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This week we’ve got a pile of stories for you about some of the things art can do in traumatic times.

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Created Spaces | Ann Hamilton | Jessica Hernandez And The Deltas | Richard Swift | KSMOCA

Ann Hamilton at Centennial Mills, Detroit's Jessica Hernandez soars back into town, and Harrell Fletcher & friends turn a school into a museum.

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Haley Heyndrickx | Grammy-Nominated Pianist Randy Porter | Blossom and Ripley Snell | Cartographer Dave Imus | Classical Music In A Landscape

Whether you’re traveling on or off the map, this week’s sounds will move you along.

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10 Oregon-Made Podcasts You Have To Hear

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.

Design Week Portland | Buildings Full Of Women | Swift Agency | Nightwood Society | Hacienda CDC

Live at Design Week Portland, "State of Wonder" reimagines what buildings would look like if they were designed by women.

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Lessons From 'The Emerald Tablet' With The Cult Of Orpheus


Five years in, the ensemble is creating new narratives for chamber music.

Burning It Down With The Manila Sound


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.

Art Installation On Portland's Waterfront Is A Dreamy Summer Respite

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2018

The installation, "habitus," on the waterfront is like an island of respite in the dog days of Portland summer.

Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas


Detroit band Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas play a soulful rock 'n' roll set from their debut release.

Musicians Line Up In Opposition To Wyden's Royalty Bill


As a massive bill to change music royalty payments closes in on passage, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden threatens a procedural halt, unless his proposals get consideration.

The Magic Of Musician Richard Swift


Band mates and colleagues remember the Cottage Grove producer and multi-instrumentalist as an iconoclastic force in indie rock.

Taking The Field Trip To The Classroom: King School Museum Of Contemporary Art


The King School Museum of Contemporary Art stages its third annual International Art Fair.

Haley Heynderickx Live At Kelly's Olympian


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

Blossom & Ripley Snell At Eyrst Studios


Portland singer Blossom and emcee Ripley Snell perform their dreamy, downtempo hip-hop in the room where they created it: Eyrst Studios.

See Beauty Through The Eyes Of A Master Cartographer


One of Oregon's great cartographers, Dave Imus, shares his next big map.

Classical Music Meets Silent Disco At Iconic Oregon Sites


The pianist Hunter Noack and members of Pink Martini bring classical music and high tech headphones to WPA sites and parks across the region.

Tin House Gathering Erupts Over Wells Tower Reading


A reading at last week's summer workshop underscores the fundamental challenges of making institutions more inclusive.

Outgoing Oregon Poet Laureate Passes Baton To Portland Poet


Elizabeth Woody and Kim Stafford to be honored by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown.

Portland Art Institute's Closure Disrupts Oregon Higher Arts Education


A for-profit art college in downtown Portland will close down its operations at the end of the year, leaving hundreds of students without a defined plan to finish their education.

Beaverton Reveals Major Donor For New Arts Center


Reser Family Foundation gives $13 million for Patricia Reser Center for the Arts.

Seeds Scattered: What Will Happen To Marylhurst University’s Arts Programs?


As Marylhurst University winds down 125 years of higher education, several arts-related programs have found new homes. Other assets are swathed in the mystery of the school’s dissolution.

Film Documenting The Life Of Ursula K. Le Guin To Premiere In UK


Five questions with filmmaker Arwen Curry, whose documentary "Worlds Of Ursula K. Le Guin" is complete after 10 years of work.

Changing The Container: How Le Guin Shaped Representation In Sci Fi


She mirrored the world that was while making new worlds possible.

Celebrated Oregon Author Ursula K. Le Guin Dies At 88


A one-woman revolution in fiction and fantasy — and one of Oregon’s literary treasures — author Ursula K. Le Guin has died at age 88.

Band Takes Johnny Cash's 'Folsom' Concert To Oregon Prisons


For the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's “At Folsom Prison,” a Portland band is restaging the concert at prisons across the state. We go with them to Coffee Creek’s women’s facility.

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