Arts and Culture

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or join online.

$44,933 of $80,000 as of 12:00 pm on April 18, 2019

-

Zucked by Roger McNamee

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

Portland Comic Book Month

Airs at: Thu, 04/11/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  A city-wide celebration of comics first took place in Portland in the spring of 2009, when then-City Commissioner Sam Adams declared April "Comic Book Month."  For this 10th anniversary tribute, we'll find out about events, new releases, and participatory activities thro... Read more

Magical Negro

Airs at: Thu, 05/30/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Magical Negro is unsettlingly new: a book that incisively explores states of black womanhood with astonishing buoyancy and grief. I can’t stop thinking about the songs it sings, songs that feel inevitable and yet unvoiced, complex and yet urgent; poems that are steeped ... Read more

The Taiga Syndrome

Airs at: Thu, 05/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “The contemporary Latin American detective novel is a form that uses the individual’s rollicking quest as a means of resistance against repressive structures and the violences they engender. Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Taiga Syndrome, in this stellar translation by Suzan... Read more

Corrib & Vertigo

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two all-female theatre productions opening on the same weekend. We talk with actress Sara Hennessy in How to Keep an Alien at Corrib Theatre and director Jocelyn Seid of A Dark Sky Full of Stars at Theatre Vertigo.  Plus we'll offer tickets to both producti... Read more

Plugged In with Julie and the Wayves 04/05/19

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 04/06/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In
Sean is hosting Julie and the Wayves tonight and showcasing singles by local artists. Normal Fauna, Elaine Cole, Super Secret Band, Sweet and Juicy and more.. Julie and the Wayves has a new 3 song EP "TURN" Julie & The Wayves is a 5-piece, progressive bluegrass band, based ... Read more

What We're Reading Now

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Black Book Talk co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O. B. Hill and Patricia Welch discuss what's on their bookshelves this month.  Listeners are invited to call-in (503-231-8187) and share their current reads. Read more

It Takes A Village To Be Un-Tethered

Airs at: Tue, 04/02/2019 at 12:00am - Tue, 04/30/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
This is a special episode because it’s just US... ᴼⁿᶜᵉ ᵘᵖᵒⁿ ᵃ ᵗᶦᵐᵉ, ᵗʰᵉʳᵉ ʷᵃˢ ᵃ ᵍᶦʳˡ We’re talking about Jordan Peele and Lupita Nyong’o’s blinding talents, the one downfall to Beyoncé, and PLANET EARTH!!!! Tune in, have a laugh, think a thot, and remember #ittakesavillage   Read more

Buscando America on 04/02/19

Airs at: Tue, 04/02/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Conoce el 1er festival de cine Femme Revolution Film Fest   Transmitiendo desde la Ciudad de México. Pasamos la tarde con el colectivo de Batallones Femeninos en un circulo de Free Style  para sacar la voz en en La Gozadera. Karen Torrente presenta su proyecto PHOTOMATHON:... Read more

The Reckonings

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  From “Speak Truth to Power,” about the condition of not being believed about rape and assault; to “Goliath,” about the ways evil is used as a form of social control; to “The Fallout,” about ecological and generational violence, Lacy M. Johnson creates masterful, elabora... Read more