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Poetic License

  --->   Every first Monday from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Poetic License: The liberty taken by an artist/writer in deviating from conventional rules to produce a desired effect.  In this one hour show, the first Monday of every month, Turiya will explore the spoken word art... Read more

Danish Cartoon Controversy - Feb 2006 Archived Audio (part four of four)

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2006 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Originally aired in February of 2006, this episode of Words and Pictures features a discussion of the Danish Mohammed Cartoon controversy with international political cartoonistists Christoffer Zieller and Shujaat Ali, as well as commentary on the subject by Art Spiegelman... Read more

Danish Cartoon Controversy - Feb 2006 Archived Audio (part three of four)

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2006 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Originally aired in February of 2006, this episode of Words and Pictures features a discussion of the Danish Mohammed Cartoon controversy with international political cartoonistists Christoffer Zieller and Shujaat Ali, as well as commentary on the subject by Art Spiegelman... Read more

Danish Cartoon Controversy - Feb 2006 Archived Audio (part two of four)

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2006 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Originally aired in February of 2006, this episode of Words and Pictures features a discussion of the Danish Mohammed Cartoon controversy with international political cartoonistists Christoffer Zieller and Shujaat Ali, as well as commentary on the subject by Art Spiegelman... Read more

Danish Cartoon Controversy - Feb 2006 Archived Audio (part one of four)

Airs at: Tue, 02/28/2006 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Originally aired in February of 2006, this episode of Words and Pictures features a discussion of the Danish Mohammed Cartoon controversy with international political cartoonistists Christoffer Zieller and Shujaat Ali, as well as commentary on the subject by Art Spiegelman,... Read more

THANK YOU Dear Members!

We thank you so much, our KBOO Members New and Renewing, for your amazing support for our Fall Membership Drive. We cut a day off the drive before we even started, and were able to end early on our last day, as well. We are proud to be here as your community radio station.... Read more

Clusters and Your Economy - Special Extended Conversation

Airs at: Thu, 10/09/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this special extended episode of Words and Pictures, we welcome the international writing and illustrating team behind the comics-oriented guidebook Clusters and Your Economy, which examines collaborative communities from Renaissance Florence to California's Silicon Vall... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: J California Cooper

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Described by the Los Angeles Times as "a voice for the struggles of Black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices," J. California Cooper died last week at 82 years old. The Times continued with a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more

Damaso Rodriguez of Artists Repertory Theatre

Airs at: Tue, 09/30/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts checks in with Dámaso Rodriguez, artistic director of Artists Repertory Theatre. After a season of plays that didn't differ too much from the Artists Rep's past seasons, Rodriguez opened the most diverse season in the company's history starting with Lynn Nottag... Read more

Candidates for the Board of Directors

Don't know for whom to vote? We are holding candidate forums September 8 to 12 from 8 to 9 am,  which we hope will help you decide.  Click here for the candidates' statements and see when they are scheduled. After the show, we will link to the audio of the interview for peo... Read more