Spoken Arts

Opportunities: Poetry Workshops; Critique Groups; Calls for Submissions; Contests; Fellowships etc

In Klamath Falls Saturday July 28:   Free Literary Elements in Songwriting Workshop Klamath County Library, 126 S. Third St. Klamath Falls, OR Performance by Laura Gibson and workshop students at 4:30p.m. Free and open to the public. Portland singer and song writer Laura Gib... Read more

Movie Cut-Ups

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
A one hour crazy collage from the diced-up soundtracks of the several movies, including Notorious, Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, 99 Homes, The Card Counter, Shadow of a Doubt, Fatal, Posessed, A Quiet Place II, Forver Mine, The Lovers, Zero Effect, Candyman and maybe a ... Read more

Talking Earth: January 9th, 2023 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
On Tonight's edition of spoken word show Talking Earth, host Walt Curtis discusses Malcolm Lowry's classic novel, Under the Volcano.  We also hear a little more from a recording Walt made with New Orleans musician Dusty Santamaria, and board-op Patrick Bocarde reads a poem. Read more

New Releases of New Music

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Another listen to some recent experimental and avant garde releases. Read more

Late January 2023

Airs at: Sun, 01/22/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New stuff. Read more

Early Jan 2023

Airs at: Sun, 01/08/2023 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New and different sounds for a new year Read more

A Different Nature: Tellus Audio Magazine Cassette Series

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
From Wikipedia: Launched from the Lower East Side, Manhattan in 1983 as a subscription only bimonthly publication, the Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine utilized the audio cassette medium to distribute no wave downtown music and audio art and was in activity for the ten years... Read more

Interminacy (John Cage text-sound special)

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature: Coda
You'll recall that John Cage shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die (“five to the heart, saving one bullet for the Buddah”). This anecdote and dozens more, equally non-existent, can be heard on the world premiere of INTERMINACY, the new text-sound piece written by Tom Dj... Read more

Radio Lost & Found Xmas Eve Eve Special

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2022 at 10:00pm - Fri, 12/23/2022 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
I play two hours of Xmas songs for the better part of two hours. I promise not to play Lovely Christmas Time once. Read more

Willamette Radio Workshop presents "A Radio Christmas Carol"

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
It’s Thursday, December 22nd, just two eves away from Christmas Eve, and we’ve been in somewhat of a quandary as to how to celebrate on today’s show. I think the classic story for this time of year is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, first published on December 19th 1843... Read more