Asian Pacific American

"Building Beyond Policing" Forum with the Care Not Cops Coalition

Airs at: Sat, 02/01/2020 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
    On February 1, 2020, the local activist coalition Care Not Cops held the final event in its "Building Beyond Policing" series of workshops at the PCC Cascade campus. KBOO was there and recorded the first part of the event, a panel discussion focused on alternatives to... Read more

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Airs at: Thu, 01/30/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today’s show, our guest is Ramiza Shamoun Koya, author of the new novel The Royal Abduls, from Portland’s Forest Avenue Press, in conversation with Joanna Rose, Portland-based writer and teacher, and author of the award-winning novel Little Miss Strange. Ramiza’s fictio... Read more

The Magical Language of Others

Airs at: Thu, 01/16/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “In The Magical Language of Others, E.J. Koh writes of the boundary between anonymity and naming, between absence and abandonment, between cruelty and safety for four generations of mothers and daughters, each speaking with an occupied heart and crossing narrative border... Read more

Star Wars!

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Once again the MOST wonderful time of the year is upon us, when a brand new STAR WARS movie drops! The 9th and FINAL Film of the Skywalker Saga releases in a week wrapping up the story line begun over 42 years ago . . . . And we'll be celebrating all things Star Wars al... Read more

Climate justice invigorates second strike for Portland high schools students

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2019 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Several hundred protesters, mainly high school students, marched through downtown Portland Friday as part of an International Climate Strike. The march ended in a rally at Terry Shrunk Plaza led by the Pacific Warriors. They chanted, "The seas are rising – so are we," an... Read more

Interview with Robert Franklin of the Native American Student and Community Center

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
As part of KBOO's Special Programming for Genocide Cover up Day, we will be broadcasting various interviews and audio that highlight Native American and Indigenous issues. In this interview, KBOO's Tammy talks with Robert Franklin (Dine') of the Native American student and ... Read more

New Classic Cookbook authors preview their Portland Book Festival panel

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
On Last Monday’s News In Depth, we previewed the Portland Book Festival, which is coming up this year on Saturday, November 9th. And the week before that, we focused on the 10th anniversary of the Portland Fermentation Festival, another annual event that’s unique to our cit... Read more

No Good Very Bad Asian by Leland Cheuk

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Leland Cheuk, author of the new novel No Good Very Bad Asian, from C&R Press.  No Good Very Bad Asian is Leland’s third work of fiction, following his novel The Misadventures of Sulliver Pong, and a collection of short stories, Letters from Dinosa... Read more

Shakespeare In Love

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features the 67th season of Lakewood Theatre Company with Shakespeare in Love. She'll talk with director David Sikking about the romantic comedy that was first a film and now on stage. The show runs November 1 – December 8, 2019 in Lake Oswego. And she also features... Read more

Talking with Pauline Park, trans activist and writer.

Airs at: Tue, 10/29/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Pauline Park, activist and author, is one of our favorite people to talk with on Preference. We've chatted in the past about censorship and queer community; and about LGBTQ solidarity with Palestinians. This week, we look forward to talking with Pauline about being an adopt... Read more