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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.

Think Out Loud

Portland Conventions | Port Of Portland | Eugene Dogs Ordinance | Women's Film Festival

OPB | March 2, 2017 noon

Can Portland host big conventions? Will downtown Eugene ban dogs? What happens next for Portland's beleaguered port? And what does it take for women to break into film directing?

Think Out Loud

The Role Of Oregon's Attorney General | Portland International Film Festival Turns 40

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 noon

Oregon's attorney general joins the show to talk about her role and how Donald Trump's presidency is changing how she does her job. Also, the Portland International Film Festival turns 40 this year.

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

Hollywood Theatre At PDX | Black Film Fest | Arvo Pärt Festival | Immigrant Artists Farooq Hassan And Elizabeth Huffman

OPB | Feb. 4, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," immerse yourself in a sonic wonderland of Arvo Pärt's music, catch a short film at the airport and hear from local artists about their experience as refugees.

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

Dinner And A Movie And A Flight: Hollywood Theatre Set To Open At The Portland Airport

OPB | Feb. 2, 2017 2:19 p.m. | Portland

The iconic Hollywood Theatre will show works by local filmmakers at its new outpost on the C Concourse.

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

Prince To James Baldwin To Pam Grier: Portland Black Film Festival At The Hollywood Theatre

OPB | Jan. 31, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Portland

Powerful works to take you beyond the big-name releases of the year.

Think Out Loud

Talking Business | Grant High Students Go To Washington | All About Lichen

OPB | Oct. 11, 2016 noon

This hour on TOL: An update of regional business news; a conversation with the four Portland teens whose film was featured at the White House Student Film Festival; and lichen and why it matters.

Business | local | NW Life | Arts | News

NBC's 'Grimm' Is Ending, But It's Not The End Of TV In Portland

OPB | Aug. 30, 2016 10:07 a.m. | Portland

The show which has filmed in Portland since its beginning is set to end after this season. But Tim Williams with Oregon Film says the stage is set for more big projects.

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

Oregon Film Explores Life As A Black Woman In Construction

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016 5:22 p.m.

The award-winning short "Sista In The Brotherhood" tells the day-in-the-life story of one African-American woman trying to navigate the job site.

Entertainment | local | NW Life | Arts | Oregon Lens

Meet The Lightbulb Lady Of Portland

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 3:06 p.m.

Tourists come from as far as Tokyo to gaze upon Sunlan Lighting's electric glow, and its owner, Kay “The Lightbulb Lady” Newell is happy to greet them. Well, sort of.

NW Life | Arts | Oregon Lens

The Law Was Against Her. So She Fought The Law.

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 2:58 p.m.

All Amber Starks wanted to do was braid hair for foster kids. Turns out, it used to be illegal to style hair in the state of Oregon without a special cosmetology license.  

NW Life | Arts | Oregon Lens

Where’s Your Kilimanjaro?

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 2:10 p.m.

Multiple myeloma patients, supporters, doctors and caregivers climb some of the world’s most difficult mountains to show how recent advancements in treatment are helping patients.

NW Life | Arts | Oregon Lens

The Most Exciting Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Traditionally, men have dominated sidecar racing, but “Steady Betty” Herlocker and her monkey Kendra “Red Fury” McDonald, America’s first all-women sidecar racing team, are challenging that.

NW Life | Arts | Oregon Lens

Paddling Into The Past

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 1:27 p.m.

The documentary "Voyagers Without Trace" combines a 1938 French kayaking trio’s pristine archival footage with visuals and insights from present-day experiences.

Land | Environment | Music | Fish & Wildlife | Uncategorized | Arts | Entertainment | NW Life

2016 Oregon Lens Series Schedule

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 9:46 a.m.

Oregon Lens showcases some of the best independent films in the Pacific Northwest.

Environment | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Lead Poisoning | QDoc At 10

OPB | May 20, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable guests dig into local and regional election results. We learn more about the business of electronics recycling in the Pacific Northwest. And QDoc co-founder David Weissman talks about this unique 10-year-old festival going on this weekend. 

Think Out Loud

African American Exodus | Portland Web Comedy | Talking Business

OPB | May 17, 2016 noon

According to a new article, Portland lost 11% of its African American population over a recent four-year period. We discuss why that might be. We also talk with the Portland creators of “The Benefits of Gusbandry,” a web series that’s been gaining notoriety. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.

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

XX Factor: Bitch Planet, Lily Tomlin, Oregon Story Board And More

OPB | Jan. 9, 2016 noon | Portland

This week's show features lady trailblazers, plus a couple of updates on stories from last year. We checked in to see what happened after the tape stopped rolling.

Entertainment | Arts

Video: Quentin Tarantino Surprises Portland Audience At Film Screening

OPB | Dec. 30, 2015 11:08 a.m.

Director Quentin Tarantino surprised a Portland audience Tuesday at a screening of his new film, "The Hateful Eight."

Oregon Art Beat

Christina Kortum, Special Effects Make-Up Artist

OPB | Oct. 29, 2015 midnight

Christina Kortum creates special effects monster makeup for film, TV and haunted houses.