Arts/Culture

Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Times Like Now

Airs at: Tue, 06/15/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Times Like Now
Renee Roman Nose is a native of the Cheyenne and Arapaho People. She is an Anthropologist, an international speaker, a poet, an actress, comedian and more. Her book of poetry, Sweet Grass Talking was nominated Oregon's Book of The Year in 2017. She's now working on a new bo... Read more

Boogie Pachanguero - Prince & the world revolution

Airs at: Fri, 06/11/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Boogie Pachanguero
Welcome his Purple Highness!!!! Tonight, on the Pachanguero hour, we'll have the Minneapolis royalty blasting through our speakers. A show to remember, full of insights, anecdotes, special guests, shiny outfits and timeless tunes. Take us by the hand as Prince takes us off... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 14, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick and Sammy Roth, an environmental journalist. They discuss a study, commissioned by the City of Los Angeles, titled L.A 100%, that found to the investigators great surprise that L.A. could transition to almost 100% re... Read more

BOOTLICKER: THE INTERVIEW

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 10:00pm - Thu, 06/10/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Life During Wartime
    On this episode of Life During Wartime, Rose Lewis spins up a sweet summertime session. Foat Dawg raids the airwaves. Wolfman interviews Canadian Hardcore punk band, Bootlicker, about their upcoming LP release on Static Shock and Neon Taste Records. Matt C plays all t... Read more

Oregon Media Arts Awards

Airs at: Thu, 06/10/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  One of the lifelines to local artists in difficult times is the Oregon Arts Commission.  They've been helping arrange grants to artists and arts organizations for over half a century.  And one of those many grants is the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, awarded in collabora... Read more