Poetry

Art Talk Bus Stop with Mic Crenshaw

Airs at: Wed, 01/26/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
About this month's guest...  Michael Crenshaw is a world class MC and poet who has emerged on the national and international stage. As a teen in the late 80's, Mic was embroiled in the violent streets of Minneapolis, leading groups to physically confront white supremacist ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 24, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Social Democracy in Germany: Surprising all the experts, the German Social Democratic Party rose from the dead to win the German national election in September of last year, promisin... Read more

Oregon, My Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Did you know that Oregon has an official state song? And that the lyrics were only recently changed to remove their racial bias? Harold Johnson both reads and sings his poem “Down In the Valley” in response. Is he talking about the Willamette Valley or rather the Valley of ... Read more

Coming Soon: Wider Window Poetry with Dey Rivers

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
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Portland Jewish Hour 6/18/22

Airs at: Sun, 01/16/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour

In Memoriam

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
June Jordan was a widely published Jamaican poet and playwright who was recognized for her lifelong commitment to political activism and human rights. Her poetry is fierce and pulls no punches in its exploration of issues related to gender, class, and race identity. She was... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 17, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 01/17/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this Martin Luther King Jr. Day special which includes music by artists Farrell Williams, Noname, and Ambrose Akinmusire, plus the following segments: Critical Race Theory: Bill Resnick talks to Malik Miah who made a living as an aviation mechanic a... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Kalimah Abioto Rebroadcast

Airs at: Wed, 12/22/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
This month the team is on break, so we are re-airing out August interview with Kalimah Abioto.  We'll be back in January with new content. Until then, happy winter and happy new year! From Kalimah:  “My work is a journey, uncovering and expanding personal mythology, leadi... Read more

Talking Earth with Poets Jane Belinda, Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth will be a slamcentric one, with local poets, Jane Belinda, Julia Gaskill and Stephen Meads involved in the Portland Poetry Slam scene.   Jane Belinda is the current Slammaster for the Portland Poetry Slam.  They have competed nationally i... Read more

Talking Earth: December 13th, 2021 with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Tonight's edition of Talking Earth features Walt Curtis talking about the birth of Jesus, and that he was not born in December, and the history behind Christmas.  Board-op Patrick Bocarde also reads a poem about a chaotic radio show during his college years. Happy Holidays... Read more