Arts and Culture

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

New Folk Releases December 13, 2013

CHILDSPLAY                                                           As the Crow Flies STEVEN GRAVES                                                  Time Will Tell MARK GROBNER & KEN KOLODNER              Sunrise LOU DOMINGUEZ                                              ... Read more

New Jazz Releases December 13, 2013

Jazz Tracking KBOO   12-6-13 Don Braden/Rubin            Full Circle                Creative PM Kris Davis                Massive Threads            Thirsty Ear Nnenna Freelon/Brown B Band    Christmas                Brown Blvd Juan Garcia-Herreros            Normas      ... Read more

NEW in KBOO music library December 2, 2013

Aloa Input Anysome Morr Alt Rock Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Domino Alt Rock Coliseum Sister Faith Temporary Residence Alt Rock Har-di-Har Hard Parent / Thic... Read more

Joe Sacco: The Great War - Extended Audio

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Comics journalist extraordinaire and occasional Portlander Joe Sacco returns to Words & Pictures with a project unlike any other.  The Great War is a 24-foot long panorama depicting the first day of the Battle of the Somme, July 1, 1916.  In this extended version of Novembe... Read more

2014 KBOO Artist In Residence

KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program for 2014                     The KBOO Community Radio Artist In Residence Program assists artists working creatively with sound. Every year, one artist or one collaborative group of artists will be awarded twenty hours of stud... Read more