Women

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

Buscando America on 05/26/20

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
 En este programa festejamos  el cumpleaños de Rosario Castellanos, con  El despojo y a Elena Poniatowska, con El recado. Escucha el comentario de Javier Sierra  sobre la pandemia y la construcción del muro del odio. En la sesión  numero 12 de Voces Ke luxan, Karen Torrente... Read more

"Mother," Traci Brimhall

Airs at: Mon, 05/25/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for May is "Mother," and this month's show features Traci Brimhall. Traci is the author of four collections of poetry: Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon Press), Saudade (Copper Canyon Press), Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton), and Rookery (S... Read more

Hurricane Season

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Brutal, relentless, beautiful, fugal, Hurricane Season explores the violent mythologies of one Mexican village and reveals how they touch the global circuitry of capitalist greed. This is an inquiry into the sexual terrorism and terror of broken men. This is a work o... Read more

Shary Flenniken - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Shary Flenniken is one of the most influential figures in the history of underground comics.  Her comic Trots & Bonnie burst onto the pages of the National Lampoon in the early 1970's, and with its mix of radical politics, coy sexuality, absurd situations, approachable ... Read more

Buscando America on 05/12/20

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión Griselda Sánchez presenta Líridas: Fonografía de un momento fugaz, una lluvia de meteoros realizado en la Sierra Norte de Oaxaca.  En este programa escucharás la sesión No. 11 de Voces que Luxan, con el informe de Agua y Vida, organización ecofeminista en S... Read more

Wild Life

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Molly Gloss’s novel Wild Life, the story of a writer of women’s adventure stories who becomes lost in the woods, and who survives only with the aid of a family of human-like creatures. It is also a book about writing and especially women’s wr... Read more

Another World is Possible

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
With this segment we inaugurate a new feature. In the first installment, Norm discusses some of the questions that arise in thinking about social and economic alternatives and how utopian and dystopian literature illuminate these. As illustration, Patricia Kullberg reads fr... Read more

Reinvention - Laura Lo Forti of Vanport Mosaic

Airs at: Tue, 05/12/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Laura Lo Forti, co-director of Vanport Mosaic who took on the challange of reinventing a month-long festival of live events in Portland into a virtual one online. Through May 30th, The Virtual Vanport Mosaic Festival features poets, storytellers, dancers,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 11, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today’s Old Mole is hosted by Norm Diamond. Norm starts things off with a personal credo about what the Mole stands for. The show continues with the following segments:   Another World Is Possible: With this segment we inaugurate a new feature. In the first installment, N... Read more