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State of Wonder: Jan. 10 2015

"Sri Yantra" by John Simpkins

“Sri Yantra” by John Simpkins

Hope 2015 is bringing all sorts of wonder to you and yours. It’s off to a great start in the creative world. Here’s what we’ve got on tap this week:

  • 0:00: Intro
  • 1:20: Oregon Story Board strives to grow the field of digital storytellers.
  • 9:30: Comedian Amy Miller explains why pursues her stand-up career in Portland.
  • 15:50: John Simpkins journeys into the heart of solitude.
  • 25:00 “Oliver Kitteridge” author Elizabeth Strout explores the importance of the “ickily human” in fiction.
  • 33:00: NPR Music and OPB Music launch Pickathon video channel with sets from the festival’s Woods Stage.
  • 37:10: Mary-Sue Tobin remembers how meeting Herbie Hancock reignited her love for the saxophone.
  • 42:25: Matt Love recounts an infamous Portland jewelry heist. You can find him reading at Powells this week.

It’s all coming your way Saturday at noon.

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