Latest Public Affairs Audio

Interview with the creators of "We've Got Time To Help"

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Bread and Roses
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Thu, 02/05/2009

Are you one of the estimated 400,000 people unemployed in Oregon who has some extra time on your imagehands?

46:17 minutes (42.38 MB)

Bill Foster and Portland International Film Festival

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Stage and Studio
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Thu, 02/05/2009

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of Northwest Film Center who gives us some best picks with film clips of the Portland International Film Festival. Featured films include Coraline, the animated stop-action film made in a studio in Hillsboro. Also featured are O-Hoerton, Mermaid, Hunger, Jeruselema, In a Dream and Dreamweavers.

27:12 minutes (24.91 MB)

The Depression is Now: How to Hang onto Your Home!

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Presswatch
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Wed, 02/04/2009

On the Feb 5 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know," takes a look at the latest  unemployment figures,  and explores some useful strategies  to ward off foreclosure and hang onto our homes.   Also, social unrest is afoot throughout the world--when will U.S. citizens join the fray?

25:56 minutes (11.88 MB)

Pro's and Con's of Eradicating Invasives

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 02/04/2009

 On the Feb 5 Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosts a discussion on the pros and cons of eradicating invasive species .  Guests include Jean Fike, Executive Director of the East Multnomah Soil and Conservation District, and Jeff Haugh, Trails and Restoration Manager of the Forest Park Conservancy here in Portland; and artist/activist Mary Bertuccio with her mother, Lucille Bertuccio, a naturalist and president of the Center for Sustainable Living in Bloomington, Indiana.  Are  our eradication efforts fundamentally necessary if we are to heal our world, or are they a form of overkill? 

27:48 minutes (19.09 MB)

Henry Selick: Coraline's 'Other Father'

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Words and Pictures
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Wed, 02/04/2009

Stop-motion animator Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) spent more than three years bringing the Neil Gaiman story Coraline to the big screen.  On the eve of Coraline's world premiere at the Portland International Film Festival, Selick sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about art, commerce, and the future of hand-crafted animation.

25:11 minutes (23.07 MB)

Jesse Durost at Fourteen30

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Art Focus
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Wed, 02/04/2009

For his current show at Fourteen30, Jesse Durost combined simple architectural forms with layers and transparency, resulting in sculptural works of both logic and fantasy. The artist talks about the current work and how his past exhibitions tie into it. More images are also available at JesseDurost.com.

28:07 minutes (38.61 MB)

Behind the Screen: African Film Fest and Coraline premiere

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Wed, 02/04/2009

Behind the Screen is a new radio program covering independent filmmakers along with local screenings and festivals.  In this pilot episode, Toni Tabora-Roberts gets a preview of the Cascade Festival of African Films from co-director Mary Holmstrom, and S.W. Conser talks with Coraline director Henry Selick on the eve of the film's opening night premiere at the Portland International Film Festival.

28:52 minutes (11.57 MB)

Idaho Stop Sign Law

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The Bike Show
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Tue, 02/03/2009

An in-depth look at the Idaho stop sign law which effectively turns stop signs into yield signs for cyclists.  Can this law work in Oregon?  Is it long past due or a potentially dangerous change?  Are all vehicles created equal? Join the KBOO Bike Show to join the discussion and hear what the experts have to say about the future of how we not only go, but stop in Oregon.

56:52 minutes (26.12 MB)

 

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