Darryl Nelson carries on tradition as Timberline Lodge’s third-generation blacksmith
Like most food service folks in Oregon, Serena Zendejas lost her job when the pandemic started. But she didn't stop baking. Instead, she turned her skills into a side hustle.
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There were once big plans for many public events to mark the 40th anniversary of the catastrophic 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. The coronavirus pandemic blew up those plans, but many are resurfacing online.
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The new streaming service launches with a handful of original series, featuring ballroom culture, Anna Kendrick, Elmo and crafting. We take a look at what's on offer.
For this latest community poem, NPR poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander sifted through more than 1,000 submissions reacting to the killing of Ahmaud Abrery and created a poem that speaks with one voice.
During a boyhood in the Philippines, Meredith Talusan received positive reactions to the white skin and blonde hair accompanying albinism. She found a different response as a trans woman in the U.S.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to the singer-songwriter about stepping out from under her family's shadow, the end of the universe and the influence of her grandfather's gospel music on her songs.
The film follows women who form a choir to cope with their spouses' deployments to Afghanistan. "It's a story that speaks to a huge number of partners, spouses and wives of the military," Horgan says.
Clem Snide and Scott Avett play spiritually searching songs from Forever Just Beyond while maintaining social distancing for their Tiny Desk (home) concert.
Hutson's song is about the wish to get the old band back together. Hear his song, plus indie rock from Montreal and a new artist from Bristol, England just added to our broadcast this week.
Even in a pandemic, prom most go on. A virtual prom wasn't quite what West Salem High School junior Mariana Acosta had in mind, so her family decided to through her an at-home prom.
A songwriter beloved by songwriters, Jurado just released a new album called What's New, Tomboy? on May 1. Holed up at home in Washington state, he's furiously writing three more.
Porochista Khakpour's work is strongest when she turns the lens on herself to examine how she, too, is complicit; many essays here are just too tantalizingly brief to allow space for deep analysis.
After hinting at a new "B-side" collection over the weekend, the Canadian pop star released the album Thursday morning.
A non-gamer discovers peace in the pixelated world of Minecraft, where the horizon stretches on forever, and while there may be zombies, spiders and skeletons — there are also ways to fight them.
The first woman composer to win an Oscar for best original score is releasing her first album of music not written for a film or stage production.
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A film of the original Broadway cast performing Hamilton was scheduled to hit theaters on Oct. 15, 2021. Now, it's coming to Disney+ 15 months ahead of schedule.
Who are the new culinary entrepreneurs of the COVID-19 quarantine? The innovators who are bringing foods from farms to doorsteps, sending exotic ingredients across the country, and connecting families through cooking. Our guests are Julia Niiro, Ted Farthing, and Kelly Montoya.
Theater officials say the cancellation of the entire 2020 season will have “very real financial consequences” for the festival.
Each evening at 7, communities across Oregon make noise in honor of health-care and other frontline workers. In one Southeast Portland neighborhood, the cacophony is led by a selfless fiddler who believes in the healing power of music. OPB reporters and photographers are capturing "Postcards from the Pandemic" to document the lived experience of people in the Northwest during this historic and unusual time. Subscribe to our channel for new OPB videos every week: https://www.youtube.com/opb?sub_confirmation=1