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

Denis Kitchen - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended online-only conversation, we hear many more rollicking stories about the underground comics industry and its characters from leading authority Denis Kitchen.  Denis sat down with S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios during a recent Portland visit in support ... Read more

Movie Moles: What is Democracy?

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  For the Old Mole 3/18/19 Jan: What is Democracy? directed by philosopher filmmaker and activist Astra Taylor answers the question in the film's title through an expository style,  an approach to documentary that uses interviews and images to build an argument. The argum... Read more

the Horror From The Mound by Robert E. Howard

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Considered to be the first "weird western" short story, 'The Horror From The Mound" is about a former cowpuncher, Steve Brill, who regrets having left the cowboy life to become a farmer in West Texas. He is also curious to see if there might be spanish treasure buried in a ... Read more

Costa Rica Facilitator/Shaman

Airs at: Sun, 03/17/2019 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Produced for The American Shaman Show
Erick is too modest to call himself a Shaman.  Here in America we are not as modest.  You can visit him at Ayahuasca Costa Rica.  Go!     Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour For March 18th, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes Bill Resnick talks with Portland students who helped organize last Friday’s (March 15) Student Climate Strike. In Part One, we hear from Solomon Duke, senior at Franklin High.  He is a founder of the Portl... Read more

It Takes A Village To Get A Kid Where They Need To Be ft. Juan Ramirez of Racist Sandwich

Airs at: Sat, 03/16/2019 at 12:00am - Sun, 03/31/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
Issa crossover y’all! Join our conversation this week as we sit down with producer / editor / overall contributor, @juandr47 of Racist Sandwich!!!! He’s letting us in on his love of skateboarding and LA, updating us about the podcast, and of course getting into race and foo... Read more

Emotional.Store's 100 Year Plan

Airs at: Fri, 03/15/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Jenna talks with Emotional.Store duo Bailey Hikawa and Scotty Wagner about present their newest project, “100 Year Plan,” a dystopian response to participating in the producer economy in the age of automation takeover. This live-cinema experience presents a performance of a... Read more