Radio Theater

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

End of Summer Book Talk, plus The Warlord of Saturn's Moons

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Summer's almost over, as Film Critic DK Holm joins Fortunato to discuss a couple of intereesting books. A complete collection of Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op mysteries, an annotated edition of Raymond Chandler's "The Big Sleep", and more. For this week's radio drama, w... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/28/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the August edition of The Holy Crowley Hour. In keeping with our Portland summer weather, it’s sure to be hot, smoky, and unhealthy for people with lung disease or discriminating tastes. For those who don’t fall into either category, join us as we pay tribute to... Read more

OMSI & KBOO--Insectuality: Love Songs and Death Dances in the Panamanian Rain Forest

Produced for Threshold Shift
  This Wednesday, at OMSI the planetarium, doors will open at 7:45 PM to allow seating for the 8:00 PM immersive experience of Insectuality, a collaboration between Echo Collector Events, KBOO's Threshold Shift, and OMSI. This is a short form program (20 minutes) that will... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Tesla City Stories

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Today, August 20th, is National Radio Day, a day to celebrate radio, and recognize the importance of our medium. At one time, not too long ago, radio was the nation’s primary channel for news and entertainment. With the advent of newer media, namely TV and the internet, the... Read more

A Hector Lassiter Short Story by Greg MacDonald

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/21/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
In our first part we present " Through the Valley of the Shadow of Roosevelt's Nose", by Greg MacDonald. Crime novelist and sometime screen writer, Hector Lassiter, known as"'the man who writes was he lives and lives what he writes",  has been hired by Alfred Hitchcock to s... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 08/20/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Today's featured radio adventure finds Space Patrol's Commander Cory on a mysterious planet that hides far beyond the orbit of Pluto, Planet X. There will also be high jinks by the Sampler Crew: Fortunato, and Just Jess, who will be welcoming guests and playing music. Read more

Insectuality: Love Songs and Death Dances from a Panamanian Rain Forest at OMSI

Airs at: Wed, 08/29/2018 at 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Event:  OMSI After Dark:  Good Vibrations, 700-1100 PM August 29th, 2018 Where: OMSI 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Tickets:  www.omsi.edu IMPORTANT NOTE buying a ticket DOES NOT guarantee entrance to the planetarium for this show ONLY. Planetarium doors are at 7:... Read more

Threshold Shift + KBOO + OMSI = Ultrasonic Good Time

Produced for Threshold Shift
  Event:  OMSI After Dark:  Good Vibrations, 700-1100 PM August 29th, 2018 Where: OMSI 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Tickets:  www.omsi.edu Location & Time of Soundscape:  OMSI Planetarium, 8 PM ONE SHOWING ONLY, capacity 186 Insectuality:  Ultrasonic Love Songs ... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour

Airs at: Mon, 07/23/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/24/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the Holy Crowley Hour, brought to you this month by the National Rifle Association. At the NRA, our mission is to protect your 2nd Amendment right to kill pretty much anyone who isn’t white, Christian, and barely literate. The NRA, where our motto is, and always ... Read more

Olli Hoopnoodle's Haven of Bliss by Jean Shepherd

Airs at: Mon, 07/16/2018 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/17/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
 The author of  "A Christmas Story", Jean Shepherd, returns with a humorous narrative about his family's annual summer trip to Clear Lake.  Read more