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State of Wonder: Dec. 20 2014


Hector Hernandez stands by his mural celebrating civil rights leaders at SE 13th and Powell Blvd.

Hector Hernandez stands by his mural celebrating civil rights leaders at SE 13th and Powell Blvd.

Juan Ramirez

Time to catch up! 

  • 0:00: Intro
  • 1:10: Mac Smiff of We Out Here debriefs on the year in Portland’s hip hop scene.
  • 12:40: Portland’s Independent Police Review reports on tense relations between law enforcement and the city’s hip-hop community.
  • 19:15: Cellist Nancy Ives walks us through her process of composing music.
  • 28:55: Hector Hernandez inherits the tradition of the great Mexican muralists, like Diego Rivera.
  • 33:45: Justin Simien chats on Live Wire about his film, “Dear White People”.
  • 38:50: Gary Ferguson explores how nature helped him grieve after his wife’s death.

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