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David Hattner and Michael Gu preview Portland Youth Philharmonic's Russian Winter concert

Airs at: Wed, 03/02/2022 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
On today's KBOO News in Depth, we preview Portland Youth Philharmonic's upcoming Russian Winter concert with guests David Hattner, PYP's Musical Director, and Michael Gu, winner of the Portland Piano International 2021 Piano Concerto Competition. David programmed the concer... Read more

Pirate Jenny

Airs at: Mon, 02/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Our music for today’s program compares powerful English-language versions of “Pirate Jenny” from the Three-Penny Opera by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht. Marianne Faithful stays faithful to the German original, while Nina Simone converts the song into a lament and revenge fa... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 28, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/28/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Guns, Violence, and Justice: In their Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss recent upsurges in gun violence in Portland and elsewhere, beginning with the shoot... Read more

An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States

Airs at: Wed, 02/23/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Author Kyle Mays' second book, out last year, is An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States (Beacon Press, 2021). The first intersectional history of the Black and Native American struggle for freedom in our country that also reframes our understanding of who was I... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 02/20/22

Airs at: Sun, 02/20/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  Two hours honoring the musical contributions of Black Portlanders while also mourning the loss of North Williams Avenue and the unjust murder of John T Wiliams. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 21, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 02/21/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Alice Childress, Paul Robeson and Lorraine Hansberry; Illustration by Jonathan Aprea via Wikimedia Commons, NYPL   Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Who will own the sun and wind? Today across the planet two fa... Read more

Racism, Stigma, Drug Policies and the Legacy of Apartheid

Airs at: Wed, 02/16/2022 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Racism, stigma, drug policies and the legacy of apartheid: a discussion between Shaun Shelly, Director of the South African Network of People who Use Drugs, and Justice Edwin Cameron, one of South Africa’s leading judicial figures and a former Justice of South Africa’s high... Read more

Maus author Art Spiegelman

Airs at: Thu, 02/10/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In the wake of recent book bannings in school libraries, most notably of Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novel Maus, S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge revisit their earlier Words and Pictures conversations with Spiegelman. Included in this episode are excerpts ... Read more

16 - Raising Hell with Robin Vidgeon

Airs at: Fri, 03/18/2022 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for The Ghost of Hollywood
  Tune in for episode 16 as Poxy & Ragan interview legendary cinematographer, Robin Vidgeon, whose work with Director, Clive Barker, culminated in the horror classics Hellraiser and Nightbreed. An honorary member of the British Society of Cinematographers and winner of th... Read more

Anti-racist Organizing in Vanport

Airs at: Mon, 02/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patrica Kullberg reads exceprts from an essay she wrote for the 70th anniversary of the 1948 flood that wiped out the local World War II era local housing project known as Vanport. In the essay, she discusses the anti-racist organing by Vanporters that led to a new era of C... Read more