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Topaz, a poet

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  On this episode of Once Upon a Time, we have an individual who describes himself as a dreaded poet philosopher. Topaz has been recently been published in the poetry anthology The Circle, published by Pierian Springs Press. He will be sharing autobiographical short stori... Read more

Matthew Cortese: " Japan: A destination and a dream"

Airs at: Fri, 01/19/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
    As an introduction to Japan, we are listening to Japanese Jazz and the version of "Take Five".   Then, Matthew, tells us about the first time he learned about Japan. He was in the first grade. His teacher spoke about a country called Japan. Since then, he started th... Read more

REwind Me Back Please

Airs at: Tue, 01/16/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Due to the weather situation this morning, We are offering  a "never heard since first aired" Show from Jan, of 1998. Back then, Brian's Vinyl Pajama Party was a full 30 minutes longer - (Imagine the bedlam!!!) The second sound file on this page is the first 30 minutes fro... Read more

Sarah Pritchard Coleman, writer, singer, actress, teacher

Airs at: Fri, 01/05/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Musicians: Autobiographic songs. Consuelo introduced her guess, Sarah Pritchard Coleman. They have been friends since Sarah was eleven years old. They met in the town of Corvallis. Sarah is an eclectic woman: musician, writer, singer, actress, teacher - Special Educatio... Read more

So Long , Jim & Tom

Airs at: Tue, 01/02/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Today, on the first show of the new year, we look back on two individuals  who had a tremendous impact on yours truly: L.A. based DJ Jim Ladd, and legendary satirist, musician, and comedian  Tom Smothers. Plan for a wild retrospective, and a very good time! Read more

Dreams and Nightmares with The Underground

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2023 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for The Underground
The Underground goes to bed. Hosted by: Polly, Theo, Ragan, Simon, Lynnox, Graham Read more

Talking Earth: German, Beckett, Brehm

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
This week's Talking Earth features Portland poets John Brehm, Mimi German and Larry Beckett. dan raphael is your poetry DJ.  John Brehm is the author of four books of poetry: Sea of Faith, Help Is on the Way, No Day at the Beach, and most recently Dharma Talk. He’s also the... Read more

Bettie Lennet Denny, author and grandmother

Airs at: Fri, 12/15/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
    Her latest book is called THE WAKE OF MADNESS. MY FAMILY ESCAPE FROM THE NAZIS. Bettie shares with us the story of her parents and their escape from the Nazi during the World War II. This honest biography or memoir is the curiosity of a daughter to know the truth of w... Read more

Talking Earth: A Melange

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's Talking Earth show is a melange.  In other words, a medley.  I just like the word Melange, and tonight's show will be a mix of guests Barbara LaMorticella reading a poem for late host Walt Curtis, and New Orleans musician and poet Dusty Santamaria talking with hos... Read more

Interview with Jack Perez

Airs at: Fri, 12/01/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Film Maker, Producer, Scriptwriter, Producer and Professor, Jack Perez is living now in Portland and he lived thirty years in Los Angeles. He went to Film school at NYU in New York City, his hometown. Currently, he teaches filmmaking at Clackamas Community College and Po... Read more