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April Baer hosts the weekly radio arts show, "State of Wonder," at Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering how art is made and consumed. Prior to this assignment, she worked as a reporter and was the local host of "Morning Edition" at OPB
Before coming to OPB in 2004, she worked as a studio engineer, host, reporter and occasional music host at several stations in Ohio.
She earned a degree in communications from Ohio State University.
April grew up in the Midwest and now lives in Portland.
Elizabeth Woody and Kim Stafford to be honored by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.
Swift drew bands from Oregon and across the country to his studio in Cottage Grove.
Five questions with filmmaker Arwen Curry, whose documentary "Worlds Of Ursula K. Le Guin" is complete after 10 years of work.
She mirrored the world that was while making new worlds possible.
City leaders, preoccupied with issues like housing and policing in recent years, and several mayoral administrations have come and gone with no one assigned to oversee RACC’s contract.
Alex Gino’s middle-grade novel “George” is a revelation for transgender kids. But it’s also drawn some fire in the statewide literary competition.
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This week we turn our face toward the void with one of Oregon's great painters, the band Typhoon and a new play that explores a new dimension to urban displacement.
A conversation from Wordstock 2017 dives into Taylor Swift’s savvy, inscrutable taste in leisure wear, and the fate of an NBA fan in a Timbers town.
This week on “State of Wonder,” we say goodbye to producer Aaron Scott, head to an Oregon prison for the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's "At Folsom Prison" concert, and more.
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This week on "State of Wonder," makers and breakers: abstract iconoclast Mark Rothko's Portland roots, ladies in tech tell what their jobs are really like, plus Sera Cahoone refashions everything.
Idris 'Starchile' O'Ferrall died Thursday. The founder of the Mic Check showcase in Portland suffered from lymphoma.