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FLASHPOINTS: KBOO's Michael Leverette

Airs at: Fri, 07/31/2020 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Flashpoints
  KBOO producer and organizer Michael Leverette talked to Dennis Bernstein on Friday's Flashpoints about the experience of protesters on the street here in Portland during the Federal occupation, the 60+ days of protesting police brutality, and addressing the racism embedd... Read more

Radio Obon!

Airs at: Sat, 08/01/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Every summer, nihonjin (Japanese) and nikkei (people of the Japanese diaspora) come together to celebrate Obon. This festival honors ancestors through rituals, songs, and communal dance. This year's Obon Fest in Portland was cancelled due to Covid19, but you can still he... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 3, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:   The Occupation of Portland: Bill Resnick will be talking to Emory Mort, a people's historian in the streets of Portland, attending over 50 demonstrations. Emory reports on the Black Lives Matter George F... Read more

Sam Robinson Tells the Story of the Chinook People

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In mid July I went out to Chinook Point on the Washington side of the Columbia River near its mouth, to talk with Sam Robinson, a longtime Lower Chinook Tribal Council member. He told about the history of his people and the land they know better than any of us whose ancesto... Read more

Labor Radio

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join hosts Tina Turner-Morfitt and  Dr. Audrey Terrell for the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists segment of Labor Radio with our guest Cameron Whitten, the founder of racial justice nonprofit Brown Hope and the Black Resilience Fund. Tonight our show will highlight the Bla... Read more

Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us this week on Prison Pipeline as we talk with Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins as we discuss the police use of force and strategies for ending mass incarceration on Prison Pipeline.  Hawkins, a longtime advocate of criminal justice reform, has ... Read more

New releases of new music

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
More recently released experimental and avant garde music, tonight we will mostly focus on longer tracks that were not able to fit in last week's show.  Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews four designers about Design Week Portland 2020

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday August 4, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews four designers about Design Week Portland 2020. The annual festival of design is all-virtual in 2020 and run August 3 to 7 inclusive. Joseph interviews Abibat Durosimi of Bloom Beauty Collective, the founder... Read more

Interview with Sean Chamberlain

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on Tuesday, August 4th at 6pm on KBOO for an interview with Sean Chamberlain.  Sean is a visual artist who identifies as transgender. A graduate of Pacific Northwest College of Art, Sean creates unique digital avatars that are a projection o... Read more

IP44-Drug Addiction Treatment & Recovery Act

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Anthony Johnson, Chief Petitioner for IP44, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act which has just qualified for the November 2020 ballot. Oregon ranks nearly last in the nation for access to drug treatment, yet about one in 11 people in Oregon... 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: Next All Programmer Meeting is Aug 3-7

The next All Programmer Meeting will be held during the first week of August on Zoom. Link to the meeting will be in this month's All Programmer Email. All KBOO volunteers are welcome to attend. All programmers are required to attend one of the following meetings.  Mon, Au... 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