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

Emily Flake

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Emily Flake is an award-winning author, cartoonist, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Mad Magazine, The New York Times, and The Nib.  She performs "stand-up cartooning" onstage and has collaborated with Ophira Eisenberg on the parenting-themed comed... Read more

Introduction

Airs at: Thu, 09/05/2019 at 8:00am

Street Journalism

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Lisa Loving, long time editor of the Skanner paper in Portland and recently news director at KBOO.  She's worked with many aspiring journalists on local stories, and from this experience she wrote the book Street Journalist. Bill and Lisa discuss the... Read more

10 TRIPP-P 6Oct2019

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 11:45pm - Sun, 10/31/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the 10th episode, TRIPP-P hosts Cory Elia & Lesley McLam discuss: *several articles detailing the recent violence against the unhoused community (including the murder of four people in NewYork City), *the lack of bathrooms in the City of Portland, *the Joker movie, *&... Read more

Talking with Patrick Califia, BDSM educator and trans scholar.

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Patrick Califia, a long-time educator and writer on sex, play, gender, transitioning, and social constructs surrounding each of these. I've been reading Califia since college in the mid-1990s, when his book Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex blazed... Read more

Makaya McCraven

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Joseph Gallivan interviews public artist Ed Carpenter about the Barbara Walker Crossing

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews public artist Ed Carpenter about the Barbara Walker Crossing, the new pedestrian bridge across West Burnside Street which he designed and which opens on Sunday Oct 27. Carpenter talks about his design pro... Read more