Love leads to monumental artworks for Vancouver, Washington, metal sculptors
Husband-and-wife Jennifer Corio and Dave Frei worked in the high-tech world of Hewlett-Packard. Love and a smile brought the two together. But it was love of the arts that took them out of the office and into the world of public art. Corio and Frei recently sat down with "Oregon Art Beat" to share their journey.
How science and history created the delicious Oregon strawberry
Strawberries have a long history in Oregon, both as part of our agricultural landscape and also as part of our state's story. From arriving via the Oregon Trail, to varieties being developed to combat disease, to a century old celebration with enough strawberry shortcake to feed a city, Oregon is serious about its strawberries.
When the foods they grew up with can’t be found, refugees in Oregon are growing their own
When refugees migrate to the United States, important cultural foods from their countries of origin often become harder to find. In Oregon, refugee growers are getting help accessing land and resources to grow their own.
Asia DeWeese refused to quit, now thousands of wrestlers stand on her shoulders
As a high school kid in 1986, Asia DeWeese joined a cohort of women who pioneered the acceptance of women in wrestling in the United States.
Oregon couple launches new Asian American and Pacific Islander food and wine festival
This weekend, wine lovers can enjoy fine sips and bites from some of Oregon’s most popular Asian American and Pacific Islander establishments at the first Oregon AAPI Food & Wine Festival.
All Classical radio to relocate to downtown Portland in 2024
In 2024, All Classical will move its headquarters and its services to KOIN Tower in downtown Portland. The radio station will relocate to a 15,000 square-foot-office which would include a media arts center, recording studios and gathering spaces for community members.
Trailblazing Museum at Warm Springs celebrates 30 years, and looks to the future
The museum opened in 1993, becoming a national model for how tribes control their own treasures, and share their own histories.
Inside the busy and colorful world of Portland costume designer Fuchsia Lin
After fabricating costumes for Broadway shows like "Phantom of the Opera" and "Lion King," Fuchsia Lin now surprises Oregon audiences with exciting costumes and films.
Washington artist maps the colorful world of Northwest mushrooms
Fiber artist Julie Beeler loves mushrooms so much that she's cataloged a rainbow of the colors they can produce as natural dyes to create the Mushroom Color Atlas.
Darcelle memorial in Portland draws luminaries and lots of glitter
More than 2,000 people gathered at Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Tuesday to remember Walter W. Cole, who was fondly known as drag performer Darcelle XV.
Portland area store celebrates Blazers memorabilia and basketball culture
Back To The Basket is a Portland store devoted to all things basketball culture with apparel, merchandise and collectibles. OPB’s Paul Marshall talked with store owner Troy Douglass.