Arts and Culture


KBOOs 51st Birthday Party and Birthday Cake Potluck

Join us on Sunday June 2nd from 2-4pm at KBOO Community Radio 20 SE 8th Avenue for our 51st Birthday Party! It's a BIRTHDAY CAKE POTLUCK, so bring the cake you want to eat in this world, and come celebrate with music, fun, station tours, casual converstation, and Birthday ... Read more

Gifts of Japan

Airs at: Tue, 05/24/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
  On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, Joseph Gallivan interviews Sarah Kate Nomura, Assistant Director of Exhibitions at Portland Japanese Garden, about the new botanical art show Gifts From Japan. Nomura talks about the importance of flowers in Japanese culture, the styles of bota... Read more

Almost Like it's Summer

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with music for an almost summery afternoon. Read more

Biblical thoughts on Film at 11 for June 3, 2022

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2022 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11,  Jeff Godsil takes on Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ, adapted from the Nikos Kazantzakis novel, while matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time looks at Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, and we review the new DVD from the Criterion coll... Read more

Vigil Harbor by Julia Glass

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On today's episode, our guest is Julia Glass, author of the new novel Vigil Harbor from Pantheon. Vigil Harbor is a rich, complex delve into the lives of one community in the near future wrestling with climate disaster, pandemics, domestic terrorism, and family dissolution... Read more

Lloyd Kaufman - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with Troma Entertainment co-founder Lloyd Kaufman, we feature 50% more fun. For the past half-century, thousands of film industry crew members and actors have learned the ropes working for Lloyd and his fiercely independent New York studio.... Read more

Spring Continues

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato returns with more music Read more

Helicon, Loch Ness, L.A.P.M.: Sick Souls

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2022 at 10:00pm - Sat, 05/14/2022 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Boogie Pachanguero Salsaton

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Boogie Pachanguero
It is hot my peoples! Tonight, the DJ is spinning salsa-tunes until the dancefloor breaks. The best of the best in salsa-classics will be on deck, making our bodies shake, dance and grind under the lights of the night. Go find your partner, make yourselves comfortably gorg... Read more

Buzzy Donahue: KPTZ DJ and free-form radio royalty

Airs at: Thu, 05/12/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Produced for Jonesy
On today's episode, we welcome Buzzy Donahue, a deejay on our sister community radio station, KPTZ in Port Townsend, Washington. Buzzy is radio royalty. Her dad is the legendary Tom “Big Daddy” Donahue who pioneered free-form radio back in San Francisco in the late 1960s. I... Read more