Arts/Culture

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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

The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes To Live To 100

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
If you want to live to a healthy 100, eat like healthy people who’ve lived to 100.  In his highly anticipated cookbook debut, three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Buettner has gathered 100 recipes for longevity from the blues zones: the places around the world ... Read more

The Demon of Brownsville Road

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
“I would say it’s one of the scariest places on Earth!” — People Magazine Lawyers, paranormal investigators, psychologists, and clerics witnessed terrifying event at this house, proving beyond a reasonable doubt that this demon was real.  In addition to photos and physical... Read more

Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

Guests: Micheale James Phelps, Chelsea Burns, Thomas Lundy

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/03/2019 at 12:00am
Hosts: Jay Shingle and Keith Bloom Guests: Micheale James Phelps, Chelsea Burns, Thomas Lundy Music: The Home Improvers Read more

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archives, Joe Clement and special guest Dennis Gravy review the classic Christmas-time cartoon, A Charlie Brown Christmas. They consider anti-commercialism, alienation, cultural appropriation, white supremacy, and why the "workers revolution" that seems to promise... Read more

Matilda

Airs at: Tue, 12/03/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features a membership drive show of Matilda, the Musical at Northwest Children's Theatre. She'll talk with NWCT artistic director and director Sarah Jane Hardy and actress Ella Carson who plays Matilda. We'll be giving away three pairs of tickets for your membership... Read more

The Divine and the Mundane: Music in the Fabric of Our Lives

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Whether we hear it or not, we are always steeped in sound. Over the course of 2019, Threshold Shift has been exploring the intersections of field recording, sound design, human hearing and music. We started in March with guest host, Bill McQuay's, second deep dive into the ... Read more