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

The Black Retriever by Charles G. Finney & The Fog Horn by Ray Bradbury

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight a couple of classic weird tales. First, from the author of "The Circus of Dr Lao", Charles G. Finney, Professor Kitty reads "The Black Retriever". A quite suburb is terrorized by the mysterious appearances of a large black hound, or is it a werewolf? Next,  Ray Brad... Read more

The Jack Maybe Project live in studio

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
A big show today, as we welcome The Jack Maybe Project into the big studio to perform. Back again is local writer Julia Laxer and Susie Kinder to read some of their work for us. Plus Film critic DK Holm along with the Sampler crew of Just Jest, and Fortunato. Godiva Lee wil... Read more

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents an interview by Susannah Mars of Adventures in Artslandia. She talked with writer and actor Anya Pearson and director Jamie M. Rea about ​Made to Dance in Burning Buildings at Shaking The Tree Theatre Pearson created and performs in this fusion of poetry, t... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Sarah Graves about her work for the Portland Grid Project

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday February 19, 2019, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews photographer Sarah Graves about her work for the Portland Grid Project, which on display now at Gallery 114 until March 2. Graves works exclusively in film, using her own dark room to develop and print h... Read more

Harrison Bergeron - An Individual with Courage and Strength

Airs at: Fri, 02/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join Host Dale Holiday as she shares elements of the futuristic world where “everyone is equal” as portrayed in Kurt Vonnegut’s short story, “Harrison Bergeron”.  She examines this fictional society and suggests that the same dynamics create the group think mentality in tod... Read more

Interview with Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Wendy Willis is the author of two books of poems and a collection of essays.  She is the Founder and Director of Oregon’s Kitchen Table, a program of the National Policy Consensus Center in the Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, and the Executive Di... Read more

International Women's Day Special 2019

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2019 at 5:30am - Sat, 03/09/2019 at 6:00am
KBOO is celebrating March 8th, International Women's Day, with 24 hours of special programming! Tune in beginning at 5:30 am Friday March 8th, and going until 6am Saturday March 9th. There will be something for everyone in this all day, all night special, produced entirely... Read more