But what do the residents of Lents really think? The Lents deal has triggered deep-seated concerns about livability, affordable housing, economic development, historic preservation and how much voice citizens have with City Hall. Dave Mazza talks with Lents residents Kathleen Juergens de Ponce and Nick Christensen, organizers of Friends of Lents Park, about what their neighbors are concerned about and what they really think about Randy Leonard's desire to play ball in Lents. He also talks with Damien Chakwin, chair of the Lents Neighborhood Association and a supporter of the stadium proposal.
Stage and Studio production Intern Tali Singer produced this collage about four youth ages 13-15 from the NW Children's Theatre School talking about what it means for them to be in character. Host Dmae Roberts introduces the piece.
Dmae Roberts talks with award-winning visual artist and scenic designer, Tim Stapleton, about his new show,"Leaning on the Everlasting Arms." He is joined by director Eugenia Woods and we hear about his experiences returning to Appalachia after 30 years and how he came to create this play as well as the photographic exhibit.
Yes, this will be my last show with Bread & Roses and I wouldn't have come this far in producing shows like this had it not been for the wonderful opportunities to create radio with the help of this collective. I'll still be on KBOO every other Saturday night from 7pm - 10pm hosting an Evening of Afrotainment and will continue to produce public affairs pieces for either podcasting or airing on other programs. Send me an email and let me know if you'd like to be added to the email list for future announcements on my shows.
Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, June 10th, 2009.
The Portland 9/11 Truth Alliance presents The Frankfurt School & Cultural Marxism, a lecture by Valdas Anelauskas, a former anti-Soviet dissident and political exile, and author of the best-selling book Discovering America As It Is. The Lecture is tonight, Wednesday, at Laughing Horse Books, 12 NE 10th Avenue in Portland. at 7:00 PM.