Arts and Culture

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

Josh Kornbluth - Ben Franklin: Unplugged

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts talks with Actor, Writer, Filmmaker, Monologuist Josh Kornbluth of "Haiku Tunnel" fame. He's in Portland performing his one-man show "Ben Franklin: Unplugged" at Portland Center Stage.   Read more

The Beggar's Opera - Opera Theatre Oregon

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Dmae Roberts talked with Stephen Marc Beaudoin and Michael Herman creators of "The Beggar's Opera" from Opera Theatre Oregon. They're joined by singer Beth Madson Bradford to give an in-studio concert just for KBOO during our membership drive. If you're still interested in... Read more

Rupert Bazambanza: Smile Through the Tears

Airs at: Thu, 10/08/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
As part of KBOO's Africa Special, artist Rupert Bazambanza joins Words & Pictures by telephone from Kigali, Rwanda, to talk about his graphic novel Smile Through the Tears, a memoir of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi population of Rwanda.Special thanks to Trillium Shann... Read more

KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY October 13th 2009

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY October 13th 2009 This is Paula with the KBOO Community Calendar for Tuesday, October 13th 2009. Today from 10 am to 5 pm, visit the Portland Art Museum for the Joseph Park exhibit. There you can view six of the artist’s oil paintings inspi... Read more

Brothers of the Baladi

Airs at: Tue, 10/06/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Host Dmae Roberts talks  with the Portland music group The Brothers of the Baladi, a Grammy-nominated band specializing in Middle Eastern/World Music. This is a membership drive edition of Stage and Studio with CDs of their music as thank-you gifts for your support! We hav... Read more

Wordstock 2009

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Dmae Roberts talks with Executive Director Greg Netzer of the Wordstock Festival featuring 170 writers from across the country and the Northwest including Sherman Alexie, James Elroy and Jacquelyn Mitchard happening Oct 10th & 11th at the Oregon Convention Center. Read more

White Bird Dance and Wordstock Festival

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts talks with Paul King and Walter Jaffe ofWhitebird Danceabout their new season of dance concerts beginning with Mikhail Baryshnokov. And in the second half of the show, we get a previewwith Executive Director Greg Netzer of the Wordstock Festival featuring 170... Read more

Rick Lewis, music director of "Ragtime" at PCS

Airs at: Tue, 09/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
 Dmae Roberts talks with Rick Lewis, musical director of "Ragtime" at Portland Center Stage. Hear some of music and the thoughts behind working with actors and singers to bring out complex melodies and orchestrations. And in the second part, JR Wickham of Theatre Vertigo te... Read more

Erika Moen & Lucy Knisley on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Lucy Knisley, author of French Milk, and Erika Moen, creator of DAR: A Super-Girly Top-Secret Comic Diary, join Words & Pictures' S.W. Conser to discuss cartoon travelogues, online journaling, collaborative art-making, and the fine line between Renaissance iconography and p... Read more

Home Movie Day

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
S.W. Conser previews International Home Movie Day with local film preservationist Tom Robinson.  This segment originally aired on the August 28 premiere episode of Behind the Screen.  Read more