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Chan-Wook Park at the NW Film Center this weekend

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This is awesome: the Northwest Film Center is showing South Korean director Chan-Wook Park's groundbreaking Vengeance Trilogy starting tonight, with two chances to see each film. The very strong could even opt to spend all of Saturday in an ultraviolence marathon; this would earn you major toughness points, as these movies, though glorious, are not so easy to watch. Park specializes in a sophisticated brand of excruciating, hall-of-mirrors tragedy that makes Shakespeare kinda seem like Jane Austen. The atrocities pile up, delivering unbelievable yet somehow inevitable punishment to pretty much everyone. Moments of startling violence follow scenes of terrible calm, with bits of humor and tenderness laced throughout.

Radiozine on 06/30/10

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Radiozine
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Wed, 06/30/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Justin Cronin on "The Passage"

Host Marainne Barisonek interviews award-winning writer Justin Cronin, author of "The Passage", which describes a world where civilization is swiftly crumbling into a primal landscape of predators and prey and two people flee in search of sanctuary.

Born in New England, Justin Cronin is the author of Mary and O’Neil, which won the Pen/Hemingway Award and the Stephen Crane Prize, and The Summer Guest. Having earned his MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop, Cronin is now a professor of English at Rice University and lives with his family in Houston, Texas.

Voices from the Edge on 06/24/10

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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy

No. Fest interarts festival in North Portland

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Wed, 06/23/2010

Host Natalie Butto is joined by Sean Ongley to preview the 3rd annual No. Fest interarts festival taking place in North Portland (St Johns) this weekend. Sean also shares insights about the festival origins, and what he has learned on the way.

Guests include: multimedia artists Dustin Zemel and Billygoat (David Klein and Nick Wooley).

 

This program aired during Radiozine programming on KBOO.

27:50 minutes (25.49 MB)

No. Fest interarts festival preview in North Portland

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Radiozine
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Wed, 06/23/2010

Host Natalie Butto is joined by Sean Ongley to preview the 3rd annual No. Fest interarts festival taking place in North Portland (St Johns) this weekend. Sean also shares insights about the festival origins, and what he has learned on the way.

Guests include: multimedia artists Dustin Zemel and Billygoat (David Klein and Nick Wooley).

27:50 minutes (25.49 MB)

Sloane Crosley and her new book: How Did You Get This Number?

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Radiozine
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Mon, 06/21/2010

 Host Emily Young speaks with Sloane Crosley, author of the new essay collection HOW DID YOU GET THIS NUMBER.

26:52 minutes (24.61 MB)

Portland Actors Ensemble--Shakespeare in the Parks

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 06/22/2010

 Host Dmae Roberts talks with Curt Hanson, Matt Volner and Holly Wigmore Shakespeare In The Parks/Portland Actors Ensemble about their new production of "Pericles: Prince of Tyre" by William Shakespeare. The show just opened and will run through July 17th.

27:12 minutes (24.9 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 06/22/10

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Tue, 06/22/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is Oregon an anti-immigrant state? A new study suggests it is.

A study commissioned by a consortium of Northwestern public radio stations says that a majority of Northwesterners -- Oregonians, Washingtonians and Idahoans, or whatever they call themselves -- agree with the anti-immigrant law passed recently in Arizona. In Oregon, that support is at 61 percent.

What does it mean? Is anti-immigrant sentiment more widespread than we thought? And what is that sentiment exactly? Fear, born of cultural ignorance? Economic anxiety? Good ol' racism? A toxic brew of all three? With Joe on vacation, Abe leads the discussion.

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 22nd 2010

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Tue, 06/22/2010

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY June 22nd 2010

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Tonight at 6:30 pm 2:04 minutes (1.89 MB)

Between the Covers on 06/24/10

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Between the Covers
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Thu, 06/24/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs.

Host Bruce Silverman speaks with Roberta Gratz, author of "The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs." Urban critic and journalist Roberta Brandes Gratz argues that New York City regenerated itself because of the waning power of Robert Moses. His decline in the late 1960s and the drying up of big government funding for urban renewal projects allowed New York to organically regenerate according to the precepts defined by Jane Jacobs in her classic, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, and in contradiction to Moses's urban philosophy.

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