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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Popular Education Presents: Revolutionary with Immortal Technique

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
Tammy interviews Immortal Technique about everything from his new album (The Middle Passage) to the school he helped build in Afganishtan. This is really, one of the best ones yet.  Read more

"Some Places More Than Others," Renee Watson, 11/7/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Everything and everyone has a story, a beginning.      All Amara wants for her birthday is to visit her father's family in New York City—Harlem, to be exact. She loves her home in Beaverton, but can't wait to finally meet her Grandpa Earl and cousins in person, and to stay... Read more

SOUL'D

Airs at: Tue, 11/05/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features SOUL’D: the economics of our black body, a new devised ensemble piece that examines the American Economic Dream for Black Americans. She'll talk with director Damaris Webb (who is also co-director of Vanport Mosaic) and actress Shareen Jacobs who performs i... Read more

Shakespeare In Love

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features the 67th season of Lakewood Theatre Company with Shakespeare in Love. She'll talk with director David Sikking about the romantic comedy that was first a film and now on stage. The show runs November 1 – December 8, 2019 in Lake Oswego. And she also features... Read more

Ep 95. LIVE! From The MOMENTOUS:MERCATUSPDX Magazine Launch

Airs at: Thu, 10/24/2019 at 9:00am - Thu, 10/31/2019 at 10:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Back in April, we were given the privilege of interviewing incredible creatives, policy makers, entrepreneurs, and innovators involved with the Mercatus PDX​ magazine launch at the Momentous event (Elevating, Connecting, & Celebrating Entrepreneurs of Color). We had HEAVY H... Read more

The Brothers Paranormal

Airs at: Fri, 10/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Jenna Yokoyama talks with playwright Prince Gomolvilas, actress Andrea White and actor/producer Samson Syharath about Prince's play The Brothers Paranormal soon to open as a co-production of CoHo Productions and MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora on Oct.25-Nov.16. The Brothers P... Read more

A Talk with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair for a discussion with Joshua Wright of Liberation Literacy, who, while still incarcerated in Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI), helped found their inside/out reading group in 2016. Joshua has also worked with numerous other organizat... Read more

Grand Union

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of l... Read more