KBOO Book and Record Sale!

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Date: 
Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Description: 

It's KBOO's legendary Book and Record sale. This is a big fundraiser for us, so if you can't attend the sale, donate online now to help support the station.  Rare, not so rare, cool, and unusual books, vinyl, comics -- all sales benefit your community radio station, KBOO.  Invite your friends on Facebook!

As of Wednesday September 10th, no more donations will be accepted!  The sale is on Sunday Sep. 14th from 9 am - 4 pm


Location: 
Volunteers of America Building<br /> 537 SE Alder Street<br /> Portland, OR
Contact name: 
Ani Haines
Email: 
volunteer@kboo.org
Phone: 
503-231-8032 ext. 213

Out Loud welcomes organizers from Not Enough! A Queer & Trans Art-Music-Performance Festival

Program: 
Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 09/02/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Out Loud welcomes organziers from Not Enough! A Queer & Trans Art-Music-Performance Festival

Tonight we welcome organizers from Not Enough! The Queer & Trans Art-Music-Performance Festival happening this weekend, Sun Sept 7.  Not Enough Fest is a showcase of all the amazing energy we as queers can bring to creative projects. Since there are Not Enough of us in mainstream art and music scenes, then it’s time to make our own!

Cycling after 50

Program: 
The Bike Show
Air date: 
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Cycling after 50: Mature cyclists talk about how to have fun on 2 wheels.

Cycling is a life-long journey. This month we are happy to have with us Ann Morrow, Jerry Smith and S. Brian Wilson who will talk about the joys and challenges of riding past age fifty.

Christina Nichol on her novel "Waiting for the Electricity"

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Christina Nichol on her novel "Waiting for the Electricity"
The guest is Christina Nichol, author of the new novel "Waiting for the Electricity," 
a unique comedic novel set in post-Soviet Georgia. 

Christina Nichol won the 2012 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award. Nichol grew up in the Bay Area and studied at the University of Oregon and received her MFA from the University of Florida. She has travelled widely, worked for nonprofit film companies, and taught English in India, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and, of course, Georgia.

Ear To The Streets Welcomes Black Parent Initiative

Air date: 
Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Help welcome first time ever to KBOO Community Radio airwaves Black Parent Initiative

 On the next Ear To The Streets of Portland.....help welcome first time ever to KBOO Community Radio airwaves Alonzo Chadwick of Black Parent Initiative (BPI) to talk about their work to empower Black parents and families by way of education and to mobilize parents and caregivers of Black and multi-ethnic children to ensure they have the resources to move along to be the best that they can be.

We will also speak with a parent that has worked with BPI, the struggles of what it means to be a father in this today, and why BPI is so passionate in the work being done to organize Black families. Their 5th Annual Parent Syposium is September 6th 9am-4pm

APA Compass: Mee Moua, Andrew Yeh

Program: 
APA Compass
Air date: 
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
APA Compass: Mee Moua, Andrew Yeh
For this espisode of APA Compass:
  • Learn about the upcoming Jade Night Markets sponsored by APANO and Portland's Jade District.
  • Mee Moua, president of Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), tells us what Asian-Americans can do to ensure fair representation in politics.
  • In this send-off interview, APA Compass collective member, Andrew Yeh, shares his favorite moments and memories from his tenure. We thank him for his contributions and wish him the best in his future adventures! 
APA Compass promotes social justice, features APA arts and culture, and challenges how APAs are represented in the media.

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale: Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie

Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
The health and safety concerns from fracking the Eagle Ford Shale Play in Texas.
THIS IS A REBROADCAST OF A PROGRAM THAT ORIGINALLY AIRED ON MARCH 3, 2014

Liysa Swart, Domestic Violence Advocate

Program: 
Prison Pipeline
Air date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Liysa Swart, Domestic Violence Advocate
Karen James interviews domestic violence advocate Liysa Swart. Liysa released from prison in 2012 after serving 12 years for killing her abusive husband. Many women serving time in Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon’s only women’s prison, picked up a bat or knife to stop an abusive partner. Liysa says the women end up serving long sentences under Oregon’s mandatory minimum sentencing law, Measure 11, while the abusive partner is free. She works tirelessly to raise awareness about domestic violence which she calls a national disgrace.
http://www.liysanorthon.com/
http://www.voicessetfree.org/

Steam Radio Syndicate: Big Rock Candy Mountain

Air date: 
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
An extravaganza of sounds and stories, all broadcast live from the 150′ steamship.
KBOO will broadcast live from the decks, holds, causeways and crevasses of the 150′ steamship for our second live broadcast of the Steam Radio Syndicate. an amazing group of technically proficient  artists come together to create a live multimedia soundscape with slam-poetry, fiction, music, oral histories and found sound. 

Steam Radio Syndicate is happy to announce it's second broadcast! LIVE from it's home on the tug boat, SRS has put together another great hour of story telling with musicians, authors, and poets creating songs and stories inspired by an old American folk song. This hour will be theme based in "Big Rock Candy Mountain".
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