Culture/Arts

Stage and Studio on 03/03/09

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

Host Dmae Roberts welcomes Grant Turner of Northwest Classical Theatre Company to talk about the One Act Festival and director John Monteverde discusses "Bare - the Musical," presented by two new companies, Blue Monkey Theatre and Tin Pan Alley Theatre.

Headlines on the African Film Festival

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Evening News
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Mon, 02/09/2009

From now until March 7, theaters around Portland will be showing features and documentaries from throughout Africa as part of this year's Cascade Festival of African Film.

 

5:02 minutes (4.61 MB)

Headlines on the African Film Festival

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 02/09/2009

5:02 minutes (4.61 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 2, 2009

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Sun, 03/01/2009

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program focuses on opportunities to shape what's ahead in the Obama years.  We hear from labor journalist Sam Pizzigati about the promise of the President's budget proposal; from Environmentalist Mary Wood about what we must do to keep the atomosphere safe for living things; from Book Mole Larry Bowlden about new stories and poems from Grace Paley and John Nichols; and from Clayton about progressive politics as grounded in the brain. 

To hear the whole show, use the arrow at the top of this page.  To listen to individual pieces, follow their links below:

1.  The Obama Budget: Bill Resnick and Sam Pizzigati

54:56 minutes (31.44 MB)

Book Mole: "Here and Somewhere Else"

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Sun, 03/01/2009

Grace Paley and John Nichols  are two wonderful east coast activists who happen also to be a couple.  They've published a book of short stories and poems which are political, comic, and surreal.  Larry Bowlden tells us why we should read it.

6:45 minutes (3.86 MB)

Between the Covers on 03/05/09

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Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 03/05/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Lisa Gardner, author of "Say Goodbye," a thriller about abduction and abuse, with an Oregon connection.

Lisa Gardner started her first novel, a romance, when she was 18. She sold it to Silhouette Intimate Moments just three years later, during her junior year of college. It was released as "Walking After Midnight" under her pseudonym Alicia Scott. In 1993 Gardner graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in International Relations. She got a job working as a management consultant, but she kept up her writing. Her mystery novels include: Alone (2005)
I'd Kill for That (2004), The Killing Hour (2003), The Survivors Club (2002), The Next Accident (2001), The Third Victim (2001), The Other Daughter (1999) and The Perfect Husband (1998.

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

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