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The 41st Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival: Saturday, July 17, 2021

Airs at: Sat, 07/17/2021 at 1:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, July 17 Line-up 1:00 – 2:00 Collective Combo from PSU Jazz featuring some of the brightest future stars emerging from this lauded jazz education program. 2:30 – 3:30 Michael Raynor Quartet Chicago Drummer, who spent more than twenty years backing tenor titan Von ... Read more

The 41st Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival: Friday, July 16, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 07/16/2021 at 4:30pm - 10:00pm
Friday, July 16 - 4:30pm Kick-off *AUDIO PENDING* 4:30 – 5:30 Steve Cheseborough plays the harmonica, guitar, percussion, sings, and tells stories while he plays. He was a finalist in the International Blues Competition in 2004. 6:00 – 7:00 Sonny Hess & Lady Kat “Smokin’ T... Read more

Methane Hazards

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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Northwest Natural Gas and other fracked gas utilities are spending massive amounts of money on a campaign to promote so-called natural gas as a sustainable and carbon-free fuel for the future. But a recent report, “Methane Gas: Health, Safety, and Decarbonization,” tells a ... Read more

The Organizing Vision of MLK

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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To amplify Dr. Bakke’s remarks about the important contributions of the Black church to progressive organizing we play a short clip of remarks from 2004 by Reverend Jesse Jackson about the Martin Luther King organizing vision. Reverend Jackson was on this occasion the guest... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 27, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

The Religious Right

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Jan Haaken talks with Dr. Ray Bakke about white Evangelicals and the religious right, as well as left positions on race and social justice in the American Baptist traditions. Bakke is a pastor and theologian and a former Professor of Ministry at Northern Baptist Theological... Read more

Songbirds

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Songbirds, a beautiful, awful book about women who leave their homes to travel to foreign lands for work. Like the songbirds that are captured in mist nets or on lime sticks and eaten as a delicacy, these women leave their own children behind... Read more

Energy Crossroads

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
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Bill Resnick interviews Al Weinrub in the first part of a two-part interview about options for the energy grid. In the first part today, Bill and Al compare decentralized local community energy with the Investor Owned Utility model on costs, reliability, and speed of instal... Read more

There Has To Be A Better Way: Alternatives to Current Police Practices

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
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A conversation with Jason Renaud examining the conflicts between law enforcement and people with mental illness or addiction; alternatives to policing; and the city efforts to deal with homelessness. Jason Renaud is a nonprofit consultant with over 35 years of open recovery... Read more

An Hour of 7" Records with The Incredible Kid!

Airs at: Mon, 09/27/2021 at 3:00am - 4:00am
Join The Incredible Kid for a one-hour tour of some of his favorite seven inch records from his collection. Read more