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

Honky-tonk Man

Airs at: Sat, 07/20/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  The original Honky-tonk man, Johnny Horton on Vinyl. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country this Saturday morning. It's good for you.  Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews MK Guth about the state of art in Portland

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews MK Guth. MK is the Director of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. She talks about the state of art in Portland, and the art infrastructure of funding, grants, ... Read more

Summertime Radio Party 07.19.19

Airs at: Fri, 07/19/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/20/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In
Sean does his usual unusual thing on the usual unusual Friday Night Radio Party. Radio party crashers to be expected. Read more

Buscando America on 07/16/19

Airs at: Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión conocerás en la sección NOMADXS a Elizabeth Pakravan promotora cultural y asesora comercial y de negocios originaria de Paraguay. En Krónikas de Viaje escucharán sobre las razones para decir no al TPP11, un tratado comercial que promueve EEUU y que involucra... Read more

Chernobyl: Nuclear Drama on HBO

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Frann Michel discuss the HBO miniseries Chernobyl and some responses to it.  While there has been widespread praise for the aesthetics and emotional impact of the drama, and many appreciate its allegorical message about  climate catastrophe, ... 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

More than "Just the Facts"

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge shows how some philosophers reduce the world to the totality of facts and regard all feelings as subjective with nothing to say about reality. Capital goes even further, reducing all value to the value of money.  You can read this commentary here. Howev... Read more