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Between the Covers on 08/18/08

Airs at: Mon, 08/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Jim Schumock interviews radio-host and author Scott Simon about his book, "Windy City: A Novel of Politics". The book provides an insider's view of Chicago's urban political fray. CD-1338 Read more

Art Focus on 7/17/08

Airs at: Wed, 07/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
Julie Bernard speaks with Dr. Phyllis Cantrell Reynolds, The Tree Woman. There's nothing she doesn't know about trees. Incipient nonagenarian Dr. Phyllis Reynolds is a well-known expert on Portland's Heritage Trees. She wrote the book Trees of Greater Portland (1993, Timber... Read more

The Underground _VIRTURAL REALITY

Airs at: Wed, 07/23/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
The KBOO Youth Collective hosts The Underground! Tonight we talk about Virtual Reality: What is Virtual Reality and what is an Avatar? How has Garage Band as a computer program changed the way people make music? What is Second Life and how has it affected the way people liv... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: J California Cooper, Robert Phillips, Gloria McMurtry share their favorites

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In this Summer Reads program, author J California Cooper, Reflections Coffee & Books co-owner Gloria McMurtry, local leader Robert Phillips and archeologist Paris Williams offered a bright and varied palette of summer reading favorites. Read more

Between the Covers on 2/23/08

Airs at: Mon, 06/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ed GoldberginterviewsElizabeth Strout, author of “Olive Kitteridge,” a novel told in connected stories of small-town life in Maine.  CD-1503 Read more

Interview with Stone Mecca on 06/23/08

Airs at: Mon, 06/23/2008 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Essence of Soul
New soul band Stone Mecca performed at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland on Tuesday June 24th, 2008 opening for RZA, the founder of the Wu Tang Clan. They stopped by KBOO before their show for this interview.  Website for Stone Mecca  CD-1656 Read more

Art Focus on 06/19/08

Airs at: Thu, 06/19/2008 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Art Focus
Host Julie Bernard speaks with local artist T.J. Norris. His work focuses on the hybrids between media.  His current installations can be seen at the New American Art Union.  CD-1501 Read more

The Underground: PRANKS AND PRACTICAL JOKES

Airs at: Wed, 06/25/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
The Youth Collective talks about "Pranks and Practical Jokes". We'll have stories about Roomate Pranks and Dorm Wars, a Personal History of April Fool's Jokes, Prank Phone Calls, and reactions of pranks from the person who pulled them. We'll also have a profile on the "Why N... Read more

Between the Covers on 6/09/08

Airs at: Mon, 06/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer Mary Doria Russell, author of Dreamers of the Day, a historical novel of a midwestern woman present at the birth of the modern Middle East.    CD-1384 Read more

Ted Rall: Silk Road to Ruin

Airs at: Mon, 05/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Newly elected president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, Ted Rall has courted controversy across the globe.  He's reported from war zones in Afghanistan and Pakistan, stared down right-wing pundits on the Fox News Channel, and written numerous books inc... Read more