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KBOO Board of Directors Candidate Interviews

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  It's time to vote for KBOO's Board of Directors. Tune in to here from all our candidates to help you decide who should fill our open seats. This special program will air on Tues Oct 27 at 10am, and re-airing on Wed Oct 28 at 7pm. Ballots for KBOO's Board of Directors are... Read more

Soul Halloween

Airs at: Thu, 10/29/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
First annual KBOO Halloween special, Thursday October 29th from 8 to 10 pm. Smooth R&B grooves, Smooth Jazz, Blues and Comedy. Put on by JJ Johnson from the gospel and more program. Read more

Folk Songs and Stories of Hallowe'en

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Lark In The Morning
Hallowe'en is a time to confront the reality of our mortality, a reminder from the ancients that there is a spirit world that can intersect with our everyday life. Pre-industrial culture had a well-developed sense of this other world, and taught us about it with songs and r... Read more

More 2020 hooorrooor on Film at 11, Friday 30th October 2020

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week in anticipation of the year's scariest day of the year, we have Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time on Mario Bava's anthology film  Black Sunday, and our L.A. correspondent Jeff Godsil on the seminal ghost story,  The Uninvited. Also on hand is Britta Gordon on a selec... Read more

Let’s Talk About Race Halloween Show: The Scary Reality of Eugenics

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Let's Talk about Race
The current episode of Let’s Talk About Race (LTAR) is our trick or treat show. The treat: offering free medical procedures in return for probation or shorten sentences. The trick: you are sterilized, your uterus is removed, or you have an unauthorized vasectomy.  Forced st... Read more

Randomonium Halloween Special: Forgotten Italo Disco

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Randomonium
On July 12, 1979 they declared it the day disco died...and people burned all of their disco records and disco gear throughout the country...but it did not die!  I am hear to show you an alternative world, a world where disco lives on and grows and turns into something amazi... Read more

The Apocalyptic Vote

Airs at: Fri, 10/30/2020 at 10:00pm - Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am
On this edition of MattC, Wolfman & Janie B.'s Variety Hour, we are back with a pop-up show about the upcoming election, and maybe a sprinkling of Halloween.  For the first hour (yes, its two hours) we have our usual three DJ's, but for the second hour we have music sets fr... Read more

Persephone Rising: A Global Sonic Retelling of the Underworld Myth

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  We'll be delving into the Eleusinian mysteries of the Ancient Greeks with a musical, soundscape version of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the mythic tale of her daughter, Persephone. The show transcript will be uploaded after broadcast. "Starry Wheels" artwork used by ... Read more

HALLOWEEN “SPOOKTACULAR.”

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
Join Dad (Robert Parish) and Graham (Graham Parish) for a three-hour ride down a pickin’, grinnin’ and screamin’ supernatural highway as the father-son duo digs deep into their Halloween-themed country music archives. They’ll be featuring music about ghosts, ghouls, grave... Read more

Blues Junction Special: The Halloween Blues

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Blues Junction
HAPPY HALLOWEEN from The Blues Junction on KBOO 90.7 FM. Join me, Dr. Jane, to celebrate this fun filled holiday. THIS Saturday October 31 from 5 to 7 pm. See if you can guess the artists. All Treats, no Tricks! The Devil is an Angel Boogie Man Everybody's Got a Little ... Read more

Randomonium Halloween Extravaganza

Airs at: Sat, 10/31/2020 at 10:00pm - Sun, 11/01/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Randomonium
Evan is bringing you some dark tunes to get you in the halloween spirit, With a combination of experimental, ambient, dark wave, industrial, electronic, and underground obscurities. strange samples, eerie dark sounds, screams, spoken word, horror, death, mind altering soun... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join host Diane Hunt in the final show of folky political songs that put to music the debacles that are facing our country today.   We'll hear about "mitchtakes," "snake oil men," "social distancing," "why Republicans hate trains," and, of course, "mean-talk."  There will b... Read more

Oaks Bottom: The Next Generation

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
If you walk along the bluff on Sellwood Blvd you are likely to see one of the neighborhood icons: a young man peering through a birding scope. Ezra Cohen is a fifteen year old student at the Portland Waldorf School and a passionate birder. For the last couple years he’s bee... Read more

KBOO Live Election Night 2020

Airs at: Tue, 11/03/2020 at 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Tune in on Election Day, November 3rd at 6 p.m. to hear KBOO’s Election Night Special! We will start the evening with a livestream of Democracy Now, and at 7:30, we will be tracking national, state, and local results live, as well as hearing from community groups and your ... Read more

KBOO 2020 Annual Meeting

KBOO BOARD CANDIDATE FORUM: Sunday October 25th 12 - 2 pm: Please click here to listen to the Board candidate forum.   KBOO Election and Annual Membership Meeting, Saturday, Nov 7, 2020, 2:00-4:00 pm - Online via Zoom Meeting REGISTER FOR THE ANNUAL MEETING HERE KBOO Comm... Read more

The KBOO Citizen's Agenda: Election 2020

Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The results are in! This month, we asked our community to respond to a survey about what they care about most this election season. The survey centered around one simple question: what do you want candidates to be talking about as they compete for votes? There are a lot... Read more

About the recent departure of two KBOO programmers

  Today it was announced that long-time KBOO program Press*Watch would no longer be airing. We know that this is a surprise to listeners of the show. Press*Watch host Theresa had originally announced that she was taking a short break from her program, but ultimately decide... Read more

Help Promote @KBOO on social media!

It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! We are trying to raise $80,000 by October 31st. We aren't in the station to take your calls but you can show your support by giving online. Please urge everyone you know to make a contribution at www.kboo.fm/give Can you help spread the w... Read more

Election Coverage

The results are in from KBOO's Citizen's Agenda Survey! Look and see what our respondents prioritized, and what we are focusing on in our election coverage! Look here for KBOO's latest audio reports on the 2020 election. Oregon Primary Election Coverage - May 2020 (inclu... Read more