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Special Programming: Public Affairs

Air date: 
Fri, 01/16/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Family Business (Pilot program)

My business is your business is everyone's business!  Tune in and call in to hear perspectives from two midwives on the impact of the epidural in childbirth.  Host Anna Keith interviews Carol Gray, local midwife and
craniosacral therapist and Cara Muhlhahn, New York City amazon midwife featured in Ricki Lake's recent movie, "The Business of Being Born." Cara also just wrote the book "Labor of Love: A Midwife's Memoir."

December 27th - Playlist Spotlight

Bridget B. here, I really enjoy, listening to and playing for you, international music, which I strive to convey in the first hour of An Evening of Afrotainment.  My professional work as an event producer has taken me to many countries and I always take pause to inhale the surrounding culture, mostly through various forms of visual and musical, artistic expressions.  The world is large, but it still finds ways to connect us and I believe the connecting point is through music.  

I played a piece by Lura, pronounced Loo-Rah, called Bida Mariadu, off the Putumayo Presents: Women of the World: Acoustic CD.  This compilation is "...an exploration of contemporary acoustic music by some of the world's leading female artists." http://www.putumayo.com/en/catalog_item.php?album_id=231 I always preview the songs that I play and this one was just so touching that I couldn't pass it by and then I learned more about the artist...read on...

More Talk Radio

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More Talk Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 12/29/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Marlene Howell sits in as host for Cecil and Celeste.

Bread and Roses

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Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 01/09/2009 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Jan 9 Show: Two Women Writers: Keepers of History

Bridget B. hosts the January 9, 2009 segment of Bread & Roses.  She'll be interviewing two local women writers, Anjala Ehelebe author of Images of America: Portland's Woodlawn Neighborhood and Jewel Lansing author of My Montana: A History and Memoir - 1930-1950.  Anjala takes us through a historic accounting of the Woodlawn neighborhood while Jewel shares with us what life was like growing up in rural Montana.  Both women are true "Keepers of History" and during this segment of Bread & Roses, you’ll hear the process each one went through in writing and publishing their work along with a live reading.

Mark your calendar for January 9, 2009 at 6pmPST as Bridget B.  hosts another segment of Bread & Roses. You can also listen online at http://www.kboo.fm/
 Cheers ~ Bridget B.
 

Bread & Roses Show January 9, 2009 ~ Two Women Writers: Keepers of History

I'll be interviewing two local women writers, Anjala Ehelebe author of Images of America: Portland's Woodlawn Neighborhood and Jewel Lansing author of My Montana: A History and Memoir - 1930-1950.  Anjala takes us through a historic accounting of the Woodlawn neighborhood while Jewel shares with us what life was like growing up in rural Montana.  Both women are true "Keepers of History" and during this segment of Bread & Roses, you’ll hear the process each one went through in writing and publishing their work along with a live reading.
 
Mark your calendar for January 9, 2009 at 6pmPST as I'll be the host of another segment of Bread & Roses. You can also listen online at http://www.kboo.fm/.
 
Cheers ~ Bridget B.
 

Radiozine

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 12/19/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Labor doula and Icarus Project student organizer Annie Robinson talks about her experience in the mental health system as an adolescent, and how it led to her interest in changing medical birthing procedures and becoming a doula. Annie discusses the trauma caused by doctor interventions in childbirth and its lasting effects  on both children and mothers.

An Evening of Afrotainment

Air date: 
Sat, 12/20/2008 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Music of the African Diaspora by Black Artists-Worldwide

Bridget B. here, Celeste and I will be joining forces to deliver An Evening of Afrotainment each Saturday from 7pm to 10pm.  I'll be at the helm on December 20 and 27, 2008 and January 3, 17 and 31, 2009.  Then Celeste and I will rotate with Celeste serving as the host on January 10 and 24, 2009.

Gender & Religion Part II

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Mon, 12/15/2008

This episode of Gender Blender addressed religion/spirituality and gender. During this second half of the two part 1 hour show, hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall were joined in studio by Reverend Nathan Meckley, Senior Pastor at Portland Oregon's MCC, and Reverend Dr. Frodo Okulam, from Sister Spirit (sisperspirit-portland.com), a women's spirituality group. Okulam also teaches classes on women's spirituality as part of Portland State University's Women Studies. Earlier in the hour an interview was played with Fatemeh Fakhraie the founder and editor of Muslimah Media Watch (muslimahmediawatch.org). The hosts were also joined by phone from Martin Rawlings-Fein in San Francisco.

23:03 minutes (21.11 MB)

In Other Words Bookstore May Close

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/10/2008

Portland's venerable In Other Words Bookstore, the nation's final nonprofit feminist bookstore and resource center may be forced to close if it does not raise $3,000 in the next three weeks.  

In Other Words Women's Books and Resources is the last surviving non-profit feminist bookstore in the United States. For the last 14 years they have offered a comprehensive and diverse collection of books, magazines, and zines with a wide variety of subjects, including: feminist & queer studies, erotica, sex & sexuality, trans studies, spirituality, herbs, and non-sexist children's books, to name a few.

In Other Words has become a hub of activity—hosting a wide range of community events, meetings and workshops that include author readings, Spanish classes, writing workshops, concerts, art shows, yoga and more.

3:15 minutes (2.98 MB)

Religion & Gender Part I

program date: 
Mon, 12/15/2008

This episode of Gender Blender addressed religion/spirituality and gender.  Hosts Rebecca Nay and Jacob Anderson-Minshall were joined in studio by Reverend Nathan Meckley, Senior Pastor at Portland Oregon’s MCC, and Reverend Dr. Frodo Okulam, from Sister Spirit (sisperspirit-portland.com), a women’s spirituality group.  Okulam also teaches classes on women’s spirituality as part of Portland State University’s Women Studies.

 

In this first of two parts down load,

30:12 minutes (27.66 MB)
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