Arts/Culture

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Rest in Power, Ursula K LeGuin

My heart hurts for the loss of Ursula K LeGuin. I know where to take comfort, in her fiction, essays, and her many many interviews over the years here at KBOO "the cheerful voice of social conscious" is how she described us. Here are some of our archival programs with Ursul... Read more

Audio from the Waterfront Blues Festival!

The 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival audio is now online for your streaming pleasure: Audio from Day One - Friday 6/30   Audio from Day Two - Saturday 7/1   Audio from Day Three - Sunday 7/2   Audio from Day Four - Monday 7/3   Audio from Day Five - Tuesday 7/4   ... Read more

The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice

Airs at: Sat, 02/29/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Alter: Reality Theater
"This Irish tradition, which dates back to the 5th century, says it's appropriate for women to propose to their romantic partners on leap day, rather than waiting for their suitors to pop the question. The custom was started to help women who felt that their significant oth... Read more

Presentación de El Queso Sagrado con Alex Eisenring

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 10:00pm - Sat, 02/29/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Film director Kelly Reichardt discusses her new film First Cow on Film at 11, Friday March 20

Airs at: Fri, 03/20/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
Director Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy, Certain Women) discusses her latest film First Cow, set in and shot in Oregon.  Read more

27 Questions To Make You Sweat: A Workout Guide for the Soul

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Open Air
Who are you really?  Is your life ruled by fear, or is love the motor of your existence?          Gregg Sulzer is a certified life coach and author of "27 Questions to Make You Sweat: A Workout Guide for Your Soul".                                         Some of these qu... Read more

OUR 100th EPISODE! (It Takes A Village To Build A Village)

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 12:00am - Tue, 03/31/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
WE DID IT! WE MADE IT TO 100 EPISODES! Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 1 with Kelly Rauer

Airs at: Wed, 02/26/2020 at 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more