Culture/Arts

Un-Herd on 07/27/09

Air date: 
Mon, 07/27/2009 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm

Branic Howard is a composer from Portland, who recently earned his Bachelor's in Music Composition at Portland State Universtiy. He is highly regarded by faculty as a forward looking artist. In the fall, he will attend Syracuse University for his PHD in composition. Tonights show will be his final in Portland before the move. Guest musicians to be announced.

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The July 27 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

This edition of the Old Mole is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and its topics include the global politics of climate change, the history and role of Bitch Magazine, the right to be irate when being arrested, healthcare workers' fight for their own union, and a set of short stories about women, men, and cats.

55:37 minutes (31.83 MB)

About Bitch Magazine

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

 The Old Mole's  Denise  Morris talks with two  leading lights of Bitch Magazine -- Julie Falk, executive director, and Andi Zeisler, co-founder and editor.  Bitch is "a feminist response to pop culture"-- both critical and appreciative.  They discuss the history and the role of the magazine in these difficult times for print media.  You can learn about theories of cultural critique here.   

15:48 minutes (9.05 MB)

Book Mole: "Of Cats and Men"

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

 

 

Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Nina de Gramont's collection of short stories that, in spite of the title, are really about women, men, and cats, in that order.  

5:33 minutes (3.18 MB)

More Talk Radio on 07/27/09

Program: 
More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 07/27/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
HIp Hop: progressive critique of its flaws and an appreciation of its extraordinary gifts

Tricia Rose, author of "The Hip Hop Wars", is the guest.  This book "explores the divisive, vitrolic debate about race and cluture in America, concluding with a call for the revitalization of the progressive and creative heart of hip hop" (from the book cover).  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. writes  "The Hip Hop Wars is a hopeful, inspiring book that speaks to the necessity of a community-centered vision for justice for all."  Her website is www.triciarose.com

Call (503-231-8187) or email (moretalkradio@gmail.com), with your questions and comments.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009

program date: 
Mon, 07/27/2009

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY July 28th 2009

This is Paula with the community calendar for Tuesday, July 28th 2009.

Concerts in the Park at Mt Tabor Park - Tuesdays, 6:30 PM (Crater Stage, enter at SE 69th & Taylor). Hands-on art activities for children beginning at 6:00 PM.

  • July 28 Craicmore (Kilts-On Celtic)

The Craicmore website: http://craicmore.com/.

2:07 minutes (1.94 MB)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009

program date: 
Sun, 07/26/2009

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY July 27th 2009

This is the community calendar for Monday, July 27th 2009.

Join Portland Books to Prisoners’ Mailing Nights every Monday & Tuesday from 5:30 pm - 8pm, to help mail literature and educational books, at 1112 NE Morton St.

For more information about the mailing nights or other ways to support Portland Books to Prisoners, please visit their website: http://pdxbookstoprisoners.org .

CoHo Productions presents Endless Summer, its first ever summer program showcasing at least one performance a night.

2:06 minutes (1.93 MB)

Stage and Studio on 07/28/09

Program: 
Stage and Studio
Air date: 
Tue, 07/28/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Quintessence presents a new "Pride and Prejudice" & Bill Rausch, artistic director of Oregon Shakesp

Dmae Roberts talks with Quintessence Language and Imagination Theatre about their new adaption of "Pride and Prejudice" and in the second half of the show a visit with Bill Rausch, artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

What's the future of community media?

program date: 
Wed, 07/15/2009

As recent events in Iran have shown, technology has given ordinary people the power to inform neighbors down the street and strangers halfway around the world about important events regardless of government censorship or corporate media indifference. "Community media" - citizen-operated print, broadcast and digital technologies - is filling the information needs of a growing number of Americans. The Alliance for Community Media's 2009 international conference recently took place in Portland, where hundreds of media activists discussed new concepts in community media and challenge old ones.

54:37 minutes (43.75 MB)

Movie Talk: Review of Sleep Dealer

 Ed's personal KBOO blog is still under construction. Until then, here is his latest review

 

Sleep Dealer (USA/Mexico 2008)

Director: Alex Rivera

With: Luis Fernando Pena, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas

Where: Hollywood Theatre

 

(Mostly in Spanish, with subtitles)

Dystopian vision of the not-too-distant future, specifically the US-Mexican border.  Water in Mexico is owned by corporate entities who sell it to farmers at exorbitant rates, and guard it with military drones and robot weapons.

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