International Women's Day on 03/08/11


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Tue, 03/08/2011 - 5:30am to Wed, 03/09/2011 - 5:30am
KBOO celebrates the international culture of women with 24 hours of special programming.

March 8th is International Women’s Day.

Continuing our annual tradition, KBOO is broadcasting an entire day of music, information, and news—all produced by about women.

Tune in anytime between 5:30 AM, Tuesday, March 8th, and 5:30 AM, March 9th to hear a variety of music and information highlighting the diversity of women’s experience.

Here’s the line-up:

Tuesday, March 8th

5:30–7:00 AM

Early Morning Gumbo
hosted by Diane Karl
Join me as I kick off International Women's Day with an all female celebration of Mardi Gras, moving between the city sound of New Orleans with such stalwarts as Marcia Ball and Irma Thomas to the Louisiana countryside including Cajun music of the Magnolia Sisters and Creole sounds of Queen Ida plus many more!

7:00–8:00 AM Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman
8:00–9:00 AM

Women in Prison
hosted by Ruth Kovacs and Brenda Escobar
For International Women's Day, Prison Pipeline will explore the history of women in prisons and examine various issues affecting women in today's prisons. We will bring you excerpts from music, poetry and a play, all written by women in prison as well as voices from local women doing amazing things after having been incarcerated themselves. Please tune in.

9:00–10:00 AM

The Women of Country and Western Music
hosted by Retta Christie
This show will feature various female vocalists taken from recordings ranging from the 1920’s to the 1970’s. Some of the artists included will be, Patsy Cline, Patsy Montana, Girls of the Golden West, and Rose Maddox.

10:00–10:30 AM

A Deeper Look
hosted by Linda Olson-Osterlund
Dr. Vandana Shiva (वन्दना शिवा), philosopher, environmental activist, and eco feminist, will be speaking with Linda about the Universal Rights of Mother Earth.


10:30–11:00 AM

Public Affairs programming
hosted by Crystal Leighty
Who are the most influential women around? Tune in for a discussion of "Woman of the Year", Who's making a splash in politics, cultural work, music, the arts, and / or in news reporting? Who are our local heroines? Listeners will be invited to phone in your nominations.

11:00–11:30 AM

Stage & Studio
hosted by DMae Roberts
What to call yourself when you don't have a name? That's what Dmae Roberts grappled with most of her adult life. In a country that likes to think it celebrates cultural diversity, race and identity continue to be a complex topic. As Dmae charts four decades of history, we hear from her perspective what it's like to be a "Secret Asian Woman."

11:30–12 noon

The State of Reproductive Rights
hosted by Cauley Powell

Noon–1:00 PM Buscando América: Día Internacional de las Mujeres
hosted by Carmen Martin-Styles
In this special program, young women leaders Araceli Ortiz, Christina Mora and Cecilia Girón will talk about Adelante Chicas (Go ahead girls) dedicated to empower Latina girls in Oregon, a program of the organization Adelante Mujeres. Listen to some of the most powerful and beautiful Spanish songs composed/performed by women from Central and South America, Spain and United States while learning about the struggles of women in our communities/countries and their achievements.
Show in Spanish.
1:00–2:00 PM Fusion Arte
hosted by Jessica Lagunas
Show in Spanish.
2:00–3:00 PM Folklorico Music from South America
hosted by Neyza
Show in Spanish.
3:00–4:00 PM Tonalli
with hosts Ruth Parra, Edith Quiroz Molina, Victoria Hernandez, Brenda Escobar
On Tuesday an international day of women in tonalli we talk of Latinas both northern, central and south america that have managed to achieve in different areas such as politics, art, science, economy and others and that is what we inspired to follow his example of life as we listen to music of their countries of origin.
Show in Spanish.
4:00–5:00 PM World Music
hosted by Kathy Fors
This hour will have an emphasis of Roma/Gypsy women
5:00–6:00 PM The KBOO Evening News
6:00–7:00 PM Out Loud
hosted by Sasha Buchert
Katie Carter from In Other Words will discuss the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, an event coming up entitled "Feminism Forever" on Wednesday March 9th that will host Amy Richards, Julie Serrano, and Andi Zeisler. There will also be a discussion with the organizers of the Portland International Women's Day event.
Also, Jessica Amo from the Women's Resource Center at Portland State University will discuss current feminisms, Sexual Assault Awareness Month and campus sexual violence.
7:00–8:00 PM

Cowgirl Music
hosted by Rachel Gold
Cowgirl music special!  Join Music from the Truevine's Rachel Gold for an hour of great cowgirl music, featuring Patsy Montana, Kitty Wells, the DeZurik Sisters and more! Tune in as we put the 'lady' back in 'yodel-ay-de-hoo!'

8:00–9:00 PM Shocks of Sheba
hosted by Michele Wellnitz and Teresa Kozic
Presenting an hour slice of some fantastic music from women in reggae’s past & present. From Hortense Ellis to Queen Ifrica, this will be an hour dedicated to the fantastic works of women everywhere. Tune in & rock!
9:00–10:00 PM International Music
hosted by Brenda Escobar and Sarika Mehta
10:00 PM–12 Midnight   DJ Anjali
Tonight, DJ Anjali will focus on Women Artists from the Desi diaspora — with special guest: Anjali's mum, who will share some of her favorite filmi songs.

Wednesday, March 9th

12 Midnight–3:00 AM Screaming Women and More
hosted by Ani
Just because sometimes, you need a good scream.
3:00–5:30 AM

International Women Day Punk Rock Special
hosted by Erin Yanke
We spend the last 2 1/2 hours of international women's day focusing on female fronted punk bands from all over the world. From Portland to Iceland, and many many places in between.



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