Oregon Experience

Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. on OPB TV

An exploration of Portland’s African American history with a focus on the turbulent 1960s, ’70s and early ’80s. At the time, issues surrounding urban renewal, school desegregation and brittle police relations were exploding both nationally and locally.  

Photo: Courtesy of Cathy Cheney

Civil Rights A Conversaton

Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. on OPB TV

Join community activists and city leaders for a live televised conversation. Hosted by Think Out Loud's David Miller, the discussion will focus on civil rights challenges Oregonians are still facing today.

Photo: Cathy Cheney


Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. on OPB TV

Icelandic puffins, social spiders in Ecuador and the corals of the Great Barrier Reef are explored.

Oregon Art Beat

Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on OPB TV

From Columbia to New England to Oregon, Andres Lopera shares the journey that lead him to become conductor of Portland's Metropolitan Youth Symphony. The paper mosaic work of Mary Wells is the story of her life, incorporating not only elements of landscape, but of memory and personal journey as well.

Oregon Field Guide

Thursday at 8:30 p.m. on OPB TV

Learn more about the sandhill crane, a tall gangly bird with prehistoric roots and a gravelly trumpet call.

Oregon Field Guide

Sandhill Cranes; Glide Wildflower Show; Zombie Survival Camp

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2603

April 23, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

Oregon Experience

Portland Civil Rights: Lift Ev'ry Voice

Oregon Experience: Episode #903

April 21, 8 p.m. [OPB TV]