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Helado Negro | Saloli | Malheur Refuge Symphony | Pendleton’s String Education Program

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2019

How music moves us. Stories about composers' musical interface with the past, interpretations of our present and instructing players of the future through song.

Soul’d Out Festival | Shy Girls | Jacqueline Woodson | Raven Chacon | Oregon East Symphony | The 1491s

OPB | Broadcast: April 20, 2019

Sometimes, innovation isn’t about radical concepts, but fresh perspectives. This week — musicians, authors and performers who offer new takes on familiar themes.

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The Native Perspective Missing from Design | Design Week Portland | Adia Victoria

OPB | Broadcast: April 13, 2019

So much Native imagery. Where are all the Native designers?

Colson Whitehead | Black Life Experimental Research Group | Mary Kathryn Nagle | Alex Chiu

OPB | Broadcast: April 6, 2019

Go beyond your textbooks. This week — artists and writers whose work is illuminating the histories that have been pushed to the margins. We might not always get it right, but it’s important we try.

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