Open Air

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Open Air is a guest driven entertainment talk show featuring engaging, entertaining, informative and provocative conversations with celebrities, authors, local personalities, musicians, members of our community and beyond.

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Open Air is a place for people to tell their story, to provide the listener an opportunity to ‘walk’ in another’s shoes. Offering fresh new perspectives, content listeners can relate to; people talking about their own lives, keeping it real and current. Whether we’re talking with our next door neighbor, a civil rights activist, a platinum recording artist or a nationally recognized personal trainer – whether you’ve walked the red carpet or down a dirt road – everyone has a story. Open Air is a place for people to tell their story; to make people think and to make people laugh!

Open Air entered the air waves in 2008 on 88.9FM KPOV, Bend, OR.

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Sharon G. Flake | The Life I'm In

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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The Life I'm In, a sister novel to the bestselling, The Skin I'm In by three-time Coretta Scott King award-winning author, Sharon G.  Flake. Since it's groundbreaking debut more than 20 years ago, The Skin I'm In, had a tremendous impact which has stood the test of time, co... Read more

Glennon Doyle | LOVE WARRIOR

Airs at: Sun, 02/21/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller Love Warrior, an Oprah’s Book Club selection, as well as the New York Times Bestseller Carry On, Warrior.   LOVE WARRIOR is a gorgeous and inspiring account of how we are born to be warriors: strong, powerful ... Read more

Malcolm Mitchell | Super Bowl Champ to Champion of Literacy

Airs at: Sat, 02/20/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Malcolm Mitchell is the rookie who helped the New England Patriots win Super Bowl LI.  He’s also the founder of an initiative called Read with Malcolm, which introduces book ownership to students, and works to improve literacy in schools.  Malcolm‘s Share the Magic  Founda... Read more

Myrlie Evers-Williams | Civil Rights Icon

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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In 2010, I had the honor and privilege to bring Myrlie Evers-Williams into the studio for an interview. She is the widow of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.  Medgar Evers was murdered in front of his family in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1963.   I had originally met My... Read more

POISONED WATER | Flint, Michigan

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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POISONED WATER:  How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned a Nation In 2014, the residents of Flint, Michigan noticed that their water was a copper hue and smelled and tasted like sulfur.  Some residents began using bottled water, but many of t... Read more

Jeffrey Epstein | The Untold Story

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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The Jeffrey Epstein case is a scandal still shrouded in mystery – what does the lawyer who represented 20 of his victims say really happened behind the headlines to bring him down? – Did Jeffrey Epstein hang himself in that jail cell, or was he murdered?                   ... Read more


Airs at: Sat, 05/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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COVID-19 &  Real Estate.  There is some concern and hesitation among buyers and sellers across the country right now.  How do you move forward with a big life decision when there is so much uncertainty? Tracy McLaughlin, author of the new book Real Estate Rescue, is here t... Read more

COVID-19 and Your Credit Report

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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The COVID-19 outbreak has many of us quickly trying to adjust to a new normal.  Considering the vast changes in daily life, we are all concerned about finances and wondering how credit scores and credit reports will be impacted.   Rod Griffin, Senior Director of Consumer E... Read more

Katie Hopkins | Britain's Most Hated Person

Airs at: Tue, 03/17/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Katie Hopkins is relatively new to us in the US.  However, in the UK Katie is known for being Britain’s most hated person due to her unapologetic outspoken views, she does not conform to PC convention.  Katie has admitted that her opinions have made her unemployable in the ... Read more

Girl Be Brave: 100 Days to Chart Your Course

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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When Cheryl Hale discovered a note from her grandmother, written in a family Bible and ending with the phrase "girl be brave", she found the inspiration she needed to push through her fear and chart a course for her life. In 2016 Hale launched the Girl Be Brave movement, on... Read more