beabadoobee and her band play for a full Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland on Aug. 10, 2023.

At this Portland music festival, many of the stars don’t come from too far

Downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square will once again be home to the annual music festival PDX Live. This year, the concert series will not only feature a lineup from across genres, but also highlight musicians from the Pacific Northwest.

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Portland’s Lan Su Garden rings in the Year of the Dragon

Lan Su Garden in Portland has many festivities planned for the Lunar New Year, including 20 lantern viewings and artist demonstrations from Suzhou, Portland's sister city.




"This is a delirious and crazy collection in every capacity, and we have to keep it alive," says local award-winning filmmaker Todd Haynes, whose work is shelved in the independent directors aisles.

Not sure what to watch on movie night? Ask an Oregon video store clerk

A few iconic video stores are still holding strong in the Northwest, keeping the movie rental dream alive for renters young and old. For OPB's At Work With series, we hear from a Portland video store clerk about what it's like to work in a movie lover's paradise.



Oregon governor reactivates special cultural task force for Native American items

“Tribes should have access to information about cultural items held in storage or on display at state agencies, state universities, colleges, and public schools,” said Kotek in a news release. “It is time to renew this important work and continue to strengthen our essential government-to-government relationship with the nine sovereign nations.”


The Oregon origins of the Mazamas

A new exhibition showcases the Mazamas, one of the oldest mountaineering groups in the country that began popularizing mountain climbing about 130 years ago.

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