This week, in an encore program from this Fall, we take a look at mental
health services in Washington County. We try to understand what our County
needs in Mental health and just how Washington County government plays a
role. We also consider the impact of Covid 19. Our gu...
About this month's guest...
Michael Crenshaw is a world class MC and poet who has emerged on the national
and international stage. As a teen in the late 80's, Mic was embroiled in the
violent streets of Minneapolis, leading groups to physically confront white
Episode: In the Grove
Go into the woods Thursday morning, with host Jonathan Lay on Rise When the
Rooster Crows: traditional North American music, it's roots, branches and
beyond. In this episode, those roots and branches reach to shady groves,
piney woods, crooked tr...
Just about two years ago BP (Before Pandemic), I had the great pleasure of
welcoming to KBOO four of the very best short fiction writers in Portland, in
the whole country for that matter: Margaret Malone, author of People Like
You, which was a Pen Hemingway finalist; Kimber...
Join us on the Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday morning as we celebrate the
music of beloved singer-songwriter Kate Wolf, who would have turned 80 this
week. We'll also hear brand new music from Eliza Gilkyson, the Harley
Kimbro Lewis trio, Molly Tuttle with her incredible...
Almodovar's new Parallel Mothers, is the subject of attention, along
with Britta Gordon's view of Samuel Fuller's crazy masterwork The Naked
Kiss, now streaming, while Jeff Godsil takes a new look at Les Blank's Herzog
documentary, Burden of Dreams. and Matthew of KBOO's Gr...
Claire Howe is Executive Director (though she much prefers the title "Mother
Raven") at The Raven Corps, a youth-led, consistent anti-oppression nonprofit
organization for activists between the ages of 15 and 22. The Raven Corps is
a growing community of young change-makers...
Made in Americana
Somewhere at the confluence of country, blues, folk and gospel lies this
mythical place known as Americana. From this collision of genres has sprung a
form of music that since 2010 has been a category of music recognized the
Recording Academy. Join ...
The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the
major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along
the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were master canoe
builders, and the rivers were their highw...
Host Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, policy director with Oregon
Justice Resource Center, about the 2022 Oregon legislative short session.
Three bills that were unsuccessful in the 2021 session have been
re-introduced this year by OJRC. Zach explains each bill and its...