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Black History and Future Month

----   Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7pm throughout the month of February to hear interviews from Black creatives, artists, activists, revolutionaries, KBOO hosts, musicians and more! This series aims to celebrate all aspects of the Black lived experience - from contemporar... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a monthly youth-centered podcast about how artists do their work and make a living. Each month we feature a guest in conversation with young artists about their work.  Our February guest is Celeste Noche.  Celeste Noche (she/her) is a Filipino American... Read more

Leap Into Locals

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
This special episode of Jazz In the Afternoon will feature our world class Portland area musicians. For our "All Thrills, No Frills" fundraising drive.  Read more

Stompin' at the Savoy

Airs at: Thu, 02/29/2024 at 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Unlike many ballrooms such as the Cotton Club, the Savoy always had a no-discrimination policy. The clientele was 85% black and 15% white, although sometimes there was an even split. Lindy hop dancer Frankie Manning said that patrons were judged on their dancing skills and ... Read more

Agency with Choice: Interview with Alice Longley Miller with SEIU

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
  Agency with Choice is part of SB1521, an Oregon bill put out by SEIU proposing a new option for caregiving for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Read more

The Metal March 2024: Pandæmonium

Airs at: Sat, 03/02/2024 at 12:00am - 2:00am
When midnight hits it's time for Pandæmonium to strike! For our installment of The Metal March 2024 we've got live performances in the KBOO studios from Spill and Mazaroth! Special thanks to Zach Flanary and crew for mixing the live music. Donate now to support metal on KB... Read more

Parsing Sound: Episode 35 - Legacy

Airs at: Sat, 03/02/2024 at 10:00pm - Sun, 03/03/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Parsing Sound
In the latest episode The Parsing Sound crew takes audiences on a diverse musical journey with songs spanning genres that contemplate life's meaning and our desire to positively shape our communities and future generations. With Angel Aura's uplifting words setting the stag... Read more

Managing Transition Overload

Airs at: Sun, 03/03/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Maria Brignola is a board certified dance movement therapist. For over 30 years Maria has been a pioneer, educator and leader in mind-body psychotherapy, body mindfulness, and dance/movement therapy in the Pacific Northwest. For over fifteen years, she was a contributing wr... Read more

Protecting Mature and Old Growth Forests

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, which oversee most of the nation’s Mature Old Growth forests, continue to defy overwhelming public support for protection, scientific calls for a moratorium on logging, and the presidents’ initial direction to develop conser... Read more


Airs at: Sat, 03/09/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
“Inspire Inclusion: Punk Rock Women Worldwide on International Women’s Day” 🎸🌟 Welcome to our punk rock radio show, where we crank up the volume and celebrate fierce, trailblazing women from all corners of the globe. Today, it’s not just about the music—it’s about inspiri... Read more

Back to normal (we hope!) with new reviews on Friday, 15 Mar, 2024

Airs at: Fri, 03/15/2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
• A whirlwind tour of new films including Maestro.  • A look at the new BFI monograph on John Boorman's Point Blank, from the thriller by Richard Stark. Read more

Swing 'n' Country

  --->   Every Saturday morning from 6-9 am Music in the Country style including: western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk. Read more

Pastures of Plenty

  ---> Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am.  Traditional and Contemporary Folk Music to start your day with a smile HOSTS: Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Will Setzer does 2nd Wednesdays, John Risley is on third Wednesdays, Steven Smith does 4th Wednesdays. with rotati... Read more