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Great News at Long Last!

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We started out this new year hoping it would offer some respite after the ravages of 2020.  Instead we witnessed a terrorist attack at the Capitol and a second impeachment of Donald Trump. But the day before Trump slunk away to Florida and Joe Biden became the 46th presiden... Read more

Pop goes The Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns to start a whole new week. Fortunato has lined up a lot of familiar pop artists, many in live performances of their hits. Sade, Simply Red, The Bee Gees, Chris Issak, Santana and many others. Also, cover vesions by Pomlamoose, Sarah Nemitz, and the Surfr... Read more

Should Police Unions Exist?

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Jobs with Justice hosted a panel on "Should Police Unions Exist?" last June, including Justin Norton-Kertson of Portland Jobs with Justice, Deborah Hall of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Candy Luisa Hererra of the Washington Education Association, and Hyung Nam of ... Read more

Interview with Ethan Stout on Supporting Youth of Incarcerated Native Families

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Ethan Stout on Supporting Youth of Incarcerated Native Families.  Stout is the website manager and project coordinator for MyRedRoad.Com supporting youth of incarcerated Native families.  My Red Road is a collaboration between Stout and Bobby ... Read more

Samson Syharath

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae welcomes longtime friend and theatre collaborator Samson Syharath, Laotian-American theatre artist, for her final new show on KBOO radio.  They met when Samson came on the show as a guest for Shaking The Tree Theatre in 2013. Since then they started working on Thea... Read more

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush 15-Year Anniversary Special Part 4 featuring DJ Anjali

Airs at: Tue, 01/26/2021 at 10:00pm - Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am
For the final week of celebrations of the 15-year anniversary of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush on KBOO we got DJ Anjali back into the studio for a nearly hour-long mix on the show she co-founded and hosted for twelve years. Thanks for 15 years of support, Portland community and ... Read more

New Light

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
We have a lot of winter ahead of us, but the days are getting longer, and the first blooms of the new year have started to open. This is a season of hope as we emerge from the darkness.  Rise when the Rooster Crows features traditional North American folk music, with its ro... Read more

Nina Paley

Airs at: Thu, 01/28/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Animator Nina Paley is one of the most independent of filmmakers.  Her two feature films, Sita Sings the Blues and Seder Masochism, tackle patriarchal themes in religious narratives, and reimagine them from a feminist point of view.   Read more

Invasions and holidays decade by decade on Film at 11 for Friday, January 29, 2021

Airs at: Fri, 01/29/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
In this week's survey of screen offerings from four different decades, we include Britta Gordon on Steve McQueen's Small Axe Episode three, Red, White and Blue, Jeff Godsil on Billy Wilder's The Apartment, from 1960, KBOO's Matthew on Richard Lester's Juggernaut from 1974, ... Read more

Coming Soon: Samyuell Mongkhounsavath on Wider Window Poetry

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry

Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientations for new volunteers

Interested in becoming a KBOO volunteer? The first step is to attend one of our virtual volunteer orientations. To attend, register online using the links below. Here's the schedule for this Spring:   Spring 2021 Volunteer Orientation schedule:    Tues, Feb 2 @ 6pm-7:30pm... Read more

Woohoo! We met our fundraising goal!

Yesterday was the last day of our end of year fundraising and it was a rousing success thanks to all of our supporters! We raised over $58,000 through our Give Guide fundraiser, surpassing our initial and stretch goal. With times the way they are, we are humbled and gratefu... Read more