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Nicole Georges' Rumspringa: How A Portland Artist Is Finding Opportunity In LA


Writer, illustrator, podcaster and storyteller Nicole Georges relocated to Los Angeles from Portland to upscale her prolific career. She shows us around in her new city.

The Grammy Nominees For Best New Artist Point To A Sea Change In Pop


The Grammy nominations are ripe for attempts at scrying the future of popular music — but this year, we need to examine just one category to see how much everything is changing, and already has.

'The Pursuit Of William Abbey' Travels A Twisty Path


Claire North's new book starts with a doctor witnessing an atrocity in Africa in 1884, but becomes a spy thriller, a horror story, a supernatural mystery and an indictment of capitalism and empire.

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National Book Awards Handed To Susan Choi, Arthur Sze And More

The novelist and poet joined Sarah M. Broom, László Krasznahorkai, Ottilie Mulzet, and Martin W. Sandler as winners Wednesday night — along with $10,000 and a medallion for their front covers.

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'Mad About You': If A Reboot Falls In A Very Particular Forest, Is It Really On?

You might not even know that there's a reboot of Mad About You coming this week. But that might not matter, because unless you have the right cable provider, you can't watch it.


Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X Lead 2020 Grammy Nominations

Lizzo was nominated across five of the night's top categories, including Best New Artist. Billie Eilish is also up for the coveted prize along with Tank & The Bangas and Lil Nas X.

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'Frozen II' Lets It Go ... Darker

Yes, there's another earworm-ballad, but the sequel at least attempts to course-correct for the pernicious princess obsession that the Disney corporation unleashed on the world in the first place.


Ghosts Haunt 'The Inheritance,' From E.M. Forster, To The Generation Lost To AIDS

The next big thing on Broadway might live up to the hype. The Inheritance takes E.M. Forster's Howards End into modern day Manhattan — the seven-hour play has been compared to Angels In America.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: The Beths

Kiwi band The Beths play a rousing version of their song "Idea/Intent" in this new video from Pickathon.

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Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes

Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who recreated them.

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Watch: Frankie Cosmos Live From Type Foundry

Songwriter Greta Kline is reinventing rock music by making every second count.

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Burna Boy: Tiny Desk Concert

The Nigerian singer and songwriter is one of the biggest African artists in the world and a pioneer of Afro-fusion, an inescapable sound this year.

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How A Portland Nonprofit Brings Better Coffee To Your Cup

How a Portland nonprofit has helped build transparency in the coffee industry and gotten farmers more money for better beans.

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Beaverton Makeup Company Creates Products For All Hues

Makeup entrepreneur Paula Hayes got into makeup because she loved science and needed something that wouldn't irritate her own skin.

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Watch Tango Alpha Tango At Oregon City Brewing

The Oregon City band headlined our Rocktoberfest concert this fall, with a smoking set on the brewery's patio.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Mountain Man

Watch a masterful performance by this vocal trio recorded deep in the Oregon woods. 

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The West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta: What Can’t This Gourd Do?

The 2019 West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta attracted thousands from around the nation as the massive vegetables were transformed into boats and raced around Tualatin Lake.

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Win Tickets To The Shivas At Doug Fir Lounge

The Portland band is celebrating the release of their new album, "Dark Times." Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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First Flood, Then Fright: Community Rallies To Save Eastern Washington Town With Haunting

A 1996 flood devastated the city of Palouse, Washington. To rebuild, the community held a haunted house fundraiser. Now, it's a spooky, seasonal part of the town's identity.

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'Fern Hobbs And The Snake River Showdown'

The Wild West meets the remarkable Fern Hobbs in the next "Oregon Experience."

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Maywood Park: An Oregon City Within A City

Located inside Portland, tiny Maywood Park isn't a neighborhood — it's a city that formed when its residents battled the state over development. Today it lives on as a slice of old Portland.

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Meet Mel Brown, The Portland Jazz Legend Who Plays For Something Greater Than Himself

If you've heard any '70s-era Motown record, you've probably heard Mel Brown's drumming. But if you happen to live in Portland, it's much more likely that you've seen him play live jazz.

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Damian Lillard And Shaq Trade Diss Tracks

Lillard released a new song today called "Reign Reign Go Away"


Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB


Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Recipes, tips and how-to's from around the Northwest.