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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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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)

Nathan McCall, author of "Them"

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Black Book Talk
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Mon, 02/04/2008

Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill interview Nathan McCall about his new book, Them, a novel about gentrification.

26:20 minutes (24.12 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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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)

Activist Report for 2/4/08

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Martha Odom highlights activist events from last week, and brings information about some this week's important happenings.

2:39 minutes (470.81 KB)

Dr. Richard Blau, Arthritis, and his book: "Too Young to Feel Old"

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 02/03/2008

Dr. David Naimon speaks with Dr. Richard Blau, Founder and Director of the Arthritis Institute of Long Island (www.arthritisinstitute.com/) about his book "Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor's 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living" from Da Capo Press.

27:00 minutes (24.72 MB)

Scott Forrester on LNG Terminals in Oregon

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Scott Forrester talks about the plans to build Liquified Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon for consumers in California, and why that's such a bad idea. Don't miss the Rally on the State Capital Steps in Salem on February 6th 11:00 till 2:00 pm. More info at The Columbia River Keeper.

29:52 minutes (27.35 MB)

Jesus's Second Coming Part 3: Crucifiction Erection

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 02/03/2008

The third and final chapter in the UBU HOUR's completely warped Audio Drama about the Second Coming of Jesus, this one is titled CRUCIFICTION ERECTION. Even more perverse, foul and filthy than the other two parts of this dark surreal political comedy, in this episode Jesus has been taken prisoner by the imperial forces. Prick Cheney, Ann Coutlergeist, Swill O'Riled, Reverend Spat Rotburpson, and Commander in Theif Dubya Tush plan to lead in the enhanced interror-gation and punishment of the prisoner, but other forces are afoot..... Warning!

48:13 minutes (44.15 MB)

 

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