Arts/Culture

Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Judy Cooke and her show Form First

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Judy Cooke about her show Form First, which is at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery though June 26, 2021. Cooke talks about the wooden forms she designs and then paints and collages, the hidden influence... Read more

South American Electroacoustic Music

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Electroacoustic music from Uruguay (1970), Argentina (1971), and Cuba (1984) Read more

Pre Summer Moods

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
It's June in Portland, yet summer is still appears to be a long way away. Fortunato presents two hours of music to help you wait for summer to get here. Featuring Dinah Washington, Jo Stafford, Lee Morgan, Wynton Kelly June Christie, Red Garland and many others. Read more

Times Like Now

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Times Like Now
Renee Roman Nose is a native of the Cheyenne and Arapaho People. She is an Anthropologist, an international speaker, a poet, an actress, comedian and more. Her book of poetry, Sweet Grass Talking was nominated Oregon's Book of The Year in 2017. She's now working on a new bo... Read more

Boogie Pachanguero - Prince & the world revolution

Airs at: Fri, 06/11/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Boogie Pachanguero
Welcome his Purple Highness!!!! Tonight, on the Pachanguero hour, we'll have the Minneapolis royalty blasting through our speakers. A show to remember, full of insights, anecdotes, special guests, shiny outfits and timeless tunes. Take us by the hand as Prince takes us off... Read more