World - Ethnic

Political Perspectives on 03/30/11

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Wed, 03/30/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Die German Stunde talks about the difficulties of being a progressive Jew in Germany

Die German Stunde — How difficult is it to be a Jew in Germany and be critical of Israel? Host Miriam Widman speaks with a German member of JCall, Europe's answer to the U.S. progressive political group JStreet. Other guests include Toby Axelrod, correspondent for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in Berlin and Amy Spitalnick, spokesperson for JStreet.

Portland Yiddish Hour playlist for 03/20/2011

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Portland Jewish Hour
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03/20/2011

Host Ed Kraus, special show for Chag Purim!

Portland Yiddish Hour playlist for 03/27/2011

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Portland Jewish Hour
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03/27/2011

Hosted by Barry.

Portland Yiddish Hour on 05/08/11

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Sun, 05/08/2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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Klezmocracy and 3 Leg Torso visit with the Yiddish Hour

Yiddish Hour host Ed Kraus welcomes to the KBOO studios Ralph Huntley and Courtney VonDrehle from the Portland based groups Klezmocracy and 3 Leg Torso

We'll talk about the Jewish roots of much of the music played by both ensembles, and how they "deconstruct" this material to make something entirely new and compelling. 

CD's from both ensembles will be available as thank you gifts to listeners who call in a membership pledge during the Yiddish Hour.

 

Italian Hour playlist for 03/27/2011

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Italian Hour
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03/27/2011

A mix of San Remo winners from past editions and songs from this year.

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 03/24/2011

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Africa-O-Ye!
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03/24/2011

Guest host Andy Hosch of Timbuktunes brings in an eclectic mix of music from around the African continent,

Anjali and The Kid playlist for 03/22/2011

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Anjali and The Kid
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03/22/2011

Persian Art and Music on 03/20/11

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Sun, 03/20/2011 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
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NoRooz - the Persian New Year

Hi friends,

The Persian community will be celebrating our New year next Sunday, March 20th. NoRooz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox, this year will be Sunday, March 20 at 4:21:00 p.m., the beginning of Spring.

The Persian Hour on KBOO will be having a special six-hour NoRooz special Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. We'll be having live music with two bands playing acoustic and electric instruments, i.e. guitar, santoor (hammered dulcimer), donbak (persian hand-held drum) and a few other pieces.

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