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Johnny Cash's 'Folsom' At 50 | Paul Simon | Chuck Klosterman | Fond Farewell

This week on “State of Wonder,” we say goodbye to producer Aaron Scott, head to an Oregon prison for the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's "At Folsom Prison" concert, and more.

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Mark Rothko | Sera Cahoone | Women In Tech | Coleman Exits Portland Center Stage

This week on "State of Wonder," makers and breakers: abstract iconoclast Mark Rothko's Portland roots, ladies in tech tell what their jobs are really like, plus Sera Cahoone refashions everything.

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Soul'd Out Vs. Coachella | Black Belt Eagle Scout | Shayla Lawson & Frank Ocean | Indigenous Playwrights

This week on "State of Wonder," Soul'd Out sues Coachella, three native playwrights soar at Oregon's biggest theaters, poet Shayla Lawson's love letter to Frank Ocean, and the quiet heartache of Black Belt Eagle Scout.

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Mohsin Hamid | Chris Smither | Mary Katherine Nagle’s 'Manahatta' | Stacey Tran

Magical writing from this year's Everybody Reads selection, road-tested blues from Chris Smither, plus Stacey Tran feeds our needs with her poems and her splendid storytelling series.

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Laura Veirs, From Musician To Podcaster To Author And Back

What could a musician-gone-podcaster-gone-children’s-author possibly want to do next? Return to music, naturally.

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'Hamilton' In Portland | Laura Veirs | Willy Vlautin | Portland Tropical Garden

We are making a few small repairs this week: to your mood, to your record collection, to the American stage — anything in need of a lift!

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Helio Sequence | Holly Andres | Kelli Schaefer | The Art Of Prosthetics

This week on "State of Wonder," we hear live music from Helio Sequence and Kelli Schaefer, travel the country with photog Holly Andres, look at the design of prosthetic limbs and harness karaoke powers to learn a language.

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Multnomah County Library Plans To Stream Local Musicians

The Multnomah County Library is accepting submissions for an upcoming music streaming and downloading service that will feature — and compensate — local musicians.

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Robert Kirkman | Haley Heynderickx | Celeste Noche

This week on "State of Wonder," we dive deep with "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman, immerse ourselves in the music of breakout star Haley Heynderickx, and take one last trip to UNA Gallery for its final show.

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Portland's S1 Fights For A Different Kind Of Nightlife

Contemporary arts center S1 navigates all the rules and regulations that come with hosting live musical and art performances.