11/9 and The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with Philip Kraske about his fifth novel, 11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees.  "Trudy Schelling arrives at her company in Jersey City, New Jersey, to start her first day of work at Hallerbee Net Research. The date is November 9. Barely throu... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artists Cetzforthesoul and Jcetz, two brothers, about their spoken word journeys. Their music and poetry can be found on SoundCloud by searching for "cetzforthesouls" or "jcetz". You can support cetzforthesoul by following him on i... Read more

A Look Into the Dark Crystal, Friday the 13th on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
KBOO's own Jenna joins the team, along with a surprise guest, to discuss the Jim Henson company's The Dark Crystal, the movie, and now a TV show.  Read more

The Digital Divide for September 2019

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
John Shirley, He writes fiction that is uniquely his own -- but it has been labeled as science fiction, cyberpunk, noir, horror, post modern literature, erotica, magic realism, dark fiction, suspense, fantasy, and more.  He's a television and film writer; lyricist for bands... Read more

A Whiter Shade of Jazz: Blue Eyed Soul in the 21 Century

Airs at: Sat, 09/14/2019 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  On this episode we explore the commercially viable side of jazz through a 'lighter lens'.    Pop music stars The Righteous Brothers in the sixties are given the tag "Blue Eyed Soul" by Black folks as a term of endearment. The duet sang lyrics with a nod to soul music. ... Read more

Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil and Celeste talk to Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith, authors of "Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter" (NYU Press, 2019)   "The essential guide to understanding how racism works and how racial inequality shapes black lives, ult... Read more

Bomb Trains

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 6, 2013, a train hauling crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, resulting in fires and explosions that killed 47 people and wiped out a large part of the small Canadian town's center. In the six months following the deadly disa... Read more

First Voices Radio on 09/16/19

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for First Voices Radio
  In the first half-hour, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse welcomes back Gerald "Jerry" Hill. Jerry is an en Jerry is an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin. He is President of the Indigenous Language Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and has been a member of the In... Read more

Beyond Money

Airs at: Tue, 09/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Money, you know, is the root of all evil. The pursuit of it no matter the consequences has led to us, as the New York Timesdescribes it, “speeding toward environmental catastrophe.” Unregulated predatory capitalism and its obsession with generating profits no matter the ... Read more

Autumn Movies of the Week, reviewed on Film at 11, Friday, September 20!

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Among the movies opening today are Ad Astra, with Brad Pitt as an astronaut and the awaited big screen version of TV favorite Downton Abbey, along with other openings and revivals that the crew will assess.  Read more

A Heartbreaking Update for the KBOO Community

Dear KBOO Friends,  It is with sadness that we have to share the news that Sue Bartlett passed away. Sue was a long time KBOO member, former Board member, and current Board candidate. Sue was the victim of a car accident on Friday, August 31, 2019. She was a scooter advoca... Read more

Job Opening: Volunteer Coordinator

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator   Employment Status: Exempt Hours: 40 hrs. per week/flexible General Description: To manage KBOO’s volunteer program. Responsible for the day-to-day coordination of volunteers and their training. Qualifications • Three-years of voluntee... Read more

Be Empowered By Your Community With The 2019 Fall Silent Drive!

The 2019 Fall Silent Drive is under way! Check your mail and your email for your sweepstakes entry form. Help KBOO get a head start on the Fall Membership Drive by making your contribution now and claim your chance to win the Community Empowerment Sweepstakes!   What Coul... Read more

2019 State of the Station: Ruban Lawrence, President of the Board

STATE OF THE STATION -------------------- Hello everyone, I am sorry I am unfortunately not attending the Annual General Meeting today. I am concerned about my personal safety, based on what has been happening at board meetings recently, and what I've been hearing on so... Read more

Change is not easy but it's part of life....

  Dear KBOO Community:  By mutual agreement, our long-term Volunteer Coordinator, Ani Hanes decided to leave her position at KBOO.  This is a mutual confidential agreement so I cannot say much- but I am available to listen and happy to meet with anyone in the KBOO communi... Read more


To sign up for the following trainings, you must first attend a volunteer orientation. Our next volunteer orientation will be held September 4th, 7 - 9 pm Volunteer Orientations will almost always be held within the first week of the month.   . If you have already been t... Read more