Poetry

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In Depth previews the upcoming Because I Will Not Despair and Beethoven's Ninth concerts

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2023 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
We’ll be previewing two very special concerts on today’s News In Depth. The first features the World Premiere of Jessica Meyer’s Because I Will Not Despair and the West Coast Premiere of Kareem Roustom’s Hurry to the Light, performed by In Mulieribus, Portland’s acclaimed f... Read more

Talking Earth: April 17, 2023 with poets Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads

Airs at: Mon, 04/17/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
On tonight's edition of Talking Earth, local poets Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads discuss the Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam, the history of poetry slam nationals, poetry readings in Portland past, present and future, as well as reading their own poetry.  The Bigfoot Regiona... Read more

Talking Earth: April 10, 2023 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features an expanded edition of the World Poetry Day Special from Walt Curtis at its core.  Of course, there is not much else to say about this show since the audio arrived from an alternate dimension; the ending, where board-op Patrick Bo... Read more

Black Men Are Precious: Poet E Ethelbert Miller

Airs at: Thu, 04/06/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer, poet and literary activist.  His album, "Black Men Are Precious,"  was a 2023 Grammy Nominee Finalist for Best Spoken Word Poetry Album.   He is the author of two memoirs and several books of poetry including The Collected Poems of E. Ethelb... Read more

Taliesin Drakefin

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for World Poetry Day
  Tune in to KBOO on 03/21/2023 as the words of local poet Taliesin Drakefin take you on a journey of sight, sound, and imagination. It's World Poetry Day on KBOO.  Read more

Playful Presence Episode 3: Poetry

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
This is a special episode of Playful Presence, which normally airs on the second Monday of the month from 11 pm to midnight. This episode is all about improvised poetry. Improvisers from 2 countries create all different types of improvised poems: surreal, gibberish transla... Read more

World Poetry Special: Part 2, with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:30pm - 11:00pm
Join us in the second half of Talking Earth's World Poetry Day Special, host Walt Curtis and board-op Patrick Bocarde read poetry from Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Appollonaire, Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Paul Celan among others, many in their original languages.  Filmaker Sabrina Gui... Read more

The Poet and the Poem

  Grace Cavalieri: Producer/Host Mike Turpin: Engineer/Post Production    The Poet and The Poem from the Library of Congress         Read more

World Poetry Day

Join KBOO on March 21st, to celebrate the art of prose. Poetry is one of humanity's most treasured forms of cultural expression that allows us to creatively and intimately communicate the experiences of the human condition. Read more

Kicking It Old School

Airs at: Thu, 02/09/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Rose City Native Radio
  Native Poetry corner with William Nuutupu Giles is a Samoan afakasi poet and arts educator from Hawaii. Will is a Touring Artist, International Poetry Slam Champion, and Kundiman Fellow. Biography William Nuutupu Giles is an afakasi poet and arts educator from Hawaii, wh... Read more