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Women's History Month Special

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
March is Women's History Month, and March 8 is International Women's Day, so today's Pastures of Plenty will celebrate women's voice. We'll start out with a rousing gospel stomper from Sister Rosetta Tharpe, then hear from pioneering women folk singsers Elizabeth Cotten, Pe... Read more

New approaches to people in mental-emotional crisis, with Kevin Fitts and Janie Gullickson

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  From a recent Willamette Week article, Oregon Considers a New Approach to People in Mental Crisis   Oregon House Bill 2980 would provide funding for three "peer respite centers"—short-term, homelike facilities for people experiencing mental health crises. Currently, p... Read more

Another chance at Cannonball

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
The 3 to 4 p.m. hour will be that Julian "Cannonball" Adderley pre-empted last September by KBOO public affairs progrmming, featuring gems from the 1950s and 1960s.   The first 2 p.m. hour will feature the music of Luther Hughes' Cannonball-Coltrane Project from 2004 thru... Read more

Disability Justice Interview with Jessica Bridges of L'Arche Communities

Airs at: Fri, 03/05/2021 at 9:30am - 10:00am

A Plethora of Pictures Hit Portland this week, noted by Film at 11, Friday 5 March 2021

Airs at: Fri, 03/05/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
The Cascade African Film Festival and the Portland International Film Festival overlap this month, and we also consider three new movies, The Mauritanian, Let Him Go, and I Care a Lot, while Jeff Godsil ponders On Dangerous Ground and Robert Ryan, Britta Gordon on Victor Er... Read more

Folk Espresso Celebrates International Women's Day!

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
KBOO kicks off International Women's Day in grand style as Folk Espresso features 90 glorious minutes of music by women.  We'll hear the female voice in all of its pure clarity in several a capella pieces as well as songs showcasing lovely harmonies by sister duos and trios... Read more

Forests Defense, Climate Justice, Feminism

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In the aftermath of massive wildfires that burned across much of Western Oregon last summer, an inevitable slew of post-fire logging proposals threaten to clearcut over 10,000 acres of fire-impacted federal lands along the iconic McKenzie and North Umpqua rivers. On this s... Read more

Philadelphia Teachers Fight Back

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Join us as we talk with Philadelphia teachers Adam Sanchez and Nina Willbach about their district's push to re-open school buildings and how teachers there have responded. Read more

2021 Artist in Residence Applications Available

  The KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program assists artists working creatively with sound. Every year, one artist or one collaborative group of artists will be awarded twenty hours of studio recording*** and production time with a KBOO Mixologist in order to cre... Read more

Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientations for new volunteers

Interested in becoming a KBOO volunteer? The first step is to attend one of our virtual volunteer orientations. To attend, register online using the links below. Here's the schedule for this Spring:   Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientation schedule:    Tues, Feb 2 @ 6pm-7:30pm... Read more