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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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Lipstick & Dipstick, relationship advice from the butch & femme perspectives

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Enjoy lesbian relationship advice from the butch & femme perspectives from this hilarious duo. Lipstick & Dipstick write an advise column for Curve magazine. In this interview, they discuss their backgrounds, their writing styles, common challenges in relationships, sex, and their new book, Lipstick & Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships, in stores now.

They are reading from their new book and emceeing an events. Full schedule online on thier blog.

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

David Gallic's "Off Book" and Alexa Wiley of Salmon Nation Artist Project

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Host Dmae Roberts guests are Portland playwright David Gallic about his world premiere comedy"Off Book," and Alexa Wiley of the Salmon Nation Artist Project.

26:55 minutes (10.78 MB)

Cathy Wilkerson, Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Host Lisa Loving interviews Cathy Wilkerson, former member of the Weather Underground about her memoir, Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman. She blew up and escaped from a Greenwich Village townhouse in 1970.

27:29 minutes (11.01 MB)

Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change

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Radiozine
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Mon, 01/14/2008

Since participating in the first "Inconvenient Truth" workshop with Al Gore, Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has been traveling around the state giving presentations based on Al Gore's book. This talk was recorded at the BPA GSA Auditorium on December 13th. It's part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Division's Climate Change Committee in collaboration with PSU's Schoolof Community Health, Oregon Environmental Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Bradbury offers his own insights and personal take on what we can do to turn the crisis around.

58:12 minutes (23.32 MB)

"Zapatista"

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Sun, 01/13/2008

 Laurie Mercier and Luz María Gordillo review Zapatista, the play by Dañel  Malán about Subcomandante  Marcos  and the Zapatista insurgency in the Mexican state of Chiapas,  discussing, among other things, whether the Zapatistas are post-modernists.  Zapatista plays in a bi-lingual production through January 19 at Teatro Milagro here in Portland.   Follow the link for more information.  

15:31 minutes (7.11 MB)

Civil Resistance in Iraq

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Sun, 01/13/2008

 Press coverage of Iraq tells us that  the US is trying to build a secular democracy there, when in fact democratic and  secular groups are most under attack by the US and its Suni and Shia allies.  Bill Weinberg, award-winning journalist, radioactivist, and producer at  Pacifica's WBAI in New York, talks with Laurie Mercier about civil resistance to the US occupation.   Weinberg maintains an on-line journal World  War 4 Report with links to more news about the non-religious democratic labor movements  in Iraq.  

14:28 minutes (6.63 MB)

Rebooting Democracy Rally: Blumenauer Challenged

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Evening News
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Sun, 01/13/2008

 

In Portland Friday, a group called 'rebooting democracy' held an event to encourage progressive activism within electoral politics.

But not all attendees were happy with the group's choice of keynote speaker. 

KBOO's Katie Arrants has more

 

1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 14, 2007

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Sun, 01/13/2008

 This  is the Old Mole Variety Hour in its entirety.   Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program focuses on some  popular movements the mainstream media  fail to cover.  First, Phil Alden Robinson from the Writers Guild talks with Bill Resnick about the writers's strike and how the issues have been slanted by mainstream media.  You can hear this segment separately here.  

54:07 minutes (49.54 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Removal of Detainee Right to Appeal & Military Commissions Act 2006

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Sun, 01/13/2008

Next on Civil Liberties Watch Kboo’ reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund Discusses the Military Commissions Act of 2006 with the director of the ACLU of Oregon David Fidanque..

 

4:54 minutes (4.49 MB)

Even More FREE or Cheap Gardening Supplies

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The Dirtbag
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Sun, 01/13/2008

Host Glen Andreson continues last month's theme of gardening on the cheap. Find even more sources of FREE or very cheap gardening supplies, especially small perennial fruits, fruit trees, compost materials, mulches, and fertilizers.

27:49 minutes (25.47 MB)

 

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