Culture/Arts

Black Book Talk on 03/05/09

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Black Book Talk
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Thu, 03/05/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Hosts Patricia, O.B. and Emma speak with E. Lynn Harris, nine-time New York Times bestselling author about his latest book "Basketball Jones," which explores the consequences of loving someone who is forced to conform to the rules society demands its public heroes follow.

Harris's work includes the memoir What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and the novels, A Love of My Own, Just as I Am, Any Way the Wind Blows (all three of which were named Novel of the Year by the Blackboard African American Bestsellers), I Say a Little Prayer, If This World Were Mine (which won the James Baldwin Award for Literary Excellence), and the classic Invisible Life. His latest book is Just Too Good to Be True.

Julie Bernard Collects Her Just Rewards

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Former KBOO Art Focus host Julie Bernard is beginning to collect the many community honors she deserves.   She was recently honored by the Portland Art Dealer's Association with a special service citation. The honor is the first of its kind awarded by PADA.

Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! playlist for 02/26/2009

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02/26/2009

the motown 50th special!!!  we spoke with people on what motown means to them, and played tracks from the label over the years...

Movie Talk: Review, PIFF's "Gomorrah" at the Cinema 21

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 Just a reminder that Gomorrah, which appeared in the film festival and which we reviewed on the show, starts at the Cinema 21 this Friday, the 27th. It's also getting well-reviewed in such forums as the New York Times and the New Yorker

Art Focus

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Program: 
Art Focus
Air date: 
Tue, 03/03/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ben Pink will talk about the Love show and upcoming shows at Launch Pad

Ben Pink is director of Launch Pad Gallery and also curator of the currently running LOVE Show at the Olympic Mills in the SE. We talked about Love and upcoming shows at Launch Pad. Listen to the interview here.

Jim Archer

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program: 
Art Focus
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Wed, 02/25/2009

Jim Archer is known as a curator who worked for years at the Archer Gallery at Clark College. He is also known for his collage work. Now, however, he is showing these great paintings, small portraits of faces at the Life Gallery at the Everett Station Lofts.

27:52 minutes (38.27 MB)

SE Area Artwalk

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program: 
The Underground
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Tue, 02/24/2009

Sawyer interviews Mark Larson about the SE Area Artwalk

8:18 minutes (7.61 MB)

Chris Coleman unveils Portland Center Stage season and talks "Earnest"

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Stage and Studio
program date: 
Tue, 02/24/2009

Dmae Roberts talks with Chris Coleman, artistic director of Portland Center Stage for the last nine years.  

Coleman tells us what he’s most proud of, where PCS is headed and unveils the new season.  He also talks about Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” and describes the bite and humor of the play about social mores. 

25:52 minutes (23.69 MB)

New Time for Art Focus

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Starting in March 2009, Art Focus will have a new timeslot. The show will now broadcast every Tuesday at 11:30AM. Please make note of it!

discusion about the stimulas package and how important the arts are to the economy

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 02/16/2009
4:12 minutes (3.85 MB)
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