Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

Episode Archive

Bread and Roses on 02/05/16

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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

Bread and Roses on 01/29/16

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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

Female Graffiti Artists from Marseille France

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Fri, 01/22/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Female Graffiti artists in Marseille, France talk about their art and the culture
This Friday on Bread and Roses host Delphine Criscenzo plays interviews she conducted with female graffiti artists in Marseille, France while she was visiting her family over the holiday. On her birthday, December 22, her cousin spent 5 hours painting her name on the walls of an abandoned house in construction. Her cousin also invited other ladies, all graffiti artists to paint with her and to answer Delphine's questions about their art, and the influence of women on the culture.

This Friday, Delphine will play an interview with her cousin who goes by OMIZ, and two of her friends BEDS who has been a graffiti artist since age 12 and LILIPUTE who is co-founding an organization to connect women graffiti artists around the world.

What Does Feminism Mean?

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Fri, 01/15/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The Bread and Roses collective deconstructs the meaning and definition of feminism
On Bread and Roses this Friday we will hear a discussion between Nicole Stein, Delphine Criscenzo and Mary Postlethwaite who will deconstruct the meaning and definition of feminism. We will also be sharing insights into how equality has shown itself to be a tool towards building a more prosperous community.

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Bread and Roses on 01/08/16

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Fri, 01/08/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

Bread and Roses on 01/01/16

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Fri, 01/01/2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

A feminist take on Christmas classics

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Fri, 12/25/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Bread and Roses special
A feminist, social justice take on Christmas classics and other shows.  Hosted by Pam Santos.

Transnormativity and the myth of the "woman".

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Fri, 12/18/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Host Nghia Nguyen and Tessara Dudley deconstruct the myth of the woman and transmisogyny.

Bread and Roses on 12/11/15

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Fri, 12/11/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

Young Ladies Reflect on the State of Our World

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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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our future leaders share their opinions on how life is today and how it should be tomorrow
On Bread and Roses this Friday we will hear a conversation Marhalia Postlethwaite will be having with young ladies about their views on world issues, school, and life in general. Be sure to tune in as our future leaders will be giving us their opinions on how life is today and how it should be tomorrow.

Hosted and Produced by Marshalia Postlethwaite

Email us at breadandrosescollective [at] gmail[dot]com

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"My Teenage Werewolf. A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence" by Lauren Kessler

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Fri, 03/02/2012

My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, a Daughter, a Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence is Lauren Kessler's latest book in which she explores the mother/daughter relationship and tries to find out "what's more challenging in the life of a woman: being a teenager or being the mother of a teenager?" Lauren Kessler is the author of six works of narrative non-fiction, including Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's for which she won the Pacific Northwest Book Award. Lauren also teaches  journalism and directs the graduate program in literary nonfiction at the University of Oregon. Visit www.myteenagewerewolf.com for update on Lauren and Lizzie's lives or http://laurenkessler.com for more on Lauren's works. She sat with Bread and Roses' host Del Criscenzo to discuss My Teenage Werewolf and her current research...

More information on My Teenage Werewolf is available at Books on KBOO

  • Title: My Teenage Werewolf
  • Length: 39:14 minutes (89.79 MB)
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Joan Southgate and the Underground Railroad

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Fri, 02/17/2012

In 2002, at age 73, Joan Southgate undertook a 519-mile walk from southern Ohio to Canada to draw attention to the Underground Railroad. She wanted to honor a moment in history when people came together across color, creed, and class to do freedom’s work. Later Joan founded “Restore Cleveland Hope,” an organization to teach about Cleveland’s anti-slavery history.
She wrote “In Their Path: A Grandmother's 519-Mile Underground Railroad Walk” recounting her journey and her autobiography “Bout Time.”

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  • Date: 0220
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 20:22 minutes (37.3 MB)
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PCC Women's Resource Center dedication to end oppression!

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Fri, 02/03/2012

Listen as Del Criscenzo interviews Samantha Taylor and Megan Snelling. Samantha Taylor is a student advocate working for the Women’s Resource Center at Portland Community College Sylvania campus. Samantha started by discussing the Women’s Resource Center and the services and resources they have available for PCC students. She introduced the Illumination Project an interactive theater program at PCC designed to address issues of discrimination to end oppression on campus. We were also joined by Megan Snelling who is a co-producer for this year’s production of the Vagina Monologues. She discussed the up-coming performances and why this is a PCC tradition. Megan read The Happy Vagina Fact Monologue and described her experiences being part of the Vigina Monologues production and of the Illumination Project. She improvised a scene with Samantha  to demonstrate how PCC uses interactive theater to address issues of discrimination. 2 powerful women working hard towards social change!

Morality Hijacked! What to do?

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Fri, 01/27/2012

Morality Hijacked?! Philosopher Susan Neiman, author of Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists, challenges progressives to take back the high moral ground.

More information about Moral Clarity is available at Books on KBOO

Maddie See, LCSW and Therapist

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Fri, 01/13/2012

New Bread and Roses host, Del Criscenzo interviews Madleine See. Maddie is a community member who has chosen the un-easy career of social work. Born and raised in Idaho, Maddie moved to Portland 11 years ago to attend school. She received her bachelor in Social Work from the University of Portland and her Master’s degree of Social work from Portland State University. Maddie is a licensed clinical social worker or LCSW who has worked as a child therapist for the past 5 years providing intensive services.

She discusses with us her choice of career and the challenges of social work. She also shades some light on children mental illnesses and shares with the audience important information about community resources available to families.

2011 Feminist Year in Review

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Fri, 12/30/2011

Del Criscenzo and Ashley Thirstrup are celebrating the milestones in Feminism during 2011. Listen to the show to hear about some incredible women who have made history this year including hearing clips from Asmaa Mahfouz who is credited by many as starting the Arab spring in Egypt, as well as from the three amazing women who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The show discusses some inspiring stories of people rising up to defeat anti-women measures in government, as well as celebrate the lives of feminist she-roes we have lost this year. 

A 2 part show exploring how feminism has changed over the years.

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Fri, 12/23/2011
Ashley Thirstrup interviews award winning poet, author and Jungian analyst Naomi Lowinsky about the gowth and change of feminism over the years. Naomi is also the author of The Sister from Below: When the Muse Gets Her Way andThe Motherline: Every Woman’s Journey to Find Her Female Roots and numerous prose essays, many of which have been published in Psychological Perspectivesand The Jung Journal.
 
Women TV show characters of the 50's have played such an important role in promoting certain standards of womanhood, but through the years, women on TV have changed to become more complex, more life-like, less perfect. A new PBS documentary, America in Primetime produced by the Documentary Group sets out to describe how women have changed television through the years in their episode entitled "The Independent Woman." Bread and Roses' host, Del Criscenzo talks with Tom Yellin, co-founder and executive director for the Documentary Group. Tom discusses the role of "I love Lucy", "Roseanne", "Desperate Housewives" and more in changing the image of women on television.

Forgiving the Unforgivable

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Fri, 12/16/2011

Forgiving the Unforgivable? We explore Gov. Kitzhaber's recent decision to halt executions in Oregon with author Naseem Rakha whose book The Crying Tree grew out of her experiences as a journalist covering Oregon's last executions, and her research speaking with crime victims and Death Row inmates. Learn more: naseemrakha.com

An Evening with Lidia Yuknavitch, Author of 'The Chronology of Water'

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Fri, 11/25/2011

Bread and Roses hosts Leigh Anne Kranz, Delphine Criszensco and Ashley Thirstrup interview Lidia Yuknavitch, a local writer, teacher, activist and feminist. She is the author of three works of short fiction and literary criticism.  She is an Instructor of English and Women’s Studies Advisor at Mt Hood Community College.   

Her recent memoir, The Chronology of Water: A Memoir is a personal story, though universal. She was born to an angry man’s house, where tears got her sent to the crybaby corner and her voice left for years. She found solace in her sister and swimming, water and words, and a journal hidden under her bed, writing her voice back.

Water got her out of that house, a swimming scholarship to Texas Tech, sheer propulsion of body and will. It was a narrow escape. With rage to burn, she rebelled in the ways that hurt women do, using her body as a battering ram to feel nothing.

The stillbirth of her firstborn, a daughter, finally made her go numb.

It was water and rocks, good mentors and men, art and words, that introduced her to her intellect and made her feel—and write. She found her tribe, gave birth to a son, and made her own happy home.

A universal hero’s journey.

Lidia discusses the memoir, as well as her latest literary works.

  • Artist: Butio
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  • Genre: Dance & House
  • Length: 53:31 minutes (61.25 MB)
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Nada Alwadi on democracy movement in Bahrain

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Sat, 11/12/2011

Nada Alwadi is a young journalist from Bahrain who has covered the Arab Spring, politics and human rights issues since 2002. She has degree in communication from the University of Maryland and was a Fulbright scholar. In April she was detained while covering the pro-democracy movement in Bahrain. She was forced to sign a statement saying that she would stay away from politics and she was fired from her job. She left Bahrain shortly after that in fear for her safety.
She spoke at the Native American Center at Portland State University on Nov. 17 at 6 pm.
Hosted by Gabriele Ross.

 

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WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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