NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed email@example.com. Thank you.
Linda Olson-Osterlund hosts this half hour interview show focusing on
challenging social and political issues of our World today. Guests will
include authors and activists writing and organizing around these issues.
Tune in to get behind the headlines.
The world was forced to say goodbye to the great David Lifton, the long-time
host of this wonderful show, in December of 2015. His always-cheerful
presence is sorely missed at KBOO.
Article in PDX Jazz honoring the late David Lifton
KBOO Memorial Tribute Show
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 12am-3am.
Playing all the greatest pop songs, antipop songs, one hit wonders, no hit
wonders and A thru Z sides you love but may never have heard. Hosted by Yorik
Jones, a DJ of Infinite Jest & Musical Tastes.
A Radio Geekly is a collective, consisting of geeks from all perspectives,
who have come together to discuss “all things geek”. Click on the links
below to listen to our archived episodes.
We hope to "rise up out of the ashes" with a new collective soon, but in the
Grace Kuto and Basko Kante are Africa On Fire! Elder Consultants. They lead
Africa Roundtable editions of Africa On Fire! Roundtables generally air
every other first Thursday.
GRACE KUTO was raised a Quaker in Chwele, Kenya. She is the co-founder of
Portland’s Harambee Cen...
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM.
post crunk trip hopped up on goofballs experi-mental-case based god goth with
a splash of metal oh but only if the moog is right
APA Compass is a collectively produced public affairs program. Our mission
is to provide a forum for dialogue, exploration, and dissemination of issues
pertinent to Asian Pacific American (APA) communities; to unite, politicize
and empower APAs; to raise awareness of socia...
Every first and third Saturday from 3:00 AM to 6:00 AM.
Features the music of local and non-local underground artists
The Facebook page to link your music or discuss the show:
Every Fifth Saturday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Blues from an Afro-Centric perspective high-lighting the various forms the
genre has taken and influenced. "Blues and More" will give you what the
name implies: Blues by a variety of artists you would not normally associate
with the Blues. .
This program will keep listeners informed about what's going on at KBOO, with
a cavalcade of information, with a variety of volunteer and staff hosts.
Interviews and stories about housing and employment in the Portland area
Please check out our mixcloud page for all our archived shows!!!
https://www.mixcloud.com/bringbackreality/ Welcome to our Realm !
Music, Food, Art, Humor, Culture, Improv, Interviews, People, Life, PDX and
Suprise Characters will create the show we get to share with you.
Part 'feed your soul', part 'food for thought', BroadBand is a podcast that
features personal wellness tips and public affairs information because you
need to take care of yourself in order to take care of the world. Hosted by
Dennise M. Kowalczyk.
Every 4th Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Every other Thursday night (Friday morning) from 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM.
Funky music from all genres, spur of the moment vibes from live radio
Beats, Dub, Live Sound Collage, New & Old music...
hosted by DJ Paws Hands
Circle A covers local, national and international issues, focusing on the
voices of communities who, for political reasons, are not allowed a voice in
the mainstream media.
For more information email us, or continue to the Audio Tab to listen to our
Every first and third Friday from 3:00 AM to 5:30 AM.
Music voiced by those who identify as women with sonic, atomic sounds from
cities everywhere. A special focus will be made on local bands,urban,
electronica and noise.
Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Wenesday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Combined Culture Radio is a public affairs show that covers culture, sports,
music and art. The show is hosted by Tevin Tavares, co-founder and creative
producer of Combined Culture, and Combined Culture affiliate...
This podcast explores practical steps to save the environment through
self-reform, as well as living in a society where everybody shares.
Program retired in April 2016.
Was every second and fourth Friday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM, alternating
weekly with Lark in the Morning.
This is an interview with Toody Cole, Chloe Eudaly, Polly Anne Birge, and
Robin Mullins about Dead Moon Night, Thursday October 5th at 6pm at City Hall
- 1221 SW 4th Avenue in Portland
Join Portland City Hall and Commissioner Chloe Eudaly in commemorating the
2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturday from 3-6am
Rap music from back then until now, though we are going to keep it new, with
a main focus on up coming artists, but also good old stuff from time to time.
Tune in call in and check me out!! 18 and teaching at my high school I
Second Friday of every month from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
An annual (usually around late August or early September) four-hour-long
variety show mixing live and pre-recorded performances of dada, surrealism,
and many of their diverse offspring drawing on both classic and new material,
all transposed for radio and performed by KBOO ...
Tune in for new and vintage political/spiritual/radical folk and rock music.
Music has always been a healing and transformative force in culture. In
the1960s we saw the birth of folk/rock music –a convergence of music.
culture and activism that changed a nation. We are livi...
DI Squared is a program about entrepreneurs of color in the Portland area.
Each week we feature an entrepreneur who tells the story about getting
started. We also present a resource organization that provides services to
businesses in getting started. And we raise---and ...
We come together to speak on the events that affect the African diaspora in
art, culture, and television.
We speak on the social constructs that shape our paths to love. as well as
other aspects of interpersonal communicating
We listen in hopes to foster a dialogue that ca...
Old school funk and mixes dances hits
To paraphrase Wikipedia, an experience point is a unit of measurement in
role-playing games that quantifies a player's evolution. RPG players gain
experience points as they complete quests and overcome obstacles. Life, too,
is a game full of quests and obstacles, and we lea...
Free Speech Radio News is an international worker-run collective of freelance
reporters produces this daily newscast of news stories from around the world.
Real news by real people -- hear the voices of those affected, in their own
words, uncensored and straight from the ...
The DJ is a person in your neighborhood. When two get together, the listener
benefits and the whole community prospers.
All this summer, DJs Thurston Hungar and Slamantha Foxx roll through KBOO
every other Friday to bring the sounds that make you think, smile, dance,
Every 2nd (7-10 pm) and 4th (8-10 pm) Thursdays.
Radio as a liberatory tool...
This is a show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues relative to
African people and our experiences, in ways that promote positivity,
awareness, and pro-activity. We (who...
News, interviews, and information about life and public affairs on the north
side of the Columbia River.
Hole In The Bucket is a show about the many faces of poverty. Poverty
underlies and aggravates practically every human ill. Something recognized
and vocalized by every one of our guests. Consequently, 'Hole In The Bucket'
addresses many areas of the human experience. War,...
Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am.
This show alternates weekly with Italian Hour.
To foster a youth-oriented dialogue about gentrification and other forms of
community change through community-based storytelling that ultimately
displays the neighborhood pride and identity present in Albina and other
changing Portland neighborhoods.
Exploring the atmospheric roots of jazz and electro. Surrealistic adaptations
of classic albums, with skits, scenes, and spoken word abstracts
International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year.
At KBOO, we like to celebrate the achievements of women, as well as push for
more parity, more recognition, and more equality for women and women
identified folks in our community and in our world.
If you are i...
Greetings! A new show is coming to KBOO Community Radio and it
is Intersections Radio! This show is hosted and produced by me, Sarika
Mehta, with my partner-in-crime - Liz Rogers - engineering (that is, making
us sound great!). Liz and I were a part of the amazing APA Compa...
At Voices for the Animals we wanted to bring you news of an important film
coming to the Portland Film Festival the first week of September. so we will
air at an additional one hour time slot on August 31st. at 11am this
month. Join host Courtney Scott for this special p...
Rhona Coughlan is from Cork, Ireland. She is thrilled to be in Portland and
working at KBOO this summer, using this show to tell you all about Ireland
The name of the new show, by veteran KBOO programmer, Shaheed Haamid It Takes
A Village is from an old African proverb that recognizes the diversity,
differences and unity needed to make a community work. It Takes A Village
will attempt to examine some of the current politi...
Featuring the Latest & Greatest in Jamaican Reggae Music, Dancehall & Reggae
blazing into the late night, Live & Direct!!
today's program is dedicated to various musics of Yorubaland in southwestern
Nigeria, focusing on the Jùjú, Sakara and Apala forms. Talking drums that
perfectly mimic the Yoruba language, psychedelic guitars and melismatic
vocals forming trance states, Arabic influenced mic...
Purpose: Justice. Hope. Freedom. Learn about the issues of sex trafficking &
exploitation and where this issue intersects with other societal ills such as
violence, abuse, poverty, gangs, etc. Here I will highlight individuals and
organizations that are working to bring ju...
KBOO had a rad time at this year’s Wizard World Comic Con, held at the
Oregon Convention Center, Feb. 19 - 21. Check out the links below to hear
some great audio from the event, recorded by our crew: Pamela Santos, Jackie
Malstrom, Just Jess and Jenna Yokoyama. More info...
Hey KBOO Members – the annual election of KBOO’s Board of Directors is
coming up on September 15th – this is your chance to have a say in the
governance and direction of KBOO community radio. To help you decide who to
vote for, we’ve organized a series of forums with the c...
This six month trial of the KBOO Sunday News summarizes the day's news,
reviews the week's top stories, offers a forum for community members to
discuss those stories, features current issues and follows up on previously
On King Day, we broadcast the Keep Alive The Dream tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. from 11:00 am until 6:30 pm. This pre-empts all public
affairs, news, and music shows.
The photo, Friday, January 14, 2011 by U.S. Embassy New Delhi
1st Wednesdays from 7 - 8 pm
5th Wednesdays from 6-7pm
“Keepin It Real” is a public affairs, talk radio program that strives to
educate and to offer a forum for people to speak their truth while being open
minded and inclusive.
On “Keepin It Real”:
We take a look ...
Kitchen Table Conversations is a spontaneous, Live talk radio program focused
on discussing important current events and how they are impacting our
community and all of us individually. This is not a new concept! I, Mary
Postlethwaite, started Kitchen Table C...
This show focuses on art and music in the local LGBTQ community.
Liberation Radio brings you interviews, commentary and analysis of political
developments and struggles affecting workers throughout the country.
a life coaching program helping you through the daily challenges of life, and
giving you the tools to cope on a day-to-day basis.
Every Other Friday from 12-3am
Lighthouse Lessons is the media-production arm of Lighthouse Art Collective,
a community which exists to empower creators and neighbors to engage with
each other and the greater civic arena in order to facilitate growth,
"Mediterraneans: Music of the Middle East North Africa and Beyond" features
music of all genres from across the Arab World, Turkey, Iran, Israel, and
their European and New World diasporas. The show's repertoire includes
classical Arabic instrumentals from medieval Spain (...
Early rock and roll, blues and rhythm for the road.
Started on KBOO, the episodes created in 2018 originate from KWVA 88.1
One year ago, Mohamed Mohamud was found guilty of trying to blow up
Portland's Pioneer Square Christmas Tree. His sentencing had been postponed
several times, now indefinitely.
KBOO reporter Joe Meyer attended every minute of the trial, wrote a script
from his scribbled th...
Every Sunday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.
Music Without Borders
Good old-fashioned spoken-word radio. Observations and opinions, commentary
and creative writing by long-time staff member, Bruce Silverman. Random,
thought-provoking topics including everything from human-interest stories
read straight from the local paper, to personal c...
I am committed to working for personal and global peace for all citizens and
life in our world. On the NEW VISIONS FOR PEACE show, I will bring you
information and inspiration for living a peaceful life.
I believe that creating a harmonious world begins in each one of us an...
Video game music past and present presented with a healthy dose of ludology.
Nintendon't is a KBOO podcast looking at PC and video game music ranging from
the bleeps and bloops of what may or may not be your childhood to the modern
hits of today with a wry perspective....
Sporadically occurring collaborative effort of over 20 community radio
stations in Oregon
Oregon Community Media: Independent community radio and media working in
collaboration to better serve Oregon. OCM is composed of over 20 local and
independent community broad...
Out Loud retired in 2015 - but Queer programming continues on KBOO!
Here's the new lineup:
1st Tuesday of the month: Transpositive PDX
2nd Tuesday and 5th Tuesday - Preference - hosted by Alan Silver
3rd Tuesday - Darion and Justin host QTPOCTalk
KBOO is proud of our...
KBOO volunteer Christopher Francisco is traveling and providing KBOO updated
news and broadcasts with the Peltier Justice Ride 2016, a group riding from
Oregon to Washington, DC, July 12-24, 2016.
The ride is dedicated to creating awareness of the injustice Leonard Pel...
Every Friday from 3:00 AM to 6:00 AM.
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...
Thanks for your support. I'm unable to come back to this work, and I hope
that someone else is or will be able to take this on. (And if you hear of
someone who has, let me know & I'll update this page) - vj
In the meantime, you may want to check:
pdxactivist.org (where y...
Prison Breakdown explores the past, present, and potential futures of mass
incarceration, blending cutting edge academic research with the perspectives
of people with direct experience with the criminal justice system. Host
Nicole Solomon Lindahl coordinated a college prog...
Podcast on local and national politics by Patrick.
Progressive Spirit talks intelligently about spirituality and social
justice. Listen to interviews with top scholars, authors, social justice
activists, and spiritual leaders from around the world.
Download or subscribe via iTunes!
Radio Sketch Comedy like Grandma used ta make. But with Puppets! Real honest
ta god puppets!
Program on Portland’s Queer and Trans Communities of Color
The show features two local members of Portland’s Queer and Trans
Communities of Color (QTPOC). The goal is to increase support for
Portland’s Queer and Trans Communities of Color and the intersectionality ...
3rd Thursday at 7pm
Queen Talk is a monthly, talk radio show featuring a main host with guests
utilizing live conversation and call in options. The show is a forum for the
host, guests and audience members to express themselves holistically on
various topics including bu...
Every Thursday from 3-5:30am
Radio Fluffy offers eclectic and eccentric music from all over the world.
Recovery Zone has retired. It previously played on KBOO every 4th Wednesday
of each month, from 11:00 am to 11:30 am.
Healing Our World
Everywhere we look we see a world in trouble--environmental degradation; war,
torture and militarism; corporate greed, poverty and ...
Airs 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am Wednesdays. Alternates weekly with Somethin
"A Late Night Radio Show that plays Night Music:
Music that wakes up when the sun goes down
Music that sounds like the electronic building blocks of society
Retired August 2018.
Was every 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday from 3:00 am - 5:30 am, alternating with
2.5 hours of Ska, Roots, Dub, Dancehall, Lovers Rock & more ! Playing Local,
Regional, National & International Artists. Will be airing interviews &
The program will aim to bring the listener music which is inherently
connected to the roots of Blues and early Jazz, with an occasional helping of
historic narrative from me to relate the music played to its place of
importance. It may be from that period, or much ...
Sleepwalking Through Time explores different artists and genres from the
1920's through the 1980's with different genres each hour. Certain episodes
may have interviews and guest hosts.
KBOO received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to do an
investigation on the influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council,
or ALEC, in Oregon.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3
charitable organization t...
Sounds of Awareness is an interview program discussing life style, education,
social and legal issues, housing, health care, and employment, and how these
impact people with disabilities and the community at large. Paul Van Dyck
produces and hosts this 30-minute, disabilit...
Bipolar host ren Green interviews real people about their real disorders.
A 5-week series on how the new technology boom is changing Portland
Once a month, tune in to hear the station manager report.
This is a report created for the board of directors and presented at their
meeting on the 4th Monday of each month. The report goes through the
different departments at KBOO and shares some highlights about what s...
Sounds and stories from the deck of the UV746 Tugboat on the Willamette
Last Monday of every month, 11:00pm to 12:00am.
Sudden Radio Project - Theater
Tune in the Fourth Monday of every month for a new episode!
Moe Bowstern inteviews Samantha Martin and Polly Smith of The Amazing
The Amazing Acro-Cats, and their human staff, are devoted to promoting
cat-training awareness and supporting feline adoption and rescue across the
Our mission is to show cat lovers ...
Fridays from 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am. Alternates weekly with The Sacred
It's Infinitely Late at Night...you're still Awake? Perhaps barely
waking... Whatever the reason, tune into the Rest Area for an ever-changing
mix of popular song, noise, an...
"I'll drink up all the Hennessy you got on your shelf, so just let me
The Delphic Wristwatch combines language collage with dense musical textures
in a concoction designed to re-orient the listener toward a hypothetical
alternate reality – a Dadaist dark ride from another universe’s EPCOT
For more information, visit thedelp...
Based on an actual event, The Ethiopian Ball takes place in Charleston, South
Carolina, near the end of the American Revolutionary War. Narrator of The
Ethiopian Ball is actress/singer Ashley Jordan, in the role of Crissy. Says
Jordan, “The Ethiopian Ball is a rare jewel ...
Each episode, we'll play a show from The Firesign Theater's classic Dear
Friends era (1970 to 1972) of radio broadcasts, which started out with The
Firesign Theater Radio Hour Hour (Originally on KPPC-FM in 1970), which begat
Dear Friends ( KPFK in 1970-1971), which begat L...
Host Mel Reslor bring you recorded lectures in and around Portland
First Monday from 10pm - 11pm
The Lit Fantastic features interviews with poets and writers from a variety
at different stages of their writing careers, discussing their favorite or
strangest obsessions and interests.
Guests include: Rosebud Ben-Oni, David Campos,...
Every Saturday from 12:00am (midnight) to 3:00am.
We're Galen, Reid, and Brian, three friends living in Portland, Oregon. This
June, we're going to cram into a boat the size of a dorm room and head down
the Mississippi. And as we go, we'll write, record and broadcast an original
This story, The River Signal...
Exploring speciesism in relation to war, classism, sexism, racism, and more.
The Spirit of the Forest is an audio drama / dark comedy, where each episode
spans an array of vignettes, ideas, and other audio worth considering.
Featuring experimental narratives, improvised sketch comedy, sad stories,
discussions, satire & parody, obtuse audio envir...
The Union of Time Thieves is a show dedicated to looking at the world through
the lens of the Situationist International. We deal in all variety of radio
expression: live music, interviews, audio collage, reading parties, more.
We have a website: check it out!
The Union of...
Retired as of July 2016
1st Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.
On this monthly program we feature Treasures from the KBOO Public Affairs
Please help us preserve these audio gems!
Every first Wednesday of the month from 6 - 7 pm, we present progra...
A monthly series that ran throughout the year 2013 – KBOO’s 45th
anniversary year - stories about KBOO history from those who were part of the
early days of KBOO.
The Ubu Hour, inspired by Alfred Jarry's absurdist Ubu plays, airs
experimental radio theater with dada/Surreal elements
Valley Views played every Friday from 10-10:15am.
Valley Views is a weekly forum for sharing relevant topics relating to people
and places in the central Willamette Valley with host Dale Holiday. There
will be discussions about race relations, gender issues, the env...
Please join Me, Kristin Yount, for a monthly discussion about water policy
and politics. Privatization, assumed and official water rights, ignored
treaties, industrial pollution threaten our water supplies. More than ever
the health of our aquatic biome must be addressed. O...
Wisdom of the Elders Radio Program is a series of eight one-hour radio
programs from Native America, continue to air on native radio stations
nationwide on Native Voice One via www.nv1.org. It also continues to be
available online from our website. The radio series was pro...
In Yoga for the Body Politic, Devon and Chris consider how we might use body
and mind practices, such as yoga or meditation, to more deeply investigate
and address issues of social justice. They aim to encourage the self-
knowledge that empowers us to bring about change in ...