Arts and Culture

KBOOs 51st Birthday Party and Birthday Cake Potluck

Join us on Sunday June 2nd from 2-4pm at KBOO Community Radio 20 SE 8th Avenue for our 51st Birthday Party! It's a BIRTHDAY CAKE POTLUCK, so bring the cake you want to eat in this world, and come celebrate with music, fun, station tours, casual converstation, and Birthday ... Read more

Nina Paley

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Animator Nina Paley is one of the most independent of filmmakers.  Her two feature films, Sita Sings the Blues and Seder Masochism, tackle patriarchal themes in religious narratives, and reimagine them from a feminist point of view.   Read more

A whole new month of cinema, at Film at 11 for 5 Feb., 2021

Airs at: Fri, 02/05/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Britta Gordon on xxxxx, Matthew on xxxxx, Jeff Godsil on xxxxx, and thoughts on the book xxxxx.  Read more

Tecnopal, Short Wave, Dean Style.

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 01/23/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
El grupo Tecnopal, Short Wave de San Luis Potosí y Dean Style. Read more

Invasions and holidays decade by decade on Film at 11 for Friday, January 29, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
In this week's survey of screen offerings from four different decades, we include Britta Gordon on Steve McQueen's Small Axe Episode three, Red, White and Blue, Jeff Godsil on Billy Wilder's The Apartment, from 1960, KBOO's Matthew on Richard Lester's Juggernaut from 1974, ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 1/22/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
On today’s show we celebrate our local independent publishers and the authors whose work they publish. We did a similar show about two years ago when we welcomed four Portland-based indies -- Tin House, Future Tense Books, Hawthorne Books, and Forest Avenue Press -- to the ... Read more

S. Renee Mitchell

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnist  and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.  She is the creative force behind the “Spreading the Black Joy Virus," a multimedia intergenerational project intended to incre... Read more

Black Death by Zora Neal Hurston and Lena Horne starring in an episode of Suspense

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/19/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
To top off Martin Luther King Day we present a short story by one of the stars of the Harlem Renaissance, writer and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston. A woman seeks the help of a local "hoodoo man" to get retribution on the man who refuses to take responsibility for impregn... Read more

Storm Beat author Lori Tobias shares stories from the Oregon Coast

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Lori Tobias, author of the new memoir Storm Beat: A Journalist Reports from the Oregon Coast, published by Oregon State University Press. Lori has worked in journalism for over 25 years, including time at the Rocky Mountain News as a columnist a... Read more

Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode from 2009, we visit two award-winning independent animation directors at their Portland studios. Joanna Priestley is a filmmaker, teacher, producer, and festival organizer.  She’s best known for her abstract animation, most notably for North of Bl... Read more