Arts/Culture

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Eric Alexander

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2019 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Les McCann

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2019 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Buscando America on 05/21/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
A diez años del asesinato de Abraham Bojorquez escucha a Karen Torrente en Kronicas de Viaje sobre este lider cultural radialista y rapero aymara Ukamau y Ké. Lectura sobre la desilusión que conduce a la resistencia de Evo Morales una vez iniciada su campaña electoral, un t... Read more

Peace Talks Radio: Poems and Pen Pals for Peace

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On this Radiozine, we bring an episode of Peace Talks Radio, featuring two women who are finding inspiration for peacemaking in the written word. Kim Rosen, author of the book Saved by a Poem, talks about how people struggling with personal conflict can find peace, comfort ... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get Promoted/Change A Nation ft. Bryson The Alien and Jenni Moore

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:45pm - Fri, 05/31/2019 at 12:45pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Artist Bryson the Alien and Portland Mercury Music Editor Jenni Moore stop by to drop some real. Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Felicity Fenton

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Our News In Depth guest today is Felicity Fenton, author of the book User Not Found, from Portland’s Future Tense Books. User Not Found is a long-form essay about Felicity’s attempt to withdraw from the Internet, especially social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter,... Read more

Excerpts from "The Comedians" by Kilph Nesteroff, part 2

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We continue with more readings from the book by Kilph Nesteroff, "The Comedians; Drunks, Thieves Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy" This month we cover the rise of Las Vegas and the change that comedy went through in the late 1950's with the work of Lenny Bruce ... Read more