KBOO Audio Archives

Portland Jazz Festival Report -- The Underground Players

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Thu, 02/21/2008

Without any interviewing nor broadcasting rights to any of the music from the jazz fest, I thought it appropriate to record underground events and street performers as a sort of underground coverage of jazz during this conglomerate international affair. Here are the happenings of me, Sean Ongley, over the past week.

8:19 minutes (7.62 MB)

0220 Our Backyard

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KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: Cats, our cute, loveable, furry friends, are at the center of two environmental controversies. 

3:39 minutes (3.34 MB)

Building the Labor Movement

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 Rick McGuire is a Portland carpenter and labor activist working to build a cross-trades movement.  He talks with Bill Resnick about the need for unions and  about a benefit celebration coming up Saturday, February 23, at the Musicians Hall, SE 20th and Sandy, 7:00 pm. 

 

8:42 minutes (3.98 MB)

Reading about Child Soldiers

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 Tom Becker discusses international efforts to stop the use of children as soldiers in wars around the world.  February 12 is Red Hand Day.  Multnomah County Library's Everybody Reads program offers everyone a chance to participate in discussions of this topic.

7:33 minutes (3.46 MB)

Coming to the African Film Festival

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 Our Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Brooke Jacobson review "The Devil Came on Horseback," a film about Darfur which is part of the ongoing Cascade Festival of African Films.  

10:46 minutes (4.94 MB)

Alternative Energy

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 Bill Resnick talks with energy expert Suzanne Hunt about the political economy and the enviirnomental impact of alternative energy, especially the pros and cons of biofuels.  Hunt was the head of a project on biofuels for the World Watch Institute.

24:36 minutes (11.26 MB)

Dmae Roberts talks with Sharon Knorr about her new show "Why Can't I Marry the Cute Beatle" and poet Li-Young Lee reads.

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Stage and Studio

 SHARON KNORR ONE OF PORTLAND’S VETERAN ACTRESSES TALKS ABOUT HER NEW SHOW "WHY CAN’T I MARRY THE CUTE BEATLE?"   AND  A PREVIEW OF POET’S LI-YOUNG LEE’S WORK AS WELL AS A ROUND UP OF EVENTS AROUND TOWN. 

 

23:52 minutes (9.56 MB)

Dmae Roberts talks with Sharon Knorr about her new show "Why I Can't Marry the Cute Beatle" and poet Li-Young Lee reads.

program: 
Stage and Studio

 SHARON KNORR ONE OF PORTLAND’S VETERAN ACTRESSES TALKS ABOUT HER NEW SHOW "WHY CAN’T I MARRY THE CUTE BEATLE?"   AND  A PREVIEW OF POET’S LI-YOUNG LEE’S WORK AS WELL AS A ROUND UP OF EVENTS AROUND TOWN. 

 

23:52 minutes (9.56 MB)

0221 am 'Get This' news

 

Get This:  Remember The ‘Keating Five’ Savings & Loan scandal?  One of those “keatings” was John McCain…

Chris Andreae

02/21/08

 

9:17 minutes (8.5 MB)

 

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