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News Roundtable | Teaching Diversity At Reed | Movie Madness

OPB | Oct. 13, 2017 noon

We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.

Arts | History | local | News | NW Life | Business

Movie Madness To Close? Not If The Hollywood Theatre Can Save It

OPB | Oct. 11, 2017 6:45 a.m. | Portland

The nonprofit cinema is launching a campaign to buy one of Portland’s last remaining video stores — and one of the country's largest film collections.

local | NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

6 Things (Plus 1) To See At BendFilm 2017

OPB | Oct. 7, 2017 8:38 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Hot takes from the screeners — including, straight from Cannes, this year’s Palme D’Or winner from Cannes.

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

Carrie Brownstein | Bend Film Fest | Jackpot Records

OPB | Oct. 7, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we talk Sleater-Kinney and "Portlandia" with Carrie Brownstein, get a preview of the Bend Film Fest, paint some eyeballs with ocularist Fred Harwin and more.

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Talking Business | Historic Eugene House | Supreme Court Analysis

OPB | Oct. 3, 2017 noon

A boarding house in Eugene was one of the only places African American travelers could stay in the mid-20th century. Also, we'll learn what's on the docket for the Supreme Court that might affect Oregon. And the latest business news.

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Portland Mayor Wheeler | Type 1 Diabetes | 'Oregon Field Guide'

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 noon

Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."

Music | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | Oregon Lens

Love Is An Enigma In David Lynch's 'Bird Of Flames'

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 1:15 p.m.

"Bird of Flames" is an enigmatic music video from Chel White, Chrysta Bell and David Lynch.

Animals | Fish & Wildlife | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment | Oregon Lens

Saving Green Sea Turtles In 'My Haggan Dream'

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 1 p.m.

When a green sea turtle talks to you in a dream, you listen.

NW Life | Entertainment | Arts | local | Education | Music | Oregon Lens

Making Noise, And Friends, At Free Beat Nation Drum Camp

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 12:45 p.m.

For the parents whose kids attend Portland’s Free Beat Nation Drum Camp each summer, the extra noise is worth it.  

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Jerold Howard Learned To 'See The Truth'

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 4:31 p.m.

“See The Truth" is the a stop-motion story of a parent who has to question the biased beliefs he has been taught, and what he is teaching his own child.  

NW Life | History | Arts | Sports | Entertainment | Oregon Lens

Before The Blazers, Portland Rooted For Claudia's

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 4:07 p.m.

Long before Clyde Drexler or Damian Lillard, Portland was home to another team of basketball stars.

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2017 'Oregon Lens' Series Schedule

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 3:14 p.m.

"Oregon Lens" showcases the talent and diversity of the Northwest’s independent filmmakers.

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New Oregon Writer's Classic Novel Hits The Big Screen: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog'

OPB | Aug. 4, 2017 1:17 p.m.

Kent Nerburn is known for bridging the gap between Native and non-Native cultures. His cult classic is seeing a resurgence here and overseas. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" is hitting the big screen.

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Not Your Scream Queen: Portland Horror Film Festival Bolsters Female Voices

OPB | June 2, 2017 10:29 a.m. | Portland

Portland Horror Film Festival is placing women filmmakers center stage by offering them free submissions. The result: more than double the amount of female directed films than last year.

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At Overlook Film Festival: A Chance To Live In A Horror Movie

OPB | May 5, 2017 midnight | Mount Hood, Oregon

Overlook Film Festival attendees were given an opportunity to play a 24 hour, four-day immersive horror game. 

local | News | Arts | Entertainment | State of Wonder

Portland Animation Artists Share Their Favorite Films

OPB | May 2, 2017 12:34 p.m. | Trevyn Savage

Some of Oregon's top animators talk about the films that inform their creations.

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Animator Joan Gratz Embraces Technology To Create Her Newest Films

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

Joan Gratz has worked in Portland’s animation scene since its earliest days.

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How To Make 48 Million Facial Expressions For An Oscar-Winning Animation

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

At LAIKA Animation Studio, in Hillsboro, Oregon, they’ve pioneered a new way to change facial expressions with 3-D printing.

local | NW Life | Arts | Oregon Art Beat

Portland Animator Explores A Changing Portland With 2 Local Icons

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.

Arts | World | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Barbara Kopple

OPB | March 15, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple takes us behind the scenes of her own life and how she became hooked on narrative and documentary filmmaking.