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Matter and Desire

Airs at: Mon, 02/05/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer. He holds degrees in marine biology and cultural studies. He proposes the development of a “poetic ecology” which intimately attaches our species to every being and underpins the entire range of human exp... Read more

Interview with Peter Hamer

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Peter Hamer lives in Estacada, Oregon with his wife, two cats and an elderly Labrador Retriever. He sits on the Estacada Arts Commission, is the Music Coordinator for the Estacada Summer Celebration annual art and music festival, and serves on the board of the Performing Ar... Read more

Gospel of Regicide

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "In Gospel of Regicide, Eunsong Kim develops a thrilling method for unwriting lyric even as she reimagines it, creating a socially engaged poetry of and for our time. Anticapitalist, feminist and anti-racist yet critical of non-intersectional understandings of identity a... Read more

In the Spirit of Peace & Understanding - An Audio Collage of Word Music & Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2018 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
The Magical Mystery Tour is a show produced in Vermont by  Tonio Epstein  that dives into the heart of things, exploring new ideas and new ways of seeing in this wondrous crazy world we share together. This episode is a audio collage of poetry, music and poetry in the spiri... Read more

When You Never Said Goodbye by Meg Kearney

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Meg Kearney, author of the new book When You Never Said Goodbye, a novel in poems and journal entries. When You Never Said Goodbye is the final book in a trilogy following the teen years of Lizzie McLane, an adopted daughter searching for her birth... Read more

The Education of a Young Poet

Airs at: Thu, 12/21/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “What a memorable, companionable, and singular book. I can’t think of another contemporary memoir that has this mix of political and literary intelligence, all embedded in a personal story that is told with great candor, historical consciousness, and wit. How I wish it h... Read more

Late in the Day: Poems 2010-2014 by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 11/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Late in the Day, Ursula K. Le Guin’s collection of poems (2010–2014) seeks meaning in an ever-connected world. In part evocative of Neruda’s Odes to Common Things and Mary Oliver’s poetic guides to the natural world, Le Guin’s latest give voice to objects that may not sp... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 13, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Mole, and we hear-- 1. Christian Appy explains what's missing from the Ken Burns Vietnam documentary. 2. Preview of an upcoming panel about the fight for reproductive justice in Oregon. 3. Marge Piercy's poem "I Am Wrestling w... Read more

"I Am Wrestling with Despair"

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole's Frann Michel reads Marge Piercy's poem "I Am Wrestling with Despair" about the malice of men, militaristic and misogynous. It appeared in the November, 2017 issue of Monthly Review. Read more

The Art of the Protest Song--Event this Sunday

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO volunteer Sean Steward speaks to Bill Valenti, one of the performers at this Sunday's Art of the Protest Song event, which is free at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park Avenue. The event begins at 2pm and includes four local musicians performing protest songs ... Read more