The focus of "Rise When The Rooster Crows" is on traditional music,
including American Old Time music and it’s roots and branches. This
episode, hosted by Jonathan Lay, features songs & tunes of whiskey, biscuits,
cornbread, baking, gold (mining & money), saltwater (sea son...
"In The Fish & The Dove, Mary-Kim Arnold’s lyrical scope sweeps across
intersecting terrains, moving through time to capture the history of
occupation and legacy war in Korea, through the delicate tethers between
biological mother, adoptive mother, motherland and daughter, ...
Drive-In Theaters had become a relic of 20th century America. That is,
until the novel coronavirus closed down cinemas across the country. Now,
venerable drive-in theaters such as Newberg's 99W are thriving, while art
cinemas are bringing their screenings outside.
Tune in for new music from Malian guitarist Afel Bocoum, Ghanaian highlife
artist Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band, the Tuareg group Tartit, South
African vocalist Vusi Mahlasela, and Benin's Gangbé Brass Band.
Today we get to speak with Jessica Janson, a coordinator for Animal Place's
Food For Thought campaign. The campaign works with various animal welfare,
social justice, and environmental organizations to adopt animal- and earth-
friendly menu policies for fundraising and spon...
It's Forest Avenue Press day in the neighborhood! Our first guest is Joanna
Rose, author of the new novel A Small Crowd of Strangers, published by
Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Stevan Allred, whose
most recent book is the novel The Alehouse at the End...
This week in the Arcade, War Pig and Poxy discuss David Lynch's 1986 Neo-Noir
Classic, BLUE VELVET. Ragan will host a series of disasterous call ins, and
Matt C spins all sorts of great records!
On Saturday, September 26, Rick Mitchell will be presenting three hours of
John Coltrane’s music – both classic recordings and historical rarities
– in honor of what would have been his 94th birthday this week. Although
his recording career lasted only 15 years, he never st...
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will
feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as
we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course. Some songs go back to
the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w...
For over five years the threat of being the site for the world’s largest
methanol refinery has loomed over the small community of Kalama, Washington,
40 miles north of Portland. This month the Washington Department of Ecology
released a new Draft Supplemental Environmental ...
The theme for September is "Labor," and the featured guest is Megan Alpert.
Megan Alpert grew up in the suburbs of New York City and has since lived in
St. Paul, Seattle, Boston, Washington, DC, and Quito, Ecuador. She is the
recipient of an Orlando Poetry Prize from A Room...
Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no
longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show.
Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short
break from her program, but ultimately decide...
KBOO will be accepting applications for new programs from September 1st
through the 14th!
We are excited and honored to bring new voices and unique perspectives to the
No radio experience required. Some audio editing skills preferred.
New Volunteers will be ex...
**APPLICATIONS DUE BY September 23, 2020**
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...
It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October
31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your
support by giving online.
Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give
Can you help spread the w...