Women

Support KBOO in the 2019 Give! Guide and help us reach our goal by Dec. 31st


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

Little Lulu - Working Girl

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Little Lulu, the comic originally created by Marjorie Henderson Buell for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930's, has gone on to inspire generations of animators and cartoonists including the industry group Friends of Lulu.  Now, the Lulu strips penned by journeyman wri... Read more

Burn It Down: Women Writing About Anger

Airs at: Fri, 12/20/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Suzanne LaGrande interviews journalist, writer and editor Lilly Dancyger about her recently published collection of essays, Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger. Dancyger  discusses how and why women's anger has been suppressed, some of the many reasons for women's anger... Read more

Hexing the Patriarchy

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
 Suzanne LaGrande talks with journalist, teacher and renowned feminist writer Ariel Gore about her new book, Hexing The Patriarchy: 26 Potions, Spells and Magical Elixirs to Embolden Resistance. Gore talks about how magic has always been a resource for the disenfranchised a... Read more

This Is My Body

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Suzanne LaGrande speaks with musician and writer Cameron Dezen Hammon about her recently book,  This Is My Body: A Memoir of Religious and Romantic Obsession. What would make a feminist, non-practicing Jew-ish New Yorker decide to join an evangelical mega-church  in Houston... Read more

Until the Lions: Echoes of the Mahabharata

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  In Until the Lions, Karthika Naïr retells the Mahabharata through the embodied voices of women and marginal characters, so often conquered and destroyed throughout history. She captures the richness and complexity of the Mahabharata, while illuminating lives buried benea... Read more

Black Books for the Holidays

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Black Book Talk listeners are invited to call in and share books by Black authors that you'd like to give (or receive!) during the holidays.  Tell us about the book that made you smile, laugh or just think a little deeper.  You know, the one that you couldn't stop talking a... Read more

The Divine and the Mundane: Music in the Fabric of Our Lives

Airs at: Sat, 11/30/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Whether we hear it or not, we are always steeped in sound. Over the course of 2019, Threshold Shift has been exploring the intersections of field recording, sound design, human hearing and music. We started in March with guest host, Bill McQuay's, second deep dive into the ... Read more

Tonight on Threshold Shift--Composers Simrit and Mamoru Fujieda

Produced for Threshold Shift
The Divine and the Mundane--Music from the Fabric of Our Lives Tonight from 12 - 3am, we'll be having a special episode of Threshold Shift featuring our year-in-review as well as a long-form interview with chart-topping, neo-psychedelic world musician, Simrit Kaur with snea... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 11/29/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show, we discuss the life and work of the late Grace Paley, one of the true masters of the short story form, and a great poet, essayist, and activist, as well. There’s no one better to talk Grace with than our guest Judith Arcana, author of the book Grace Paley’s... Read more