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It Takes A Village

The name of the new show, by veteran KBOO programmer, Shaheed Haamid It Takes A Village is from an old African proverb that recognizes the diversity, differences and unity needed to make a community work. It Takes A Village will attempt to examine some of the current politi... Read more

Radiozine on 7/16/09

Airs at: Thu, 07/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
An interview with new Multnomah County Library Director Vailey Oehlke, covering finance, censorship, pornography and more. CD-1407 Read more

Boise Voices Oral History Project

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Boise Voices is an intergenerational Oral Histrory Project, founded by Apricot Irving. This  project pairs at-risk youth from Albina Youth Opportunity School, and Boise Elementary School, with Boise Neighborhood Elders in order to preserve the history of the neighborhood. T... Read more

Radiozine on 6/11/09

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
The new award-winning documentary film "The Garden" opens at the Hollywood Theatre this week. The film follows the inspiring struggle of a large, vibrant community garden in South Central Los Angeles, which arose as a place of healing after the L.A. Riots in 1992. A backroo... Read more

Political Perspectives on 6/11/09

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Hal Niedzviecki, author of "The Peep Diaries: How We're Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors". CD-1396 Read more

Positively Revolting on 6/11/09

Airs at: Thu, 06/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Guest host Marlene Howell interviews Serena Barton, who teaches a course on Women, Art, and Healing, and who also works as a counselor in private practice. CD-1397 Read more

Between the Covers on 06/10/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ed Goldberg interviews Eugene writer Miriam Gershow, author of "The Local News", a novel about a missing boy and how his disappearance affects his sister, family and friends. CD-1390 Read more

Between the Covers on 6/03/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Kevin Sampsell, editor of "Portland Noir", a literary anthology featuring stories set in such noirish locations as the Shanghai Tunnels, dog parks, dive bars, sex shops, Powell's Books, Voodoo Doughnuts and many others. Also on hand are three ... Read more

Between the Covers on 05/27/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Chris Cleave, author of “Little Bee,” the story of an African girl fleeing the horrors of Nigeria and her relationship with an English family. Chris Cleave is 35. He is a novelist and a columnist for The Guardian newspaper in London. CD-1376 Read more

Between the Covers on 5/20/09

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Ed Goldberg interviews Northwest writer Susan Wingate, author of “Bobby’s Diner”, a story of women against crime and corruption in a tiny town.   CD-1382   Read more