Culture/Arts

August 30 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 08/30/2010

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program looks at how medical care is improved when delivered by people who are cooperating rather than being managed from the top; whether charity keeps us from dealing with the real probems; the new Todd Solandz movie Life During Wartime; and music that keeps lost causes from being forgotten so that they may rise again and succeed.  

 

56:34 minutes (32.37 MB)

Songs of Lost Causes

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Mon, 08/30/2010

 With the help of the Old Mole's  radical musicologist Brad Duncan, we sample and discuss some music that keeps alive memories of lost battles that can nevertheless point the way to a better future.  Among the battles are the Spanish Civil War, the 1984 British miners' strike, the life and death of Malcolm X, and the ongoing struggle for the rights of political prisoners in Northern Ireland.  Here is a video of Ciaran Murphy's "Rebel Song" with images that give you an idea of what he's singing about.

12:59 minutes (7.43 MB)

Movie Moles: "Life During Wartime"

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Mon, 08/30/2010

 Denise Morris and Wendy Webb find a lot to discuss in Todd Solondz’s new film Life During Wartime, which follows up on his earlier film Happiness.  This latest movie "pokes fun at the hypocrisy around American notions of freedom and democracy." 

12:48 minutes (7.32 MB)

Art Focus on 08/31/10

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Art Focus
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Tue, 08/31/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Kelly Rauer talks about "Shaping Sequence" at New American Art Union

Kelly Rauer talks about her high-definition video installation, Shaping Sequence, at New American Art Union. The work utilizes the lines of the body within the containing structure of the camera frame. Kathleen Stephenson guest hosts.

Kelly Rauer is a Portland multi-media artist, who for the past 5 years, has worked to balance art-making, curating, art administration and exhibition design for organizations including the Portland Art Center, p:ear, Heidi McBride Gallery and Art Consultancy, PNCA and NAAU. In 2004 she received a BA in Fine Art and Photography from the Evergreen State College. She has created works in video, installation, sculpture and performance.

New American Art Union, 922 SE Ankeny St., 231-8294. Closes Sept. 19.

A Different Nature on 09/27/10

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 09/27/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Experimental China

EXPERIMENTAL CHINA:  We explore some of the recent experimental music to come out of China in the last decade. Until the late 1990s, most Chinese were isolated from the expermental music scene happening in the West, but with the internet, things changed at the dawn of the new century, when the avant garde scene exploded..  On this show we will hear a variety of experimental sounds, from harsh noise electronics to ambient soundscapes and other stuff, drawing mostly from a couple of CD compilations, the two-disc CHINA:. THE SONIC AVANT-GARDE, and the four-CD 1992-2008 AN ANTHOLOGY OF CHINESE EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC. Hosted by Rolf .  

Ubu Hour on 09/06/10

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 09/06/2010 - 11:00pm - 11:55pm
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She Opens Her Eyes

The Ubu Hour airs SHE OPENS HER EYES, a lurid full length thriller with loads of sex and violence, some sci-fi elements, and a lot more.  

The Monday Sampler on 09/06/10

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The Monday Sampler
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Mon, 09/06/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Labor Day Special

For Labor Day and the End of Summer, we welcome Portland's own, The New Iberians, to the KBOO Studios for some good time LIVE music!  We will also run down what's happening in town and have our usual surprises. So tune in and enjoy the holiday.

Stage and Studio on 08/31/10

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 08/31/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oedipus the King

Host Dmae Roberts features Oedipus the King and the It's All Greek To Me festival (September 10-26) in Portland. She's joined by Elizabeth Huffman, artistic director of Classic Creek Theatre of Oregon which is the only professional Greek Theatre festival in the country.

Huffman is directing a new translations of Sophocles' Oedipus the King. Actor Trieu Tran leads a cast in an inventive production incorporating Japanese Kabuki, Noh and Butoh elements.The production is performed outdoors at the Reed College's Cerf Ampitheatre.

Lili Ristagno on "Short Fuse," her graphic non-fiction book about two teen-age killers

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Between the Covers
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Thu, 08/26/2010

Host Ed Goldberg talks with artist Lili Ristagno, about Short Fuse: a True Story Told in Pictures, a graphic non-fiction book about the teen-age spree killers Charlie Starkweather and Caril Fugate. 

29:04 minutes (13.31 MB)

48 Hour Film Project

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Thu, 08/26/2010

S.W. Conser and Jennifer Chavez follow two teams from the Portland 48 Hour Film Project around town as they attempt to produce a finished short film in the span of a weekend.

22:27 minutes (9 MB)
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