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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shelters for cold weather opened in portland

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

          When the temperatures drop to their lowest and the nights howl with the sounds of wind whipping through the trees, no one in Portland feels it more than the homeless and low income families.

            Kboo’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Lisa Harwynne from the American Red Cross about their emergency warming centers

 

2:18 minutes (2.11 MB)

Global belly laugh day

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

Global belly laugh day, scheduled for January 24th at 1:24 pm, is in its third year. 

KBOO reporter Marliese Franklin kicked it up with the founder of the day at Buckman Elementary school, in Southeast Portland, this morning.

 

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

01.23.08 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

Get This:  And The Wall Came Down:  Between Egypt and Gaza today there flows a river of celebrant Palestinians, buying food, fuel and catching up with friends and relatives.

Chris Andreae

01/23/08

 

9:56 minutes (9.1 MB)

Clean energy from Waste

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program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition:  A high tech environmental Bend company processes waste to make clean energy. 

3:41 minutes (3.37 MB)

Gas Pipeline Disinterest: Christmas Tree Blockade

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

A group of environmental activists in Portland, Oregon erected a blockade Tuesday in front of the Northwest Natural Gas company -- out of a huge pile of dead christmas trees. 

KBOO reporter Saed Bannoura has more

 

2:09 minutes (1.98 MB)

Lesley Hazleton, author of Jezebel, the Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Lesley Hazleton, author of Jezebel, the Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen. He argues that Jezebel may have been gravely mischaracterized throughout history.

29:33 minutes (11.84 MB)

filmaker daniel wolff speaks on situation in new orleans

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

 

Over the holiday weekend, a group of Portlanders gathered to commemorate Martin Luther King Day by screening a film on the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans. 

Homeowners in the lower ninth ward have faced forced demolition of their homes, closure of public housing projects, and an ongoing diaspora from their homes in New Orleans.  Here's some words from filmmaker Daniel Wolff, who spoke this weekend in Portland.

 

0:44 minutes (690.25 KB)

Queer Youth Conference & Queer Elder Events

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program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Soul talks with Basic Rights Oregon about their 1/30 rally; Britney about an upcoming Oregon Queer Youth Conference and Rachel from Elder Resource Alliance about their upcoming events and programs for LGBTQ seniors.

Basic Rights Oregon stand up and be counted! Jan. 30 rally to defend equality!

20:36 minutes (28.3 MB)

Tears of Joy Theater's "Anansi" and Coho Theater's "Tales of Ordinary Madness"

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Dmae Roberts hosts. Her topic is Tears of Joy Theatre's "Anansi," the classic African story of Anansi the spider.  And also features Coho Theater's production of Tales of Ordinary Madness.

26:25 minutes (10.59 MB)

Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Independent Party Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer. Frohnmayer is a lawyer, author and ethicist. He served as Chairman of the National Endowment For The Arts during the first Bush administration.

26:26 minutes (24.21 MB)

 

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