Arts/Culture

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

Michael Kupperman: All the Answers

Airs at: Thu, 06/27/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
In this episode, we talk with Michael Kupperman, author of the book All the Answers from Simon & Schuster’s Gallery 13. All the Answers is a graphic memoir of Michael’s father, Joel Kupperman, who became famous during World War II as the youngest member of the Quiz Kids rad... Read more

Buscando America on 06/25/19

Airs at: Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa conoce el trabajo poético de Sayak Valencia teórica queer fronteriza y performer feminista. Diana Torres “Pornoterrorista” lee su poema Transfronteras. En el marco del Día Internacional de la ONU en apoyo a las víctimas de la tortura, Krónicas de Viaje expo... Read more

The Things We Don't Say: a Novel

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Ella Carey’s 2018 novel, The Things We Don’t Say, set in early twentieth century London and Provence. The book is inspired by the history of a collective of young artists and writers known as the Bloomsbury Group. Read more

Interview with Evie Shockley

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Evie Shockley is the author of semiautomatic(2017), winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the LA TimesBook Prize.  She has published four other collections of poetry—including the new black (2011), which won the Hurston/Wright ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 6/24/19

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/25/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the summer solstice edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the night-time radio show that makes you wish the longest days of the year were even longer. Our guests tonight are Kieran Davey and Jacqueline Ozorio of the wonderful British podcast The Penny Peepshow. The ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 24, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 06/24/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts today's show which includes: Forest Health and Climate Change: An interview with Brenna Bell, forest protector and Policy Director and Attorney for Bark. Socialism or Barbarism: A reading from an essay by Rosa Luxemburg. The Things We Don’t Say: A review o... Read more

Risk Reward 2019

Airs at: Tue, 06/25/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  The Risk/Reward Festival of New Performance returns on June 28 through 29 at 730pm and June 30th at 5pm at the Imago Theatre. Dmae Talks with Katie Watkins, festival director and producing artistic director about the five local, regional and international performances Ri... Read more