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Deaf Musician Myles de Bastion Founds Northwest Deaf Arts Festival

A lightly edited transcript of Dave Miller's interview with Myles de Bastion, a deaf musician, designer and founder of CymaSpace.

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

The Archive Project - Ursula K Le Guin Tribute

In collaboration with the Le Guin family, Literary Arts invited the public to join in honoring the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Arts | local | Music | Think Out Loud

Feel The Music (And See It) At The Northwest Deaf Arts Festival

The first Northwest Deaf Arts Festival will highlight inclusion with the help of deaf musician Myles de Bastion. He has incorporated visual and tactile ways to experience music into the event. 

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Claudia Rankine

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," award-winning poet, playwright, and editor Claudia Rankine discusses the nature of race in America as it relates to our current political climate and America’s racial legacy.

Books | Arts | local | State of Wonder

Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin

On the eve of a grand literary celebration, we remember the life, writing and transformative thinking of an Oregon literary titan.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Sloane Crosley with Chuck Klosterman

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," features New York Times bestselling author, Sloane Crosley, in conversation with fellow nonfiction favorite Chuck Klosterman, discussing life, career, and the ethics of writing nonfiction.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Viet Thanh Nguyen

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," award-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen reads from his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Sympathizer" and discusses his experiences growing up as a Vietnamese American refugee in post-war America.

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Viet Thanh Nguyen | Back Country Book Club | L.A. Salami | RACC

Long reads and leisurely listens. Get your holiday weekend started with backcountry book recommendations, the long view of what arts should do for a city, and songs that can stop time.

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The Way Forward? Portland's Regional Arts Agency Seeks Direction

City leaders, preoccupied with issues like housing and policing in recent years, and several mayoral administrations have come and gone with no one assigned to oversee RACC’s contract.

Books | Arts | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Remembering Philip Roth

This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," rebroadcast from March 2018, honors literary legend Philip Roth, who passed away last night (May 22, 2018) at the age of 85. Full of the poignancy and emotional insight that invested and entranced so many readers, this reading gives us a glimpse at the master himself just on the cusp of his major critical and artistic renaissance.