Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

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Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 11/30/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
As we’ve said many times, radio is Mr. Jones’s favorite medium. And it’s called a medium because, to paraphrase Ernie Kovacs, it’s neither rare nor well-done. Ernie was actually talking about the early days of television. But he could have easily been describing this show. ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 08/31/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Calling all Fireheads! That's what we call fans and followers of the Firesign Theatre, and Mr. Jones himself is no exception. We love the Firesigns here in the neighborhood. And on KBOO Community Radio for that matter. In fact, the very last radio performance of the entire ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 06/29/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
We talk books today on Mr. Jones's Neighborhood. And while Mr. Jones himself is barely literate, the Portland metropolitan area is decidedly not. We're a city of  great readers and writers, and, fortunately for those readers and writers, great independent publishers. We hav... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 03/30/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It took three months, but the first episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood for 2018 has finally arrived. What took us so long? We're not at liberty to say, other than Bob Mueller can be a stickler for detail. In any case, we think it's worth the wait. Our guests today are two ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 12/29/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It's the 5th Friday of the month, third to last day of the year, and this season's final episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, the children's show for reluctant adults. Host Ken Jones (no relation) welcomes Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy of Portland Story Theater. Lawrence... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 09/29/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and time once again for another episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, the children's show for reluctant adults. Host Ken Jones (no relation) welcomes Sam Mowry of Willamette Radio Workshop and John Barber, producer of the Re-Imagined Radio p... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 06/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
It's the 5th Friday of the month, and the 30th anniversary of Portland's Waterfront Blues Festival. Which can only mean one thing... another episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, the children's show for reluctant adults. Host Ken Jones (no relation) welcomes Ty Curtis and Je... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tune in for the premiere episode of Mr. Jones's Neighborhood, the children's show for reluctant adults. Host Ken Jones (no relation) welcomes Noah Mickens, artistic director of the Umbrella Festival of Circus and Comedy; Los Angeles-based dancing juggler Alex Bistrevsky; an... Read more