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

Buscando America on 08/11/20

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta edición escucha Voces ke Luxan presentando a Thefi Piedrahita realizadora audiovisual desde Bogotá Colombia.  Corazón del Sur expone el análisis de Maria Galindo cofundadora del colectivo anarco-feminista ‘Mujeres Creando’ sobre el mensaje presidencial de Jeanine... Read more

Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Stan Mack is one of the original comics journalists.  In the 1970's he left a steady job as Art Director of the New York Times Sunday Magazine to blaze a trail in the world of alternative comics.  His documentary-style strip Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies chronicled the d... Read more

Dawson Carr of the Portland Art Museum on Volcano!

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Art Focus on Tuesday August 11, 2020, Joseph Gallivan interviews Dawson Carr of the Portland Art Museum about Volcano! the exhibit about the eruption of Mt. St Helens 40 years ago. Carr talks about the Romantic 19th century view of the volcano, then how the big blast of ... Read more

"Reunion," Emily Kendal Frey

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for August is "Reunion," and the featured guest is Emily Kendal Frey. She is the author of several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE and SORROW ARROW (which won the Oregon Book Award). She is a practicing psychotherapist and li... Read more

Shelley B Shelley, Portland to Africa

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Portland theatre artists Shelley B Shelley who has worked on Portland stages in the late 1990's. We'll talk about her thoughts on the evolution of local theatre and recent moves by Portland theaters toward creating anti-racism policies. We'll also find ou... Read more

Mid-August Movies at Film at 11, Friday 14 August, 2020

Airs at: Fri, 08/14/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week we turn our 2020 vision on: Kelly Richardt's new film, First Cow, from Britta, Jeff on The Kid Stays in the Picture, DKH on the new BFI book about Rosemary's Baby, and KBOO's own Matthew with a surprise from his bag of tricks! Read more

August Angst: Film at 11, Friday August 7th!

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
More home body movies with Britta  discussing Kelly Richardt's film River of Grass, Jeff on Moonstruck, Matthew on the original The Lady Killers, and new director autobiogaphies, and more!     Read more