Arts/Culture

KBOO response to COVID19

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

Local musicians go online for Alberta Rose Theatre's Portland Music Stream series

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The coronavirus pandemic has hit our local musicians and music venues here in Portland especially hard. And, as with many of us, they’re adapting to the demands of social distancing, and staying home, by going online. That’s the reason for the new Portland Music Stream seri... Read more

Another Film at 11 re-run; April 3, 2020

Airs at: Fri, 04/03/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
We are still in isolation, so until we return here is another re-run, our interview with Blitz Bazawule.  Read more

Love Understood: T The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Why do people cheat? Does love at first sight exist? What makes for a healthy relationship? On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews poet and writer Laura Mucha. She is the author of Love Understood:The Science of Who, How and Why We Love. Mucha interviewed hundreds of s... Read more

A Comedian and an Activist Walk into a Bar...

Airs at: Fri, 04/10/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
On Radiozine, Suzanne LaGrande interviews Caty Borum Chattoo and Lauren Feldman, authors of A Comedian and An Activist Walk into a Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice. More than ever, comedy is a powerful source of influence and social critique. In this inter... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews art collector and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer at home

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews art collector and philanthropist Jordan Schnitzer at home. Connecting by Zoom video conference, Schnitzer talks about several artworks in his home and what they mean to him, including pieces by Frank Stella,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. M... Read more

Stay Off The Streets

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
We're still holding in place here on the Sampler. Fortunato has put together another music show to do cleaning, special projects or just look at the window to. And special thanks to Professor Kitty for suggesting we play some McCoy Tuner, and John Lennon's "Nobody Told Me" ... Read more