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2018 Fall News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO

News & Public Affairs Day only happens during a Membership Drive, bringing really great speakers: The best minds of our times. The most pertinent topics. Our most insightful programming. Brought to you as part of our Membership Drive. With every word, with every note, you... Read more

2017 Winter News and Public Affairs Day

We have an incredible lineup of talks and interviews for News and Public Affairs Day on KBOO - Friday February 10th, 2017. KBOO is celebrating 49 years of community-produced journalism, public affairs, and breaking news. We've been with you through fascism, neo-liberal Imp... Read more

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings

Airs at: Tue, 02/19/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents an interview by Susannah Mars of Adventures in Artslandia. She talked with writer and actor Anya Pearson and director Jamie M. Rea about ​Made to Dance in Burning Buildings at Shaking The Tree Theatre Pearson created and performs in this fusion of poetry, t... Read more

The unbearable whiteness of being in black- and red-face, with monthly co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 02/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray, most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba... Read more

Fighting Toxic Prisons Convergence 2019

Airs at: Mon, 02/18/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview organizers from the Fighting Toxic Prisons (FTP) Convergence.  FTP is a collaboration with the Abolitionist Law Center.  FTP’s mission is to conduct grassroots organizing, advocacy and direct action to challenge the prison system that is putti... Read more

Ep. 79 It Takes A Village To Raise A Chanti ft. Chanti Darling

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2019 at 12:00am - Thu, 02/28/2019 at 12:00pm
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
VVP is back and with a VERY SPECIAL guest that will have you seeing ~st*rs~  @chantidarling comes thru to the studio to discuss the pdx music scene and his own career path which led to the boptastic RNB, Vol 1. If you’re living under a rock and haven’t already, buy the albu... Read more

"Watch Us Rise," Portland author Renee Watson's latest young adult novel

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Ja... Read more

In-Depth: Letha Winston, Mother of Patrick Kimmons and Activist for Justice and Police Accountability

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Patrick Kimmons was fatally shot by Portland police in the early morning of September 30 in 2018. Since then, Letha Winston--mother of the 27-year-old father and baker--has led protests every Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM, marching from the Multnomah County Courthouse to Ci... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 24

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
All feedback, comments and suggestions can be emailed to: TPOL@KBOO.ORG The Politics of Living show is currently looking for contributors and guests. For more information, please email: TPOL@KBOO.ORG Hosted by: Vicky Mazzone Content Contributors Vicky Mazzone - interview ... Read more

Hazardous Beauty

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features Hazardous Beauty at Passin Art Theatre (running till Feb. 17th at the IFCC). She talks with playwright Bonnie Ratner and director Josie Seid about the play, the production and the intersections of race, class, aging, work, art and love.  (Airs11am 1/29/19 ... Read more