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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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Julie Bernard interviews the curator of works by Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder

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Art Focus
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Thu, 02/07/2008

Julie Bernard interviews Prudence Roberts, the guest curator of works by Pacific Northwest artists Carl Morris and Leonard Ruder, on exhibit at the Art Gym of Marylhurst University

30:40 minutes (28.09 MB)

Kitchen Implements and Electric Plunks

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Thu, 02/07/2008

PSU composition students and Portland New Music Society members, Brandon Conway and Branic Howard, improvise using contact microphones, prepared electric guitar, kitchen implements (knife on carrot etc.), analog samples, bells, and other items to produce a new music from the John Cage philosophy of sound-as-music.

http://www.portlandnewmusic.com/

8:58 minutes (8.21 MB)

Stepan Simek and Brian Allard talk about the CoHo production of Tales of Ordinary Madness.

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Thu, 02/07/2008

Members of the CoHo Theatre Company discuss their production of Tales of Ordinary Madness, a dark comedy written by the celebrated Czech playwright and film director, Peter Zelenka.  The US premier is in Portland through Feb. 23.

28:32 minutes (26.13 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)

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)

Reese Erlich on US - Iran Relations

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

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)

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)

 

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