Arts/Culture

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What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

Airs at: Thu, 07/21/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today's episode, we speak with Omar El Akkad about his novel What Strange Paradise, recently released in paperback. Called “an instant classic” by the New York Times, What Strange Paradise is the searing story about one boy’s perilous journey toward safety in a desperate... Read more

Wider Window Poetry with Samiya Bashir

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry

KBOO Cuba Trip Organizer and Guide Charles Bittner Interview

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2022 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News from the BOO
KBOO has organized a Cuba trip for listeners and supporters this December 3-10, with proceeds benefiting KBOO. On this edition of News from the Boo we'll talk with Charles Bittner, your trip organizer and guide. Charles has taught sociology at St. John’s University in NYC a... Read more

Back by popular demand, our special episode on Tarkovsky's war drama Ivan's Childhood, for Film at 11 on Friday, June 17, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 06/17/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
From time to time here at Film at 11 we like to focus on one particular film, and one of our most popular episodes concern this war film by Andri Tarkovsky. In this repeat, this time around we also include a reading in Russian of the poem by Tarkovsky's father that figures... Read more

Kelsey Birsa

Airs at: Tue, 06/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Kelsey Birsa about her show Living Room which is on through July 2 at Blackfish Gallery in the Pearl District. Birsa talks about painting from photos and screen grabs during the pandemic, her rediscovery of camping, and ... Read more

More Adventures with the Space Patrol

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Featured today, Retrofuturistic adventures with Commander Buzz Corey and Cadet Happy of The Space Patrol. On today's episode, The Hole In Empty Space, a mysterious object, that seems to swallow anything it comes in contact with,  has appeared near the orbit of Venus. This s... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 13, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Juneteenth: Sarah Chivers speaks with Karen Morrison, a Black leader and educator in Vancouver with the non-profit "Odyssey World International Education Services." She is coord... Read more

Juneteenth

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Chivers speaks with Karen Morrison, a Black leader and educator in Vancouver with the non-profit "Odyssey World International Education Services." She is coordinating with the City of Vancouver to host an event on Juneteenth (June 17th, 1-7pm at Esther Short Park in V... Read more

SuperButch - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 06/09/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland alt-comics heavyweights Barry Deutsch (Hereville) and Becky Hawkins (French Toast Comix) have teamed up to create SuperButch, the adventures of a lesbian superhero and the citizens whose lives she transforms.  Set in the 1940's when many gay Americans led double... Read more

Comedian Hannah Gadsby on her creative process and more during the pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Hannah Gadsby is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian and writer who captured the world’s attention with her sensational standup shows NANETTE and DOUGLAS and ignited global conversations around such tough topics as homophobia, misogyny, and autism.  Now, she's em... Read more