Women

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

Dream Wulf-Hannah DiMo-Complimentary Colors-Snake Dance

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 02/23/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Dream Wulf is a mashup blend of alternative, stoner, psychedelic, dream, and bloom gloom rock and roll. They are just a bunch of kids trying to feel free and dodge the robot establishment on the way. In November 2018 they released their first EP, All Things Unconsidered; a ... Read more

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents an interview by Susannah Mars of Adventures in Artslandia. She talked with writer and actor Anya Pearson and director Jamie M. Rea about ​Made to Dance in Burning Buildings at Shaking The Tree Theatre Pearson created and performs in this fusion of poetry, t... Read more

International Women's Day Special 2019

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 5:30am - Sat, 03/09/2019 at 6:00am
KBOO is celebrating March 8th, International Women's Day, with 24 hours of special programming! Tune in beginning at 5:30 am Friday March 8th, and going until 6am Saturday March 9th. There will be something for everyone in this all day, all night special, produced entirely... Read more

How (Not) To Clean Your Vagina

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In this episode, we'll go over why maintaining your vagina's acid/base balance is so important to keep your vagina healthy, happy, and clean. We'll review how to "keep the slime healthy", and what things to avoid so you don't cause things to get out of whack. We'll also cov... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Wendy Willis, author of the new essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Field Notes from the Republic, from Counterpoint Press. Wendy is a Portland-based writer, poet, and lawyer. She’s published two books of poetry, and her work has... Read more

Buscando America on 02/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 02/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Un día como hoy pero de 1984, Julio Cortázar murió en Paris. Escucha una de las mejores entrevistas que le hicieran al maestro de lo fantástico. Legisladores abren la discusión para nuevas reglas que informen sobre los riesgos para la salud debido a las tecnologías inalámb... Read more

Book Mole: Girl in the River

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Text: It is with great pleasure that I talk with you this morning about a splendid novel by a good friend and fellow Old Mole, Patricia Kullberg. I’m not sure how this novel slipped by me in 2015, but it did. While at lunch with another Portland feminist and leftist,... Read more

My Boyfriend Is a Bear

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  My Boyfriend Is a Bear is the new graphic novel from the creative team of writer Pamela Ribon (Moana, Ralph Breaks the Internet) and Portland artist Cat Farris (The Last Diplomat, Flaccid Badger).  This sweet and surreal romance between outdoorsy protagonist Nora, who ha... Read more

"Watch Us Rise," Portland author Renee Watson's latest young adult novel

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Ja... Read more