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

Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive by Don Merrill

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Don Merrill, author of the book Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive. Don’s a career journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He’s been a producer and reporter for civilian and Armed Forces Broadcasting, worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and was a pub... Read more

Fertile Ground Returns

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features the Fertile Ground City-Wide Festival of New Works with festival director Nicole Lane and actress, director and writer S. Renee Mitchell in Three By Ten or More, a presentation of PassinArt Theatre  and Resiliency in Rhythm, a youth project with a three-day... Read more

The Railway Carriage by F. Tennyson Jesse

Airs at: Mon, 01/20/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/21/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight's featured writer is mostly known for her reportage of "true crime" and documentation of the many tasks taken up by women attached to The Royal Army in World War I. As well as her novel "A Pin To See The Peepshow"(1934). She also created a female series detective in... Read more

Tilman Fertitta | SHUT UP AND LISTEN!

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
SHUT UP AND LISTEN: Hard Business Truths That Will Help You Succeed –  global restaurant, entertainment and hospitality mogul, Tilman Fertitta unveils powerful strategies that rocketed his global hospitality empire to the top.  Having created his hospitality empire 30 years... Read more

Ep 97. It Takes A Village To be Kind ft. Abibat Durosimi

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 12:15am - Fri, 01/31/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Over the summer, we had the absolute honor of interviewing our girl Abibat Durosimi aka @themagicblackunicorn aka spiritual Goddess aka PDX’s FINEST community leader aka BOSS aka 100% THAT B*$&#!! She tells us how she runs @bloombeautycollective and does literally all of th... Read more

First Sampler of the New Year

Airs at: Mon, 01/13/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We start off a new year with some music and some serious film talk. Joining us in the studio will be Dan and Chantell Halsted, from the Hollywood Theater, to talk about  an amazing film that they are showing this Thursday as part of their Hollywood Babylon series. From 1931... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews Alexis Day

Airs at: Tue, 01/14/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Alexis Day about her new show of tapestries which is at Elizabeth Leach Gallery now through March 1. Day talks about how she blends photos with fabric, sewing, beading and painting, and how she tries to cons... Read more