"I think people in Washington County are ready for change, they're ready for
new perspectives. They're ready for communities who have been left behind to
have a seat at the table ... and to elect me, I'm honored to carry [that]
Nafisa Fai is running for offic...
"I know that this is ... one of the measures on the ballot that puts equity
front and center."
Measure 26-215 would renew the Portland Public School Bond if it is passed
this November. The tax is one that already exists to fund the school
district, and the 'Yes' campaig...
Oregon Ballot Measure 110 would decriminalize personal drug use and redirect
marijuana tax money to further fund addiction treatment services. While many
tout the measure as an important step forward in addressing equity in the
criminal justice system and stemming the ad...
Public Perceptions of Police and Protests: The Council on Criminal Justice
recently hosted a webinar on public perceptions of police and protests
against brutality and for accountability. On this edition of Prison Pipeline
we hear portions of that audio including Pulitzer P...
Fortunato returns to the air with a reading of the classic horror story that
is more than relevant today. First published in 1842, and drawing on many
conventions of Gothic fiction, Edgar Allen Poe tells the tale of Prince
Prospero who figures to lock himself and his many c...
Dmae Roberts presents "Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks"
Dmae Roberts presents and encore edition of the half-hour version
of Coming Home: Return of the Alutiiq Masks, originally a one-hour radio
documentary that interweaves oral history interviews, Alutiiq music...
On Tuesday October 20, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Jeannie
Kenmotsu, the curator of Japanese art at the Portland Art Museum, about the
show “Japan’s Women Printmakers” which is on now through April 2021 at
Kenmotsu talks about how a group of p...
Allie Brosh is the creator of the comics blog Hyperbole and a Half and
the author of the book collection of the same name, which unexpectedly shot
to number one on the New York Times bestseller list in 2013.
Her long-awaited second book Solutions and Other Problems arriv...
This week we start out with two horror films, The Wolf of Moon Hollow and We
Summon the Darkness, followed by some nostalgia horror from Mathew of KBOO's
Gremlin Time, discussing Title, and then Jeff Godsil on Joseph von
Sternberg's lavish Dietrich vehicle The Scarlet Empre...
The theme for October is "Magic," and the featured guest is Ingrid
Wendt. Eugene (OR) poet Ingrid Wendt has authored five books of poems and
co-edited the Oregon poetry anthology From Here We Speak and In Her Own
Image: Women Working in the Arts. A visiting poet in hundred...
It's time to vote for KBOO's Board of Directors. Tune in to here from all our
candidates to help you decide who should fill our open seats. This special
program will air on Tues Oct 27 at 10am, and re-airing on Wed Oct 28 at 7pm.
Ballots for KBOO's Board of Directors are...
This week in anticipation of the year's scariest day of the year, we have
Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time on Mario Bava's anthology film Black
Sunday, and our L.A. correspondent Jeff Godsil on John Carpenter's
seminal Halloween. Also on hand is Britta Gordon on XXXXX, and D...
KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Saturday, Nov 7, 2020, 2:00-4:00
pm - Online via Zoom Meeting
REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM MEETING HERE
KBOO Community Members, we survived 2020! Let’s come together on November 7
to celebrate our activism, commitments to justice and d...
The results are in! This month, we asked our community to respond to a survey
about what they care about most this election season. The survey centered
around one simple question: what do you want candidates to be talking about
as they compete for votes?
There are a lot...
Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no
longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show.
Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short
break from her program, but ultimately decide...
It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October
31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your
support by giving online.
Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give
Can you help spread the w...
The results are in from
KBOO's Citizen's Agenda Survey!
Look and see what our respondents prioritized, and what we are focusing on
in our election coverage!
Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election.
Oregon Primary Election Coverage - May 2020 (inclu...