Spoken Arts

KBOO response to COVID19

The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien read by Katherine Dunn

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 12/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
As we do every year, we present excerpts from "The Father Christmas Letters" by J.R.R. Tolkien. These are letters that he wrote to his children every year at Christmas starting in the mid 1920's when they were very young and right up to the eve of World War 2. In the letter... Read more

More fun on the Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
To start your week off, Fortunate will present some holiday stories for today's Sampler. As we do each year, we'll play one of The Father Christmas Letters by J.R.R. Tolkien which we recorded years ago with Portland writer Katherine Dunn. And, "Dancing Dan's Christmas" by D... Read more

Three Northwest Visionary Poets Read

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Three of the Northwest’s most dedicated poets and visionaries join host Barbara LaMorticella on Talking Earth. Jim Grabill, Chris Luna and Dan Raphael all have poetic fields that stretch far and deep in time and space. Tonight they treat us to a poetry call and response and... Read more

Sounds Unsound late December 2019

Airs at: Sun, 12/29/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Last show of the year. Creative music, new releases, avant rock and more. Read more

Sounds Unsound early December

Airs at: Sun, 12/15/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New music and more. Read more

Jang

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews Jang about his rapping career. Also in the studio is his manager, Jesus, and girlfriend, Sarah. His music can be found on SoundCloud by searching for “Jang”. He can be supported on Instagram @jangrx or Twitter @rxjang. The song playing in the... Read more

BTTE Episode 275: Dark Night Of The Soul

Airs at: Sun, 11/17/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg
Tonight's episode inspired by the song / compilation called Dark Night Of The Soul. I grabbed the darkest songs from the history of Back To The Egg and stitched them together one after the other to make 3 hours of "lo oscuro". Press play if you want to hear Bauhaus, The Cu... Read more

Talking Earth with Andrea Gonzalez

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
From host Sophia Hellstrom-White:  "Hello, dear listeners, we have a treat for you! Tune in Monday, November 18th, at 10pm pst , for a previously recorded edition of talking earth.  This is one of my favorite shows to date, an hour of material by the ridiculously talented ... Read more

BTTE Episode 274: Alternate Timeline

Airs at: Sun, 11/03/2019 at 12:00am - 2:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Halloween Special featuring a short story by Ray Bradbury and The Creature With The Atom Brain.

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
In celebration of Halloween Fortunato and DK recall some different horror films, staying up to watch  films on late night television, like cult classic "The Creature With The Atom Brain", and some special music. With a special presentation of the short story "Night" by Ray ... Read more