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Kahlief Adams: What Plays While Gaming For Change

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 1:33 a.m. | Portland

Podcast host and gamer is on the bill at Affect Conf in early October

Arts | NW Life | local

Bamford Blows Up With 'Lady Dynamite'

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 12:14 a.m. | Portland

Stand-up’s nicest is headed to Oregon next month to headline the All Jane Comedy Festival.

Arts | News | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

Rebirth And Revival | Maria Bamford | Loch Lomond | Kahlief Adams | Carla Rossi | Alternative Justice

OPB | Sept. 24, 2016 10 a.m.

When life gives you mental breakdowns and dysfunctional justice, use them to make something new. We’re spinning tales of artists digging into the toolkit to delve  identity and community. Sometimes these things can be found only a few levels up. 

News | Politics | Election | local | Think Out Loud

Daughter Of Chinese Immigrants Hopes For A Different American Dream

OPB | Sept. 22, 2016 noon | Portland

Jennifer Phung, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, says she's closer to achieving the American Dream than her parents ever were, but the dream itself needs revision.

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Escaping The Nazis For A Life In Portland

OPB | Sept. 20, 2016 midnight

Amelie Diamant Holmstrum and her two sisters left Europe when she was 13 to escape the Nazis. They grew up in Portland.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local

Drag Queens And Indians, Or What Cher And Peter Pan Have In Common

OPB | Sept. 21, 2016 3:19 p.m.

Best known as drag clown Carla Rossi, artist Anthony Hudson loses the wig for a show about how pop culture formed his identity as a half-Native American, half-white kid in small town Oregon.

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Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

OPB | Sept. 18, 2016 1:07 p.m. | Portland

Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

Where Art And Science Collide | Skyscrapers Made of Wood | The Minders

OPB | Sept. 17, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, we take a trip to a residency program that welcomes artists and scientists, look into a technology that wants to revolutionize how buildings are built, listen to The Minders' first album in ten years and talk gentrification with artist Sharita Towne.

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An Artist Sees Portland In Stereoscopic Show

OPB | Sept. 15, 2016 1:41 p.m. | Portland

Sharita Towne’s photo exhibition on view this month at Newspace Center for Photography is designed to help people to see the gentrification of Portland in a new way.

News | NW Life | local | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Sandwich Invitational

OPB | Sept. 16, 2016 noon

We cover some of the biggest stories of the week on our news roundtable, and we hear from competitors at the Sandwich Invitational at Feast Portland.