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

Monsters I Have Been

Airs at: Thu, 06/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
“Kenji Liu’s Monsters I Have Been writhes knotty tentacles through textual boneyards," raves Douglas Kearny, "disturbing screenplays, theoretical works, and literatures in their coffined-off sleeps... Sharp, protean, dexterous, and discontent―Liu’s collection shows where th... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Jerry Chrisman, John Campbell, Karyn O'Bryant

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, even before KBOO, in fact, even before Ira Glass, there was a short-lived, though influential network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company. They did things differently than the big networks at the time – the Columbia Broadcasting Systems a... Read more

Buscando America on 06/18/19

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Yecid Calderón, autor del libro "Deviniendo Loca: Textualidades de una Marica Sureada", nos  habla de la importancia de que se vinculen las rebeldías sexuales a pesar de sus diferencias y sobre el lenguaje y las expresiones para maltratar a las personas sexual diversas en A... Read more

Oval

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Wilk's debut novel is a strange, vivid thought experiment. In a near-future Berlin, scientist Anja lives in an eco-settlement on an artificial mountain . . . Anja’s quiet, shy analysis turns a critical eye to our future, asking daring questions of how the desire to chan... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Weaver Chapin of the Portland Art Museum about Paris 1900

Airs at: Tue, 06/18/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday June 18, 2019 at 11:30 am Joseph Gallivan interviews Mary Weaver Chapin of the Portland Art Museum about Paris 1900, which is on now through Sept. 8, 2019. Chapin, the museum’s Curator of Prints and Drawings, talks about the World’s Fair in Paris of 1900,  how th... Read more

Sean the Bus Driver, First Half of Alter: Reality Theater on 06/15/19

Airs at: Sat, 06/15/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Alter: Reality Theater
Sean The Bus Driver covered the first half of this episode with weird jazz and African music. Read more

Vancouver NAACP's Juneteenth Celebration 2019

Airs at: Fri, 06/14/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Patricia Welch talks to the Vancouver NAACP about this their 2019 Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. We need your sponsorship to make Juneteenth 2019 the most successful one yet. The c... Read more