Arts/Culture

Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

Oil For Kisses X - SYSTEMS OVERLOADED!

Airs at: Thu, 08/05/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Oil For Kisses
For OFK #10, I'm joined by my friend and occasional musical collaborator Adam Walker as we explore the much maligned/celebrated genre of Hardcore in all it's ever-changing forms over the past 30 years, with a heavy emphasis on the 90's and early-mid 00's. We purposely left ... Read more

Jailbreak Studios

Airs at: Tue, 08/03/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews Ursula Barton, owner of Jailbreak Studios in Portland’s central industrial district. Barton talks about her ink-on-paper landscapes of Portland, how to make income as an artist by diversifying product and u... Read more

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen her, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to condemn the murder of Mulugeta Se... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would replace them with ... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop with Adam Brock Ciresi

Airs at: Wed, 07/28/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
        Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial, 30-minute, youth-centered podcast about how artists and creatives do their work and make a living. The podcast is produced by artist and facilitator Erica Thomas and producer Nicole Cabrera. Each month we interview an artist, maker... Read more

Buscando America on 07/27/21

Airs at: Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Este programa está dedicado a la lucha por el Territorio en escenarios urbanos. Estuvimos en Cooperativa Palo Alto "Página Oficial", una cooperativa de vivienda formada por trabajadores de una mina de arena hace casi medio siglo, hoy amenazada por la presión inmobiliaria en... Read more