Arts and Culture

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/18/2008

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this was the second part of a two-part series, commemorating the 40th anniversary of KBOO.  There was a featured interview with filmmaker U-Savior Washington, director of the documentary 'Disappearing Acts'.  The audio of the interview will be posted soon!!!    To check out the film or to contact U-Savior, go to

The show took a look at the histories, and the present of the state of Black radio. 

Happy anniversary KBOO!!!

Bread & Roses Show January 9, 2009 ~ Two Women Writers: Keepers of History

I'll be interviewing two local women writers, Anjala Ehelebe author of Images of America: Portland's Woodlawn Neighborhood and Jewel Lansing author of My Montana: A History and Memoir - 1930-1950.  Anjala takes us through a historic accounting of the Woodlawn neighborhood while Jewel shares with us what life was like growing up in rural Montana.  Both women are true "Keepers of History" and during this segment of Bread & Roses, you’ll hear the process each one went through in writing and publishing their work along with a live reading.
Mark your calendar for January 9, 2009 at 6pmPST as I'll be the host of another segment of Bread & Roses. You can also listen online at
Cheers ~ Bridget B.

Imago's "Big Little Things" and PCS' "A Christmas Carol"

Stage and Studio
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Tue, 12/16/2008


24:49 minutes (22.72 MB)

The Amazing Bruce Bickford

Words and Pictures
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Mon, 12/15/2008

For more than 40 years, maverick stop-motion animator Bruce Bickford has been constructing dreamlike landscapes and bringing them to life, gaining notoriety in the 1970's as the fertile mind behind the Frank Zappa films Baby Snakes and The Amazing Mister Bickford. The subject of an award-winning 2005 documentary, Monster Road, Bickford still works out of his Seattle studio and has just re-released his surreal magnum opus Prometheus' Garden, which screened at the recent SuperTrash Film Festival.

26:11 minutes (23.97 MB)

Joining forces with Celeste to deliver An Evening of Afrotainment

An Evening of Afrotainment ~ Saturday's ~ 7pm - 10pm

12/13, 1/10, 1/24: Host: Celeste
12/20, 12/27, 1/03, 1/17 & 1/31: Host: Bridget B
Bridget B. joins forces with Celeste in delivering music of the African Diaspora during An Evening of Afrotainment Saturday’s from 7pm to 10pm.  Tune in to hear music by Black artists-worldwide, from all genres; African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of the Black experience.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 12/11/2008

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a special 40th anniversary vrsion, honoring the life of elder george page, the station's first public affairs director.

Tapestry Theatre "1943 Christmas from Home" + Readers Theatre Rep "Tiny Tim in Hell"

Stage and Studio
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Wed, 12/10/2008

Stage and Studio with Dmae Roberts features Tapestry Theatre's 1943 Christmas from Home with Actor Jodi Eichelberger, Director Judy Straalsund Playwright Pat Kruis Tellinghusen which features Big Band orchestra, the Golden Age of Radio and highlights Japanese American Internment.  And in the latter part of the show David Berkson of Readers Repertory Theatre talks about two comic one-act plays  for  Tiny Tim in Hell.

26:08 minutes (23.93 MB)

Gregg Bielemeier, Lyndee Mah about their dance concert + Robin Lane of "Do Jump Theatre"

Stage and Studio
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Tue, 12/02/2008

 Dmae Roberts talks with Gregg Bielemeier and Lyndee Mah about Skinner, Kirk + Bielemeier dance concert Dec. 3-7th at the Portland Opera Studio Theatre presented by Whitebird Dance.  And Robin Lane of Do Jump's "Home for the Holidays" is featured in the second half.  That show runs through January 4th at Echo Theatre.

26:35 minutes (24.35 MB)

guess who's coming to radio??!! playlist for 11/28/2008

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talk about thankful-ness, education about the true meaning of 'thanksgiving', and some betty carter!!!

Comics and Animation Wizard Michel Gagne

Words and Pictures
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Mon, 11/24/2008

Words & Pictures travels north to Bellingham, Washington, to visit Canadian comics and animation wizard Michel Gagne, whose work runs the gamut from the abstract jazz-inspired film Sensology to concept design for Disney and Pixar. 

Gagne's bewildering take on the Dark Knight for DC Comics (Batman: Spore) infuriated traditional superhero fans, and his recently unveiled project Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet breaks the mold for computer-based gaming.  Recorded with the kind assistance of KUGS-FM Western Washington University.

38:52 minutes (6.68 MB)
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