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

Ni Nica, Ni Gringa

Airs at: Tue, 07/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents one of the first personal storytelling series on public radio:  Legacies: Tales From America that ran on NPR in 1994. This 30-minute docu-play, Ni Nica, Ni Gringa, was produced by Sylvia Mullally as she took a journey back to Nicaragua to study the schism o... Read more

"Anthem," Shin Yu Pai

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for July is "Anthem," and the featured guest is Shin Yu Pai. Shin Yu Pai is the author of several books including Ensō (Entre Rios Books, 2020), Aux Arcs (La Alameda, 2013), Adamantine (White Pine, 2010), Sightings (1913 Press, 2007), and Equivalence (La Alameda, ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following features: Uprising 2020—Now What? Bill Resnick speaks with Michael Albert about the current insurgency triggered by the murder of George Floyd and how all the anger and hope could be orga... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February, 2015 conversation with Kimberly Moreland

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing ... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: February, 2015 conversation with Kimberly Moreland

Airs at: Thu, 07/02/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    In the rebroadcast of the February, 2015 Black Book Talk, Portlander Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Portland and Oregon.     Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of Afr... Read more

Mid-Year Film at 11 on Friday, July 3!

Airs at: Fri, 07/03/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week, the team turns its 2020 vision on films new and old. Among them are Steve Carrell in the political comedy Irresistible, Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in the goofy Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, a new Criterion DVD. of the Russian anti-war mast... Read more

Buscando America on 06/30/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/30/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta programa hablamos con Chris Chambers y Cristina Franco para conocer el trabajo de Casa Arcoiris, un albergue temporal para la comunidad LGBTQ+  para migrantes que están en tránsito por Tijuana.  Javier Sierra nos compartió buenas noticias en la corte para bloquea... Read more