Spoken Arts

Opportunities: Poetry Workshops; Critique Groups; Calls for Submissions; Contests; Fellowships etc

In Klamath Falls Saturday July 28:   Free Literary Elements in Songwriting Workshop Klamath County Library, 126 S. Third St. Klamath Falls, OR Performance by Laura Gibson and workshop students at 4:30p.m. Free and open to the public. Portland singer and song writer Laura Gib... Read more

Woodstock 50th Anniversary Special

Airs at: Fri, 08/16/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 08/17/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In
A fond listen back to often overlooked, underplayed and only recently released segments of the Woodstock Music & Arts Exposition, one of the first and greatest multi-day music festival/tribal gatherings ever produced by humankind, and a shining example of what we can accomp... Read more

Express Yo'self

Express Yo'self, hosted by the original Ji, features talented spoken word artists, rappers, poets and singers from around the Portland metropolitan area. Not only do the guest of the show write their own lyrical pieces, but Ji is also a singer, song writer, poet and spoken ... Read more

Express Yo'self

Airs at: Thu, 08/15/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Express Yo'self
On this episode, Ji interviews spoken word artist Izzy Is Real about his spoken word career and his newly released EP entitled “Reverse Introversion”. His EP can be found on Itunes, Google Play, Youtube, Tidal and Spotify. You can follow him on instagram @izzy_is_real. In a... Read more

Celebrating Grace Paley

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Tonight, Ken Jones and Judith Arcana are celebrating Grace Paley's life and work, reading her writing on the radio.  Ken's often heard on KBOO; he writes, produces and performs on comedy shows, does author interviews on "Between the Covers," and co-anchors the Monday PM new... Read more

Radio Lost and Found on 08/08/19

Airs at: Thu, 08/08/2019 at 10:00pm - Fri, 08/09/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
With special guest Jim Larrance Kyle Bullhorn That's right! I'm on a much needed vacation, so hard-hitter Jim Larrance Kyle Bullhorn, of retired KBOO program No Soap Radio, fills in after a long absence from Portland airwaves. And it was a great show! It was something to s... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 7/22/19

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/23/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Welcome to the hot summer nights edition of The Holy Crowley Hour, the radio show that comes with its own air conditioning. Our guests tonight are Emma Brown and Sean Abplanalp of the Portland-based podcast Husk. Dmitri Ivanovic is missing, and only Emma and Sean know where... Read more

The making of Casablanca

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/16/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
An insightful, and extensively researched look behind the scenes of the production of one of the greatest American movies "Casablanca". "We started out to make a good picture" said producer Hal Wallis "We never dreamed it would become a classic". Fortunato reads excerpts fr... Read more

Talking Earth "Passages: From Grief to Healing," in memory of Robert LaMorticella

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Talking Earth
Poet and Talking Earth host Barbara LaMorticella dedicates tonight’s show to her husband, Robert LaMorticella, on what would have been  his 81st birthday.  Robert passed away in July of 2018, and tonight Barbara reads and talks about this passage with two fellow poets, Sage... Read more

Interview with Sherri Levine

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Poetry and Everything
Sherri Levine is a poet and teacher. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches English to immigrants at colleges and universities. Her work has been published in the Timberline Review, Driftwood Press, Calyx, Verseweavers, Worcester Review, The Sun Magazine, and oth... Read more