Poetry

PUNK VARIETY HOUR

Airs at: Mon, 11/30/2020 at 1:00am - 2:00am
Produced for Hardcore Variety Hour
On this episode, we feature an amazing guest line-up.  Rose Lewis, guitarist of Dials, will start us off with some of her favorite tunes.  Then we will hear an Exclusive Session for KBOO, by Portland band, The Sadists. Also, don't miss the rippin' DJ set by Quentin, drummer... Read more

"Light," Keetje Kuipers

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for December is "Light," and the featured guest is Keetje Kuipers. Keetje Kuipers is the author of three books of poetry, all from BOA Editions: All Its Charms (2019), The Keys to the Jail (2014), and Beautiful in the Mouth (2010). Her work has appeared widely, i... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 11/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The results of the November election have given us all, well most of us, cause for hope. Hope for a saner, kinder, and healthier world. There’s still worry and stress, and that might always be the case, but we’re starting to see blue skies beyond the dark clouds, and bright... Read more

"Choice," Danielle Cadena Deulen

Airs at: Mon, 11/23/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for The Occasion
The theme for November is "Choice," and the featured guest is Danielle Cadena Deulen.  Danielle Cadena Deulen is an assistant professor at Georgia State University and hosts "Lit from the Basement" a podcast and radio show (at KMUZ 100.7 FM). She is the author of a memoir, ... Read more

Buscando America on 11/17/20

Airs at: Tue, 11/17/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa hablamos con Punany Squad una colectiva de mujeres y para mujeres que se identifican con la música y el dance hall, twerk y perreo, con un enfoque feminista y de empoderamiento de la cuerpa.  También recordamos la poética de Gabriela Mistral y transmitim... Read more

Coming Soon - Wider Window Poetry: Ken Yoshikawa

Airs at: Mon, 12/07/2020 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Wider Window Poetry
Featured guest Ken Yoshikawa reads from Quiver and Monster Colored Glasses. Extra poems by Cedar Sigo. Read more

Portland Book Festival 2020

Airs at: Wed, 11/04/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
The Portland Book Festival is our city’s biggest literary event, and one of the most popular on the entire West Coast. It traditionally takes place every year in early November, featuring a long list of author events packed into one long and exciting day. This year, as wit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 2, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond hosts this episode of Old Mole which includes the following segments: How to Stop an Autocrat: Bill Resnick interviews Stephen Zunes about stopping ambitious or desperate autocrats and dictators from stealing elections. They discuss how civil resistance throug... Read more

Weather

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Finally, as winter looms, we have a reading by Claudia Rankine of her poem “Weather.” Rankine, a distinguished Black poet, has more in mind than meteorology when she addresses the “weather” around us. Creator: Sasiistock | Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto Read more

Halloween Comes Early, Again, Still

Airs at: Tue, 10/27/2020 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party