The Grateful Dead 1979 New Year's run.

Air date: 
Sat, 12/20/2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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The Grateful Dead 1979 New Year's run.

Today will feature selections from the 1979 New Year's run, Brent's first with the band.

After posting this earlier in the day, I saw the following on the ever amazing blog Lost Live Dead:

Top Ten Albums of 2014 Count-Up

Program: 
Back To The Egg
Air date: 
Sun, 12/21/2014 - 12:00am - 3:00am
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Crackity Jones teams up with pal Michael Keefe for this 7th Annual Year-In-Review Show
We've made our lists, checked them twice,
And now it's time to present them:
Our top-ten albums of 2014!
I'm joined on this show by Annie Bloom's Books media buyer Michael Keefe.
This is the 7th Annual Count-up show, Michael and I have been doing this since the year I began at KBOO: 2008
With any time left over we will go into the BONUS ROUND and play some of our favorite songs of the year.

Sex from Scratch

Program: 
Pathways
Air date: 
Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:30am - 9:00am
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Author Sarah Mirk speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Our guest this week on Pathways is Sarah Mirk, author of Sex From Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules. Sarah is a journalist whose work focuses on gender, politics, and good ideas. As an editor for national feminist magazine, Bitch, she writes online daily about tricky issues of race, class, and sexuality. Previously, Sarah worked as a staff writer for The Portland Mercury and The Stranger (in Seattle). In addition to traditional reporting, she also writes nonfiction comics, ranging from personal stories of female Guantanamo veterans in Symbolia Magazine to a very successful series of small press comics about Oregon history. She lives and works here in Portland, Oregon.

Het Hollands Uurtje

Program: 
Holland Hour
Air date: 
Sun, 12/21/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Christmas in the Netherlands

The Holland Hour

Het Hollands Uurtje - For Christmas - My annual salute in festive dress - with carols in Dutch
and the season's songs from all over the world. With best wishes for a good year to come from the
De Greef family.

Not Your Bubbe's Chanukah show

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Sun, 12/21/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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Not your bubbe's Chanukah show
Hosted by Liz Schwartz, featuring Chanukah music for the chag, particularly off-the-beaten-track stuff, like this great Menorahsaurus Rex.

Pepe Escobar on "Eurasian Integration vs. the Empire of Chaos"

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Investigative journalist Pepe Escobar on the Eurasian world and how it looks different from Beijing

Guest host Per Fagereng interviews investigative journalist Pepe Escobar, the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT, and a TomDispatch regular. They will talk about Escobar's recent articles on the how the world looks different when viewed from Beijing. 

Pepe Escobar is TomDispatch’s peripatetic wanderer on the Eurasian mainland, which he’s dubbed "Pipelineistan."  He's also visited other spots along the future “new Silk Roads” that China wants to establish all the way to Western Europe.  He offers a vision of a different Eurasian world than the one reflected in news reports in this country.  

The High Cost of Tar Sands Oil

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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The consequences of tar sands development for people in its path
The Canadian Tar Sands is the largest and most polluting industrial project in the world. Impacts of tar sands development ripple out from the Northeast corner of Alberta, where the tar sands are extracted, to almost every region in North America. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with journalist Ted Genoways about the consequences of tar sands development for people in its path - ranging from First Nations people living downstream from these operations to communities along the routes of proposed pipelines carrying diluted bitumen to coastal ports.

Diana Rohlman on the Black Butte Mine Superfund Site near Cottage Grove

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Diana Rohlman on the Black Butte Mine Superfund Site near Cottage Grove

Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

A conversation with Diana Rohlman concerning the Superfund site, Black Butte Mine, near Cottage Grove, Oregon. We talk about this now-abandoned mercury (cinnabar) mine and some of the toxic remnants left behind, together with the health risks the mine poses. The history of the mine, typical of many other from the 19th and 29th centuries, goes from full-steam ahead, to abandonment, and back again several times. The community wanted this project and many have worked there or have family members who did. Diana Rohlman is the Outreach Coordinator at the OSU Environmental Science Health Center and works with other scientists, with a local school and its principal, and with the community in Cottage Grove.   

Sharing Holiday Messages

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Sharing Holiday Messages

Hosts Adam Carpinelli, Stephanie Guy & Amy Johnson share your holiday messages to your loved ones inside.   Send your messages to kbooppc@gmail.com and Happy Holidays!
 

Gremlin Time presents The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien

Program: 
Gremlin Time
Air date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:00pm - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 12:00am
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The bedtime radio show for grpwn ups.

Once again Gremlin Time presents it annual Holiday Special with Red Ryder and The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien. Every Christmas the children of Proffessor Tolkien would receave a letter fromFather Christmas, relating the many goings on at the North Pole as Santa, his elvis, and The North Polar Bear, get ready for Santa's annual deliveries. Some are humorous and some alarming,  as Goblins try to steal the presents meant for the children of the world. They really love train sets. So tune in as we present these adventures and a sampling of holiday humor and music.

Justin Lewis - Media & Consumer Capitalism

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Justin Lewis - Media & Consumer Capitalism

Orchestrated wants driven by sophisticated advertising techniques have created a culture of consumption. Appetites for the latest hot thing are engineered. Media campaigns sell cool and sexy. Marketing is key. Data are collected. People are profiled, then targeted. Cell phones. Have to get the latest one with all new features, faster processor and design. We can't be left behind. More sales means more profits. The capitalist economic system is predicated on making money and barely considers the environmental effects down the road. That's somebody else's problem. In the U.S., consumerism is connected to ideology. Freedom is equated with the ability to buy things. But the pattern of endless consumption is not sustainable.

Christmas with the Enemy

Air date: 
Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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How some soldiers in WWI laid down their guns and celebrated Christmas with each other
Humanity at its best amidst the brutality of war.

The hundredth anniversary telling of the hectic rush into WWI, and the horrors unleashed. The men thought they'd be home by Christmas to tell of the excitement over a glass by the fireside. German High Command promised a "fresh and cheerful war." But by Christmas a million soldiers lay dead, with no end it sight. In defiance of commanding officers, and at risk of their lives, the soldiers lay down their guns and climbed out of their trenches armed with wine, food and cigarettes, to greet the others, exchange gifts, and agree to a ceasefire.

They ate, they sang, their played together. They brought in the wounded and buried the dead, often with men of both armies working as one.
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