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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

Almost Like it's Summer

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with music for an almost summery afternoon. Read more

Classic Labor Songs

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
In a departure from the usual interview format, host Jamie Partridge plays classic labor songs from the 20th century, including Talking Union (Almanac Singers), Joe Hill (Paul Robeson), Bread and Roses (Bobbie McGee), We Shall Not Be Moved (Joe Glazer), Which Side Are You O... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Image by Vicky Scott—Ikon Images Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Teen Mental Health: Is there a Teen mental Health Crisis as alleged by the New York Times? The Times’s series of articles, the first titled "It's L... Read more

Organizing Collective Power for Public Good, Part 3

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement continues their conversation with Emily Drabinski, President-elect of the American Library Association. In an election that saw more votes cast than any other in the ALA's history, Emily won on a campaign of organizing for collective power for public good. In th... Read more

Biblical thoughts on Film at 11 for June 3, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11, Jeff Godsil takes on Martin Scorsese's BI, adapted from the Kazanakis novel, while matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time looks at Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, and we review the new DVD from the criterion collection of Juzo Itami's The Funeral, ... Read more

Vigil Harbor by Julia Glass

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today's episode, our guest is Julia Glass, author of the new novel Vigil Harbor from Pantheon. Vigil Harbor is a rich, complex delve into the lives of one community in the near future wrestling with climate disaster, pandemics, domestic terrorism, and family dissolution... Read more