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Laura Moulton and Street Books

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
If you’ve seen someone riding a bicycle-powered mobile library around Portland, chances are you’re looking at a Street Books librarian. Street Books is an organization that provides books to people living outside in our city, and operates like a library. Patrons are issued ... Read more

Jazz, Radio Theater, Rock & Roll

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of music on store for today, plus Part 3 of our Diesel Punk Dr Who Adventure Storm Warning. The Doctor and Charlie discover the real mission of the Royal Airship R101 as it assends into the stratosphere to meet an alien spaceship. Featured musicians on today's show inc... Read more

Susan Tomorrow previews the Kuchar Brothers Film Festival

Airs at: Wed, 11/29/2023 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
In Hollywood history, there’s been a number of famous filmmaking siblings -- the Warner brothers, Coen brothers, the Wachowskis, and the Safdies, to name a few. But there’s another highly regarded, though lesser known team, the twin brothers George and Mike Kuchar. Between... Read more

Fake Radio presents "Miracle on 34th Street"

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2023 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The holiday season is in full swing, and that means the annual re-appearance of holiday film classics such as “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “A Christmas Story”, “Elf”, “Bad Santa”, and one of my very favorites – “Miracle on 34th Street”. Those of you who are not old-time radio ... Read more

Bop and Diesel Punk

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Featured this afternoon will be a deep dive right into some Bop, as well as lots of other great music. Featured today will be Dexter Gordon, Chick Corea, Renee Rosnes, Andi James, Carmen McCrae, Charlie Parker and many others. Also on tap will be Part 2 of our Diesel Punk D... Read more

Radical Sista: Radical EP; Putrid Sc•m: Is it The Way?; Rueda: Demo y Ensayo 1988

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 10:00pm - Sat, 11/25/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Another repeat, for post-Thanksgiving, 24 November, 2023

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
in another repeat, due to illness, we revive  a vast mix of titles. DKH discusses a few recent streaming films, and later reviews a new BFI Film Classic on Touch of Evil. Jeff Godsil revives an interest in the Wall Street thriller, Boiler Room, while Matthew of KBOO's Grem... Read more

Playful Presence: Robin Jackson and Songwriting

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Playful Presence
Playful Presence is a show about the creative process, mindfulness, and play. Plus some improvised scenes and poems. Hosted by Taj Baker. This month, Taj interviews Robin Jackson about songwriting and creativity.  We touch on topics such as creative blocks, the inner criti... Read more

ILY2

Airs at: Tue, 11/21/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Nov. 21, at 11.30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews gallerist Jeanine Jablonski about the new show I am a City of Bones at ILY2 Gallery on now through Jan. 13, 2024. Jablonski talks about several different artists’ work, her freedom to curate the show, and the way... Read more

Music and an Adventure from Time & Space

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Lots of music for your monday afternoon today. And apecial presentation of a Doctor Who radio adventure featuring Paul McGann as the doctor. Storm Warning (1996) as featuring Gareth Thomas and India Fisher as Charlie. This is the first chapter of a four part story that take... Read more