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SNL comedian Fred Armisen and “Sleater-Kinney’s” Carrie Brownstein started their web series Thunder Ant as a lark. But with their hit series Portlandia they have captured the country’s imagination. We meet the big stars and local talent behind a dreamier and much sillier version of Portland.

First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Jule Gilfillan
Videographer/Editor: Nicholas Fisher
Videographer: Tom Shrider
Audio: Randy Layton

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Bird Painter Jon Janosik; Portlandia; White Bird Dance

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1309
Original Broadcast: January 5, 2012