Community Calendar 3/28-29

program date: 
Fri, 03/27/2009
Community Calendar
Weekend of March 28-29, 2009
Produced by Natalie B.
Event Summary
The Better Living Show

Home, Garden, and Sustainable Lifestyle Show

March 27-29
Portland Expo Center

2060 North Marine Drive

Free admission


International SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day

Performance Showcase & Art Exhibit

March 28-29

1-4 pm

Portland Expo Center

1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

The Digital Divide on 03/27/09

The Digital Divide
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Fri, 03/27/2009 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Digital Divide presents the latest in science and technology affecting our planet with a focus on the SXSW Interactive Festival, a recent event celebrating the best minds and the brightest personalities of emerging technology.

Between the Covers on 04/02/09

Between the Covers
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Thu, 04/02/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

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.

guess who's coming to radio??!!

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Thu, 03/26/2009 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
honoring the existence of aretha franklin...

aretha franklin entered this world on the 25th of march, and we at 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' are taking a musical journey through the 'queen of soul's' career- through her young jazz n' gospel days to the evenings as advice-giving elder... 

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 23, 2009

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Sun, 03/22/2009

 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.  

To hear the whole show, use the arrow above.  For individual pieces, follow the links below:

1.  "Give Them All Pitchforks!" -- Well-read Red Laurie Mercier on the popular outrage about AIG.

2.  Fred McKissack from Rethinking Schools talks with Bill Resnick about "merit" pay for teachers.

51:28 minutes (29.45 MB)

"Goodnight Moon" at NWCT and People Speak Out about Arts

Stage and Studio
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Mon, 03/23/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Sarah Jane Hardy, director for  Northwest Children's Theatre's production of "Goodnight, Moon" a new musical based on the classic children's bedtime poem.  Also featured are actors Lea Zawada and Aiden Jung who sing a duet from the musical.

And in the second half of the show, we talk with people on the street about the value of art and arts funding with a special feature by Frank Reynolds.  To find out more about arts funding crisis in the Portland tri-counties visit and

26:23 minutes (24.15 MB)

Movie Moles: "Che"

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Sun, 03/22/2009

 The two-part epic film about Che Guevarra  (Che) is reviewed by Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken.  It's playing through Thursday at the Hollywood Theater.

13:39 minutes (7.82 MB)

The Sudden Radio Project - March 2009

program date: 
Sun, 03/22/2009

Van Gogh says, "Lend an ear..."

59:07 minutes (20.3 MB)

An Evening of Afrotainment on 03/28/09

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Sat, 03/28/2009 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Music of the African Diaspora
Bridget B. here, I'm set to host An Evening of Afrotainment this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm.  Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of Black experience.  I'll be at the helm on March 28 & April 11, 2009 with Celeste hosting the show on April 4 & April 18, 2009.

Don't forget to become a member of KBOO 90.7FM.

Enjoy ~ Bridget B.

Out Loud on 03/23/09

Out Loud
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Mon, 03/23/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Local organizers making an impact on our queer community

On KBOO community radio station (90.7fm), every Tuesday from 6 to 7pm  is affectionately known as the Homo Hour, when you'll hear programs relating to the LGBTQ community. Tonight on Out Loud, tune in to hear from local organizers on how they are impacting our community.

Guests include Danielle from Portland Lesbain Network. We'll hear about how the group got started, what types of events are happening today, and plans for the future. We'll also hear from Courtney Eck, who will discuss work she's doing with new queer media in Portland. During the second half hour, Glenn Goodfellow, from the Q Center, will let us know what's been happening lately at Portland's queer community center.

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