Arts/Culture

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

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 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

Piano Masterworks on The Third Floor: Program #208

Airs at: Sun, 07/21/2019 at 8:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Third Floor

Stephanie Anne Johnson Live Birthday Set. Dave Dalton Interview

Airs at: Sun, 07/21/2019 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Astral Traveling
Stephanie Anne Johnson is a multifaceted vocalist who enjoys singing handwritten acoustic soul music, performing in some of the greatest musical theater ever written and being a teaching artist in and around the Seattle area. In the past few years, they’ve performed with Or... Read more

The Journey of Lady Buddha

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae presents  a half-hour version of The Journey of Lady Buddha. The full-length piece originally produced in 199899 is a an hour-long personal and historical exploration of cultural conflicts in spirituality and the search for the Asian goddess of compassion and mercy,... Read more

Honky-tonk Man

Airs at: Sat, 07/20/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  The original Honky-tonk man, Johnny Horton on Vinyl. Tune in to Swing 'n' Country this Saturday morning. It's good for you.  Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews MK Guth about the state of art in Portland

Airs at: Tue, 07/23/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday July 23, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. Joseph Gallivan interviews MK Guth. MK is the Director of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. She talks about the state of art in Portland, and the art infrastructure of funding, grants, ... Read more

Summertime Radio Party 07.19.19

Airs at: Fri, 07/19/2019 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/20/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In
Sean does his usual unusual thing on the usual unusual Friday Night Radio Party. Radio party crashers to be expected. Read more