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
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...
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...
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. .
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 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.
This podcast explores practical steps to save the environment through
self-reform, as well as living in a society where everybody shares.
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
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 ...
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...
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,...
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.
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...
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...
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
"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 (...
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...
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 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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...