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

Film at 11 on 04/19/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
DKH and Mona sit down with author and climber Becky Ohlsen to talk about the documentary Free Solo featuring Alex Honnold.  He also has a brief video in which he critiques Hollywood movies with climbing scenes, found here.  Read more

This Never Happened by Liz Scott

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Liz Scott, author of the new memoir This Never Happened, from University of Hell Press. Liz is a practicing psychologist in Portland, and a practicing writer. Her work has appeared in The MacGuffin, New Stone Circle, and Lake Effect, among other j... Read more

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Day 2019

May 3 is Asian/Pacific American Day on KBOO! In recognition of the month, KBOO is airing all Asian/Pacific American (APA) KBOO programming on May 3, 2019 from 9am-4pm. Tune in to hear our favorite APA Compass episodes from the archive, an all new Pacific Underground, music ... Read more

An Interview on the Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair in an interview with currently incarcerated aspiring writer Damon Lee Petrie. Damon has been incarcerated at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) for the past 26 years, and shares his insight about life within the prison system, and about the fundamen... Read more

Between the covers

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Readings and Dramatic Presentations of Action & Mystery to Challenge the Intellectual. Humorous Narratives for the Serious Minded. Journeys of Discovery for those who are Lost. Sad Stories that make Deep People Happy. And Tales of Terror & Romance for the Too Comfortable. Read more

Buscando America on 04/16/19

Airs at: Tue, 04/16/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio conoce a las Histriónicas Hermanas Hímenez desde el mercado Jacarandas. Desde el sur de México un reporte de Torrente sobre la huelga de hambre  que sucede en cárceles de  Chiapas. También escucha sobre la detención de Julian Assange y el siniestro que dest... Read more