Queer Documentary Film Festival;and Medicare & Social Security for LGTBQ folks.

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 05/05/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Queer news & culture.
On this week's Out Loud, we'll be joined by David Weissman, co-founder and co-programmer of QDOC, Portland's annual Queer Documentary Film Festival, happening this year from May 14 through the 17th. Let's find out what documentary filmmakers see when they look at the queer communities we inhabit.


Later in the hour, we'll preview this Saturday's workshop (free and open to the public) called 'LGBT Community: Medicare, Social Security, and You.'

Guest Chris Hedges on his new book: "Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt"

Air date: 
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Join host Paul Roland and the always provocative writer and social critic
From seminarian to New York Times journalist to one of the leading social critics on the left to (just last year) ordained Presbyterian minister, Chris Hedges remains as provocative and insightful as ever with his twefth book: "Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revol," due out next week.

He helps us kick off our Spring Membership Drive!! Get your questions and comments ready to call in at 503-231-8187 and join host Paul Roland in a lively and edgy conversation! And be among the first to get a copy of his new book by contributing to your community resource, KBOO!

From the blurb for his new book:

Joseph Stiglitz on "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them"

Air date: 
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Joseph Stiglitz on "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them"
Host Jim Schumock speaks with Nobel-Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz about his book "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in "The Price of Inequality" and suggests ways to counter America's growing problem. He argues that inequalityis a choice - the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided priorities.

Mayday! redux 2015

Air date: 
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Fighting back against the oppressors
Mayday! Mayday!  Workers, immigrants, people of color all under attack in the U.S. right now!  Tune in on Wednesday May 6th for a Mayday redux - including audio from Portland's Mayday on Friday May 1st!

Be sure to support KBOO during our spring membership drive - Call 877-500-KBOO from May 6th to 16th to support the station that provides a voice for the voiceless in our community!

Greg Palast Supports KBOO

Air date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Greg Palast Supports KBOO

Host Jo Ann Hardesty interviews investigative reporter Greg Palast. Greg generously donates his time to help raise money for Voices from the Edge and KBOO during our Membership Drives. Today he will continue the tradition. Tune in for the latest on Greg's current investigations.  This is always a rockin and rollicking show!

Richard Heinberg on "Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels"

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Richard Heinberg on "Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels"

Host Per Fagereng interviews writer and activist Richard Heinberg about his new book Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels. Afterburn consists of 15 essays exploring various aspects of the 21st century migration away from fossil fuels.

Richard Heinberg is the author of eleven previous books including The Party's Over,Powerdown, Peak Everything, and The End of Growth. He is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world's most effective communicators of the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. 



Sharon Wood Wortman on "The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver"

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Sharon Wood Wortman on "The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with the founder of the Between the Covers program, Sharon Wood Wortman, about The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver—A Book for Young Readers and Their Teachers.

Sharon is a poet-performer, playwright, and author of three editions of The Portland Bridge Book, the last two editions with Ed Wortman.  In 1991 she originated bridge walks for Portland Parks & Outdoor Recreation.  Later she performed BridgeStories—A Storytelling Slide Show across Oregon.

Late Celestine Ukwu Special

Program: 
Africa-O-Ye!
Air date: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
celebrating Celestine Ukwu, the great singer, xylophonist and philospher from Nigeria
A special tribute to the great singer, xylophonist and philosopher Celestine Ukwu (1940-1977). Celestine Ukwu and His Philosophers National had an undeniably unique, poetic and profound approach to Highlife music fused with Igbo (Ibo) thought and tradition. The search for the meaning of life gracefully transposed into lilting melodies for brass, slide guitar, xylophone, percussion and voice. Our special will feauture vinyl selections of Celestine Ukwu and His Philophers National, along with a few select tracks of their contemporaries from the 1970s Igbo Highlife scene. Truly deep and transcendant music from Eastern Nigeria.

New Show Debut: Lisa Loving Interviews Steve Fraser about "The Age of Acquiescence"

Program: 
Democracy in Motion
Air date: 
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
New Show with host Lisa Loving: She interviews Steve Fraser on "The Age of Acquiescence"

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Steve Fraser about The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power. The book is a groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished.

Jean Ritchie Special

Program: 
Movin' On
Air date: 
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Short Description: 
Jean Ritchie Special
Jean Ritchie played a huge roll in the folk revival in the 60's (also know as the great folk scare!). She also influenced many of the performers of folk and roots music who are active today. Some of these musicians came together to record a two CD set, Dear Jean, a tribute to Jean Ritchie. I will be featuring selections from Dear Jean as well as playing selections from her own albums. There will be available a very limited number of the Dear Jean CD sets available as thank you gifts for your membership contribution. Tune in to Movin' On, Friday, May 8th 12 noon to 1:30pm to hear music from one of the most important musicians playing traditional music.

1950's

Program: 
Swing 'n' Country
Air date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 6:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
A look back at the 1950's.
Three things come to mind when I think of the 1950's; Dwight Eisenhower was the President, the New York Yankees were in the World Series every October, Country Music and the Blues had a baby and they named it Rock & Roll. Please tune in as we celebrate the 1950's. 
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