Culture/Arts

Dead Babies: Another Public Service Announcement from the Ubu Hour

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 07/05/2009

Another public service announcement from the Ubu Hour, where we care about the sanctity of life...

3:59 minutes (3.66 MB)

Naseem Rakha & debut novel "The Crying Tree"

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Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 07/06/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon Author Naseem Rakha about her debut novel "The Crying Tree" -- the story of a family whose son is murdered. The novel brings to light issues of justice and forgiveness as a mother begins a correspondence with the convicted murderer of her son. Naseem describes her experiences covering an execution and how that experience led her to work on this novel.

27:15 minutes (27.12 MB)

Political Perspectives

Air date: 
Wed, 07/08/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

We honor the life of Bonnie Tinker, with an interview about her life, from 2006. This interview is from the program "Spirit In Action", produced by Mark Helpsmeet, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

(From Portland Indymedia)Rest In Peace Bonnie Tinker

Bonnie Tinker, a well-loved and much-respected Portland activist, was killed on Thursday, July 2, in an accident on the campus of Virginia Tech University. She was attending a conference of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker). Bonnie was killed while bicycling on campus when a Mack dump truck turned into her.

Golden Parachute

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 07/05/2009

Golden Parachute, a suspenseful audio-drama about wealth, money, class, estate taxes, and death.  Inspired by the fact that because of Bush's tax cuts for the rich several years ago, in 2010 the estate tax completely vanishes, adn then in 2011 it returns. So why would anyone want thier rich relatives to die in 2011 or afterward and pay estate taxes if they can die in 2010 and not pay a dime?

30:21 minutes (27.79 MB)

Wednesday, July Eighth, 2009

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program date: 
Mon, 07/06/2009

Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, July Eighth, 2009.
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1:55 minutes (1.75 MB)

Gangs in History and Film

program date: 
Sun, 07/05/2009

 

Tom Becker (pictured here) is our host as we hear about the history of gangs, the movie version of John Dillinger (Public Enemies), the political agitation that founded the US of A,  and the power grab built into the House-passed energy bill.  Tom also plays selections from Bob Dylan's new blues album as a follow-up on the KBOO-sponsored Portland Blues Festival.  

To hear the whole show, use the play button above.  To hear individual pieces, follow the links below.

45:15 minutes (25.89 MB)

Movie Moles: "Public Enemies"

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Sun, 07/05/2009

 

1930s era gangster John Dillinger (pictured here) is played by Johnny Depp in the new film Public Enemies.  Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Frann Michel give us their nuanced review of the political and moral issues this blockbuster raises.  

14:16 minutes (8.17 MB)

If You Love This Planet on 07/06/09

Air date: 
Mon, 07/06/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Dave Sweeney is one of the key voices in Australia educating people about the environmental and public health dangers of uranium mining. Sweeney works with the Australian Conservation Foundation, a 40 year old organisation that liases with the community, business and government to protect and sustain our environment.

In this interview with Dr Caldicott, Sweeney talks about the plans that are underway for a massive expansion of the uranium industry in Australia.

Stage and Studio on 07/07/09

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/07/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oregon Author Naseem Rakha talks about her debut novel "The Crying Tree"

 

Dmae Roberts talks with Oregon Author Naseem Rakha about her debut novel "The Crying Tree" -- the story of a family whose son is murdered. The novel brings to light issues of justice and forgiveness as a mother begins a correspondence with the convicted murderer of her son.

Listen to show online Tuesday afternoon.

A Deeper Look on 07/09/09

Program: 
A Deeper Look
Air date: 
Thu, 07/09/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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An Interview with Carrie McLaren and Jason Torchinsky

Host, Linda Olson–Osterlund, is joined by the irreverent authors of Ad Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture. Author Carrie McLaren founded the cult magazine Stay Free! In 1993 and is a regular blogger on the topic of advertising and media. Co-author Jason Torchinsky is a writer and illustrator out of Las Angeles.
What is the impact of advertising on American culture and poitics. Find out how the television show CSI has affected Jury selection and what advertising strategies and dog training have in common.
 

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