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

Buscando America on 11/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha sobre la liberación de Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva y sobre la crisis actual en Bolivia en una conversación con  Gisela Rodríguez socióloga y docente del Portland State University. Krónikas de Viaje presenta al poeta chiapaneco Balam Rodrigo con poemas de su Libro Cen... Read more

Kevin Huizenga

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Kevin Huizenga's comics don't hew to any typical narrative structure.  In self-published zines like Super Monster as well as award-winning graphic novels like Curses, Huizenga's long-suffering protagonist Glenn Ganges moves forward, backward, and sideways in time, grappl... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Otto Riesenberg about his show Wooden Family Photos

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Otto Riesenberg about his show Wooden Family Photos at the Hampton Inn in the Pearl District. Riesenberg talks about why he photographs wooden marionettes in public, how strangers react, the impact of ... Read more

The Book of Lost Saints

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Book of Lost Saints is an evocative multigenerational Cuban-American family story of revolution, loss, and family bonds from New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older. Marisol vanished during the Cuban Revolution, disappearing with hardly a trace. Now, sha... Read more

Mostly Music, and a Radio Drama starring Lloyd Nolan

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato is lining up an electic mix of songs to help you get through your Monday afternoon. Also, a classic episode of the radio theater series Suspence, "Nineteen Deacon Street". Lloyd Nolan stars as a salesman who begins to dream of the woman who used to live in the apa... Read more

INDIGIFI - Definition of Resilience

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts presents the Indigenous special series INDIGIFI-Definition of Resilience a documentaries about Indigenous hip hop artists produced and hosted by Alexis Sallee of INDIGEFI and distributed by Native Voice One. In this episode, Alaska,  AK Rebel and AKU-MATU re... Read more

chatrooms: an on-air radio comedy showcast

Every First Monday from 11- Midnight   an on air radio comedy showcase Read more