KBOO Audio Archives

John Cavanagh on the Stimulus Package

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 02/03/2009

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with John Cavanagh with the Institute for Policy Studies about the ins and outs of Barack Obama's economic stimulus package.  What is progressive about the proposal, where could it go further and why does it upset the Republicans so much? 

54:06 minutes (24.77 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 2, 2009

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Sun, 02/01/2009

55:05 minutes (31.52 MB)

Movie Moles: "Switch: A Community in Transition"

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program date: 
Sun, 02/01/2009

What happens when someone goes through gender transition in their own community?  How do co-workers, family, and friends make the switch from seeing one of their own as a man instead of a woman, or vice-versa?  Movie Moles Denise Morris and Chris Land  discuss the Portland-made film "Switch: A Community in Transition"

9:58 minutes (5.71 MB)

Seattle's General Strike, 1919

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Sun, 02/01/2009

 

44:09 minutes (25.27 MB)

Behind the Screen: African Film Fest and Coraline premiere

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Wed, 02/04/2009

Behind the Screen is a new radio program covering independent filmmakers along with local screenings and festivals.  In this pilot episode, Toni Tabora-Roberts gets a preview of the Cascade Festival of African Films from co-director Mary Holmstrom, and S.W. Conser talks with Coraline director Henry Selick on the eve of the film's opening night premiere at the Portland International Film Festival.

28:52 minutes (11.57 MB)

Pro's and Con's of Eradicating Invasives

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program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009

 On the Feb 5 Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosts a discussion on the pros and cons of eradicating invasive species .  Guests include Jean Fike, Executive Director of the East Multnomah Soil and Conservation District, and Jeff Haugh, Trails and Restoration Manager of the Forest Park Conservancy here in Portland; and artist/activist Mary Bertuccio with her mother, Lucille Bertuccio, a naturalist and president of the Center for Sustainable Living in Bloomington, Indiana.  Are  our eradication efforts fundamentally necessary if we are to heal our world, or are they a form of overkill? 

27:48 minutes (19.09 MB)

Jesse Durost at Fourteen30

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009

For his current show at Fourteen30, Jesse Durost combined simple architectural forms with layers and transparency, resulting in sculptural works of both logic and fantasy. The artist talks about the current work and how his past exhibitions tie into it. More images are also available at JesseDurost.com.

28:07 minutes (38.61 MB)

Living river, snitch in lights & Whistleblower of the Year!

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009
16:05 minutes (14.73 MB)

The Depression is Now: How to Hang onto Your Home!

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program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009

On the Feb 5 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know," takes a look at the latest  unemployment figures,  and explores some useful strategies  to ward off foreclosure and hang onto our homes.   Also, social unrest is afoot throughout the world--when will U.S. citizens join the fray?

25:56 minutes (11.88 MB)

Henry Selick: Coraline's 'Other Father'

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009

Stop-motion animator Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) spent more than three years bringing the Neil Gaiman story Coraline to the big screen.  On the eve of Coraline's world premiere at the Portland International Film Festival, Selick sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about art, commerce, and the future of hand-crafted animation.

25:11 minutes (23.07 MB)
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