Arts and Culture

KBOOs 51st Birthday Party and Birthday Cake Potluck

Join us on Sunday June 2nd from 2-4pm at KBOO Community Radio 20 SE 8th Avenue for our 51st Birthday Party! It's a BIRTHDAY CAKE POTLUCK, so bring the cake you want to eat in this world, and come celebrate with music, fun, station tours, casual converstation, and Birthday ... Read more

Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

Film at 11 celebrates Americana this week, on Friday, 4 February 2022

Airs at: Fri, 02/04/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Jeff Godsil on Our Town. Britta Gordon on Samuel Fuller's crazy masterwork The Naked Kiss, and in the book corner a new monograph on Tarkovsky's Stalker.  Read more

More Fantastic Adventures from the start of the Marvel Age

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns for another Monday. Fortunato has plenty of toe tapping music lined up to help you through a winter's afternoon. This week we feature more adventures Of The Fantastic Four as then confront their most dangerous foe yet, The Incredible Hulk. So, put a litt... Read more

KHEM

Airs at: Tue, 01/25/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday January 25, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews artist KHEM, about his show Smiles of Planet Earth in Portland, Oregon. KHEM paints simple black curves on white paper, arranged in patterns whose meaning he decodes after he has completed the work. KHEM has travelled ... Read more

Film at 11 offers a repeat of one of its most popular episodes for Friday, 21 January 2022

Airs at: Fri, 01/21/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Today we repeat one of the most popular recent episodes of Film at 11: KBOO's Matthew, and professor Lisa Neville of Cortland University in New York State join our host DKH in a 30-minute dissection of Alfred Hitchcock's paean to small town America in Shadow of a Doubt, cle... Read more

A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays by Marc Bookman

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
"The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy." -- Martin Luther King On today's episode, we welcome Marc Bookman, author of the new book A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays from T... Read more

Coming Soon: Wider Window Poetry with Dey Rivers

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry

Tribute to Stan Lee and The Fantastic Four

Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we will present a pair of radio dramas adapted from the pages of The Greatest Comic Magazine in the World which first issues appeared on newsstands 60 years ago this year. It is also the 100th birthday of Stan Lee who along with illustrator Jack Kirby created this a... Read more

More Mid-Winter Fun

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another Monday afternoon and time for The Sampler.  Fortunato hosts. So tune in for music and surprises. Also, another radio adventure with the Fantastic Four. This week they become "Prisoners of The Puppetmaster". Stan Lee narrates this radio drama adapted from issue #8 of... Read more