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

Land and Language in Indian Country

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Nimiipuu/Nez Perce Mole Julian Ankney, coming to you from Lapwai, Idaho speaks with Kellen Trenal, Nimiipuu and Black visual artist, performer, and podcast host, about the 4th of July in Indian Country, language reclamation and revitalization, connections between language a... Read more

Film at 11 turns on the summer heat on Friday, July 29, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 07/29/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11 Jeff Godsil revives xxx, while Matthew of KBOO’s Gremlin Time revisits blank, and in the book corner we look at a new monograph on the old favorite blank. Read more

War, on screens big and small, covered on for Film at 11, for Friday, July 22, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 07/22/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11 Jeff Godsil pits two ’70s war films against each other, M*A*S*H and Catch-22, while Matthew of KBOO’s Gremlin Time revisits blank, and in the book corner we look at a new monograph on Claire Denis’s Trouble Every Day, in the Devil’s Advocate series. Read more

Encounters, brief and otherwise, are covered on Film at 11, for Friday, July 15, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 07/15/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11 after a whirlwind tour of recent theater releases, Jeff Godsil revives the John Cusack vehicle High Fidelity, while Matthew of KBOO’s Gremlin Time revisits blank, and in the book corner we look at  monographs on the old social problem story, Victim, ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this July 4 episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Despair: Disappointed? Disgruntled? Depressed? Demoralized? Despairing? By the Supreme Court decisions? By Trump remaining a viable candidate in 2024? By the police regaining pu... Read more

Portland Jewish Hour 7/03/22

Airs at: Sun, 07/03/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour