A local painter depicts locations of violence in America. The prison population may be going down because of a new law. A hunter in Bend says gun owners need to advocate for gun control. And a Portlander is headed to the World Senior Games for softball.
We hear about the idea of "pop-up campuses" for international students, some new laws that just took effect in Oregon, and a podcast all about a 1980s video arcade game.
News | Arts | local | State of WonderOPB | Oct. 6, 2017 6:32 p.m. | Portland
RACC Board chair Mike Golub and search committee chair Steve Rosenbaum talk about their priorities.
A decision from the Oregon Supreme Court has saved Portland’s Arts Education and Access fund — at least for the moment. Can it survive its own structural flaws?
News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 7, 2017 noon
We talk with a political reporter for "The Guardian" covering right-wing rallies, OPB's Aaron Scott previews the TBA arts festival, and Oregon retirees share stories about their lives after work.
News | Arts | local | State of WonderOPB | Aug. 4, 2017 3:01 p.m. | Portland
The Regional Arts and Culture Council seeks a replacement for long-time administrator Eloise Damrosch.
Books | local | Arts | Entertainment | Music | NW Life | State of WonderOPB | Aug. 5, 2017 noon
This week on "State of Wonder," we speak with author Kent Nerburn about the resurgence of his classic book, two artists explore a devastating act of war, and the PSU Chamber Choir takes on new work.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | July 25, 2017 noon
We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.
Arts | local | NW Life | State of WonderOPB | July 14, 2017 12:57 p.m. | Bend, Oregon
Bend's Atelier 6000 reopening as the Bend Art Center is a signpost for the restless conversation in Central Oregon art circles about who speaks for art and what needs to be said.
News | Arts | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | May 23, 2017 noon
Oregon may be spending millions on people who are not eligible for Medicaid benefits. A Portland producer was denied the rights to a play, in a dispute over casting and race. And a new exhibit features Oregon architect John Yeon.
We learn about the proposal to strengthen the office of the Portland City Auditor, welcome podcaster Roman Mars & Radiotopia to town, and wrap the hour with a look at a proposal to change the way businesses are taxed in Oregon.
Overlook Film Festival attendees were given an opportunity to play a 24 hour, four-day immersive horror game.
Books | local | Arts | Entertainment | Music | NW Life | State of WonderOPB | May 6, 2017 noon
This week on "State of Wonder," we look into the madness already surrounding August's eclipse, Oregon's a dark revamp of the Flintstones, and an even darker new horror film fest at Timberline Lodge.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Elmore Leonard shares humorous and telling letters from his readers and discusses the differences between readers, writers, and characters.