Whenever we envision a world without war, prisons, or capitalism, we are producing speculative fic-tion. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought 20 of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. These visionary tales span genres, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, magical realism, but all are united by an attempt to inject a healthy dose of imagination and innovation into our political practice and to try on new ways of understanding ourselves, the world around us, and all the selves and worlds that could be.
62:46 minutes (86.19 MB)
This is episode 18 of The Spirit of the Forest, an audio drama / dark comedy created by Oregon resident Dan Crall. This program reflects upon the sadness, the absurdity, and normalcy of modern life. It finds that delicate balance of light and darkness, blending fiction and reality.
On this edition, we open with some phone calls from various misdirected taxi seekers.
Musette Explosion plays French musette and original music with an emphasis on improvisation. Featuring Will Holshouser, Matt Munisteri, and Marcus Rojas. They will be playing Friday September 25th at 7pm with Courtney Von Drehle and Gideon Fruedmann at the Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland. This is an All Ages show,
KBOO's Erin Yanke spoke to Will Holshouser on Tuesday September 15th.
17:32 minutes (16.05 MB)