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Community Grooves 6-12-09 - Pride, Juneteenth (Emancipation Proclamation) events

program date: 
Thu, 06/11/2009

Host Natalie Butto talks with 

Debra Porta, Pride NW Board President and Hank Renfrow, VP; and 

Doris Rush, Chair of Juneteenth (commemorating end of slavery) PDX Committee,

about the history and significance of these upcoming events.

27:13 minutes (24.93 MB)

Time-Based Arts Festival and Hispanic Heritage Month Festival on Community Grooves

program date: 
Fri, 09/04/2009


On September's Community Grooves program, Host Natalie Butto features the Time Based Art Festival and start of Hispanic Heritage month. Guests are Erin Boberg Doughton from PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art) and Antonio Sonera of the Miracle Theater (Centro Milagro).


28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)

Ethos Music Center, Boys & Girls Aid foster youth adoption, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center Kwanzaa celebration

program date: 
Fri, 12/04/2009

On this month’s Community Grooves program, Host Natalie Butto features Ethos Music Center, celebrating 10 years of providing music education to youth in underserved communities; Boys & Girls Aid foster care adoption program for long awaiting children; and Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center's upcoming Kwanzaa celebrati

31:08 minutes (28.51 MB)

Cascade Festival of African Films, Chinese Gardens + Chinese New Year events

program date: 
Fri, 02/05/2010
On February’s “Community Grooves” program, we celebrate Black History Month and the upcoming Chinese New Year.
26:22 minutes (24.15 MB)

Roundtable discussion on the women's creative community in Portland

program date: 
Fri, 03/05/2010

Celebrating Women's History month and International Womens Day, Natalie Butto hosts a roundtable discussion about the women's creative community in Portland.

Guests are:

Ana Ammann, SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day 

Lisa Lepine, PDX Creative Exchange

Michel Jackson, WIF (Women in Film) PDX chapter

Adrienne Fritz, Working Artists Network


SWAN Day takes place on March 27th and 28th. 

Music clips courtesy of SWAN Day performers

27:42 minutes (25.37 MB)

Community Power - Real Wealth of Portland, Transition PDX, Burning Man

program date: 
Fri, 05/07/2010

As part of KBOO's special news and public affairs day, the topic on "Community Grooves" today is Community Power. We explore alternative economic models and avenues for building and empowering communities.

Host Natalie Butto is joined in studio by:

Marcia Meyers and Jared Gardner from Real Wealth of Portland

David Johnson of Transition PDX (a UK originated model); and

29:50 minutes (27.31 MB)

Intercultural Communication Institute, Regional Arts & Culture Council

program date: 
Fri, 06/04/2010


On June's Community Grooves program, Producer and Host Natalie Butto is joined in studio by:

Chris Cartwright, Director of Intercultural Assessment, Intercultural Communication Institute,

sharing insights about intercultural trends and the global Summer Institute;

28:30 minutes (26.1 MB)

Lilith Fair local artist winner Annie Bethancourt and Mississippi Street Fair

program date: 
Fri, 07/02/2010

Host Natalie Butto interviews Annie Bethancourt, Ourstage local artist winner for Lilith Fair in Portland. The concert is on July 2nd with a portion of proceeds benefitting Bradley Angle House. The Lilith Fair 2010 tour kicked off in Canada, and this is the first stop on the US tour.

Sony Watson also joins Natalie to share a preview of the upcoming Mississippi Street well as insights about the neighborhood. The Fair takes place on July 10th and benefits local schools.


Music performed live in studio by Annie Bethancourt.

30:14 minutes (27.68 MB)

Festa Italiana, Beloved Sacred Art and Music Festival

program date: 
Fri, 08/06/2010

On the August "Community Grooves" program, Host Natalie Butto is joined in studio by:

Lucia Galizia and Bob Iannacone of the Festa Italiana, who talk about the local Italian community and culture, and the 19th annual Festa coming up at the end of the month; and

26:49 minutes (24.56 MB)

Portland Jazz Festival, Cascade Festival of African Films

program date: 
Tue, 02/08/2011

Celebrating Black History month, Host Natalie Butto previews the Portland Jazz Festival, exploring this year's theme "Bridges and Boundaries, Jewish and African

26:52 minutes (24.59 MB)


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