Culture/Arts

No.Fest 2010 Radio Promo

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Tue, 06/15/2010

No.Fest 2010 is looking to be bigger, better, more diverse and cross-disciplinary than ever. For the first time we are kicking off the night of June 25th with an Art Walk with 10 exhibitions and 8 galleries, plus the Bangin! International Urban Folk Dance featuring the Incredible Kid. The main program follows traditionally at 10am on Saturday June 26th with the Early Bird Children's Show! This year we'll be joined by The Lions of Batucada, David Ornette Cherry with Impressions of Energy, Blue Cranes and many more wonderful performers.

1:02 minutes (1.89 MB)

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 15th 2010

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Tue, 06/15/2010

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 15th 2010

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Tonight at 7 pm 2:26 minutes (2.22 MB)

Hand2Mouth Risk/Reward Festival

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 06/15/2010

  Host Dmae Roberts presents: Hand2Mouth presents Risk/Reward Festival of New Works. We'll hear from Jerry Tischleder (featured left), the Risk/Reward festival. The two-day festival includes performances on Saturday and a conference with panel discussions on Sunday. The shows take place in the BodyVox Dance building. Some of the Seattle/Portland performers include Oslund & Co. Mike Pham, Angela Blair, and Paul Budrdaitis.

 Mike Pham, Risk/Reward.

14:13 minutes (13.03 MB)

Songs For a New World-Milagro/Staged

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 06/15/2010

  Host Dmae Roberts talks with Chanda Hall, the artistic director of Staged who's collaborating with  Milagro Theatre to produce "Songs for a New World" - composed by the Tony-award-winning Jason Robert Brown. "Songs for a New World" is a long-time off-Broadway hit. The composer himself will be coming to Portland to perform an evening of his new work as a benefit for "Staged." Chanda Hall also talks about some of the outreach to youth singers her organization brings to the Portland area.

9:41 minutes (8.87 MB)

Palestinian Filmmaker at Clinton Street Theater, June 15 & 16

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This is a press release from the Clinton Street Theater, and a good event for KBOO listeners.

 

R. Crumb: the Book of Genesis

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Words and Pictures
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Thu, 06/10/2010

With the Book of Genesis exhibit opening this weekend at the Portland Art Museum, Bill Dodge talks with Chief Curator Bruce Guenther about the life and art of trailblazing comics creator R. Crumb.

25:46 minutes (10.33 MB)

Stage and Studio on 06/15/10

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 06/15/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hand2Mouth's Risk/Reward & Milagro's "Songs For A New World"

 Host Dmae Roberts presents two new summer productions: Hand2Mouth presents Risk/Reward Festival of New Works and Milagro Theatre opens"Songs for a New World" - a new musical co-production with Staged. We'll hear from Jerry Tischleder, the Risk/Reward festival and Chanda Hall, the artistic director of Staged.

What's it like to produce new work during the summer? We'll from two very different groups about the process and challenges.  Plus ticket giveaways! Photos: (left) Mike Pham, Risk/Reward, (right) Songs For A New World cast.

The Monday Sampler on 06/21/10

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The Monday Sampler
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Mon, 06/21/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Today, a Live, in studio performance by Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three.

Stopping by will be Pokey Lafarge on guitar, vocals, gitjo & kazoo; and the South City Three. Better known as Ryan 'Churchmouse' Koenig on washboard, harmonica, & vocals; Adam 'Boss Hoss' Hoskins on guitar & vocals; and Joey Glynn on upright bass & vocals.  They will be promoting their new album 'Riverboat Soul' with a performance Tuesday night at The Woods on SE Milwaukie. 

So tune in for Live Music and our usual Crazy Fun.

Review of The Karate Kid remake

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The Karate Kid
Director: Harald Zwart
With: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han, Zhenwei Wang

The original Karate Kid was a pretty good movie with a nice turn by Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi, and an earnest and believable job by Ralph Macchio in the title role.  This remake is bigger, more violent and both better and worse than the original.
Dre (Smith) and his mother Sherry (Henson) leave Detroit after the death of his father so mom can get a better job.  In Beijing.  We never know what exactly she does, but she can do it in China quicker than Detroit.
This leads to another anomaly: the martial art here is kung fu, not karate.  But, hey.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 06/12/10

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Sat, 06/12/2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Portland Rose Festival Celebration

For one hundred years, the Portland Rose Festival has served families and individuals from Oregon and beyond with events and programs that spotlight the riches of our Pacific Northwest heritage and environment while offering colorful examples of many international cultures. Attended by more than two million people, the festival is annually one of the top three most highly decorated events by the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) and in 2007 was named Best Festival in the World. Among the festival's most popular events are the Grand Floral Parade, one of the nation's top two all-floral parades, and the WaMu Waterfront Village, which features the Best Children's Programming in the World, according to the IFEA.

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