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U.S. Empire & Latin America

Airs at: Tue, 05/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
The list of U.S. invasions, occupations, coups and sanctions in Latin America is a mile long. It is after all, “our little region over here,” and our “backyard” according to policymakers in Washington. Starting with the Monroe Doctrine in 1823 the continent and its people h... Read more

A Yonsei/Sansei Conversation

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Friday, May 3 is being recognized as Asian and Pacific-Islander American Day on KBOO so Positively Revolting will be featuring a conversation between two Japanese Americans of different generations. Chisao is a local artist, activist, and community advocate who fought for t... Read more

Driving Without A License

Airs at: Fri, 04/26/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Pacific Underground
This week join Pacific Underground producers Jake and Matt for a conversation with Janine Joseph! We were really excited to connect with Janine and speak with her about her brilliant & award winning first poetry collection, Driving Without a License. Our chat wends between... Read more

APA Heritage Day - Music Hour with Sun Lee

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  KBOO DJ Sun Lee (Grateful Dead and Friends) plays an hour of music for Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Day! KBOO is recognizing Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Month this year on Friday, May 3 from 9a-4p. Tune in to hear new and archived programming fr... Read more

Crossing East: Exclusion and Resistance

Airs at: Tue, 04/14/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Stage and Studio
Asian/Pacific Islanders are facing increased racism and physical attacks because of Covid-19 xenophobia fueled by the current president calling it the "China Virus." Since before the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act, Asians have faced exclusion laws to promote a whites-only immig... Read more

The Lit Fantastic: Lee Herrick and Valynne Maetani

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Lit Fantastic is a KBOO podcast that features host Neil Aitken interviewing authors about their personal obessions. For APA Heritage Day on KBOO, we're featuring two interviews from the podcast. First we hear an interview with author Valynne Maetani, author of Ink and A... Read more

2019 APA Heritage Day: Pacific Underground

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tune in from 11a-12p for an all new Pacific Underground featuring a roundtable discussion about Pacific-Islander dance.  KBOO is recognizing Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Month this year on Friday, May 3 from 9a-4p. Tune in to hear new and archived programming f... Read more

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon: APANO

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  For Asian/Pacific-Islander American Heritage Day on KBOO, we talk to Simeon Jacob of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) to discuss the organization's work around community building, addressing oppression, and growing as an organization.  KBOO is recog... Read more

"Tenali" at NWCT + "Diary" at OCT

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two premiere Portland theater companies for youth and families. First up we talk about Tenali, the Royal Trickster at Northwest Children's Theatre  (running till May 12) with artistic director Sarah Jane Hardy who co-directed once again with Anita Menon to ... Read more

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Day

May 3 is Asian/Pacific American Day on KBOO! In recognition of the month of May as APA Heritage Month, KBOO is airing all Asian/Pacific American (APA) KBOO programming on May 3, 2019 from 8am-4pm. Tune in to hear our favorite an all new Pacific Underground, music playlist ... Read more