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

Baba Wagué Diakité

Airs at: Tue, 09/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Sept 28, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Aurora Josephson interviews ceramic artist and author Baba Wagué Diakité. [PRONOUNCED BABBa WAG-ay JAK-itay] He talks about Black Lives Matter and Pan Africanism, the family vegetable garden, Amílcar Cabral and being an educator and ... Read more

Homenaje a Tino Contreras

Airs at: Fri, 09/24/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 09/25/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Some New and Some Old on Film at 11 for Friday, 8 October, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 10:30am - 11:30am
Produced for Film at 11
After a quick survey of some recent releases, including Kate, Tides, Cry Macho, Copshop, and The Card Counter, Jeff Godsil, from down in Los Angeles, discusses Preston Sturges's The Great McGinty, while Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time ponders xxxx, Britta Gordon reflects on ... Read more

A People's History - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Mike Konopacki is a longtime labor cartoonist who collaborated with historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle to adapt Zinn's book A People’s History of the United States into comics form. Konopacki joined S.W. Conser in July of 2008 to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the... Read more

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month: Las mil y un experiencias de la voz “hispanica”

Airs at: Fri, 09/24/2021 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  Despues de mas de 400 años de inmigracion, la denominacion “hispana” aplica a gente con un millar de diferencias. Diferencias de proveniencia, nacionalidad, culturas, clase social, y mas. Sin embargo, esa denominacion nos une y queremos presentarles lo que nos hace his... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Sam Mowry and John Barber

Airs at: Fri, 09/24/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Today's show is the last episode of Mr. Jones’s Neighborhood as a monthly hour-long show. We'll be going to a bi-monthly half-hour show, on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 11am, starting October 14th. We'll also be changing the show’s name to Jonesy (one of ... Read more