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Classical Music's #MeToo Reckoning


Portland violinist Raffaela Kalmar is part of a cohort of musicians who spoke out about sexual abuse by the eminent concertmaster William Preucil.

Pickathon Woods Stage: Orkesta Mendoza


Watch an over-the-top performance from "Indie Mambo" band Orkesta Mendoza on the Pickathon Woods Stage.

Andy Borowitz On Surviving The Death Of Satire


An ultra-marathoner of comedy writing, Andy Borowitz talks about his long-running feed of satirical news stories and his method of drawing humor out of less-than-funny times.

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Win Tickets To Jenny Lewis At Crystal Ballroom

The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman returns to Portland on May 22. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Adrian Younge On Sampling, Jazz And Hip-Hop

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, aka the Midnight Hour, discuss their new collaborative record, the role of sampling in their music, and the intersection of jazz and hip-hop.

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Portland Art Museum To Home Marylhurst's Art Gym

The museum will house exhibitions in the spirit of the Art Gym, and house its extensive publication library.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Our Girl, Jay Som, Aesop Rock and TOBACCO

This week we highlight English dream rock, a Beatles-esque psych-pop tune, and a new collaboration between an experimental beat-maker and the most verbose rapper in the world.

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Black Belt Eagle Scout At Revolver Studios

Watch a darkly beautiful performance by Portland band Black Belt Eagle Scout at Revolver Studios.

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Oregon 'Photo Evangelist' Cherie Hiser Dead At 79

Hiser's photos, revered throughout the West, showed a fluency of emotion for many subjects.

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OPB's Favorite Videos From 2018

On resilience and wonder: Replaying OPB's standout videos of 2018.

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Win Tickets to The Last Artful, Dodgr at Doug Fir Lounge

The Portland/L.A. rapper returns to play Doug Fir Lounge February 16. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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The Governor Who Couldn’t Vote: Why History Forgot Oregon’s 1st Female Head Of State

America’s first female governor served in Oregon three years before women in the state gained the right to vote. But history has largely forgotten her. That wasn’t an accident.

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New Chinatown Museum Open In Portland

The Portland Chinatown Museum opened this December with the aim of illustrating the seldom-told story of Chinese Americans in the Pacific Northwest.

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opbmusic Best Of 2018: Albums

From dream pop to hip-hop, these are the albums we loved in 2018 (with listening links!).

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KMHD's Top 10 Jazz Albums Of 2018

Each year the KMHD staff listens to an incredible volume of amazing music. Here are 10 albums you'll want to start the new year with.

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Let Them Eat Gateau And (Calmly) Discuss Veganism In Portland

Can any of us describe veganism in Portland? Maybe we should start by nibbling Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Gateau from a new cookbook with local ties.

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opbmusic Best Of 2018: Sessions

Look back at some of our favorite performances of 2018.

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'Love, Santa': Lee White Illustrates The Magic

Illustrator Lee White finds the essence of Santa in his depiction of a young girl's letters to him in the book "Love, Santa."

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KMHD's Top 10 Jazz Singles Of 2018

It's no secret that the streaming generation has changed the way artists and labels release music. That changing dynamic makes reviewing the year's most memorable singles just as important as reviewing albums.

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10 Questions With Jeremy Garber Of Powell's Books

You're Jeremy Garber. You've loved books your entire life and for the past 13-plus years you've worked at the Camelot of literary institutions: Powell's Books. First as a cashier, then as a bookseller, then as a used-book buyer and now as the events coordinator for the biggest independent bookstore in the country. You curate what the public sees and write reviews for some of the biggest translated titles in the world. Then, OPB came and had the audacity to ask you why books are so important.

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Tin House Publishing To End Print Magazine In 2019

The 20th-anniversary issue in June 2019 will be the last for one of the most recognized brands in literature. Book publishing and Tin House workshops will continue.

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opbmusic Best Of 2018: Songs

From doom metal to slow jams, listen to our favorite songs from Oregon musicians released in 2018.

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10 Minutes With Boreen

Songwriter Morgan O'Sullivan chats with us about his nontraditional love song album, his truly deconstructive writing process, and found sounds.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB


Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

Cooking With OPB

Recipes, tips and how-to's from around the Northwest.