Arts and Culture

The Frozen Disney

Airs at: Mon, 06/02/2014 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/03/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
Rumor has it that Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen until some future time when science discovers a cure for death. True or not, Disneyland imagineers thought it would make for an entertaining theme park ride. Written and produced by Ken Jones, and featuring Lyn, Grace, ... Read more

Extended Audio - Ernest & Celestine's Benjamin Renner

Airs at: Thu, 03/13/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
The César Award-winning French film Ernest & Celestine was recently nominated for an Academy Award for best Animated Feature.  Adapted from Gabrielle Vincent's beloved storybook series by Benjamin Renner, along with co-directors Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar, Ernest & C... Read more

New Jazz Releases February 17, 2014

  Steve Cardenas            Melody in a Dream            Sunnyside Wayne Escoffery            Live at Firehouse 12            Sunnyside Jeff Hackworth            Soul to Go!                self prod Stacey Kent                The Changing Lights            Parlophone Taku... Read more

The African-American Guide to Divorce & Drama: Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

Airs at: Thu, 02/06/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
"The African-American Guide to Divorce & Drama: Breaking Up Without Breaking Down" is a comprehensive book on divorce tailored specifically for the black community.   Author Lester L. Barclay skillfully shepherds readers through the often painful process of separation and d... Read more

Dennis Eichhorn's Real Good Stuff - Extended Uncensored Audio

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Venerable underground writer Dennis Eichhorn is notorious for his outrageous true-life adventures, which since the 1970's have been collected in such comics titles as Real Stuff and such books as The Legend of Wild Man Fischer.  Dennis has collaborated with dozens of comics... Read more

Top Ten Lists of 2013

KBOO Programmers list their top 10's for this year: Don's Top 10 Movin' On, 2 nd and 4 th Fridays 12 noon to 1:30pm In no particular order Dave Van Ronk: "Down In Washington Square" [Smithsonian/Folkways] John McCutcheon: "22 Days" [Appalsong] Si Kahn: "Bristol Bay" [Strictl... Read more

The Films of Ousmane Sembene

Airs at: Thu, 01/02/2014 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Willamette University  professor, Dr. Amadou T. Fofana, discusses his book, The Films of Ousmane Sembene:  Discourse, Politics, and Culture. on this month's Black Book Talk. Ousmane Sembène was a Senegalese film director, producer, and writer, often called the "father of A... Read more

Go Digital or Go Dark - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 12/26/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
The deadline is looming for movie theaters across the country to switch over from the century-old technology of 35mm film to emerging digital cinema formats.  With little help from Hollywood studios, the financial burden has fallen especially hard on independent and family-... Read more

The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Airs at: Tue, 12/24/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley, a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in... Read more

New Jazz Releases December 17, 2013

KBOO Jazz Tracking 12/17/13 Samuel Blaser Consort in Motion Songlines Harris Eisenstadt Golden State Songlines Mitch Frohman From Daddy With Love TRR Kellye Gray And, They Call Us Cowboys GRR8 Gordon G... Read more