International Women's Day on 03/07/13

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Thu, 03/07/2013 - 7:00pm - Fri, 03/08/2013 - 7:00am
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International Women's Day 2013

Continuing KBOO's long standing tradition of special programming to honor International Women's Day, this year we have 35 hours lined up to inform, inspire and celebrate women.  All programs during this special time are produced by women, with all women tech crews, too.  There will be a mix of music programming, including a couple of blocks of live music on Friday, and information and news, too!  It all starts Thursday evening at 7 pm, and runs through Saturday morning at 6 am.

Due to the length of the special programming time, we are rolling out the schedule in three parts.

Check out the schedule below for some more details about programs between Thursday, March 7th, 7 pm through Friday, March 8th, 7 am:

7-8:30 A live broadcast from Portland State University:

Panel on The Portland Women’s Movement: Building from Activism to Institutions

The Portland women’s movement of the 70s began with protests and consciousness raising but quickly expanded to include projects and services: bookstores, abortion information and referral, a rape hotline, women’s studies at PSU, a feminist school, a building, a health clinic and more. This panel will cover the Community Law Project, the Rape Relief Hotline, the Red Emma collective, the Portland Women’s Health Clinic, and Prescott House.

8pm - 10pm Paula's Picks - A special International Women's Day edition, selecting music that transcends genres and spoken word women artists who will capture the heart, mind, spirit and soul! Paula the Small will pick music to groove to, accompanied by spoken words that will move and inspire you!

10pm - Midnight Active Listening - The Seamstress of sound will spin an all women's eclectic mix of hip hop, soul, folk, and world music, the Seamstress of Sound is sure to keep you active.  

Midnight -2 The Autonomy Hour - Kathy Fors hosts a special International Women's Day edition of global and eclectic music featuring global women's music.

2 - 5:30am Audio Archives - Historical audio from the KBOO public affairs archives, hosted by Rebecca Nay. 

The archive audio that will air during this program includes: Honor the Grandmothers:  A program on Lakota female Elders + Their Heritage.  Aired in 1993; Homeless Women:  a program, hosted by Debra Lewis was broadcast on Bread and Roses on November 10th, 1992; Women in Portland History

5:30 - 7am Dawn Breaker's Breakdown - Moggy Vanderkin will feature great women's vocals of folk and country.

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