Paula's Picks

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Join me every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 8 pm, to celebrate music that transcends genres and spoken word artists who will capture the heart, mind, spirit and soul!

Paula the Small will pick music to groove to, accompanied by spoken words that will move and inspire you!

If you or someone you know is a spoken word artist and would like to share spoken word on the air, please get in touch!

E-mail me at: kboopaula at gmail dot com.

Feel like sharing your thoughts about Paula's Picks, the musical journey or the spoken word artists? Please leave a comment!

And don't forget, please visit the links/websites of the artists, who were kind enough to contribute to making the journey that much easier.

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Episode Archive

Paula's Picks on 02/16/12

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Thu, 02/16/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Poetry across Borders! Tonight on Paula's Picks!

POETRY. The word causes some to run and hide, while fewer and fewer seem to connect with its meaning.

Portland, Oregon. Poets William Stafford, Lawson Inada & Paulann Petersen proved that words lived and flowed, as natural and native as rivers and forests.

Paula's Picks on 02/02/12

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Thu, 02/02/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Special Paula's Picks TONIGHT - A Tribute to Don Cornelius!

A pioneer for Blacks, our community, our movement, our music and musicians, our dance and dancers.

A pioneer for Blacks - our community, our movement.

A pioneer for Blacks.

A pioneer.

Don Cornelius was all that and then some. He was a visionary, who took the everyday and transformed it to the beauty beyond.

Join Paula the Small, host of Paula's Picks, TONIGHT for a tribute to & in honour of the legendary Don Cornelius. She will feature music from guests inspired by and appearing on "Soul Train", the music and social commentary prototype for shows like "BET's 106 & Park" and "Yo! MTV Raps".

Paula's Picks on 01/05/12

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Thu, 01/05/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Happy New Year & Thank You Paula's Picks Listeners!

Tonight's Paula's Picks will be full of soulful goodness! As always, it's about grooves that move you & words that inspire you!

It's a special 2-Year Anniversary show tonight! Join Paula the Small, as she says "Happy New Year!" & "Thank You!" to YOU, the listeners who've made the airwaves a joy & possibility for the outspoken host of Paula's Picks.

Fresh from her trip to SoCal, gently kissed and inspired by the sunshine, Paula the Small will share some music from her treasure hunt for music coast-to-coast & hemisphere-to-hemisphere. She's kickin' it GLOBAL tonight!

Paula's Picks on 03/31/11

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Thu, 03/31/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Dr. J Hosts Paula's Picks

Dr. J hosts Paulas Picks for a night of Remixes, Mashups, Covers and Various forms of Funky Stuff. Think... Prince vs Daft Punk, The Cure Vs Bob Marley, Big Daddy Kane vs Sugarhill, + New Bangers from across the globe...

 

Paula's Picks on 03/17/11

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Thu, 03/17/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music breakin' genres soothin' souls!

Tonight's show is goin' to be FULL of GREAT music!

Guests will be Spyn Reset - an energetic and enigmatic band based in Seattle!

Spyn Reset, the energetic six piece instrumental band fresh from Seattle, WA,
has just released their debut album, "Objects In The Abstract"  recorded at 

Paula's Picks on 02/03/11

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Thu, 02/03/2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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David Bowie

DAVID BOWIE SPECIAL

Yes, Bowie, Ziggy, Aladdin Sane, the Thin White Duke, walks tonight! Tune in from 7:00 -10:00 pm for a KBOO winter membership special. Paula, host of "Paula's Picks," and Keller, host of "Sak Pa Se," for three hours of a thirty-year career, live performances, rare material, extraterrestrial sightings, and more.  Call us and pledge your support for this great programming!

Paula's Picks on 01/06/11

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Thu, 01/06/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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World music & global spoken word for YOU!

Happy New Year to you and hopefully 2011 is finding you healthy & wise. Need some music to brush the 2010 blues away? Want some spoken word to broaden your mind?

Look no further than tonight's "Paula's Picks"!

Tonight's featured spoken word guest is Lawrence Howard from Portland Story Theater! No stranger to the "Paula's Picks" audience, Lawrence returns to share an sneak "peek" of his upcoming performance, "Polar Opposites: Amundsen, Scott, and the Race For The Pole" .

Join me tonight for the sneak "peek", great music and a reminder of groovy events in/around Portland!

Paula's Picks on 12/23/10

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Thu, 12/23/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music from around the World for YOU!

Tune in TONIGHT for great music hand-picked for YOU!

And, as if terrific tunes to groove to weren't enough, there's a ticket giveaway to a NYE par-tay not to be missed!

Listen up on-line or turn your dial to 90.7 FM in Portland!

 

Thank you for YOUR continued support of "Paula's Picks" and KBOO Community Radio!

~Paula

Paula's Picks on 12/09/10

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Thu, 12/09/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music, spoken word & YOU groovin' to great tunes!

Tonight's "Paula's Picks" is a year-end celebration full of MUSIC, as well as a short story celebrating Kwanzaa, a holiday tradition, not often acknowledged on the airwaves.

Also, featured guest will be Monsters of Accordion's Jason Webley!

Paula's Picks on 11/04/10

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Thu, 11/04/2010 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Local & global spoken word and music!

Happy Thursday!

On tonight's "Paula's Picks", we will have Portland's poetic wonder, Emmett Wheatfall and Canadian poetry star, Wakefield Brewster!

Both Emmett and Wakefield will perform TOMORROW night at Jimmy Mak's, along with jazz and more from musician Noah Peterson & friends.

Also, we'll spend a moment to reflect on the musical legacy of those who've broken through to the other side, including our recent travellers, Gregory Isaacs & Solomon Burke.

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Hi Paula, Tom and Ardyth here

Hi Paula,

Tom and Ardyth here from Vancouver, WA. We spoke to you over the weekend when we dropped into donate. Great show tonight and I really enjoyed hearing your choices, great job!

Have a great week......... 

 

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