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Remembering Vera Katz | Best Music Of 2017 | Minor White | Explode Into Colors

This week on "State of Wonder," we discuss the legacy of former mayor and arts booster Vera Katz, the best music of 2017, and get a glimpse into Portland's past through the photos of Minor White.

Arts | News | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

City Council Approves Portland Art Museum Expansion

The council voted to let the museum build the Rothko Pavilion across the plaza between its buildings, and expanded the hours the public can pass through.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - George Saunders

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features author George Saunders as he discusses the genesis and evolution of his first novel and winner of the Man Booker Prize, "Lincoln in the Bardo."

Books | Arts | local

Portland Artist Eleri Harris Unlocks Notorious Tasmanian Murder Case

The web comic “Reported Missing” is as addictive as any serialized true crime podcast or detective novel.

Entertainment | Arts | local | NW Life | Books | Music | State of Wonder

Todd Haynes on 'Wonderstruck' | Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah | Phoebe Bridgers

This week on "State of Wonder," we talk to Todd Haynes about his newest film, "Wonderstruck," and the fall of Harvey Weinstein; we explore Christian Scott aTunde Adjua's groundbreaking contemporary jazz; and discover the story of a painting that saved a family's lives during the Holocaust.

Books | Arts | Family | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Kazuo Ishiguro

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Kazuo Ishiguro discusses his life, his novels, and his approach to creating characters and telling stories with international appeal.  

Arts | News | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

Portland Art Museum Adapts Expansion Plan To Win Over Critics

The museum's plan to make its buildings more accessible with the Rothko Pavilion ran up against criticism that it would make the city less accessible. Now it's back to City Hall with a revised plan.

Books | Arts | NW Life | Entertainment | local

A Harry Potter Podcast Just For Grown-Ups

We’re chatting up Caitlin Weierhauser and Randall Lawrence, the hosts of “Room of Requirement 237”, one of 13 podcasts taping at a Saturday festival.

Entertainment | Arts | NW Life | local | State of Wonder

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.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Reza Aslan

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," we hear from Reza Aslan, the famed religious scholar, writer, producer and television commentator on the subject of his newest book, "God: A Human History."