Arts and Culture

The Monday Sampler on 05/28/12

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 05/28/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
live music and other guests

Joining us in the studio today will be Jaime Leopold and the Short Stories, who will perform some selections from their new album. Also, Kyle Morris, of Holy Children, will perform with his acoustic band Whorehound. And, joining Fortunato in the air room will be Kat Jones and Gale Skidmore who will tell us about their performance in town later this evening. And, there's more! Nick Hilden, from Objects in Space, who has a new CD out, also plans to stop by and spend a few minutes with us. It's a holiday, and the unofficial start of Summer! So, tune in!

CrossFade 5-17-12 spring dub

program date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012

 

121:58 minutes (139.85 MB)

Alison Bechdel: Are You My Mother?

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012

Alison Bechdel, creator of the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For and author of the graphic novels Fun Home (Time magazine's Book of the Year 2007) and the just-released Are You My Mother?, is the guest on a special hour-long membership-drive edition of Words & Pictures.

39:15 minutes (15.73 MB)

Paula's Picks on 05/17/12

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Thu, 05/17/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Eastern Sunz LIVE - TONIGHT!

How would it sound if Duke Ellington, Jerry Garcia, Sam Cooke, Kool Herc & Shinehead gathered 'round a firepit and jammed?

Award-winning hip-hop/music duo, Eastern Sunz, are the result of the jam session between legendary lyricists and musicians. Their lyrics and sound are unique to them, infusing well-known themes with Pacific NW backdrops, but also reminiscent of classic beats and rhythms.

Officially on the scene in 2001 with the release of their first album, you can hear the past decade in the increasing sophistication of their sound and see that growth in the awards earned, especially in the past year!

New Jazz Releases, May 15, 2012

KBOO Jazz Tracking 5-15-12

Brian Bromberg        Compared  To That            Artistry
Roger Chong            Send a Little Love            self prod
Melody Gardot            The Absence                Verve
Calvin Keys            An Evening w/Calvin K.        Lifeforce

The Great Northwest Film Tour and QDoc

program: 
The Film Show
program date: 
Thu, 05/10/2012

For this special membership drive edition of The Film Show, animator Bill Plympton and Alexia Anastasio discuss their upcoming visit to Portland to kick off the Great Northwest Film Tour, coordinated by the Oregon Media Production Association and McMenamins.  Alexia is the director of the documentary Adventures in Plymptoons, which follows the very independent and often anarchic career of Bill Plympton, leading up to the recent mayoral proclamation of May 26 as Bill Plympton Day.

Also in the studio is David Weissman, co-founder of the Queer Documentary Film Festival, the only U.S. festival of its kind, now celebrating its sixth year at its new home the Kennedy School.

As part of KBOO's Spring Membership Drive, a limited number of VIP passes to see Adventures in Plymptoons, with Bill and Alexia in attendance, will be available as thank-you gifts for your $60 pledge of support.

You can join KBOO by clicking here or by calling (503) 232-8818 or toll-free (877) 500-KBOO.

24:07 minutes (9.66 MB)

Dine' (Navajo) and Hopi people say proposed water settlement sells them down the river

Hopi and Dine' (Navajo) people are banning together to oppose SB 2109 and HB 4067 that support a proposed water rights settlement that they say sells them down the river.

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/04/14/little-colorado-wat...

Call into the station to express your concerns about this issue. 503-231-8187.

Paula's Picks on 05/03/12

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Thu, 05/03/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Singer/Songwriter Jessica Fichot AND May Birthday Tribute!

Tonight's Paula's Picks is a DOUBLE feature!

Paula the Small proudly welcomes and interviews singer/songwriter, Jessica Fichot, an evening before her performance in Portland on Friday, May 4th at the Alberta Rose Theatre!

http://www.albertarosetheatre.com/

As if that special guest appearance were not enough, today marks the birthday celebration of Paula the Small's brother named ... wait for it ... Paul!

That's right, Paula the Small reveals the genius behind her name through music in a collection of old and new school tunes and grooves to move and inspire! It's her brother's birthday and that marks an even better pre-weekend party atmosphere to the mix.

The Healthcare Movie and the Experimental Film Festival

program: 
The Film Show
program date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012

42:58 minutes (17.22 MB)

Rain Dragon by Jon Raymond

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program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012

 

Host David Naimon talks with Portland author, Jon Raymond, about his new novel Rain Dragon.

29:27 minutes (26.96 MB)
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