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Sun Ra: Living in the Space Age

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Spark Plug
We hold this myth to be potential Not self-evident but equational Another Dimension Of another kind of Living Life. Read more

Pastures of Plenty - March 22, 2023

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
This week's show finds us welcoming old friends and discovering new talents. We feature new tracks from Aussie songwriter Vance Joy ("Every Side of You") and Swedish sister group First Aid Kit (title tune "Palomino"). We dig out chestnuts from Matthews Southern Comfort ("An... Read more

Wall Street out of Oregon's Forests!!!

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today we turn our attention to the "financialization" of forests in the Pacific Northwest: how private equity firms and hedge funds have been buying up increasing acreage of timberland and forcing them to produce profit for big investors.   Our guests today are Chuc... Read more

Rise When the Rooster Crows - with Jonathan Lay

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
  This episode of Rise When the Rooster Crows features musicians John MCCutcheon and Honey Whiskey Trio, who will soon be in concert in Portland, John Reischman and the Jaybirds who were recently here, and a big assortment of local and other favorite musicians. It’s trad... Read more

Patricia Horvath, author of But Now Am Found

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Patricia Horvath, author of the new story collection But Now Am Found from Black Lawrence Press. Patricia is the author of the memoir All the Difference and her stories and essays have appeared in Shenandoah, Confrontation, New Ohio Review, an... Read more

Animator Nancy Beiman - Part One

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Nancy Beiman is an author, artist, director, teacher, and writer who in 1979 became the first female graduate from the California Institute for the Arts' Character Animation program, and has been helping open doors for women artists ever since. As a young animator in th... Read more

Voices For The Animals

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2023 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
If you are an animal lover, you do not want to miss this ALL NEW episode of Voices For the Animals! It’s no secret that the Multnomah County Animal Shelter (known as MCAS) in Troutdale has some serious issues. Multiple reports in local media recently have revealed a shelte... Read more

Film at 11 grows eerie and futuristic for Friday, 24 March 2023

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week, Jeff Godsil reminds us of Michael Moore's Farenheit 9-11, followed by a reprise of Britts Gordon's comments on  Jia Zhangke's first feature film, Xiao Wu, also known as Pickpocket, but first, Matthew of KBOO's monthly bedtime story program Gremlin Time assesses t... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Mary: Special WHM Edition for 3/25/23

Airs at: Sat, 03/25/2023 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
As part of Women's History Month and in conjunction with KBOO's All Thrills, No Frills winter fundraising drive, this edition of Swing 'n' Country will focus solely on the music of women in country music, many of whom pioneered the way for later female artists. For the 3rd ... Read more

2023 Bluegrass Marathon: Live at Multnomah Grange 71!

Airs at: Sat, 03/25/2023 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Produced for Bluegrass Marathon
  Tune in for KBOO's Bluegrass Marathon, live from Multnomah Grange 71, On Saturday, March 25th, from 9 AM to 5 PM! We'll kick off the Marathon with Uncle Chippy and Josh from 9am to 12pm, then we'll begin the live broadcast from the stage of Multnomah Grange 71 from 12pm ... Read more

KBOO is Hiring: Development Director

Please submit resume and cover letter by April 2nd, 2023 11:59 pm (Deadline extended!) to hiring@kboo.org or mail/bring your resume and cover letter to: Hiring Committee 20 SE 8th Ave. Portland OR 97214   DEADLINE TO APPLY IS Sunday, April 2nd AT MIDNIGHT. Send a cover let... Read more

All Thrills No Frills: Volume 2

KBOO's Winter Campaign All Thrills No Frills has returned for round 2! Between February and March, we've prepared a number of music marathons and special programming days! Programming Schedule: Black History & Future Series - Every Friday in February at 6pm Love Your Pet... Read more

International Women's Day / Women's History Month Specials

International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. The first Internat... Read more