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

Art Talk Bus Stop: Episode 8 with Rio Collier & Christian Osorio

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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. Each month we interview with an artist, curator, musician, maker, or creative worker about their job. Students learn to research... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews painter V. Maldonado about their new show "After The End of the World”

Airs at: Tue, 09/22/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews painter V. Maldonado about their new show “After The End of the World” which runs at Froelick Gallery until October 10, 2020. V talks about his use of abstraction to address issues such as white supremacy an... Read more

More music and film reviews

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another Monday afternoon, another Sampler. A great selection of music featuring both classic and contemporary jazz. Also DK Holm reviews Coup 53, and I'm Thining of Ending Things. And, Fortunato will look at the final Star Wars movie. This Show Is Really It! Read more

Murder My Sweet starring Dick Powell and Claire Trevor

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/22/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we present a radio adaptation of a classic film noir, Murder My Sweet, adapted from the hard boiled detective novel by Raymond Chandler. An ex con hires PI Philip Marlowe to find his ex girlfriend, Velma; at the same time he is hired to protect a man as he makes a p... Read more

Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots by DJ Lee

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Our In Depth guest today is DJ Lee, author of Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots, published by Oregon State University Press. DJ is a Regents Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Washington State University, the Director of the Selway-Bitterroot Wildernes... Read more

Travelers dominate the thoughts of our reviewers on Film at 11, for Friday September 25

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
This week on Film at 11, or correspondenets consider various wayward travelers, from the invading monsters reviewed by Jeff Godsil in The Fiend Without a Face, to the writer Bruce Chatwin in Werner Herzog's new documentary, Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin, reviewed... Read more

Buscando America on 09/15/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/15/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos sobre el apocalipsis climático y los devastadores incendios que arden en la costa oeste. La Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos en CDMX es ahora la Casa de Refugio “Ni Una Menos”. y el Consejo Indígena y Popular de Guerrero - Emiliano Zapata lle... Read more