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Old Mole Variety Hour for March 18, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which is a re-broadcast from the archives of Against the Grain: America’s Drug Binge. Americans as a population have an unusually large appetite for psychoactive drugs, whether legal or illegal. And American history has be... Read more

Darrin Bell - The Talk

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Darrin Bell has been a professional cartoonist since his teenage days, and his syndicated comic strips Rudy Park and Candorville are longtime reader favorites.  He was the first African-American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning, and his debut gra... Read more

Jamilah Bourdon on Community Organizing, Revolution, Music and Cuddly Bunnies

Airs at: Thu, 03/07/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Our guest today is former KBOO programmer Jamilah Bourdon of the All African People’s Revolutionary Party, and so much more.  We'll be talking about revolutionary theory, principles of community organizing, and the role of animals in the struggle. We’ll be going into de... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 11, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Growing up Jewish and Zionist: On March 18th, a documentary created by a team of Jewish filmmakers titled "ISRAELISM" screens at the Clinton Street Theater. The Portland chapter... Read more

Preview Portland Youth Philharmonic's "Serenade in the Wind" concert with David Hattner and Jeff Scott

Airs at: Thu, 02/29/2024 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Portland Youth Philharmonic, America’s longest-running youth orchestra, is currently celebrating their historic 100th season. And they’ll be extending that run this Saturday, March 2nd at Portland’s Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. The program, titled “Serenade in the Wind”,... Read more

Buscando America on 02/27/24

Airs at: Tue, 02/27/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa escucharás un espacio dedicado a la salsa antirracista y anticolonial con la investigadora y melómana Astrid Cuero. Gráfico elaborado por Travesura.   Read more

Love Song

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In recognition of Black History Month, Larry Bowlden reviews Tia William’s historical novel, A Love Song For Ricki Wilde. Ricki Wilde comes from a wealthy southern family, the wealth due to her father’s owning a string of mortuaries. Her sisters, Rashida, Regina, and Rae, a... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 26, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Palestinian Film Fest: As Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continues, so too does global resistance to the war and to Israeli occupation of Palestine. Jan Haaken talks with Shams ... Read more

Return of the Gem! Athena, Oregon's historic theater gets a new life

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:00am
Produced for Jonesy
On today’s episode, we travel virtually across the Cascades to the small town of Athena, population 1,211, nestled between Pendleton and the Washington state border in Eastern Oregon. Our destination is the Gem Theater, built in 1901 as an early brewpub, or saloon as they w... Read more

John D'Emilio on Bayard Rustin

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier speaks with John D'Emilio, Professor Emeritus of History and of Gender & Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of the award-winning book, Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. They review George Wolfe’s film Rusti... Read more