Arts/Culture

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or join online.

$54,016 of $80,000 as of 10:00 pm on April 19, 2019

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Bookwaves: Cory Doctorow

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 12:30pm - 1:00pm
  For our Spring Membership Drive, we're featuring a 2013 interview with activist and author Cory Doctorow, author of the novel, "Home Land" and internet activist talks about his work and about internet freedom with host Richard Wolinsky to further show the scope of the aw... Read more

How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
KBOO's Graceann Smith interviews Jenny Odell, author of "How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy."    ABOUT HOW TO DO NOTHING A galvanizing critique of the forces vying for our attention—and our personal information—that redefines what we think of as productivi... Read more

2019 Spring News and Public Affairs Day

It's membership drive time which means it's time for another News and Public Affairs Day! News and PA day only happens a couple times a year and it's one of our favorites here at KBOO. Programming from 7am-8pm will be featuring interviews and speakers that highlight the int... Read more

Urban Nature Partners and Maxville Interpretive Center

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
For the 2019 Spring Drive, Radiozine host Jenna sits down with two organizations that are bringing the outdoors to urban dwellers. First, Urban Nature Partners talks about their mentoring program that aims to take underrepresented youth into the outdoors.  Visit and learn m... Read more

Portland Comic Book Month

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  A city-wide celebration of comics first took place in Portland in the spring of 2009, when then-City Commissioner Sam Adams declared April "Comic Book Month."  For this 10th anniversary tribute, we'll find out about events, new releases, and participatory activities thro... Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more

The Taiga Syndrome

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “The contemporary Latin American detective novel is a form that uses the individual’s rollicking quest as a means of resistance against repressive structures and the violences they engender. Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Taiga Syndrome, in this stellar translation by Suzan... Read more

Queer Heroes - a project of GLAPN, Portland's gay/lesbian history network

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
GLAPN (Gay/Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest) will be celebrating Pride by choosing a Queer Hero for every day in June. GLAPN is interested in hearing about anybody, living or dead, or any color of the LGBTQ rainbow, whose risk, sacrifice, service, example, or inspi... Read more

Corrib & Vertigo

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two all-female theatre productions opening on the same weekend. We talk with actress Sara Hennessy in How to Keep an Alien at Corrib Theatre and director Jocelyn Seid of A Dark Sky Full of Stars at Theatre Vertigo.  Plus we'll offer tickets to both producti... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 8, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts the show which includes: Media Landscape: Frann Michel reflects on the state of contemporary media. Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State: Bill Resnick interviews Norman Solomon about the US warfare state of today.   When God ... Read more