Afro-Caribbean

THE MELTING POT WINTER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE SPECIAL 2011

        THE MELTING POT  WINTER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE SPECIAL 2011 Tuesday 2/1/2011 We will be showcasing Featured Label INTERCHILL RECORDS. That means well be focusing on their artists Bluetech, Gaudi, Kaya Project and more. We will be offering full length releases and compi... Read more

THE MELTING POT - Free Download of the Week

THE MELTING POT - FREE DOWNLOAD of the WEEK 1 Forward is not just a direction, it's a way of life for Colorado based producer Alex B who is rolling out big tunes under the new guise of Paper Diamond. The new project finds the trusted producer moving into previously untra... Read more

Tune in Tonight as Dr. J hosts AFROTAINMENT 7-10pm tonight!!! Tickets and more...

Tune in Tonight for remixes of your favorite and soon to be Funk, Soul, & Hip Hop fusion. Including remixes of JB, MJ, Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Basement Freaks and more... Well also be giving away tickets to Chali Tuna & The House of Vibe... Tues 9.28.10 & Thriller 2 featuri... Read more

Bridget B. is Back!

Guess who's back for a little air-time injection.  It's me, Bridget B., and Paula was kind enough to make a way for me to have a little air-time on KBOO this Thursday evening from 8pm - 10pm. Not only will I play some of my favorite music, but I'm set to interview community... Read more

May 23 - Playlist Spotlight

Bridget B. here, and boy was this spotlight selection a tough one.  I was torn between Angelique Kidjo, Les Nubians and Zap Mama.  Two things that swayed me: upcoming concert in Portland at Doug Fir Lounge and The Triple Door in Seattle with the ultimate decision coming af... Read more

April 18 - Playlist Spotlight

His name is David Ornette Cherry and what a joyful kaleidoscope of sound he and his band members, Organic Roots, created at Jimmy Maks on Thursday, April 16.  Not only was David celebrating his birthday, which was on April 13, but he was celebrating the release of his lates... Read more

Obama announced his plan to deal with Immigration Reform

Airs at: Wed, 04/08/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
President Obama announced last night that he plans to make immigration reform a top priority during his first year in office. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with local immigrant rights activist Francisco Lopez about what this pledge could mean for Oregon’s immigrant community: Read more

Busy Week

It was a busy week for sure.  Not only did I host the Bread and Roses show, featuring Della Rae of DonorsResource.org and Janna Mock-Lopez of Goodness Magazine, which was such a treat to pull together, but I also came back the next day to create Saturday's, An Evening of Af... Read more

Taxes, Contributions and Deductions

KBOO Radio is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, non-profit organization (EIN 23-7232987).  As a result, you may deduct donations to KBOO from your taxes, provided you follow the procedures below. For individuals, only taxpayers who itemize the... Read more

January 3rd - Playlist Spotlight

Bridget B. here, the Saturday, January 3rd show, An Evening of Afrotainment, was a bit reflective with a little nudge on how we the people, in 2009, can be change agents.  I went back in time to play some old "spirituals" using Amazing Grace and Ol' Man River as my easing i... Read more