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
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...
The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming
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
On Art Focus on Tuesday August 11, 2020, Joseph Gallivan interviews Dawson
Carr of the Portland Art Museum about Volcano! the exhibit about the eruption
of Mt. St Helens 40 years ago. Carr talks about the Romantic 19th century
view of the volcano, then how the big blast of ...
The theme for August is "Reunion," and the featured guest is Emily Kendal
Frey. She is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations,
including THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE and SORROW ARROW (which won the Oregon Book
Award). She is a practicing psychotherapist and li...
Dmae talks with Portland theatre artists Shelley B Shelley who has worked on
Portland stages in the late 1990's. We'll talk about her thoughts on the
evolution of local theatre and recent moves by Portland theaters toward
creating anti-racism policies. We'll also find ou...
This week we turn our 2020 vision on: Kelly Richardt's new film, First Cow,
from Britta, Jeff on The Kid Stays in the Picture, DKH on the new BFI book
about Rosemary's Baby, and KBOO's own Matthew with a surprise from his bag of
THIS WEEK in the ARCADE, Poxy and War Pig are discussing THE TOWN THAT
DREADED SUNDOWN and TOUCH OF EVIL. Ragan hosts a series of disasterous
call-ins, and Matt C will be spinning all sorts of great records.