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Ubu Hour January 2017

Airs at: Mon, 01/02/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/03/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Ubu Hour
Tonight on the Ubu Hour we bid fairwell to PUPPET RADIO THEATER, who are taking the Flying Prince to the Republic of China. And we have a special radio theater version of their latest show, BUNKO KELLY & THE FLYING PRINCE, set in Portland in the 1880s. The puppets Floyd, Ha... Read more

John Waters' Christmas

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  For the holiday season, we chat with notorious filmmaker John Waters, who's bringing his annual Christmas show to Portland once again.  Waters has spent the past half-century directing such transgressive films as Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, and Serial Mom, and is also the... Read more

Radiozine: Peace Talk Radio

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Memorable moments from Peace Talks Radio programs spotlighting Nobel Prize winners Mairead Maguire, Ralph Bunche, Muhammad Yunus, Jody Williams, Martti Ahtisaari, Liu Xiaobo, Jimmy Carter and Al Gore. Peace Talks Radio, the series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict ... Read more

Queer Politics and Survival: present, past, and....?

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Snapshots of queer struggles for dignity and safety, in America: We'll hear a series of audio pieces by Jason T. Ingram, a Portland area artist and musician who stared down religious conservatism in the harshest possible way - by attending gay conversion therapy, in the Sou... Read more

The Cultural Legacy of the Black Panther Party

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Fifty years ago, the United States was in a period of tremendous social upheaval and cultural change. The Civil Rights Movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King had resulted in new federal legislation outlawing discriminatory laws, but police brutality and economic inequali... Read more

Howard Bloom on The Digital Divide

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
  Tune in Friday at 11 am for my interview with Howard Bloom, author of the God Problem. Howard stopped by the KBOO studios for an interview. Listen in as we discuss secular shamanism, aspiring toward omniscience, LSD, doing the work of the universe, Prince, Amanda Palmer,... Read more

Anders Nilsen: Poetry is Useless

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The work of Portland-based artist Anders Nilsen defies categorization.  Themes of anatomy, geography, and mythology intertwine in his minimalist artscapes.  The New York Times notable book Big Questions brought the realm of ancient gods down to earth.  The wordless A Wal... Read more

Our Annual Year In Review (part one)

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2016 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm
At this time of year we do our annual recognition of those who have transcended throughout the year.  And this year has been quite eventful, in terms of that.  We also want to recognize this year as being one of many tests; where the universe forced people to have to take a... Read more

Alternative Radio: Mike Marqusee on Bob Dylan

Airs at: Tue, 12/06/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Mike Marqusee wrote a number of books on politics and popular culture, including Redemption Song, an acclaimed study of Muhammad Ali.His book on Bob Dylan is Wicked Messenger. An American, he lived in London for 30 years. He died in 2015. Bob Dylan is indisputably one o... Read more

Exploring Strategies to Fend off Tyranny

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
We'll be basing our discussion in a recent article by Professor Timothy D. Snyder,  What You- yes, you- Can do to Save America from Tyranny.  He is the author of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Early Warning. We invite you to call in to tell us what your plan is, ... Read more