Poetry

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Jessica E. Johnson

Airs at: Fri, 05/03/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
    --------   LIVE ➜Phone Lines Open, 503.231.8032 ➜Listeners encouraged to participate   Jessica E. Johnson (she/they) is the author of the book-length poem Metabolics (Acre Poetry Series), the chapbook In Absolutes We Seek Each Other (New Michigan Press), and the mem... Read more

Matty Charles, singer/songwriter for the Jackson County Kills

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Matty spent a tumultuous youth in the all-ages clubs of Portland's seedy downtown, where he learned to play guitar and perform. The DIY culture of this environment instilled skepticism for the mainstream. This attitude was affirmed by the growing Anti-folk movement in N... Read more

Buscando America on 04/09/24

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional cumplió 40 años de su Fundación y 30 años de su levantamiento armado. Escucha el Foro “40 y 30 años de historia, resistencia, vigencia y persistencia del EZLN”. Escucha una cápsula de la Jornada sobre el Arte y los Zapatistas, y... Read more

Black Girl You Are Atlas by Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 04/04/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Using a variety of poetic forms, from haiku to free verse, Watson shares recollections of her childhood in Portland. These odes to Black women of all ages are brilliantly illustrated by celebrated fine artist Ekua Holmes .      Black Girl You Are Atlas is Watson's fir... Read more

Jaye Nasir

Airs at: Fri, 04/05/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Jaye Nasir is a writer whose work blurs the line between the real and the unreal. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in many small literary journals, both local and international, including Buckman Journal, Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest, Strange Hor... Read more

Héctor Mejia Zamora - Autobiography, and Oral Tradition

Airs at: Fri, 03/29/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  As an immigrant from Guatemala, to the USA, Héctor shares with us his experiences about becoming an immigrant in the US.  As a resident of Portland, OR he tells us about his challenges and projects.     Autobiography is also an oral tradition that goes from generation to... Read more

Buscando America on 03/19/24

Airs at: Tue, 03/19/2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio conoce a dos artistas locales, Clara Grün y Amy Vanacore con la prepresentación de su nuevo LP A song of trees. También hablamos sobre los cambios que ha hecho el Senado de Oregon para volver a criminalizar el uso de drogas en el estado. Comentarios de Have... Read more

La Hora M

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
En este episodio del Día Internacional de La Mujer les invitamos a un recorrido musical con la compañía de dos poetas chiapanecas y una melómana colombiana.  Por un lado, escucharemos a la poeta Tsotsil  Ruperta Bautista, nacida en San Cristóbal en la época anterior al 94'... Read more

Consuelo and Topaz are back on a day of remembrance

Airs at: Fri, 03/01/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Once Upon a Time
  Consuelo reminisces about life experiences that have marked her life, regrets, failures, successes, love.    Topaz joins once more to discuss and read poetry.   ---- ----- Read more