Portland’s creative spirit takes center stage with Live Wire!, a radio variety show like no other. Showcasing writers, storytellers, musicians and artists of all stripes, the show is taped live at the Alberta Rose Theater and airs on KOPB FM 91.5 on Saturday nights at 7 p.m. (You can also listen any time via podcast.) A recent evening included rocking indie pop stars Blind Pilot,Mad as Hell in America host Adam Klugman, and poet Anis Mojgani along with Live Wire‘s regular comedic crew — The Faces for Radio Theater. You’ve got to see it to believe it: It’s, it’s … Live Wire!

About the Author: Brian Kimmel

Brian Kimmel is the producer and director of photography for Optic Nerve Productions. Based in Portland, Oregon his documentary and commercial work take him around the world to make images and films. Brian’s favorite assignments are the ones that keep him home in beautiful Oregon.

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