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Exclusive KBOO t-shirts!!

KBOO has all your swag needs covered! Here are the limited edition KBOO t-shirts you can get right now. 100% of proceeds go to support KBOO Community Radio. KBOO Sounds of Democracy shirt available during the 2021 Fall Membership drive! ... Read more

Rhythm Shack's International Women's Day Special!

Produced for Rhythm Shack
On March 8, 3am-5:30am, to celebrate International Women's Day, Rhythm Shack brings you 2 1/2 hours of music exclusively by women in roots music: roots-rock, Americana, rockabilly, classic rock, soul, blues & a little zydeco! Everyone from Aretha Franklin to Wanda Jackson..... Read more

A Valentine for Legendary Beat Poet Bob Kaufman

Produced for Talking Earth
Barbara LaMorticella talks about the life of Bob Kaufman, legendary black San Francisco Beat poet, joined by Zoom with Ray Foye, editor, publisher, archivist and friend of Kaufman in poetry reading and discussion. Talking Earth Monday night 2/15/21 10-11 PM Pacific Time. Read more

Online event: "BAM! Chicago's Black Arts Movement"

  KBOO proudly presents "BAM! Chicago's Black Arts Movement" FILM VIEWING: Register to get link to view film and watch before attending the panel LIVE PANEL: Wed, February 24 TIME: 6:30p - 7:30p LOCATION: Online PRICE: Free (donations encouraged, text KBOOBAM to 44321 or cl... Read more

Candido Camero dies November 7, 2020

Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
The following is quoted from the New York Times Obituaries November 24, 2020. "When you talk about percussion, particularly the evolution of conga playing, you're talking about two periods - before Candido and after Candido", the Grammy-nominated percussionist and bandleade... Read more

Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientations for new volunteers

Interested in becoming a KBOO volunteer? The first step is to attend one of our virtual volunteer orientations. To attend, register online using the links below. Here's the schedule for this Spring:   Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientation schedule:    Tues, Feb 2 @ 6pm-7:30pm... Read more

Martin Luther King Day Celebration on KBOO

“Bridge Over Troubled Water” A Tribute to the Life & Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 18, 2021 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Streaming on: www.worldartsfoundation.org, Open Signal, KBOO 90.7 FM,  This retrospective program draws from our organization's legac... Read more

Woohoo! We met our fundraising goal!

Yesterday was the last day of our end of year fundraising and it was a rousing success thanks to all of our supporters! We raised over $58,000 through our Give Guide fundraiser, surpassing our initial and stretch goal. With times the way they are, we are humbled and gratefu... Read more

Free Weekly Drive-Thru Vaccine and COVID19 Testing Clinic at PCC's Cascade Campus

The Multnomah County Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Program in partnership with Multnomah County Communicable Disease Services and Portland Community College will host a free, weekly drive-thru Flu Vaccine and COVID-19 Testing Clinic, Every Wednesd... Read more

December Virtual Newsroom Trainings

  The KBOO Newsroom will be offering a number of virtual trainings this month. Learn about our process and how you can get involved. To register for a class, please send an email to our News Director Althea at newsdirector@kboo.org Newsroom Orientation Wednesday, Decembe... Read more