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'Dreamers' Of Oregon, Captured In Portraits


An Oregon portrait series captures DACA recipients moving into the light.

10 Questions With: Maya Vivas And Leila Haile Of The Ori Gallery


Creative art duo Maya Vivas and Leila Haile — artists, organizers and community builders — are dedicated to the reclaiming of what they call "the white cube."

Multnomah County Library Plans To Stream Local Musicians

OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2018

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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Watch: Haley Heynderickx Live At Kelly's Olympian

The Portland songwriter performs songs from her stunning debut record and chats with opbmusic's Jerad Walker.

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UNA Gallery’s Finale: Luminous Portraits By Celeste Noche

Photographer Celeste Noche on photography, artists of color and how to promote diversity in Portland.

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Rose City Yarn Crawl Varies Its Pattern With A Few Deft Stitches

The 2018 Rose City Yarn Crawl had fewer participating shops, but more fiber fans — about one-third of the estimated 3,000 total crawlers — were able to explore the yarny wonders of all 11.

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'Walking Dead' Creator Hangs Up Superhero Series To Shack Up With Monsters

Robert Kirkman is ending his longest-running series, "Invincible," just as Seth Rogen announced he'd make it into a movie. Up next? Interdimensional monsters in Philly with "Oblivion Song."

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10 Things We Love About ‘Everything Sucks,’ Oregon's Newest TV Show

Filmed in Boring, Oregon, Netflix’s newest show is a homage to the '90s. We have an exclusive interview with the creators.

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The Oscar For Best Snack Goes To ... Popcorn, The 6,000-Year-Old Aztec Gold

Zoom in and behold the science secrets behind popcorn's airy crunch — and learn about the snack's ancient origin — in this bite-sized video.

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Didn't Score Tickets To 'Hamilton' In Portland? There's A Lottery

The multiple Tony-awarding winning show, based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, debuted on Broadway in 2015, thrilling audiences ever since.

Entertainment | Arts | News | Nation

A Ho-Hum Night Is Just What The Oscars Ordered

Last year's Oscars were wildly unpredictable. This year's were very predictable, with big wins for "The Shape Of Water," all the actors who were expected to win all along, and Jordan Peele.

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New Development Could Transform Portland's Arts Landscape (And Its Skyline)

Zidell Yards wants to make artists and arts organizations central to its 33-acre development, along with OMSI. But can they make it pencil out?

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Portland Agrees To Work Harder At Preserving Space For Artists

Portland leaders have approved 22 recommendations to preserve arts space. Staff will spend two years trying to enact them.

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Actor And Arts Advocate David Ogden Stiers Dies At 75

A classical actor and late-life conductor, Stiers drew audiences to symphonic works for three decades in Newport and Eugene. 

Food | Books | NW Life

'The Four Top': Is There A Future For The Food Magazine?

Food magazines are shutting down at an unprecedented rate, but could there be new opportunities in this sector?

Entertainment | Arts | Music | NW Life | Sessions

The Deep Dark Woods At Bunk Bar

Holed up for winters on the Canadian plains of Saskatchewan, frontman Ryan Boldt finds comfort in the dark storytelling of English folk traditions and a gritty country-rock sound.

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First Listen: Haley Heynderickx, 'I Need To Start A Garden'

The burgeoning Portland songwriter counts John Fahey and Leo Kottke as inspirations.

Arts | Music | local | Oregon Art Beat

Dressing A Running Man: Mark Orton And The Art Of Film Composing

Oregon film composer Mark Orton has been scoring films since 2001.

Arts | local | Oregon Art Beat

Portland Illustrator Creates A Child's World In Watercolor

Children’s book illustrator, Lee White, shows us his studio process working between traditional watercolor and digital illustration. 

Arts | local | State of Wonder

Groundbreaking Artists Space Milepost 5 Changes Hands

A redeveloper of affordable housing is taking the reins from Beam Development.

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1 Man's Mission To Ease The Squeeze On Portland's Creative Space

Ken Unkeles has provided work space for hundreds of Portland artists. Here’s how he did it.

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Longtime Artistic Director Leaving Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced Friday that its artistic director, Bill Rauch, will be leaving after 13 years.


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