Arts/Culture

Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Power Battles in Maine: Bill Resnick interviews Matthew Cannon, a leader of a Maine ballot Initiative campaign that successfully prohibited the construction of a superhigh voltage e... Read more

DiaTribe

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with AJ Wone about his film, “DiaTribe”, which screens this Friday evening, February 4th, at the Hollywood theater as part of the Cascade Festival of African Films. Tracing the evolution of hip-hop dance from traditional origins in Africa, “DiaTribe” featur... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop with Mic Crenshaw

Airs at: Wed, 01/26/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
About this month's guest...  Michael Crenshaw is a world class MC and poet who has emerged on the national and international stage. As a teen in the late 80's, Mic was embroiled in the violent streets of Minneapolis, leading groups to physically confront white supremacist ... Read more

Portland's Short Story All Stars: Margaret Malone, Kimberly King Parsons, Karen Russell, and Lidia Yuknavitch

Airs at: Thu, 01/27/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber... Read more

Film at 11 celebrates Americana this week, on Friday, 4 February 2022

Airs at: Fri, 02/04/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Jeff Godsil on Our Town. Britta Gordon on Samuel Fuller's crazy masterwork The Naked Kiss, and in the book corner a new monograph on Tarkovsky's Stalker.  Read more

More Fantastic Adventures from the start of the Marvel Age

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns for another Monday. Fortunato has plenty of toe tapping music lined up to help you through a winter's afternoon. This week we feature more adventures Of The Fantastic Four as then confront their most dangerous foe yet, The Incredible Hulk. So, put a litt... Read more