News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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The 31st Portland International Film Festival with Bill Foster

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 02/04/2008

Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of the Northwest Film Center about the 31st Portland International Film Festival. Bill offers his best picks and highlights of the festival that runs Feb. 7-23 this year.

27:58 minutes (11.2 MB)

LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference

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program: 
Out Loud
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Mon, 02/04/2008

The show starts with a brief update on Domestic Partnerships becoming legal in Oregon. Soul talks with Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogan about the first day of DP registrations, as well as a short overview of how far short this is from true equality.

For the rest of the show, we talk with organizers from the LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference, happening in Portland on Friday April 11, 2008. This conference is happening as part of the National LGBT Health Awareness Week happening April 6 to 12.

23:20 minutes (21.37 MB)

Ed Goldberg interviews the authors of "Sandworms"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 02/04/2008

Ed Goldberg interviews Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, the authors of "Sandworms of Dune", the last in the saga of Frank Herbert's "Dune"

26:13 minutes (24.01 MB)

Howl, Bark, and Bitch Interview

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Radiozine
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Mon, 02/04/2008

Jade Pekkala interviews Cameron Woo, Co-founder of Bark Magazine and Editor of Howl, A Collection of the Best Contempory Dog Wit,  plus Andi Zeisler, co-founder of Bitch magazine, a Feminist response to Pop Culture.

25:42 minutes (23.54 MB)

Revolutions

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 02/03/2008

Revolutions - a short audio peice from The Ubu Hour archives, performed by Annie and Arlene. 

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6:17 minutes (5.75 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Warrentless wiretapping case

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program: 
Evening News
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Sun, 02/03/2008

Warrantless wiretapping by the National Security agency under President Bush has been in the national news a lot lately.

An Oregon case in Federal District Court could help put a stop to it.

Kboo’s News feature Civil Liberties Watch brings us the story.

4:22 minutes (4 MB)

Clinton or Obama?

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Christopher Hayes, Washington Editor of The Nation magazine, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about similarities and differences between the two Democratic candidtates.  They also discuss their limitations.  Hayes recently wrote "The Choice" in which he declares his preference.  You can read it here.

18:18 minutes (8.38 MB)

Cascade Festival of African Films

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Brooke Jacobson and Jan Haaken tell us what's going on at the African Film Festival now underway at the PCC Cascade Campus and at other Portland venues.  For the schedule, click here, or  phone (503) 244-6111 ext. 3630.

6:21 minutes (2.91 MB)

Movie Moles: "Mad Money"

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Movie Mole Denise Morris and special guest Sahrah Sayyam review the female heist/caper  movie "Mad Money."  

8:55 minutes (4.09 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 4, 2008

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program date: 
Sun, 02/03/2008

 This edition of the Old Mole Variety Hour is hosted by Denise Morris and is about Africa, movies, and presidential politics.  The arrow above will get you the whole show.  You can hear the pieces, and get more information about them, by clicking on their titles below.

1.  The Choice: Clinton or Obabma?  Christopher Hayes of The Nation talks with Bill Resnick about the strengths and limitations of the two candidates.

2.  Everybody Reads.  Maude Heines and Jan Haaken explain the Multnomah County Library program Everybody Reads and discuss the book that "everybody" is currently reading.  

48:23 minutes (22.15 MB)

 

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