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Harrod Blank

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Harrod Blank is a hero of underground culture, taking the prankster spirit to the world of documentary film.  His mother was the erotic ceramicist Gail Perrin Blank and his father was legendary director Les Blank, known for his filmic studies of ethnomusicology.  Harrod ... Read more

Previewing the 2023 Portland Book Festival with Amanda Bullock

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
As the temperatures drop here in Portland, the leaves turn color, and the rain starts falling, it’s a sure sign Autumn has arrived. A good time to pause the social media doom scrolling and sit down with a few books you’ve been wanting to read. It’s also a sure sign the Port... Read more

Music for a Lovely Autumn Afternoon

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of music today. Feqturing Johnny Hodges, Jo Stafford, Fanny, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat and lots more. Also some comedy by Bob & Ray Read more

Comics Take on the News

Produced for Comics Take on the News
  Comics Take on the News is a monthly radio show airing live on the 2nd Monday of the month at 11pm. Comics Take is a satirical, news-adjacent show. Host Dani Schi presents a rotating panel with local and national news stories. The comics than take the news to places tha... Read more

Signe Baumane

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Independent animator Signe Baumane has directed multiple short films and two feature films, Rocks in My Pockets and My Love Affair With Marriage.  Now touring the Pacific Northwest, My Love Affair With Marriage follows the misadventures of Zelma, whose 23-year quest for ... Read more

William T. Vollmann on his new two-volume collection Shadows of Love, Shadows of Loneliness

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome William T. Vollmann, author of Shadows of Love, Shadows of Loneliness, a new two-volume collection of his visual art, including photographs, drawings, prints, and paintings, from 1980 to 2022, published by Unnamed Press and Rare Bird Books. In... Read more

As Autumn Leaves Begin To Fall

Airs at: Mon, 10/09/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another session of the Monday Sampler. From a surprise start with Music From the True Vine to a Mess of Blues today's show presents a wide mix of music for a Monday afternoon. Read more

Matt Bors and Ben Clarkson

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In 2013, award-winning political cartoonist Matt Bors founded the website The Nib, dedicated to comics journalism.  After a decade of publishing non-fiction comics from around the globe, Matt is saying goodbye to The Nib. S.W. Conser talks with Matt about the history of ... Read more

Aaron Adams and Liz Crain, authors of Fermenter: DIY Fermentation for Vegan Fare

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's show, we welcome Aaron Adams and Liz Crain, authors of the new cookbook Fermenter: DIY Fermentation for Vegan Fare, from Sasquatch Books. Aaron is owner/chef of Fermenter and the new Workshop Food & Drink restaurants in Portland. He grew up in the East Bay, where... Read more

Playful Presence: Interview with a Multidisciplinary Artist

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 10:00pm - Tue, 11/07/2023 at 11:00pm
Produced for Playful Presence
Taj talks with EJ Huerta, a playwright, mask maker, improviser, and actor based in Santa Barbara, California. The conversation covers the creative process, using pauses, dealing with creative blocks, how structure helps creativity, and what it's like to be a Brit in the US ... Read more