Radio Theater


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Airs at: Tue, 09/18/2018 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party
Ever wonder what would happen if  Negativland met  Tangerine Dream? Listen in to find out ! Read more

Membership Drive Special

Airs at: Mon, 09/17/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato and Just Jess present more crazy fun with music, cartoon and movie reviews and more adventures of Commander Corey and the Space Patrol on Planet X. Read more

The Warlord Of Saturn's Moons and Colony

Airs at: Mon, 09/17/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/18/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
We begin tonight with a reairing of a short story by Eleanor Arneson, The Warlord of Saturn's Moons. Read by Professor Kitty. Also on tonight's program, more science fiction with be a classic radio drama adapted from the short story The Veldt, by Ray Bradbury. Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood

Airs at: Fri, 08/31/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Calling all Fireheads! That's what we call fans and followers of the Firesign Theatre, and Mr. Jones himself is no exception. We love the Firesigns here in the neighborhood. And on KBOO Community Radio for that matter. In fact, the very last radio performance of the entire ... Read more

End of Summer Book Talk, plus The Warlord of Saturn's Moons

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Summer's almost over, as Film Critic DK Holm joins Fortunato to discuss a couple of intereesting books. A complete collection of Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op mysteries, an annotated edition of Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep", and more. For this week's radio drama, w... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/28/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the August edition of The Holy Crowley Hour. In keeping with our Portland summer weather, it’s sure to be hot, smoky, and unhealthy for people with lung disease or discriminating tastes. For those who don’t fall into either category, join us as we pay tribute to... Read more

OMSI & KBOO--Insectuality: Love Songs and Death Dances in the Panamanian Rain Forest

Produced for Threshold Shift
  This Wednesday, at OMSI the planetarium, doors will open at 7:45 PM to allow seating for the 8:00 PM immersive experience of Insectuality, a collaboration between Echo Collector Events, KBOO's Threshold Shift, and OMSI. This is a short form program (20 minutes) that will... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Today, August 20th, is National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio, and recognize the importance of our medium. At one time, not too long ago, radio was the nation’s primary channel for news and entertainment. With the advent of newer media, namely TV and the internet, the... Read more

A Hector Lassiter Short Story by Greg MacDonald

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/21/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
In our first part we present " Through the Valley of the Shadow of Roosevelt's Nose", by Greg MacDonald. Crime novelist and sometime screen writer, Hector Lassiter, known as"'the man who writes was he lives and lives what he writes",  has been hired by Alfred Hitchcock to s... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Today's featured radio adventure finds Space Patrol's Commander Cory on a mysterious planet that hides far beyond the orbit of Pluto, Planet X. There will also be high jinks by the Sampler Crew: Fortunato, and Just Jess, who will be welcoming guests and playing music. Read more