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

Women's History Month Series

International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. The first Internat... Read more

Buscando America on 07/05/22

Airs at: Tue, 07/05/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Platicamos con la compositora, cantante, acordeonista y pianista Pascuala Ilabaca A. luego de su concierto en Portland. Hace tres meses que Magda, Karla y Ari Libres las 3 Comisión por la liberación de Karla y Magda están detenidas en el penal de Santa Martha luego de que l... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 4, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this July 4 episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Despair: Disappointed? Disgruntled? Depressed? Demoralized? Despairing? By the Supreme Court decisions? By Trump remaining a viable candidate in 2024? By the police regaining pu... Read more

Breaking Clean

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Breaking Clean, a memoir by Judy Blunt. The book offers a set of stories as snapshots that form the life of a Montana ranch-woman and her struggles to get an education and to write while raising three children. Read more

A Different Nature: Coda

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Noting the passing of electronica mash-up artist, composer, and multi-media producer Mira Calix (1969 - 2022) ADN: Coda, presents highlights from her most recent music, plus some fairly rare radio transcriptions of early laptop samplings. Read more

Buscando America on 06/21/22

Airs at: Tue, 06/21/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos sobre la Gira Feminista Venezolana en su paso por Portland. CODEPINK: Women For Peace y DSA International Committee se unieron para recibir a Mónica, Anggie y Yolimar. Una nueva caravana migrante se acerca a la frontera de México con USA. Hace unos... Read more

The Gap: White Nationalists in Idaho, Building Solidarity, and Too Many Idioms

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea start by talking about the 31 white nationalist Patriot Front members arrested in a U-Haul near a Pride Festival in Coeur D'Alene Idaho. We also discuss the student walkout at Kalama High after a trans student was assaulted. W... Read more

In Memoriam, Delores Loann Winston

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers memorializes — and we hear excerpts of archival audio of—Delores Loann Winston, a formerly homeless activist with Seattle's WHEEL-Women in Black , and a teenage volunteer in the 1970s with Seattle's Black Panther Breakfast program, who died in May, and who... Read more

The Janes

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Prior to the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973, an underground network of women in Chicago provided services for women seeking an abortion and many were arrested and served jail time. Released this month on HBO, the documentary “The Janes” — co-directed by Tia Lessi... Read more