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State of Wonder: Aug. 30 2104

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2014

End of summer blowout! Crate Diggers, Al James on putting Dolorean to bed, Bedtime Stories for grownups, Canticle of the Black Madonna, and more.

State of Wonder: Aug. 23 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 20, 2014

Listen here: Blinding science from Christine McKinley and the father-daughter game development team behind Elbowfish. Also, a dip into the east side scene with a biennial show in LaGrande, and the Wheatstock Festival. Black Prairie tears it up at Stagepass, and Everybody Reads Mitchell Jackson.

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Aug. 16, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 16, 2014

Full show audio now available: Remembering Robin Williams and "Working" Kirk Reeves. Plus Walidah Imarisha's evocative and socially conscious poetry, art made in Japanese internment camps, and Lyndon Johnson on stage.

Aug. 9 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2014

Full show audio here! David Shafer's summer sleeper hit novel, Trygve Faste on art and design, visual artist Lucinda Parker puts on her curator hat for Non Finito, TisDass, and more.

August 2, 2014: Guest Curator Victor Maldonado

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2014

Visual artist Victor Maldonado is a walking spark plug — full of ideas. He'll talk us through the new photography work that has invigorated his practice. And we'll talk about converting talented young artists into full-blown makers and citizens.

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