This week on "State of Wonder," we discuss the legacy of former mayor and arts booster Vera Katz, the best music of 2017, and get a glimpse into Portland's past through the photos of Minor White.
This week on "State of Wonder," we talk to Todd Haynes about his newest film, "Wonderstruck," and the fall of Harvey Weinstein; we explore Christian Scott aTunde Adjua's groundbreaking contemporary jazz; and discover the story of a painting that saved a family's lives during the Holocaust.
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This week on "State of Wonder," we chat with some of our favorite producers — from comic books to outdoor adventure to comedy — on the eve of the first Portland Podcast Festival.
This week on 'State of Wonder,' some of the Northwest's most prominent writers come together to share stories and memories of the man the "New Yorker" called "the Portland sage."
This week on "State of Wonder," culture writer Chuck Klosterman pulls back the curtain on celebrity profiles and two ace authors discuss their thrilling new novels.
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Reunited for a pair of benefit shows last month, Explode Into Colors plays a set of dark, funky, danceable music in our studio.
The company's lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker.
From folk rock to future hip hop, here are the albums we loved in 2017 (with listening links!).
Here at KMHD, we listened to an incredible volume of amazing music in 2017. It’s been a year of releases that remind us why this sound is so important — it uplifts, inspires, reflects and makes space for honesty.
The council voted to let the museum build the Rothko Pavilion across the plaza between its buildings, and expanded the hours the public can pass through.
The web comic “Reported Missing” is as addictive as any serialized true crime podcast or detective novel.
The museum's plan to make its buildings more accessible with the Rothko Pavilion ran up against criticism that it would make the city less accessible. Now it's back to City Hall with a revised plan.
We’re chatting up Caitlin Weierhauser and Randall Lawrence, the hosts of “Room of Requirement 237”, one of 13 podcasts taping at a Saturday festival.
The co-founder of Beyond Press talks about editing the breakout anthology “Elements: Fire.”
The Portland poet explores how principles like Black Body Theory and Planck's Constant impact the real world, from a taxi cab ride to gun violence and Groucho Marx.
Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne brings interactive installation to PNCA.
We picked one of Oregon's sharpest horror brains (... brains ... BRAINS!) to get some choice movie picks for Friday the 13th.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2017
You don’t have to delve into the densest rainforest or the deepest ocean trench to discover new species. Chris Marshall finds them in the most familiar places.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2017
Celebrated short story author George Saunders discusses his new novel "Lincoln in the Bardo."
The printer, painter and educator talks about the response to Hurricane Maria and his works on view at the Linfield Gallery.
Eastern hospitality, puppetcore and so much more to love in La Grande during the Eastern Oregon Film Festival.
The Astoria, Oregon, rock band plays songs from their new record "Night Terrors" and chat with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.
The Portland band joins us to play from their new recording, "Mirror Touch."
The nonprofit cinema is launching a campaign to buy one of Portland’s last remaining video stores — and one of the country's largest film collections.
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