Arts and Culture

KBOOs 51st Birthday Party and Birthday Cake Potluck

Join us on Sunday June 2nd from 2-4pm at KBOO Community Radio 20 SE 8th Avenue for our 51st Birthday Party! It's a BIRTHDAY CAKE POTLUCK, so bring the cake you want to eat in this world, and come celebrate with music, fun, station tours, casual converstation, and Birthday ... Read more

1984 at Artists Rep and The Wolves at Portland Playhouse

Airs at: Tue, 09/17/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents a special one-hour membership edition of Stage & Studio on KBOO. We feature  Damaso Rodriquez, artistic director of Artists Repertory Theatre to talk about the adaptation of 1984 by George Orwell as well highlights of the whole 2019/20 season. And in the se... Read more

Hollywood Babylon

Airs at: Thu, 09/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Hollywood Babylon is the new series of 1930's feature films, produced before the censorious Hays Code, that tackled such timely topics as corruption, prostitution, and drug use.  Curated by Chantell Richardson and Dan Halsted, this series screens at the Hollywood Theatre... Read more

Four Men Shaking by Lawrence Shainberg

Airs at: Thu, 09/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Lawrence Shainberg, author of the new book Four Men Shaking: Searching for Sanity with Samuel Beckett, Norman Mailer, and My Favorite Zen Teacher from Shambhala Publications. Lawrence is author of the memoir Ambivalent Zen: One Man's Adventures on ... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artists Cetzforthesoul and Jcetz, two brothers, about their spoken word journeys. Their music and poetry can be found on SoundCloud by searching for "cetzforthesouls" or "jcetz". You can support cetzforthesoul by following him on i... Read more

Islands in the Stream: The Inland Sea DVD reviewed by Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 09/06/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
      He called it a novel. But Donald Richie's The Inland Sea was more than that.      In 1971, author and film scholar Donald Richie published a poetic travelogue about his explorations of the islands of Japan’s Inland Sea, recording his search for traces of a tradi... Read more

Buscando America on 09/10/19

Airs at: Tue, 09/10/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El pintor mexicano Francisco Toledo falleció a los 79 años a causa de cáncer. Javier Sierra del Sierra Club habla sobre el cambio climático,  la corrupción del presidente Trump y  las universidades verdes. En Krónikas de Viaje conoceremos a  Natasha Montes de la organizaci... Read more

Parfait Bassale and Migrations Arts Project Artists

Airs at: Tue, 09/10/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae encores profiles of West African guitarist and singer Parfait Bassale, Bhutanese poet Dilip Sunar with interpreter Suprina Koirala and the Tongan Sewing Circle led by Kato Kakala Kavapalu and Kolini Fusitua. All were featured in Dmae's special yearlong project Migra... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews installation artist Laura Fritz about her show APEX at the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Tue, 09/10/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews installation artist Laura Fritz about her show APEX at the Portland Art Museum now through Feb. 23, 2020. Fritz talked about using wooden molding to create boxes and tables which contain unnerving voids, ref... Read more

A Look Into the Dark Crystal, Friday the 13th on Film at 11

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
KBOO's own Jenna joins the team, along with a surprise guest, to discuss the Jim Henson company's The Dark Crystal, the movie, and now a TV show.  Read more