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We catch up to the smooth bedroom pop act at soundcheck at Doug Fir Lounge.
KMHD staff breaks down this year's Soul'd Out Fest schedule day-by-day with our must-see acts and recommendations for any taste. Featuring: Roy Ayers, Makaya McCraven, Theo Croker, Kadhja Bonet, Bernard Purdie and more.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2019
Author and poet Jacqueline Woodson joins us in front of an audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland.
Alex Chiu struggled to wrap his brain around why the seemingly innocent images in his mural made people so angry. Perhaps it wasn't what the people in his artwork were doing, but the color of their skin.
OPB | Broadcast: March 28, 2019
Mitchell Jackson's new memoir, "Survival Math," tells of his life growing up in Northeast Portland.
Shattering stories and laser-focused language mark a breakthrough debut memoir.
OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2016
Mohsin Hamid has lived in Pakistan, the U.S. and Britain. His fiction and nonfiction explores the contradictions and complexities of globalization.
It’s been about a year since Portland City Council passed a plan to preserve affordable space for artists and makers. So what has happened since?
The writer who re-made Carol Danvers talks about re-imagining female heroism.
Food, family, and identity are the ingredients that make up Tender Table, a storytelling series for women and nonbinary people of color in Portland.
That time when political repression and post-colonial identity came together to make beautiful Filipino dance tracks. We've got four cuts to get you started.
Zauner’s project Japanese Breakfast was just the beginning as she came to terms with a biracial heritage and losing her mother.
Luz Elena Mendoza talks with OPB about expressing her Mexican-American identity through songwriting. Watch her band, Y La Bamba, play a percussive and emotional set drawn from the new album, "Mujeres."
An African-American artist has stepped up to save a historic home in Northeast Portland because of his family's own struggles with gentrification.
The jazz visionary gets a major exhibition, uniting the many faces of his genius, from jazz to art to philosophy.
An ultra-marathoner of comedy writing, Andy Borowitz talks about his long-running feed of satirical news stories and his method of drawing humor out of less-than-funny times.
Portland violinist Raffaela Kalmar is part of a cohort of musicians who spoke out about sexual abuse by the eminent concertmaster William Preucil.
One of the godmothers of the Portland club scene, DJ Anjali, talks about cracking open the audience for Bhangra beats, and finding her place in the DJ booth.
Abigail DeVille’s mammoth installation at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art centers around the lost histories and displaced citizens of the United States.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 1, 2018
Landscapes scarred by time and the remnants of transient visitors. Places at the periphery of Portland, filled with existential silence and potential danger. This is the world Roll Hardy paints.
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