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Celebrating what sets us apart

program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 01/12/2010

It's time to celebrate what sets us apart! The queer community is judged and treated differently for our private lives. Tonight we embrace and celebrate local queer sex-positivity on Out Loud.

Krissy Fiction, from the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence joins us to talk about BOINK! a porn benefit for the Sisters' Grant Fund and Cascade AIDS Project.

58:42 minutes (26.88 MB)

Madness Radio on 02/01/10

Program: 
Madness Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Schizophrenia recovery through psychotherapy - Catherine Penney, RN

Can people recover completely from schizophrenia through psychotherapy? Or is it a chronic disease with no cure and only medication to control symptoms? Catherine Penney, RN, was considered a chronic case of severe schizophrenia, left on a hospital back ward with no hope. A maverick doctor had faith that Cathy's catatonia and bizarre behavior were meaningful, and offered regular compassionate listening as the treatment. Slowly Cathy recovered, and went on to become a psychiatric nurse and worldwide speaker on mental health alternatives. She is profiled in the book Dante's Cure and featured in the video Take These Broken Wings.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/19/10

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Tue, 01/19/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that

The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the business end of colonialism for centuries, it's that much more difficult to react when disaster strikes. And when, like Haiti, a nation has the temerity to aspire to self-government by people of African descent, the disparity is even more striking.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/19/10

Air date: 
Tue, 01/19/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that

The calamity in Haiti has made one thing abundantly clear -- when a nation has been at the business end of colonialism for centuries, it's that much more difficult to react when disaster strikes. And when, like Haiti, a nation has the temerity to aspire to self-government by people of African descent, the disparity is even more striking.

Abe and Joe take a brief tour through the bloody history of Haiti, and discuss the obligations that the developed world has -- or should have -- toward the undeveloped world.

Healthwatch on 02/08/10

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 02/08/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
A Holistic Approach to Depression, an interview with Dr. Kim Hapke

 A holistic approach to depression.  How well do pharmaceuticals really work for mild to moderate depression?   Not much better than placebo.  Dr. Kim Hapke, a local naturopathic physician, and professor of psychology at the National College of Natural Medicine,  discusses the long-term benefits of approaching depression, not simply from the perspective of neurotransmitter deficiency,  but from a holistic individualized perspective.  

Healthwatch on 02/01/10

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 02/01/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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A Holistic Approach to Weight Loss, an interview with Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian

 A holistic approach to weight loss.  A discussion with local naturopathic physician, Dr. Jennifer Tufenkian,  about the importance of an individualized, holistic, mind-body approach to achieving your optimal weight.  

Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

program date: 
Thu, 01/14/2010

About the program…

Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place to engage in meaningful talk about racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice, local and national politics, and other crucial issues of the day. Jo Ann and Dave bring you guests you won’t hear on other talk radio programs and conversation about making Oregon and the nation a better place.

55:32 minutes (25.42 MB)

Learn about new classes offered thru Portland's "Urban Growth Bounty;" also, what's growing in the Ukraine

program: 
The Dirtbag
program date: 
Wed, 01/13/2010

 Glen Andreson  talks to Steve Cohen of Portland's  Bureau of Planning and Sustainability about a classes being offered through Urban Growth Bounty.  Jim Gilbert talks about his travels to the Nakita Botanical Gardens in the Ukraine, and the olives, pineapple and almonds he found there. He and Glen also offer tips on gardening and growing.

23:46 minutes (10.88 MB)

Recovery Zone on 01/27/10

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Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Wed, 01/27/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Chris Messer who built his first flotation tank over 30 years ago and now operates the Deep Haven in Southeast Portland.  Flotation tanks were developed by John Lily in the 1950'sto study the effects of sensory deprivation, and they have been shown to facilitate healing and the meditative experience.  Chris is donating a few float sessions to the KBOO pledge drive and they will be offered as premiums to donors.  

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