Arts and Culture

The Holy Crowley Hour

Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
  --->     The Holy Crowley Hour is now merged with Mr. Jones's Neighborhood every 4th Friday at 11 am! Under the influence... as they say. Many of our late-night deejays have been accused of belonging to a cult led by Aleister Crowley. That's only half right. We're me... Read more

Moh Alileche

Airs at: Tue, 07/30/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae Roberts talks with Moh Alileche, master of Algerian Berber music. Berbers are an indigenous ethnicity  of Northern Africa. The culture dates back more than 5000 years.  Alileche came to the U.S. in 1990  shortly before the civil war in Algeria started. And now he pe... Read more

Film and Music Archivists - the Extended Cut

Airs at: Thu, 06/26/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for The Film Show
This month, The Film Show celebrates film archivists, beginning with a return visit from Mississippi Records co-founder Eric Isaacson.  Eric's latest multimedia presentation in the Music & Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre will be A Cosmic and Earthly History of Recorded... Read more

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