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

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Airs at: Thu, 06/13/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Karen Russell, author of the new book Orange World and Other Stories. Orange World is Karen’s fifth book, following the novel Swamplandia!, the novella Sleep Donation, and two collections of short fiction – St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolv... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 28

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
All feedback, comments and suggestions can be emailed to: TPOL@KBOO.ORG The Politics of Living show is currently looking for contributors and guests. For more information, please email: TPOL@KBOO.ORG Hosted by: Vicky Mazzone   Content Contributors Kristin Thiel - She Ra ... Read more

Shaping a Future: Life After Prison - Part 7

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On Sunday, October 29th 2017 nine individuals told their stories in a performance titled: Shaping a Future: Life After Prison. The performance was the culmination of a series of writing workshops sponsored by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The project conceived of a... Read more

The Other Four Year Degree: Vocational Education, Apprenticeship Programs and Careers in the Trades

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Students, teachers, counselors and parents are told that to get a good job they must obtain a college degree. Yet, many students graduate from college with enormous debt and limited job prospects. There is an alternative, and one that not many people have heard about. On to... Read more

Lizzie Borden Audio

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2019 at 8:00am - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 7:45pm
Produced for Lizzie Borden Audio
One of the greatest southern writers of all time as well as a Borden scholar in her own right, Miss King wrote an acerbic and entertaining essay while spilling all the inside info on the Borden clan. This essay was first published in 1992 and was recently re-released upon h... Read more

Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show

Airs at: Thu, 05/23/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Heather McCoy Show
Tony award winner Eve Ensler joins the Heather McCoy Show to talk her about her new book The Apology.  Written from the perspective of her abusive father who passed away in 1987 without ever apologising for the sexual, physical, psychological and financial abuse, he inflict... Read more

A Certain Age

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with JoAnn Johnson and Jane Bement Geesman, two of Portland's respected veteran actresses who are working together in Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone at Shaking The Tree Theatre directed by Samantha Van de Merwe. The two are joined onstage by Jacklyn Maddox an... Read more

Rising Up With Sonali

  Every Friday from 6p-7p Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate st... Read more

Buscando America on 05/14/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio conoce a Lua, cantautora andaluz radicada en Madrid. Daniela del Mar nos habla del proyecto artístico Letra Chueca Press. La actriz peruana Patty Alvitez nos habla de The Wolf at the Door una nueva producción del Teatro Milagro.  Read more