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Buscando America on 02/27/24

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa escucharás un espacio dedicado a la salsa antirracista y anticolonial con la investigadora y melómana Astrid Cuero. Gráfico elaborado por Travesura.   Read more

Love Song

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In recognition of Black History Month, Larry Bowlden reviews Tia William’s historical novel, A Love Song For Ricki Wilde. Ricki Wilde comes from a wealthy southern family, the wealth due to her father’s owning a string of mortuaries. Her sisters, Rashida, Regina, and Rae, a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 26, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Palestinian Film Fest: As Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continues, so too does global resistance to the war and to Israeli occupation of Palestine. Jan Haaken talks with Shams ... Read more

Return of the Gem! Athena, Oregon's historic theater gets a new life

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today’s episode, we travel virtually across the Cascades to the small town of Athena, population 1,211, nestled between Pendleton and the Washington state border in Eastern Oregon. Our destination is the Gem Theater, built in 1901 as an early brewpub, or saloon as they w... Read more

John D'Emilio on Bayard Rustin

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier speaks with John D'Emilio, Professor Emeritus of History and of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of the award-winning book, Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. They review George Wolfe’s film Rusti... Read more

The Afro-Atlantic Origins of the Banjo

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement presents a collection of traditional banjo music and documentaries shining light on the Afro-Atlantic origins of the banjo, and some of its enduring significance for American history. Rhiannon Giddens performs: Julie and Better Get Yer Lernin' Marc Dewitt ar... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 12, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/12/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which is a re-broadcast from Against the Grain. What insights into Israel/Palestine, and what visions for the region, were articulated by Edward Said? Under what conditions did the Palestinian-American scholar, critic, and ... Read more

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2010 conversation with Portland artist and self-styled "war junkie" Joe Sacco. Sacco has carved out a niche in the publishing world for his war reportage comics.  For more than t... Read more

Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of Kitchen Heat: a Restaurantland Romance

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays, authors of the new novel Kitchen Heat: A Restaurantland Romance. Kathleen and Clark are writing partners and a couple in real life, going on 26 years of marriage. Their previous books include four novels in The ... Read more

We Are Each Other's Harvest by Natalie Baszile

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
 In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000.  "We Are Each Other's Harvest" explores this crisis, through the farmers’ personal experiences. In their own words, middle aged and elderly black farmers explain why they continue to farm... Read more