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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Agriculture: What's Wrong? What's the Fix?

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 02/06/2008

On the February 7 Recovery Zone, host Stephanie Potter asks PSU Professor Toby Hemenway what's wrong with Agriculture?  What's the fix?  Hemenway is author of Gaia's Garden:  A Guide to Homescale Permaculture.  Hemenway describes how agriculture destroys our ecosystem and facilitates domination with the concentration of power.  He recommends that we learn from the patterns in nature.  Visit his website at Patternliteracy.com.  Other sites he suggests  for deepening the connection to a sense of place:  Trackers NW  and City Repair.   For more writing

28:28 minutes (26.07 MB)

Doug Haning - a Portland Pianist

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Wed, 02/06/2008

Doug Haning is a pianist living in Portland. He told me once of times when a pianist played bars typically before the DJ and Karaoke; he would play 6 hours, solo piano on occasion. He currently plays local jazz venues such as the Tugboat regularly in a variety of ensembles and sometimes solo.

4:35 minutes (4.2 MB)

Presswatch - 7 Feb 2008

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Presswatch
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Wed, 02/06/2008

Theresa brings you "The News You're Not Supposed to Know"

 

26:32 minutes (24.3 MB)

Colin Powell's lies

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Radiozine
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Tue, 02/05/2008

Per Fagereng interviews journalist Robert Parry about Colin Powell's 2003 testimony before the UN Security Council

29:40 minutes (27.17 MB)

More on LNG Terminals in Oregon

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Tue, 02/05/2008

Joe and Abe Talk Radio covered, in part, the Liquid Natural Gas Fiasco in Oregon. Several very knowlegable callers give some little-publicized facts about the LNG Terminals themselves and the LNG Pipelines the terminals will feed. Hear what some of the people that may be displaced by the pipeline have to say about it.

18:48 minutes (17.22 MB)

Reese Erlich on US - Iran Relations

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Tue, 02/05/2008
29:27 minutes (10.11 MB)

0206 Our Backyard

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Tue, 02/05/2008

Another edition of Our Backyard, KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: Environmental activists split on supporting the Climate Security Act and its carbon cap-and-trade scheme.

3:57 minutes (3.61 MB)

LGBTQ Meaningful Care Conference

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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)

 

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