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KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse.  We’ll also hear a discussion from a May 2020 online screening of the film led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker Brian Lindstrom with newly elected Multnomah County D... Read more

Jan Eliot - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/09/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Eliot got her start in the 1970's drawing for alternative newspapers in and around Eugene, Oregon, her weekly comic strips Patience and Sarah and Sister City focusing on the then-novel (for the funny pages) concepts of single moms and blended families.  In the 1990's... Read more

KILLED BY PORTLAND POLICE: Remembering JAMES CHASSE

Airs at: Mon, 07/06/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We remember James Chasse with voices from the film Alien Boy: the Life and Death of James Chasse. In May 2020 an online screening of the film was presented by Mental Health Association of Portland with an after-film discussion led by film producer Jason Renaud and filmmaker... Read more

Brave Girl, Quiet Girl

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Catherine Ryan Hyde’s 2020 novel, Brave Girl, Quiet Girl, a novel about friendship, motherhood, and the journey toward finding a place to call home. During a violent carjacking, the thief unknowingly drives off with a two year old girl in the... Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Late in the Day

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Late in the Day, a 2019 novel by Tessa Hadley, a throwback to the domestic tales of Elizabeth Bowen and Edith Wharton and so many other women authors, explores in detail the inner lives of four people who live in an intimate dance of love and... Read more

"Mother," Traci Brimhall

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for May is "Mother," and this month's show features Traci Brimhall. Traci is the author of four collections of poetry: Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon Press), Saudade (Copper Canyon Press), Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton), and Rookery (S... Read more

Protecting nursing home residents from the COVID-19 pandemic with AARP Oregon's Ruby Haughton-Pitts

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all – our own physical and mental health, our finances, our work and social life, and the well-being of our friends and family. As of this week, Oregon reported over 3000 confirmed and presumed cases of the virus, raising the death toll... Read more

Wild Life

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Molly Gloss’s novel Wild Life, the story of a writer of women’s adventure stories who becomes lost in the woods, and who survives only with the aid of a family of human-like creatures. It is also a book about writing and especially women’s wr... Read more

Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more