Culture/Arts

Hippo Water Rollers

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Mon, 06/02/2008

Bruce Silverman presents another installment in his
"Answers Series." The topic is Hippo Water Rollers. Dirty water is the
number one cause of death and disease in the world. But many people
have to travel far to get clean water, and water is heavy to carry.
We'll hear about two ingenious, low-tech inventions to solve the
problem. 

13:41 minutes (12.52 MB)

Novelist Jane Smiley

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 06/02/2008

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Jane Smiley. Her best seller A Thousand Acres was made into a movie by the same name. In her latest novel, Ten Days in the Hills,
a group of family, friends, lovers, former lovers and future lovers
gathers in the Pacific Palisades just as the 2003 invasion of Iraq
begins.  

 

25:20 minutes (23.2 MB)

Stage and Studio on 06/03/08

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 06/03/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Dmae Robert's topic is "Gaytino" by Dan Guerrero at Milagro Theatre.  A father/son relationship and a
treasured boyhood friendship drive this 75-minute autobiographical play through
decades of Chicano history and the gay experience from a unique and personal
perspective.
 

A Different Nature on 06/05/08

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A Different Nature
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Thu, 06/05/2008 - 9:00pm - Fri, 06/06/2008 - 12:00am

SOUND MAP OF THE DANUBE --- by Annea Lockwood -- A three hours special of recordings taken from 59 sites along the Danube and 13 brief interviews (in German) with people who live along the river.

Between the Covers on 06/03/08

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Between the Covers
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Tue, 06/03/2008 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Jane Smiley. Her best seller A Thousand Acres was made into a movie by the same name. In her latest novel, Ten Days in the Hills, a group of family, friends, lovers, former lovers and future lovers gathers in the Pacific Palisades just as the 2003 invasion of Iraq begins.  

Old Mole Variety Hour on 06/02/08

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Mon, 06/02/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Bill Resnick interviews Michael Klare whose latest book is Blood for Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Oil; Denise Morris interviews Tamara Wallace, co founder of Theater for change; Larry Bowlden  reviews Alice Munro'sHateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage” and the movie moles review “Sex and t

Glass Arts Conference

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Art Focus
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Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Julie Bernard interviews Mel George of Studio Ramp about the Glass Arts Society's 38th
Annual Conference taking place here in Portland June 19th - 21st.

 

29:47 minutes (27.27 MB)

Suddenly, Last Winter: Italian Gay Marriage

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Radiozine
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Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Marliese Franklin speaks with Italian filmmakers Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi about their film Suddenly, Last Winter, which is part of QDoc: The Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.   This Italian film follows a couple  filmmakers Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi) as the Italian government debates domestic partnership legislation.  Through interviews with people on the street, ranging from devout Catholics to a band of fascists, the pair paints a complex picture of how Italians view the concept of family, and how powerful a role the church plays in that country's politics.

28:28 minutes (26.06 MB)

Radiozine on 06/04/08

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Radiozine
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Wed, 06/04/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am
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Dave Mazza speaks with writer Russell Banks about his new non-fiction book, Dreaming Up America.

Host Dave Mazza speaks with Russell Banks, author of Cloudsplitter and The Sweet Hereafter about his new book work of nonfiction, Dreaming Up America, which is about the idea of American identity.

At 10:30 Marianne Barisonek interviews Retired Colonel Ann Wright, one of three U.S. State Department officials to publicly resign in direct
protest of the invasion of Iraq in March, 2003. She'll talk about her book Dissent, Voices of Conscience: Government Insiders Speak Out Against the War in Iraq.

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