

Works on the theme of migration at center stage.

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Making Art For The Masses: The Unsung Master Printer

OPB | Sept. 16, 2017 1:16 p.m.

The master printer at the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts has worked with some of the Northwest's leading artists to create print editions of their work.

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Rethinking Arts Space In Vancouver And Beaverton

OPB | Sept. 16, 2017 10:16 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

A Sept. 23 arts summit suggests some exciting possibilities for Clark County. Meanwhile Beaverton moves forward on a much-anticipated new public art space.

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Power Play: Marie Watt On View At PDX Contemporary

OPB | Sept. 15, 2017 5:40 p.m. | Portland

One of Oregon's most formidable contemporary artists shows new work, including two huge, evocative textile constructions.

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Sneaker Week | Bobbito Garcia | Deer Tick | Ages And Ages

OPB | Sept. 16, 2017 noon | Portland

This week on "State of Wonder," Portland gets its first shoe festival, the Coast gets a big new music festival with Stackstock, Deer Tick gets a new acoustic sound and more.

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George Takei | PICA's TBA Festival | Classical Music In The Wild

OPB | Sept. 9, 2017 noon

This week on 'State of Wonder,' we talk Twitter and Copland with George Takei, hear about the must-see shows at the Time-Based Art Festival, and celebrate James Baldwin with Stew and the Negro Problem.

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Long-Form Self-Portrait: The Art Of Jeremy Okai Davis

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 7:24 p.m. | Portland

September show at Gallery 135 tracks family memories, and the double lives led by people of color.

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4 Must-See Shows At PICA's Time-Based Art Festival

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 2:26 p.m. | Portland

Outgoing artistic director Angela Mattox picks five shows and reflects on the global festival, plus we talk with Stew of the band the Negro Problem about keeping Portland real.