Culture/Arts

Author Debra Gwartney: "Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters & Reclaimed Love"

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Between the Covers
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Thu, 04/02/2009

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Oregon author Debra Gwartney about her book, Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love. The book is related to the story of her relationship with her daughters featured on This American Life  in 2002.

26:35 minutes (12.17 MB)

Political Perspectives on 04/07/09

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Tue, 04/07/2009 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Alva Noë about the brain and consciousness. Noë’s controversial new neuroscience book Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness, which argues that consciousness does not arise in the brain, has received glowing praise from the likes of Oliver Sacks, Daniel Dennett,and Hilary Putnam

Sounds of Awareness on 04/06/09

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Sounds of Awareness
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Mon, 04/06/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Clark County Sheriff Phillip Sample about Operation Life Saver which aims to locate and rescue missing persons. Later Paul speaks with Dr. Harold Ellner, a retired urologist from Richland, Washington who writes about medical humor.

APA Compass on 04/03/09

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APA Compass
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Fri, 04/03/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Local API activists discuss health issues and what reforming the health care system means for Asian Pacific Americans. Also, a sneak peak at the upcoming "DisOrient Film Festival" in Eugene. And another "Angry APA Minute."

Black Book Talk on 04/02/09

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Black Book Talk
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Thu, 04/02/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Today's show features a round-table discussion including a focus on books and other sources of material for those who are still gripped by "Obama-madness".  The hosts will even critique the "Mrs O" site devoted to chronicling what the First Lady wears. 

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2009

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Sun, 03/29/2009

 Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland.  We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna - Chris Brown violence case; and a discussion with a  leading Marxist about openings for socialism in the current economic crisis.  To hear the whole show, click the arrow above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  Leo Panitch and Bill Resnick discuss the economic crisis and the prospects for socialist solutions.

53:11 minutes (30.43 MB)

Archie Green's Big Red Song Book

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Sun, 03/29/2009

 

 

 

A folklorist specializing in labor songs, Archie Green died last  week.   The Old Mole's Tom Becker remembers him and his work, which includes the Big Red Song Book

Photo: Archie Green, left, with Dock Walsh, 1962Archie Green Collection (#20002)Southern Folklife Collection

8:17 minutes (4.74 MB)

Fabulous Bear at TOJT AND Image Theorist W.J.T. Mitchell

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 03/30/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Tears of Joy theatre presents "Fabulous Bear” with Performers Kris Woolen, Jonathan Owicki and Hannah Long.  Check out the puppet show on the Facebook Page! 

23:56 minutes (21.92 MB)

Stage and Studio

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 03/31/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Dmae Roberts speaks with members of Tears of Joy Theatre about their production of "Fabulous Bear." And Frank Reynolds speaks with art historian W. J. T. Mitchell about art and the future of the image.

Radiozine on 04/13/09

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Radiozine
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Mon, 04/13/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory best selling author and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?"

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