Arts/Culture

BP - Accordion restart

Produced for Boogie Pachanguero
Señoras y señores de la audiencia, el acordeón los saluda! The caravan is catching up with the accordion, an instrument that has given us joy before and keeps on powering our dancing step. From oldies to new sonideros, los intérpretes acordeóneros están aquí para comenzar e... Read more

Aristeo: Tambores Salvajes; Frontera de Extremos

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2023 at 10:00pm - Sat, 01/14/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Tad Savinar

Airs at: Tue, 01/17/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews artist Tad Savinar about his new show Musings from the Future, which is on now at PDX Contemporary Art though Feb 25. Savinar talks about the parlous state of politics and the planet, time spent at home dur... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 16, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts the Moles’ tribute to MLK Day, which includes the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic and spent most of his life fighting racism in the unions. He has written several boo... Read more

No Man Of Her Own starring Barbara Stanwyck

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/17/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
After she is rejected by her unborn child's father, Helen boards a train, which crashes on the  way to San Francisco. Surviving the accident, she is misidentifed for another prenant woman who was also on board and did died in the accident. The Harkness Family, having never ... Read more

Lynn Steger Strong, author of Flight

Airs at: Thu, 01/19/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Lynn Steger Strong, author of Want, graces Between the Covers with an interview on her new novel Flight, a poignant inquiry on social class, love, and family.   Lily King calls Flight "arresting and powerful". Read more

Bill Plympton's Analog Animation

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Bill Plympton has spent four decades going against the grain of the animation industry, self-financing his short films and features and drawing each frame with pencil and paper.  Nominated twice for Academy Awards and taking home a Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival,... Read more

Our last conversation with Cai Emmons

Airs at: Thu, 01/12/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Jonesy
Today’s episode is a sad one for me. It’s the last interview with one of my favorite authors and guests – Cai Emmons. I first met Cai in October 2018 when she came to the KBOO studios for a live, in-person interview on her novel Weather Woman. Due to the pandemic, our subs... Read more

Helen Swift of the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 01/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 11.30am Joseph Gallivan interviews Helen Swift of the Portland Art Museum about “Human | Nature: 150 Years of Japanese Landscape Prints” which is on now through May 7. Swift, who is the Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art, pla... Read more

Talking Earth: January 9th, 2023 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
On Tonight's edition of spoken word show Talking Earth, host Walt Curtis discusses Malcolm Lowry's classic novel, Under the Volcano.  We also hear a little more from a recording Walt made with New Orleans musician Dusty Santamaria, and board-op Patrick Bocarde reads a poem. Read more