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Treasures From The KBOO Archives on 10/01/14

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Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Treasures From The KBOO Public Affairs Archives are audio gems

Tonight, we feature a 1994 talk by environmental activist and agitator Judy Bari about the counter-intelligence program of the U-S government that targeted activists throughout the 70s and 80s. 

Judi Bari was a fighter and organizer for social and environmental justice. The common denominator in all the causes she fought for was her indignation over injustice, whether in the form of racism, sexism, political repression, economic exploitation, or ecological destruction.

Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Returns

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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Returns
Voices from the Edge welcomes back Greg Palast who has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time – up there with Woodward and Bernstein" (The Guardian).  Palast has broken front-page stories for BBC Television Newsnight, The Guardian, Nation Magazine, Rolling Stone and Harper's Magazine. Jo Ann Hardesty hosts.

Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Program: 
Fight the Empire
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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tom Engelhardt on "Shadow Government"

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Tom Engelhardt, who created and runs the Tomdispatch.com website, a project of The Nation Institute where he is a Fellow. They discuss his new book Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World.  They explore the question: Is repeated failure actually the key to the success and endless expansion of the U.S. intelligence community?  
 

Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Program: 
Between the Covers
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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Bone Clocks is the much anticipated, dazzling new novel from David Mitchell, the author of Cloud Atlas.  At once a metaphysical thriller, a meditation on mortality and a chronicle of our self-devouring times, this kaleidoscopic novel crackles with the invention and wit that have made David Mitchell one of the most celebrated writers of his generation. Here is fiction at its most spellbinding and memorable best.  Bone Clocks is a nominee for the 2014 Man Booker prize.

Remembering J California Cooper

Program: 
Black Book Talk
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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Re-broadcast of January 7, 2010, interview with author J California Cooper who died September 20.

Described by the Los Angeles Times as "a voice for the struggles of Black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices,"   J California Cooper died last week at 82 years old.  The Times continued with a quote from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker:  "I just loved her writing," said Walker, who discovered Cooper in the mid-1980s and became her first publisher.  "She wanted to show the richness of the lives of people who often don't have much exposure.

Music of Ghana

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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Music of Ghana will set the mood for our Obo Addy special.
Join DJ Charlie for an hour of great Ghanaian music, leading up to our 3-hour Obo Addy Tribute special [1-4 pm]

Remembering Obo Addy

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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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A KBOO Fall Membership Drive Special
Obo Addy, the Ghanaian master drummer, bandleader, and teacher who made Portland his home for over 30 years, passed away in 2012, but his influence in Portland and the Pacific Northwest continues, having spawned a love for African music in musicians and listeners alike.  Obo's greatest contribution was his tireless work in the region's schools --providing exposure to African music and culture for generations of children.

Join DJ Charlie (WorldBeat Connection) & Andy Hosch (Africa O-Yé!) along with Susan Addy, Mic Crenshaw, and other guests for 3-hours of of music and dialog, remembering Obo's life and music.  Obo Addy gave a great deal to this community, and his legacy remains strong.

Hip-Hop Night on Ear To The Streets of Portland

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Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Join Hip-Hop Artist Mic Crenshaw And Terrance 'Cool Nutz' Scott in conversation
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If you LOVE hip-hop then you will love to hear from two local dynamic artist who represent different hip-hop tastes on the next episode of Ear To The Streets Of Portland.

Tune-in October 2nd at 7:00pm to hear from two Portland artists: KBOO's Mic Crenshaw and Jam'n 107.5 manger Terrance 'Cool Nutz' Scott as they talk about their work in the local hip-hop community and abroad.

Stay tuned after the interviews for music!

SUN RA Centenary Special, part 1

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Mon, 10/06/2014 - 7:00pm - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:00am
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A KBOO Fall membership drive special
100 years ago, the influential and controversial pianist, composer, and bandleader Sun Ra appeared on planet Earth.  Though he left us in 1993, his amazing legacy continues.  Ra emerged from the world of jazz, but his influence has been felt across genres and across generations.  In celebrating Sun Ra's centenary, KBOO presents a second special program for our Fall Membership Drive.  Join DJ Charlie (WorldBeat Connection), David Lifton (A Jazz World), Rolf Semprebon (Sounds Unsound, Ubu Hour, A Different Nature), Andy Hosch (Africa O-Yé!, A Different Nature), and others for over 10 hours of great sounds from the Arkestra.
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