Visegrad Group PDX Children's Choirs

program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 02/04/2014
Visegrad Group PDX is an independent association of Czech, Hungarian and Polish Saturday schools working together to promote central European cultures in Portland metro area.

With our project we acknowledge the mission of the European Visegrad Group founded in 1991 with the idea of  mutual support of Poland, Czechoslovakia and Hungary in the transition period from the totalitarian regime towards the democratic societies. Our diverse cultures coming together under one roof support an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding in our community. We higlight educational opportunities for youth and adults alike.

Visegrad Group PDX are:

Czech School of Portland
Polish Cultural Enrichment Program
Bobita Hungarian Language School 27:35 minutes (25.25 MB)

PIFF Filmmakers - Extended Audio

program: 
The Film Show
program date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014

In this extended web-only roundtable discussion, Oregon filmmakers Kimberly Warner (9), Stephanie Hough (Heart), and Irene Taylor Brodsky (One Last Hug) talk more about the inspiration and the heavy lifting that went into their short works selected for the 37th annual Portland International Film Festival's  Short Cuts - Oregon Filmmakers' Showcase.
21:48 minutes (29.94 MB)

ACLU Weights in on Federally Mandated Police Reform

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 02/03/2014
In 2012 the U.S. Department of Justice found that Portland police uses excessive force against people with perceived mental illness.

Since then, the city, the police, the feds, and the Albina Ministerial Alliance have been working out a settlement agreement covering reforms to police policies, training and oversight.

For more KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with Becky Straus of the ACLU.
5:51 minutes (5.35 MB)

Pavel Goberman Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Sun, 02/02/2014
Pavel Goberman is a Democrat and Russian immigrant who is campaigning for US Senate in Oregon.  He has been a fixture in the local political process as a candidate for a number of offices.  And he has filed complaints and lawsuits against those he feels have wronged him.  Don Merrill talked with Pavel Goberman about his views on corruption, some of Oregon's big issues and what he says Americans don't appreciate about America. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
29:01 minutes (26.56 MB)

Interview with Mike Wright, from Ramtha's School of Enlightement

program date: 
Sun, 02/02/2014
Moe Bowstern interviews Mike Wright, one of the teachers at Ramtha's School of Enlightement, on the eve of JZ Knight and Ramtha's world tour.

www.ramtha.tv.
www.ramtha.com. 15:36 minutes (14.28 MB)

Grateful Dead & Friends Marathon 2014

program date: 
Sat, 02/08/2014
KBOO Grateful Dead & Friends Marathon goes LIVE at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 8th! It's gonna ROCK! It's gonna ROLL! It's gonna be CRAZY-GO-NUTS!

All you need to do is listen. Whatever you're doing, take KBOO with you and don't miss a single note or beat. Bring a phone too, because this is a Membership Drive Special! Become a member! Renew your membership! Get a gift membership for  a friend, neighbor, loved (or loathed*) one, etc.

Log on, tune in, and ROCK OUT!


*Karl Rove's, GW Bush's, David Koch's, and the President's gift memberships have all lapsed. Just sayin'.
0:45 minutes (708.21 KB)

Songcircle Sings Pete Seeger

program: 
BOO Wire
Jeff Rosenberg busted out his guitar and harmonica for a Pete Seeger tribute on Songcircle.

For more on Seeger's House Un-American Activities Committee testimony, a transcript is available here: http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6457.

Got a pro tip for the BOO Wire? Email us! 5:49 minutes (5.32 MB)

Friday Noon Headlines

program date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014
KBOO news headlines for Friday, January 31, 2014 5:31 minutes (5.05 MB)

Robert King Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014
Robert King, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace have been made famous by their treatment at the infamous Angola State Prison in Angola, Louisiana.  Named for a former slave plantation, the prison, according to Mr. King; the only member of the Angola Three both alive and free, holds the record for keeping someone in solitary confinement.  In the case of Mr. Woodfox, he's spent 23 hours a day in a 6x9 foot cell for 41 years.  Don Merrill talks with Robert King about the necessity to define oneself, the coming to terms with bitterness and why the bigger story isn't about the three men themselves, but the movement to end unlawful solitary confinement.
29:42 minutes (27.19 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: Folk Espresso

program: 
BOO Wire
Jeff Simmons, one of the hosts of Folk Espresso, talked about his take on folk and being part of listeners' morning routines. Tune in Monday mornings from 5:30 to 7!

Got a pro tip for the BOO Wire? Email us! 1:32 minutes (1.4 MB)

Police Sweep Camps in Portland

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014
This past week, the Portland Police Bureau has conducted sweeps of a number of camps of houseless individuals across the city, most prominently in the South Park Blocks and at St. Francis Park in inner SE Portland. KBOO's volunteer news team follows up on the police's activity at St. Francis and speaks with Israel Bayer of Street Roots for background on police sweeps in Portland and how houseless folks can respond. 6:17 minutes (5.75 MB)

Better Know a KBOO Program: Italian Hour

program: 
BOO Wire
Italian Hour is older than KBOO! Host Lucia Galizia described her start in radio, moving the show to KBOO, and how she learned to speak English. Tune in to this valuable resource for Portland's Italian community every other Sunday morning from 9 to 10.

Got a pro tip for the BOO Wire? Email us! 5:06 minutes (11.66 MB)

 

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