Arts/Culture

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

On Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021, Aurora Josephson interviews painter Bradley Rogers

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021, Aurora Josephson interviews painter Bradley Rogers in his studio about his recent prints. This is the second in Josephson’s series of studio visits to see how artists are working during the COVID-19 pandemic.         RESUME   BRADLEY ROGERS 5... Read more

Tito: Quetzalcoatl; Luis Perez: En el Ombligo de la Luna; Aristeo: Iluminador

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Three essential recordings from the electronic music/ethnic rock from Mexico:   Tito: Quetzalcoatl, from 1977, recorded in his bedroom on a 4 track mixer, recently reissued in Spain on LP, is a very sought after LP by colectors.   Luis Perez: En el Omblisgo de la Luna, an... Read more

Samson Syharath

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.  They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree Theatre in 2013. Since then they started working on Thea... Read more

Samson Syharath

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.  They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree Theatre in 2013. Since then they started working on Thea... Read more

Nina Paley

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Animator Nina Paley is one of the most independent of filmmakers.  Her two feature films, Sita Sings the Blues and Seder Masochism, tackle patriarchal themes in religious narratives, and reimagine them from a feminist point of view.   Read more

Pop goes The Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns to start a whole new week. Fortunato has lined up a lot of familiar pop artists, many in live performances of their hits. Sade, Simply Red, The Bee Gees, Chris Issak, Santana and many others. Also, cover vesions by Pomlamoose, Sarah Nemitz, and the Surfr... Read more

A whole new month of cinema, at Film at 11 for 5 Feb., 2021

Airs at: Fri, 02/05/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
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