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You can be a member of the KBOO Board!

**APPLICATIONS DUE BY AUGUST 15th** Hi KBOO members!  It takes all of us to manage this great community resource, and we need your help by joining our Board of Directors!   This is a great opportunity for you to become part of the team that is guiding our daily work and r... Read more

Shelley B Shelley, Portland to Africa

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Portland theatre artists Shelley B Shelley who has worked on Portland stages in the late 1990's. We'll talk about her thoughts on the evolution of local theatre and recent moves by Portland theaters toward creating anti-racism policies. We'll also find ou... Read more

Dawson Carr of the Portland Art Museum on Volcano!

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Art Focus on Tuesday August 11, 2020, Joseph Gallivan interviews Dawson Carr of the Portland Art Museum about Volcano! the exhibit about the eruption of Mt. St Helens 40 years ago. Carr talks about the Romantic 19th century view of the volcano, then how the big blast of ... Read more

Talking BDSM/Kink educator Patrick Califia, and Darklady of Catalyst: A Sex-Positive Space

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We're joined by author and BDSM educator Patrick Califia. Patrick has written numerous books, incluing kink-themed fiction, and much writing on the interpersonal and social politics of sex and kink. Darklady, co-owner of Catalyst: A Sex-Positive Place, a social and educatio... Read more

New-ish thornless blackberry--Columbia Star

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen is joined by Jim Gilbert for a live pre-recorded show, which, as always, is chalk full of gardening and plant news. We talk about growing figs, bud grafting, planting a summer cover crop, and how and when to harvest pears. We also offer homage to two rece... Read more

Fresh Tracks From Home

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
Rita's presenting lots of new releases this afternoon from Dr. Michael White to Roy Ayers. Read more

Baby It's Cold Inside: Rosemary's Baby, a detailed look, Thursday the 13th (gasp!), 2020

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Film at 11
  About 28 years ago, the British Film Institute decided to create companion monographs to the then 360 films the institution had chosen for permanent restoration and exhibition on a rotating basis. The first volume was The Wizard of Oz, written by Salman Rushdie. Now, 306... Read more

Mid-August Movies at Film at 11, Friday 14 August, 2020

Airs at: Fri, 08/14/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week we turn our 2020 vision on: Kelly Richardt's first feature film, River of Grass, from Britta (a revision from a technical error from last week), Jeff on The Kid Stays in the Picture, DKH on the new BFI book about Rosemary's Baby, and KBOO's own Matthew with a surp... Read more

Swing & Country World Wide Sing Along

Airs at: Sat, 08/15/2020 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  Swing & Country announces the first ever world-wide sing along on Saturday, August 15th 8:30am on KBOO.fm I've never been a religious person, but after visiting the Hank Williams museum I know what is like to visit sacred sites where a great secular religion called coun... Read more

Unity in Everything That Is

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2020 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Frank Coppieters was born in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium. From a young age he had a very successful academic career which he left behind to actively pursue a spiritual search which took him to Portland in 1985 where he has made his home ever since. He teaches Reiki ... Read more

Seattle Cruise Control

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Cruise ships are three times as polluting as airplanes, spew carcinogenic and other toxic particles from their smokestacks, and pump sewage and fuel oil contaminants into the ocean. Yet the Port of Seattle is largely dependent upon the cruise ship industry and is now planni... Read more

The Lady Eve starring Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're back with another presentation on Shut In Theater. This week Barbara Stanwyck and Ray Milland star in a radio adaptation of the Preston Sturges' 1941 comedy "The Lady Eve". A father daughter team of card sharks plan to take advantage of the socially ackward heir to a ... Read more

"Reunion," Emily Kendal Frey

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for August is "Reunion," and the featured guest is Emily Kendal Frey. She is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE and SORROW ARROW (which won the Oregon Book Award). She is a practicing psychotherapist and li... Read more

JEDIB for programmers - Q&A sessions

  Station managers will be holding JEDIB (justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, belonging) sessions for KBOO programmers. Come with your ideas and questions so that you can make a successful JEDIB plan for your program. These classes are not required, but are strongly enc... Read more

Protest Reporting Webinar on August 15th

  KBOO News will be offering a Protest Reporting Webinar on August 15h, taught by former KBOO News Director and author of "Street Journalist: Understand and Report the News in Your Community," Lisa Loving with KBOO Web Coordinator Jenka Soderberg.  This class is open to K... Read more

R.I.P. Lorenzo Milam (1933-2020)

KBOO would like to express our deepest condolences on the recent passing of Lorenzo Milam.  Lorenzo was a pioneer in community radio. His belief in and passion for community radio lead to the nickname "The Johnny Appleseed of Community Radio" due to his pioneering efforts i... Read more

Volunteers needed: Citizen reporters

KBOO is looking for people to report from the streets. Help give live updates and help us put the mic into the hands of the people! Contact our News Director, Althea, at newsdirector [at] kboo [dot] org.  Read more