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!

 KBOO Programming Charter


Carolyn Jessop about Escape

program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

Host Lisa Loving interviews Carolyn Jessop about Escape, her first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American Religious sect and her flight to freedom with her eight children.

27:12 minutes (10.9 MB)

Daniel Milan of Miracle Theater and James Moore of Defunkt Theatre

Categories:
program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

Host Dmae Roberts spolights Miracle Theatre's world premiere of "Zapatista"
and Defunkt Theatre's production of “the communist dracula pagent”

26:53 minutes (10.77 MB)

Stigmata Glory Hole: Second Life of Jesus Part 2:

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

STIGMATA GLORY HOLE, the second part of the Ubu Hour's surreal black comedy Second Life of Jesus the Avenger Trilogy.  In this episode Jesus is pursued by vicious Bleak Water contractors while trying to sabotage a Republican presidential candidate debate and hilarity ensues. This audio drama contains profanity, indecency, sex, violence, torture, perversity, male organ enlargement surgieries, lewd stigmata holes and other stuff that may offend a few people... perhaps more than a few people so listen to it at YOUR OWN RISK.

36:24 minutes (24.99 MB)

Historic Q-NEWS & Q-Volunteering Ops

Categories:
program: 
Out Loud
program date: 
Mon, 01/07/2008

Soul interviews Executive Directors from Brother To Brother and Q-Center. Topics: 1) What's new in 08? 2) Volunteering (needs and leads) for each organization.

Guest Line-Up:

28:50 minutes (39.6 MB)

Lise Alschuler and the Alternative Medicine's Definitive Guide to Cancer

Categories:
program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Lise Alschuler, author of "Alternative Medicine's Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrated Approace To Prevention, Treatment and Healing".  They discuss cancer causes, prevention, and therapies to prevent side effects from treatments.

28:50 minutes (19.8 MB)

Nuclear Power is NOT a good idea

program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

KBOO's Scott Forrester interviews Phillip Musegaas, policy analyst at RiverKeeper.com, about the current state of Nuclear Power in the United States, and why it's a bad idea to promote nuclear options as an environmental solution to the energy problem.

28:38 minutes (19.67 MB)

City Council Exodus and Re-election

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

 

 

The Portland City Council will look a lot different by the end of the year.

Four of the five council seats are up for reelection this year because of a series of vacancies left by current members.

2:01 minutes (1.85 MB)

Pro-recreation and anti-habitat: BLM plan exposed!

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

 

A group of hunting and fishing advocates says the Bureau of Land Management’s new plan for public lands in Western Oregon focuses too much on increasing timber production and creating “ATV playgrounds,” and not enough on saving fish and wildlife habitat. 

KBOO’s Spencer Raymond has more in conjunction with the Oregon News Service.    

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

Dirty Laundry in the Republican Closet

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

DIRTY LAUNDRY IN THE REPUBLICAN CLOSET - The first part of a hilarious new Ubu Hour political drama that completely skewers the homophobic right-wing leaders in the Republican Party and their quest to pound morality and family values into the American public to disguise their own "sexual proclivities." This program contains profanity, sexual situations, and other content that some listeners may find offensive...

19:44 minutes (13.55 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch Brandon Mayfield Interview

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/06/2008

An Interview with attorney Brandon Mayfield about his successful lawsuit to have the Patriot Act declared unconstitutional. 

10:21 minutes (9.47 MB)

 

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