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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Third Angle Music's "City Dance" project and Alutiiq Masks in Kodiak.

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 09/09/2008

Host Dmae Roberts talks with Ron Blessinger and Linda K. Johnson from Third Angle New Music Ensemble's production of "Frozen Music II:The City Dance Lawrence and Anna Halprin.  It's a public art performance Sunday Sept. 14th at 1&4pm at the Keller Fountain.  In the second part of the show, we feature a preview of a story about the Alutiiq Masks that were taken from Kodiiak, Alaska and given to France.

26:58 minutes (24.7 MB)

Joe and Abe - Sept 9th

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Mon, 09/08/2008

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris start out with a discussion on the current situation beween the US, Georgia and Russia.  Then they change gears to examine the new Sweetheart of the Republican Party, Sarah Palin.

 

53:52 minutes (24.66 MB)

2008 KBOO Board Candidate On-Air Forum

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Evening News
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Sun, 09/07/2008

Jenny Weinstein is no longer a candidate

KBOO is holding its an election for board members. This year, we have seven open seats; four seats with three year terms and three seats with single year terms.  The four candidates receiving the largest number of votes will receive three year terms.  This page contains the recording of an on-air forum where candidates provided answers to a variety of questions related to KBOO.  Also note that there are two proposed revisions to the KBOO Foundation bylaws for your review.  They must be approved by two thirds majority of members voting to pass.

53:41 minutes (21.51 MB)

Gustav Evacuees Can't Go Home

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 09/07/2008


The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent the last week praising itself for supposedly responding well to Hurricane Gustav.
But low-income residents of New Orleans who were evacuated to former Sam's Clubs and Walmarts around the state have not been allowed to return home.
In Shreveport, Louisiana, a group of residents held a protest outside of the state-run shelter in a former Sam's Club where they were taken by bus from New Orleans.
Here's a recording from that protest - the residents begin by chanting "Jindal, Jindal, you're a crook - a reference to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal:

0:53 minutes (834.74 KB)

Strategies for Preventing Colds and Boosting Immunity

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 09/07/2008

Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Randall Neustaedter, author of Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents, and The Vaccine Guide, about strategies for preventing colds and boosting immunity in adults and children.

27:39 minutes (25.32 MB)

Tasting Unusual Fruits at the Harvest Festival

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program: 
The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 09/07/2008

Ted Swensen from the Home Orchard Society joins host Glen Andresen to talk about unusual and unique fruit that is available for tasting at the Harvest Festival.

 

25:46 minutes (23.6 MB)

Street Roots vendors in the labor movement

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program: 
Labor Radio
program date: 
Sun, 09/07/2008

David, Tony Hulk, & Roger Moore, Street Roots vendors

Israel Bayer, Director, Street Roots

26:04 minutes (23.87 MB)

Journalist Will Potter on the RNC

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program date: 
Thu, 09/04/2008

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with journalist Will Potter of greenisthenewred.com. They discuss the protests, the arrests, and other aspects of the RNC and DNC.

53:26 minutes (42.81 MB)

Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side

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Wed, 09/03/2008

 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Jane Mayer about her new book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals. The book reveals how a small group of extremists inside the White House  the Pentagon and the CIA took over America's policy on prisoners and their treatment following 911.It documents how rendition and torture became standard procedure throughout  CIA "black sites", at Guantanamo and US military prisons abroad.

29:10 minutes (26.71 MB)

T.B.A. Festival: Local Artists

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 09/03/2008

On the Thursday, September 4, Art Focus, Host Julie Bernard speaks with Sean Ongley, who presents his piece on the T.B.A. festival, specifically the Works and the local artists playing it. He also looks at the new Leftbank project, which seeks to renovate a historic jazz building on North Broadway into an arts building.

26:16 minutes (12.03 MB)

 

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