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Episode Archive

Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"

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Radiozine
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Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"
Stage and Studio is off today. Instead we'll hear the Radiozine.

Host Sarika Mehta speaks with Cristina Henríquez, the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year.

Cristina Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection.

Follow the Garbage

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Follow the Garbage: A KBOO News Crew Investigation

What happens to the stuff we throw out? On this week's Sprouts, Lisa Loving and a crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet.  

From the Archives. This program originally aired in 2008.

The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews Lou Ureneck about his new book, "The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide," which tells the story of a rescue operation led by a small-town minister from upstate New York. He saved more than a quarter-million people from the Ottoman city of Smyrna, the empire's richest city, and scene of the last terrifying episode of the genocide that killed millions of Armenians and Greeks at the beginning the last century. 

Lou Ureneck teaches journalism at Boston University. A former Nieman fellow and editor in residence at Harvard University, Ureneck was a newspaper editor, in Maine and Philadelphia. 

Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

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Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

Healthwatch is off today. We'll hear Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith and a program titled "It's Wrong to Wreck the World." 

From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original song by Libby Roderick. 

http://www.ecoshock.org/

http://www.riverwalking.com/

Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon

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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall

Health and Health Care Forum

TR Reid is a Washington Post reporter and bureau chief who became an advocate for universal health care after living abroad in countries which provide health care to all residents. He came to realize that the significant link among the various excellent and unique health care systems is the moral commitment that these countries feel toward their people. He wants the US to do the same.

Reid's work on the book "The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by "US Health Care: the Good News."

Aflora Reggae Musicians on their Music and the Effects of Neoliberalism on Chile Today

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Radiozine
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Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today

We speak with members of the Chilean reggae band Aflora Reggae, bassist Felipe Cuevas and lead vocalist Javiera Rosselot,about the state of the educational system in Chile, the impact of the neoliberal economy that is destroying the country's rivers, forests and dividing the communities through the exploitation of natural resources, and the intention of their music to promote unity in the world, to elevate global consciousness and to promote a healthy and loving lifestyle. 

This interview was rescheduled from July 22nd.

T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"

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Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"
Art Focus is off today.

T. Geronimo Johnson, author of the novel "Welcome to Braggsville" about Berkeley students who try to disrupt a Civil War re-enactment, talks with host Richard Wolinsky from the series Bookwaves.

http://bookwaves.homestead.com/

Workshopping a concept: American Identity=White Supremacy

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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Talk about American/African politics and economic oppression of Africans.
Today we will air an excerpt from a workshop held at IN Other Words bookstore on Sunday July, 26 2015.
The workshop in it’s entirety will be available here for your perusal. The event was sponsored by the Marilyn Buck Abolishionist Collective and the AAPRP
 
The American Identiy =White Supremacy was two interactive hours of exploring the foundation and maintenance of the capitalism and the effect it has had on Africans for hundreds of years with no end in sight right now. Participants touched on Cuba and the destruction of Muammar Ghaddafi’s Pro pan African, Socialist Libya, which is today mired in fighting as Benzeghi goes dim again. The talk was guided by local author and activist Ahjamu Umi.
 
Contact MBAC for more info,

The Willamette River Revival Festival

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Radiozine
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Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Willamette River Revival: A celebration of the future health of the Willamette River
On the Radiozine Host Kristin Yount talks with Barbara Quinn of the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Board. Feduma Ali of Groundworks and Award winning Lewis and Clark historian and author of Shotgun on My Chest, Roger Wendlick. About the Willamette River Revival Taking Place August 2nd from 12 Noon – 7PM
The Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde generously endorsed this meeting of river enthusiasts to celebrate the plans in motion to heal our river. Our urge you to come and be a part of the celebration and the healing of the Willamette River.
For  More Inforamtion go to 
http://thewillametteriverrevival.org

Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

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Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

More than any other scientist practicing today, Paul Stamets has dedicated himself to the life of fungi and that of their underground support system, the mycelium. Stamets says that the mycelia are soil magicians that give rise not just to mushrooms but form an integral part of the forest ecosystem. The mycelia are disassemblers, creating the debris fields that then feed their fungal descendants. They also show purpose in choosing microbial allies, and Stamets believes they are part of the earth’s natural internet that is in constant bio-molecular communication, governing the ecosystem. <http://www.fungi.com/>

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Larry Merculieff on indigenous elder wisdom and modern day personal to global challenges.

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Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Larry Merculieff who is won of the presenters at the Earth and Spirit Council's Earthday Conference this Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st.

Larry Merculieff has almost four decades of experience serving his people, the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands and other Alaska Native peoples in a number of capacities. His reach has been broad and varied—a few of the positions he’s held include: City Manager of St. Paul Island, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development, President and CEO of Tanadgusix Corporation, Chairman of the Board of The Aleut Corporation, and General Manager of the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (one of the six Community Development Quota groups created by Congress to receive fish allocations in Alaska).

From 2000–2003, Merculieff served as the Director of the Department of Public Policy and Advocacy in the Rural Alaska Community Action Program. As Director, Merculieff led the largest subsistence rights march in Alaska’s history and emceed the subsistence rally after the march. The march was instrumental in protecting Alaska Native subsistence rights.

Merculieff has helped found and lead numerous environmental organizations. He has also won numerous awards for his work. In 2007 he received the Buffet Finalist Award for Indigenous Leadership, and the Alaska Forum on the Environment Award for Environmental Excellence, for lifetime achievements in environment.

Close to Merculieff’s heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, Elder wisdom, and the environment. Having had a traditional upbringing, Merculieff has been, and continues to be, a strong voice advocating the meaningful application of traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from Elders.

  • Length: 29:09 minutes (26.69 MB)
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Duane Elgin on Great Transition Stories for Earth Day and Beyond

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Wed, 04/18/2012

We live in a time of converging crises -- climate change, financial disruption, energy shortages, species extinctions, the list goes on. "Life as usual" is on the verge of implosion. How do we enter this new era? How can we make sense of it? Visionary author and speaker, Duane Elgin acknowledges the threats, and yet speaks of hope. He points to trends in society and science that can help us to see an even bigger picture, what he calls "our larger story as a human family." Duane shares how a radical shift to sustainability and community is at hand if we can embrace the Great Transition Stories that could help us to become consciously transformed by the challenges of our time. Hosted by Stephanie Potter.

Duane will be presenting a workshop Our World in Transition at the Earth Day Conference 2012: for the Next Seven Generations, which is being offered by the Earth and Spirit Council in partnership with the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of the Earth Day 2012 Conference & Celebration.

Friday, April 20 – At 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center there will be an evening fund raiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. Entrance is $5 for PCC students. Besides Duane Elgin, speakers include Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, oldest living member of the Takelma Indians of Southern Oregon and world-renowned spiritual leader.

Saturday, April 21 – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. it’s the Sylvania Campus Earth Day Conference. Free for students, the conference features 24 workshops and speakers including Kim Smith, environmental sociologist. Other presenters include: John Kallas, North American authority on edible plants; Peter Michael Bauer, founder of ReWild Portland; and Sean Cruz, co-founder of Friends of Celilo Falls.

Duane Elgin's books include Voluntary SimplicityThe Living UniversePromise Ahead, and Awakening Earth. In 2006, Duane received the international “Goi Peace Award” in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.

Chemical Pollutants in Household Products

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Mon, 04/16/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Maye Thompson, one of the organizers of the Northwest Environmental Health Conferences and Jen Coleman, outreach coordinator for the Oregon Environmental Council, about chemical pollutants in household products.

Korean women farmers have an alternative to American agribusiness

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Mon, 04/09/2012

 Former KBOO volunteer Kellyn Gross sent us this report from Korea, where she as been living.

The controversial Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement went into effect on March 15 after nearly five years of debate and protests in Korea's capitol of Seoul.  The FTA stands to be detrimental to Korean farmers and small merchants.  Yet despite the ratification of the KORUS-FTA, Korean women farmers already have an alternative to American agribusiness.

 

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Jon Rasmussen interviews Steve Weiss on The Sandy River and the Sandy River Restoration Expo

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Thu, 03/29/2012

Host Jon Rasmussen interviews Steve Weis, Sandy River Basin Watershed Council Executive Director, about the the second annual Sandy River Restoration Expo and about the ecosystem of the Sandy River and its importance to Northwest Oregon.

The Sandy River Restoration Expo: a Landowner Resource Fair will take place at Sandy High School, 17100 SE Bluff Rd. Sandy Oregon from 8:30 am to 1:00 on Saturday April 7, 2012. Field tours are conducted in the afternoon, between 1:00 and 4:30 pm. For a complete schedule go to www.sandyriver.org/expo

Sponsors for the event include the Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, and the Portland Water Bureau. The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council is an independent; citizen led non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the natural, cultural, and historical resources of the Sandy River Basin.

  • Length: 27:04 minutes (24.78 MB)
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Support urged for Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal

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Wed, 03/28/2012

A coalition of environmental organizations are supporting the “Crater Lake Wilderness” proposal to protect the 90-mile wildlife corridor of forests, mountains and streams around Crater Lake by designating it as Wilderness. This would create miles of uninterrupted wilderness along the backbone of the southern Oregon Cascades with migration corridors up through the Umpqua National Forest. A FREE slide show in Portland on March 29 will highlight some of the spectacular trees, vistas and waterfalls that are in the wild forests of the Crater Lake Wilderness proposal.  At present, Crater Lake, which is Oregon's only national park, is facing three forest clear cut proposals which threaten thousands of acres of forest around the park. Host Stephanie Potter discusses the wilderness proposal with Erik Fernandez of Oregon WildSarah Higgenbotham of Environment Oregon and Bob Hoehne of the Umpqua Watershed's Wild on Wilderness (WOW) committee.

Free Slide Show presentations will be held at:

  • March 28th, 7 pm: Salem Public Library, 585 SE Liberty St., "A" Anderson Hall, Salem, OR
  • March 29th, 7 pm: Sellwood Public House, 8132 SE 13th, Portland, Oregon

 

Who Is Fenix LAX?

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Mario Cruz aka FenixLAX is a former graffiti artist who has turned his street talents into penetrating photography and illustration in what he calls Futuristic Pop Art. FenixLAX is a dynamic artist, flamboyant personality and business savvy young star transplanted here in Portland, Oregon.

Tune into KBOO on Monday, March 26th at 11:30am on the Morning Radiozine for our discussion on his experiences and new company titled Conflict Diamonds, a brand centered on raising awareness and compassion.


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Who Is FenixLAX?

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Hosted by Carlos Chavez

 Mario Cruz aka FenixLAX is a former graffiti artist who has turned his street talents into penetrating photography and illustration in what he calls Futuristic Pop Art. FenixLAX is a dynamic artist, flamboyant personality and business savvy young star transplanted here in Portland, Oregon.

 

 

 

Concordia’s TEDx event on "Becoming Extraordinary"

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Fri, 03/16/2012

Host Robyn Shanti speaks with Michelle Jones, a faculty member at Concordia University and coordinator of the TEDxConcordiaUPortland, and Jackie Hendrickson and Sean Wheaton of Concordia University.

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) has held conferences for more than 25 years, giving innovative speakers a chance to “make a presentation of a lifetime” which spread “ideas worth sharing.”  For several years, TED has licensed local TEDx events.

This year’s theme is “Becoming Extraordinary.” Every extraordinary action in the world stemmed from an ordinary person. This year's theme is designed to bring out each individual's own extraordinariness. Through this year's TEDx Talks, attendees will be inspired by real life examples of ordinary individuals who have been, done, or found their own extraordinariness to impact their world.

  • Length: 29:17 minutes (26.81 MB)
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Baba Wagué Diakité of Mali on the importance of story and his upcoming offerings at the Earth and Spirit Council

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Thu, 03/08/2012

 Host Tami Dean speaks with local artist, writer, illustrator and story teller Baba Wagué Diakité, who will be giving a lecture on Fading From the Past: Ancient Mali and Beyond and a workshop on Why We Tell Stories as part of The Natural Way: Indigenous Voices of the Earth and Spirit Council.  Larry Hawk is also present to talk some about the work of Earth and Spirit Council.

The lecture is Friday, March 9, 2012, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the PSU Native American Student and Community Center, 710 SW Jackson Street, Portland, Oregon. Donation: $10-20 requested. No one will be turned away.

The workshop is Saturday, March 10, 2012, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 1838 Southwest Jefferson Street, Portland, OR. Cost: $50 (Register athttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/227640)

Baba Wagué Diakité introduces the epic story of the creation of Mali from the union of the Buffalo and Lion spirits. Their child Sundiata Keita, considered insignificant as a frail child, survives to fulfill a prophecy that unites a vast region known as Mali. Retold for generations, this epic gives insight into customs, values and wisdom of historical West Africa. Diakité will discuss how this collective history informs present day life of Malians and their place in a global society.

Writer, illustrator, sculptor and ceramic artist Baba Wagué Diakité was born in Mali, West Africa. He spent his early childhood in the small agricultural village of Kassaro. There he tended sheep, helped his grandparents in their rice and peanut fields, and listened to their parables and folktales as guidance in life. Diakité grew up drawing, first for his own pleasure, then for schoolwork and finally for part-time jobs. He first learned claywork after meeting American sculptor Ronna Neuenschwander, whom he later married. After moving to Portland, Oregon in 1985 Diakité soon gained attention as a ceramic artist and sculptor.

Diakité has presented drawing workshops and storytelling sessions throughout the United States, including the Smithsonian’s Museum of African Art. He also gained recognition as a storyteller, and began writing children’s books as well as illustrating. His first children’s book, The Hunterman and the Crocodile, won a Coretta Scott King Honor Book Award in 1998.

Diakité’s workshop, Why We Tell Stories, will introduce participants to his home country of Mali and discuss the importance of storytelling as a tool for imparting knowledge, tell short stories, and then open up the workshop to a writing exercise entitled "Flexing Your Mind: Collaborative Storytelling". More information about Baba Wagué Diakité is available at www.ko-falen.org.

Details about Natural Way: Indigenous Voices programs can be found on the Earth and Spirit
Council website www.earthandspirit.org.

Comments

Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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