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Gilli Smyth

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2016 at 10:00pm - Sat, 09/10/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Magical moon witch visionary, humble and powerful poetress, holy mistress, enchanting soul and enveloping spirit, the core of Gong, the half apple, half orange, pineapple, banana dreamer. Endless words cannot describe this woman, a genius on her own terms, who left this co... Read more

The World is Churning Still

Airs at: Fri, 09/09/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
 We are so pleased to have with us again renowned author, storyteller, scholar of mthyology and psychology , Michael Meade combines relevant and spellbinding story telling with street-savvy perspectives and a deep knowleedge of cross cultural tales and rituals. He has two n... Read more

Interview with A.M. O'Malley

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Born in Minnesota, A.M. O’Malley lives now in Portland, where she is the Executive Director of the Independent Publishing Resource Center and a teacher of writing.  Her own writing, in various forms, has appeared in Nailed Magazine, Poor Claudia and The Burnside Review, amo... Read more

TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT on The Outside World -after hours LIVE session

Airs at: Sat, 08/20/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
The Inbetweens, Mike Gamble's long-time NYC musical comrades and co-conspirators are in town for a special appearance tomorrow at THE MONTAVILLA JAZZ FESTIVAL, so this after hours set is even MORE special, as it's a secret (shhh!) Gotta drop in yerself on the radio and see ... Read more

Interview with Harold Johnson

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2016 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
The first month's episode of "Poetry and Everything," a new show hosted by Portland writer Judith Arcana, was enthusiastically dedicated - by both Judith and her guest, Harold Johnson - to Barbara LaMorticella, who was a monthly KBOO poetry host for many years.   Harold Jo... Read more

The whatness of a thing

Airs at: Wed, 06/01/2016 at 8:00am - 8:15am
Produced for The Delphic Wristwatch

A Conversation about Solitary Confinement

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Phil Stockton with Big House Kite on his upcoming event, "Within These Walls", a town hall conversation about the nature and state of solitary confinement in Oregon and the U.S. today.  The event will include a panel of state legislators, past membe... Read more

Talking Earth with Astoria Poets/ Ric Vrana Memorial

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Talking Earth celebrates the life of Ric Vrana, who started a poetry series in Astoria, Washington, which continues to this day. Astoria locals Florence Sage, John Ciminello, Jim Dott and Bob Pyle will read their poetry and reminisce about Ric as well. Ric Vrana was known ... Read more

Preserving Langston's legacy/author Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Portland-raised author and educator Renée Watson, now based in Harlem, is part of a collective working  to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Langston Hughes by leasing the Harlem brownstone where he lived and created during the last twenty years of his life. The I,T... Read more

The Lit Fantastic: Writers Geek Out

First Monday from 10pm - 11pm The Lit Fantastic features interviews with poets and writers from a variety of places, at different stages of their writing careers, discussing their favorite or strangest obsessions and interests. Guests include: Rosebud Ben-Oni, David Campos,... Read more