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

Portland Jewish Hour

Airs at: Sun, 06/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Music for Father's Day, Pride Month, and Juneteenth. Read more

Murder My Sweet

Airs at: Mon, 06/21/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/22/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, we present a radio adaptation of the film noir classic Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell as private eye Philip Marlow. First an excon wants Marlow to find a woman who used to work at a nightclub that has changed ownership since the excon was sent up. Then a styl... Read more

The ever-current M receives new attention on a Film at 11 special, for Friday June 18 2021

Airs at: Fri, 06/18/2021 at 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
With two new monographs, we are reminded of the continuing relevance  of Fritz Lang's 1932 M, and thus consider M by Anton Kaes in the British Film Institute series of Film Classics, via Bloomsbury, and M, by Samm Deighan, in the Devil's Advocates series from University of ... Read more

Judy Cooke and her show Form First

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews painter Judy Cooke about her show Form First, which is at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery though June 26, 2021. Cooke talks about the wooden forms she designs and then paints and collages, the hidden influence... Read more

South American Electroacoustic Music

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Electroacoustic music from Uruguay (1970), Argentina (1971), and Cuba (1984) Read more

Pre Summer Moods

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
It's June in Portland, yet summer is still appears to be a long way away. Fortunato presents two hours of music to help you wait for summer to get here. Featuring Dinah Washington, Jo Stafford, Lee Morgan, Wynton Kelly June Christie, Red Garland and many others. Read more