Spoken Arts

Opportunities: Poetry Workshops; Critique Groups; Calls for Submissions; Contests; Fellowships etc

In Klamath Falls Saturday July 28:   Free Literary Elements in Songwriting Workshop Klamath County Library, 126 S. Third St. Klamath Falls, OR Performance by Laura Gibson and workshop students at 4:30p.m. Free and open to the public. Portland singer and song writer Laura Gib... Read more

The making of Casablanca

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
An insightful, and extensively researched look behind the scenes of the production of one of the greatest American movies "Casablanca". "We started out to make a good picture" said producer Hal Wallis "We never dreamed it would become a classic". Fortunato reads excerpts fr... Read more

Talking Earth "Passages: From Grief to Healing," in memory of Robert LaMorticella

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Poet and Talking Earth host Barbara LaMorticella dedicates tonight’s show to her husband, Robert LaMorticella, on what would have been  his 81st birthday.  Robert passed away in July of 2018, and tonight Barbara reads and talks about this passage with two fellow poets, Sage... Read more

Interview with Sherri Levine

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Sherri Levine is a poet and teacher. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches English to immigrants at colleges and universities. Her work has been published in the Timberline Review, Driftwood Press, Calyx, Verseweavers, Worcester Review, The Sun Magazine, and oth... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 07/11/19

Airs at: Thu, 07/11/2019 at 10:00pm - Fri, 07/12/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
New music by Jane Weaver, Gökçen Kaynatan, Durul Gence, we say goodbye to Mad Magazine, and I break into spontaneous banjo solos for no apparent reason. Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 06/27/19

Airs at: Thu, 06/27/2019 at 10:00pm - Fri, 06/28/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
A brand new episode of Radio Lost & Found, just for you! Read more

Interview with Evie Shockley

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Evie Shockley is the author of semiautomatic(2017), winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the LA TimesBook Prize.  She has published four other collections of poetry—including the new black (2011), which won the Hurston/Wright ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 6/24/19

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the summer solstice edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the night-time radio show that makes you wish the longest days of the year were even longer. Our guests tonight are Kieran Davey and Jacqueline Ozorio of the wonderful British podcast The Penny Peepshow. The ... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Jerry Chrisman, John Campbell, Karyn O'Bryant

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, even before KBOO, in fact, even before Ira Glass, there was a short-lived, though influential network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company. They did things differently than the big networks at the time – the Columbia Broadcasting Systems a... Read more

Excerpts from The Comedians, a history of American Comedy, By Kliph Nesteroff, Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/18/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
In the late 1950's the show business establishment hated the two hottest comics of the day, Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl. And did all it could to derail their careers. It was not until comedian Redd Foxx began to appear on a series of "party records" that anyone thought that t... Read more