Oscar-nominated filmmaker Bill Plympton pays a return visit to his hometown of Portland as his new short Hot Dog premieres in Mike Judge's upcoming Animation Show (beginning Oct. 26 at Cinema 21). Bill's latest animated feature Idiots and Angels opened to critical acclaim this spring at the Tribeca Film Festival and will be arriving in Portland theaters in early 2009.
The guest is Oscar-nominated filmmaker Bill Plympton. His new short film "Hot Dog" arrives in Portlnad as part of Mike Judge's upcoming Animation Show. His latest feature film "Idiots and Angels" just premiered to critical acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival.
On the September 18 Art Focus Julie Bernard interviews representatives of City Repair who generate community by setting up the giant winged T-Horse sculpture in parks around the city and serve tea to any and all.
Guest Gabriel Mendoza, Artistic Director, showcases films from the 12th Annual Portland Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Katie Turinski, director, highlights Portland-based drag troupe in her movie, Sissyboy.
Padam Padam, live on Movin' On. Barbara Bernstein, Kathy Fors, Lisa Berkson Platt & Jamie Leopold pl
Live on Movin' On Friday 9/19, Portland's Padam Padam plays live French cabaret, klezmer tunes, tangos and original tunes, with KBOO's own Barbara Bernstein on viola, Venezuelan cuatro, guitar and vocals, KBOO's own Kathy Fors on accordion, and Lisa Berkson Platt on vocals with Jaime Leopold on bass, guitar and piano. The show continues host Laurie Sonnenfeld's thread presenting larger local bands with a big presence, frequently (but not always) with a world music flavor.
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program features the life and music of Victor Jara, the legendary singer-songwriter who helped elect the democratic-socialist President of Chile Salvador Allende, and was murdered by the Pinochet coup supported by the US in 1973. His music lives on, as we hear today. Also on the show, Bill Resnick talks with Paul Joseph about the possibility that Americans are becoming more peaceful -- or at least less patient with war, and how that might lead to a more potent peace movement. The Well-read Red, Frann Michel, takes on Sarah Palin, and Clayton Morgareidge analyzes the political rhetoric of the two major parties. To hear the whole show, hit the arrow above. For individual segments, go to the links below: