Christmas with the Tush's... The entire dysfuntional Tush family gather at Dubya's to celebrate the holidays and make each each other miserable. Aired as part of the Ubu Hour "Xmas" Special on Dec 3rd.
Naomi Klein discusses imperialism, torture, and the Chicago School of predatory economists with Theresa Mitchell. Preceded by a discussion of the current propaganda preparing the public for war with Iran in the Spring.
Host Barbara Bernstein's topic is the elections in Venezuela. Guests are Dan Bonham from PCASC, along with Shizuko Hashimoto (also with PCASC) and Portlander John Olmsted. They also speak with Greg Wilpert, editor of the website venezuelanalysis.com, who speaks live from Venezuela.
On the Recovery Zone this month, host Stephanie Potter visits Harmony Hill on Washington's Hood River canal, where cancer patients and their loved ones are offered retreats that include facilitated discussion, stress reduction, labyrinth walks, organic gourmet food, views of the Olympic mountains, and more. Harmony Hill participates in the holiday spirit year round by offering these one-day and three-day retreats at no cost!!
Julie speaks with Gavin Shettler, Director of the Portland Art Center, a nonprofit exhibition space and resource center for the contemporary arts. Its mission is to cultivate informative and innovative interactions between the art world and the public. PAC offers unique opportunities to contemporary artists whose work is outside the commercial gallery system.
Local poet Judith Arcana and local writer Miriam Budner discuss the life and work of activist, writer and teacher Grace Paley, who died in August. Judith Arcana's books include "Grace Paley’s Life Stories: A Literary Biography.” Arcana and Budner also read from Grace's work and discuss an upcoming Portland event honoring her memory at Broadway Books on Tuesday, December 11th at 7PM.