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Help For Artists And Freelancers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

OPB

A collection of emergency funds and resources for working artists and freelance creatives who can't rely on severance packages, unemployment or extended sick leave.

Ashland Braces For Economic Fallout From Extended Shakespeare Closure

Jefferson Public Radio

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced on Friday their 2020 season will be further postponed until the fall and they’ve laid off the majority of their staff.

The History Of Gardens In Times Of Turmoil

OPB

Spring weather and extra time at home may have you thinking about putting in or tending to a garden. It’s something past generations always did in times of turmoil.

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'The Four Top' Special Episode: Assemblage Symposium

Could the Regenerative Agriculture movement save the planet? How can we empower agricultural workers to build better lives for themselves and their families? And how did an urban winemaker launch two worldwide movements?

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For The Love Of Motorcycles: Renowned Portland Show Grows From The Ground Up

The One Motorcycle Show in Portland started as an outsider's motorcycle show designed by people who appreciated bikes as art. It's grown into a world-class motorcycle celebration.

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'The Four Top': Interview with Nancy Rommelmann

A prominent journalist discusses free speech and food culture. 

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

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

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'The Four Top': What Is Nattō?

Have you tried the Japanese breakfast food that's as sticky as chewing gum and "smells like stinky feet"? Meet nattō.

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'The Four Top': Japanese Cuisine Today

What do Americans get wrong about Japanese flavors? Is it difficult for females to make it as professional Japanese chefs? And is Japanese cuisine bolstered by deep philosophical underpinnings?

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The West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta: What Can’t This Gourd Do?

The 2019 West Coast Giant Pumpkin Regatta attracted thousands from around the nation as the massive vegetables were transformed into boats and raced around Tualatin Lake.

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Setting The Table For 8,000

What's it take to feed 8,000-plus people in a day? In Verboort, Oregon, it takes community — and 30,000 pounds of meat. Here's how the sausage (and sauerkraut and applesauce) gets made for its annual fundraiser.

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Aldous Harding Lives In The Haunted Ether With 'Zoo Eyes'

The New Zealand artist rounds out a bizarre and wonderful trio of videos from her stellar album, "Designer." She plays the Aladdin Theater in Portland Monday 10/14.

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'The Four Top': Courtney Taylor-Taylor | Jay Boberg | Sheri Hood

In what ways are music and wine closely related? Why are a rock star and a couple of former record execs in the wine industry? And why do creators launch "vanity labels," whether in music or wine?