Arts/Culture

Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

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

Coming Soon: Wider Window Poetry with Angela Decker

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry

The last Stretch of Summer begins, and here are some films to get you through it, on Film at 11 for Saturday August 6th

Airs at: Fri, 08/06/2021 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Produced for Film at 11
We open with some brief reviews of recent films, including xxx, xxxx, and xxxx, followwed by Jeff Godsil on xxxxxxx, Britta Gordon on xxxxx, and Matthew of KBOO's Gremlin Time (11 PM, the first Monday of the month) viewing xxxxx, while in the book corner, more on xxxxxxxx.  Read more

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Enigma!, Argoz, Hombres de Carne, Coatlicue, Three Souls in My Mind

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/24/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Thirty Years in the Streets of Portland! The Activist Photography of Bette Lee

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  If you’ve been to a protest during the past three decades, you’ve probably seen her, the short, slight woman behind the camera, always in the thick of things, documenting the resistance that Portland is famous for. From the 1990 march to condemn the murder of Mulugeta Se... Read more

Spain Rodriguez - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/22/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Spain Rodriguez was one of the most prolific and visionary members of the underground cartoonist movement in the 1960’s and 70’s.  He covered the 1968 Democratic National Convention for the newspaper The East Village Other, he ran with the Road Vultures Motorcycle Club, ... Read more