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

16 TRIPP-P 1Jun2020

Airs at: Thu, 06/04/2020 at 12:00am - Fri, 06/30/2023 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
During the Black Lives Matter & George Floyd protests that have been happening daily in downtown Portland, Oregon since the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police department, TRIPP-P co-host and independant journalist Cory Elia  was hit with a baton a... Read more

Buscando America on 06/02/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Revuelta histórica contra la violencia policial luego de la muerte de George Floyd. Transmitimos desde la manifestación de Penynsula Park en NE Portland y sobre  el evento online STOP KILLING US con Teressa Raiford y Dimitria # Don’t shoot Portland.   En la Session numero ... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Sara Krajewski of the Portland Art Museum about Being Present.

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday June 2, 2020, Joseph Gallivan interviews Sara Krajewski of the Portland Art Museum about Being Present. This meta show is a critique of the Portland Center for the Visual Arts, which flourished in the 1970s and 1980s. Being Present will be up until November, with... Read more

Adree Edmo Victory at Supreme Court and Interview with TL Forsberg

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on Tuesday, June 2nd at 6pm on KBOO. This week we replay an interview with attorney Shaleen Shanbhag regarding the case of transgender prisoner Adree Edmo.  The supreme court chose to uphold a ruling of the ninth circuit court that the Idaho... Read more

June Busts Out – Movie-Wise – on Film at 11, Friday June 5, 2020

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Back with another new episode, today Film at 11 covers some recent releases, including the low-budget science fiction film  The Vast of Night, and the documentary about sexual harassment in hip hop, On the Record, and later the career in making westerns of Delmer Daves, fol... Read more

45th Parallel + World Stage Theatre

Airs at: Tue, 06/02/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae continues coverage of Portland arts groups creatively pivoting during the pandemic. First up  45th Parallel Universe and their Friday night Portland Social Distance Ensemble.  She talks with executive director Ron Blessinger and tech volunteer Danny Rosenberg who creat... Read more

"Pride," Nastashia Minto

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for June is "Pride," and the featured guest is Nastashia Minto. Nastashia is the author of Naked: The Rhythm and Groove of It. The Depth and Length to It. An African American woman born in South Georgia and raised there by her grandparents, she grew up in poverty ... Read more