Friday May 14th, 12 noon to 1 :30 pm, on "Movin' On," hosted by Don Jacobson
Pete Seeger, who will be 91 on May 3rd, is still going strong. A folk singer, musican and activist, his optimism and faith in the common folk has never wavered. Dragged up before the House On Unamerican (sic) Activites Committee, he was accused of being a Communist and was subsequently blacklisted. Never giving up, he continued to perform where he could. He made a historic appearance on the Smother's Brothers TV program singing "Waist Deep In the Big Muddy" much to the dismay of the CBS officials.
The Mystery of Opal Whiteley of a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley,
Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley of a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in the woods and her love of nature. It became wildly popular and then was later condemned as a hoax. This diary created an international controversy that led to her eventual in mental health.
Dmae Roberts co-produced this with Playwright Dorothy Velasco in 1988 with music by John Doan.
Interview w/ Dr. Lonnie Smith on Astral Traveling 4.18.2010 6:30pm
Join DJ Sesqui host of Astral Traveling along with Justin (Hall of Records) and Standing 8 this Sunday April 18th 6:30pm-8pm as they interview the legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith. The great organist and composer will be asked questions about his journey with Blue Note Records and bring us up to date on his present day releases. So tune in for a rare glimpse into the life of one the most funkiest Hammond B-3 players of all time.
KBOO's newest baby bird flying from the nest, following the footsteps of Pickathon and other KBOO sponsored events that have grown great big wings, flying high and in formation with the Radio Station that sat, incubating the egg, nursing the young baby bird until it was ready to go: InterArts is the newest one I speak of. InterArts is the creation of KBOO producer Sean Ongley and St. Johns business owner Jeffrey Helwig, out of the wake of KBOO's heavy involvement with "No.Fest:Nu.Music.Arts" starting in 2008 with a remote broadcast and 2009 with umbrella status to assist in our fund raising. From that model, InterArts incorporated. The event as it is now forming in to its 3rd realization is focused more on the multi-cultural and interdisciplinary than ever before.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni talks about her work and her latest novel, "One Amazing Thing"
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni about her work and her latest novel, "One Amazing Thing," the story of nine people stranded together, who decide to tell personal stories… each telling "one amazing thing" from their lives that they have never told anyone before.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning author and poet. Her themes include women, immigration, the South Asian experience, history, myth, magic and celebrating diversity.
In the second half of Stage and Studio, Host Dmae Roberts talks with Stan Foote, artistic director of the Oregon Children's Theatre, about their new show "Small Steps"--a sequel to the hit book by are Louis Sachar and movie "Holes." This is a world premiere by OCT with the play written by Sachar. The show opens April 26th.
This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2010.
InterArts Presents the No.Fest 2010 Benefit shows both at Someday Lounge and Backspace at 115 and 125 Northwest 5th Avenue respectively. Featuring Trawler Bycatch, Brainstorm and much, much more. Music runs from 8:30 until 1:30am at both venues. Backspace will be an all-ages show.
Now at the Milagros Theater at 525 Southeast Stark until April 17th, see HOW THE GARCÍA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS. The play is based on the best-selling novel by Julia Alvarez and playing tonight at 7:30pm for a special student and senior price of 16 dollars.