Arts/Culture

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

Old Mole Variety Hour February 24th 2020

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Desiree Hellegers interviews Dr. Melanie Plout, M.D., Co-lead of the Fossil Fuel Resistance Team at 350 PDX about recent developments in the fight to stop the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and about the... Read more

Black, Camera, Action! short films present connections between Black history and Black futures in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Saturday, February 22nd, Gentrification is WEIRD and Alberta Abbey will be presenting a night of short films, entitled Black, Camera, Action! The short documentary films focus on the past, present and future of Black communities in Portland, and the event will also fe... Read more

Rick Mitchell on The Band and other new music docs, on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 03/06/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
KBOO's Rick Mitchell joins us once again to discuss Once were Brothers, playing at the Cinema 21, and the Kiggins, a documentary about Robbie Robertson and The Band, along with the Netflix documentary about Taylor Swift, and other films in the pipeline, such as The Vinyl Re... Read more

More movie fun on Film on 11!

Airs at: Fri, 02/21/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Join us to hear the latest news about new films and local revivals this week on Film at 11.      New Releases:    https://www.movieinsider.com/movies/2020   Coming Out Feb 21, 2020  Brahms: The Boy II Thriller STXfilms Nationwide   The Call of the Wild Adventure ... Read more

Wine, Movies, and Song with Hallie Z on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Hallie Z joins us to discuss the latest films and some prizes from the past.      New Releases:    https://www.movieinsider.com/movies/2020   Coming Out Feb 28, 2020  The Invisible Man Drama Universal Pictures Nationwide   Wendy Fantasy Fox Searchlight Pictures ... Read more

Author Gayle Brandeis' new book gives voices to murdered young women of yore

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Back in 16th century Hungary, the 'Countess Dracula,' or Countess Bathory, as was her real name, murdered by some estimates, 650 young women and girls, most of whom were servants. The Countess' peers in the noblity turned a blind eye to her crimes, and her victims have n... Read more

Many Restless Concerns by Gayle Brandeis

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Countess Elizabeth Bathory, also known as The Blood Countess and Countess Dracula, was a noblewoman and serial killer in 16th Century Hungary. She was accused of torturing and killing hundreds of young women. The Countess avoided prison and execution due to her powerful con... Read more