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A DIFFERENT NATURE salutes ORNETTE COLEMAN tonight at 8pm

Airs at: Mon, 05/02/2016 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Join the A DIFFERENT NATURE Collective tonight for a kind of radio primer on Ornette Coleman, as some of us share what recordings we still have of his most pivotal and radical music from our collections and reflect on the life and turbulent times of one of modern music's mo... Read more

Book Mole: Lies and Other Acts of Love

Airs at: Mon, 04/25/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Is the complete, unvarnished truth always essential to happy/successful partnerships and families, or do small omissions and/or white lies sometimes play an essential role in even the best of families?  This and other questions are taken up in Kristy Woodson Harvey’s lig... Read more

THE QUADRAPHONNES host The Outside World this Friday night!

Airs at: Sat, 04/23/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  The following is an IMPORTANT MESSAGE from your local Quadraphonne council :    Join us on KBOO from midnight on Friday, April 22 to 3am Saturday, April 23 for three hours of music and information on upcoming shows! First, the Quadraphonnes will be performing live in t... Read more

Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Thu, 10/03/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more

Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, O.B. Hill and Emma Jackson Ford speak with Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters." Turner explores the culture and recent history of African Americans through the creations and wisdom of nine quilt... Read more

Vancouver Avenue: Yesterday, Today and Forever

Airs at: Thu, 11/05/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
The hosts focus on "Vancouver Avenue: Yesterday, Today and Forever," a pictorial history of Portland's Vancouver Baptist Church and the community it serves. Read more

Howard Zinn: The Great Depression and our modern economic meltdown

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
The Great Depression was a worldwide economic downturn starting in most places in 1929 and ending in the 1930s or early 1940s depending on the country. It was the largest economic depression in the 20th century, and is used in the 21st century as an example of how far the w... Read more

Circle A Radio

Circle A covers local, national and international issues, focusing on the voices of communities who, for political reasons, are not allowed a voice in the mainstream media. For more information email us, or continue to the Audio Tab to listen to our past shows.   The Cir... Read more