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Helio Sequence | Holly Andres | Kelli Schaefer | The Art Of Prosthetics

This week on "State of Wonder," we hear live music from Helio Sequence and Kelli Schaefer, travel the country with photog Holly Andres, look at the design of prosthetic limbs and harness karaoke powers to learn a language.

Photo: Gerard O'Sullivan/Oregon Public Broadcasting

Robert Kirkman | Haley Hendrickx | Celeste Noche

This week on "State of Wonder," we dive deep with "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman, immerse ourselves in the music of breakout star Haley Hendrickx, and take one last trip to UNA Gallery for its final show.

Photo: Courtesy of Image Comics

Netflix's 'Everything Sucks' | Allison Janney On 'I, Tonya' | Terese Marie Mailhot

This week on "State of Wonder," we talk to the creators of "Everything Sucks" and Allison Janney about her Oscar-nominated turn in "I, Tonya," and meet Portland's new creative laureate.

Photo: Courtesy of Scott Patrick Green/Netflix

Live At The FisherPoets Gathering: Astoria's Storied Festival Of Verse

"State of Wonder" broadcasts live from the festival that draws seafarers and wordslingers from Kilauea to Corbett to Kodiak to share stories and verse from the ocean.

Photo: Michael Baden/OPB

Can Portland Save Its Arts? | Towne Storage | Milepost 5 | Zidell Yards

This week on "State of Wonder," we take a deep dive into what Portland can do to hold onto affordable space for its artists before it's too late.

Photo: April Baer/OPB

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'Dreamers' Of Oregon, Captured In Portraits


An Oregon portrait series captures DACA recipients moving into the light.

Portland Council Approves Spending More For Arts Tax Collections


Dismal collection rates have dogged the arts tax since its inception in 2012. The Portland Revenue Bureau estimates 1 in 4 eligible citizens just skips it.

The Helio Sequence at OPB


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Kelli Schaefer Live At OPB


Watch an in-studio performance from one of Portland's most captivating singers.

'Walking Dead' Creator Hangs Up Superhero Series To Shack Up With Monsters


Robert Kirkman is ending his longest-running series, "Invincible," just as Seth Rogen announced he'd make it into a movie. Up next? Interdimensional monsters in Philly with "Oblivion Song."

UNA Gallery’s Finale: Luminous Portraits By Celeste Noche


Photographer Celeste Noche on photography, artists of color and how to promote diversity in Portland.

Watch: Haley Heynderickx Live At Kelly's Olympian


The Portland songwriter performs songs from her stunning debut record and chats with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.

10 Things We Love About ‘Everything Sucks!,’ Oregon's Newest TV Show


Filmed in Boring, Oregon, Netflix’s newest show is a homage to the '90s. We have an exclusive interview with the creators.

Meet Portland’s New Creative Laureate: Choreographer Subashini Ganesan


Choreographer Subashini Ganesan begins a two-year tenure as the city's arts advocate, and kicks off a new South Asian arts festival.

Terese Marie Mailhot On Memoir, Memory And Agency


Shattering stories and laser-focused language mark a breakthrough debut memoir.

Portland's S1 Fights For A Different Kind Of Nightlife


Contemporary arts center S1 navigates all the rules and regulations that come with hosting live musical and art performances.

Portland Agrees To Work Harder At Preserving Space For Artists


Portland leaders have approved 22 recommendations to preserve arts space. Staff will spend two years trying to enact them.

'We Have A Lot To Lose': Portland Commissioners Try To Save Creative Space


Commissioners Nick Fish and Chloe Eudaly share the scoop on their 24-point council proposal.

Groundbreaking Artists Space Milepost 5 Changes Hands


A redeveloper of affordable housing is taking the reins from Beam Development.

1 Man's Mission To Ease The Squeeze On Portland's Creative Space


Ken Unkeles has provided workspace for hundreds of Portland artists. Here’s how he did it.

The Portland Darkroom Creates New Space For Film Photographers


After the closure of Newspace Center for Photography, group of Portland photographers created a place to help keep film photography alive.

Oregon Playwright E.M. Lewis On The Polar Parable Of 'Magellanica'


Oregon playwright’s marathon 5-hour opus immerses audience in Antarctic journey.

Take A Weird Road Trip In Keith Rosson's Latest Novel, 'Smoke City'


The author of "The Mercy of the Tide" is back with a second novel, imagining one of the weirder road trips ever.

Oh, Inverted Album: The Shins Flip Their Recent Record On Its Head


OPB's Aaron Scott talks with The Shins’ frontman James Mercer about “The Worm’s Heart,” a through-the-looking-glass revision of last year’s album, “Heartworms.”

Colin Meloy And Olivia Chaney's New Folk Collaboration: Offa Rex


The Decemberists back up Olivia Chaney in a collaboration that happened after years of mutual musical admiration.

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