Today's show features a round-table discussion including a focus on books and other sources of material for those who are still gripped by "Obama-madness". The hosts will even critique the "Mrs O" site devoted to chronicling what the First Lady wears.
Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland. We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna - Chris Brown violence case; and a discussion with a leading Marxist about openings for socialism in the current economic crisis. To hear the whole show, click the arrow above. For individual pieces, follow the links below:
Host Dmae Roberts speaks with members of Tears of Joy Theatre about their production of "Fabulous Bear." And Frank Reynolds speaks with art historian W. J. T. Mitchell about art and the future of the image.
Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory best selling author and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?"
Host Joe Uris discusses the history of the relationship between Mexico and the U.S. in celebration of the birthday of the late leader Cesar Chavez. Joe will talk about the Mexican-American War, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the "Zoot Suit" riots of 1943, the Pachucos, the farm-worker movement and more.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY March 31 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009.
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization working for international solidarity and immigrant rights. This is a general meeting for anyone interested in Latin American Solidarity work, local immigrant rights work or fighting free trade agreements.
The Sister Circle Support Group meets Wed Apr 1 from 6pm to 8pm. The Sister Circle is a support group for women of color in Higher Education which meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays in the Women's Resource Center at PSU. 2:42 minutes (2.48 MB)
we take a musical journey through the life of aretha question... happy born day, aretha!!! (yes, she is still physically with us)... also, we spoke about how major record labels/corporations can adapt to technology reflective of the times.
Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Yiyun Li, author of "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" and "The Vagrants," her debut novel, which is set in China in the late 1970s. It deals with human frailty and courage.