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Old Mole Variety Hour for March 20, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Portraits in Red: Laurie Mercier speaks with Indigenous artist Nayana LaFond, whose current exhibit, Portraits in Red: Missing & Murdered Indigenous People Painting Project, is ... Read more

How Green Is Portland These Days?

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the past few decades Portland has been internationally touted as a green city. In many ways it has deserved this reputation but there are still many ways in which the city needs to improve. In 2016 the city council approved a ban on any new or expanded fossil fuel infra... Read more

The Whole Pie

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: The Whole Pie The Prison Policy Initiative has released a new report entitled Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2023, which shows that as pandemic restrictions get swept aside, criminal legal system are returning to business as usual. That rep... Read more

A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
KBOO celebrates women's music from around the world. Tonight's special – the music of Iva Bittova, singer, composer and violinist. A mixture of avant-garde sounds, Czech folk music, Euro-Rock, show tunes, and jazz. Read more

Talking Earth: Gaskill, Miller Memmott

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
This episode of The Talking Earth features Portland poets Julia Gaskill and John Miller, and LaGrande poet David Memmott. Host dan raphael will also throw in poems by Tongo Eisen-Martin and Amiri Baraka.  Julia Gaskill is a professional daydreamer hailing from Portland, Her... Read more

Dana Andrews, Giene Tierny and Vincent Price star in Laura

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2023 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/21/2023 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight, the Lux Radio Theater presentation of the film noir classic Laura (1944). A young police detective finds himself falling in love with a woman whose murder he is investigating. Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, and Vincent Price reprise their roles from the original film ... Read more

World Poetry Special: Part I, with Kurt Schweigman

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Kurt Schweigman, formerly Luke Warm Water, reads from his new collection of poetry KBOO's spoken word radio show Talking Earth celebrates World Poetry Day with a half hour special featuring the poetry of Oglala/Sicangu Lakota poet Kurt Schweigman.  Portland poetry fans may... Read more

World Poetry Special: Part 2, with Walt Curtis

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2023 at 10:30pm - 11:00pm
Join us in the second half of Talking Earth's World Poetry Day Special, host Walt Curtis and board-op Patrick Bocarde read poetry from Rimbaud, Baudelaire, Appollonaire, Yevgeny Yevtushenko and Paul Celan among others, many in their original languages.  Filmaker Sabrina Gui... Read more

Sun Ra: Living in the Space Age

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Spark Plug
We hold this myth to be potential Not self-evident but equational Another Dimension Of another kind of Living Life. Read more

Pastures of Plenty - March 22, 2023

Airs at: Wed, 03/22/2023 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
This week's show finds us welcoming old friends and discovering new talents. We feature new tracks from Aussie songwriter Vance Joy ("Every Side of You") and Swedish sister group First Aid Kit (title tune "Palomino"). We dig out chestnuts from Matthews Southern Comfort ("An... Read more

Patricia Horvath, author of But Now Am Found

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2023 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Patricia Horvath, author of the new story collection But Now Am Found from Black Lawrence Press. Patricia is the author of the memoir All the Difference and her stories and essays have appeared in Shenandoah, Confrontation, New Ohio Review, an... Read more

Film at 11 grows eerie and futuristic for Friday, 24 March 2023

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2023 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week, Jeff Godsil reminds us of Truffaut's English language Fareinheit 451, while in the book corner, a new volume on the screen art of Cary Grant, but first, Matthew of KBOO's monthly bedtime story program Gremlin Time assesses the recent Criterion DVD release of La L... Read more

Swing 'n' Country with Mary: Special WHM Edition for 3/25/23

Airs at: Sat, 03/25/2023 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
As part of Women's History Month and in conjunction with KBOO's All Thrills, No Frills winter fundraising drive, this edition of Swing 'n' Country will focus solely on the music of women in country music, many of whom pioneered the way for later female artists. For the 3rd ... Read more

2023 Bluegrass Marathon: Live at Multnomah Grange 71!

Airs at: Sat, 03/25/2023 at 9:00am - 5:00pm
Produced for Bluegrass Marathon
  Tune in for KBOO's Bluegrass Marathon, live from Multnomah Grange 71, On Saturday, March 25th, from 9 AM to 5 PM! We'll kick off the Marathon with Uncle Chippy and Josh from 9am to 12pm, then we'll begin the live broadcast from the stage of Multnomah Grange 71 from 12pm ... Read more

KBOO is Hiring: Development Director

Please submit resume and cover letter by April 2nd, 2023 11:59 pm (Deadline extended!) to hiring@kboo.org or mail/bring your resume and cover letter to: Hiring Committee 20 SE 8th Ave. Portland OR 97214   DEADLINE TO APPLY IS Sunday, April 2nd AT MIDNIGHT. Send a cover let... Read more

All Thrills No Frills: Volume 2

KBOO's Winter Campaign All Thrills No Frills has returned for round 2! Between February and March, we've prepared a number of music marathons and special programming days! Programming Schedule: Black History & Future Series - Every Friday in February at 6pm Love Your Pet... Read more

International Women's Day / Women's History Month Specials

International Women's Day (March 8th) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In some places like China, Russia, Vietnam and Bulgaria, International Women's Day is a national holiday. The first Internat... Read more