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AAPI Heritage Live Broadcast

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2024 at 5:00pm - 8:30pm
  On May 16th, we took a moment to celebrate and acknowledge Asian American Pacific Islander heritage.  We broadcast live from the annual fundraising event organized by APANO (Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon), held at Avenue, in Portland's Lloyd District.  This y... Read more

Blues Carnaval: Rhythm & Rio LIVE Remote Broadcast!

Airs at: Fri, 05/10/2024 at 8:00pm - 11:00pm
KBOO will be remote live broadcasting this entire event! You'll be able to hear interviews, commentary and all the crunchy grooves from wherever you enjoy your radio! Also live streaming here on the web.  Ready to Strut? Set to Samba? That’s a Rhythm and Rio Blues Carnav... Read more

Pastures of Plenty - May 22, 2024

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
An Absolutely Irish Pastures of Plenty  On Pastures of Plenty this week (May 22, 2024) we feature the music of Ireland, showcased from a PBS program entitled "Absolutely Irish". Included are some of Ireland's best musicians including John Doyle, Séamus Egan, Eileen Ivers, T... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Special Live Episode at Portland State University

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
A special live episode of Art Talk Bus Stop produced with PSU Senior Capstone students and recorded on March 7, 2024 at the Native American Student and Community Center at PSU.  Panel Guests: Darrell Grant, Esperanza Spalding, Frances Bigelow, Chuck Dillard Co-hosted by E... Read more

One Last Afternoon With Bill Holman

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
Bill's long and productive career left us with many jazz gems.   We'll play them this afternoon for us all. Read more

Rise When the Rooster Crows - Didleye Day

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Fiddle, banjo, and voices in song will be in the air Thursday morning on KBOO. It’s Rise When the Rooster crows, with host Jonathan Lay: Traditional music of North America, its roots, branches and beyond. Artists in this episode include: Lauren Sheehan; Timberbound; Orville... Read more

Kimberly King Parsons, author of Black Light (re-broadcast)

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
The Talented Mr. Jonesy is off gallivanting in Italy, we’re not sure exactly where, so we’ll be re-airing a favorite episode from the archives. This one’s from KBOO’s long-running program Between the Covers and features an interview with Kimberly King Parsons for her story ... Read more

Film at 11 celebrates Star Wars and the moth of May with Mike Russell and others, for 24 May, 2024

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Mike Russell joins us to discuss two new books in the British Film Institute's Film Classics series, one on Star Wars, the other on The Empire Strikes Back, geared to the latest Star Wars series The Book of Boba Fett. In addition, Jeff Godsil looks at the career of Sylvia S... Read more

Yes, You *MAY* Listen to Grateful Dead and Friends

Airs at: Sat, 05/25/2024 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Phil G here, this week on Grateful Dead and friends, a couple of cool bits from 1977, versions of songs I've heard a bunch but never like this! Also, some very cool music from Steve Inglis (the Slack key deadhead guitarist who I interviewed a few years back) backed by David... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 27, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which features a re-broadcast of Against the Grain. Hope and Utopia: Of what use is utopian thinking? Is hope something we need to cultivate, or rediscover? CS Song speaks with author Jon Greenaway, who looks at how the ... Read more

Gaslight: The Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast PIpeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While Oregonians were fighting to stop the behemoth Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG Terminal in Southern Oregon, communities in Virginia were facing a similar struggle to stop an even larger and longer pipeline that would have crossed the Blue Ridge Mount... Read more

2024 Bluegrass Marathon

This special programming was broadcast Saturday, March 16th, 9am to 5pm for the 2024 Bluegrass Marathon on KBOO! 8 hours of live bluegrass performed by 13 of your favorite local bands and special archived performances We were live in the studio at 20 SE 8th, and we did l... Read more