Arts and Culture

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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

Bill Griffith - Beyond Zippy

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this followup to our 2019 interview with underground comics legend Bill Griffith, we talk more about his remarkable 50-year career as an underground artist, helping kickstart the underground comics movement of the 1960's with his mashups of pop culture and surrealism,... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: October Youth TBA Special

Airs at: Wed, 10/27/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
This month we turn the microphones around on the students. They share their experiences with arts education, and we enjoy a TBA Festival report from Reynolds High School alum and artist Viktoria Moskalenko. Produced by Erica Thomas @ericameryl Design: worksprogressagency.c... Read more

Buscando America on 10/26/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/26/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta transmisión escuchamos al Dr. Emilio DeBess , la Dra. Ruth Zúñiga Psicóloga y a Vicky Falcón Vázquez de Oregon Health Authority OHA en Español con avisos importantes sobre como cuidarnos en estos días festivos de Halloween y Días de Muertos y sobre como sobre llevar... Read more

Amanda Bullock previews the Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
Today on Jonesy, we preview the upcoming Portland Book Festival with Amanda Bullock, Director of Public Programs at Literary Arts. The festival, which started out in 2005, has become an annual tradition here in Portland. And our preview with Amanda has become an annual trad... Read more

Gregory Grenon

Airs at: Tue, 10/26/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
 Aurora Josephson Interviews Gregory Grenon about his personal revolution and moving out west in 1976, working at Landfall Press and teaching himself how to paint on reverse glass, in the first episode of the Outsider’s Corner on Art Focus.  Read more

A Scary Story for The End of Summer!

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Classic Hollywood Movie Actor Robert Taylor stars in this eerie radio play "The House in Cyprus Canyon", orginally broadcast in 1946. Also starring , Cathy Lewis and Hans Conried. A young couple are setting up in a new house. They discover that one closet can't be opened by... Read more

Coming Soon: Wider Window Poetry with Assorted Poets

Airs at: Mon, 11/01/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
A variety of poets reading their own work. Read more

Tambores de Esclavos

Airs at: Sun, 10/24/2021 at 11:00pm - Mon, 10/25/2021 at 12:00am
The Tropicaustica Collective from Portugal and Buscando America present Tambores de Esclavos / Drums of Slaves, a special that tries to find Africa in America with vinyl recordings. You will hear music from Cuba, in the first part of the show, and from colombian rhythms of ... Read more

El Amor, Hair, Pájaro Alberto, La Máquina del Sonido, La Fachada de Piedra

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 10/23/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta